Chamber Connection
January 23rd, 2015

I hope the great weather and cheap gas prices keep coming! Sure does make this dreary time of year in Missouri much more tolerable!

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Richmond Rotary & Reverse Raffle

Today, January 23rd at noon at the 19th Hole is the weekly meeting for Richmond Rotary.

Richmond Rotary Reverse Raffle tickets are on sale. Tickets maybe purchased from Margie Bowman or any Rotarian. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21st. at the Ray County Veterans building. Grand Prize $7,500.00. All proceeds go to local charities.


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The Farris Theatre


'INTO THE WOODS' is now playing at the Farris Theatre.

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Today, January 23rd, the Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce will be removing the garland from the light poles around the square.  If you are able to help, we are in need of volunteers and 14 foot ladders.  Please meet at the chamber office at 3pm.  Thank you!




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Ray County Senior Center Music Jam!

Saturday January 24th at 5pm will be the FREE monthly music jam.  Come out and join along or dance the evening away!

Orscheln's Bucket Sale!

Saturday January 24th and Sunday January 25th, Richmond Orscheln's will be having their BUCKET SALE!  Anything you can fit in their bucket is 20% off!  Purchase the bucket for $2.49.

Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce

On Monday January 26th the Excelsior Springs Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 
"Educate to Cultivate Series"

How to Create Self Motivated People

at the Elms Hotel and Spa from 3:30-4:30pm.

Shapes Dance and Acro

is holding a special 


Richmond Kiwanis Club

Tuesday January 27th is the weekly meeting for the Richmond Kiwanis.  It is held at noon every Tuesday at the 19th Hole in Richmond.

Richmond Downtown District

will be hosting their monthly meeting on Wednesday January 28th at noon at Hometown Pizza.  At this meeting they will be electing officers.  This group runs independently of the Chamber and can use your support!

Ray County Senior Services Board

Ray County Senior Service Board Open Meeting ~ 
Wednesday, January 28th 4:30
 ~ Ray County Library Community Room 215 E Lexington St, Richmond
 ~ Grant Awards For 2015 Will Be Made At This Meeting.  Grantees Need To Be Present To Sign Contracts And Guidelines And To Receive Their Grant Funds If Applicable.

Richmond Career Center

will be hosting a

Local Farmers Meeting

 at the Chamber Office on January 29th from 7:30am-9am.  This will be an opportunity for local Farmers to visit and learn new ways to  find dependable employees.  There will be coffee available.  

Henkel Winter Blood Drive


Thursday, January 29
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

201 Hwy 10 East

Click here to see the flyer! 

Know someone who is interested in signing up for the gym?? Refer them and receive $10 off your next month's bill!!

January special = 1/2 off the enrollment fee!

Come by and check out what we have to offer! 24 hour access to the gym, FREE live instructed classes, FREE Fitness on Request classes available 24/7, FREE orientation with a trainer, and unlimited tanning for only $15 per month!!


Have a SAFE weekend everyone!  

The Chamber is excited to be 
"Taking the Next Step"


Natalie Lamar
Executive Director
Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce
phone 816-776-6916
fax 816-776-6917