PRATT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE E-BLAST SEPTEMBER 14, 2018









PRATT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE E-BLAST SEPTEMBER 14, 2018





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Happy Friday!

Wednesday night at the Market!
The Farmers’ Market has started a night market! Join them on Wednesday evenings August 15 through October 31. 5:00 pm – ?
 
B-29 Museum is open on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Pratt Army Airfield – 82 Curran Road
Visit their website at www.prairiebombers.org for more information. If you would like to visit the museum at another time call 672-8321, 672-2444 or 620-797-2919 to schedule an appointment!
 
Extension Master Gardener Training
February 6, 2019 – March 27, 2019
Training will be a 8 week long class with a workshop each Wednesday. Registration will be $80 for anyone who signs up before October 1, 2018 and $100 for anyone to sign up after that date. Lots to learn, Basic Botany, Soils, Entomology. Vegetable Garden, Turfgrass, Indoor Gardening, Pesticide Use and much more.Contact the Pratt Extension office 620-672-6121 for more information.
 
Benefit Lunch for Brady Seidel
Saturday September 15 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Trinity Smoke House – 1219 E First Street
Brady is the Youth Pastor at the Reach Church. His home was a total loss in the recent flood. Please come out to support a local citizen in need and enjoy a delicious meal.
 
Pratt County Extension Master Gardeners’ Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, September 19 – 12:00 Noon
Pratt County 4-H Building
Join the Master Gardeners’ as they welcome guest speaker, Dr. Jason Griffin, who will be talking about what trees are best suited to Pratt county. If you are interested in attending, please call the Extension Office at 620-672-6121 to reserve your spot. The registration fee is $10 and includes a light lunch and a chance to win a door prize!

Beavers on the Bricks
Student Athlete Meet & Greet
September 20 – 6-8:30 pm
Merchant Park
Music, yard games, concessions – ½ off appetizers at Woody’s when purchasing an entrée plus raffle ticket with purchase. Barron Theater concessions open.

 
Leadership Cares 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, September 22 – Registration 8:00-8:45 am; Race at 9:00 am
Lemon Park
Help us support our local schools! Proceeds will go to both Pratt USD 382 and Skyline USD 438 to help support educators and students and enable them to purchase necessary supplies and essentials for the school year. Registration forms will be available at the Chamber soon, stay tuned for details!
 
Out of Reach – Documentary
Sunday, September 30 – 2:00 pm
Barron Theater
Free showing of a short film documentary about a rising high school senior who sets out to uncover the growing problem of teens abusing prescription medicine in his hometown.
Followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
 
2nd Annual Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 22 – 5:00 to 10:00 pm
Green Sports Complex
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate and are available by visiting Edward Jones  on the corner of Fourth & Main; Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC located at 1320 E. First Street, or the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce located at 211 S. Main Street. Commemorative 35 oz beer steins are also available at those locations and are $25 while supplies last. To keep up to date with the latest Oktoberfest news visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PrattOktoberfest/posts/892274894312323
 
Pratt High Class of ’91 Scholarship 5K Fun Run or 1 Mile Walk
Saturday, October 6 at 9:00 am
Lemon Park
Race begins and ends at Lemon Park. Race packets can be picked up starting at 8:30 am and will include t-shirt, race number and map. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 racers in Women’s, Men’s and Kids 12 & Under. Early Bird fees are available until Sept. 14th, 5K $25, 1 Mile Walk, $20 and guarantee a t-shirt. After Sept. 14, fees will be $30 for the 5K and $25 1 Mile Walk, t-shirts will be on a first come basis. Registration forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce or by contacting Lisa Morelan at 718 S. Iuka Street.
 
Community Shred Day
Saturday October 13 – 9:00 am to Noon
Credit Union of America 120 W Second
Bring the confidential papers you want shredded for free (limit 4 boxes). Sponsored by Credit Union of America.
 
Volunteers Needed for Christmas Lights set up
Saturday, November 3 – 1:00 pm
Lemon Park
Help create the magic of Lemon Park Lights! Dress warm, bring your friends and enjoy a day in Lemon Park!
 
Save the Date!
Saturday, September 22 – Oktoberfest
Thursday, October 4 – Pratt Area Chamber Annual Gala
Friday, October 5 – Saturday, October 6 – 2nd Annual Big Rig Truck Show
Thursday, October 11 – Ladies Night Out
Saturday, October 20 – Skyline Schools 2nd Annual “Thunderbirds on the Praire” Car Show
Wednesday, October 31 – Trail of Treats, Trick or Treat Trail & KDWPT event
Tuesday, November 6 – Election Day
Saturday, November 17 – Christmas in the Park
 
Pratt Community College Performing Arts
2018/2019 Calendar
September 23 @ 2:30 pm – Department Showcase
October 12 & 13 @ 7:30 pm – A Night on Broadway 
October 22 @7:30 pm – Choral Concert
November 11 @ 2:30 pm – USO Show
December 7 & 8 @ 7:30 pm & December 9 @ 2:30 pm – A Christmas Carol
February 10 @ 6:30 pm – Valentine Dinner & Show $15 per person
March 8 & 9 @ 7:30 pm – The Addams Family
April 28 @ 2:30 pm – Finale Show
May 3 & 4 @ 7:30 pm – Spring Play (TBD)

