Goddard Chamber meets to discuss business resources

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By Michelle Leidy-Franklin, TSnews

GODDARD – During lat Thursday’s Goddard Chamber of Commerce meeting, members viewed a presentation from NXTUS, Inc. The company offers resources and assistance for entrepreneurs and investors.
NXTUS works with young companies to help them obtain the capital they need to grow. NXTUS also provides opportunities for investors to support entrepreneurs financially with varying degrees of risk.
In other business:
• On Aug. 26, a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at the new Scooter’s Coffee location at 20201 West Kellogg Drive in Goddard.
• The chamber is currently accepting sponsorships for the Goddard Fall Festival. Chamber director Angie Duntz announced that the annual event will include a carnival, but sponsorships are needed to help pay for it.
• The chamber has started a new chamber bucks program. At no cost to local businesses, chamber gift cards are available for purchase that may only be used at local Goddard businesses. Duntz said the program will help keep money in Goddard.
• The chamber annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9.