31 to September 7, 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:
Information call center is staffed from 7am to 9pm daily to direct calls to the
appropriate Incident Management Team, County Emergency Operations Center or
disaster relief organization for all fires in Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille
Counties. The call center can be reached at (509)684-7260, 7261 or
evacuation and road closures information call the following numbers:
County EOC: 509-684-7598
Tribal Policy: 509-258-4400
Stevens County, WA–
August 28, 2015, 3:00 pm– Stevens
County Emergency Operations Center would like to thank the community for the
outpouring of support to those who have been displaced by wildfires in the area
and the donation of goods. At this time, there are no longer any identifiable
needs for evacuees or firefighters.
People who wish to make a donation
should direct monetary donations only to verified local and regional charities
and non-governmental organizations that are providing direct support. In this
way, the organizations can allocate funds as needed.
lunches resume tomorrow September 1, 2015 at the Eagles on Wynne St. in
Colville. Please plan to attend the wildfire information .
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.
September 1: EDC/BDC Wild Fire information
September 8: No Lunch
September 15: Tori Reeve with Norwex products.
September 22: Greg Sloan with Property Care Services
September 29: Tom Webster with Webster
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or
Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
September 2 & 5: Northeast
Washington (N.E.W.) Farmers Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from
9am to 1pm, under the clock tower in beautiful downtown Colville. LOTS of
local, fresh produce, including apples, pears, plums, sweet corn, melons,
cucumbers, tomatoes, squash, cabbage, carrots, beets, potatoes, garlic, onions,
all kinds of greens, and lots more! Honey, farm fresh eggs, pasture-raised
chicken, and grass-fed Longhorn beef! Enjoy homemade baked goods, fresh
hot foods, lemonade and blended fruit drinks. Find some beautiful crafts:
handcrafted dresses and shawls, soaps, lotions, jewelry, candles, and much
more. The market accepts EBT cards, and WIC/Senior SFMNP
checks. We are again hosting the Power of Produce (POP) Club for children
5 through 12 years of age. The POP Club gives kids $2.00 in tokens to buy
fresh vegetables and fruits, each time they come to the market! For more
information contact Aja Bridge, market manager, at 935-0555or
visit our website www.newfarmersmarket.org.
September 4-7: Annual Labor Day Celebration & Lions Club Beef BBQ in Northport. Friday : Steve Starkey at
the RiverTown Grill. Saturday: Fireman’s Breakfast, Horseshoe tournament, Rail
Car Derby, Big Willy Race @ Northport International Raceway plus more. Sunday:
Street Dance on 3rd Street featuring Steve Starkey. Monday:
Northport Labor Day Parade, Lions Club annual Beef BBQ at the Northport City
Park. Plus so much more. For more information contact Northport Town Hall at
September 5 & 6: Scenic Excursion Train Rides & Affair on Main Street Festival in
Ione. Train rides are Saturday & Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The
train leaves from Metaline Falls Park. For more information and reservations
visit their web site www.lionstrainrides.com or call
877-525-5226 Monday thru Friday 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
September 8: Colville
Community Blood Drive at the Ag Trade Center from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Contact Jeff Oien at 509- 991-2418 for more information.
10: A People’s Law Course Series – Part 3: Auto Accidents, presented by Webster Law at the Colville
Community Senior Center “The Hub” at 5:30 p.m.
12: Salsa Fiesta at China Bend Winery. Everything
Salsa! Salsa Tasting Bar, Spicy Foods by
Victoria, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, and our organic wines and food
products. Tasting Room and Gift Shop are open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00
p.m. Bed & Breakfast at the Winery.
September 15-20: WACANID Bike Tour along the International Selkirk Loop. The routes for
2015 have been determined. The Century route is fairly flat this year, but it's
stunning! It goes up the beautiful (and beautifully paved) Aladdin Rd to the
Canadian border, drops down into Waneta, offers some challenging hills to
Northport, and then will follow the lake back down to the Colville Valley.
