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Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce

& Development Company

116 Market Street, Suite 103

Vermillion, SD 57069


Chamber Business:

Business After Hours and Open House hosted by The Main Street Center, 320 West Main St., is Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 4-6 p.m. Tours of the senior center will be given. Please join us to make new contacts, socialize, and find out what The Main Street Center has to offer! Refreshments will be served.

The Vermillion Area Community Foundation is accepting proposals for projects to improve our community. Forms for submitting proposals by groups or organizations are available at the Chamber of Commerce office. While funds available are limited we can fully fund small one time requests or partially fund larger projects. Your annual donations to our foundation will provide us with increasing funds each year for worthwhile projects.

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.


"Round Up For Your Community" – round up your monthly city utility bill to the next dollar and make a big impact on your community for years to come. Contributions from this program are invested by the Vermillion Area Community Foundation and help fund projects that benefit residents of all ages and enhance the Vermillion community. Qualified organizations with a project in mind can apply for funding. To sign up for the "Round Up" program, visit, the city's Web site:, or pick up a form at the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company, 116 Market St. or the City Finance Office, 25 Center St.

Exhibition through Sept. 21 at John A. Day Gallery at USD's Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts – "Utopian Visions: Illustrations from the Mid 20th Century." Includes illustrations from University Art Galleries' permanent collection.

Heartland Humane Society (HHS) needs area support to receive grant from Chase Community Giving. HHS is competing with charities nationwide for grants ranging from $10,000 to $250,000. Residents can help by simply voting for HHS through the Chase Community Giving program on Facebook from Thursday, Sept. 6 through Wednesday, Sept. 19. Go to:!/pages/Heartland-Humane-Society/71692424908. For additional information, contact or call (605) 664-4244.

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