209 E Main #104., Beloit, KS 67420 ¨ 785-738-2717 ¨ firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome New Chamber Member!
The Chamber would like to welcome Posh as the newest member of the Chamber! Posh is a full service salon that includes hair/nails, lash extensions, spa services, clothing, jewelry & accessories and an Aveda concept salon.
Stop by 111 S Mill St. or call 785-534-1972 to book an appointment with Kasey, Tammi, Anita or Jenn!
Congratulations to Posh on their beautiful downtown location and becoming a member of the Chamber.
Beloit Community Wide Garage Sale
The Beloit Community Wide Garage Sale will take place on Saturday, April 29th. Sign up at the Waconda Trader & get two FREE Community-Wide Garage Sale signs & your sale location on the map with your PAID ad. Cost is $6.00 for up to 10 words & $.50 per word thereafter.
Deadline is Noon, Friday, April 21st. For more information contact the Trader at 738-2424.
Join us for the “Chamber Coffee” Friday, May 12th at NCK Tech Conference Room, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (come and go) There will be tours of the house built by the students.
There will be refreshments and tons of networking!
KVSV GM John Swanson Honored
Each year the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association names a winner of the media award given to a journalist or broadcaster that provides outstanding high school basketball coverage in the state of Kansas.
This year’s winner is KVSV Beloit’s GM John Swanson. John has been at KVSV since 1988….He has been the play by play voice of the Beloit High Trojans and St Johns Blujays since 1996. Swanson has won numerous sports play by play awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters including 3 First Place awards in the state in the small market radio category in 2003, 2013 and 2016.
Some of the previous winners of the KBCA Media award include….Catch It Kansas-Wichita…WIBW Radio Sports Crew Topeka…Bruce Steinbrock formerly of WIBW Radio in Topeka…Chris Allison KGSO Radio in Wichita…Matt Walters KMAN Radio in Manhattan…and Rick Peterson and Brent Maycock of the Topeka Capitol Journal.
An awards ceremony will take place Saturday afternoon June 24th at 1:30pm at Pioneer Hall on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina. The Girls and Boys KBCA All Star Games will be played that evening. Davis Dubbert of St Johns Tipton will play in the boys game.
“It’s a great honor to receive this award. It means alot!” …said Swanson. “Just like in basketball it takes a great team effort to win…..in radio …it takes a great team to provide quality sports broadcasts and that is what we have at KVSV.” Swanson also added…”We’ve never received any awards for this (laughing)….but B.J. and I figured up that I’ve probably told over 3100 jokes on the KVSV Morning show in the last dozen years or so too.
John Swanson still serves as GM, Morning Show co-host and High School Sports Play By Play Announcer at KVSV AM1190 The Mix and The Gold Standard in Music KVSV FM 105.5 in Beloit.
Grilled Cheese: “El Desayuno” Chorizo, diced peppers & onions, fried egg, Monterey Jack cheese
Drink: Goats do Roam White Blend, $4/$16
KVSV Broadcast Schedule
Hear Kansas City Royals Baseball on AM1190 KVSV The Mix
Friday April 21st………….at Texas…………….6:30pm
Saturday April 22nd…….at Texas…………….6:30pm
Sunday April 23rd………..at Texas……………1:30pm
Relay for Life Community Events
Join Relay for Life at the Movies
Join Relay for Life of Mitchell, Osborne and Jewell Counties (RFL) in celebrating another year with a Movie Event to launch the Relay for Life season. RFL invites all to attend the special showing of 50/50 at Solomon Valley Cinema in Beloit at 2:00 p.m. on April 29.
Cancer survivors and one caretaker can attend the movie for free. Please wear your purple shirt and RSVP to Bev Wiese at 785-373-6652. Individuals who have joined or formed a Team for RFL of Mitchell, Osborne and Jewell Counties online at www.relayforlife.org can attend for free. Community members are encouraged to join in on the fun by purchasing a $5.00 ticket at the door. For more information visit www.facebook.com/RFLMitchellOsborneJewellKS
Hopping for Hope at Sonic
Relay for Life volunteers are carhopping for hope at the Sonic in Beloit April 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. where all cash tips will benefit Relay for Life. So stop by to eat or enjoy a special treat and donate to Relay for Life on April 28. If you would like to volunteer to work a two-hour shift contact Beth Holling at 785-545-5477. For more information visit www.facebook.com/RFLMitchellOsborneJewellKS.
