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Chamber Of Commerce Calendar of Events

UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS
7/10thru7/18 – Bourbon County Fair& Rodeo
starts at 8pm Friday & Sat. Fair Runs all
week on the Bourbon Fair Grounds.
7/10 – The Boiler Room Brewhaus – “Tim Nowell”
Live Country Red Dirt Music at 7pm!
Click Here for Bracket & Schedule.
7/11 & 7/12 – Marmaton Massacre Mountain
Bike Race at Gunn Park Trails.
7/10thru7/16 –Fort Scott Cinema showing:
Empire Strikes Back, Indiana Jones and the
Last Crusade, Inside Out.
7/11- The Lavender Patch Farm “Family Day”
7/11 – Mo’s Swap Meet– Every Saturday from
8am – 4pm (3rd & Margrave St)
Plaza in front of the Fort, 8am to noon.
7/11 – Fort Scott Livestock Sale starts as 10am
Sale Barn.NEXT YEARLING SPECIAL
7/11 – The Woodland Hills Golf – 2-person
Scramble. Shot Gun starts at 8 am.
7/11 – Auction by Anderson Auction, Opal Binford Estate, 10am, 611 S. Little St.
7/11 – USD235 Uniontown Graduation, 2pm
7/12 – Boiler Room Brewhaus brings back Trivia
night for teams of 2 to 6 people, $5 entry
per team, 5-7pm
7/14 – Cattle Showing Clinic w/John Emmerson, Bourbon County Fairgrounds Show Ring, 9am
7/14 – Draft Horse Pull, Bourbon County Fairgrounds, 7:30pm
7/16 – Chamber Coffee @ Bourbon County Fairgrounds, 8am ~ attendees encouraged to stay until 9am for a special motivational speaker.
7/16 – KS SBDC Retail Relaunch, Live Webinar, 9:30-11:30am
7/16 – Seniors 60+ Farmers’ Market Voucher Signup Program, 1-4pm, Bourbon County Senior Citizen Center, Downtown, Income Requirements, click here for details.
SAVE THE DATE!
Meet the candidates at 5:30 pm. Forum
starts at 6 pm. Hosted by the Fort Scott
Chamber of Commerce. Location TBA
Click & Register online for Virtual Session
tools to help job seekers.
JULY 24TH – Chamber Golf Classic
Taking team & sponsor registrations now!
Click Here for details!
Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
620-223-3566
In This Issue
Bourbon County Fair & Rodeo
Tim Nowell live music at The Boiler Room Brewhaus
LaRoche Baseball Complex, Midwest Showcase Tourn.
Marmaton Massacre Mountain Bike Race weekend
Mo’s Swap Meet
The Lavender Patch
The Boiler Room Brewhaus
Chamber Highlights
Click here for our
Membership Directory.
We THANK our members for their support! Interested in joining the Chamber? Click here for info.
Thinking of doing business in or relocating to Fort Scott?
Contact us for a relocation packet, information on grants & incentives, and more!
Seeking a job/career?
We post a Job of the Day daily on our Facebook page, distribute a monthly job openings flyer, and post jobs on our website.
Many opportunities available!
Housing needs?
Click here for a listing of our Chamber member realtors.
Click here for our rental listing.
CHAMBER GOLF CLASSIC COMING JULY 24TH
THANK YOU TO OUR BOOSTER MEMBERS!

Chamber Coffee Venue Changed To Common Ground on July 9

The Chamber Coffee will be hosted by
Don Schroeder “Sparky”
Candidate for Bourbon County Commissioner
July 9, 2020
8 am
Revised Location
Being held at theCommon Grounds Coffee Shop inside the Loading Dock Venue
All Attendees are encouraged to wear a mask in social gatherings. Thank you!
Click the “SPARKY” button to learn more!
Chamber Members & Guests are welcome
to make any announcement for $1 to the Chamber about their business or organization including events, new products, promotions, or any other specials!
Upcoming Chamber Coffee Schedule:
  1. Bourbon County Fair – 7/16
  2. Old Fort Auto – 7/23
  3. Up Dog Yoga – 7/30
SCHEDULE YOUR NEXT CHAMBER COFFEE! AVAILABLE DATES ARE AS FOLLOWED:
  • August: 6th, 20th & 27th
  • September: 3rd, 17th & 24th
  • October: 15th & 29th
  • November: 19th
  • December: 10th

