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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 11 hours 15 min ago

04/18/2019 - Business Connections Mixer

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 20:01
You're invited to Cave B Inn & Spa Resort's first annual Business Connections Mixer. Come mingle and get acquainted with the resort. Featuring the executive chef's special, hors d'oeuvres & adult bevererages. 

04/18/2019 - Business After Hours

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 20:01
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking event, Business After Hours. 
Enjoy food and drink, and raffle prizes! 

04/17/2019 - Star Wars X-Wing & Armada

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 20:09

04/17/2019 - Dance Lessons at the Eagles

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 20:09
Free dance lessons at the Eagles every Wednesday 

04/13/2019 - Genealogy Workshops

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:01
Kittitas County Genealogical Society 10am-noon: "Packaging and Illustrating Your Family History" 1pm-3pm: "Using U.S. Census Data"

04/17/2019 - AVHRA Lunch N' Learn 2019

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:01
2018 proved itself to be the year of demanding less, equal, and more: Less groping! Equal pay! More leave! Cries of harassment and unfair pay are being heard and accepted by a wider audeience, and the Washington legilature is stepping in to do what the federal government won't. Come hear Kara Craig speak on issues affecting HR today. 

04/17/2019 - Milwaukee Day BBQ at Knudson Lumber

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:09
Blue skies and BBQ make for a GREAT Wednesday afternoon in April. Come by our store on April 17th, meet our Milwaukee Tools rep and learn about their latest power tool offerings, products and grab lunch from HOT Diggidy Dog! (free with a 5$ or more purchase in store). Lots of giveaways and a chance to win a few Milwaukee Tool products!!!

04/16/2019 - Cultural Conversations

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 20:01
Cultural Conversations A diverse community is a respectful community, rich in ideas and shared experiences. Cultural Conversations is a new program co-sponsored by Brooks Library, the Ellensburg Public Library, and CWU’s Office for International Studies & Programs. It is an opportunity to hear different views, to practice empathetic listening and speaking, to learn a new culture through storytelling, and explore deep and relevant topics together. Our second event will be held Tuesday, April 16, at the Hal Holmes Community Center (201 Ruby Street, downtown) with guest storyteller, Dr. Szilárd Vajda. Szilárd was born in Transylvania, Romania as a Hungarian minority under the regime of Nicolae Ceausescu. He was raised in a multicultural environment allowing him to embrace influences from Romanian, German, Jewish and Gipsy culture alongside his own Hungarian heritage. Due to his studies he traveled intensively in countries such as Hungary, France, Germany, Japan, India and United States. The years spent in these countries allowed him to study the culture, language and customs of these nations and how they relate to immigrants. He will discuss his role of "professional immigrant" and how this changed his identity from a citizen originating behind the Iron Curtain to a proud world citizen. Szilárd talk will be followed by small group conversations. Light refreshments provided. Free and open to all. For more information go to: http://www.lib.cwu.edu/events-calendar Sponsor/contact information: Maureen Rust / mrust@cwu.edu

04/14/2019 - Valley Musical Theatre's AUDITIONS for Meredith Willson's "THE MUSIC MAN"

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 20:09
AUDITIONS! Valley Musical Theatre's 2019 Mainstage Summer Musical, Meredith Willson's "THE MUSIC MAN". An opportunity to show off your talents for singing, acting, and dancing! For more information and forms, visit: www.valleymusicaltheatre.com/auditions

04/15/2019 - Yoga at the Cle Elum Eagles

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 20:09
Yoga Every Monday at the Eagles! 

04/15/2019 - Friends of the Ellensburg Public Annual Book Club Tea

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 20:09
The Friends of the Ellensburg Library will hold the 17th Annual Book Club Tea in the Hal Holmes Center, April 15, 7-9 pm. All are welcome.

04/13/2019 - Dozer Day

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 20:00
Join the CWHBA for Dozer Day. A fantastic weekend full of fun for the whole family. Kids actually get to ride and operate real dozers, excavators, cranes, and much more. In addition to educating the public about all of the career opportunities in the construction industry, Dozer Day also offers police, and fire department experiences. 

04/13/2019 - The Kids We Lose Documentary Screening

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 20:00
Description:This movie screening is cosponsored by the LWV and Kittitas County Public Health Department's Developmental Disabilities Program. It is a 90 minute movie about children with behavioral challenges and the struggles faced by parents, educators, mental health clinicians and law enforcement in trying to help these kids without further traumatizing or brutalizing them. Please join us! Doors will open at 12:30, movie starts at 1:15pm. There will be a discussion following the movie.

