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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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10/28/2016 - CWUp Late – The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sun, 2016-10-23 20:00
Central is bringing the time warp back and showing the classic feature film The Rocky Horror Picture Show this year. There will be a free goodie bag with all the necessary supplies like toast, finger lights, a rubber glove and rose petals for the first 400 people who show up. Additionally, a script for all the call-outs will be included for those who are new to the Rocky Horror experience. Everyone can expect profanity, good humor and a really good time. In the ballroom, two screens will play the movie and 12 students will act as the characters along with the movie on a stage in the middle. Movie-goers are encouraged to dress up in whatever costumes they want and to dance during songs like “The Time Warp.”

10/27/2016 - Huffman Farms

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:00

10/27/2016 - Nancy L. Cohen: Gender and Politics

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:00
Nancy L. Cohen is a best-selling author, historian and leading national expert on women and American politics. She will be speaking about the current political climate before the national election on Nov. 8 of this year. Her non-partisan talk, free and open to the public, will be held in the Student Union and Recreation Center Theatre on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. Cohen will also discuss the historical significance of America’s first woman as a presidential candidate representing one of the two, traditional major parties. In her presentation, she will speculate what it would mean in America to have a feminist woman as a president.

10/27/2016 - Politics of Terrorism Discussion Panel at Central Washington University

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:00
Thursday, Oct. 27 Refreshments: 6 p.m. | Panel: 6:30 p.m. SURC 137B | Free and open to everyone CWU is hosting a discussion panel on the politics of terrorism Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union Room 137B. Refreshments prior to the event will be served at 6 p.m. This discussion panel, free and open to the public, will examine the nature and extent of a real domestic threat of ISIS and terrorist groups like the KKK. Paul Knepper will serve as a moderator for the event. The panelists will include: Anne Cubilie, associate provost: Cubilie came from the United Nations, where she worked as a humanitarian and development policy at UN headquarters. She was an assistant professor at Georgetown University. She has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Egypt. At CWU she’s involved with the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement. Keith Champagne, associate dean for Student Development: Champagne has a bachelor’s in communications from Loyola University in New Orleans, a master of science degree in communications from Loyola University in New Orleans. He has more than 25 years of experience in student affairs and engagement. Nelson Pichardo, professor of sociology: Pichardo has taught a wide range of classes during his time here at Central. His current focus is on right wing movements and is working on the examination of ideology of the religious right. Charles Reason, professor of law and justice: Prior to Reason’s arrival at CWU he was the chair of the Criminal Justice Department at Buffalo State College and he used to practice law in British Columbia, Canada. He has written nine books, numerous book chapters and journal articles. He has taught and completed research in Canada, Australia, and the United States. His classes mostly focus on law, criminology, criminal justice and minorities. Additionally, he specializes in crime, and comparative homicide between Canada and the United States. This presentation is part of the university’s annual Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogues focusing on the topic of migration. For more information, you can contact Keith Champagne at champagnek@cwu.edu or Charles Reasons at reasonc@cwu.edu.

10/27/2016 - Lower County Candidates Forum

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:00
The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
is hosting the 2016 Lower County Candidates Forum for the general election.

Candidates for Commissioner 1:
Paul Jewell and Rob Fraser
Candidates for Commissioner 2: 
Laura Osiadacz and Carl Nelson
Candidates for Superior Court Judge:
Candace Hooper and Chris Herion
Candidates for PUD Commissioner 3:
Mike Lowe and Joe O'Leary

10/28/2016 - Huffman Farms

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:00

10/28/2016 - Haunting Ellensburg

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:00

10/26/2016 - Upper County Candidates Forum

Fri, 2016-10-21 20:00
The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
is hosting the 2016 Upper County Candidates Forum for the general election.

Candidates for Commissioner 1:
Paul Jewell and Rob Fraser
Candidates for Commissioner 2: 
Laura Osiadacz and Carl Nelson
Candidates for Superior Court Judge:
Candace Hooper and Chris Herion
Candidates for PUD Commissioner 3:
Mike Lowe and Joe O'Leary

10/25/2016 - Branding the World

Thu, 2016-10-20 20:00
Celebrating the Arts and Humanities Speaker Series featuring Professor Cesar Garcia, topic: Branding the World: The Role of Strategic Communication and the Reputation of Places

10/20/2016 - Business After Hours - Catalyst Grand Opening

Wed, 2016-10-19 20:00
Let's get this co-working party started! We invite you in to explore the new Downtown Ellensburg location and learn about how Catalyst is changing the way we work in Kittitas County.

Tour our facility, chat with current tenants and staff, and indulge in local food and drink with us.

It's going to be a special evening, so join us as we kick this co-working initiative off in style!

10/22/2016 - Haunting Ellensburg

Wed, 2016-10-19 20:00

10/22/2016 - Huffman Farms

Wed, 2016-10-19 20:00

10/23/2016 - Huffman Farms

Wed, 2016-10-19 20:00

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