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Fireworks will be displayed at National Night OutPosted Thursday, August 2, 2012, at 3:16 PM
The Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce and the city of Linton are looking forward to the fireworks display following the National Nite Out on Tuesday at Linton's Humphreys Park. Bring your families to enjoy the booths, entertainment and food during the National Nite Out, which promotes partnerships between the police department and local businesses and organizations to show their support for crime and drug prevention.
The entire event is free and fun for the whole family to enjoy. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to the park to watch the fireworks display beginning at 9:30 p.m.
The A.M. Risher Pool will also be opening Aug. 7 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. so you can swim and watch the fireworks for only $2 per person. Bring your families and friends to enjoy the pool, National Nite Out and fireworks.
John Gregg, candidate for governor, will address the Chamber at its Aug. 21 noon luncheon at the Phil Harris Golf Course. All Chamber members, non-members, and the public are invited to attend for only $10 per person, which includes lunch. RSVP is requested by Aug. 17.
A belated thank you is in order for the following Freedom Festival sponsors: Miss Sparkler/Mr. Firecracker/Baby Freedom sponsors -- Pleasant Grove Farms, Ron Bush and Main Street Gifts. Karaoke sponsors -- Sunrise Construction and CGI Federal. Banner Carrier gift sponsors -- Arby's, Wendy's, Jiffy Treat, Long John Silvers, Goosepond Pizza, Monical's Pizza, Pizza Hut and McDonald's.
Thank you all you do!
Our member's events are as follows:
* Glenburn invites you to a Hawaiian Day celebration at 2 p.m. on Aug 9 for its yearly ice cream social in the family room. And on Aug. 20 from 10:30 a.m.-- noon there will be free tobacco education and blood pressure screening at the Community Center.
* WorkOne is offering free classes on Aug. 8 on Budgeting & Financial Literacy from 9-10:30 a.m. and Interviewing Skills from 2-4 p.m; Aug. 15 the classes will be Work Readiness from 9-10:30 a.m. and Job Search Techniques from 2-4 p.m.
Call 847-4479 to reserve your spot.
* Node1 Technology would like to introduce Green Geek Recycling which provides an economical way of disposing of electronics, computers and other items. Free pickup is offered and all items will be recycled properly, protecting our environment from harmful pollution.
Green Geek Recycling will be holding its first Electronic Recycling Drive on Aug. 18 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Humphreys Park in Linton. Come to the east side of the park to drop off your unwanted electronic equipment for free.
* Greene County Rotary Ride will be Sept. 1 during the Linton Music Festival. Go to www.rotaryride.webs.com to register online .
And, as always, thank you to some our faithful Chamber members: Randall Baker Business Services, Bates Mechanical, Bender Lumber, Better Business Bureau, Bloomfield State Bank, Bonham's Appliances, Bredeweg Stump Removal, C&S Outdoors, Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center, Casey's General Store, CGI Federal, Charlotte's Unique Boutique, Choice Insurance, Citizens Energy Group, city of Linton, City Pest Control, Cohen Eye/Moore Optical, Correll's LP Gas, Inc. Crane Federal Credit Union and Crown Trophy of Evansville. Thank you for your community mindedness!
Finally, we want to welcome new members: Coupon Momma, a discount travel company; Greene County Chiropractic with Dr. Gerren Cullison; Linton Country Station, fresh flowers and produce; and Jim Aydelotte, Friend of the Chamber.
Lynette is the executive director of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. She can be reached by telephone at 847-4846.
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Lynette is the executive director of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. She can be reached by telephone at 847-4846 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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