Peer Chamber

PC logoThe Peer Chamber’s Scope of Work:

  • To provide youth an opportunity to give back to the community through volunteer and leadership opportunities
  • To grow partnerships among the business community and USD 320
  • To provide an understanding of a Chamber’s Scope of Work and impact on any given community
  • To encourage youth to engage in their communities, give back and volunteer over the span of a lifetime

Learn more at – https://www.facebook.com/WHSPeerChamber

WHO & WHEN:

Peer Chamber Advisors:

  • Mary Lonker, WHS Language Arts, 2013-2014 Kansas Regional Teacher of the Year, National Board Certified
  • Jana Lindley, Director of Wamego Technology Center, Board Member of the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce

STUDENTS:   Juniors & Seniors

MEETING SPACE:  Iron Clad Wamego

MEETING TIMES:  Once monthly, Approx. 40 minutes, Also during volunteering hours

HOW:

  • Peer Chamber Student Expectations
  • Monthly Meetings at Iron Clad featuring Guest Speakers/Leadership Activities
  • Volunteer Opportunities including Tulip Festival, OZToberFest, Season of Lights, and 4th of July
  • Community Projects like Pennyland Park and the City Park ballfields
  • Attending Monthly Membership Lunches, Young Professional Lunch & Learns, and Wake Up Wamego as a “Sponsored Student”
  • Work collaboratively with Youth Entrepreneurs, FBLA and other Student Groups

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