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Chamber Weekly Newsletter

May 22 to May 29, 2017

 

Mission of the Colville Chamber of Commerce:  Provide leadership to stimulate, promote and support economic vitality, tourism, communication, education and community pride in the greater Colville, Washington area.

 

Ladies and Gentlemen: 

Chamber “After Hours” will be at Fogle Pump & Supply on  May 25 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  at their new location at 2250 Hwy 395 N. Everyone is welcomed to join us at this event. Come see their new building and enjoy a beverage and snacks. 

A huge thank you to Diane Connelly, Debbie Garringer, Genny Young, Mert Graham and Karen Learn for filling up the flower planters on Main Street. The flowers  look great and the hanging baskets should be up by Tuesday this week. Thank you Colville Chamber for purchasing the flowers and thanks again for all your help ladies!! 

Chamber Meetings: 

Everyone is invited to attend Chamber meetings held on Tuesdays at noon at the Eagles Lodge on North Wynne Street.  It is a no-host lunch with a speaker or program for each meeting.  We try to publicize these meetings in advance so everyone can make plans to attend.  If you would like to make a presentation of interest to the community, call the Chamber office at 684-5973.  We want to thank Greg Knight for his presentation during last weeks’ Chamber luncheon meeting. 

May 23: Amanda Six with the Library. 

May 30: NO LUNCH 

June 6: Mark Allen with WA St DOT-Paving & Grinding of Main St. & Hwy 395 in Colville. All businesses should attend for information needed that might affect your business. 

June 13: Speaker needed. 

Calendar of Events:  Go to www.colville.com or Colville, WA on Facebook for more info. 

May 23: Colville City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend. 

May 24: Ribbon cutting ceremony for Pacific North West Hearing at 9:45 a.m. at the Colville Chamber office. Everyone is invited to attend. 

May 25: Chamber “After Hours” at Fogle Pump & Supply at their new location at 2250 Hwy 395 N. Everyone is welcomed to join us at this event. Come see their new building and enjoy a beverage and snacks. 

May 27:  Burdick's Night Club welcomes the Strange Hearts tour with 'Heart Avail', 'Larissa Vienna and the Strange' and local act 'All But Lost' show starts at 9pm $5 cover. 21+ w valid ID. 

May 31: Colville Library presents Self Publishing with KS Brooks at 6:00 p.m.

Multi-published, best-selling and award-winning author KS Brooks will explain the self-publishing process, how to avoid scams, and how to produce a quality book. With over 30 titles published via both self-publishing and traditional means, Ms. Brooks runs Indies Unlimited for authors. 

May 31:  Parkview Senior Living Special Guest Speakers, Assistant Att. General Julia McGann and Cheri Knox of the VFW. Topics of identity theft, elder fraud & senior veterans benefits. Free admission from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. open to the public. RSVP by May 25 at 684-5677 

June 2: PEO Annual Garage Sale from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran church, 295 E. Dominion. Fundraiser for Scholarships. 

June 10: Fishing Derby, free fishing derby for ages 15 and younger at Princess Pine 4-H Camp on Lake Thomas. Contact Shannon Rowley at 684-2588 or sgordon@wsu.edu.  

June 10:   Northern Ballet and Performing Arts school of Chewelah will be presenting its annual Dance Festival at the Colville High School auditorium on Saturday at 7:00 pm. Tickets at R.E. Lee Shoe Co. 

June 11: Eagles Auxiliary presents the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, showtimes are 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Tickets at North 40, Happy’s Gift Shop & KF Pharmacy. 

June 15: 4-H County Activity Day from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the NE WA Fairgrounds. Contact Shannon Rowley at 684-2588 or sgordon@wsu.edu.  

June 23:  The Northeast Washington Association of REALTORS® will be holding their 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Dominion Meadows.  Shotgun Start at 1pm, registration opens at 12pm.  Entry fee is $50 and covers green fees, dinner, and goodie bag.  Cart rental is $26 ($13 per person) call Dominion Meadows at 684-5508 to reserve yours.  There will be prizes, raffles, and a silent auction.  Proceeds will benefit local charities, service groups and philanthropic efforts.  For entry form contact Tammy Ringer at 509-680-1229 or visit www.newarealtors.com.  

June 24 & 25: Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club/Walleye Tournament. Rifle, Rod & Safe Raffle, tickets at Clark’s All-Sports, T.J.’s Tavern or call Doug Unzeitig at 509-738-6534.  

June 29: Chamber “After Hours” at Dominion Distillery located at 116 N Main St. Stop by to see the place and have a snack.

Save the Date:

*July 13-15- 5th Annual Area 36 Benefit for Shriner's Hospital for Children

*July 29-Dance Your Legs Off-Rave Up, Colville City Park Pavilion

*August 4-Movie Night at the Airport

*August 5-Fly-In at the Airport

*August 5- Blazing Saddles

*August 7-11- First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

*August 24, 25, 26-Chamber’s Downtown Sidewalk Sale

*August 26- Dance Your Legs Off-Rave Up, Colville City Pavilion 

Business Information: 

Colville Community Garden: This is an exciting year of collaboration with local community gardens. We are excited to be offering two classes this month at the Colville Community Garden. One class will be on the planting a pollinator garden, design a cormous garden and maybe even a small bit on integration of drip irrigation.  If you are interested in signing up for one of these classes please contact Adena Sabins, WSU Master Gardener Coordinator asabins@wsu.edu or (509)684-2588. Community members are invited to join in on the adventure and sign up for a plot this year. You can download a plot application from the Colville Community Garden website at http://colvillecommunitygarden.weebly.com/contact-us.html Plot prices are Large (20x20) - $40.00, Medium (10x20) - $20.00 and Raised Beds (4x6) - $10.00. If you have any questions you can email the garden board at colvillecommunitygarden@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook for our latest s at Colville Community Garden. Plots are limited so sign up now, we are expecting an exciting year at the garden and encourage individuals and businesses to join us in our endeavors. 

