ANNOUNCEMENTS - Friday 07/19/2013
WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS!
Dr. Crystal's Chiropractic Care is a newly formed chiropractic clinic located in the Old Mill House at 419 N. Cody Rd. It is owned and operated by Dr. Crystal Buesing, a 2008 graduate of Palmer College. Dr. Crystal provides non-invasive treatments to restore communication and equilibrium throughout the body so it can heal itself. Clinic hours: M-F 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-2pm. Walk-Ins Welcome! Appointments available after hours. Phone: (563) 271-0226, Website: drcrystalschiropracticcare.com
Sally Hand – Realtor, Remax River Cities. Ms. Hand has been in real estate in one capacity or another for twenty six years, and was formerly with ReMax on the Lake in North Carolina before recently moving to Iowa. Contact number - 434-774-5855 realestaterivercities.com
July 19th - Live Music at Wide River Winery 5-8pm featuring "Pieces of Candy" 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
July 19th-20th - Expressions In Threads Is hosting their Second Annual Fabriganza Sale at the LeClaire Civic Center. Hours are from 8 AM to 8 PM on Friday and 8Am to 6 PM on Saturday. All fabric will be $4-$5- or $6 per yard. You don't want to miss this one!
July 21st - Sunday Brunch at the Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits Seatings at 10:00 and 12:30. $20 per person. Reservations 563.289.4156 www.faithfulpilot.com
July 26th - Night Golf Outing at Olathea Golf Course 8:15 pm. Cost is 20 dollars per person. 3 clubs and a cocktail is the format. 9 hole (short course). Call Olathea for more info – 563-289-golf. Check out laserglowgolf.com to see what the fun is all about!
July 28th – Faithful Pilot Wine Tasting 3:00-5:00 p.m. - $15.00 per person. www.faithfulpilot.com 563.289.4156
Save the Date
August 2nd – First Friday in LeClaire! 5-8 p.m.
Mississippi River Distilling Company – signature cocktails and spirited food items!
Wide River Winery - Live Music - Patchy Fog - 5-8pm
Faithful Pilot - The Matriarchs, live music - 7:30-9:00pm
Aunt Hatties – Come in for a red velvet cupcake!
Razzleberries – Booze cake while it lasts!
LeClaire Antiques and Appraisals - 'First Friday's Free Appraisals' 5-7 p.m.
Grasshoppers - Live Music - Acoustic Friends on "The Porch" - 6-8 p.m.
Restaurants and many other shops open late!
August 3rd - Heartland British Auto Fest 9am-3pm on the LeClaire Levee
August 3rd - Craft Show and Food 9am-3pm at the LeClaire Civic Center
August 4th – Live Music at Wide River Winery 2-5 p.m. featuring Jordan Danielson 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
August 8-10 – Tugfest!!!!!! Live bands all 3 nights. Thursday Wristband Night 5-11. Friday parade, fireworks, tug pit dedication. Saturday Kid’s Tug and Big Tug! Advance purchase weekend wristbands for $8 available at Slagle’s Grocery from June 15-August 1. Get ready to TUG!!!!!!
August 9th Live Music at Wide River Winery 5-8pm featuring "The Whoozdads" 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
August 13th – Chamber Networking Lunch - Big Dave and Holly's – noon
August 16th - Live Music at Wide River Winery 5-8pm featuring "Pieces of Candy" 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
August 18th - Sunday Brunch at the Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits Seatings at 10:00 and 12:30 - Reservations 563.289.4156 www.faithfulpilot.com
August 19th – Economic Development Meeting – Great River Financial Services – 8 a.m
August 30th - Live Music at Wide River Winery 5-8pm featuring "Ryan Burchett" 106 N. Cody Road www.wideriverwinery.com
LeClaire Lions Club presents "Apple Fest on the River" Sunday, October 13th 11:00am-4:00pm Apple Orchards Welcome! Vendor Sign Up! NOW is the time! For more information: Email:
Phone: 563-340-6332 (Bonnie)
First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire FREE LUNCH at the Civic Center, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Third Tuesday of the month: June 18, July 16, August 20: Come to eat and stay for the conversation!
LeClaire Antiques is hosting an on going Plant Sale benefiting LeClaire Parks. Go by and see the beautiful plants for sale – great prices!
Please volunteer or help recruit volunteers for the LeClaire Information Center! We get a lot of great comments about the LIC, and we help promote all of LeClaire:
1. Through telling visitors about our great attractions, shops, restaurants, parks, schools, housing developments, etc.,
2. By mailing out information to individuals, small groups and bus tours who want to come find out what LeClaire is all about, and
3. Through providing nice, convenient public restrooms to shoppers, diners, people checking out our attractions, families, LeClaire residents who are just out for a walk - everyone appreciates the restrooms!
Almost everyone knows at least one person who loves to talk and meet new people - a retired neighbor or stay-at-home mom, a relative, a friend, a person from church, a person from your civic club, a person from exercise class... Please contact Cindy at 563-650-7963 or
Volunteers are trained and there is lots of brochures and information to share with visitors.
Let's make downtown LeClaire and the LeClaire Information Center the best it can possibly be!
Buffalo Bill Museum is open until 5pm daily. Hours are 9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, and on Sundays 12noon to 5pm. A reminder: group discounts are available for tour groups, clubs/reunions, and school groups. Call the museum at 563-289-5580 for details!
“LIKE” the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce on FaceBook Visit the chamber’s Face Book page and discover a great source of news, business announcements, events, and other information that is updated frequently. It’s a useful source of updated information for all members and non-members!
Chamber 2013 Networking Events – Everyone welcome to attend!
August 13 - Big Dave and Holly's - lunch -noon
September 10 - Steventon's - after hours - 5-8pm
October 8 - Hungry Hobo - lunch - noon
November 12 - Subway
December 10 - Happy Joes - lunch –noon
SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND
Meet and greet Pastor Melody any Wednesday from 1-3 pm at Happy Joe's. Pastor Melody from First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire, will be at Happy Joe's in LeClaire, every Wednesday, from 1-3 pm, sipping on a soda, reading and waiting to visit with you and your friends. Stop by and say hi. Or, if you have a prayer request or a question, just let her know. 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
Asbury United Methodist Church is hosting a "Partnering to EmPOWER" fundraising event for Winnie's Place on Tuesday, October 15th. The team putting together the event is looking for vendors who would be interested in participating in this worthy cause. Booth fees are $15 for sales people and $25 for those providing a service (ALL booth fees will go to Winnie's Place). Vendors will also agree to donate 9% of their sales to Winnies Place, which corresponds to the statistic that every 9 seconds, a woman is abused. Interested vendors are asked to contact Heidi Lubben at
for more details. Marketing packets for vendors will be available June 15th. The deadline for returning a signed vendor agreement is August 20th.
LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar:
First Fridays each month 5:00-8:00 P.M.
Summer 2013 - City-Wide Water Explosion (Hollyhock Park)
Summer 2013 - Bike Parade & Decorating
August 8th-10th Tugfest
October 6th - Dogtoberfest at Bier Stube
October 13th - AppleFest
October 24th - HalloWine
October 26th - Witches Walk Costume Contest and Parade
December 6-8, 2013: Christmas in LeClaire
Family Nights at the LeClaire Rec Center: Details at www.leclairereccenter.com
www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!