The March 2013 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. No cost assistance in developing an advertisement is available through House of Print. If you would rather work with House of Print directly, call 563-388-7701. You can send your ad to
, or fax 563-388-7934 and please copy
Deadline February 28!
WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS!
The Black Watch Room – Kelly Schone - 3851 Forest Grove Drive, LeClaire, IA 52753. phone: 563-332-5072
Book your Special Events with us, and come and enjoy a casual dining experience and great times with your friends and family!
Dugan Electric - Jeff Dugan – PO Box 113, Le Claire, IA 52753 phone: 563-340-2065
. Electrical and remodel business serving LeClaire and the surrounding area for over 30 years.
In business for ten years, we provide a range of computer services and IT consulting for small to medium sized businesses throughout the Quad Cities area.
February 15th - Today is the last day to vote!! LeClaire is Among the Top 15 "America's Coolest Small Towns - 2013" following the first round of voting last fall in the Budget Travel on-line contest, and we can be chosen as the COOLEST!!!! Go to: http://www.budgettravel.com/contest/americas-coolest-small-towns-2013,14/ or to the website for Budget Travel to vote. LeClaire IS the Coolest, and We Can Win!! Tell everyone you know everywhere to vote for LeClaire!!!
February 16th- Family Movie Night at the LeClaire Rec Center showing "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" 429 N. 3rd St., LeClaire www.leclairereccenter.com
February 22nd - Please join the Bier Stube in LeClaire on the last Friday of the month at their German theme night when all staff will be dressed in German attire. If you buy a liter of beer, you will be given a one liter acrylic mug to take home with you. Also that evening, they will have a special German entree: January will be Schweinshaxe, February will be German Trio, and March is Maultaschen. www.bier-stube.com
February 24th - The Buffalo Bill Museum will Celebrate Buffalo Bill's Birthday! 12 noon to 4 p.m. (closing). A party with refreshments, free admission, and a "Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley Look-Alike Contest" for children (Judging at 2pm). Bring your camera and have your photo taken with William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Annie Oakley! (And, have you seen the expanded Buffalo Bill exhibit yet?!) Hope to see everyone there! www.buffalobillmuseumleclaire.com
February 25th – Chamber Economic Development Meeting 8:00 a.m. Great River Financial, LeClaire.
Save the Date
March 1st – First Friday in LeClaire! Food and Beverage Samples at Mississippi River Distilling Company www.mrdistilling.com
Wine samples at Wide River Winery We are excited to partner with Crane and Pelican Cafe in LeClaire for our March celebration. Samples of chicken and rice in a delicious port sauce made with our very own Ms. Issippi port will be available. www.wideriverwinery.com
Restaurants and several shops will be open late!
Every Friday Night - Karaoke at Sneaky Pete's from 9:00 P.M.-1:00 A.M.
207 North Cody Road Le Claire, IA (563) 289-4277
March 9th - Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center benefiting the LeClaire Civic Club Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with trivia starting at 7 p.m. Participants may bring beer, wine, snacks and soda. Water and snacks will also be for sale. Up to eight people per table. $10 per person with a $50 table minimum. Everyone will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. Contact Chris at
or 563-505-6703 for reservations or information. Don't have enough for a full table? Come anyway and we can put you on a table that needs people!
March 14th - Vegan & Vegetarian Night at the Crane & Pelican Cafe Details and Menu at www.craneandpelican.com
March 16th - Talent Show at the LeClaire Rec Center www.leclairereccenter.com
March 30th – Make Your Reservation for "Dinner with Mrs. Dawley" by this date! A fundraiser of the Buffalo BIll Museum will be held at the Crane & Pelican Cafe, originally the home of riverboat Captain & Mrs. Dawley (127 S. Second Street) in LeClaire on Wednesday, April 3rd starting at 5pm (Social hour), dinner served at 6:15pm. The Captain and Sabina Dawley will be joined by two of their 9 children and other family friends as they welcome guests to their home. $35/person in advance, $40/door. Mrs. Dawley's menu includes choice of "Cody Road Bourbon Chicken," "Sawyer Farms Roast Beef," and her own "Spring Quiche" for their vegetarian friends. Reservations/menu choice and payment are due before March 30th to Buffalo Bill Museum, PO Box 284, LeClaire IA 52753. More information: 563-289-5580.
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The Buffalo Bill Museum is participating in Younkers’ annual “Community Day” fundraiser of $5 coupon books valid March 1-2, 2013 at Younkers and affiliated stores on March 1-2, 2013. The booklets contain a $10 discount on an item priced at $10 or more; a tiered shopping pass for 20%-15%-10% off an item; a 30% “early bird coupon’ valid 7-10am, Saturday only; and 13 other merchandise coupons. Every $5 purchase directly benefits the museum. It can be purchased at the museum, from one of its board members, or on-line through a link posted on the museum’s Face Book page (Buffalo Bill Museum LeClaire). Online purchases will be mailed without an additional charge! Because it is valid at the many stores affiliated with Younkers (Bon Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s) it can be purchased for family and friends anywhere in the United States!
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 First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire 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.
Trivia Nights in LeClaire at the LeClaire Civic Center
2013 Trivia Nights:
March 9 – LeClaire Civic Center
April 6 - LeClaire Little League
May 4 - LeClaire Lions
June 8 - Buffalo Bill Museum
July 13 - Hosted by First Presbyterian Church - Hurricane Sandy Victims
LeClaire Trivia Nights have raised over $95,000 for local non-profit organizations! Thank you for your continued support!
LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar
Spring - Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt (Hollyhock Park)
May 5 - Cinco de Mayo
May 17-18 - French Market Days
June 7-8 - LeClaire Garage Sale Days
June 21-22 - Girls’ Getaway Weekend
Summer - City-Wide Water Explosion (Hollyhock Park)
Summer - Bike Parade & Decorating
August 8-10 - Tug Fest – www.tugfest.com
October 12-13 – Autumn Market Days
October 13 - Apple Fest
October 24 - Hallowine
October 26 - Witches’ Walk
December 6-8 - Christmas in LeClaire
www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!