- AREA NEWS
- May 14, 2007
Chamber Honors Local Businesses
The Kahoka/Clark County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Christmas Dinner on Monday, December 6, at Cookies Cafe in Kahoka. Over thirty chamber members attended the dinner.
Chamber president Bev Laffoon reported on Santa’s arrival in downtown Kahoka last Friday, and noted that about 80 children and their families were at Steve’s Family Dining to meet him.
Drawings were held for Clark County Cash at several businesses, and several other businesses held their own in-store prize drawings.
The chamber members present re-elected three board members. Karen Arnold, Jan Wyrick and Maria Shirey will all return to the board.
The Chamber also presented two “Golden Hammer” awards, to two of Kahoka’s newest businesses: Cruisers and H&M Antiques.
“Things have been pretty tough around Clark County this year,” said Laffoon, “but we want to wish everyone the Merriest Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.
Rescue Squad Fundraiser at to Be Held at Steve’s Family Dining
Members of the all-volunteer Clark County Rescue Squad will be waiting tables at Steve’s Family Dining, Friday evening Dec. 10. All tips and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Rescue Squad.
Founded in 1978, the Rescue Squad continues to serve Clark County, providing vehicle extrication, search and rescue, tornado spotting, helicopter landing zones, assistance to the ambulance service, and other assistance as called upon throughout the county.
The Clark County Rescue Squad is funded solely by donations and fundraisers, receives no tax dollars, and does not charge for any services.
“Fundraising is necessary to help keep on the road when we are called upon to assist those in need of our services”, stated Captain Randy Fish. “ We hope people will come to Steve’s Friday to eat a great meal and help support the Clark County Rescue Squad. We thank longtime member Steve Howell and the staff of Steve’s Family Dining for this fundraising opportunity.”
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