27 – November 3, 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:
Friday afternoon was busy
with the Kiddie and Pet Parade and passing out over 300 bags of goodies to the
children. Thank you to all the businesses for supporting the Moonlight Madness and
the many contributions! Many folks went home winners from the 10 p.m. drawing!
week’s business luncheon speaker is Debbie
Therrian titled “What’s it like?” Debbie is 2nd Vice President at
Colville Chamber of Commerce and is also the Public Relations Manager at
Chamber News &
It’s time to
mark your calendar and save the date for Colville
Chamber Gala Dinner Dance! This
event is for you and your friends, family and co-workers. Chamber is cordially
inviting you to attend our community celebration. This event was planned
for those whose businesses were smaller but wanted to attend a great party.
With tables of eight, you can bring everyone and enjoy all the festivities.
Join us Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Community College in
Colville, 5 p.m. There is a “No Host Bar.” “Sandra Wiggins Photography”
will be on hand to take those memorable pictures. Lori Roberts with ‘Catering
To You’ will be preparing the dinner of Filet Mignon at 6 p.m. 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 this 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.) Join us for a great time!
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.
Oct. 28: “What’s
it like?” with speaker, Debbie Therrian.
Nov. 4: EDC presentation by Debra Hansen,
Director, WSU Stevens County Extension and John Smith, Colville Chamber board
Nov. 11: Veterans
Day Holiday. Chamber office is closed. There
will not be a meeting this day.
Dayspring Financial Solutions, LLC “Simplicity in Real Estate lending
presented by Bob McBlair.
Nov. 25: Zach
Ross, Chamber President, will clue his audience in with what’s happening in
Colville in the weeks to come!
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
27: November 17, December 1: Ready, Set, Grow YOUR Business – 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. at the locations listed on the website. These free
workshops will be a 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Colville Council Meeting at 6:30
Oct. 29: Chamber
“After Hours” at Riverwood Community School from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. They are located at 146-B Buena Vista Drive in Colville. There
will be light refreshments and a tour of the facilities.
Oct. 31: Boo
to You! Join us for a SCARY good
time! This Halloween your child will be in their best disguise. Let us help
make the day memorable by creating a Halloween keepsake. Come to Parkview
Senior Living 240 S. Silke in Colville, anytime from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for
a free Halloween photo of your little spook. Kids must come with an adult.
There will be lots of candy to make it worthwhile. For more information call
Woodland Productions in Kettle Falls presents Barefoot in the Park. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on
Friday and Saturday. Sunday time is 3 p.m. Tickets sold at the door are $12 for
adults and $10 for students and seniors.
31: CHS Project Graduation: The
grand prize is four box seats to a Gonzaga Men's Basketball Game, and the other
prizes are 1st - two cords of wood; 2nd- Allusions Gift Certificate (that
includes color/cut/style, two spray tans and wax service); 3rd- quilt donated
by Amy Elliott; 4th - $50 Clark's Gift Certificate; and 5th - $50 Safeway Gift
Card. Drawing will be held at the Senior night Homecoming/Halloween football
game on Oct. 31. For more information call Kelly Knight at (509) 690-7143.
31: Fright Night: Join us if you
dare for our tunnel of terror, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Local Food Bank
Fund-raiser, 255 E. Glen in Colville. Please bring 2 cans of food or make a
monetary donation for entry into the TUNNEL OF TERROR!
Nov. 1: Local Women in Ag gathering. This will be at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
Extension office, 986 S. Main in Colville. Sarah Haden will discuss how
“buying local” affects our local agricultural community. Teri McKenzie will
share her experiences renting a room in her farm home through
AirBnB. There is no charge to attend the meeting, but please bring
a brown bag for lunch. WSU Extension will provide dessert and have
coffee and water available for beverages. To register or for more information contact
Debra at 684-2588 or email email@example.com.
4-H members, leaders, parents, and community members are invited to the annual 4-H
Awards Banquet and potluck today at the Colville High School (154 Hwy
20 E)) at 2 pm. Many member and leader achievements from the past year
will be recognized. We will award county medals, volunteer years of
service, outstanding teen, and much more. Please bring a salad or main
dish for the potluck. Drinks, dessert, and dinnerware are provided.
Grower’s Roundtable – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Extension office, 986 S. Main in Colville.
Join us for the first grower's roundtable meeting for local farmers
and producers. The purpose of the roundtable is to receive your input on how we
can better support local growers and improve upon our programs. To sign up or
for more information contact Nils at 684-2588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree! Christmas tree permits
are available at any Colville National Forest office. For more information
contact Franklin Pemberton at (509) 684-7177.
4: Medicare Open Enrollment: Do you need your questions answered and get help
with your enrollment decisions? SHIBA volunteers will be at Parkview Senior
Living 240. S. Silke in Colville – from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call to
schedule a-one-on -one appointment. Please bring with you your red, white and
blue Medicare cards and a Ziploc bag with all your medication bottles. To
schedule an appointment call Nancy Christopher at (509) 684-5677.
5: Last Will & Embezzlement: Don’t miss this
great event and learn how to protect yourself and those that you love against
elder abuse. This lunch and learn presentation will feature the showing of Last Will and Embezzlement, a short film
starring Mickey Rooney, which examines the financial exploitation of the
elderly. This great event will open at 10 a.m. with vendor exhibits followed by
the screening of the film Last Will and
Embezzlement, Q&A panel, and lunch. This event starts at 10 a.m. and
ends at 2 p.m. at the Chewelah Civic Center (301 E. Clay).