Young Professionals of Pratt
2018/2019 Calendar of Events
September 17 – YPP Speaker Series – “Leadership v. Authority”
September 22 – Oktoberfest
October 18 – Social Hour at Woody’s Sports Bar & Grill
November 19 – YPP Speaker Series – “So You Want to Run a Business”
December 18 – Christmas Mixer at the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce
January 21 – Bi-Annual Business Meeting & YPP Speaker Series “Let’s Talk Lawyers”
February 19 – Social Hour at Legend’s Pub & Grill
March 18 – “Your Personal Brand Workshop”
April 18 – Executive Committee Elections & General Information Meeting
May 20 – YPP Speaker Series “When Women Lead”
June 18 – Social Hour at Woody’s Sports Bar & Grill
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Scott Goodheart at
620-450-2000 or visit www.facebook.com/YPPKansas/
                       
 
Calling all Chiefs Fans!!
Discounted Chiefs tickets are available for purchase and will help raise money for PCC Athletics!
Each ticket is $33.50 and $10 from each ticket purchased will go to PCC Athletics.
Available Games:
Sunday, October 7: Jacksonville Jaguars – Game at 12:00 Noon
Sunday, October 21: Cincinnati Bengals – Game at 12:00 Noon
Sunday, November 11: Arizona Cardinals – Game at 12:00 Noon
To Purchase: Go to the link below, choose as many games as you would like to attend. Enter the promo code: PCCBEAVER. For each ticket sold $10 will go to PCC Athletics! http://www.chiefs.com/ticketfundraiser/
*Seat locations for these discounted tickets will be on a first come, first served basis; within the guidelines their program has set.
*Tickets are only available electronically.
*Once a person(s) purchases from this link, they will be provided a confirmation email with a shareable link to have family and friends sit next to them (based on availability). If the next person buys from the shareable link, $10 from their ticket sales will also go towards PCC Athletics.
 
 
JOBS IN PRATT
Don’t forget Chamber Members, you receive a free listing on our website JobsinPratt.com and on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/jobsinpratt/
 
What’s Happening @ Your Library – September 2018
Have tech questions? The Pratt Public Library can help. If you need help with your computer, e-reader, tablet, etc. call 620-672-3041 or email staff@prattpubliclibrary.org to set up an appointment or text your questions to 620-263-0182.
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed on Sundays
 
Annual Book Sale
Monday, August 6 – Friday, August 11
Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Preschool Activities
Story Time: Thursdays 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
For children 3-5 years old, parents are welcome to stay if they would like
 
Toddler Time: Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:20 a.m.
For children 2 & under and an adult who loves them
 
Special Event: Friday, September 28 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
We will be showing the Daniel Tiger Movie “Won’t You Be Our Neighbor”.
Please sign up at the Library to reserve your spot!
 
Elementary Activities – Kindergarten – Fourth Grade
K-4 Fun @ Your Library: Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
September 20 – Electronic Petting Zoo
September 27 – Special Guest: Myron Marcotte from Stratica
           
Teen Zone – Fifth – Twelfth Grades
Books, graphic novels, audio books, gaming systems, laptops, & crafts always available. iPads, available by request.
Monday-Thursday 10:00a.m.- 6:30 pm
Friday & Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
 
Movie Night – Friday, September 14 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Please sign up in the Teen Zone
           
            Adult Activities:
                        Paint Your Pet –Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7:00 pm
Andrea Stitt will be leading us as we paint a pet portrait. The cost of the class is $5 and you must sign up in advance. For more information, please contact the library or look up the event on our Facebook page.
 
Book Discussion Group – Tuesday, September 25 at 7:00 pm
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. The discussion will be lead by Valerie Brown-Kuchera, she coordinates seminars and conferences for the Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center. The book will be available for checkout on August 29th!
 
Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org
 
Permanent Collection Showcase
North Gallery
Saturday, March 24 – Saturday, September 29
This exhibition highlights pastels and photographs from the Dr. Vernon & Emily “Mimi” Filley Permanent Collection. The exhibition also features new works of art that were recently donated to the museum permanent collection. Several of these pieces have not yet been on display at the museum. The 7 newly accessioned works include: A Lithograph by R.C. Gorman that was donated to the museum in 2017 by Dr. James and Mary Ann Van Blaricum; a bronze sculpture by George Lundeen that was donated to the museum in 2017 by Pratt Glass (LeRoy and Susan Jones); a ceramic vase and bowl by Carol Long that was donated to the museum in 2016 by the Larrison Family and Dough Brehm; a bronze sculpture by Tim Joseph commissioned and donated to the museum by The Shinkle Family in 2015; a spirited gear sculpture by Luis Perez-Aguayo that was donated to the museum in 2018 by Dale Withers; and the Courtyard Iron Gates by Dustin Sypher, which were commissioned and donated to the museum in 2014 by Doug & Kay Knight.
 
Earth To Table Pottery by Marsha Shrack
South Gallery
Friday, August 3 – Saturday, November 3
Celebration of Growing, Preparing and Serving.
 
Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: Beautifully Broken
Showtimes:
Friday, September 14 & Saturday, September 15 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 pm
A refugee’s escape, a prisoner’s promise, and a daughter’s painful secret converge. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe

Pratt Recreation
Looking for some fun family activities? Visit http://www.prattrecreation.com/
 
Support our local student athletes!
For a complete list of sports & activities visit:

  • USD 382 – usd382.com or centralkansasleague.org
  • USD 438 – Skylineschools.org
  • Pratt Community College – prattcc.edu

Club 62 Summer and Fall Schedule
Hutchinson Cosmosphere – September 18
Dodge City Casino – October 23
Dillon Lecture Series Doreen Walsh – November 6
For more information on times and fees, call Susan at 620-450-2184 or email SusanM@prattcc.edu
 
If your business or organization has an event coming up, please email me at info@prattkansas.org so I can include the details in our weekly E-Blast.
https://www.facebook.com/PrattAreaChamberofCommerce/
 
www.prattkansas.org
 

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