January Newsletter #2
Clearwater Communications

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Chamber Annual Chili Feed

The community is invited to the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce's Annual Chili Feed. It will take place on Friday, February 7th, during the game at the Clearwater High School Concession Stands. The funds raised will go towards a scholarship to a deserving Clearwater High School Senior. Please come out and join us.

Decals For Sale

The Clearwater PowerUps are selling these window decals as a fundraiser for their organization. The cost is $5 per decal. If you are interested please email

Spaghetti Benefit Dinner

Karter Jay Gardenhire was born on August 16, 2011 with spina bifida. Karter has already overcome obstacles, and we know he will face many more as the years come. The Spaghetti Benefit Dinner will be Saturday, February 22nd, at 5:30 pm at the St. Joseph Hall in Conway Springs. All proceeds will go towards a Rabbit Walker for Karter. Karter is a courageous and spunky little boy! Please come out to meet him on February 22nd. We will be taking donations to help with food. If you would like to send a donation please contact Chelsea Gardenhire at 316-789-3895, or Jeannie Perkins through Facebook or 316-304-8935, or Michelle Hennes at 316-573-2033. We are also looking for people to bake desserts for the dinner. Thank you in advance for all your support. Hope to see you all at the dinner. Click here for the invitation on Facebook.

Chili & Chicken Noodle Feed

This is a benefit dinner for Dave Gannaway.
Hosted by the class of 1987.
Held at the Clearwater First Baptist Church
Saturday, February 8th, starting at 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
No ONE Fights Alone!
A Community comes together united as one!

Help Needed with Chili Feed

We are fast approaching this years Chamber of Commerce Chili Feed and we need your help! This annual event funds the scholarship given to a Clearwater High School Senior. The fundraiser is being held on Friday, February 7, 2014. This is the same night as Winter Royalty.
We are looking for donations of supply items, food (see attached list), and people to work the event. If you can help in any way, please contact Kris Misak at 584-3300 or Tricia Miles at 584-5000. Thank you!
Work Schedule click
Items needed click here.

PowerUp Chili Cook-Off

PowerUps are a group of individuals who choose to live "rural by choice!" Recently a PowerUp group has started in Clearwater. It has been decided that one of the main goals is to make everyone in the community feel welcome, and let them know they have a place. They will be hosting their first ever event on Saturday, January 25th, 2014 at 6:00pm. It will be held at the Clearwater Elementary West building. It will be a chili cook-off. There will be lots of prizes and plenty of food. If you are interested in entering this contest we would like to hear from you. Please email or message us on Facebook. This event is open to everyone in the community! You can also find all the forms by clicking here. 1st place $75.00, 2nd place $50.00, and Best looking $25.00

2014 Super Bowl Breakfast Webcast

Saturday, February 1st, at 7 am.
Come enjoy breakfast while watching the webcast of the 2014 Super Bowl Breakfast. See the Bart Starr Award presentation emceed by George Martin and Eric Matexas. Hear the testimonies of special guests including Bart Starr, Justin Tuck, Brent Jones, David Tyree, and more.
Also, learn more about whats happening in men's ministry, not only at First Baptist but in the community as well. For example, a new Men's Bible Study will be starting at FBC on February 10th.
Come to breakfast and learn more about when, where, and what!

Lions Club Pancake Feed

Come out and help support the Clearwater Lions Club. They will be hosting their annual pancake feed on Saturday, January 25th, from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Our contact information is: You may also contact anyone of our members with information. Pamela Riggs, Crystal Walters, Rachel Bell, Elaine Webb & Michelle Snell.
Don't forget you can always go to the Chambers website to check a calendar of events or by clicking here.