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Thursday, October 12, 2017Chamber Coffee & BAH

Chamber Coffee - Midwest Aerocare

Join us for our weekly chamber coffee hosted by Midwest Aerocare!

When:
Thursday, October 12, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Midwest Aerocare
3420 Airport Rd
Pittsburg, KS 66762

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Thursday, October 12, 2017Community Event

4-State Heroes Appreciation Tour

Military veterans will receive a well-deserved salute at a free event hosted by Pittsburg Ford on Thursday, October 12. The recognition will be held from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the dealership at 1097 S. 69 Highway. The special event is part of the Midwest Ford Dealers’ “4-State Heroes Appreciation Tour” in partnership with KOAM-TV and FOX 14.

Veterans and those currently serving in the Armed Forces will receive a free lunch at the dealership as a thank you for their service. Family members are welcome to attend. Those wishing to nominate a loved one to be recognized as a 4-State Hero will be able to do so at the event.

KOAM-TV President and General Manager Danny Thomas said “it’s an honor to provide our military veterans with a public acknowledgement of their service through our 4-State Heroes platform.” He continued, “Since we launched 4-State Heroes in 2005, thousands of area veterans have been honored.” Once a nomination and photo are received, the heroes are recognized during a KOAM or FOX 14 Newscast and become part of the website, www.fourstateheroes.com , dedicated to 4-State Heroes.

When:
Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Pittsburg Ford Dealership
1097 S. 69 Highway
Pittsburg, KS

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Thursday, October 12, 2017Community Event

20th Annual Gene DeGruson Memorial Lecture

The focus will be DeGruson's life and legacy regarding PSU and Southeast Kansas history, and will commemorate the 20th anniversary of his passing. Special speakers include noted Kansas author Thomas Fox Averill, the DeGruson Family, Shelby Horn, Sharon Neet, Randy Roberts, and Bob Walter.

When:
Thursday, October 12, 2017 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Special Collections at Leonard H. Axe Library
1605 S Joplin
Pittsburg
For More Info:
Steve Cox
620-235-4883

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Friday, October 13, 2017Community Event

Planning for your Financial Future

Session 1 - 10-11:00 am
Wills, Trusts, & Power of Attorney Documents by Attorney Scott Taddiken

Session 2 - 11:00 - Noon
The Why & How of Planning for your Long-Term Care by Attorney Emily A. Donadlson, CELA

Please make reservations by October 11th, by calling (620)724-8233 or by email at chuckiehessong@ksu.edu

**Free Program**

When:
Friday, October 13, 2017 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Parsons Area Extension Office
25092 Ness Rd
Parsons, KS

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Friday, October 13, 2017Community Event

Taste of Pittsburg!

Taste of Pittsburg!

When:
Friday, October 13, 2017 6:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Robert W. Plaster Center
1701 S. Homer St
Pittsburg, KS

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Friday, October 13, 2017Community Event

Kansas Crossing presents: Colin Quinn - Comedian

Colin Quinn is a stand up comedian from Brooklyn. You've seen Colin on everything from MTV's Remote Control to Saturday Night Live. Colin can be seen in blockbuster hits alongside Amy Schumer in Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck" and other SNL alumni cast mates Adam Sandler, Tim Meadows, David Spade, and Chris Rock in Grown Ups & Grown Ups 2.

When:
Friday, October 13, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts
1801 S. Homer
Pittsburg, KS

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Monday, October 16, 2017Legislative Events

Pittsburg City Commission Candidate Forum


When:
Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center
201 N. Pine
Pittsburg

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cutting - Our Lady of Lourdes

Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating the renovations of Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

When:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:00 AM
Where:
109 E. 9th Street
Pittsburg

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017Community Event

Pittsburg Area Economic Outlook Conference

Pittsburg Area Economic Outlook Conference

For a glimpse into the region’s economic future, business leaders are turning to Wichita State University’s W. Frank Barton School of Business, the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), and the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, founders Pittsburg Area Economic Outlook Conference. The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community, region and state. A combination of state and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government.

Registration is $75. This is a luncheon event.


When:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:30 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center 
(503 N Pine St., Pittsburg, KS 66762)
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Thursday, October 19, 2017Chamber Coffee & BAH

Chamber Coffee - Kansas Crossing Casino

Join us for our weekly chamber coffee hosted by Kansas Crossing Casino!

