Chamber Chat March 4, 2016

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

Chamber Chat

Men & Boys Rally 2016

(men, boys, women, girls…all are invited!)

You are invited to join us for the North Central Kansas Men & Boys Rally 2016, Monday, March 7th, with guest speaker Kevin Lockett and Praise & Worship by Cloverton.

Reserve your tickets today!  (Seating is limited) Advanced ticket sales will get reserved floor or bleacher seating.  Tickets are available at the door, but total number of tickets available for advanced tickets and tickets at the door is limited to 1,776 tickets.

Dinner (at BUMC) & Event (at BHS) Combination ticket

4:45pm

Adults                                                 $20.00

Youth (18 & under)               $15.00

Praise & Worship Event only ticket

Doors open at 6:00pm, Music begins at 6:15pm, program at 7:00pm

Adults                         $10.00

Youth (18 & Under)  $5.00

Contact your local United Methodist Church Leader or the following contacts below:

Beloit United Methodist Church:  785-738-2539

Charley File, BUMC:  785-738-7636

Rod Wilson, BUMC:  785-545-5161

Kevin Marozas, BUMC:  785-534-2559

Email:  beloitumc@gmail.com by Friday, February 19, 2016.

 

KDNS Broadcast Schedule

Friday, March 4th
1A Girls DI Sub-State
#1 Thunder Ridge vs #4 Stockton 5:50 p.m.
KD Country 94 and www.kdcountry94.com

3A Girls Sub-State
#2 Beloit vs #6 Norton 7:30 p.m.
live video stream on www.nckssports.com
KD Country 94 and www.kdcountry94.com

1A Girls DII Sub-State
#2 St.John’s/Tipton vs #3 Southern Cloud 5:50 p.m.
live video stream on www.nckssports.com
Z96.3 the Lake and www.kdcountry94.com

1A Girls DI Sub-State
#3 Pike Valley vs #2 Lakeside 7:30 p.m.
Z96.3 the Lake and www.kdcountry94.com

Saturday, March 5th
Sub-State Finals TBA
KD Country 94 and www.kdcountry94.com
Z96.3 the Lake and www.kdcountry94.com

 

2016 Spring Expo

Spaces are going fast for the 2015 Spring Expo (formerly Farm Home & Garden 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, April 2nd at the Municipal Building from 9am-3pm.  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.

 

KVSV Broadcast Schedule

Hear High School Basketball on KVSV

Friday, March 4th

5:40PM-St Johns Tipton Boys v.s. Southern Cloud..

7:30 PM Beloit Girls v.s. Norton

ON KVSV AM1190 The Mix…KVSV FM105.5…kvsv radio.com and on TV Cable Channel 12 in Beloit and on Synergy Channels 995 and 997 on Cunningham Cable.

Saturday, March 5th-TBA

Hear Kansas State Mens Basketball on KVSV

Sat March 5…………12pm….Kansas State at Texas Tech

 

Chamber Coffee!

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Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, March 11th hosted by Mitchell County Historical, (at the old Legion Annex) 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (come and go) There will be refreshments and tons of networking!

 

Kettle Specials for the week of March 7

Grilled Cheese: Chicken Fajita

Soup: Smoked Split Pea Soup with Bacon

Wine: Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc, $11/$35

 

Farmway Credit Union

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Kettle Coffee, Wine, Beer & Eats Events

Jan 2016 Events-Web

Farmway Coop Cookbook

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Farmway Coop Scholarships

2016 Farmway Agriculture Career Scholarship

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 the attached application and include 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 on the topic, “Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations”
    1. Each entry must begin with a title page containing: official topic, “Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations” number of words, writer’s name, address, phone number, date of birth, school name and
    2. No reference can be made in the essay that will identify the contestant beyond the listing of the name on the title page. The author is allowed to reference a state’s name within the
    3. Essays must be typed, double-spaced.
    4. All essays must be accompanied by Farmway Scholarship

 

Farmway Producer-Member Scholarship

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must:

  1. Be a high school senior, graduating in spring 2016;
  2. Be a child of an active patron and owner of Farmway Co-op, ;
  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 on the topic, “Agriculture: The Cooperative ”
    1. Each entry must begin with a title page containing: official topic, “Agriculture: The Cooperative Difference” number of words, writer’s name, address, phone number, date of birth, school name and
    2. Discuss the differences between a cooperative and other business models and outline the advantages to being a member of a co-op”
    3. No reference can be made in the essay that will identify the contestant beyond the listing of the name on the title page. The author is allowed to reference a state’s name within the
    4. Essays must be typed, double-spaced.
    5. All essays must be accompanied by Farmway Scholarship

 

Ronald File Memorial Scholarship

The Ronald File Memorial Scholarship offers a $500 scholarship to one graduating senior from the Beloit FFA Chapter. Farmway Co-op is assisting the memorial committee in its scholarship selection process.

Scholarship Criteria:

 1.  The Ronald File Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior student enrolled at a university, college, junior college or at a one or two-year institution of higher learning beyond the 12th grade Applicant must be majoring in an agriculture related field.

  1. The applicant must be a member of the Beloit FFA
  1. Application must include 2 letters of recommendation. One from within school (administrator, teacher, etc.) and one of personal choice (not a family member). Letters of recommendation must contain information about leadership, character, initiative, and school/community
  1. Submit one photo suitable for the newspaper to be used upon selection as an
  1. Applicant must fill out and include a typed Scholarship Application
  1. Applicant must write a one-page minimum on “How you plan to contribute to the agriculture industry” that includes what you’ve learned from FFA, the agriculture industry and how it has shaped your career 

 

 

Thank You for renewing your Membership

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

  • Krone’s Service
  • Prime Media
  • Schroeder Law Office, LLC
  • Subway

 

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 at noon and I will include it in Chamber Chat!  

 

Calendar of Events

Monday, March 7th – 4:45pm Men & Boys Rally Dinner – United Methodist Church

Monday, March 7th – 6pm – Men & Boys Rally Event featuring Kevin Lockett – BHS

Monday, March 7th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, March 8th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Tuesday, March 8th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, March 9th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Wednesday, March 9th – 7pm – Cawker City Strategic Planning Session

Thursday, March 10th – Noon – Chamber Board

Thursday, March 10th – 12:30pm – SVED – NCRPC

Friday, March 11th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Mitchell County Museum (Old Legion           Annex)

Monday, March 14th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Old Legion Annex

Tuesday, March 15th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, March 16th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association

Wednesday, March 16th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Saturday, March 19th – St. John’s School Auction

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

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

Friday, March 25th – Chamber Office Closed for Good Friday

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

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

Saturday, April 2nd – 9am-3pm – Spring Expo – Muni

Saturday, April 2nd – 7:30pm – NCK CASA Musicians Battle for the Children Fundraiser – Kettle (tickets are now available at the Kettle for $20 each)

 

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