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The mission of the Clarkston
Chamber of Commerce
is to enthusiastically promote
a strong economy
and quality of life
for the Lewis-Clark Valley.
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2010 Rockin’ on the River:
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Saturday, July 17 promises to be a day of fun and great music for the entire family! Sounds of some of the best music in the
Northwest will fill Gateway Golf Center in Clarkston at the 9th Annual Rockin’ on the River!
Joan Jett is an originator, an innovator, and a visionary. As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, she’s had eight platinum
and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics “Bad Reputation,” “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” “I Hate Myself For Loving
You,” and “Crimson and Clover.” She sits at the head of her own independent label, Blackheart Records. Jett has acted in movies,
including 1987’s Light Of Day, with Michael J. Fox and Gena Rowlands, and in a Tony-nominated Broadway musical, The Rocky
Horror Show.
In addition, there will be fabulous food from local restaurants and caterers! Beer, hard lemonade and wine by the glass will also
be available. No outside food or drink allowed. Bring your lawn chairs, umbrellas and blankets and enjoy this wonderful outdoor
venue with firefighters hosing down the kids!
Corporate Leaders
Visit www.RockinontheRiver.org for more information. Come enjoy the
sights and sounds of this popular outdoor event while giving back. We’ll see
you there!
Gates open at 3:30 PM, with music starting at 4:30 PM.
Tickets Prices: $25 single ticket, $30 at the gate, $60 family (2 adults, 3 kids
6-15 years), $75 at the gate, and 5 years and under are free.
Business Leaders
There will be $2 per car parking provided by Clarkston Lions Club. All
proceeds will be reinvested in the community by the Lions Club.
Tickets are available at TicketsWest locations, Rick’s Family Foods-Heights
and Highland, A&B Foods-8th and Thain and Century 21 Price Right.
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More information is available online at www.RockinontheRiver.org. Go
there to become a fan on Facebook and listen to 96.5 Z-Rock for the latest
updates.
Rockin’ on the River is held in July each summer on the grassy banks of the Snake
River at Gateway Golf Center in Clarkston, Washington. We are a non-profit
organization that is run strictly by volunteers proudly bringing quality music like
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kenny Wayne Shepherd (2009), Candlebox (2008),
Everclear (2007), The Presidents (2006)... to the Lewis-Clark Valley with proceeds being donated to local organizations
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President’s thoughts
President Tami Randall welcomes
you to July!
Director’s View
Kristin Kemak talks about a busy
June for the Clarkston Chamber
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president’sthoughts
Summer is Here, Welcome to July!
I can’t believe 2010 is already halfway over! Time flies when you are having fun. I want to thank everyone for coming
to the monthly luncheons, Business After Hours, and so on. Remember, this is your Chamber and the more you
participate, the more you can get out of your membership.
Thanks to everyone that came out to Asotin Park for the annual AG BBQ put on by the Asotin County Wheatgrowers
on June 24. It is always a fun event for everyone.
I want to wish everyone a safe and fun Fourth of July!
TAMI RANDALL
President, Clarkston Chamber
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THANK YOU!
IDA VEND BROADCASTING
805 Stewart Avenue, Lewiston
For your continued investment and belief in the Clarkston Chamber!
Last month, the Ambassador Committee recognized Ida Vend Broadcasting for their continued investment in the Clarkston Chamber.
The “Chamber Coffee Break” is a program developed by the members of the Ambassador
Committee. A lucky chamber member is randomly selected and delivered fresh coffee and
donuts by the Ambassadors on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Special thanks to The Steamery for donating their fantastic coffee and Albertsons for donating the donuts!
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youngprofessionals
Rockin’ on the River for LCYP!
The July Lewis-Clark Young Professionals meeting is going to be at Rockin’ on the River on Saturday,
July 13 at 3 p.m. We’re going to be listening to Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, who sings “I Love Rock and
Roll”! Tickets are $25 at the door.
It’s time to plan for our big summer event - the raft trip! Barker River Trips will take us on a one-day trip
down the Riggins stretch of the Salmon River on Saturday, August 14 for $85 per person. If you want to
go, please let Heather know as soon as possible so we can book the date. Assuming this date works for
most people, we’ll also be inviting the Young Professionals of the Palouse and the Washington State University Young Alumni groups. It’ll be a great day
on the river, and some great networking, too!
Last month, LCYP had a lunch meeting at Zany Graze. We’ve been having great turnouts to our lunch meetings and will definitely be continuing them.
Watch for the next lunch meeting in August!
The group is open to anyone ages 21 – 40. If you are a young professional interested in being part of this dynamic group, please join us on the first Wednesday of
each month at 5:30 pm. For more information on the group, check out our blog at www.clarkstonchamber.org under the Chamber Forums.
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Farmer’s Market
Every Saturday, June thru September
8 am – 12 pm
Located in the Twin River Bank parking lot at
5th and Sycamore St. in Clarkston.
The Clarkston Downtown Farmer’s Market is an open-air market where
people can meet, shop and enjoy a day in Clarkston. Come and see all the
items that will be available from different vendors. There will be fruits,
produce, herbs, baked goods, cut flowers, wood furniture, handmade
jewelry, quilting, homemade soaps and bath salts. No one is allowed to
resale anything. There’s something for everyone!
In 2005, it was the 1st year
for State programs. Senior
Nutrition checks for $2
were accepted. In 2006,
the Farmers Market began
accepting WIC $2 checks and
this year, they will accept the
DSHS Food Stamp Program
Quest Debit cards. We are
the only farmer’s market to
offer all three programs for
our community.
FARMER’S MARKET
If you would like information
on being a vendor, please
contact Market Manager
Doug Renggli at 552.9179.
The goal of the farmers market is to provide great quality fresh fruits &
vegetables to hard working families, low income families, low income
seniors, and any families with small children
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Summer is in full
swing. It’s hot and
sizzling. It’s a perfect
time for “Creative Ice
Cream Flavors Day”.
