Chamber News

Summer Time In Raytown

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Chamber News

With the start of summer there are a lot of things going on in Raytown.  Did you know Raytown has a great outdoor water park?  SuperSplash is located at 53rd Place and Raytown Road.  A 10 acre park which includes 3 swimming pools, slides and many other great water attractions.  Several parks sit in Raytown […]

Google Fiber Coming to Raytown

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Chamber News

What is Google Fiber? Google Fiber is an Internet and TV Service that provides internet connectivity that’s up to 100 times faster than basic broadband speeds, along with hundreds of HD TV channels.  Google Fiber is available in only a handful of places in the U.S. – including right here in Raytown! Bring your neighbors […]

Exciting Things Happening In Raytown

Feb 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Chamber News

After hearing Mayor David Bower give his State of the City Address there seems to be a lot going on in Raytown.  Here are a few items he mentioned:  Streetscape Project on 63rd Street in downtown should be underway by this summer, Jackson County has been cleared to buy Rock Island Corridor through a Memo […]

State of the City Address

Feb 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Chamber News

Raytown’s Mayor, David Bower will deliver his State of the City Address at the Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Chamber at 816-353-8500. Prepayment is also required if you are not a Chamber member, the public is invited to attend. Deadline is Monday, […]

Chamber Celebration

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Chamber News

On Wednesday, January 22, the Chamber handed out their annual awards for 2013.  Congratulations to Westridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Health Care Center for being awarded the 2013 Business of the Year; to The UPS Store for being named the 2013 Small Business of the Year; Jeff Hirst being recognized as Chamber Person of the Year […]

Be Proud of Raytown

Dec 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Chamber News

The newest edition of the City of Raytown Newsletter is now available on line at ( if you don’t receive one in the mail.  Find out everything from information on how your tax dollars are spent that come in from the Capital Sales Tax and the Transportation Sales Tax each year to what is “pickleball”.  […]

Think Raytown First

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Chamber News

With the holidays fast approaching, take the time to “think Raytown first”.  There are a lot of great places to pick up that special gift. The City actually receives 2.375% sales tax and Parks receives .125% sales tax, so for every $100 spent the City gets $2.38 and Parks gets $.13 in revenue.  Try to […]


Sep 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Chamber News

As the Chamber prepares for 2014, communication comes to mind.  The Chamber website had over 17,000 visits between January 1 and August 31.  What a great way for folks to find out about those businesses who are members of the Chamber but also Raytown in general.  The Chamber prints over 400 newsletters each month and […]

Think Raytown First

Jul 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Chamber News

August is upon us and folks are beginning to think about the start of school.  Remember to “Think Raytown First” when buying those school supplies and clothes.  Are you starting to see those “Think Raytown First” window clings?  If yes, thank those businesses who are displaying them.


Jun 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Chamber News

A big thank you to those who came out to SummerFest on June 14 & 15.  A list of those businesses who helped sponsor the event is listed under the SummerFest tab.  Hy-Vee and KCP&L were our presenting sponsors and the festival sponsors included Applebee’s, Extreme Grand Prix, Northcraft Flooring & Granite Design along with […]