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CEO/GM Sean Vanslyke

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Now you can experience fine dining downtown Sikeston, Missouri! Executive Chef, Adam Glenn, brings his experience and passion to every dish served at Carson’s by Chef Adam Glenn. Along with fine dining, they also offer exclusive venue areas to cover any meeting or special event you may be hosting. Watch the video as Adam and his wife, Carole, explain the vision of bringing a beautiful, historic building to life and serving the community with prestige dishes.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Elvis Didn't Quit

Imagine if Elvis didn’t #keeppushingforward! He's probably the most famous person to ever perform on Grand Ole Opry — but Elvis Presley was not a big hit with the audience at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on October 2, 1954. As legend has it, the performance was not well received and he was allegedly never invited back. Welcome to Week 155 of #TheFridayFeature. View the other #TFF videos:

Are you looking to put a little fun in your life this year? The Benton Speedway has just what you need! They have a 3/8 mile circle dirt track, a 1/8 mile dragstrip, a motocross track, and a 9-acre JetSki lake. If you have any questions, call (573) 620-1957 or visit

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Life is made of four seasons.

Life is made of four seasons. Welcome to Week 154 of #TheFridayFeature. Nothing is guaranteed. Hug and Love. Prayers for Dawson and Jake’s families. #leadership #management #leadershipdevelopment #employeeengagement #leaders #people #leadershipfirst #executivesandmanagement #inspiration #entrepeneurship View the other #TFF videos:

For birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, or an engagement, Sam’s Fine Jewelry has the occasion covered. Watch the video as Paige explains the business. They are ready to meet your needs and beat your expectations!

The Friday Feature w/Sean: "Life is like a coin. Spend it wisely."

“Life is like a coin. Spend it wisely.” Dan Meers aka KC Wolf. Welcome to Week #153 of #TheFridayFeature. Dan Meers has been KC Wolf, the mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs, for more than 30 years. Dan goes to work each day like many others, dressed in a suit. The only difference is that instead of wearing a tie with his suit, Dan wears a tail. You see, Dan is a professional mascot.

In 2006 he was selected as the first NFL mascot inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame. Dan travels throughout the United States and the world entertaining thousands of people both in and out of costume. He has performed in over 40 states and 12 different countries.

He is in high demand not only as a mascot but also as a humorous and motivational speaker to audiences of all ages. His enthusiasm, optimism and love for life are contagious and make Dan an inspiration to all those he meets.

Be it young or old, executive or blue collar, his audiences walk away with a smile and a renewed spirit to live life to the fullest.

Founded in 1985 and serving 16 counties, SEMO Food Bank has a mission to reach those in need. Along with their 140 organization partnership, they also welcome volunteers and donations. To find out more ways to get involved or receive assistance, watch the video or call (573) 471-1818.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Gratitude Card

A few weeks ago we talked about Kenneth’s 30 Days of #Gratitude. Now is the perfect time of year to reflect on those things for which we are grateful. I am grateful for you. Welcome to Week 152 of #TheFridayFeature. #keeppushingforward