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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 8 hours 58 min ago

10/20/2015 - Free Mammography Screening- KVH

Fri, 2015-10-16 20:00
Free Mammography Screening 
Tuesday October 20th at KVH Hospital

For the first time, the Foundation will be sponsoring a day of free mammography screenings for women who do not have insurance or the ability to pay for the screen.  The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 20 at the KVH Hospital during Breast Cancer Awareness month.   Limited space is available and interested individuals should work with a healthcare provider in receiving a referral for the mammography screening and to set up their appointments. 

“Early detection is a vital key to beating breast cancer.  Our hope by making mammograms available to anyone in need is that if we can help one person, we succeed,” said Karen Schock, Director of Cancer Outreach at Kittitas Valley Healthcare.

Funding for the October 20 screening day comes from The Foundation’s ‘Tough Enough to Wear Pink’ account.  The Ellensburg Rodeo and The Foundation at KVH have partnered in the Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign for ten years to raise both awareness and funds for breast cancer screening services.  Funds are used to financially assist Kittitas County patients cover the costs of breast cancer prevention screenings and diagnostic services not otherwise covered by insurance.

This year’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink activities will be taking place at the Ellensburg Rodeo on Sunday, September 6.   Attendees are encouraged to wear pink to the rodeo.  Tough Enough to Wear Pink merchandise will be on sale at the rodeo grounds during this time.

For more information on The Foundation at KVH’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink Fund please contact the Foundation Office at 509-933-8669. 


10/20/2015 - Brad Worthley Seminar on Exceeding Customer Expectations

Fri, 2015-10-16 20:00
Brad Worthley is coming to Ellensburg to present his Seminar on Exceeding Customer Expectations. 

10/20/2015 - Kittitas Valley Math Circles

Fri, 2015-10-16 20:00
4th-6th grade students with their parents exploring fun math problems! Students will learn about mathematical patterns and enjoy new mathematical games. Parents are introduced to the math games the students are playing but also learn more about the mathematics behind the Common Core curriculum at their children's schools.

10/20/2015 - Mr. and Ms. Central Talent Competition

Fri, 2015-10-16 20:00
Each year as part of Homecoming Week, students in CWU residence halls compete to earn a spot in the annual Mr. and Ms. Central Talent Competition, and this year has brought some FIERCE competition. Each hall?s winner will show off their talents in the battle for the coveted titles of Mr. and Ms. Central in this long-standing Homecoming Week tradition! This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Res Life office at 509-963-7210.

10/21/2015 - Cyber Security Expert Panel

Fri, 2015-10-16 20:00
Cyber Security Expert Panel 

10/15/2015 - Ladies Auxiliary Dinner

Thu, 2015-10-15 20:00
Cle Elum Eagles #649
Ladies Auxiliary Dinner
Chili & Stew Bar
Variery of Soups plus desserts

10/16/2015 - Road Fever

Thu, 2015-10-15 20:00
Road Fever
Open kitchen, burgers & stuff

10/17/2015 - Karaoke Night

Thu, 2015-10-15 20:00
Karaoke Night    

10/19/2015 - Medicare Open enrollment Presentation

Thu, 2015-10-15 20:00
Free Medicare Open Enrollment presentation by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, SHIBA Volunteers, RSVP and Volunteer Center and Aging and Disability Resource Center. Unbiased and up to date information. No sales people.

10/17/2015 - Hunters Breakfast at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Wed, 2015-10-14 20:00
Come on out to the Grange from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 17, for the 28th Annual Hunters Breakfast held on the opening day of deer season. You don?t have to be a hunter to enjoy the hearty breakfast overlooking the lovely Teanaway Valley. We?re serving grilled ham, eggs made to order, and pancakes topped off with our famous apple butter. Come enjoy the beautiful fall colors, delicious breakfast, and variety of raffle items, live music and friendly folks! Adults $8, Kids $4. The Hall is located at 1361 Ballard Hill Rd, Cle Elum, Washington. Take SR970 to Teanaway Rd, go right at Ballard Hill Rd, the Grange will be on your left.

10/15/2015 - CWU Black Film Series presents ?Malcolm X?

