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  November 19, 2018-November 26, 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 Welcome our newest Chamber Member, Ronald Eck, with Edward Jones Investments

Everyone is welcome to attend our Tuesday Luncheons at the Eagles form 12pm-1pm,

This week’s Speaker is Mayor Carlene Anders, to talk to us about the Love Washington Program.

Come on over and listen to what this program is all about. 

FRIDAY, November 23 from Noon to 2pm, go back in time and take a Horse & Buggy ride around main area of downtown Colville. Donations are greatly appreciated. 

FRIDAY, November 23 at 6pm Santa will be coming to help light up the Christmas Tree on Astor Street, we will have Christmas Carolers, Pictures with Santa in Saundra’s Furniture ALSO

The Christmas Tree Extravaganza is in full swing now until Dec. 8, head on down to Saundra’s Furniture and buy a raffle ticket for $1 and choose your favorite tree and place your ticket in the box for your chance to win the Christmas Tree and all the gifts under the tree.         

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.  Chamber did not have luncheon on the 13th, in Honor of all our Veterans.

If you would like to make a presentation of interest to the community, call the Chamber office at 684-5973.

Nov. 20: Mayor Carlene Anders, of Pateros, WA, about the Love Washington Project.

Nov. 27: Chris Cargill, Eastern WA Director for Share Research on WA

Dec. 4: Sarah English, with Stevens County Library

Dec. 11: Kerry Summers, Attorney with NW Justice Project

Dec. 18: Maria Swinger-Inskeep, with Spokane Community College 

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

Now  through  December 23rd : Northport Holiday Gift Shop – Going on now every Thurs to Sat. 1pm to 6pm, and Sundays 11am to 3pm, from now until Dec. 23. Items on sale from local artisans. Coffee and hot cider available. Location: 401 Center Ave. in Northport, across from Tony’s Market.

November 19: BLOOD DRIVE, Colville High School, 154 Hwy 20 E. 9am to 1:45pm, Join Vitalant along with Colville High School Blood Drive Volunteers led by Ginny Nielsen 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 patient.

November 19: COLVILLE WRESTLING Fundraiser Dinner, Come join us at the Ag Trade Center for this fabulous fundraiser to help support our Colville Wrestlers, this is the only fundraiser they have to help support them through the year. Happy hour is from 4-5pm Silent Auction from 5-6pm, Dinner and Live Auction begins at 6pm. It is an All you can east Steak and Crab, includes one drink of your choice (beer or wine). Tickets are $40 each, limited number are available. Come down to Colville Chamber and purchase your tickets from Judi Weaver, or Contact Monty Jones on Facebook.

November 20: ADVENTURER PEDDLER, Starting on 11/20 through 11/26. Everything will be on sale. Accessories, Equipment, Components, Labor all 20% off. 40% off all summer clothing. Every bike, whether it is last years or this year’s will be on sale. Come down early and check out everything you may need for you or your family.

November 20: HUB, located at W 231 Elep Ave., Colville, come join us and show your team colors, everyone is welcome to attend.

November 20: PARKVIEW SENIOR LIVING 240 S Silke Rd. Colville,  Need help sorting through all the Medicare Advantage Plans? Trained SHIBA Professional from Rural Resources will be at Parkview Senior Living to answer any questions and help you sort through all the different plans.  When: Tuesday, Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, Call Lori at 509-684-5677 to schedule your appointment. Bring a list of current medications, with dosages and your Medicare card.  


November 22 @11:30 to 1:00, Thanksgiving Day Dinner, at the Ag Trade Center, need transportation call 684-5671.

November 23:  Christmas Tree Lighting @ 6pm Come on down to Main and Astor and enjoy Hot chocolate, and check out our beautiful tree. Santa will be arriving and pictures are available at Saundra’s Furniture and Design. 

November 23: Horse & Buggy Rides, start at Heritage Court from Noon to 2pm, Donations happily accepted for the rides.

November 23: Christmas Gift Vendor Fair; Kettle Falls, Senior Center, 605 N Narciss Street, from 10am-3pm. some of the vendors are: Do Terra, Arbonne, Lularoe , Pampered Chef, Artistry by Bella, much more hand crafted items to see.

November 24: North 40, Kids Event, “Cookies with Santa”. Santa will be at North 40 from 9am-2pm for photo ops and mingling with the kids and families. There will be a table set up with 'Letters to Santa' provided for coloring. A Giant stocking stuffed with toys will be available to win for customers who enter the drawing.

