to May 25, 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 purchased beautiful hanging flower baskets that were
hung along Main Street this past week.
We would like to thank Mike Learn and Dave Garringer for helping to hang
the very large baskets so Colville can be beautiful. We hope everyone will
enjoy the majestic flowers as they grow even more brilliantly as the season
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 Mayor Lou Janke for his presentation during last weeks’ Chamber
May 19: Sharon Cording the Crime Victim
Advocate for Rural Resources Victim Services will share information on the
services that are available for crime victims.
May 26: NO Chamber meeting.
June 2: Judy Lippman with the American Cancer Society will discuss Relay for Life &
other resources that are available.
June 9: Peggy Townly with Woodland Theatre in Kettle Falls.
News & Events:
May 28: Please join us for the chamber “After Hours” this month from 5:00 to 6:30
at Tri County Stoves hosted by Jim Davis. There will be hors d’oeuvres &
drinks. Everyone is invited to attend, its open to the public. Please join us.
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or
Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
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.
May 20: Inland Northwest Blood Center along with
the Colville High School Community Blood
led by Ginny Nielsen who will be coordinating the blood drive.
hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
May 21: Pizza Hut Kids
Night-Come join us at your Colville Pizza Hut from 6 to 9PM for Kids
Night. We will have face painting, movies and games with prizes. We
are offering $1 slices off of our slice bar and ˝ priced sautéed pastas.
Bring the whole family down for an evening of great fun and great food.
May 21: NEWFC and the
Colville National Forest invite you to join us at our bi-monthly Joint Meeting,
this month being held in Republic on Thursday at the K-Diamond-K Guest Ranch (http://kdiamondk.com/directions.htm).
May 22: The Dungeon Games will be having its
grand opening Fri. from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 336 W Astor in Colville. It is across the street from the Ag Center at
the fairgrounds. The store carries
collectible card games, trading card games, role playing games, miniatures,
board games and more. We have games such
as Magic The Gathering,Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder and
Warhammer. We have a game room and food
and snacks can be purchased. Open 7 days
a week. facebook.com/thedungeongames (509) 684-2365
May 26: NEWSTART
meeting. The next meeting will be Tuesday, 10:00 am @ Tri County Economic
Development District in Colville. Please stay tuned for the upcoming
May 28: Chamber “After
Hours” at Tri County Stove & Spa from 5:00 – 6:30. Located at 2088 N. Hwy 395 in Colville. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
May 29: Support women's
the PEO (Philanthropic Education Organization) scholarship fundraiser yard
May 29th from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church 295 E Dominion
Ave in Colville.
May 30: 2nd
Annual Gregory Hall Memorial 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 a.m. Starts at Colville High
parking lot & the Rotary Dominion Meadows Trail. For more information contact:
Darcie Caruso @ 675-3068 or Sincerray Holland @ 675-2308 or call 684-5041.
Save the Date:
*June 5-7-Kettle Falls Town & Country Days
*June 6- 4-H Fishing Derby**************
*June 19-20—Father’s Day Weekend Rodeo
returns to Colville
*June 20- Front Porch Farm's 6th Annual Farm Festival and Garden Tour
*June 27-AAUW Garden Tour
*June- Arden Old Timers Rodeo Cancer
*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
*August 3-7 – Vacation Bible School at First
Baptist Church in Colville
*August 15-Arden Old Timers Rodeo Kids
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.
Eagles: PaddleWheel May
Porch Farm: We're
picking Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Bok Choy, Chinese Cabbage, Spinach, Lettuce,
Bok Choy, Kale, and Asparagus. And not only can you find them at our store
every Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. but farmers market season is upon us as well! The Chewelah Farmers Market starts
this week in the park from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Northeast Washington
Farmers Market is every Wednesday Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. For all the latest, visit us on Facebook or Instagram. And
don't forget: it's not too late to sign up for the Stevens County CSA!
Gluten Free Bread, Thursday May 28, 5:30-7:00 pm.
Classes – Mark Your Calendars Now!! Fermented
Drinks: Kombucha & Kefir
you have a public or private gathering to host?
We have the room!! Rent our Community Connection Room (the
“CCR” -- located upstairs in Meyers Falls Market) for your next book club,
radio club, private or public class or meeting, birthday party, wedding
rehearsal dinner and more! Fully stocked
kitchen and light catering service also available. For more information, (rental forms, pricing,
etc.) please visit our website: www.meyersfallsmarket.com and click
on “Community Room” or email: email@example.com .
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 1-4 p.m. for the month of May. 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.
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
and Gardening News
May 6 and 20: Learn how to test and supplement your
soil! Plan to attend the two-evening WSU Extension Soil Testing and
Supplementation Seminar, May 6 and 20 at the Valley Grange #1048, 3091
Waitts Lake Rd, Valley WA (next to the Valley Fair Grounds). This seminar will
explain how to take soil samples, read soil test results, and develop your own
custom supplementation plan. Both seminar evenings go from 6:00 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per family for the 2 evenings and includes one soil
test (a $43 value). For more information, contact Nils Johnson, (509)
684-2588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 8: Today is the early bird registration
date for Horsemanship Boot Camp. Stevens County 4-H Horse Leaders have put
together a Horsemanship Boot Camp June 13 and 14 at the NE WA
Fairgrounds in Colville where you and your horse will experience two days of
fun filled clinics and learn from experienced trainers, judges, and
veterinarians. Clinics include showmanship, stock seat, gaming fundamentals,
knots, packing, hunt seat, paint the parts, trail elements, and so much more!!!
Choose your sessions from over 30 options. There are plenty of classes for
those without horses. Early bird registration of $50 is due by May 8.
Registration goes up to $60 after May 8. The event is open to both 4-H and
non-4-H youth in grades 3-12. Visit http://ext100.wsu.edu/stevens/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2014/02/bootcampreg2015.pdf
for complete details and registration form.
The annual 4-H Fishing Derby at Camp Princess Pine on Lake Thomas. This
event is open to all youth ages 5-15. You don’t have to be in 4-H to attend!
Zip’s has 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
If you have an event or
activity of interest to our community, please email email@example.com.
Have an awesome week!
Colville Chamber of Commerce
986 South Main Street Suite B
Colville, WA 99114
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