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Last updated on Thursday, January 29, 2015, 2:03 pm

Chamber Chairman Hopes Others Follow Tyson's Lead

Tyson Foods Inc. recently announced a significant commitment to the continuing development plan to revitalize downtown Springdale. First Security Bank president Mike Morgenthaler hopes it’s the start of a domino effect. “To see a company like Tyson Foods commit to put people on the ground downtown, people who are going to be there all day, we hope that is a catalyst for other businesses to see this is for real,” said Morgenthaler, chairman of the Springdale Chamber of Commerce executive committee. “This certainly helps our ongoing efforts to provide more opportunities for business development.” At the chamber’s annual meeting Jan. 23 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center, Tyson president and CEO Donnie Smith announced the company was donating $1 million... [ MORE ]

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