13 to April 20, 2015
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:
Colville Chamber of Commerce invites you and your friends to attend our Chamber
Open Golf Tournament to be held Friday, May 1st at Dominion Meadows Golf Course
in Colville. The day will be full of events starting with a FUN golf
tournament! The entry fee includes green fees, sack lunch, dinner at the Elks
Club, goodie bag and door prize ticket. Registration
deadline is April 21, 2015. If you did not receive an
invite in the mail, registration forms are on our website under events. For golf cart rental, you
must make your own arrangements through the Pro Shop at (509) 684-5508. To
donate silent auction items please contact the Chamber Office at 684-5973 or
Throughout the afternoon silent auction items will be on display for
bidding. This is a great opportunity to introduce or highlight your
business with donated items. Following golf will be a social time and dinner.
There will be a brief program honoring the Colville “Business of the Year” and
“Volunteer of the Year” and introductions of the new Chamber Board members for
2015-16. New this year is a hole in one contest sponsored by Sunshine
Disposal & Recycling.
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 Vonny McCoy for her presentation and demonstration during last
weeks’ Chamber luncheon meeting.
14: Tom Webster will
present the happenings with his local business, Dominion Distillery. Tom will
share what he and his partner, Henry Anderson is doing with the unique
micro-distillery and what products are currently available as well what they
will be expanding on in the near future.
21: Laura Engell
with the Rendezvous Encampment committee will share information about upcoming
Rendezvous Days coming up July 31 to August 2.
28: Jake Wilson
with the Colville Recreation Department will present the news on the upcoming Tiger
5: Debra Hansen
County Extension Director with Washington State University will be the
presenter for EDC.
12: Mayor Lou Janke is
sharing the news from of the City Hall.
May 19: Sharon
Crime Victim Advocate for Rural Resources Victim Services will share
information on the services that are available for crime victims.
26: NO Chamber meeting.
Chamber News &
Chamber Open Golf
Tournament will be on May 1, 2015. Get your golf teams ready and bring in your
check to reserve your spot for this day. Registration forms online @
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or
Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
April 13: Nonprofit Workshop: Leading
Nonprofits to Make a Difference: Leadership, Fundraising & Partnerships 10
a.m. to 2:30 p.m., come for coffee starting at 9:30 a.m. At the WSU Extension /
Tri-County Economic Development District, 986 S Main, Colville, WA 99114. Cost
is $15, including lunch. Visit this link to
register, this Washington Nonprofit’s: webpage for
more information or contact Gael Treesiwin at (509) 690-1299 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 13-May 20: Colville Community
Colleges of Spokane will be holding classes for ACT 2: Using Technology in
Communications with Tommy Howe. Each Monday and Wednesday from 6 to 8
p.m. Cost is $79. Explore the world of amateur radio operations, aka ham radio,
and prepare for the Technician for Amateur Radio test. Learn to assemble,
disassemble and operate your radio, read schematics, troubleshoot electrical
systems, and review satellite operations. Learn laws and safety of radio
operations. Provide emergency service functions by producing, transmitting and
receiving radiograms; contact far away locations using a handset, linked
towers, and a computer. Option of taking the test for the Technician for
Amateur Radio lifetime license at the end of the quarter for $15. Text not required,
but the ARRL technician’s manual suggested; book information will be sent after
registration. For more information regarding amateur radio operations, visit www.arrl.org or
by calling (509) 279-6027.
April 14: Colville City
Council meeting at 6:30 p.m.
15: Wild Turkey Dazes starts and goes through to May 31. Welcome hunters!
April 15: Rural Resources Victim Services and Kids
First Children's Advocacy Center:
+ Men Making a Difference Committee meeting—seeking volunteers committed to
social change work who want to help coordinate this year’s big fundraising
event. Meeting held at Rural Resources Victim Services office at 12:00.