July
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This day gives you
a chance to create
a new flavor of ice cream. Maybe your
creation will be a hit and become wildly
popular. Make today fun! Hold a creative
ice cream party. Make sure you have lots
of flavors and toppings so people can get
really creative.
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Involving Our Members
As a Chamber Director, there are many challenges I have to overcome and I cannot do it alone. This is why I am so thankful to
have such a strong and effective working Board of Directors and man, oh man, do I keep them working!
An ongoing project that my Board has is contacting each of our members. Every month they are assigned two
members that they need to call to ask about how that member feels about the Chamber; do they feel we are doing
everything we can to meet their needs, as well as encourage their attendance at functions if they are not an engaged
member. Most of the time the phone calls are wonderful and our Board gets to hear what a great job the Clarkston
Chamber is doing. They are able to update email addresses to make sure everyone is getting the newsletter as well
as find out new and exciting things happening in that business. Other times they don’t get that warm, fuzzy and
those calls are difficult for the Board to make and tend to be pretty tough for me, too.
Kristin Kemak
Executive Director,
Clarkston Chamber
When we are given the message that the member’s view of the Chamber is that it “doesn’t really do anything,” it chills
us to the bone and we have to find a way to change that image for that particular member. Generally, comments like that
come from members that are not active, so helping them understand the value of what they pay for can be difficult.
The Chamber has been very focused on ensuring our actions are true to our mission statement and if you are a faithful reader
of our newsletter, you know I talk about our mission all the time, “to promote a strong economy and quality of life for the Lewis-Clark
Valley.” One of my Board members looked at my activity report at our monthly Board meeting and asked me to share it with you so you can see what
we are doing to stay true to our mission and to you, our members.
This past month, we hosted our Third Annual Chamber Golf Challenge, had a joint Chamber Business After Hours at LCSC for Prefunction with the
President, Ida-Vend Broadcasting was greeted by Clarkston Chamber staff and Ambassadors with coffee and donuts, and we held our second Alive
After Five of the season. I attended the Pink Ribbon Luncheon in recognition of breast cancer survivors and had coffee with our community and
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rogers. Our staff and Board worked in the main concession stand at the NAIA World Series and had the honor of
being involved in the International Boat Builders Reception.
Not only do I attend our monthly Board meetings, but also I have a pre-meeting with the Chamber’s Executive Committee. Our Executive Committee
has also been meeting with the Lewiston Chamber’s Executive Committee in an effort to establish a positive working relationship. Our general
membership meeting was a great success this month with Senator Mark Schoesler and our weekly Alive After Five preparation meetings are always
energized and organized.
The Chamber staff met with many representatives from Clarkston High School to share information about the upcoming Cycle Oregon event, met
with a large number of Cycle Oregon representatives for a site review, met with our “Design Team” for Cycle Oregon, as well as a Local Organizing
Committee meeting.
We were invited by Idaho Department of Labor to participate in “High School to Hard Hats” and in turn, I met with the Clarkston Education Foundation
to share the news about this wonderful educational opportunity for our local students.
We produced two commercials this month; one for Alive After Five and the other for our Farmer’s Market. We are also planning a new “We are the
Chamber” commercial.
So what exactly does the Chamber do? Are we doing anything at all? Yes, we are developing strong relationships and partnerships, meeting with
our state’s legislature, working with the Lewiston Chamber, promoting fantastic local events, encouraging economic vitality through participating in
international programs, welcoming Cycle Oregon, and partnering for educational opportunities for our youth.
Your Chamber is working for you. Please stay involved. You only get out of it what you put into it.
Today is “Work-a-holic Day”. It recognizes
those people who work all of the time...even
during holidays. And it’s not necessarily
work out of need.
Today’s saying: “All work and no play, makes
John a dull boy.” You know you’re a work-aholic if it’s the Fourth of July weekend, and
you are at work or brought work home.
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If you’re a work-a-holic, we encourage you to use this day to break
the habit. Simply take today off.
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Lewiston Civic Theatre
Asotin County Master Gardener Free Plant Clinics
Lewis Clark Center for Arts & History:
Chinese remembering Project exhibition
The WSU Asotin County Master Gardeners are starting their Plant Clinics. The community may come
to the clinics and get FREE advice and help with garden and landscape problems. It makes it easier for
Master Gardeners to diagnose a problem if a sample of the plant or insect is brought into the clinic.
For more info, call 509.243.2034 or 509.243.2009.
805 6th Avenue, Lewiston
(208) 746-3401
www.lctheatre.org
Wednesdays
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: Asotin County Courthouse Basement
Exhibit open through July 16
721 7th Avenue, Lewiston
(208) 792-2243
www.lcsc.edu/museum
FREE Retirement Seminar: “Crunching the NUmbers”
The LCSC Center for Arts & History is pleased to present Chinese Remembering Project Exhibition,
exploring the history of Chinese mining, racism, memory and healing. The exhibit features Chinese
artifacts from the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, ID, and the LCSC Center for Arts &
History’s Beuk Aie Temple Collection.
The Chinese Remembering Project coincides with the third and final Chinese Remembering Conference,
which brings together scholars, teachers and the public. This year’s conference specifically highlights the
influence of the early Chinese and the contributions they made to Idaho and the Pacific Northwest. For
more information, visit www.lcsc.edu/museum or call 208.792.2243.
Tuesday, July 13
LCSC Meriwether Lewis Hall, Room 100
Check in is from 5:30 - 6 p.m.
Presentation starts at 6 p.m.
“Crunching the Numbers” will teach participants how to determine the amount of income needed in
retirement, the importance of assessing your net worth every year, and give an overview of Social
Security and Medicare benefits.
University of Idaho Extension professor Marilyn Bischoff will teach the first session of “Crunching the
Numbers”. Betty Pottenger, with the Social Security Administration, will teach the second half of the
class.
Thursday, July 1
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Location: 6th Street, Clarkston
Registration for this class is typically $50 per person. Area residents are able to attend for free through
the “Smart [email protected] library®” grant given to the Lewiston City Library.
