Chamber Chat August 29, 2014

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Chamber Chat

risin river music festival
$20 per person /1 day or $35 per person/2 days
Mitchell County Fairgrounds
For more information call Sharon at 785-738-8035 or Kyle at 785-738-5355.


Ace Hardware has Best Customer Satisfaction 8 years in a ROW!!!
We are thrilled to announce that Ace Hardware has once again retained the top spot ranking for highest in customer satisfaction among home improvement retailers, making Ace #1 for 8 years in a row! JD Power and Associates is well respected and widely known for the studies they conduct in many fields and their results are trusted by billions of consumers. The results are based on merchandise availability, price, sales and promotions, store facility and customer service. We are honored and thank our customers for making ACE #1 again! With results like that…IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE!!!
August 27 to September 1st only
All paint and paint supplies will be 10% off PLUS get an “extra” $5.00 instant savings on gallons with Ace Rewards. For savings that MASSIVE you can paint your living room for as little as $16.60 per gallon. Every gallon of paint we sell comes with an Ace promise of a Lifetime guarantee!
*Valspar *Clark & Kensington-Ranked #1 *Royal
Exclusive sale only at Zachary’s Ace Hardware-Beloit!!!


Are you looking for qualified employees? Employers can create an employer account at and enter job openings at no cost to find qualified and skilled candidates matching the companies job specifications. If employers need assistance with posting job openings, they can call (877) 509-6757 and ask Workforce Center staff for assistance with this process. Employers can also search for resumes of job candidates by experience, keyword and other search criteria once they have created an account on KANSASWORKS. There are many resources available on the KANSASWORKS website and services available through the workforce centers located across the state.

If your area is struggling to fill specific positions or you have other workforce related questions, please contact Kansas Department of Commerce Workforce Response Coordinators for further assistance: Phyllis LaShell at or phone # 785-577-4610 or Debra Rodenbaugh-Schaub at or phone # 785-224-6664.

Chamber Coffee!

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The Chamber Coffee is Friday, September 12th at American Family Insurance, Allen Kee Agency, 114 S Hersey.

NCK Wellness Center

For six weeks, from Sept 15 – Oct 24, 2014, you and your teammate will be challenged to survive in the areas of exercise and nutrition. If you and your teammate remain in the challenge all 6 weeks, by completing each week’s challenge, your team will receive t-shirts, and be eligible to win one of our grand prizes including:
-Powerbeats Wireless by Dr Dre
-2 Pairs of Men/Women’s Aetrex Running Shoes from S&S Drug
-3 Month WC Membership
-1 Hour Swedish Massage
Plus MORE to come!

Sign Up Fees:
WC Members: $10
Non-Members: $99-includes sign up fee, t-shirt, access to ENTIRE facility DURING SURVIVOR Challenge, can utilize ALL group exercise classes, & initiation fee. ($169 value)

LEAP Event


United Methodist Woman District Meeting

The United Methodist Women will be hosting the District Meeting for over 100 women in Beloit on Saturday, September 20th. They are looking for “items of interest” from around the area to put in the goody bags to hand out to the participants. If you have any promotional items you would like to share contact JoDee Noller between 8-5 M-F at 534-1405 (AgMark) or she will come pick up. Items are needed by Friday, September 12th.

Wealth Enhancement Resource Group
College Planning 101

college planning

Jewell County Music Festival

jewell county music festival

Fur Harvesters Education Class

September 20, 2014 8 am – 5 pm
At Roger and Donna Macys Residence
609 Market St, Portis

Lunch will be provided
RSVP by Sept 13 to
Roger Macy 346-2076
Donna Macy 346-6017
Cleo Hah 346-4541

Have Any Exciting News to Share?

The Chamber wants to help spread the word about your business. “Noteworthy News” is your opportunity to do just that. It’s a great way to inform other Chamber members about anything that’s new within your organization. Fill us in on what’s happening from staff changes to a new product or service. Send it to by Thursday afternoons and I will include it in Chamber Chat!

Calendar of Events

Saturday, August 30th & Sunday, August 31st – Risin River Music Festival – Mitchell County Fairgrounds
Monday, September 1st – Chamber Office Closed
Tuesday, September 2nd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, September 3rd – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, September 4th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse
Monday, September 8th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex
Tuesday, September 9th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, September 10th – Noon – Joint meeting with Rotary & Lions Club – NCK Tech
Wednesday, September 10th – 7:30pm – College Planning Relief Workshop – Trail Room, Muni
Thursday, September 11th – Noon – Chamber Board Meeting
Friday, September 12th – 9am – Chamber Coffee – American Family Insurance Allen Kee Agency
Wednesday, September 17th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Alliance
Wednesday, September 17th – Noon – Joint meeting with Rotary & Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, September 18th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRP
Saturday, September 20th – Eagles Car Show – Downtown Beloit
Tuesday, September 23rd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, September 24th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Wednesday, September 24th – 5:30pm – LEAP Event – Down Under
Tuesday, September 30th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, October 1st – Social Justice Day – St. John’s School
Wednesday, October 1st – 9:45am – Ribbon Cutting – ReNew Massage Therapy & Day Spa
Wednesday, October 1st – 10am-6pm – Open House – ReNew Massage Therapy & Day Spa
Wednesday, October 1st – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, October 2nd – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

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