Please join us in welcoming Red Oaks Country Retreat to the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Owned by Anita Owen, Red Oaks Country Retreat is located east of Worthington on Owens Farm Road off of Highway 157.
Red Oaks is a vacation/retreat and meeting space available for rent. The 1400 sq. ft. house will sleep up to 12 and offers two full baths as well a front porch and back deck with beautiful scenery. The Boar's Nest is a 900 sq. ft. space connected to the house by a covered porch. The Boar's Nest offers a meeting space complete with conference table, white board, kitchenette and full bath. For complete information on rental visit www.vrbo.com/773641 or contact Anita at 812.512.1128 or email@example.com.
In addition, Red Oaks is looking for tenants for their farm house and pastures. If you have an interest in exploring the information on the farm tenants, please contact Anita at 812.512.1128 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chamber's Annual Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at the Linton Elks Lodge #866. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by our awards presentation. We have great entertainment lined up for this year's program. We have booked Magician/Comedian Daniel Lusk to entertain you for the evening. Mark your calendars; you won't want to miss this fun time. Additional information will be coming in the near future.
Santa's house is open and ready for visitors. Santa has limited hours in his Linton workshop this holiday season. The hours for Santa to be in Linton are posted in front of Santa's house. We are in need of candy canes for Santa to distribute to children as they visit the Santa House. We have several downtown businesses who will be offering hot chocolate and perhaps a few more treats during Santa's hours.
Blessed by Grace is our highlighted Chamber Member this week. They are locally owned, located at 74 S. Main St. in Linton and their hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8-5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. They have new merchandise in store including scarves, jewelry, and ponchos and offer women's and women's plus clothing. Their special now is spend $100 and get a $10 gift certificate. Be sure to check out the Chamber's Facebook page and Blessed By Grace's Facebook page for additional details.
Meals on Wheels is in need of your help. Funding has been cut for this valuable program in our community. A donation drive is underway to assist Generations Area Agency on Aging in bridging this funding gap. Generations oversees the Meals on Wheels program for Greene County. If you would like to help your neighbors with a monetary donation, in any amount, please send your check to P. O. Box 314, Vincennes, IN 47591.
Pleasant Grove Farm's 9th annual Christmas musical and light display began at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6. This free event will play nightly from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. and the last Christmas show is Dec 26. A Patriotic show will play from the 27th until Jan. 1. Tune to FM 99.3. Testing and assorted music may begin as early as Thanksgiving evening.
WorkOne has ongoing skills workshops available to the public free of charge. The workshops include topics such as Interview Skills, Social Media and your Job Search and Career Exploration. Visit the Chamber's Facebook page for complete details.
Greene 16 calendars are available in the Chamber office. The calendars are $10 each and benefit the county's Bicentennial efforts in 2016. The calendar's contain photographs of county landmarks.
The Greene County Foundation and Greene County Economic Development Corporation would like to extend an invitation to join them for a Christmas Open House on Wednesday, December 16th from 2pm - 4pm. Come enjoy complimentary cookies and beverages in the newly-renovated Smithville Business Center Wing of the Greene County Community Event Center.
Linton Elks Lodge #866 will be having a New Years Eve party on December 31. For additional information and for tickets, please contact the Elks at 812.847.4903.