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    Junction City Chamber of Commerce

    222 W Sixth St., PO Box 26

    Junction City, KS 66441

    Phone: 785-762-2632


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    Results Found: 17
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    Imagine you have a great idea for a small business, or you already own a small business and are looking to expand, relocate or upgrade equipment. In any of these cases, the first thing you’ll probably need is money. But where do you find it? Access to Capital, a half-day event from the Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) has the answers for you. The event will be held Sept. 26 at ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    The annual Patriot Day Career Fair will be held Thursday, September 7 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Junction City Municipal Building.The noon until 12:30 p.m. time frame is reserved for active duty  military, reservists / national guard, veterans and spouses. Doors will open to the general public at 12:30.A total of 56 employers are on the list to be in attendance. They will range from Geary County ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    It was a very good year for the Geary County Free Fair held in July.This year, the fair had greater participation than last year.This year, there were 117 fair exhibits, entered by 4-H members — 13 more than there were last year. And the total number of exhibits was 1,174. All together, there were 213 more exhibits on display at the fair than there were in 2016.  Three judged contests were held ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    Ten years ago May 1, Shear Effect owner Lorna Carter had finished her Bachelor’s degree in management and ethics at Manhattan Christian College, but she couldn't find work.  Having cut hair for a living in the past and loved it, she decided to take that back up again. Carter was just looking for a booth at the salon she now owns, only to find the owner was trying to sell it. Carter bought ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    Burgers and pizza are always a stone’s throw away, but there’s one place in Junction City to find traditional Jamaican dishes such as curry goat, escovich fish, and ackee and saltfish. Negril Caribbean opened nine years ago, according to current owner Petrona Addison. It was opened by her son, Alan White, when he was stationed at Fort Riley. Addison moved from her home in New Jersey to take ...read more
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    With the addition of a new Economic Development Commission director has come new economic development opportunities. Mickey Fornaro-Dean has been hard at work trying to convince new businesses to set up shop in Geary County. She has a variety of prospects after about a month on the job.  She won’t refer to these companies by name — even to the EDC itself — but she has been willing to share ...read more
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    The Kansas Legislature is attempting to finish the 2017 session after more than 95 days. Several members of the Legislature will campaign to seek higher government offices, and others will return to their jobs in the private sector when this session finally winds down like a clock with a broken spring. Politicians don’t always say what they mean in public or on the House floor by omitting ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Monday, April 24, 2017
    TOPEKA, KS – Document Resources, a division of Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc. (UV&S), a privately-held records and information management company announces the opening of a NAID AAA Certified Transfer Processing Station in Topeka for both offsite and mobile destruction services.  Document Resources is the only NAID certified mobile destruction provider based in the city of Topeka.  UV&S has ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Hutchinson, KS – Document Resources, a division of Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc. (UV&S), a privately-held records and information management company, congratulates Brandon Weber for achieving the Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS) designation.  Brandon Weber is the General Manager of the Document Resources division and achieved the certification while attending the Annual NAID ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, April 17, 2017
    I took the first week of recess to meet with constituents, listening to concerns about events both local and national. My observation of news presented by network television leads me to believe they are more interested in ratings than reporting events and findings that shape our lives. Doom and gloom have been predicted for as long as I can remember and the world has not come to an end. We have ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    The Kansas Legislature finished the regular session on April 7 and told by leadership to be prepared to work nonstop when they return May 1. That was a very bold statement made by a group who so far has not backed up any of their pronouncements with any real action. We will be prepared to work both Saturdays and Sundays if necessary to accomplish the mountains of unfinished legislative business ...read more
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Junction City, KS – After a review of several candidates in a national search, a committee consisting of Convention and Visitors Bureau board members, Chamber Board of Directors members, and the Chamber CEO, the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce has named former CVB Marketing Manager, Michele Stimatze, as its new Convention & Visitors Bureau Director, effective immediately. "The Junction City ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2017  Junction City Area Chamber Partners with U.S. Chamber  JUNCTION CITY, KS – The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to provide its members with valuable new programs and services. Through the U.S. Chamber’s Federation Partnership program, small business members in good standing with the Junction City Area ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    The month of March ended with a thud in the Kansas Legislature. We still have not resolved   the BUDGET shortfall, which I continue to maintain is our highest priority. We also have issues like school financing that still isn’t finalized, Medicaid expansion has not been resolved, guns and where they will be allowed remains a major concern and a host of other issues that are yet to be addressed. ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Political
    Monday, March 27, 2017
                The Kansas Legislature is preparing to resolve several issues that are critical to the future of Kansas. The Kansas School Equity and Enhancement Act was presented this week and met with objection from many taxpayers. The proposal was compiled using enrollment figures for the previous four years and adding all-day kindergarten to the formula. I will be discussing the proposal with the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Political
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    This week is the week in the Kansas legislature bills were presented from different committees for approval or dismissal. The issues varied from restricting hunters to dealing with the budget. The emotions ran high when legislative groups within the Legislature who had previously enjoyed a majority voting bloc discovered they are now the minority.  The House demonstrated with passing the tax bill ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    The Light Is Getting BrighterWithDave Baker  The energy level in Topeka accelerated to new level this week. We accomplished several major goals and are researching several issues to make life better in Kansas. The governor has been leading a group down a path to zero income tax for five years and it appears to have reached the end. Kansans have through suffered the consequences of state ...read more
    Categories: Political