Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area
Chamber of Commerce/
Development Company â�?¢ The National Music Museumâ�?�?s Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature â�?�?Fingerstyle Fireworksâ�? on Friday, Sept. 5 from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. â�?¢ Noted Lakota author, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve will speak on her book The Trickster and the Troll at the W.H. Over Museum in Sletwood Hall on Friday, Sept. 5 at 3:30 p.m. â�?¢ The 4th Annual Ribs, Rods & Rock â�?�?n Roll will be held Sept. 5 and 6 in downtown Vermillion. The SD State Barbeque Championship will feature 25 to 30 barbeque teams from around the Midwest. The festivities will include a car show, eight bands over two days, a motorcycle poker run, a motorcycle and classic car cruise night on Friday as well as a street dance. There will also be a Peopleâ�?�?s Choice Barbeque Judging competition Saturday with the opportunity to sample barbeque from the world class barbeque teams.�?  Trophies and awards will be presented.�? For more information check out the Web site at www.sdbbqchampions â�?¢ Slattery Construction and Fine Line Architecture would like to invite you to their grand opening to celebrate the completion of their collaboration â�?�? The First Boomer Home.�? The Boomer Home is a new design concept created specifically with the baby boomer generation in mind with main level living and no-step entries.�? The team of Slattery and Fine Line hope to raise awareness of the lack of housing for those with limited mobility and to provide a viable solution.�? The grand opening will continue on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 1-4 p.m.�?  Please join them in kicking off this new era of home design. Next Weekâ�?�?s Happenings: â�?¢ St. Paulâ�?�?s Episcopal Church is having an Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Sept. 7 from 5-7 p.m.�?  There will be taverns, pies and homemade ice cream.�?  There will be a free will offering. â�?¢ â�?�?Going Hog Wild for United Wayâ�? Hog Roast is Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Vermillion High School. This is United Wayâ�?�?s kick-off event for their 2009 fundraising campaign. Tickets for the hog roast are $5 and are available at the United Way office at 24 East Cherry or from any United Way board member. â�?¢ First Baptist Church State Convention and 140th Anniversary Celebration is at Vermillionâ�?�?s First Baptist Church on Sept. 12-14. â�?¢ Harvest of the Arts Festival and Annual Meeting at the Washington Street Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. 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, email, or contact 624-5571. Upcoming Events â�?�? Mark Your Calendars! â�?¢ Pancake Sunday at the Senior Citizen Center â�?�? Sunday, Sept. 14. â�?¢ Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social at Sanford Care Center Courtyard â�?�? Tuesday, Sept. 16. â�?¢ Vermillion Citywide Rummage and Sidewalk Sale â�?�? Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20. â�?¢ Trinity Lutheran Fund-raising Dinner at the Senior Citizen Center â�?�? Thursday, Sept. 25. â�?¢ Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit â�?�?Between Fencesâ�? at W.H. Over Museum â�?�? Sept. 25-Nov. 2.

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