Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
The American Red Cross would like your help to save lives. Up to three people could be saved from your donation at the American Red Cross Blood Drive Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Rooms 137 A/B. Please feel free to walk in, as no appointments are required! Those looking to volunteer at the event are encouraged to register beforehand at www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage/. This event is sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, The American Red Cross, and Rotaract. For more information call 509-963-1850 or email email@example.com.
Queens of Spades Garden Club, monthly meeting. Guests welcome.
Dive into Growth International Volunteer Excursions' (GIVE) volunteer in Nicaragua, Tanzania and Thailand excursions and earn academic credit with GIVE's International Sustainable Development course. Learn how our combination of adventure, cultural activities and sustainable community development projects affect not only the lives of the community members, but enable our volunteers to learn, teach and grow in the most unique and rewarding experience of a lifetime. Volunteer with GIVE this summer-- givevolunteers.org For more information, contact International Sustainable Development Institute Director Kenneth A Cohen, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doors open at 6 p.m., meeting is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Elmira, 117 E 4th Ave Ellensburg Free and open to the public With political and social tensions rising over the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., issues of safety, inclusiveness and social equality have been brought into question nationwide. You are invited to join CWU for an open panel discussion examining ways in which the events in Ferguson may affect us locally. This event is sponsored by the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, Department of Africana and Black Studies, 88.1 The ?Burg, and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 509-963-2127 or email email@example.com.
The sounds of traditional Native American drums and songs will fill the air on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the CWU Friendship Gathering and Pow Wow. The Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ), the Department of Film Studies and the Muckleshoot Casino are hosting this event, and invite the CWU and Ellensburg communities to join in the celebration of Native American culture, while learning about Native American traditions and history. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the East Science Lawn at CWU there will be a variety of events and activities for all ages. From dancing and storytelling to a special performance by one of the Black Lodge Singers, a Grammy nominated Native American northern drum group, there will be entertainment for all. Attendees are welcome to come to the event at 10 a.m. and peruse the vendors until the grand entry at 10:30 a.m. Following the grand entry, there will be honor, exhibition and social dances throughout the day, as well as a sign language performance and Native American storytelling. There will be plenty of entertainment for children, including arts and crafts and special activities for children eight and under. One of the Black Lodge Singers will perform traditional pow wow songs, some of which are for children. All attendees are invited to join in the friendship feast, which is a traditional meal in which people get to know one another and celebrate each other?s cultures. For more information, please contact Michelle Cyrus at 509-963-2198 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The FFA Alumni Fundraiser will be held Saturday October 11,2014 at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds. The event begins at 6:00 pm and will include a Prime Rib Dinner, live and silent auctions and much more.