February 8, 2013
Chamber Announces New Board of Directors & 2013 Plans

The Chamber's 82nd Annual Dinner held on February 7, 2013 at the Armacost Car Museum featured a fun evening of great networking and food as well as the announcement of the 2013 Board of Directors and the presentation of the 2013-2017 Strategic Plan.


The Strategic Plan includes three critical goals to be met over the next five years, plus the various committee goals for 2013. The critical goals set by the Chamber include growing the Chamber by 400 members, adding additional staff and driving more revenues to our business members which would include creating a "Shop South KC" promotion among other things. Click here to see the complete Strategic Plan.  Read more...

Welcome New Members!

Holtsclaw & Kendall, L.C.

Rick Holtsclaw, Partner/Owner

2029 Wyandotte, Suite 100

Kansas City, MO 64108

(816) 221-2555    rick@holtsclaw-kendall.com


Coffee News South

Debbie Jackson, Publisher

PO Box 68

Belton, MO 64012

(816) 547-3032     debbie@coffeenewssouth.com

Chamber Announces 2013 Legislative Priorities

Each year the South Kansas City and Grandview Chambers of Commerce partner to develop legislative priorities which the Chambers use as a guideline to ensure that legislation at the City, State and Federal levels is fair and beneficial to businesses.  Please take time to review this document and let us know if there is an issue we have forgotten.  This is a working document which will change as the year goes on. Read the 2013 Legislative Priorities.

2013 Golf Tournament Announced
for April 30, 2013
To avoid the heat of summer, the Chamber's annual Golf Tournament will be several months earlier this year.  Plan are well underway for the tournament to be held on April 30, 2013 at Loch Lloyd Country Club.  Be sure to sign up today to sponsor, play or volunteer!  It will be another great event!
Join Us For Our  Washington DC Fly-In

Join the regional chamber Washington DC Fly-in event and meet with our elected officials in Washington DC! The chambers in South Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Grandview, and Raytown are joining forces for the second annual trip to DC.  Read more...


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Annual Reconcilation of Earnings Tax Withheld Due February 28th

Employers are reminded that City of Kansas City, Mo., ordinances require employers to file the Annual Reconciliation of Earnings Tax Withheld along with supporting W-2 information on or before Thursday, February 28, 2013.   Read more... 

DeVry University to Host Career & Intern Fair

DeVry University will be hosting a Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at their South Kansas City Campus located at 11224 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64131.


Companies are invited to have a FREE table at the fair, which is a terrific opportunity to meet with students and graduates who are eager to learn about your company and, perhaps, become your newest employees!  Read more...

Ruskin High School One of Ten Academies of Engineering to Receive Funding Through AT&T & NACME

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) and AT&T announced today that Ruskin High School is one of 10 Academies of Engineering (AOEs) across the country that will receive a combined $50,000 in support. The funding for these AOEs is made possible by an AT&T contribution of $150,000 to NACME.  Read more...

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In This Issue
February 21, 2013
11:30 a.m.
RC's Restaurant
Topic: April Election Ballot Questions
March 1, 2013
8:00 a.m.
KCPD South Patrol
March 28, 2013
8:00 am.
Center High School
Topic: State of Economic Development in South Kansas City

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