Tag: Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce

Downs, Flickinger, Cowley alumni help to paint new downtown mural

A brand-new mural depicting elements of Arkansas City’s history now decorates a downtown wall thanks to the collaboration of local artists and the Arkansas City Area Arts Council. Thanks to a grant from the V.J. Wilkins and Legacy foundations, as well as the Warrender Trust, Arkansas City Area Chamber of […]

Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce gives STAR Award to Walmart

Members of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board overwhelmingly chose Ark City’s Walmart Supercenter as the July recipient of the chamber’s STAR Award. The STAR (Small Trade Achievement Recognition) Award is given monthly to one of more than 300 chamber member businesses in the area. It is […]

Cowley College trustees hire seven; Sumner County race down to two

The Cowley College Board of Trustees convened a special meeting July 31 to handle a few items prior to the start of the school year. Among them were new hires for the fall semester. Two faculty members, automotive instructor Daniel Brooks and nondestructive testing instructor Garret Vickery, were hired. Several other […]

City Commission approves purchase of swift water, ice rescue equipment

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously July 18 to approve the purchase of several pieces of rescue equipment for the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department. The equipment includes an Inmar inflatable rescue boat, a trailer with which to transport it, a Marsars ice rescue sled and two Mustang ice […]

Commission decreases external funding, adds COLA in new draft budget

The City Commission of Arkansas City asked city staff during a budget work session July 14 to generate a new proposed 2018 budget that it will consider July 18. Specifically, the commissioners proposed reducing Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum’s requested $100,000 to $75,000 and the Arkansas City Area Chamber of […]

Reception held June 22 to honor Reedy Ford, Community National Bank

WINFIELD — The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce and Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Cowley First, held their Business Appreciation Month reception and awards event June 22 at Wheat State Wine Co. The event showcased the chambers’ nominations for the Kansas Department of Commerce Governor’s Award. […]

Ark City Community Band plans jazz concert June 29, patriotic show July 4

The Ark City Community Band will hold the fifth concert of its 146th season at 7:30 p.m. June 29 under the Wilson Park rotunda, located at 701 N. Summit St. This event is free and open to the public. Some park benches are available, but concert-goers may wish to bring […]

Officials urge fireworks safety by citizens; sales, discharge begin June 27

Starting today, fireworks are legal for sale and discharge within the city limits of Arkansas City. The sale and discharge of fireworks are permitted from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through July 3, as well as from 10 a.m. to midnight July 4. City officials urge citizens again at […]

Mahaney Roofing named 2017 Small Business of the Year in Wichita

Mahaney Roofing Company recently was named the 2017 Small Business of the Year award recipient by the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. “This is a highly competitive award and we are very honored to be this year’s winner,” a company representative stated in a press release. “We would like to thank […]

Arkansas City Farm and Art Market named June Open Arms Award winner

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board of Directors overwhelmingly chose to give the June 2017 Open Arms Award to the Arkansas City Farm and Art Market. The Farm and Art Market provides a place for area farmers of various kinds, as well as artists and craftsmen, to […]