SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DAY

On Wednesday, October 20, we will be celebrating Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day–and we hope you will, too. This holiday was created to celebrate the primary objective of chambers of commerce across the country and abroad: strengthening local businesses of all sizes. The best way to honor your own local chamber is to … Read more

SHOP EARLY — SHOP LOCAL MEMBER BUSINESS VIDEOS!

Remember how we’ve been exhorting you to Shop Early and Shop Local? Because on the shelf means under YOUR tree! And remember how we promised videos from Chamber members? Start watching this space, because the videos are beginning to come in! Newman Regional Health Gift Shoppe  

2021 CANDIDATE VIDEOS

Please click on any name to view the candidate’s video. Check back frequently, as we are adding new videos daily.   MIKE CROUCH, USD 253 Emporia Public Schools Board of Education Candidate   RYAN GASCHE, USD 252 Southern Lyon County Board of Education Candidate   JOSH HAMLIN, USD 251 North Lyon County Board of Education … Read more

Deadline Approaching for Two Area Parades 

Two area parades have entry deadlines coming up on October 15. The Dia de los Muertos Parade, also known as Day of the Dead, takes place Saturday, October 30, at 10:30 a.m. The Dia de los Muertos celebration, which is organized by Hispanics of Today and Tomorrow (H.O.T.T.), will be held in the 900 block … Read more

SHOP EARLY — SHOP LOCAL

SHOP EARLY — SHOP LOCAL On the shelf means under your tree! The 2021 holiday season will again be one fraught with supply chain disruption and delayed delivery. We are implementing a soft campaign on behalf of Chamber members to encourage the public to SHOP EARLY and SHOP LOCAL. And by purchasing what’s on the shelf at local retailers, holiday shoppers … Read more

POSSIBLE FUNDRAISING SCAM

A possible fundraising scam was reported to the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce this morning, September 24, 2021. Please see the official notification below. Radical Life Core Community, a nonprofit organization formed in early 2021, has been made aware that non-affiliated persons are requesting donations from local businesses on behalf of the Radical Life organization. … Read more

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