Cancer Tees Me Off
Relay for Life of Mitchell, Osborne and Jewell Counties hosts a Glow-in-the-dark Golf Tournament Saturday, May 6 at 3:00 p.m. Entry fee of $200 includes: supper, 1 free drink, mulligans, glow-in-the-dark supplies, 4 luminaries per team, and hole-in-one prize entry you’re your entire team. Teams must have one lady per team for the 4-person scramble. Glow packages to decorate your cart will be available to purchase day of the event. To register, contact: Stephanie Chancellor at email@example.com, 785-738-8900 or Christie Fouts at firstname.lastname@example.org, 785-346-6497. Registration deadline is May 1.
Join the American Cancer Society at a Relay For Life® for Mitchell, Osborne & Jewell County
Join the fight against cancer and the movement to create a world with more birthdays, by participating in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® on Saturday, June 3 at Chautauqua Park in Beloit starting at 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This inspiring event unites the entire community in celebrating those who have had cancer, remembering loved ones lost, and providing an opportunity to fight back against the disease. Relay For Life supports the Society’s mission to save lives by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and by fighting back. To register for this FREE, family friendly event, or for more information, visit RelayForLife.org, or www.facebook.com/RFLMitchellOsborneJewellKS, or call 1-800-227-2345, or e-mail email@example.com
Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline Workshop
Mitchell County Clean-Up
Beloit Area Prayer Breakfast
BELOIT AREA PRAYER BREAKFAST
THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
6:30 to 7:45 AM
First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
801 N. Bell St., Beloit, KS 67420
Speaker: Robert Davis
Local Businessman, Husband, Father and Dedicated Follower of Jesus
Who will share about his prayer journey.
The breakfast is free. Donations are welcomed to help with similar future events.
Co-sponsored by the Beloit Ministerial Association and a group of local volunteers.
2017 National Day of Prayer Theme:
For Your Great Name’s Sake
Hear Us…Forgive Us…Heal Us!
Based on Daniel 9:9
Leadership Mitchell County
We are now accepting applications for the next Leadership Mitchell County Class 18! Please help us by nominating a friend, co-worker or family member who is from Osborne County, Jewell County or Mitchell County. Applications are due by June 1, 2017!
Visit our website and download the application here:
Thank You for renewing your Membership
The following businesses have reinvested in the community through the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce.
¨ Crop Production Services
Have Any Exciting News to Share?
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Calendar of Events
Tuesday, April 25th – 11am – Arbor Day Celebration – Chautauqua Park
Tuesday, April 25th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, April 26th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Friday, April 28th – Beloit Relays – Trojan Stadium
Saturday, April 29th – City Wide Garage Sale
Saturday, April 29th – 9am-4pm – Conscious Discipline Workshop – Guaranty State Bank
Monday, May 1st– Saturday, May 6th – 8am-4pm – Mitchell County Clean-up
Monday, May 1st – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank
Tuesday, May 2nd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, May 3rd – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, May 4th – 6:30am-7:45am – Beloit Area Prayer Breakfast – United Methodist Church
Thursday, May 4th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse
Monday, May 8th – 5:30pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Museum
Tuesday, May 9th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room
Tuesday, May 9th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, May 10th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, May 11th – Noon – Chamber Board
Friday, May 12th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – NCK Tech Student Union
Tuesday, May 16th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room
Wednesday, May 17th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association
Wednesday, May 17th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, May 18th – 12:30pm – SVED Board
Saturday, May 20th – Glen Elder City Wide Garage Sale
Tuesday, May 23rd – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room
Wednesday, May 24th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Saturday, May 26th – Monday, May 29th – Memorial Day Activities
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