Benchmarking Budget Workshop

City of Atchison Commissioners and staff held their first budget workshop of the season in the Civic Leaders Room on Monday night. During this meeting, city staff compared Atchison’s current status with that of other small cities in Kansas. The next budget workshop will be on Monday, May 16 directly following the City Commission meeting at the Atchison Event Center.

40th Annual Farm City Banquet

Last night we hosted the Atchison Chamber‘s Farm City Banquet, which celebrates the cooperation between farm families and those in the cities and towns that have made Atchison a unique place to live, work and raise a family.  The night was full of good food, entertainment by ACCHS Sound Masters (under the direction of Amy Eckert), and fun activities, including a homemade pie contest and auction! Here are some photos from the evening!

November 7, 2015 Wedding

Congratulations to  Kelsey and Bryce Burdiek, who tied the knot on November 7, 2015. We hosted their beautiful wedding reception for nearly 509 of their family and friends. Here are a few photos from their special day; photos by Capture (Photography by Kayla Stallbaumer)!


To find out more about how we can help you host your wedding reception at our facility, call Rhonda at (913) 367-1162.

The Chamber Round-Up

We were so proud to host the Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce’s 97th Annual Chamber Banquet on January 23, 2016. The theme this year was “Country Western”. It was such a fun event; full of very stylish ladies and gents.

As usual, the Chamber awarded businesses and individuals for their outstanding efforts in our community. The award winners are as follows:

  •      2015 Business of the Year Award – MGP Ingredients
  •      Team of the Year Award – YMCA Leadership Cabinet
  •      Quality of Life Award – Atchison Community Health Clinic
  •      Tourism Award – Travis Grossman, Executive Director of Theatre Atchison
  •      Organization of the Year Award – Project Atchison
  •      Ambassador of the Year Award – Ronda Crossland
  •      Gold Level Ambassadors – Phyllis Walton, Pauline Lee, Rita Hartman, Vicki Jones, and Nancy Madden