Class sizes are limited, so please call the Lewiston City Library at 208.743.6519 ext. 104 or visit the
library website at www.cityoflewiston.org/library to register. All participants who register will be
entered in a drawing to win one of five American Eagle Silver Dollars at this workshop.
Valley Art Center: Stephanie Gilbert’s & Student Art Exhibitions
Rockin’ On the River with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Alive After Five
Opening reception July 2 / Exhibit open thru July 31
Time: 5 - 8 PM
Location: Valley Art Center, 842 6th St. Clarkston
Sat. July 17 | Gates open at 3 PM
Gateway Golf Center, Clarkston
www.rockinontheriver.org
Stop by the Valley Art Center to check out Stephanie Gilbert’s Exhibition. She is a watercolor, graphite
and sculpture artist from Spokane, WA. There is also a student’s art exhibit on display.
Community Spirit Fireworks Display
Sunday, July 4
Time: 10 PM Aerial Display
Location: Adams Field, Clarkston High School
“Stay
Out
of
the Sun Day”
encourages
us
to stay cool in
the shade, and
to give our skin a
rest from the hot,
damaging rays of
the sun.
July
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The sun is directly overhead, so it’s not
a bad time to find shade. Find some
fun and relaxing ways to stay in the
shade. A hammock strung between
two shady trees sounds like a great
way to go!
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Facebook Etiquette Part 1: How Can You Avoid Causing
Complicated Situations on Facebook?
You’re looking for a way to spread the word about a fund-raiser and think to yourself, “Hey, I’ll make an
Event on my Facebook Profile and all my Friends will see it - I’ll hit 327 pairs of eyeballs in seconds, and
their Friends will see it and their Friends, etc.!” Excellent work, Facebooker - that’s a great use of your
Profile. Then you think to yourself, “Hey, I’m a Fan of SOUPER SALAD and they have tons of Fans, I can post
my information to their Page and reach their people, too.” Hold on there, Facebooker - just because you
can, doesn’t mean you should.
Posting to a Page is just like hanging a poster in a business. You wouldn’t just walk in and slap up a flyer
without asking, would you? You wouldn’t drop your business cards off on the sales counter of your
competitor, would you? You wouldn’t try to sell your pipe tobacco to people at a homemade lollipop store,
would you? No, you wouldn’t, because that would be rude. Storefront or Page, the same rules apply - both are professional spaces.
Before posting your information to someone else’s Page, take a moment to consider the audience of the Page you’re posting on - does your information
benefit that audience? If not, then the information most likely doesn’t belong there.
• If you are a Fan of a gourmet cheese store, sharing about an independent cheese tasting event is appropriate, sharing information about your
daughter’s Girl Scout cookie sale is not.
• If you are a Fan of a local restaurant, commenting that you enjoy an item the Page’s owner has on it’s menu is appropriate, posting an invitation
for their Fans to visit your ice cream shop is not.
• If you are a Fan of a tourism site, posting about the tee time you just scored at a beautiful course in the area is appropriate, posting about your
fundraiser car wash at a grocery store in the area is not.
• If you are a Fan of a membership based business organization, posting about a new blog that has great articles on how to help businesses grow is
appropriate, posting about the painting services you offer is not.
It’s not about your business, cause or event being important - they are. It’s about using someone else’s space to promote your own agenda. It’s about being
polite. I suggest you introduce yourself to the Page’s owner - offline if at all possible or by email, form a relationship . . . . then ASK if you can share your
information, you never know, they may just offer to share it for you!
Lisa D. Jenkins is a professional Community Manager and Social Media Consultant. You can learn more about Lisa and what she does at www.LisaDJenkins.com.
Pandemonium Day
is a day of sheer
bedlam and utter
chaos. If ever there
was a wild and wacky,
unorganized
day,
today is that day.
July
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Everyone has a day like this once in a while
when all sorts of unexpected things occur.
It’s a time when everything is happening at
the same time, at a very fast pace.
Embrace today. Sanity will return soon
enough.
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membertomemberdiscount
One of the many benefits of Clarkston Chamber membership is cost savings and networking through member-to-member special offers. The
Program features discounted rates on products and services from Chamber members, for Chamber members.
 
If you are a member of the Clarkston Chamber and are interested in offering discounts to fellow chamber members, please contact Hailey
Feider at 758-7712 or [email protected]  for more information.
Rental Space
First Christian Church
840 10th St, Clarkston
509-758-2943
First Christian Church in Clarkston
has space available for rent
to any group. Our schedule is
fairly open as of now. The cost
to Chamber members will be
$25/meeting and $35/meeting
if the kitchen is used. We have a
fully functioning kitchen and a
nursery, no worker provided. Also
we are available for weddings for
$350 for the building.
Bed & Breakfast
The Churchyard Inn
206 St. Boniface St., Uniontown
509-229-3200
[email protected]
Looking for a new place to hold
your next meeting, retreat, seminar or party? The Churchyard Inn
in Uniontown, WA offers a beautiful, tranquil setting in the heart of
the Palouse for gatherings up to
30. Lunch and dinner available.
Seven rooms for overnight accommodations. 10% discount for
Clarkston Chamber members.
COMPUTER SERVICES
RC Technologies
725 Diagonal Street, Clarkston
509-758-4866
20% off all labor costs to
Clarkston Chamber Members.
Credit Card Processing
Sage Payment Solutions
Kammy Cox
1372 Bridge St. Clarkston
509.951.8782
888.800.9935 Option 2, ext. 109
[email protected]
www.SagePayments.com
Call local Clarkston Chamber
member Kammy Cox for credit
card processing at a special discounted rate! She will waive your
application fee. Tell her you got
her name from this ad and save
up to 50%. An easy way to bring
more dollars to your bottom line
profit margin in this economy.
Valued Merchant Services
A Registered ISO/MSP of Wells
Fargo Bank, N.A.
Bob Bingman
800-531-8575 Main Ext 354
[email protected]
Clarkston Chamber members
take advantage of the following
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services from Valued Merchant
Services: free no obligation rate
analysis, waive application fee,
waive re-programming fee, and
$50 off purchase of new equipment. We strive to save merchants 10 to 25% off their current
credit card processing fees.
