Member Spotlight

Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

The Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce has the best members and we are excited for a chance to spotlight them! Every month we we will highlight two members and share what makes them so special. Our hope is that you will visit their businesses and find out in person why they are an invaluable part of our community. 

Ackerman Supply

(From left to right) Bennett Bell, HJ Ackerman, Steve Zachary, Jodi Lomax, Kristi Ackerman, Kassidy Corbtt, Cameron Gormly, Tristen Long, Troy Hawk

Not pictured: Ashton Cooper, Brook Sedlacek 

Ackerman Supply Inc.

https://www.ackermansupply.com/

3147 US Hwy 24

Beloit, KS 67420

How long have you been in business?

We opened in January 1962 so we will be celebrating 60 years next year!

Please describe your business.

Farm/Hardware/Feed/Garden Center Store

What will people get from your business that they won't get anywhere else?

Service/Selection/Savings
Most important to us is Service. We take care of our customers

What are your biggest challenges as a business owner?

With the changing times supplies are limited so keeping our store stocked.

What are the biggest rewards?

Making our customers happy, and working with great employees!

Why belong to the Chamber? In your opinion, why is the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce important to our community?

The Chamber lets people know about what is going on in our Community and brings events to keep people connected even through hard times. I think it is important to be a member of the Chamber because they are a good resource when we want to advertise events in our store.

Back row: B Fincham, Caty Saucer, Amanda Peterson, Adam Frohling

Front row: Alyssa Hougham, Mandy Fincham, Jackie Kuiack-Carter

Not Pictured: Rachelle Anderson, Cameron Sadler, Sasha Tyson

Kettle Coffee, LLC

http://www.kettlebeloit.com

204 S. Mill St. 

Beloit, KS 67420

How long have you been in business?

6 years

Please describe your business.

We’re a restaurant, coffee shop, wine bar that specializes in unique twists on favorite sandwiches and wraps. Our unique grilled cheese of the week is a speciality. We also offer events several times a month including live music, food and drink tastings, art nights and themed food nights or weeks.

What will people get from your business that they won't get anywhere else?

Delicious lattes and other speciality coffees, handmade and unique food, a chic and comfortable atmosphere, fun times!

What are your biggest challenges as a business owner?

Keeping and retaining good employees, focusing on what works and what is best for us and our business and knowing that won’t please everyone, finding time to be an employee and an owner

What are the biggest rewards?

The great compliments, having “regulars” and we know their order, having out of town people stop in and say how great we are, being an important part of why Beloit is so great

Why belong to the Chamber? In your opinion, why is the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce important to our community?

Being a part of the business community to share ups and downs and get support. The Chamber is always thinking and doing what is best for us as businesses. The events are great but just knowing there is support or someone to roll ideas off of.

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