All posts by Jeannette Blackmar

June 3 Filing Deadline for City Council and School Board

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  Building Baldwin City as a great place to live, work and play depends on an engaged citizenry willing to…

Member Spotlight: Marion Springs Event Center

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Marion Springs Events Center is now OPEN and accepting reservations. Jay and Mary Bessey share their story about founding Marion…

Member Spotlight: Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park

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Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park Mission “to continue to tell the story of the unique role the Battle played…

Creating a Maker Space at the Lumberyard Arts Center: Downtown Baldwin City Creativity & Innovation Hub

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In creative placemaking, partners from public, private, non-profit, and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a…

Maker Space Forum: Instilling Creativity and Innovation in Baldwin City

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Learn what a makerspace in Baldwin City could look like and get inspired Speakers Shelley Paasch, Regional Manager, Network Kansas…

Memorial Dedication for Steve and Alison Bauer

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The community is invited to the Memorial Dedication for Steve and Alison Bauer When – May 16, 2019 Time –…

April 7-13 is National Library Week!

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Baldwin Summer! It’ll be here before you know it…

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The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, Baldwin City Recreation Commission, City of Baldwin City and Lumberyard Arts Center are working…

New Frontier Tax & Business Services: New Location Celebration at the Baldwin City Business Center

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New Frontier Tax & Business Services New Frontier Tax and Business Services-Where your Success Takes Root Owners, Pam and Robb…

Meet Carrie Scoby: Sacred Sycamore Healing Therapies

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Hi, I’m Carrie Scoby, Reiki Master. I am the owner and founder of Sacred Sycamore Healing Therapies, located at 810…

Public Engagement Sessions: City of Baldwin City Lotatorium Development

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Background The Lotatorium is the public green space owned by the City of Baldwin City at 710 High Street between…

Baldwin City Business Center: Open House & Ribbon Cutting

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Thanks to the vision of Baldwin City’s Economic Development Corporation, downtown Baldwin City is the home of the Baldwin City…

Meet Rita Janssen: The Good Seed Co Publishers & Promoters

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Hello, I am Rita Janssen! I am the founder of The Good Seed Co Publishers and Promoters, and I have…

2019 Chamber Banquet

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  The February 21st Chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet was a celebration of our business community and citizens who have made…

Creating a Common Consumption Area (CCA) in Downtown Baldwin City

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The City of Baldwin City is interested in creating a common consumption area (CCA) in downtown Baldwin City.The 2017 Legislature…

Baldwin City: Quilt Capital of Kansas

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Baldwin City, KS: Quilt Capital of Kansas Senate Resolution No. 1711, introduced by Senator Tom Holland, designating Baldwin City as…

BHS Mardi Gras Diversity Day: Mental Health Wellbeing and Support

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Wednesday, February 6 is the 10th anniversary of Baldwin High School’s Mardi Gras Diversity Day.Founded by BHS educator, Laura Beaulieu,…

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On February 28, the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County E-Community and…

Chamber Bylaws Approved Revisions

At the January 8 Board of Directors’ meeting, the following amendments to the Chamber bylaws were approved pertaining to the…

Happy Anniversary, Hometown Graphics!

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Curtis and Lori Eisenhour moved to Eudora, KS in January 2016 and launched Hometown Graphics. The Baldwin City Chamber welcomes…

Equipping Kids with 21st Century Skills: Mrs. Casey Wright’s Fourth Grade Coding Program

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It is truly wonderful that so many people in our community value education and are willing to help projects like…

BJHS Career Fair: Wednesday, January 16

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As part of the Career and Youth Workforce Development Program, the Chamber has partnered with Baldwin City Junior High and…

January Member Spotlight: Epic Eye Vision Center

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  The Epic Vision Eye Center Story Epic Vision Eye Center’s goal is to provide the highest quality of caring,…

2018 Baldwin City Highlights: A Conversation with Mayor Casey Simoneau

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“I am proud and excited for this day to be here,” Baldwin City Mayor Casey Simoneau said. “Baldwin City will…

Welcome Mike Pattrick – Baldwin City’s New Chief of Police

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The Chamber congratulates long time Baldwin City resident, Mike Pattrick, as the City’s new Chief of Police. Thirty-one years ago,…

2018 Festival of Lights Parade

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Thanks to all for participating in the 2018 Festival of Lights Parade and adding a huge amount of holiday cheer…

KSB Baldwin Community First Incentive Program

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George McCrary and Kansas State Bank have launched the Baldwin Community First Incentive Program. Program Highlights: Branding: I love calling it…

Congratulations JAW Bats! One Year Anniversary Celebration

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We are excited to celebrate JAW Bats one year anniversary this Thursday, November 29!   Young Professionals Business After Hours…

Creating a Skilled Workforce: Fall 2018 Career & Youth Workforce Development Program

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The 21st Century has been characterized as the information age and the knowledge economy. In this new economy, “human work…

Member Spotlight: Signal Oak Real Estate

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Tell us your story. Ken and Debbie Hayes along with their partner, Jake Forbes, decided to open Signal Oak Real…