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 June and July:
? June 27-July 2 � Frogmans Press 1.
? July 4-9 � Frogmans Press 2.
? July 7-9 � Football Camp (11 man).
? July 11-13 � Football Camp (11 man).
? July 10-15 � Jr./Sr. High Music Camp.
? July 13-15 � Football Camp (8 and 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.
? National Music Museum Conference � Friday, July 1-Monday, July 4 at the National Music Museum. Celebrating the 500th birthday of Andrea Amati. �The Secrets, Lives and Violins of the Great Cremona Makers 1505-1744.� The National Music Museum presents a four-day conference to explore the methods and workshops of the great Cremonese maker as well as the cultural and economic influences of the times, including concerts and a banquet. For more information contact 677-5306.
? Siouxland Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show & Obedience Show � Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3 at Clay County Fairgrounds. Help us welcome this show that has over 1,200 entries!
? July 4th Celebration at Barstow Park � Monday, July 4, 6 to 9 p.m. Please join us for games, fund-raising events, concessions, music and FIREWORKS! Donations for fireworks are welcome! Please send your donation to Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company, 906 East Cherry Street or call 624-5571.
? Vermillion Jaycees �Fun in the Sun� � Monday, July 4, 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Vermillion pool. Enjoy team relays, sea horse rides, money dive, individual events and many other events. For more information contact 624-4135.
? W.H. Over Museum Annual Ice Cream Party � Monday, July 4, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum. Featuring ice cream making and fun with Leroy Meyer and Family. For more information contact 677-5228.
? Trick Pony � Saturday, July 9, 8 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds. For ticket information contact Open Mike�s at 624-9644.
? 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 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�s 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, shot gun start at 2 p.m. at The Bluffs Golf Course. For more information contact Laura at 624-5555. All proceeds support the Vermillion EMS.
? Save your Treasures! � Fun Daze �Trash to Treasure� Rummage Sale on Thursday, 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.
? Verifications, Inc. � Congratulations to the State of South Dakota and to Mitchell for being selected by Verifications, Inc. as the future home of their expansion site. Verifications, Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis and does employee background checks for private, government, and non-profit organizations. They will employ 150 people in the Mitchell area. Vermillion was a finalist in the company�s selection process. Staff would like to thank our board, City Council, the Clay County Commissioners, our local bankers, and everyone else involved for their efforts and support on this project.
? 2005 VCDC Golf Social � Thank you to the following for their support in this year�s golf social � Dave Lorenz, Mary Vlasman, Jenny French, Kurt Kuiper, Bluffs Golf Course, hole sponsors, door prize sponsors, participants, Eye Care Eye Wear, Jones� Food Center, Herren Schempp Building & Supply and Hy-Vee Food Center. We look forward to another great event next year!
Upcoming meetings for the week of July 3:
Wednesday, July 6 � Merchant Meeting, 6 p.m., VCDC Office.