The Corning Beatification Committee is sponsoring an outdoor fall display competition. There will be two categories: First category is for homeowners. Decorate your yard with a fall display. Second category is for businesses. Decorate the front of your business. (Schools can also enter if they wish) This contest will begin Friday, October 2, 2015, and

2015 Parade Winners

Monday, 03 August 2015 by

The 2015 Parade Float winners were announced today at the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. The winners were: Best Decorated – Sara House Most Colorful – Corning All-Stars Most Original – First General Baptist Most Commercial – McNabb’s Lawn Care Best Float in Parade – First National Bank Judges Award – Dare Photo

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The monthly chamber meeting will be held Monday, August 3, 2015, in the Parkview Restaurant. Dr. Edward Salo, ASU’s Historic Preservationist and Assistant Professor of History, will be the guest speaker. The meeting will begin at 12:00 noon. We hope you will join us! Everyone is welcome to attend. Dr. Salo recived his Doctor of


Black River Technical College will be offering a Child Development Associate program for the fall semester.

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Linden Massey was the winner of the 2015 F-150 Truck. The Truck is provided by Red Taylor Ford as the grand prize for the Corning 4th of July Homecoming Celebration. Pictured is Truck Chairman Rhonda Sollis and winner Linden Massey. Photo courtesy of Clay County Courier.

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In partnership with the Corning Public Library is proud to offer FREE online AR driver’s test prepartion.  Go to:   to find practice permit tests, driver’s manuals for car, motorcycle and cdl licenses (IF YOU WANT TO PRINT THE MANUALS THERE IS A CHARGE OF $50.00 DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF PAGES IN THE MANUAL), Great for teens preparing

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Christmas in July Fundraiser

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 by
Beautification Committee Flyer 2015

The Corning Beautification Committee is having a fundraiser to purchase NEW Christmas decorations for the utility poles.  We are wanting to purchase snowflakes.  We decided on snowflakes because IF they can’t be taken down right away due to bad/cold weather, they will at least have the theme of winter. Each snowflake will cost approximately $550-$600


The 2015 Miss Independence Pageant will be held July 4th at Wynne Park Stage at the following times: Ages 7-9 – 1pm, attire is Sunday Best Ages 10-13 – 3pm, attire is Formal Dress Ages 14-18 – 6pm, attire is Formal Dress The pageant for all other ages will be held June 27th: 0-11 Months:

4th of July Parade

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 by
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The 4th of July Homecoming Parade will begin at 9 am on Second Street in Downtown Corning and will end at Wynn Park. Hope everyone makes plans to join us!

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4th of July Tee Shirts

Monday, 08 June 2015 by
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4th of July Homecoming t-shirts have arrived!! We have white and gray in sizes X-small Youth to Adult 4X. We also have white onesies and Toddler sizes 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6. We also have Hats, v-necks and sleeveless t-shirts. Stop by the Chamber office to purchase one! Don’t forget to purchase a truck

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