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August 2018
August 20 8:00 am - The Waterfront, Commerce Bank Parking Lot
The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a 5K non-competitive walk to...
The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a 5K non-competitive walk to raise awareness and funds to end breast cancer through initiatives like research, patient and caregiver programs and services, and early detection and prevention programs. Get involved in our 4th annual Wichita event by starting or joining a team, walking as an individual, attending as a breast cancer survivor, by joining our walk committee or volunteering. For more information, please contact Bailey Vaughn at bailey.vaughn@cancer.org or (316) 616-6513.
August 20 8:00 am - 765 E Second St N, Wichita, Ks 67202
Four Day course This course covers OSHA General Industry Standards and other consensus and...
Four Day course This course covers OSHA General Industry Standards and other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to the use of hazardous materials. Course topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. FEE: $749
August 21 8:30 am - 715 E 13th St Andover, KS 67002 BETA Room 5000 Building
Date: August 21, 2018 Cost: $179.00 per student. Includes text book. Details: 8:30am - 4:30pm,...
Date: August 21, 2018 Cost: $179.00 per student. Includes text book. Details: 8:30am - 4:30pm, 7 hours Location: 715 E 13th St Andover, KS 67002 This course is intended for trainees who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Excel 2013/2016 that is necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze the data that is critical to the success of your organization. You will: -Get started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016. -Perform calculations. -Modify a worksheet. -Format a worksheet. -Print workbooks. -Manage workbooks. Classes to be held at Butler CC - Andover Campus
August 21 11:45 am - Foulston Siefkin LLP, Wichita, KS
Do you know what to expect when your employee files a charge or lawsuit against your company?...
Do you know what to expect when your employee files a charge or lawsuit against your company? This seminar will cover the processes involved when a charge/complaint is filed with an agency or court and how you can prepare.
August 21 3:00 pm - Aero Plains Brewing
Join us at Aero Plains Brewery to receive a complimentary local brew while we talk about how...
Join us at Aero Plains Brewery to receive a complimentary local brew while we talk about how trade impacts our local economy. Karyn Page, a local trade expert, will explain how 25% of our economy is dependent on international sales and reveal what that means to heartland businesses and citizens. This is the third event in a mini-seminar series hosted by Kansas Global and Aero Plains Brewery. Join us on certain Tuesdays in the month of August and September to participate in a new conversation on global news while enjoying a local brew. The cost to participate is $25.00, which includes one complimentary brew from Aero Plains. The complimentary brew is only valid during the time of the seminar.
August 21 5:30 pm - 412 1/2 East Douglas
Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap is a monthly community conversation featuring a panel of local...
Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap is a monthly community conversation featuring a panel of local experts and topics that touch your daily life. Our August discussion is a continuation of the three-month-long series on education, and will focus on community roles. It’s free, and so are the appetizers. Learn more at EngageICT.org.
August 21 6:00 pm - Corner of Oliver and Douglas
Watermark Books & Cafe will host David Joy for an author talk and signing on Tuesday, August 21...
Watermark Books & Cafe will host David Joy for an author talk and signing on Tuesday, August 21 at 6:00 p.m. for his book The Line that Held Us. From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again.
August 22 8:00 am - Hyatt Regency Wichita
Whether you’re a seasoned low vision professional or just beginning your career, attend the...
Whether you’re a seasoned low vision professional or just beginning your career, attend the Envision Conference in Wichita to network with other low vision rehabilitation professionals across disciplines, learn about new developments from key presenters, earn accredited continuing education credits and so much more. Envision Conference is the premier international conference for networking with medical professionals, researchers and industry representatives — all wanting to share their ideas on how to improve the lives of people with low vision.
August 22 4:00 pm - East of Eck Baseball Stadium at the corner of 21st Street and Mike Oatman Drive

Does your business need more employees, or ways to develop existing staff?

Employee recruitment...

Does your business need more employees, or ways to develop existing staff?

Employee recruitment and Candidate Pipeline on August 22nd
Business owners and human resource leaders are invited to attend this complimentary forum that will provide solutions to employee recruitment, candidate pipeline planning, and the 'onboarding' (organizational socialization) of new employees.

