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Chamber Weekly Newsletter

June 29 to July 6, 2015 

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 new Chamber members:

Jamin’ Java located at 898 S. Washington in Colville.  Stop in for Espresso, Coffee and food.

Colville’s Café Italiano located at 151 W. 1st Ave.  They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 11am to 8pm. 

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 Chamber office 684-5973. We want to thank Sharon Cording & Lisa Karre from Jamin Java for their presentation during last weeks’ Chamber luncheon meeting.

June 30: Tom Webster with Webster Law will be presenting a preview of his new “A People’s Law Course Series” he will be presenting FREE for the community beginning in July. 

July: No meetings

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

July 4: Independence Day Fireworks 

July 4: Summer Party 2015 12 p.m.  till 9 p.m. Admission $10 Activities
Music: Murphy's Law, Planetary Refugees, Wine tasting, food, dancing, crafts, volleyball at China Bend Winery
 

July 7: The Libraries of Stevens County and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation with Megan Kelso, a member of the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This free event takes place at 6 pm at Colville Public Library, 195 South Oak Street. For more information, contact Sarah English at sarah@scrld.org and 5099356805. 

July 8: The next Northeast Washington Genealogy Society meeting on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015. The morning Computer Interest Group (CIG) will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street in Colville at 10:30 a.m. Susan Dechant and Karen Struve will share tips and techniques for starting your research online. Geared for those just beginning their adventure, but more seasoned researchers may also pick up a tip or two. We will take a break for lunch at noon and meet again in the same location at 1:30 p.m. We all know how important it is to record where you found your information. Karen Struve and Susan Dechant will share tips for sourcing all that data you are accumulating. This helps you as a researcher and any future generations of researchers to verify exactly where you found your facts. All visitors are welcome. You do not need to be a member to attend the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society's meetings. 

July 9: Webster Law Office: A People’s Law Course Series – Part 1: Premise Liability.   Have YOU ever had questions on your exposure as a business owner or homeowner?  Attorney Thomas Webster of Webster Law Office is offering a series of FREE, intimate presentation to heighten public awareness in this area.  These presentations will center on social issues, current events, and the insurance industry.  There will also be a brief Q&A time following the presentation.  Join us at 5:30 p.m. at The Hub – 321 W. Elep Street, Colville. 

July 16-18: Sidewalk Sale & Street Faire runs 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Vendors, artisans, and craftsmen are encouraged to join the 3 day event which only costs $10 for a 10’ by 10’ booth for all 3 days. Vending applications can be picked up at R.E. Lee Shoes in Colville or at the Colville Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call Karen Abeid at (509) 685-1733. 

July 16-18: Shriners Childrens Hospital Benefit at the Blues & Music Festival. Camping is available all 3 days. Friday is Open Mic Night from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday there is a Classic Car show, Motorcycle Poker run, food vendors, Beer Garden, music all day, featuring The Royce-Govedare High rollers, Midnight Run and New Mud. For directions and more information call (509) 684-4444. 

July 18: Tiger Tri

Join the Colville Recreation Department at Lake Gillette for a 1K swim, a 40K bike ride along scenic Hwy 20 to Colville High School, and finish the race At Rotary Pavilion at Yep Kanum Park. This is the 25th year of the Tiger Tri! There will be a band and food at the finish line for everyone to celebrate. Members of the community are strongly encouraged to show up from 10am-1pm to show support, celebrate, and take pride that Colville has supported a triathlon for 25 years! Awards for overall best times as well as each age group,and top local male and female.  Not ready to take on all three?  Get your friends together and form a team! Participation is limited to 250 athletes, deadline for early registration is June 20th Late Registration until July 13th. For more information: Please visit www.tigertri.com or call the Colville Recreation Department at 684-6037 

Save the Date:

*July 31-August 2—Rendezvous Days at Yep Kanum City Park

*August 1—Airport Fly-In Breakfast

*August 6th – A People’s Law Course Series – Part 2: Insurance, presented by Webster Law

*August 3-7 – Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Colville

*August 15-Arden Old Timers Rodeo Kids Day

*August 21-24-NE WA Fair

* September 10th - A People’s Law Course Series – Part 3: Auto Accidents, presented by Webster Law 

Business Information: 

Cedars Bodywork&Massage LLC and the Lazy"B"  B&B are cooperating to bring you a blissful few hours away from the world. Picture this: you sit on a wide shady porch enjoying tea or a cool drink and homemade goodies, looking over a perfectly manicured lawn surrounded by tall pines. Feel the stress start to fade away. Take a deep pine-scented breath. Then stroll across that beautiful lawn to a rustic, shaded nook to receive an hour of relaxing, rejuvenating massage.

The Lazy"B" is located north of Colville only minutes from Canada. The location is secluded, quiet, relaxing, and fun. Perfect for a "Ladies Day Out".   Dates Available:  July 29,30,31,Aug.2  Call Brenda Windom 509-846-6367 or JoAnn Bender 509-732-8917 for details. 

Dominion Distillery Tasting Room is now open from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.  The Tasting Room is located at 116 N. Main Street in Colville between Webster Law Office and Dodson’s Paint and Glass. 

Front Porch Farm:  We're picking Zucchini, Summer Squash, Cucumbers, Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Bok Choy, Chinese Cabbage, Spinach, Kale, Asparagus, peaches, necterines and  more. Plus, we have Cherries and Apriums! Buy them all right off the farm at our store on Highway 395 (open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) or, come see us at area farmers markets: Chewelah Farmers Market every Friday in the from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Northeast Washington Farmers Market every Wednesday and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit us at frontporchfarm.net, or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for more!

Meyers Falls Market:

Please visit www.MeyersFallsMarket.com or call 509-738-2727 for more information on any of our upcoming classes or events.

Live Concert with Montana Skies!  Early August, date and time TBA.  Visit our website or call for details.

Pressure Canning Class with Bonnie Stichart from WSU, August 15, 2:00-4:00 pm.  Join us to learn how easy it is to use a pressure cooker to store away fresh food to last all winter!!  The class will take participants through the entire process of pressure canning, covering safety issues and explaining how to process a number of different vegetables.  Participants will take home a pint jar of fresh-canned green beans, thorough notes to guide them through the process at home, and a store coupon.  Participants can also bring their pressure gauge from home to have it tested in class.  Cost is $15 and preregistration is required.  Call or stop by the market to reserve your spot!

 Featured Artists at Meyers Falls Market:  Caroll Vrba and Elinor Distler

“Watercolor Tea (Because It’s Too Early For Wine!)”:  July 11th & 25th, 10:00-2:00 pm.   

Stevens County Historical Society:  The Stevens County Historical Society' would like to remind everyone that the Keller Heritage Center is open. The museum in Colville is open daily from 10 - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 1- 4 Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the months of June, July and August, returning to 1- 4 daily in September. The park is open daily until 8:00 p.m. The buildings on the grounds such as the mining display and the Trapper's cabin can be seen during park hours. The lookout tour is only available when a stout hearted tour guide is available to show it. Usually Katie is on site on Wednesday afternoons and will show it. The research library is open on Wednesdays and by appointment. The Keller House can be seen during museum hours.

Tri-County 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. 

WSU Stevens County Extension has the 2015 4-H Events: The yearly calendar for 4-H is out and can be opened here:    2015 4-H Calendar


 If you have an event or activity of interest to our community, please email colvillecoc@colville.com.

Have an awesome week!

 

Debbie Garringer

Karen Learn

Colville Chamber of Commerce

986 South Main Street Suite B

Colville, WA   99114

509-684-5973

509-684-1344 fax

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