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Chamber Weekly Newsletter
March 11, 2019 to March 18, 2019

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:

Welcome our Newest Chamber Member: Financial Management, Inc. Independent Financial Planning & Wealth Management. Located 486 S Oak St, Colville, WA 99114 – Offering Small Business 401K Plans – Please call Drew Schaefer for more information: 509-684-9600

It’s almost spring and time for the Home & Garden Show on March 15 & 16. The Home & Garden Show is a marketing tool that delivers a focused audience to your business or services you provide. We expect over a 1,000 visitors. We will have 7 grand prizes for the Home & Garden Show this year. The Grand Prize sponsors & prizes are Merle Door & Window: $250 in store Gift Cert., Country Store: Wind chime & Glass birdbath, North 40 Outfitters: Wheelbarrow, Horizon Credit Union: $100 Gift Cert, Farmers Insur/Davis Agency: Garden wagon filled with outdoor fun stuff, Fogle Pump & Supply: Reverse Osmosis System and Access Development: Free delivery on materials plus 10% off materials.

A huge thank you to all our Home & Garden show sponsors this year. Farmers Insurance, James Davis Agency, Long Irrigation & Curbing, Saundra’s Furniture & Design and the Colville Chamber of Commerce!!

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 Jill Morris for her presentation during last weeks’ Chamber luncheon meeting.

March 12: Anita Sailor, Rural Resources Senior Nutrition Programs

March 19: Hugh Fleet, U.S. Flags

March 26: Stevens County Commissioners with report on County

April 2: Kerry Summers with the Northwest Justice

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

March: During the entire month of MARCH, $1 raffle tickets will go on sale, Prize is a “Let’s Go Camping Package” which includes the following, 4 person Tent, 4 Camp Chairs, Table top grill, LED Lantern, and 4 roasting sticks. Tickets are available March 1 you can purchase your tickets from Norm’s Auto Repair, between 8am to 5pm, M-F. The winning ticket will be drawn on April 1st, tickets are being sold up to 5pm on March 29. Sponsored by Norm’s Auto Repair, all proceeds go to the Colville Valley Animal Sanctuary; Tickets can be purchased at Norm’s Auto Repair, from 8-5, M-F, and at the Animal Sanctuary, best to call them first. 684-1475 For more information on this raffle please call the Sanctuary 509-684-1475 or Norm’s 509-685-9653.

March 11 thru 31: The Adventure Peddler: Have an old bike in your garage and not sure what to do with it? Now is the time to trade it in and take advantage of Trek Disc Brake Road Bike Trade up program. Trade in any number of bikes and buy a new disc road bike and get an additional 10% trade in value all on Trek road disc brake bikes. Starting today and ending on the March 31st. Don't wait and stop in today and experience the disc brake revolution. Matt Monbouquette Adventure Peddler
509-685-7277.

March 11: AAUW in honor of Women’s History Month AAUW of Colville with Stevens County Library District and Humanities.org will be presenting Mayuami Tsutakawa from Humanities Washington. Mayuami Tsutakawa is an independent writer, curator and activist who focuses on Asian/Pacific American history and arts. She co-edited The Forbidden Stitch: Asian American Women’s Literary Anthology which received the Before Columbus Foundation’s American Book Award. She also edited two books on pioneer Asian American artists: They Painted their Hearts and Turning Shadows into Light. Tsutakawa received her master’s degree in communications and her bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies at the University of Washington. Her graduate thesis is one of the few documents to research pre-war Japanese American newspapers. Tsutakawa also was manager of grants for the Washington State Arts Commission and previously directed King Country’s arts and historic preservation programs. Please join AAUW of Colville for a free evening of hearing about Washington’s undiscovered feminists. She will present five “women warriors” whose inspiring stories reach back to the early years of our region. This event will take place at 6 pm, March 11th, 2019, at the Rendezvous Theatre, Spokane Community College, Hawthorne Ave, Colville.

