Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 6 hours 32 min ago
Kittitas County will be holding a series of public meetings in early 2016 to gather our community's input on the development of the Comprehensive Plan update. Come out and help us plan for the next 20 years! Pick the meeting that works best for you: February 1, 2016 - Snoqualmie Pass Fire Station February 2, 2016 - Putnam Centennial Center, Cle Elum Febuary 3, 2016 - Kittitas County Event Center, Ellensburg February 10, 2016 - West Wind Convention Center, Vantage
Come join us the first Tuesday of every month at Cornerstone Pie for a community presentation and discussion about a variety of locally relevant scientific topics! Our February topic is 'Beekeeping' presented by Kat Satnik.
The Center for Diversity and Social Justice?s (CDSJ) Black Film Series continues tonight with Primetime Emmy Award nominated film, The Rosa Parks Story, at 6:30 p.m. in Black Hall room 151. The film, which will be introduced by professor of library studies, Gerard Hudson tells the story of Parks? life from her raising in a private school through her refusal to move to the back of a bus for a white passenger in 1955 which sparked the Montgomery bus boycott. The event is free and open to the public. The Black Film Series is sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Social Justice. For more information, please contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or email Diversity@cwu.edu
Come visit our new Umpqua Bank Home Lending
We look forward seeing you all and celebrating our exciting Grand Opening event. Come see our newly renovated space in this historic building and see what all the hype is about!
Refreshments will be provided.
Do you need health insurance, or have questions about your coverage options? The CWU Wellness Center and the CWU Student Medical and Counseling Clinic (SMaCC) are here to help you understand resources available to you and will hold an Affordable Care Act open enrollment event on Thursday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. This event is free and open to the public. Resource navigators and brokers will be on site and available to help answer your questions and assist in enrolling individuals and families in health insurance plans to fit their needs and budgets through Washington Healthplanfinder. More information about your health insurance options can be found at www.wahealthplanfinder.org.
The CWU Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series continues on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wildcat Shop with CWU professor, writer and poet, Katharine Whitcomb. Whitcomb, an accomplished and celebrated writer, will read from her new book, The Daughter?s Almanac, at 7:30 p.m. in the CWU Wildcat Shop and will conduct a craft talk titled "You Are the Metaphor" earlier in the day at noon in Black 152. Whitcomb?s book will be available for sale at the evening event, courtesy of the Wildcat Shop. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information about Whitcomb and the Lion Rock Series, visit: www.cwu.edu/english/lion-rock-visiting-writers-series
Order up on poetry! There will be a poetry slam judged by Katharine Whitcomb, Lion Rock visiting writer and CWU professor, from 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 25 at Brooklyn Pizza, 716 E. University Way, sponsored by the Inklings Creative Writing club. Twenty percent of proceeds from food sales between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. will go to the Inklings club. The event is free and open to the public but content may not be suitable for young children.
Black athletes, determination, ice. When first-time director Damon Kwame Mason screened his documentary film ?Soul on Ice? at the 2015 Edmonton International Film Festival, he walked away with an impressive People?s Choice Award. Now, it?s time to show the film to the masses, and Mason is doing just that by bringing his film to Central Washington University for a free screening on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Dr. Keith Champagne, associate dean for Student Development, will provide opening remarks for the film along with Mason, who will also take questions immediately following the screening. This event is sponsored by: Campus Activities, Campus Life, Africana Studies and the Museum of Culture and Environment
The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Tea at 3, an engaging and interactive speaker series at CWU. Attendees of the free speaking event will have the opportunity to hear from CWU faculty, staff and community members as they share stories of their personal journeys to their current places in life. On Thursday, Jan 21, attendees can join Dr. Gary Bartlett, CWU professor of philosophy and religious studies, in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit at 3 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. Dr. Bartlett is originally from Invercargill, New Zealand, and has undergraduate degrees in philosophy and psychology from the University of Otago. In 2006, he received a Ph.D. in philosophy at Rutgers University. His primary research is in philosophy of the mind and psychology. Bartlett has noted a recent interest in philosophy for children, too.