Category Archives: Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce

DOWNTOWN SPRING CLEAN DATE MOVED DUE TO FORECAST

 

The Downtown Division of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the Downtown Spring Clean event planned for this Friday, April 16th has been moved to Friday, April 23rd from 3 to 6pm due to the forecast of inclement weather.

Community members interested in volunteering for the downtown cleanup event are welcome to participate by contacting Bailey Lyons, Downtown Division Chair by phone 620-224-7795 or email bailey@lyonsrealtygrp.com. Each volunteer will receive a free t-shirt courtesy of MyOne Stop and businesses/organizations who provide a donation for materials by April 19th will be listed on the back of the shirts. Donations may be made to the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce and dropped off at 231 E. Wall St.

Over 200 volunteers are confirmed from Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott High School, Rotary Club, St. Martin’s Academy, local businesses, and other individuals. Projects include painting curbs, striping and numbering parking spaces, weeding, mulching, crosswalk art and more. The event will be a great community gathering to spruce up downtown.

Quarterly Downtown Meet and Greet April 13

Good Morning!
Sending you a Friendly Reminder to Join us tomorrow morning for the Quarterly Downtown Meet & Greet
Would love to see a great turnout!
Join Us for our Downtown Meet & Greet
hosted by Common Ground Coffee Co.
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Thank you to Common Ground Coffee Company for hosting the Fort Scott Chamber Downtown Meet & Greet on Tuesday, April 13th.
Guest join us in the Loading Dock Room from 8:30 am until 9:30 am and enjoy coffee and light refreshments.
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.
THE FORT SCOTT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 620.223.3566 | WWW.FORTSCOTT.COM

What’s Happening in Fort Scott April 9 Edition

What’s Happening in Fort Scott!
April 9th Weekly Newsletter
Would you like to Donate for the Silent Auction?
Give us a call!
Fort Scott Chamber 620.223.3566
Great advertisement
for your business or
organization!
Chamber Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration
Thursday, April 29th
Now Accepting Dinner Reservations!
UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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April until 30th ~ Poetry Contest hosted by Hedgehog.INK Bookstore. Click here to learn more about submission rules and deadlines.
4/9 – The Boiler Room Brewhaus Friday Nights Karaoke!
4/9-15 – Fort Scott Cinema Showtimes Now showing Godzilla VS. Kong, Firl who believes in Miracles and Voyagers. Click here to view showtimes.
4/9 – FSCC Women’s Intercollegiate Golf Tournament Round One! Begins at 1 pm Tee Time at Woodland Hills Golf Course.
4/9-10 – Livestock Sale at the Fort Scott Livestock Market, both Friday & Saturday, click here for their FB page.
4/9-11 – Kansas Rocks Recreation Park Camp-N-Crawl 3-Day Event click here for details.
4/9-10 – Timken 2-Day Job Fair April 9th 1-5pm, April 10th 10am-3pm
4/9-10 – “Fort Games” 2-Day Event at Smallville Athletics
4/10 – Ward-Kraft Job Fair 9am-noon, 2221 Main St., under the white tent.
4/10 – Care to Share Rummage Sale Buck Run Community Center, open spots for more sales, call 620-224-8070 (donations accepted as well for the Sharing Bucket)
4/10 – Communities in Schools 25 Drive Event drive-thru donation event to benefit local youth, 9:30am-12:30pm, FSMS, click here for more details.
4/10 – FSCC Women’s Intercollegiate Golf Tournament Round Two! Begins at 9am Tee Time at Woodland Hills Gold Course.
4/10 – Lake Fort Scott Advisory Board Meeting City Hall, 10am.
4/12 – Spring Cleanup at Woodland Hills Golf Course Volunteers welcome, 5:30pm, to pick up any trash, limbs, sticks, etc.
4/13 – Downtown Quarterly Meet & Greet hosted by the Chamber at Common Ground Coffee Co., 12 E. Wall St., 8:30-9:30am, anyone with an interest in happenings Downtown welcome.
4/15 – Chamber Coffee hosted by Fort Scott Christian Heights School 1101 S. Barbee, 8am.
4/15-16 – Peerless Products Job Fair 2 Days, 2 Locations ~ April 15th @ Peerless in Nevada MO from 10am-2pm, April 16th @ Peerless in Fort Scott from 10am-2pm
4/16 – Downtown Spring Clean Event 3-6pm, Community volunteers welcome, contact Bailey Lyons, Chamber Downtown Division Chair, if interested in volunteering or you have project ideas, 620-224-7795.
4/16 – Kick-off of the Friday Night Concerts in the Park 7pm, Heritage Park Pavilion @ 1st & Main, bring a lawn chair.
4/16 – David Loving Live to the Stage @ Boiler Room Brewhaus 7-pm, click here for more info.
4/17 – Elks Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Community Fireworks 11am tee-off, 3-person scramble.
4/17 – EKTEC Rodeo 11am, Uniontown.
4/17 – Cruise for the Kids hosted by Walmart 12-3pm, click here for more info.
4/17-18 – Hollister Shooting Range open 1st & 3rd weekends Saturday 1-4pm, Sunday noon-5pm.
4/17 – Paint & Sip Party @ Boiler Room Brewhaus 6pm, click here for more info.
SAVE THE DATE!
THURSDAY, APRIL 29TH
CHAMBER ANNUAL DINNER &
AWARDS CELEBRATION
CLICK HERE FOR INFO.!
MAY 7TH & 8TH
TOWN-WIDE GARAGE SALE
IN FORT SCOTT ~ WE ARE NOW
TAKING REGISTRATIONS!
SHOPPING ~ SUPPORT LOCAL!
Downtown Fort Scott is booming!
Click here for Chamber member
specialty shopping & other retail in
Downtown & other areas of the community.
Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
620-223-3566
In This Issue
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.
FITNESS FOR EVERYONE IN FS!
Many fitness options are available…
SPIN classesnow offered bySmallville Athletics, every Mon & Wed at 5:15 pm, and Tu & Thurs at 6 pm. $5/class or $50/mo. unlimited.
Total Body Fitness ~ M & W Karen Reinbolt at BRCC@
8:15 am $20/8 week session.
Zumba~ M,W, F @ 6pm Monalynn Decker at BRCC $40 for a 12-week session.
Indoor Fitness/Gyms at
I AM Rehab + Fitness, Smallville Athletics, and Buck Run!
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE BOILER ROOM BREWHAUS!
WHAT’S ON THE MENU?
THANK YOU TO OUR CHAMBER BOOSTER MEMBERS!

