Be part of a group that has a specific task. Get a first hand look at how things get done – it is members like yourself joined with other business people that work side by side achieving the goals, initiatives and issues relating to business and community. There is a variety of committees that meet at various times and days – there is sure to be one that would be of interest to you and/or your employees. Even if you don’t have time to be involved, the Chamber is still helping your business grow.
Meets the 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 a.m. at Perkins Restaurant. The committee organizes events that encourage continued success and growth of the agriculture in McPherson. Rural Appreciation, Farm Forum, Ag in the Classroom, 5K Mac County Roundup, and other fund raising for the Agriculture Future of America Scholarship
BAM! (Business And Membership)
Meets as needed. This committee provides information, networking opportunities and services for members. Events include education seminars, Legislative Meet & Greets, organizes candidate forums for city, county and school board elections.
Meets only for the planning and organizing of the Chamber Challenge—A Battle of the Stars. The annual event scheduled in late March, is all about employee engagement, having fun with a purpose, establishing rapport and marketing your business.
Meets the 2nd Tuesday at 12:00—Chamber office. The committee looks for projects that enhance quality of life and are amenities that make our community attractive for residents, workforce and business growth.
Meets as needed. The committee organizes and conducts an annual trip to a major city which offers the opportunity to network while touring various industries.
Meets as needed on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:00 at the Chamber. Provides personal growth for women of the Chamber by networking and traveling to a major city to learn about other communities and women in business.
Tartan Turkey Golf Tournament Committee
Meets as needed beginning in February to plan the Chamber’s fund raising event the Tartan Turkey Golf tournament scheduled in June at Turkey Creek Golf Course.
Meets the 2nd Monday at 12:00—Chamber. This committee of the Chamber is the public relations arm of the Chamber. Being a Chamber Ambassador gets your business out in the front serving as emcee for ribbon cuttings and making member visits to other Chamber members. This is an awesome way to get to know other fellow Chamber members and learn about their business while you share with them about yours.
Leadership Board of Trustees
Meets the 1st Wednesday at 12:00—Chamber. This committee oversees the planning and execution of the Leadership program. This committee is an appointed position and must be a graduate of Leadership McPherson.
McPherson County E-Loan Committee
Meets as needed. This committee reviews the loan requests from the E-Loan and determines programming opportunities that promotes entrepreneurship.