HOTELS/MOTELS
Motel 6
222 Bridge St., Clarkston
509-758-1631
Winner of Motel 6 Quality Award
for the USA 2005. We have available an indoor pool and hot tub,
pool parties, Executive Suites,
and extra parking for your fishing
boat. Have company coming to
visit and need an extra room.
Receive a 10% discount off our
low rates. We will leave the light
on for you.
INSURANCE
Peacock Vaughn Insurance
914 6th St., Clarkston
509-758-2222
We are an Independent Agency
that has been providing insurance services for over 40 years.
We believe every customer should
receive personal service from
an Agency they can count on.
Contact us for a FREE insurance
review. FREE NOTARY SERVICE Exclusively for Clarkston Chamber
Members.
RETAIL
Rock Art
904 6th St., Clarkston
509-751-0956
20% discount on sale over $25 for
Clarkston Chamber members.
Discount does not include diamonds, gold chains, gold nuggets
or any already discounted or sale
items.
Canterbury shoppes
PO Box 3766, Syracuse, NY
13220-3766
866-232-3808
www.cshoppes.com
25% discount for Clarkston
Chamber members with the use
of promotional code #250.
MOBILE MUSIC
Pest Management
For Clarkston Chamber members,
15% off a rental sound system in
the Lewis/Clark Valley. Outside
areas, please call for rates and
based on availability. Discount
not to be used with any other offer or special. Call today to reserve
our rental sound system for all
your party needs!
15% discount for Chamber
members for soil sterilization,
weed treatments and just plain
ol’ insect/spider treatments.
DJ Mobile Music
509-758-3301
[email protected]
Mercury Media Productions
509-751-0404
www.mercurymediaproductions.
com
$50 off a wedding or party DJ for
all Clarkston Chamber members.
This package comes with lights,
music, a DJ, and a consultation
session for your event.
MORTGAGE COMPANIES
Bank of America Home Loans
301 D St., Lewiston
208-750-4606
Bank of America Home Loans
will waive the appraisal fee (up
to $500) on purchase loans to all
Clarkston Chamber members and
their employees.
WATER - BOTTLED & BULK
Northwest Pure Bottled
Water
509-751-9305
One-month FREE machine rental
and two FREE bottles of water,
when you give us a try. (A $21
value)
Consulting/Facilitation
Northwest Leadership
Strategies
509-254-3688
[email protected]
com
nwLeadershipStrategies.com
15% discount for Clarkston Chamber members seeking leadership
and organization development
consulting and facilitation services, including: annual Retreat
Facilitation, Communication
Audits, Leadership Training and
Organization Program analysis
& design.
Sun Pest Management
800-422-4803
[email protected]
Cleaning services
Executive cleaning services
613 Bryden Ave. Suite 107,
Lewiston
208.791.8645
[email protected]
20% discount for Clarkston
Chamber members on all cleaning services including carpet &
tile cleaning, window washing,
commercial janitorial, and hot
water pressure washing.
Web site development
Mercury Marketing
509-751-0404
www.mercurymediaproductions.
com
$100 off a New Web site for
Clarkston Chamber members.
Mercury Marketing offers web
sites starting at just $250 with the
discount.
Pet Grooming
Bambi’s pound puppy’s
1354 Pound Land, Clarkston
509-758-6889
[email protected]
$3 off any pet grooming service
for Clarkston Chamber members.
Oil Change
Jiffy Lube
501 Bridge St., Clarkston
509.758.4814
[email protected]
http://www.jiffylube.com
15% off Jiffy Lube Oil Changes for
all Clarkston Chamber Members.
Home Inspection
Jan McCoy Properties
200 Fair St. Suite #1, Clarkston
208.305.9989
[email protected]
www.janmccoy.com
Attention Clarkston Chamber
Members! When you purchase
and close your home through
me, I will pay for your HOME
INSPECTION (up to) $275 (Home
Inspector of your choice). A fresh
new approach to real estate!
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Chamber Lunch Exchange: Are You Connecting?
You’re invited! As a member of the Clarkston Chamber, you have a standing invitation to come have lunch with your fellow Chamber members.
Know someone new to the area? Guests are welcome and encouraged! Introduce new employees, supervisors, managers or community group leaders
from your business or organization.
As though you’d need more reasons, attending the luncheon provides business advocacy, networking opportunities and member-to-member referrals.
You’ll get to hear from informative speakers, and don’t forget, 50/50 drawings, Ray-isms, door prizes and Bizz Buzz.
There’s always something special going on – don’t be left out!
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
noon - 1 pm
Quality Inn and Suites
Sponsored by: Chris Cargill, WA Policy Center
Speaker: Rockin’ on the River
Don’t miss Biz Buzz! Promote your business in one minute…bring your business cards and be ready to network! This is always a great time, don’t miss it.
Thanks! for June’s Lunch Exchange
We’d like to thank everyone who attended the Chamber’s Lunch Exchange on June 9.
Chamber members had the opportunity to hear from Senator Mark Schoesler. Senator Schoesler
discussed the legislative session and where he hopes to be in the future.
Senator Mark Schoesler
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Making Your Windows Work for You
By Tom Lienhard, PE, CEM
Windows offer many benefits to our homes, but they can be the single biggest
area of summer heat gain or winter heat loss in the home, accounting for up to
25 percent of your energy bill.
So, how do you know if you need new windows? Look for air leaks that make it
uncomfortable to sit by a window during the summer or winter, condensation or
fogging on or inside the window panes, or difficulty opening or closing your
windows.
In climates such as ours with seasonal extremes, consider double or triple-pane
windows with low-emissivity, or low-E, glass coating, which is a microscopically
thin, virtually invisible metal or metallic oxide layer on the surface of one or more
of the panes of glass. The low-E coating reduces the infrared radiation from a
warm pane of glass to a cooler pane, thereby lowering the U-factor of the
window. U-factor is the degree to which a window transfers heat – the smaller the
number, the better.
