COVID 19 Vaccination Update from Lyon County Public Health

Lyon County Public Health is currently scheduling everyone who qualifies in Phase 2 for this Friday’s vaccination clinic. That includes those who work in retail. We are defining “retail” in the broadest sense, anyone who works in a business that sells a good or service. Other individuals that qualify in Phase 2 are those who … Read more

Emporia Library Partners With Humanities Kansas on New Hotline

The Emporia Public Library is partnering with Humanities Kansas on a new initiative to connect communities with the Humanities Hotline, a toll-free telephone hotline delivering interesting short stories anytime, day or night. The hotline is free and available to everyone with a phone at 1-888-416-2018. Hotline topics change monthly. The Humanities Hotline provides an accessible … Read more

Emporia Chamber Seeking Membership Director

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a Membership Director. This person will be responsible for planning and implementation of activities to retain, recruit and solicit memberships and engagement in the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce. The successful candidate will be well organized and detail oriented with the ability to function smoothly in … Read more

Emporia Chamber Seeking Public Relations Coordinator

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking qualified professional responsible for coordinating the public relations efforts of the Chamber while serving as the primary receptionist or the Trusler Business Center. The successful candidate will be well organized and detail oriented with the ability to function smoothly in a fast-paced … Read more

Navrats Opens Sales Floor

Navrat’s Office Products has open their sales floor to the public and would love to see you.  Take advantage of this 40% off coupons until February 26, 2021

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

  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

Are You a Leader? Yes, I Mean You!

Are You a Leader?  Yes, I mean YOU! By Vanda Stephens, Office Manager What a question to start this conversation off with, but hang here with me for a while. Our old friend Webster tells us Leadership is a noun, a position as a leader of a group, organization, etc.  Sorry Webster, but that is … Read more