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Clinton Chamber Announces 'After Hours' Events For Rest of 2012

Periodically through the course of the year, the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce gives it's member businesses an opportunity to host an event called "After Hours".

The Chamber has those scheduled for the remainder of the year. Executive Director at the Chamber, Marian Brisard explains an "After Hours" event is not just for the business or their employees, it is something for all members of the community to be a part of. Brisard says each event is different because it is up to the business to plan for.

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In the time leading up to the events, the Chamber will advertise the event in their window on the square and also on Clinton Cable Channel 13, however, they also encourage the business to invite their customers. Brisard says the more people show up to the events the better.

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An after hours event can be a quick drop in, say hello to friends or co-workers, or it can be an opportunity to network yourself or your business to other business owners. Brisard says you never know who you will run into at events such as these.

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The first "After Hours" takes place August 15 at La Tea Da Tearoom and Gift Shop. September  19, EMC Photography on the square will host an event. The DeWitt County Development Council will host on October 24. Grimsley's Flowers will host the event November 14, they are located on the square. And December 19, Brisard says those who come are in for a treat because the DeWitt County Museum will host the event during their Christmas time.

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