Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast May 22, 2020

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast May 22, 2020

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Happy Friday!

Reopening Kansas!
PHASE II OF THE Ad Astra plan to reopen Kansas begins on Friday, May 22. Please continue to follow the recommended guidelines laid out by our State government so we can continue on the path of reopening everyone! For more information on the Phased plan and safe Memorial Day Guidance, please visit
Community Blood Drive
Friday, May 22 – 11:30 am to 5:30 pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Pratt Community Building – 619 N Main Street
Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or login to to schedule your lifesaving appointment! Walk ins will NOT be accepted at this time so please make an appointment.
Pratt Clean Slate Day – Expungement Event
This event has been postponed – Stay tuned for updates!
Pratt District Courthouse – 300 S Ninnescah Street
Need help clearing your Pratt County or Municipal criminal record? If you have questions, please call 316-290-8230 or email  More information can be found at  This is a partnership between the Pratt County Attorney, Pratt Municipal Attorney, Kansas Legal Services and Pratt District and Municipal Courts funded through the Kansas Bar Foundation CRHA Grant Program.
Small Town Curves – Grand Re-opening & Ribbon Cutting
Friday, June 5 – 11:00 am
300 S. Main Street
Join us as we celebrate Small Town Curves new location! Refreshments will be served.
Open Range Gravel Race – Saturday, June 13
Upcoming Events:
June 3 – 6 – Miss Kansas Pageant – RESCHEDULE D to May 2021

Young Professionals of Pratt
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Tanna Fanshier at
Tanna.Fanshier@KS.GOV or visit
Congratulations to the newly elected YPP Officers
Tanna Fanshier – President
Charles Keefer – Vice President
Morgan Hawkin – Secretary
Tyler Fross – Treasurer

Featured Job of the Week
Full-time Accountant/Bookkeeper
Trand, Inc.
Trand, Inc. is a well-established and growing family owned business located in Pratt, Kansas that provides crane rental services with an operator. We are proud of the team we have assembled and are looking for a full-time accountant or bookkeeper to join our company immediately.
The job is multi-faceted and includes the following duties and expectations:
• Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
• Post journal entries and maintain trial balance
• Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements
• Process payroll
• Provide general record keeping
• Attention to detail
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Self-motivated with ability to work independently while supporting a team
• Organizational and time management skills
Accounting degree and/or previous tax experience is preferred but not required.
Prior management experience would be a plus.
Please apply by sending a resume to or by calling 620-672-9495. For more information visit our JobsinPratt Facebook page:

What’s Happening @ Your Library – May 2020
Have tech questions? The Pratt Public Library can help. If you need help with your computer, e-reader, tablet, etc. call 620-672-3041 or email to set up an appointment or text your questions to 620-263-0182.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Closed on Sundays
The Library is currently open to the public for pick up and drop off services, computers are still available but social distancing is being observed and masks are not required but encouraged. Tutoring is also available.

Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
Re-opening May 19th, assuming there are no changes to the governor’s phase plan:
Limit to 5 customers in the facility at a time
Social distancing will be maintained by anyone entering the museum, masks will be encouraged
Items in the gift shop will be handled by staff only and doors will be propped open wherever possible to avoid touching surfaces
Orders from the gift shop and galleries will still be available online and for curbside pickup, in addition to in-person at the museum!
*new virtual gallery tours and artist Q & A Video Series available on our YouTube Channel, website, & social media platforms
This week’s featured artist is Stan Reimer: Stan Reimer Artist Q&A 5/11/2020:
Questions can be posted on the video on Facebook or Instagram, or emailed to
“A Western Perspective” by Lori Jones
Now through – JULY 10th , 2020
This exhibition is sponsored in part by: Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC; Legacy Bank; & Ninnescah Rural Electric Co-Op.
Community Art Exhibit:
We would like to invite all ages to create during this stay-at-home period! Keep checking our website and social media platforms for more information on the dates of community art exhibit opening which may occur in July with staggered admission over a week-long period. In the meantime, the time to create is now! A form for entry will be circulated closer to the event.
Annual Meeting of the Members

Movie @ The Barron
During this time, each Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, the Barron will be offering curbside service of your favorite popcorn, drink, caramel popcorn, cotton candy, candy & pickles. Orders can be placed by pulling into the yellow lined area at the front of the theater or by calling or texting 620-388-5236. For shorter wait times, you may preorder and giving an estimated time of arrival.
Please visit their Facebook or Website to see the CDC guidelines for theaters.
Now Showing: I Still Believe
Friday, May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 23 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 24 @ 2:00 pm

Pratt Recreation
Activities are currently on hold, please visit their Facebook page or website for more information on when activities will begin!

If your business or organization has an event coming up, please email me at so I can include the details in our weekly E-Blast.

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