November 24 – December 1, 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:
Suite Home has raffle tickets available from today until Dec. 13 at 3:30 p.m. Purchase
your tickets, fill in your name, address and phone number and place into the
crystal boxes for a chance to win one or more of the eight trees (keep stub). Purchaser
must be 18 years of age in order to win raffle drawing. Each raffle ticket cost
a $1. The following businesses and
associates have contributed to these trees: Country Chevrolet; Colville Chamber
of Commerce; Alternative Pathways to Health; Downtown Merchants; NE WA
Association of Realtors; Health & Wellness Providers; Tri-County Stoves;
and Healthy Expressions Dental.
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, call Chamber office at
25: Zach Ross, Chamber President, will announce what’s happening in
Colville in the weeks to come.
Linsey Edmunds, AmeriCorp/VISTA Volunteer Gleaning
Coordinator with Providence New Hunger Coalition
Dec. 9: Dianne Connelly with ResCare HomeCare.
Dec. 16: Petroglyph Printing and Signs with
Nathan Noble and Stephen Woods.
Dec. 23: No Chamber
Dec. 30: No Chamber
meeting. Get ready to bring in the New Year!
Chamber News &
The Christmas Tree will be decorated in
Heritage Court on Nov 24. Kristie Shoemaker’s Fort Colville 5th
grade students have made ornaments to hang on the tree. The City Street
crew will be hanging lights. Wreaths and lights will be put up along Main
Street on Wednesday, Nov. 26 with help from high school volunteers.
Friday, Nov. 28 beginning at 1 p.m., we are again sponsoring horse rides. Dean
Henry will hitch up his Belgium horses to the sleigh for rides in downtown
Colville. Shop on Black Friday for the afternoon and then join us at the
Heritage Court in downtown Colville at 6 p.m. for the Tree Lighting with Santa Claus! Pictures with Santa will begin at 6:30
p.m. to 8 p.m. at Home Design (after tree lighting).
Shop Colville is on,
Saturday, December 13, the Chamber will be providing horse drawn wagon rides by
Dean Henry. Rides are from noon to 3 p.m. starting at Heritage Court in
downtown Colville. Photos with Santa will also be
available again at Home Design from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
sure to stop by Home Suite Home for that last minute raffle ticket in hopes to
win a tree!
tickets are on sale now for the
Chamber Gala Dinner/Dance at the Community on Dec. 13. Call the Chamber office today for
your tickets (509) 684-5973. (5 p.m. No Host Bar and photography; 6 p.m. Filet
Mignon dinner; 7 p.m. Christmas Tree Drawing and Dessert Auction; 8 p.m. to 11
p.m. FireCreek Band. $30 each or purchase a table for 8 for $220.) Come to the
Chamber office to purchase your tickets.
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
Nov. 22-Dec. 13: Christmas Tree
Suite Home is hosting the Christmas Trees again this year. Place your name,
address and phone number on each ticket and place in the associated crystal box
(keep your stubs). Tickets are available for $1 each. One ticket from each
crystal box will be drawn on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Colville Chamber Gala Dinner/Dance at the Community
College in Colville. All winning names will be called to pick up
their tree on Sunday, Dec. 14 from noon to 2 p.m. (Applicable taxes will need
to be paid upon picking up your winning tree.)
24-Dec. 12: The Tree of Sharing is at KeyBank.
KeyBank is ready for its 2014 Christmas Season and to begin operation. Hours of
operation are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday's 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The last day for tag ion and returning purchased items will be Friday,
Dec. 12. The
Tree of Sharing is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Colville and hosted by
KeyBank. For detailed information please call the TOS Coordinator, Ozzie
Wilkinson at 684-5989.
Nov. 24: The Harlem Ambassadors vs. Habitat
Builders at the Colville
High School at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Chamber office. General
admission purchased in advance are for Students/Seniors $7; adults are $9. Tickets
purchased at the door are $2 more. Kids
under age 4 are admitted free. Call 509-684-2385 for more information.
25: City Council
meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 28- 29: Front
Porch Antiques Thanksgiving sale:
25% off Pendleton Blankets, 10% off Antiques. Friday and Saturday,
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Front Porch in Arden. http://frontporchfarm.net
29: Mary Kitt with Pampered Chef will be a vendor at The Third Annual
Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in Chewelah at the American Legion Hall from 10
a.m. to 3 p.m.
1-31: Meyers Falls Market Art Show. Annette
Coady, Fine Art Photographer and Artist will be featured in our December
Gallery. For Art Gallery information, contact Maggie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grow YOUR Business: These free workshops will
be hands on and interactive to learn new skills and network with other small
businesses and entrepreneurs. We want to connect you to resources and expertise
with information you can use today. To register or for more information contact
Krisan at 690-8400 or email email@example.com.
1 & 8: Annual Winter Pesticide Recertification Courses: this year offered only from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the WSU
Extension office, 986 S. Main. There will be three credits available on each day;
you must attend all three sessions to earn your credits.
Dec. 5: Open
Mic! 8 to 10
p.m. First Friday’s. Join us at Meyers Falls Market for this festive evening of
song, dance, poetry, and many other community talents brought forth to the
microphone. All welcome.
Dec. 6 & 13: Crochet Rug Class at Meyers Falls Market on
Saturday Dec. 6 and 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Heidi Short-Murphy will teach
you how to make your own crochet area rugs and chair pads, no experience
necessary. Learn how to use recycled materials such as bed sheets and other
mediums to create fun accessories for your home and for Holiday gifts. $10
class fee, to pre-register contact instructor directly at (509) 675-4534.
