Nominations Sought for Chamber Annual Awards

The Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for it’s annual awards to be presented at the Chamber Annual Celebration on January 24, 2015 at the Columbian Theatre. Annual Awards consist of: Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, and multiple impact awards. We seek nominations for individuals, businesses and organizations that have made a positive impact on the community over the past year. For more criteria information, please see our 1-page award nomination forms linked below. The deadline to nominate for the annual awards is December 31, 2014 at Noon.

Business of the Year Nomination Form 2014

Citizen of the Year Nomination Form 2014

IMPACT AWARD Nomination Form 2014

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Wamego’s Season of Lights Returns December 7

Wamego’s Annual Season of Lights returns on Sunday, December 7, with a variety of events for the community to enjoy throughout the next few weeks. Download your official event poster that details all the events to take place this holiday season. We look forward to seeing you, your family and friends in Wamego during this magical time of year!

2014 Season of Lights Event Poster

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Registration Open for 2015 Regional Leaders’ Retreat

The Annual Leaders’ Retreat consisting of members from the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Junction City Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation and Flint Hills Regional Council, welcome new and returning participants to engage in collaborative discussion regarding regional economic development topics. Once again, Courtney Dunbar with Olssen Associates will facilitate this 1.5 day retreat at the Overland Park Convention Center.

Please download the registration form and draft agenda below for additional information about this year’s retreat.

2015 Registration Form

Draft Retreat Agenda

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Don’t Forget to Renew Your Membership for 2015!

The Chamber officially kicked-off it’s first Total Resource Campaign on November 1, 2014. This campaign includes the membership drive for 2015 investments and gives the members an opportunity to pledge their resources for sponsorship of annual 2015 events.   Through one-on-one meetings with every Chamber member this November and December, our Executive Director, Megan Umscheid, will bring the Total Resource Campaign to you personally as we gear up for another fantastic year! Meeting with members one-on-one will enable the Chamber to communicate new benefits and additions to the Membership Investment levels and will allow businesses to share their own 2015 goals and needs from the Chamber. We look forward to conversations with the members and appreciate your partnership!

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