Thank you to everyone who joined us on Tuesday at JSeven Sports Grille. A great time was had by everyone. A huge thanks to Jim Clothier and Brooke Hart and the entire staff at JSeven or being great hosts. A special thanks to Brandy and Rhea with Totally Whipped Cupcakery for the wonderful cupcakes.
The Chamber's Annual Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the Linton Elks Lodge #866. The doors will open at 6:00 PM and dinner will be at 6:30 PM 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.
We want to welcome the Linton VFW to the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Please join us in welcoming them to our membership. The VFW has been very active with many of the RDL events. Join them each Tuesday for Taco Tuesday. Join their Facebook page to receive information on their many programs and events.
Congratulations to Chamber Member, A Place Called Home. They have recently expanded their retail space and conducted a ribbon cutting to celebrate. Be sure to stop in and visit their new space and the additional merchandise they are carrying in the shop.
Santa's House in downtown Linton will open on Friday, November 27. 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. On Monday, December 7 the Sportsman's Grill will be serving hot chocolate, On Wednesday, December 9, the Daily Dish will be on hand with goodies and on Thursday, December 10, Kathy Matthews will be on hand with hot chocolate and cookies. Watch as additional merchants sponsor an evening. A Toys For Tots donation container is also available at the Santa House. If you have a toy you would like to donate, please feel free to drop it off during the regular Santa House hours. Bell Ringers will also be available during the Santa hours to collect cash donations to assist in the Toys for Tots/Clothe-A-Child program.
We want to remind everyone that Small Business Saturday is November 28 and we are encouraging you to spend your dollars locally that day. Remember our local retailers and service providers as you do your holiday shopping. These local merchants are the folks sponsoring and supporting our local summer youth athletics, school programs and community events. They give back to our community financially and with their time. Let's remember to support them. We urge everyone to shop local this holiday season and every day.
Pleasant Grove Farm's 9th annual Christmas Musical and light display begins at 6 PM on Sunday, December 6th. This free event will play nightly from 6 PM until 11 PM and the last Christmas show is Dec 26th. A Patriotic show will play from the 27th until Jan 1st. Tune to FM 99.3. Testing and assorted music may begin as early as Thanksgiving evening.
Ivy Tech's Linton location has just announced their spring class schedule. Please see the attached flyer. We urge you to share this with potential students.
Glenburn Community Center will be visiting Beef and Boards Dinner Theater on December 10 for their Christmas Program. Cost is $114 per person. For additional information or reservations contact Deena at 847-3509.
Crane Federal Credit Union announces their upcoming trips in their Travel Program. A trip to Cuba is being offered February 14-22. Limited availability for both trips. For more information contact Debbie Hicks at 812.279.3935 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
History Slides Home fundraiser is underway. This fundraiser benefits the Linton Youth League Sports Complex and the You'll Like Linton sign project through the selling of engraved bricks, which will be placed at the base of the final You'll Like Linton sign at the complex. Bricks are $50 for one; $85 for two. Forms (and a completed brick) are available at the Chamber office.
UDWI/REMC has an exciting new service. The Speakers Bureau is a free service that UDWI is offering to any community groups or businesses. Speakers are available on a variety of topics and are flexible in their presentation dates and times. For a complete list of topics, visit their website: http://www.udwiremc.com/content/speakers-bureau.
Glenburn Home Travelers for 2015-2016 will include trips to Hawaii June 23-30; Montreal & Quebec City, Canada July 12-18, New York City August 13-18; Mackinac Island September 13-19 and Bahamas Cruise April 9-17, 2016. For information on these trips, contact Sue Sowders at 812.847.2221.
Cheryl is the Executive Director of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. She can be contacted at email@example.com or at (812) 847-4846.