june 20, 2018
Geneva Chamber of Commerce Weekly Update
Banner Display for Geneva Days: Reservations are due today! If you want to have your banner displayed during this year’s Geneva Days celebration you must contact the Chamber today to ensure ample production time of new banners. Chamber Office: 402-759-1155
June 22nd: Talk of the Town will be held on Friday, June 22nd at the Geneva Senior Center beginning at 9:30 am. This is an opportunity for everyone in the community to provide input and get updates on City and Chamber activities. Please spread the word!
June 28-29: Geneva Sidewalk Sales
July 3-4: Geneva Days Celebration: A full schedule of events can be found HERE and in an upcoming edition of the Nebraska Signal. Registrations for the BBQ and Kickball tournaments are also available at the Geneva Home Center
July 23: Chamber Member Meeting: 5:30 – 6:00 pm at the Geneva Library Basement. This meeting is an opportunity for ALL Members of the Geneva Chamber to provide input, get updates and get involved with the Geneva Chamber.
Odegeo Leadership 2018-2019 Applications are now available. Session begins September 18. Please contact Patt Lentfer with FCDC for information email@example.com
Chair-ity Event: Chairs will be on display at the following businesses beginning Tuesday, June 19th. All chairs will be publicly auctioned off during the Geneva Days Celebration on Tuesday, July 3rd at 7 pm.
“The Good Life”
Farm Bureau Financial Services (Located at Chamber Office/Eddie’s Station)
Hairworks and All Things Consignment
York State Bank
Patty Scarborough and Karen Schotsch (Located at Geneva Public Library)
Keller Williams/Katie Vanderley Realtor (Located at Geneva Floral)
Patrice’s Specialties (Located at The Fillmore County Courthouse)
Fillmore County Hospital
“Bloom Where You Are Planted”
A Little Inspiration
“Heinisch & Lovegrove Law”
Heinisch & Lovegrove Law
“The Three Beers”
Overtime, Studio 88 and Mylah Rose Boutique (Located at Overtime)
“70 Years of Style”
“Watching Sunsets and Windmills”
Steve Rust (Located at Courthouse)
“The Add-a-Malbec Chair”
The Nebraska Signal
“The Reading Chair”
“Hands on Summer”
Sowing Seeds Academy
“Tuned Into the Arts”
Geneva Arts Council (Located at Rialto II)
“Come Grow With Us”
Geneva Senior Center and Geneva Home Center (Located at Senior Center)
“A Slice of Summer”
Holli Lovegrove (Located at the Geneva Public Library)
May 25, 2018
Geneva Chamber of Commerce Weekly Update
Talk of the Town: Tomorrow, Friday 5/25 from 9:30 - 10:00 am at the Senior Center. An opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback regarding all City and Chamber activities. Open to ALL community members - Spread the word!
After Hours: Hidden Hills Golf Course - Friday, June 1st drinks and appetizers beginning at 5 pm. Everyone is invited to join in on a fun round of golf beginning at 5:45 pm - No Golf Skills Needed! Please contact the course at 402-759-3084 if you need a cart.
Husker Coaches in Town - plans are in the works for the Husker Football Coaches to be in town and visit with the community on June 12th from 3 - 4 pm. Stay tuned for further details!
Time is running out to register for the Geneva Days BBQ Contest or the Kickball Tournament. Registration forms are available here.
Several Opportunities Available to Show Your Support:
After Hours Hosts - We are looking for Chamber Members to host our monthly After Hours Events. We have an opening for July and several other months...please contact the Chamber to schedule.
Geneva Days Banner Sponsor - All Chamber Members are invited to display a Banner during the Geneva Days Celebration. Please see previous email sent 5/23/18 or contact the Chamber for information on how to purchase your Banner sponsorship.
ID Checks at the Fillmore County Fair Beer Garden - July 12-14. We still need several volunteers to sign up for a shift. Please contact the Chamber if you are able to help out.
Thank you to all who are serving or have served our Country - Happy Memorial Day!
May 1, 2018
Geneva Chamber of Commerce Weekly Update
Chair-ity Update: The chairs are on the way! The estimated arrival date will be May 11th. Please stay tuned for additional information on when you can pick up your chairs from Geneva Home Center.
