2015 Chuckwagon Races

2015 Chuckwagon Races

National Championship Chuckwagon Races August 29th – September 6th, 2015 Adults: $30/day Saturday-Saturday; $20/day Sunday Children: Half Price Admission Each year, an estimated 20,000 people are on hand to watch the excitement of chuckwagon racing, bronc fanning, and the Snowy River Race. The Races are held Friday through Sunday every Labor Day weekend at the ...

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Family Movie Nights

Family Movie Nights

Free Movie/Fire Safety Night - Every Friday in August Sponsored by the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Join us at Archey Fork Park (behind Subway) at dark. Everyone is welcome and concession stand will be open. Enjoy a movie with the kids and learn valuable fire safety tips that might save a life. ...

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Aerial Video

Aerial Video

Ever wonder what a bird's eye view of Greers Ferry Lake and shoreline would look like? Watch this stunning aerial footage courtesy of Cabins on the Cove Ozarks in Choctaw. Trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch it on YouTube Planning your next visit to the Lake? Check out these helpful ...

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Phase II River Restoration Complete

Phase II River Restoration Complete

Thursday, June 11, 2015: Clinton mayor Richard McCormac joined representatives from The Nature Conservancy, SWN, and other groups instrumental in completing the second phase of restoration of the Archey Fork of the Little Red River. The dedication ceremony included a tour of the improved shoreline and the newly opened trail ...

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2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake area guide The Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Tourism Association publishes an annual guide covering the 4-county area surrounding the Lake. The newest edition features nearly 80 pages of stunning photography showcasing the region’s natural attractions and local businesses & events, with special additions like an ...

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Little Red River

Little Red River

This stretch of Little Red River – South Fork in Van Buren County is 26.5 miles long and has been rated as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you’ll find lots of paddling places. The Little ...

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Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake is located 65 miles north of Little Rock between Clinton and Heber Springs in the north central section of the state. It is accessible via U.S. Highway 65 and State Highway 5. Heber Springs, Clinton and other small communities around the lake offer lodging. Resorts, bed and breakfast, ...

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Chamber Newsletter / Previous page

I want to take a moment to wish everyone a happy & prosperous 2015! I also want to say thank you for your continued support of the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce. We had thirty additional members sign up in 2014, which does reflect the fact that the Clinton area is growing and that’s very exciting! I also know there are more plans in the works to continue this growth pattern, so stay tuned!

This past year has certainly been a learning experience for me as the new Executive Director, and I do appreciate all the support, suggestions, and help I’ve received from everyone! Looking forward to another exciting & eventful 2015! HAPPY NEW YEAR

December 30 – 31st Guns for Grub For every new or used firearm sold in December, Pistole Gun & Pawn will donate $5 to the Choctaw Food Bank & the VBC Food for Life programs. Last year they sold 62 firearms, the goal this year is 100 guns sold. For details on this program contact Jeff Pistole at 501-745-7296.

RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE FOR FISH COVER
Christmas trees don’t have to go to the trash after Christmas. After the holidays, complete your gift giving by donating your tree to the fish in Greers Ferry Lake. You can drop off your live trees at these locations until Jan. 16: Sandy Beach boat ramp in the Heber Springs area, Devils Fork Park new high-water boat ramp in the Greers Ferry/Fairfield Bay area, or Choctaw Park boat ramp in the Clinton area. Take advantage of this opportunity to improve fish habitat and provide better sport fishing opportunities at our lake. Volunteers are welcome to help drop the trees into the lake. For more information, call Park Ranger Jason Presley at the Greers Ferry Project Office 501-340-1905.

January 12th the Dirty Farmers Community Market announced they will begin a silent auction, featuring a variety of items including handmade & some NFL fan items. The final day to place your bid will be on Saturday, January 31st at their NFL Superbowl get together. Winners for each item will be announced at noon that day. All proceeds from this silent auction go to the market for some much needed upgrades. The market is open five days a week Monday – Friday, 9 – 4, located at 364 Main Street in downtown Clinton. For more information call Jackie Sikes 501-253-4716.

FYI:

Holiday Hours for the Chamber Office – The Chamber office will be closed January 1 – 4th for the holiday; however I will be checking email & messages during this time.

Chamber Membership Directory – Please send in your membership renewals ASAP so you or your business will be included. Also, please let the office know about any changes in your listings or contact information, so we have the latest information to represent your business. And, yes there’s still time to place ads just e-mail us or call 501-745-6500.

Trish Childers, Executive Director

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