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Chamber Weekly Newsletter

May 21 to May 28, 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:

 

Please join us for the chamber “After Hours” on May 31st from 5:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. at Lawson Handgun Institute, LTD will be hosting the event, Colleen Lawson will be our Host for the evening. Snacks and Beverages will be served. Everyone is invited to attend, it is open to the public.  Stop by and say hi to the other business members in our community, it is a great time for networking. 

 

 

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 would like to thank James Caruso for his presentation on May 1, 2018.

 

 

May 22: Mike Berry Candidate for Stevens County Sheriff

 

May 29: No Lunch, Memorial Day Holiday

 

June 5: Monty Jones Helping to End Alzheimer’s

 

June 12: Rosemary Shaw and Muriel Meyer Colville Together

 

 

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

 

May 24: Do It Center Customer Appreciation Day, Enter to win a Free Whirlpool Washer & Dryer, 984 S Main Street, next to Grocery Outlet, free food and drinks, free Ed Hume seed packets, BOGO paint sale. Tons of Door Prizes and a Scavenger Hunt.

20% off bucket sale, free 5 gallon bucket, if it fits in the bucket you get 20% off, (excluding sale items, paint and power tools.)

 

May 24:   Northeast WA Hunger Coalition will be holding its annual Farm to Food Pantry (F2FP) kickoff meeting at the WSU Extension office in Colville from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. They will be looking for local growers to help support the program. At this meeting the F2FP program will be introduced, the 2018 farmer pricelist explained, and new growers can sign up for the season.  We are especially looking for new growers in the regions around Ione, Cusick, and Republic. If you plan on attending please RSVP by phone or email: Nils Johnson, nils.johnson@wsu.edu, 509.684.2588

 

May 25: Elks Lodge, Lasagna Dinner, Caesar Salad & Garlic Bread, $10.00 per person, MUST RSVP by calling 684-2621, or sign up in the Elks Lounge.

 

May 26:  Keller Heritage  1-2 p.m. Jim Bannon will discuss the logging and forestry in our area and the items displayed in that exhibit. (This is a change from the advertised event.)

May 26: The Colville Library Improvement Club will have a BOOK SALE SATURDAY MAY 26th,. 10:00 - 1:00 downstairs in the library.    Something for everyone, great prices and many items to choose from. 

May 26-28: Lions Club Railriders along the North Pend Oreille River

 

May 27: Sunday Brunch from 10:00 to 1:00, Parkview Senior Center, only $5.00 for guests 65 and over, guests 64 and younger $9.00, includes full course brunch buffet, beverages, music and great conversations. Please RSVP to reserve your spot, 509-684-5677.

 

May 30: Using Skill Based Volunteers from 12:30-4pm, You can register for free here:

http://extension.wsu.edu/stevens/event/using-skill-based-volunteers/

 

June 1: Elks Lodge Annual Shrimp Boil, 6:00, MUST RSVP by calling 684-2621, or sign up in the Elks Lounge.

 

June 5:  Trivia at the Chateau Vin Restaurant, 161 E 3rd Ave. Suite F. Join the Libraries of Stevens County for trivia night at Chateau Vin, starts at 6:00pm.

 

June 7: Community Colleges of Spokane-Colville Blood Drive located at 985 S. Elm,  from 10:00am to 1:00pm, make your appointment with Niki Bartoscheck or go online at www.inbcsaves.org

 

June 8:  Colville Pour House at 8:00 pm Comedy Jubilee with Davey Wester, Hollywood Comedy Store regular and national headliner together with his special guest stop off for one memorable show.

 

June 9:  Keller Heritage 1-2 p.m., Barry McCombs will cover the new Illicit Commerce exhibit and bootlegging in Stevens County.

