Take the 2020 Census

The Census counts EVERYONE living in the United States. Billions of dollars will enter our state for much needed programs, with a certain percentage coming to Platte County. But that’s only if you count yourself and take the Census! It is your civic duty to participate and say “I count”. For more information, visit youcount-columbusne.org or 2020census.gov.    

Spread the word: Columbus is something good

Data from the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Center for Public Affairs Research indicates that while Platte County has seen a population increase between 1 and 5 percent since 2010, Nebraska as a whole is losing about 2,000 people a year to other states.  That sounds a little discouraging, especially when the state is ranked 17th in the nation for the cost …

Become a Chamber Member in 2020

It’s time for the Chamber’s annualmembership drive! Commodores and Admirals alike will be hitting the streets throughout February and March to introduce local and area businesses to the benefits of being a Chamber member. Featured to the right, these benefits are available to all members, yet are used by the businesses in ways most valuable to them. “Some of our …

Chamber Board Names Candidates

The Nominating Committee of the Chamber Board of Directors has announced its slate of new board members.  Chair-elect Ken Curry reported for the committee at the January board meeting, nominating the following:   Travis Tessendorf – Tessendorf Chiropractic Kathy Fuchser – Central Community College-Columbus Todd Duren – Loup Public Power District Carlos Velasquez – Pacific Window Tint   These nominees …

Lunch & Learn Hosted by NBDC and Loup Power District

If your business is a regional manufacturing company seeking growth opportunities through contracting, this free workshop is for you! Learn how government and prime contractors make their purchasing decisions and discover upcoming opportunities. Plug, network and connect with Union Pacific Railroad, Duo Lift Manufacturing, Nebraska Business Development Center and U.S. Small Business Administration.   [vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4851″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_3d” onclick=”img_link_large” …

Join us at the Capitol

On March 27, 2019, take an opportunity to meet the new and incumbent Nebraska Senators at Northeast Nebraska Day at the Capitol. The day will start with a series of educational sessions in the State Capitol, then we will visit all 49 Senators’ offices with our legislative priorities. To end the day, participants can take the opportunity to meet the …

Let Your Voice Be Heard – Take This Survey

The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce encourages you to be involved in this survey that needs your input! Nebraska Department of Transportation Survey: Give your perspective of what you value in transportation projects that NDOT should consider in a Long-Range Transportation Plan – https://www.2040ndot.com/survey

Attend Customer Service Workshops

1) Reviving Customer Service will be presented by CCC-Columbus on January 15, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Columbus Chamber office. This workshop will: Establish how to demonstrate value of the service transaction Identify Moments of Truth for the customer Enhance communication skills by discussing proper word choice Discover techniques for dealing with difficult customers The cost …

Work Begins for Legislative Season

A new year is upon us. A new year brings new opportunities for you to learn and have your voice heard. The Chamber has a couple of upcoming events where you will be able to hear directly from local and state elected leaders. Legislative Kick-Off Breakfast Monday, January 20th • 8:00 a.m. Chamber Board Room • $5.00 Join the Legislative …