Chamber Coffee At Ellis Center on July 9: Masks Required

The Chamber Coffee will be hosted by
Don Schroeder “Sparky”
Candidate for Bourbon County Commissioner
July 9, 2020
8 am
Being held at the Ellis Fine Arts Center
All Attendees are required to wear a mask while on the FSCC Campus. Thank you!
Social distancing is encouraged.
Click the “SPARKY” button to learn more!
Chamber Members & Guests are welcome
to make any announcement for $1 to the Chamber about their business or organization including events, new products, promotions, or any other specials!
Upcoming Chamber Coffee Schedule:
  1. Bourbon County Fair – 7/16
  2. City State Bank – South Branch – 7/23
  3. Up Dog Yoga – 7/30
SCHEDULE YOUR NEXT CHAMBER COFFEE! AVAILABLE DATES ARE AS FOLLOWED:
  • August: 6th, 20th & 27th
  • September: 3rd, 17th & 24th
  • October: 15th & 29th
  • November: 19th
  • December: 10th

Quarterly Downtown Meet and Greet July 7 at The Courtland Hotel

Join us for the Quarterly Downtown Meet & Greet, Tuesday, July 7, 2020!
8:30 am to 9:30 am
hosted by the Chamber at Courtland Hotel & Spa
Rita Schroeder, Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Madison, President & CEO
620-223-3566
These informal, quarterly meetings are hosted by the Chamber for downtown business owners, representatives and community members to network and share ideas on events, promotions and anything related to downtown. Coffee, juice and light refreshments will be served.
Special Note from the Chamber Board:
Following KS state safety recommendations & health practices ~subject to Bourbon County’s continued advancement through the reopening phasing plans.
You may wear a mask at your own discretion.

Downtown Meet and Greet July 7

Join us for the Quarterly Downtown Meet & Greet, Tuesday, July 7, 2020!
8:30 am to 9:30 am
hosted by the Chamber at Courtland Hotel & Spa
Rita Schroeder, Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Madison, President & CEO
620-223-3566
These informal, quarterly meetings are hosted by the Chamber for downtown business owners, representatives and community members to network and share ideas on events, promotions and anything related to downtown. Coffee, juice and light refreshments will be served.
Special Note from the Chamber Board:
Following KS state safety recommendations & health practices ~subject to Bourbon County’s continued advancement through the reopening phasing plans.
You may wear a mask at your own discretion.

