Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 18 hours 32 min ago
CWU Celebrates MLK Jr.: "I Have a Dream" speech screening Jan. 16 SURC Pit ? 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., will run continuously all day Free and open to the public There will be a display with facts and information about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. as well as responses from elementary school students when asked what their dreams are from the Make a Difference Day event earlier in the week. Activities and events have been organized by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee and sponsored by CWU Africana & Black Studies, CWU Students for the Dream, CWU Black Student Union, CWU E.M.P.I.R.E., CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement and the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice.
The week culminates with a Candlelight Vigil and March from 6 to 7 p.m. Participants are asked to meet at the SURC Pit and the march will go around campus. Marchers will carry signs and sing songs from the Civil Rights Movement of the early 60s. After the march, the Celebration and Tribute event will begin at 7 p.m. in the SURC Theatre. Rev. Dr. Vern W. McGee, Ellensburg Grace Episcopal Church, will be the master of ceremonies for the program, which consists of live music, speakers and various readings including the "I Have A Dream" speech. Ester Huey, a well-known community leader and activist in the Yakima area, will deliver the keynote address. A retired director of the Yakima County Substance Abuse Coalition, Huey helped rebuild the largest African American owned and operated health care facility in the state for seniors and was essential to the revival of the Southeast Yakima Community Center. Huey also has a passion to help area youth and has opened her home to more than 20 foster children. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for work and commitment, which reaches beyond Yakima throughout the state of Washington. Activities and events have been organized by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee and sponsored by CWU Africana & Black Studies, CWU Students for the Dream, CWU Black Student Union, CWU E.M.P.I.R.E., CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Grace Episcopal Church, First United Methodist and the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice.
Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust
Unlocking the Doors to Affordable Homeownership
Inaugural Ground Breaking Ceremony (1st CLT House)
You are cordially invited to attend... (general public also welcome)
Tuesday January 21st from 12:00pm-12:20pm
600 South Ruby Street
Dignitaries include: City of Ellensburg Mayor, Kittitas County Commissioners, KYVCLT Board of Directors,
Floor plans on display
Arbor Design Construction
The 2014 Ellensburg Rodeo Royal Court Banquet will be held at CWU SURC Ballroom on Saturday January 25, 2014. Come and enjoy a wonderful evening and watch the Royal Court Candidates vie for a position on the 2014 Court. Allied organizations and the Ellensburg Rodeo Board of Directors will have a difficult time once again judging all the of candidates. This event is open to the public, however, a ticket is required. The Royal Court Banquet kicks off the Ellensburg Rodeo Season.
Join us for First Friday Coffee Club, brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.
The First Friday Coffee Club meets the first Friday of each month , from 9 -10 am. Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community, it is free and open to any business in the county. For more information about the First Friday Coffee Club call 509-925-2002
January Coffee Club is Sponsored & Hosted by
Solarity Credit Union
Join us for our Lunch & Learn Business 101 Series
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for your Business!
Is your business positioned to be productive & profitable in 2014?
Cindy Job's of Organizing to Simplify will demonstrate how focusing on a few key areas will make all the difference.
The 2014 Kick Off for Relay for Life of Kittitas County is coming up.......save the date. Wednesday January 22, 2014
Kittitas Valley Event Center - Heritage Center Room
for more information please contact - David Douglas, Event Chair 509-306-9910
Can you believe it? 10 years of WinterHop BrewFest...........Come and join in the 10th annual WinterHop BrewFest on Saturday January 18, 2014. Over 20 of the Northwest's finest Micro breweries will be on hand. Venues are scattered throughout downtown Ellensburg. Tickets go on sale the first business day of December......don't wait as this event is a sell out and only 1500 tickets will be sold.
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!
Please join us at the Kittitas County Chamber's January Business After Hours!
This month's BAH event is sponsored by:
Wild Goose Casino
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!!!