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Chamber Coffee Is Hosted by FSCC at 14 S. Hill on April 8

Join us for this weeks Chamber Coffee hosted by FSCC
THE HOUND POUND
14/16 S. Hill St.
8am
The new/future athletic training center
for Fort Scott Community College.
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:
4/15 Coffee hosted by Fort Scott Christian Heights
4/22 Coffee hosted by Bourbon County Conservation District
4/29 Coffee hosted by Papa Don’s – Celebrating 10 Years on
May 2nd for being in this location.
5/6 ~ OPEN – CALL THE CHAMBER TO SCHEDULE
5/13 ~ Billard, Hammer, Hartman Insurance Agency
5/20 ~ KOMB FM 103.9 & 98.3
5/27 ~ Sharky’s Pub & Grub, celebrating 10 years!

Chamber Annual Celebration April 29

Join us for THE night of the year!
2021 Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration
hosted by the
Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce
Here are ways you may participate:
*Make your award nominations by April 14th. Click here for the online nomination form. Click here for a printable form. For your reference in making nominations, you may click here to view prior winners, and click here for a full Chamber member listing.
* Make your dinner reservation and/or confirm sponsorship by April 23rd, see pricing options & contact info. below ~
You will need to specify a choice of soup or salad, and
choice of prime rib or chicken when making your reservation.
Click here for the full menu.
* Click to email us if your business/organization would like to decorate a table for fun advertising & promotion.
* Click to email us if your business/organization would like to donate a silent or live auction item for advertising & promotion.
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
We are looking forward to a fun evening of
celebrating our community!
The Chamber is supported solely by membership investment and fundraising efforts. Proceeds from this event contribute to the work of the Chamber to benefit Fort Scott, Bourbon County, and the surrounding area. Your participation in any way is sincerely appreciated!

CHAMBER DOWNTOWN DIVISIONS PLANS SPRING CLEAN

The Downtown Division of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce has planned a Downtown Spring Clean on Friday, April 16th from 3 to 6pm. The committee is seeking project ideas and volunteers for the event to spruce up the Downtown Historic District.

The committee is asking for people to submit project ideas, or sign up to volunteer, preferably by this Wednesday, April 7th so projects and materials needed can be organized. All participants will receive a free t-shirt, courtesy of MyOneStop, and businesses/organizations who send a group of volunteers and/or provide a donation for materials, will be listed on the back of the
t-shirt. Donations may be made to the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce and dropped off at 231 E. Wall St.