June 16: Light up Colville Fundraiser/Rodeo Weekend

 

June 16: 8th Annual Front Porch Farm Garden Tour

Come explore our garden and greenhouses in this self-guided garden tour at Front Porch Farm from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. Farmers Dee and Liz will be on hand to answer your questions and explain our gardening practices. Once again this year we're going to keep it low key--there are no tickets, no cost, and no food provided. Just drop by any time to this open house style "Meet the Farmer" tour. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch if you'd like! More info: https://frontporchfarm.net/tour/

 

June 22: Fundraiser to END Alzheimer’s (Team Patty) at the Pour House 12 pm to closing time, Live Music by: Dave DeVeau; Borderland Blues Bank and Sarah Brown Band. Live Auction throughout the evening along with many silent auction items, 50-50 raffle tickets on sale now $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00, and Placards which will be displayed on the windows of the Colville Pour House, you can purchase the Placards for $1.00 at the following areas around Colville: Colville Pour House; Weaver’s Garage & Exhaust; Colville Chamber of Commerce and from Monty Jones. CASH DONATIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED. If you would like to donate a Silent Auction item, or something for the Live Auction please contact; Judi Weaver, 509-684-8419, or 509-690-8003 leave message if no answer, or  Monty Jones at 680-5916, or stop down at Colville Chamber Office for more details.

June 23:  Keller Heritage 1-4 p.m. Charles Lamica, Boulder Creek Saddle Shop, will demonstrate old-time leather working techniques.

June 25-29:  Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Colville. Monday through Friday.   All children aged 3 years through entering 6th grade are welcome to attend.  This program will run nightly from 6:00pm-8:30pm, and attendance is FREE. Join us for Songs, Stories, Games, Crafts, and much more!  This year’s theme "The Moose on the Loose" is centered around camping and exploring God's creation as we learn more about God's Forever Forgiveness! For more information please call (509) 684-4394 or visit us at www.fbccolville.com.

 

July 14:  Keller Heritage 1-2 p.m.  Brian Fahey will explain the uses of the various hardware in our hardware display.

July 21: Keller Heritage 1-2 p.m. Ann Morton will discuss the old-time quilts on display in the Learning Center, some going back to the mid-1840s.

Save the Date:

 

July & August: Chamber will not be hosting luncheons during these months. The luncheons will resume in September. Enjoy your summer!!

July 14-The 6th Annual Area 36 Benefit for Shriner's Hospital for Children

September 10-15-Cycle the Selkirk Loop

September 13-15-Stevens County Chef Cook-off/NE WA Fairgrounds

September 14-15 Colville Peacemakers Quilt Show

 

 

Business Information:

 

Beaver Lodge:  2430 Highway 20 East, Colville is looking for Resort Workers and Cooks.  Please call the Lodge, 684-5657, and ask for Dick or Candy for more info.

 

Colville Library: Calendar of  Events:  We have several on-going events at the Library: 

Tech Tuesdays, Tuesdays from 11-noon: Get your technology questions answered.

Lego Club, Tuesdays from 3:30-5 pm (this one is for you, Brandon!): We're bringing out the giant tub of Legos for some Tuesday after-school fun. Preschool Story time, Thursdays from 10:30-11 am: An opportunity to learn and practice early literacy skills through stories, songs and finger plays. Meet new friends and enjoy this special time in the library together.

Baby Story time, Fridays from 11-11:30: It's never too early to start loving the library and stories! Get exposure to early literacy in a fun way with new friends. Kids Craft Club, 1st Mondays from 4-5:30 pm: Make and take a different craft with us each month. Reading with Augie,  1st and 3rd Thursdays from 3:30-4:30: Dogs love to hear stories, especially a 4-year-old Golden Retriever. Register to read to this registered therapy and Reading Education Assistance Dog by calling the Colville Public Library at 684-6620. 

Breakout Box, 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 3:30-5:30: Use critical thinking and teamwork to solve puzzles and break open the locks.

Evening Book Club, 3rd Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30: Join us for a lively discussion of titles of wide interest.

Knit Night, 3rd Thursdays from 5-6:30: For all ability levels; tips and patterns will be shared.

