How to Start a 501c3 Non – Profit

Good Morning Everyone!

I hope you all enjoyed your holidays and had a wonderful new year!

This is just a reminder that if you are interested in learning the steps of how to start a 501c3 non – profit for your organization, we have the perfect event for you! Join us Tuesday, January 9th at 7pm at the Dream Theater! There is no fee to attend we just ask that you RSVP to us by January 8th by calling 785-483-4000 or emailing!  This is a partnership with the Russell County Area Community Foundation.

Hope to see you there! 🙂



Holiday Reminders

Good Morning Everyone!!

Just in case time has snuck away from you, I want to remind you all that the Holidays are quickly approaching!!

County offices will be closed on Monday, December 25th and will reopen on Tuesday, December 26th!!

For church service times check out!! We hope you all have a safe and happy Holiday!!

Russell County Maker-E

Good Morning Everyone!


Just wanted to remind you that the Russell County Maker-E is tomorrow, December 8th at Christmas Wonderland (28 N Kansas St)!!! Come out and listen to Lori Nuss talk about trade secrets in home holiday decorating and local artist A. Muller Fine Arts talk about the trade in natural, earthbound, prairie paintings. Holiday refreshment will be served! Please RSVP to or call 785*483*4000


Check out the flyer below! We hope to see you there!! Don’t forget Weichnachtsfest is December 9th in downtown Russell!!Maker-E

Opening Weekend

Good Morning Everyone!!

Just wanted to remind you all that Opening Weekend for Pheasant is THIS weekend!! There are many Hunters dinners going on throughout the county! If you need any hunting regulations or hunting atlas’ please stop by the Russell County Eco Devo & CVB Office (331 E Wichita) to get yours! If you aren’t able to make it during business hours, check  out their outdoor dispenser! Also, Sportsmans Corner can help out with your hunting necessities! Everyone be safe and have a great opening weekend!!


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Busy weekend!

Good Morning Everyone!!

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend, you will not be disappointed! There is quite a bit going on in Russell County!! Friday we have the Homecoming Parade and game! Saturday, starting at 3pm at the Russell County Fairgrounds is the Russell Rumble Demolition Derby! Later that night there will be a live band at Waudby’s in downtown Russell!! In Lucas on Saturday, is the Sunflower Visual Arts Festival starting at 10am in Downtown Lucas! Also, happening Saturday is Opening weekend of Granny Mae’s in Dorrance!!


Make sure you get out about and enjoy all these events happening!

First Day of School

Good Afternoon Everyone!!

Just reminding you all that tomorrow, Wednesday, August 30th, is the first day of school for the kiddos in Russell! Please remember to slow down in the school zone areas, and let the kids at the cross – walk, cross. Remember, tomorrow is a half a day of school and the first full day will be Thursday! I hope everyone has a great year!!!

Russell County Free Fair

Good Morning Everyone!!


Just a friendly reminder that the Russell County Free Fair begins next week!! There is a great line up of entertainment!! So, grab your family and friends and head out to the Russell County Free Fair to enjoy the free entertainment, ride the rides, check out the booths and of course the 4-H kiddos displays!! The Russell County Eco Devo & CVB Office will be sponsoring the Free Watermelon Feed again this year on Thursday, July 27th, come out and see us!!



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Business Chit Chat

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Good Afternoon Everyone!


What a BEAUTIFUL DAY we are having!!

Join us for our Spring business Chit Chat! Bring your business cards and come meet Russell County business owners and network to learn new ideas, new strategies, and make new connections with new and existing business owners in Russell County.

PLEASE RSVP BY APRIL 25TH AT 785-483-4000. Event is free, but please RSVP so that we can plan enough refreshments and resources.

Come mingle, tour the Garden of Eden, and enjoy a taste of Lucas!!!

American Legion Baseball Fundraiser

Good Morning Everyone!!

Don’t forget to get out to the American Legion tomorrow for an authentic Mexican Dinner!! $8 minimum donation is required, all funds are going to help the Legion baseball teams this summer! There will also be a gun auction! I hope you all can get out tomorrow and enjoy this wonderful meal!! Have a wonderful day and enjoy this nice day!!2017 RS Legion Baseball Fundraiser Flyer