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The Chamber Insider March 2017

New Members

Northwest Missouri Home and Better Living Show

Hineline Home Furnishing

Don’t forget to reserve your booth!

1411 S. Main St.

The 7th Annual NW Missouri Home & Better Living Show is set for March 26 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. This event is designed to showcase prodGet your antioxidants, meet fellow ucts and services available right here in NW Missouri and will be held Chamber members and kick off your at the Maryville Community Center, 1407 North Country Club, FREE to the public. day! Join us on:

First Friday Coffee Event

Booth costs will leverage nearly $6,000 in advertising in newspapers, on the radio, street signs, and on flyers throughout NW Missouri as well as be used for valuable door prizes. We have again invited our favorite Mascots: KC Royals Sluggerr, Chiefs KC Wolf, St. Joe Mustangs Rally & Bobby Bearcat to take pictures and give autographs to the 700+ attendees that have attended in the past years.

Friday, March 3rd at 7:30 am Hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County 309 E. Summit Dr. (Miller Business Center)

Vendor set up is 2- 5p.m. on Saturday, March 25th. A Vendor Network Coffee will take place before the show, 9- 9:45 a.m. Reservations If you would be interested in hosting must be received by March 13th. a coffee event in 2018, please contact With your help we can make area residents of Northwest Missouri Lily at the Chamber, 582-8643. aware of the products and services that we have to offer. If you have any quesUpcoming Meetings & Events tions please contact Lily White at the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce at (660)582-8643. First Friday Coffee: Mar 3, 7:30 a.m. Ambassadors: Mar 13, 12 CIE Building on NWMSU Campus.

p.m. Register by completing and returning the attached form, with your payment, to

the Chamber of Commerce at 408 N. Market. If you need invoiced, or want to pay Chamber Social: Mar 15, 4:30 p.m. at with card, please email Registration will only be Oak Pointe of Maryville Assisted Living & considered complete after payment has been received. Memory Care 817 S. Country Club Rd.

Board Meeting: Mar 23, 7 a.m. Chamber Conference Room Home And Better Living Show: Mar 26, 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. Maryville Community Center 1407 N. Country Club Rd. MCCA: Mar 27, Conference Room




Chamber’s March Social! This month we are excited to partner with Chamber Member Oak Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care for our Social! Wednesday, March 15th, we will attend their Wine Down Wednesday, to enjoy cheese, wine AND beer, for an exciting twist on our monthly Social! If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Lily (660)582-8643.

Join Meyer Auto Center March 11th,

Protector Meet & Greet! Meyer Auto Center is hosting a FREE Meet & Greet for K9 Bolt, the Sheriffs Department and Maryville Public Safety. The Public is invited on March 11th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to enjoy hot dogs and refreshments. All are welcome, especially children; come to Meyer Auto Center, 204 N. Market, to meet Bolt and the officers that protect our community! For more information contact Doug Meyer at (Photo By: Tony Brown, Maryville Daily Forum)

Chamber Dues are Tax Deductible! Tax season is here, and we want to remind you that your Chamber Dues are Tax deductible! None of your dues, go towards lobbying, and there are ways to show that they are being spent on promoting your business, such as our member directory, viewbook, and other publications. We are also happy to write any receipts or statements, if needed. For more information on how your Chamber dues are tax deductible, go to:

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings Mar 2, 3 P.M. Bulls Eye Trading LLC 1115 E. 1st St


Leadership Maryville Graduates 31st Class! After 5 months of meetings, learning and good times, the Leadership Maryville Board of Directors honored 16 graduates at the February 7th Graduation Ceremony held at A & G Restaurant.

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Leadership Maryville is a program branched from the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, designed to provide education and leadership development for active, civic-minded individuals. Would you like to see your Participants attend informative advertisement in the Monthly sessions with guest speakers Newsletter? such as Nodaway County Economic Development, Regional Council of Governments and Contact the Chamber to advertise your business in the Monthly Newslet- many more, all leading to “Great ters. We would love to help your busi- Northwest Day at the Capitol”, in Jefferson City. The curriculum ness. helps participants gain an indepth understanding of all the facets of Maryville, encouraging self-development and relationship building, while Like us on Facebook! giving perspective of civic, business and general community needs.


