Chamber Chat May 27, 2016

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123 N Mill St., Beloit, KS 67420 ¨ 785-738-2717 ¨ beloitchamber@nckcn.com

Chamber Chat

Memorial Weekend Schedule of Events 

Friday, May 27, 2016

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

Saturday, May 28, 2016

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

Introductions 9:30 am       Introduction of all 1966 graduates and veterans

Parade Starts10:00 am      North Central Kansas “Welcome Home Parade”

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

11:00am to 1:00pm           Monster Trucks Bounty Hunter, Iron Outlaw, Nitro Menace, JailBird &  Warrior (Ride Truck)  on display and signing autographs at Beloit Auto &                                            Truck Plaza

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

2:00 pm                             “Talking Tombstones” program at Beloit High School Commons Area

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 & Dinner at St. John’s High School 

Beloit Alumni activities 

6:30 pm                             BHS Class of 1976 Dinner at Porter House Apartments

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

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm         Listen to KD Country 94.1 FM or www.kdcountry94.com as you Cruz  Mill.  They will be taking song requests and will have trivia and prize giveaways.  

Sunday, May 29, 2016

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

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

1:30pm                              Monster Truck Show at Solomon Valley Raceway

2:00 pm                             “Talking Tombstones” program at Beloit High School Commons Area

2:00 pm                             Derby Mayhem, Demo Derby at Solomon Valley Raceway

Following the Derby         Monster Truck Show at Solomon Valley Raceway

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

Monday, May 30, 2016

VFW & American Legion Memorial Activities

9:30 am                           Veterans Ceremony at Elmwood Cemetery

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

 

KD Country 94 Cruzn Mill Radio Remote

Tune to “Oldies 94.1″ on Saturday, May 28th at 8:00 p.m. to hear the lost hits you remember from your youth.

Leave the windows open, or the top down, as you and your lady cruz up and down Mill Street. Want to put in a request, call KDNS at 545-3220 and they will try to play that Golden Oldie!

Stay listening to “Oldies 94.1” as we will be asking trivia questions throughout the evening for prizes.

CRUZ’N MILL ON KD COUNTRY 94 IS SPONSORED BY:

James Clothing in Beloit

Krier’s Auto Parts in Beloit

Sonic in Beloit
Meyer Chiropractic, TJ Owen, Chiropractor
The Eye Care Center of Beloit
Beloit Auto and Truck Plaza
Kettle in Beloit

 

2016 Business Appreciation Month Winners Announced

26 Regional Winners & 63 Merit Award Winners  

Solomon Valley Economic Development nominated two businesses from Mitchell County, the Port Library and Cunningham Telephone & Cable.  The Port Library was a Regional Business Excellence Award Winner and Cunningham Telephone & Cable is a finalist for the Governor’s Award of Excellence.  Congratulations to the Port Library and good luck to Cunningham Telephone & Cable for becoming a finalist.  Mitchell County is proud to have you here!

The Kansas Department of Commerce announces 26 Regional Business Excellence Award winners and 63 Merit Award winners as part of the 2016 Business Appreciation Month. The Commerce Department uses the month of June for its annual celebration of Kansas businesses and the contributions made to their communities and the state economy.

“Business Appreciation Month gives the Commerce Department the opportunity to show its support, recognition and gratitude for the businesses who work hard to excel in the state of Kansas,” said Kansas Commerce Secretary Antonio Soave. “The 89 businesses that have been selected as winners of the 2016 Business Appreciation Month represent the dedication of Kansas workers, the resounding infrastructure that these businesses are built on and the level of support created by the state of Kansas, for every type of business.”

The businesses were nominated in one of four categories:

  • Manufacturing/Distribution
  • Service
  • Retail
  • Hospital/Non-Profit

Five of the Regional Business Excellence Award winners have been named finalists for the Governor’s Award of Excellence, the top award given to a business by the state. The Governor’s Award of Excellence winner will be announced on June 22, 2016 at the Team Kansas Awards Banquet in Topeka.  The five finalists are:

  • CivicPlus
  • Cunningham Telephone & Cable
  • KanOkla Networks
  • RedGuard
  • Roto-Mix, LLC

The full list of the 89 winners is available on the Department of Commerce website at KansasCommerce.biz. 

