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‘Embrace the Journey’ Topic for 2020 Farm Forum

The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee invites the public to the 35th Annual Farm Forum on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in McPherson. The Farm Forum is an opportunity to bring the agriculture and business sectors together for networking, to recognize those who make a difference to the agriculture community and to share information on current agriculture topics that affect us all. Join us to learn from keynote speaker Mark Potter about “Embrace the Journey.” Life is a challenge and the current farming economy is tough, perhaps tougher financially than ever. Mark Potter

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Chamber Hosts 2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

An incredibly talented class of entrepreneurs used their imaginations to create new services, new products and new ways of filling the needs of a community. At the 2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge hosted by the McPherson Chamber in association with the NetWork Kansas E-Community Partnership, the students presented their business concepts to a panel of judges.  They showed confidence in their business proposals during their 4-minute presentations and had visual slides of data to back it up.  Having submitted their executive summary of financial information and target market research to be judged prior to the YEC, they still had to complete the third part of the competition, the trade show.  Once again, the students shined with enthusiasm in communicating their business ideas and had visual displays that showcased their talents.  

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McPherson Chamber to Host Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

The McPherson Chamber in association with the Network Kansas E-Community Partnership, will host the 2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. The event will be held on Dec. 4 at the McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main St. The YEC is designed to give students a hands-on entrepreneurship experience. The competition will consist of students preparing a written business plan or executive summary, a “trade show” booth, and an elevator pitch or presentation.

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