Apr 23 2014

Customer Service Professional

The Trenton License Office is looking for a Customer Service Professional to fill a part time position. Proposed working hours will be 11:00am to 5:30pm, Monday thru Friday. Selected candidate needs to be able to pass a background check and have the following qualifications:

  • Proficient with PC computer
  • Excellent customer service skills (min 1 year experience preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced (sometimes high-stress) environment
  • Cash handling experience (min 1 year preferred)
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to accept change, sometimes quite often (state regulations, requirements, etc.)

Applications are available at the Chamber of Commerce and/or the License Office located at 617 Main St. in Trenton. Resumes are appreciated.

Apr 17 2014

Father-Daughter Dance

The Chamber is hosting a Father-Daughter dance on Friday, April 25th at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall. The event will begin at 6:00pm and continue until 8:00pm. Dave Burkeybile will be the DJ for this dance. There will be snacks available as well. Daddies, Granddaddies and Honor Daddies are encouraged to bring their little princesses out for an evening of dancing, food and fun! Tickets are available at the Chamber office. One father-daughter couple is $15. For each additional daughter, tickets are $5. A 4×6 photo is included with your ticket. For questions, you may contact the Chamber office at 660-359-4324.

Apr 11 2014

Missouri Day Vendors

Although the Missouri Day Festival is still six months away, it is never far away for us at the Chamber. We plan year-round for this event. We currently have all Food Concessions, Rock Barn and Courtyard (covered spaces) fully booked. There are still 12′x8′, 24′x8′ and 10′x10′ spaces available in the Pavilion area as well as 30×20 spaces in the Flea Market area. If you are interested in being a vendor, you can fill out an application here on our website and pay via PayPal, or print the application and mail it with your payment.

Apr 07 2014

Community Wide Garage Sales

To go along with Community Pride Week, the Chamber hosts a community wide garage sale day. This year, garage sales will be held on Saturday, April 26th beginning at 8am. To have your sale included in our advertisements, please submit your registration form to the Chamber of Commerce no later than Tuesday, April 15th at 4:30pm.

Apr 02 2014

New Email Addresses for Chamber

Please be sure to change the email addresses you have for the Chamber of Commerce in your contact lists. You can reach Debbie Carman at trentonchamber@att.net and Christy Farmer at trentonchamber2@att.net.

Mar 19 2014

Community Pride Week

The Chamber of Commerce hosts Community Pride Week each year toward the end of April. The dates this year are April 28th through May 3rd. The community is encouraged to clean up around their homes and neighborhoods during that week. Activities such as picking up trash, mowing lawns, picking weeds and planting flowers can be accomplished during this week.

Prior to Community Pride Week, the Chamber also hosts a Community Wide Garage Sale day. The Garage Sales will be held Saturday, April 26th. Most sales begin at 8am and continue throughout the day. Sales are held rain or shine. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

If you have any questions or want to know how you can get involved in either of these events, please contact the Chamber by phone at 660-359-4324 or by email.

Mar 19 2014

License Office News

Great News! If you know anyone in the Amish, Mennonite or German Baptist communities, be sure to let them know that our office is now able to process their IDs and/or driver licenses with no photo. They no longer have to drive several hours to have these items processed. As with all other customers, they need to bring with them proof of address (a bill with their name on it, bank statement, voter registration card or property tax receipt).

Feb 26 2014

News from the License Office

The Trenton License Office wishes to thank all of our patrons. We appreciate the nice comments we receive on a daily basis regarding our customer service.

We are pleased to announce that the Chamber has been awarded the contract for the License Bureau once again. The contract will run through May 2018.

The Department of Revenue (DOR) has decided to limit the number of motor vehicle workstations in license offices that do not process a minimum certain number of transactions. Since we are a smaller office, we fell below the minimum number. Therefore, the DOR will be disconnecting one of our motor vehicle stations as of the close of business on Friday, February 28th. This means we will be left with only one computer to process your motor vehicle transactions, which includes titling and licensing.

Please rest assured, in order to serve you better, the Chamber has ordered another computer and printer. However, this computer has to be built before it can be shipped. We expect to be without our second workstation for about two weeks and we ask that you exercise patience if you come in and we are busy. We will work as fast and as efficiently as we can to make sure you are in and out in a reasonable amount of time. Keep in mind that each transaction is different and there could be time-consuming issues for reasons beyond our control.

To help speed up your transaction for renewing your license plates, please read the little blue renewal card you receive (if you receive one) as it tells you each item you need to bring with you to renew your plates. For passenger vehicles (cars and light-weight trucks), the general rule for inspections is if the vehicle is more than five (5) years old, EVEN year vehicles require inspection every EVEN year, ODD year vehicles require inspection every ODD year. You will also need your current insurance card for the vehicle you are licensing, as well as the previous two years’ personal property tax receipts (the white copy).

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 660-359-4324 ext. 2.

Feb 06 2014

Chamber Annual Banquet March 7th

Be sure to reserve your seat for the 2014 annual banquet. This year’s theme is Luck of the Irish. Be sure to wear your green that evening. Banquet will be held March 7th at the National Guard Armory again this year. Cost is $30 per person.

Guest motivational speaker will be Dann Harris from Cainsville. There will also be a live auction throughout the evening. Dress code is semi-formal.

Reservations can be made via phone (660-359-4324), email, or online here. We hope to see you there!

Jan 30 2014

March Merchant Madness

March Merchant Madness tickets are available for a $20 donation to the Chamber. Participants have 31 chances to win some amazing gift certificates to local businesses EVERY DAY in MARCH. If the winner for that day chooses not to take the gift certificate to the business listed for that day, they can choose to take the cash value listed instead. For example, if ticket number 364 is drawn on March 16th, the holder of ticket 364 has the choice of a $300 gift certificate to Trenton Hardware OR $225 in cash.

Winners are selected by random drawing every day in March. Winners will be notified within 48 hours of drawing. There will be no substitutions; prizes awarded as listed. If ticket number drawn was not sold, no prize will be given that day.

You can contact the Chamber at 660-359-4324 for more details and to get your tickets purchased. You can purchase tickets from any board member or ambassador as well. Those names are listed on our home page. Best of luck to you! We hope you are a winner!

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