David Lee, Joyce Carr and Mark Dawson at the Clinton Chamber would like to wish everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year. They would like to thank Adam Cummings (American Family Insurance) for his Presidency of the Chamber in 2023 and they are all looking forward to working with Amber Hansen (Seeds of Faith Preschool) as she becomes Chamber President for 2024. David, Joyce and Mark are excited to work with Amber and the Board of Directors as they strive to make this Chamber stronger year after year. Employees of the Chamber would also like to thank outgoing Board members Larry Dawson (Hawthorn Bank), Tim Deskins (White River Marine Group), Bruce Limpus (Schreiber Foods), and Jim Smith (OakStar Bank)…and welcome Steve Bradley (Bradley and Hadley Funeral Home), Matt Douglas (Schreiber Foods), John French (Price Cutter) and Logan Modlin (Mike Keith Insurance) as they begin their new terms on the Chamber Board. Clinton Chamber of Commerce Board members for 2024 will be Kyle Adkins (GVMH), Steve Bradley, Adam Cummings, Daniel Dody (Dody Legacy Group), Matt Douglas, John French, Tonya Gilley (Bucksaw Resort and Marina)(President-elect), Amber Hansen, Sabrina Harris (TC-Transcontinental), Jim Huenefeldt (A&K Railroad Materials), Logan Modlin, and Jeff Stone (W & S Doors). All are looking forward to a great 2024! Stacy Hinkle with Bernard Tax and Bookkeeping, Christy Maggi from the City of Clinton and Roger House from the City Council will also continue to provide their services to the Chamber in 2024.

YOUR Chamber of Commerce is here for you:





200 South Main Street

M-F 8am-4:30pm


Facebook/Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce

Welcome New Chamber Member:  Huey’s Deluxe Catering   Full service catering, small to large events, from intimate dinner parties to corporate events and weddings. Specializing in custom designed menus to elevate your culinary experience. 660-351-2350.

The Chamber is done giving away money…for right now. Congrats to our seven weekly winners of $25 in Chamber gift certificates and today’s winner of $200 in gift certificates with our annual Receipt to Receive promotion. We also gave away two t-shirts on the 22nd! Thanks to all those that participated.

On Tuesday evening this week, I (David Lee) presented my bi-monthly report to the Clinton City Council and on Wed., I recorded our weekly Chamber Chat that airs on KDKD FM each Thursday.

Easy to buy…easy to use…and you’re helping out local businesses. You can either call in, email your order, or stop by the Chamber for Chamber gift certificates. These gift certificates can be used at more than 300 local businesses and they don’t expire for a year from the purchase date!

Who: Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce

What: Chamber Gift Cards

When: 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday

Where: 200 South Main St. (SE corner of the Clinton Square) 660-885-8166 david@clintonmo.com joyce@clintonmo.com

How: You purchase them and then give them out

Why: Because gift certificates are easy to buy, easy to use and you’re supporting local businesses

We are “Featuring” our Chamber members! On the Chamber’s Facebook page, we are taking text and images from our member’s websites, Facebook pages, Google searches, etc. and combining them into posts on our Facebook page. “Featured with the GCACC”. It gives the viewer a “one-stop shopping experience” for each of our Chamber members. We have a lot of Chamber members so getting every business on our page will take quite a while, but we think it’s well worth it! It’s just another service from YOUR Chamber of Commerce. Recently, we “Featured” GOLDEN VALLEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH…LOGAN’S HEATING AND COOLING…LIFEFLIGHT EAGLE…GOLDEN VALLEY DOOR OF HOPE…GOLDEN VALLEY REALTY GROUP…LEGACY MEMORIALS…LEGACY BANK AND TRUST…GOLDEN VALLEY SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH.

Do you like to sing? Would you like to make new friends? A Community Choir, led by Mark and Gay Smith, is being formed with practices beginning February 1, 2024. Practices will last 90 minutes each Thursday evening and be held at Clinton First Presbyterian church for six-to-eight weeks. There will be a performance open to the public in April.  Everyone is welcome! In order to get a head count of how many people to expect, organizers are asking that you sign up. You will be asked for your name, phone, email address, and if you sing soprano, alto, tenor, or bass. Please email clintoncommunitychoir@gmail.com for a sign-up form or call Diane Hannah at 660-885-1875 if you have questions. Please return the completed form to clintoncommunitychoir@gmail.com. This effort is being led by First Presbyterian Church but all in the community are invited to participate.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Clinton Animal Shelter-We still have some sponsorships available!! Help a homeless pet by sponsoring a kennel or even a play yard. We currently have 8 Friends of the Felines, 1 Protector Dog Kennel, 8 Hero Dog Kennels and 2 Outdoor Play Yards still waiting for a sponsor. Plaques are going up now. If you would like a sponsor form emailed or mailed to you please email tlbwilliams94@gmail.com. They are available at the shelter – 1307 N Washington St, Clinton MO and we will put one in the comments. Thank you to everyone who has sponsored so far! We appreciate your support!

The Clinton Tourism Assoc. is happy to announce our Discover Clinton App is now available. https://onelink.to/discoverclinton

Benson Center-Snowflake Garage Sale registration is open.  clintonparkreconline.com

Truman Lake Fishing Expo-We’re casting off again with the 2024 Truman Lake Fishing Expo February 9th & 10th, 2024!!! www.trumanlakefishingexpo.com

The Dorman House Valentine’s Dinner;  Event by Henry County Museum, Clinton, MO:  Support a Good Cause this Valentine’s Day at the Delozier Building  Make this Valentine’s Day special by joining us for a delightful dinner at the Delozier Building. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the “Save the Dorman House” project.  Single Tickets are $25  Couples Tickets are $45  Seating is Limited! Call now! (660) 492- 5789 Wed., Feb. 14th at 5pm.

Join Heartland Comm. Theatre for “Luau Tropico 2024”.  Feb. 17th at the Heartland Pavilion, 108 North Washington St.  A benefit to support HCT and their comfortable seating project.  Doors open at 5:45…Happy Hour with food, drinks and music from 6 till 7…Dinner…Auctions…Raffle…Dancing…Contests…and more.  Tickets are $75 per person.  For more info, call Karen at 660-885-6828.

New Growth Community Development Corporation-Early bird tickets — On sale now!  Join us at the sixth annual Farm to Fork Summit & Expo February 23, 2024, in Nevada, MO.   https://newgrowthmo.org/farmtofork/

Heartland Comm. Theatre of Clinton presents “Suite Surrender” March 8th and 9th at 7pm…March 10th at 2pm and March 16th at 7pm.  A comedy directed by Karen Switzer.  More details to come.