Making Kearney A Better Place To Work & Live
Chamber Chatter
The latest news and updates from your Kearney Chamber -- June 21, 2019
Member Announcements & Events
The Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting Waterfest, the biggest and best festival in Excelsior Springs! There's something for everyone at this family-friendly, two-day event starting June 21 . Read More .

First Pentecostal Church of Kearney is hosting a block party Saturday, June 22 , from 11AM to 3PM. Open to the community, festivities include a bounce house, pony rides, snow cones, hot dogs and other games.

Midwest Corvettes and Classics will host a cruise night on the third Saturday of each month. Dates are July 20 , 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. Read More.

The 2019 KSD Back to School Resource Fair is planned for Thursday, August 8 , from 4:00 to 7:00 and Friday, August 9 from 9:00 to 1:00. There are several ways for Kearney Chamber members to get involved. Read More .

Kearney High School is looking for a company that would like to furnish lunch for our coaches this year. The lunch will be on August 12 at 11:30 am at the High School Commons. All levels of coaches are in attendance at this meeting. We have roughly 70 coaches that work for the district. If a business is interested in sponsoring this luncheon please contact Shelia Drescher, Kearney High School Activities Department, 816-628-3647.
Movies in the Park Presents: Wonder, June 29

An evening of free summertime fun at Lions Park in Downtown Kearney.

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The Kearney Food Pantry is in need of some food items for the pantry: Needs List . Please remember for your convenience they have a donation barrel at Price Chopper or drop items off at the pantry and say hi.

Stella Spiking – State Farm would like to donate $1050 to the Kearney Enrichment Council by Sept 1! This money will be used to help build the Splash Pad at Lion’s Park. We need your help. Here’s how it works…From June 1 – August 31, we will donate $10 to the Kearney Enrichment Council for every household who allows us to give them a quote! That means we need 35 people each month (who are not currently State Farm customers) to let us take a look at your insurance! So, who do you know? Send them our way and let’s help the Kearney Enrichment Council bring this awesome recreation area to Kearney! We will be at all Amphitheater events and Movies in the Park this Summer, so stop by our table! Or, as always, drop by the office or call us at 816-628-6001.

Farmers Lechner Agency takes in gently used bicycles, refurbishes them and gives them back to kiddos in need in our Northland area. Want to help? Bring donations of bicycles, cash and/or gift cards for parts, to 404 S Jefferson Street, Kearney, MO. The bicycle program is also in need of names of people that may be in need, call 816-479-4644 with your suggestions.

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 www.1027fm.rocks 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 brian.watts@1027fm.rocks .
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 .
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Member Benefits
Amphitheater Tickets

Be one of the first five Chamber members to e-mail "BeKearney" to Stacie to win two tickets to see Strictly Bluegrass at Kearney Amphitheater June 22.

Winners must pick-up tickets at the Chamber Office by 4:30pm Friday.
Special Event Sponsorships

The Kearney Chamber offers a one of a kind opportunity for your company or organization to showcase your unique brand of products or services to thousands of potential customers through special community events.
Please take a moment to consider the sponsorship opportunities below. Sponsoring has proven to be a more effective tool of brand building for a business than advertising. There is now a growing trend moving away from traditional advertising to sponsoring community events as a smart business decision with a healthy ROI.
Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • $500 Arena Sponsor
  • $800 Chute Sponsor
  • $1,200 Cowboy Sponsor
  • $1,500 Champion Sponsor
  • $1,750 Host Hotel Sponsor

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities:
  • $300 Gate Sponsor
  • $200 Friends of the FFA
  • $100 Event Sponsor
  • $100 Port-A-Potty Sponsor

Click Here for more information, or contact Stacie at the Chamber office
(816) 628-4229 Stacie@kearneychamber.org .
Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • $150 Lawn Chair Sponsor
  • $300 Sound Check Sponsor
  • $500 Band Sponsor

For more information contact
Debbie Holt at (816) 903-1505, or email dholt@remax.net .
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Meetings & Events
June 24-28 - Chamber Office Closed
June 25 - Board of Directors Meeting
June 26 - Quarterly Breakfast
June 28 - Ribbon Cutting: Adjusted for Life Family Chiropractic
June 28 - 4th Friday's Music In The Park
Quarterly Chamber Breakfast
Join us for a FREE networking event designed for members to meet and build relationships over coffee and a continental breakfast.

Wednesday, June 26 
7:30 AM (1 hour)
Hidden Valley Funeral Homes
925 E State Route 92

Enjoy a presentation by guest speaker
Gary E. Zaborac, Director of Public Health at the Clay County Public Health Center.

Thank you to our host and sponsor Hidden Valley Funeral Homes.
4th Friday's Music In The Park

Music event by Kearney Chamber of Commerce and the Julie Major Trio on Friday, June 28 2019

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July 2 - Bull Ride Committee Meeting
July 3 - No Membership Luncheon
July 3 - Fireworks and music celebration at Kearney Amphitheater
July 4 - Chamber Office Closed
July 10 - Outlaw Up & Give Local at Stables
July 17 - Marketing Committee Meeting
July 18 - After Hours at Stables
July 23 - Board of Directors Meeting
July 26 & 27 - Pro Bull Ride | Amped Up Pro Bull Tour
July 26 - 4th Friday's Music In The Park
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