 

BELOIT TO HOST “NEW TO MEDICARE WORKSHOP” JUNE 8TH

The Beloit Senior Center will be the site of a “New to Medicare” workshop on Wednesday, June 8th, beginning at 6:00 PM.  The event is sponsored by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging as well as the Mitchell County Council on Aging and the Beloit Senior Center.  The program will highlight the steps people recently (or soon to be) turning 65 will need to follow in signing up for Medicare, as well as for anyone else who has any questions concerning Medicare itself, Medicare Supplement programs, or the Medicare Part D Drug plans which will be available in the upcoming annual enrollment sign up period scheduled for October 15 through December 7.  The program is open to anyone regardless of age, but will especially be beneficial to those about to enter the Medicare program, Senior Citizens currently on Medicare, or any caregiver for an individual faced with Medicare issues.  There is no cost for the workshop, and advanced enrollment is not necessary.  The 6:00 PM starting time marks the first time this workshop has been offered in the evening, thus allowing working citizens of the area to participate.

The workshop will be conducted by staff members from NC-FHAAA who specialize in Medicare issues for the Manhattan based Area Agency on Aging. In addition to the presentation on Medicare by the FHAAA staff, there will be considerable time allotted for questions for any of the highly qualified personnel in attendance.  The Flint Hills staff members involved in Medicare issues undergo intense training for that position as they strive to help Kansas Seniors arrive at Medicare decisions that are best for that individual.  They work hard to help guide Kansas Seniors in their Medicare options, and are very thorough in presenting an appropriate explanation that is easily understood.

Participation is open to anyone in Mitchell County or any of the surrounding counties.  For further information, please call the Beloit Senior Center at 785-738-5802, Jay Rowh, Mitchell County Silver Haired Legislator, at 785-738-2310 or 785-738-0241, or NC-FHAAA at 800-432-2703.  You are all invited to take advantage of this excellent opportunity to increase your knowledge of the federal Medicare program, and make it work for YOU.

 

Kettle Specials for Week of May 30th   

Grilled Cheese: Garlic Chicken Parmesan

 

Kettle’s 1 Year Anniversary

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Chamber Coffee!

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, June 10th at Kettle, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. to help celebrate their 1 year Anniversary!  (come and go)

There will be refreshments and tons of networking!

 

8 Man Pep Rally 

The 31st Annual Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Games are scheduled for Saturday, June 11th 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 10th, 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 beloitchamber@nckcn.com.

 

Relay for Life

Relay for Life Event Poster

 

NCK Healthy Living Summit sponsored by AWARE NCK

nck healthy living

Kettle Coffee, Wine, Beer & Eats Events

new may-june

 

Rolling Hills

A “Meet & Greet” is scheduled for June 20th from 3:00-4:00 at the new location.  Rolling Hills Electric will host a Co-op Candidate Tour from 3-4 p.m. The Co-op Candidate Tour is

sponsored by Kansas Electric Cooperative, Inc.’s Legislative department as part of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Co-ops Vote initiative.

Co-ops Vote is a national nonpartisan campaign to encourage co-op members to register to vote, educate voters on key issues, and encourage members to vote for candidates that support electric co-ops.

 

Glen Elder Fun Day

2016 FUN DAY FLYER

 

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

Saturday, May 28th – Memorial Weekend Activities

Monday, May 30th – Chamber Office Closed

Tuesday, May 31st – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, June 1st – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, June 2nd – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Saturday, June 4th – 4pm-Midnight – Relay for Life – Chautauqua Park

Monday, June 6th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, June 7th – 9am-4pm – NCK Healthy Living Summit – Beloit High School Commons

Tuesday, June 7th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, June 8th – Noon – Lions Club

Wednesday, June 8th – 6pm – New to Medicare Workshop – Beloit Senior Center

Thursday, June 9th – Noon – Chamber Board

Friday, June 10th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Kettle

Friday, June 10th – 2pm – 8-Man Football Pep Rally – Downtown

Saturday, June 11th – 10am – Division II 8-Man All Star Football Game – Trojan Field

Saturday, June 11th – 1:30pm – Division I 8-Man All Star Football Game – Trojan Field

Monday, June 13th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex

Tuesday, June 14th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Tuesday, June 14th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, June 15th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association

Wednesday, June 15th – Noon – Lions Club

Thursday, June 16th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRPC

Monday, June 20th – 3pm-4pm – Meet & Greet Tours & Rolling Hills

 

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Chamber Chat May 20, 2016

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Memorial Day/Homecoming Weekend

Would you like to participate in the Homecoming Memorial Weekend 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 28th 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

 

Memorial Weekend Welcome Home Volunteers

Saturday, May 28, 2016

We are in need of volunteers to help us keep running the Memorial Weekend activities.  Below is times when we are needing help.  Please let me know if you are interested by calling 785-738-2717 or email beloitchamber@nckcn.com.

