The Clinton Chamber of Commerce wishes you a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend. There’s so many events in this area this weekend, we hope you can get out and enjoy. Also, the Chamber will close at 11:30am on Friday. I (DLee) will be on Facebook with Blake Jackson live from Bucksaw Resort and Marina at 12pm Friday. The Crappie Masters Elite Tournament is just another event in this area this weekend!! To watch, just go to https://www.facebook.com/CrappieMastersAllAmericanTournamentTrail

Come join the Chamber’s Taste of Clinton event on Saturday, September 23rd from 9am till 3pm at the Benson Center.  This event has everything from food, retail, outdoor activities, health, self-care, etc. Come Shop Local with Us.  Free Admission.  For vendor information, call the Chamber at 660-885-8166.

WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBER: Rejuvv Med   Whether you are looking for some help in the fine line and wrinkle department, or a dramatic change in plumping your lips, you are in the right place! Skin rejuvenation, weight loss injections, vitamin injections, iv infusions, and hormone replacement therapy are only a few of the things Rejuvv has to offer you. Medical grade skincare is a huge part of what we do at Rejuvv Med. Let us help you find the perfect skincare regimen. Beauty, Cosmetic & Personal care · Weight Loss Center · Skin Care Service  1103 N Holden Street Suite H , Warrensburg, MO…AND COMING SOON TO CLINTON!!  http://med.square.site/…  KEEP WATCHING THE CHAMBER’S FACEBOOK PAGE FOR INFORMATION ON THEIR FIRST DAY IN CLINTON, LOCATION, GRAND OPENING AND MORE!

WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBER: Enchanting Winds Metaphysical Store (Enchanting Winds Metaphysical Shoppe)  We are a New Age Spiritual store located in Clinton, Missouri. We offer a wide array of items.  Alternative & Holistic Health Service   1731 E Ohio St.  Enchantingwinds@gmail.com    KEEP WATCHING THE CHAMBER’S FACEBOOK PAGE FOR INFORMATION ON THEIR FIRST DAY IN CLINTON, GRAND OPENING AND MORE!

I am happy to be invited by KDKD Radio to go to the station and record a podcast each week and be a guest of Steve Stevens on his morning show from time to time.  This will help us even better to get the word out about what the Chamber has going on now, what’s coming up in the future, how you can get involved, why you should join YOUR Chamber of Commerce, and more.  More details are coming, so watch this column…and listen for me with the Radford Media Group.

The Clinton Animal Shelter and the CARE organization would like to thank the Clinton Technical School LPN Program for doing an awesome fundraiser for the Shelter! They appreciate it very much! Congratulations to the winner of the Blackstone Grill…Derida Cochran!!!! The drawing was held Monday morning at the Shelter and more than $1,100 was raised.  Find pictures of this on the Chamber’s Facebook page.

Clinton Friends of Scouting and Meadow Lake Golf Club will host the 42nd Annual G.S. Wetzel Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 9th at 8am and 1:30pm.  Proceeds for Eagle Scholarships and maintenance of the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation near Osceola.  For all the details, contact Meadow Lake Golf Club. 

 Northern Cherokee Nation Pow Wow an Cultural Gathering will be Sept. 15, 16, and 17 at 5790 E. Hwy 7, Clinton.  Free parking and admittance.  Naming’s and adoptions: Sept 16, 2023 9:00 am  Auction: Saturday Sept 16, 2023, at 11:00am.  Many vendors, crafters, and food.  REMEMBERING OUR PAST- PRESERVING OUR CULTURE – PLANNING OUR DESTINY.  For all the details, just go to https://www.northerncherokeenation.com/

The CHS Alumni Assoc. Homecoming Tailgate will be Sept. 29th at 6pm at Cardinal Stadium under the tent next to the fieldhouse.  It’s free to the first 75 CHS Alumni Assoc. members.  First come, first served and no RSVP required.   Meal provided by Huey’s Deluxe Catering.  Free admission to the Clinton vs. Versailles football game at 7pm.  Hear from coaches, administrators, cheerleaders and band.  All sponsored by OakStar Bank.  If you would like to join the Clinton High School Alumni Association, stop by C Squared on the east side of the Clinton Square and talk to Cindy or call 660-885-2447 or email sales@csquaredclinton.com. It’s only $20 for a lifetime membership. If you would like to get involved with the Assoc., contact Cindy, or David at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce (200 S. Main, 660-885-8166, david@clintonmo.com.)

The first annual Batting for HOPE Tournament will take place on September 30, 2023 in Clinton, Missouri! This softball tournament is in honor of raising money for two organizations Families for HoPE and Circle of Hope Foundation.  For more information on how to sign up for a team, donate, volunteer, or order a t-shirt follow the link below and visit their Facebook or Instagram account, Batting For Hope  https://fat-cat-design.printavo.com/merch/batting-for-hope/  #thepediatricplacellc #battingforhope #familiesforHoPE #circleofhopefoundation

Do you have a car and an hour? We could really use volunteer drivers at the Clinton Senior Center delivering meals to seniors. Whether you’re an individual or a business volunteering an employee for an hour, it would be greatly appreciated by us and the many relying on those deliveries. Commit to once a week, one week every three months, on call as needed, or whatever your availability and generosity allows, help us help them.  Call Kathy at 660-885-3482.

The Annual Fall City-Wide Garage Sale will be Sat., Sept. 16th.  The Clinton Daily Democrat is in charge of this event each fall and spring.  For more information, call 660-885-2281 or stop by 104. South Main St.

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.

New Growth Community Development Corporation   We are excited to attend the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities – University of Missouri Extension conference Sept 20-21 in Benton County. New Growth’s Sheridan Garman-Neeman and Patty Cantrell will talk about building rural businesses with microenterprise financing and other support. Sign up now for early bird registration! https://web.cvent.com/…/bb7f7db7-ac4d-48f7-b508…/summary #CEC2023 #Entrepreneurship #CommunityDevelopment

The First Annual “It’s For The Kids” Motorcycle Rally will be Sept. 29th-Oct. 1st with gates opening at 10am.  Old Skool Band, biker games, poker run, vendors, beer garden and more.  Registration can be made at Boats N’ Hose General Store, aka Snyder’s Corner, 874 SE Hwy Z, Deepwater.  There will be admission and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Guardians of the Children.  For details, 417-644-7307 or https://www.facebook.com/BoatsandHoseGeneralStore

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.