Chamber Connection
May 15th, 2015

Thank goodness its FRIDAY!!  There are big changes at the Chamber office.  Stop by to check it out if you have time.  Thank you to Gary Nolker Painting Company for donating the paint for our project!

 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


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!


Chamber Board elections will be here before we know it.  Please consider running for a spot or nominating one of your employees to represent your business on our board!

Richmond Rotary 

Today, May 15th at noon at the 19th Hole is the weekly meeting for Richmond Rotary.  

Richmond Farmers Market


The Richmond Farmers Market will open on Saturday May 16th in Downtown Richmond from 7am to noon.  If you are a vendor, there are new procedures in place this year.  Please contact Tracy Hewlett first thing when you arrive Saturday morning.  There is now a membership fee of $5 per week throughout the entire season or $50 for the whole season.  This money will be used for advertising purposes only.  See you on the square!
Fresh Meats and More

Fresh Meats and More of Richmond will close at 1pm on Saturday may 16th due to graduation.  They will reopen on Tuesday at their regular time.  
They will be delivering fresh strawberries next week for PRE ORDER customers only. Quart is $4 and a Pint is $3. They will not be selling them as walk in orders. Must be PRE ORDERED. To place an order for our fresh strawberries please call the shop at 816-775-3535




Missed the Fried Brie, Lobster and Shrimp Pasta or Mahi Mahi last weekend, no worries we are featuring the same menu items this weekend. It also looks like it will be warm enough to sit on the deck and enjoy a glass of wine or your dinner!  


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


 Visit Their Website!

   The Farris Theatre



'FURIOUS 7' on May 9, 10 and 14.
'THE LONGEST RIDE' on May 15, 16, 17 and 21.
'PAUL BLART MALL COP 2' on May 22, 23, 24 and 28.

   Good Samaritan Center


 Early registration for the 23rd Annual Tortoise and Hare 5k Run will end on Saturday May 16th.  Please call 816-637-2178 for more information.


Visit their website! 

Richmond Kiwanis Club


Will host their weekly meeting on Tuesday May 19th at noon at the 19th Hole in Richmond.  

      Griffith-Skiles American Legion Post  #237    


On Tuesday May 19th, 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!




  United Methodist Church


On Tuesday, May 19th, the Richmond United Methodist Church will be hosting a retirement celebration for their Pasor at 6pm.  


Visit their website! 

  Ray County Memorial Hospital


Wednesday May 20th, The Ray County Memorial Hospital Gift Shop will be hosting their 20% OFF SALE from 8am to 4pm.  And remember, you don't have to pay sales tax!


Visit their website! 

  Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce


Thursday May 21st will be the monthly board meeting for the Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. This meeting starts at 11:30am at Shirkey Golf Course 19th Hole.


  Chamber After Hours


Make sure to mark your calendars!  On Friday May 22nd from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the 19th Hole, will be the Annual Hog Roast After Hours sponsored by Shirkey Nursing and Rehab, Shirkey Hosice and Palliative Care and The House of Hope.  Everyone is invited and make sure to be hungry!


Visit Shirkey Nursing Website! 


Visit Shirkey Hospice Website! 


Visit the House of Hope Website! 


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