Tag: Jill Hunter

Christmas in the City to kick off with Merry Monday, tree lighting

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities will continue until 7:30 p.m. Food vendors include Ark City […]

Burger Junkie celebrates new hours with Chamber of Commerce event

Burger Junkie celebrated its newly opened business Oct. 10 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, during which the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented owner Christopher Goodman with a certificate of best wishes and a chamber membership certificate. Several local member businesses attended the ribbon-cutting at the completely remodeled eatery, located […]

Soroptimists offer scholarship, honor Thompson, donate to United Way

The Soroptimists of Arkansas City are offering a scholarship to women who are the primary breadwinners in their homes. Through the “Live Your Dream” awards program, women in the Arkansas City area can apply for and potentially receive up to $5,000. In order to be eligible, a woman must be […]

Ark City chapter of Soroptimist International celebrates 70 years in 2017

The local Soroptimist International chapter in Arkansas City is celebrating its 70th year of existence as a club. On April 28, 1947, Soroptimist of Ark City’s installation meeting was held at the Osage Hotel, where 25 charter members celebrated a new civic club in Ark City. The local club wished […]

Soroptimists seek clothing, supply donations for Wichita Children’s Home

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City is seeking donations for the Wichita Children’s Home. “Since (Cowley County) Safe Homes isn’t around anymore, we’ve decided to give to the Wichita Children’s Home,” said Soroptimist Jill Hunter. “They have extended their services to help (people) in our area.” The Children’s Home is in […]

Arkansas City Soroptimists receive Lucy Keller Dreams in Action Award

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City was awarded the Lucy Keller Dreams in Action Award at the South Central Region Conference in April at Rockwell, Texas. The Dreams in Action Award recognizes an outstanding service project in each district of the region. This award was named in honor of Helen “Lucy” […]

Ark City Girl Fun Day promises fun, educational event April 8

The third annual Ark City Girl Fun Day is right around the corner. This event, sponsored by Soroptimists of Arkansas City and Power of the Purse, is put on for elementary school-aged girls. Some of the things to be emphasized during the event are activities in which the girls will […]

“State of Higher Education” Noon Networking Luncheon with Rittle planned

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 […]

Soroptimists of Arkansas City work to assist Kansas Veterans Home

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City had a meeting Dec. 14 in Cowley College’s Wright Room. Members brought hygiene items for the Kansas Veterans Home in Winfield, such as denture cleaner, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, razors, aftershave and lotion. “Our veteran men and women do not have enough of these items […]

Last Run Car Show weekend chock-full of exciting events for drivers, ladies

With the first day of fall on Thursday and cooler weather, it is time for the Last Run Car Show weekend. AC Tumbleweeds will sponsor the 41st annual Last Run Car Show on Sept. 23-25. Car Show events will begin Friday at the Agri-Business Building at 712 W. Washington Ave. […]