Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast December 4, 2020









Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast December 4, 2020





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Happy Friday! 

Due to the uptick in COVID numbers in Pratt, the Chamber will be closed to walk-ins and Kim will be working from home. If you need to order Chamber Bucks or get ahold of the Chamber please email info@prattkansas.org   Please continue to wear your masks, social distance when possible and wash your hands frequently. Let’s all do our part to keep our community healthy!
 
The 2020 Holiday Shopping Guides are now available! You can pick yours up at any of the following locations or you can find it online by visiting https://www.flipsnack.com/raraink/2020-holiday-guide-final/full-view.html  Joni’s Stitch by Stitch, Memories, Simply Southwest, T&W Meats, Vernon Filley Art Museum, Busy B Bakery, Pratt Family Dental, Hello Beautiful, Sue’s Ultimate Embroidery, Signature Style, The Flower Shoppe, Turquoise Ranch, CDS/Radio Shack, The Store Next Door, Pratt Glass and Balloons and More.
 
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!
 
Rudolph Run 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, December 5 – 6:00 pm
Dickerson Field in Lemon Park
Come enjoy the Christmas lights and run/walk through Lemon & Sixth Street parks! Pre-register by November 20 for $25 and receive a race shirt. You can also register on race day but you are not guaranteed a race shire. The race will begin and end in Dickerson Field and race packets can be picked up at the registration table beginning at 5:15 pm that evening. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female 13 and older & top male and female 12 and under. Contact Ludi Egging at ludi79@yahoo.ocm or 620-388-1237 if you have questions.
 
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at First American Title
Thursday, December 10
First American Tittle – 214 S Main Street
 
Light Up Pratt Contest
Sign up now for your chance to win Chamber Bucks for the best decorated house in Pratt. We will also be awarding a business for best decorations. For more information or to sign up, email info@prattkansas.org.
 


 
Young Professionals of Pratt
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Tanna Fanshier at
Tanna.Fanshier@KS.GOV or visit www.facebook.com/YPPKansas/
 
Stay tuned for the upcoming 2021 Schedule of Events


JOBS IN PRATT
Featured Job of the Week
Receiving Pit Operator
Scoular Company

Scoular Pratt is looking to add a receiving pit operator to the team! Duties include dumping/loading trucks, loading trains, typical housekeeping and maintenance of a grain elevator. No prior grain handling experience is necessary. The Scoular Company, one of the largest supply chain companies in North America, offers a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration please stop by our Pratt Facility to fill out an application The Scoular Company Pratt Facility, 10333 NE 30th Street Pratt, Kansas 67124. If you have any questions please contact: Matt Westhusin at (620)-933-2440
 
Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/jobsinpratt
 


What’s Happening @ Your Library –December 2020
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.
 
Please notice that we have new procedures in the library. There are signs posted all over the library to inform you of these changes. Things are different.
Please be patient with us as we transition into a new normal.
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 3:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Closed on Sundays
Closed the 24th & 25th for Christmas
Closing at 5:00 pm on the 31st and January 1, 2021
Appointments can be made for private browsing by emailing staff@prattpubliclibrary.org.
Please notice that we have new procedures in the library. There is limited access. Things are different. Please be patient with us as we do our best to continue to offer you great service & programs.

Preschool Activities:
 Virtual Story Time – every Thursday at 10:00 am
Join Miss Lea Ann on Facebook, Instagram YouTube and Pinterest as she sings & reads. Each child who watches will be able to mark a circle on their reading chart.
 
Kindergarten – 4th Grade Activities:
The Thursday after-school program will look a little different this year, instead of meeting at the library and doing an activity, we will have a take & make craft or activity. If you aren’t able to make it to pick up your kit or miss a week, no problem, kits will be available until they are all gone .
December 10 – Christmas Lights BINGO
December 17 – Pinecone Snow Owls
 
Fifth – Twelfth Grade Activities:
The Teen Zone is open.
The computers, gaming systems & iPads are available for use. Masks & social distancing is required.
 
Activities for All Ages:
Read for Charity
November 1 – December 15
Every 1,000 pages read = $10 donation to the Angel Tree Program by our business sponsors, The People’s Bank, Stanion Wholesale Electric, Southwest Truck Parts Inc.& Main Street Dental. Enroll @ the library, keep track of your page numbers then turn into the library.
Adopt-a-Senior
Between now & December 21st you have an opportunity to purchase gifts for residents @ Pratt Health & Rehab.
1. Choose a tag from the ChristmasTree in the library.
2. Purchase the item(s) listed.
 
3. Wrap the gift & attach the tag to it.
4. Return the gift to the library by December 21st.
 
FREE Tuturing:
With school starting up again, whether in person or online, you may just need some extra help. We have a team of people ready, willing & able to tutor! Elementary, Middle School, High School or College. No matter the age or grade. Free tutoring is offered to everyone! Talk to Eric Scott Killough today & set up a time for tutoring!


Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org
Please call ahead to schedule a time to visit the Gift Shoppe and Holiday Exhibit. (620) 933-2787. If you visit spontaneously, we will be happy to admit you if the Art Museum is empty. Order online or call for curbside pickup!
Limit to 5 customers in the facility at a time
Social distancing will be maintained by anyone entering the museum, masks will be encouraged
Items in the gift shop will be handled by staff only and doors will be propped open wherever possible to avoid touching surfaces
Orders from the gift shop and galleries will still be available online and for curbside pickup, in addition to in-person at the museum!
 
Filley Festival of Trees & Decorations:
A free Exhibit for our community
Exhibit runs November 17th, 2020 through January 9th 2021
 
Ninnescah Art Exhibit
Saturday, January 30th through, April 10th 2021
Call for Entries is now open!
 
ELIGIBILITY: All artists presently living in Kansas are invited to enter.
Reception, judging, and presentation of Best of Show award: Sat. January 30, 2021 at 6pm Entry fee of $20 must be received prior to October 29, 2020 for your application to be marked complete.
 
Follow this link for details and to begin the entry process:
http://www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org/call-for-entries/


 
Movie @ The Barron
During this time, each Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, the Barron will be offering curbside service of your favorite popcorn, drink, caramel popcorn, cotton candy, candy & pickles. Orders can be placed by pulling into the yellow lined area at the front of the theater or by calling or texting 620-388-5236. For shorter wait times, you may preorder and giving an estimated time of arrival.
 
Please visit their Facebook or Website to see the CDC guidelines for theaters.
 
The Croads – A New Age
Friday, December 4 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 5 Closed for Halloween
Sunday, December 6 @ 2:00 pm
 
To sponsor a movie or host an event at The Barron, please contact Sheryl White 620-672-1596.
 
www.prattbarron.org
 


Pratt Recreation
Activities are starting to open so check out their Facebook and Webpage.
https://www.facebook.com/PrattRecreation/
http://www.prattrecreation.com/
 


 
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.

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