Chamber Updates

 

Chamber Updates

July 13, 2020 Chamber Updates is Sponsored by:

1. Ribbon Cuttings

  • Ken Hanson, Capper’s Insurance Services, Friday, July 17, 11:30 a.m., meeting outside the back of Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial St.
  • Pizza Ranch, Monday, July 20, at 4:30 p.m., located at 3000 W. 18th Ave.
  • Spic & Span Cleaners, Wednesday, July 22, at 11:30 a.m., located at 915 Commercial St.
  • Skin Studio, Friday, July 31, at 4:30 p.m., located at 710 Commercial St.

The Emporia Area Chamber and Convention & Visitors Bureau is resuming ribbon cuttings. Due to COVID-19 we will still deliver high quality events while taking certain precautions against COVID-19. Any business or organization scheduling a ribbon cutting will receive a COVID-19 form that will detail our ribbon cutting procedures and precautionary measures. Click the link to view the pdf https://emporiakschamber.org/ribbon-cutting-procedures-covid-19/.

For more information call 620-342-1600 or email ataylor@emporiakschamber.org

2. Face Covering Required – Poster 

Encourage your customers and clients to mask up when entering your business or organization. Print your copy of this image created by the Lyon County Health Department.

Click the link https://emporiakschamber.org/face-covering-required-poster/

We are stronger and better together as a community!

3. Road to Recovery-Restore 

Partners from across the Emporia and Lyon County Community joined forces to strengthen the local economy in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Seven teams addressed specific industries and sectors working to identify, and help craft solutions that can assist businesses in the Emporia and Lyon County to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis. Team discussions focused on the following components: Restore, Resiliency, and Renewal & Transformation.  These findings will help shape a plan for future business resiliency.

The first report focuses on the Restore component findings of each group. Another report will focus on the Resiliency, Renewal and Transformation components.  You may find a copy of the first report on Restore at https://emporiakschamber.org/road-to-recovery-restore-document/, attached to this email, or pick up a copy at the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial.

    

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

Thank you, THURSTON’S PLUS & CAPITAL FEDERAL  for sponsoring today’s Chamber Update!

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July 6, 2020 Chamber Updates is Sponsored by:

2. Ribbon Cuttings

  • TLC Marketing Consultants, Thursday, July 9, 11:30 a.m., located at 109 W 6th Ave Suite A.
  • Ken Hanson, Capper’s Insurance Services, Friday, July 17, 11:30 a.m., meeting outside the back of Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial St.

The Emporia Area Chamber and Convention & Visitors Bureau is resuming ribbon cutting events. Due to Covid-19 we will still deliver high quality events while taking certain precautions against COVID-19. Any business or organization scheduling a ribbon cutting will receive a COVID-19 form that will display our ribbon cutting procedures and precautionary measures. Attached is the pdf for you to review.

For more information call 620-342-1600 or email ataylor@emporiakschamber.org

 

2. Road to Recovery-Restore 

Partners from across the Emporia and Lyon County Community joined forces to strengthen the local economy in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Seven teams addressed specific industries and sectors working to identify, and help craft solutions that can assist businesses in the Emporia and Lyon County to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis. Team discussions focused on the following components: Restore, Resiliency, and Renewal & Transformation.  These findings will help shape a plan for future business resiliency.

The first report focuses on the Restore component findings of each group. Another report will focus on the resiliency, renewal and transformation components.  You may find a copy of the first report on Restore at www.emporiakschamber.org, attached to this email, or pick up a copy at the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial.

 

3. HR- PAGE to host the 8th Annual Emporia Area Business Conference

Human Resource Professional of Greater Emporia will host their 8th Annual Business Conference on Wednesday, July 15, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds.  Attendees may attend in person or via Zoom.  For those attending in person, masks are encouraged and social distancing will be practiced.

Topics and presenters include:

  • Employment Law: Mitigating Risk and Avoiding Common Pitfalls with Lora Jennings Mizell, Martin Pringle Law Firm
  • Breaking Down Barriers of Understanding: Unconscious Bias with Loretta Summers, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President, The Summers Advisory Group Inc.
  • Engaging Employees NOW with Donita Whitney-Bammerlin, PhD, Kansas State University
  • Improving Your Leadership with Conflict Management Skills with Jill Trego, VP of Culture & Engagement, Kansas State University Foundation
  • Second Chances: Hiring People with Criminal Records with Jermaine Wilson, CEO, Unity in the Community
  • Navigating the New Normal: Employment Law Issues Impacted by COVID 19 with Forrest T. Rhodes, Jr., Partner Foulston Siefkin LLP

The conference is designed to keep business owners, managers, and human resources professionals up-to-date on the ever-changing world of work.

Attached is a brochure with more details.  You can also find more information and registration at  https://hrpage.shrm.org/events/2020/07/emporia-area-business-conference-eabc or email hrpageassociation@gmail.com .

    

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

Thank you, HOSTESS for sponsoring today’s Chamber Update!