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Activities, Events, Focus Of July 6 Chamber Meeting

Reports of activities, upcoming events and projects were heard when the Holden Area Chamber of Commerce held it’s monthly meeting Thursday, July 6.

To open the meeting, Chamber President Lynette Zimmer presented some Holden Fair posters which had been made recently. The posters will be distributed throughout Holden to bring attention to the event, which will take place in late August.

In old business, it was reported that a storage/shed for the Chamber had been put on hold for the time being.
Also reported was final cut outs have been made for the downtown railing project. The railings are being made at the building’s warehouse and will be delivered and placed all at once. Hope was expressed they will be all set by the middle of the month. Added good news was the railings could come in under budget.

Currently, the Chamber is seeking volunteers to paint the railings, with the possibility some airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base will be assisting in that project. It was noted the painting would need to be done after businesses close in the evening to make them less likely to be disturbed.

A Main Street report revealed Holdenopoly project information had been sent out. Darcy Roach, the project’s director, said members have been going around with the pieces to see who is interested in being part of the event.

In another update, it was reported that a previously discussed project concerning additional “Wayfinding” signs had been placed on hold for the time being, as has been the “Be In The Bag” event…

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