Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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A one day event the first Saturday in March open to girls in 5th-9th grade. It is a hands-on exploration of career options with the STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics fields. Workshops are led by female industry professionals from the surrounding communities. Please Register by February 16, 2016 at http://www.cwu.edu/~web/expanding_your_horizons/ .
This quarter the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement?s (CLCE) Unheard Voices event will bring awareness to the sacrifices made by service men and women who have been either listed as Prisoners of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA). The program will be held Mar. 3 in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Musical performances by Jacob Kelley, Purple Jazz Central and Jan Jaffe will be featured, as well as informational presentations and a missing man ceremony by the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AROTC) and Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFROTC). Faculty Director of the CWU SALUTE chapter, an organization for American military and veterans in higher education, and Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Ralf Greenwald will also speak.
CWU will be hosting a discussion panel on the topic of ?Community Policing in a Diverse and Global Society.? The panel will be held Mar. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. It will be free and open to the public. This panel is intended to discuss, from multiple perspectives, how law enforcement agencies train and police in ever-changing and diverse communities. The panel will be moderated by Law and Justice Professor Dr. Chuck Reasons and will feature Sue Rahr, Executive Director of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, President?s Task Force on 21st Century Policing appointee, the first woman sheriff of King County and the first woman to head the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission; Craig Wilson, CWU graduate and commander in the University of Washington police; Mike Luvera, CWU police chief; and Larry Lowther, retired CWU history professor. The panel is part of the CWU Social Justice and Human Rights Series. This year?s theme, Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice: Black and Brown Lives Do Matter, seeks to educate Central?s community and spark discussions about race and equality.
Meat Loaf Auxiliary Dinner
Enjoy delicious food and watch traditional dance at the upcoming African Culture Night. African Culture Night will incorporate both modern and traditional dance. It will be a great way to celebrate and experience different aspects of African culture. This night is centered around celebration. Food is free but limited so be sure to get your ticket in advance. Hosted by the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ), African Culture Night will be a fun way to celebrate African tradition. Following last year?s success, CDSJ hopes this year?s event will also attract plenty of enthusiastic attendees.
Megan Kruse is the author of the acclaimed novel Call Me Home, released by Hawthorne Books in 2015, with an introduction by Elizabeth Gilbert. She holds an MFA from the University of Montana, and her work has appeared widely in magazines and journals, including Narrative Magazine, Psychology Today, The Rumpus,and The Sun, among others. She is currently the 2015-2016 Visiting Writer-in-Residency for Eastern Oregon University's Low-Residency MFA program, and at work on a second novel. Megan has just been named one of The National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" Honorees. There will also be a craft talk by Megan titled "Crafting Emotion: Object Resonance and Transcendent Details" at 1:00 p.m. in Black Hall, Rm 151. www.megannicolekruse.com
Come Join Us At Nerdcore Toys & Collectibles For Our Monthly Shopkins - Swapkins Party
First Saturday Of Every Month Starting At Noon
Next Party Is March 5th Come Out And Trade Your Shopkins With All Your Friends And Grab That Shopkins You Have Been Looking For!!
Zentangles 102 - Let’s Tangle
Saturday, Feb 27th, 10 - 1:30pm
$30 per person, two for $50
Come enjoy sweet treats, coffee, and great music in the Student Union and Recreation Center! On February 26 at 9 p.m., the CWUp Late series, sponsored by Campus Activities, continues with a performance by modern R&B performer, Jasmine Jordan. "I sing because that's my release. That's my platform to share my truths. That's the way I feel I can give back to the world," Jordan, the Olympia-raised singer, said. Jordan and the CWUp Late crew formally invite you to just kick back and relax with them...for free! So, it's hard to pass up!
Interested in learning more about science? The second annual Savvy Science Spectacle will be filled with electricity, explosions and other scientific entertainment. A demonstration competition between Central science clubs, this show will feature physics, astrology, geology, chemistry, biology and more. Spectators can expect a great variety of demonstrations and afterwards, they get to determine which club will win possession of the Savvy Science Spectacle trophy. Showcasing the unique talents of each club, the Savvy Science Spectacle will be an exciting opportunity to see the fun side of science.
Want to hear fun, energetic music from an award-winning choir? DaNell Daymon and the Greater Works Chorale is coming to Central once again, bringing their lively music and charismatic showmanship. A gospel choir out of Seattle, DaNell Daymon and the Greater Works Chorale has performed across the nation and is known for winning Verizon?s How Sweet the Sound competition in 2012. Their performance will be part of Black History Month celebrations here at Central. With a sound that is both powerful and uplifting, DaNell Daymon and the Greater Works Chorale is sure to put on a great show. Admission is free but tickets are required, available at cwu.edu/tickets.
This is a great chance to meet new KVH commissioners Matthew Altman, Bob Davis, and Erica Libenow. Join us upstairs at KVH Hospital on Thursday, February 25, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Light refreshments provided.