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Ambassador of the Month: Peter Cajina

June 22, 2021

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber’s Ambassador Program recognizes Peter Cajina as June’s Ambassador of the Month and New Ambassador Program Co-Chair.   Kansas City, MO | Tuesday, June 22, 2021 –…

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Juneteenth Recognized

June 19, 2021

Juneteenth, the nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, is celebrated annually on June 19th.  Juneteenth falls during Pride, a month where the country celebrates…

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Chamber Partners with Missouri Small Business Development Center, Offers Discounts to Members

June 13, 2021

KANSAS CITY – The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UMKC to offer an exclusive Mid-America LGBT Chamber member only discounts…

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Listen: Suzanne Wheeler Returns to the KC Cares Podcast

June 6, 2021

Executive Director Suzanne Wheeler joined the KC Cares Podcast virtually to discuss the chamber’s mission and programming and the challenges of operating during the pandemic. Mid-America LGBT Chamber Executive Director,…

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June 5, 2021

The Bridge 90.9 Features LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certified Businesses the Entire Month of June Kansas City, Missouri – The Bridge, Kansas City’s listener-supported, non-commercial NPR music radio station partnered…

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Mid-America LGBT Opens Applications for the Board of Directors

May 18, 2021

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s Board Nominating Committee. This esteemed committee is comprised of civic innovators and diversity and inclusion advocates with the…

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Action Alert: Take Action to Uphold the Veto of Anti-Trans Sports bill and Voter Disenfranchisement Bills

May 3, 2021

UPDATED Noon 5/3/21: The veto override of SB55 was struck down by one vote in the Senate this morning.  The veto of House Bills 2183 and 2332 passed the House…

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Ambassador of Month: Mike Penner

May 3, 2021

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber’s Ambassadors Program recognizes Mike Penner as May’s Ambassador of the Month Kansas City, Missouri | Monday May 3, 2021 – The Ambassadors for the Mid-America LGBT…

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Missouri Capitol with headline Missouri House launches multiple legislative attacks against transgender youth

Missouri House Steps Up Attacks on Transgender Youth

April 21, 2021

Yesterday evening the Missouri House debated banning transgender kids from playing school sports alongside their peers as an amendment to HB 1141 – a bill protecting students whose GPA was…

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SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

April 20, 2021

Release Date: April 17, 2021 Contact: Release Number: 21-29 SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines Economic relief prioritized for underserved communities   WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator…

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