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Chamber Chatter
The latest news and updates from your Kearney Chamber -- Aug. 9, 2019
Member Announcements & Events
William Jewell Partners with Liberty Hospital to Provide Elevated Sports Medicine Care

William Jewell College announces a new partnership with Liberty Hospital Sports Medicine that will provide ­student-athletes an enhanced level of healthcare, effective for the 2019-2020 academic year.

“William Jewell is delighted to be partnering with Liberty Hospital to offer high-quality sports medicine to all of our 400 student-athletes,” said William Jewell President Dr. Elizabeth MacLeod Walls. “The partnership builds upon strengths of two Liberty institutions, allowing each to focus on its core expertise while ensuring the health and vitality of the students we serve.”

Through this partnership, Liberty Hospital becomes the exclusive provider for Jewell student-athletes. All sports medicine staff members, including athletic trainers and strength and conditioning assistants, will become Liberty Hospital employees reporting to medical professionals.  Read More.
The Kearney Food Pantry had a big rush at the pantry seeing 68 families, 9 of which were new families to our area. Please take a moment to review our needs list . If you are able to help we would greatly appreciate it. Please remember the barrel at Price Chopper .
Northland Therapeutic Riding Center in Kearney Mo will be holding their 1st Annual tack sale on September 21st , 2019 and we would love for you to join us!

This event will be held during our annual horse show that allows our riders to show off their skills to their family and friends and the general public.

All booths will be located in our covered arena and, weather allowing, there will be space outside as well. Price is $20 for a 10x10 booth and you provide your own table and chairs. All proceeds collected for booth fees and food sold will benefit Northland Therapeutic Riding Center.

For more information contact Shaney Othic by email or call 816-876-6221.
Back to school means back to routines!

Needing a fitness routine? Ready to live a healthier lifestyle? Want a Free Week Pass to try us out?

9Round has 10 Free One Week Passes we're giving out. Call 816.635.9800 to claim one of the 10 passes. 9Round is for all fitness levels, 11 and older.

Join us at Stables for Outlaw Up & Give Local: Proceeds to Benefit Kearney Family Foundation & Kearney Food Pantry Wednesday, August 14 , 6pm.
• Live Music w/ Outlaw Jim & the Whiskey Benders 7pm
• Dine 2 Donate (6pm-10pm)
• 50/50 Drawing
• Raffle
• Beer & Drink specials from 360 Vodka & KC Bier Company

All proceeds are split between both local organizations.
Midwest Corvettes and Classics will host a cruise night on the third Saturday of each month. Dates are August 17 , September 21, and October 19 (weather permitting) from 5-8pm at the Orscheln parking lot. Bring your car and enjoy an evening of car talk and good times.
Precision Chiropractic is turning 2! Help us celebrate at our yearly Happy Birthday Hour event on August 23 from 6-9pm. We're calling it a “2uau” so think Hawaiian theme! Food-Cocktails-SnoCones-Shopping-Games-Music. Mark your calendar to join us!
AUGUST 24 MOVIES IN THE PARK presents How to Train Your Dragon:
The Hidden World .
Enjoy FREE food & family fun before the movie. Brought to you by some pretty AWESOME community partners! (shaved ice, cupcakes, t-shirts, prizes, dunk tank, obstacle course, face painting, photo booth, and so much more!)
Another FREE Ladies Self Defense Class is scheduled to be held at 9 round in Old Church Plaza on Augusts 24th from 12-3 pm. Call Farmers Lechner Agency NOW at 816-479-4644 to reserve your spot.
Ages 14 and up are requested.
Stella Spiking – State Farm set a goal to donate $1050 by Sept. 1 to the Kearney Enrichment Council to help build the Splash Pad at Lion’s Park. To meet this goal, they will donate $10 for every household quote thru August 31! They need 35 people each month (who are not currently State Farm customers). So, who do you know? Send them over and let’s help the Kearney Enrichment Council bring this awesome recreation area to Kearney! Stella will be at all Amphitheater events and Movies in the Park this Summer, so stop by their table! Or you can, drop by the office or call
102.7FM is inviting you to promote your business on the Kearney Business Spotlight show! The Kearney Business Spotlight is a 30 minute pre-recorded interview show sponsored by First Missouri Bank, and airs every Monday and Wednesday at noon on 102.7FM and You will have 30 minutes to promote all facets of your business to our listening audience in a relaxed, conversational interview. To schedule your interview, please call Brian at 816-826-1111 or email .
 Farmers Lechner Agency takes donations of bicycles, cash and/or gift cards for parts to refurbish gently used bicycles for Northland kiddos in need. Want to help? Bring donations to 404 S Jefferson Street, Kearney, MO. The bicycle program is also taking names of individuals who may be in need, call 816-479-4644 with your suggestions.
Members, share your events, happenings, offers, specials and sales in the Chamber Chatter Member Announcements by simply submitting your information by Thursday each week to Stacie .
Business of the Month
Liberty Hospital is the first in the Northland to be named Level II Center for trauma, stroke and heart attack by Missouri’s Time Critical Diagnosis System.

Member Benefits
Shop Local Committee

Your Chamber Board is looking for members to be part of a new Shop Local Committee to promote local retail sales thru various year-round events including the Window Decorating Contest. If you are interested in being a part of this dynamic crew and making a difference for Kearney business, please email Stacie .
Weekly Newsletter Promotion

Starting in August - Promote your business by underwriting this weekly electronic newsletter (distributed to 400+ emails). Available to members only. $25 each; 4 per week.
THANK YOU to the member businesses who donated to the New Teacher Luncheon Goodie Bags:
 KCB Bank, Platte-Clay Electric, Form-Tech,
RE/MAX Advantage-Debbie Holt, 9Round,
Consolidated Communications, Kelling Chiropractic, American Pride Car Wash, Liberty Hospital,
Farmers Insurance-Lechner Agency , The Good Lemonade Stand, Realty Executives of Kansas City-Marlo Howard,
State Farm Insurance-Stella Spiking, A Touch of Health Chiropractic & Acupuncture,
State Farm-Tracy Tucker, Crossroads Community Church, Interior Window Coverings,
and ReeceNichols Realtors-Darlene Bailey.
Meetings & Events
Aug. 9 – Chamber Office Closed for Leadership Summit
Aug. 14 – Outlaw Up & Give Local @ Stables
Aug. 20 – Marketing Committee
Aug. 23 – Music In The Park
Aug. 27 – Budget Committee Meeting
Aug. 27 – Board of Directors Meeting
Aug. 28 – Chamber Office Closed for MO Chamber Luncheon
Enjoy music by
at Lions Park, 7-9pm,
Friday, Aug. 23.

Thank you to our sponsors:
The City of Kearney
Clay County Savings Bank
American Pride Car Wash
Kearney Kwik Lube & Car Wash

Member Renewals
Above & Beyond Club
American Pride Car Wash
Kearney Kwik Lube & Car Wash
Chamber Partners
Please update your records to reflect the new mailing address for the Kearney Chamber of Commerce:
455 Sam Barr Drive, Suite 103, Kearney, MO 64060