The forum will feature four break-out sessions covering the following topics:

Services to Build and Sustain Your Candidate Pipeline - presented by Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas

How to Identify and Retain Quality Employees - presented by Mid-America Manufacturing and Technology Center (MAMTC)

Collaborating for Success and Respecting Your Business - presented by Kansas Department for Children and Families

Recruiting and On Boarding Millennials and Gen Z - presented by Dr. Donald Hackett of Wichita State University

Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wichita State University's Marcus Welcome Center, 4205 E. 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67220

  • East of Eck Baseball Stadium at the corner of 21st Street and Mike Oatman Drive

RSVP Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workforce-solutions-employee-recruitment-and-candidate-pipeline-workshop-tickets-48602738098

The following event cosponsor organizations will be available to answer your questions one-on-one at their exhibit tables.

RSVP TODAY! 

August 22 4:00 pm - Wichita State University - Marcus Welcome Center. Directions: East of Eck Baseball Stadium at the corner of 21st Street and Mike Oatman Drive
Business owners and human resource leaders are invited to attend this complimentary forum that...
Business owners and human resource leaders are invited to attend this complimentary forum that will provide solutions to employee recruitment, candidate pipeline planning, and the 'on-boarding' of new employees. It will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 22 at WSU's Marcus Welcome Center
August 22 6:00 pm - KMUW Studios
KMUW’s Literary Feast is a book club for public radio listeners. Participants take part in a...
KMUW’s Literary Feast is a book club for public radio listeners. Participants take part in a group discussion of books selected by KMUW's Lu Anne Stephens, Beth Golay and Sarah Jane Crespo. The August selection is “The Last Cruise” by Kate Christensen. A light dinner is provided by Public at the Brickyard, and guests are invited to bring a beverage to share. It’s free to attend, but space is limited. Reserve your seat at kmuw.org/kmuw-literary-feast.
August 23 6:30 pm - Riordan Clinic In the Pyramid The White dome buildings of K96 and Hillside
Experience Centering Prayer with Contemplative Outreach of Wichita with Mary Seitz. The...
Experience Centering Prayer with Contemplative Outreach of Wichita with Mary Seitz. The Community Mindfulness Meditation series is a chance to experience the great benefits this simple practice can bring to your health and overall wellbeing
August 25 6:00 am - 8700 E. 29th St. N. Wichita, KS 67226
15th Annual PedalFest Heartspring will celebrate its 15th annual PedalFest on Saturday, August...
15th Annual PedalFest Heartspring will celebrate its 15th annual PedalFest on Saturday, August 25 bringing together more than 600 cyclists. Funds raised provide free and reduced services for the ever-deserving children in Heartspring Pediatric Services. PedalFest offers a route for every level of cyclist including a 100K, 50K, 25K, 5K family ride and a 60K gravel ride. All rides begin and end on the Heartspring campus. After the ride, join us for the “Post Ride Celebration” to enjoy lunch, vendors and beer garden. Kids can hang out in the “Tiny Rider Area” with inflatables, an obstacle course and participate in the trike decorating contest and sign making. Join a friend’s team, start your own or donate today! Don’t miss the early bird special. Registration costs vary. T-shirts are included in your registration with opportunities to win prizes including gift cards to a local bike shop of your choice, a beer stein, PedalFest polo and jersey. The more you raise, the more you win! To learn more, please visit www.pedalfest.org Heartspring campus 8700 E. 29th St. N. Wichita, KS 67226
August 25 10:30 am - Watermark Books & Cafe
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Kansas City author Jody Jensen Shaffer on Saturday, August 25th...
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Kansas City author Jody Jensen Shaffer on Saturday, August 25th at 10:30 a.m. for a special story time and signing of her new book, It's Your First Day of School, Busy Bus! It's the first day of school But is Busy Bus ready? Find out in this darling picture book that showcases the excitement and worries little ones experience as they prepare for their first day.
August 27 8:00 am - 765 E Second St N, Wichita, Ks 67202
Four Day course This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards,...
Four Day course This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safe guards. FEE: $749
August 28 8:30 am - 715 E 13th St Andover, KS 67002 BETA Room 5000 Building
Date: August 28, 2018 Cost: $179.00 per student. Includes e-book. Details: 8:30am - 4:30pm, 7...
Date: August 28, 2018 Cost: $179.00 per student. Includes e-book. Details: 8:30am - 4:30pm, 7 hours Location: 715 E 13th St Andover, KS 67002 This course is designed for trainees who wish to use Microsoft Word to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow them to customize those documents. Learning Outcomes: -Organize content using tables and charts. -Customize formats using styles and themes. -Insert content using quick parts. -Use templates to automate document formatting. -Control the flow of a document. -Simplify and manage long documents. -Use mail merge to create letters, envelopes and labels. Classes to be held in the BETA Computer Lab at Butler CC - Andover Campus
