Chamber Chat October 2, 2015

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Chamber Chat

Welcome New Chamber Member!

The Chamber would like to welcome Cole W Eberle Photography, 815 Wisconsin St., Cawker City, as the newest member of the Chamber.

Cole W Eberle Photography is a premier studio specializing in event and portrait photography, located in Cawker City, KS.

Owner Cole Eberle grew up on his family’s farm north of Glen Elder, KS. Cole studied Art at Bethany Lutheran College for four years and is a graduate of the highly renowned Brooks Institute of Photography, located in Santa Barbara, California.

Throughout his career, Cole has had the opportunity to travel across the country while working for multiple publications including the LA Times, LA Business Journal, Sports Illustrated, Associated Press, Colorado Springs Gazette, Outdoor Life and many more.

Cole Eberle is recognized by his journalistic style and has worked as a portrait and freelance photographer for the past 8 years. Cole is excited and privileged to have the opportunity to bring his experience and talents back to the North Central Kansas area.

For more information on Cole W Eberle Photography visit his website at, stop by his studio in Cawker City at 815 Wisconsin St., check out Facebook, Instagram or call them at 785-781-4525.

Ribbon Cutting/Grand Re-Opening for Solomon Valley Cinema

The Solomon Valley Cinema will reopen their doors with a brand new look on Friday, October 2nd. The cinema has a weekend full of movies and prizes planned!

Friday, October 2nd, the first showings will be War Room & The Martian. Ticket & concession prices will be from the year 1995.

Saturday, October 3rd, the Chamber will have a ribbon cutting at Noon and a free movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at 1pm with 1995 concession prices. That evening come back for the regular showings with 1995 ticket and concession prices.

Sunday, October 4th will be regular showings with 1995 ticket & concession prices.

KDNS-KZDY Football Broadcast Schedule
Friday, October 2nd:
Lakeside at Osborne 6:30 p.m.
Radio: KD Country 94/

Stafford at St.John’s/Tipton 5:30 p.m.
Radio: Z96.3 the Lake/

Beloit at SE Saline 6:30 p.m.

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

Football Locker-Room Chats on Wednesday and Thursdays at 5:10 p.m. covering:
Wednesdays: Beloit, Osborne, Smith Center, Lincoln, & Thunder Ridge
Thursdays: St. John’s-Tipton, Lakeside, Rock Hills, Sylvan-Lucas

FOOTBALL EXPRESS Friday nights previewing the area matchups at 5:40 p.m.
LOCAL SCOREBOARD SHOW Friday nights after the game at 10:05 p.m
on KD Country 94 and

Find our Complete Broadcast Schedule and listen to All of the Football Broadcasts via the worldwide web at and
And for the latest information about your area team, go to

Pizza Hut of Beloit to Host Alzheimer’s Night

Pizza Hut of Beloit will be hosting a “Give-Back Night” fundraiser in Conjunction with Solomon Valley Village who is sponsoring a team in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Hays on October 10th. Pizza Hut will be donating 20% percent of all sales Monday, October 5th from 5 pm to 9 pm to the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the Nations’ largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth leading cause of death! For more information about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s go to or call Solomon Valley Village at 785-534-1892.

Chamber Coffee!

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, October 9th hosted by Central National Bank, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (come and go)

Central National Bank will be serving Pink Pancakes to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Have you had a chance to enter the Best Dressed Contest? Show everyone your creativity by entering Bras for the Cause! It is just $5 a bra! Bring it to the Chamber Coffee and show it off!

Also, dress in pink to show your support!

Stop by to enjoy coffee and networking with great friends.

A Full House Anniversary Sale


Central National Bank Activities for October

It’s that time of year to Think Pink!

When you walk into Central National Bank you will definitely see pink. The walls and table coverings will be adorned in pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month for October. This is their fourth year of decking out for the Pink-Out and their third year for the Best Dressed Contest.

This is also the banks celebration of 131 years and will kick-off the month with a Beloit Chamber Coffee serving Pink Pancakes on Oct. 9 from 9:00am – 10:30am. They are also serving pink treats every Friday including cookies, cake and strawberry ice cream.

In its fourth year, the lobby will be dressed with decorated bras in theme of “Bras for the Cause” and Breast Awareness Month. Anyone can decorate a bra and take their creation into the Central National Bank for display. The public can come to the bank, enjoy treats on Friday, and vote for their favorite bra. To enter a bra is a cost of five dollars and it one dollar to vote. All proceeds and donations will in return go to Relay For Life held on June 4, 2016.

Bring in your entry anytime as they will take bras up until the end of October. But the earlier you bring in your creation, the more votes one can receive. The public is encouraged to come and vote.
KVSV Production Schedule

Friday, Oct 2nd on KVSV….Beloit at Southeast of Saline….
Coverage begins at 6:06 pm with the Kansas Pre Game show…
Live coverage from Gypsum begins at 6:35 Friday night on KVSV AM 190 The Mix…KVSV FM105.5……TV Cable Channel 12 in Beloit…and on Synergy Channels 995 and 997 on Cunningham Cable….
John Swanson and Eric Hilt have the call.

