Chamber Chat:  Weekly Update from the Chamber of Commerce

Report by Lisa Satterwhite, Chamber of Commerce
For Saturday, August 04, 2012

Did you know... Make a Difference Day is Saturday, Aug. 11? This recycling event will take place at Stewart Stadium form 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. All sorts of items will be accepted., for a list or more information call the City of Murray at 762-0350.

Coming Up Around Town:

  • Magnolia Tea Room Dinner, Tonight (Sat. 4th) , 5 - 9 p.m., Reservations only, call 270-492-6284.
  • Murrayís Annual Citywide Sidewalk Sale, through Aug. 5.
  • Classes Resume, Calloway County Schools, Aug. 7.
  • Classes Resume, Murray Independent Schools, Aug. 8.
  • Small Business Academy - Social Media for Business , Commerce Center, Aug. 8, Noon, call 753-5171.
  • Active Parenting Now, Calloway Co. Extension Office, Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30; Sept. 6 & 13, 5:30 - 8 p.m., call 753-1452 for more info.
  • Make A Difference Day, Stewart Stadium, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Alzheimer Support Group, Weaks Community Center, Aug. 14, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Proofs Photography Competition, Murray Art Guild, Deadline Aug. 16, 3 p.m., call 753-4059 for more info.
  • Clothing Leader Train the Trainer Workshop, American Legion Bldg., Aug. 18, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., call Calloway Co. Extension Office at 270-753-1452 for more info.
  • Family Caregiver Support Group, Glendale Place Retirement Center, Aug. 20, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale Event, CFSB Center, Aug. 23 - 25.
  • Classes Resume, Murray State University, Aug. 24.
  • New Beginnings for MSU Students, Aug. 25.
  • Hot August Blues, Kenlake State Resort Park, Aug. 24 - 25; Kenlake Hot August 5K, Lakeview Shelter, Aug. 25, 7:30 a.m., call 270-474-2211 for more info.;
  • Fort Heiman Camp #1834 Sons of Confederate Veterans Meeting, First United Methodist Church, Aug. 27, 7 p.m.
  • Farmerís Market of Murray - Calloway County, Fridays 3 - 6 p.m.;
  • Murray Main Street Farmerís Market, Saturdays, 7 a.m. - Noon.
  • Laser Light Music Shows, Golden Pond Planetarium, LBL, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 or 7 p.m., Saturdays 8 p.m., through Sept. 1; Summer Nights Astronomy Programs, Golden Pond Planetarium, LBL, Saturdays 8 p.m., through Sept. 1, www.lbl.org.

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings/Events:

Chamber on  the Breakfast Show, WNBS 1340 AM, First and Third Mondays, 7:30 - 8 a.m.

Murray Merchantís Sidewalk Sale, Aug. 3 - 5.

Trends & Treasures/Coldwater BBQ, 1306 S. 12th St., Aug. 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (new ownership/second location).

Small Business Seminar, Commerce Center, Wednesdays Aug. 8 - Oct. 10, Noon - 1 p.m.

A Place Called Home, 1406E N. 12th St., Aug. 9, 11 a.m. (new member).

Kentucky Kids Sale 

Photo: Jennifer Upton, with Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale Event, will have the fall sale at the CFSB Center Aug. 23 - 25. There is still room for sellers with kids and womenís clothing and furniture. Volunteer opportunities are also available. For complete information visit www.kentuckykidssale.com.