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Colville Chamber of Commerce Weekly


 


July 28 to August 4, 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 would like to Welcome USA Youth Education in Shooting Sports also known as USAYESS to the chamber.  They are a youth organization that promotes gun safety and Competition Shooting.  If you would like more information please contact Mike Borg at (831) 229-4872.


 


This weekend is going to be busy.  Join us for the following events that are happening all over Colville.


 


All weekend the Bob Haney Memorial Baseball Tournament will be held August 1 - 3. There are two brackets - 12u and 10u Youth Baseball. Trophies will be awarded to the top 4 teams in both brackets.


 


This Saturday the Colville Chapter of the Washington Pilots Association will host its annual Fly-in and community breakfast from 7:00 AM-11:00 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!


 


It’s here all weekend long; join us for the Colville Rendezvous Days!  There will be bands, entertainment, vendors and activities lined up for August 1 – 3, 2014 in Yep Kanum Park, Colville, WA.  See the newspaper for a program of show times.  Also for more information please go to their website at http://www.colvillerendezvous.org/. 


 


Sunday will be the Rendezvous Days' Classic Car Show will be held at the south end of the park on Sunday, August 3. Entry time is from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Prizes will be awarded for best car for each decade at 3:30 PM on the Rotary stage. Everyone is invited to enter to win, and of course, to show off their hard work. The entry fee is $20.00. Please contact Bryan Hobbs of Casey's Autofab and Restoration at (509) 684-3130 for more information.


 


Do not forget about this Wednesday, 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 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. 8: Colville National Forest is celebrating Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday.  Please join the employees of the Colville National Forest in celebrating Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Supervisor’s Office at 765 South Main in Colville, WA.   There will be cake and Smokey Bear items will be handed out.  Bring your camera and get your picture taken with Smokey. For more information, please contact the Colville National Forest Headquarters at (509) 684-7000.


 


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.


 


Aug. 21-24: NEWA Faire will be happening in Colville WA. On Aug. 23 there will be a parade. For more information please contact Lori Matlock at (509) 684-2585


 


Save the Date for Summer& Fall Activities:


 


*NE WA Faire Colville—August 21-24


* Arden Old Timers Rodeo/Trail Ride—September


* Upper Columbia NWTF Banquet—September 5


* 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


* Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Game November 24


 


                                                                                                                                        


Business Information:


 


 


KCVL Radio and KCRK is now offering World Champion Seattle Seahawks 2014 Radio packages: Games start August 7th and end December 28th. Call Mike Eakins at 684-5031 or email meakins@kcvl.com


 


Front Porch Farm: We have Tomatoes, Green Beans, Pickling Cucumbers, Cabbage, and lots more! We're just starting to pick the Corn, so come early if you want some. We also have Apricots, Peaches, Raspberries, and Pluots. Come on down to our store on Highway 395 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Or visit us at the Northeast Washington Farmers Market Wednesdays and Saturdays (9:00 AM to 1:00 PM under the clock tower in Colville) and the Chewelah Farmers Market on Fridays (11:30 AM to 5:30 PM) For the latest, check us out on Facebook or Instagram: http://facebook.com/FrontPorchFarm and http://instagram.com/frontporchfarm. 


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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