Tue, 2015-10-13 20:00
The CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) Black Film Series premiers Thursday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the CWU Wellington Event Center with a screening of Spike Lee’s monumental “Malcolm X.” This event is free and open to the public.
This film helped skyrocket Denzel Washington’s career and cement the talented actor as one of the best in the business. Featuring Spike Lee’s master directorial work and Washington in the seminal role of Malcolm X, this modern classic helped change the social climate of racism and discrimination in America in a positive way.
For more information contact the CDSJ at 509-263-2127 or email

10/15/2015 - REEL ROCK Film Tour

Tue, 2015-10-13 20:00
In 2006, Central Washington University hosted a then brand new film series about sport climbing and adventure. 10 years later, REEL ROCK Film Tour is the gold standard of extreme climbing and for its decade anniversary, is back at CWU Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Pre-sale tickets are on sale at the Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) office and are $10 for Recreation Center members, or $15 for general admission; tickets are also available online at Day of ticket prices are $15 for all attendees. In addition to the film, OPR will be giving out free Winegar’s ice cream and Red Bull energy drinks.
Five thrilling short films edited into one, 96-minute feature will be screened this year. They include: “A Line Across the Sky,” which details Tommy Caldwell’s and Alex Honnold’s recent jagged summit trip; “Dean Potter Tribute,” a tribute to the late Potter’s achievement in vertical adventures; “High and Mighty,” a chronicle of Daniel Wood’s triumph over high-ball bouldering; “Showdown at Horseshoe H---” a peek into one of the craziest parties in the climbing world; and “Dawn Wall Exclusive,” a look at Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson’s historic free-climb of one of climbing’s toughest routes.
Don’t miss the 10th anniversary of REEL ROCK at CWU with the series’ most exciting film yet.
For more information contact OPR at 509-963-3537 or

10/16/2015 - Premier Electric Violinist Christian Howes to Perform at CWU

Mon, 2015-10-12 20:00
Christian Howes is one of the world?s most acclaimed jazz violinists and on Friday, Oct. 16 he will bring his edgy and contemporary style to Central Washington University. Combining rock, Americana, neo-soul, classical and modern jazz, Howes? mastery of the electric violin will offer an unforgettable concert experience. The show will be at 7 p.m. in the CWU McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall and cost of attendance is $12 for general admission and $7 for seniors, children and CWU students. As an educator, performer and composer at the intersection of classical music, jazz and the participatory culture, Howes is widely regarded as a thought leader. He was nominated for the Jazz Journalists Association?s 2011 ?Violinist Of The Year,? voted among the 2012 Jazz Times top three violinists and in June 2014 he toured Ukraine as a cultural ambassador at the invitation of the U.S. Embassy. Howes was also named the Keynote Performer and Clinician at the 2015 American String Teachers Association national conference. Tickets are available for advance purchase at and will also be available at the door. For more information, contact Melissa Schiel at 509-963-1816 or

10/17/2015 - Cave B Fall Wine Trails Ride

Mon, 2015-10-12 20:00
Cave B Estate Winery & Resort
Fall Wine Trails Ride
Saturday October 17th

Come enjoy: Wine tasting, scenic ride, and prizes

Enter to win prizes, relax at the end of the ride with at tasty lunch!

Registration Form:
Please register by Monday October 12th 2015

10/16/2015 - Live music at CWU: Whiskey N? Rye

Sun, 2015-10-11 20:00
CWU Campus Activities heard the demands for more live music at CWU. This fall, multiple talented musical acts spanning many different genres are scheduled to appear including Americana blues rock band Whiskey N’ Rye Friday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. The show is free to attend and open to the public, with free mocktails and snacks.
This five-piece generates a sound that harkens back to the simpler times when music could just be about moving, shaking and feeling good. Featuring crashing drums, distorted vocals and pounding guitars, Whiskey N’ Rye knows how to move a crowd as Americana spews from the speakers.
The band is booked to appear at such large venues as Hempfest and Washington State Fair, however, a smaller set at CWU could be the most memorable they’ve performed at yet.
For more information, contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or