Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast January 17, 2020

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast January 17, 2020

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Happy Friday!

B-29 Museum is open on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Pratt Army Airfield – 82 Curran Road
Visit their website at 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!
Every Monday
Pratt Elks Lodge – 1103 W. Third Street
Early bird games begin at 6:30 and regular bingo starts at 7:00 pm.
Blood Drive
Tuesday, January 21 – 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
Pratt Community Center – 619 N Main
Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or login to to schedule your lifesaving appointment! Walk-ins are welcome, appointments are given priority.
Grant Writing Workshop
Wednesday, January 22 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Barber County K-State Research & Extension – 701 Iliff Street – Medicine Lodge
The workshop will cover sources of data for community needs, where to find grants, elements of a great grant proposal, and practicing the elements of a grant. Registration is $10 and a meal is included. For more information, contact the Barber County Extension Office at 620.886.3971 or
Pratt & Barber County – 2018 Farm Bill Meeting
Tuesday, January 28 – 9:00 to 10:30 am
Pratt Area 4-H Center – Pratt County Fairgrounds
Parenting Class
Saturdays, February 1 & 8
DCCCA – 501 S Ninnescah
Any justice involved parent or “soon to be” parents are eligible to attend. This class fulfills CPS and court mandated parenting class requirements. Please call 620-672-7546 to register or if you have questions. Cost is $100.00 and is not covered by insurance.
Birth and Beyond Class
Saturday, February 8 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Pratt Regional Medical Center
Birth and Beyond classes are for everyone!  This class is very important for first time mothers and partners and are also important to “experienced” moms to update and learn new information. For more info: Call Brenda Blankenship RN: Childbirth Education Coordinator (620) 450-1695 or email
Ascension Lutheran Adult Trivia Night!
Saturday, February 8 – 7:00 pm; Doors open at 6:30 pm
Pratt Area 4-H Center – Pratt County Fairgrounds
$200 entry fee per table of 8, fee includes soda, popcorn and other snacks. Outside food and beverages are welcome and encouraged. There will be prizes for the first place team, best decorated table, bonus questions and raffle drawings! Contact Emma Chrismer at for more information or to get your team signed up! Sponsorships are also available! To get a registration pack for trivia night please click this link ➡️
Soup Sippers
Tuesday, February 11 – 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Parkwood Village
We invite you to join us for a seminar on cardiovascular health and a sampling of our Chef’s delicious heart healthy soups. Try them all and take some home to enjoy later! Guest speaker, Susan Newby RDN, LD
Optimist Club Pancake Supper
Wednesday, February 19 – 4:00 to 7:00 pm
Pratt Community College Cafeteria

Join the Optimist for all you can eat pancakes and sausage! Tickets are $4 each or business special 10 for $35. Contact Steve Blankenship at or stop by the Chamber and pick your tickets today!
Master Gardener Spring Seminar
Saturday, February 22 – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Pratt Area 4-H Center – Pratt County Fairgrounds
In preparation for spring, the Pratt County Master Gardeners will be hosting a special Saturday morning seminar featuring Lenora Larson of Long Lips Farm near Paola, Kansas. Lenora channels her passion for plants and inner butterfly to combine science and entertainment. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn how to take your gardening to the next level. Registration is $15 and open to all. Please call the Pratt County Extension Office at 620-672-6121 for more information and to reserve your spot.

Young Professionals of Pratt
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Brian Moore at or visit
February 10 – 6:30 pm
Bingo at the Elks Lodge
March 3 – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn with Dr. Mike Calvert, President of Pratt Community College
PCC – Room 312 Lunch provided
April 16 – 5:30 pm
Adult Skate Night
Rolla Rena Skate Center
May 7 – 5:30 pm
YPP Speaker Series: Kimberly DeClue
Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce
June 14 – 4:00 pm
Summer BBQ & Potluck
Lemon Park

Featured Job of the Week
IT Technician
CDS/Radio Shack is looking for a full time IT Technician. Stop by the office located at 620 N. Main or call 620-672-1000 for more information or to apply.

Pratt Community Concert Association
Concerts are held in Carpenter Auditorium at Pratt Community College
Shows begin at 7:00 pm unless noted
Delano Jazz Orchestra
Sunday, February 9*
Show begins at 3:00 pm
Sultans of String
Saturday, March 28
The Everly Set
Thursday, April 23
Season tickets are now on sale by contacting Misty Beck at
Family Season Pass – $80.00
Adult Season Pass – $40.00
Student Only – $10.00
Day of Show – $15.00
This is an entertainment bargain as you can also use your Pratt Community Concert Series tickets at shows put on by Dodge City Community Concert, Community Concerts of Liberal and the Stanton County Area Concerts.

Pratt Community College Club 62+
For more information or to reserve your spot, contact Susan Mayberry at 620-450-2184 or visit
What’s Happening @ Your Library – January 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 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
Closed: Wednesday, January 1 & Monday, January 20
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
Elementary Activities – Kindergarten – Fourth Grade
K-4 Fun @ Your Library: Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
January 23 – Build Day
January 30 – Special Guest Jodi Drake, K-State Research & Extension Office
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
Tutoring: Library Director, Eric Scott Killough, is available to tutor elementary, high school and college aged students.
Adult Activities
Books & Dames Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, January 28 – 6:00 pm
Courting Mr. Lincoln by Louis Bayard. Discussion led by Suzan Patton. Books are currently available for check out.
Activities for All Ages
Paint Night
Tuesday, January 21 – 6:00 pm
Andrea Stitt will be leading us through painting a snowy church. All supplies provided for $5 per person. Limit of 20 people per class so sign up today at the Library!
Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
“A Western Perspective” by Lori Jones
January 24 – April 4, 2020
Meet the Artist Opening Reception Friday, January 24th from 6-8pm
Free for Members; $10 non-members
This exhibition is sponsored in part by: Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC; Legacy Bank; & Ninnescah Rural Electric Co-Op.
Lunch & Learn
Friday, February 7 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Featuring artist Lyn Fenwick
Free and Open to the Public
Bring your sack lunch and enjoy the presentation by a local artist!
Art classes are available
to sign up visit our website:

Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker
Friday, January 17 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 18 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 19 @ 2:00 pm
Coming Soon:
Little Women

Pratt Recreation
Looking for some fun family activities? Visit
If your business or organization has an event coming up, please email me at so I can include the details in our weekly E-Blast.

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