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Registration Form- Click here to register today or by January 13th!
 Hotel Reservations - use group code MAN. Room Block Extended until January 6th!
The AGENDA is now available!
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2017 Annual Dinner

The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Dinner will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Geary County Convention Center. Please contact 785-762-2632 or for any inquiries you may have.
Thank you to our sponsors; Diamond Sponsors: Corvias Military Living, Central National Bank, Meritrust Credit Union, Bayer Construction Co., The Daily Union. Ruby Sponsors: Lathrop & Gage LLC, Millennium Bank, High Tech Interiors, Intrust Bank, Geary Community Hospital, Eagle Communications. Sapphire Sponsors: Handy's LLC, Mattress Clearance Center of Junction City, and Westar Energy.
Click HERE to register! Deadline is January 20th!

RSVP for MAC Breakfast
The Junction City Military Affairs Council will host the next monthly breakfast on Thursday, January 26 at 7:30 a.m., at the Riley's Conference Center, Fort Riley. This is a joint breakfast with the Manhattan Military Relations Committee.  For Information on Fort Riley access, please visit the website.
As always, reservations are important. The deadline to register for the breakfast will be Friday, January 20, at 5:00 p.m.
Cost of the breakfast is $12 per person. New this year: military service members rate of $10! Fee is payable by check or cash at the door, or  online here . You do not have to sign in to register, and the cost is $12.00 regardless if you are a chamber member or not. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.
To make a reservation, please contact the
JC Chamber,  or 785-762-2632. If you wish to be invoiced, please make sure we have your email. Thank You!
Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Orgnaization
The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization has posted Amendment #5 to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for public review and comment.

The TIP is a short-range document that identifies all regionally significant and/or federally funded projects to take place in the Flint Hills region over the next four years.
To review the list of projects, click here.There is a "Summary of Changes" in the appendix that identifies all changes made with this amendment.
All public comments are due to the MPO no later than December 31, 2016.

Please let Stephanie Watts know if you have any questions at 855-785-3472 or

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In This Issue
Quick Links
Economic Development Commission
Employment Opportunities
Chamber CLOSED for New Years
Monday, January 2

Live Well Geary County Coalition Meeting
Tuesday, January 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Junction City Municipal Building
700 N. Jefferson St.
EDC Advisory Meeting
Thursday, January 12
8:30 a.m.
Chamber Office
MAC Advisory Meeting
Thursday, January 12
4:00 p.m.
Chamber Office
Business After Hours
Thursday, January 12
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Cox Bros. BBQ
812 E. Chestnut

Chamber CLOSED for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 16

CVB Advisory Meeting
Tuesday, January 17
12:00 p.m.
Chamber Office
Ambassador Meeting
Wednesday, January 18
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Ike's Place JC Bar & Grill
416 Goldenbelt Blvd

Food Policy Council Meeting
Thursday, January 19
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Geary County Health Department
1212 W. Ash
2017 Regional Leaders Retreat
Friday, January 20
Saturday January 21
Embassy Suites Kansas City/Olathe Hotel and Conference Center
Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, January 25
9:00 a.m.
Chamber Office
MAC Breakfast
Thursday, January 26
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Fort Riley Convention Center
Annual Dinner
Thursday, January 26
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Geary County Convention Center
Small Business Consulting 
Available for Chamber Members
Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development helps support the SBDC in providing assistance free of charge to new and existing businesses. Services for those starting a business include business plan review, research and marketing assistance, licensing information, advice on preparing to meet with a loan officer and bookkeeping strategies. Existing businesses can receive help with finding new marketing opportunities including social media, growth/expansion, local, state and federal tax laws and regulations, trade opportunities, human resources and succession planning. Check out or contact Laurie Pieper our Washburn University representative at785-587-9917 to get started today! Laurie has office hours every other Tuesday in our office.


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Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce | |
222 W. 6th Street
PO Box 26
Junction City, KS 66441