U-factors for standard new windows run from .25 to .35, but make sure you
check the U-factor when ordering windows, as some rebates apply only when a
U-factor is under a certain maximum value. New window technology is available
with U-factors in the 0.1 range, which is equivalent to an R-10 in insulation. Look
into these “super windows” if you are installing a number of windows with
southern and western exposures.
Keep in mind when selecting new windows that the cooling, heating and lighting
needs on each side of your home can vary. There are three performance
characteristics available for windows, which may be used differently depending
on the exposures in your home:
• A U-factor of .32 or lower should be chosen for all exposures to
reduce heating losses.
• A SHGC (solar heat gain coefficient) should be low for southern
and western exposures to reduce cooling needs
• The VT (visible transmittance) should be high for north-facing
windows, allowing in light. As always, look for the ENERGY STAR
label.
Installation plays an important role in the effectiveness of your windows. Be sure
to have them installed by a trained professional according to the manufacturer’s
instructions. Otherwise, your warranty may not be valid.
Equipment Rebates and Incentives
Some electric and natural gas utilities offer rebates and incentives for customers
making energy efficiency upgrades to their home or business. It could pay to find
out what your energy provider offers.
Tax Credits
Also, find out how the stimulus package has affected Federal Tax Credits for
Energy Efficiency at www.energystar.gov.
Tom Lienhard is a lead engineer at Avista. You can reach him with questions and
comments at [email protected]
Copyright © Avista Corp., 2010. All Rights Reserved.
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Discover Your Fellow Chamber Members
Which Chamber member was patronized the most in the last six months by the members that attended the Clarkston Chamber’s June luncheon?
Riverport Brewing Company will put the flavor back in your beer. Even though your first
experience with beer probably wasn’t as pleasurable as the hype made it sound—you
persevered and learned to enjoy it anyway. The American beer industry has spent years and
countless dollars on advertising trying to persuade us how our beer should taste. Now we invite
you to find out what beer was meant to taste like. Using only the finest grains, hops, and water
we are sure that once you’ve tasted our fresh craft beer you’ll discover beer all over again!
Riverport Brewing Company is nestled beneath the grain-rich rolling hills of the Palouse in
Clarkston, Washington, near the confluence of Idaho’s Clearwater River and the mighty Snake
River. Stop by and tip a pint with us!
Some of the favorite beers on tap at Riverport are River Rat Red, Blonde Moment, Bedrock Bock, Seven Devils IPA, and Cedar Rock Pale Ale. Although
they always have a favorite seasonal on tap too. The tap room is open Monday – Friday, Noon – 8 PM. The Brewery is located at 150 9th Street, Suite B.
Be sure to check out their website www.riverportbrewing.com.
Congratulations Riverport Brewing Company, for being the Clarkston Chamber member patronized the most by Chamber Members!
— Courtesy of www.riverportbrewing.com
newmembers
Please extend a warm hand of welcome to the following company
who joined the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce. Be a good partner…
remember these companies when you do business.
CTR – Cleanup & Total Restoration
We cleanup after a disaster; fire, water, wind, smoke,
mold, vandalism, and general projects. One call, we do
it all.
Member of the Month:
Joel DeTray Jewelers
Joel DeTray Jewelers opened in 1990 and since that time, they have been a
member of the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce. The store offers several
jewelry lines as well as some of the finest customer jewelry designs. In
addition, Joel DeTray’s offers collections of fine art, from miniature etchings
and watercolor, to signed original art prints and Joel’s “Diamond Signature
Collection” of prints signed by the artist and finished with a series of
diamonds.
Joel DeTray was raised in Clarkston. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree
in Studio Drawing and Painting from Western Washington University.
After graduating, Joel moved to Spokane and began his first art studio.
He moved back to the Lewis-Clark Valley in 1975. In 1987 he obtained his
graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America,
Santa Monica, CA.
For 30 years Joel has specialized in custom design and manufacturing
and continues to live up to his reputation as the “Jeweler with the Artist’s
Touch”.
River Chicks Antiques & Knicks
Jerilyn Gilbert, [email protected]
900 B Port Way, Clarkston
509.780.3030
Antiques, gifts & collectibles.
Walmart
Brian Mansfield,
Store Manager
306 5th Street, Clarkston
509.758.8532
www.walmart.com
Next time you’re downtown Clarkston, stop by 913 Sixth Street to browse
through Joel DeTray Jewelers and see for yourself the truly unique collection
that is offered. Thank you Joel DeTray Jewelers for your continued support
and investment in the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce. We appreciate
your membership!
Discount retail store.
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Dworshak Nutrient
Enhancement Project
Why fertilize the reservoir?
Nutrients have steadily declined in the reservoir since the construction
of Dworshak Dam. Moreover, the ratio of nitrogen to phosphorus has
become increasingly out of balance. The result has less plankton for fish
to eat.
kokanee size should lead to increased reproductive potential and more
fish. As fish density increases, sizes should come back down. This should
result in improved catch rates and benefit other species, such as bull trout
and smallmouth bass, which feed on kokanee.
How much does it cost?
The USACE spends an average of about $160,000 annually. This covers
the application of the fertilizer and consulting. IDFG spends another
$200,000 from BPA to monitor the results; however, monitoring costs will
likely be reduced substantially if the project were to be continued beyond
five years. The fishery was worth $5.9 million to the economy in 2003.
For more information contact:
How is it carried out?
The US Army Corps of Engineers applies liquid ammonium nitrate to the
reservoir on a weekly basis from May through September. The fertilizer is
applied from a truck carried on a barge and metered into the prop wash
where it is mixed into the surface water.
Sean Wilson
Sr. Fisheries Research Biologist
Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game
3316 16th St.
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 799-5010 Lewiston
(208) 476-9244 Ahsahka
(208) 669-0771 cell
Is it working?
Through the first three years, we have seen an increase in edible
phytoplankton, or algae. While undesirable types, such as bluegreens, still persist, we have not been able to measure an overall
increase in inedible types over per-treatment years. The increases in
edible phytoplankton have lead, in part, to increases in zooplankton
that provide food for fish. We have seen modest increases in fish size,
primarily in weight (the fish are heavier for their size). However, modest
increases in fish length should result in significant increases in catch rates
and reproduction. Furthermore, it is expected to take four to five years to
realize the full effect of the project on fish populations.
