CHEER UP, DUDE! IT’S A GRINCH CHRISTMAS PARADE!

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce both date and theme for the 43rd Annual Community Christmas Parade. The parade date is Tuesday, November 30, 2021, and the theme is “Cheer Up, Dude! It’s a Grinch Christmas!”. Due to the pandemic, a parade was not held in 2020, the first skip in … Read more

CHAMBER DAY IN TOPEKA IS SEPTEMBER 9

We are excited to have our Day in Topeka, next Thursday, September 9. This day provides a great opportunity to meet with leaders from various state departments and agencies. This year we will meet at the Greater Topeka Partnership, located at 719 Kansas Ave. in Topeka. According to their policies, masks will be required and … Read more

ANNUAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS SURVEY

Jeanine McKenna, President and CEO of the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce, asks that you take this annual survey, “to help us look at our regional and state economic conditions. Your participation is essential, as your response helps provide insight into how our region and the Kansas economy is faring in 2021.The findings will be … Read more

CHAMBER MEMBERS ARE HIRING

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 Edward Jones Financial Advisor Courtney Ward — 620-343-0977 Emporia Christian School … Read more

Emporia Chamber Relocation Guide Cover Photo Contest

Do you have a stellar photo highlighting Emporia area landscapes or people? Submit your work in the 2021 inaugural “Live, Work, & Play” photo contest hosted by the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber produces a yearly Relocation Guide magazine, which is a primary marketing tool for introducing the world to our wonderful community … Read more

RELIEF ACCOUNT TO HELP COACH’S EMPLOYEES

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation has established an account to accept donations to assist employees of Coach’s Grill & Bar who have been displaced by the recent fire. With 28 full- and part-time employees suddenly out of work, and an unknown timeline of what’s next for Coach’s, co-owners Brett Kessler and Sara Schnakenberg … Read more

NEW CHAMBER MEMBER SHULL CONSTRUCTION

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member Shull Construction. The company recently celebrated opening its newest location at 327 Commercial Street in downtown Emporia. Shull Construction has served central Kansas since 2009 with offices in Great Bend and Salina. The company replaces and repairs roofing, siding, windows, and seamless gutters. … Read more

PLEASE WELCOME COMMUNICATION SOLUTIONS, LLC

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member Communication Solutions, LLC. The new Emporia office will be located in the former Birch building at 1301 Chestnut Street. Communication Solutions, LLC provides business-to-business and business-to-consumer contact and call center services. The company plans to hire up to 250 employees for this new … Read more

SKIN STUDIO, LLC NEWEST CHAMBER MEMBER

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member Skin Studio, LLC. Located at 710 Commercial Street in downtown Emporia, Skin Studio is Emporia’s only full-service cosmetic dermatology and med spa. The company provides an array of services, from Botox to peels and fillers and more. Skin Studio, LLC can be reached … Read more