Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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Come cheer on your local roller derby team!
SURC Ballroom • Free and open to the public Lecia Brooks, outreach director for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) will be on campus to lead discussions with students, faculty, staff and the public, focusing on how to address hate, bias, racism and microaggressions in our communities. Brooks participated via Skype in a community forum here last fall, providing some insights and tips for standing up and with members of the campus and community. This visit is sponsored by multiple campus departments including Africana & Black Studies, Associated Students of CWU Student Government, Brother 2 Brother, Center for Leadership & Community Engagement, Office of Student Involvement, and SISTERS. The program is being coordinated by Not In Our Kittco, a local movement to build and foster a safe and inclusive community.
SwingCats February 13th • SURC Ballroom Open to Everyone • Free Swing your way through the night! CWU SwingCats is starting a new set of beginner swing dance lessons on Monday, Feb. 13 in the SURC Ballroom. The cats will start out with the basic steps and build from there. This week's lesson is completely free for anyone who attends! Additionally, there will be a weekly social dance. From 6-7 PM it will be the intermediate lesson; from 7-8 PM the beginner lesson and from 8-10 PM there will be the social dance. So put on your dancing shoes and come on out with the Swingcats! For more information, contact Scarlett Young at email@example.com.
$10 tour gets you: a tour, custom glass, beer sampler coupon for [the pub] & a sample of beer. Preregistration required. https://ironhorsebrewery.ticketleap.com/tour-feb18/
Activities: Inner-tubing, Ice Skating, Crafts and Cookie Decorating We Provide: tubes, skates, snacks and warm drinks You may want: own skates, helmets, water DO NOT BRING: sleds, pets Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times
Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, hosted by KVH.
Mix and mingle with the new commissioners and CEO of KVH. Enjoy a drink and appetizers!
Spirit of the West is a volunteer organization dedicated to preserve the "spirit of the cowboy". Our Stampede program provides the building blocks for our communities' youth to develop those traits that have defined the "cowboy" throughout history. Words like respect, hard work, kindness and integrity are utilized to provide examples of what is possible for our leaders of tomorrow.
Grab a pair of gloves, pull on your boots, wrap up the kids and enjoy a weekend of music, poetry, food and authentic cowboy culture. Let us take you back to a simpler time when a handshake was a bond and time was something we spent with family and friends.
Come explore the science of magnets with fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for children up to age 5 (older siblings welcome too)!
Developmental Screening available too!
Parent's Night Out Dates Tuesday, February 14 Friday, March 3 Friday, April 14 Friday, May 12
Take a night off and let our trained Camp C-Woo counselors supervise your kid(s), making for a fun evening for everyone. Registration is $20. Camp C-Woo is intended for children ages 6 to 11. Parent's Night Out runs from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Limited spots available, RSVP today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org! **Mark Your Calendars** Camp C-Woo Spring Break Camp Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration: $215
World Immigration: The New Reality Feb. 14 • 6 - 7pm • SURC Ballroom • Free Reception at 5:30 PM | Book signing following the event Open to Everyone Dr. Catherine Dauvergne will address how immigration is changing worldwide, focused on the identity of migrants, their experience and the changing paradigm for nation states. Dr. Dauvergne is the Dean of Law at the University of British Columbia and the author of the 2016 book "The New Politics of Immigration and the End of Settler Societies." She has researched and written extensively on world migration. Reception at 5:30 preceding the event, book signing immediately following. For more information, Manuel Rodriguez, director at the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement at 509-963-1667 or Manuel.Rodriguez@cwu.edu.
Richard Plucker will be discussing the ins and outs of Google Adwords and Google Analytics. Get Google to work for you!
Richard Plucker has held many positions in the advertising and promotion world. He was the Ad Director at a daily newspaper in New Bern, North Carolina, when the President of the region approached him and asked if he knew what an internet portal was. That was 17 years ago, when people were still scratching their heads (or banging them), trying to figure out what the internet meant. The next thing you know he was re-inventing the Cityjunction.com portal and re-launching Freedomenc.com
You will find that Richard's passion is teaching the secrets to getting found.
The 2017 Swauk-Teanaway Grange Scholarship Dinner is Saturday, February 11. Doors open at 5 pm, with an Italian style dinner served promptly at 5:30 pm. All proceeds go to Scholarships for Kittitas County graduating seniors. Tickets for this fundraiser are $15 and are available through Gerry Lloyd (509-607-9470) or Claire Lucke (509-857-2580). For additional information visit our website: www.swaukteanawaygrange.com.
Our on-snow Cross Country Skiing sessions will give you the basic skills necessary to comfortably ski on flat or slightly hilly terrain. No experience is necessary, this class will demonstrate how to dress properly for active winter activities and how to practice basic ski skills necessary for safe travel on easy terrain. Two sessions available! Sunday, February 12th and/ or Sunday, February 26th. Orientation & Equipment: An orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 7th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm on the Ellensburg Campus with the instructor to go over the gear required for the course. Attendance is required for all those registered. Please be aware that you will need to bring your own skis, boots and poles. Note: If you don't own cross country ski equipment, rentals are available locally at Mountain High Sports, located at 105 E. 4th Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 for just $15 a day for boots, skis and poles.