04/13/2019 - Farm to Table Grange Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 20:00
Come out to the Grange Saturday, April 13 and join us in Celebrating Local Youth, Agriculture and Business with a Farm to Table Dinner featuring a traditional pig roast with all the trimmings.  We want to thank Frank Bacon at Bacon’s Homegrown Pork in Ellensburg for providing the hog which will be slow-roasted by James Jones at Smokey’s Bar-B-Que in South Cle Elum.  Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. We are pleased to welcome Tom Dent, our State Representative for the 13th district, and Judy Hossner, our Washington State Grange representative for Washington Agriculture in the Classroom, as keynote speakers.  We will also hear from our 2018 scholarship recipients during the dinner.  Our Grange Ladies are providing baked goods to raffle off, tickets will be sold by our 2018 recipients.  You could go home with a delicious apple pie or yummy cheesecake! Every year we raise money for Grange scholarships for Kittitas County students.  Every penny raised goes to the Scholarship Fund!  Tickets are $20 and are available by calling me at 509-304-5313 or 509-857-2580 or reply back to me with the number of tickets you would like to reserve along with your contact information.  We need to pre-sale tickets as space is limited at the Grange.  If you are unable to attend the dinner but would like to make a tax-deductible donation, you can send your donation to Swauk-Teanaway Grange, P. O. Box 401, Cle Elum, WA  98922. 

04/13/2019 - Live Music at Cle Elum Eagles

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 20:00
Bakersfield Mafia plays the Eagles!
Live music at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 every Saturday night at 8pm, on the LARGEST dance floor in Kittitas County!   The Eagles, a great place to meet fun, like minded folks. And, it's a Washington State, Federal 501c3 organization, with People helping People First and Foremost. Come Join the FUN!!!

04/11/2019 - ERHOF Whiskey Tasting Fundraiser

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 20:09
Please join us for our 2nd annual Whiskey Tasting Fundraiser featuring Heritage Distilling Company. Appetizers complimenting the variety of whiskey flavors generously provided by Heritage Distilling Company will be served. Bottles of these whiskeys will be available for purchase with all of the proceeds going to support the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame. An alternative selection of beverages will be available for those with non-whiskey preferences. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

04/12/2019 - The Social Hour Comedy Showcase

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 20:09
Join The Social Hour Comedy at The PUB by Iron Horse Brewery for a night of comedy with headliner Michael Glatzmaier, featuring Deece Casillas, and hosted by Tony Russell. Doors open at 6:00pm and show starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are only $10 and space is limited! Michael has been performing his improvised musical standup act across the country and Canada for years, performing at Bumpershoot, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, The World Series of Comedy, and more. He recently recorded his first "Mostly Improvised". Mostly Improvised is a musical comedy act in which suggestions are taken from the audience and then turned into improvised songs on the spot. A standup comic and writer from L.A., Deece has been making his way across the Northwest, bringing his unique brand of cynicism to every town along the way A regular at The Spokane Comedy Club, Tacoma Comedy Club, and Jokers Comedy Club, you can find him doing standup, as well as his monthly shows: The Drink N' Debate, Comedy Wars, and live talk show, The Social Hour After Dark, and he is also host of the weekly podcast, The Social Hour. In his time in comedy he's worked with comedy greats such as Whitney CUmmings, Kevin Smith, Mike Epps, Dan Cummins, Jamie Kennedy, Carlos Mencia, Kyle Kinane, and more. And for more info on the show visit The Social Hour, or www.DeeceComedy.com.

04/11/2019 - DISNEY INSTITUTE - Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 20:00

THE KITTITAS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOSTS
DISNEY INSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE

presented by Central Washington University

BACKGROUND: Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence,” to Ellensburg.

The one-day event will allow area professionals begin to understand the power of leadership values, discover how customer loyalty can be established, and gain insight into how organizational culture is strengthened. Participants can learn how systems and processes can make exceptional customer service achievable and explore how to integrate personal creativity and organizational processes to support continuous improvement within their organization. This day of Disney Institute training uses business insights and time-tested examples from Disney parks and resorts worldwide to inspire individuals and organizations to enhance their own customer experience using Disney principles as their guide.

WHAT: “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence” hosted by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

WHEN: Thursday, April 11th, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

WHERE: Central Washington University,
                Student Union and Recreation Center Ballroom
                400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926

CONTACT: For more information regarding “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence” please contact:

Jarred Fudacz
Events, Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
509-925-2002
Jarred@KittitasCountyChamber.com

Paula Keane
Account Manager, Disney Institute
407-566-6275
Paula.Keane@Disney.com

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