Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat
Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce / Development Company

906 East Cherry Street

Vermillion, SD 57069

605- 624-5571

? USD Concert and Symphonic Band � Thursday, March 1, 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Wayne S. Knutson Theater. The USD Symphonic Band and USD Concert Band join forces in a spring concert. This event is free and open to the public.

? Community Education Spring 2007 Schedule:

? Saturday, March 3, 2 to 4 p.m. � Scrap Booking at the Vermillion High School Room # 25.

? Saturday, March 3, 4 to 5:15 p.m. � Session I, Ballroom Dancing at the Vermillion High School Auxiliary Gym.

? Monday, March 5, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. � Elder Law at the Vermillion Senior Citizen Center.

? Monday, March 5, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. � Child Growth & Development at the Clay County Extension Office.

? Saturday, March 10, 4 to 5:15 p.m. � Session II, Ballroom Dancing at the Vermillion High School Auxiliary Gymnasium.

To register, visit or call 677-6240.

? Wal-Mart Blood Donation Challenge � Friday, March 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wal-Mart parking lot. This is a challenge between Vermillion Wal-Mart vs. Yankton Wal-Mart. Which store can get the most donors? For more information on this event please contact 624-0215.

? Vermillion After Prom Party Basket Fund raiser � Friday, March 2, 6 p.m. at Pro's. The evening begins with a 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner, and auction following. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Nook 'n Cranny, Vermillion Beauty Shop, and Candy Bouquet/ Doo-Wop Shake Shop. For more information on this event please contact 624-2801.

? NCC Men's Basketball Tourney Finals:

? Saturday, March 3, 3 p.m. � USD Men's Basketball at the DakotaDome. Go Yotes!

? VCDC Annual Banquet � Thanks to everyone for their help in making the VCDC Annual Banquet, held on Friday, Feb. 23, a success! We would like to give a special thanks to: Richard Muller, Young Moore III, Doug Lund, Erik Nelson, Eagles, Hy-Vee, Willson Florist, C & K Entertainment, Diane Savoie, Sheila Prosser, Heather Heimes, David Lias, the Broadcaster/Plain Talk, W. H. Over Museum, all award winners and presenters, VCDC members/supporters/partners/believers, and the great community of Vermillion ? The Place To Be! Congratulations to the following for receiving recognition and special awards:

VCDC Gold Level Investors � Special Recognition for their outstanding support of the VCDC:

Bank of the West � Special Recognition for Economic Development Contribution to the VCDC.

USD � VCDC Brick Award.

Wal-Mart � VCDC Brick Award.

Masaba, Inc. � VCDC Brick Award.

Prairie Eye Clinic � VCDC Brick Award.

Fireworks Unlimited � VCDC Brick Award.

Royal Car Wash � VCDC Brick Award.

H & H Builders, Inc. � VCDC Brick Award.

Annar Pettersen � VCDC Brick Award.

Troy Gregoire � VCDC Brick Award.

Dave Hertz � VCDC Brick Award.

Charlie Stewart � VCDC Brick Award.

Howard Willson � VCDC Community Leader Award.

Nygren's True Value � Excellence in Family Business Award.

Joe Reedy � Mayor's Community Service Award.

Jody Harnois � United Way Volunteer of the Year Award.

? Home & Garden Show � The deadline for the 2007 Home & Garden Show is quickly approaching! Please send your booth reservation forms to our office by March 15 to secure a place in the show. Spaces are filling up fast! For more information or to secure a booth please contact 624-5571 by March 15.

? Community Calendar/Weekly 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.

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