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Chamber Weekly Newsletter

September 17 to September 24, 2018 

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 will be putting an order in for the 2019 Flower Baskets we hang on Main street. The Chamber is offering to order extra plants for Chamber Members to purchase.They are 16” Custom Flower Baskets filled with 7 different colors of petunias. Price is $66.00 each. We are pre-selling these and will need payment at the time of ordering, If you would like to purchase one or more of these beautiful baskets, contact the chamber office at 509-684-5973 by September 24th, 2018, or email me at manager@colville.com.

**REMINDER TO ALL CHAMBER MEMBERS

Ribbon cutting for Joseph Nixon with 365 Lawn Care is on September 20th @ 9:15 down at the Colville Chamber Office, 986 S Main St.

Davis Towing is scheduled for September 20th 10:00am at 645 N Lincoln, Colville

Everyone is encouraged to attend the ribbon cuttings and welcome our new members.

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.

Chamber would like to thank Trina Cox for her informative presentation during last weeks’ Chamber luncheon meeting.  

NEXT SPEAKERS

Sept. 18: Dorothea Pritchett. Rural Resources Community Outreach Program

Sept. 25: Tim Gray, Stevens County Auditor, running for re-election

Oct. 2:  John Olson, Stevens County Assessor, running for re-election

Oct. 9: NO LUNCH MEETING

Oct. 11:  Leslie Valz, Stevens County Treasurer, running for re-election

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

September 18: Monumental Chiropractic is going to be having an event on September 18th

They are having their first Spine and Wine night!  Come in and join them for wine and hors d' oeuvres.  Schedule an appointment, stop by to say hi, or check out the office for the first time!  Everyone is welcome! 3pm - 6pm located at 1175 S Main, Suite B, Colville.

September 18: FREE SHRED DAY at Banner Banks, Kettle Falls Branch 365 W Third from: 8:30am – 10am; Colville Branch 621 S Main from: 11am – 12:30pm; Chewelah Branch S 106 2nd Street from: 1:30pm – 3pm, for more information call Banner Bank 509-684-5017 (Colville Branch)

September 18: Networking Breakfast, at 7:30am, Parkview Senior Living 240 S Silke Rd, Colville, for more information call Lori Sage 509-684-5677 or email lsage@artegan.com 

September 19:  Spokane Community College’s Fall Quarter Begins

September 19: WSU Extension Office, 986 S. Main St. Suite D, Colville, (down by Do It Center),

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits, a workshop designed to give your board and staff the tools and confidence they need to develop a strong plan in organization. Register now at www.washingtonnonprofits.org cost is $20 for WA Nonprofits Members, $30 for Non-members, cost should not be a barrier to participate, contact learning@washingtonnonpropfits.org For more information.

September 21: Parkview Senior Living, Country Fair and Chili Cook-Off, Join Parkview Senior Living for fun country fair and chili cook-off. Enjoy food, music, exhibits and contests. For more information contact Lori Sage 509-684-5677.

September 22; Colville Pour House, presents: Chipped and Broken, performing from 7pm to 9pm, come on down and enjoy a beverage, food and listen to some great music.

September 22: 4-H Open House, from 10am to 2pm Our second annual 4-H Open House  at the Ag Trade Center on the NE WA Fairgrounds. This will be a chance for the public to learn about 4-H and to get involved as either a member or a leader. All clubs are asked to host a booth about their club and/or projects. Please email Shannon at sgordon@wsu.edu to reserve your space.

September 23-25: 2018 National Women’s Business Conference, at the Spokane Convention Center and The Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. For more info visit: www.nawbo.org

September 26: Colville Library, at 6 pm: The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us About History, Culture, Love and Memory. Discover strange stories of food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful that no one dares throw it away in this Humanities Washington program.

September 27: HUB Community Senior Center Presents: Rod Fogle of Fogle Pump will be sharing The Story of the Cross on Colville Mountain. Come down to the HUB, a light meal will be served for early arrivals beginning at 5:30 pm with the meeting beginning at 6:30pm.  Full Gospel provides spiritual Fellowship in a non-church setting. For more information on this meeting contact Stewart Kent at 509-684-6144 or email stewartkent@gmail.com 

September 27:  Chamber After Hours from 5pm-6:30pm at Re-Imagined Home, 108 S. Main St., Colville, with our Hostess Stacy Hastings. Join us for snacks, beverages and networking with other business owners and community members. Everyone is welcome to attend.


October 1st: Keller House Museum, closes for the season, visits are available by appointment. Research volunteers still in on Wednesdays except for over the Holidays.

October 3: RIBBON CUTTING for the Take Back Your Medicine Kiosk at Providence Mount Carmel. The ribbon cutting is scheduled for October 3rd at 10 am. Ribbon cutting will take place in the main lobby by the Take Back Your Medicine kiosk that is located across from the gift shop near the elevator. The kiosk has been installed and is ready to use, so if you or anyone you know would like to drop off unused medication this is where to dispose of it.

