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Chamber News August 2011 A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Your Chamber hosted three Ribbon cuttings/Grand Openings this past month. $5 and Under, located at 606 13th Street in Lawrenceville. $5 and Under is owned and 2011 Chamber operated by Summer Pentell and features jewelry, makeup, socks, candles, toys, belts, Board of Directors and a variety of other novelty items. The store is open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Tracey Price recently opened Heavenly Confections, 904 East State Street in Bridgeport. Price bakes specialty cakes, pies, Teresa Cunningham cookies, and cup cakes. Closer to the holidays, she will also have homemade noodles President and breads. To order a baked good you may contact Price at 943-0030. And last the Land Title & Abstract Parking garage dedication was held for the new Lawrenceville parking garage, located Charlie Stegall along Walnut Street between 10th and 11th streets. The parking permits will be issued at a Vice-President later date. He also commended the Ladners on their generous donation which helped build Superintendent Unit 20 the garage to alleviate a parking issue in the downtown area. Julia Ladner is cutting the ribbon while city officials, Chamber members and others gather for the photo. Sue Piper Lori Waggoner Treasurer Casey State Bank Tanna Tardif Secretary Select Remedy Delores Lankford WAKO Radio Veronica Kirkwood J.V. Pools & Spas Mark Bowler Bowler Transmissions Roger Kull Kull Insurance Agency Rob Rucker Rucker’s Candy Susan Moore Moore Bros. Contractors Bob Tracy Tracy Electric Tom Robinson Lawrence County Chamber Of Commerce State Farm Mission Statement “LAWRENCE COUNTY, A GREAT PLACE TO CALL HOME” Your Chamber of Commerce is a Tina Shaffer 619 12th Street non-profit organization that First Financial Lawrenceville, IL 62439 represents the interests of business, commercial, professional Phone: 618-943-3516 and industrial men and women Darrell Fisher Fax: 618-943-4748 working together to help build Wabash Valley Services www.lawrencecountychamberofcommerce.com the economy of the Lawrence County area. Brian Kramer E-Mail: email@example.com Tabco Business Forms CRAZYDAYS RAFFLE New Chamber Member July CrazyDays Cash Winners: Friday Winners for $25 are Bettye Krych, Jaci England, Dan Cunningham, Ruth Ann Myers, and th Terry McAdow. July 4 Winner for $100 was Eric Drummond. Congratulations! Pargin CHAMBER LUNCHEON Retirement Luncheons are held every third Wednesday of each month. Please Planning contact the Chamber if you are interested. The next Chamber Luncheon is at MiCasita Mexican on Group Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. FALL FESTIVAL DETAILS Matt Pargin, of “Pargin Retirement Fall Festival tickets are on sale as Planning Group,” has been providing comprehensive financial services to his of July 19th at the following clients since January 2001. He started his career with Edward Jones in locations: Lawrence County Mount Carmel, IL before affiliating with LPL Financial in 2005. Chamber of Commerce, Old Currently located at 600 12th St. in Lawrenceville, “Pargin Retirement Planning National Bank, People State Bank Group” specializes in helping people answer questions like “how much do I of Sumner, Casey State Bank, need to save for retirement, how should my retirement assets be invested, First Financial Bank, First and upon retirement how do I get income from my investments that will last for Bridgeport Banking Center, the rest of my life. Matt also helps clients invest more tax efficiently; he puts Essentials Hallmark, Kull’ s together college saving plans to help with future education expenses, and Insurance, and Ambraw Federal manages portfolios for clients that need a good steward to navigate through Credit Union. Borowiak’s IGA will these difficult times. begin selling August 1st. Right now Servicing clients is priority one at “Pargin Retirement Planning Group.” up until Sept. 14th at 12 p.m., you Matt graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of can purchase tickets at the Illinois in 2000 while also acquiring an Associate’s Degree in Aviation. Matt locations for $10/sheet! One ticket currently holds a Private Pilot’s license, an Instrument Rating, and a per ride as always. You can also Commercial Pilot Certificate. pick up a Fall Festival 5K Fun Run An active community volunteer, Matt has helped with numerous committees in & Kid’s Run registration form at the local area. He has helped with both the Susan G Komen and American these locations! Cancer Society. With a love for youth sports, he has served on the Board of Directors for Lawrence County’s basketball tournament, “The Capital Classic”, New Board of Director since 2008. In addition, Matt sponsors a local minor league baseball team Due to other obligations, Leah Stultz and coaches a t-ball team. will no longer be able to hold Matt is married to TJ and has two children, Maddox (4) and Tenley (1). He vacancy on the Board of Directors. and his family reside in Lawrenceville. Matt enjoys basketball, tennis, and golf Brian Kramer from Tabco Business along with spending time with his family. Welcome Mr. Pargin! Forms has been appointed. Brian shall hold office for the periods of 2011-2013. We welcome Brain! Brian is an active member of Lawrence County Chamber of Calendar of Events – August 2011 Commerce. He is a lifelong resident July 30-Aug. 6------ Lawrence Co. Jr. Fair @ 4-H Fairgrounds in Sumner, contact Jane Inyart at 943- of Vincennes. He graduated from 5018 or visit the website at www.lawrencecountyfair.org. Bring the Family and enjoy: 4-H Shows, 4-H . Indiana University in 1976 and now Auction, Queen Pageant, Little Miss Contest, Truck Pulls, Tractor Pulls, Mud Races, Demolition is employed by Tabco Business Derby, Rodeo, 4-H BBQ, Livestock Shows, Battle of the Barns, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Horse Show, Hay Bale Throw and much, much more! Forms, a full line distributor of printing and promotional items, Aug. 6------11th Annual �Women in the Outdoors� will be held Red Hill State Park from 8 a.m.-5 headquartered in Terre Haute, IN, p.m. This event will offer classes such as; archery, basket-weaving, canoeing, deep fried turkey, working out of the Vincennes office. dutch over cooking, firebuilding/campsite, fly fishing, horseback riding, map compass, outdoor photography, shotgunning and more. Ladies may also want to bring extra money for silent auction Brian is married to Donna, who is a items, raffles & more. Basket weaving requires two sessions and there will be a $10 fee. For more teacher of German and English at information or to register, contact Michelle Waller at 943-7538. Vincennes Lincoln High School. August 21------ Canoe Olympics, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Red Hill State Park, Sumner. Call Sons David of Vincennes, Andrew, 618.936.2469 or 618.943.4218 for more information. and a daughter, Emily of Evansville.
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