Chamber Chat December 31, 2014

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Chautauqua Isle of Lights

The 2014 Chautauqua Isle of Lights remains open through tonight December 31st. Hours are from 6pm to 9pm.

Area residents are encouraged to bring their holiday visitors to view the display in the park.

Admission is free, however donations are greatly appreciated. Donations go toward improving the current displays and adding new ones.

Categories include religious, winter wonderland, patriotic, toyland, Christmas cards, school mascots, antique vehicles and farm machinery.

Ribbon Cutting

A Ribbon Cutting will take place on Tuesday, January 6th for Schoen Funeral Home (formerly Harrison Funeral Home), 302 N Hersey, at 10am.

Plan to stop by and congratulate Sylvia & Barry on their new endeavor.

Chamber Coffee!

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The Chamber Coffee is Friday, January 9th at Nex-Tech Wireless, 3053 B E Hwy 24, from 9am-10:30am. Stop by for a cup of coffee and network with great friends!

Here is the schedule for 2015!

January 9th Nex-Tech Wireless
February 13th The EyeCare Center
March 13th Cunningham Telephone
April 10th CASA
May 8th NCK Tech
June 12th World Pest Control
July 10th Meyer Chiropractic
August 14th No Coffee
September 11th Bobby Lee’s
October 9th Central National Bank
November 13th Solomon Valley Hospice
December 11th S & S Drug

We are FULL!!!!! Thank you so much to all the businesses who are participating or who have participated in the past.


If you missed the Chamber Annual Banquet last year, mark your calendars for Saturday, February 21, 2015! You won’t want to miss out again this year!

The Chamber Banquet is set. Keep watching Chamber Chat for the release of who will be performing! Sponsorships are available and you can contact the Chamber Office for more details!

2015 Beloit Home Show

Has your business signed up for the 2015 Beloit Home Show? You still have time to take advantage of this great opportunity to showcase your business. Applications are available. The show will take place Saturday, March 21st at the Municipal Building from 9am-4pm. If you were not a vendor last year and would like to become one this year, contact the Chamber office at 738-2717 or by email at and one will be sent to you. We look for this show to grow so send in your applications early. The applications are attached.

Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting will take place for KKSJ 107.5 FM Catholic Radio in Beloit on Friday, January 9th at 1pm. The radio station is located in the Parish Office, 622 E Main. Please plan to join us.

Your Home for High School Basketball and Wrestling This Season is KD Country 94 and Z96.3

Watch Live Video Streams of Beloit and St.John’s/Tipton Athletics at
Next Live Video Streams
Tuesday, January 6th: 5:50 p.m. Phillipsburg at Beloit
RADIO: Z96.3 the Lake/

Friday, January 9th: 5:50 p.m. Beloit at Russell

Friday, January 9th: 5:50 p.m. Hill City at St.John’s/Tipton
RADIO: Z96.3 the Lake/

Mitchell County Historical Society

Mitchell County Historical Society in Beloit will host “Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road,” a presentation and discussion by Erika Nelson on January 25, 2015 at 2:00PM at the old American Legion building 1/8 mile south of the junctions highways 24 and 14. Members of the community are invited to attend the free program. Contact the Mitchell County Historical Society at 785.738.5355 for more information. The program is made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council.

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!

Mitchell County Relay for Life


Thank You for renewing your Membership
The following businesses have reinvested in the community through the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce.

 Ackerman Supply
 McDonald Roberts Funeral Service
 Jay Rowh

Calendar of Events

Thursday, January 1st & Friday, January 2nd – Chamber Office Closed
Monday, January 5th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank
Tuesday, January 6th – 10am – Ribbon Cutting, Schoen Funeral Home
Tuesday, January 6th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, January 7th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, January 8th – Noon – Chamber Board
Friday, January 9th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Nex-Tech Wireless
Friday, January 9th – 1pm – Ribbon Cutting – Catholic Radio Station – Parish Office
Monday, January 12th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex
Tuesday, January 13th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Tuesday, January 13th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, January 14th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, January 15th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRP
Tuesday, January 20th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, January 21st – 9:30am – Ministerial Alliance
Wednesday, January 21st – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Tuesday, January 27th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, January 28th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

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