Colville Chamber of Commerce Weekly
December 9 to 16, 2013
Mission 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,
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Come one and all and join us on
December 14 in Downtown Colville for Shop Colville Day. Activities will
be from 11 AM-2PM. Bring your little ones for photos with Santa taken by
Jessica Kinghorn at Home Design. Ride the Dilly Dally Horse Drawn Wagon
for Free, boarding from the Talk N Coffee shop. Be sure to stop by Home Suite
Home Furnishings for your raffle tickets for one of the beautiful decorated
trees. The raffle drawing will be this Saturday.
The Chamber now has Capitol Christmas Tree Ornaments for
$10 each. These commemorative items are all being made or printed
locally with Columbia Cedar providing the wood for the ornaments and Todd
Strobel’s Engraving Class at Colville High School constructing the ornaments
that will be sold here and all across the country! These commemorative items
will only be sold this fall. We also have Capitol Christmas Tree Post Cards for
$1 each of the tree before it was cut.
is invited to attend Chamber Meetings now held 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
10: Vonnie Robertson with the Colville Community Dental Clinic
will be giving presentation on affordable dental care in our community.
Dec. 17: Guest Speaker Kelli Hornbaker and Jerry
Pechin from the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will be giving a
presentation on December 17, 2013, “How you can help finish the fight!”
Come and join us for this informative presentation.
Dec. 24 & 31: Happy Holidays, there will no meetings those
Chamber News & Events:
Dec. 9 to Dec. 14: Have You Been Down to Buy Tickets
YET? What are you waiting for??? The Christmas Tree Extravaganza
for $1 you have a chance to win a tree with all the gifts! The trees and
gifts are now all set up at Home Suite Home
Furnishings at 141 South Main Street. Sponsoring trees this year
are: Spokane Home Builders, Walmart, Downtown Colville, Health &
Wellness Providers, NE WA Realtors, Saundra’s Furniture, Alternative
Pathways to Health, NEW Animal Protection League and the Colville Chamber of
Commerce. We appreciate everyone’s support as this event raises funds for
all the banners, planters, lights, trees, horse drawn wagon rides, Kiddie
Parade, and many more activities that the Chamber supports. You do not
need to be present to win. The drawing is at the Gala Dinner.
the new Chamber office we have three office rooms that are available for short
term use for a fee. One, which we call the meeting room, has a table and
eight chairs. Another has a desk and chairs. If you need a place to do
interviews, off site meetings, extra space for a week or two or other use, just
give us a call at 684-5973.
Events: Go to
or Colville,WA on Facebook for more info.
Dec. 9 to Dec. 13: The Tree of Sharing is gearing up
for its 2013 Christmas Season and will begin operation on Monday, Nov 25th at KeyBank
in Colville. Hours of operation will be Monday-Thursday 9am - 5pm and
Friday’s 9am-5:30pm. The last day for tag ion and returning
purchased items will be Friday, Dec 13th. This is a wonderful opportunity for
area citizens and businesses to stop by the “Tree” and a gift tag or
drop off a donation to help out an individual in need or family who may not otherwise
receive a gift for the holidays. Last year over 650 children and special
needs adults were served. Once again this year’s Tree of Sharing will
be coordinated by the Colville Rotary Club.
Dec. 10: Family Support Center,
a program of Rural Resources, is offering an identity theft prevention / cyber
safety training free of charge. Learn How to Prevent: Identity Theft, Fraud,
Cyber Crime and Scams. Please join us at Parkview Senior Living
from 11 am to noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 240 S. Silke Rd in Colville.
Please RSVP to Rose at 684-5677.
11: from 6:00-7:30pm the Meyers
Falls Market will host a Homemade Natural Body Care Gifts class.
Participants will get hands-on experience learning how to make lip balms,
salves and massage oils using simple, natural ingredients. Of course all of
these can be for personal use but they are also perfect for holiday gifting!
$15 includes one of each product, information on natural oils and butters,
coupons, recipes, and an entertaining class! Pre-registration with payment is
required and can be done in person or at 738-2727. For more
14: Shop Colville Day with Horse Drawn Wagon Rides for free from 11 to 2 pm and specials in Downtown Colville and
Santa Pictures at Home Design.
Dec 14: Blood Drive: A
single donation can save up to three lives. Inland Northwest Blood Center (INBC)
needs an average of 200 blood donors every day to meet the needs of more than
35 hospitals in the Inland Northwest. Come and join us at the Walmart
Supercenter located off of 810 North Highway, on Saturday December 14. Donation
hours will be from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Jeremy
Norris will be coordinating the Blood Drive Volunteers. For more
information please contact Michael Long at (208) 659-7085.
