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Childbirth Class
08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Medical Arts Building, 3rd Floor classroom.
Nevada Tiger Youth Basketball (HOOP SHOOT)
08:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Sponsored by the Elks, NMS Gym
Chilli & Soup Supper for Tessa Smith
5:00 PM
Come out and help raise money for Tessa Smith, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Will be serving chili, soup, desserts, and drinks. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for kids (12 & under).
A silent auction will be held for 6-8 PM. Donations can be dropped off at Shear Attitude ( 629 S. Main) M-F 8-5. For more info please contact Gina Kafer at 321-3155 or Shelly Baldwin at 321-0284
NRTC FFA Chapter Barnwarming
6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
An Evening of Music & Dance
8:00 PM
This event include performances by Cottey ensembles and music students, followed by a dance concert by the Cottey-In-Motion Dance Company. Center for the Arts, on Cottey campus.
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Nevada, MO

Cloudy, 58 F

     Cloudy. High: 61 Low: 54
     Thunderstorms. High: 58 Low: 34
     Partly Cloudy/Wind. High: 46 Low: 26
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Cottey College

Welcome to Nevada and Vernon County, Missouri

Nevada and Vernon County is home to many wonderful things and we have a very rich heritage.

Vernon County was designated as part of the Freedom's Frontier Region in 2006 by the United States Congress. 

What is a Bushwhacker you ask? Well, this area is known by many as the Bushwhacker Capital of the World!

Did you know that we have the only college in the nation owned by women, for women? Cottey College, established in 1894, is owned by the P.E.O. Sisterhood.



(Cottey Students at the Eiffel Tower)

Did you know that Nevada has TWO Colleges? Crowder College, Nevada Campus is here helping those who are seeking higher education, as well with an incredible course catalog and a fantastic RN Program.

Did you know that the Missouri Welding Institute located in Nevada produces some of the most highly skilled industry professionals in our great nation?

Nevada and Vernon County help to export from our region, over $3.4 billion dollars annually in Agriculture-based products.

Nevada is home to Camp Clark, National Guard Military Training Base.

Let us be your guide to the area businesses and attractions and you'll see why Nevada is an award-winning city. Step inside Vernon County and explore our wonderful community...many treasures await! 


Veterans Day Parade


Join the Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of'll be glad you did!

Chamber People, Events and Services

Our Mission:

The Nevada/Vernon County Area Chamber of Commerce is an ACTION organization.  We exist to serve our local businesses, community organizations, residents and visitors with information and services aimed at enhancing the quality of life in our town.  

We are proud to work for YOU!




         We connect people.                                                       

The Chamber is your first source for information about our area.  We are  proud to offer exceptional services to our members, area residents and out-of town-visitors.





When you become a member of Nevada Vernon County Chamber, it allows you access to the Missouri Chamber Benefits. 








Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce
225 W. Austin Blvd. Suite 200
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: 417-667-5300
Fax: 417-667-3492
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM
Executive Director: Jennifer Eaton
Office Manager: Megan Mason
Glenda Haller -14 years 
Iva Reed - 13 years