|This Association is organized for the purpose of advancing the economic,
industrial, professional, cultural and civic welfare of the Clarksville area and
thereby promoting the welfare of all area citizens.
|City of Clarksville Missouri
Jo Anne Smiley, Mayor
111 Howard Street Phone: 573.242.3336
P.O. Box 530 Fax: 573.242.3450
Clarksville, MO 63336 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|American Legion * Boat Club * Chamber of Commerce * Chautauqua GFWC
Garden Club * Lion's Club * Raintree Arts Council * VFW
Membership in the Clarksville Area Community
Chamber of Commerce includes:
* Business Referrals
* Networking Opportunities
* Business Hosting Groups
* www.clarksvillemo.us - online with the City of
Clarksville web page Chamber of Commerce
Organizational news & listing.
* "Applefest" (October), City Wide Yard Sale,
National Night Out and other annual events
sponsored by the Chamber.
* Monthly general membership meetings
* Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Business
To join the Clarksville Community Chamber of Commerce
or for more information, contact 573-754-2310 or 573-242-3945
Installation of Officers - January 24, 2011
Linda Blakey, past president; Shirley
Underwood President; Margie Greenwell,
Vice-Presideent; Judy Colbert, Treasurer.
Not Pictured: Caron Quick, Secretary
B. T. Dove Antiques
Clarksville Veterinary Clinic
M&M Greenwell Fine Furniture
Raintree Arts Council
The Bent Tree Gallery
Sky Ride LLC
Village of the Blue Rose
The Clarksville Community Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you
to join our membership.
We believe that you will enable us to achieve our purpose of advancing the economic,
cultural and civic welfare of the Clarksville area.
The Chamber wants to assist you and your business interest through networking, promotion,
communication, personnel location and advertising. To that end, we have developed connections with
the Pike County Tourism Commission, the Tri-State Tourism Task Force of Missouri, Illinois and
Iowa and several web Events Listings.
The Chamber is service-oriented and will work to bring to you information on topics that are of
interest to you. Your responsibility is to keep the Chamber informed on what those topics might be.
Any business firm or individual with interest in the Clarksville area is eligible for membership. Your
annual cost is minimal as an individual – your combined memberships will be able to fund promotion.
Business $40.00 - Individuals $10.00 - Non-profits $10.00
The Clarksville Community Chamber of Commerce is developing a calendar of no less than monthly
events to draw tourism to Clarksville and no less than monthly events for our local friends. No less
than quarterly, the Chamber will sponsor a fund raising event to draw visitors to town.
Calendar in Progress is on the other side of this invitation.
Meetings are scheduled on the 4th Monday of every month at the Visitor’s Center at 6:30PM.
Your membership and your participation are important to the welfare of City of Clarksville.
|CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
April 28, 2014
MEMBERS PRESENT: Joanna Brock, Judy Colbert, Donna Ringling, Rose Gronemeyer, Sue
Lindemann, Jo Anne Smiley, Wayne Smiley.
CURRENT MEMBERS: B.T. Dove, Bee Naturals, Bowood Gardens, BROCKS, CBC Bank,
Clarksville Veterinary Clinic, Judy Colbert, Sue Lindemann, M & M Greenwell Fine Furniture,
Raintree Arts Council, Shirley Underwood, Sky Ride LLC, The Bent Tree Gallery, Vesterbrook
Farms, Village of the Blue Rose
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: The pledge was led by President Joanna Brock.
SECRETARY’S REPORT: The minutes of the March meeting were approved as written on a
motion by Sue Lindemann and second by Donna Ringling. All Ayes.
TREASURER’S REPORT: The treasurer’s report was approved as presented on a motion by JoAnne
Smiley and second by Rose Gronemeyer. All Ayes.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Twenty eight membership applications were mailed on March 28, three
envelopes were undeliverable and three responses were received - CBC Bank, Bowood Farms and
COMMITTEE REPORTS: Joanna Brock is investigating the printing cost for the note cards of the
Clarksville Park Entrance.
A Bicentenial Committee was formed and the Board of Alderman approved the membership. They
will be having their initial meeting soon. The members are: Barb Meyer, Bill & Linda Blakey,
Janie Busch, Steve Jones, Christopher Bove’.
Wayne Smiley suggested checking with Linda Blakey to see what is needed from the Chamber for
the Chili Cook off June 7. Sue Lindemann suggested a booth with brochures and sponsoring a 50-
50 raffle. The Village will provide the raffle tickets if needed.
A suggestion was made by Judy Colbert to purchase a 10’ x 10’ tent and banner for the Chamber
for use a various functions such as the Chili Cookoff. The motion was made by Donna Ringling,
seconded by Sue Lindemann. All ayes. Judy will investigate prices and purchase.
Sunflower seeds are available and various people are planting now for the Sunflower Days Artist
event July 26 & 27. Judy Colbert will deliver sunflower seeds in small packages to City Hall with
instructions on how to plant them.
City Wide Yard Sale: It was decided not to sponsor a City Wide Yard Sale this year. A future event
will need a Chairperson.
Diva Days were a success. Trish Connelly, Jo Anne & Wayne Smiley delivered flyers to surrounding
Joanna Brock and Jo Anne Smiley will attend the Tri State Development Summit in Hannibal on
May 7. Joanna will attend as the Clarksville representative with the Tri-State Tourism Task Force.
Wayne Smiley made a motion that the $40 fee be reimbursed to Joanna Brock, second by Sue
Lindemann. All Ayes.
City Wide Clean Up: The City will decide on a date for the City wide clean up. Perhaps the
Chamber could help with monitoring the dumpsters.
The social media is a good source of advertising. The Chamber website is a work in progress.
Information is needed from Chamber members and web sites linked to the Chamber and City web
sites. Joanna Brock volunteered to be the “collector” for Chamber information to be put on the City’
s website Chamber page for data entry by Jo Anne Smiley.
Sue Lindemann made a motion and Donna Ringling the second to have Joanna Brock purchase a
potted plant for Nathalie for up to $50.00 the purpose is to show our support after her restaurant
• Joanna Brock will investigate the cost of note cards printing.
• The Chamber will have a booth at the Chili Cookoff and sell 50/50 raffle tickets.
• Judy Colbert will purchase tent and banner for this and future events.
• Judy Colbert will provide sunflower seeds and planting instructions to City Hall.
• Chamber members will plant sunflowers everywhere.
• Joanna Brock will be a collection point for information to the City website.
• Joanna Brock will prepare a work schedule for the Chamber booth at Chili Cookoff.
SET AGENDA FOR NEXT MEETING: Barb Chappuis will be invited to talk to the group about
boosting “hits” on facebook.
SPECIAL PROGRAM: Lori Helkey from the Louisiana YMCA gave a presentation on the need for
volunteers for the Reach & Rise Mentoring Program for at risk youth in the community. They have
a grant to cover a 15 hour training program. Upon completion of the training, the mentor would be
required to commit an hour a week for a year to mentor a child 6 to 17 years old.
ADJOURN: Motion to adjourn by JoAnne Smiley, seconded by Sue Lindemann Meeting
adjourned at 8 PM
Donna Ringling, Secretary