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KRGC Approves Kansas Crossing Casino

The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission approved the recommendation and contract of the Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel on July 2, 2015. The  Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board provided their recommendation for the project with a 5-2 vote on June 23. For additional information, click here.

Pittsburg Area Chamber Presents Awards at Annual Banquet

Mark Werner, Spirit of PittsburgThe chamber held its 2015 Annual Banquet before a sold out crowd at Memorial Auditorium on May 21. The following awards were presented at the event:

Spirit of Pittsburg – Mark Werner
Small Business of the Year – The Finishing Touch
Employer of the Year – Pinamonti Physical Therapy and Wellness Center
Educator of the Year – Mandy Arck, George Nettels Elementary
Outstanding Chamber Volunteer of the Year – Jeff Wilbert, City of Pittsburg
BEA Bill Coleman Business Partner of the Year - Family Resource Center

BEA Jerry Lindberg Volunteer of the Year – Destry Brown, USD  250
BEA Koeta Bryant Education Partner of the Year – Larry Dunekack, Pittsburg High School
(BEA = Business Education Alliance)

Finalists for the Small Business of the Year Award were The Finishing Touch, Laura’s Fitness & Beauty, and Roto Rooter Sewer.

The finalists for the Educator of the Year Award were Mandy Arck from George Nettels Elementary, Tim Vesco from Frank Layden Elementary, and Lynette Wescott from  Pittsburg Community Middle School.

Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists!


Affordable Care Act Compliance - What You Need to Know

If you own or manage a small business, whether you have one employee or ninety-nine, compliance with the Affordable Care Act is necessary.  Do you know what actions are needed to be compliant, and do you have correct offerings in place so that your business isn't penalized?  Please visit our ACA Information page to access information provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

 


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