February 23 to March 2, 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:
welcome our newest chamber member!
April 1 is “Water Power” owner Mark Ryser!
Power is located at 1177 S. Main Street in Colville.
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
Feb. 24: Krista Stauffer of Stauffer Dairy was born & raised in Stevens
County. Krista is married, with three kids, while running a successful first
generation dairy farm with her husband Brandon. Krista is excited to share with
her community the life of a dairy farmer, challenges farmers are facing as well
as their involvement within the community. She will also be happy to answer any
3: Katie LeBlanc
is the Regional Tourism Specialist and will show her audience how to captivate
and retain their customers. Our economy depends on you!
10: Nancy Christopher from Parkview Senior Living will share “Art of Life
Stewart Kent with Kentington Consultants will share his 40-plus years of
experience on “How to be Successful at Consumer/Trade shows.” Stewart Kent will
also be providing handouts. Have your questions ready to be answered.
24: Amber Hanes-Miller with Life Flight Network. Life Flight is a
not-for-profit air medical service with 16 bases in Idaho, Oregon, Washington
31: Vonnie McCoy with N.E.W. Family Life Services Crisis Pregnancy Center and
Maternity Home will
provide information on what this organization provides and how it serves in the
7: EDC to be announced.
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.
Chamber News &
March 20-21: Colville Home and Garden Show 2015: The sponsors
are Colville Chamber of Commerce, Farmers Insurance with Steve and Lynn
Greenman, and Saundra’s Furniture & Design. Show times are Friday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to
6 p.m. and on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is at the
Colville Community College on South Elm Street.
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or
Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
Colville Pizza Hut in recognition of Colville schools and
businesses, Pizza Hut has a special good for a large pizza with one topping for
$8. Come in today and enjoy this special!
Feb. 24: City of
Colville Preliminary Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. with Mayor Louis
Feb 25: Chamber “After Hours with Ken Barcus at REMAX” located
at 327 South Main in Colville. This gathering is an opportunity to network.
After Hours is from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 28: BINGO at the “The HUB”
at the Colville Community Senior Center located on the corner of Wynne and
Elep. Bingo is a $1.00 for cards and begins at 1 p.m. All proceeds go to the
Colville Community Senior Center. Cash prizes with refreshments. (Bingo
sponsored by ResCare Home Care.)
March 5: Kettle Range Conservation
Scenic Film Festival the Wild and Scenic film Festival at the Alpine Theater on
Thursday March 5th. Other co-sponsors include: Avista, the Vinson Fund, 49
Degrees North and the Ferry County Coop. The Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the
films starting at 6:30 p.m. Raffle, door prizes, beer, wine, soda, food. 16
Films with intermission. End time around 9 p.m. Tickets: $8.00 advanced. $10.00
at the door. $5.00 Students. Advanced Colville Tickets: Call Dan
Price; eves 684-5863.
March 7: Open House with The Colville Community Senior Center “The
Hub” located on the corner of Wynne and Elep in Colville from 1 to 4
p.m. Join us in recognizing those that helped make this dream come true! The
community is welcomed to stop in and see the new building, enjoy music and
Sensational Saturday program. This will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community
College in Colville on March 14. The day is open to all school age youth (4-H
and non 4-H). It is a day of fun workshops to learn more about your 4-H project
or explore new projects. You will have the opportunity to attend five 45 minute
workshops throughout the day. Stevens County 4-H Leaders' Council will provide
a complimentary lunch for attendees.
March 19: Stevens County
Farm Bureau meeting at 8 a.m. held at the Stevens County Conservation District
office located at 232 Williams Lake Road in Colville.
March 20-21: Home & Garden Show at the College: Show times are
Friday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. This show will again be at the Colville Community College on South Elm
March 21-22: Teen Leadership Summit is
for teens 7th through 10th grades to gather for workshops and activities
designed and facilitated especially for them by the Washington State 4-H
State Ambassadors. Workshop topics this year include: Public Speaking,
Teamwork, Personal Strengths, Tech Promotion, Handling Peer Pressure and
Leading Activities. There is also an informational session and orientation
for the County Ambassador program so all County Ambassadors and their advisors
are encouraged to attend. One adult chaperone registration will be awarded to
the county with the most teen registrations! Summit will be held at Camp
Koinonia in Cle Elum. Cost: $95. Registration opened February 2;
registration deadline is March 2. For more information, registration, and
promotional flyer visit: http://4h.wsu.edu/members/summit.html. 4-H membership is not required to attend this event.
