Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat
24th Annual Dakota Farm Show – Vermillion is pleased to host the Dakota Farm Show at the Dakota Dome on Tuesday, Jan. 9 – Thursday, Jan. 11. The show will run 9a.m. – 5p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday. This event brings thousands of vendors and visitors to our community, so please join us in welcoming all attendees! The Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company will be having an informational booth upstairs this year. We'd like to invite our member businesses to provide us with any flyers, coupons, or other promotional materials that you'd like us to display and distribute on your behalf. Please provide us with your materials by noon on Monday, Jan. 8. We're happy to have this opportunity to showcase our community and the wonderful businesses that we have! If you have any questions for us, please contact us at 624-5571.

Free Christmas Tree Drop Off – The City of Vermillion will be providing a free Christmas Tree drop off site. The site is located on Broadway Street, west of Dakota Street and in the lot to the south side of the street. Trees will be accepted until Jan. 19. Please remove any plastic wrap and place it in the container provided at the site.

Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company Membership – We would like to thank all of our 2006 members for their support and partnerships throughout the past year. We look forward to working with you all again in the New Year! If you are not already a VCDC member and are interested in learning more about our organization or becoming a member, please contact our office at 624-5571, stop by to visit Lisa, Tina, or Evie at 906 East Cherry Street, or visit http://www

2007 Welcome to Vermillion /Community Guide Book – We are in the process of updating the information to be included in the 2007 Welcome to Vermillion/Community Guide Book. During the year, this book gets distributed to over 10,000 potential residents, prospective businesses, and visitors to our community. We would strongly suggest that you consider placing an ad in the book, as this is one of our community's largest marketing pieces. Please contact Sheila at the Broadcaster at 624-4429 to reserve your ad space soon! Our print deadline is quickly approaching!

Attention Organizations – The Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company office is currently updating our clubs and organizations lists for our 2007 Community Guide Book. Please contact our office at 624-5571 to update your organization's information or if you would like your organization to be added to the list.

Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company 2007 Board Election Results – Thanks to everyone who voted in the recent Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company Board of Director election. Thanks to the outstanding candidates – Mick Breske, Barb Campbell, Dave Hertz, Dan Kenton, Kevin Myron, and Sheila Prosser – for their interest in serving! Dave Hertz and Dan Kenton were elected to serve three-year terms starting in January of 2007. Thanks again to everyone for their participation!

Community Calendar/We ekly Update – To check out more great community events, or if you would like to submit an event or a promotion, please log onto or contact 624-5571.

Upcoming Meetings and Events: City Council Meeting – Monday, Jan. 15. Agendas are available at

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