LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Announcements - 06/13/2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 16 June 2014 09:04


Freedom Rock of Scott County – LeClaire The Freedom Rock of Scott County will be soon be proudly located in LeClaire on the levee, displaying a long lasting patriotic tribute to those in our community who volunteer their lives for our Freedom. Please go to https.//www.facebook.com/FreedomRockTourScottCountyIowa/ or http://www.thefreedomrock.com/ for more information about Freedom Rock, or to find how you can purchase an enduring memorial or donate to and help support this great honor. See information below, June 20-21 for the Leevon Ritter Memorial Events, part of the proceeds to go to Freedom Rock.

QC Analytical Services Environmental Laboratory, State Certified Drinking Water Lab and Wastewater Lab. 1798 Iowa Drive, LeClaire, IA. www.QCAnalytical.net 563-289-3373


June 26th - Comfort Inn & Suites, LeClaire – Ribbon Cutting 5:00pm – 6:00pm.  Light refreshments and tours highlighting the motel’s many renovations!


June 13th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Lindgren and Lewis - 5-8 p.m.

June 14th – Join us at the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire, where we will have a local and unofficial 1.5 and 3 mile walk as part of the Susan G Komen Run for the Cure Race on Saturday, June 14. 8 am. at the church. For more info, call Debi at 563-320-2879.

June 14th - First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Active Christians, Potluck Picnic! 5:30 p.m. Chicken will be provided. Bring a dish to share and some friends. There will be a campfire and s’mores!!

June 14th Mulching at First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire. Someone generously donated a large quantity of mulch to the First Presbyterian Church. We are going to put it in place around the flowers and bushes on Saturday, June 14, at 9 am. The Boy Scouts are helping. And, we need YOUR help! With so many hands, it will go fast.

June 15th - First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Sunday School at 9 am for adults; Worship at 10 am Scripture: John 1:40-42a; 20:17-18.  It's Father’s Day – women leading worship to honor all men: our fathers and those who father others.

June 15th – Bierstube – Fathers’ Day Brunch – 10am-1pm

June 15th - Go Fish Marina Bar and Grill, Princeton - Father’s Day Celebration 2-5 p.m. Jake McVey live on patio!

June 16th - Economic Development Meeting – LeClaire City Hall – 8:00 a.m.

June 16th - Vino Vaso - The Faithful Pilot Café. $40 per person includes, wine glass, paint, cheese and crackers, one complimentary glass of wine. 6pm. Reservations: Vino Vaso's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/vinovaso

June 18th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Apply for Farmers’ Market Food Assistance Fellowship hall from 11:45-noon.

June 18th – LeClaire Community Library - Illustrator Tim Read Tim Read is an established cartoonist, illustrator, and children’s author. His program is highly engaging, funny, and appeals to a wide range audience – Starts at 2 p.m.

June 20th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi The Ripplers - 5-8 p.m.

June 20th – Leevon Ritter Memorial 5k 2014 and ½ Mile Kids Run 6:15 p.m. Part of the proceeds go to Freedom Rock, Scott Co, LeClaire. Race route starts and ends at PV Jr. High. Medals will be awarded for First Places – all kids get a ribbon. Sign up at https://chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=7652 or https://facebook.com/awesomeleevon or http://www.iamawesomeleevonritter.com.  Registration $30 adults, $20 kids run – includes timed race, t-shirt and invite to after party and Guys in Ties improv show at Riverview Roadhouse in LeClaire. Raffle and silent auction items will be displayed - includes $500 Charter Fishing Trip on Lake Michigan, Two Seats for 3 game series Cubs/Brewers, and a 2008 Tomberlin RXC.  Pkt. Pick up June 13-14 at Riverview Roadhouse, but may sign up online or race day.

June 21st – Leevon Ritter Memorial Softball Tournament 2014 – 8:45 a.m.  Dugout Sports Complex, 3504 Hickory Grove Road, Davenport. Part of the proceeds go to Freedom Rock, Scott Co., LeClaire. Men and Co-Ed Divisions. D-E and Rec Teams. Cash prizes and t-shirts for winners. Raffle and silent auction items available.  Entry fee $175.  Call Barb Ritter to sign up – 309-781-5671.

June 21st – Buffalo Bill Museum - Annual John Boesch Memorial Golf Outing 8 a.m. Clinic with Golf Pro Matt Boesch. Shotgun Start 9 a.m. Olathea Golf Course, LeClaire IA.  $65/person, includes cart and lunch. Hole prizes, Silent Auction. Don't golf? Join us for lunch $7! Call the museum today to reserve your place in this annual fundraiser! 563-289-5580.

June 21st – 129 – Live Music Adam Schmidt – 8-11 p.m.

June 22nd – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - All of Le Claire is invited join us at 8:30 a.m. as we go Down to The River to Pray! All faith traditions, denominations and beliefs are invited. We will pray for 15 minutes, or more, as the Holy Spirit leads us. We hope this will be an annual event at the Le Claire Pavilion.

June 23rd-26th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Agents of Truth Bible School 5:30-8:15 pm. Dinner is provided; then lesson, snack, recreation and crafts. Water play on Wednesday and family closing program on Thursday. Call Pastor Melody at 563-381-7777 for more information. Ages pre-K thru 6th grade. Teens are invited to call to volunteer to help.

June 26th - Comfort Inn & Suites – Ribbon Cutting 5:00pm – 6:00pm.  Light refreshments and tours highlighting the motel’s many renovations!