October 5-7: Forget Me Not presents their Fall 2018 Scrapbook & Crafters Retreat, bring all your own scrapbook and crafting supplies to complete your own projects, WE supply all your meals, snacks and beverages as well as your own 6’ workspace. Come and go as you please register by August 31, 2018

October 6-7: Fall Fuzzy Fun Horse Show Summit Spirits 4-H, is hosting the Fall Fuzzy  at the NE WA Fairgrounds. In addition to English and Western classes there are also in hand classes and many fun game classes including a costume class. Fall Fuzzy Horse Show registration is due October 1. Cost is $5 per class or $50 a day. There is a special rate of $80 if you register for both days. Day of show entries accepted for a $20.00 post entry fee. You do not have to be a member of 4-H to participate. If you have any questions you can reach out to the show secretary Debbie Harbin at 509.690.0664.

October 12: Colville Pour House,  Boyd’s Fire Fundraiser starts at 12pm (noon), Music, silent auctions, raffle drawings. Come on down and join in all the fun activities and enjoy awesome music all while helping raise funds for families affected by this devastating fire. 

October 17: Colville Public Library,  at 6 pm: Washington State Book Award winner Bruce Holbert. A signing will follow. 

October 22: Colville Public Library, at 3:30 pm: Lady Long Rider will share her adventures from crossing the country on horseback.

October 25: Chamber After Hours, from 5:30 to 7:00, at Forget Me Not, everyone is welcome to attend and meet and socialize with other community members.   

October 26: Kiddie & Pet Parade, line up at the Fire station on 1st Ave. parade begins at 4:30, stay and enjoy all the kid friendly fun activities and prizes in Heritage Court after the parade, from 5:30 to 7:30. 

October 26; Moonlight Madness begins at 7pm and runs until 10pm, shop for special deals and enter to win a prize. Each participating store has donated a prize for the drawing, store entries at each participating

October 27: Burdick’s Nightclub, 5th Annual Halloween Party, begins at 9pm, dress in your favorite costume and have a freakishly good time.

November 3: Parkview Senior Living, Craft Fair, located at 240 S Silke Road,  sell your homemade goods, clothing, crafts, jewelry, and much more at a booth, call Lori or Jacque for more information on having a booth at 509-684-5677.

November 16: Parkview Senior Living, White Elephant Auction, stats at 1pm, refreshments served and all proceeds from the auction go directly to the Residents Fund, accepting donations now, NO CLOTHING Items, for more information please call Lori or Jacque at 509-684-5677.

November 17: Burdick’s Nightclub,  presents, Overtime-United we stand tour, live in Colville, with special guests Austin Martin and Sam Shoemaker, starts @ 9pm

November 17: Christmas Tree Extravaganza begins, trees will be set up and displayed at Saundra’s Furniture, tickets are $1.00 each, come on down and pick your favorite tree, buy a ticket and put it in the appropriate box associated with that tree, on December 8th the winners of the tree and everything under it will be drawn and called that evening. GOOD LUCK


Save the Date


November 6-North 40, Girls Night, Special Promotions and store is open until 8pm

November 20-HUB, show your team colors, Raffle

November 23- Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24-North 40, Kids Event, to be announced

November 24- Small Business Saturday, Support Local Business

November 29-AFTER HOURS @Saundra’s Furniture & Design, 5:00-6:30

November 30th & December 1st-Junk Drunk Holiday Shopping Market.

November 30 & December 1& 2—Keller House Museum Magic of Christmas Tour

December 8- Chamber Christmas Gala/Drawing of Christmas Tree Winners

December 20-Men Night, Special Promotions and store is open until 8pm

December 27-NO CHAMBER AFTER HOURS, Merry Christmas Happy New Year 

Business Information:

City of Colville:  In 2017 during tree removal in Yep Kanum Park, seven tree stumps were retained for potential art-in-the-park.  At the end of this September, the Vinson Fund is sponsoring the chainsaw-carving of two of the 7-foot-tall tree stumps by Steven Higgins, originally from Northport, WA.  His award-winning work is recognized nationally, and abroad in Japan and Germany.  In 2017 he won first place at the US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship in Wisconsin.  Stay-tuned for the date and come watch an artist in action.