14: Woodland Theatre Productions announces auditions for it 2014
spring musical “The Secret Garden”. Based on the novel by the same name
the original show opened on Broadway 1992 winning three Tony Awards. Auditions
will be held at the Woodland Theatre in Kettle Falls on Saturday, December 14,
10:00am. Please see our website - woodlandproductions.org - for the details
needed for auditioning. If you have any questions you may contact Sean at
15: Community Candle Lighting Event: Light a candle to
honor your loved one this Holiday season. Open to everyone. Sunday December 15
at the Ag Trade Center - 317 West Astor 6:00PM Dinner provided by Cressey’s and
Friends, 7:00 PM Candle Lighting Ceremonies, 8:00PM Last Candle Extinguished; If
you cannot attend we encourage you to, Light a candle wherever you are
at 7PM, More info: Lindsey 680-3933.
Come to the Meyers Falls Market on Friday, December 20th for Casual
Wine Tasting. Come alone or bring your friends and hang out in the café
anytime between 4:30 and 6:30. Tickets are only $2 and enable each person to
sample 3 distinct wines from their ion of over 100 varieties.
Additionally, tickets are good for $2 off any bottle of that evening’s featured
wines. For more information, visitwww.MeyersFallsMarket.com
or call 738-2727.
21: Breakfast with Santa sponsored by the Elks Lodge.
Come watch as Santa is flown into the Colville Airport at 8 am and escorted
through Colville and to the Elks by the Colville Fire Department.
Breakfast will be served at the Colville Elks Lodge from 9 to 11 am at 1861 E.
Hawthorne at the Dominion Meadows Golf Course. Bring the kids to meet
Santa and enjoy a Hot Meal for free! Call 684-2621 for more info.
Save the Date for Winter & Spring Activities:
& Garden Show—March 14 – 16, 2014
Washington Genealogical Society (NeWGS) conducts regular meetings in
Colville on the second Wednesday of each month, except December. The meetings
are free and open to the public. We invite anyone with an interest in tracing
their family history to attend our meetings. The next scheduled meeting date is
January 8, 2014. Check our website at www.newgs.org for further information.
Front Porch Antiques and
Produce: Come get your fresh-cut Christmas
Tree! Beautiful, 8-foot Nordmann Fir Trees for $45 (limited quantity). And
classic Noble Fir Trees for $40. We're open Tuesday through Saturday, 12 noon
to 6 p.m. right under the windmill on Highway 395 south of Colville. (To get a
tree outside of business hours, call 509-680 5556.) http://frontporchfarm.net
Gold Line Bus Service to Spokane is ready to take you on that next
adventure. For tickets all 1-888-7-395-395 or go online to www.gold-line.us.
Catch the bus in Colville at Rural Resources at 956 South Main. The
Chamber has the schedule so stop by our office at 986 So. Main Street if you
would like one. Gold Line has a Monthly Pass for $100 also. This is
bus service to and from Spokane twice a day. The bus has scheduled stops
in Spokane to connect to the City Buses Routes, the Train and Bus Station and
the Spokane International Airport.
License Testing at Road Scholar
Driving School. The Colville Dept. of Licensing is no longer offering
Knowledge and Drive Tests. Road Scholar Driving School has been authorized
to conduct testing for those who are wanting to get their driver license.
Knowledge Test- $15, Drive Test- $40. These tests are given by
appointment only. Call 684-3164. Driver Education classes begin every 5 weeks-
cost is $395 for 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of
behind-the-wheel instruction. www.roadscholardrivingschool.com for more
information or to download a registration form. Road Scholar Driving School is
Colville's locally owned driving school!
yourself during the holiday season and learn yoga! An Introduction to Yoga series with Lisa
Jekubik (RYT 500) of Blue Moon Yoga will begin on Saturday,
December 14th from 10:45-11:45am. It is located in the
Community Connection Room – upstairs from the Meyers Falls Market. This
class is designed for people who have never done yoga before and will teach all
of the basic poses. It is a four-week class series that takes place on
Saturdays from December 14th through January 4th.
The cost is $35 and pre-registration is required. Contact the instructor
directly at 509-690-1742 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information or to pre-register.
If you have
an event or activity of interest to our community, please email to us at email@example.com.
Have a great week!
Tricia Woods, Cassidy Cording and Debbie Garringer
Chamber of Commerce
Main Street Suite B
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