Chamber Events

The Raytown Chamber provides a number of opportunities for members to network, market their business, socialize and learn.

Annual Chamber Celebration

The Chamber’s new year begins in early winter with an annual celebration. Retiring officers are honored and new leaders are introduced at this first luncheon of the new year. The Chamber’s annual awards are given out at this event and include Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Chamber Person of the Year, and new for 2018, Non-Profit of the Year and “Rising Star.” This year, the annual Chamber Celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 24.

Raytown Night at the Mavericks

Again in 2018, the Chamber will sponsor a night during the 9th season of the Kansas City Mavericks. These pro hockey games are held at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, and we hope the  community will come out and support this community event. The game has been scheduled for Friday, February 24.

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Raytown Night at the Royals

Congratulations to Sluggerrr for being inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame! For over 25 years the Raytown Chamber has sponsored one of the largest community nights at the ballpark. The Raytown community, Chamber members, employees and their families come out to enjoy America’s pastime & support the boys in blue! Raytown sits in the backyard of the ballparks & we feel the excitement during baseball season! Game day is Friday, May 4.

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The Chamber is proud to sponsor a golf  tournament each year. Members and their guests enjoy a day of fun, prizes, team competition, food and networking. Several years ago, the Chamber partnered with the Raytown Rotary Club to combine efforts to provide a quality event to its participants. Each year, the tournament is rotated among the member golf courses. The tournament has been scheduled for Thursday, May 17 and will be held at Hillcrest Golf Club.

Legislative Luncheons

In 2018 Chamber members will have an opportunity to meet with elected officials throughout the year at one of the update luncheons. The annual State of the City Address is scheduled for Thursday, February 22. The Rock Island Trail Update is Wednesday, March 28. A Legislative Luncheon has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 22. The Raytown Quality Schools Update is slated for Wednesday, October 24, and an Update from the Jackson County Executive is on Wednesday, November 28. These updates are important to the membership and the Chamber is excited about the opportunity of bringing them to the membership.

Senior Celebration

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At the printing of the Community Profile and Chamber Directory, the Raytown Chamber had not finalized the details for the 5th Annual Senior Celebration. Stay up to date by visiting the Chamber’s website, www.raytownchamber.com, and click on the Events Calendar.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

The Raytown Chamber works with many organizations throughout the year to help promote various events. Organizations such as  Raytown Emergency Assistance Program (REAP), Raytown Main Street Association, Raytown Educational Foundation, Raytown Three Trails Kiwanis, and the Raytown Historical Society have events throughout the year for residents young and old alike to  enjoy.

A great way to find out when these organizations are offering events is to visit the Chamber’s website, www.raytownchamber.com and click on the Community Calendar located on the left hand side of the website. If you think there is nothing going on in Raytown, you may be surprised!