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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 3 hours 28 min ago

01/14/2015 - Make a Difference Day at CWU

Fri, 2015-01-09 20:00
To reach out to elementary school students and help them learn about Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, CWU?s Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Make a Difference Day. Fifth grade students from Kittitas Elementary will attend on Jan. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and second and fifth grade students from Mount Stuart Elementary will be present on Jan. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The elementary students will join CWU student volunteers in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom for activities like writing about leadership, roleplaying civil rights scenarios and making signs for a peace walk that the students will take back to their schools. By engaging young students in learning about the importance of MLK day, the CWU volunteers will help carry MLK?s dream of peace and equality into the next generation. This event is sponsored by CLCE, Africana & Black Studies, Students for the Dream, Black Student Union, E.M.P.I.R.E. and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ). For more information, please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu

01/14/2015 - Men's Rugby vs University of Oregon

Fri, 2015-01-09 20:00
CWU Rugby Pitch • Free
CWU Department of Athletics • www.wildcatsports.com • 509-963-1914 

01/14/2015 - CWU Men's Basketball vs Western Washington (60's Night)

Fri, 2015-01-09 20:00
LIVE on ROOT Sports (in addition to being 60s Night - first 500 fans get free tie dye T-Shirt) 8 p.m." Nicholson Pavilion " Free for students $/10/$8/$6 For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets. CWU Department of Athletics . www.wildcatsports.com ? 509-963-1914

01/15/2015 - MLK's I Have A Dream Speech" Screening at CWU

Fri, 2015-01-09 20:00
In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, the CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) invites everyone to join in celebrating and commemorating the life, spirit and achievements of the visionary civil rights leader. On Thursday, Jan. 15, MLK's famous "I Have a Dream Speech" will be shown all day in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Attendance is free and open to the public. There will also be a partition display in the Pit featuring information on Dr. King and the Civil Rights movement. This event is sponsored by CLCE, the department of African & Black Studies, Students for the Dream, Black Student Union, E.M.P.I.R.E. and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice. For more information please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

01/15/2015 - Make a Difference Day at CWU

Fri, 2015-01-09 20:00
To reach out to elementary school students and help them learn about Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, CWU?s Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Make a Difference Day. Fifth grade students from Kittitas Elementary will attend on Jan. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and second and fifth grade students from Mount Stuart Elementary will be present on Jan. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The elementary students will join CWU student volunteers in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom for activities like writing about leadership, roleplaying civil rights scenarios and making signs for a peace walk that the students will take back to their schools. By engaging young students in learning about the importance of MLK day, the CWU volunteers will help carry MLK?s dream of peace and equality into the next generation. This event is sponsored by CLCE, Africana & Black Studies, Students for the Dream, Black Student Union, E.M.P.I.R.E. and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ). For more information, please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

01/07/2015 - ACE 6-Week Personal Training Course: Registration

Wed, 2015-01-07 20:00
Pre-registration required
Open to the public
 
CWU University Recreation is hosting the American Council of Exercise (ACE) 6-week Personal Training Course this winter from Jan. 14 through Feb. 25 and is encouraging anyone interested in becoming a personal trainer to register. This course is open to the public and classes will be held weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Black Hall room 136. The course is $175 and pre-registration is available at the Recreation Center front desk or by calling 509-963-3512.
 
Preparation materials for the exam will be provided, in addition to First Aid/CPR certification, 40 hours of instruction and practical experience, and an ACE personal training manual. The ACE personal training manual includes textbooks concentrated on nutrition and physiology, as well as materials to aid in designing exercise programs.
 
ACE is a nationally recognized organization that specializes on health and fitness education throughout the United States. ACE’s personal training regiment and certification is the last step for anyone looking to become a working professional in the personal training occupation. 
 
For more information, contact Shayne Wittkopp at personaltraining@cwu.edu. 

01/14/2015 - ACE 6-Week Personal Training Course: Event Beginning

Wed, 2015-01-07 20:00
Pre-registration required
Open to the public
 
CWU University Recreation is hosting the American Council of Exercise (ACE) 6-week Personal Training Course this winter from Jan. 14 through Feb. 25 and is encouraging anyone interested in becoming a personal trainer to register. This course is open to the public and classes will be held weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Black Hall room 136. The course is $175 and pre-registration is available at the Recreation Center front desk or by calling 509-963-3512.
 
