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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 2 hours 18 min ago

10/18/2014 - Operation Harvest - Rotary Clubs

Wed, 2014-10-15 20:00
Operation Harvest is the collecting of Nonperishable food donations for the FISH Food Bank
On Saturday October 18th if you live in the city limits and would like to donate please leave your donated items on your front porch and they will be picked up between 10:00 am & 12 Noon.  If somehow we miss your location please drop off at FISH Food Bank 301 W. 2nd Ave. 

10/18/2014 - Wildcat Color 5K

Wed, 2014-10-15 20:00
Get ready for Homecoming with the only color run on Central's campus! We?ve added much more paint, changed the t-shirts, and added awesome sunglasses. Pre-register on or before October 10 for $20 for a guaranteed shirt and pair of sunglasses. Register after October 10 for $25, and shirts and glasses will be provided depending on availability. Register at the Student Union and Recreation Center front desk, or online at www.cwu.edu/tickets.

10/18/2014 - Potluck & Bluegrass Concert at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Wed, 2014-10-15 20:00
The Swauk-Teanaway Grange kicks off their fall event schedule Saturday, October 18 with an outstanding young band from the greater Seattle area, ?North Country Bluegrass.? North Country consists of young but experienced musicians ? Nick Dumas, Kent Powell, Norm Olsen, Will McSeveney and Stephen Burwell. Guitarist Zach Top of the band Topstring will be filling in for Norm Olsen at this concert. The evening begins with a potluck, doors open at 5:30 pm, food served at 6:00 pm and the band takes the stage at 7:00 pm. Admission is $7, kids under 12 years of age are free, don?t forget to bring a potluck item to share. The Hall is located at 1361 Ballard Hill Rd, Cle Elum, Washington. Take SR970 to Teanaway Rd, go right at Ballard Hill Rd, the Grange will be on your left.

10/17/2014 - Registration Deadline for Cranksgiving

Tue, 2014-10-14 20:00
Now in its sixth year, Cranksgiving, the annual bouldering competition at CWU, invites rock climbers of all skill levels to participate in the competition at the Climbing Wall Friday, Oct. 24. There will be two sessions at this year?s competition: one from 5 to 7 p.m. for the public, and one from 7 to 9 p.m. for CWU students only. Adults and children, ages six years and older who must be accompanied by an adult, are invited to attend. For CWU students, Cranksgiving is a chance to show off rock climbing skills, or get involved with the sport for the first time. Participants of all skill levels are welcome, and Climbing Wall staff will be on hand to guide and assist competitors as they take on the Wall, one of CWU?s most admired features. Pre-registration is $25 for CWU students, $30 for the general public and due Friday, Oct. 17. Registration is $35 after Friday and will be accepted up until the morning of the event. Everyone is encouraged to pre-register to be guaranteed an event t-shirt. Registration materials are available at Outdoor Pursuits & Rentals (OPR), located in the far east corner of the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC), by phone at 509-963-3537 or email at outdoorpursuits@cwu.edu.

10/18/2014 - FREE Family Health and Nutrition Fair

Mon, 2014-10-13 20:00
FREE health and nutrition fair for families. Several agencies and organizations will have tables with information about healthy eating, snacks, and recreational & fitness activities that families can enjoy together. Hosted by RSVP and Volunteer Center of Kittitas County.

10/16/2014 - Business After Hours

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Please join us at the Kittitas County Chamber's October Business After Hours!

This month's BAH event is sponsored by:  
Spirit of the West & Rodeo City Bar-B-Q
Come and take advantage of the business networking opportunities.  Connect with new and old business friends and neighbors.

This is the best way to spend two hours!!!

10/17/2014 - Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Join CWU for a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This course is an 8 hour course which uses role playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect persons to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. This program also teaches about the risk factors and warning signs of specific illnesses like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and addictions.

10/17/2014 - Cle Elum Coffee Club- Gunnar's Coffee

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Join us for Cle Elum Coffee Club at Gunnar's Coffee (115 W 1st St. Cle Elum, WA 98922), brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.
The Cle Elum Coffee Club meets the third Friday of each month , from 9 -10 am. Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community, it is free and open to any business in the county.

