May 15, 2020

Latest events, news and specials in North Central Kansas!

Join us on FB Live on the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce page for a FIRST look at the Student Designed Carpentry House being auctioned off SOON!! https://www.facebook.com/events/1449629155235258/
https://mccwebstores.com/2288/shop/home

This week, Governor Kelly announced $9 million in grants through CDBG Economic Development Funds.  CDBG funds must be applied through a government entity.  At this time, both Mitchell County and the City of Beloit will be applying for funds after the Public Hearings next week.  Funds will be awarded on a first-come basis.  I am also attaching a FAQ about the program. 

Economic development grants provide communities with funding to help local businesses retain jobs for low-to-moderate income people. Grant funds can be used for expenses such as working capital (e.g., wages, utilities, rent) or to purchase up to 60 days of inventory needed to reopen, once allowed to reopen. 

To be eligible to receive a CDBG-CV Economic Development grant, the recipient business must be a for-profit business and retaining jobs for low to moderate-income people.  51% or more of the full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs retained must be for persons from low to moderate-income households as defined by HUD.  Here is the table for Mitchell County:

 1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person6 Person7 Person8 Person
 FamilyFamilyFamilyFamilyFamilyFamilyFamilyFamily
80% of Median$37,450$42,800$48,150$53,450$57,750$62,050$66,300$70,600

The grant application includes a narrative that will describe our community and the setbacks caused by COVID 19.   We do not have to list specific businesses, but the following information will be helpful in the application.

Please let me know the following:

  • Do you believe your business would have 51% of the employees fall under the low-to-moderate income limits?
  • How many full-time employees do you have?
  • Explain your need for funds as they relate to COVID 19?
  • How would the funds help reduce the setback caused by COVID 19?

Contact Heather Hartman for more information. 785-738-7336.

Grilled Cheese of the Week:

Philly Cheesesteak w/ Provolone


Royals Playback Schedule
Hear Royals Playback on KVSV AM1190 …Stereo 102.9 the Mix….and  www.kvsvradio.com
Saturday May 9th…6pm..2014 AL Division Series Game ..2 vs Angels….Oct 3,2014
Sunday May 10th…12pm 2014 AL Division Series Game 3 vs Angels…Oct 5,2014
Tuesday May 12th…7pm…Final Home Game of 2013 Justin Maxwell Walkoff Grand Slam Sept 22.2013
Thursday May 14th..7pm..Yordano Venturas First Win…June 5,2014
Saturday May 16th…6pm..2014 ALCS Game 1 vs Orioles…..Oct 10,2014
Sunday May 17th…..12pm…2014 ALCS Game 2 vs Orioles…Oct 11,2014
Tuesday May 19th…..7pm..Game 9 of 10 Game Win Streak..Royals in 1st Place…June17,2014
Thursday May 21st….7pm..Pivot Game of 2014….June 22,2014
Saturday May 23rd….6pm..2014 ALCS Game 3 vs Orioles….Oct 14,2014
Sunday May 24th……12pm…2014 ALCS Game 4 vs Orioles….Oct 15,2014
Tuesday May 26th……7pm…Alex Gordon 100th hit…August 5,2014
Thursday May 28th.7pm.Royals Clinch Postseason for 1st time in 29 years…Sept 26.2014
Saturday May 30th..6pm.2014 World Series Game 2 vs Giants….Oct 22,2014
Sunday May 31,2020…12pm…2014 World series Game 6 vs Giants

COMEBACK/RALLY WEEK MAY 18TH-MAY 22ND

KD Country 94 High School Sports Replays

9:10-10:15 each morning during the Sports Ticket
on KD Country 94 &
www.kdcountry94.com

Monday, May 18th

Head Coach Darren Grauerholz will join us
2017 NPL Tourney Girls Championship Game
Thunder Ridge vs St. John’s/Tipton

Tuesday, May 19th
Head Coach Ryan Eilert will join us
2014 3A 1st Round Boys State Basketball
Beloit vs Wellsville

Wednesday, May 20th
Former Head Coach Doug Boucher will join us
2012 Regular Season Boys Basketball
Smith Center at Pike Valley

Thursday, May 21st
Head Coach Jamie Wolters will join us
2020 Regular Season Boys Basketball
Osborne at St.John’s/Tipton

Friday, May 22nd
Head Coach Ryan Eilert will join us
2019 3A Boys Basketball Sub-State Semifinal
Beloit vs St.Mary’s

If you need a new job or need someone to fill an important role in your business, KANSASWORKS.COM/CORONAVIRUS is for you. The site was built to keep employers and job seekers connected during this crisis. Visit the page to post a job or to find our who’s hiring! #KANSASWORKS

Another great resource https://covid.ks.gov/

https://www.beloitks.org/260/Covid-19-City-of-Beloit

We are excited to announce we are moving forward with plans to have the Annual Fireworks display at the Glen Elder State Park. Due to COVID-19 there will not be the LakeFest activities but we have been cleared by the health department to continue with the fireworks display at dusk.

We are raising support to make this show happen.
please consider being a sponsor:
https://members.beloitchamber.com/events/details/annual-fireworks-display-180

These events are postponed until May 2021. We do invite Reunions to come for Labor Day weekend, September 5-7 for Millapalooza weekend!

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