All posts by Jeannette Blackmar

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,…

Leadership Douglas County

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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…

Welcome Baldwin City Mural

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Welcome Baldwin City Mural: Part of the Baldwin City Community Mural Program Ribbon Cutting, Friday, 9/21, 5:00 pm.  In May…

Career Connections

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Career Connections….because students are the workforce of the future Career Connections is a partnership between the Chamber and Baldwin Junior…

Douglas County: Pressures of Migration and Politics

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Douglas County: Pressures of Migration and Politics is a traveling exhibit developed by the Douglas County Heritage Office funded by grants…

Startup Douglas County – Encouraging Entrepreneurship Workshop

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  Thinking about starting a business? Attend this FREE workshop to get started on the right path. Join us to…

Lotatorium Community Visioning & Visioning Results

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The City of Baldwin City requests your input on the development of the downtown public green space known as the…

Young Professionals Business After Hours at Rice Precision Manufacturing

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Bryan & Cheryl Rice, you rock! Thanks for hosting the Young Professionals group yesterday, and the fantastic tour of Rice Precision Manufacturing!…

Why Baldwin City, Vern? “It’s simple, really.”

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The rumors are true. Many of you have heard rumors or seen information on a new Baldwin City Newspaper, which…

2018 Welcome Back to School! USD 348 Luncheon

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Baldwin Chamber Golf Tournament, September 22

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Join us! The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Baldwin City Golf Association and Baldwin City Recreation…

Celebrating Douglas County History: Civil War on the Western Frontier

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Civil War on the Western Frontier: Immerse yourself in our local history!    Black Jack Battlefield Site and Nature Park tour,…

The Baldwin City Community News is Coming to Town!

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New Print Newspaper Coming to Baldwin City Improving communications in Baldwin City is  a shared goal of the City of…

Advocate for your Chamber

Eggs & Issues: Meet James Oltman, President of Elevate Edgerton! Learn about Elevate Edgerton! and Updates on the Logistics Park Kansas City

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James Oltman is currently the President of ElevateEdgerton! the lead economic development organization for the City of Edgerton and Logistics…

Your Chamber Needs Your Support

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A Message from Phillip Hannon, 2018 Chamber Board President Dear Baldwin City Chamber Members, The City of Baldwin City’s Finance Committee is discussing…