November 24: Colville’s 2nd Annual Small Business Saturday Event is in the works!  We are looking for our small, local businesses to donate to the grand prize drawing and participate in the fun!  Deck out your store with free swag, (delivered by Colville Together), and visit the SHOP SMALL Studio at www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/studio to create custom marketing materials for your business!

Shoppers can come down to Heritage Court from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24th to pick up a free tote bag and a “passport” to join in efforts to support our small, local businesses!  Participants will be encouraged to visit a minimum of ten participating businesses to get their passports stamped and be entered in the grand prize drawing!  The more businesses visited, the more entries they can submit!

November 29: AFTER HOURS @Saundra’s Furniture & Design, 5:00-6:30, everyone is welcome to join in the festivities of good conversation, friendly people along with great snacks and beverages.

November 30: Please come to a free community Christmas musical program - Come Let Us Adore Him – honoring the birth of the Savior Jesus Christ at 7:00 p.m.  on Friday, November 30, 2018 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 260 E. Juniper St. in Colville. .  For more information contact Claudia Michalke, claudia@ultraplix.com  or 684-3281.

November 30-December 1: Junk Drunk Holiday Shopping Market, at the Ag Trade Center, 411 W Astor Ave, Colville,  Join us for our Junk Drunk Holiday Shopping Market! Come see our hand Picked Vendors for 2 days of Shopping fun Vintage, Home Décor, Gifts, Handmade and Stocking Stuffers. Also serving Festive food and Drink.

November 30 & December 1& 2:  Keller House Museum Magic of Christmas Tour, 700 N Wynne Street, Colville, Tour of Keller House and museum decked out for Christmas. Friday 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m., for more information please call 509-684-5968

December 1: City Sidewalks, Chewelah, Saturday from 10am to 4pm, enjoy crafts, candy canes, treats Caroling, Festive foods and much more Holiday Cheer. 

December 2nd: Northport Lions Club, The Northport Lions Club is hosting its monthly bingo session December 2nd, 2018 from noon to 4:00 pm in the Northport school cafeteria at 404 10th Street in Northport. Games include Early Bird, Regular, Fast Pick and Blackout with a $500 Jackpot. Doors open at noon and play begins at 1 pm. U.S. and Canadian currency welcome; participants must be at least 18 years of age to play.

The requirement to win the $500 dollar Blackout jackpot is to completely fill out a bingo card within the first fifty called numbers; however if the jackpot is not awarded, the called number threshold for the next session increases by one. The jackpot was not awarded during the last event so the December 2nd session’s threshold is 60 numbers!

December 8: Horse & Buggy Rides, start at Heritage Court from Noon to 2pm, Donations happily accepted for the rides.

December 8: Colville Recreation Department, Santa’s Helper Workshop, at Colville High School, Sign Up for this workshop by December 5, and limited spaces are available.

December 8: Chamber Christmas Gala Dinner and Dance./Drawing of Christmas Tree Winners will be drawn that evening.

December 9: Northport Lions Club, is hosting its annual Christmas Party Sunday, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. in the Northport School Cafeteria, 404 10th Street in Northport. There will be hot cocoa, cider, cookies and treats for all the children and free pictures with Santa!









December 9th: NCPR Silent Auction, Noon to 4pm. Proceeds going to Scholarships for Students. Donations brought to you by Northport and Colville businesses and local community members. Location: 405 Center Ave. in Northport, across from Tony’s Market.

December 14: RIBBON CUTTING @ 10am for our new Chamber Member Ronald Eck, with Edward Jones Investments, located at 522 South Main Street, Suite 3.

December 15: Breakfast with Santa at the Elks, Come watch Santa as his is flown in to Colville Airport at 8:30am by the Colville Washington State Pilot Association, and then Santa is escorted to the Elks by Colville Fire Department, Breakfast will be served from 9am to noon. Bring the kids and enjoy a hot breakfast with Santa. 

Save the Date

December 20-North 40, Men’s Night, Special Promotions and store is open until 8pm

December 25: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL From your Local Chamber of Commerce

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

December 31: New Years Eve Fireworks at the NE WA Fairgrounds starts at 4pm with games & crafts, Dinner at 6pm, donations accepted, Fireworks kickoff at 7pm. \\ 

Business Information:

365 Lawn Care:  The Company has just received a snow blower and we will be doing snow removal from drive-ways and sidewalk's, they now have a plow for snow removal and they are open for business and on-call 24/7 throughout the winter for snow removal.

