Chamber Connection
December 11th, 2015

TGIF!!  I hope you have all enjoyed the nice warm weather because it looks like winter is on it's way.  I hope you were all able to attend the Member Luncheon where KCP & L talked about winter preparedness.

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Chamber News!


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!

The next drawing will be held January 5th, 2016!

The Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce will be having their monthly board meeting in Thursday December 17th at 11:30am at Hometown Pizza.

Richmond Rotary 

will host their weekly meeting on Friday December 11th, 2015 at the 19th Hole in Richmond.

The Richmond Rotary Club has Reverse Raffle Tickets for Sale! The event will be Feb.20th at the Ray County Memorial Veterans building. Win up to $ 7,500.00 along with many other prizes. Great auction Items for the taking. Tons of Royals autographs. A great meal for two, all for the low price of $125.00. All proceeds go for many local causes. Call Scott or any Rotary member for tickets. My number is 470-2661. Tickets sell fast. You do not need to be present to win the Grand Prize
Ray County Community Arts Assoc.


December 4:  6-8 pm and after Scrooge
December 5:  10 am-after Scrooge
December 6:  12-5 pm
December 7:  6 pm-after Holiday Brass
December 8:  5:30-6:30 pm
December 10: 5:30-6:30 pm
December 12: 10 am-2:00 pm and early evening
December 13: 12:00-after concert
December 15: 5:30-6:30 pm

Henkel Job Fair

Job Fairs - Multiple Direct Hire Openings - Full-time. Multiple Manufacturing Positions with hire dates in January/February of 2016. Pay ranging from 14.50 to 16.50 per hour Starting Wage. Maintenance Positions starting between 18.00 and 20.00 per hour. 1.00 shift premium for 2nd and 3rd Shifts. Day one Core benefits. All Direct Hire Positions. Job Fairs on December 5th and December 12th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Richmond Henkel Corporation facility, 201 Highway 10 East, Richmond, MO 64085. 
Orscheln Farm and Home

will be offering blade sharpening this Saturday, December 12th from 10am to 2pm for $3 per item.

Grace Church

Every Sunday from 6:30pm to 8pm at their location 606 South Camden St. in Richmond.

Every Wednesday after school (even on early release days)  there is a FREE after school program until 5:30pm for grades K-6th.  

    Ray County Library

Family Storytime
Ray County Library
Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Join us for our weekly storytime as we sing, read and make crafts! The planned activities will help develop early literacy skills and are targeted for ages 0-5. Children 2 years old and under must have an adult with them throughout the program.
Richmond Kiwanis Club


Will host their weekly meeting on Tuesday December 15th at noon at the 19th Hole in Richmond.  

JP's Total Image

They will be running daily specials now through Christmas!

Men's Mondays-$10 haircuts for the gentlemen
 Toe Art Tuesday-Get FREE nail art with the purchase of a pedicure

Wax Wednesdays-$1 off wax service

Thursdays-Mention this special and receive $5 off a color service

Fridays-Show your school spirit by wearing your school's colors and receive 10$ off services or salon products


There will be a raffle as well held on December 16th.  Tickets are $1 each for a basket containing flat irons, blow dryer and curling iron.  a $199 value!  Remember, Christmas is only 136 days away!!


Find them on Facebook!

      Griffith-Skiles American Legion Post  #237    


On Tuesday December 15th,  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.  


      Booster Club of the Class of 2017
RHS Spaghetti Dinner

The Booster Club of the Class of 2017 will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Tuesday December 15th at 5pm at the Boys Basketball Game at Richmond High School.  For $10 you get spaghetti, salad and breadsticks.  Kids 3 & under eat FREE!
Christmas Extravaganza Wrap Up Meeting

The RDD and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a wrap up meeting on Wednesday December 16th at noon at Hometown Pizza.
The Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce is working hard to ensure that every decision made is supporting our effort to... 
"Be Relevant!"


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