Hear Kansas State Football
Saturday, Oct. 3rd on KVSV FM105.5 and AM 1190 KVSV The Mix….Pre game at Noon…Kickoff at 3pm

Hear KC Royals Baseball on AM 1190 KVSV The Mix….
Sunday Oct 4 at Minnesota 1:30pm

Farmway Credit Union

Come and celebrate with Farmway Credit Union on Thursday, October 15th! Secure Shred of NCK will be in the Beloit parking lot from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Come inside to see if you can guess the # of candy corn in the jar for a chance to win prizes. Stop in to say “Thank You” to Farmway Credit Union for playing such a vital role in our community.

International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history and to promote its achievements. It is a day to honor those who have dedicated their lives to the movement, recognize the hard work of those working in the credit union industry and show members our appreciation.

The ultimate goal is to raise awareness about the great work that credit unions are doing around the world and give members the opportunity to get more involved. Credit unions and associations throughout the world celebrate the day with fundraisers, open houses, contests, picnics and parades.
Central National Bank


Show everyone by entering Central National Bank’s Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Enter our Best Dressed Contest!
Decorate a bra any way you would like. Enter it into our contest along with a $5.00 entry fee. You can enter as many as you would like. The more you enter the more money we raise for Relay for Life. Then tell all your friends to come in to the Beloit Branch where all the Best Dressed Bras will be displayed and vote for your bra with a $1.00 donation. Again all donations will be going to Relay for Life. So tell your friends to vote more than once! Contest will run the whole month of October.

The winner will receive a special basket of goodies relating to Breast Cancer Awareness.

Beloit Community Blood Drive

The Beloit Community Blood Drive will be Thursday, October 22nd, Noon-6pm and Friday, October 23rd, 8:30am-2pm at NCK Wellness Center Gym, 3033 US Hwy 24.

Benefits of Donating:
• It feels great to donate!
• You get free juice and delicious cookies!
• It’s something you can spare—most people have blood to spare…yet, there is still not enough to go around.
• You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed—most people don’t think they’ll ever need blood, but many do.
• You will be someone’s hero—in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation.
WorkWell KS Comes to Beloit

Developing and maintaining a strong foundation for worksite wellness improves sustainability and widens the impact of a worksite’s efforts. WWKS offers a Foundation Workshop, during which attendees will explore the components necessary to build a strong base for future work and develop a plan for establishing a foundation at their worksite.

This workshop will serve as a first step for employers new to the initiative and/or in need of foundational development.

There are a number of health issues that impact the well-being of a workforce and a worksite’s bottom line. WWKS offers health-priority specific workshops for employers that have a strong foundation in place and are ready to tackle the issues impacting their business.

Workshops offered will be Healthy Foods, Physical Activity, Tobacco, Mental Health/ Stress Management.

Registration is free of charge and will be opening soon. Mark your calendars for the workshops coming to your region, and continue to check back on our website for more information.

More Information
WorkWell Ks presents worksite wellness in Beloit, Ks at the NCK Technical College on October 7th and 8th.

October 7th: 1 PM – 5 PM Foundation Workshop
October 8th: 8 AM – 12 PM Healthy Foods
October 8th: 1 PM – 5 PM Tobacco

For more information visit —

AWARE NCK in conjunction with Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation is happy to welcome the presentation of WorkWell Ks. Through their efforts the workshops are able to be held locally and free of charge


Have fun Halloween night at Zion Lutheran Church with TRUNK AND TREAT! Cars, SUV’s and pickups are welcome with a prize going to the best decorated vehicle. There is a limit of 30 vehicles. Join us from 5pm-7pm in the back parking lot. Reserve your spot by calling Zion Lutheran Church at 738-2701 or email Anyone who just wants to watch the children can do so from the shelter house.

Beloit Holiday Fair
(notice change of venue)


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, October 3rd – Noon – Ribbon Cutting – Solomon Valley Cinema
Monday, October 5th – 7:30pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank
Tuesday, October 6th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, October 7th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, October 8th – Noon – Chamber Board
Friday, October 9th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Central National Bank
Monday, October 12th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex
Tuesday, October 13th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Tuesday, October 13th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, October 14th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Tuesday, October 20th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, October 21st – 9:30am – Ministerial Association
Wednesday, October 21st – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, October 22nd – Noon-6pm – Blood Drive – NCK Wellness Center Gym
Friday, October 23rd – 8:30am-2pm – Blood Drive – NCK Wellness Center Gym
Saturday, October 24th – 9am-3pm – Beloit Holiday Fair – BHS Gym
Tuesday, October 27th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, October 28th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, October 29th – 12:30pm – SVED – NCRPC

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