Chamber Chat May 12, 2017

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209 E Main #104., Beloit, KS 67420 ¨ 785-738-2717 ¨

Chamber Chat

Chamber Coffee Today! 

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee” TODAY, 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!


New Events for Memorial Weekend!

The Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to host a day of FUN in downtown Beloit on Saturday, May 27th!  From 8am-1pm will be side walk sales throughout downtown and a Street Market on Main Street.  Then after the parade, from 11am-1pm, will be a Kid Zone with kids games, bounce house and more! The Dance Company will be performing at 11:30am on the street.  The detailed schedule will be released closer to Memorial Weekend. We would love for you and your family to be a part of it this year!!

For more information, contact the Chamber Office at 738-2717.


H & R Block Presents Welcome Home Parade/Memorial Weekend

Would you like to participate in the H & R Block presents Welcome Home Memorial Day parade?  Contact the Chamber office for your pre registration form and one will be sent to you.  The parade will take place on Saturday, May 27th at 10am.  Lineup will begin at 9am at the corner of South & Mill and the staging area will be at the Down Under parking lot.  The Parade will proceed north on Mill Street and disband at Mill & 4th


KVSV Broadcast Schedule

Hear Kansas City Royals Baseball on AM1190 KVSV The Mix

Friday May 12…………BALTIMORE……….6:30pm

Saturday May 13………BALTIMORE………..5:30pm

Sunday May 14…………BALTIMORE……….12:30pm

Here exciting Regional Baseball action on KVSV AM1190 The Mix and KVSV FM 105.5

Monday May 15th……..Minneapolis at Beloit 4:40pm

John Swanson & Dallas Cox have the call.

Hear the game at and on TV Cable Channel 12 in Beloit and on Synergy Channels 995 and 997 on Cunningham Cable.


8 Man Pep Rally  

The 32nd Annual Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Games are scheduled for Saturday, June 10th at Trojan Field in Beloit beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Pep Rally & Ice Cream Social for the players, coaches and fans on Friday, June 9th, starting at 2pm., in downtown Beloit. 

Over 90 players and coaches will be introduced, signing autographs, playing games and treated to free ice cream.  There will be kid’s games, giveaways, and much much more.  This is a great way to come and help celebrate the best of the best in 8-Man football.

We would like ALL businesses to decorate with the 8-man team colors, which are GREEN, GOLD, RED, AND BLUE. Feel free to be creative J  Let’s show everyone how proud we are to be hosting the 8-Man games in Beloit!

If you would like to help sponsor the 8 man pep rally, contact the Chamber office for more information at 785-738-2717 or by email at


Solomon Valley Transportation

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Kettle Specials

Kettle’s specials next week are:

Grilled Cheese: “Fat Boy Slim” Spicy marinara, Italian sausage with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses

Drink: Columbia Crest H3 Sauvignon Blanc


Mitchell County Clean-Up EXTENDED!

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S & S Drug Color Out Cancer Run

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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:


Solomon Valley Raceway (Memorial Weekend)

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Kettle Events

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Zachary’s Ace Hardware


Zachary’s Ace Hardware is holding a Fundraiser for the Family of Nolan Lewis.

Little Nolan was 6 years old when he recently lost his life due to a tragic accident.

Zachary’s Ace Hardware is donating a GRILL or YETI COOLER and the WINNER will have their choice between our top-selling grill, a combination grill or a YETI cooler.

100% of ALL funds collected will go directly to the family of Nolan Lewis

The “RAFFLE” will take place after Ace Hardware closes on May 28th at 4pm.

(do not need to be present to win)

To enter your name in the raffle and to check out the items, stop by Zachary’s Ace Hardware.

1 Ticket – $5.00

3 Tickets – $10.00

7 Tickets – $20.00

*Please address all check to: The Family of Nolan Lewis


Heart Choices

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Becker Autos & Trailers

Becker Autos & Trailers to Donate a Portion of All Sales to Relay for Life and Breast Friends Foundation

Throughout the remainder of May, Becker Autos & Trailers in Beloit will donate a portion of all sales profits to the local Relay for Life and Breast Friends Foundation.

“For the last few years, we have been able to put together a fundraiser from our business sales to help raise money for these organizations.  Thru these sales events we have been fortunate to be able to donate thousands of dollars between these organizations and hope to increase our donation amount this year!” said Lydia Housh, manager of Becker Autos & Trailers. “Cancer hits so close to home for everyone.  We hope our donation can help to lighten the burden for some of our local area friends and families.”

For every vehicle, trailer or camper purchased from Becker Autos & Trailers in Beloit from May 6th-31st a donation will be made to the local organizations.  To encourage higher sales volumes for this period Becker Autos & Trailers has added several new sales incentives and discounts thru the remainder of the month. For questions or more information please contact Lydia Housh at 785-534-1227 or stop by the Beloit Becker Autos & Trailers location.  Find out more about Becker Autos & Trailers and look at their inventory online at

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BHS Booster Club Golf Tournament



Kettle 2nd Anniversary Street Dance

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Thank You for renewing your Membership

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

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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!


Calendar of Events

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

Tuesday, May 30th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Wednesday, May 31st – Noon – Lions Club – location TBD

Thursday, June 1st – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Saturday, June 3rd – 4:30pm – Relay for Life – Chautauqua Park

Monday, June 5th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, June 6th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Wednesday, June 7th – Noon – Lions Club – location TBD

Thursday, June 8th – Noon – Chamber Board

Friday, June 9th – 2pm – 8-Man All Star Pep Rally – Downtown Beloit

Saturday, June 10th – 10am & 1:30pm – 8-Man All Star Football Games – Trojan Stadium


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