Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area
Chamber/
Development Company 906 East Cherry Street Vermillion, SD 57069 605-624-5571 www.vermillionchamber.com This Weeks Happenings: VHS Boys Basketball, Friday, Feb. 6 at 4:45 pm at Madison. USD Men��?s/Women��?s Track and Field host the Bill Hillenbrand Meet at the DakotaDome on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 & 7. Third Annual Entrepreneurship Evening is on Friday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. in Farber Hall. The speaker is Ryan Allis who is the author of the book Zero to One Million: How I Built a Company to $1 Million in Sales and How You Can Too. A Chamber Singers Alumni Reunion Concert will be presented by USD Department of Music on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on 226 E. Main St. Free and open to the public. Next Weeks Happenings: USD Women��?s Basketball host the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8 at the DakotaDome. USD Women��?s Basketball host the University of Northern Iowa at the DakotaDome on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 7-9 p.m. Preschool Screening will be held for all children who are currently 3 and 4 years old at Austin School on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 4-6:30 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Seventh and Eighth Grade Boys Basketball, Thursday, Feb. 12 at 4:15 p.m., Yankton at home. Stilwel Student Awards Exhibition will feature work created during the past year by USD Students in Art from Feb. 13 through March 5 at the Warren M. Lee Center in the Main Gallery. There will be a reception and awards ceremony on Friday, Feb. 13 from 7-9 p.m. Upcoming Events ��? Mark Your Calendars! USD Women��?s Basketball host Houston Baptist University on Monday, Feb. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the DakotaDome. National Music Museum��?s Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature ��?Turkish Musical Traditions��? by Gary Pederson on Friday, Feb. 20 from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. Free and open to the public. VCDC Annual Banquet is Friday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Eagles. Fun and Games at the Vermillion Library is Saturday, Feb. 21 from 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room. Engage in mental stimulation by playing board games and putting jigsaw puzzles together. Anyone ages 12 and up is invited to attend this enjoyable wintertime activity. Extra games and puzzles are welcome. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Winter Round Dance Contest presented by the Cedar River Singers is Saturday, Feb. 21 at the National Guard Armory on Princeton St. All dancers are welcome! $3 cover charge. For more info call 605-658-0222 or go to Cedarriversingers.4t.com. Classics and Flicks at the Vermillion Library in the Community Room is Saturday, Feb. 21 from 1-4 p.m. The film adaption of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn will be featured as their first adult Classic American novels in literature and their film adaptations. Following the showing of the film, a brief discussion facilitated by Sharon Ross will be held to examine the cultural and literary context of the books and share comments on the interpretations of the film version. Copies of the novel are available at the Circulation Desk. Hot drinks and popcorn will be provided. Community Health & Wellness Fair hosted by Sanford Vermillion and USD-SIFE student group, is Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lee Medicine Building, corner Dakota and Clark Street. SE South Dakota Pheasant Association banquet will be Saturday, April 4 at the Eagles Club. Please go to www.sesdpheasant.com for more information. Community Education Courses, sponsored by USD Division of Continuing Education and the Vermillion School District in cooperation with a variety of local organizations, are posted at www.usd.edu/ce/community. Sign up for one course or several courses! You will be amazed how rewarding and fun it will be for you. We are always looking for exciting Community Education course ideas and instructors. Please contact Cena at 677-6240 or email ceinfo@usd.edu with your course ideas or teaching interest. Vermillion Area Arts Council classes for Spring 2009 are on their Web site, www.vaac.org or call 605-675-9053 for more information. ��?Ready, Set, Draw!��? for Kindergarten through sixth grades, ��?Kids & Clay & Paint��? for children ages 4-6 and ��?The Art of Collage��? for ages 9 and up are just a few of the classes being offered. Community Calendar/ Chamber Chat ��? If you would like to submit an event or promotion, please email vcdc@vermillionchamber.com or contact us at 624-5571.

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