Colville Chamber of Commerce Weekly
August 25 – September 1, 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,
We would like to introduce our newest member to the Chamber,
Pooch Parlor. Welcome!
This week join us for our Chamber After Hours, from 5:00
PM to 6:30 PM. Enjoy cocktails and a night of networking. Saundra’s
Furniture and Design is located at 316 S. Wynne St., Colville WA.
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.
August : No Lunch Meetings
Sep. 2: No Meeting: Labor Day
Sep. 9: Susan Brown will be our speaker she will be
telling us about the annual Tri-County Veterans Standdown.
Sep. 16: Pete Lewis Colville School’s Superintendant
will be our speaker.
Sep. 23: Sue Harnasch, Stevens County Treasurer will
be our speaker.
Sep. 30: Open forum with Stevens Country Coroner
Candidates Lorrie Sampson and Dave Baskin.
Chamber News &
Aug. 27: Join us for our Chamber After Hours, from 5:00 PM to 6:30
PM. Enjoy cocktails and a night of networking. Saundra’s Furniture
and Design is located at 316 S. Wynne
St., Colville WA.
of Events: Go to www.colville.com or Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
Aug.- 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at 986 S. Main in Colville.
Aug. 26: The Department of
Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be
hosting a workshop titled “From Coverage to Care Resources to
Educate and Empower Newly Covered Individuals”. From Coverage to
Care is an initiative to help individuals understand their new health coverage.
An introduction to these resources will help anyone who works with the newly
insured. The talk will be held from 5:00PM – 6:00 PM at the Colville
Public Library, 195 S. Oak St., Colville WA. For more information
please visit their website at http://marketplace.cms.gov/technical-assistance-resources/c2c.html.
Aug. 30- Sep. 1: Labor Day
Celebration, Please join us in this year's annual Labor Day Parade and
Festivities. Each year, the Town of Northport and surrounding community gathers
for the town-wide parade and celebration, with entertainment, food, crafts, and
fun. Please contact Mr. Ed Nichols (509) 675-4466 or email email@example.com) for further
information and information about the Parade.
Sep. 5: Upper Columbia NWTF
will be having their banquet at 5:00 PM at the Agricultural Trade
Center. For more information please call Howie Kubitk at (509)
680-0988 or Mike Borg at (831) 229-4872.
Sep. 5-6: Colville Peicemakers- Autumn Harvest
2014 Quilt Show will be held at the Community Colleges of Spokane, Colville
Center, 985 S. Elm Street, Colville WA. On September 5 the
show will go from 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM, on September 6 the
show will go from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The
featured Quilter will be Bev Smith. There will be Vendors;
Demonstrations; our beautiful quilt raffle; outside food court; a boutique of
items made by members and most importantly come and see our quilts! For
more information please visit our website at http://colvillepiecemakers.webs.com/quiltshow.htm.
Sep. 6: All ages are welcome to come and join us at 3:00 PM for BINGO at the Fort Colville Grange. Bingo cards are $1.00 and there will be cash payouts! All proceeds will benefit HUB. For any Senior needing transportation please call (509) 684-4119.
Sep. 9: Find the hero in you; give blood three times
a year. Join us at the Colville Community Blood Drive, 11:30 AM
to 6:00 PM at the Agricultural Trade Center located at 411 W. Astor
St. Colville WA. To make an appointment or to get more
information please call us at (800) 423-0151 or email us at inbcsaves.org.
Sep. 13: Saturday, Third Annual Dominion Meadows
Veteran’s Tournament Shotgun Start at 10 AM - Steak Dinner Provided 4
or 5 Person Team - $50 per person/$225 per team (Includes tournament
registration, greens fee & dinner) Scramble Format KP's and other Skill
Shots Awarded Any questions call Andy Hite at 684-5508 or 509-240-4653.
You may also call the Pro Shop at 684-5508 to sign up and/or reserve a
cart. Proceeds will go directly to our local Veterans.
15-20: Cycle the Selkirk Loop.
Bicycle through Washington, Canada and Idaho. 6 Days-350 miles/560 Km,
take in the Breath Taking Scenery. Best SAG support of any ride.
Join the amazing adventure. For more information please call 1-888-823-2626
or visit the website at http://www.wacanid.org/ .
Sep. 20: Saddles
& Spoons Bike Ride and Northwest International Chili Cook-Off at the
Colville Fairgrounds. For the Northwest International Chili Cook-off
there will be music, entertainment, a beer and wine garden, family fun,
and of course, chili.. Tickets are $12.00 and
will be available at the door. To be part of the cook-off or for more
information on the bike ride, please visit their website at http://blazing100.org/.
Annual Tri-County Veterans Standdown will be held at the NE WA Fairgrounds,
Colville WA. Will be Saturday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Opening Ceremony
will be at 8:00 AM) and Sunday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. There will
be Military Surplus for Veterans; clothing, gloves, sleeping bags, field packs,
cold weather gear and more available to Veterans. Bring your DD-214,
Discharge/V.A. Card or Military I.D. For more information please
contact the Stevens Country Veterans Information line at (509) 685-2838.
Celebrate the 50th year of the Wilderness Act at Rendezvous
Theater at the Colville City Park in Colville WA, from 7:00 PM-
8:00 PM. For more information please visit http://wilderness50th.org .
Save the Date for Summer&
Ambassadors Basketball Game —November 24
N.E.W Hunger Coalition’s Harvest Club. Come and harvest local
produce and give hungry families a healthier food choice. For more
information please contact Linsey Edmunds, Gleaning Coordinator at (509)
Front Porch Farm: We have delicious, sweet and tender
Corn! Plus, vine-ripened Melons, local Bartlett Pears, local
Peaches, Potatoes, Zucchini, Carrots, Kale, Swiss Chard, Cabbage, and lots more. Come on down to our
store on Highway 395 from 10 AM to 6 PM Tuesday through Saturday.
Or visit us at the Northeast Washington Farmers Market Wednesdays and Saturdays
(9 AM to 1 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/FrontPorchFarmand 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.
Parkview Senior Living: The Marcus Riverview Ladies
Club and the Parkview Senior Living crochet club are raffling a handmade afghan
this year. The funds from the tickets are used to create a scholarship for a
Kettle Falls graduating senior. Tickets will be available at the N.E.
Washington Fair, Super One Sept. 6, at Marcus Cider Fest, and anytime before
the October 4 drawing date at Parkview Senior Living 240 S. Silke Colville –
Just ask for Bette!
can avoid layoffs with Shared Work, By Chad Pearson, Shared Work
Marketing Manager, Employment Security Department. It can happen to any
business. Demand for your product or service slips. Maybe the market goes in
the tank. All you know is your business is in a fix, and you’ve got hard
decisions to make. You don’t want to lay off your skilled employees, but
what else can you do to cut costs? The Employment Security Department provides
an alternative. It’s called Shared Work. To learn more, watch our Shared-Work
visit www.esd.wa.gov/shared-work or call
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a great week!
Cassidy Cording and Debbie
Colville Chamber of Commerce
986 South Main Street Suite B
Colville, WA 99114
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