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Are you qualified for a Ribbon Cutting? Have you had changes in ownership of your business? Added a new professional? Or done some huge remodeling in your business? You could be qualified to have a Ribbon Cutting! If you would like to see if you’re qualified or schedule a Ribbon Cutting, please email!

MCCA Ballot Forum The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce and the Maryville Citizens for Community Action (MCCA) are pleased to announce that a Ballot Forum will be held at the Court House on March 28th starting at 7:00 PM. Come hear about ballot issues at this election tradition.

Graduates in photo order include: Front Row: Lauren Stehlik, Kaley Coulter, Ann Heidendal, Tara Myers; Second Row: Jackie Ross, Shelby Eitel, Cody Eitel, Marcus Casady, Tom Patterson; Third Row: Joshua DeGroot, Micah Myers, Ryan Gates, Scott Yocom, Michael Gard; Back Row: Mark Hendrix. Not pictured is Erika Lees.

Chamber Social Business Spotlight!

Sabrina Theas, On The Spot Designs! My name is Sabrina Theas, I am the owner of On The Spot located at 215 West 5th Street beside the post office. I opened my shop in October. It is a general gift shop where you can find local made gifts from myself and a variety of other local artisans. I also carry an array of other gifts that are ordered out from regional wholesalers. At the shop I also offer custom gifts such as memorial tiles, glass etching, t-shirts and more. It is the perfect local place to go to find a personalized gift for any occasion. I have made personalized gifts for years out of my home, and was starting to outgrow my space. I took a leap of faith in opening up my own shop wanting to expand and give locals a creative place to shop. My ultimate hope is to see Maryville become a destination spot much like Weston, MO. With Mozingo Lake expanding and opening more places my thought is all those visitors will need somewhere to go to do some shopping. I feel that Maryville is well on it’s way with the other shops that have also opened downtown including Minnie Lane and Blue Willow. Along with the new and established shops downtown it would be easy to spend an afternoon shopping right in our local Maryville. Please feel free to contact me anytime you are in need of a custom gift for a special occasion: weddings, birthdays, new babies, anniversaries, etc. Or just stop by anytime for a fun shopping experience. You can reach me at 660-241-5050 or email me at You can also visit my Facebook page On The Spot Designs, be sure to like and share to spread the word we have local Maryville shopping. Hope to see you all at the shop.

Chamber & University Partnership: Career Pathing

Affordable Training for your Business The Maryville Chamber of Commerce and Northwest Missouri State University have teamed up to provide Chamber members with low-cost, high-quality business training presentations for your staff. Seven sessions of Northwest’s Career Pathing Program have been opened to the public, and Chamber Members will enjoy a substantial discount. For only $25 per attendee, you can send your personnel or even yourself to one of these informative and professional presentations. All presentations feature multiple start times so you can send staff without needing to close the office! All presentations are in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University, and all participants will receive temporary parking permits. To reserve your space, complete the forms at: Payment may be made by check or credit card, just follow the instructions on the screen. “Your Financial Tool Kit”

Dr. Lauren Leach– Steffens, Associate Professor of Psychology, NWMSU Monday, March 6, 2017 Times: 9 a.m., 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. Length: 60 minutes In this session you will learn to examine your feelings about money, how to make and monitor a spending plan and the one equation that could keep you from being overwhelmed with debt. “Transforming Ideas Into Action: Adding SMART to the 5 Leadership Principles"

Dr. Alice Foose, Associate Professor of Recreation, NWMSU Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Times: 11 a.m., 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. Length: 60 minutes This session will provide an interactive process to focus personal, organizational, or group members’ visions into a plan of action. Participants will create a measurable action plan using Kouze’s and Posner’s Five practices of Exemplary Leadership and SMART objectives to move the vision into simple actions.

“Social Media: From an Employer’s Perspective”

Career Services, NWMSU Thursday, March 30, 2017 Times: 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Length: 60 minutes Everyone uses social media - students, employers and even your parents! It can be a great way to connect and share thoughts, information and images with others. Social media can also be a powerful tool in your job search. Employers use social media to assist in making hiring decisions. Today’s savvy candidates use social media to their advantage in securing positions. During the workshop, real employers will give their perspectives on social media as well as coach students on how to manage and utilize social media platforms in a professional manner.

