LECLAIRE CHAMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS - Friday 01/25/2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 26 January 2013 09:58
LeClaire is Among the Top 15 "America's Coolest Small Towns 2013"following the first round of voting last fall in the Budget Travel on-line contest, and we can be chosen as the COOLEST!!!!
To Vote Daily, go to: http://www.budgettravel.com/contest/americas-coolest-small-towns-2013,14/ or to the website for Budget Travel. LeClaire IS the Coolest, and We Can Win!! Tell everyone you know everywhere to vote for LeClaire!!!

WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS!

Arndt Chiropractic Center, Inc. Dr. Lisa Arndt, 3359 Middle Road - Ste. 1, Bettendorf, IA 52722. www.arndtchiropractic.com Dr. Arndt is a National Board Certified Chiropractor and Registered Nurse, proud of providing “Gentle” chiropractic care for the QC community. Accepting new patients!563-332-2211 

Operation American Made – Darrin Lampman, CEO, PO Box 28, LeClaire, IA 52753. 563-729-1022www.operation-american-made.com Online auction of American made products, benefiting local vendors. 

Conceptual Designs – Michelle Blunk, Owner, 2117 State Street – Ste. 110, Bettendorf, IA 52722.  563-823-6123 www.conceptualdesignsinc.com Conceptual Designs is a full service design firm that specializes in commercial interior design and interior architecture, professionally licensed in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. We excel in providing unique design solutions for not only commercial interiors, but offices, retail spaces and healthcare facilities as well.

It is time again to join or to renew your membership with the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce! Please see the attached form to complete and return with your payment by January 31, 2013. Thank you for your current and past membership, and certainly let us know if you have any questions in regard to your membership or about the Chamber in general. Let’s have a Great 2013!  After all – “It is all there….In LeClaire!”

CALENDAR

January 26th - Le Claire Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner –Steventon’s -1399 Eagle Ridge Road, LeClaire.
Hope  you made your reservations!  See you there!

6:00-6:30 pm - Cocktails (Cash Bar)/Silent Auction

6:30 pm – Awards

7:00 pm – Dinner

8:00 pm – Live Auction

6:00-10:00 pm – Music by Keep Off the Grass

January 27th – Beer Tasting! The Faithful Pilot 3:00-5:00p.m. $15 per person. 15 hand crafted beer selections paired with chef's small bites. Book your glass now! 563.289.4156

 

January 28th – Economic Development Meeting (Rescheduled due to holiday January 21st) Great River Financial – 8:00 a.m.

Save the Date

February 1st – First Friday - Downtown LeClaire – 5-8 p.m. Food and Beverage Samples at Mississippi River Distilling Company  www.mrdistilling.com Wine samples at Wide River Winery Serving dips paired with our award winning locally made wines. Recipes available andFREE samples. www.wideriverwinery.com Many restaurants and several shops will be open late!

February 3rd - Family Yoga – Reusable Usables Family Yoga - 3:30-4:30 p.m. $5 per person or $15 for up to four people.  Taught by yoga Jennifer Vondracek, Executive Director of Yoga.  Family Yoga will be held once a month for families with children ages 2 & up.   No experience necessary!  For schedule  for Women's Full Moon Yoga Circle 2013, or with questions, please contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 563-289-3946Reservations are appreciated but not required, via facebook or email. Cost: $8 Donation.Class held at Reusable Usables Creative Arts Center Studio 122, 328 N Cody/LeClaire, IA  52753   www.reusableusables.org

February 8th – Reusable Usables NEW Freezer Meal Workshop 6:30 PM.  Let’s get together and make enough meals to fill our freezers!  Bring your bags filled with designated “protein” and other groceries. Go home with 10 meals, each feeding a family of 4-6, ready to freeze - just thaw, cook and enjoy!   $73 (includes all Wildtree products, recipes and shipping). Contact Kate Ramsdell  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.mywildtree.com/katewildtree/ (This is an “Adults Only” event.)

