Annual Events

The Chamber sponsors several events throughout the year. To find out more about these events, select one from the drop-down menu above or scroll down to find the event you’re interested in.

Annual Banquet

According to our By-Laws, we are required to have an annual meeting each year within the first quarter of the year. This meeting includes a dinner and entertainment of some kind. 2012 marked the Chamber’s 100th anniversary and we celebrated it well! We had a very inspirational speaker, great food, anniversary cake, door prizes and …

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March Merchant Madness

March Merchant Madness is a new event added this year (2013). This is one way the Chamber can give back to the community and to our member businesses by offering gift certificates/cards to their businesses as prizes. Every day in the month of March, a winner’s ticket number will be drawn by random numbers. That …

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Community Pride

Community Pride is a week set aside each Spring to clean up our community. The event is held the last week of April each year and we encourage community members to pitch in to help clean up all areas of Trenton by picking up trash and disposing of all trash in the proper manner. A …

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Food Drive

The Chamber has had a food drive since 2011. The donations collected go to our local Grundy County Food Pantry. We believe that having the drive in the summer helps fill in where the pantry may be lacking, as most donations are received around Thanksgiving and Christmas time. Chamber Ambassadors and Board Members are all …

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Golf Ball Drop

The Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Riverside Country Club again this year to offer area residents and visitors an opportunity to win some great prizes by purchasing a golf ball (or several)! Tickets are now available. Entry fee is $10 per ball. No limit on the amount of balls purchased. Grand Prize: 2008 …

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Jailbreak Poker Run

Poker Run

The Chamber hosts a “Jailbreak” Poker Run each year in late summer. Many folks come out to enjoy a motorcycle ride through northern Missouri while collecting a poker hand at designated stops along the route. At the end of the route, there is usually a catered meal and door prizes. Of course, if your poker …

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Trick-or-Treat Night

Each year, the Chamber Ambassadors host a Trick-or-Treat night at the Historical Rock Barn on the last Monday night in October. This gives the area children a safe place to go for collecting candy and other goodies. Tables are set up inside the Rock Barn and are sponsored by local businesses, who also provide the …

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Radio Auction

One of the Chamber fundraisers is the annual Radio Auction. This event is held the first part of December each year. KTTN FM 92.3 is kind enough to allow us to hold our radio auction using their station. This is a wonderful opportunity for folks to do a little Christmas shopping and find some really …

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Travel Abroad

For the year 2015, the Chamber of Commerce is offering the community an opportunity to travel to Ireland. Interested persons can contact the Chamber for an informational brochure. Those who take part in this trip, Irish Splendor, will get to visit Dublin, Guinness Storehouse, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, Cliffs of Moher, Dromoland Castle and …

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