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Chamber Corner April 2019

Chamber Members with Small Businesses: Employee Group Medical Plans Now Available.

The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that that the Missouri Chamber's MEWA program has been expanded to cover Lexington Chamber members!

What does this mean? As a Chamber member and a business owner with 2-50 eligible employees (and a maximum 99 total employees), you can take advantage of competitive group health care insurance rates available to a MEWA (a plan set up as a pool of trade, industry of professional associations maintained for the purpose of offering group insurance). You benefit from the competitive rates offered to this larger group, and more stable renewal increases.

The offerings include 10 PPO and three HSA options.

These health plans are available through Mike Keith Insurance and the Bukaty Companies, (both are Lexington Chamber members and service policies for the city).

We’re pleased to offer this program to our membership and encourage you to register for a free webinar explaining details about this exciting new opportunity.

Mike Keith Insurance is offering webinars to provide information about the program. These webinars will give a simple overview of the MEWA plan. Please register for a free webinar at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8950180078697553410

Learn more about this program! Contact Mike Keith Insurance or Bukaty Companies or for iidetails:

Mike Keith Insurance, Inc.
123 E. Gay Street
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Angie Lasswell
660-525-3261
800-530-5229

Or

Bukaty Companies
4601 College Blvd Ste 100
Leawood, KS 66211
Scott Hefner 913-396-0860
Alex Davis 913-942-2030

REAL ID: Interactive Website Helps You Determine What Documents You Need.

Not sure what documents are acceptable to obtain your REAL ID? Click on the link below and this interactive website will list which documents are needed based on your situation. The website will even generate a printable list for you.

A reminder that a current Missouri-issued license or ID card provides the same access as a REAL ID-compliant license or ID until October 1, 2020.

https://dor.mo.gov/drivers/real-id-guide/

Get Your FREE Tickets for the USAF Brass Band Concert in Lexington May 24

The USAF Band of Mid-America’s Airlifter Brass will be performing at The LEX Auditorium and Civic Center in Lexington, MO on May 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Admission is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Please go to our website www.bandofmidamerica.af.mil, or https://usaf24may.eventbrite.com for tickets.

Airlifter Brass is a brass quintet with percussion known for their versatility and outstanding musicianship. They perform every genre of music from traditional brass quintet repertoire and original arrangements of patriotic favorites to jazz standards and pop tunes.

This talented group is sure to deliver an awesome show. Please make sure to get your FREE tickets NOW at either of the above links!

Member Spotlight - Minuteman Pharmacy

Minuteman Pharmacy is a locally owned, full service retail pharmacy. In business since 2016, Minuteman Pharmacy is pleased to announce they will be moving soon to a new location at 545 S. Bus. Hwy 13.

Offering free delivery, drive-through and ample parking, Minuteman can also special order most all over-the-counter items not in stock.

Give them a call at 660-259-3455 or visit the website at www.rxminutemanpharmacy.com

Kimmy Markley Joins Lexington Chamber Board

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Kimmy Markley to the Board!

Kimmy has recently opened a new business, Serendipity Barber & Beauty Salon, at 1016 Main Street, Suite B. We look forward to utilizing Kimmy's entrepreneurial experience and fresh perspective to help our business community continue to grow and thrive. Welcome Kimmy!

Chamber Electronic Ads: Only Ten Cents a Day!

Starting to make your 2019 marketing plans? You can take advantage of advertising your message on our big screen TV in the License Bureau for only $36.50 for the entire year. This super-reasonable fee reaches over 30,000 people a year. The License Bureau is a "captive audience" for your TV message as customers wait their turn!

Call Penny Grosso at 660-259-3082 or Gary Worth at 816-868-9692 and we'll get your ad assembled and on-screen right away. Not a member? You can still take advertise with us...find out how joining the Chamber reduces your yearly electronic ad cost to near zero!

Lexington in Fact

>Had a Second Battle of Lexington occurring during Price's Missouri Expedition on October 19, 1864.

>Is home to Wentworth Military Academy, founded in 1880, which still draws students from throughout the country and worldwide.

Setting Business Growth In Motion.