LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Announcements - 06/20/2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 20 June 2014 13:58



Andrew Arndt – Mutual of Omaha – Financial Advisor 4933 Utica Ridge Rd., Davenport, IA 52807.  www.mutualofomaha.com/agent/andrewarndt Andrew.arndt@mutualofomaha.com 563-359-5800 ext. 224

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.


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


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.

•Mississippi River Distilling Company Free cocktail glass with spirit purchase, summer food and cocktail samples, and introducing Peach Liqueur! www.mrdistilling.com

•Wide River Winery open until 8pm with live music by the Tony Hoeppner and Friends in the courtyard from 5-8pm. Enjoy the music and a bottle of award-winning wine! www.wideriverwinery.com

•Karaoke at the Bierstube from 9pm-1am.

•Restaurants will be ready to serve you and many other shops will be open late!

July 5th– Bierstube - Live Music Sharon Drive 9pm-1am

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.

July11th – Steventon’s – Live Entertainment on the Patio 6pm-9pm by QC Local, Lewis Knudsen

July 18th – Steventon’s – Live Entertainment on the Patio 6pm-9pm by QC Local Molly Conrad

July 19th – Bierstube – Live Music The Fry Daddies 8pm-12am



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)

Kiddie Karrasel Academy has good news! We can accept up to 20 four year olds for the Statewide voluntary preK program for this fall at no additional charge to parents. Children must be four by Sept. 15. Please visit our website for more information. www.kiddiekarraselacademy.com or https://www.facebook.com/KiddieKarraselAcademy

Bierstube - Koobys Karaoke every Friday Night - 9PM-1AM

From Riverbend Signworks: Every week, we add an FPotW to the Riverbend Signworks showroom. This week's features GrassHoppers Guest House! http://riverbendsignworks.com/showroom/

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

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.

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 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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