20 – October 27, 2014
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:
Autumn is here! The Fall colors are breathtakingly
week’s business luncheon meeting speakers is an open forum
discussion with candidates for Sheriffs’ office, Ken Barker and Kendle Allen.
in November, the first Tuesday Chamber Luncheon meeting will be dedicated to an
EDC presentation by Debra Hansen, Director, WSU Stevens County Extension and
John Smith, Colville Chamber board member.
This Friday will be a
busy afternoon and evening in Colville with a parade, shopping bargains,
costumes contest and treasure hunt!
Chamber News &
Please welcome our
newest business chamber member: Beaver Lodge Campground and Resort, owners are
Dick and Marlene Nichols! Welcome!
Thank you KCVL/KCRK Radio Station for the PEZ candy and
dispensers; ResCare Home Care for the sticky notes and tissue packages; Davis
Auto Rebuild for the big bag of candy; Gramma Deanie’s for the pencils and glow
sticks, Habitat For Humanity donated 400 toys and bags were provided by
Saundra’s Furniture. Super One Foods donated
several bags of candy and we have now filled 400 bags…thank you for your
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.
Oct. 21: Open forum discussion with
candidates for Sheriff, Ken Barker and Kendle Allen.
Oct. 28: “What’s
it like?” with speaker, Debbie Therrian.
Nov. 4: EDC presentation by Debra Hansen,
Director, WSU Stevens County Extension and John Smith, Colville Chamber board
Nov. 11: Veterans
Day Holiday. Chamber office is closed. There
will not be a meeting this day.
Dayspring Financial Solutions, LLC “Simplicity in Real Estate lending presented
by Bob McBlair.
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
21: Ambassador Training, by T.J. Hake and Visit Spokane’s ACE Program. The workshop will be held in
the Chewelah City Hall (301 E. Clay St.) training starts at 5:30 p.m. to 8
p.m. The training will be $10 per person. T.J. Hake,
Senior Director of Business Development of Visit Spokane, will be teaching this
workshop. Pre-registration is required, as we need a head count for various
details, including food. All companies, entrepreneurs, and any person/ entity
with public association (and interest in recreation, tourism, and regional
ambassadorship), is encouraged to attend. For more information or to pre-register, contact Katie LeBlanc (509) 684-4571.
Oct. 21: Elder
& Child Abuse Intervention from noon to
1 p.m. at Providence
HEC Building – for medical providers, mental health practitioners, social
service providers and support staff with Adult Protective Services, Kids First
Children’s Advocacy Center and child abuse survivor. For more information and
to RSVP, contact Alex Mueller 685-6089. Lunch will be provided.
22: Washington Farm Forestry: Speaker John F. Marshall will be speaking on the
past philosophies and future policies regarding forest-fire management in
Eastern Washington. This will start at 6 p.m., at the Theater of Colville
campus of Spokane Community College, 985 South Elm St. in Colville.
Oct. 23: Meyers
Falls Market will
have a class on “How to make Mozzarella Cheese” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is
$20. For more information call (509) 738-2727.
24: Meet in costume at 4:15 p.m. at the Colville
Fire Station. Halloween Kiddie and Pet
Parade will be at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Colville Fire Station on East 1st.
(This is not a school sponsored event.)
Madness Sale is from 7 to 10 p.m. Enter to win door prizes at participating
downtown businesses! The Customer Appreciation drawing will be at Barman’s
Country Store at 230 S. Main in Colville on the second floor at 10 p.m. There
will be a separate drawing for customers who actually purchased goods during
the Moonlight Sale. Each time a customer spends $10 at a participating merchant
they will receive a ticket to enter the separate drawing. There will be a
Costume Contest this year hosted by Saundra’s Furniture and Design. Genevieve
and Saundra will be putting together a photo booth for the purpose of capturing
this year’s costumes. The photos will be posted on Saundra’s Facebook page for
voting. The Statesman-Examiner will
be hosting their second annual Treasure Hunt. Participating merchants will
appear on the Moonlight Map to be printed in the Statesman-Examiner and The
Sun, which will contain complete information and rules concerning all
events set to take place during Moonlight Madness.
24: The Pooch Parlor
is having their annual Customer Appreciation/Open House in conjunction with Moonlight
Madness from 5 to 7 p.m.
25: Meyers Falls Market will be hosting
an Apple Bake-off from noon to 3 p.m. to benefit the Kettle Falls Food Bank. For
more information, contact (509) 738-2727.
After the bake-off the market will be holding a class on Canning Apples
from 3 to 5 p.m.
