Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/Development Company Please help us welcome the following camps/seminars that The University of South Dakota and the Vermillion community will be hosting in July:

July 10-15: Jr/Sr High Music Camp.

July 13-15: Football Camp (8 & 9 man).

July 7-22: History Teachers Institute.

July 18-20: Football Camp (11 man).

July 18-22: Institute for Teachers of Gifted Youth.

July 18-22: Lawrence Brothers Camp.

July 18-29: Ambassadors of Excellence.

July 20-23: Youth Congress.

July 24-29: Governor�s Camp.

? Silver Dollar Open Pro Am Golf Tournament � Friday, July 15 � Sunday, July 17 at The Bluffs Golf Course. For more information contact 677-7058.

? Public Meeting � City Hall � The City Hall Committee would like to invite the public to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the William J. Radiagan EMS/Fire Station on Dakota Street. Citizens are encouraged to come learn about and to provide input about some options that have been identified by the committee for a future city hall facility. We hope to see you there!

? Trinity Lutheran Church Annual Ice Cream Social � Wednesday, July 20, 5 to 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. For more information contact 624-4442.

? Second Annual Matt Hollingsworth Memorial Golf Tournament � Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. shot gun start at The Bluffs Golf Course. For more information, contact The Bluff Golf Course at 677-7058. All proceeds support the Vermillion EMS.

? Family Fun Night � Sunday, July 24, 6 to 8:45 p.m. at Prentis Park Pool. Open swim, pool competitions, relays, diving contest, money dive and more! American Cancer Society balloon launch! A $2 donation to the American Cancer Society will purchase a balloon that will honor those that have been touched by cancer. Balloons will be released at 7:45 p.m. Contact Laura at 638-8279 to purchase balloon in advance and balloon will also be available at event. Sponsored by Vermillion Park & Recreation, Never Never Land, First Dakota National Bank, Willson Florist, Vermillion Federal Credit Union, Chiropractic Holistic-Wellness Center, Jones� Food Center, State Rep. Donna Schafer, Basin Electric Power Cooperative-Spirit Mound Station and and Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center. Come join us for some family fun!

? Community Blood Bank � Mobile Unit at SVVMC: Please consider donating blood on Tuesday, July 26.�The mobile unit will be in the Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center ER Parking Lot from 1 to 3:30 p.m. that day.�You can sign up for a time in the Laboratory or just stop in that day.�Your donation saves lives!

? Crazy/Fun Daze � Thursday, July 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company is inviting retail businesses to participate in Vermillion�s upcoming �Crazy Daze� event! We�re encouraging businesses to set up tables with merchandise for sale outside on their sidewalks and in their parking lots. If you need assistance, we will help you. Just give us a call at 624-5571. This event will be successful if we all join together with lot of participants.

? Save your Treasures! � Crazy/Fun Daze �Trash to Treasure� Rummage Sale on Wednesday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Vermillion. If you would like to participate in this rummage sale please call our office at 624-5571.

? Senior Citizen Center Annual Ice Cream Social � Thursday, July 28, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center, 320 West Main Street. Stop in to enjoy ice cream, pies, bars, cake, taverns and good friends. If you would like to donate a pie please contact 624-8072.

? USD Football Camps. The 2005 USD Football Camps are a unique opportunity for Vermillion to showcase our community and The University of South Dakota to prospective future students. Each year approximately 1,700 young people attend USD Football Camps, which has a significant impact on Vermillion�s retail businesses and the local economy. The Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company is excited to have USD hosting this wonderful event! We thank USD Coyote Athletics and the coaching staff for their roles in making this happen.

? Congratulations to Heidi � Heidi Peterson has announced her engagement and future plans to move to Brookings. We are excited for her and the new opportunities that she will experience, but we will definitely miss her presence in our office and the contributions that she has made to our organization and to Vermillion. Please join us in thanking her for her service and wishing her the best in her future!

? Program Coordinator Opening � Our office will be hiring a program coordinator in the near future. The position is being advertised at this time through the South Dakota Career Center and local print media. For more information, call the S.D. Career Center at 677-6900 or our office at 624-5571.

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