May Chamber Mtg Highlights / by David Lawrence

Mineral County Chamber of Commerce highlights (minutes & treasurer's report attached)May 17, 7:00 p.m., St. Regis Community Center

--Jim Arney of Forest Biometrics spoke on economic growth opportunities for Mineral County, including the expansion of the Hiawatha Trail into Mineral County, called the Route of the Olympian, a tourist train between St. Regis & Spokane, and putting thousands of acres of forest back into local control.

--Superior Car Show, held June 1 & 2.

--Chamber Golf Tournament scheduled for August 25 at Trestle Golf Course.

--YELLOW PAGES Business Directory soliciting ads, the proposed cutoff date being November, the January 2013 the target print date.

--Sign near hospital: quote for $1977.50 was received, Town of Superior plans to contribute financially, lower-cost alternatives to a complete rebuild will be explored

--Letter of support for the Olympian Trail

--Candidate Forum had 8 candidates participating, community attendance was light

Next Meeting: June 21, 7:00 p.m. DeBorgia Schoolhouse, DeBorgia Exit off I-90, straight on Thompson-DeBorgia Rd Speaker: Sheila Wesselman, president, WestEnd ATV Association