Chamber Updates

Chamber Updates

8-13-18’s Chamber Updates is sponsored by:

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Hello Emporia Area Chamber Member!

It’s the first week of school at FHTC – happy first day, Wranglers! Friday brings the start of Beef Fest. On Sunday, 300 riders will be passing through for the Legion Riders Legacy Run. Have a fantastic week!

1. Business After Hours sponsored by United Way of the Flint Hills

2. Day in Topeka

3. Stinger Shutdown

4. Registered Apprenticeship Lunch & Learn

5. Third Annual Field to Feast

6. Check out the Chamber Events Calendar & Community Calendar

 

1. Business After Hours sponsored by United Way of the Flint Hills

Mark your calendar for the Business After Hours NEXT Thursday, August 23! It will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Cradle to Career Literacy Center, 713 Commercial Street. This BAH is sponsored by United Way of the Flint Hills.

Business After Hours is a networking event that allows you, as a Chamber member, to meet other Chamber members and learn about their business while promoting yours.

$5 donation for Chamber members and guests and $8 donation for non members.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 21 by calling 620-342-1600 or online through the Chamber Events Calendar

 

2. Day in Topeka

Plan to attend the Emporia Chamber Annual Day in Topeka on Thursday, August 23. We will be leaving from the Trusler Business Center at 7:30 a.m. Session for the day will be with the Dept. of Transportation, Dept. of Commerce, Dept. of Agriculture/Flood Plain; Board of Regents and Dept. of Education.  This is a great opportunity to meet with representative from these agencies in an open dialogue format.  All sessions will be held in the Westar Building, 818 S. Kansas Ave.

For more details or to RSVP contact Vanda Stephens, at vstephens@emporiakschamber.org or call the Chamber at 620-343-1600. Please RSVP by Thursday, August 16.

Day in Topeka Schedule:

7:30 a.m.Leave Emporia
8:45 a.m.Arrive Topeka & Parking
9:00-10:00 a.m.Dept of TransportationSecretary Richard Carlson;   BJ Harden, Deputy Sec and Chief of Staff;  Mike Stringer, Bureau Chief of Local Projects and LeRoy Koehn, District One Engineer
10:00- 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.KS Dept of CommerceSusan NeuPoth Cadoret, Head of Business & Community Development; and Kevin Doel
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Lunch  –
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.Dept of Ag. Flood plainSteve Samuelson
1:30 – 1:45 p.m.Break
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Board of RegentsPresident Blake Flanders
2:45 – 3:00 p.m.Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Dept of EducationCommissioner Dr. Randy Watson
4:00 p.m.Leave for Emporia

3. Stinger Shutdown

Join us for Stinger Shutdown on Thursday, September 6 and cheer on your ESU Hornets as they face the Pitt State Gorillas for their first Home Game of the Season. #PackWelch #StingerShutdown2018 #EveryManEveryPlay

Discounted Game Tickets

Available only by calling the Chamber office at 342-1600.  Tickets will be delivered to your business no later than Wednesday, Sept 5th. Kick-Off is at 7 p.m.

Cost: Adult / $8 per ticket
Children (3 – 17 years old) / $5 per ticket.

Tailgating

Watering Hole: Join Hornet fans for this catered tailgating tradition.

Reservations required by August 24th.  Call the Chamber office at 342-1600 to reserve.

Cost: Adult / $12 per person

Children (3 – 12 years old) / $10 per person

Planning your own:  Many businesses enjoy hosting their own tailgate for employees, customers,
family or friends.  For more information about designated tailgating areas please go on-line to: https://esuhornets.com/sports/2015/10/6/FB_1006153755.aspx?path=football

T-Shirts 

Available in all sizes, including childrens.

Cost: $10 each

Call the Chamber office at 342-1600 or email Jessica at jcrumb@emporiakschamber.org

View Frequently Asked Questions here!

 

4. Registered Apprenticeship Lunch & Learn

Southeast KANSASWORKS invites you to a Lunch & Learn meeting to discover more about their Registered Apprenticeship opportunity for employers. The Lunch & Learn is on Tuesday, August 21st from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Lyon Coffey Electric Cooperative, 2731 Milo Terrace Leblo, KS 66856 – Beto Junction

RSVP at http://www.sekworks.org/rsvp

 

5. Third Annual Field to Feast

It’s time to RSVP for the Third Annual Field to Feast! Join us at the beautiful home of Rex & Debbie Williams for the original casual yet elegant dining experience. The food will be prepared by FHTC Culinary Arts students. For more information or to RSVP click here.

