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September Newsletter
Clearwater Communications

If you have information that you would like to have shared please email us at chamber@sktc.net.

 

It is time for the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce monthly coffee social! This month we will be meeting at the Clearwater Village on Thursday, September 8th, at 9:30 am. Join in the conversation about what is happening with the Chamber and other businesses in the community. 

Official Ribbon Cutting

The Clearwater Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its newest business in the Clearwater area. Iris Blossoms is the new flower shop in town. The Chamber will hold a Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday, September 14th at noon. The public is welcomed to join as we welcome them to town. The address is 505 E Ross in Clearwater.

2016 Schedule of Events

It is almost that time of year again! 2016 Clearwater Fall Festival will be Thursday, September 15th through Sunday September 18th. Please click here for a schedule of events.

"Seagoing Cowboys" presentation

The seagoing cowboys were men and boys who volunteered after World War II to tend the livestock shipped by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and the Heiger Project to war-devastated countries.
We will have a seagoing cowboy at the Clearwater Community Center on Tuesday, September 20th at 1:00 pm. This is a free event and open to the public. 

Yardline Sale

The Clearwater High School Student Council is having a "Yard Line Sale" fundraiser this year during football season. For $20, you can purchase a "yard line" that give you 16 chances (4 home games x 4 prizes per game) throughout the year to win $50 cash (that's $800 total!). The winners at each game are determined by which yard line the ball ends up closest to at the end of each quarter (1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th). If the ball is on "your yard line", you win $50. Only one person can purchase each yard line (no sharing). Below you will find step-by-step directions on exactly how to support CHS STUCO through this fundraiser.

1) Pick & Purchase ($20 each) a Yard Line(s) from a STUCO Member or through Jason Crist.
- Email jcrist@usd264.org
- North (1-49) - South (1-49) - The 50 - The Endzone

2) Look for where the ball ends up at the end of each home game quarter to win $50. 
- You do not have to be present to win and you get "your yard line" for the entire season (and playoff home games). It is possible to win more than once throughout the season.

The yard line choices are first come first serve, so get your pick in soon. They are going fast! Thank you for your support of CHS Student Council!

Clearwater HS Booster Club

Checks can be made out to CHS or $20 cash is accepted as well.


Ribbon Cutting 

On Wednesday, August 17th the Chamber of Commerce offered an official Ribbon Cutting ceremony to the Clearwater Pharmacy. Thank you to everyone who came out and made this a great event. You can view the pictures by clicking here

Annual Auction & Dinner for Missions

Oct 15th 2016
Clearwater United Methodist Church
 
  • 4:30-6:00 Dinner w/ live music
  • 4:00-6:00 Country Store & Basket Silent Auction
  • 6:30 Live Auction
 
Dinner: Fried Chicken w/ all the fixins’
Assorted Homemade Desserts
Iced Tea  Lemonade  Coffee
Adults: $10  Children 4-10 $5   3 & under free
 
We invite the community to join us for an evening of great food, awesome entertainment, and opportunities to purchase homemade & handmade items, unique items, and various other sundry things. All monies raised are used for United Methodist missions around the world.

Message from the City

The second of a series of meetings of the Clearwater Strategic Planning Steering Committee was held on Thursday, August 18th. Led by Misty Bruckner of the Hugo Wall School at Wichita State University, the group reviewed what it felt like were influencing factors or trends that have shaped and will shape Clearwater in the next decade......

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Hay Bale Decorating Contest

Its that time of year again! Time to start planning for the 2016 Hay bale Contest. Each year a business adopts one of the Hay bales provided by the Clearwater Chamber. The business decorates the bales for Halloween. The bales are on display for all to see and voting for the best happens on Downtown Halloween night. If your business is interested in taking part in this fun event, please call 620-584-3366 or email chamber@sktc.net so we can make sure we order enough hay bales.

September Promotions

  • Xyience 16 oz - 2 for $3.33
  • Rockstar 16 oz - 2 for $3.33
  • Buy 2 slices of pizza and get a free 32 oz drink
  • Large Supreme pizza $13.99
  • Medium Supreme pizza $12.99
Casey's is open 24 hours and the kitchen never closes. They offer party sub and donut platters.

 

Begins Sept. 7th. Join the Fun!
Kids of the Kingdom is a midweek bible club for children in Kindergarten through Fifth grade held at the Clearwater United Methodist Church. It is open to all children of the community. We meet on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 5:30 pm. Children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade will be met at the Elementary West school and walk to the church with a leader.  Children in 4th and 5th grades may walk on their own from the CIC. We have a snack, sing songs, play games, explore Bible stories, watch movies, do science experiments, cooking and art. If you loved VBS then you will love Kids of the Kingdom! The children and their families are invited to stay to participate in a fellowship meal each week from 5:30-6:00 pm. Registrations are available at the United Methodist Church Office or online at clearwaterumc.com.

2016 Ducky Dash

This years annual Ducky Dash fundraiser will take place at Fall Festival on Saturday, September 17th at 2:00 pm. This event will take place at the creek that runs through City Park.
  • First Place Duck - $200
  • Last Place Duck - $100
  • Random Duck - $50
Ducks may be adopted at SKT, Homebank, Emprise, City Hall and Clearwater Family Practice. The Chamber will also have a booth at the Fall Festival. The cost to adopt is $5 per duck or 6 ducks for $25.
Thank you for your continued support of the Clearwater Chamber. 

Klausemeyer Dairy Farm & Pumpkin patch

Located just south of Wichita, Kansas
8135 South 119th West
Clearwater, Kansas 67026
We welcome field trips, groups, birthday parties Open to the public on the weekends of October $6.50 Weekday flat fee for a pumpkin of your choice out in the patch and absolutely no more charges!
We have tons for the kids to do! Some of the exciting adventures we have include the following:
  • Main event… The Pig Races! Come celebrate our emotional race with “Inside Out” Pick your favorite emotion to win. Will it be Joy, Anger, Fear or Sadness. Or our substitute, Disgust. Will Farmer Dave teach pigs to swim. Come help us “Find Nemo” cross the finish line.
  • Our milk-tacular milking demonstration
  • Go for a joy ride on a hay rack trailer
  • Pick out the nicest pumpkin on the vine in our glorious patch!
  • Our mighty big play ground, with fun adventures for kids of all ages to go through
  • Don’t forget to stop by the petting zoo area! Say hello to all of your favorite farms animals.
  • Additional activities: feed heifers, finding fossils, bouncing bar, round bale maze, sourgham maze, optional movie of educational milk products as well as a picnic area.
All events are covered with the cost of admission.

CHS 2016-2017 Yearbooks

Reserve your copy of the 2016-2017 yearbook by purchasing it online now for $40. Payments can be made with debit or credit cards. If you prefer to not use the online system, you can call the Yearbook Order Center toll free at 866-287-3096. The order center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Other options for placing an order are listed on our class website

Chamber needs Volunteers!

Are you looking for a way to volunteer and help out with a fun activity in your community? The Chamber is looking for some individuals to help with the 2016 Downtown Halloween. We will need people to help with a haunted house, serving of hot dog dinner, and working the parade. If you would be interested please call 620-584-3366 or email chamber@sktc.net
Our contact information is:
chamber@skc.net
You may also contact Pamela Riggs with information. 
Don't forget you can always go to the Chambers website to check a calendar of events or by clicking here.