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Hope in Haiti, Day 4, Part II: Thoughts from Home

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorI haven’t used this blog space to write about the children of Haiti, frankly, because it’s outside the scope of business. But after downloading the few hundred pictures I snapped to compile a photo gallery at SBJ.net, I can’t help myself.

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Hope in Haiti, Day 4, Part I: So long, partners

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorWith any traveling, the company we keep on the journey is half the experience.

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Hope in Haiti, Day 3: Farm to Table

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorFifty-two orphanages. 279 schools. 25 million meals.

It’s all in a year’s work for Convoy of Hope in Haiti. Continue reading ‘Hope in Haiti, Day 3: Farm to Table’

Hope in Haiti, Day 2: First Impressions

Eric Olson, SBJ Editor“Is there any hope in Haiti?”
I’m told by our veteran travelers most visitors to Haiti find themselves asking that question. Continue reading ‘Hope in Haiti, Day 2: First Impressions’

Hope in Haiti, Day 1, Part II: What does Drew Brees have to do with Convoy of Hope?

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorOn the flight from Dallas to Miami, I glanced up at the cabin TVs and saw the Convoy of Hope name flash across the screen as NFL quarterback Drew Brees was talking. Continue reading ‘Hope in Haiti, Day 1, Part II: What does Drew Brees have to do with Convoy of Hope?’

Simmons First buys the other Metropolitan National Bank

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorPine Bluff, Ark.-based Simmons First National Corp. (Nasdaq-GS: SFNC) yesterday received federal approval to buy Metropolitan National Bank – but not that Metropolitan National Bank.

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Mercy Foundation offers sneak peek of ortho hospital

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorMembers of the Mercy Health Foundation and invited guests got the first look last night at Mercy’s new orthopedic hospital that formally opens tomorrow with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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