August Newsletter #1
Clearwater Communications

The Communications Committee is made up of 5 members within our community who have come together to make communication better in our town. We have made it our mission to make sure that information is sent out to residents in a timely manner. If you have information that you would like to have shared please email us at All Newsletters will be sent out around the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month.  Since the Communications Committee is now a part of the Chamber of Commerce you will no longer receive a Chamber Newsletter. This will take its place. You may still email Chamber questions to

Winner of the gift card!

At the July 20th Clearwater Outdoor Marketplace the Chamber of Commerce had a drawing for a $25 VISA gift card. Everyone was able to enter, and our lucky winner was, Wilma Long!

Chamber Coffee Social

It's that time again! The social will be held on Thursday August 8th, at 9:30 am, in gthe Clearwater Village Retirement Community at 440 N 4th St. Join us and get an update on Chamber activities.

Clearwater Summer Scorcher

This event will be held on Saturday, August 10th. This event is to help raise money for the Summer Running program which is ran by Jeff Laha. There is a discount for children under 17, and adults over 60 years of age. Entry forms can be found at all banks, SKT, and Clearwater Family Practice. You may also call Jeff Laha at 584-6471

All you can eat Biscuits & Gravy

Don't feel like making everyone breakfast on a Saturday morning? Stop by the Clearwater Senior Community Center for all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for kids. It will be on Saturday August 17th from 7am - 10am.

New website

Over the past few months the Chamber of Commerce has been working with Rocketlab in Wichita, KS to create a new, easier to use, and much better looking website. Be sure to go check it out, and bookmark it. You will be able to find these newsletters, along with a calendar of things going on in the area. The website address is

The Haskill Cooley Family presents.....

"A Time for refreshing!" Haskell Cooley is a pianist & singer, and his wife JoLee plays bass, and is a singer. Come enjoy some good southern gospel music! They will be at the First Baptist Church of Clearwater on Sunday, August 18th, at 6:00 pm. For more information you can call the church at 620-584-2058.

Prettiest flowers Winners......

Another contest held at the Outdoor Marketplace, was a poll to see which of the businesses in downtown Clearwater had the "Prettiest Posing Posies!" We gave everyone a ballot and let citizens decide which business had the best flowers. It was a tie between May Chiropractic and Bales Pharmacy. Thank you to all who came out and took part.

Heather's Ride

It is our pleasure to announce the Heather's Camp Reunion & 3rd annual Heather’s Ride cycling event. The ride will start and end in Clearwater, KS on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Heather's Ride will begin and end at the Clearwater Middle School.  Heather's Ride is a non-competitive event that is intended to raise money for Heather's Camp.  All proceeds from the ride will go directly to Heather’s Camp, Inc.
Event Details:
- 25, 50, and 75 mile ride routes through scenic south-central Kansas.
- Registration fee of $30 until June 1; $35 to August 17; and $40 on event day.
- Includes a commemorative T-shirt and after ride lunch
- SAG stops with water and snacks, minor repair service, medical assistance and support vehicles.
- Heather's Campers will be joining us for the ride, and/or lunch Celebration

Not a rider? No problem!  Please join us for the after ride lunch.  Lunch is $10, T-shirts are $15, or both for $23.

Last Outdoor Marketplace

Saturday, August 17th, from 7:00 am - noon. This will be our last Outdoor Marketplace for the year. Be sure to stop by and get plenty of produce and other goodies. If you are interested in having a booth, there is once again no charge. Just call Shana at Rockin Ruckus 584-2777, and she will get you set up. Hope to see everyone there!

"Light Up The Night"

Clearwater Chamber of Commerce's 5th Annual Glow Ball Golf Tournament will be Saturday, September 21st.
4:00 pm sign in time
4:30 pm Tee Off
2 Person Scramble
$60.00 per player
Includes 18 holes of Golf-9 holes of regular golf, 9 holes with glow balls, 1/2 Cart, 1 Glow Ball, and Dinner!
Additional Glow Balls may be purchased.
Sign up your team today!!! Space is limited!

Backgammon Social

Come join us at the Clearwater Public Library Tuesday August 6th at 10:30 am. Make some new friends while playing Backgammon at your local library. If you own a game please bring it. Coffee and tea are provided.
Our contact information is: You may also contact anyone of our members with information. Pamela Riggs, Crystal Walters, Rachel Bell, Elaine Webb & Michelle Snell.