June 27th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Broken Strings - 5-8 p.m.

June 27th – 129 – Live Music Jason Karl – 8-11 p.m.

June 28th – Go Fish will hand out awards for a Golf Outing/Princeton Days fundraiser held 9a.m.-4p.m. that day. Contact Deb at 563-289-9030 for more information.

June 30th - Happy Birthday, LeClaire Community Library! What better way to celebrate LeClaire Library’s 10th Birthday with a magic show, balloon animals, and cake? Join us at 2pm for all the fun!

Save the Date

July 4th – First Friday in LeClaire! 5-8 p.m.

July 9th - Grief Counselling, First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire in cooperation with Genesis Hospital. No cost. Dessert, coffee and cool beverages will be provided. 6:30 p.m.


Go Fish Marina Bar and Grill, Princeton – Live Music - Cody Road Unplugged. Wednesdays 6-9pm (no music Wednesday June 25 due to a scheduling conflict)

Riverbend Signworks just published the latest issue of "The Updater". Branding and Lobbies......http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Legitimize-your-organization-with-your-brand-and-some-color.html?soid=1111968629442&aid=EeS_lYjHX48

First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Men’s group Saturday at 7:30 am at church; there are donuts, coffee, discussion and Bible Study, plus really great guys! What more could you ask?

First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Look for us at TugFest! We have a new menu!  And, check out our website:  fpcleclaire.org

Wide River Winery has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, recognizes establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.  Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of tourism based businesses. “We are so proud of our team for winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Dorothy O’Brien, owner and winemaker at Wide River Winery.  “We appreciate the vote of confidence, “she added.   In addition to the winery, vineyard and tasting room in Clinton, Wide River Winery also has a tasting room in historic Le Claire, Iowa.  Both locations are open daily and feature live music on the weekends.

The LeClaire Community Library has a LOT going on! Contact LeClaire Community Library, 323 Wisconsin Street, LeClaire, IA 52753, (563)289-6002 or visit http://www.leclaire.lib.ia.us for more information!

LeClaire Information Center Volunteers Needed! Contact Cindy Bruhn at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 563-650-7963 to volunteer.

The Riverboat Twilight 2014 Cruise Season began May 27th.  Cruises will depart every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday through the end of October.  It is with honor and pleasure that the Twilight has called LeClaire her home port for the past 27 years.  Over the years we have had the unique opportunity of introducing 140,000 plus visitors to the many wonderful shops, restaurants and attractions the City of LeClaire has to offer. We look forward to another successful season.

August 10th – LeClaire Community Night, Modern Woodman Ball Park. Game time 5:00pm, River Bandits/Beloit Snappers. Mayor Bob Scannell will throw first pitch! A night to celebrate businesses and folks of Leclaire. Awards or special on-field recognition can be done followed by short video on mega-tron highlighting special places and faces in LeClaire filmed the week before. Businesses or groups interested in participating may contact Amanda Henzen, Account Executive and Director of Merchandise 563.333.2729 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Visit the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce website www.leclairechamber.com and see us on Facebook!

If you would like to attend a Chamber Board Meeting in order to present a topic, please contact the Board in advance at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in order to be included an upcoming agenda. Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month.


Commercial Property Available - Eagle Ridge Road, LeClaire, Iowa. Please call: Mike Burke - Mel Foster Co. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Mobile: 563-349-2705, Direct: 563-823-5272

Commercial Space for Sale or Lease/Purchase – 204 Jones St. - Call 563-370-2386 for more information. Will show by appointment. Commercially zoned only.

For Rent - Fully furnished 2 bedroom apartment located in beautiful downtown LeClaire, Iowa. This is a 2nd floor apartment in a duplex style building. Apartment is located in a very nice quiet neighborhood with a gorgeous view of the beautiful Mississippi River just steps from the popular downtown shops, dining and nightlife. Perfect for single person or couple, absolutely no pets or smoking. Apartment has all newer appliances including washer and dryer and is fully furnished with all furniture, linens, pots and pans and dishes. Rent also includes all utilities. Perfect for executives, couples in transition or seasonal travelers. Available June 15th. No lease required. Rent is $950.00 per month and that includes all utilities and furnishings. Call Heidi at 563-320-6263.

Park Run Apartments/Newbury Living complex - 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Available - 1701 Iowa Drive, LeClaire, Iowa 52753. 1 BR, 2 BR or 3 BR unit. Call (563) 289-5159 more information today!

Do you have Residential or Commercial property available? Please contact the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , with a property description, complete contact information including phone numbers and rental or purchase pricing.

LeClaire Events Coming Up!

May-Oct – Farmer’s Market - Every Saturday, 3-6 p.m. on the LeClaire Levee

June 14 - Cars & Coffee on the Levee, 8-10 a.m. All makes, models & years welcome!

June 21 – Buffalo Bill Museum Golf Outing – Olathea Golf Course

August 2 – 27th Annual Heartland British Auto Fest

August 7-9 - Tug Fest

October 5th – Bierstube - Dogtoberfest

October 12- Apple Fest

December 5-7 - Christmas in LeClaire

Chamber Networking Events – Everyone Welcome!

July 8th - Big Dave and Holly’s – lunch - noon

August 12th - McDonald’s – breakfast 8:00am

September 9th – Steventon’s – evening 5:30 -7pm

October 14th - Faithful Pilot – lunch- noon

November 11th - Bier Stube – lunch - noon

December 9th - Subway – lunch - noon

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