Chamber Connection
March 6th, 2015

TGIF! I don't know about you all, but I am beside myself with the great news of the amazing forecast over the next few days!

   Everyone make sure to stay safe this weekend while you are enjoying everything our fair town has to offer!

 If you would like to have something included in our weekly blast, please email me by the Wednesday prior to your event with the details.  

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Chamber Information

If your business has not already registered for your Business Expo booth, you need to do so soon!  Please call the Chamber at 816-776-6916 and visit with Natalie.  
Did you know the Chamber has an area job listings section on our website?  Chamber members are able to list their available positions on there for FREE!


On April 15th, The Chamber will be visiting the Missouri Capital.  You are invited to tag along to this event! Space is limited so please RSVP today!

Richmond Rotary 

Today, February 27th at noon at the 19th Hole is the weekly meeting for Richmond Rotary.  
Farris Theatre

RHS Theatre Department will present 'ATTACK OF THE ZOMBIES!' on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Farris Theatre. Reserved seat tickets are now available at the Farris Box Office. Tickets are $7 adult - $5 students





Looks like spring has sprung....cabin fever getting to you? Friday or Saturday would be a great day for a drive to the country! Come out and see us and enjoy a fabulous dinner. 

Please call 816-496-0165 or click for reservations!


 Visit Their Website!

Flexible Staffing hosts Job Fair 
at Henkel in Richmond! 

On Saturday March 7th from 9am to noon, Flexible Staffing will be hosting a Job Fair to fill 40 positions at Henkel.  

Ideal Industries Chili & Soup Luncheon


    Ideal Industries will be hosting their annual Chili and Soup Dinner on Saturday March 7th from 11am to 1:30pm.                               Cost is $6 per person.                                             

Daylight Savings Time


Don't forget to set your clocks ahead on Sunday March 8th at 2am.




Girls Night Out with 

RJ 3 Creations!!


Get in touch with your creative side with RJ 3 Creations and paint your own masterpiece!  Call 816-786-1819 and speak with Johnna.  There are lots of interesting options and don't forget to BYOB.  


Send her an email!

Richmond Kiwanis Club

Tuesday March 10th is the weekly meeting for the Richmond Kiwanis.  It is held at noon every Tuesday at the 19th Hole in Richmond.  


      Ray County Library  


AARP Tax Assistance

AARP has volunteers in the Community Room each Tuesday from 9AM to 1PM until April 14th to help assist individuals. No reservations are necessary, but they can only serve around 20 individuals on each Tuesday. If there are any further questions please contact the library at 816-776-5104.


      Griffith-Skiles American Legion Post  #237    


On Tuesday March 10th, The American Legion will be hosting
Bingo Night
at the Ray County Memorial Veteran's Building.  
The doors will open at 4pm for the meal and games will start at 6pm.  It only costs $20 to play all evening.  

Find them on Facebook!


      Richmond Full Employment Council

March 12th, 2015 is All youth Day.  

All Youth day is for ages up to 24 years. Richmond Career Center will focus on all day activities for the youth including events from the University of Missouri Extension. Trish Savage will provide a workshop on that day.  Call for pre-registration and schedule.


Find them on Facebook!



We post new job orders daily on;  this is a free statewide internet site for employers and job seekers.   The Richmond Career Center offers Free HSE (High School Equivalency)programs sponsored by the State Fair Community College, M-Thurs, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.    We also offer local workshops; Resume Building, Interview Tips, Financial Aide,  Job Club, Finding Employment with the Imperfect Work History, Building Trades Apprenticeships and Career Exploration. 


Youth (Young Adult) Program  18-24 years, we are seeking young adults needing employment skills training and work experience.  If you are 18-24 years, no GED/HS Diploma required, imperfect background, "Earn While You Learn On The Job", now accepting applications for spring program.  




      Missouri Valley Community Action Agency


Apply now for home weatherization!
Home heating is a high-cost basic necessity. For people with low incomes, the decision to pay the utility bill may mean deciding between being warm in the winter or having well-balanced meals.
Call Bev at 660 886 7476 ext 846 to find out how to file a weatherization application.


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