Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat
By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/ Development Company

906 East Cherry Street

Vermillion, SD 57069

605- 624-5571

? Come to the Vermillion Public Library to learn about dinosaurs during the month of May! Enjoy the DINOSTORIES exhibit with more than 15 hands-on activities through Friday, May 26. There will also be weekly programs through Monday, May 22. For more information call 677-7060.

? Join the Eagles on Friday, May 19 at 8 p.m. for "For the Love of Country" featuring award-winning Las Vegas tribute artists, Toby Keith, Conway Twitty, Patsy Cline, Tanya Tucker, Wynonna Judd, Loretta Lynn, and Mickey Gilley. For more information contact 624-9934.

? Paintball Tournament � Team Marked for Life will be hosting its second Northern Plains Ultimate Crown Series Paintball Tournament at Cotton Park on Saturday, May 20, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited! For more information contact Jake at 670-2470 or Tom at 677-9712.

? Book Signing at W.H. Over Museum � William O. "Doc" Farber will be a special guest at the W.H. Over Museum on Sunday, May 21 at 3:30 p.m. to sign his new book Footprints on the Prairie. Books will be available for purchase for $25 and refreshments will be available for a $5 donation. For more information call 677-5528.

? The American Musical Instrument Society will hold its 35th annual meeting at the National Music Museum on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, Friday, May 19 through Tuesday, May 23. Social events are also planned, beginning with a lavish welcoming reception on the National Music Museum Townsley Courtyard. A traditional South Dakota pig roast will be held outdoors Saturday evening on the National Music Museum lawn. The gala banquet, featuring the presentation of the Curt Sachs Award and the Densmore Prize, followed by an auction to raise funds for student travel, will be held at the Winery. For more information call 605-677-5306.

? Join us at the Masonic Temple on Monday, May 22 at 11:30 a.m. for a luncheon put on by Eastern Star. For more information call Fran at 624-4889.

? Brown Bag Lunch Program � On Friday, May 26 at 12:05 p.m., the National Music Museum presents The Euclid Quartet performing Hugo Kauder's String Quartet No. 2 and Claude Debussy's String Quartet in G minor. This show is free and open to the public.

? Congratulations to James Steel Erection! The metal building industry's leading publication has named James Steel Erection of Lesterville, to its list of the nation's Top 50 Metal Builders of 2005. James Steel Erection sold and erected 478,160 sq. ft. of buildings in 2005 and ranks 20th on the national list. Great job to Dale, Micah, and team!

? Keller's R-Pizza is For Sale � Looking for a great business opportunity? Contact Luke Keller at 624-6757 for more information. The owner will be moving soon, so contact him today!

? Dick and Jane is For Sale � This great business opportunity might be for you! Owners are graduating and moving soon, so e-mail soon!

? Students Looking For Work � If you are looking for summer employees The University Career Development Center can help! They have students looking for summer jobs. For more information contact Wendy at 677-5307.

? Dakota Classic Cruisers 11th Annual Car Show � This event continues to get bigger and better every year! Join us in historic downtown Vermillion on Saturday, June 3. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon and the car show will run from noon to 4 p.m. Come and enjoy great cars, great food, and great music! Admission is free!

? Tour de Kota � The second annual Argus Leader Tour de Kota bike ride across South Dakota will be June 12-16, from Yankton to Milbank, with Discovery Rides through Vermillion the morning of Sunday, June 11. This event has grown from last year and hundreds of riders are expected to pass through our community. Special events are being planned for riders on Main Street in Vermillion that morning, and the public is welcome to join us downtown to meet and greet the visitors!

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