Bid High, Bid Often! Use Qtego

Big News! This year’s Taste of Columbus will offer Qtego Auction Services’ mobile bidding system for Silent and Super Silent Auctions. You can view and pre-bid 100+ Taste of Columbus auction items. You do not have to be present to win, but you do have to register with Qtego Auction Services by going to qtego.net/qlink/columbuschamber. Proceeds will benefit NeighborWorks Northeast …

Apply to be our Brand Videographer!

Attention talented and passionate videographers, we are looking to hire a videographer for a year-long contract to produce a series of videos highlighting the GOOD things about Columbus!         https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cMgoZdMvx9Qx9dIShlXjBLTeaV2qhA4KLmCvPXQLDi0/edit

Taste of Columbus 2019

The premier event of the fall returns as the 19th annual “Taste of Columbus” will be October 13th at Ramada-Columbus. Taste of Columbus this year will raise money to support NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska, along with the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce. This year’s committee is co-chaired by Renee and Tyler Mueller, Hollie Olk, and John Lohr. They have been working …

Volunteer for Girls’ State Golf

The Nebraska School Activities Association Girls Class “B” Golf Tournament will be held October 14 & 15 at Elks Country Club. The committee is seeking volunteers to assist with the tournament. Areas where volunteers are needed include: scorers, real-time scorers, scoreboard personnel, scorer table and fore-caddies. The event needs 40 – 50 volunteers each day. If you can help, call …

Businessperson Nominations Needed

Nominate your choice for the Chamber’s highest business-related honors: Archway Award for Outstanding Businessman and Ovation Award for Outstanding Business Woman. Nominees are evaluated on their demonstration of excellence in business or their profession; valuable service to business or the community; and the initiative and creativity to enhance the stability, improvement and economic development in the community. These awards will …

Leadership Columbus Deadline Approaching

Leadership Columbus is designed to expose people to the opportunities and resources available in the Columbus community. Whether you are new to the area or a life-long resident of Columbus, the class has something to offer you. Class members will learn about different organizations, discuss issues that face our community and brainstorm ways to make a difference. There are nine …

Columbus Days: Our Sponsors Make Aloha Happen

Aloha! Are you ready for this year’s community celebration? Aug. 15-18 promises to be better than ever with an entire weekend of fun-filled family activities, events and entertainment. (See page 3) This annual celebration would not happen without the support of the business sponsors below. While many events are organized, emceed and paid for by volunteers and non-profit organizations, there …

Drive For Five Continues to Move the Labor Force Needle

The Columbus Area Chamber’s “Drive for Five” Workforce Development effort aggressively pursues new talent to fill jobs in our area, and the latest report from the Department of Labor shows the effort to attract and retain workers is paying off. In fact, there are more individuals in the Platte County labor force this summer than there has been in the …

Columbus Days Royalty Named

The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the 2019 selection of Jo Suess and Mike Hansen who will respectively serve as Columbus Days’ Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand XLV. Chosen on the basis of service and impact in the Columbus area, the local royalty will be busy throughout the community’s four-day celebration Aug. 15-18. Their responsibilities begin Aug. 12 …

Leadership Columbus Applications Available

Leadership Columbus is designed to expose people to the opportunities, problems and resources available in the Columbus community. Whether you are new to the area or a life-long resident of Columbus, the class has something to offer anyone willing to give the time and effort needed to become involved and make a difference in Columbus. Class members will learn about …