LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Announcements - 10/25/2013 Print
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Friday, 25 October 2013 14:36

ANNOUNCEMENTS - Friday 10/25/2013

The December 2013 Chamber Newsletter will soon be in production to be delivered to Every Business and Home within the 52753 zipcode area!!
 Advertising rates remain: 1/8 page: $75; ¼ page: $100; ½ page: $125; full page: $250. Just send your ad information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will forward it on to House of Print for you. No cost assistance in developing an advertisement is available through House of Print. If you would rather work with House of Print directly, send your ad to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and please copy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Deadline November 7th, 5:00 p.m. Get the word out about your business and be ready for the Holidays!!


The Shameless Chocoholic and Sweet Dreams Guest House 200 Jones St., LeClaire.  Specialty chocolates and confections - indulging never tasted so good! And, indulge in a great night’s sleep by reserving the Guest House! Call Jen or Rebecca, 563-289-1339. www.theshamelesschocoholic.com

Tambi Rosendahl, Hair Stylist, Expressive Design 521 North Cody Road, LeClaire.  Specializing in micro-beading in Dream Catchers Hair extensions, color, highlights, hair cutting, waxing, facials, shellac, manicures, pedicures and protective color. 563-370-9263. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



October 26th – Witches’ Walk Costume Contest and Parade Registration at 11 a.m. on the levee near the Pavilion. Judging and Kids’ Activities 11a.m.-1p.m. Free to participate! Parade starts at 1p.m. 


October 26th – 4th Annual Hallowine! Starts at the LeClaire Information Center, 2-5pm, tickets are $10, available that day at the Information Center, 122 N. Cody Rd. First 200 attendees receive a free wine glass. Participants will also receive a wristband and list/map of the 10 shops that have the food and wine. Join us for LeClaire’s Food & Wine Tour, and enjoy local cuisine and wine samples while touring the shops of LeClaire! Proceeds to benefit local charities. www.visitleclaire.com


October 26th- The Faithful Pilot is open for LUNCH! From 12-4. Small wine samples for Hall-O-Wine.


October 26th – Wide River Winery – 1776 E. Deer Creek Road, Clinton. Celebrate the harvest season! Live music with the Old 57's, 1:00-4:00 p.m. The Old 57's perform a flashy show covering oldies and rockabilly music. Bring your dancing shoes! Cost is FREE with purchase. No outside beverages please. Featuring Harvest Hurrah. This semi sweet, slightly spiced wine is perfect for sipping on the porch, watching the sunset and toasting the harvest. Regular price $12.00 Saturday only: $9.99 (not valid with other discounts). Try Uncle Pat's BBQ - it's delicious!


October 31st - All women are invited to attend the First Presbyterian Church Annual Women's Fall Retreat (one day) at Camp Wyoming. We will leave our church at 9a.m. and plan to be at the camp at 10a.m. We will have devotions, craft by Rev. Pat Halverson, lunch (each woman brings her own sack lunch), snacks, hayrack ride (weather permitting), time for a walk, conversation and fellowship. cost $10. RSVP by 10-28 - 563-289-4371 or 563-381-7777.


November 1st – First Friday, 5:30 - 8:00 Downtown LeClaire

Mississippi River Distilling Company Food and Spirit Tastings www.mrdistilling.com

Wide River Winery Wine Samples. Open until 8PM featuring "Merry Berry" and serving dips paired with our award winning locally made wines.

Aunt Hatties – Come in for a red velvet cupcake!

Razzleberries – Booze cake while it lasts!

Faithful Pilot - The Matriarchs, live music - 7:30-9:00pm

Restaurants and several shops will be open late!

November 6th – River Valley Optimist Club Basketball Fun! Harlem Ambassadors vs The Optimist Slammers! (an eclectic group of local leaders and celebrities) 7p.m. Pleasant Valley High School Gym. Tickets $8 in advance/$10 at the door. Kids 12 and under admitted free with paying adult. Tickets can be purchased at Arndt Chiropractic Center or at LeClaire Antiques and Appraisals, or call 563-723-1877 for more information. Harlem-style comedy basketball featuring high-flying slam dunks, games with the kids, and hilarious comedy! Complimentary autograph session with theHarlem Ambassadors after the game. All proceeds go to the River Valley Optimist Club Youth Programs.


