Chamber Chat May 26, 2017

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

Chamber Chat

Schedule of Events for Memorial Weekend

Friday, May 26, 2017

2:00 pm                             Placing of flags at gravesites (volunteers appreciated)

7:00 pm                             Midwest Championship Demolition Derby heats at SV Raceway

9:00 pm                             “the return of Billy Bob and the Belaires as Gamma Raze” at Down Under 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

7:00 am                             Registration for S & S Drug Color Run to Cure Cancer

8:00 am                             S & S Drug Color Run To Cure Cancer starts in front of S & S Drug

8:00 am to 1:00pm            Welcome Home Fun Days Street Fair

Introductions 9:30 am       Introduction of all 1967 graduates and veterans

Parade Starts10:00 am      “Welcome Home Parade”

Please contact the Chamber at 785-738-2717 for further information & parade entries.

11:00 am to 1:00 pm         Welcome Home Fun Days Kid Zone (Main St. between Mill & Bell St.)

11:00 am to 1:00 pm         Monster Trucks Chris Kyle American Sniper, Bounty Hunter, Scarlet Bandit, Barbarian, Nitro Menace, JailBird & Warrior (Ride Truck) on display and signing autographs at Mitchell County Fairgrounds.

11:30 am                           Dance Company performance at Welcome Home Fun Days Kid Zone

11:30 am                           “Picnic in the Park” at Chautauqua Park; food stands by local groups

2:00 pm                             “Talking Tombstones” program at Methodist Church

3:30 pm                             Midwest Championship Demolition Derby heats at SV Raceway 

St John’s Alumni activities 

4:30 pm                             STJ Alumni Memorial Mass at St. John’s the Baptist Catholic Church

5:30 pm                             STJ Alumni Social Hour and Dinner at St. John’s High School


8:00 pm to 10:00 pm         Cruz’n Mill Street Reunion – time to hop in the car and cruise Mill Street. 

Sunday, May 28, 2017

11:00 am                           Monster Trucks on display and signing autographs.  Warrior will be giving                                rides for $5 at Solomon Valley Raceway

11:00 am                           BHS Booster Club Golf Tournament at Beloit Country Club

1:30 pm                             Derby Mayhem, Demo Derby at Solomon Valley Raceway

Following the Derby         Monster Truck Show at Solomon Valley Raceway

2:00 pm                             “Talking Tombstones” program at Methodist Church

5:30 pm                             BHS Booster Club Benefit Dinner & Program at Beloit Country Club

Monday, May 29, 2017

VFW & American Legion Memorial Activities

9:00 am                             Wreath Ceremony at the Solomon River Bridge on Highway 14

9:30 am                             Veterans Ceremony at Elmwood Cemetery

10:00 am                           Veterans Ceremony at St. John’s Cemetery


Solomon Valley Raceway (Memorial Weekend)



Welcome Home Fun Days

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Kettle Homecoming Special

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BHS Booster Club Golf Tournament

17 golf tourney with speaker


KDNS Broadcast Schedule

State Track & Field Reports from Wichita

Friday May 26th & Saturday, May 27th

KD Country 94 &


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


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


Kettle 2nd Anniversary Street Dance

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KVSV Broadcast Schedule

KVSV Beloit…AM1190 The Mix is your radio home for the KC Royals in North central Kansas and South Central Nebraska

Friday May 26……….at Cleveland….5:30pm

Saturday May 27….at Cleveland…..2:30pm

Sunday May 28…….at Cleveland…..11:30am

Hear live reports from the State Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday May 26 and 27 on AM1190 KVSV The Mix

Jay Rowh has live reports both days from Cessna Stadium in Wichita.


Kettle Specials 

Kettle’s specials next week are:

Grilled Cheese: “The Jet Li” Ginger coconut braised pork belly, sautéed slaw, and Havarti cheese

Drink: Wichita Brewing Company, $3.50


Housing Rehabilitation Information Meeting

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Career Exploration & Leadership Week

Career Exploration Sign Up


Thank You for renewing your Membership

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

  • Prime Media


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

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

Thursday, June 1st – 7pm – Housing Rehab Informational Meeting – Muni

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

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

Wednesday, June 7th – Noon – Joint Rotary & Lions Club – NCK Tech

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

Monday, June 12th – 5:30pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Museum

Tuesday, June 13th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Tuesday, June 13th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, June 14th – Lions Club – Location TBD

Thursday, June 15th – 12:30am – SVED

Tuesday, June 20th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Wednesday, June 21st – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association

Wednesday, June 21st – Lions Club – Location TBD

Tuesday, June 27th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Wednesday, June 28th – Lions Club – Location TBD


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