After Hours - Lynch Financial
Friday, May 4th. Nacho Typical After Hours hosted by Lynch Financial at the home of Jay and Susan Lynch 331 North 11th. Stop in at any time starting at 5 pm.
May 1st - Enter The May Day Basket Drawing
Take a moment to visit one of the following businesses on May 1st and register to win the Chamber May Day Basket: Cornerstone Bank, Cumberland's Fashions, Fillmore County Development Corporation, Fortify Group, Geneva Family Dentistry, Geneva Home Center, Geneva Milling, Geneva Senior Center, Heartland Bank, Lynch Financial, Nebraska Signal, Weaver Pharmacy, Weaver Repair and York State Bank.
Free Mental Health First Aid Course
May 4th: Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
May 18th: Mental Health First Aid Course.
Both of these courses are Free and sponsored by Fillmore County Hospital. Registration Deadline is April 30th. For additional information and how to register, please visit the Fillmore County Hospital Website www.myfch.org or contact Kelly at 402-759-3192.
SAVE THE DATES FOR THESE UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS!
April 23rd 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Chamber Membership Open Meeting
From 5:30-6:00 pm at the Geneva Library Basement Meeting Room. This meeting is open to all 2018 Geneva Chamber Members. Agenda to include upcoming events, Chamber committee highlights and round table discussion.
April 25th 11:30 a.m.
Fillmore County Hospital "Path to Prevention" Kick Off Event
In conjunction with National Walk at Lunch Day on April 25th, you are encouraged to turn a working lunch into a walking lunch. Starting from the FCH Employee Parking Lot at 11:30 am. Prize drawings for participants. Please visit the Fillmore County Hospital website for additional information: www.myfch.org
April 25th 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
City of Geneva Open House and Comprehensive Plan Meeting
April 25th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Geneva Public Library
Please plan to attend this meeting facilitated by Lynn Dittmer of JEO Consulting and come prepared to provide input for the City of Geneva Comprehensive Plan. This comprehensive plan is driven by public engagement, which tries to identify the needs, wants, and concerns of the community; and then this information is used to map out a plan for reaching those goals. This becomes a guide for community leaders for the next ten to twenty years. Your opinion matters! Please visit the City of Geneva website for more information: www.genevane.org
"Talk of the Town"
Beginning at 9:30 am at the Geneva Senior Center. Hosted by the City of Geneva and the Geneva Chamber Board of Directors, this open forum event will provide an opportunity for Q & A regarding topics, concerns and ideas as they relate to the City of Geneva and the Geneva Chamber of Commerce. ALL Geneva and surrounding community members are encouraged to attend!
May Day Basket Drawing
Stay tuned for full details next week. In the meantime feel free to contact us with contributions or questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 4th 5:00 p.m.
AFTER HOURS: Lynch Financial
Nacho Typical After Hours, Cinco De Mayo Eve Celebration - Hosted by Lynch Financial at the home of Jay and Susan Lynch 331 North 11th Street. Beginning at 5 pm.
June 28th/June 29th
Geneva Sidewalk Sales
CHAIR-ITY Live Auction at 6:30 pm
July 3rd – July 4th
Geneva Days Celebration at the Geneva City Park
We need Volunteers! Please contact email@example.com and let us know if you can help.
July 12th, 13th & 14th
Fillmore County Fair
Chamber volunteers needed to check wristbands at the Beer Garden. Shift sign-ups will be posted to the Chamber website soon. In the meantime, please contact the Chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Chamber Golf Tournament
Contact Kati Jones or Amber Taylor for additional information at email@example.com
EMAILS FROM THE GENEVA CHAMBER – In an effort to ensure we maintain an accurate and relevant email list for our valued Chamber Membership, we are limiting our 2018 communications via email to only our paid 2018 Membership. Please share this information to businesses within and surrounding Geneva that may inquire as to why they no longer are receiving Chamber announcements via email and please encourage them to join our Organization! Membership forms are available here.
NEW RESIDENT WELCOME PACKETS: The Chamber is partnering with the City of Geneva and will be distributing New Resident Welcome Packets. We are asking for donations to include in the packet. Company fliers/info, small promo items are encouraged. Please do not include anything with an expiration date. Contact Susan Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org if your company would like to be included in this new resident outreach.
TALK OF THE TOWN! An opportunity to bring together City, Chamber and Community. Watch for details coming soon…
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