? Open House and Ribbon Cutting � Thursday, Nov. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m., we will be having an open house for Williams & Company. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m. Please join us at 7 Court Street to celebrate the new partnership of Williams & Company and Chickering Tax and Accounting Services.
? W.H. Over Museum Veterans Show � The W.H. Over Museum will be having a Veterans Day Program beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. Come help the W.H. Over Museum pay tribute to the veterans. Refreshments will be served by the American Legion Auxiliary after the program.
? South Dakota High School Playoffs are being held in Vermillion Nov. 11-12 at the DakotaDome. These tournaments bring in people from all over the state and we are expecting more than 3,000 visitors. Please help us welcome them to Vermillion by putting it on your marquee signs or just by welcoming them in your business.
? Music Recital Rawlins Visiting Artist Petronel Malan � Grammy Nominated Artist, Petronel Malan, visits the USD Department of Music as this year's Rawlins Visiting Artist. Petronel Malan will be performing from 8 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 at the Colton Recital Hall. Recital is free and open to the public. For more information contact Dr. Susanne Skyrm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
? Brown Bag on Research Series � On Tuesday, Nov. 15 there will be a panel discussion on Research with Native American populations. Once a month at USD, different speakers discuss issues related to the design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of research. The program will be held in the Washington Room of USD's Coyote Student Center from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. If you would like to speak at a Brown Bag session in the spring, or recommend future topics, please contact Amy Schweinle at email@example.com.
? Holiday Open House � Come shop Vermillion! Deb's Hallmark, Willson Florist, Tigert Art Gallery, Candy Bouquet/Doo-Wop Shake Shop, Valiant Vineyards Winery, Coffee Shop Gallery, Heart & Soul Fitness, Vermillion Theater/Hollywood Video, Open Mike's, Keller's R-Pizza, Lumo Studios & Gallery, and Nygren's True Value will be having Holiday Open Houses on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13. Support our local merchants and "shop Vermillion" this holiday season!
? Vermillion Chamber & Development Company Events Calendar � Our Web site now has an events calendar. The public can add events to the calendar and view what's going on in the community. Go to www.vermillionchamber.com, then go to the left hand side of the screen and click on the "Events" button, and then "Community Calendar" button. Once you've saved the event we will review and post it on the calendar. If you need any assistance or have questions contact our office 624-5571.
? VCDC Board Nominations � The Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company is seeking nominations for upcoming board member elections. If you are a VCDC member and are interested in serving on our board, please contact our office at 624-5571 prior to Friday, Nov. 25. Nominated candidates will be voted on by the membership in early December for terms beginning in January of 2006.
? Chamber Chat � VCDC staff hosts a weekly "Chamber Chat" radio program each Thursday morning between 8:15 and 8:45 a.m.