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SMALL TOWN, BIG FINDS

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SMALL TOWN, BIG FIND THINGS THAT YOUR FAMILY USED YEARS AGO OR MIGHT STILL BE USING In April 2004, an…

Small Town, Big Fun

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The Baldwin City Recreation Commission was established in 1984.  BCRC is headed by a 5 volunteer member board with 5…

SMALL TOWN, BIG MARKET

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SMALL TOWN, BIG MARKET The Town Galleria, located in downtown Baldwin City, has been open for 16 years. The business is…

Engage with Your Chamber: Ambassadors, Young Professionals, Destination Baldwin City, Chamber Events

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Make the most of your membership: Engage with your Chamber! Chamber Ambassadors Ambassadors are “Chamber Champions” who support and promote…

Baldwin City School Supply Drives & Fundraiser

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The Chamber is aware of the following Baldwin City School Supply Drives & School Supply Fundraiser: Fellowship Bible Church –…

Meet the Baldwin City Council Candidates: 2019 Election

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Vote informed in the 2019 City Council Election. Three city council seats will be open with seven candidates filing for…

Cory Venable, City Council Candidate

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  Name: Cory Venable Family: Fiancé Jenni and children Jack (age 3) and Vivian (age 1) Education: BA Political Science – Baker University,…

Jerry Smith, City Council Candidate

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Name: Jerry Smith Family: Daughter, resides in Houston Education: Iola High School, US Army in the ASA (Army Security Agency) Career: Police Officer,…

Scott Lauridsen, City Council Candidate

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Name:Scott Lauridsen Family:Wife Laura, 3 grown sons Brian, Kyle, and Cory and our dog Opal Education:Baldwin High School, BS in…

Nicholas Goodman, City Council Candidate

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  Name: Nicholas Goodman Family: Single Education: B.A. Communication, Washington State University, 2013, M.S.E. Higher Education Student Affairs, Fort Hays State University, 2015 Career: Resident…

Sean Hare, City Council Candidate

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Name: Sean Hare Family: Married to Jana Craig-Hare Education: B.S – Social Sciences, Kansas State University Career: Information Technology, Owner/President/Employee of myITG Services LLC,…

Julie Constantinescu, City Council Candidate

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Name:  Julie Constantinescu Family: husband, Marion, retired; Daughter:  Tiffany, lives in Baldwin area; Son:  Nathan, lives in Los Angeles;  3 grandsons, 1 granddaughter…

Celebrating 112 Years of Electric Power in Baldwin City

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Celebrating 112 Years of Electric Power in Baldwin City Rob Culley, Director of Public Works, City of Baldwin City In…

July Chamber Luncheon: Baldwin City Power

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July Chamber Luncheon Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Location: Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High Street Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00…

Wine & Brew 2019

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Get a taste of local wine & beer, plus enjoy food trucks and live music, all in beautiful downtown Baldwin…

June Chamber Luncheon: Pursuing Health Equity in Douglas County

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Presenters: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department & LMH Health Foundation Panelists: Beth Llewellyn, Director of Community Health, LDCHD Sonia Jordan, Director…

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…

April in Review

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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 –…

Candidate Information Session: City Council & USD 348

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

April 7-13 is National Library Week!

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

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

April Job Openings

Baldwin City Businesses are hiring

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 Nicole Crites: Willow Emotional & Relational Health, LLC

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I am Nicole – wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend, and therapist! Often times I am asked if I am a…

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…

Marketing Is Like Jazz

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The best musicians on earth are one of two things: 1 – Entirely unique. 2 – Extraordinarily good at what…