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Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
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Sun Apr 27 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
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Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
Mon Apr 28 @11:00AM - 01:30PM
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Opening Day
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Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
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Spring Boutique

About

 

chamberlogo_smallThe York Nebraska Area Chamber of Commerce is an energetic organization to help existing businesses grow and succeed. The Chamber boasts over 300 members in the greater York, Nebraska area. York is located in eastern Nebraska at the junction of Interstate 80 (east-west) and Highway 81 (north-south). We are a proud progressive community of 8,000. We boast an excellent educational system, a vibrant business community and plenty of recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages. Please take some time to explore our web site. If there is anything you need regarding locating an existing business, feel free to contact our office Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time at 402-362-5531. We also added several links to other organizations that can help you do business in York. Joining The York Area Chamber of Commerce is the smart investment!


*Free listing in annual Membership Directory
*Free listing on Chamber's website with website links
*Discount on Chamber sponsored seminars Sponsorship opportunities at many popular community events
*Invitation to several networking activities each year
*Referrals from the Chamber
*Ability to accept Chamber Checks
*Advertising Opportunities
And much more!


For information on how you can become a member of the Chamber, contact us.


 

We are located at 603 Lincoln Avenue in the beautiful York Towne Centre.
Phone: (402) 362-5531
Fax: (402) 362-5953

If you are interested in starting a business or needing assistance with business expansion, please contact THE YORK COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION at 402-362-3333 or visit their website www.yorkdevco.com

If you are interested in visiting York, please contact THE YORK COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU at 402-362-4575 or visit their website www.yorkvisitors.org

 

 

 

 


 

2014 York Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership

 

President – Mark Way (York State Bank)

President Elect – Jim Winchell (Perennial Public Power)

1st Vice President – Tamara Sutton (Java Café)

2nd Vice President – Dr. Amy Kadavy (EyeCare Associates)

Bureau 1 – Financial

Banks, Financial Institutions, and Credit Unions

Board Representative: Kris Holoch (Cornerstone Bank) Term Expires 12/2016

Bureau 2 – Professionals

Realtors, Financial Planners, Medical and Law Offices

Board Representatives: Angie Berthold (Heritage Realtors) Term Expires 12/2016

Jill Koch (York General Health Care Services) Term Expires 12/2015

Bureau 3 – Hospitality

Lodging, Food Services, and Entertainment

Board Representatives: Larry Deal (Casa Del Rey) Term Expires 12/2016

Alison Graham (Holiday Inn Express) Term Expires 12/2016

Bureau 4 – Industry

Manufacturing, Utilities, Contractors, Hardware, Agriculture

Board Representatives: Bri Schoch (Schoch Concrete) Term Expires 12/2014

Don Swanson (United Farmers Cooperative) Term Expires 12/2016

Pat Hanrahan (Nebraska Public Power) Term Expires 12/2014

Bureau 5 – Retail Services

Retail (general and wholesale), Automotive, Cosmetology, Dance/Yoga Studios

Board Representatives: Bruce Wagner (Wagner Decorating) Term Expires 12/2014

Sue Ann Romohr (Kirtsey Dancewear and Gifts) Term Expires 12/2015

Greg Reitmeier (Truck Center Companies) Term Expires 12/2014

Bureau 6 – Non-Profit/Governmental/Boosters

Religious, Non-Profits, Service Clubs, Individuals/Families

Board Representatives: Vicki Duey (Four Corners Health Department) Term Expires 12/2015

Lori Byers (York County Aging) Term Expires 12/2015

 

The Chamber has a very active AMBASSADOR Program.  The "Red Coats" assist the Chamber with membership recruitment, welcome new businesses to town and serves as the eyes and ears of the Chamber. 

The 2014 Ambassadors are:

BOB SAUTTER:  York County Visitors Bureau (Chair)

EVELYN CAMPBELL: Northern Ag (Vice Chair)