Right now the company is offering clean up's for everyone interested, this include dump runs of all kinds, including garbage and unwanted material, debris and tree limbs. We are also using a yard vacuum to clean up all falling leaves from the ground including small branches. The company just hired its 1st employee, his name is George ALSO, we are looking for Investors, if you would like to Invest in 365 Lawn Care please give us a call at 509-690-4659

Colville Eagles: Breakfast is Back on Sundays; Come join us for Sunday breakfast from 9 AM till Noon on Sundays, Starting this Sunday, November 4. The Aerie will be cooking this Sunday...bring your own Tums!!!

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 

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

Table Centerpiece Family Craft: November 15 @ 4:30

Colville Liquor Store: November Specials

Scoresby Scotch- 1.75 ml $13.99

Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ml  $ 16.99.   Plus tax

Liquor Filled Chocolates Arriving Soon. 

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

Farmer’s Market: The Farmers Market will return next spring; thank you all who came down and helped make this open market a grand success. See you in 2019   

Front Porch Farm: We still have Winter Squash, Pumpkins, Onions, Potatoes, Carrots, Apples, Pears, and much more! 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. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see all we're up to this time of year. Christmas Trees are coming Friday, November 23!

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.

K-9 Korral: VOLUNTEERS needed, wanted ideas to help make this dog area happen, for more information contact Jody Hoffman 684-5977 or email jhoffman@plix.com or Lori Matlock lmatlock@stevenscountywa.gov Look us up on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/colvillek9korral 

LPO: The 19th annual contest has begun. It runs from August 16, 2018, to August 15, 2019. Fall is an excellent time to visit the Refuge. The aspen and larch will soon be changing to their fall colors and there are many wonderful photo opportunities for visitors.

Meyers Falls Market: Ongoing Yoga 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. This class will be perfect for anyone new to dance and will provide a solid foundation for tribal style belly dance. This is a perfect starting point if you wish to perform at some point or if you are simply looking for a gentle movement class for all ages and stages.  Located in Meyers Falls Market Community Room.  Contact:  Shaina Emra (509) 680-6171 or Zenithofgypsymoonstudios@gmail.com

Beginning Tai Chi Classes in the Community Connection Room at the Meyers Falls Market in Kettle Falls. Choose either Tuesday evening or Friday morning classes. For more information or to register, contact the instructor, Lauri McKean: 509-690-7977 or wbchinesemedicine@gmail.com.  

Spokane Community Colleges/Colville: ACT 2;  Recruiting Instructors NOW, looking for qualified, caring and passionate individuals to teach for SCC’s Act 2 Program. Hiring teachers for the following classes: History, Writing, Technology, Wellness, Foreign Languages, Art and Fitness Classes (MUST have  group fitness and CPR/1st Aid Certification) Compensation starts at $30.21/hour of instruction. For more information please email ashley.schultz@scc.spokane.edu

GALLERY TEDD: Tri County Economic Development District is pleased to once again welcome Colville artists Donna Cox and Terrin Mace of Raggedy Rose Vintage, to Gallery TEDD. Last year, the hand-painted signs created by the duo caused quite a stir, with the displayed pieces flying off the walls of Gallery TEDD, purchased by visitors just in time for the holiday gift-giving. The public is welcome to come view the displayed art (and maybe take care of a little Christmas shopping) during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, through Friday, December 28th.

Workforce Opportunity Partnership Program pairs Industry Mentors with Students:

The Opportunity Partnership Program, administered by the Workforce Board, helps low-income adults who are enrolled in a community and technical college grant program obtain relevant job experience related to high-wage, high-demand careers. The Workforce Board issues grants to several regional Workforce Development Councils to work with local colleges and businesses to connect students with industry mentors and internships. A 2018 Project report highlights the successes of this long-standing workforce program. Find out more at: http://www.wtb.wa.gov/OpportunityPartnership.asp. Read student success stories at http://www.wtb.wa.gov/OPPstudents.asp

Karen Learn

Judi S. Weaver

Colville Chamber of Commerce

986 South Main Street Suite B

509-684-5973

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