North Central Missouri College in Trenton will hold winter baseball camps on December 27 and 28. These camps are designed for youth interested in learning more about the game of baseball with an emphasis placed on sportsmanship, fundamentals, and advanced skills. Experienced coaches and players will be present to provide instruction. The camps will be indoors.
A youth session (ages 7 ? 13) will be held from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. on December 27. The cost will be $40 per camper with lunch provided. This will be geared toward instructing younger athletes about the fundamentals of baseball and will include hitting, fielding, pitching, base running, and sportsmanship.
Sessions I, II and III are for youth ages 13 and up and will be $50 per youth/per session. No meals are included, but discounts will be available for multiple sessions and for siblings.
Session I (December 27 from 6 p.m. till 9 p.m.) is advanced instruction for catchers. Campers will participate in drill sessions sp ...
The Chamber & License Bureau will be closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. If you still need stocking stuffers, come by the Chamber to purchase March Merchant Madness tickets ($20 each). If you don’t make it today or tomorrow, you can get tickets from any Ambassador or Board Member. We will reopen Wednesday at 8:00am.
Our Ambassadors: Colleen Williams, Linda Eads, Sharon Barnett, Jill Eaton, Shawn McNabb, Matt Osterthun, Jeanie Griffin, Bonita Price, Diane Lowrey, Rhonda Meservey, Eric Hall, Ryan Vandel, Dave Wright, Cara McClellan, Debbie Kinnison and Dr. Kevin Harris.
Our Board Members: Jacob Black, Steve Maxey, Dave Bain, Kim Washburn, Ralph Boots, Dr. Crystal Whitaker, Marlisa Klinginsmith, Teresa Cross, Dyle Wilson, Becky Albrecht, Rick Hull, Kathi Brewer, Gary Jordan, Peter Trombley and Tara Walker.
As a way of saying ‘Thank You’ to our members, we are hosting an open house at the Chamber office Thursday, December 20th. Please stop by any time between 9am and 5pm for cookies and punch. This is a come-and-go-as-you-please event. Thank you for supporting your Chamber!
The Chamber is adding a new event to its line-up! Tickets are currently being sold for 31 chances to win in March 2013 . The Chamber is giving back to the community by offering gift certificates/cards to local area businesses in various amounts. Ticket purchasers have a chance to win things such as $600 gift certificate to Lauhoff Jewelry, $400 gift certificate to Grundy County Lumber, Lifetime Membership to LifeFlight Eagle ($1200 value), $300 gift card to Casey’s General Stores (Trenton only), and many more! All prizes also have the option of taking cash at a 75% value of the gift certificate/card price. Drawing will be held DAILY using the Missouri ‘Pick 3′ Lottery evening numbers. Winners will be notified within 48 hours of winning. Want to get in on this AMAZING opportunity? Contact us at 660-359-4324 or stop by our office for more information. Tickets are available for a $20 donation to the Chamber. Don’t miss out on your chance (or 31 chances) to wi ...
The Chamber of Commerce Annual Radio Auction is being held tomorrow, December 1st, starting right after the sports show at 8:30am on KTTN 92.3 FM. There are many items to bid on (over 100, actually). This is a great opportunity to get a few Christmas gifts for those on your list. You can call 660-359-2261 or 888-367-5886 to bid. You can view the list of auction items by clicking here.
Join the Chamber for our quarterly luncheon on Wednesday, November 28th from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm at the meeting room in the KCP&L building on 17th Street. Guest speakers will be Ben Jones & Nick Fry with Union Pacific Railroad. This year marks Union Pacific’s 150th Anniversary. Be sure to pass the word along to all railroad enthusiasts. This will be a very informative and interesting luncheon. Chamber members: $10 per person, non-members: $11 per person. Lunch is catered by McJ’s on the Green. Please RSVP by Monday, November 26th. If you would like to reserve your seat online, please visit here .
The 8th annual radio auction will be coming up on Saturday, December 1st. Be sure to turn your FM radio dial to 92.3. We will begin immediately after the KTTN Sports Show at 8:30am. Be ready to call and bid on items such as El Nopal gift certificates, Mizzou tickets, gift baskets, NCMC gift certificates and much, much more! The phone number to call on Saturday, December 1st is 660-359-2261. A complete list of auction items will be available online by November 30th.
Please join us for coffee tomorrow morning at Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) from 8:30 to 9:30am. This is a great opportunity to get to know the folks at PFH as well as mingle with other business professionals. Please call the Chamber at 660-359-4324 with questions.
The annual Missouri Day Festival is coming up this weekend, October 20 and 21! This is our 28th year and we are very excited. This year’s theme is “The Sounds of Freedom: A Tribute to Our Military”. Our parade, which has well over 100 entries, is said to be the biggest parade ever; folks can plan on sitting for a minimum of two hours. We have over 170 vendors to be set up selling crafts, food and fun out at the fairgrounds at 1205 Oklahoma Avenue, Trenton, MO 64683.
Shuttles will be available at several locations to help relieve parking issues this year. Please see the back of the Missouri Day Schedule of Events for details on shuttle stops. Donations are greatly appreciated for those providing shuttles.
Come out and watch the marching bands from schools all across Missouri as they march in the parade and compete in field competitions at C.F. Russell Stadium Saturday. Lots of fun for the entire family, no matter your age.
Something new this year will be Atlatl ...
Republican Party will hold a ribbon cutting October 2nd at 12:00 p.m. at the Republican Headquarters (Former D&R Building). Susie Spence wife of Dave Spence GOP Gov. candidate will be present. This isn’t a Chamber ribbon cutting.