Lunch available at 11:40 am and the meeting begins at noon.  Program:  Jason Archer and Mike Heimericks, Missouri Department of Economic Development.
Ribbon Cuttings/Open Houses & more!

Monday, June 23 – Tyke Town Developmental Center – Join us for the groundbreaking ceremony for their new location on Marketplace Drive directly behind AutoZone in Troy at 3pm.

Tuesday, June 24 – Betty Hunter’s 85th Birthday Party, 4-7 pm, Woods Fort, Beer/Tea/Appetizers and music by Scott Laytham/Karl Holmes. Be sure to attend THE birthday party of the summer and help Betty celebrate 85!!

Monday, June 30 – Memory Lane Gifts & Engraving will be having a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new store. Located at 431 Main. Please join us at 1pm to welcome them to Downtown Troy!

Congratulations to Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance Agent, Sandy Turner for winning 4 passes to Raging Rivers WaterPark, courtesy of Westplex 100.7 The Viper! Do you like us on Facebook? Be sure to follow us and stay tuned for future contests!

Join us this summer at Troy City Park for FREE outdoor movies. The first movie of the summer kicks off on Saturday, June 21st at approximately 9pm. We will be featuring Disney’s new hit movie, Frozen. Additional movie dates include July 19th and Toyota-Bodine Aluminum presents a double feature on August 16th. Free outdoor movies are shown on the soccer field next to the duck pond in Troy Fairgrounds Park, South Lincoln Drive/Monroe Street.
Applications are available beginning June 10 for Leadership Troy 2014.  Limited to 15 participants, the Chambers professional development program is designed to provide participants with working knowledge in the areas of government, education, industrial/economic development, health care, quality of life, education, civic/leisure and more.  Tuition is $175.00 and includes five sessions locally, a ticket to the 2015 Chamber Awards & Installation Banquet, participation in the February 2015 legislative trip to Jefferson City, transportation and meals during all sessions.  Contact Kerry at 636-462-8769 or today for more information.
Enjoy networking with other members and more on Friday, July 11 when the Chamber staffs the admission gate at the Lincoln County Fair!  Let us know if you’d like to work 5 pm – 7:30 pm or 7:30 pm – 10 pm.  Space is limited!

On August 5, Missouri voters will decide on Constitutional Amendment 7, a ballot measure to temporarily raise Missouri’s sales tax by ¾ of a cent. All proceeds from the tax would go toward needed transportation improvements across the state. The amendment’s provisions include the creation of a project list prior to the election so Missourians can see what their tax dollars would fund.The public is invited to attend the meetings at any time during the advertised hours to speak to regional planning partners and MoDOT representatives. No formal presentations will be made. There are multiple open house meetings scheduled in each region of the state. The entire public meeting schedule, the draft transportation improvement list, and an online comment form are available at Paula Gough, MoDOT Northeast District Engineer, prepared a short video outlining Amendment 7.


Please join us for the 54th Annual Lincoln County Fair parade through Downtown Troy. This annual event draws thousands of people to the community to kick off the week-long fair. Sunday, July 6th – 5 pm. Route: The route will be East on West College to Main, South on Main to Monroe, East on Monroe to Troy City Park. A map will appear in the Lincoln County Journal and on and Its FREE to enter, including the judged floats. Judged floats also get a chance to win Cash Prizes and Ribbons. General Parade Questions call(314)540-0088. Judged Float Questions call (636)462-8769

Did you know?  If you are a Missouri LLC, farm operation or sole proprietorship you can give money to the Salvation Army through the Neighborhood Asst. Program (NAP) and come out smelling like a rose! A $5,000 cash contribution provides tax credits and the net cost of the gift to you is only $800. To learn more contact The Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor at 636-426-2170 or the Salvation Army at 314-646-3140.

State Farm Insurance – Ron Mills is currently seeking a Customer Service/Sales Representative. Successful candidates must possess the following: excellent customer service skills, willingness to learn the insurance industry/obtain appropriate licensing, handle conflict resolution, maintain customer records, handle collections, be comfortable promoting State Farm’s line of products/services and the ability to multi-task in a team environment. Submit resumes for consideration to State Farm Insurance – Ron Mills, PO Box 190, Troy, MO 63379. Salary dependent on experience and qualifications.