Saturday, May 28th

Parade                         Registration     9am-10am       Need 4 people

Lineup             9am-10am       Need 4 people

This is a great event for the community and any volunteers that can help will be appreciated.  Any high school students who are needing Service Learning Hours may contact the Chamber Office.   Thank you in advance for your help in giving back.

 

KD Country 94 Cruzn Mill Radio Remote

Tune to “Oldies 94.1″ on Saturday, May 28th at 8:00 p.m. to hear the lost hits you remember from your youth.

Leave the windows open, or the top down, as you and your lady cruz up and down Mill Street. Want to put in a request, call KDNS at 545-3220 and they will try to play that Golden Oldie!

Stay listening to “Oldies 94.1” as we will be asking trivia questions throughout the evening for prizes.

CRUZ’N MILL ON KD COUNTRY 94 IS SPONSORED BY:

James Clothing in Beloit

Krier’s Auto Parts in Beloit

Sonic in Beloit
Meyer Chiropractic, TJ Owen, Chiropractor
The Eye Care Center of Beloit
Beloit Auto and Truck Plaza
Kettle in Beloit

 

8 Man Pep Rally 

The 31st Annual Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Games are scheduled for Saturday, June 11th 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 10th, 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 beloitchamber@nckcn.com.

 

Kettle Specials for Week of May 23rd  

Grilled Cheese: Beef & Sausage Ragu Lasagne

Wine: Hogue Merlot, $5/$19

Wine Wednesday: Smoky Hill Winery Sweets, 2 glasses for $10

 

BHS Booster Club Golf Tournament & Benefit Dinner

16 golf tourney & dinner

 

Chamber Coffee!

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, June 10th at Kettle, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (come and go)

There will be refreshments and tons of networking!

 

Relay for Life

Relay for Life Event Poster

 

NCK Healthy Living Summit sponsored by AWARE NCK

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Kettle Coffee, Wine, Beer & Eats Events

new may-june

Glen Elder Fun Day

2016 FUN DAY FLYER.jpg

 

Thank You for renewing your Membership

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

  • Hansen Auction & Realty
  • Munsey Rentals, LLC

 

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, May 20th – 11am – Tombstone Dedication of Civil War Army Nurse Harriett Davidson      Tichenor – Elmwood Cemetery

Tuesday, May 24th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, May 25th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Saturday, May 28th – Memorial Weekend Activities

Monday, May 30th – Chamber Office Closed

Tuesday, May 31st – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, June 1st – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, June 2nd – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Saturday, June 4th – 4pm-Midnight – Relay for Life – Chautauqua Park

Monday, June 6th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fair Board – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, June 7th – 9am-4pm – NCK Healthy Living Summit – Beloit High School Commons

Tuesday, June 7th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, June 8th – Noon – Lions Club

Thursday, June 9th – Noon – Chamber Board

Friday, June 10th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Kettle

Friday, June 10th – 2pm – 8-Man Football Pep Rally – Downtown

Saturday, June 11th – 10am – Division II 8-Man All Star Football Game – Trojan Field

Saturday, June 11th – 1:30pm – Division I 8-Man All Star Football Game – Trojan Field

Monday, June 13th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex

Tuesday, June 14th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Tuesday, June 14th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, June 15th – 9:30am – Beloit Ministerial Association

Wednesday, June 15th – Noon – Lions Club

Thursday, June 16th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRPC

 

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Chamber Chat May 13, 2016

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Chamber Chat

Chamber Coffee!

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, May 13th NCK Tech Student Union Conference Room, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (come and go) There will be tours of the NCK Tech Carpentry House which will be in the final stages of completion!

