Connect With John – September 25th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   On Tuesday, we officially slipped into fall…it’s easy to tell the days are shortening and leaves are turning. Most of the hummingbirds which fly around our deck and hummingbird feeder have headed south for the winter. It was a cool, fall...

Connect With John – September 18th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   I’m sure most realize all the haze in our air is smoke from the west coast…what a deal – those fires out there. Instead of those high blue autumn skies we expect on a fall day in Kansas, we are having hazy almost smoggy days. I feel...

Connect With John – September 11th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Win #1…the Chiefs looked good last night! Maybe a little rust but not much…for the most part they resumed play from their last game on February 2 (the Super Bowl!!) playing at a high level! For me it was a great respite in the middle of all...

Connect With John – September 4th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Labor Day weekend is here…later than normal since this year with September starting on a Tuesday…and with it the start of the NFL season. Historically the NFL plays it’s first game the Thursday following Labor Day. I’m sure many had doubts...

Connect With John – August 28th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   This has been a hot dry week…hope you’ve been able to stay cool. A high-pressure ridge formed over the Midwest sending all the cool weather and rain north…it’s finally supposed to break up next week and cooler weather returns…hopefully and...

Connect With John – August 21st 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Today is Cherry’s first day of school…teachers report to get specifics on how scheduling will work and learn new protocols and safety measures to protect students and staff. Students report September 9. School…as everything, will look very...