What can we expect in the future?
Based on what we have seen so far, and results from similar projects on
Kootenay and Arrow Lakes, we should expect that kokanee won’t be any
larger on average than they have been prior to nutrient enhancement.
However, average abundance should be much higher. Initial increases in
CEF Awarded Grants
CEF Awarded $2000 Matching Grant from WA
Higher Education Coordinating Board
The Clarkston Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2010
award of a $2,000 Matching Endowment Grant from the WA State
Higher Education Coordinating Board. This $2,000 check is matched by
donated funds and deposited into CEF’s endowment for future college
scholarships. Thank you to our donors and to the state of WA for helping
us build our endowment so we can continue our mission of enhancing
education in Clarkston schools!
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ATTENTION: The Chamber Office
Will Be Closed Monday, July 12
The Clarkston Chamber of Commerce will be closed on Monday, July
12 for electrical maintenance.
We will re-open Tuesday, July 13. Thank you for your patience and
we’re sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.
McKinstry & Bob Eggart Award CEF $500 for
Third Year
The Clarkston Education Foundation received a $500 designated grant
from Bob Eggart and McKinstry Charitable Corporation. This grant money
will help fund an Archery Program in the P.E. classes in the Clarkston
School District. The money will be used for equipment at both LMS and
the elementary schools. Currently, four Clarkston elementary schools and
Lincoln Middle School participate in the National Archery in the Schools
Program started by Pat Ogden, teacher at LMS. We are excited to partner
with Mr. Eggart and Pat Ogden to bring archery to Clarkston students! If
you and your business would like to help sponsor this program, please
contact us via our website www.clarkstoneducationfoundation.org. Let’s
all help Clarkston students stay “on target for life!”
CLARKSTON CHAMBER CONNECTION
JULY 2010
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CEF Awards $8,500 to
Clarkston Students
Brent McGreer Leadership Scholarship &
Charles R. and Louise V. Setlow
Memorial Scholarship
The Clarkston Education Foundation is proud to award $8,500 in
scholarships to the following recipients. Congratulations and best of luck
from your Clarkston community!
Clarkston Education Foundation Scholarships
*Two of these scholarships are provided in part by Arlene Jacobs Wychethe Valedictorian of the CHS Class of 1948!
Riley Swanson - $1500
Riley plans to attend the University of Idaho and study Agribusiness with
career plans to go into agriculture law. She has a 4.0 grade point average,
is one of the Valedictorians of the class of 2010 and is in the Top Ten Percent
of her graduating class. Riley has been involved in DECA four years at CHS
placing 3rd at National DECA competition this year. She is also involved in
FFA, softball and trap shooting. Her parents are Jerri Swanson and Mark
Swanson.
Jessica Ubachs - $1000
Jessica plans to attend Gonzaga University and study Business or Political
Science. Jessica has plans to eventually hold a political office. She worked
on the WA State Legislative Youth Advisory Council, WA State 4-H Advisory
Board as Youth President and played alto sax in the CHS band all four years.
Jessica was also involved in DECA taking 1st place at Nationals this year.
Jessica’s parents are Math and Lisa Ubachs.
Katie VanCleave - $1000
Katie plans to attend Washington State University and study biology
and bioengineering. Katie has career plans of becoming a physician,
dermatologist or medical researcher. She has a grade point average of 4.0,
is one of the Valedictorians of the class of 2010 and is in the Top Ten Percent
of her graduating class. Katie has been involved with Student Council, Link
Crew, Volleyball and Tennis during her four years at CHS. Her parents are
Rick & Natalie VanCleave.
Eric Goodwin - $1000
Eric plans to attend Washington State University to study Electrical
Engineering with career plans to be an Electrical Technician. Eric was very
involved with Marching Band as Section Leader, Knowledge Bowl, WSU
Imagination Tomorrow competition along with Tennis all four years. Eric
earned a 4.0 gpa, Valedictorian of the Class of 2010 and is in the Top Ten
Percent of his graduating class. His parents are Larry & Debbie Goodwin.
Nicholas Carey - $1000 & $1000
Nic plans to attend the University of Idaho and
major in Nutrition with a Pre-Med option. He
has career plans of going to Medical School
and becoming a Doctor. Nic finds the field of
microbiology very fascinating. Nic is a 2010
Valedictorian and participated in three sports
every year at CHS. One of Nic’s science teachers said, “Inquisitive, accurate
and persistent describe Nicholas’ approach to gaining knowledge and
skills. He is well suited to become a great physician.” Nic has also been
involved for four years in DECA serving as officers (Treasurer, Vice President
and President) as well as placing first in Nationals this month. Plus, Nic is
the first DECA student to qualify for internationals all four years of high
school. Nic’s parents are Paul & Lynn Carey.
Jetco Machine and Fabrication
Manufacturing Scholarship
Brady Mock - $500
Brady plans to attend Lewis-Clark State
College and study welding technology. LCSC
will be matching this scholarship for $500.
Brady has career plans of getting a well paying
job in the welding field. Brady was involved
with the Trap Shooting team, National Honor
Society as well as being a Scholar Athlete while playing football, baseball
and basketball. He has a grade point average of 3.627. Brady’s parents are
Ronnie & Suzanne Mock.
CHS Promise Scholarship
Cara Smead-Darst - $500
Cara plans to attend Walla Walla Community
College or Spokane Community College to
pursue a degree in dental hygiene. Cara
received this scholarship as an 8th grader
at Lincoln Middle School for showing
academic promise. She was nominated by
her teacher, Deanne Ruddell, who said, “Cara
is cooperative, hardworking and academically
skilled at working.” Cara’s parents are Dave Darst and Loy Smead.
