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Author: Unite News

Meet Drury University’s new standout Ice Hockey player, Number 33, Xavier Abel

Springfield, MO—In the September issue of The Mirror, —Drury University’s campus newspaper, Gisele Ortega writes, “Introducing men’s ice hockey—Meeting one of the most anticipated teams on campus. The season opener game against St Louis University on September 23rd, was a full house. Panthers from most all other sports teams on

US Bank provides grant to advance Springfield Entrepreneurship, Networking & Diversity

A $50,000 grant made possible by US Bank Foundation, provided ten BIPOC business owners a grant to expand their business in Center City Springfield. by UniteNews Staff Springfield, MO (UniteNews)—The Downtown Springfield Association (DSA), Multicultural Business Association (MBA), Missouri SBDC at MSU and efactory partnered with U.S. Bank to provide

A Girl Like Me Network celebrates ribbon cutting

Springfield, MO—On September 27, A Girl Like Me Network celebrated their new shared space in partnership with the Drew Lewis Foundation at the Fairbanks. The new space will allow the organization space to teach various programs including their healthy nutrition, life skills, and STEM Program, — a partnership with Missouri

SAAB contract narrowly survives school board vote

Springfield, MO—A contract to expand the Student African American Brotherhood within Springfield Public Schools was narrowly approved at the August meeting in a 4-3 board vote. A four-person board majority — Denise Fredrick, Danielle Kincaid, Shurita Thomas-Tate, and Scott Crise — voted in support of spending $64,605 in the coming

Black pastors lend their support to local health and wellness program

Springfield, MO— Area black pastors were called upon to help spread the message about the importance of taking care of your health. Thirteen pastors representing predominantly black congregations in the Springfield area were called together on a Saturday morning to hear about the SpringMo Black Wellness Initiative. The initiative is

Commerce Bank DEI Senior VP Felicia Hogan speaks at Local MBA Event

Felecia Hogan, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion(DEI) at Commerce Bank was the guest speaker at the Multicultural Business Association Networking event in September. She shared information about Commerce’s employee resource group (ERG) for multicultural team members and other services and programs implemented by Commerce Bank.

City Council paves the way for Eway Scooter Company to expand its fleet

Local entrepreneurs are the first to offer electric scooter rental in the Springfield area. by Samuel Knox A new City Council ruling paves the way for local entrepreneurs Marquez Williams and his brother and business partner Trayvon Northern to expand their scooter fleet. EWay LLC is one of the first