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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 Ignite Emporia Community Housing Survey Link

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 Housing Study Listening Tours

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 Ignite Emporia Promotional Video

SBA – New Rules for PPP, Applications Accepted the Week of January 11

January 8, 2021

  Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Policy Update – Thursday, January 8, 2021 SBA, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has recently released additional PPP guidance: SBA Guidance on Accessing Capital for Minority, Underserved, Veteran and Women-Owned Business Concerns  (Released 1/6/2021) Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program as Amended by Economic Aid Act (Released 1/6/2021) Interim Final … Read more SBA – New Rules for PPP, Applications Accepted the Week of January 11

Newman Regional Health Receives First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

December 16, 2020

Newman Regional Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

December 15, 2020

County Mask Mandate Extended to January 14

November 20, 2020

The 43rd Annual Community Christmas Parade Cancelled

November 18, 2020

Newman Regional Health Updated Visitation policy amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

November 12, 2020

2020 Veterans Day Area Veterans (Emporia Gazette)

November 11, 2020

Lyon County COVID-19 Testing

November 6, 2020

Kansas Eviction Program (KEPP)

November 6, 2020

MIAA Network Commercial Flyer

November 6, 2020