116 Market Street · Vermillion, SD 57069
Call Ann Breitag
605-624-5571 · 800-809-2071
We are a community that encourages innovation and progressive thinking. Vermillion has the infrastructure to sustain growth and expansion and the flexibility to accommodate the future. Those doing business here find a quality, talented, experienced, and dedicated work force. People living here have the comfort of knowing they are surrounded by great school systems and quality health care providers. Whether you are considering a place to visit, live, or to locate your business, come and see why Vermillion is... Close to everything! Far from ordinary!
Governor Daugaard to be Keynote Speaker at Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company's Annual Banquet.
The Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company's (VCDC) Annual Banquet is Tuesday, March 17 at the Vermillion Technology Center (VTC), 1012 Princeton. The guest speaker is Governor Dennis Daugaard. Honored guests are Senator Tim Johnson and Barb Johnson. VCDC Executive Director, Nate Welch says, "We are so excited to take this once in a lifetime opportunity to have our Annual Banquet at the brand new, state of the art, Vermillion Technology Center. This night will be a celebration of community, and the individuals who make it what it is and what it can be". The social hour will begin at 5:30 pm, followed by dinner and the program. It is a time to thank all of the members, individuals, and volunteers who support and contribute to the success of the chamber and business community through their membership and investments. The banquet also gives us an opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of the community's leaders and organizations by presenting the Family Business of the Year Award, the Mayor's Community Service Award, the United Way Volunteer of the Year Award, the VCDC Community Leader Award, along with other awards. The banquet is open to the public. For more information and to register by March 11, please contact the VCDC at 116 Market Street, 605-624-5571. Chamber Members $40 each, Non-Chamber Members $50 each.
Community Leader and Praire Family Nomination Forms
The Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company (VCDC) is seeking nominations for the 2015 Vermillion Area Community Leader Award and the 2015 Vermillion Area Family Business Award. Click here to download the forms.
Community Leader Nomination Form
Praire Family Business Nomination Form
Opening Up the Streets to Bliss Pointe
The Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company (VCDC) will be having a Bliss Pointe Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the completion of phase 1 of the new housing development of approximately 26 acres of property into seventy-one single family residential lots and three commercial out-lots. The work included grading, sanitary sewer, water main, concrete road paving, sidewalk trails, street lighting and final seeding. The celebration to 'open up the streets to Bliss Pointe' is Thursday, Oct. 2 on the corner of Stanford Street and Rockwell Trail. VCDC Executive Director, Nate Welch says "We are very excited to host the 'first block party at Bliss Pointe' and provide an opportunity for everyone to see the beginning of another beautiful neighborhood in Vermillion." The community is invited to a short program beginning at 5:15 pm and the Ribbon Cutting will follow. Tours will be available of the lots, park and incredible bluff views. Ace Hardware is giving away a FREE grill to one lucky person who attends and we'll be grilling hot dogs too!
Vermillion Awarded Community of the Year
Vermillion was named Large Community of the Year by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday evening in Sioux Falls at the Governor's Economic Development Conference. Mayor Jack Powell, USD President James Abbott, and Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company (VCDC) President Gerry Tracy accepted the award on behalf of the community. "We greatly appreciate Governor Daugaard's recognition of Vermillion. Our partnership with the Governor's Office of Economic Development has been a key factor in our community's success," said Tracy.
Vermillion NOW! 2 - Continuing a Successful Commitment to Our Future
Over $1.5 Million raised, under $30,800 left to our goal!
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our campaign.
Congratulations to the 2015 VCDC Annual Banquet Award Winners
2015 Vermillion Area Community Leader Award and Family Business Award Nominations
"Mobile Apps for Business Seminar"
Cracker Barrels with our Legislators
Congratulations to the Parade of Lights Winners!