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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: lccc2@frontier.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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