Community Events Wednesday, March 1: La Chic will be hosting a Spring and Summer handbag and jewelry Open House beginning at 8 a.m. at 108 E. 3rd St. For more information contact Jennifer Gillespie at (660)582-6471. Thursday, March 2: Join Curtis J. Behrend, Thrivent Financial Representative, for a casual 45 minute workshop to gain important information regarding economic updates and financial perspectives. No financial products will be sold at this event. Join Curtis at the Maryville Community Center, 1407 N. Country Club Rd. for hors d’oeuvres and a good time. For more information or to RSVP contact Erin Miller at or (660)241-5000. Saturday, March 4: Join Sigma Society at 7 p.m. at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts for a concert to benefit the American Cancer Society. Featuring bands from around the region, including Northwest student Kyriece “Re” DeVine, Maryville’s own Tyler Folkerts and many more. Advanced tickets may be purchased at the following locations: East Casey’s, Your Maryville HyVee, Dollar General, Union Information Tables and online. For ticket prices and more information contact Jeannie Schleip, (660)215-2638, or Friday, March 10: To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Lettuce Dream will be hosting the “Taste O’ Green Salad Luncheon” at the First United Methodist Church. For a free will donation you can enjoy a variety of salads between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to help support Lettuce Dream continuing their mission. Carry-outs will be available! For more information contact Diane Francis at or visit . Friday, March 10: Oak Pointe Chefs will be cooking up food and fun! Join the residents and staff from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to enjoy some tasty treats. Contact Stephanie Reed at (660)562-2799 for more information. Saturday, March 18: The Nodaway County Historical Society is excited to host a Jambalaya Luncheon from 11 a.m. thru 1:30 p.m. For just $8 enjoy jambalaya, dessert and beverages at 110 N. Walnut. For more information contact the Historical Society at (660)582-8176. Saturday, March 18: Relay for Life of Nodaway County will begin at 12 p.m. and be held through Midnight. Tor register a team visit For more information contact Carolyn Coy at Friday, March 24: Join SSM Health St. Francis for their monthly Lunch and Learn. Deb Hull, R.N. Diabetic Educator, and July Livengood, RD. LD, will present on diabetes prevention, at the Maryville Community Center at 12 p.m. For more information contact Jackie Ross, SSM Health Community Resource Nurse, at (660)562-7945 or

Maryville RII School Calendar The school calendar can be found at Get out and support your Hounds! Northwest Missouri State University Calendar The university calendar can be found at Once a Bearcat, always a Bearcat! Get out there and cheer them on! We need your help in submitting any community events that are going on at your place of business or with your organization. This does not mean any sales or promotional items, but actual events that you are putting on within your business and organization, that people of the community can attend. If you have any events you would like us to put in our monthly newsletter, you must let us know by the 4th Monday of the Month or submit it on our website Community Calendar.

Event Registration Form Please complete information below to reserve your space and participate in the 2017 Northwest Missouri Home and Better Living Show!




Chamber Member Business Non-Chamber Member Business Not-For-Profit Business


$200.00 

Event Sponsor Booth



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Electrical Outlet Required? Outdoor Space Requested? Brief Description of Booth:

Yes  

Double Booth 10’ x 20’ $250.00  $300.00 



Single Booth 10’ x 10’ $150.00  $175.00 

Business Name: Product or Service:

Address: Cell Phone:


Contact Person:

E-Mail Address:

The 2017 Home and Better Living Show is made possible by the generous support of our Chamber Champions. These member businesses sponsor six great Chamber events with a single discounted payment! Check “Event Sponsor Booth” if you would like to get a booth and match their contribution for just this event. You’ll enjoy additional promotional consideration, namely your business name and logo on printed materials, newspaper ads, and radio spots.     

MARCH 26, 2017

Please return this form to the Chamber of Commerce. Your reservation is NOT complete until booth payment is received. Early Bird Registration: 10% off if registered by February 27th! Deadline is March 13th, 2017 to guarantee inclusion in promotional materials Please make checks Payable to: Maryville Chamber of Commerce.

408 North Market  Maryville, MO 64468  Phone: 660-582-8643  Fax: 660-582-3071

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