Let us know…so we all know!  There’s a lot of great fall and Halloween decorations in Clinton right now. If you, your neighborhood or other places in town have decorations that you think we’d all like to see, just comment on the Chamber’s Facebook page, where you will find this post, an address, a neighborhood, describe where we can find them, however you want to tell us. We’ve seen some great decorations on 2nd St., Bodine St. and elsewhere. With your help, we will all know where to drive, bike or walk by to see them.  Thanks in advance!

Event by Clinton Family Dentistry  After 8 years of smiles in the Clinton community, we are excited to add new services. Help us celebrate the 8 with an open house on Saturday, October 14. There will be food, wine, discounts on botox and filler, and much more! 

The owners, employees, representatives from CHS and part of the Chamber’s Ambassadors Group on Oct. 6th celebrated 35 years in business. Parks Cabinets of course moved to their Clinton location about two years ago after years of doing business in Calhoun. Their display room, shop, office area, etc. are state-of-the-art. Congrats Parks Cabinets and here’s to continued success!  Check out the Chamber’s Facebook page for photos.

During the month of October, GVMH is sponsoring a cancer awareness fundraiser. Stop by the GVMH Bistro and make a $5 donation for a card for anyone you know affected by cancer and receive a free cookie. Proceeds will support patients and cancer care at GVMH.

Clinton Animal Shelter    CAT ADOPTION SPECIAL    through October 28th.    Cats 6 months and older only $35 660-885-7999 • 1307 N Washington St., Clinton, MO    Mon thru Fri 2pm to 6pm Sat noon to 4pm.


Essential Technology Training for Small Businesses

How to Manage your WordPress Website-OCTOBER 25

– Discover what WordPress is, and if you should use it.

– Learn how to find and set up your WordPress theme.

– Find out how to customize your WordPress website by editing pages, adding images, and publishing your website.

Success through e-Commerce-NOVEMBER 1

– Learn what website and e-Commerce platform works best for you.

– Determine how to best set up your e-Commerce store, and list your items for sale.

– See how to launch your store and refine your strategy to maximize your profits.

Unlock the Power of AI and ChatGPT for Your Small Business – NOVEMBER 8

Join us for a dynamic seminar tailored for small business owners. This event will demystify artificial intelligence and ChatGPT, showing you how they can revolutionize your business. Discover how ChatGPT can elevate your marketing efforts, transforming communication and content creation.

Future Proofing your Business: Web 3.0,NFTs, and Blockchain -NOVEMBER15

– Find out what blockchain, NFTs, and Web 3.0 are, and how they are used for small businesses.

– Discover different applications for blockchain and take a look towards the future of the technology.

– Understand blockchain safety and privacy concerns, and how to address

TIME  12 PM- 1:30 PM

COST  $39 Each or $99 Series

LOCATION  Online Webinar

Learn How to Embrace Innovation and Drive your Business

The Missouri SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. SBA.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Contact Kelly Asbury, EDFP, CGBP, Director  MO SBDC@SFCC

kasbury1@sfccmo.edu 660-596-7350


Four Training’s: A La Carte OR Complete Series

October 25 https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/24853

November 1 https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/24854

November 8 https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/24855

November 15 https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/24856


Save The Date:  The Grand Opening for the Henry Co. Health Center will be Oct. 26th.  Details to follow.

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

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.  New this week, we “Featured” T-Mobile of Clinton…C Squared Embroidery and Screen-printing…Timothy P. Meyers and Co., LLC…Clinton Animal Rescue Endeavor…Center for Human Services…The T-Shirt Factory by Birdman Apparel…The Samaritan Center and Thrift Shoppe…and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Here’s a note to our Chamber Members and anyone and everyone looking for employment;  The Chamber of Commerce continues to receive calls…people come in…and email us about jobs that might be available in and around Clinton.  When we see our Chamber Members post information about job openings, we do share that to our Facebook page.  However, we’re pretty sure we don’t catch all of those job opening posts.    Please remember that YOUR Chamber is here for YOU. If you (a Clinton Chamber of Commerce Member) have any job openings that you are posting or if you want us to post it for you on our page, just let us know. Let us help you find employees!    Send your job openings to: david@clintonmo.com or joyce@clintonmo.com.  If you are not a Chamber member, we can still post your openings on our Facebook page for $25.00.  If you have any questions at all, email us or call 660-885-8166.

We desperately need volunteers to help walk dogs at the Clinton, MO Animal Shelter. Even helping with just one dog would be a huge help to the shelter and to the pup. So if you can spare an hour a week or a month please email the Volunteer Coordinator at- carevolunteerprogram@gmail.com for more information. You can also call Heidi at 660-885-7999.

There will be a Military Support Event at our local VFW Post 1894, Clinton MO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  This is an opportunity to show support to veteran owned businesses and for those who have services to offer veterans.  If you are a veteran and have a business (Scentsy, crafts included) OR a business that offers veterans discounts or something specifically aimed at veterans we would love to hear from you!  We’ve had a food truck and a couple vendors with indoor tables that have not confirmed so we would love to have a couple more who are available Oct 21st 9am-1 pm contact us! You can message us or text/call/email Jennifer at 669-525-0470   jennum68@gmail.com


Red Star Intertribal Gourd Dance Society’s 18th ANNUAL ANCESTORS MEMORIAL GOURD DANCE and POW WOW


12:30pm-1:30pm–Gourd Dancing

2:00pm-Grand Entry


5:00pm-6:00pm–Dinner Break

6:00pm-7:00pm–Gourd Dancing

7:00pm-Grand Entry


Concessions open at 11:30am

All Drums Welcome FREE ADMISSION! Located Indoors Midway between Kansas City and Springfield at the junction of 7&13 and 52 highway 1008 E .Sedalia Avenue, Clinton MO 64735 No drugs, alcohol, pets, or firearms allowed!! Not responsible for accidents, lost, or stolen articles. Vendors Welcome! Contact Bob LaRoussa (816)331-2824 see WWW.REDSTARGOURD.COM for updated information.


