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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: 19
    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, May 08, 2017
    I’m back to work after a three-week break that allowed me to take the pulse of the district, and needless to say, voters are unhappy with our performance in Topeka so far this term. We face the reality of having to pick up our pace and promise more intense efforts to establish solutions to the budget, the tax bill, school finance, guns in unnecessary places, and horse and dog racing. This ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, 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. ...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 ...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. ...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 ...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 ...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 other ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Political
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    This week in the state legislature we participated in the 56 th Annual Prayer Breakfast, where government, education, business, and industry leaders in Kansas come together to pray and enjoy fellowship with one another. The House of Representatives adopted HR 6022 and the Senate SR 1725 in honor of pastors, priests, ministers and rabbis in Kansas. We are reminded by this group to remember the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Political, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    General Orders is a time when the entire House forms into a single committee called the Committee of the Whole. We discuss and vote on moving bills to Final Action. That committee can amend bills; send them back to the original committee or vote on them. Legislators can offer amendments, become opponents or proponents, and voice their support or opposition at “the well”, which is the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Ben Kitchens Painting Co., Inc . , has earned the home serv ice industry ' s coveted Angi e ' s List Supe r Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer se rvice to members of the l oca l serv ic es marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Ang i e ' s Li st experienced unprecedented member growth in 2016. More ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    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 Brighter With Dave 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
    Friday, January 06, 2017
    NEW EDC DIRECTOR OFFICIALLY ARRIVES IN JUNCTION CITY JAN. 06, 2017 New EDC Director officially arrives in Junction City Derek Smith, 1/5/2017 The Daily Union, Vol 156, No. 87, Page 1 New Economic Development Commission Director Mickey Fornaro-Dean has officially arrived in Junction City. Dean arrived earlier this week, and has been impressed so far with everything she has seen. “I was ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, December 15, 2016
    The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisor’s Executive Director, Stan Ahlerich will take a new role as Executive Director of Workforce and Innovation at the Kansas Department of Commerce. “We at Commerce are very happy that we will continue to reap the benefits of having someone with as much experience and knowledge as Stan Ahlerich,” said Kansas Commerce Secretary ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Political
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    Chamber of Commerce CEO Talks Growth and Partnerships AUGUST 31, 2016 BY DEANGELA MCDOUGALD 0 COMMENTS The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce has a new logo (pictured to the right) and a slew of new members to celebrate it with. Dennis Beson, Chamber of Commerce CEO says that Chamber of Commerce membership totals have steadily increased since last August. “When I got here there was 298 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    Alix Kunkle m.editor@thedailyunion.net As a result of its branding campaign, the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce has introduced a new, consolidated logo that hopes to emphasize unity and growth. The new logo is red, white and blue, in the shape of the United States, with an image of a crossroads with the sun rising in the center. It’s already being used on the EDC website. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release