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Eureka Chamber Holiday Party a Festive Celebration
By Leslie Tupper, Secretary
Dec 5, 2003, 11:41

The Eureka Chamber 2003 Holiday Party was a festive celebration! 

Chamber President Greg Brown welcomed everyone in attendance.  Greg Brown recognized the newly elected Chamber Board of Directors, Pat Feder of Comprehensive Chiropractic, Angela Weeks of American Solutions for Business, Carlos Arnavat of WebiT USA and himself, Chief Greg Brown of Eureka Missouri Fire Department.  He also recognized former board member Marilyn Oberkramer of Jefferson Bank & Trust.

Greg Brown acknowledged the Eureka City and Aldermen in attendance; Mayor Kevin Coffey, City Administrator Craig Sabo, Alderman Bob Berry and Tim Jones.  Greg stated the Chamber's relationship in 2003 was the best to date and commended Director of Business Development Gary O'Grady for his outstanding performance and dedication in helping to strengthen this relationship.

Mayor Kevin Coffey

Eureka Mayor Kevin Coffey wished everyone a very Merry Christmas and said its been wonderful working with the Eureka Chamber and President Greg Brown in 2003.



Senator John Griesheimer (District 26) was introduced and wished everyone a Merry Christmas.  Senator Griesheimer stated he was working on getting Amtrak to stop in Eureka Missouri.

Senator John Griesheimer





Greg Brown welcomed new member Home Service Oil followed by introducing the Chamber committee chairs.  Framed certificates were awared to:  parade martial Bob Berry with Pioneer Bank, Rhonda Bracket for Rotary Club, Craig Sabo for Eureka Parks Board, Jan Long for Eureka Committee and Wednesday Club, Dennis Cummingham for West St Louis County Lions, Eureka Pacific Elks, Eureka Jaycees, VFW Post 5468, American Legion Post 177, Pat Feder for the Golf Committee.

President Brown, Vice President Feder and Director of Business Development Gary O'Grady presented a $2,500.00 check to Sherry Nauman of the Route 66 Senior Center.

left to right (Pat Feder, Gary O'Grady, Sherry Nauman & Greg Brown

Sherry Nauman said the money would go to replace a worn out and very needed truck.  "Every year, more and more seniors depend on meals and the help provided by the center. Thank you very much." - stated Sherry Nauman.

The rest of the evening was celebrated with holiday music by Russ Hilton of Wildman Productions, lots of tasty hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided by Mike Klenke of the Ramada Inn.

Happy Holidays to you from the Eureka Chamber of Commerce.  Thank you for your continued support.  We look forward to serving you in the New Year.

(additional photos from event)









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