Cruisin’ to Clinton will take place for the final time this season on Oct. 21st from 4 till 7pm.  Kids are invited to come in costume for the candy drop!  All rides are welcome, there will be giveaways, vendors and more.  For details, go to Clinton Cruise Night on Facebook.

CEMETERY WALK AT ENGLEWOOD CEMETERY-  Come experience some folks who lived here and at one point in their life, experienced deprivation from the war, or even people who help raise a chicken or two. In this walk you will not only hear about those who lived long ago but those who lived and died most recently.  Oct. 22nd, 2 to 4pm.  Live Music-TLC Dulcimer Band.  1804 East Ohio Street-Englewood Cemetery.  Come hear about William Harrison, John Angle, George McQueen, J.C. Smith, Mildred Church, Elmer Lindstrom and McLane Chapel.

At the Eagles Lodge in Clinton on Oct. 21st from 7 till 10pm, Guyz and Gunz will be performing smoking blues, classic and southern rock and country…Halloween costume contest at 7pm…the grill will be open from 5 till 8pm…cover charge of $10 per person.  All proceeds go to Breast Cancer Awareness.  Open to the public.  723 North Third Street.   

CHART (Community Health Assessment Resource Team) is hosting a Pickleball Tournament Oct. 28th at the Artesian Park Tennis Courts (if raining, Clinton High School).  Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles.  Pool play followed by bracket style.  $80 per team with t-shirt included.  Cash prizes for first and second.  Proceeds go to support Henry Co. Christmas Angel Tree and Christmas Cheer Foundation.  Call Tyler at 660-223-3210 or tyler.pulcini@lpha.mo.gov for questions, to enter or to sponsor.

Heritage Tractor Halloween Howl.  Trick-or-Tractor!  Calling all zombies, dinos & princesses:  visit your local Heritage Tractor in costume on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 8am till Noon for sweet treats & a free John Deere toy tractor!* *While supplies last. 

KDKD FM, Clinton Main Street, and Guardians of the Children presents “ScareFair” on the Square” Community Trunk or Treat Sat., Oct. 28th from 4 till 6pm.

The Mother and Son Dance will be Oct. 28th from 6 till 9pm in the CHS Commons area.  Dancing, games, refreshments, CHS Jazz Band Performance, photos, costumes welcomed.  Tickets are $30 for mother and son, $5 for additional child.  Purchase tickets at the Chamber of Commerce (cash or check only).  Recommended ages for preschool to elementary.  It’s a fundraiser to benefit CHS Band.  For details, chsbandaids@gmail.com.  

Trunk or Treat with local first responders at the Clinton Fire Dept., 301 South Washington Street Oct. 31st from 6:30 till 9pm.  Candy, vehicle tours, Halloween music and meet local heroes.  Several local agencies involved.

Chili Cook Off and Handmade Craft Sale, Sat., Nov. 4th starting at noon at the Clinton Senior Center, 970 East Sedalia Ave.  Registration is $10, due by Nov. 1st.  Vote for the best chili by putting your donation to the Senior Center in the jar at each booth.  Winners will be declared by the amount of money raised.  Craft sale will be inside the Senior Center.  For all questions, call Kathy at 660-885-3482.



Date: Tuesday, November 7th, 2023   Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm   Location: Clinton VFW   510 West Allen St., Clinton, MO

Speakers: Christian Smith, Clinton Police Department   Darin Chance, Lt., Harrisonville Police Department

Registration https://www.signupgenius.com/…/10C0D4EA5A92CA3FDC16…

For more information contact:   314-496-0110   ceh8zg@health.missouri.edu firstimpact.missouri.edu


Big MO Productions presents:  Kornfield Kounty’s Merry Mirth.  Nov. 16th and 17th at 7pm and Nov. 18th at 2pm.  Delozier Building, 201 West Franklin St., Clinton.  All proceeds go to renovating backstage facilities at the Delozier Building.  Tickets at the Henry Co. Museum, Chamber of Commerce and The Barbery Center. Director Marty Morgan and cast member Ann Pugh invite you to “Kornfield Kounty’s-Merry Mirth” Nov. 16th, 17th and 18th in Clinton. Watch this video on the Chamber’s Facebook page.

From The Gabby Girls;  Quilt Raffle !!! Mary Cupp/ White Flower Quilt Shop has donated a beautiful, pink, king size quilt to be raffled off for “October Breast Cancer Awareness Month” … we will draw the winner out November 22… So come in to Designer’s Edge and get your raffle tickets… Thank you so much to Mary for donating this beautiful quilt… All proceeds will go to”Wigs for Women “ !!

The 2023 Community Thanksgiving Dinner is on schedule this year for Thanksgiving Day, November 23. We are starting to make plans for this annual community event. Be watching for upcoming announcement, we will be asking for donations of Turkeys & Pies (Pumpkin or Apple) once again and volunteers to help with serving, delivering, and assisting. The Meal Reservations will not start until November 1st.

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