March 25: Would
you like to host an After Hours? Call today to reserve this evening from 5 to
6:30 p.m.! This is a good way to network and brainstorm with others! Share your
views and business skills with others!
March 28: Sowing
Seeds Conference designed
to offer something for every gardener. Twelve 55-minute classes will be
offered on a variety of horticultural topics. Each participant will be able to
attend four of the classes offered. Topics
include: Tool Maintenance, Grafting Fruit Trees, Tomatoes, Attracting
Butterflies, Landscaping to Attract Wildlife, Table Top Gardening, Cold Frames,
Backyard Pesticide Use and Gopher Control, Soil Testing and Supplements, Root
Cellars for Vegetable Storage and Lawns. Each participant will be able to
attend the keynote speaker and four of the classes offered. Registration fee
will be $20. Some classes may have a supply fee. This workshop will be held at
the Community Colleges of Spokane - Colville Center in Colville. Registration
and class descriptions will be posted after all classes are confirmed.
Save the Date:
*April 15-May 31—Wild Turkey Daze
*April 16—BYU-Idaho Collegiate Singers
up for After Hours
*May 1—Chamber Open Golf Tournament
*May 7—Disabilities Resource Fair
up for After Hours
*June 19-20—Father’s Day Weekend Rodeo
returns to Colville
*July 16-18—Sidewalk Sale & Street
*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 30—Moonlight Madness
*November 20-December 12—Home for the
*December 12—Chamber Holiday Dinner Gala
Me Not will
be presenting a Scrapbook/Crafter’s Retreat on March 20-22 at the Northeast
Washington Ag-Trade Center in Colville. Also coming up at the Ag-Trade Center
on April 11-12 is the Junk Drunk
Vintage-Antique-Retro-Salvaged Goods & Craft Market. For more information
Porch Farm: The
beauty of Community Supported Agriculture programs is that they enable you to
partner with local farmers in exchange for farm-fresh food. And we have all the
details set for this year's CSA program. All you have to do is sign up! Click here for more information on our CSA seasons and
dates, drop-off locations, and more. Meanwhile, our store is
closed for the season, but if you need local honey, grass fed beef, or
gardening supplies feel free to give us a call at 509-684-6226.
(Ever wonder what farmers do all winter around here? Read this post, and
follow us on Instagram and Facebook, to find out!)
Meyers Falls Market on-goings: Yoga classes
with Lisa Jekubik on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more information
call Lisa at (509) 690-1742; Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greg
Pritchett will be teaching Watercolor classes. For more information call (509)
675-5572; Tai Chi and Qigong classes will be starting in February on Tuesday’s
from 5-6 p.m. and Fridays 9-10:15 a.m. For more information contact instructor
Lauri McKean at email@example.com or (509) 690-7977; stop
in to see Greg Pritchett, watercolor artist, showcase his work in the Gallery.
On Feb. 22 a spiritual study group will meet at 4 p.m., call for more
information (509) 476-0200. Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski will present “One
thousand crops for Northwest farmers’” workshop on Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. call (406) 741-5809.
The N.E.W. Farmers Market is looking for
a motivated, community minded individual to manage the Wednesday and Saturday
farmers market in downtown Colville. Duties include: setting up market
barriers, signs, and canopies, assigning vendors to their stalls, maintaining
the EBT and POP club programs, and receiving market commissions. Candidates
should possess strong organizational skills, the ability to lift 40 pounds, and
an interest in local agriculture. An interest in childhood nutrition and
education would be beneficial. Those with excellent communication skills and an
ability to work cooperatively with others are encouraged to apply. For more
information, call John Progar (509) 414-0399.
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.
Productions --“Suessical” the Musical Tickets on sale at Main Street Floral. Show dates are
March 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 22. March 6, 7, 13, 19, and 20 are
at 7 p.m. and March 8, 14, 15, 21, and 22 are all at 2 p.m. matinees. Ticket
prices 12 & under are $7, Students/Seniors $12, Adults $15. Opening night
is March 6 and tickets will be $10 on this day only. For more information call
Nancy 684-6811 or Sean 935-0892.
If you have an event or
activity of interest to our community, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Have an awesome week!
Colville Chamber of Commerce