DALE ADAMS:  Cornerstone Bank

GREG AWTRY:  York News-Times

DAN BARRETT:  Barrett Bros. Welding

LONNIE BERGER:  Wendy's

DONNA BITNER: York County Foundation

MARGARET BRINK:  Retired/City Council

ORVILLE DAVIDSON:  Retired

DR. NANCY DOB:  Mid America Vision Center

IRENE DUNCAN: York County Drug Task Force

DR. STEVE ECKMAN:  York College

PAT EICHENGER:  Baer's Furniture

SUZIE ELLIS:  Heritage Realtors

JERRY ELFRING:  Cyclonaire Corporation

STEVE ERMER:  York Equipment Company

JEAN GARDNER:  Cornerstone Bank/YORKFEST QUEEN

TIM GARDNER:  Mid America Vision Center/YORKFEST KING

CHAD HAMMER-Midwest Bank

STEVE HANNON:  Hannon Insurance

CHUCK HARRIS:  Mayor

TAMMY HECOX: York State Bank

CRAIG HESKETT: York State Bank

CHARLIE HOFFMAN:  Penner's Tire and Auto

KRIS HOLOCH-Cornerstone Bank

ZAC HOLOCH-Cornerstone Bank

CHRYSTAL HOUSTON - York College

LISA HURLEY-York County Development Corporation

DAVE HYING:  H&R Block

MARILYN JACKMAN:  Midwest Bank/Chamber President

MARK JENSEN:  MWB Broadcasting

TODD KIRSHENBAUM:  Chamber of Commerce

JILL KOCH-York General Health Care Services

BARB KOESTER:  York General Health Care Services

DOUG KOOPMAN:  Midwest Bank

AMIE KOPCHO:  Community Title Company

GAROLD LEGGOTT:  York State Bank

MATT LEIF:  Cornerstone Bank

DR. MIKE LUCAS:  York School Superintendent

DOREEN LUTHJE:  Interior Innovations

 RAY McKENNA:  Cornerstone Bank

JANELLE MEDINGER:  Cornerstone Insurance Group

VIC MICHEL:  Retired

HOLLIE MILLER:  Retired

MADONNA MOGUL: York Area Chamber of Commerce

STEVE MOSELEY: York News Times

CINDI NICKEL: Heritage Realtors

TONY NORTH: York Printing Company

RANDY OBERMIER:  York Boot N Repair/City Council

SANDI OSENTOWSKI:  Cornerstone Bank

JOYCE OTOUPAL:  Town and Country Beauty Salon

KARLA OTT:  Fillman Insurance

ARNIE OTTEN:  Retired

BARRY REDFERN:  Midwest Bank/City Council

SUE ANN ROMOHR:  Kirtsey Dancewear & Gifts

MICHELLE RONNE-Green Realty

SALLY RUBEN:  Retired

LOLA SCHALL:  Retired

ROB SCHARDT:  Midwest Bank

BILL SCHEVE:  Retired

EMMETT SCOTT:  Scott-Hourigan

RANDY SHELDEN:  Cornerstone Bank

DAVE SJUTS:  Eakes Office Plus

ANN SPANJERS:  York State Bank

MATT SPANJERS:  York Cold Storage

KIM STEPHENS-York County Title

JON STRONG:  16th Street Car Wash

STEVE TAYLOR:  York Jewelry

TAMARA SUTTON: Jave Cafe

BRIAN TONNIGES:  York Middle School

SUZANNE VANOUS:  The Chances "R"

TARA VASIECK:  City of York

CRAIG VINCENT:  NPPD

JACK VINCENT:  Retired

PATTI VINCENT:  York State Bank

BRUCE WAGNER:  Wagner Decorating and Hobby Center

MARK WAY:  York State Bank

MIKE WESKAMP: Wal-Mart

DR. SCOTT WIETING:  York Dental Arts Clinic

GARY ZOEBEK:  UNL-Extension

Questions regarding the Ambassadors should be directed to Todd Kirshenbaum at the Chamber office at 362-5531.

 

Past YORKFEST Royalty

                                      KINGS                                    QUEENS

1979                              Stan Hartman*                     Elaine Dahlgren

1980                              Pete Frandsen*                    Deloris Baer*

1981                              Howard Harris*                    Gert Rogers

1982                              Paul Geis*                            Barbara Furst*

1983                              Hollis Miller                         Nettie Clark

1984                              John Strand*                        Fern Rose*

1985                              Dean Sack*                          Agnes Conant*

1986                              Alvin Olson*                        Freddie Oglesby*

1987                              Hub Foster*                         Judi Nordlund

1988                              Cub Baer*                             Dorothy May*

1989                              Howard Anderson*                Margaret Jensen*

1990                              Miles Hildebrand *                Alice Brouillette*

1991                              Kelly Holthus                        Ann Kirkpatrick

1992                              Clarence Churchill*               Louise Gleason*

1993                              M.A. “Deb” Hartman*            Sally Ruben

1994                              Howard May*                        Arlene Splain*

1995                              Dan Barrett                           Betty Bell

1996                              Howard Blatchford*               Yvonne Junge

1997                              Duane Birt*                           Mary Crawford

1998                              Dean Richardson                   Kappy Bedient*

1999                              Dr. Charles Wempe                Mildred Goodban*

2000                              Dr. James Stansberry             Verna Wolfe

2001                              John Munn                             Ann Wagner

2002                              Wes Tonniges                         Darcy McBride

2003                              George Crawford                   Joyce Otoupal

2004                              Les Olson                               Gail Nordlund

2005                              Jack Vincent                           Ruth Krumbach

2006                              Herb Heiden *                          Elaine Stuhr

2007                              Dr. Darroll Loschen               Connie Hubbard

2008                              Dr. Harold Rosenau               Toni Hess

2009                              Bill Scheve                             Bernie Scripture

2010                              Kent Bedient                          Konda Cooper

2011                              Dr. Don Witte                        Dr. Nancy Dob

2012                              Tim Gardner                          Jean Gardner

 

*-Deceased