Those with project ideas or interest in volunteering may contact Bailey Lyons, Downtown Division Chair, at 620-224-7795 or email bailey@lyonsrealtygrp.com.

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FS Downtown Quarterly Meet and Greet April 13

Join us for the
Quarterly Downtown Meet & Greet
hosted by Common Ground Coffee Co.
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Thank you to Common Ground Coffee Company for hosting the Fort Scott Chamber Downtown Meet & Greet on Tuesday, April 13th.
Join us in the Loading Dock Room from 8:30 am until 9:30 am and enjoy coffee, juice and light refreshments.
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.
THE FORT SCOTT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 620.223.3566 | WWW.FORTSCOTT.COM

Nominations Requested For Chamber Celebration

CHAMBER REQUESTS AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL CELEBRATION

FORT SCOTT – The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the 2021 Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration Thursday, April 29th at The River Room. The evening will be themed “Magic Happens When We Stand Together” as Chamber members, guests and the community come together to recognize businesses, organizations, and individuals who contribute greatly in different ways to benefit Fort Scott and Bourbon County.

The Chamber is now accepting nominations for awards to be presented that evening. Links to both online and printable nomination forms may be found on fortscott.com on the event link. Hard copy forms may be picked up at the Chamber. Nominations are due by Wednesday, April 14th.

Awards to be presented include Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, New Business of the Year, Agri-Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Community Spirit Award, and Young Professional of the Year. Additional awards to be presented include the Keystone award, selected by the Chamber Board of Directors, the Mayor’s Citizenship Award selected by the Mayor and City of Fort Scott, and the Community Champion Award selected by the Healthy Bourbon County Action Team.

The Annual Dinner event will start with a social hour and silent auction at 5:30pm, followed by dinner, awards, and live auction at 6:30pm. Reservations are $35 for individuals, and table pricing is available. Those wanting to attend may contact the Chamber at 620-223-3566 or email rsvp@fortscott.com. by Friday, April 23rd. Dinner will be catered by Luther’s BBQ with a choice of smoked prime rib or rosemary lemon roasted chicken breast.

The Chamber would like to recognize the Title Sponsor of the event, Apex Clean Energy, making it possible to present Devin Henderson as the guest speaker. Devin will bring out the magic in each of us with a program titled “Something Greater is Always Possible”. More information about Devin may be found on devinhenderson.com or YouTube.

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Projects, Volunteers, Donations Requested: Downtown Spring Clean Friday, April 16th

Organized by the Downtown Divison of the
Chamber Board!
Engaging opportunities within our community!
Project Ideas, Volunteers
& Donations Requested
Downtown Spring Clean
Friday, April 16th, 3-6pm
See information below.
Project Ideas & Sign-ups
to volunteer requested by April 7th!
The Downtown Division of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce has planned a Downtown Spring Clean event on Friday, April 16th from 3 to 6pm. The committee is seeking project ideas and volunteers for the event to spruce up the Downtown Historic District.
The committee is asking for people to submit project ideas, or sign up to volunteer, preferably by this Wednesday, April 7th so projects and materials needed can be organized. All participants will receive a free t-shirt, courtesy of MyOneStop, and businesses/organizations who send a group of volunteers and/or provide a donation for materials, will be listed on the back of the t-shirt. Donations may be made to the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce and dropped off at 231 E. Wall St.
Those with project ideas or interest in volunteering may contact Bailey Lyons, Downtown Division Chair, at 620-224-7795 or email bailey@lyonsrealtygrp.com.
FORT SCOTT DOWNTOWN
SPRING CLEAN EVENT
Date: FRIDAY, APRIL 16TH, 2021
Available Times: 3 PM – 6 PM

