Calvin Nebel, retiring VP of Benton Chamber of Commerce
and 13 theme of Chamber of Commerce, Benton, Installs Its New Officers The merce Benton Chamber o? Com- School District R-IV. i^oan cer- held its annual business tificates were sold for the pur- meeting Monday night in the din- chase of the building. In the ing room of'Str.--Dennis"CathThc- ttrre it is hoped that this build- a [ Church, Benton. and its new of- ing will house a factory for ficer, were installed by James M. citizens of Benton and surround- z, . , " "r. - -,-, . - . -. .Bea^rd manager of the S:keston lD g territory. Chamber 01 Commerce Tom Stroup is the new presi- Benton an a uttle League oali tjler olans " The Exp i ore r Scout Troop of is dent; Allen Brock, vi~e president: team of Benton have been B e n Melvin Adams, secretary, sored by the Benton Chamber and Gilbert LeGrand, treasurer. Commerce. The organization al- Vegeta - D i es Mr. Beaird made a talk in -f.-a.ys supports worthwhile ciiic are urged which he outlined the- functions projects. . j v ^ ^^ are interested in oi 2 Chamber of Comrr*rce and During the month of June, 19- eting fr^ pro a report of the Benton organiza- 57, a benefit fish fry was con- ton during the past year w a s dncted by the. members of presented in the reports of the Benton Chamber of Commerce, various officers. It was a financial success. In 'Combined, the sii--y oj t h e September a free chicken barbe- Benton Chamber of Commerce is cue supper was hejd at the Amas follows: erican Le5ion building. The following retiring officers for 1957- Alfred Halter, presi- Calvin Nebel vice oresi- The Benton Chamber of Commerce was organized on Jan. 22, 1957 The organization held monthly dinner meetings, alter-.. dent = John BoUin S er . treasurer, nating their meeting between the'" and Ward" Brasher, secretary, ap- ? Catholic school and the Methodist church. The average attend- the suuport of the rnem- of the community -which added to the success of the organization. ance wa s 42 out of a total mem- .-- ,.-- -- -- - - .^^ fighUng ^^ bership of 70. The organization joined the" The new officers solicit the con- Missoun Delta Development Cor- tinued support of its members oorauon of Dexter, for the our- and of the citizens of Benton. pose of obtaining some industrial enabling continued progress for development for Benton Success tbe organization and the commu- on this project hasn't been ob- m '-7- "gorges" of ice piled up as high tained but interest in further in- Membership dues for 1958 are as ^ee vestgation is still being studied, now due. Let's increase our Dunng the course of 1957 the membership to at least 80 this Benton Chamber o f Commerce year. New members are urged purchased the old grade school to attend the next regular meet- building from the Board of Edu- ing. March 10 at the Methodist S t weekend cation of Scott County Enlarged church.