January 2016

Upcoming Activities:
Chamber Meetings: January 5, February 2, March 1, April 5. All meetings are at noon at the Veterans Hall in Glenns Ferry.
Red Cross Blood Drives: March 1, May 17, September 13 and December 6. All blood drives are held at the Veterans Hall in Glenns Ferry from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
Idaho Food Bank: They are always held the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Veterans Hall from 9:00 AM -10:30 AM.
Three Island Crossing Meeting: Thursday, 14 January at 7:00 PM at the Crossing Winery.
Glenns Ferry Booster Club: Monday, 18 January at 7:00 PM at the Crossing Winery
GLENNS FERRY CHAMBER BANQUET: Saturday, 23 January at the Veterans Hall.
Sweet Heart Dance: Saturday February 20 at the Veterans Hall. This is a fundraiser for the HS football team and the cheerleaders.
Washoe Tournament: Saturday, 12 March. This is sponsored by the Glenns Ferry Booster Club
Wooden Bat Tournament – 7-9 of April at Pilot Field in Glenns Ferry.
NOTE: Without the local newspaper, the Chamber will attempt to let people know about community activities with our emails, newsletters and website.
Dues: The Chamber’s fiscal year is from 1 January – 31 December. So 2016 dues for the Chamber are now due. Once again, Chamber dues are $30.00 for individuals, $45.00 for a business and $50.00 for a business with website. Checks may be mailed to PO Box 317, Glenns Ferry, ID 83623. For questions contact Dale Smith (590-4170). Consider this newsletter as your invoice ford 2016.
President’s Comments: With the ringing in of the year brings our annual Chamber Banquet and announcement of the 2015 Citizen of the Year. The banquet is Jan 23rd at the VFW Hall and social hour begins at 6 pm. Nominations for the Citizen of the Year are due to a previous Citizen of the Year or Chamber Board member by Jan 13th.
It has been a pleasure and honor to serve as your Chamber President for the past two years. We have done many things to build on the great community we live in. The highlights of 2015 were the purchase of Movie in the Park equipment, Adding some more fun events to our 4th of July Celebration (pageant, ping pong ball drop, entertainment), installing a new Welcome to Glenns Ferry sign on the east end of town, and beginning an expansion to our loved Ghost Tour.
I have high hopes for what 2016 will bring and wish you and your businesses a successful 2016!
Traci Stewart, Glenns Ferry Chamber President

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