Kansas Day 2015


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EHS Bowling Team Equipment Donation Drive

If you or someone you know has bowling equipment they would like to donate to the Emporia High School Bowling Team, Please contact one of the following people: Larry Ford/Flint Hills Lanes; Coach Rick Carl/Emporia High School; Carol Simmons/EHS Bowling Boosters – 620-412-7958 or Chris Sill/EHS Bowling Boosters – 620-794-5767. Thank you for your continued support of the EHS Bowling Team!

Superbowl Tacos To Go


Sting Out Hunger

In an effort to help assist those whose food production and supply routes have been disrupted due to the Ebola crises in Liberia,  Emporia area churches are being asked to join together with Community Hornets at Emporia State University and “Sting Out Hunger!”  In partnership with Numana, Inc., a not for profit agency out of El Dorado, they are hosting a food packaging event on February 11, 2015 from 4 – 8pm in the ESU Memorial Union.  The goal is to raise $39,000 to help donate 130,000 meals to those who are in need in Liberia.

There are several ways you could help to “Sting Out Hunger.” You may sign up to volunteer to package meals or donate meals (just .30 per meal) through our website at (click on Donate or Register under “Emporia – Sting Out Hunger”).

Boy Scout Troop #157 Fund Raiser

Annual Pancake Day Breakfast fund raiser on Saturday, February 14th, 2015. All you can eat pancakes with sausage, coffee or milk for $5.00. Kids under the age of 5 eat for free. Extra milk or extra sausage for 50 cents. The feed will take place at First Christian Church Fellowship Hall (basement). Please enter the church by the glassed in north door. 202 East 12th Ave in Emporia (corner of 12th Ave and Market Street). Proceeds will go to help offset the cost of the Scout Troops Canoe trip to the Ozarks area of Missouri this summer and the scouts summer camp fees. If you have questions, please contact Scott Thomas at 620-340-7758.


EFOZ Roundup


Live auction starts at 7:00. Silent auction end at 7:30. Tickets are $20.00 per person and must be purchased in advance from any board member or the zoo office. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. Paypal payments will be accepted on the zoo website through Feb. 28, 2015 (620) 341-4365

Dental Hygiene Program – FHTC


2015 Legislative Dialogue

The Emporia Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau Government Matters Committee along with the League of Women Voters will again host the 2015 Legislative Dialogues with Senator Longbine along with Representatives Ron Highland, Don Hill and Peggy Mast.

The dates for this year’s Legislative Dialogue Series have been set for February 21, March 28 and May 16. Coffee and pastries will be available at 8 a.m. with the dialogue discussion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Locations will be announced at a later time.

Dialogues are a series of community political forums organized each year by the Chamber’s Government Matters Committee and the League of Women Voters. All Dialogues are free to attend. This series of dialogues provide a great opportunity for the public to voice their concerns and ideas to their elected officials.

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization of 450 area businesses that join forces to accomplish collectively what no one business could do individually. The mission of the Chamber is to be proactive in creating an environment for business and community success. The organization is currently focusing on business advocacy and development, and leadership and membership development.

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