The June 2014 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
, and we will forward it on to House of Print for you. Many of you signed up for each 2014 1/4ly issue and will get your 10% discount and may update your ad for June! 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
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Deadline May 9th, 5:00 p.m. Chamber Members - Get the word out about your business or events and be ready for SUMMER!
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
LeClaire Vacation Rentals – Scott Gelande, Owner – Offering rental of a furnished 2 bedroom home on the banks of the Mississippi River. Enjoy our River Cottage while basking in the activities that surround our river town! Enjoy shopping, fishing, and bring your boat for a day on the water! Then relax for a barbeque on the patio and watch the River flow by! www.leclairevacationrentals.com
Dennis and Trina Gendron are now the owners of the McDonalds in LeClaire! Congratulations, and welcome!
Nathan and Elyce Billany are new to LeClaire and have joined as individuals! Welcome!
May 9th – My Lady Downton Abbey Inspired Workshop - Reusable Usables 6:30-9ish. $35 per person (includes all materials) Prepaid only - class size limited to 10. Paint and apply found objects, ephemera, laces, fabric and more. Prepay by visiting store or website. BYOB. Adults Only. No Refunds! 563-289-3946. www.reusableusables.org
May 9th – Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi The Old 57’s – 5-8 p.m.
May 9th - Bierstube Karaoke 9pm-1am
May 10th – Bierstube - Live Music The Fry Daddys 8pm- 12am
May 11th – Faithful Pilot Mother’s Day Brunch $30.00 per person seating at 10:00 & 12:30. 3 courses for $30.00. No coupons or discounts allowed.
May 11th - Bierstube Mothers’ Day Brunch - $10- 8am -1pm. Breakfast menu available 7am-10:30am and lunch menu available at 10:30am.
May 13th – Chamber Networking Lunch – Blue Iguana LeClaire, noon. Everyone welcome!
May 14th - Spring Concert at the LeClaire Community Library with ‘Spiked Lobelia’. 6pm. Spiked Lobelia says they are both a prairie flower and a band, “Old time country/Irish/Bluegrass/eclectic goodness through & through”. Bring a snack and friends for this fun family-friendly event in the brick courtyard outside the library, weather permitting. (Rain location is inside the library).
May 15th – Faithful Pilot - Free Iowa Distilling Company Tasting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Come try some local spirits for FREE!
May 16th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Jordan Danielsen, 5-8 p.m.
May 16th - Bierstube Karaoke 9pm-1am
May 17th - Go Fish "Kick off to Summer" Party! Live music by Keep off the Grass on the outdoor patio from 7-11pm. Princeton.
May 17th - Trivia Night Benefiting the LeClaire Lions Club LeClaire Civic Club. Doors open 6:30pm; game starts 7pm. $10 per person. Bring your own, or purchase refreshments. Reservations: 563-639-4621.
May 18th – Faithful Pilot Spring Wine Tasting 3-5 p.m. $15.00 per person
May 19th – Economic Development Meeting – City Hall – 8:00 a.m.
May 19th – Faithful Pilot VINO VASO A glass to paint and to drink. $40.00 per person. Wine glass, cheese, crackers, one complimentary glass of wine, and painting! 6:00 p.m. Reservations -Vino Vaso’s Facebook page.
May 20th - First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire - Women’s Mini-Retreat 9:30 am to 12 noon, cost $6.Call Pastor Melody, 563-381-7777.
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 30th - Wide River Winery LeClaire – Music on the Mississippi Pieces of Candy, 5-8 p.m.
Save the Date
June 21st – Buffalo Bill Museum – 7th Annual John Boesch Memorial Golf Outing Olathea Golf Course, LeClaire IA. 8 a.m. Clinic with Golf Pro Matt Boesch. Shotgun Start 9 a.m. $65/person, includes cart and lunch. Hole prizes, Silent Auction. Don't golf? Join us for lunch $7! Contact Olathea 563-289-4653, Packy Huettmen 563-289-5971, Steve Suiter 563-370-2386 or Barry Long 563-949-6969 for reservations TODAY!
Serving the Community and Beyond
First Children's Finance and Scott County Kids will recognize Kiddie Karrasel Academy of LeClaire in celebration of the accomplishments of the child care businesses participating in the Scott County Growth Fund Program. Other local schools, preschools and day care centers will also be honored at Isle of Capri on May 6th by invitation only. Congratulations Kiddie Karrasel Academy!
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
Celebration Belle 2014 Cruising Season April 2nd – October 31st. Make reservations online at www.celebrationbelle.com or call 1-800-297-0034
Buffalo Bill Museum archives are now open to the public for research on local and regional history, genealogies and more!
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
LeClaire Information Center Volunteers Needed! Contact Cindy Bruhn at
or 563-650-7963 to volunteer.
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.
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.
Chamber Networking Events – Everyone Welcome!
May 13th - Blue Iguana – lunch - noon
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
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
August - Tug Fest
October 12- Apple Fest
October - Witch's Walk
December - Christmas in LeClaire