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August Newsletter #3
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 news.clearwater@gmail.com. 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 chamber@sktc.net

Light Up The Night

Clearwater Chamber of Commerce's 5th annual Glow Ball Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday September 21st, 2013. 
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 of glow ball,
1/2 Cart, 1 Glow Ball, and Dinner!
Additional Glow Balls can be purchased
There will be cash prizes, games, giveaways and raffles.
Sign your team up today as space is limited.

Ducky Dash 2013

A fundraiser to help support the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce who’s mission is:  Improving quality of life through business growth and prosperity.  Clearwater is a growing and thriving community because the businesses and individuals work together to make Clearwater a better place to live, work, and play. The race will take place at the Fall Fest on Saturday September 28th, at 2:00 pm. It will be at the City Park, near the shelter houses, in the creek. First place duck will win a $250, last place duck will win $25 gift card, and a random duck will be drawn, and will win a $25 gift card. Ducks may be adopted at SKT, Home Bank, Emprise Bank, City Hall, & Clearwater Family Practice. Also the Chamber of Commerce will have a booth set up at Fall Fest, and will sell ducks as well. The cost is $5 a duck, or 6 ducks for $25. For more information visit the Chamber website at www.clearwaterkschamber.com, or email at chamber@sktc.net, or call 620-584-3366.

Jam Session

Come join us Saturday September 7th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for our monthly Jam Session. We can always use new players. If you are musical talented feel free to bring an instrument and join in. You can also just come in and listen. This event is open to all ages and there is no cost. Just bring a snack.

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is coming to Clearwater!

GOTR is a self-esteem fitness program for 4th - 6th grade girls. GOTR Clearwater will meet on Monday AND Thursday from 3:15 – 4:45. Sessions begin the week of September 2 and will end with the 5k event on Sunday, November 17. A mandatory parent meeting for all registered girls and their parents will be held on Thursday, August 29th at 7 pm at CMS auditorium.

Chamber Windchimes

These are the beautiful wind chimes made with the Clearwater, KS ornaments from years past. Thank you to Kay Sands for making them into gorgeous wind chimes. These are for sale at Farm Bureau Insurance at 130 E Ross in Clearwater.

Cancun Mexican Grill

Cancun Mexican Grill would like to announce for our community that every Wednesday we have Seniors special menu with more than 5 dishes to chose from all costing $3.99.

Community Fish Fry

It is that time of year again for our annual Catfish Fry! It will be held on Saturday August 31st, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Cost is $6 for adults & $4 for children. Money raised will go to help support the Clearwater Senior Community Center. We will be drawing for the quilt winner at this event. We will also have entertainment from the quartet "Four The Cross." Come out and enjoy a good time with friends. If you have any questions you can call the Center at 620-584-2332

Ladies Luncheon

A reminder that the First Baptist Church's monthly Ladies Luncheon takes place on the first Friday of every month. The next one will be Friday September 6th, from 11am - 2pm. This event is open to ALL ladies in the community, not just church members. If you have any questions please contact Trish at 620-584-2058.

Food Handler's Class

Food handler cards are required for all persons working or volunteering in a food service establishment in Kansas. The Clearwater Community & Senior Center will be offering this class to everyone in town who may need to obtain their Food Handlers card. There is no charge they just ask for donation to make up for the cost of what they are paying to bring in a teacher. They are trying to find if there is a need for this before it gets scheduled. If you are interested in taking this class please call the Center at 620-584-2332.

Knitting Group Project

Are you an experienced knitter or have you never touched knitting needles before? The Clearwater Senior Community Center is offering a knitting class/group for beginners to advanced knitters. The group meets Fridays at 2:00 pm and is open to all ages. The group is going to be starting a project. They will be making lap blankets for the residents at the Clearwater Nursing Home. If you are interested in participating and helping to pay it forward please contact the Center at 620-584-2332 or just show up on a Friday.

Kids of the Kingdom

The Clearwater United Methodist Church will again be offering a free midweek program for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. It will meet Wednesdays between 3:00 pm and 5:25 pm from September 4th through April 30th. The children will be served a snack, sing songs, play games, explore Bible stories, and participate in crafts and mission projects. The children and their families are also invited to participate in a fellowship meal each week from 5:30-6:00 pm. Enrollment is open now and space is limited. Registration forms are available in the church office, 130 N 1st St, or on the church website www.clearwaterumc.com For more information please call 620-584-2456.

Igniting our souls with the fire of God's Word!

First Baptist Church of Clearwater is proud to announce that they will be offering the "Ignite" program on Wednesday August 28th and Sunday September 1st. Speakers will include Wil Rice IV - Evangelist and President of Bill Rice Ranch Ministries. Larry Olsen 0 Pastor of Heritage Baptist Church is Wichita. Mark Spence - Dean of "The Way of the Master School of Biblical Evangelism." Wednesday August 28th a meal will be served at 6:00 pm and all are welcome. The program will begin at 6:30 pm. On Sunday September 1st the program will begin at 11:00 am. For more information contact the church at 620-584-2058.
 
Our contact information is:
news.clearwater@gmail.com. You may also contact anyone of our members with information. Pamela Riggs, Crystal Walters, Rachel Bell, Elaine Webb & Michelle Snell.