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Issue #7 September 2015

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Beer Garden

Beer Garden

We're excited to announce the Fall Festival will include a beer garden. Saturday only at Midtown Service. Must have a Fall Festival button and be 21 years old with a valid ID to enter. Proceeds will benefit the Rose Hill Chamber of Commerce and the Fall Festival Committee. Sponsored by Bison Liquor, Midtown Service, CB Electric, and Lee Media Group.

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Volunteers Needed for Beer Garden

We have permission to set up a Fall Festival Beer Garden on Saturday, October 10. Yay! To make this event a success, we need volunteers to help run it. If you can help serve, check IDs, police the area, pick up discarded cans and trash or want to find out about other volunteer opportunities, please contact Lee Media Group at (316) 239-6466.

Chili Cook-Off and Emergency Services Chaplains Chili Feed

Chili Cook-Off

Dig out your secret family recipe, grab your crock pot and start mixing up a winning batch of chili. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries. The fee for this event is one crock pot of chili to be donated to the chili feed. This event coincides with the 10th Annual Emergency Services Chaplains' Chili Feed! Please call to preregister, (316) 776-9880.

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Backyard BBQ Contest

Backyard BBQ Contest

Are you the king/queen of the backyard grill? Show us what you've got. Chance to win $1,000 in cash prizes. Meat must be cooked onsite. Generator use is available. Judging begins at 1 PM on Saturday in four categories: Chicken, Spare or Baby Back Ribs, Pork Butt/Shoulder or Brisket.

$10 early bird registration (must be received by Oct. 6) or $15 per category on day of event.

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Turtle Races

Turtle Races

This is a KIDS ONLY event and a Fall Festival favorite!

BYOT: Bring Your Own Turtle (Avoid snapping turtles - they're mean!) No painting, please. We will number the shell before the race begins. 

PRIZES - Heat winners and 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall winners will receive prizes. First 100 participants will receive a 2015 Fall Festival Turtle Races T-shirt.

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Rose Hill Veterinary Pet Show

Pet Show

Show off your proud pooch, cute cat, or even your talented turtle and you could win a prize! NO BIRDS ALLOWED

Dogs and cats must provide proof of current vaccinations.(rabies, distemper, parvo, adenovirus). See complete list of rules.

This event is sponsored by the Rose Hill Veterinary Clinic.

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Celebrate National Manufacturing Day by visiting Butler Community College

Manufacturing DayOn Friday October 2, colleges and corporations across the United States will be celebrating National Manufacturing Day, in an effort to reinforce the excellent careers available in the manufacturing sector.  
 
In cooperation with the Business Education and Training Analysis (BETA) program, Butler Community College is inviting the public to stop by the Andover campus (715 E. 13th Street). During this open house environment, interested parties can tour the Manufacturing Education Facility, learn about the new IT Institute, and find out how BETA/Butler can help with corporate training needs. Refreshments will be served. 

Butler Community College offers CTE degrees, certificates and non-credit educational programs. Students can also train in biotechnology, welding, IT, continuous improvement, 3D printing, manufacturing engineering technology, and engineering graphics technologies.

For more information about National Manufacturing Day, the BETA program or Butler classes, call (316) 218-6118 or email the BETA program at beta@butlercc.edu. Click to RSVP for this event

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Upcoming Events

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  • Rose Hill Fall Festival
    October 9-11
  • View and register upcoming Fall Festival events on Facebook.
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  • Use the hashtag #FALLFEST on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram during this year's events and you could win a prize!
 

Welcome New Members


Board Members

Reminder

General Chamber Meeting

Members! Our next General Chamber meeting is Thursday, October 15 at noon. Come to the Fire Station to hear from our guest speaker, Michelle Eastman, from Rainbows United. Plus, Jason Jones will talk about upcoming events in Rose Hill including the busy holiday season ahead. As always, we'll also be talking about the Chamber as a whole, what it's doing for the Rose Hill business district, and what we would like to see in the future.

Do you have information you want posted in our monthly newsletter? If you're a member you can! Call for more information at 316-239-6466 or email Kelsey Shackelford.


Sponsors

American Family Insurance

Lee Media Group
Rose Hill Bank
Rose Hill Chiropractic Clinic
State Farm Insurance
Viking Corporation
Wayman Oil Co.