Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/Development Company ? Free Computer Workshop for Beginners � Friday, April 8, 1 to 3 p.m. at Southeast Job Link, 1024 West Cherry Street. The workshop is for beginners only and is free. If you would like more information or to reserve a seat contact 605-677-6900.
? National Music Museum Brown Bag Lunch Presents �Music by Felix Draeseke and Instruments by Alfred Stelzner,� featuring Summit Chamber Players, John Thomson and Richard Rognstad, Friday, April 8, noon to 12:55 p.m. at the National Music Museum on the corner of Clark and Yale Streets on the campus of USD. Free and open to the public! For more information contact the National Music Museum at 677-5306.
? W.H. Over Museum Free Saturday Classes � April 9, 16, 23, and 30, 8:30 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum. The museum invites you to �Beginning Knitting� with Leanne Schaefbauer. Free to public. For more information contact Dorothy Neuhaus at 677-5228.
? National Music Museum Brown Bag Lunch Presents �Polkas for the National Music Museum,� featuring John F. Check, John D. Check, Deborah Check Reeves and friends from the USD Department of Music. Friday, April 15, noon to 12:55 p.m. at the National Music Museum. Free and open to the public! For more information contact the National Music Museum at 677-5306.
? W.H. Over Museum Bow Creek Cleanup � Saturday, April 16, 8:30 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum parking lot. Specialist from the Missouri National Recreational River Office will provide historical and cultural background of this recent purchase. For more information contact Dorothy Neuhaus at 677-5228.
? W.H. Over Museum Free Saturday Class � Saturday, April 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum. The museum invites you to �The Physics of Kite Flying� with Dr. Tina Keller. Free to public. For more information contact Dorothy Neuhaus at 677-5228.
? W.H. Over Museum Free Saturday Class � Saturday, April 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum. museum invites you to �Kite Making� with Barbara Gauger. Free to public. For more information contact Dorothy Neuhaus at 677-5228.
? Spring Bridal Show Spectacular � The public is cordially invited to attend a Spring Bridal Show on Sunday, April 17 1 to 5 p.m. at the Valiant Vineyards Winery. $3 a ticket at the door and vendor booths are still available. For more information or to reserve your space call Kathy Crisp at 605-376-0309.
? Vermillion Capital for the Day � Event will be held on Wednesday, April 20. The full schedule of events, including a community meal and speech by Governor Rounds, will be released at a later date.
? Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony � The public is cordially invited to attend a Chamber of Commerce & Development Company Open House & Ribbon Cutting for Heartland Home Care, Thursday, April 21, 3 to 4:30 p.m. at 18 East Main Street. Ribbon cutting ceremony starts at 3:30 p.m.
? Vermillion Senior Citizen Center Fund-raising Dinner � Thursday, April 28, 5:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, sponsored by Saint Agnes. For tickets or more information contact 624-8072.
? Attic Treasures Sale � Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at the Austin Whittemore House. Looking for a unique treasure? This is a great opportunity to meet people and hunt for that incredible treasure you have been searching for. If you have an item you would like to donate or would like more information contact 624-8266.
? 2005 New Membership � Thank you to those who have become new 2005 members this week: Kairoi, Inc. 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. We truly appreciate your continued support!
? Merchant Meeting Change of Date: The monthly Merchant meeting which was scheduled for April 6, has been changed to Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at the VCDC office. Please make a note of the change and plan to attend to discuss planning for the summer events.
? Sponsors needed for SOP Program � Southeast Job Link will be conducting the Summer Opportunities Program in June. This program is for high school students, ages 14-17, and is designed for career exploration in areas such as video production, desktop publishing, and digital photography. SE Job Link is looking for sponsors to fund five Vermillion students to participate in this program. The cost to sponsor a student is $75. If you are interested in sponsoring a student, please contact South Dakota Career Center at 677-6900.
? OSHA & EPA Compliance � If your business or your employees could benefit from training in the areas of OSHA and EPA compliance issues, the Regional Technical Education Center (RTEC) would like to help you! For more information please contact Ric Morton, training program coordinator, at 605-668-3480.