Chamber Chat December 30, 2016

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Chamber Chat

Chautauqua Isle of Lights

Saturday, December 31st will be the list night for the 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 until December 31st.  The hours are Sunday through Thursday 6pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 6pm-10pm.


Beloit Youth Basketball Tournament

Beloit will be hosting a basketball tournament on Friday, December 30th and Saturday, December 31st.  The girls will play on Friday and the boys on Saturday.

Currently there are 13 boys teams and 13 girls teams entered, 7 of those are Beloit teams, but 19 out of town teams will be here. Minneapolis, Clay Center, Concordia, Manhattan, Salina, and Moundridge all have teams entered. This is the 2nd year of the tournament and there isn’t an exact number of expected visitors.

The tournament will run from 2-8 pm on Friday and 8 am – 3 pm on Saturday.


Kettle Specials

Grilled Cheese: Turkey, pesto and swiss

Soup: Loaded Baked Potato

Beer Special: Boulevard Beers $3.50


Chamber Coffee Schedule for 2017

Date                                        Host                                        Location

January 13th                 The EyeCare Center                            124 N Mill St.

February 10th               Waconda Trader                                 Chamber Office

March 10th                  CASA                                                    Chamber Office

April 14th                     Guaranty State Bank                           Chamber Office

May 12th                      NCK Tech                                             NCK Tech Student Union

June to August                                   NO COFFEE’S

September 8th             Farmway Credit Union                        Chamber Office

October 13th                Solomon Valley Bank                          Chamber Office

November 10th            Kettle                                                   Chamber Office

December 8th              Chamber/MCO Comm Dev                Chamber Office

All the Chamber Coffee’s are full!


Chamber Annual Banquet (Luau Style!) 

The date for the Chamber Annual Banquet has been set!  Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 18thThe theme this year is “The Torches are Lit, the Theme is Set…We’re Having a Luau you Will Never Forget!”  That’s right a luau!  The banquet will start at 6pm at Down Under!  Entertainment will be announced after the first of the year!


Chamber Coffee!

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee” Friday, January 13th hosted at The EyeCare Center, 124 N Mill St., 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (come and go) There will be refreshments, coffee and tons of networking!


Rotary Chili Day

Rotary will be having their annual Rotary Chili Days on Saturday, January 14th in the basement of the Municipal Building.  Serving will be from 11am-1pm and 5pm-7pm.  All proceeds received will benefit Rotary Girls Softball.


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.   

¨      Ackerman Supply

¨      Beloit Auto & Truck Plaza

¨      Beloit Ministerial Association

¨      Beloit Pizza Hut

¨      Drs Cooper Banninger & Ebert

¨      Hubbard Feeds

¨      KVSV Radio

¨      Landoll Corporation

¨      NCK Wellness Center

¨      Pawnee Mental Health

¨      Prairie Land Electric

¨      Ringneck Ranch, Inc.

¨      Schwab Eaton

¨      Solomon Valley Hospice


Calendar of Events

Friday, December 30th – 2pm-8pm – Girls Beloit Youth Basketball Tournament – BHS

Saturday, December 31st – 8am-3pm – Boys Beloit Youth Basketball Tournament – BHS

Saturday, December 31st – Last night for Chautauqua Isle of Lights

Monday, January 2nd – Chamber Office Closed

Monday, January 2nd – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, January 3rd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, January 4th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, January 5th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Monday, January 9th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex

Tuesday, January 10th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Tuesday, January 10th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, January 11th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, January 12th – Noon – Chamber Board

Friday, January 13th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – @ The EyeCare Center

Saturday, January 14th – 11am-1pm & 5pm-7pm – Rotary Chili Day – Muni

Tuesday, January 17th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, January 18th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association

Wednesday, January 18th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, January 19th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRPC

Saturday, February 18th – 6pm – Chamber Annual Banquet


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