The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will be host to a Noon Networking Luncheon featuring the “State of Higher Education” with Cowley College President Dennis Rittle.


“Part of our purpose is to provide networking and leadership opportunities for our members,” said chamber president and CEO Kammy Downs.

“The Noon Networking Luncheons provide an opportunity for our area business and professionals to network and gain vital information from our local leaders.”

This event will take place at noon Feb. 28 in the Wright Room at Cowley College’s Brown Center.

It will include an Italian-themed lunch by Great Western Dining. The event is primarily for chamber members, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Tickets can be reserved and paid for online at

Seating is limited, so reservations are required. Chamber member tickets are $10. Non-chamber member tickets are $13.

Those who wish to attend also may call the chamber for ticket reservations at (620) 442-0230.

The mission of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce is to support, strengthen, promote, serve and communicate with member businesses.

“I am proud to be a member of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce,” said chamber member Jill Hunter, with Farm Bureau Financial Services. “The chamber helps me stay connected to my community and keeps me informed of business activity. I encourage members to take advantage of the Thursday coffees and the luncheons hosted by the chamber. They are informative and help build lasting relationships.”