LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Announcements - 12/13/2013 Print
News Releases - Local Events
Written by LeClaire Chamber of Commerce   
Friday, 13 December 2013 11:19

Time to renew your LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Membership or join for 2014! Go to www.leclairechamber.com to renew, or see the attached form to complete and return.  Deadline to renew, February 1, 2014.  Be involved!

Enjoy extended shopping hours until 8pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at many LeClaire stores starting Friday, November 29th and going until Saturday, December 21st. And, many stores will be open until at least 3pm on Christmas Eve for that last minute gift or stocking stuffer!

CALENDAR

December 13th – Bier-Stube starts celebrating 12 days of Christmas specials! http://bier-stube.com/

 

December 13th – Visit With Santa at First Central State Bank! 4-5:30 pm

 

December 14th – Go Fish Bar and Marina Holiday Party - The Fry Daddies are playing from 7-11 p.m. – Princeton.

 

December 15th – McKnight/Griebel Benefit – LeClaire Civic Center – 11 am – 7 pm.  Come help a young family who is experiencing tough times. 3 tacos, rice, beans and a drink, just $6. For more information, call Annette Black – 563-370-7735.

December 15th - Faithful Pilot Wine Tasting 3:00-5:00p.m $15.00 for 15 wines.  All wines purchased will be here for your Christmas Dinner Table!

 

December 16th – Economic Development Meeting – 204 Jones St. 8:00 a.m.

 

December 19th - Market Snapshot with Liz Ann Sonders 3:00pm – Eric Johannes, Charles Schwab - 5345 Elmore Ave #300 - Davenport, IA  52807. Please RSVP 563-275-3659

 

December 19th - Civic Club Christmas Party starting at 6:00 pm with a potluck.  Meat will be provided (pulled pork and brisket). Everyone should bring a covered dish to share and a white elephant present if you want to participate in gift giving.  Please wear an old ugly Christmas sweater or sweatshirt (decorate it yourself) and win a fun prize.  Bring a friend. Call Vicky Haynes, cell phone 563-639-4621, or Annette Black, 289-3498, for details.

December 31st – Faithful Pilot - New Years Eve - 7 courses includes champagne toast at the end of your meal.  Seatings at 6:00 & 8:30 for $100.00 per person (no coupons or discounts) $50.00 for a wine pairing will include 5 glasses of wine per person. Call 563-289-4156 for reservations.

 

December 31st – Steventon’s – New Years Eve - Open for regular dinning from 5-9 and a party from 10-1. The party is 75 dollars plus tax and gratuity. It includes appetizer stations, open bar, live music, a dance floor, a photo booth and a shot ice luge. We are also providing people with a ride home if they need it.

 

Save the Date

January 25th – Freedom Rock Trivia – LeClaire Fire Station Come help raise funds for the Freedom Rock, coming to the LeClaire levee as the chosen site for all of Scott County! Doors open at 6:00 pm and trivia will start at 7pm. Cost is $10 per person. All proceeds will go to the Freedom Rock fund. You don’t have to be good at trivia – come for the fun and to support this great cause! To reserve a table, email freedomrockscottcountyiowa@gmail.com or contact Barry Long - 563-949-6969.

February 1st – LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner - Davenport Country Club – more details to come!

 

February 8th – TugFest Trivia – LeClaire Fire Station Doors open at 6:00 pm and trivia will start at 7pm. Cost is $10 per person.  You don’t have to be good at trivia – come for the fun! To reserve a table, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

March 1st – Rock and Roll Bingo!  LeClaire Rec Center – Fund raiser for Freedom Rock. Songs will be played and you identify the songs on bingo cards. There will be 50/50 and other raffles.  Event will be hosted by Cody Tucker of B100!  More details to come!

FYI

Visit the NEW LeClaire Chamber of Commerce website www.leclairechamber.com and see our updated Facebook page!

New Lunch Menu at Blue Iguana - all lunch entree options are 9 dollars.

LeClaire Antiques and Appraisals current hours are Friday through Mondays 12-4pm or by appointment until Dec. 23.

 

Faithful Pilot - Every Wednesday 1/2 priced wine night with Chef’s Tapas menu to go along side. Don't forget to book all of your holiday parties with The Faithful Pilot or bring Chef Robert into your home and let us cater your holiday event! Now open for lunch, 12-2, Wed-Sat.

Buffalo Bill Museum Expansion “It's an exciting time in the museum's almost 57 year history,” said Robert Schiffke, Executive Director of the Buffalo Bill Museum & River Pilots' Pier, “as we start another expansion of our facility.”  The women who were members of the LeClaire Women's Club, who founded the museum in 1957, wouldn't recognize the building today, but they would see many of the items first exhibited in its original location at 114 North Cody Road, LeClaire. Included will be an Archival Workroom allowing careful access to the museum's extensive print and photograph collection, a ”hands on” classroom for children visiting the museum, and exhibits that highlight LeClaire's role in the region's economic growth through its shipyards, button factories, and river pilots who opened the region to river commerce.  An architectural drawing of the expansion is available for public view at the museum during regular hours, and donations towards the expansion are being accepted. “We appreciate the support of the community in this project, and donations of artifacts and funds are always welcome.  We are truly a community institution, and volunteers have grown the museum into the LeClaire landmark that it is today” said Connie Curlott, President of the Board of Directors.  The museum is open 9am – 4pm, Mon.-Saturday; 12noon – 4pm, Sundays. Call 563-289-5580 for more information or to donate to the

Commercial space for rent – 204 Jones St. - $1,200 per month plus utilities - effective Dec. lst.  Call 563-370-2386. Will show by appointment. Commercially zoned only.

Park Run Apartments/Newbury Living complex - 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Available - 1701 Iowa Drive, LeClaire, Iowa 52753. Washer & dryers in every unit along with all other appliances.  Each apartment has either a balcony or a patio.  Considerable storage in each 1 BR, 2 BR or 3 BR unit. Call (563) 289-5159 for a tour and more information today!

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!

 

SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND

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 2014 Networking Events – TBA


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