When:
Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Kansas Crossing Casino
669 South Highway 69
Pittsburg KS 66762

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A Smokin' Good Time

Please RSVP by Oct. 10th

When:
Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:30 AM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Frisco Event Center
210 E 4th
Pittsburg

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Friday, October 20, 2017Community Event

Badges & Burgers

Badges & Burgers
All Proceeds will be donated to the United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas

When:
Friday, October 20, 2017 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Pittsburg Fire Station No. 1
911 West 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS
For More Info:
620-230-5532

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Friday, October 20, 2017Community Event

Badges & Burgers

Badges & Burgers
$5 gets you a hamburger or cheeseburger chips and a dessert!

Fundraiser to benefit Southeast Kansas

When:
Friday, October 20, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Frontenac Football Stadium
Frontenac KS
For More Info:
Julie Reams
620-231-8140
jreams@unitedwaymokan.org

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Friday, October 20, 2017Community Event

Wine Walk & Camp Talk

Wine Walk & Camp Talk
Enjoy a night of local wine, music and history at Camp Franklin.

Tickets $20.00 per person includes souvenir glass and tour or $5 for Camp Franklin tour only

Live music by Todd East.

When:
Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Miners Hall Museum
Franklin, KS

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Saturday, October 21, 2017Community Event

Rocktoberfest

Rocktoberfest
Pittsburg Rocktoberfest will take place on October 21st 2017 at the Robert W. Plaster Center at Pittsburg State University. Pittsburg Rocktoberfest will feature a variety of regional bands. Admission is $10 per person (12 and under free). There will be German style foods and of course BEER! All proceeds from the event will benefit the The Lord's Diner. The Lord's Diner provides one free meal per day all year long to anyone who comes in the door. Many people in Pittsburg and surrounding area are unsure where their next meal is coming from. The Lord's Diner is a service project sponsored by the Pittsburg Noon Rotary Club and is expected to begin serving meals this fall in the location formerly known as The Parrot Bey.

When:
Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:00 PM thru 11:00 PM
Where:
PSU Robert W. Plaster Center

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Saturday, October 21, 2017Community Event

Colonial Fox Concert Series Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

Colonial Fox Concert Series Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley
This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City, bursting with talent both as a vocalist and guitarist. Their new album, Before the Sun Goes Down, is slated for release this winter.

When:
Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:30 PM
Where:
Colonial Fox Theatre
407 N Broadway
Pittsburg, KS

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017Community Event

Meet the Candidtates!

School Board Candidate Forum 7:00 pm
Mayoral Candidate Forum 7:30 pm

When:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Frontenac Town Hall
313 E. McKay
Frontenac, KS

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Thursday, October 26, 2017Chamber Coffee & BAH

Chamber Coffee - Via Christi Hospital

Join us for our weekly chamber coffee hosted by Via Christi Hospital!

When:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Via Christi Hospital
1 Mt Carmel Way
Pittsburg KS 66762

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Thursday, October 26, 2017Community Event

BEA Resume Assistance Day

The BEA is Rounding up volunteers to work with Pittsburg High School students one-on-one by reading through their resumes and providing them with constructive feedback.  The event will take place on Thursday, October 26th and is located at the PHS Library.  Please enter and check in at the office through the main doors on the east side of the building.  You are welcome to sign up for a single or multiple time slots.

When:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:00 AM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
Pittsburg High School Library
1978 E 4th Street

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Thursday, October 26, 2017Community Event

Pathways to a Healthy Kansas Business Forum

Pathways to a Healthy Kansas Business Forum
Live Well Crawford County has received a Pathways to a Healthy Kansas grant that provides the funding, tools and resources needed to remove barriers and engage Crawford County residents in ways that enable healthy eating and tobacco-free, active living to become a way of life. Both now and for future generations.
During the Business Forum, you will learn about:
? The health issues facing Crawford County
? What the Pathways to a Healthy Kansas grant means for Crawford County
? Plans Live Well Crawford County has for implementing the grant
? Why it is important for employers like you to get involved
? How to take the Pathways to a Healthy Worksite Pledge and become eligible for your own achievement grant
? What tools and resources are available to you to help improve the overall health of your employees

Who should attend? Consider attending if you are a business owner or executive, human resources or benefits manager, corporate health professional, or wellness team leader.
Please let us know if you or others from your company plan to attend so we can be sure to have enough materials for everyone. Please RSVP no later than Oct. 23 to Brad Stroud, via...  More >>

When:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:30 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:
Memorial Auditorium
503 N Pine
Pittsburg, KS
For More Info:
Brad Stroud
620-704-0019
bstroud@crawfordcohd.org

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