Chamber Accepting Nominations For Two Prestigious Awards
The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for two significant awards that recognize outstanding commitment of two individuals to the Lawrence community and its citizens: The Lawrencian and The 2013 Crown Automotive Organization ATHENA Award. Both award recipients will be announced on Friday, January 31, 2014, at the Chamber's Annual Meeting to be held at Abe & Jake's. You can download the forms below. Nominations are to be submitted no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2013.
The Lawrencian Nomination Form
The ATHENA Nomination Form
Legislative Priorities Breakfast Kicks Off 2014 Legislative Series on January 8, 2014
The Legislative Priorities Breakfast is the first of three events in the Chamber's Legislative Series. Held just before the start of the 2014 session, the breakfast provides a unified presentation of legislative priorities from the City, County, Chamber, USD 497 and University of Kansas to our area's legislators. Following the presentation, attendees with hear directly from our local delegation on their thoughts regarding the upcoming session.
Scheduled for Wednesday, January 8, at Maceli's, 1031 New Hampshire, at 8 a.m., the breakfast is open exclusively to Chamber members. Reservations for the event are just $25.
The Chamber's Legislative Series, comprised of the Legislative Priorities Breakfast, a mid-session update in March and wrap-up reception in May, offers the Chamber membership direct access to their elected officials a greater understanding of how each will respond during the session to such pertinent issues as healthcare, critical tax law changes, state education funding, workforce development, etc.
Dates and times for the Series' subsequent events have yet to be determined pending the availability of the local delegation.
**Sponsorship opportunities exist for the series. For sponsorships, please contact Adam Handshy, 785.865.4427 or email@example.com. To download a PDF of the sponsorship opportunities, please click here.