Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/Development Company Crazy Daze Event – Thanks to everyone who helped make the July 28 Crazy Daze event a big success!

Please help us welcome the following camps/seminars that The University of South Dakota and the Vermillion community will be hosting in August:

? Aug 1-5: South Dakota Honors Choir.

? Aug 1-5: American Choral Directors Association.

The University of South Dakota hosted the annual South Dakota Honors Choir and SD-SCDC Summer conference through Friday, Aug. 5. The Honors Choir is made up of 150 of the state�s top young vocalists going into grades 11 and 12 this fall. During the week they rehearsed a variety of selections and will culminate their week of work with a concert tonight (Friday, Aug. 5) at 7 p.m. at the Vermillion High School Auditorium.

Tickets for the concert cost $8 and will go on sale, on a first come first serve basis, at 6:30 p.m. at the Vermillion High School. For more information, contact Dr. Matthew Harden at 677-5721 or mhar den@usd.edu. A special thanks to Dr. Harden and his team for their hard work and efforts to make this great event a reality.

Eighth Annual Big Friends-Little Friends Bike Ride � The Big Friends-Little Friends program in Clay and Union County is hosting its eighth annual bike ride, and second annual 5k and 10k walk/run on Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 8:30 a.m. in Elk Point.. The bike routes are from 8 to 58 miles, all on blacktop, as well as a great route for the runners and walkers.

Registration forms are available at Albrecht�s, Bill�s in Jefferson, Whimps, and many other locations in Elk Point and Vermillion. A variety of options are available for those who participate. Call John Gille at 1-605-356-2571 for more details and to request a registration form. All proceeds support the youth mentoring program and its continued growth.

12th Annual

Bull-a-Rama

? Friday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m. � Unloading of the bulls at Clay County Rodeo Grounds.

? Free admission.

? Food and beverages will be for sale by the Jaycees.

? Saturday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. � Bull Stops Here! at Pump �n Pak.

? Free admission.

? There will be bulls, bull fighters, clowns, bull riders, horse rides, mutton busting registration, raffles, and art displays/sales by western artist Ray Kelly.

? Saturday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m. � Bull-a-Rama event, followed by a dance at the Clay County Rodeo Grounds.

? Adult tickets are $10 at the gate or $8 in advance; Senior Citizens� tickets are $8; Children�s tickets ages 7-12 are $6; Children ages 6 and under are free. Tickets are available at Hy-Vee Food Store, Pump �n Pak, Jones� Food Center, and the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company.

? Sunday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. � Trail ride along the Missouri River, followed by a lunch.

? Free will donation.

Job Fair

USD Career Development Center Part Time Job Fair � Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Coyote Student Center Rushmore Rooms. Free to both employers and students. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Contact the Career Development Center at 677-5307 to register.

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