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Teen Entrepreneur Advocates for Young Professionals in SW Missouri

By Paige Paxton UniteNews Contributing Writer Who is Gen Z? What do they need to make sure their professional lives are fulfilling in the Ozarks? These questions drive Jonathan Bell, CEO and founder of Bells Marketing Consultants. He aims to make southwest Missouri a place that Gen Z wants to

Springfield connection to the country’s oldest African American Rodeo

Samuel Knox UniteNews Staff Writer In the heart of the American Midwest lies a story of cultural heritage and community resilience that bridges the gap between two communities. Boley, Oklahoma is home to the nation’s oldest African American community-based rodeos in the country. It is a celebration of local citizens

Automobiles, Haircare and Invention

Written by: Joan Hampton-Porter, Curator The History Museum on the Square Walter Majors, a Spanish American War veteran, built the first car made in Springfield in 1901. When he drove it around the Public Square, he was given a fine of $1.00 for going too fast. At that time Springfield

Spring Over to the Springfield Greene County Library in May

Join us in May for a wide variety of interesting programs for all ages. Here is just a sample: Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for families with kids K-12 at the Library Station. Celebrate Comic Book Day in this annual event with themed activities and

Black Military Service and Springfield

Written by: Joan Hampton-Porter Curator, History Museum on the Square Since prior to the American Revolution, Black Americans have fought in this country’s battles. Both free Blacks and those enslaved fought in the American Revolution. Some of the Black troops were armed soldiers, and others worked as teamsters or general

Supporting Your Child with Reading Difficulties

By Gwen Marshall, UniteNews Contributing Writer As part of my job in Springfield Public Schools, I facilitate empowerment groups for young ladies. As I spend time with the various students, I have noticed that there are many young people that are struggling with reading. If your child is having difficulty

Unlock Your Potential: Apply for the 2024 NAACP Youth Scholarship

Springfield, MO—Are you a graduating minority high school student with big dreams and a passion for change? The NAACP is excited to announce the 2024 NAACP Youth Scholarship, an incredible opportunity designed to empower the next generation of leaders through education. In addition, we are proud to introduce the Jacquelin

Utilizing local resources to grow businesses

By Nicki Donnelson When efactory opened 10 years ago, it started as an incubator space and a place for small businesses to grow. At that point, we never envisioned how much growth we could have in the next decade. By physically expanding into additional locations and adding new services and

Duan Gavel and Johnny McNeil selected as Springfield Business Journal’s 2024 Men of the Year

By Charlotte Hardin UniteNews Contributing Writer The Springfield Business Journal recently announced the 2024 Class of Men of the Year honorees. This award recognizes the personal, professional, philanthropic, civic, and cultural contributions and achievements of 20 businessmen throughout the Springfield area. Congratulations to Mr. Duan Gavel, employed by City Utilities

Ride E-Way in style this summer!

By Jase Orion UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield’s premier micro mobility providers have expanded their fleet, and have made great strides in their service’s convenience since arriving on the scene in 2021. On June 13, 2022, Springfield City Council approved new rules for electric scooter rentals. Implementing micro-mobility device rules that

Teen Entrepreneur Advocates for Young Professionals in SW Missouri

By Paige Paxton UniteNews Contributing Writer Who is Gen Z? What do they need to make sure their professional lives are fulfilling in the Ozarks? These questions drive Jonathan Bell, CEO and founder of Bells Marketing Consultants. He aims to make southwest Missouri a place that Gen Z wants to

Springfield connection to the country’s oldest African American Rodeo

Samuel Knox UniteNews Staff Writer In the heart of the American Midwest lies a story of cultural heritage and community resilience that bridges the gap between two communities. Boley, Oklahoma is home to the nation’s oldest African American community-based rodeos in the country. It is a celebration of local citizens

Automobiles, Haircare and Invention

Written by: Joan Hampton-Porter, Curator The History Museum on the Square Walter Majors, a Spanish American War veteran, built the first car made in Springfield in 1901. When he drove it around the Public Square, he was given a fine of $1.00 for going too fast. At that time Springfield

Spring Over to the Springfield Greene County Library in May

Join us in May for a wide variety of interesting programs for all ages. Here is just a sample: Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for families with kids K-12 at the Library Station. Celebrate Comic Book Day in this annual event with themed activities and

Black Military Service and Springfield

Written by: Joan Hampton-Porter Curator, History Museum on the Square Since prior to the American Revolution, Black Americans have fought in this country’s battles. Both free Blacks and those enslaved fought in the American Revolution. Some of the Black troops were armed soldiers, and others worked as teamsters or general

Supporting Your Child with Reading Difficulties

By Gwen Marshall, UniteNews Contributing Writer As part of my job in Springfield Public Schools, I facilitate empowerment groups for young ladies. As I spend time with the various students, I have noticed that there are many young people that are struggling with reading. If your child is having difficulty

Unlock Your Potential: Apply for the 2024 NAACP Youth Scholarship

Springfield, MO—Are you a graduating minority high school student with big dreams and a passion for change? The NAACP is excited to announce the 2024 NAACP Youth Scholarship, an incredible opportunity designed to empower the next generation of leaders through education. In addition, we are proud to introduce the Jacquelin

Utilizing local resources to grow businesses

By Nicki Donnelson When efactory opened 10 years ago, it started as an incubator space and a place for small businesses to grow. At that point, we never envisioned how much growth we could have in the next decade. By physically expanding into additional locations and adding new services and

Duan Gavel and Johnny McNeil selected as Springfield Business Journal’s 2024 Men of the Year

By Charlotte Hardin UniteNews Contributing Writer The Springfield Business Journal recently announced the 2024 Class of Men of the Year honorees. This award recognizes the personal, professional, philanthropic, civic, and cultural contributions and achievements of 20 businessmen throughout the Springfield area. Congratulations to Mr. Duan Gavel, employed by City Utilities

Ride E-Way in style this summer!

By Jase Orion UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield’s premier micro mobility providers have expanded their fleet, and have made great strides in their service’s convenience since arriving on the scene in 2021. On June 13, 2022, Springfield City Council approved new rules for electric scooter rentals. Implementing micro-mobility device rules that