Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce | December 2017
Your monthly news & updates
Parade to Winter Wonderland
Join us this Friday at 6:30 p.m. for the Parade to Winter Wonderland!

We will follow 2nd Street West to Main, and turn North as we led Santa to Winter Wonderland at Franklin Park!

If your business or organization would like to register a float for the Christmas Parade fill out this form and return it to the Chamber by email, fax to (660)582-3071 or mail it to 408 N. Market, Maryville, MO 64468. Registration is available at the parade.

If you are interested in being a vendor at Winter Wonderland contact Jordyn Swalley with Maryville Parks and Recreation.
Shop Merryville This Holiday Season
Shop Merryville is off and running! 22 local businesses are sporting the shop small logo now through December 18th, get your Christmas gifts and register to win one of the over 150, $20 gift certificates from participating businesses. 5 lucky grand prize winners will receive $100 Chamber Bucks and 1 winner will receive $100 to Planet Sub!

For the full list of participating businesses visit our website.
Nacho Ordinary Chamber Banquet!
Are you ready to celebrate 2017 and ring in the new chamber year?

Join us for Nacho Ordinary Chamber Banquet, Monday, January 29th, at the Conference Center at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park, as we celebrate and thank our members for making the last 110 years great and look to the future of your Chamber.

Awards will be given for Business of the Year, Good Citizen, Community Service Organization, and Distinguished Service.

Tickets must be purchased by January 23rd. Contact us to purchase!
Business Summit: Search Engine Optimization
The Chamber of Commerce is ecstatic to continue bringing you the Business Summit programs!

Join us January 9th at the Northwest Technical School to learn more about Search Engine Optimization, and enjoy two break out sessions: "Know Your Target Market" and "Search Engine Optimization for Beginners."


Welcome to the Chamber
New Members in the Month of November!
Affordable Training for your Business
The Maryville Chamber of Commerce and Northwest Missouri State University have teamed up to provide Chamber members with low-cost, high-quality business training presentations for your staff. Sessions of Northwest’s Career Pathing Program have been opened to the public, and Chamber Members will enjoy a substantial discount. For only $25 per attendee, you can send yourself or your personnel to one of these informative and professional presentations.

All presentations feature multiple start times so you can send staff without needing to close the office! All presentations are in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University, and all participants will receive temporary parking permits.

For more information or to reserve your space click here. Payment may be made by check or credit card, just follow the instructions on the screen. 
Are you making a good first impression?
Jackie Cochenour
Assistant Director, Upward Bound
Thursday, December 7th
Sessions begin at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Creating a life change is a fluid process and armed with the right creative skills and tools anyone can effectively overcome the bumps and roadblocks that have waved "hello along the way. In this inspiring, practical and fun, yet serious, presentation you will learn that you, yes you, are a unique artist within your own life. Through this time together you will be able to examine where you currently are within the journey of change that began as just a spark of insidht. No matter how tidy or even how messy your life may be for you right now you can pack these practical skills with you as you journey forward. Become an artist within your own life and be ready for the next spark.
December Chamber Events & Meetings
First Friday Coffee
Friday, December 1st 7:30 a.m.
Ferluknat Farm Fabrics Art and Home
805 S. Main St.

Parade to Winter Wonderland
Friday, December 1st, 6:30 p.m.
Downtown Maryville

Legislative Coffee
Wednesday, December 6th 7:30 a.m.
Nodaway County Administration Building

Chamber Ambassadors
December 11th, 12 p.m.
Christmas Meeting at A&G

Chamber & Young Professionals Christmas Social
December 13th, 12 p.m.
Christmas Meeting at A&G

The Chamber, NCED Office and License Bureau will close at 12 p.m. on December 22nd and will be closed on New Years Day.

Ribbon Cutting
Conference Center at Mozingo Recreation Park
Tuesday, January 2nd
4 p.m.
Chamber & Young Professional Christmas Social
Hosted by Bank Midwest
Member Events
Winter Wonderland
Maryville Parks & Recreation
Friday, December 1st
4:30- 9 p.m.

Feel the Holiday Spirit at Winter Wonderland in Franklin Park! Join Maryville Parks &Recreation, Santa Claus and many local businesses and organizations to celebrate the Lighting Ceremony following the Parade to Winter Wonderland.

(660)562-2923
Franklin Park: 721 N. Main
Dr. Scott Hahn at Conception Abbey
Conception Abbey
December 1st
7 p.m.

Join Dr. Scott Hahn, the bestselling author of Rome Sweet Home and The Lamb's Supper, at Conception Abbey for an inspirational presentation.

Conception Abbey
37174 Hwy VV
Conception, MO 64433
Theatre Northwest Lab Series- Stop Kiss
Northwest Missouri State University
December 1st & 2nd
7:30 p.m.

Callie meets Sara and unexpectedly falls in love, but their first kiss prompts a violent attack in Central Park, leaving Callie to wonder and hope about the future. Stop Kiss subtly illustrates what it means to fall in love, and the price we pay for it.

Located in the Studio Theater in the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the box office up to one hour before the show.

(660)562-1321
Northwest Missouri State University
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts
Under the Son Ministries Christmas Home Tour
Sunday, December 3rd
1- 6 p.m.

Maryville's 1st Annual Christmas Home Tour, with 5 homes to visit! Tickets are available at On The Spot Designs, $20 per ticket, cash or check only, ticket purchase enters you for a chance to win great door prizes!

(660)241-5050
On The Spot Designs
All That Glitters- A Spa Night
Oak Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care
Wednesday, December 6th
5- 7 p.m.

You work hard all year and Oak Pointe of Maryville wants to show our appreciation for everything that you do for our community! Join us for an evening of fun and pampering, enjoy cocktails, hors d'heurves and free spa services, including massages, facials, makeup tutorials, giveaways and more!

For more information or to RSVP, please call or email Stephanie Reed.

(660)562-2799
Oak Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care
817 S. Country Club Rd.
44th Annual Yuletide Feast
Northwest Missouri State University
Friday, December 8th & Saturday, December 9th
6:30 p.m.

Northwest Missouri State University's Madraliers will host their 44th Annual Yuletide Feaste with an elegant royal banquet, with performances by Recorder Consort, the Royale Brass Quintet and The Royal Theatrical Players.

Tickets are $31.50 and may be purchased by check or cash in Room 101 of the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building, credit card orders may be placed online by following this link . No tickets will be sold at the door.

(660)562-1326
Northwest Missouri State University
J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom
800 University Dr.
Chase Rice
Northwest Missouri State University
Friday, December 8th
7 p.m.

Sponsored by Northwest's Student Activities Council, Chase Rice will be at Northwest Missouri State University, December 8th. Tickets will be available to the public for $20 and may be purchased at the cashiering office. Tickets purchased the day of the show will be $25.

For more information regarding the Student Activities Council click here.

Northwest Missouri State University
Bearcat Arena
800 University Dr.
For more information email the Student Activities Council.
Senior Center Christmas Lunch
Nodaway County Senior Center
Friday, December 15th
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Join the Nodaway County Senior Center for a full Christmas Meal! Individuals 60 years and older are $5, individuals under the age of 60 are $7.

(660)562-3999
Nodaway County Senior Center
210 E. 1st St
For more information email Amie Firavich.
The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce | (660)582-8643 | chamber@maryvillechamber.com