WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
Hope Church – 709 Wisconsin Street, founded in LeClaire in 1931. Pastor Matthew Darnell and Children’s Pastor, Bridget Darnell, invite you to Wednesday Service 6pm and Sunday Service 10am. 563-289-4650 www.hope-church-le-claire.org
Everfield – Stephanie Hasakis.110 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Everfield is a clean beauty and personal care boutique specializing in high quality cruelty free, organic, vegan, and natural products. View Our Product Lines at shopeverfield.com. Email
– phone 563-289-2523. Be kind, be beautiful.
ANNUAL AWARDS BALLOT
All LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Members are invited to vote for the 2014 Annual Awards Recipients and for the 2015 Chamber Board of Directors. Please go to www.leclairechamber.com and click on 2014 Annual Awards Ballot. Only one vote allowed per membership, please. Deadline to vote, December 22, 2014, 11:59 p.m. Award Winners for 2014 will be announced and the 2015 Chamber Board will be introduced at the Annual Awards Dinner, Saturday, January 31, 2015, Steventon's, LeClaire. Thank you for your participation!
It is time to renew your membership for 2015! Membership forms have been mailed out, or you can renew your membership by going to www.leclairechamber.com and pay via Pay Pal. If you did not receive a letter and form by mail, please contact the Chamber at
and they will be immediately sent to you!
Now – January 4th – Enright’s Super Wash Annual Holiday Promotion Automatic carwash tokens are now on sale - 5 for $20! Each token a $6.50 value. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. Stop in and see Henry or Dennis 8:30-10:00 Mon-Fri and 8:30-3:00 weekends, subject to weather. Sign up to win carwashes and more! Weekly winners will be posted on our reader board. Our carwash tokens make Great Holiday Gifts!
December 1st –20th LeClaire Community Library - Handmade Ornament Contest Bring your hand-made ornament to the library's circulation counter. All ornaments must be handmade (no store bought items, please!) and turned in before the end of the day, December 20th. Winner will be selected December 22nd. All participants are welcome to pick-up their ornament after the contest is over, or they may donate their item to the library so they can be displayed in the years to come.
As of December 13th – Bierstube – Twelve Days of Christmas! Join us for 12 days of specials starting December 13th! New specialty items everyday leading up to Christmas!
December 21st - Zion Lutheran Church Sunday School Christmas Program – Princeton 4:00 p.m. All are invited to attend and hear the children present the story of Christ’s birth in a way rarely seen. Cookies and punch will be served afterwards.
December 21st – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Children’s Christmas Program and worship, 10 a.m.
December 21st –Faithful Pilot - Holiday Wine Tasting 3:00-5:00 15 wines for $15.00 only 40 glasses available, and of course Chef bites as well. 563-289-4156
December 24th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire – Christmas Eve Worship 11a.m. with communion and potluck lunch afterward. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with communion at 7 p.m.
December 24th - Zion Lutheran Church, Princeton - Christmas Eve Service 5:00 p.m. All are invited to attend.
December 24th – Asbury Methodist Church – Christmas Eve and Candlelight Services - 5:00, 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. 1809 Mississippi Blvd, Bettendorf.
December 24th-25th – Faithful Pilot closed
December 26th – Wide River Winery - Annual Customer Appreciation Party! We are grateful to you for your continued support of the winery. Thank you for visiting the tasting rooms in Clinton & Le Claire and the Wide River Inn in Le Claire and all of the stores that carry our wine throughout IA and IL. You are invited to join the party on Friday, December 26! Bring family and friends to our annual customer appreciation party in Clinton and enjoy complimentary wine tastings, savory pairings with samples of appetizers and desserts and live music with The Old 57's from 2-5pm. Take advantage of the secret sales and special giveaways. Enjoy a safe and happy holiday season! For more details call 563-519-9463 www.WideRiverWinery.com
December 28th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire We return to our study of The Story, chapter 13.
December 31st – New Year’s Eve at Faithful Pilot Seating at 6:00 & 8:30 $75.00 per person to include 4 courses. Option for $25.00 Wine Pairing or $25.00 Beer Pairing. *Please note a credit card is required to make reservation and will be charged $25.00 for a no show. *Not valid with any other promotion, coupon, or discount. 563-289-4156
December 31st - New Year’s Eve at Steventon’s in LeClaire. It’s never too early to start planning your New Year’s Eve! Join us at Steventon’s for our Annual New Year’s Eve Event. Enjoy live music provided by Hap Hazard, drinks appetizers, and our Champagne toast at Midnight! Tickets are limited for this exclusive event. Order yours before they’re all gone! 563-289-3600
December 31st – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire – New Year’s Eve Party! For all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring snack and game to share. 8p.m.-12:15a.m.
SAVE THE DATE
January 1st – Faithful Pilot closed
January 7th – First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Halftime! Our Wednesday night program for children from Kindergarten thru 5th grade begins again at 5:30 pm. All are welcome to our time of dinner, games, lesson, song and snack. This program will meet nearly every Wednesday from 5:30-7pm. Children are invited to come occasionally or every week.
January 16th-19th – Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard!
January 17th - Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center. Doors open at 6:30pm; Trivia starts at 7pm. 8-person teams; $10 per person. Everyone will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. Mulligans are 10 for $10. Each team may bring its own snacks, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Call Debbie at 563-349-4403 or email
to reserve a table.
January 31st, 2015 – LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner – Steventon’s. Information available soon.
