Chamber Updates

Chamber Updates

October 14, 2019 Chamber Updates is Sponsored by:

Hello Emporia Area Chamber Member

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Plan ahead and set your calendars for the following events

1.  2019 Business of the Year Award

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau is now currently accepting nominations for it’s 2019 Business of the Year award.

The nomination application deadline is Friday, November 8. Click the link to submit your entry. https://emporiakschamber.org/business-of-the-year-nomination/

Award Criteria:

  1. Nominee must currently be a Chamber member.
  2. Nominee’s work force must not exceed 100 persons.
  3. Nominee must have been in business for a minimum of 3 years.
  4. Nominee must exhibit community involvement.
  5. Nominee cannot be a non-profit organization or a nationally recognized chain or franchise.

2. Veterans Day Parade Deadline Friday  October 18

Don”t forget to turn in your veterans day parade forms! Deadline for Veterans Day Parade entries is October 18. Complete your online entry form for the 66th Annual Veterans Day Parade held November 11 at 9:30 a.m. Printed entry forms are also available at the Chamber & Visitors Bureau, 719 Commercial Street.

3. A Super Hero Christmas 

The 42nd Annual Christmas parade will be held on December 3, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Complete your on-line entry forms https://emporiakschamber.org/christmas-parade/. Deadline for parade entry is November 8. This year’s theme is a Super Hero Christmas.

4. Ribbon Cutting Event

  • Join Houston Sober-Farmers Insurance, October 24, 11:30 a.m., located at 7 E. 6th Ave.

5. October’s Business After Hours

Business After Hours is one week away sponsored by Dr. Haught & The Breckenridge Hotel Thursday, October 24, 5-7 p.m., located at the Humanitarian Center, 215 W 6th Ave.

Attendees are to enter the Humanitarian Center through the South East Entrance.

Learn more about what the Humanitarian Building has to offer and the Breckenridge Hotel. Business After Hours is a great opportunity to make new connections, reconnect with friends and colleagues, and support the important work of area businesses.

Contact the Emporia Area Chamber at 620-342-1600, register online at  https://emporiakschamber.org/business-after-hours-2/  or contact public relations coordinator Amanda Taylor ataylor@emporiakschamber.org to RSVP.

   

   Contact Amanda Taylor, Public Relations Coordinator, for more information.
Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce, 719 Commercial St., Emporia, KS 66801

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Plan ahead and set your calendars for the following events

Cut the ribbon with Houston Sober Agency-Farmer Insurance

  • Cut the ribbon with Houston Sober-Farmers Insurance, October 24, 11:30 a.m., located at 7 E. 6th Ave.

2. October’s Business After Hours

To view the Busiess After Hours video click here. 

Get ready for a remarkable Business After Hours sponsored by Dr. Haught & The Breckenridge Hotel Thursday, October 24, 5-7 p.m., located at the Humanitarian Center, 215 W 6th Ave.

Attendees are to enter the Humanitarian Center through the South East Entrance.

Learn more about what the Humanitarian Building has to offer and the Breckenridge Hotel. Business After Hours is a great opportunity to make new connections, reconnect with friends and colleagues, and support the important work of area businesses.

Contact the Emporia Area Chamber at 620-342-1600, register online at  https://emporiakschamber.org/business-after-hours-2/  or contact public relations coordinator Amanda Taylor ataylor@emporiakschamber.org to RSVP.

3.  2019 Business of the Year Award

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau is now currently accepting nominations for it’s 2019 Business of the Year award.

The nomination application deadline is Friday, November 8. Click the link to submit your entry. https://emporiakschamber.org/business-of-the-year-nomination/

Award Criteria:

  1. Nominee must currently be a Chamber member.
  2. Nominee’s work force must not exceed 100 persons.
  3. Nominee must have been in business for a minimum of 3 years.
  4. Nominee must exhibit community involvement.
  5. Nominee cannot be a non-profit organization or a nationally recognized chain or franchise.

4. Veterans Day Parade Deadline

Deadline for Veterans Day Parade entries is October 18. Complete your online entry form for the 66th Annual Veterans Day Parade held November 11 at 9:30 a.m. Printed entry forms are also available at the Chamber & Visitors Bureau, 719 Commercial Street.

5. FHTC’s The Cut 

Join Flint Hills Technical College October 18, 6-9 p.m., in the FHTC Trusler Foundation Conference Center for its annual cooking competition, The Cut, where four senior Hospitality/Culinary Arts students, Drew Bonnet, Cash Baker, Isaiah Shaver and Keyghan Reed, will compete for the chance to be the 2019 FHTC Cut Champion.

Students from the Interactive Multimedia Design program will be producing and live streaming the event into the Conference Center. Attendees will be able to watch the action from the kitchen via live stream, and the actual judging for each round will also be held in the Conference Center.

Tickets go fast, reserve yours by contacting the FHTC Foundation at 620.341.1380 or emailing caporter@fhtc.edu. Tickets are $15 for individuals and $25 per couple. Don’t miss this fun unique event!

   

   Contact Amanda Taylor, Public Relations Coordinator, for more information.
Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce, 719 Commercial St., Emporia, KS 66801

Thank you TYSON & WRIGHT CPA GROUP for sponsoring today’s Chamber Update!