Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce & Development Company 116 Market Street, Suite 103 Vermillion, SD 57069 (605) 624-5571   Chamber Business: The VCDC is the sponsor for Free Fridays at the National Music Museum throughout the month of May. Wind down after a busy week by … Read Article

Becvar leaving USD to become president, COO of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation

The University of South Dakota announces that Laurie Becvar, Ed.D, Senior Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, will become president and chief operating officer of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation in July. Becvar, who joined USD in 2004 as Dean of Statewide Educational Services, served in a variety … Read Article

DENR recognizes the city of Vermillion for drinking water compliance

The South Dakota Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced that the city of Vermillion public water system and the system’s operation specialists have been awarded a Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water excellence. The award is for outstanding water system operations and environmental compliance with state drinking water … Read Article

June 7 SDSU Extension will host grant-writing conference

SDSU Extension will host a grant writing conference for community leaders and local volunteers who are interested in learning how to create winning grant applications. Writing Your Future Grant Conference will cover a variety of topics including; assembling a local leadership team, resources for identifying grants, finding matching funds, administration … Read Article

Local students among graduates at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 2,750 students at commencement exercises May 3 and 4. The graduates included: Gayville: April Joy Sun, College of Fine and Performing Arts, bachelor of arts with distinction. Vermillion: Taylor Nicholas Clark, College of Arts and Sciences, bachelor of science; Philip Dean … Read Article