Colville Library: Library Happenings for FALL:

Storytime: Thursdays @ 10:30

Baby Storytime: Fridays @ 11:00

Kids Craft Club: First Tuesday of the Month @ 4:30

Knit Night: Third Tuesday of the Month @ 4:00

Tween Book & Cook Club: Last Thursday of the Month @ 4:30

Breakout Box: 1st  & 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ 3:30 (None in August, Resuming in September)

Lorax Club: First Friday of the Month @ 4:00 (Beginning September)

Creepers & Curiosities: October 26 @ 4:00

Table Centerpiece Family Craft: November 15 @ 4:30 

Colville Liquor:   September Specials: Pinnacle 50 Ml shots .79 cent each

Sale:.Lagavulin 8 yrs Scotch $ 29.99.  ( at total wine & more $ 67.99 ) 

Colville National Forest Reducing Fire Restrictions: As rain and cooler temperatures move into the area, fire managers are reducing fire restrictions and firewood cutting restrictions that have been in place since July 17. 2017. Fire restrictions will be reduced effective Friday August 31,. 2018

Campfires are allowed in designated campgrounds only and firewood cutting with a chainsaw is restricted after 1:00pm. For more information please visit: www.dnr.wa.gov/ifpl 

Colville Senior Community Center: The first Tuesday of the month we have a birthday celebration with cake provided by Pinewood Nursing and Rehab.  Lunches are served on Tuesdays and Thursday at noon for $6.00.  Reservations are required.  The second Thursday of every month we sponsor Sew Fun where all quilters, crafters and hand sewing gather to share conversation and good company while they work on their projects.  Card games are every Tuesday 9-12 and Board games are every Thursday 9-12.  For more fun activities and lunch information call 509-675-1479 or email: ccscthehub@gmail.com

Grocery Outlet: Free Wine Tasting, on the first and third Friday of each month from 4-6 pm. You can follow them on Facebook and it will be posted there also.

Farmer’s Market: The Farmers Market will be open from 9-1, every Wednesday and Saturday until the end of October!  Our area is blessed with many wonderful farmers and crafters.  Come by to find amazing local products and visit with terrific people. Located under the clock tower at Main St. and Astor Ave., the market features farmers and crafters from our tri-county area.   Free kids activities run every Saturday through September! 

Fraternal Order of Eagles, AERIE #2797: Aerie meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7pm; Auxiliary meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 7pm; Poker on Monday and Thursday at 5:30pm and Sunday at 1:30pm; BINGO on Wednesday at 5:30pm; All the Friday night happenings with Paddle Wheel on the 2nd and 4th Fridays.

Front PorchFarm: We're picking Corn, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Cabbage, Onions, Potatoes, Carrots, and much more! We have Honeycrisp and Gala Apples, Bartlett and Cascade Pears, Pluots, and Plums! Stop by our store under the windmill on Highway 395 Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You'll find grass fed beef, local honey, free range chickens, and farm fresh eggs, too. We're at the Northeast Washington Farmers Market Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Chewelah Farmers Market on Friday, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (check out our full farmers market schedule, including the Fairwood Farmers Market in Spokane). Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see all we're growing 

Meyers Falls Market:

OngoingYoga classes with Michelle Hancock, One River Yoga: Thursdays, 5:30-7:00 pm.  Drop-ins welcome (please call first to confirm space availability); bring a yoga mat.  Located in the Community Room at Meyers Falls Market.  Visit www.oneriveryoga.com for more information, or contact Michelle at (509)732-6272. Beginners Belly Dance with Tribe Zenith: Tuesdays, 2:15-3:45pm. Located in Meyers Falls Market Community Room.  Contact:  Shaina Emra (509) 680-6171 or Zenithofgypsymoonstudios@gmail.com  

NPOV Lions Club:  Railriders, enjoy pedaling a four-seated railrider along the North Pend Oreille River. Oct. 5-7 & 12-14.  For more informationGo to www.lionrailriders.com or call 844-724-5743 M-F.

Parkview Senior Living: Saturday November 3rd we are having a Craft Fair 8:00 am – 3:00pm, if interested in having a free both to sell your crafts, call Lori or Jacque for details, 509-684-5677

Parkview Annual Auction Friday, November 16th @ 1:00pm.  All proceeds benefits residents fund and if interested in donating an items for the auction (no clothes) please contact, Lori or Jacque, 509-684-5677.

TEDD Gallery: The walls of Gallery TEDD have come alive with the spirit of the American West. The vast plains and the wildlife and drama to be found there have been captured in oil by current featured artist, John Peterson of Colville, WA. His epic, large-scale works are now on display at Tri County Economic Development District until the end of October. The public is welcome to visit Gallery TEDD during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, 986 S. Main, Suite A, in Colville.

Westside Pizza: $10 Pizza coupons available now through September 30, 2018, 1 Large 2 Topping Carry-Out Only Pizza, good at all 3 Westside Pizza Locations, in Colville, Kettle Falls and Chewelah. $1.00 of each coupon sold goes to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team Patty. 

WSU Stevens County Extension, located at 986 S. Main in Colville, has the following coming up:

Plant Clinics:  have resumed and occur every Tues from 2:30pm-4:30pm through September. If you are having plant or insect issues bring your sample to the WSU Extension office in from 8am-4:30pm M-F closed 12pm-1pm for lunch. Thompson at 509.684.2588 or by email: asabins@wsu.edu.

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

Karen Learn

Judi S. Weaver

Colville Chamber of Commerce

986 South Main Street Suite B

Colville, WA   99114

509-684-5973

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