What’s Happening In Fort Scott by the Chamber of Commerce

UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS
MOST RESTAURANTS ARE NOW OPEN FOR
DINE-IN AND OFFERING CURB-SIDE & DELIVERY!
JUNE 2020
26 & 27 –Fort Scott Cinema showing: The Wizard of OZ, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Space Jam.
26 – The Boiler Room Brewhaus – Karaoke Night
26 & 27 – The Lavender Patch Farm Day & Evening opening 9 am -1 pm. Evening 7 pm until 10 pm to enjoy the twilight & lighting bugs that cover the Lavender Patch.
26 & 27 – KOMB 103.9 (Home, Sport, Farm & Garden Show (POSTPONED)
27 – Mo’s Swap Meet– 1st opening day! Every Saturday from 7am – 4pm (3rd & Margrave St)
27 – Estate Sale & two other sales within a mile, Ron & Susan Eldridge, 7am-3pm, 1351 Hwy 3 (going into Uniontown off of 54 hwy), click here for event details.
27 – Fort Scott Farmers’ Market on Skubitz Plaza in front of the Fort, 8am to noon.
27 – Fort Scott Livestock Sale starts as 10 am – Sale Barn.
28 – Boiler Room Brewhaus brings back Trivia night for teams of 2 to 6 people, $5 entry per team, 5-7pm
JULY 2020
3 – Book signing with Jack Night at Boiler Room Brewhaus, 4-6pm
3 – Fort Scott Community Fireworks Display by the Elks Lodge, shooting from the grounds of Fort Scott Community College, 2108 S. Horton, at dark. Tune in to KOMB 103.9 FM during the show!
3 – 15th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Uniontown Fireworks Display sponsored by Union State Bank.
7/3-7/5 – Baseball Tournament at the LaRoche Complex
7/8 – Brews & Brushes at Boiler Room Brewhaus, 6pm.
SAVE THE DATE!
The Fort Scott Aquatic Center RE-Opening day – TBA – Summer fun of swimming!
7/10 – Red Dirt Country Artist Tim Nowell Live at Boiler Room Brewhaus!
7/11-7/12 – Marmaton Massacre Mountain Bike Race and more at Gunn Park Trails!
7/10 – 7/18 – Bourbon County Fair & Rodeo!
JULY 24TH – Chamber Golf Classic – Taking team & sponsor registrations now, click here for details!
Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
620-223-3566
In This Issue
Mo’s Swap Meet
The Lavender Patch
The Boiler Room Brewhaus
Chamber Highlights
Click here for our
Membership Directory.
We THANK our members for their support! Interested in joining the Chamber? Click here for info.
Thinking of doing business in or relocating to Fort Scott?
Contact us for a relocation packet, information on grants & incentives, and more!
Seeking a job/career?
We post a Job of the Day daily on our Facebook page, distribute a monthly job openings flyer, and post jobs on our website.
Many opportunities available!
Housing needs?
Click here for a listing of our Chamber member realtors.
Click here for our rental listing.
MO’S SWAP MEET – NEW – STARTING SATURDAY!

Chamber Coffees Cancelled Until July 9

The Chamber Coffee
for tomorrow June 25th
at Old Fort Auto is being CANCELED due to recent COVID-19 cases locally.
Coffees will tentatively
resume July 9th with
more details to come.
Thank you!
_____
In the meanwhile, check out
OLD FORT AUTO
in Fort Scott’s Downtown Historic District!
213 S. Scott Street
Click here to visit their Facebook page.
Click here to visit their website!
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Contact the Chamber with any questions
at 620-223-3566 or email information@fortscott.com.

Chamber Golf Classic Registration

JOIN US FOR THE 26TH ANNUAL
CHAMBER GOLF CLASSIC
We are currently accepting
sponsors and teams!
Please see information below
for more details!
Click here for printed form.
Click here to register online.
Or, feel free to give us a call or drop by the Chamber to register a team or sponsorship!
620-223-3566
Always a great day of
business promotion, networking & fun!
Special thanks to 2020 Tournament Chair & Board Member:
David Ben Lipe – Sharky’s Pub & Grub, Luther’s BBQ
2020 Chamber Board Chairman:
Bill Michaud – Sleep Inn & Suites, Empress Event Center

