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Lyon County Housing Study

August 20, 2020

Ignite Emporia Community Housing Survey Link

March 2, 2020

In December of 2019, Ignite Emporia engaged with RDG Planning & Design of Omaha, NE to complete a comprehensive housing study for Lyon County. As part of that study, community members are invited to take part in an on-line survey that looks at current and future housing needs. We invite you to share your thoughts … Read more

Housing Study Listening Tours

February 17, 2020

Community Input on Housing Needs Wanted Ignite Emporia and the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce invite community members in and around Emporia and Lyon County to participate in their upcoming community housing focus groups and online survey.  In December of 2019, Ignite Emporia engaged with RDG Planning & Design of Omaha, NE to complete a … Read more

Ignite Emporia Promotional Video

June 26, 2019

  Over the past eight months, the Emporia Area Chamber has been focusing on working with its members to develop a five-year strategic plan.  Through this plan, the Chamber will fulfill its mission of being proactive in creating an environment for business and community success. Ignite Emporia is an aggressive, five-year strategic initiative designed to … Read more


May 31, 2022

Please fill out the form below to register to receive the Chamber Blue of Kansas Interest Survey, coming out in August 2022. Once the Interest Survey has been completed, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas will collect your employees’ names, dates of birth, genders, and zip codes. Your business does NOT need to be a … Read more


March 22, 2022

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) and the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Kansas (CCEKS) to offer businesses access to health insurance savings associated with large group medical coverage. Chamber Blue of Kansas is an association health plan (AHP) that allows employers to join … Read more


August 25, 2021

Are you looking for a job? Here’s a (growing!) list of Emporia Area Chamber members who are hiring. Angels Care Home Health — 620-340-1088 Auspision LLC — 620-343-3685 Camso — 620-340-6500 Central Care Cancer Center — 620-342-1117 Community National Bank & Trust — 620-341-7400 Crosswinds Counseling & Wellness — 620-343-2211 Edward Jones Financial Advisor Courtney … Read more

Upcoming Ribbon Cutting: Midland Care’s PACE Center

June 17, 2022

EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Midland Care’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Center on Thursday, June 23, at 4:00 p.m. The PACE Center is located at 1632 Industrial Road in Emporia, at the Flinthills Mall. Chamber member Midland Care will hold an … Read more

Final Legislative Dialogue This Session

June 8, 2022

EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce Government Matters Committee, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, will host the final Legislative Dialogue for this session on Tuesday, June 14, at the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial Street, Emporia. Light refreshments will be available for an informal meet and mingle at 6:00 … Read more

Sherry Harrison Named Director of Ignite Emporia

June 7, 2022

EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Visit Emporia is pleased to announce that Sherry Harrison has been selected as the Director of Ignite Emporia. Sherry will continue the work of implementing a five-year Ignite Emporia strategic plan and its strategies of workforce development; housing development and revitalization; business retention; and community … Read more


June 3, 2022

Please take time to review the following information, which will help you determine whether your organization qualifies for the new Chamber Blue association healthcare plan (AHP) to be offered for Chamber members via Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas. Does the business have at least one full-time, W-2 employee who is not the business owner, … Read more

UNBOUND Specials!

May 31, 2022

Welcome, Gravel Riders & Fans! Support these fine Chamber member businesses while visiting our town! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Healing Hands LLC — 907 Commercial St. Open Memorial Day weekend & weekend of Unbound Special 30 min massage focused on legs and glutes ($25) — 1 hour massage ($50) — Walk-ins welcome Better to book ahead: 620-640-4843 or Facebook … Read more