March 12: Blood Drive & Chili Feed; from 11:30 to 4:30 at the Ag Trade Center, 411 W Astor,
Colville. ALL donors for March are entered to win and Outdoor Gift Card. Vitalant along with Colville
Community Blood Drive Volunteers led by Lori Matlock who will be coordinating the blood drive.
Vitalant is the sole blood provider to more than 35 hospitals across the Inland Northwest and needs at
least 200 donors each day to meet the needs of those patients

March 15: From 9am-12pm The Northeast Tri County Health District would like to personally invite you to attend the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference, “Pathways to Prevention”. This is a unique opportunity to come together to address the opioid crisis by acting to increase awareness and prevention. Join us to listen to knowledgeable experts present on the opioid epidemic and its widespread effects. Then engage in a meaningful discussion and offer real solutions to address the crisis in our community. As this conference emphasizes the importance of prevention in youth, we encourage youth to attend and share their ideas and solutions. Due to limited space, please one representative from your organization. For more information on conference location and time please follow this link: https://ncw_opioid_response_conference.eventbrite.com

March 15 & 16: Colville Home & Garden Show @ SCC Colville, Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm, the Chamber Home & Garden Show is a marketing tool that delivers a
focused audience to your business or services you provide. We expect over 1,000 visitors
to come through the doors to check out over 40 Booths and vendors. We have Door prizes as
well as Grand Prizes. Come on down and see what all our vendors have to offer.

March 16: St. Patrick’s Day PUB CRAWL: 21 yrs and over only, Tickets $10 each, Shamrock Drive to benefit MDA, Sponsored by the following local businesses; Burdicks Nightclub; Colville Pour House; Acorn Saloon & Feeding Station; Fired Up Brewing; Dominion Distillery & Stephani’s.
Fun begins at 2pm to 9pm. Sara Brown Band will be performing at Burdicks Nightclub from 7-9, Burdick’s will also have Food and Drink Specials for the evening.

March 16: North 40 Outfitters; North40 Farmstock: Animal Vendors will be able to set up booths/stalls, at no charge, to sell small farm animals or provide information about the farm items they have available. We are currently looking for someone with knowledge of raising 'chicks' who would be willing to do a seminar at 2pm on this day.

March 16: The Hub Wine & Beer Tasting Gala, come down 5pm to the HUB Senior Center in
Colville and give your taste buds and experience by trying out different types of wine, by Barreca
Vineyards and different flavors of beer by Fired Up Brewing, also be having a Silent Auction and a
Live Auction, as well as Hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Individual ticket $45, table of 8 $350.
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE HUB Senior Center

March 20: Gardening Workshop at the Spokane Community College, Colville Branch, come down
and listen and learn new techniques for all your gardening needs

March 20: Elks Lodge: John Saegner from the WSGA will be at the Elks Lodge from 5-8pm
to have a Question & Answer session about the new USGA Rules that came out this year. This
will be a great opportunity to get an accurate description and details of the new rules. For
more information please call: 684-2621

March 21-24: Huckleberry Press and the Big Horn Show We are also doing our 3rd Annual
"Great Outdoors" Special Edition. We'll pass out several thousand copies at the Big Horn Show
as well as distribute them to the rest of NE WA. We invite your contribution and ideas! Anything
relevant to the great outdoors of Northeast Washington will help. This could be photos, stories, funny
or great hunting stories, fish stories, hiking places...anything whatsoever that shines a light on the
amazing resource we all share in Northeast Washington.
This will be a powerful issue for advertisers. If you're interested in advertising and getting your
business, project or event in front of the crowds at the Big Horn show, send us an email and ask about
our special rates and details: ads@huckleberrypress.com.

March 21: New Alliance Employment Dept. Gear Up, Guiding Students for Employment &
Independence, Disabilities Resource Fair. Come down to Spokane Community College Colville from
9am-3pm, 985 S. Elm, for more information please contact: Jory Fields, Sr. at 509-690-4501 or email
jfields@stevenscountywa.gov or call 685-0680.

March 21: National Day of Prayer, begins at 6:30pm at the HUB Sr. Center, corner of Elep and
Wynne Street in Colville. A lite meal will be provided. Keynote speaker is Barbara Ingmire, who
is the National Area Leader for the seven western states for National Day of Prayer.

March 23 & 30: Rural Resources, 956 S Main Street, Colville; First Time Home Buyer Seminar,
come and learn what you need to know before you purchase your first home. Each days sessions
begin at 9am to 11:30am, MUST ATTEND BOTH SEMINARS to receive Certificate, seating
is limited please call for Reservations, 509-685-6179 or 509-685-6108.

March 28: After Hours at North 40 Outfitters from 5-6:30, everyone is welcome to attend after
hours celebration, come on down and enjoy great conversation delicious snacks and beverages,
if you’ve never been to North 40 Outfitters you’re in for a big treat, come on down and check
it out.

