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Colville Chamber of Commerce Weekly

 

July 21 to July 28, 2014

 

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: 

 

We had 40 cars cruise in for the all over NEWA for the Cruise in Car show.   The Sidewalk Sale and Street Fair was a success. We would like to offer a huge Thank you for all who participated and to everyone who helped put on the event.

 

Remember that on July 30th to join us for our Chamber After Hours, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM hosted by Davis Auto Rebuild. Enjoy cocktails and a night of networking.  Davis Auto Rebuild is located at 1175 S. Main St., Colville WA.

 

 

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 the meeting in advance so everyone can make plans to attend.  If you would like to make a presentation of interest to the community, please call 684-5973. 

 

July and August – No Lunch Meetings

 

Chamber News & Events:

 

 

July 30:  Join us for our Chamber After Hours, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM hosted by Davis Auto Rebuild. Enjoy cocktails and a night of networking.  Davis Auto Rebuild is located at 1175 S. Main St., Colville WA.

 

 

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

 

July- 2014.  WSU Stevens County Extension News, a monthly newsletter with Extension event and program news. We encourage you to forward this newsletter to friends and family that might benefit from the information. If you do not wish to receive this e-mail newsletter please email Ivy Nelson at inelson@wsu.edu and ask to be removed from the list. We hope you enjoy the newsletter – Debra Hansen, County Extension Director.  For more information about WSU Stevens County Extension workshops and events on any of the following events listed on the WSU newsletter please contact us at 509-684-2588 or extensionstevens@wsu.edu or visit us at 986 S. Main in Colville.

 

July 25: There will be a Gymkhana event at the fairgrounds.  For more information please contact Lori Matlock at (509) 684-2585.

 

July 24: WDFW Enforcement Division will be giving a class titled Eyes in the Woods: Citizen and Wildlife Training at the Colville Public Library at 195 South Oak, Colville WA.  The class will begin at 6:30 PM and will end at 8:30 PM.   For more information please call. (509) 470-1767.

 

July 26: Enjoy a presentation given by Susan Dechant about Solving the Grand Coulee Monument Mystery.   The presentation will take place at The Kettle Falls Information Center, 423 W. 3rd Ave., Kettle Falls, WA from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  For more information please call (509) 738-2300.

 

July 30: Open House at the Keller Heritage Center at 700 N. Wynne in Colville from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM. Hot dogs, drinks and ice cream will be served from 12:00 PM-12:30 PM.  Join us for kids’ games, tours of the museum and Keller House. There are wonderful historic items and a great view from the lookout tower. Come and bring your family, friends or your group and enjoy the afternoon.

 

July 31: Join the Kiwanis Club for their annual BBQ dinner in the park.  The dinner will go from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM.  For more information please contact Lori Matlock at (509) 684-2585

 

It's been a busy summer of programs up here in the northern portion of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area so far, but wait, there's more.  Every Saturday at 10:00 AM, through August, Ranger Eric will be leading free Canoe Trips out of Colville Flats Day Use Area, off Highway 25.  Once a month on Saturdays at 7:00 PM, there will be a good old fashioned Camp Fire and Sing-a-Long Program, with musical talent offered by a local, very talented guitar player / singer / song-writer.   *August 16 - Evans Campground Amphitheater *September 13 - Kettle Falls Historical Center Fire Circle

 

Aug. 1-3: Colville Rendezvous will be happening, come and join the excitement.  Watch local musician’s play, shop and see the sights.

 

Aug. 2:  The Colville Chapter of the Washington Pilots Association will host it's annual Fly-in and community breakfast Saturday, from 7-11 am. Enjoy a great breakfast while watching visiting and local aircraft fly the skies of the Colville area. See many vintage aircraft on display, demonstrations, airplane and helicopter rides and much more. What better way is there than to spend a Saturday morning at your Colville airport!

 

Aug. 2: Enjoy a presentation given by Kyle Chamberlin titled: You Didn’t Need to Know How to Use Your Cell Phone 1’000 Years Ago, but You Needed to Know This!   The presentation will take place at The Kettle Falls Information Center, 423 W. 3rd Ave., Kettle Falls, WA from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  For more information please call (509) 738-2300.

