WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
Beauti Control – Carissa Evans, Director – 1051 Emily Dr., Clinton, IA. Providing in-home and in-office pampering and relaxation experiences with clinical strength and spa quality products. We come to your location or you can visit our Relaxation Room in Clinton, IA. Our products are results driven, blind tested (never on animals), and do what we say they will do, or we will want them back. Spa Facial is papaben free, gluten free, sulfate free, artificial dye and artificial fragrance free. Spa Party Themes include: Relaxation, Instant Face Lift, Tone Your Tummy, Pedi, Giam, Couples, Oxygen, Detox, Bridal, Baby and more. We put the Ahhhh in Spa! www.beautipage.com/carissaevans
Dennis and Trina Gendron are now the owners of McDonald’s in LeClaire! Congratulations, and welcome!
Nathan and Elyce Billany are new to LeClaire and have joined as individuals! Welcome!
May 23rd - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Olivia Dvorak, 5-8 p.m.
May 23rd – Bierstube - Live Music The Old 57's 9pm-1am
May 24th – Bierstube Karaoke 9pm-1am
May 26th – Faithful Pilot Closed for Memorial Day
May 27th - The Riverboat Twilight will begin the 2014 Cruise Season. Cruises will depart every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday through the end of October.
May 30th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Pieces of Candy, 5-8 p.m.
May 30th - Bierstube Karaoke 9pm-1am
Save the Date
June 1st - Asbury Methodist Church "WORSHIP IN THE PARK" and Potluck Service 10:30 a.m. The service will be held at Veterans Memorial Park Bandshell, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf, followed by a potluck picnic with sliced ham provided. Please bring a dish to share and your own table service, drink & lawn chair.
June 5th - LeClaire Community Library - Children’s Musician Steve Couch - “Amazing You and Your Body Show” 11am. Interactive TV sing all about the human body in this fun, educational show!
June 6th – First Friday in LeClaire 5-8 p.m.
Mississippi River Distilling Company – Food and Spirit Tastings and Strawberry Vodka is back! www.mrdistilling.com
Wide River Winery – Wine and Music on the Mississippi – Live Music, Whoozdads? - 5-8 p.m. - www.wideriverwinery.com
Aunt Hattie’s – Come in for a treat!
Razzleberries – Booze Cake while it lasts!
Bierstube - Karaoke - 9pm-1am
Restaurants and several shops will be open late!
June 6th-7th – LeClaire City Wide Garage Sales – email
or go to http://www.visitleclaire.com/garage_sale_signup.htm by May 23 to sign up.
June 6th-7th – Princeton City Wide Garage Sales The Princeton Community Center will rent tables for $5 as a fundraiser, and the Center will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. For reservations and set-up information, contact Pam O’Polka at 563-289-4612.
June 7th - See “FROZEN” at Zion Lutheran Church, Princeton 7:30pm on the back lot. Bring chairs and/or blankets. Dress in costume! Hotdogs, popcorn and of course “Frozen” ice cream from Big Dave & Holly’s!
June 15th – Bier Stube – Fathers’ Day Brunch – 10am-1pm
June 10th – LeClaire Community Library - Grout Museum Presents Largest Chemistry See this Guinness World-Record breaking program with the largest chemistry demonstration. The fun starts at 2 pm
June 10th – Chamber Networking Event - Go Fish, Princeton 5:30-7pm – Everyone Welcome!
June 12th – LeClaire Community Library - Snakes Alive! Tom Kessenich stops by with this fun, open-house style program showcasing all sorts of creepy crawlies and one very large alligator. Starts at 2 p.m.
June 13th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Lindgren and Lewis - 5-8 p.m.
June 16th - Economic Development Meeting – LeClaire City Hall – 8:00 a.m.
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 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 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!
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!
The LeClaire Tourism Board is now seeking applications for individuals interested in filling an upcoming vacancy on the Tourism Board representing retail. Board applications are available at City Hall during regular business hours or may be downloaded from the City’s website (home page, left-hand side). For this upcoming vacancy consideration, completed applications and any accompanying information must be received at City Hall no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014. Any and all applications timely received will be reviewed by the Board and a decision will be made on June 2, 2014. Board position to begin on July 1, 2014. If anyone has any questions or if you need further information, please feel free to contact Cindy Bruhn at
LeClaire Information Center Volunteers Needed! Contact Cindy Bruhn at
or 563-650-7963 to volunteer.
The Riverboat Twilight will begin the 2014 Cruise Season 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.
Riverbend Signworks The latest version of The Updater (by the Riverbend Business Strategists) is now published. This edition is all about FEEDBACK.
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
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.
Commercial Property Available - 1295 and 1297 Eagle Ridge Road, LeClaire, Iowa. Please call: Mike Burke - Mel Foster Co.
, 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,
, 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 6-7 - City Wide Garage Sales
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 - Christmas in LeClaire
Chamber Networking Events
June 10th - Go Fish – evening 5:30-7pm
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