29: Chamber “After Hours” at Riverwood Community School from 5 to 6:30 p.m. They are located at 146-B
Buena Vista Drive in Colville.
Oct. 31: Boo
to You! Join us for a SCARY good
time! This Halloween your child will be in their best disguise. Let us help
make the day memorable by creating a Halloween keepsake. Come to Parkview
Senior Living 240 S. Silke in Colville, anytime from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for
a free Halloween photo of your little spook. Kids, must come with an adult.
There will be lots of candy to make it worthwhile. For more information call
31: CHS Project Graduation: The
grand prize is 4 box seats to a Gonzaga Men's Basketball Game, and the other
prizes are 1st - 2 cords of wood; 2nd- Allusions Gift Certificate (that
includes color/cut/style, 2 spray tans & wax service); 3rd- quilt donated
by Amy Elliott; 4th - $50 Clark's Gift Certificate; and 5th - $50 Safeway Gift
Card. Drawing will be held at the Senior night Homecoming/Halloween football
game on Oct. 31st. For more information call Kelly Knight at (509) 690-7143.
Save the Date
*November 4—Medicare Open Enrollment
*November 7—N.E.W Family Life Service
*November 12—Chamber After Hours at Café
*November 14—Colville Branch AAUW
*November 14--Economic Strategies and
Successes From Around the
*November 20—Scott Douglas Marketing
Basics class at Tri-County
*November 21—Parkview Senior Living’s
Annual Public Auction
*November 22—Christmas Tree Extravaganza
*November 22—PMCH offers HeartSaver CPR
*November 28—Down Town Tree Lighting
* December 1 and 8—Annual Winter
Pesticide Recertification Courses
December 5-7—Keller House and Museum
* December 13—Chamber Gala Dinner Dance
Caregivers…here is a chance for you to ask questions, give answers,
exchange ideas, and get support from other family caregivers who understand
exactly what you're going through! Get
caregiving tips, advice, and support at Parkview Senior Living, the last
Thursday of each month 3:30-4:30 - 240 S. Silke in Colville. Connect with
those who understand what you're going through. Share, vent, laugh, and feel
less alone. We're here for you. For more
information call Nancy at 684-5677.
the following venues for the month of October: 10/23 Finessa Fann 6-8
p.m.; 10/24 Marshal McLean Band 7-10 p.m.; 10/25 Karaoke Birthday
Party; 10/30 Shay Walker 6-8 p.m.; 10/31 Halloween with Move the Earth 7-10
Front Porch Farm: It's time for all those delicious autumn
vegetables: Winter Squash, Sweet and Yellow Onions, Purple Viking and
Yukon Gold Potatoes, Kale, Chard, Cabbage, and more grown on our
farm. Plus, we have fresh fruit from local orchards: Cascade Pears, and Apples
of all varieties. Come on down to our store on Highway 395 from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. To see what keeps us busy this time of
year, check us out on Facebook or Instagram: http://facebook.com/FrontPorchFarm
The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Collection is
the only fundraiser for those families and individuals most in need from our
community. We are looking for volunteers to ring bells at Super One Foods and
Wal-Mart beginning November 28, 29, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, and 20. For more
information contact Pamela Vail at (509) 684-5742.
Meyers Falls Market ongoings: Yoga classes in the
Viniyoga style contact Lisa Jekubik at (509) 690-1742 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more
information. Awareness Yoga class call Deanna Seil (509)525-6284. Introduction
to Tai Chi and Qigong call Laura McKean (509) 690-7977. Immunity Qigong class
call Laura McKean at (509) 690-7977. Intermediate Tai Chi classes call Laura
McKean (509) 690-7977.
Economic Development District’s Small Business Center Wireless Hot spot
will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please see their website at http://tricountyedd.com/
or call them at (509) 684-4571.
The Libraries of
has partnered with Thrive By Five Washington, the Washington State Department
of Early Learning and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Thrive By Five Washington has created a program called Love.Talk.Play., to help
provide early education information and encourage positive connections between
young children and their parents/caregivers. The program shares ideas that have
proven to foster development in young children. The Libraries of Stevens County
is sharing this resource during storytime and other early literacy activities
this Fall. For more information contact Becca Moore at (509) 233-9621.
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. We hope you enjoy the
newsletter – Debra Hansen, County Extension Director, WSU Stevens County
Extension workshops and events. For more information on any of the following
events, contact us at 509-684-2588 or email@example.com or visit us at 986 S. Main in Colville.
If you have an event or
activity of interest to our community, please email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a great week!
Debbie Garringer and
Colville Chamber of Commerce
986 South Main Street Suite B
Colville, WA 99114
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