Chamber Chat June 23, 2017

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209 E Main #104, Beloit, KS 67420 ¨ 785-738-2717 ¨ beloitchamber@nckcn.com

Chamber Chat

New Chamber Member

The Chamber would like to welcome Beloit Arts Center as the newest member of the Chamber.  Dr David Neubert, President/Music Director stated, “The Beloit Arts Center was a dream by my wife, Terri Neubert, a violinist and mother who grew up in Beloit.  After she passed away in April of 2016 we continued to build that dream.  Terri wanted to grow the arts community in Beloit by focusing on teaching children, particularly those that do not have access to such instruction.

Thank you to the community of Beloit for your support in making this all possible.”

The mission of the Beloit Arts Center is focused on Music Education, Youth Arts, Local Artists and Community Engagement.  Catrina Wilson is the Programs Director/Studio Manager/Instructor for the facility.

The Beloit Arts Center has so many different things to offer.  Go to www.beloitartscenter.org, check out their facebook page under Beloit Arts Center or call Catrina at 785-505-1634 to enroll in classes or tour the facility at 200 South Mill St.

The Chamber and the community are grateful to have an organization like this to help increase the quality of life for Beloit and the surrounding areas.

 

Bud & Burgers @ Kettle

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ReNew Massage Therapy & Day Spa

ReNew Massage Therapy & Day Spa is pleased to welcome back Erica Bletscher! Erica is a licensed esthetician with over 6 years of experience in esthetics and massage. She will be offering relaxation, hot stone, prenatal, and geriatric massage. Her hours will be Monday and Thursday after 6:00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday all day, and Friday and Saturday until 1:00pm. Please call or text her at (785) 236-9348 to schedule an appointment. We are excited to have her back!

 

Amateur Radio Relay League Field Day

On June 24th, the Kansas-Nebraska Radio Club will be participating in the 2017 Amateur Radio Relay League Field Day.  The KNRC will be set up at the Mitchell County Fairground in Beloit near the intersection of Walnut St and 15th St.  We will have our Communication Trailer set up and it will be open to the public to see and ask questions.  We will be setting up around 10am on the 24th.

Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation.  It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach and technical skills all in a single event.  Field day has been an annual event since 1933 and remains the most popular event in ham radio.

As part of this event, the KNRC will be running on a generator and using temporary antennas.  This is designed to simulate operation in an emergency situation.  We will be making contacts with other Ham Radio Operators across the nation using different modes of making contact.

On Monday, June 5th, the Mitchell County Commissioners signed a Proclamation declaring June 18th-June 24th as Amateur Radio Week in Mitchell County.

For more information you can visit knrc.ks0lnk.net or http://www.arrl.org/field-day

 

Hilltop Lodge

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One Apartment with a garage and three apartments without a garage are available.

 

Becker Autos & Trailers Donates $1,875 to Relay for Life and Breast Friends Foundation

Throughout May, Becker Autos & Trailers in Beloit pledged to donate a portion of all sales profits to the local Relay for Life and Breast Friends Foundation. For every vehicle, trailer or camper purchased from Becker Autos & Trailers in Beloit from May 1st-31st a donation was earned for the local organizations.

“We are happy to announce, with the help from our customers to make May such a  busy month, we earned $1,875 to be split in half between the local Mitchell and Osborne County Relay for Life and Breast Friends Foundation.  We’re glad to help play a part in easing the burdens that cancer brings to our local families” said Lydia Housh, manager of Becker Autos & Trailers.

Becker Autos & Trailers would like to thank all their customers who help make the yearly fundraiser and donation possible. 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 beckerautos.com.

 

 

Kettle Weekly Specials

Grilled Cheese: Cajun turkey with Swiss cheese and bacon sauce

Drink: Apothic Crush red blend, $5/$18

 

Leadership Mitchell County Announces Mitchell County Community Service Award Recipient Banquet

The Leadership Mitchell County Board cordially invites you to the 2017 Mitchell County Community Service Award banquet in honor of Vickie Mears. In 2015 LMC launched the community service award to recognize individuals that are consistent in their stewardship and commitment to service of Mitchell County.

“Vickie has given endlessly of her time and talents to make Beloit and the surrounding communities a better place,” said Curt Frasier LMC Alumni and Board member. “She has been instrumental in connecting our community and our healthcare system to resources and support for years.”

An awards banquet to honor Vickie Mears will be held on Saturday, July 15th at the North Central Kansas Technical College conference room.  A meet and greet will begin at 5:30 with a dinner at 6:00 and program at 6:45. Reservations can be made at Frasier, Johnson & Martin LLC.  Reservations are $20 per person and the deadline is July 10th.

An honorarium will be awarded to Mrs. Mears which she has elected for the Mitchell County Historical Society. Individuals and businesses can donate to the honorarium. Please contact Curt Frasier for donation details at 785-738-5723.

 

Prayer & Action

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Kettle Events

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Waconda Lake Fireworks

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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 beloitchamber@nckcn.com by Thursday at noon and I will include it in Chamber Chat!

 

Calendar of Events

Friday, June 23rd – 6pm-9pm – Bud & Burgers – Kettle

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

Wednesday, June 28th – Noon – Lions Club – Location TBD

Wednesday, June 28th – 4pm-6pm – Farmer’s Market – Roadside Park

Saturday, July 1st – Dusk – Waconda Lake Fireworks – Waconda Lake

Monday, July 3rd – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank

Thursday, July 6th – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Monday, July 10th – 5:30pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Museum

Tuesday, July 11th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Tuesday, July 11th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, July 12th – Noon – Lions Club – Location TBD

Thursday, July 13th – Noon – Chamber Board

Tuesday, July 18th – Heather’s Birthday!

Tuesday, July 18th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Wednesday, July 19th – 9:30am – Ministerial Association

Wednesday, July 19th – Noon – Lions Club – Location TBD

Thursday, July 20th – 12:30pm – SVED

Saturday, July 22nd – Glen Elder Lions Club Fun Run/Motorcycle & Car Rally

Tuesday, July 25th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room

Wednesday, July 26th – Noon – Lions Club – Location TBD

Thursday, July 27th – Saturday, July 29th – Mitchell County Fair

 

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