November 7th – LeClaire Community Library - STEM Club Love science, engineering, math, and technology? This is the club for you! Join us monthly for science experiments and more! Our first meeting will take place on November 7, 2013 from 4-5pm. Special guest, Dr. Neil Aschliman, from St. Ambrose University will be joining us to talk about the basics of DNA and we'll make our very own edible DNA models! Please note this program is recommended for those in 3rd-6th grades.


November 9th – LeClaire Community Library - Stampin' Up Class for Kids! Join us from 10-11:30am and make 2 unique cards for the upcoming holidays. This is a free program, but we ask that participants register ahead of time due to limited space. Call the library at (563)289-4242 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to secure your spot! Also, don't forget to bring a pair of small scissors! This class is open to 9-13 year olds only.


November 18th – Economic Development Meeting Great River Financial Services, 8:00a.m.


November 21st – LeClaire Community Library - You are cordially invited to attend an ENDOWMENT RECEPTION for the Green Tree Library Fund, a special endowment planted for the long-term benefit of the library and our community -6:00-8:00 P.M. The Black Watch Room at Pebble Creek, 3851 Forest Grove Drive, LeClaire, Iowa. Enjoy live music from members of the Pleasant Valley Jazz Band and Orchestra, hors d'oevres and tastings from Wide River Winery and Mississippi River Distilling Company. RSVP Encouraged by November 7th, Walk-Ins Welcome; 563-505-6703 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Hosted by the Friends of the LeClaire Community Library.


Save the Date

December 6th- First Friday in LeClaire!

December 6th-8th - Christmas in LeClaire 2013!

Friday – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Crafts and Silent Auction at Civic Center

Free Trolley Rides

Cookie Tin Sales

Bazaars and Craft Fair

Baked Goods

Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa – 8-10 a.m.

Buffalo Bill Museum Tours

Santa’s Playhouse – 12-3 p.m.

Crafts and Silent Auction

Cookie Tin Sales

Bake Sale

Free Trolley Rides

Sunday – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Free Trolley Rides

Buffalo Bill Museum Tours

Local Stores Open

Crafts and Silent Auction at Civic Center

For more information, contact Joyce 289-4205, Diane 370-3509, Vicki 289-3882



"Something NEW” at the LeClaire Civic Club – BUNCO! Every third Tuesday from10:00 AM through 12:30PM!  Call Debbie for details - 563-289-4458.

The LeClaire Chamber Website and our Facebook page are currently being updated and revised. Watch for the new website to be up and running soon, visit us again soon on Facebook, and in the meantime, thank you for your patience! 

Street Level Commercial Space for Rent, 117 S. Cody Road, 700 sq.ft. (20'x35'). Contact Vince Ramsey, 563-289-3129.

Apartment is available over Artswork 223 1/2 N Cody. It is a lovely 1 BR with all the trimmings - garage, deck with a beautiful view, laundry, 2 full baths, contemporary kitchen. Call 563-940-3742 for more info.

Do you have Residential or Commercial property available? If you own residential rental property or commercial property that is available for lease or sale in the greater LeClaire region, 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. As a service to the community, we would like to have the information available so we can share the most up-to-date information on our website!


Primitive Cottage is collecting food for the Princeton Presbyterian Church's Food Pantry which is in great need of food donations. They have helped alot of people, and now they need our help.  Donations can be dropped off at Primitive Cottage in LeClaire. Please check the expiration date on items because anything that has expired can't be given away.

First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire 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.

Chamber 2013 Networking Events – Everyone welcome to attend!

November – place, date and time tbd

December 10th - Hungry Hobo - lunch – noon

LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar:

First Fridays each month 5:00-8:00 P.M.

October 26th – HalloWine

October 26th - Witches Walk Costume Contest and Parade

December 6-8 - 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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