Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat
  • Writer Ed Allen will be the featured reader at the Vermillion Literary Project Slam at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, at the Coffee Shop Gallery, 24 West Main Street, downtown Vermillion. Allen's reading will be followed by a poetry slam, a competition for poets. Poets should bring at least three poems. Prizes will be awarded! This event is free and open to the public. Please join us!
  • Join us at the 4-H Center for an Acrylic Painting Workshop on Friday, June 30 at 2 p.m. The class is put on by nationally known artists that are coordinated through "Let's Paint Run-Aways," located in Sioux Falls. Each workshop is designed so each participant will go home with a finished acrylic painting. Seniors are encouraged to register. Class is limited to 25 people. Pre-registrations are encouraged � payment is due at that time. The class is open to the public ages 8 and up. To register or for more information contact 677-7111.
  • Siouxland Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show & Obedience Show � Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 at Clay County Fairgrounds. Help us welcome this show that has over 1,200 entries! The VCDC will be providing promotional materials about Vermillion to attendees along with a promotional coupon book advertising business information and weekend specials. We'd like to thank the overwhelming number of businesses who participated with this effort, and thanks to everyone else whose efforts will help make this show a huge success in Vermillion!

  • Vermillion's City Council will meet on Monday, July 3. City Council meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Al Neuharth Center. For more information contact the city hall at 677-7050 or e-mail You can check out the meeting agenda on the city's Web site at
  • Vermillion Jaycees "Fun in the Sun" is Tuesday, July 4, 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Vermillion Pool. Enjoy team sea horse rides, money dive, and many other fun events! For more information contact 624-4135.
  • July 4 Celebration at Barstow Park is Tuesday, July 4, 6 to 9 p.m. with fireworks at dark. Please join us for games, fund-raising events, concessions, music, and FIREWORKS! This year's fireworks display will be bigger and better than ever! Donations for fireworks are welcome! Please send your donation to Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company at 906 East Cherry Street or call 624-5571 for more information on how you can help support this fun-filled community event that is enjoyed by thousands of people each year.
  • Shop for special savings and special deals during the Red Dot Sale Event on Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8! Anyone who purchases anything at a participating merchant's business during the Red Dot Sale Event can register in the store to win $50 in Vermillion Bucks! Don't miss this opportunity to shop locally for special savings and the chance to win!
  • VCDC Golf Social is Tuesday, Aug. 1 at The Bluffs Golf Course. Please return your registration form asap to the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company at 906 East Cherry Street or fax it to 605-624-0094. You don't want to miss out on this wonderful day of golf, fellowship, and the chance to win great prizes! If you are a non-golfer or not able to participate in the afternoon's golf event, you are welcome to join us for dinner which will begin after golf, or approximately 6:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for this great event!
  • Welcome new VCDC member! Please join us in welcoming Minervas Grill & Bar, located on East Highway 50 between Vermillion and Yankton, as a new member of the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company! We're excited to have Minervas Grill & Bar as a new member and we're looking forward to great partnerships with them in the future!
  • To check out more great community events, or if you would like to submit an event or a promotion, please log on to or contact 624-5571.

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