Open House dates for the Old Jail site are July 12, August 9, September 6 and October 4. These are all on Saturday afternoons from 1-3pm Visiting the Old Jail at other times can be made by calling 636-528-7562 or leaving a message at Hechler Hardware for Judy at 636-528-8813.
World League Wrestling returns to the Race Wrestling Arena June 28th! The Harley Race Invitational Tournament will start, and the main event will feature Dustin Bozworth going after the WLW Heavyweight Champion, Leland Race! Get your tickets at the WLW Offices and Ultimate Fitness Plus! Tickets to all events are $10.00, kids 5 & under get in free. We are pleased to say that ALL of our wrestling events are family-friendly! If you have any questions, please call 573-392-4100 or email World League Wrestling, 198 Cherry Blossom Way, Troy, MO 63379. Call 573-392-4100 or visit for more information.
Troy Lion’s Club Funnel Cake Sales. #1 the Plaza, Troy MO (Ponderosa Parking Lot). $4 for an 8″ funnel cake. Additional Dates Include: August 9th and September 20th.
Are you a restaurant that could use some new customers? Does “back to school shopping” lighten your lunch crowd? Boost your lunch hour the week that school starts by directly marketing to the LARGEST employer in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County R-III School District employs approximately 850 faculty and staff. The days leading up to the  first day of school (AUGUST 14) employees “lunch on their own.” Make sure these employees come to your establishment for lunch by luring them in with an EXCLUSIVE offer. Community Relations Specialist April Bryant will compile a list of exclusive offers created by local establishments and get YOUR offer in the hands of all 850 employees! Get creative! The offer is up to you! Do you want to have a special on breakfast, dinner or lunch? Is it a percentage off with school id or is it an R3 Meal Special on a specific day? Contact April Bryant at 636-462-6098 extension 2 for more details. The deadline to participate is August 1, 2014.

Is the summer heat making you dread the idea of exercise? Grab a friend and come to the new JB Fitness WATER WORKOUTS. When: Wednesdays/Fridays 8:00 am. Where: Troy Pool Association (by Flynn Drilling). Cost: Free for members, $150 for non-members, 20 classes (*this price will be prorated for late starters). Childcare:Usually available. For specific childcare info or information regarding swim lessons and pool membership, contact Natalie Cook, 314-306-6460. To reserve your space email A great way to get a cardiovascular workout as well as toning and core work. Get cool in the pool! Summer Water Workout schedule by week: June 11 & 13, June 18 & 20, July 9 & 11, July 16 & 18, July 2, July 23, July 30 & Aug 1, Aug 6 & 8, Aug 13 & 15, Aug 20 & 22, Aug 27 & 29. You’re just one workout away from a good mood! Jennifer Bishop RN, CPT – ACSM, AFAA. JB Fitness, Personal Training and Consulting Services, LLC. Call 636-290-8545 for more information.In a recent news article on Channel 4 KMOV regarding an individual who did not have prescription drug coverage, they found that the cost of many prescription  drugs was significantly cheaper at independent pharmacies, in particular a Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy. On one drug alone, the savings was around $200.00. Yes you read that right. $200.00. If you or any of your employees do not have prescription drug coverage, or just want to find out if there are any lower cost alternatives, or are just tired of long waits and impersonal service, try out the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in Troy. Call us at636-462-7005 and we will be happy to help you save time and/or money.OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

Gateway City Summer National Tractor Pull with the NATPA, National Antique Tractor Pull Assoc. Saturday, June 21, 2014. Located at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Troy, Missouri. Drivers Meeting: 8:30am
Start: 9:00am. Includes Pulling Divisions I, II, IIT, III, IV and V. All weight Classes and Two Tracks/Two Sleds. All NATPA Rules Apply. Friday, June 20: Registration & Tractor Teching ~ Friday Afternoon. Puller Hospitality immediately following. Non-NATPA Members Welcome!
$30.00 hook fee. For more information contact Carl Davis at 314-581-9458 or John Mcquoid at 636-358-9180.
Lincoln County Emergency Management and Floodplain Administration Cordially Invite you to attend “Flood Smart 2014”. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 9am-Noon at the Lincoln County Courthouse, 2nd Floor up stairs courtroom. 201 Main St, Troy, MO 63379. Join us and learn how the newly adopted County Floodplain ordinance may affect how you do business with Lincoln County Floodplain properties. How will these changes affect Flood Insurance? All Professionals in Insurance, Real Estate, Engineering, Surveying, Construction, finance and Titles are all urged to attend. Email you RSVP before June 13, 2014 to or call 636-528-6182.
The City of Troy in Partnership with Midwest Recycling Center offer Electronic Recycling Event, Saturday, June 28, 2014 – 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. (rain or shine).  Drop off at Clonts Field Hwy 47 and Main Street, Troy, MO 63379.  See website for flyer details
Journey Church 1st Annual Charity Car Show. Located at 421 John Deere Dr., Moscow Mills, MO. June 28, 2014. Registration at 7am, Show starts at 9am. Kids FREE face painting & bounce house. Fresh Food & Cold Drinks will be available. Sponsored by: It May Be Shocking Epilepsy Awareness. For more information contact on FB at “IT May Be Shocking” or call 636-290-8472 or call 636-290-8472
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