Friday, February 5th, 2021
Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce
Be sure to contact us with your news, specials and events!
Executive Director: Kari Bradley
509 5th Street, PO Box 63
Phone: (913) 755-4114 or E-Mail: chamber@osawatomiechamber.org
Think Local, Shop Local, Keep it Local
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS
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Let's CELEBRATE!
What do you have to celebrate?
A business anniversary? A milestone birthday? Tuesday? A new product or service? Let the Osawatomie Chamber celebrate with you! Let's recognize all of the positive things we have happening and make 2021 a year for the books. Give me a call or send me a message and let's get something scheduled!
February Business Spotlight
New Members

I would like to take an opportunity to welcome 3 of our newest Chamber Members: First Security Bank - Paola, McLeran's Sweet Treats, and Freedom's FrontTire Bike Repair.

First Security Bank is located at 29 West Wea in Paola. Visit their website at or give them a call at (913) 557-3200.

McLeran's Sweet Treats is a locally owned bakery-by-order that specializes in delivering the treats your sweet tooth dreams of. They have a wide variety of desserts and sweets that are made to order! Call or text (913) 755-8129 or message on Facebook to order. See here.

Freedom's FrontTire Bike Repair is hoping to open for your bike repair needs soon! Their phone number is (913) 731-2162. Be on the lookout for more information!
Rotary Gives Back

Osawatomie Rotary Club is facilitating a community project with the assistance of the Osawatomie State Hospital. They will be handing out backpacks with the supplies listed below. If you can help in anyway, please contact Marsha Adams at (913) 731-3370 or any member of Osawatomie Rotary Club!
Vaccination 101
Miami County Health Department has announced Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine plan, as well as the full plan for vaccine prioritization.
To read Phase 2 instructions on how to receive your vaccine, click here.
To read the full plan for vaccine administration, click here.
COVID Testing Available in Paola
 
The State of Kansas is setting up multiple free COVID-19 testing sites throughout Kansas. Miami County has been selected for a site and testing will be taking place at the
Paola Adult Education Center at 1710 Industrial Rd
 Site will be open daily from 09:00am – 5:30pm Monday through Saturday. 

It is preferred that appointments be made but are not required.
To schedule your appointment, click HERE.
Miami County Sherriff's Department has updated their list of available PPE and cleaning supplies and they have an abundance. This is FREE PPE available to ALL businesses.

Orders can be placed using this link:
The Osawatomie Senior Center is looking for a volunteer delivery driver for their meals program. This would be every Friday and requires a 30-45 minute commitment. For more information, please call (913) 755-4786.
A special THANK YOU to all that have renewed their Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce Memberships - we are thankful for your continued support!
If you are in need of another form, you may call, email, or print one off here.
JOB POSTINGS


  • The OZONE is hiring for a Welcome Center Associate and a Childcare Associate. Click here for more information.

  • United Way of Miami County is now hiring for an Executive Director. See more info here.


  • Osawatomie State Hospital is hiring for ALL nursing positions!! (RN, LPN, CNA/TECH) Paid Training! Also hiring: Custodial/Laundry, Grounds/Maintenance, Security and Activities. All full time positions offer FULL BENEFITS; Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage, Sick & Vacation leave, Paid State Holidays. Apply today at jobs.ks.gov or call Jenny at 913-755-7488 for more information.


  • First Option Bank has a few openings. See here to learn more.
DATES TO REMEMBER


  • February 11th - City Council Meeting - 6:30 pm

  • February 13th - 2021 Osawatomie Legislative Coffee 7:30 - 9:00 am


  • February 15th - Presidents' Day

  • February 18th - USD 367 REC Fishing Team Meeting

  • February 25th - Miami County Comprehensive Plan Open House All invited to attend - City Auditorium 5:30 - 8:00 pm


*The Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Business Expo that will be postponed to a later date in 2021. More information will come at a later date.

*The Osawatomie High School Alumni Association has opted to cancel the annual Memorial Day Weekend events. More information will come at a later date in regards to alternative dates.
BUSINESS & COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES
Newsletter
Chamber Members, if you would like to advertise your weekly/monthly specials or any upcoming events through our weekly update, please send us a web link, flyer, or image with your information by Wednesday of each week at chamber@osawatomiechamber.org.
Miami County owned and providing jobs to Miami County residents.
Price for any state or local police officer is $50 (assuming no side businesses, farms, rentals or significant investment activity) standard tax return.

Introductory 20% of our standard fees not previously discounted - Call them today to get your taxes done for a reasonable price!
Hanes Florist & Main Street Gifts is here for your valentine needs! Call 913-755-3107 to place your order today!
Kansas SBDC has officially launched their NEW Capital Access Center!
Funded through the 2020 CARES Act, the CAC is a consulting service available to Kansas SBDC clients who are seeking capital for their small business (loans, lines of credit, etc).

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Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce | 509 5th Street, P.O. Box 63 | Phone: (913) 755-4114 |
Email: chamber@osawatomiechamber.org | www.osawatomiechamber.org