August 29 11:00 am - 6-Steps workshop will be held at the ActionCOACH Offices, 4th floor of the Orpheum Theatre, Ste-410. Parking is available is the Scottish Rite "Parkette" NE of the Orpheum Theatre on the corner of 2nd and Topeka. Please be sure to print off your Eventbr
6 Steps to a Better Business will teach you: How to gain control of your time, team and...
6 Steps to a Better Business will teach you: How to gain control of your time, team and money How to turn your marketing into an investment – not an expense How to multiply your customers, revenue and profits How to leverage business systems and technology How to recruit, motivate and retain winning teams This educational, motivational and entertaining 2-hour seminar will take you through the steps you can take to grow your business and have a profitable enterprise that can work like a well-oiled machine without you.
August 29 12:30 pm - Holiday Inn Wichita East
Join the Nonprofit Chamber at our annual nonprofit conference! We will be covering a range of...
Join the Nonprofit Chamber at our annual nonprofit conference! We will be covering a range of topics in relation to collaborations, marketing, fundraising, and innovation.
August 29 1:00 pm - Foulston Siefkin LLP, Wichita, KS
If you are new to HR or have spent a significant time working in one small corner of HR, this...
If you are new to HR or have spent a significant time working in one small corner of HR, this session is for you. The session will cover a wide range of topics every HR professional should know, including employment discrimination, wage and hour, employee safety, hiring and firing, leaves of absence, etc.repare.
August 29 5:00 pm - Online via Zoom
Learn More About Baker Do you want to go back to school but have no idea where to start? Join us...
Learn More About Baker Do you want to go back to school but have no idea where to start? Join us for an information session! We host meetings in your area or online so you can learn the ins and outs of what it will take to earn a degree from Baker University. Our programs are designed to fit into the busy lives of working adults and can be completed in just two years. These free meetings involve nothing from you except that you show up and want to make a change in your life. Our staff will walk you through our program offerings, financial aid options, and the value of a Baker education, and they will answer additional questions you might have.
August 30 8:30 am - Holiday Inn Wichita East
8/29/18 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Registration 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Pre-Conference...
8/29/18 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Registration 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Intensives Session 1: Google for Nonprofits Session 2: So You Want to Start a Nonprofit 8/30/18 7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 am - 10:00 am - Opening & Keynote: Disruption in the Nonprofit Sector, Dani Robbins, Co-Author of Innovative Leadership Workbook for Nonprofit Executives 10:15 am - 11:15 am - Breakouts Track 1: Collaborations: Teaming Up Just Makes Sense Track 2: Cultivating & Building Big Donor Relationships Track 3: Boldly Breakout and be Buzzworthy on Social Networks 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - Inspire Awards Luncheon & Keynote: Nonprofit Innovation: Bold Steps to Growing Your Nonprofit, Michael Monteferrante, CEO, Envision 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm - Breakouts Track 1: Good Data. Big Outcomes. Track 2: Making the BIG Ask Track 3: Win Volunteers and Influence Donors in a Digital Age 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Track 1: Beyond Your Mission: Implementing Strategies to Drive Growth and Reach Big Goals Track 2: The Future of Big Fundraising Track 3: Social Media Advertising Boosts and Buys 3:45 - 5:00 pm - Closing & Keynote: Engaging the Next Generation, Paula Downs, WSU Public Policy & Management Center Attendees book rooms at the conference hotel, Holiday Inn, 549 S. Rock Rd, Wichita, KS. Conference room rate is $91 per night.
August 30 6:00 pm - Watermark Books & Cafe
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Wichita author Linsey Miller for an author talk and signing of...
Watermark Books & Cafe will host Wichita author Linsey Miller for an author talk and signing of Ruin of Stars on Thursday, August 30 at 5:30 p.m. Ruin of Stars is the sequel to Mask of Shadows. As Opal, Sal finally has the power, prestige, and most importantly the ability to hunt the lords who killed their family. But Sal has to figure out who the culprits are before putting them down. Which means trying to ignore the fact that Elise is being kept a virtual prisoner, and that the queen may have ulterior motives.
350 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67202
316.265.7771 | info@wichitachamber.org