The Greater Mitchell Chamber of Commerce welcomes members and guests to a Business After Hours Aug. 13 at Mid-Southern Savings Bank, 1505 W. Main St.
The event is set for 5-7 p.m.
The evening includes refreshments, networking and door prizes.
A $100 cash drawing will be held at 6 p.m. To win, a person must be present.
Call or email the chamber at (812) 849-4441 firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm attendance.
The 69th annual Persimmon Festival will take place Sept. 19-26, 2015. Downtown events begin Monday, Sept. 21, and will continue through Saturday, Sept. 26.
For vendor information, call Teresa Reynolds, festival chairwoman, at (812) 508-0570.
To join the vendor/commercial tent, contact Mike James at (812) 849-5479.
SPRING MILL INN & MILLSTONE DINING ROOM — SEPTEMBER BUFFET SPECIALS
You are invited to the Inn’s Millstone Dining Room for their themed lunch and dinner buffets on EVERY Wednesday in September: Mexican Buffet/September 3; Italian Buffet/September 10; BBQ Buffet/September 17; Home-style Buffet/September 24. For information, phone 849-4508.
BLUE SPRING CAVERNS
Enjoy a one-hour guided boat tour and view blind crayfish and cavefish! For information, call 812-279-9471 or visit www.bluespringcaverns.com/. Open through October.
LEADERSHIP LAWRENCE COUNTY 2014–2015 —APPLICATION ENROLLMENT DEADLINE IS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2!
Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and Lawrence County Economic Growth Council are still accepting applications for the 2014–2015 Leadership Lawrence County Class. Classes begin in September and meet monthly through May. Businesses are encouraged to enroll one or more of their employees in this well-established and highly respected program. Deadline is Tuesday, September 2. The first class begins Friday, September 26. To enroll or obtain additional information, please call the Bedford Chamber (275-4493) or email email@example.com.
Schedule for the day is: Bedford Half Marathon starts 8:00 a.m.; Bedford 5K starts 8:30 a.m.,
1-Mile Family Fitness Walk starts 8:45 a.m. (following opening ceremonies and announcements). Lawrence County Businesses: Join the Bedford Half Marathon Corporate Challenge! Fliers and brochures are available at the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce office, 1494 West Main Street, and Lawrence County Tourism office, 533 West Main Street in Mitchell. For details and information on how it works, as well as registration, go to: bedfordhalfmarathon.com
Join members and friends of the Bedford Chamber at Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport for an evening of enjoyable entertainment (BYOB). Taste of the Chamber is from 6 to 9 p.m., followed by Larry Summerton and The Summertime Bank from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $20/Chamber members; $30/Non-Chamber members. Dress is casual. Sponsorships are available for $600/table of eight).
Mini, Little Miss and Junior Miss Contests are now full. For information, call Candi at 865-6186.
Persimmon Festival Queen Contest is still accepting entry forms, however, space is limited. Forms are available at the Chamber Office and at Mitchell High School. Completed entry forms must be returned to the Mitchell Chamber Office, 1494 West Main Street in Mitchell. The Queen Contest chairpersons will be sending a letter early in September, outlining the practice schedule and details of the contest. Contact information: Jodi Mundy at 583-6119; Jenny Day at 545-9134.
- COMMUNITY YARD SALE, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
SIGN UP TO BE LISTED! Community Yard Sale, Saturday, September 20! If you would like your location listed on a flyer, please call the Chamber office at 849-4441, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Leave a message with your address, items you have for sale, and the hours your sale will be open. Note: Sales will be open from approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. unless otherwise specified on the flyer. A list of yard sale locations will be available on Friday, September 19 at the Chamber office, 1494 West Main Street.