Wamego Plays Host to Kansas Sampler Festival This Weekend, May 2-3, Wamego City Park

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Wamego once again plays host for the Kansas Sampler Festival, an event which brings communities and attractions together from all over the state. Whether you are looking for hiking trails, historic sites, natural landmarks, unique restaurants, off-the-beaten track eateries, architectural gems, hole-in-wall performing centers, artists-at-work, specialty shops, or have-to-be-there Kansas events, this festival is for you! Come out and see all there is to see, here, do, taste and learn in Kansas! Festival hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission rates: Adults $5, Children 7-12 $3, 6 and under are free. Cash and check only accepted for payment. Go to VisitWamego.com for additional information and an event map!

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April 20 Membership Luncheon to Feature Jamie Hofling, NetWork Kansas Representative

The April 20 membership luncheon will feature Jamie Hofling, the Pottawatomie County NetWork Kansas representative. Hofling will share what being designated an “E-Community” really means for Pottawatomie County, and NetWork Kansas’ current offerings to local businesses through PCEDC in relation to Economic Gardening initiatives. As well, Hofling will present further information about The Kansas Ice House Program, an 8-week certificate program offered to help develop and enhance entrepreneurial skills and strategy. For more information on how to register for the event, please visit our Calendar of Events page.


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Don’t Forget to Renew Your Membership for 2015!

The Chamber officially kicked-off it’s first Total Resource Campaign on November 1, 2014. This campaign includes the membership drive for 2015 investments and gives the members an opportunity to pledge their resources for sponsorship of annual 2015 events.   Through one-on-one meetings with every Chamber member this November and December, our Executive Director, Megan Umscheid, will bring the Total Resource Campaign to you personally as we gear up for another fantastic year! Meeting with members one-on-one will enable the Chamber to communicate new benefits and additions to the Membership Investment levels and will allow businesses to share their own 2015 goals and needs from the Chamber. We look forward to conversations with the members and appreciate your partnership!

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