6: Stevens County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting & Dinner: You are invited
to the Stevens County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Dinner at 6 p.m. at
the Colville Ambulance Center for delicious food and great fellowship with
locals interested in voluntary grassroots farm & ranch advocacy in
northeast Washington. Tom Davis, speaker, Washington State Farm Bureau
Government Relations. The meeting will conclude with elections for our local
county officers and board members. No charge for WSFB members; non-voting
members and guests are $10 per person. RSVP on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/378869898932676/
Nov. 7: N.E.W Family
Life Service Fundraiser: This is the 7th Annual Dessert for Life
located at 317 W. Astor Avenue in Colville. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be
a Silent Auction that will also begin at 6 p.m. Dessert will be served at 7
p.m. There will be live music, live dessert auction and an update of what’s new
at the center and maternity home. Tickets are available at the center office or
online at www.familylifeservices.net.
After Hours at Café 103 on Main Street in Colville.
The Northeast Washington Genealogy Computer
Interest Group will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street Colville at 10:30 A.M. This is a new location for our
CIG meetings. Lora
Rose, a longtime NeWGS member will give us a demonstration of the popular
genealogy program, Legacy Family Tree. We will be meeting in the LDS Church lower meeting room at
10:30 a.m. This is the same
location as our afternoon meetings. The general meeting will be in the
same location beginning at 1:30 p.m. with Denny Blair.
Nov. 14: Colville
Branch AAUW Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the
Colville Branch AAUW Coffeehouse fundraiser. For the 24th consecutive year,
Leslie Waters, MD, are assembling some stellar musicians to play at this annual
event. This year's locale is the Elks Lodge, 1861 E. Hawthorne in
Colville. Money raised at this and other AAUW fundraisers goes to provide
camperships for middle school girls to attend Tech Trek, a STEM-oriented summer
camp, and college scholarships for high school junior girls. Tickets are $15
for adults and $8 for children and youth. Tickets are available at the door.
Nov. 14: Economic Strategies and Successes From
Around the Northwest & Beyond" from 9 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m.
(8:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast) located at Hayden Lake Country Club in Hayden, Idaho. For more information call (509) 495-4064 or
go to website at www.inwp.org or email@example.com .
15: Holiday Craft Sale at the Ag Trade Center—Northeast Washington
Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Save the Date
*November 20—Scott Douglas Marketing
Basics class at Tri-County
*November 21—Parkview Senior Living’s
Annual Public Auction
*November 22—Christmas Tree Extravaganza
*November 22—PMCH offers HeartSaver CPR
*November 28—Down Town Tree Lighting
* December 1 and 8—Annual Winter
Pesticide Recertification Courses
December 5-7—Keller House and Museum Christmas tour.
* December 13—Chamber Gala Dinner Dance
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 3:30-4:30 - 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.
Daniels Nursery is open by appointment
only Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fall
is the best time to plant trees so call today to schedule your private
showing. Large caliper shade,
ornamental, apple and native trees available at below retail pricing. No truck or trailer? Hire us to plant your trees for you. 2198 Hwy 25 South, Kettle Falls. Call 738-2633.
Ales: Happenings at Northern Ales on Oct. 30 with Shay
Walker from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Oct. 31: Halloween with Move the Earth from
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Front Porch Farm: This
Wednesday is the last farmers market of the year! Come see us under the
clock tower in Colville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. But that doesn't mean it's your
last chance for fresh vegetables! Our store on Highway 395 is open 5 days a
week right up until Christmas. We still have Zucchini, Onions, Potatoes, Kale,
Chard, Cabbage, Tomatoes, and Winter Squash from our garden. Plus, we have
delicious Apples and Pears from local orchards. We're open from 10 a.m. to
6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Visit our website at http://frontporchfarm.net
or check us out on Facebook http://facebook.com/FrontPorchFarm and
The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Collection is
the only fundraiser for those families and individuals most in need from our
community. We are looking for volunteers to ring bells at Super One Foods and
Wal-Mart beginning November 28, 29, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, and 20. For more
information contact Pamela Vail at (509) 684-5742.
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).
Meyers Falls Market ongoings: Yoga classes in the
Viniyoga style contact Lisa Jekubik at (509) 690-1742 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more
information. Awareness Yoga class call Deanna Seil (509)525-6284. Introduction
to Tai Chi and Qigong call Laura McKean (509) 690-7977. Immunity Qigong class
call Laura McKean at (509) 690-7977. Intermediate Tai Chi classes call Laura
McKean (509) 690-7977.
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
The Libraries of
has partnered with Thrive By Five Washington, the Washington State Department
of Early Learning and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Thrive By Five Washington has created a program called Love.Talk.Play. to help
provide early education information and encourage positive connections between
young children and their parents/caregivers. The program shares ideas that have
proven to foster development in young children. The Libraries of Stevens County
is sharing this resource during storytime and other early literacy activities
this Fall. For more information contact Becca Moore at (509) 233-9621.
Seattle Seahawks 2014 Radio packages: Games start August 7th and
end December 28th. Call Mike Eakins at 684-5031 or email email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at 986 S. Main in Colville.
If you have an event or
activity of interest to our community, please email to us at email@example.com. Have a great week!
Debbie Garringer and
Colville Chamber of Commerce
986 South Main Street Suite B
Colville, WA 99114
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