Preparation materials for the exam will be provided, in addition to First Aid/CPR certification, 40 hours of instruction and practical experience, and an ACE personal training manual. The ACE personal training manual includes textbooks concentrated on nutrition and physiology, as well as materials to aid in designing exercise programs.
 
ACE is a nationally recognized organization that specializes on health and fitness education throughout the United States. ACE’s personal training regiment and certification is the last step for anyone looking to become a working professional in the personal training occupation. 
 
For more information, contact Shayne Wittkopp at personaltraining@cwu.edu. 

01/08/2015 - Women?s Basketball vs Western Washington

Tue, 2015-01-06 20:00
7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion • Free for CWU students w/ID, GA $8, $6 seniors and students
For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.
CWU Department of Athletics • www.wildcatsports.com • 509-963-1914

01/10/2015 - Women?s Basketball vs Simon Fraser

Tue, 2015-01-06 20:00
7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion • Free for CWU students w/ID, GA $8, $6 seniors and students
For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.
CWU Department of Athletics • www.wildcatsports.com • 509-963-1914

01/21/2015 - Meadow's Place - Stand Tall - Learn How to Prevent Falls

Mon, 2015-01-05 20:00
Learn How to prevent falls.  STAND TALL Campaign.  Step out and experience a fun, active class to stay on your feet. Kirk Morningstar is our guest speaker from Prestige Post-Acute Rehabilitation.  Lunch will be provided.

01/23/2015 - Basic Mediation Training

Sun, 2015-01-04 20:00
The Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima & Kittitas Counties is having our Basic Mediation Training in Yakima in January and February of 2015. Mediation is a cooperative way to resolve disputes effectively, confidentially, and out of court. In this 40-hour training, you will learn and practice the skills required to become a neutral third-party mediator in any setting. This is an opportunity to develop communication and conflict resolution skills and contribute to non-violent, non-adversarial dispute resolution in our communities. Optional mediator certification is available through the DRC with additional training. Please distribute to anyone you know who might be interested.

01/20/2015 - Tango 101

Thu, 2015-01-01 20:00
Learn to dance the exciting and special dance that is the Tango! This course will feature all you need to know to learn and enjoy the Tango, including ballroom floor etiquette. At the last class, show off your newly learned talents with a short lesson and culminating Valentine?s dance. Women should wear shoes with a 2-3 inch heel, men should wear formal shoes.

01/17/2015 - Tiller's Folly Concert to Benefit FISH

Wed, 2014-12-31 20:00
What are you doing after WinterHop BrewFest????? Doors open at 7:00 pm there will be a concert at the Moose sponsored by Community Foundation of Kittitas County for the benefit of FISH Food Bank. The cost is $20.00 per attendee and tickets are available right now at the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce. Tiller's Folly will be playing. Check out their websitewww.tillersfolly.com. You will have time to attend WinterHop grab dinner and then attend this event.....tickets are limited to don't wait.

01/17/2015 - Winterhop Brewfest

Tue, 2014-12-30 20:00
Join us for the Annual Winterhop Brewfest!  Held the 3rd Saturday of each year, sample microbrews from a variety of breweries in the northwest.  Sampling occurs at a variety of venues throughout the historic downtown corridor.  Tickets go on sale December 1st - and they go fast!  Just $30 each.  Hurry and get yours as this event always sells out early!

01/02/2015 - Book Reading and Signing: The Floodgates

Mon, 2014-12-29 20:00
Book Reading and Signing: The Floodgates ? at first a trickle?.? Please join Daniel Wagner for a reading, discussion, and signing of his book, The Floodgates. All are welcome. When: Friday, January 2nd 6:00 PM-Y-7:00 PM Where: Ellensburg Public Library

01/15/2015 - Business After Hours

Fri, 2014-12-26 20:00
Please join us at the Kittitas County Chamber's July  Business After Hours!

This month's BAH event is sponsored by:  
Kittitas Valley Healthcare 
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!!!

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