Dec. 5-7: You’re invited to the Stevens County
Historical Society’s 36th Annual Christmas Tour Dec. 5 from 4
p.m. to 7 p.m.; Dec. 6 and 7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
featuring tours of the Keller House and the Museum (700 N. Wynne St.); The
Mitten Tree-bring mittens and hats for area children; live music in the Keller
House music room. Gingerbread House Contest
- The annual Christmas Tour of the Keller House and Museum will again
feature a Gingerbread House Contest. Pick up rules and an application at Gramma
Deanie’s. The Gingerbread houses can be delivered on December 4th and picked up
after December 7th. Visitors really enjoy the houses and the smell of
Gingerbread. Prizes are offered in several categories. For more information
Gluten-Free Holiday Cookie Share: Sunday at 2 p.m. at Meyers Falls Market.
Bring a batch of your favorite gluten-free holiday cookies and the recipe, to
exchange with others in the Community connection Room. All recipes will be
photo copied for each participant. You will bring home a try of cookies, and receive
a store coupon for any gluten free item in the Market. $5 pre-registration is
required. Call the Market to reserve your spot (509) 738-2727.
Dec. 14: Diverse
Spiritual Beliefs at Meyers Falls Market at 10:30 a.m. A monthly meeting
of diverse spiritual beliefs joining in community. All welcome to attend
(donations welcomed). Call Sue Richardson for more details (509) 684-8825.
Dec. 19: Wine
Tasting at Meyers Falls Market from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Drop-in
anytime to sample three 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 third Friday of every month through
fall and winter.
Gardener applications are due. The WSU Master Gardener training in
Stevens County will begin January 13, 2015. Face-to-face classes will be held
sporadically in Colville, on Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. through May
5. The Class fee is $125 and requires 40 hours of volunteer service per year.
Applications can be found online at http://ext100.wsu.edu/stevens/gardening/master-gardeners/.
Save the Date
* December 28—Spiritual
* January 3,
10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7 Watercolor Classes at Meyers Falls Market
* March 2015—Woodlands Theatre presents “Seussical”
is hosting a November Art Show. Stop in to see the Meyers Falls Market monthly
Art Show! Novembers featured artist is Willow Misterly, printmaker and mixed
media artist. Willow is also teaching an art class in the Community connection
Room through November/December.
Lodge Campground and Resort is now open
and available for your individual or dinner party needs. The Resort has a wide
variety menu from soup to Filet Mignon. Do you need to find an establishment
for your Holiday or Christmas dinner? We can accommodate up to 40 people. For
more information or to book your reservations call 684-5657.
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 care giving tips, advice, and support at Parkview Senior Living, the last
Thursday of each month 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - 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.
Theatre Announces Auditions For “Seussical”. Auditions for
the March 2015 spring musical will be at Woodland Theatre in Kettle
Falls, Saturday, December 13, 10 a.m. for ages 7 – 12, and 1 p.m. for
ages 13 and up. For more information please go to our website
woodlandproductions.org, or Woodland Theatre Productions Facebook page, or call
Kathleen and Sean at 935-0892 or Nancy 684-6811.
Meyers Falls Market has ongoing Yoga
classes in the Viniyoga style with Lisa Jekubik. Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m.
to 7 p.m. Drop-ins welcomed. Contact Lisa at (509) 690-1742.
Falls Market is open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
promotes on-the-job training subsides to assist businesses: As the economy
continues to improve, more local businesses are bringing on new employees to
help meet increased demand for their products or services. If
you’re an employer who wants to expand, but can’t afford the cost of recruiting
and training new employees, Employment Security Department’s WorkSource may
have a solution for you. For more information on how to take advantage of
this low-cost way to hire and train new employees, contact Tammy Heggenberger
at WorkSource. She can be reached by calling (509) 685-6123 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Front Porch Farm: Christmas Trees are coming the day
after Thanksgiving! Fresh cut Nordmann and Noble Firs, 8 feet, $40 to $45. Come
take advantage of our Thanksgiving sale, choose a Christmas tree, and stock up on
farm fresh eggs, pastured chicken, raw local honey, and Cougar Gold Cheese.
Plus, we still have onions, potatoes, garlic, winter squash and more available
from the garden! We're open Tuesday through Saturday (except Thanksgiving Day)
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Find us under the windmill on Highway 395, just south of
Arden. Visit us at http://frontporchfarm.net
or find us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/FrontPorchFarm
Shiners’ are planning
their third annual Shiners’ Children’s Hospital Benefit for July 18, 2015. For
more information contact Kimberley Gallagher at (509) 675-1674.
The Salvation Army is
in need of volunteers to help “ring the bell.” Volunteers can call Pamela Vail
at (509) 684-5742. Volunteers are needed for Nov. 28 through Dec. 20, from 11
a.m. to 5 p.m.—groups can adopt a day with two to three hour shifts at two
locations (Super One Foods and Walmart).
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
Chevrolet's Black Friday sale starts today. Huge savings on every vehicle on
the lot. Plus, get a free 15 pound Turkey with any test drive. Simply come
down, meet one of our friendly salespeople, and take any vehicle for a test
drive and receive a voucher for a free 15 pound turkey from Super One Foods.
Hurry in while supplies last!
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.
Colville Chamber Gala Dinner Dance at
the Community College in Colville. Chamber is cordially inviting you to
attend our community festivities! This event is for you, your friends, family
and co-workers. Gala begins at 5 p.m. with a “No Host Bar.” Lori Roberts with “Catering
To You” will be preparing the Gala Dinner that begins at 6 p.m. “Sandra
Wiggins Photography” will be on hand to take those memorable pictures. The
drawing for the Christmas Tree Extravaganza will begin at 7 p.m. and the first
annual Chamber Dessert Auction will follow. Firecreek Band will provide
music for our evening enjoyment. Tickets are $30 each or $220 for a table of 8
(available at the Chamber office, 986 S. Main, Suite B (509) 684-5973.)
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!
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