Chamber Chat

Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce & Development Company

116 Market Street, Suite 103

Vermillion, SD 57069


Chamber Business:

The 2012 Annual Vermillion Area Chamber & Community Awards Banquet will be Tuesday, March 20, at Pro's Bar & Grill. The social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and program to follow. The keynote speaker is Joe Glenn, University of South Dakota football coach. The cost for hors d'oeuvres, dinner and program is $30 per person. For more information or to reserve your tickets, please call the VCDC at 624-5571. The public is welcome.

Business After Hours: Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your business and network with your peers? Sign up to host a Business After Hours event! These events generally run from 5-7 p.m. on a weeknight and the hosting business provides hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. If interested, please contact Ann at: or at 624-5571.


  • Feb. 6-May 4: USD Libraries are displaying a series of artistic exhibitions exploring skateboard designs, graphic novels and tapestries: Corroborations 2012, which pairs visual arts students with poetry majors, is in the I.D. Weeks Library second-floor exhibition cases. Tapestry weavings by award-winning South Dakota tapestry artist Grete Bodogaard are in the USD Libraries Gallery in the Academic Commons. Getting Graphic by USD Education Librarian Abby Moore is an exhibit of graphic novels on the west side of the second-floor of the University Libraries Gallery. SkateCreate is an exhibition of skateboard designs created by students in the first-year seminar class. It's featured in the student gallery on the west side of the second floor.
  •  Fundraiser for Vermillion Public Schools and USD Athletic Department: During 2012, The Roadhouse will be offering a Coyote Burger and a Tanager Burger with 50 cents of each burger sold going to either the USD Athletic Department or the Vermillion Public Schools.
  •  Clothing Drive for Rosebud Reservation, March 1-30. Donation guidelines: Gently-used clothing must be clean and in good working condition; no purses, high heels or dry clean-only clothing. Clothing needs to be bagged or boxed. Donations may be dropped off at Pressing Matters Printing, 102 E. Main St. during regular business hours. Monetary donations may be sent to: One Nation Walking Together, 45 – A Commerce St., Colorado Springs, CO 80907.
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