Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area
Chamber of Commerce/
Development Company By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/ Development Company 906 East Cherry Street Vermillion, SD 57069 605-624-5571 www.vermillionchamber.com â�?¢ Big Friend Little Friend of Union County, Inc. is hosting the Heritage Ride 2008 on Saturday, Aug. 16.�? It is the 11th year of this event and it raises funds for their Youth Mentoring Program.�?  Registration is at the former National Guard Armory on Main Street in Elk Point starting at 7:30 a.m. and the bike ride starts at 9 a.m.�?  Questions please call John or Juli at 605-356-2571 or 605-421-5050 or email jgil le@iw.net.�?  â�?¢ There will be an open house for Kober Funeral Home (formerly known as Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home) from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17. Kober Funeral Home is located at 402 East Main St., Vermillion.�?  There will be tours of their newly remodeled facility and refreshments.�?  Next Weekâ�?�?s Happenings: â�?¢ Mini Ice Cream Social â�?�? The Friends of the W.H. Over Museum are sponsoring a mini ice cream social on Saturday, Aug. 23 beginning at 5:15 p.m.�? Music by Highway 50 (Chuck Schwartz, Larry Larson, and Larry Mortenson) will begin at 6 p.m.�? Free-will donation, $5 suggested.�? Funds raised will benefit the W.H. Over Museum. â�?¢ Show & Shine â�?�? There will be an All British Car Club â�?�?Show & Shineâ�? on Aug. 23 from 2-4 p.m.�? The event will take place on the corner of Market & Main Street. If you are interested in participating contact Russ at 605-202-0376, Gary at 605-624-9877, Howard at 402-494-2353, Doug at 712-276-6057, or Kurt at 605-565-2985. â�?¢ Great Dakota Wine Festival â�?�? The 2008 Great Dakota Wine Festival will take place on Aug. 23 and 24.�? The event includes live music, a grape stomp, food booths, craft vendors, and South Dakota wine tastings.�? Contact Valiant Vineyards for tickets and information at 605-624-4500. Other Tidbits: â�?¢ Ann Breitag has joined the VCDC staff as the new administrative assistant. We are very excited to have her here so please help us in welcoming her. 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 www.vermillioncham ber.com or contact 624-5571. Upcoming Events Mark Your Calendars! â�?¢ 6th Annual Dogs of Summer Contest â�?�? Aug. 25 â�?¢ Hy-Vee Scramble for SESDAC â�?�? Aug. 25 â�?¢ Coyote Bash â�?�? Sept. 2 â�?¢ LEARN to Eat Smart â�?�? begins Sept. 3 and 4 â�?¢ Ribs, Rods, & Rock â�?�?n Roll â�?�? Sept. 5 and 6.

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