Eighth Grade Promise Scholars
Raven McFann - $500 & George Pazmino - $500
These two Lincoln Middle School students will receive a $500 scholarship
upon graduation from high school and entrance into a postsecondary
institution. They were nominated by their 8th grade teachers for showing
academic promise while at Lincoln Middle School. Raven McFann
has career plans to be a video game creator. He is the daughter of Toni
Anderson. George Pazmino has career plans to be a police officer or an
engineer. He is the son of Ricky and Edith Foust.
The Clarkston Education Foundation continues to fulfill our mission statement
by enhancing education in Clarkston schools and investing in the future of
young citizens. Congratulations to all of these students!
JULY 2010
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Alive After Five
MUSIC! SHOPPING! DINING! SPIRITS!
In Historic Downtown Clarkston
Providing a quality community event encouraging the spirit of friendship, family and a fresh look at a
familiar place.
Join us for Clarkston’s 2010 Alive After Five on the first Thursday of each month. Mark your calendars:
July 1, August 5, September 2 and October 7. We will have vendor booths, musicians, food, and
fantastic local entertainment for your enjoyment along 6th Street in downtown Clarkston. Come on out
and join us for Alive After Five.
If you are interested in being a vendor or sponsor, contact the Clarkston Chamber at [email protected]
clarkstonchamber.org or 758.7712 for more information.
Special thanks to Jennifer Sor-Lokken for the great photos!
July
Today is “Moon Day”. It commemorates the day man first walked on the moon in 1969.
The Apollo Space Program, begun by President John F. Kennedy, was created to put the first man on the moon.
Apollo 11 fulfilled that dream, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin, Jr. What
an amazing and historic event it was!
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 was launched from Cape Kennedy Space Center atop a huge Saturn V rocket. On July 20,
1969, the Lunar Module, nicknamed the “Eagle”, touched down on the surface of the moon at Tranquility Base.
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Upon landing, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong reported, “The Eagle has landed.” A few hours later, Neil
Armstrong stepped off of the Eagle’s ladder, placed one foot upon the moon’s surface and proclaimed, “That’s one
small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Enjoy “Moon Day” by reliving this historic event. Watch a movie on space or read a book on a space flight.
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THANK YOU! Your membership in the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce is a symbol of confidence in the work of the Chamber and its volunteers.
We sincerely thank our members who renewed their membership for their ongoing support.
PLEASE REMEMBER THESE COMPANIES WHEN YOU DO BUSINESS!
26+ Year Members
1-5 Year Members
Rogers Motors Toyota Scion
743.5577
Moonlight Productions
751.9505
Licensing, Etc.
758.7761
Lewiston Tribune
743.9411
Western Print
798.7402
Subterranean Data Services
746.2188
Hazel’s Good Eats
758.8861
11-25 Year Members
Arby’s
751.9601
Better Business Bureau
509.455.4200
Rockin’ on the River
799.2100
6-10 Year Members
Marvin Jackson
Big Country/K-Hits
751.0976
RiverQuest Excursions
746.8060
Rooster’s Landing
751.0155
Realty Executives – Paula Earl
305.6760
Cliff House Bed & Breakfast
758.1267
Paraiso Vallarta
751.9077
Aardvark’s
243.9404
CENTURY 21 – Price Right
799.2100
Asotin County PTBA
758.3567
committeenews
Natural Resources Committee Update
Meeting Minutes for June 15, 2010
Speakers were Paul Pence, Natural Resource Manager, Dworshak Dam and Reservoir, Marty Gangis Manager of Hells Gate, Winchester and Dworshak
State Parks and Sean Wilson, Fisheries Research Biologist with Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game.
Paul Pence presented on the state of Dworshak Dam and reservoir. He stated that the boat ramps, docks and campgrounds are open for the season.
Their recreation budget is decreasing so they are utilizing more volunteer help, with three sets of volunteers running their visitor centers. They have had
some stimulus money for road repair in the granddad area located on the northern section of the reservoir. Paul also explained that some of the dam’s
joints need repairing and they are researching a polymer that is a possible solution.
Marty Gangis presented on the state of Dworshak and Hells Gate State Parks. Marty gave a brief history of funding for Idaho Department of Parks and
Recreation (IDPR) stating that funding came from the state’s general fund, park generated money and resale item money. IDPR’s budget was cut in 2009
and the department was given the task of being self sufficient, away from the state’s general fund. IDPR’s first reaction was to close parks, so parks that
were not owned by IDPR such as Dworshak, Hells Gate and Lucky Peak were studied as possible closures. Dworshak was picked as the park to close so
they did. The Park Board came back and decided that they did not want to close any parks so Dworshak was reopened. It has only taken three months
to reopen the park thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers, Clearwater County, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, IDPR and numerous volunteers. Hells Gate
State Park is reevaluating its trail system through a number of meetings involving multiple agencies and user groups. The trails are more heavily used
than ever, with multiple new trails being formed. The groups would like to see the current trail system maintained and unused or “ghost trails” removed.
Sean Wilson spoke about the nutrient enhancement program at Dworshak Reservoir. With diminishing nutrients in the reservoir this program is
considered an ecosystem restoration program, adding Nitrogen and Phosphorous to the water using a barge. Their focus is reestablishing a healthy
population of Kokanee. The nutrients are added starting at Elk Creek travelling as far upstream as they can with the barge. Food items that Kokanee
depend on such as Phytoplankton and Daphnia are increasing since the program started. Some potentially harmful blue-green algae and nitrogen
counts are down since the program start. The Kokanee population has responded well, both increasing in length and weight. According to studies there
is a size to catchability ratio where the larger the Kokanee grow, the probability to be caught by a fisherman rises. There is also a study that larger females
produce larger eggs. The U.S. Corp of Engineers spends $160K annually on this program and Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game spend $200K annually. This is
partly funded through BPA and the costs will go down after the initial pilot program. The Dworshak fishery brought in 41,435 trips in 2003 and $5.9 million
is spent on fishing annually.
For further information or to join the Natural Resources Committee contact Jerry Klemm 743-5450 or email at [email protected]
Kip Kemak, NRC Secretary
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Thanks! for attending Prefunction with the President
on May 28!
