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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 1 hour 9 min ago

08/16/2018 - Concerts in the Park

Tue, 2018-08-07 23:24

08/10/2018 - Movies at Rotary Pavilion

Mon, 2018-08-06 11:24
How fun! The Ellensburg Parks & Recreation Department is offering FREE movies in Rotary Pavilion the first three Fridays in August (3, 10, 17). Check out the Ellensburg Parks & Recreation Facebook or City of Ellensburg Calendar for movies to be shown. Bring your lawn chairs and snack items for a few yesteryear movies in the downtown. This is a Free event and no registration is required. While the movies are geared toward mature audiences, no alcohol is allowed. For more information, give us a call at 509-962-7210

08/14/2018 - Google Applications Workshop

Sun, 2018-08-05 23:24
Learn how to navigate Google Drive, Google Gmail, and Google Docs. Create a document like Microsoft Word for free online and learn all of the functions on the ribbon.

08/14/2018 - Orientation to WorkSource Services

Sun, 2018-08-05 02:02
What IS WorkSource, and how can it help you? This workshop provides an overview of WorkSource’s services, programs and opportunities in order to help you make the most of this free resource.

08/11/2018 - Bearded Sinners of Central WA Pint Night

Fri, 2018-08-03 23:26
Come support the Central WA Bearded Sinners Beard Club. Drink some beer, help us raise some money so we can help those in our community. Oh yeah... enjoy the live music we're bringing in! Local sensation Kyle Bain will play an acoustic set, followed by the incredible Spokane band.... UNDERCARD!! Come out, have some beers, enjoy the music and have a good time! For each pint sold Iron Horse will donate 50 cents to the Bearded Sinners so that we can continue to help our community.

08/13/2018 - Resumes and Cover Letters

Fri, 2018-08-03 23:26
Convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer! Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!

08/07/2018 - Managing Appointments Workshop

Fri, 2018-08-03 14:03
Learn the basics of proper rescheduling etiquette. Soft skills covering how to handle stressful situations responsibly, while making sure the person you are scheduled to meet knows what the situation is.

08/08/2018 - Job Club Meeting

Fri, 2018-08-03 14:03
Job Club is a small group of trusted peers who meet weekly to talk candidly about job searching and career advancement with the goal of supporting success of all members. Staff facilitators and guest speakers offer learning opportunities and support to the group.

08/06/2018 - Open House for Flood Risk Impact on Thorp

Wed, 2018-08-01 17:02
The Kittitas County Flood Control Zone District and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a meeting to discuss the potential impacts of and provide feedback on the proposed community flood map revisions in the Thorp area.

The Open House will be held at the Thorp High/Middle School Commons Area located at 10831 Thorp Hwy in Thorp on August 6th, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. FEMA has issued a preliminary map showing revisions to the 1 percent annual chance floodplain, which has a 1 percent change of flooding in any year. Property owners and community residents will have the opportunity to learn about the flood mapping process and what the changes mean for them. Residents will also have the opportunity to ask questions about how the map revision will impact their property and community. 

08/07/2018 - Open House for Flood Risk Impact on Ellensburg Area

Wed, 2018-08-01 17:02
Kittitas County, WA - 07/31/2018 - The Kittitas County Flood Control Zone District and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a meeting to discuss the potential impacts and provide feedback on the proposed community flood map revisions in the Ellensburg and lower Kittitas County area.
  The Open House will be held at the Kittitas County Event Center Armory Hall at 901 E. 7th Ave in Ellensburg on August 7th, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Property owners and residents in the Ellensburg and lower Kittitas County area are invited to discuss the potential impacts and provide feedback on the proposed community flood map revisions for lower Kittitas County and Ellensburg Region.

08/09/2018 - Supervisory Training

Tue, 2018-07-31 23:01

08/02/2018 - Supervisory Training

Tue, 2018-07-31 17:25

Back by popular demand is the two-day supervisory training course with Diana Welch. Diana designs this course to improve performance and communication skills as well as increase productivity and morals.

This highly interactive class teaches specific skills to become a more effective supervisor. Diana uses group exercises and practice to drive home the ideas introduced in the coursework.

When: 2 full day sessions, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Session 101: Thursday, August 2
Session 102: Thursday, August 9

Where: YCDA – 10 N. 9th St. Yakima WA 98901

Cost: Two sessions (101 & 102) : $225 per person. Company discount for more than one attendee

To Register: Call Jean at 509-575-1140
or email Jean@ycda.com

08/07/2018 - Lodging Tax Workshop - Cle Elum

Tue, 2018-07-31 14:25
Applying for lodging tax grants for tourism-related special projects and festivals is in its second year of the electronic process. Paper copies are no longer accepted. "We are hoping this new electronic process will be easier for both the applicants and staff" said Kittitas County Commissioner Laura Osiadacz, who currently Chairs the County's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. To facilitate the process, there will be grant application training provided in both Upper and Lower County.

The following two trainings are scheduled, one in Upper County and one in Lower County:
  • Tuesday, August 7th, Upper Kittitas County Courthouse, Cle Elum, time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 14th, Ellensburg City Hall, Ellensburg, time:  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The trainings are hosted by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.  The trainings are not required, but highly encouraged, as they should help the applicants with  questions they have regarding the application process.

The request for proposals for lodging tax grants for tourism-related special projects and festivals will be announced soon

08/01/2018 - Battle of the Bands - A Rock 'n Roll Adventure

Tue, 2018-07-31 11:25
Come sing, dance and laugh with the Seattle-based band that has rocked its way into the hearts of both kids and parents as they journey to the musical land of Rockmania, where they help the arguing natives of Fastopolis, Beatborough and Lowburg learn that working together and playing in harmony make for a better and happier country. This 45 minute musical is designed for children ages 2-10 and their parents.

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