What’s Happening In Fort Scott by the Chamber of Commerce

What’s Happening
June 19, 2020
UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS – JUNE 2020
EVENTS THIS WEEKEND
MOST RESTAURANTS ARE NOW OPEN FOR
DINE-IN AND OFFERING CURB-SIDE & DELIVERY!
19-20- Care to Share Fundraiser Garage Sale. 1123 Burke St.
19-20 Fort Scott Cinema showing: The Goonies, The Notebook & Jurassic Park!
19- Friday Night Concert @ 7 pm @ Common Grounds Coffee Shop featuring Rick Hite.
19 – The Boiler Room Brewhaus – Karaoke Night
20 – Fort Scott Cinema – DARK KNIGHT MARATHON – Rated PG-13 (SATURDAY ONLY)
Batman Begins 2:20 pm
The Dark Knight 5:10 pm
The Dark Knight Rises 8:10 pm
~ $5 per Movie, Papa Don’s Pizza by the slice sold between shows with 30-minute intermissions. You may attend all or one.
20 – Fort Scott Farmers’ Market on Skubitz Plaza in front of the Fort, 8am to noon.
20 – The Lavender Patch Farm Festival ~ 9 am -1pm. Blooming lavender, U-Pick, gift shop, demonstrations, music!
20 – Main Street Gallery & Gifts – 1st Annual Junk & Disorderly. 30+ door prizes & 30+ vendors.
~ Six-Two-Oh! ~ Red Hanger Resale
21 – Boiler Room Brewhaus brings back Trivia night for teams of 2 to 6 people, $5 entry per team, 5-7pm
SAVE THE DATE!
22 ~ The Fort Scott Aquatic Center opening day! Summer fun of swimming!
26 & 27 – KOMB 103.9 – Home, Sport, Farm & Garden Show! 26th 5-8 pm & 27th 8 am -1 pm
27 ~ The Lavender Patch Farm~ Day & Evening Lavender Time.
27 ~ Mo’s Swap Meet– 1st opening day! Every Saturday from 7 am – 4 pm (3rd & Margrave St)
“JULY 24TH – Chamber Golf Classic” – Taking registrations now, limited teams of 4.
Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
620-223-3566
In This Issue
Care to Share fundraiser
Friday Night Concert
The Lavender Patch
Main Street Gallery & Gifts
The Boiler Room Brewhaus
Chamber Highlights
Click here for our
Membership Directory.
We THANK our members for their support! Interested in joining the Chamber? Click here for info.
Thinking of doing business in or relocating to Fort Scott?
Contact us for a relocation packet, information on grants & incentives, and more!
Seeking a job/career?
We post a Job of the Day daily on our Facebook page, distribute a monthly job openings flyer, and post jobs on our website.
Many opportunities available!
Housing needs?
Click here for a listing of our Chamber member realtors.
Click here for our rental listing.
THANK YOU TO OUR BOOSTER MEMBERS!

Chamber Coffee Dates Available

Would you like to schedule a Chamber for your Business?
The Chamber has the tools to help you host your Business Chamber coffee be a successful one!
Available Dates!
All Chamber Coffee’s are usually are at 8 am until 8:45 every Thursday.
July 2nd
July 30th
August 6th
August 20th
August 27th
September 17th
September 24th
October 15th
October 29th
November 19th
December 10th

Friday Free Concert This Friday, June 19

Friday Free Concerts resume this Friday at 7 p.m. at Common Grounds Coffee Shop, 10 E. Wall. This is a new venue, as prior Friday Free Concerts have been at Heritage Park.

“This Friday is first night of the summer concert series, sponsored by the Fort Scott Chamber Of Commerce,” said organizer Ralph Carlson.  “The featured entertainment will be Rick Hite on vocal and guitar. Rick has been a regular contributor to our Friday night series. The concert will be held at the New Common Grounds Coffee Shop at 7pm Friday night.”

Chamber Coffee at Heritage Park Pavilion June 18

The Chamber Coffee will be hosted by
Bourbon County Garden Club
Held at Heritage Park Pavilion
Corner of 1st & Main St.
Downtown Historic District
Thursday, June 18, 2020
8am
VISIT THE GARDEN CLUB FACEBOOK!
Chamber Members & Guests are welcome
to make any announcement for $1 to the Chamber about their business or organization including events, new products, promotions, or any other specials!
You may wear a mask at your own discretion.
Social distancing is encouraged.
Upcoming Chamber Coffee Schedule:
6/25 – Old Fort Auto
7/2 – Open – Call us to reserve @ 620-223-3566!
7/9 – A Ward/Kraft company, TBA
7/16 – Bourbon County Fair
7/23 – City State Bank
7/30 – Open – Call us to reserve @ 620-223-3566!