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COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION UPDATE TONIGHT
We invite you to "Be in the know!" by joining us for a Community Government and Education Update event this Thursday evening from 5:30-7:30pm. Light refreshments will be served and speakers confirmed to provide a maximum 8-minute update followed by 40-minutes of Q&A include:

Cindy Bartelsmeyer, Mayor;
Dave Martin, City Manager;
Heather Griffith, City Director of Economic Development;
Allen Warren, Bourbon County Commission Chairman;
Bob Beckham, USD234 Superintendent;
Dick Hedges, FSCC Interim President;
Travis Shelton, City Chief of Police;
Paul Ballou, City Fire Chief;
Bill Martin, Bourbon County Sheriff;
(Randy Rockhold of USD235 regrets he is unable to attend)

This FREE event is offered to be a convenient, one stop shop for you to be informed and in the know. Join us this Thursday at 5:30pm at the Empress Event Center, 7 N. Main in downtown Fort Scott. Front and rear entrances available for your parking convenience. Visit the Chamber or call us for more information. A special thanks to the Chamber Business Resource and Development Division for organizing this event. 

Click HERE to RSVP to this event (suggested but not required).

 



Do you have a copy of the Town-wide Garage Sale listings & map?
Visit the Chamber & Tourism Center or local stores: Bids & Dibs,
Country Cupboard, Main Street Gallery & Gifts,
Pete's at 6th & National and the Smoke Shop!
Click HERE for the PDF address listings
and HERE for the map.


Fore more information on the USD 234 School Bond Election
November 4, 2014
Click here

 


Hey FOODIES -
Check out the awesome review Kansas food blog, In Pursuit of Pork wrote over Nate's Place Restaurant and Lounge!
Congratulations Nate's Place!!



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Featured Upcoming Events:
(For a full listing of events, click Community Calendar)

Call us for further info.: (800) 245-3678  

Fall Town-wide Garage Sale
September 19-20

Citizenship Ceremony at Fort Scott National Historic Site
Reflect on the privileges of US citizenship as you witness new citizens take the oath of allegiance to their newly adopted country. 
September 26


Forks n' Corks!
October date TBA



Click here for places to stay in the Fort Scott area.
 


Fort Scott earns the "highest recommendation" of small towns to visit in Kansas from smalltowngems.com!
Here's the scoop!

Check out the recent feature on Fort Scott in
Group Tour Magazine!
Click here to view article.
 

<< to learn about Fort Scott! 


Ready to hunt or fish?
Visit these Lodges for a guided tour or Overnight Stay 
 
T & C Wildlife 
www.time2hunt.com  
  
Timber Hills Lake Hunting & Fishing 
www.timberhillslake.com
 
4-Wheeling, Biking and Hiking
www.ksrockspark.com
 

 
Consider joining the Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce!


Download information about member benefits
Download information about membership pricing
 
Click here to subscribe to our Chamber/Tourism e-Newsletter.
 
 
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 Related Websites to visiting Southeast Kansas:
Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area:  www.freedomsfrontier.org
Kansas Travel & Tourism KDWPT:  www.travelks.com
Tour Kansas:  www.tourkansas.org
Travel Industry Association of Kansas TIAK:  www.tiak.org
From the Land of Kansas:  www.fromthelandofkansas.com
 
 
Trolley Tours
50-min. Narrated Tours
Leave from the Chamber
Every Th-Fri-Sat
10 to 4 on the hour
$5 adults, $4 children
 
Guided Tours of Fort, 12 bldgs on exhibit
Tour on your own 9am to 5pm, cell phone tour & movie available.
Guided tours at 1pm daily or anytime for groups by appt.
 
Concerts in the Park
Downtown Ft. Scott
Each Friday 7pm
May thru Sept.
 
Farmers' Market
May thru October
Tues. 4-6pm
Sat. 8am-12pm
 
Lowell Milken & Gordon Parks Centers
Open for touring exhibits
LM - Mon-Sat 8 to 5pm
GP - Mon-Fri 9 to 6pm
 
Lyons Twin Mansions 
Offer FREE tour of the 1876 historic mansions daily, any time, any day!
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