 

6. Check out the Chamber Events Calendar & Community Calendar

          

 

THANK YOU to Holiday Inn Express & Simmons Pet Food for sponsoring today’s Chamber Updates!

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Contact Kathryn Martin, Public Relations Coordinator, for more information.

Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce, 719 Commercial St., Emporia, KS 66801

 

 

Previous Chamber Updates:

8-10-18’s Chamber Updates is sponsored by:

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Hello Emporia Area Chamber Member!

Happy FriYAY! Have a wonderful weekend in the best city in Kansas! #LoveEmporia

  1. Leadership Emporia

  2. Business After Hours sponsored by United Way of the Flint Hills

  3. Stinger Shutdown

  4. RSVP for the Third Annual Field to Feast

  5. Registered Apprenticeship Lunch & Learn

  6. From Dr. Seuss to Pornography and Compassion Fatigue by Cordelia Anderson

  7. Check out the Chamber Events Calendar & Community Calendar

 

1. Leadership Emporia

The deadline to RSVP to be a part of the 31st Class of Leadership Emporia is TODAY at 5:00 p.m. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. To find out more click here and to apply click here.

 

2. Business After Hours sponsored by United Way of the Flint Hills

Mark your calendar for the next Business After Hours on Thursday, August 23! It will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Cradle to Career Literacy Center, 713 Commercial Street. This BAH is sponsored by United Way of the Flint Hills.

Business After Hours is a networking event that allows you, as a Chamber member, to meet other Chamber members and learn about their business while promoting yours.

$5 donation for Chamber members and guests and $8 donation for non members.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 21 by calling 620-342-1600 or online through the Chamber Events Calendar

 

3. Stinger Shutdown

Join us for Stinger Shutdown on Thursday, September 6 and cheer on your ESU Hornets as they face the Pitt State Gorillas for their first Home Game of the Season. #PackWelch #StingerShutdown2018 #EveryManEveryPlay

Discounted Game Tickets

Available only by calling the Chamber office at 342-1600.  Tickets will be delivered to your business no later than Wednesday, Sept 5th. Kick-Off is at 7 p.m.

Cost: Adult / $8 per ticket
Children (3 – 17 years old) / $5 per ticket.

Tailgating

Watering Hole: Join Hornet fans for this catered tailgating tradition.

Reservations required by August 24th.  Call the Chamber office at 342-1600 to reserve.

Cost: Adult / $12 per person

Children (3 – 12 years old) / $10 per person

Planning your own:  Many businesses enjoy hosting their own tailgate for employees, customers,
family or friends.  For more information about designated tailgating areas please go on-line to: https://esuhornets.com/sports/2015/10/6/FB_1006153755.aspx?path=football

T-Shirts 

Available in all sizes, including childrens.

Cost: $10 each

Call the Chamber office at 342-1600 or email Jessica at jcrumb@emporiakschamber.org

View Frequently Asked Questions here!

 

4. RSVP for the Third Annual Field to Feast

Field to Feast is coming up quick and you don’t want to miss your chance at this beautiful event. To RSVP or read more, click here.

 

5. Registered Apprenticeship Lunch & Learn

Southeast KANSASWORKS invites you to a Lunch & Learn meeting to discover more about their Registered Apprenticeship opportunity for employers. The Lunch & Learn is on Tuesday, August 21st from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Lyon Coffey Electric Cooperative, 2731 Milo Terrace Leblo, KS 66856 – Beto Junction

RSVP at http://www.sekworks.org/rsvp

 

6. From Dr. Seuss to Pornography and Compassion Fatigue by Cordelia Anderson

CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness is hosting two events on October 5, 2018 at ESU’s Kanza Room. The first, From Dr. Seuss to Pornography by Cordelia Anderson is about sexual harm through technology and mainstream media. It will run 9 a.m.-Noon and is $100 to register (3CEUs). The second, Compassion Fatigue presented by Cordelia Anderson is about learning to balance the strains from work with the demands of life. It will run 1:00-4:00 p.m. and is $100 to register (3 CEUs). For more information and to register, click here.

 

7. Check out the Chamber Events Calendar & Community Calendar

          

 

THANK YOU to Capitol Federal & Newman Regional Health for sponsoring today’s Chamber Updates!

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Contact Kathryn Martin, Public Relations Coordinator, for more information.

Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce, 719 Commercial St., Emporia, KS 66801