The Norton Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors many events throughout the year. Questions may be directed to Donna Liddle, President/CEO, at email@example.com or by calling 785.877.2501. Some of the services the Chamber provides include business locator, ribbon cuttings, rental listings, membership information, relocation information, new resident welcome packets, and chamber gift certificates (Chamber Bucks).
Leadership Norton County is an intensive six-month course designed to create a network of community leaders who are informed about the government, public policies, facilities and services of Norton County. Anyone residing in Norton County is eligible to attend the class. A new class starts every two years in the fall. Applications for the 2019-2020 class will be available the summer/fall of 2019.
During the six-month session (one day per month), class members are introduced to goal setting, conflict management, parliamentary procedure, leadership development, trust building, personality evaluation and public speaking. General sessions cover the topics of agriculture, rural health, education and economic development, and the class toursthe area’s government entities, businesses and facilities to gain first-hand knowledge.
For more information, contact the Chamber office at 785.877.2501 or Keith VanSkike of Twin Creeks Extension Office 785.877.5755
The Chamber hosts numerous events throughout the year, and Chamber businesses are allowed to participate in these events for a fraction of the cost it would be to a non-member. Participation includes advertising and promotion as well as the full benefits of participating in the event!
Each month, hundreds of phone calls come into the Chamber of Commerce from both in-town and out-of-town individuals seeking advice on businesses to provide a specific service. If a Chamber member is available for a referral, that member will get the referral before a non-member. Just one of the many perks of being a member of your Norton Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Norton Area Chamber of Commerce pays the annual fee for a bulk mail permit, which could save your business THOUSANDS of dollars in mailing costs! This service is available at NO ADDITIONAL COST to members and is ONLY available for Norton Area Chamber of Commerce members. In order to use this service, please contact the Chamber Office, as there are many regulations that need to be discussed.
Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.
NORTON COUNTY MAGAZINE (Est. 2011) Covering the people, life, history and commerce of Norton County! The Magazine is published quarterly. Thanks to great sponsors, the Norton County Magazine is free to Norton County residents in zip codes 67622, 67645, 67653 and 67654 as well as nearby community 67647. If you live in these zip code areas and are not receiving your issue, let us know. To subscribe, send your name, mailing address and email address to Norton County Magazine, PO Box 163, Norton, KS 67654 with your check made payable to Frontier Community Foundation. The rate is $24 per year for 4 issues. Carolyn Applegate, Editor. Contact Information: (785) 877-3968
17th Annual Norton Chamber Car Show DETAILS HERE
Norton County Community Foundation Awards $6,788 in June Grant Cycle PRESS RELEASE
Nex-Tech Update of its Continuous Learning Initiative. PRESS RELEASE
Norton County Community Foundation Awards $12,500 in April through the Emergency Grant Funding Program PRESS RELEASE
Norton Christian Church Launches Volunteer Delivery Program SEE PRESS RELEASE
Norton County Community Foundation Launches Emergency Grant Funding Program In Response to COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE HERE