 

February 9th - Trivia Night - LeClaire Civic Center benefiting the Coe Noack Memorial Scholarship. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with trivia starting at 7 p.m. Participants may bring beer, wine, snacks and soda. Water and snacks will also be for sale. Up to eight people per table. $10 per person with a $50 table minimum. Everyone will be entered into a drawing for door prizes.Contact Chris at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 563-505-6703 for reservations or information. Don't have enough for a full table? Come anyway and we can put you on a table that needs people!

 

February 14th - Valentine's Day at Crane and Pelican - 3 Course Dinner - $45 per person ($90 per couple) Details and Menu atwww.craneandpelican.com

 

February 14th – Valentine’s Day at The Faithful Pilot - 2 seatings - 5:30 and 8:00p.m. $75 per person, 5 courses. 563.289.4156www.faithfulpilot.com

 

February 24th - The Buffalo Bill Museum will Celebrate Buffalo Bill's Birthday! 12 noon to 4 p.m. (closing). Refreshments, free admission, and a "Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley Look-Alike Contest" for children (Judging at 2pm). Hope to see everyone there! www.buffalobillmuseumleclaire.com

FYI

Please note – the Chamber has a new email address - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

The LeClaire Information Center is seeking volunteers to serve as “Ambassadors” introducing visitors to the attractions, shops, neighborhoods, and business opportunities in LeClaire. Training is provided; schedules are flexible. If you want to share the excitement of LeClaire, please consider this opportunity to serve your community. Call 563-289-4242 (ext 1135) or email Cindy Bruhn, Tourism Manager, at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it If you would like to share information about events, promotions, news, etc., with Tourism, please send an email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Your information will be shared with Shopkeepers, the Chamber and the Tourism Board and will be promoted on Facebook and in monthly emails.

 

Billie Davids' Yellow House Studio is now in the upstairs at the Crane &Pelican! Stop by and meet the artist in person and see her amazing work, and buy a piece of art that will warm your heart & your home.

 

Reusable Usables Women's Full Moon Yoga Circle 2013 For schedule or with questions, please contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 563-289-3946. Reservations are appreciated but not required via facebook or email. Cost: $8 Donation. Classes held at Reusable Usables Creative Arts Center Studio 122, 328 N Cody/LeClaire, IA  52753  www.reusableusables.org

 

Reusable Usables Planet Green After School Classes Planet Green After School Program for ages 5-12. Learn creative and fun ways to respect our planet with hands on eco-friendly art and educational activities based on the Iowa DNR Planet Patrol Series. Thanks to grant funding from Iowa DNR. Ask about our sibling discounts. Pre-register in advance by calling 563-289-3936 or at www.reusableusables.org Planet Green class options and fees: Option #1: Class two times per week - TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 4:00-5:30 PM $36 per student per month Option #2: Class one time per week - TUESDAYS OR THURSDAYS 4:00-5:30 PM $25 per student per month

 

SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND

Meals for Seniors at the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call 563-289-3646 and make a reservation 2 days in advance.

 

Trivia Nights in LeClaire at the LeClaire Civic Center

2013 Trivia Nights:

February 9th - Coe Noack Memorial Scholarship

March 9th – Hosted by First Presbyterian Church - Hurricane Sandy Victims

April 6th - LeClaire Little League

May 4th - LeClaire Lions

June 8th - Buffalo Bill Museum

LeClaire Trivia Nights have raised over $95,000 for local non-profit organizations! Thank you for your continued support!

LeClaire Park Board Special Events Calendar

Spring 2013 - Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt ( Hollyhock Park )

Spring 2013 – Cinco de Mayo

May 18, 2013 -French Market Days - Plant exchange, sale benefiting Parks Dept.

Summer 2013 - City-Wide Water Explosion ( Hollyhock Park )

Summer 2013 - Bike Parade & Decorating

August 9-11, 2013 – Tug Fest

October 13, 2013 – Apple Fest

 

 

www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!

 


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