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Volume 1, Number 6

Thank You 2012 Corporate Sponsors

July 2012

Spirit Award Winner HOLT AgriBusiness 101 County Line Road Sikeston, MO 63801

AT&T Advertising Solutions City of Sikeston First Midwest bank First State Bank and Trust Focus Bank Food Giant Supermarkets KBXB, KRHW, & KBHI

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HOLT AgriBusiness recently donated a Massey Ferguson Tractor to the SEMO University Sikeston Campus Ag Division. All of our employees are always ready and willing to help with customer needs.

Ribbon Cuttings

Manpower International, Inc. Montgomery Bank Noranda Aluminum Pullen Brothers

R&P Oil Company 111 Broadway Sikeston, MO 63801 573-481-9724

SEMO Health Network SEMO Electric Cooperative Sikeston Jaycees Sikeston R-6 Schools Steward Steel US Bank

Membership Spotlight The County Commission is responsible for the administration of the county's government which includes budgets, expenditures, all county property, conducting the county's business. The County Highway Department, E-911 Department and Office of EcoDonnie Kiefer, Jamie Burger, Dennis Ziegenhorn Scott County Commissioners nomic Development report Courthouse First Floor directly to the County Benton, MO 63736 Commission. 573-545-3549 Who would you like to recognize for their achievements? Call or email us with your nominations!


Sikeston Area SACC Member Mentions Chamber of Kenny Rogers Children’s Center Welcomes New Billing Specialist! Commerce Brenda has worked in the medical field for 21 years, having spent 16 of those in the coding department Board of Directors Executive Committee President: Darrin Johnson Ultimate Flooring, Inc. Past President: Jon Gilmore SEMO Title Company First Vice President: Elizabeth Lorenz Montgomery Bank Second Vice President: Rebecca Steward Attorney at Law Secretary/Treasurer: Mike McReynolds Mike Rentals At Large: Debbie Glenn Manpower At Large: Scott Nichols Health Facilities Rehab Voting Directors Cheryl Jones, Bootheel Counseling Services Justin Taylor, Edward Jones Investments Kendall Mouser, Delta Growers Association Leslie Hardy, DeWitt Company Mackenzie Scherer, Scherer Shelter Insurance Patrick Douglas, Blanton Law Firm Steve Deere, Steve Deere Insurance Agency Terry Williams, Southern Bank Tim Mitchell, Heartland Wood Products Tracy Cookson, DJ’s Shoes & Things Tyrone Garrett, SEMO Communications Ex-Officio Clyde Hawes, New Madrid Co. Commissioner Doug Friend, Sikeston City Manager Ed Dust, Sikeston Economic Development Jamie Burger, Scott Co. Commissioner Pastor John Neeley, Tanner Street Church of God Frank Tatum, Mayor of Miner Marc Leible, Sikeston Jaycees Steve Borgsmiller, SEMO State Sikeston Tom Williams, Sikeston Public Schools

at Ferguson Medical Group and 3 ½ years as a physician coder at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She became a certified coder through the American Academy of Professional Coders in 1994 and has experience coding for multiple specialties. “We are very excited to have Brenda’s experience and expertise at the Center”, says Executive Director Michelle Fayette. “She will be an excellent addition to our office staff.” “The Center is such a blessing to the community and I hope I have a part in it for a very long time”, says Brenda. “I feel like my billing Brenda Lancaster and coding background will be a help to the business office,” she adds, “and I look forward to getting to know all of the children and watching their progress. I am happy to say that I work at Kenny Rogers Children Center!”