First Central State Bank is pleased to announce they will be part of Ohnward Bancshares' college leadership internship program for the summer of 2015. There will be a total of five positions available for college students entering their sophomore, junior or senior years. Actual positions will be available in each of Ohnwards' member organizations including First Central State Bank with offices in DeWitt, Long Grove, LeClaire and Eldridge. These unique opportunities will combine having hands on experience with assignments in our banks as well as 1.5 days a week focused on leadership development. Positions will be available for application beginning January 1 at www.ohnward.com, under employment opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact First Central State Bank, or or call Ohnward Bancshares Human Resource department at 563-652-7822.
It is time again for the River Valley Optimist Club to offer their FREE basketball clinic to children grades 3-6 in the LeClaire/Bettendorf area. The clinic will be held Saturdays beginning January 31, 2015 and ending on March 7, 2015. The sessions are one hour in length and will teach basketball fundamentals while having FUN! Registration is limited so sign-up soon! Please contact Josselyn Smith at
or call 563-723-1877, or check out the RVOC Facebook page under River Valley Optimist Club for more information. We hope to see you there!
Ascentra Honored as 500th Branch in Regional Network of Branches. With access to over 5,000 locations, Ascentra Credit Union has joined forces with other credit unions in several states offering members more convenience by sharing locations. Shared branching is a national network of credit unions that have opened their branches to members of other credit unions. Members can walk in and do their banking just like they would at their own credit union. “To be the 500th shared branch of CUSN is an important milestone for Ascentra which speaks to the cooperative spirit of the credit union movement,” President and CEO Dale Owen said. “Together all shared branching credit unions now have a footprint as prominent as the largest banks in the country.”
In honor of the holidays, Riverbend Signworks "updater" is a little different this time!http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Merry-Christmas----and-a-look-back-in-time-.html?soid=1111968629442&aid=1_k3cR3TZYw
Tired of dealing with messy entryways? Perhaps NOW is the time to put in a tiled floor that is both beautiful and easier to take care of. Call LeClaire Home Improvement and Construction at 563-381-7778 today to schedule a meeting to discuss ideas and solutions. We have an artisan tile layer on staff who will transform your entryway or any other room into a thing of beauty.
Faithful Pilot is open Sundays 12-5 - Wednesdays Half Priced Wine Night!
Stop by Steventon’s every Sunday to experience our breathtaking view of the Mississippi River while enjoying our brunch menu. Our brunch menu offers a variety of options to satisfy the whole family. Only $12.95 adults / $6.00 children 10 & under.
The Crane & Pelican will be featuring a special Sliders & Suds menu on Thursday nights from 5pm-9pm. Every Thursday night you can come get 3 gourmet sliders and hand-cut chips for $10 and 3 8oz sample pours of our delicious beers for $5.The menu will change monthly and will be posted at www.craneandpelican.com
Starting December 1st, Bierstube will only be open for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays, 7am-11am (we will reopen daily for breakfast in the Spring)
Big Dave and Holly’s hours and specials: Open 11am-8pm Monday-Saturday; closed on Sunday for the Winter. Weekday specials are: Monday - Meatloaf, Tuesday - Tacos, Wednesday - Sweet Apple Pork, Thursday - Jambalaya, and Friday - Open Faced Hot Roast Beef Sandwich. They also have fresh “Holly-Made” pies and soup daily and are available to cater your party. Holiday Hours: will close at 4pm on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve and will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Blue Iguana’s Winter hours: closed on Mondays; open Tuesday - Thursday 11am-8pm; Friday and Saturday 11am-9pm and Sunday 11am-8pm. They will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The Buffalo Bill Museum will be open winter hours, every day from 9am-4pm and Sunday from noon-4pm. Closed on Christmas Day. Visit their gift shop for great gift ideas!
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
in order to be included an upcoming agenda. Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month, 8a.m. at LeClaire City Hall.
There will be no Economic Development meeting in December.
SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND
From the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire to you and your family: May you and your family receive God’s deep blessing, Love, this year and throughout 2015! Please join us at the First Presbyterian Church in LeClaire, 200 S. 12th Street; across from Bridgeview Elementary School. We dress casually and welcome children of all ages. Noisy babies and children are welcome in worship (we consider their noise to be a joyful song to the Lord) or, if parents prefer, in our nursery, which is staffed by 2 loving adults.
First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire - Halftime! Our Wednesday night program for children from Kindergarten thru 5th grade begins again at 5:30 pm. All are welcome to our time of dinner, games, lesson, song and snack. This program will meet nearly every Wednesday from 5:30-7pm. Children are invited to come occasionally or every week.
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?
LeClaire Information Center Volunteers Needed! Contact Cindy Bruhn at
or 563-650-7963 to volunteer.
Commercial Property for Sale 510 N. Cody Road. Contact William Robertson (563) 940-1517
For Rent 118 N. Cody Road, includes employee parking and trash service. Contact Terri Applegate at 563 271-6800 or 563-289-2525.
Commercial Property for Sale 613-617 N Cody Road, LeClaire IA 52753. Contact Jeff R. Heuer, NAI Ruhl Commercial Company,
, Office: 563-355-4000, Direct: 563-823-5107.
Commercial Property for Sale Cody Road, LeClaire IA 52753. Description: contact John G. Ruhl, NAI Ruhl Commercial Company,
, Office: 563-355-4000, Direct: 563-823-5126.
Commercial Property Available Eagle Ridge Road, LeClaire, Iowa. Please call: Mike Burke - Mel Foster Co.
, Mobile: 563-349-2705, Direct: 563-823-5272
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,
, with a property description, complete contact information including phone numbers and rental or purchase pricing.
LeClaire Events Coming Up!
January 31 – LeClaire Chamber Annual Awards Dinner – Steventon’s
Chamber Networking Events – Everyone Welcome!
Dates and Places to be Announced for 2015