For more information about the Cle Elum Coffee Club call
509-925-2002

Enjoy Coffee, Treats and don't forget to bring your business cards for the door prize raffle.

10/17/2014 - Friends of the Ellensburg Public Library Annual Used Book Sale

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Annual Friends of the Library Used Book/DVD sale

10/17/2014 - CWU Homecoming Dance: Dance Central

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Homecoming Dance: Dance Central Friday, Oct. 17 9-11:30 p.m. SURC Ballroom $5 at www.cwu.edu/tickets or $10 at the door Who says cats don?t dance? Wildcats do! It?s time again for CWU?s annual Homecoming dance, hosted by the Residence Hall Association (RHA). 88.1 The ?Burg will bring the music, and are sure to get all attendees out on the dance floor. Students, alumni and guests are all invited to attend Friday, Oct. 17 from 9 to 11:30 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. Tickets are $5 online at www.cwu.edu/tickets or $10 at the door. For more information contact Abbey Kostelecky at 253-753-4992 or kostelecka@cwu.edu.

10/18/2014 - Hiking - Cooper River Trail to Cooper Lake

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
This peaceful, relatively flat hike follows Cooper River to Cooper Lake. 3.5 miles one way, Hikers will be guided along a beautiful trail that will take them through old growth forest with bursts of wildflowers. Along the way, there is plenty of opportunity to view the river and enjoy and learn about the many species of birds and wildlife that thrive in this area. The trail ends at the crystal clear mountain lake, and hikers will be shuttled back to CWU. This is a great hike for beginners or families with children.

10/14/2014 - Breast Cancer Resource Open House

Fri, 2014-10-10 20:00
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women. Do you know where to go locally if you or someone you love needs help? Plan to stop by KVH Hospital for the Cancer Support Open House on Tuesday, October 14. Learn what is available locally for those affected by breast cancer: community resources, fundraising and awareness, mammograms, nutrition, therapies, support groups and programs. The October 14 open house runs from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

10/14/2014 - Candidates public forum at the Grange

Fri, 2014-10-10 20:00
Bev Allenbaugh emcees a public forum featuring local candidates up for election in November. The forum is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange Hall, 1361 Ballard Hill Road near Cle Elum. Everyone is invited. Candidates include Nick Henderson and Scott Hammond (running for county coroner), Deanna Panattoni and Brett Wachsmith (county treasurer), Obie O?Brien and Steve Verhey (county commissioner position 3), Sarah Keith and Val Barschaw (county clerk). Refreshments will be served.

10/14/2014 - Mr. and Ms. Central

Fri, 2014-10-10 20:00
Mr. and Ms. Central Tuesday, Oct. 14 7:30 p.m. SURC Ballroom Free There?s much more to Homecoming week than just a football game, including a variety of great entertainment. Competitors in the annual RHA sponsored Mr. and Ms. Central talent competition will wow the crowd with their singing, dancing and comedic talent Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. Each year students in CWU residence halls compete to be selected Mr. and Ms. of their hall. From there, the students go on to compete in the big show and vie for the crowns of Mr. and Ms. Central. Everyone is invited to watch the winners of each residence hall face off for the title of Mr. and Ms. Central at this free show. For more information contact Abbey Kostelecky at 253-753-4992 or kostelecka@cwu.edu.

10/15/2014 - GRAND OPENING- A New You

Fri, 2014-10-10 20:00
Come and join A New You for ​their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting.  Enjoy Free Five Minute sessions of toning tables - (low impact exercise machines).
Red - Light Therapy Skin Treatment - purchase a trail session (6 sessions for $25.00 - a $42.00 value)
Osaki Massage Chairs - state of the art technology for Zero-Gravity full body massage - $1.00 per minute.
Osaki Foot Reflexology Massager *Free 5- minute session - kneading and Shiatsu massage from toes to heels.
There will be Osaki equipment available for purchase.
Wellness Advocate and Class Presenter, Wendi Hembree, will be sampling doTERRA medicinal - grade essential oils.
There will be prize drawing every hour during the Open House

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