Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/Development Company ? Ribbon Cutting & Open House � The public is cordially invited to attend a Chamber of Commerce & Development Company Open House & Ribbon Cutting for Great Plains Therapy on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m., at 1407 East Cherry Street. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. Please come help us celebrate their Grand Opening at their new location!
? South Dakota Retailers Association Golf Tournament � Tuesday, Sept. 13 at The Bluffs Golf Course. The tournament gets underway at 1 p.m., and will be followed by a social hour and dinner at the clubhouse. The format is four person best ball with prizes on every hole, $10,000 cash prize for hole in one, and including some awards based on lack of skill. Prizes will be awarded during the social hour and drawings will be held for door prizes.
For golfers, the fee is $100 per person, which covers green fees, a golf cart, complimentary beverages on the course, social hour, dinner, and a gift package. For non-golfers who prefer to attend just the social hour and dinner, the price is $35 per person. SDRA Past President Bill Brunick of Vermillion is helping to organize the event.
For more information on participating in the tournament or serving as a hole sponsor, call Bill Brunick at (605) 624-8688, or call Donna Leslie at the South Dakota Retailers Association in Pierre at 1-800-658-5545 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Money raised from the event will go to the association's political action committee fund. That money is used to support the campaigns of pro-business candidates for the state Legislature.
? St. Jude's Bike Ride � Sunday, Sept. 18, 12:30 p.m. at Jolley School. Registration forms are available at all Vermillion Schools. For more information contact Mary 624-3747. All proceeds help support St. Jude's hospital.