Colville Library: Join us this summer as we work our way through the Dewey Decimal system, with a special presentation each Monday at noon on a subject found in that week's highlighted Dewey range. A topical reading list will be available at each presentation.

June 5, noon  Dewey 101--000s--Publishing with Katie Leithead

June 12, noon  Dewey 101--100s--Psychology with Catherine Reimer

June 19, noon  Dewey 101--200s--Religion with Lance Rhoades

June 26, noon  Dewey 101--300s--Law with Sue Richart

July 3, noon  Dewey 101--400s--Foreign Language

July 10, noon  Dewey 101--500s--Science

July 17, noon  Dewey 101--600s--Forensic Science with Lorrie Sampson

July 24, noon  Dewey 101--700s--Music with Brent Purvis

July 31, noon  Dewey 101--800s--Public Speaking with Adena Sabins

August 7, noon  Dewey 101--900s--History with Jack Nisbet.  For more info contact 509-684-6620.  sarah@scrld.org 

Front Porch Farm: Last chance to sign up for the early CSA season! Get more information or sign up now at https://frontporchfarm.net/csa/ Meanwhile, you can find us at four farmers markets a week and at our store on Highway 395. We're picking: Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Chinese Cabbage, Collard Greens, Swiss Chard, Bok Choy, Romaine Lettuce, Red and Green Leaf Lettuce, Spinach, and Kale. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to see all that's growing! 

Meyers Falls Market:  Young Living Essential Oils May 27 12:00 2:00 p.m. & June 10 12:00-2:00 p.m.   Join us the 3rd Friday of every month. Ongoing Yoga classes in the Viniyoga style.  Mondays 5:30-7:00 pm, with Lisa Jekubik (RYT 500) of Blue Moon Yoga; classes located in Meyers Falls Market Community Room. Tribal Style Belly Dance, Mondays 10-11, contact Shaina at 509-680-6171. Drop-ins welcome (please call first to confirm space availability). Contact Lisa:  (509)690-1742 or lisa@bluemoonyoganw.com for more information. 

Parkview Senior Living: Parkview Senior Living is excited to be the local host this year for the National Senior Health & Fitness Day, May 31! Our Special Guest Speakers are: Assistant Attorney General Julia McGann & Cheri Knox of the VFW. They will speak on the topics of Identity Theft, Elder Fraud & Senior Veteran’s Benefits. This will be an informative and important day, please be sure to attend! The schedule is as follows: 1pm-2pm- Vendors & Healthy Snacks 2pm-3pm- Julia McGann - How to protect yourself against Senior Fraud & Identity Theft 3pm-4pm- Cheri Knox - Information on Senior Veteran’s Benefits 4pm-5pm- Poker Walk & Vendors- $45 gift certificate from Healthy Touch Massage for the best poker hand! This is open to the public, admission is free but the seating is limited. Please RSVP by May 25th 684-5677. Parkview is located at 240 S. Silke Rd.                                                  

Stevens County Ag Service Center is temporarily closed due to flooding and the tenants have relocated for a couple of months.

Stevens County Conservation District is now located in the Stevens County Courthouse Annex
260 S. Oak Street Colville, WA 99114 Mailing address remains the same, 232 Williams Lake Rd

Colville WA 99114, New Phone Number 509-684-7579 previous numbers are not working

Email remains the same SCCD@co.stevens.wa.us 

Stevens County Noxious Weed Board is now located in the Stevens County Courthouse Annex

260 S. Oak Street Colville, WA 99114, Same Phone Number 509-684-7590. 

Farm Service Agency is now located Colville National Forest Supervisors Office

765 South Main Street Colville, WA 99114, New Phone Number 509-429-9242  

Tri County Economic Development District (TEDD) wants your input! TEDD is preparing to the five-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Plan (for Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties). An important aspect of this plan is gathering community input to make sure everyone has their voice heard. Please take a moment to complete this brief survey. Your input is vital to the creation of this plan and greatly appreciated. If you would like to join the CEDS Committee or would like more information regarding this process please contact Kinsey Larsen at Klarsen@teddonline.com. 

WSU Extension: Business Owners Invited to Join Governor’s Career Development Summit May 31. Do you own a small or medium-sized business and want to hire young people to join your team? Maybe you’re a large employer and need skilled workers right now? You’re encouraged to attend the state’s first Summit on Career Connected Learning on May 31. Career connected learning can be anything from apprenticeships and internships to job shadows or business people visiting a local classroom. At the Summit, Governor Jay Inslee, along with business and education leaders will address next steps to provide more Washington young people work experience and real-world skills that can help your business thrive. Join us at one of over 25 regional sites across the state and meet with others in your local area to help young people prepare for key positions you need filled. We’ve made it easy for you to attend wherever you are in the state. The Career Connected Learning Summit will be simultaneously hosted in Redmond at the Microsoft headquarters and streamed live at regional sites, where smaller groups will discuss how to make positive changes at the local level. We are excited to host one of these sites in Colville. You will have an opportunity to provide input about career connected learning policy recommendations as well as to work with business and community leaders on how to make positive changes on career-related activities at the local level. The Summit is set for Wednesday, May 31. Regional sites will host the event from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register today! http://www.washingtonstem.org/GovernorsSummit 

If you have an event or activity of interest to our community, please email colvillecoc@colville.com.  Have an awesome week!

 

Debbie Garringer

Karen Learn

Colville Chamber of Commerce

986 South Main Street Suite B

Colville, WA   99114

509-684-5973

www.colville.com

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