Category Archives: Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce

Ribbon Cutting for Legweak Properties Dec. 11

AFTER-HOURS AND RIBBON CUTTING EVENT CELEBRATING LEGWEAK PROPERTIES, LLC

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce an After-hours and Ribbon Cutting event celebrating the new professional business space leased by Legweak Properties, LLC. Jeff and Jamie Armstrong purchased the property at 1711-1715 S. National Ave. late 2018 and have converted the building into six beautifully renovated offices.

Chamber members and guests are invited to 1713 S. National Ave. Suite C on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:15 to 6:30pm for libations, light appetizers, drawings and great networking. There will be a $2 admission for a Chamber half-and-half drawing. The remarks, ribbon cutting and drawings will take place at 5:45pm.

The offices are in a prime location at 18th St. and National Ave. and there are three units still available for lease.

Contact the Chamber at 620-223-3566 for more information or visit the events calendar on fortscott.com to RSVP.

***

Tiger Baseball Fundraiser: Hats For Sale

Fort Scott Tiger Baseball
is having a hat sale fundraiser
just in time for the perfect
Christmas gift!
Click here to order.
These hats are a new, top quality style with a leather
Tiger Baseball emblem.
These styles & more included
on the link above.
Orders received on or before Monday, Dec. 9 are guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas.
Tiger Baseball
THANKS you in advance
for your support!
Coach Josh Regan & Team
Click here to email Josh with
questions or for more info.

Christmas Parade Winners

 

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who attended or participated in the 2019 Christmas Parade in Downtown Fort Scott Tuesday, December 3rd. The theme was “Christmas through the Years” and the parade was sponsored by Briggs of Fort Scott.

The Chamber would also like to announce the parade entry winners: 1st place winner, receiving a $75 prize, Medicalodges Fort Scott; 2nd place winner, receiving a $50 prize, Bethel Community Baptist Church; 3rd place winner, receiving a $25 prize, Parkway Church; best golf cart winning $25, Ascension Via Christi; and best band winning $25 was the Fort Scott Tiger band.

The contribution of many is what makes events like the Christmas parade successful. The Chamber is sincerely appreciative of all who volunteered, announced, judged, and otherwise had a part in the parade.

Contact the Chamber for more information at 620-223-3566.

Chamber Coffee Dec. 5 at Fort

The Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the
Fort Scott National
Historic Site
Old Fort Blvd., Fort Scott, KS
Join us for some coffee & good company at 8 am!
Join us at the Chamber Coffee Thursday, December 5th at
8 am at the Fort Scott
National Historic Site!
This will kick off the Candle light tours starting Friday, December 6th from 6:30 to 9 pm & Saturday, December 7th from 5 to 9 pm!
UPCOMING COFFEE SCHEDULES:
* December 12th ~ FSCC ~ Ellis Fine Arts Center
* December 19th ~ City of Fort Scott
* December 26th ~ No Coffee

Chamber Announces Lucci’s Café Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce invites Chamber members and guests to Lucci’s Café, 302 E. 1st Street, on Monday, November 18th at 8am for a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day including omelets, skillets, hand-breaded pork tenderloin, hand-breaded country fried steak, burgers, fries, fish, steaks, and much more. It is a family business owned by Nazmije “Naz” Veliu. Along with Naz, three of her sons also operate the restaurant. Krujan Veliu is the manager, Adem Veliu is the cook and Donny Veliu is the host. Naz’s family grew up in the restaurant business and one of her brother’s owns the Farmhouse Cafe north of Pittsburg, and another owns Sunrise Family Restaurant in Cassville, Missouri. The phone number for Lucci’s is 620-644-3490. Hours are 7am-3pm Sunday-Tuesday, 7am-9pm Wednesday-Saturday.

Contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce for more information on this event at 620-223-3566 or visit www.fortscott.com.

***

Fort Scott’s Holiday Open House Tonight Nov. 14 from 5-8 p.m.

The annual Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce holiday shopping event is this evening.

From 5-8 p.m. Nov. 14,  stores in the downtown area will welcome shoppers with new displays and perhaps a snack.

Also Bartlesmeyer Jewelry, 1519 S. National; Sekan Occasion Shops, 2210 S. Main and the Lavender Patch, 2376 Locust, will be open late for shopping convenience.

New this year, Kenny Felt Photography will be offering $10 professional photos to make Christmas cards, with 10 percent of the sales going to local organization Care to Share. He will be a part of the Sekan Occasion Shops happenings.

Dolley the Trolley will be going store to store for those whose feet get tired going from store to store.

In addition to snacks to enjoy while shopping, many stores will be offering special drawings, including $50 in Chamber Bucks.