Special thanks to the LCSC Foundation, Alumni Association and Warrior Athletics for sponsoring the
event! Everyone had a great time!
julyschedule
MIX BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE!
Network with your current or potential business
associates at this month’s Business After Hours.
Bring plenty of business cards, enjoy refreshments
and door prizes. Join us at this free event for all
Chamber members and their employees!
Valley Art Center
& Credit Bureau of
Lewiston-Clarkston
Thursday, July 22
5 - 7 pm
Valley Art Center
842 6th Street
Clarkston
1628 Main St.
Lewiston, ID
83501
(208) 743-2922
Fax: (208) 743-7930
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2010 Business After Hours Schedule
Business After Hours is held on Thursdays unless otherwise stated.
July 22 Valley Art Center & Credit Bureau of Lewiston-Clarkston
August 26
Art & Frame @ Kling’s
September 23
Quality Inn & Suites
October 28
Clearwater River & Casino
November
STILL OPEN!
December 16
Rock Art
Showcase your business with a 2010 Business After Hours! Call the Clarkston Chamber at
758.7712 to reserve your spot today!
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Christmas Parade
Theme Contest
It’s that time of year again to get your thinking caps on
and submit your suggestion(s) for this year’s theme for
the Lighted Christmas Parade.
The parade will be held on
Saturday, December 4 in
downtown Clarkston.
Please submit your ideas
to the Chamber office
by calling 758.7712 or
email Hailey at [email protected]
clarkstonchamber.org.
The deadline for submitting
ideas is July 31. The winner of the
theme contest will receive a free insert in
our September newsletter!
“Cousins Day” honors your
Aunt and Uncle’s kids.
They are those great kids
who are likely close to your
age, and endure countless
family get togethers with
you. Those family events
would be much longer
without your cousins.
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If you have cousins, that means today is your day
too! Celebrating should be nothing but fun. Get
together with your cousins and just chill...as long
as it’s fun to spend time with your cousins.
PLE A S E R E M E M B E R T H E S E COMPANIES WHE N YO U D O B US INE S S !
Clarkston chamber of commerce leadership and staff members
Board of Directors - Officers
Tami Randall, President - 2010
Alliance Title & Escrow
Don Montgomery, First Vice President - 2010
Waddell & Reed
Lee Ann Hancock, Second Vice President - 2010
Quality Inn & Suites
Kathy Brown, Past President - 2009
Twin River National Bank
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Board of Directors - Directors
Todd Blamires, Art Beat, Inc. - 2012
Lisa Byers, Wasem’s - 2012
Lynn “Pip” Ausman, Asotin County
Wheatgrowers - 2010
Karen Kaufman, D.L. Merril & Associates - 2012
Joyce Keefer, Price Right Real Estate – 2010
Wanda Keefer, Port of Clarkston - Ex Officio
Troy Ledgerwood, Credit Bureau of LewistonClarkston – 2011
Ginny McGivney, Gilbert’s Steamery - 2011
Katie O’Kelley, ATK - 2012
Renee’ Olsen, Lewis Clark State College –
2010
Mike Thomason, Avista - 2011
Bret Wilson, Coldwell Banker Tomlinson
Associates – 2010
Katelyn Woodbury, SJRMC - 2012
Chamber staff
Kristin Kemak, Executive Director
[email protected]
Hailey Feider, Communications Specialist
[email protected]
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Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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Saturday
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• Alive After 5,
6th Street, Clarkston,
5-9 pm
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• Farmer’s Market,
Twin River National Bank
Parking Lot,
8 am - noon
At www.clarkstonchamber.org:
• Access member discounts
and services to save money
• Learn what’s happening in the Chamber
and our community
• Learn what’s happening in the legislature
and how it will impact your company
• Take political action to protect your
interests
Get started online today.
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• Community Spirit
Fireworks Show,
Adams Field,
10 pm
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• Ambassadors Committee,
Pizza Hut,
12:30 pm
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• Executive Committee,
Tomato Bros., 12 pm
• “Crunching the Numbers” FREE
Retirement Seminar,
Sponsored by Lewiston City
Library, LCSC Meriwether Lewis
Hall Rm 100, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
for electrical maintenance
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• Natural Resources Committee,
Hazel’s Good Eats,
7 am
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• Farmer’s Market,
Twin River National Bank
Parking Lot,
8 am - noon
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• Lunch Exchange,
Quality Inn & Suites,
12 pm
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• Board of Directors Meeting,
Red Lion,
12 pm
• Inland Cellular’s IC University,
All Inland Cellular locations,
4 pm
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Wednesday, July 1
6th Street, Clarkston
5 - 9 pm
• Rockin’ on the River, Gateway
Golf Center, Gates open at 3 pm
Rockin’ on the River
• LCYP Lunch Meeting, Rockin’ on
the River
• Farmer’s Market, Twin River
National Bank Parking Lot,
8 am - noon
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Twin River National Bank
Parking Lot,
8 am - noon
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Lunch Exchange
Wednesday, July 14
Quality Inn & Suites
12 pm
Business After Hours
Thursday, July 22
Valley Art Center
5 - 7 pm
publicmeetings
City Council
Every 2nd & 4th Monday, 7 pm
At City Hall
• Farmer’s Market,
Twin River National Bank
Parking Lot,
8 am - noon
1
scheduleofevents
Alive after five
17
23
• Business After Hours,
Valley Art Center,
5 - 7 pm
28
10
County Commissioners
Every 1st, 2nd & 4th Monday, 9 am
Every 3rd Monday, 7 am
At Annex Building, Asotin
Asotin County PUD
Commissioners
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 5:30 pm
Asotin Co. PUD Conference Room
Port of Clarkston
Every 2nd Thursday, 1 pm
Port of Clarkston Office
7
• Farmer’s Market,
Twin River National Bank
Parking Lot,
8 am - noon
Clarkston chamber of commerce
502 Bridge Street
Clarkston, WA 99403
509.758.7712
509.751.8767 FAX
[email protected]
www.clarkstonchamber.org