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Minority business leaders recognized at annual awards event

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Minority Business of the Year Award to Chris Hervey of Christopher Hervey: Allstate Insurance; the Outstanding Young Minority Professional Award to Dr. George Parks Jr. of New Hope Baptist Church; the Minority Executive of the Year Award to Marcus Elliott of Conway Regional Health System; the Advocate for Opportunity Award to Robert “Bunny” Adcock Jr. for his work with Opportunity Matters Arkansas; and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Charlotte Green.

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SPAN Hospitality: “Invested in Conway” [North Metro Business Journal]

SPAN Hospitality – a holding company that manages Country Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites, and Candlewood Suites in Conway – seeks to expand its real-estate development footprint in the city. Read more about the company and its renovation plans for its three Conway hotels in the August issue of the North Metro Business Journal.

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Douglas Companies: Hiding in plain sight [North Metro Business Journal]

There is a very good chance that if you’ve driven across Arkansas and purchased candy, a beverage, or prepared food from a convenience store, the product you purchased was there because of Conway wholesaler Douglas Companies. Learn more about this fast-growing, privately owned company in the latest issue of the North Metro Business Journal.

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Metro Little Rock Alliance launches new website

The Metro Little Rock Alliance (MLRA) has launched a new brand and website to market the 12-county region to corporate executives, site selection consultants and potential new residents as a prime location to do business and live in Central Arkansas.

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