Emporia Shop Local on Small Business Saturday Nov 24th

Support your Local Small Businesses The Emporia Area Chamber Of Commerce is encouraging everyone to Shop Small on November 24th, for Small Business Saturday! Support your local Emporia businesses with your holiday shopping! By Shopping small we are Building Community through Business.  Here are a few reasons why it’s a beneficial idea to shop local … Read more

Step UP! Part 2

Hear from two of our Step UP! coaches in this video. To learn more about how Step UP! can help you, click here or call 342-1600 and ask for Jeanine. Step UP! Part 2 Video           

Chamber Recognizes Teacher Appreciation Week

Written by Jeanine McKenna, President & CEO This week we have been celebrating National Teacher’s Appreciation Week.  Emporia has the proud distinction to be the home of the National Teacher’s Hall of Fame. I am blessed to be on the Board of Trustees for the National Teachers Hall of Fame.  The mission of the Hall … Read more

Sterling House of Emporia Open House

Sterling House of Emporia Retirement & Assisted Living Facility Brookdale Senior Living Location Sterling House of Emporia is rebuilding and the changes are simply stunning! We were fortunate enough to attend the Open House at the Sterling House of Emporia held just days after the one year anniversary of a fire that partially destroyed the assisted … Read more

Weathering Storms and Working Toward Success

Weathering Storms and Working Toward Success On Sept. 11, 1992, the strongest and most destructive hurricane to hit the Hawaiian Islands made landfall on the island of Kauai causing a path of destruction including water, wind and dirt. Hurricane Iniki hit the United States on the heels of the destruction caused by Hurricane Andrew in … Read more

Your Quarterly Business Boost

Our new Business Boost offers quarterly workshops that will help “boost” you and your business.  These workshops will be held in March, May, August, with a finale held in October. March 24: 8:00 – 10:00 am: How to Avoid or at Least Minimize Hostile Work Environments; Kevin Johnson, General Council, Emporia State University May 19: 8:30 … Read more