|LeClaire Chamber Announcements May 24|
|News Releases - Local Events|
|Written by LeClaire Chamber of Commerce|
|Friday, 24 May 2013 09:38|
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
Pebble Creek Golf Course - 3851 Forest Grove Drive, LeClaire, IA 52753, phone - 563-332-5072 LeClaire, IA. http://www.pebblecreekgolf.org
May 24th – Wide River Winery - 106 N. Cody Rd. LeClaire, IA. Kick off your Memorial Day weekend in our courtyard wine garden Friday with our Summer Music Series! Every Friday evening, 5-8 p.m., and on first Sundays from 2-5 p.m., we will feature local up and coming musicians. This Friday's featured artists: Ellis Kell & Tony Hoeppner!
Programs, performers & activities for all ages. Registration materials for Children (B-5th G) available at the library starting May 20th.Program information & Activity Calendar available at the library & online @
June 2nd - Live Music at the Wide River Winery Tasting Room "The Ripplers" from 2-5pm 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
June 7th – First Friday in LeClaire! 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Food and Beverage Samples at Mississippi River Distilling Company www.mrdistilling.com
Wine samples and live music at Wide River Winery www.wideriverwinery.com
Aunt Hattie’s Fanciful Emporium - go in for a free red velvet cupcake!
Razzleberries Come in to shop and get free samples of booze cake (while it lasts)!
Free appraisals at LeClaire Antiques and Appraisals until 7 p.m.
Restaurants and many other shops and will be open late!
June 16th - Asbury Methodist Church "WORSHIP IN THE PARK" and Potluck Service The Worship Committee of Asbury United Methodist Church, Bettendorf, is planning a Praise Worship Service in the Park on Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. The service will be held at Veterans Memorial Park Bandshell, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Following the service there will be a potluck picnic with sliced ham provided. Please bring a dish to share and your own table service, drink & lawn chair.
June 21st – 22nd – THE LeCLAIRE GIRLS’ GET AWAY WEEKEND! On the evening of Friday, June 21, and all day Saturday, June 22, 2013, TUGFEST hosts the Girls’s Getaway Weekend in LeClaire, Iowa! Sign up today for this amazing event featuring give aways, coupons, music, games and delicious food. MEET Anthony Ryan Auld the Winner of this year's "Project Runway All Stars" at the Girls Get Away Fashion Show & Cocktail Party on Saturday evening. No other contestant has had more wins beating the best designers in a single season of the show. Anthony Ryan will be speaking about his journey to becoming a top fashion designer and winning Project Runway All Stars. KWQC's anchor and on-air reporter Bailey Deitz will be the mistress of ceremonies for this special event. The LeClaire Girls’ Get Away will start on Friday evening, June 21, at the Wide River Winery, where you will taste award-winning wines and pick up your GIRLS GET AWAY passport to LeClaire with your goody bags.
On Saturday, June 22, LECLAIRE GIRLS GET AWAY events include:
* Grasshoppers will host music and wine tasting on their beautiful lawn.
* Win Prizes every hour on the hour at Aunt Hattie's Fanciful Emporium.
* Dwellings will be hosting Margarita Man.
* Zaruba's will host mini make overs.
* Free Tours at the Mississippi River Distilling Company.
* Expert Tammy Allen will teach a FREE Class in "Punch Needle" at Primitive Cottage.
* The Buffalo Bill Museum will offer a Quilt Making Class.
Cost to participate in the LeClaire Girls Get Away are $65 per person. Go to Leclairegirlgetaway.com
July 1st - Friends of the LeClaire Community Library is planning an Open House to celebrate our 9th anniversary! Details are forthcoming!
July 15th-19th – LeClaire Baptist Church - “Colossal Coaster World” VBX Week For kids age 4 up through kids going INTO 6th grade! Cost: FREE! Time: 9:00 AM – Noon Location: 1326 Wisconsin Street LeClaire, Iowa 52753 Family program: SUNDAY, July 21 at 10:30 PM followed by our “Burger Bash” lunch! For more information or registration: phone: (563) 289-4191 e-mail: leclairebaptist@
The LeClaire Tourism Board Has Two Openings - one for Restaurant and one for Retail representation. Please consider applying, if you feel you are qualified: 1. You need to own or manage a LeClaire restaurant or retail store. 2. Get the application from City Hall or online: http://www.leclaireiowa.gov/
Please volunteer or help recruit volunteers for the LeClaire Information Center! We get a lot of great comments about the LIC, and we help promote all of LeClaire:
1. Through telling visitors about our great attractions, shops, restaurants, parks, schools, housing developments, etc.,
2. By mailing out information to individuals, small groups and bus tours who want to come find out what LeClaire is all about, and
3. Through providing nice, convenient public restrooms to shoppers, diners, people checking out our attractions, families, LeClaire residents who are just out for a walk - everyone appreciates the restrooms!
Let's make downtown LeClaire and the LeClaire Information Center the best it can possibly be!
Buffalo Bill Museum is now open until 5pm daily. As of April 1st, the museum is open 9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, and on Sundays 12noon to 5pm. A reminder: group discounts are available for tour groups, clubs/reunions, and school groups. Call the museum at 563-289-5580 for details!
“LIKE” the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce on FaceBook Visit the chamber’s Face Book page and discover a great source of news, business announcements, events, and other information that is updated frequently. It’s a useful source of updated information for all members and non-members!
Chamber 2013 Networking Events – Everyone welcome to attend!
June 6 - Black Watch Room - after hours - 5-8pm (1st Thursday)
July 9 - Blue Iguana - Lunch -noon
August 13 - Big Dave and Holly's - lunch -noon
September 10 - Steventon's - after hours - 5-8pm
October 8 - Hungry Hobo - lunch - noon
November 12 - tbd
December 10 - Happy Joes - lunch –noon
SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND
Meet and greet Pastor Melody any Wednesday from 1-3 pm at Happy Joe's. Pastor Melody from First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire, will be at Happy Joe's in LeClaire, every Wednesday, from 1-3 pm, sipping on a soda, reading and waiting to visit with you and your friends. Stop by and say hi. Or, if you have a prayer request or a question, just let her know. Meals for Seniors at the church 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:
June 8 - Buffalo Bill Museum
July 13 - Hosted by First Presbyterian Church - Hurricane Sandy Victims
LeClaire Trivia Nights have raised over $95,000 for local non-profit organizations! Thank you for your continued support!
LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar:
First Fridays each month 5:00-8:00 P.M.
June 7th-8th LeClaire City-Wide Garage Sales
June 21st-22nd – Girls’ Getaway Weekend
Summer 2013 - City-Wide Water Explosion (Hollyhock Park)
Summer 2013 - Bike Parade & Decorating
August 8th-10th Tugfest
October 6th - Dogtoberfest at Bier Stube
October 13th - AppleFest
October 24th - HalloWine
October 26th - Witches Walk Costume Contest and Parade
December 6-8, 2013: Christmas in LeClaire
Family Nights at the LeClaire Rec Center: Details at www.leclairereccenter.com
www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!
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