Category Archives: Chamber of Commerce

K.C. Chiefs Tickets For Sale by Chamber

Kansas City Chiefs Promo

FORT SCOTT – The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce invites Chamber members and the general public to take advantage of a Kansas City Chiefs ticket promotion to purchase game tickets at a discounted price.

The program has been offered for prior games but is now expanded to include the following remaining games: 12/9 vs. the Ravens at 12pm, 12/13 vs. the Chargers at 7:20pm, and 12/30 vs. the Raiders at 12pm. Tickets may be purchased online at www.chiefs.com/ticketfundraiser/ by entering promo code FORTSCOTTCC. All promo tickets are upper level at only $33.50 per ticket including the handling fee, which is a huge discount from normal pricing. Ten dollars of each ticket purchase supports the local Chamber.

Contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce with any questions at 620-223-3566 or visit fortscott.com for more information.

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Downtown Halloween Parade

 

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the annual “Trick or Treat on Main Street” event is planned for Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Downtown Fort Scott.

There will be music by The Hull Experience, a sidewalk trick-or-treat parade and free hot dog lunch for kids in costume following the parade.

Activities will span from at 10:30 am to noon with face painting by FSHS Thespians and pictures by Walgreens. The actual parade will begin at 11am.

Participants will parade through downtown “trick or treating” local merchants along the way. Parents are welcome to walk with their children in the parade, escorted by FSHS Pride, which will follow a route down the west side of Main Street from Skubitz Plaza to 2nd Street, then down the east side of Main Street from 2nd Street to Skubitz Plaza. Youth of all ages are welcome to participate in the parade. However, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Merchants along Main Street are encouraged to pass out candy, coupons or other items to the kids as they pass by, and other businesses or organizations not located on Main Street are also welcome to set up along the route and pass out items.

Following the parade, hot dogs, healthy snack and a drink will be served to youth in costume. The free “Hallo-Wienie” lunch is being sponsored by 5 Corners Mini-Mart, Healthy Bourbon County Action Team, Landmark National Bank, and McDonald’s. The Lowell Milken Center will be offering free coloring books and candy to trick or treaters Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.

The Fort Scott Recreation Commission and FSMS Pride will be holding Creepy Crawly Crafts from 9 to 10:30 am at Buck Run Community Center prior to the Downtown festivities. The craft-making event is for kids pre-school to 5th grade. Pre-registration is requested for only $1 at 735 Scott Ave.

For more information, contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at (620) 223-3566.

Candidates Forum October 22

CANDIDATES’ FORUM – GENERAL ELECTION

Monday, October 22, 2018
Ellis Fine Arts Center on the Campus of FSCC

Doors Open 5:30 p.m., Forum Begins 6:00 p.m.

FORT SCOTT – The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce announces a Candidates’ Forum for the 2018 General Election will be held Monday, October 22nd at the Ellis Fine Arts Center on the campus of FSCC, 2108 S. Horton. The doors will open at 5:30 pm and the forum will begin at 6 pm. Attendees are invited to arrive early to meet and greet the candidates.

Races that have been invited to the forum include Governor/Lt. Governor, U.S. House of Representatives District 2, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Treasurer, Commissioner of Insurance, Kansas Senate District 13, Kansas House of Representatives Districts 2 and 4, State Board of Education District, Bourbon County Commissioner District 1, Bourbon County Attorney, and Bourbon County Treasurer.

The general public may submit questions to the Chamber prior to the event by submitting them via email to information@fortscott.com or dropping them off at the Chamber, 231 E. Wall Street, by 12:00 p.m., Monday, October 22nd. There will also be information presented at the forum on the “Liquor by the Drink” local issue that will be on the ballot for Bourbon County.

The forum will run in the hierarchy of offices from the federal, state, then local level. Candidates will have the opportunity to make a one-minute opening statement and two-minute closing statement. Three questions will be asked of each candidate, with each candidate being allowed one minute to respond. Individuals representing candidates, not in attendance will be given an opportunity to make up to a three-minute statement.

For more information please contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at (620) 223-3566.

Chamber Coffee At Pioneer Harvest Fiesta Oct. 18

Join us for Chamber Coffee hosted by
Pioneer Harvest Fiesta
 Location: Bourbon Co. Fairgrounds
(across the street from Fort Scott 
Community College)
Thursday, October 18, 2018


Click here for Pioneer Harvest Fiesta’s home page.
Click here for Pioneer Harvest Fiesta’s Facebook page.
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:
October 25th – Trinity Lutheran Church
November 1st – Fort Scott Area Community Foundation
@ Landmark Bank
November 8th – VFW
November 15th – Bourbon Co. Arts Council

Promote Holiday Spending

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce would like your business to join them in a Google Livestream event at Papa Don’s located at 10 N. Main St, in downtown Fort Scott. 
 
This event will take place on Wednesday, October 17th from 11 am to 1 pm
 
The live stream focuses on the driven motivation to boast and promote holiday spending in your business in a simple and efficient manner. 
 
Live questions will be taken from viewers and offers brought to you by Google business products!

Pioneer Harvest Fiesta Parade Thursday, Oct. 18

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce Invites you to the 2018 Pioneer Harvest Parade, this Thursday night at 6:00 pm. This parade of antique, classic farm implements through the streets of Fort Scott’s historic downtown kicks off this weekends Pioneer Harvest Fiesta!
To visit the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta Facebook page, click here. To visit their website, click here.

Forks and Corks Nov. 3

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 15th Annual Forks & Corks tasting event of the year!
The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the 15th Annual Forks & Corks event. Forks & Corks is one of the most popular events among Fort Scott locals and visitors!
Forks & Corks is one of three primary fundraisers the Chamber hosts annually to benefit our mission to support business, build community, and promote spirit.
This is a tasting event where Fort Scott restaurants and caterers are invited to share tasting of several of their popular items. Standard Beverage will be present to provide tasting of numerous wines, beers and liqueurs. Awards will be presented, and the evening will end with a silent and live auction.
Please contact the Chamber at (620)223-3566 if you have any questions.
Tickets to this event are available for purchase through any Chamber Board member, or by visiting Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce’s website. Click here.

Driving a Holiday Shopping Rush For Your Business

GOOGLE HOLIDAY LIVESTREAM

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Papa Don’s Pizza, 10 N Main St.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FORT SCOTT – The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free Google Livestream event at Papa Don’s Pizza, 10 N Main St. in Downtown Fort Scott. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 17th from 11:00 am to 1 pm.

The live stream focus will be on driving a holiday shopping rush for your business. Learn how your business can get in front of customers and showcase what you offer using Google My Business, Google Ads, and more. Live questions will be taken from viewers.

For more information please contact the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at (620) 223-3566.