Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat by Vermillion Area Chamber/Development Company Events

Friday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m. at the W.H. Over Museum � The W.H. Over Museum invites you to a reception for the Clay County Retrospective show in Sletwold Hall. Potluck will start at 6 p.m. with the program beginning at 7 p.m. Cleo Erickson, director of the Clay County Historical Museum, will discuss early Vermillion. Free and open to the public. If possible please bring something to share.

Saturday, Oct. 23, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum � "Apple Struedel Making" with Barbara Gauger. Free and open to the public.

National Music Museum Brown Bag Lunch � "Celebrating Our Czech Heritage," featuring Michael Cwach, Friday, Oct. 22, noon to 12:55 p.m. at the National Music Museum. Free and open to public. For more information contact the National Music Museum at 677-5306.

University Theater presents The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2 p.m. at Wayne S. Knutson Theater. This towering classic contains some of Shakespeare's most memorable and eloquent speeches as he brilliantly examines the themes of ambition, loyalty and guilt. For ticket information or reservations contact 677-5400.

Czech Heritage Day at the National Music Museum, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2:30 p.m. Michael Cwach will lead the National Music Museum's Czech Heritage Day festivities. The day will include a special presentation by Cwach followed by self-guided tours highlighting the museum's four centuries of Czech-Slovak instruments recently featured in an exhibition by the National Czech-Slovak Museum. Free and open to public. For more information contact the National Music Museum at 677-5306.

Vermillion Medical Clinic's 10th anniversary open house, Monday, Oct. 25, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Vermillion Medical Center, 101 South Plum. Please join us for this special event!

"Rally Volunteers for Campaign 2005," United Way of Vermillion's annual fund-raising drive, Saturday, Oct. 23 at 8:30 a.m. in the Heritage Room at the USD Foundation, 1110 N. Dakota St. All interested volunteers are invited to this short motivational and information gathering session to help with the fund raiser to exceed this year's goal of $85,000. You Matter! when it comes to United Way of Vermillion.

Appearing in Sletwold Hall at the W.H. Over Museum, "A Clay County Retrospective," historic photographs of the territorial and early statehood period. The photographs and objects have been selected to tell the story of our area using the criteria of uniqueness and diversity of subjects. It will continue through Sunday, Oct. 31. For further information please contact Dorothy at 677-5228.

Murder at the Midnight Hour � The Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company is hosting a mystery dinner theater as a fund raiser on Friday, Oct. 29 starting at 7 p.m. at Pro's. Tickets are $25 each or two for $40. Please RSVP prior to Oct. 22. Attendees are welcome to dress up in costumes (the setting is the late '60s) and prizes will be awarded. Come and join us for an evening of fun and mystery solving!

Customer Service Workshop � Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1 to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 8, 8 to 11 p.m. at the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company, 906 East Cherry St. Registration fee for class is $39. Set your company apart this holiday season by developing an empowered workforce who knows how to "sell superior service." Your employees will return to your company exhibiting pride and professionalism in their service roles, ready to exceed your customers' expectations. For more information or to register contact 605-665-3480. Co-sponsored by South Dakota Career Centers, Southeast Job Link and RTEC the new Regional Technical Education Center located in Yankton.

United Way 2004 Volunteer of the Year Award � United Way is seeking nominations for the 2004 volunteer of the year. If you would like to nominate someone for this year's award please pick up a form at Hy-Vee Food Store or the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company. For more information contact Bonnie at 624-5354.

Thank you to those who participated in the PSE Student Auction. We had a great night and the students raised over $750 in their student auction. Thanks again for the support!

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