Welcome New SACC Members

University Child Development Center SEMO State University—Sikeston 2401 N Main Street Sikeston, MO 63801 573-481-9724

Cora Sign and Lighting Service, LLC Jeff G Robey 712 E Kathleen Sikeston, MO 63801 573-380-4349 Doug Libla 573-712-2211 Kyle Aubuchon, Campaign Manager 314-604-9911

SACC Staff Interim Executive Director: Susan Glasgow Lawrence Administrative Director: Berneatress Hunt Mid-South Economic Development Director: Susan Glasgow Lawrence AgBioworks Biomass Director: Chris Evans

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June 2012 Calendar of Events Be sure to visit our website www.Sikeston.net for more event details. ADD YOUR EVENT HERE! Want to add your event to the Sikeston.net Calendar of Events??? 7/1/2012 - 7/31/2012 Creativity X 3 Art Exhibit Sikeston Depot Museum, 116 W Malone 7/1/2012 10:45:00 AM Guest Speaker Pastor Howard K. Daniel, Sr. Westend Missionary Baptist Church 7/2/2012 - 7/30/2012 1:30:00 PM – 3:00:00 PM Summer Reading Program for Grades K-2 Every Monday in July. Sikeston Public Library, 121 E North St 7/3/2012 Weight Watchers Meetings every Tuesday Community Room at the YMCA. 7/3/2012 - 7/31/2012 1:30:00 PM – 3:00:00 PM Summer Reading Program for Grades 3-5 Every Tuesday in July. Sikeston Public Library, 121 E North St 7/4/2012 8:15:00 PM Community 4th of July Fireworks Display and Celebration 7/6/2012 5:00:00 PM YMCA of SEMO A Stroll Through Time YMCA of Southeast Missouri, 511 Taylor Contact: 472-9622 7/7/2012 - 7/21/2012 8:00:00 AM until sell out Farmers Market Saturdays only. Legion Square, Downtown Sikeston 7/11/2012 Compost Site Openings 7:30-11:45AM and 1-3PM. Compress Road 7/11/2012 - 7/25/2012 10:00:00 AM Summer Reading Program for Ages 2-5

Wednesdays only. Sikeston Public Library, 121 E North St 7/11/2012 - 7/25/2012 1:30:00 PM – 3:00:00 PM Summer Teen Reading Program Wednesdays only. Sikeston Public Library, 121 E North St 7/11/2012 - 7/25/2012 6:30:00 PM Basic Computer Skills IV WEDNESDAY'S July 11th-25th TRCC - Sikeston Contact: 472-5223 7/13/2012 5:00:00 PM – 7:30:00 PM Downtown Gallery Walk Downtown Sikeston 7/14/2012 9:00:00 AM Recreation Complex Trail Ribbon Cutting Clinton Building Contact: Jiggs Moore - Email parks@sikeston.org 7/14/2012 10:00:00 AM YMCA of SEMO Dress for a Mess YMCA of Southeast Missouri, 511 Taylor Contact: 472-9622 7/21/2012 Annual Downtown Sikeston Ice Cream Social and Car Show Contact: 573-380-3801 7/24/2012 VNA Hospice Grief Support Group 1218 Linn St. 7/28/2012 8:00:00 AM Crop For Hunger LaCriox United Methodist Church, Cape Girardeau www.semofoodbank.org/cropforhunger.html Contact: Amanda Winschel - Email awinschel@feedingamerica.org

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Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Events July 26 Chamber Luncheon 12:00:00 PM The next monthly Chamber Luncheon for will be on Thursday, July 26, 2012, 12:00 noon, at First United Methodist Church. Lunch is $10.00/person.

August 4 SACC 5K Stampede (Run/Walk) 7:30:00 AM A 5k (3.1 mile) walk or run event. Proceeds will benefit the Chamber and one lucky nonprofit agency determined by votes cast by our participant paid entries. This is a great way to see some of the historic homes in Sikeston, starting and ending at the Sikeston Depot. Please see link for registration. For more information contact 471-2498. www.sikeston.net/pdfs/ Entry%20Form.pdf

August 23 Chamber Luncheon 12:00:00 PM


#1 Industrial Drive Sikeston, MO 63801 Phone: 573-471-2498 Fax: 573-471-2499 Email: chamber@sikeston.net

Southern Hospitality Begins in Sikeston


SACC July 2012