Chamber Chat October 31, 2014

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Kids’ Halloween Costume Contest

Friday, October 31 at 5pm
Come to the First National Bank Parking Lot
(West side of Mill Street)
With a parade through Downtown Beloit

Prizes awarded to 3 age groups:
~Age 4 & Under ~Ages 5-2nd ~Grade 3rd to 6th grade

1st prize~~$15
2nd prize~~$10
3rd prize~~$5
$20 prize to the most unique homemade costume



We get an extra hour of sleep this weekend! Don’t forget to set your clocks back 1 hour Saturday night!

State Volleyball Broadcast Schedule for Friday, October 31st

KD Country 94 and (2A State Volleyball Pool I at Emporia)
9:30 a.m.-Smith Center vs. Wabaunsee (Pre-match coverage starts at approx. 9:15 a.m.)
11:30 a.m.-Smith Center vs. Chase County
1:30 p.m.-Smith Center vs. Central Plains
Z 96.3 “The Lake” and (1A-DII Volleyball Pool II at Hays)
9:30 a.m.-St. John’s/Tipton vs. Axtell (Pre-match coverage starts at approx. 9:15 a.m.)
11:30 a.m.-St. John’s/Tipton vs. Argonia
1:30 p.m.-St. John’s/Tipton vs. Logan
State Volleyball Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, November 1st
To Be Announced

Veterans Day Parade

The Veteran’s Day Parade is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11th at 11am. For more information on being in the parade, contact Gary Pohlman at 785-738-7188.
There will be live coverage of the Veteran’s Day Parade on KD Country 94 and beginning at 11am.

Chamber Coffee!

coffee cup

The Chamber Coffee is Friday, November 14th at Solomon Valley Bank, 3011 US Hwy 24, from 9am-10:30am. Stop by for a cup of coffee and network with great friends!

Heart Choices

Heart Choices Krispy Kreme


Interested in learning more about the educational opportunities at NCK Tech? Join us for Showcase Day!!

Experience Hands-On Training! Attendees can visit up to 3 technical programs while spending time with our experienced faculty and interacting with current students in our career technical programs.

Explore the College! Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff will answer questions about the admissions process, financial aid assistance and career opportunities.

Questions? Call 785-738-2276 or 800-658-4655.

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!

Sizzlin’ with Santa Chili Cook-Off


Entry forms are attached! Fill it out today to reserve your spot to see if you have the best chili!

Calendar of Events

Friday, October 31st – 5pm – Halloween Parade – Downtown Beloit
Saturday, November 1st – MCHHS Fall Fun Run
Monday, November 3rd – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank
Tuesday, November 4th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, November 5th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, November 6th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse
Monday, November 10th – 1pm-4pm – Rotary Radio Days
Monday, November 10th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex
Tuesday, November 11th – 11am – Veterans Day Parade
Tuesday, November 11th – Chamber Office Closed
Tuesday, November 11th – NCK Tech Closed
Tuesday, November 11th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, November 12th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Wednesday, November 12th – 1pm-4pm – Rotary Radio Days
Thursday, November 13th – Noon – Chamber Board
Friday, November 14th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Solomon Valley Bank
Tuesday, November 18th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, November 19th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association
Wednesday, November 19th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, November 20th – SVED Board – NCRPC
Tuesday, November 25th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, November 26th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Wednesday, November 26th -29th – NCK Tech Fall Break (Campus Closed)
Thursday, November 27th – Thanksgiving – Chamber Office closed
Friday, November 28th – Chamber Office Closed
Saturday, December 6th – 10am – Sizzlin’ with Santa! Chili Cook-off – Downtown Beloit

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