 

Aug. 4-8: Join VBS with the First Baptist Church from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.  For more information please call (509) 684-4394 or visit them at www.fbccolville.com .

 

Aug. 9: Weave ‘n’ Woods: Sponsored by the Crossborder Weavers. Join them for a day of fiber and friends.  There will be spinning, weaving, knitting crocheting and anything else having to do with fiber.  Ikat will be giving a Kool-aid Dying demonstration. The event will run from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Colville City Park, Kegel Shelter located in the Eastside of the Park.

 

Aug. 9: Enjoy a presentation given by Jim Retzer titled: The Precious Cultural Resources of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area- Your Role in Their Stewardship.   The presentation will take place at The Kettle Falls Information Center, 423 W. 3rd Ave., Kettle Falls, WA from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  For more information please call (509) 738-2300.

 

Aug. 16: Arden Old Timers Presents:  Kids Day Rodeo! Early bird gets the worm as classes are limited. Signups are from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM.   The Event will start at 12:00 PM

 

Aug. 16-17: China Bend Winery presents their 2014 Garlic Faire, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.  Join them for the Organic Food & Wine event where Garlic is King!  Admission will be $5.00 per person.   For more information please contact China Bend at (509) 732-6123.

 

Save the Date for Summer& Fall Activities:

 

*NE WA Faire Colville—August 21-24

* Arden Old Timers Rodeo/Trail Ride—September

* Colville Piecemakers 2014 Quilt Show—September 5-6

* Cycle The Selkirk Loop—September 15-20

*Saddles & Spoons Bike Ride and Northwest International Chili Cook-Off —September 20

*Annual Tri-County Veterans Standdown—September 20-21

                                                                                                                                        

Business Information:

 

 

Have you ever wanted to learn more about how a Dairy Farm operates?  Have you ever been curious about Dairy Farms? If so please call Stauffer Dairy (509) 935-6466 and make an appointment for a tour. 

 

Front Porch Farm: We have Tomatoes! Heirloom, Beefsteak, Pink, Yellow, and Red...all shapes, colors, and flavors of vine-ripened, garden-fresh tomatoes. Plus, we have Cucumbers, Zucchini, Walla Walla Sweet Onions, Cherries, Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines, and more! Visit us at our store on Highway 395 just south of Arden, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. You can also find us at the Northeast Washington Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and the Chewelah Farmers Market on Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visit us at http://frontporchfarm.net for the latest!

 

Country Chevrolet in Colville is Sponsoring a Food Drive for the months of July and August, to benefit our “Tri-County Veterans Stand Down Event” that takes place in Sept each year. We are trying to “Fill The Truck” in our showroom 2 times before the end of August. Please stop by with your donation for our Veterans, they have given so much for us, let’s bless them!! For more info contact Debbie at (509) 685-5707.

 

 2014 Friends of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge Amateur Photo Contest. You are invited to participate in the Friends of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge Amateur Photo Contest. The sole purpose of the contest is to encourage you to visit and enjoy the Refuge this year. Up to five entries (total) per person may be submitted in any of the following categories: Animal Life – the animal is the main subject; Plant Life - the plant is the main subject; Scenics/Landscapes; Public Use/Recreation.  For contest rules please stop by the Colville Chamber of Commerce office.

 

Northeast Washington (N.E.W.) Farmers Market is now open Wednesdays & Saturday at 9:00 AM -1:00 PM at Main and Astor, in beautiful downtown Colville. We will have plants starts, bedding plants, fruit trees, ornamentals, early season greens, farm fresh eggs, and much more from our local farmers and crafters. It promises to be an exciting and fun year, with some new events this season, we’re also celebrating 40 years of bringing locally grown fruits and veggies to our community. Stop by and see what is available. Visit our website or Facebook at NEWFarmersMarket.org or contact Market Manager at (509) 675-8896

 

Tri-County Economic Development District’s Small Business Center Wireless Hot spot will be open from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Please see their website at http://tricountyedd.com/ or call them at (509) 684-4571. 

 

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

 

 

Cassidy Cording and Debbie Garringer

Colville Chamber of Commerce

986 South Main Street Suite B

Colville, WA   99114

509-684-5973

509-684-1344 fax

www.colville.com

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