What’s Happening in Fort Scott

UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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4/2 – Three Chord Justice Live at The Boiler Room Brewhaus Let’s have some fun with live music at 7 pm & drinks! Click here for their FB page.
Fort Scott Cinema Showtimes 4/2 thru 4/8 Now showing Godzilla VS. Kong, Firl who believes in Miracles and Nobody. Click here to view showtimes.
3/22 thru 4/2- Art is Ageless Exhibit Fort Scott Presbyterian Village showing!
Seniors of the Fort Scott Community 65 + submitted art to be on display. Artists compete in nine categories, including painting, drawing, photography, quilting, and sculpture, and maybe designated as amateur or professional. Questions on viewing call 620.223.5550 and talk to Megan Brillhart. Located at 2401 S. Horton
4/2 & 4/3- Livestock Sale at the Fort Scott Livestock Market, both Friday & Saturday, click here for their FB page.
April until 30th ~ Poetry Contest hosted by Hedgehog.INK Bookstore. Click here to learn more about submission rules and deadlines.
4/3 – Kansas Conceal Carry Course hosted by Fort Scott Gun & Pawn 8 am until 4 pm. $75 Class. Course taught by local SRO Mike Trim. Click here to view our event page on location and information.
4/3 – Pickleball Tournament to benefit FSHS Swim Team Buck Run Community Center, play starting at 9am.
4/3 – Old 54 Cycles hosting Car & Bike Show on Sat. 12 pm until 6 pm in the parking lot located at 223 N. National Ave. Click here for details
4/3 & 4/4 – Old Fort Sharp Shooters Club – Hollister Shooting Range open every 1st & 3rd weekends of each month. Open Sat. from 1 pm until 4 pm & Sun. Noon until 5 pm Click here for details.
4/3 – Horse Soldier Bourbon Tasting at Hole In The Wall Liquor Store 4 pm until 5 pm…Coming to Fort Scott Mark Nutsch! Click here for details.
4/4 – Easter Sunday!
4/7 – Marketplace Health Ins. Webinar by K-State Research & Extension 12:30 pm & 6 PM. Learn more on our Events page. Click Here.
4/8 – Chamber Coffee hosted FSCC “The Hound Pound at 8 a.m. located 14 / 16 S. Hill St.
4/9-11 – Kansas Rocks Recreation Park Camp-N-Crawl 3-Day Event click here for details.
4/9-10 – Timken 2-Day Job Fair April 9th 1-5pm, April 10th 10am-3pm
4/9-10 – “Fort Games” 2-Day Event at Smallville Athletics
4/10 – Ward-Kraft Job Fair 9am-noon, 2221 Main St., under the white tent.
4/10 – Care to Share Rummage Sale Buck Run Community Center, open spots for more sales, call 620-224-8070 (donations accepted as well for the Sharing Bucket)
4/10 – Communities in Schools 25 Drive Event drive-thru donation event to benefit local youth, 9:30am-12:30pm, FSMS, click here for more details.
4/15-16 – Peerless Products Job Fair 2 Days, 2 Locations ~ April 15th @ Peerless in Nevada MO from 10am-2pm, April 16th @ Peerless in Fort Scott from 10am-2pm
4/16 – Downtown Spring Clean 3-6pm, Community volunteers welcome, contact Bailey Lyons, Chamber Downtown Division Chair, if interested in volunteering or you have project ideas, 620-224-7795.
SAVE THE DATE!
THURSDAY, APRIL 29TH
CHAMBER ANNUAL DINNER &
AWARDS CELEBRATION
CLICK HERE FOR INFO.!
MAY 7TH & 8TH
TOWN-WIDE GARAGE SALE
IN FORT SCOTT ~ WE ARE NOW
TAKING REGISTRATIONS!
SHOPPING ~ SUPPORT LOCAL!
Downtown Fort Scott is booming!
Click here for Chamber member
specialty shopping & other retail in
Downtown & other areas of the community.
Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
620-223-3566
In This Issue
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.
FITNESS FOR EVERYONE IN FS!
Many fitness options are available…
SPIN classesnow offered bySmallville Athletics, every Mon & Wed at 5:15 pm, and Tu & Thurs at 6 pm. $5/class or $50/mo. unlimited.
Total Body Fitness ~ M & W Karen Reinbolt at BRCC@
8:15 am $20/8 week session.
Zumba~ M,W, F @ 6pm Monalynn Decker at BRCC $40 for a 12-week session.
Indoor Fitness/Gyms at
I AM Rehab + Fitness, Smallville Athletics, and Buck Run!

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Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening of Old 54 Cycles April 1

Chamber Coffee Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting to be hosted by Old 54 Cycles

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce invites members and guest to a Chamber Coffee and Ribbon Cutting ceremony this Thursday, April 1st at 8 a.m. to celebrate the grand opening of New Chamber member Old 54 Cycles. The event will be held at 223 N. National Ave.

Coffee and donuts will be served, and attendees may register to win special drawing from Old 54 Cycles and meet Jesse Hazen, the owner. Also, Old 54 Cycles will be hosting a car and bike show, Saturday, April 3rd from 12pm until 2 pm to celebrate their community grand opening.

Attendees are strongly encouraged wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines.

Chamber members and guests are invited to Chamber Coffee events each Thursday at 8 a.m. to network, make announcements, hear about happenings in the community as well as learn about the host business or organization.

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