Santa sits on a bench in front of The Ironstar and gets a second look from Ernestine Eden at a past Holiday Open House.

Stores participating in the holiday event are Bids and Dibs, Books and Crannies, Country Cupboard, Courtland Hotel and Spa, Empress Event Center-Marketplace Vendors, Front Door Christmas Store,  Hedgehog.INK Book Store, Here We Go Again Upholstery and More,  Iron Star Antiques and Such, J&W Sports Shop, Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, Main Street Gallery and Gifts, Mayco Ace Hardware, Ruddick’s Furniture, Sekan Occasion Shop, Sunshine Boutique, the Lavender Patch, Trader Dave’s, Treasure Hunt Flea Market.

 

Lora Holdridge shows off a Christmas treasure she found at the Holiday Open House.

Chamber Coffee: Integrity Home Care and Hospice Nov. 14

WEEKLY CHAMBER COFFEE REMINDER!
JOIN US FOR
THE CHAMBER COFFEE
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH, 2019 @ 8 AM
Hosted by: Integrity Home Care & Hospice
A Representative of the VFW will be presenting flags to three (3) Veterans: Daniel Longfellow of Fort Scott, Ward Wools of Fort Scott and James Quirk of Prescott.
These flags will be honored in the Veteran’s names and flown over our State Capital.
We start with Coffee, Great Company & Conversation
Located: 902 S. Horton St. Please use the Main Entrance off Horton Street. Next to the VA Clinic on the main floor.
Chamber Members and guests are encourages to attend for networking, community announcements, and to learn about hosting business or organization.
***Members may pay $1 to make announcement about an upcoming event, special/sale/discount, or news of any kind.
  • uUPCOMING COFFEES
  • November 21th – Sunshine Boutique
  • November 28th – No Chamber Coffee
  • December 5th – FSNHS (Fort) “Candlelight Tours”
  • December 12th – FSCC-EFAC – Santa’s Workshop
  • December 19th – City of Fort Scott
  • December 26th – No Coffee – Merry Christmas break!”

Chamber Coffee at Integrity Hospice Nov. 14

The Chamber Coffee for Thursday, November 14, 2019 will be hosted by Integrity Home Care & Hospice located 902 S. Horton St. Please use the main entrance off Horton Street, next to the VA Clinic on the main floor.

Integrity Home Care + Hospice is where proactive care and seamless solutions thrive, which is why we offer additional services to help you even more.

The Chamber opens the floor and encourages members to make an announcement about their business, organization, or the community of upcoming events by donating a $1.00.

If you are not a member but would like to explore and experience the community support that is developed at the weekly Chamber Coffee, you are welcome to come and talk to our Executive Director Lindsay Madison for more information. We offer member pricing from just Community supporters to Executive Business Owners and Organizations!

Fort Scott Holiday Open House Nov. 14

Holiday Open House: November 14th, 5-8pm

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce announces the Holiday Open House late night shopping event will be held this Thursday, November 14th from 5 to 8 p.m. Retailers in the Downtown Historic District and other locations will be open late to shop, snack and win.

The Holiday Open House will feature nearly 20 merchants offering holiday décor and unique gifts. “Dolly the Trolley” will provide transportation between shopping locations so attendees can shop and ride. Many of the locations will be offering drawings, treats and beverages to enjoy.

Participating retailers include the following locations in the Downtown Historic District: Bids & Dibs, Books & Grannies, Courtland Hotel & Spa, Empress Event Center Marketplace, Front Door Christmas Store, Hedgehog.INK, Here We Go Again Upholstery, Iron Star, J & W Sports Shop, Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, Main Street Gallery & Gifts, Mayco Ace Hardware, Ruddick’s Furniture, Sunshine Boutique, Trader Dave’s and Treasure Hunt Flea Market. Other locations include Bartelsmeyer Jewelry and Sekan’s Occasion Shop.

Contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce for more information on this event at 620-223-3566 or visit www.fortscott.com.

Chamber Coffee at VFW Nov. 7

WEEKLY CHAMBER COFFEE REMINDER
Join us for Chamber Coffee
Thursday, November 7, 2019  at 8:00 a.m.
Hosted by:
Fort Scott VFW!
Location:
Held at VFW,  1745 S. National Avenue, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Chamber members and guests are encouraged to attend for networking, community announcements, and to learn about the hosting business or organization.
***Members may pay $1 to make an announcement about an upcoming event, special/sale/discount, or news of any kind.
Upcoming Coffees:
November 14th – Integrity Home Care & Hospice *902 S. Horton St.
November 21st – Sunshine Boutique
November 28th – No Chamber Coffee this day.