Chamber Chat February 20, 2015

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123 N Mill St., Beloit, KS 67420 • 785-738-2717 • beloitchamber@nckcn.com

Chamber Chat

Legislative Coffee

Senator Elaine Bowers and Representative Susan Concannon will be in Beloit tomorrow, Saturday, February 21st at Guaranty State Bank Community Room starting at 9am. They will be giving updates on the current legislative session.

2015 Beloit Home Show

Spaces are going fast 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 beloitchamber@nckcn.com and one will be sent to you. We look for this show to grow so send in your applications early. The applications are attached.

Chamber Coffee!

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The Chamber Coffee is Friday, March 13th at Cunningham Telephone & Cable
from 9am-10:30am.
Stop by for a cup of coffee and network with great friends!

The next scheduled coffee will be Friday, April 10th sponsored by CASA.

Mitchell County Emergency Management

Storm Spotter Training March 4
The National Weather Service has planned a storm spotter training session for Mitchell County.
Mitchell County Emergency Management Director Rick Horn said the training will begin at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 4 in the Severance Student Center Conference Room on the campus of North Central Kansas Technical College, 3033 Hwy 24 in Beloit.
“Representatives from the weather service will teach the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structure, storm features to watch for and where to find them,” Horn said. “They also will teach what, when and how to report storm information as well as basic severe weather safety.”
Horn said storm spotter classes typically last 1.5 to 2 hours and are open to the public.
No experience is required and no registration is necessary, he said.

KVSV Production Schedule

Hear exciting high school basketball play by play on KVSV

Friday Feb 20….5:40pm….St Johns Tipton at Sylvan Lucas

Tuesday Feb 24..5:40pm….Smith Center at Beloit

Hear the games on AM1190KVSV The Mix…KVSV FM105.5…kvsvradio.com..tv cable channel 12 in Beloit and on Synergy Channel 997 on Cunningham Cable.

John Swanson and Jay Rowh have the call.

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Farmway Agriculture Scholarship
http://www.farmwaycoop.com

Farmway Co-op, Inc. Scholarship Program is to assist the further education of Kansas students interested in pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related field. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Scholarship applications must be returned by Sunday, March 1 2015 to:
Farmway Co-op, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee
204 East Court Street
Beloit KS 67420

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must:
1. Be a high school senior, graduating in spring 2015; and
2. Enrolled at a university, college, junior college or at a one or two-year institution of higher learning beyond high school;
3. Demonstrate leadership abilities and academic performance;
4. Complete an application including one character reference and one reference letter;
5. Submit one photo suitable for the newspaper to be used upon selection as an awardee; and
6. Write an essay describing the importance of farmer cooperatives, and why he or she is interested in an agricultural career.

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 http://www.nckssports.com

REMEMBER THE ARCHIVES! YOU CAN WATCH PREVIOUS GAMES WE HAVE DONE ANYTIME!!!
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Regional Wrestling Reports Friday, February 20th and Saturday, February 21st

Upcoming Basketball Radio & Video Schedule

Friday, February 20th
Rock Hills at Thunder Ridge 5:50 p.m.
Radio: KD Country 94/www.kdcountry94.com

Minneapolis at Beloit 5:50 p.m.
Radio: Z96.3 the Lake/www.z963thelake.com
Live Video Stream at http://www.nckssports.com

Tuesday, February 24th
Lakeside at Logan 5:50 p.m.
Radio: KD Country 94/www.kdcountry94.com

St.John’s/Tipton at Bennington 5:50 p.m.
Radio: Z96.3 the Lake/www.z963thelake.com
Live Video Stream via http://www.nckssports.com
Smith Center at Beloit 5:50 p.m.
Live Video Stream via http://www.nckssports.com

State Wrestling Reports Friday, February 27th and Saturday, February 28th

Friday, February 27th
Rock Hills at Osborne 5:50 p.m.
Radio: KD Country 94/www.kdcountry94.com

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Farmway Producer-Member Scholarship
http://www.farmwaycoop.com

Farmway Co-op, Inc. Scholarship Program is to assist the further education of the children of Farmway Co-op, Inc. producer-members interested in pursuing higher education. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship applications must be returned by Sunday, March 1 2015 to:
Farmway Co-op, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee
204 East Court Street
Beloit KS 67420

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must:
1. Be a high school senior, graduating in spring 2015;
2. Be a child of an active patron and owner of Farmway Co-op, Inc.;
3. Enrolled at a university, college, junior college or at a one or two-year institution of higher learning beyond high school;
4. Demonstrate leadership abilities and academic performance;
5. Complete an application including one character reference and one reference letter;
6. Submit one photo suitable for the newspaper to be used upon selection as an awardee; and
7. Write an essay describing the importance of farmer cooperatives.

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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 beloitchamber@nckcn.com by Thursday afternoons and I will include it in Chamber Chat!

Calendar of Events

Saturday, February 21st – 9am – Legislative Coffee – Guaranty State Bank Community Room
Saturday, February 21st – 6pm – Chamber Annual Banquet – Down Under
Tuesday, February 24th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, February 25th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Monday, March 2nd – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank
Tuesday, March 3rd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, March 4th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, March 5th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse
Thursday, March 5th & Friday, March 6th – GMAW Welding Competition, NCK Tech Beloit
Sunday, March 8th – 2am – Daylight Savings Time
Monday, March 9th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex
Tuesday, March 10th – Spring Spotlight, NCK Tech Beloit campus
Tuesday, March 10th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Tuesday, March 10th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, March 11th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, March 12th – Noon – Chamber Board Meeting
Friday, March 13th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Cunningham Telephone & Cable
Monday, March 16th – Friday, March 20th – Spring Break, NCK Tech Beloit (Campus Closed)
Tuesday, March 17th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, March 18th – 9:30am – Ministerial Alliance
Wednesday, March 18th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, March 19th – 12:30pm – SVED Board Meeting – NCRP
Saturday, March 21st – 9am-4pm – Beloit Home Show – Municipal Building
Saturday, March 21st – St. John’s School Auction
Wednesday, March 25th – Ag Mechanics Contest, NCK Tech Beloit campus

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