April 16: BYU-Idaho Collegiate Singers
2015 Tour will
be performing at the Colville Community College at 7 p.m. Admission will be a
monetary donation or food for the food bank. All proceeds will be donated to
the Colville Community Food Bank. For more information call Nancy Maruji at
April 17: Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference – create a
strong small business eco-system in your community. Our keynote presenter, Erik Pages, is a national expert in changing the
entrepreneurial climate. He will present on a
live webinar, leading participants through the process of identifying
and creating a small business eco-system. After interacting with Erik, local facilitators and experts will share
information about the current status of our ecosystem. Engaging exercises that
will move us forward in developing a plan – this is an opportunity for small
town governmental and civic leaders working alongside rural business
owners to discuss what next steps should happen to create and/or strengthen an
effective “entrepreneurial ecosystem.” 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Stevens County Sheriffs and Ambulance Building, 425 North Hwy,
Colville. Cost is $30 but there is a $25 early bird special between March 5 and
April 10 (light breakfast and lunch included.) For more information, contact
Debra Hansen, (509) 684-2588 or email@example.com or visit the
April 17-18: Rural Resources Victim Services and Kids
First Children's Advocacy Center:
Services Yard Sale
at 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 147 S. Hoffstetter—we need donations and can arrange for
pick up anytime before April 16—just call 684-3796.
through April 25th is National Crime Victims’ Week:
is being partnered by the Nat’l Center for Victims of Crime; and the U.S. Dept.
of Justice- Nat’l Center for Victims of Crime. The chosen theme is
“Engaging Communities/ Empowering Victims.” On 4/24 at 1 p.m. there will
be a tree planted near the entrance of Rural Resources Victim Services.
The purpose of the event is to honor the involvement & commitment of our
community to victims of crime, and to acknowledge the strength & resiliency
of victims if they are given access to appropriate resources.
25: N.E.W. Family Life Services Presents LifeRun 2015 the
fourth annual 5K fun run/walk and 80 mile motorcycle run will be on Saturday at
Yep Kanum Colville City Park. Motorcycles leave the park at 10 a.m.
Runners leave at 11 a.m. Register on line at www.familylifeservices.net or
pick up a registration form from the office 144 W. 5th Ave. in Colville.
LifeRun is a fundraiser for N.E.W. Family Life Services crisis pregnancy center
and maternity home and a family fun day in the city park with live music, food
and free children's activities. For more information please call
25: The Tough Enough Equestrian Drill Team will be hosting our 3rd
annual "Manure Mania" April 25 and 26; and May 2 and 3. We will
be selling 50# - 70# bags of well-composted cow manure in the Maruji and Raines
parking lot from 9:00 a.m. till approximately 3:00 p.m. Cost per bag is
$5.00. We will load the bags in your vehicle for you! This is our
big fundraiser for the season. Last year we were able to sell 350 bags of
"manure"! The funds raised will be used for travel expenses for
the team, and team equipment. We are taking pre-orders and special orders
now. You may call Cindy at 684-1710 and put in your order to pick up on
one of our regular sale days, or you may set up a special day for pick-up.
The Tough Enough Gals thank our community for the support!
April 25: The Inland Northwest School of Music: Located in
Colville is offering piano and voice
lessons to children and adults, all ages and skill levels welcome.
Saturday April 25 at 3 p.m. students from my studio will present a
recital that is open to the public. This recital will be held at 233 S Elm in
the Draper Building in Colville. This event is free and open to the public.
Families and students that are interested in lessons are encouraged to attend!
April 29: Chamber After Hours at Stevens County
Historical Museum and Keller House.
1: Chamber Open Golf Tournament: Registration forms can be
found online at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victim Services - Volunteer
Training, May 4 - May 20, 2 evenings/week and 1 Saturday. Help
contribute to ending violence and abuse through volunteering on our Help Line,
providing community education, or working in our office. Call Angela at
684-3796, or on-line at www.ruralresources.org/volunteer. Application
deadline is May 1st.
Disabilities Resource Fair: The Developmental Disabilities Program of Stevens
and Ferry County would like to announce that we will be hosting our annual
Disabilities Resource Fair on May 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Ag Trade
Center Building located at 317 W Astor Ave in Colville. If your
organization / business has information that may be beneficial to those
families or individuals with disabilities and are interested in having a table,
please contact Lorie Sandaine at email@example.com or 509-685-0680.
May 27: Sign up for
Chamber After Hours.
Save the Date:
*June 6- 4-H Fishing Derby
*June 19-20—Father’s Day Weekend Rodeo
returns to Colville
*June 27-AAUW Garden Tour
*July 16-18—Sidewalk Sale & Street
*July 16-18-Shriners Childrens Hospital
Benefit at the Blues & Music Festival
*July 31-August 2—Rendezvous Days at Yep
Kanum City Park
*August 1—Airport Fly-In Breakfast
*September 14-19—Cycle the Selkirk Loop
*October 9-Women + Men Making a
Difference Fundraising Luncheon
*October 30—Moonlight Madness
*November 20-December 12—Home for the
*December 12—Chamber Holiday Dinner Gala
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.
