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Chamber Chat 7.24.18


Can you believe how many events have been happening in our community this summer?  And, we still have several more to come.

 

Did you notice all of thebuses and out of town license plates a couple of weeks ago?  The people in those vehicles were here to watchthe Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Softball Tournament.

 

Immediately following the softball tournament was another big event for the area.  The 2018 U.S. Amateur Qualifying Golf Tournament was held at Big Creek Golf & Country Club.  This event brought dozens of the top golfers from eight states and two countries to our community.

 

Did you get a chance to visit the Regional Airport and enjoy the static display of antique and modern aircraft?

 

What about festivals?  My gosh the festivals!  There were 4th of July fireworks displays all over the area.  Cotter heldits annual Trout Festival and Gassville held their annual Gassville In the Park Festival.

 

What about the granddaddyof festivals, the Red, White and Blue Festival? Thousands of people gathered onthe campus of ASU Mountain Home to enjoy the food, music, fun and activities…not to mention what may very well the best fireworks display in the entire state.

 

Pretty exciting stuff, especially when you know summer isn’t over yet. We can’t wait to welcome back the Babe Ruth World Series.  That’s right. They will be back next month and will provide us with several day’s worth of some of the best baseball competition you will ever witness.

 

Don’t forget there is also Friday Night Block Party on the Square, the Global Leadership Summit, the EighthAnnual Pink for Peitz Rodeo, the 2018 Women’s Expo and The Gem Mineral andFossil Show, all around the corner as well.

 

I’m sure we have probably missed a few events but we think you get our point.  We are so very fortunate to live in such adynamic and active community.

 



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Chamber Chat 7.31.18


School is just a couple of weeks away but that doesn’t mean summer is over yet! We can’t wait to welcome back the 13-year-old Babe Ruth World Series which provides the Twin Lakes Area with some of the best baseball competition you will ever see. Teamsarrive Tuesday, August 7th. The parade is at 10:00 Wednesday, August8th and the opening ceremonies are also on the 8th beginning at 11:00 at McClain Park.

 

The Global Leadership Summit kicks off August 9th.It is a live, two-day telecast about Christian leadership and takes place at Christ Community Church in Mountain Home. The diverse Summit faculty delivers a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply. 

The Eighth Annual Pink for Peitz Rodeo is Friday, August 10th and Saturday, August 11th at the Saddle Club Arena in Mountain Home. Thisfamily friendly event is presented by Rand Rodeo Company and the Chicks-n-Spurs Drill Team to benefit the Peitz Cancer Support House.              

On Saturday, August 18th come shop with friends, bringyour family, and enjoy the many vendors from retail, commercial, service, home-based, and handcrafted businesses at the 2018 Women’s Expo. It is located at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. Admissionis free, and the Expo runs from 9:00 in the morning until 3:00 p.m. The Fashion Show begins at noon. 

 

The annual Gem Mineral and Fossil Show will also be held at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. It takes place on August 25th & 26th. The show will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Vendors will be selling beautiful gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils and much more.

 

For a complete list and details of all events visit enjoymountainhome.com.

 

We recently began our Membership Monday program and the response has been excellent.Members of the chamber can sign up to have their business highlighted with a short video that gets posted to social media. Our first business featured was Home Bound Medical. In just three days their video had over 1,000 views! It can be seen on our Facebook page or on YouTube. To sign your business up contact Erric Totty at erric@enjoymountainhome.com.

Last, but certainly not least, we would like to welcome our newest members: Arkansas Records Management, Precision Line Window Washing,Mtn. Home Burger Co., Delta Medical, Mountain Home Heat and Air and Four Bears Resort, LLC.

Enjoy the rest of your summer and thanks to all our Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce members for allowing us to represent you!

 

 

 

 

 



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Chamber Chat 8.8.18


We will have a busy town this week with guests from across the United States participating in the 13-Year-Old Babe Ruth World Series baseball tournament. This is the second consecutive year Mountain Home has hosted the tournament and we are thrilled they chose our community again. If you are a business with a marquee, please welcome the teams. Today the Chamber of Commerce will be grilling hotdogs for the skills competition and we want to thank Harps, Sysco, Good Samaritan, Integrity First Bank and Supply Solutionsfor donating food, drinks and the grill.

The Chamber will also be greeting and handing out ourMountain Home Visitor and Relocation guides to the teams, families and otherguests when the tournament kicks off on Thursday morning. In 2017 teams traveled from California, New Jersey, Florida and North Dakota. Let’s all give them a warm Twin Lakes welcome!

It is not too late to join the 2018-2019 Leadership Mountain Home class. We have a couple of openings left. The Leadership program is available to all employees of current Chamber members. This is a unique program that engages participants with community leaders, businesses and organizations.If you have more questions about the program or would like to sign up, please contact Angela Broome at 425-5111 or angela@enjoymountainhome.com.

Make sure you follow the Chamber on Facebook and YouTube. Also check out our events calendar at www.enjoymountainhome.com to keep up on events in the Twin Lakes.

 



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