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 Wednesday, 7:00 a.m. at the K-State Research and Extension office. The committee organizes events that encourage continued success and growth of agriculture in McPherson. Events include Rural Appreciation Picnic, Farm Forum, Mac County Roundup 5K/1 mile fun run, and other fund raising for the Agriculture Future of America Scholarship.
Civic Awareness Committee (formerly BAM)
Meets as needed. This committee provides informational opportunities for the community. Events include Legislative Updates and Candidate Forums for city, county and school board elections.
Community Development Committee
Meets as needed the 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 at the Chamber office. The committee looks for projects that enhance quality of life, and amenities that make our community attractive for residents, workforce and business growth.
Men’s Trip Committee
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.
Women’s Trip Committee
Meets as needed on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the Chamber. Provides personal growth for for women of the Chamber and builds business relationships through networking and traveling to a major city to learn about other communities and women in business.
Chamber Classic Golf Tournament Committee
Meets as needed beginning in January to plan the Chamber’s fund raising event scheduled the first Friday in June at Turkey Creek Golf Course.
Ambassador/Membership Development & Retention Committee
Meets the 3nd Wednesday at 12:00 at the Chamber office. Serves as the public relations arm of the Chamber at ribbon cuttings, ground-breakings and grand opening celebrations. They welcome new businesses to the community and encourage Chamber membership.
Leadership Advisory Committee
Meets the 1st Wednesday at 12:00—Chamber. This committee oversees the planning and execution of the Leadership McPherson Class, and quarterly Leadership Alumni Lunch and Learns. This committee is an appointed position and must be a graduate of Leadership McPherson Class.
McPherson County E-Loan Committee
Meets as needed. This committee reviews the loan requests from the E-Loan and determines programming opportunities that promote entrepreneurship.