March 29: Loggers Workshop; This workshop promotes professionalism and life-long learning, promising our forests will remain healthy, productive, safe, and sustainable for generations to come. The course will go from 8 am- 4 pm and be held at the NE WA Ag and Trade Center in Colville. Cost is $20 per person and includes lunch. Society of American Forester CFE credits available. Registration is going through the WSU Stevens County Extension office. Contact Andy Perleberg for more information at 509.630.4217 or andyp@wsu.edu

March 30: WSU Stevens County, Sowing Seeds, Class is filling up fast call and reserve your spot, WSU is excited to bring back this one day gardening workshop. The workshop will be at the Spokane Community College, Colville Branch. Courses will range from pollinator gardens, gardening on a dime, drip irrigation, forestry and Firewise and much more. If you would like to be added to the contact list or have any questions please contact Adenea Thompson, Master Gardener Coordinator at a.thompson@wsu.edu or 509.684.2588.

March 30: The Addy Grange present the Remember When Dinner Concert. Doors open at 6:00, tickets $15. For more information contact Teri @ (509) 935-4647

Save the Date
April 2: Phlebotomist Training Program at Community Colleges of Spokane Colville Center
April 12 /13: Junk Drunk Vintage Market/N.E. WA Fairgrounds/Ag Trade Center
April 16: 6-7 Running Start Information Night for High School Students At CCof Spokane
April 25: Chamber After Hours at Monumental Chiropractic
May 17: Colville Chamber/Mayor’s Open Golf Tournament
May 30: Chamber After Hours at R.E. Lee Shoes
June 27: Chamber After Hours at Fogle Pump & Supply
July 20: Tiger Tri and Tiger-Du
August 4: Rotary's Blazing Saddles Bike Ride

Business Information:

Colville: Grocery Outlet Bargain Market: 1st and 3rd Friday’s of each month we will have Beer and Wine tasting, come on down from 4pm to 6pm and try different varieties of Beer and Wine, and choose your favorite purchase and take it home to enjoy.

Colville High School/Senior Project Graduation: Merchants of Colville, On June 1, 2019 the senior class will be graduating and all Colville seniors will be participating in their senior all nighter. We are working on the fundraising portion of Colville Seniors Project graduation. If you would like to help contribute to these awesome seniors, please contact Rachelle Bishop at 509-869-2290

Colville Liquor Store: March Specials
Smirnoff vodka 1.75 ml $ 16.99
Jagermeister 750 ml $ 17.99
Malibu 50 Ml . 99 Cents only.

Dept. Social & Health Services/DVR: DSHS has a Position open for Rehabilitation Technician, it is with Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, state agency under DSHS, it is full-time and in Colville but the office serves the Tri-County area. If interested please contact; Brenda Fitzpatrick, recruiter assistant, 509-363-5032 or Brenda.fitzpatrick@dshs.wa.gov

Farmers Insurance/James Davis Agency: Coloring contest; come on down to Farmers Insurance 530 S Main St Colville and pick up a Professor Burke coloring book for your child along with crayons.
Have your child color any picture and bring it to our office to enter to win, every child who brings in a picture from the coloring book will get to spin the wheel for a prize. The contest last until March 31, and the winning picture will be drawn April 1st and win $50.00. Come down to our booth at the Chamber Home & Garden show to, we will be handing out the Coloring Books there.

Meyers Falls Market: Ongoing Yoga classes with Michelle Hancock, One River Yoga: Thursdays, 5:30-7:00 pm. 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. Contact: Shaina Emra (509) 680-6171 or Zenithofgypsymoonstudios@gmail.com

NEWBAC: Northwest WA Bike Pedestrian Advisory Council. Matt Monbouquette, of Adventure Peddler, would like to have volunteers to help with the social networking side of this organization, Matt needs some help with a few aspects of the planning for the future of this organization. For more info on this organization please email the following: newbpac@gmail.com or call 509-685-7277.
Woodland Productions: Mamma Mia at Woodland Theatre in March! Show dates are March 14, 15, 16 - 7 pm, March 14 ONLY $10 ALL SEATS. All other dates $12 Seniors 65+/Students (HS & Under) & $15 Adults. All shows at Woodland Theatre Kettle Falls. Tickets available now at brownpapertickets.com. More info at woodlandproductions.org or call Marty Kittelson at 509-389-1148 for assistance. Tickets will also be available at Colville Chamber 986 S Main St, Colville, WA 99114 (509) 684-5973. M-F 9-12 1-4 hrs.

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

Karen Learn
Judi S. Weaver
Colville Chamber of Commerce
986 South Main Street Suite B
509-684-5973
www.colville.com
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