The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development is excited to welcome a special guest, Mitch Holthus - voice of the Kansas City Chiefs - to Great Bend on Thursday, June 1st for the inaugural Inspire Speaker Series. Mitch is a native of Smith Center, Kansas and is passionate about the future of our state. His keynote address will include elements to both inspire and propel the audience in business, in life, and in community. Using examples from the Chiefs franchise, Mitch will share concepts to encourage a thriving community around three main topics - Connect, Create, Courage.
The public is invited to purchase tickets for the after hours event, which will include heavy hors d’oeuvres and networking starting at 5 p.m. at Stoneridge Country Club, followed by a keynote from Holthus at 5:45 p.m. Cost per person is $20, and tickets can be reserved on the Chamber’s website: www.greatbend.org.
“We are honored to welcome Mitch for this new Speaker Series, and hope that lots of our members and fans from the general public will join us June 1st to hear his motivational message for Great Bend,” says Andrea Bauer, Director of Business Development for the Great Bend Chamber. “Growing up in the rural community of Smith Center, KS, Mitch wants to see our community thrive. We are confident that attendees will leave with renewed inspiration for their career & community. We hope the public will join us and we encourage employers to gift this experience to their staff.”
Mitch Holthus is the Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs and is the longest tenured and most decorated play-by-play “Voice” in franchise history. Holthus is also the host of the Hy-Vee Chiefs Insider television show. In addition, he originates the “Minute with Mitch” radio and television series which is seen and heard in five states. His work is also featured on kcchiefs.com.
Not only will Holthus be speaking Thursday evening, he’ll also be staying to play in the Chamber’s 12th Annual Gary Gore Memorial Golf Tournament the following day, June 2nd at 9 a.m. The 4-man scramble includes top-notch player hospitality, hole contest, sponsored beverage cart, patio party, and chances to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Players can register and sponsors can sign up on the Chamber website, www.greatbend.org. For more information, contact Andrea Bauer at 620-792-2401.