Tween Book and Cook Club, 4th Thursdays from 4:30-5:30: Kids in 5th-7th grade make a book-themed snack and chat about the book of the month.

 

Colville Liquor Store:  Memorial week specials: Malibu Rum 50Ml any flavor .99 Cent

2 Gingers Irish whisky 50Ml. .99 Cent ; Huge Wine Sale Starting at $ 2.99 & up..10 % Off Vapor Mods and Glass(Friday & Saturday only ) 5 % off Beer with purchase of $50 or more

 

Farmer’s Market: The Northeast Washington Farmers Market is every Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm!  Located under the clock tower at Main St. and Astor Ave., the market features farmers and crafters from our tri-county area.  Visit in May to find spring veggies, microgreens, plant starts (veggies, flowers, herbs, grapes), organic wine, local meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, bath and body care products, handmade clothing and accessories, pottery, watercolor artwork, and MUCH MORE.  Free kids activities will start June 2 and run every Saturday through September!  

 

Front Porch Farm: We're picking Kohlrabi, Kale, Broccoli, Bok Choy, Swiss Chard, Rhubarb, Asparagus, and all varieties of Lettuce. This week, we're open each Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. But starting the day after Memorial Day, we'll be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop by our store under the windmill on Highway 395 for spring greens and pick up some grass fed beef, local honey, free range chickens, and farm fresh eggs, too. You can also find us 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. If you're in Spokane on Tuesdays, this is the opening week of the Fairwood Farmers Market, from 3 to 7 p.m. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see all we're up to--including our 8th annual garden tour on June 16th.

 

 

 

Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge 2018 Amateur Photo Contest, purpose of the contest is to encourage people to visit and enjoy the Refuge this year. Photos must be taken at the Refuge between August 16, 2017 through August 15, 2018. Up to five entries per person may be submitted in the following categories; Animal Life; Plant Life; Scenic/Landscapes and Public Use/Recreation. For further information email Joel Anderson at onionjoel@gmail.com or phone him at 509-732-4350. Winning photos will be on display at the Colville Chamber Office and printed in the Statesman Examiner as well as the LPO Friends Web Page: http://www.refugefriends.com/.

 

Meyers Falls Market Wine Tasting:  Wine Tasting is the 3rd Friday of each month. Tribal Style Belly Dance, Mondays 10-11 a.m. at Community room, contact Shaina at 509-680-6171 or zenthofgypsymoonstudios@gmail.com. Ongoing Yoga classes on Mondays 5:30-7:30 p.m., contact Lisa at 509-690-1742 or lisa@bluemoonyoganw.com.

 

Providence Mount Carmel Hospital: Auxiliary is looking for new Volunteers. You must be 18 years age or older. Men and Women are welcome to join. If you like helping and serving people, please come and join us. Our meeting are the 2nd Monday of the Month at 1:00 pm. Stop by Mount Carmel Hospital at the Patent access desk, the Hospital Gift Shop, or the Providence NE Wash. Medical center information desk for an application.

 

TEDD has rental space available at the Colville Business Park, 347 W 2nd Ave. Stop by TEDD World Headquarters at 986 S. Main in Colville or give us a call at 684-4571, to find out if the Colville Business Park is a good fit for you and your business.

Second Veterans Quilt Drawing is Underway Our local quilting angels, Valerie Lamont and Judy Lockner, are back at it. If you were to visit Tri County Economic Development District (TEDD) you will see the next beautiful quilted creation to be raffled off to a local veteran. The quilt this time around has a very patriotic flare, sporting stars and stripes and when asked about the making of the quilt Lamont replied that the quilt is based off a pattern called “Crazy Stars and Stripes.

 

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. In honor of Patty Seeliger,( Mother of Shelley), Monty & Shelley Jones.

Tickets are available at the Chamber Office, 986 S. Main St. Suite B, Colville, and from Monty & Shelley Jones, through their Facebook page.

 

 

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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