Chamber Chat December 23, 2015


123 N Mill St., Beloit, KS 67420 ¨ 785-738-2717 ¨

Chamber Chat

Chautauqua Isle of Lights

Beloit’s Chautauqua Isle of Lights is a fun and beautiful place to bring your family and friends to see.  The Park set-up allows for one-way traffic that drives on the lit roads and displays are viewed on both sides of the road.

The display is open and will remain open until December 31st.  The hours are Sunday through Thursday 6pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 6pm-10pm.

Chamber Coffee!

coffee cup

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, January 8th hosted by H & R Block, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (come and go)  There will be refreshments and tons of networking!

Don’t miss out on the first Chamber Coffee of 2016!

Cunningham Telephone & Cable

Cable TV Headend/IP Network Technician

Job Description

Cunningham Telephone & Cable seeks an experienced network technician for our TV headend and data networking environments.  Will provide high level provisioning and support for video, data and telephony services.  Will provide high level knowledge of Ethernet switch and IP routing concepts, standards and operation.  Will undertake projects to install, configure and maintain new network and headend equipment.  Will provide support to other technicians to resolve network interruptions.  Will provide other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements

– High School or Equivalent Technical Certificate
– Generally requires 2+ years related experience of Ethernet switch and IP routing concepts, standards and operation

-Excellent troubleshooting skills

-High level accuracy/Attention to detail

-Excellent teamwork, multitasking and organizational skills

-Excellent oral/written communication skills

-Managing multiple tasks with little supervision

-Valid driver’s license and good driving record; some travel may be required

-Respond to system and network problems on a 7×24 basis and taking part in on-call rotation

-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance

-Must relocate to within 12 miles of  Glen Elder, KS inside our service territory

Please forward resume, including salary history and requirements to

Company Overview

Cunningham Telephone & Cable is an independent operator serving approximately 7000 customers across 12 communities.  Providing FTTH, 1GHz HFC plant, Docsis3.0, business and residential digital telephone services, Cunningham Communications is a progressive provider in the North Central Kansas region.


The Chamber Annual Banquet will be held Saturday, February 20th at 6pm at Down Under.  “Rolling out the Red Carpet” is this year’s theme.  Start planning the decorations for your table!  Entertainment will be announced very soon!  Keep watching Chamber Chat for the announcement!

Mark your calendars now so you don’t forget!  Personal invitations will be coming soon!

KVSV Production Schedule

Hear Kansas State Mens Basketball on KVSV AM1190 The Mix and KVSV FM 105.5

Dec 29th …..6pm…..St. Louis at K-State

Jan 2nd……10am…West Virginia at Kansas State

Hear Kansas State Womens Basketball on KVSV AM1190 The Mix and KVSV FM 105.5

Wed Dec 30…..6:30pm…..Iowa State at Kansas State

Wed Jan 6……..6:30pm…..West Virginia at Kansas State

Wed Jan 13……6:30pm Oklahoma State at Kansas State

Hear the Liberty Bowl on KVSV AM 1190The Mix and KVSV FM 105.5

Sat Jan 2nd 1:30pm Arkansas v.s Kansas State

Chamber Coffee Dates for 2016

Jan 8th                                      H & R Block

Feb 12th                                   OCCK

March 11th                               Mitchell County Museum

April 8th                                   CASA

May 13th                                  NCK Tech

June 10th                                  Kettle

July 8th                                     Solomon Valley Bank

August 12th                             Nex-Tech Wireless

September 9th                          Central National Bank

October 14th                            Schoen Funeral Home

November 4th                           Rolling Hills

December 9th                           Porter House

Mark these on your calendars starting in 2016!

Chamber Luncheon

Chamber Luncheon

Sponsored by

H & R Block

Business Tax Update!

Attend to find out more about the changes in the tax code that mat impact your business.  The Business Tax Update includes change4s for all types and sizes of businesses.  Learn about changes in filing deadlines, deductible expenses, and pay and benefit news.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016


NCK Tech Student Union Conference Room

Chamber Members $10

Non Members $12

Reservations are required and are due Friday, January 8th at 5:00pm

Cancellations are due by Tuesday, January 12th at 5:00pm in order to receive a refund.

To make reservations contact the Chamber office at 785-738-2717, email or fill out the registration form below and mail to the Chamber at

123 N Mill St, Beloit, KS  67420.



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 at noon and I will include it in Chamber Chat!

Thank You for renewing your Membership

The following businesses have reinvested in the community through the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce. 

  • AgMark, LLC
  • Beloit Medical Center
  • Beloit Ministerial Association
  • Cunningham Telephone & Cable
  • EyeCare Center
  • Farmway Co-op, Inc.
  • Landoll Corporation
  • Linton Insurance
  • Michael Olson & Co
  • NCK Wellness Center, Inc.

 Calendar of Events

Tuesday, December 22nd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, December 23rd – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Tuesday, December 29th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, December 30th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, December 31st – 6pm-9pm – Last night to view Isle of Lights

Friday, January 1, 2016 – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Monday, January 4th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Association – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, January 5th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, January 6th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, January 7th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Friday, January 8th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – H & R Block

Monday, January 11th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex

Wednesday, January 13th – 11:30am-1pm – Chamber Luncheon – NCK Tech Student Union

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