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  • "Sweet As Candy - Shop Local Valentine's Day" Promotion & Scavenger Hunt
    Friday, February 1st - Thursday, February 14th
     

    Congratulations to Deborah Kalkwarf & Emmy Boden for winning this year's "Sweet As Candy" - Shop Local Scavenger Hunt!

    Thank you to our following businesses for participating in this year’s “Sweet As Candy” – Shop Local Promotion: 
    Henning's/Crete Floral & Gifts

    Valentino's - Crete, NE 

    Therapeutic Wellness

    POYDS Dance Company, LLC 

    Glam Revival - Salon and Spa

    Pizza Hut

    Heath Sports & Tees  

    Thank you for shopping locally for all your Valentine's Day needs during the Crete Chamber's "Sweet As Candy - Shop Local Specials". 

     

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  • What's New In The Community

  • Chamber and Community Calendar

    POYDS Dance Company - Open Enrollment 

    Location: Studio C - 1318 Main Avenue 

    Come join us to register for spring classes now offering classes for 3yrs - 18yrs, collegiate and adult ballet, tap and jazz classes along with country line and swing dance lessons for collegiate, adults and seniors! For more information, visit: www.poydsdancecompany.com. 

     

    Saturday, February 16th from 11am - 2:00pm
    5th Annual Awana Grand Prix Car Races & Chili Cook-off
    Location: Crete Berean Church
    395 County Road 2500, Crete
     
    All children will race their cars together and then we'll have an open division for the older children, teens and adults. There will be trophies for the top speeds and top designs. All cars must be weighed and turned in on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Feel free to invite your friends and neighbors to join us for this great winter event. If you have questions, please call Crete Berean Church at 402.826.3134.
     

    Thursday, February 28th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Business After Hours - College Heights Country Club

    Location: College Heights Country Club - 1225 E 4th Street, Crete, NE

    Come and meet the new golf pro manager, Bernie Blan as we welcome him to both the Chamber and Crete Community! Join us for cash bar and appetizers at this event. Open to public

     

    Tuesday, March 4th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm 

    Crete Job Fair

    Location: United Church of Christ - 440 E 12th Street

    For more information on what vendors will be present or how to register for a booth, please call 402-223-6060. 

     

  • Crete Chamber 2018 Calendar of Events

    Thursday, March 14th from 8:30am - 12:00pm

    Managerial Workshop: How To Motivate Employees Through Emotional Intelligence

    Presenter: Steph Vanous - Zelle HR Solutions 

    Location: Crete Chamber Office - 2905 Betten Drive

    Pricing to be determined within the week. Registration open now! Contact the Chamber via email at office.cretechamber@gmail.com or call 402-826-2136 to register today!

     

    Wednesday, March 27th from 11:45am - 1:00pm

    Chamber Lunch & Learn - How To Recruit & Retain Talented Employees

    Presenter: Mike Henke

    Location: Crete Chamber Office - 2905 Betten Drive

    Cost: $25 for Chamber members and $45 for non-Chamber members. Pricing includes luncheon and presentation. Registration open now! Contact the Chamber via email at office.cretechamber@gmail.com or call 402-826-2136 to register today!

     

    Spring Home & Garden Expo

    Saturday, April 6th from 1 - 4 pm 

    Location: East Tower Indoor Facility - 2905 Betten Drive

    $40.00 for a 10x10 Booth; $75.00 for a 10x20 Booth and $120.00 for a 10x20 Corner Space plus an exterior product display. Registration open now! Contact the Chamber via email at office.cretechamber@gmail.com or call 402-826-2136 to register today!

     

    April TBD - 11:45am - 1:00pm

    Chamber Lunch & Learn - Unemployment Rules & Regulations

    Presenter: Department of Labor - Nebraska

    Location: Crete Chamber Office - 2905 Betten Drive

    Cost To Attend: $25 for Chamber Members and $45 for Non-Chamber Members. Pricing includes luncheon and presentation. Registration open now! Contact the Chamber via email at office.cretechamber@gmail.com or call 402-826-2136 to register today!

     

    Saturday, April 20th 2019 - 11:00am   

    Easter Egg-Stravaganza - Community Egg Hunt


    Location: City Park in downtown Crete

     

    Friday, May 3rd - All Day

    17th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament 

    Location: College Heights Country Club

    Registration available now! Contact the Chamber to learn more about sponsorships and team registration! 

    Wednesday, July 3rd at 10:00 pm

    Crete Community Firework Display

    Location: College Heights Country Club

    September 2019

    Teachers Appreciation Business After Hours 

    Location: TBD 

    Friday, October 4th - Sunday, October 6th, 2019

    5th Annual Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival 

    Location: Downtown Crete and City Park 

    For more details and previous year's recap, visit www.cretepumpkinfest.com.

    Monday, November 18th at 6:00 pm

    Crete Holidays - Kick Off Celebration & Downtown Street Lighting 

    Location: TBD

    Tuesday, November 19th - Thursday, December 19th at 12:00 pm (Noon)

    Crete Holidays - Shop Local Events

    More details to be unveiled in the coming months!

    Saturday, December 7th from 8:00am - 11:00am

    Breakfast With Santa 

    Location: Crete High School Commons Area 

    This event is brought to you by Crete High School - FBLA Chapter and Crete Chamber of Commerce. Free event for the public!   

    Friday, December 20th - TBD

    Crete Holidays - Grand Prize Drawing Winner Announced Over The Radio

    More details to be unveiled in the coming months!

     

  • Thank You To Our 2018 Chamber Endorsement Sponsors!  

    Crete Champion: $2,500

    Crete Ace Hardware

     

    Crete Partner: $1,500

    Nestle Purina

    Saline Medical Specialties

    Skala's OK Tire Store

    UBT

     

    Crete Developer: $1,000

    City Bank & Trust

    Doane University

    Edward Jones Investments

    The Brew House 

     

    Crete Patron: $250

    Jindra Irrigation

     

    Thank your for your support and loyalty to the Crete Chamber of Commerce! 

     

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