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Your Chamber at Work - January 4, 2021

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KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO The message may be a few days old, but it’s heartfelt nonetheless: Happy New Year to you and yours. It’s great to say goodbye to 2020 – such a difficult year for all of us – but we know that we’ll still be facing the same pandemic-inspired challenges for awhile. Vaccines provide us hope, but we’ve got several months ahead of us before life can return to normal. Or whatever the “new normal” will be. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - December 14, 2020

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO We need your help. We’re sending out a COVID-19 Business Response Survey today to better understand what you and our other members are currently experiencing as the pandemic drags on. The survey is a joint effort of the Chamber, Kansas City Area Development Council, the Black Chamber of Greater Kansas City, Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and KCSourceLink. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - December 7, 2020

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Member News · KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO The community spread of COVID-19 is raging across our region and the nation, with someone dying from the disease every minute. While new vaccines provide hope, we’re still in a dangerous slog with months to come before vaccinations can be widely implemented. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - November 30, 2020

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Annual Dinner · Individual Recognition · KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO One of the highlights of the Chamber’s Annual Dinner meeting was the announcement that David Warm was the 2020 Kansas Citian of the Year. For the past 30 years, David has been at the helm of the Mid-America Regional Council, the Kansas City region’s metropolitan planning agency, dealing with issues ranging from transportation to energy, childcare to the environment. Read Article
2020 Kansas Citian of the Year - David Warm

David Warm, MARC Executive Director, Named "Kansas Citian of the Year"

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Annual Dinner · Individual Recognition · KC Chamber

David Warm, for 30 years Executive Director of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), was named the KC Chamber’s 2020 “Kansas Citian of the Year” at the KC Chamber’s Annual Dinner Tuesday. “Our honoree can best be described as a ‘servant leader’ – a man who has worked tirelessly for the benefit of our region,” said Alvin Brooks, 2019 Kansas Citian of the Year as he presented the award. Read Article
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KC Chamber Supports KS Governor Laura Kelly's Mask Enforcement

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COVID · KC Chamber

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce supports Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s decision to enforce mask-wearing in Kansas. Science has proven that masks work in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Data shows wearing a mask is the best way to support small businesses across our region. A reduced spread means businesses have a better chance of keeping their doors open. Frontline medical workers are dealing with a surge of new cases. Hospitals are running low on staff and ICU beds to treat those cases. Read Article
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KC Chamber Officers’ Terms Extended for One Year

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With uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic and the future state of the economy, the KC Chamber Board has opted for continuity in leadership. New officer and Board member terms begin November 1 every year. But this year, the Board approved extending the terms of Chamber officers for another year. The decision was made at the Chamber’s October Board meeting. Read Article