News Flash

Website News

Posted on: October 4, 2022

DEI Initiatives Move Forward

Monday email 20

Chair Summer Ott Dierks has prioritized these efforts and a task force led by Lisa Sisley has been working on ways to incorporate DEI into our program of work.As part of that progress, we are pleased to be partnering on two events scheduled to take place this fall.The first is an event from the Black Entrepreneurs of the Flint Hills on Oct. 25. "Black and Bankable" is an intensive one-day event featuring Makisha Boothe, founder and head business coach at Sistahbiz Global Network. The event is an opportunity for black entrepreneurs to access capital and provides culturally-competent training to address the specific challenges and needs of black founders. Network Kansas has also agreed to help fund the project.Click here if you would like more information.For sponsorship opportunities, contact Daryn Soldan or me at the Chamber.While the previous event is focused on entrepreneurs, another event is focused on overall business benefits of incorporating DEI as a practice. McCownGordon Construction will present a speaker and panel who will discuss these topics on Nov. 4, at the Bluemont Hotel. Christina Long, president and CEO of Create Campaign, Inc. will be speaking along with panelists Willy Pegues, IV from McCownGordon, Kent Glasscock from K-State Innovation Partners and Dr. Olivia Law-DelRosso, K-State's assistant dean for DEIB at the College of Business. Mike Matson, our director for external affairs, will moderate.For more information, go to the chamber's website.We are very excited to see these programs and are optimistic of our organization's progress.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Website News

Monday email 20

Christmas season is upon us

Posted on: November 22, 2022
FB EVENT COVER - Small Business Season

Small Business Saturday Set for Nov. 26

Posted on: November 14, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Launches YP Recognition Program

Posted on: October 31, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Staff, MHK Businesses Recognized

Posted on: October 25, 2022
Monday email 20

Delegation Attending Army Event in D.C.

Posted on: October 11, 2022
Monday email 20

Several Items on Agenda

Posted on: September 6, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Focusing On Fort Riley Issues

Posted on: August 30, 2022
Event Covers (Facebook Cover) (3)

Business Awards Sept. 13

Posted on: August 22, 2022

Business Showcase on Wednesday

Posted on: August 8, 2022
Monday email 20

Inter-Region Visit Set for September

Posted on: July 20, 2022
Monday email 20

Nominate Business for 2022 Award

Posted on: July 5, 2022

Black Entrepreneurs Gaining Momentum

Posted on: June 15, 2022
Monday email 20

Leader's Retreat Set This Week

Posted on: May 10, 2022
Monday email 20

Scorpion Biologic Services

Posted on: April 27, 2022
Monday email 20

Legislative Coffee Set Saturday

Posted on: April 12, 2022
Monday email 20

Visit Manhattan is hitting the road

Posted on: March 29, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Releases Local Policy Agenda

Posted on: March 21, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Partnering on Job Fair

Posted on: March 14, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber releases 2021 Annual Report

Posted on: February 28, 2022
Monday email 20

Trio Wins Chamber Awards

Posted on: February 21, 2022
Monday email 20

Group Looks at New "Senior" Programming

Posted on: February 14, 2022
Monday email 20

Growth Imperative to Manhattan

Posted on: January 24, 2022