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Ron Finke Named Advisor of the Year.

Saturday evening at the annual Toast To Our Towns Gala, Ron Finke was awarded the “Paul M. Thomson Professional Advisor of the Year” from Truman Heartland Community Foundation. The award recognizes investment advisors who share their time, talent, charitable contributions and leadership with the community.  “I am honored and humbled [...]

October 16th, 2017|Categories: Community, Community Service, Philanthropy|

Getting to the Heart of Business

It’s hard to turn on the news lately without hearing the name Elon Musk mentioned. Within the past week, he made headlines when his concept for a high-speed transportation system called the hyperloop, was approved by the Department of Transportation for construction between New York and Washington DC.  While in [...]

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business, Community, News & Events, Philanthropy|

Steps toward a richer, better community

On a recent Sunday morning, my pastor asked the following question, “What does your ideal community look like?” I have to admit my thoughts first drifted to the small, northeastern town of Stars Hollow, where Lorelai and Rory Gilmore call home. I imagined walking through this picturesque town saying hello [...]

May 10th, 2017|Categories: Community, Economy|

The Message of Valentine’s Day

Did you know that approximately $13 billion dollars is spent every year celebrating Valentine’s Day? That’s 180 million cards, 198 million roses, 58 million pounds of chocolate, and 36 million heart-shaped boxes. But, as anyone who has ever given a gift knows, the recipient’s heart-felt appreciation and mutual affection is [...]

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Community, Uncategorized|