We are opening for the spring! We will be open 10am till 6pm Fridays and
Saturdays now. Stop by and see what's new for the spring.
Roosevelt Joins National Find Your Park
Movement: National Park Week 2015
Encourages Everyone To Find Your Park Lake
Roosevelt National Recreation Area joins parks,
programs and partners
across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their
stories online at FindYourPark.com.
Launched on April 2, 2015 by the National
Park Service and the National
Park Foundation, Find
Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating
the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and
setting the stage for its second century of service.
Falls Market: Wine Tasting! Friday April 17, 4:30 to
6:30 p.m. Drop-in anytime to sample 3 distinct wines from our
ion of over 100 varieties. Tickets are only $2 and entitle you to
save $2 off any bottle of that evening’s featured wines. Join us the 3rd
Friday of every month through fall and winter.
Bicycle Advocacy Day,
Sunday, April 19: Kick off the week of Earth Day with a bicycle
maintenance class and helmet fitting session. Both will be led by cycling
enthusiast, Will Bruse of Outback Bicycles. The Basic Bicycle Repair & Maintenance class (open to teens and
adults) will take place under a tent in the Market's parking lot from
1-2:30pm. It will cover changing a flat tire, cleaning and lubing a chain
as well as adjusting brakes. The cost is $8 and pre-registration is
required. A free Bicycle Helmet
Fitting Clinic will follow from 2:30-3:30pm.
Trash to Treasure Recycled Art Contest, April 20-25. Everyone
is invited to enter! Submit your original artwork made from material that
would otherwise be destined for the trash or recycling bin. Deadline to
turn in entries is April 18th. Artwork will be on display from
April 20-25. Judging is open to the public; stop by and cast a vote for
your favorite piece! Winners will be announced in four different age
categories. Visit our website for complete rules and more information.
“Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” Film
Showing, Wednesday April 22 (Earth Day), 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for this ground-breaking
documentary, unveiling the massive environmental toll connected with industrial
animal agriculture. Afterwards there will be a panel discussion with
several professionals in the field led by Tim Coleman of The Kettle Range
Conservation Group. For more information about the film go to: http://www.cowspiracy.com/about/ Cost is $3
(Free popcorn included! Drinks available for purchase.). Preregistration is required.
Call or stop by the market to sign up.
Day Celebration, Saturday April 25, 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Completing our week-long celebration of Earth Day, stop in to chat with
representatives from local environmental and sustainable organizations as well
as local food growers, and make a Recycled Art Craft at our booth just for
Artist at Meyers Falls Market: Shaina Emra is showcasing
her work in the Gallery through the months of March and April. Shaina
specializes in acrylic painting and photography.
16 Finessa Fann Solo Act 6-8 p.m., April 17 Open Mic 7-10 p.m., April 23 Justin
Johnson Solo Act 6-8 p.m.
Crochet a Ladder Necklace: Be the envy of
all your friends by making this unique crocheted necklace from trellis ribbon.
It’s a light weight, soft necklace that is sure to “pop” no matter what outfit
you are wearing. April 15, 1:00 at the H.U.B. Senior Center 231 W. Elep
Colville. Please R.S.V.P. 675-1479 or 684-4353 Supplies provided.
Parkview’s annual Yard Sale: I know, I know,
everyone has one….but ours is special…I won’t tell you why…you just have to
come and see. (We are also taking donations of “stuff” the day before -
please!) April 24 9:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Proceeds go to the resident’s fund.
Parkview’s Pet Food Drive/Raffle: For the month of
April (and at the yard sale). Parkview is accepting donations of unopened dog
and cat food for Colville Pet Rescue. Please bring your donations to Parkview
Senior Living 240 S. Silke the month of April. While you are there, you may purchase
a 50/50 raffle ticket ( 50% of the pot goes to Colville Pet Rescue and 50% to
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
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
Today is the deadline to enroll in 4-H or add projects to be eligible to
compete as a
4-H member during the summer’s 4-H events.
Contact WSU Stevens County Extension at 684.2588 or email Shannon firstname.lastname@example.org for information
on joining 4-H.
a new menu. Call-in orders welcome for lunch and dinner! Gift certificates are
available! Zip’s honors military and seniors 60 and up with a 10 percent
discount. For more information contact The Gariepy Family at 684-3548.
If you have an event or
activity of interest to our community, please email email@example.com.
Have an awesome week!
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Colville, WA 99114
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