The Leadership Emporia Academy committee has reviewed all the applications for this year’s program and is pleased to announce the 36th Class of Leadership Emporia. This year’s class participants and their places of business are listed below. Please congratulate these new class members and thank their employers when you see them at events, meetings, or … Read more
CareArc to start distributing Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines on Monday CareArc and Lyon County Public Health will begin distributing both the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent COVID-19 vaccines starting on Monday, September 19. These boosters target tow Omicron subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, which are by far the most contagious versions of SARS-CoV-2 to date, accounting for … Read more
Join us, along with your friends and neighbors, on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Peter Pan Park for the first annual Empovía (pronounced em-po-VEE-yah). The event will take place on West Randolph Street from South West Street to Neosho Street, Neosho to West Kansas, and West Kansas to South Congress … Read more
Are YOU ready to explore a new way for ALL women to rise? As women, we benefit when we support each other. Join us as we hear stories from women in our community, learn how to practice balance in life, and make connections with other women who have similar interests. When? Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 … Read more
CareArc has prepared a brochure outlining what you need to know about monkeypox. Please feel free to disseminate the information freely. If you have questions regarding monkeypox, call CareArc and speak with Community Health Staff.
The Trusler Business Center will be closed to honor the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 5. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6. Please join us in responsibly and safely celebrating this holiday dedicated to paying tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.
Preliminary estimates reported by the Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division of the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 2.4% in July. This was unchanged from 2.4% in June and a decrease from 3.4% in July 2021. “Kansas and the U.S. have … Read more
The American Legion is in charge of the 69th Annual Veterans Day parade this year, which will be held on November 11, at 9:30 a.m. Interested in having a float in this long-time event? You can complete a digital Veterans Day parade entry online at https://visitemporia.com/veterans-parade-forms/ . Printed parade float entry forms are also available … Read more
Visit Emporia Debuts Empovía Event — Open Street. Active Life. The team at Visit Emporia is preparing to launch a new annual event involving community action. Join us, along with your friends and neighbors, on Saturday, September 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Peter Pan Park for the first annual Empovía. (It’s pronounced em-po-VEE-ah.) … Read more
Labor Force To begin understanding our labor force, we need to know how many workers live in Lyon County and how many of them work in Lyon County. Table 1 below shows the location where Lyon County residents work. This place of work is the location of the company the resident works for and not … Read more