Chamber Chat by the Vermillion Area Chamber/Development Company "Food for Friends" � Anyone joining Curves for Women in the week of March 8 can bring in a bag of groceries and have normal service fee waived.�Curves will be collecting donations Monday through Friday at 5 East Main for the month of March.
"Why Not Enjoy The Process" � Thursday, March 11, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Neuharth Center.�Chamber members and employees are invited to attend a showing of "Why Not Enjoy The Process" by Steve Rizzo, sponsored by Hy-Vee and First Dakota National Bank.�Motivate yourself and employees through this film that deals with everyday challenges and how to overcome them.
"The Dynamics of Town/Gown Relationships in Higher Education," sponsored by the Society for College and University Planning, Tuesday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Slagle 104 on the campus of USD.�Please contact Jacquie Lonning if you are attending at 677-6338.
2004 City Elections � Election time is coming up.� Get involved � get out and vote!�If you are not a registered voter you can register at the Clay County Court House.�
Retail Development &
Hosting � On Thursday, Feb. 26, Lisa hosted a prospective business interested in Vermillion.�We have been working with this company for the past few months, and we welcome them back for their fourth visit to our community.
South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development has announced that Jim Hagan has been appointed the new secretary, replacing John Calvin who left his position in December.�
2004 New Membership � Thank you to those who have become new 2004 members this week:�Varsity, Sammelson Bro-thers, Carey's, Doctor Fix It Rep. B.J. Nesselhuf, and Vermillion Vision Clinic, P.C.�A special thank you to all of the 2003 members who have renewed for 2004 and to all of our new members for 2004! We truly appreciate all of your support! If you would like more information on how to become a member of the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company please stop in to meet with us at 906 East Cherry Street or call 624-5571.