Chamber Ambassador of the Year

Mike Stone, Spangler Graphics, center, was awarded the Ambassador of the Year at the Kansas City, Kan., Area Chamber’s annual meeting on March 7. He is with Todd LaSala, right, Partner at Stinson Leonard Street and KCK Chamber Board chairman; and Pat Warren, left, president of Kansas Speedway and KCK Chamber Board Member. Kansas Speedway was the 2014 annual meeting presenting sponsor. (Photo from Kansas City, Kan., Area Chamber of Commerce)

Casino revenues improve in KCK

by Mary Rupert
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway revenues improved in February, according to the Kansas Lottery.
Hollywood Casino revenues were $10.9 million in February, compared to January’s $10.5 million.
Despite poor weather in both months, the lottery figures were up in February in the state’s three casinos, lottery officials said at Wednesday’s Kansas Lottery Commission meeting.
In other action, the Kansas Lottery announced a new game involving Sporting KC name, a $2 instant winner lottery ticket.  The top prize of this lottery ticket will be $10,000.

Fairfax group to meet March 13 at TEC center

The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, March 13, for lunch at the KCKCC Technical Education Center, 6565 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

The program topic will be on the KCKCC TEC, “Highlighting Technical and Manufacturing Educational Programs and Opportunities.”

The welcome will be from Michael Vitale, vice president of academic affairs; presentation from Patrick McCartney, executive director of Endowment Association; and a tour will be given of the TEC.