Connect With John – March 5th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   In my estimation…March came in like a lamb – beautiful weather all this week. No one knows the origins or particular philosophy behind this weather predicting folklore…most sources say it goes back to the Farmers’ Almanac. Early almanac...

Connect With John – February 26th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   As usual, February has just flown by. In fact, hard to believe we are done with 2 months of 2021 already…and it sounds as if February this year is going to finish with absolutely beautiful weather. Cherry and I were postulating earlier this...

Connect With John – February 19th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   It has been another slow week of community activity again this week…but then, it has been the coldest week for the last 30-years!! A fair amount of snow too…which came over several days. It was good on Wednesday to finally see the sunshine,...

Connect With John – February 12th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   This has been a gloomy week with winter here in full force and the Chiefs loss in the Super Bowl last Sunday…add in the pandemic, and it is fair to say “these are the dark days of winter”. We are all a little stir crazy from being...

Connect With John – February 5th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Hope you are wearing your red today…many have held our collective breaths this year for the chance for the Chiefs to repeat as Super Bowl Champs. One of the biggest challenges in any sport – defending your championship! Sunday here we...

Connect With John – January 29th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Happy Kansas Day…our state is 160-years old today. Early Kansas history fascinates me…Bloody Kansas and the Border Wars – all spurned over the politics and ideology of slavery. People traveled to Kansas to establish residency and influence...