We encourage you to become involved with any of the Chamber committees listed below, they are open to all members.
If you are interested in being part of a committee, please call the Chamber office or reach out to us via our contact us page.
Ag Task Force/Agriculture Committee:
This committee focuses on agriculture. Activities include: Selection of the Annual Ag Builder Award winner, the 8th grade Ag Tour, and Ag Producer Appreciation Breakfast. They meet on as “as needed basis”.
Annual Banquet Committee
Responsible for planning and decorating for the Chamber Annual Banquet. They meet from October through February. They get to select the theme and any entertainment needed, choose the decorations, plan the meal, etc.
Meets on an “as needed” basis. Selects the Educator of the Year Award winner through an application scoring system and makes presentation at winner’s respective school function (i.e. graduation); delivers $100,000 Grand Candy bars on Teacher Appreciation Day in May.
Golf Tournament: Meets on an “as needed” basis to plan the annual chamber golf tourney. The committee decides how to run the tourney, solicits for sponsorships and prizes, and finds volunteers to help on golf day
Governmental Affairs Committee
This committee attends the weekly telephone conference call at the Keystone Building with our State Senator throughout the legislative session to stay informed regarding the legislative issues being addressed for the state of Nebraska.
Halloween Task Force: Helps with Halloween Parade each fall; no meetings needed but just available to help get bags ready and hand out in a cooperative effort with The McCook Gazette.
Heritage Days Committee
Begins meeting in February to select the Heritage Days Theme and begin the process for the selection of the Heritage Days honorees. They meet throughout the summer months to report planning progress on their area of Heritage Days activities.
This committee meets “as needed” to plan retail promotions such as Crazy Days and the Christmas promotion. Themes, activities and events are planned.
Public Relations Volunteer / Ribbon Cutting Committee
You are notified by email for a member business ribbon cutting, a member recognition event, etc., inviting you to attend as a representative of your business. These are usually morning events that will require time away from your job for 30 minutes which are not mandatory, but keep you informed and give you the option to attend if your schedule allows it.