September 19: Blazing Saddles & Spoons Bike Ride and Chili Cook-off. At the NE WA Fairgrounds from 11:00 a.m. to
6:00 p.m. A festive event filled with music, entertainment, beer, wine, family
fun and of course chili. For more information contact the Rotary Club of Colville P.O. Box 281 Colville, WA 99114 or at www.blazing100.org.
September 24: Chamber’s “After Hours” at Home Suite Home from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Please join us for an evening of networking with other community businesses,
hors d’oeuvres, beverages & fun. If you would like to host an “After Hours”
in the month of October please call Karen Learn at Chamber 684-5973.
Save the Date:
All Saturdays & Sundays Lions Club Train Rides in Ione, WA
3-Marcus Cider Festival
11-China Bend Stomp
30-Kiddie Parade and Moonlight Madness
are 14 new planters along Main Street. Benches will be installed soon.
Thank you Colville Valley Concrete for donating the top soil to this
Main Street Planter Project.
Distillery Tasting Room is now open from 5:00 p.m. till closing, 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.
Porch Farm: We're picking Melons and Sweet Corn,
digging Potatoes, and savoring local Peaches. Get them and so much more at
Front Porch in Arden, under the windmill on Highway 395. We're open 10 a.m. to
6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Call or email with your special orders: 509-684-6226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram.
at Meyers Falls Market:
Susan Hedstrand will be our featured artist for the months of
September and October in the café.
the following classes in the Community Connection Room (CCR) at Meyers Falls
Market, please contact the instructors directly for more information or
in the Viniyoga style: Mondays 5:30-7:00
pm with Lisa Jekubik (RYT 500) of
Blue Moon YogaContact Lisa:
(509)-690-1742 or email@example.com
for more information.
Group, Sunday September 23, 4:00-5:00 pm.
more information call Steve or Candace:
(Because It’s Too Early for Wine!)”:
September 5 and 19, 10:00-2:00 pm.
Class cost: $70 (set of 2 classes) OR $40
each for drop-ins (out-of-area visitors welcome!). Contact Chris Paige for supply list (option:
instructor supplied $10 per class), registration, or more information: (509)-690-2600.
Do you have a
public or private gathering to host? We have the room!! www.meyersfallsmarket.com
and click on “Community Room” or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Norwex Solution: Our mission at
Norwex is to improve
quality of life by radically reducing chemicals in our homes. In addition, the Norwex products make
cleaning faster and more cost effective than traditional cleaning products.
With Norwex Microfiber System, you will not breathe, touch or ingest chemicals
– you simply create a cleaner, healthier indoor environment. Norwex Marine
Organics and Naturally Timeless personal care products offer cutting-edge
technology coupled with organic and natural ingredients – without harmful
parabens or preservatives. SAVE Time – the Norwex Cleaning System decreases
cleaning time by 75% or more. SAVE Money - An average household spends
$600-$800 a year on chemical cleaning products and supplies. By using Norwex
products you can realize up to a 90% savings! Norwex helps make cleaning fun,
fast and easy and teaches your family how to improve their health and
environment! At Norwex, our Purpose is
simple but powerful: The idea that working together, with trust, integrity and
honesty as our core values and radically reducing chemicals in our homes as our
mission, we can improve the world around us. The Norwex Purpose touches many
facets of life with the end result being the ability to collectively make a
powerful and positive difference in the world we live in and the lives we
Stevens County 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 10 - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and
1- 4 Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the months of June, July and August,
returning to 1- 4 daily in September. 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
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
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.
Food Safety and Preservation
Preservation Testing Schedule
– Last chance pressure canner testing from 11 am to 1 pm at WSU Stevens County
Extension Office located at 986 S. Main in Colville
October 13-15: Please join us for the Northeast Washington
Wood Innovation Workshop, in Republic, Washington. At this workshop,
participants will explore economic development opportunities for small diameter
wood utilization for small and medium size scale facilities in northeast
Washington (Okanogan, Ferry, and Stevens counties). Presenters will facilitate
active conversations about bringing those opportunities to fruition, and
identify next steps for implementation. For more information and to register
see the website at http://www.sustainablenorthwest.org/blog/posts/northeast-washington-wood-economic-opportunities-workshop
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
986 South Main Street Suite B
Colville, WA 99114
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