There will be refreshments and tons of networking!

 

Changes Pending for Salaried Employees

Overtime Rule expected to be costly

News release by H & R Block

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is preparing to implement a regulation that will increase the threshold for an employee to be categorized as exempt from overtime.  Currently, certain employees are exempt from overtime.  The minimum salary threshold is $23,660.  The new regulations will raise the minimum salary threshold to $50,440.

According to Venette Davis at H&R Block, “The new ruling will require employers to either increase the salary level to $50,440 to still be exempt from overtime or reclassify employees as hourly and pay overtime.  We are trying to get the word out on this potential change so that employers have time to plan how they will deal with the new ruling.”

The DOL is still considering where to set the new salary threshold.  Some sources have reported they may drop the minimum salary to $47,000 because of complaints by business.  Employers are expected to have 60 days to implement the change after it is approved which means the ruling will likely be implemented in 2016.

The House of Representatives has a bill on the floor to block the implementation of the ruling.  The bill, H.R.4773 – Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act, is currently under discussion.  It is not too late to provide feedback on the House bill to try and stop the DOL regulation from being enacted.

The DOL is expected to change the definition of duties to be classified as an exempt employee. They have also have limited groups of employees which are excluded from the new salary threshold rules.  For more information or a review of the impact on your business or farm employees, contact H&R Block Beloit at 738-5801.

 

Beloit Track Association

BHS Track

 

Memorial Day/Homecoming Weekend

Would you like to participate in the Homecoming Memorial Weekend 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 28th 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

 

Memorial Weekend Welcome Home Volunteers

Saturday, May 28, 2016

We are in need of volunteers to help us keep running the Memorial Weekend activities.  Below is times when we are needing help.  Please let me know if you are interested by calling 785-738-2717 or email beloitchamber@nckcn.com.

Saturday, May 28th

Parade                         Registration     9am-10am       Need 4 people

Lineup             9am-10am       Need 4 people

This is a great event for the community and any volunteers that can help will be appreciated.  Any high school students who are needing Service Learning Hours may contact the Chamber Office.   Thank you in advance for your help in giving back.

 

8 Man Pep Rally

The 31st Annual Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Games are scheduled for Saturday, June 11th 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 10th, 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 beloitchamber@nckcn.com.

 

KVSV Broadcast Schedule

Hear Regional Tournament High School Baseball Action from Minneapolis on KVSV AM1190 The Mix and KVSV FM 105.5

Monday May 16th.…2:40pm Beloit v.s Marysville

Also hear the game at kvsvradio.com….on TV Cable Channel 12 in Beloit and on Synergy Channel 995 and 997 on Cunningham Cable

Hear Kansas City Royals Baseball on AM1190 KVSV The Mix

Friday May 13….6:30pm…..ATLANTA

Saturday May 14.5:30pm….ATLANTA

Sunday May 15…12:30pm…ATLANTA

Monday May 16…5:30pm….BOSTON

Tuesday May 17…6:30pm….BOSTON

FM AD

 

 

Kettle Specials for Week of May 16th 

Grilled Cheese: Beef Mac & Cheese

Beer Specials: Odell Beers, $3.50

Wednesday Wine Special: Apothic Crush and Apothic Black, $10

 

Kettle Coffee, Wine, Beer & Eats Events

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BHS Booster Club Golf Tournament & Benefit Dinner

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Relay for Life

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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. 

  • El Puerto’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Jewell Grocery
  • Law Office of Scott D Wright, LLC

 

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, May 13th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – NCK Tech

Saturday, May 14th – Beloit Track Association Track Meet – Trojan Stadium

Tuesday, May 17th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, May 18th – 9:30am – Ministerial Association

Wednesday, May 18th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, May 19th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRPC

Friday, May 20th – 11am – Tombstone Dedication of Civil War Army Nurse Harriett Davidson      Tichenor – Elmwood Cemetary

Tuesday, May 24th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, May 25th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Saturday, May 28th – Memorial Weekend Activities

Monday, May 30th – Chamber Office Closed

Tuesday, May 31st – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni

Wednesday, June 1st – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, June 2nd – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

 

Stay up to date! 

Like us on Facebook!  Search for Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce or copy and paste the link below.

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Follow us on Twitter:   @BeloitChamber

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