Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast January 18, 2019

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast January 18, 2019

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Happy Friday!

Every Monday
Pratt Elks Lodge – 1103 W. Third Street
Early bird games begin at 6:30 and regular bingo starts at 7:00 pm.
Looking for a speaker for a group or organization?
Dr. Mark Green, Psychologist at Pratt Regional Medical Center is available to speak at any civic groups, business, organization, etc.  He can talk about a specific topic you have in mind or a more general behavioral health talk.  Contact Andie Dean at 620-450-1444 or to book Dr. Green for your next meeting. 
Skyline FFA Labor Auction & Appreciation Night
January 18 – 6:00 pm
Skyline Multi-purpose Area
Join the Skyline FFA for a soup supper and labor auction! If you are unable to attend but would still like to bid or have questions, call or text 620-770-0173.
St. Paul Lutheran Church – Men’s Club Pancake & Sausage Supper
Saturday, January 19 – 4:30 to 7:00 pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church. 5 ½ miles NE of Pratt on Hwy 61
The public is invited to join us for pancakes and sausage! Menu includes pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs, sausage, coffee, milk and juice all for a free will offering!
Walk with A Doc
Monday, January 21 – 6:00 pm
Blythe Family Fitness Center
Walk at your own pace and distance and learn about a current health topic from Dr. Eric Clarkson. No membership is needed to participate.
Beaver Backers Soup Supper & Wrestling Dual
Wednesday, January 23
Pratt Community College
Soup Supper in PCC Commons – 5:30 to 7:00 pm
PCC Wrestlers vs. Labette County in Dennis Lesh Arena– 7:00 pm
Admission to the wrestling dual and soup super start at $10 for adults, $7 for Senior Citizens, Students are $5 and children 6 and under are free with a paying adult. If you would just like to enjoy a bowl of soup, prices start at $7 for adults, $5 for Senior citizens and students are $3. To go containers will also be available.
Meet the Artist – Opening Reception
Friday, January 25 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Vernon Filley Art Museum
Please come enjoy refreshments at The Filley and Meet: Bob Benson, $10 for non-members.

Pratt Community Concert Association presents: “The Pianist and the Artist”
Sunday, January 27 – 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Pratt Community College – Carpenter Auditorium

An auction will be held immediately following the program for the 24″X36″ painting drawn during the performance, and for the composition written specially for Pratt Community Concert Association. John Hamm, Auctioneer, no credit cards, cash or check only on auction items. For more information contact Sheryl White at 620-672-1596 or
Annual Pancake & Sausage Feed – Pratt Optimist Club
Wednesday, February 6 – 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Pratt Community College Cafeteria

Join the Optimist Club for their annual pancake & sausage feed! Money raised will support their bicycle giveaway project. Call Mark at 620-546-3635 for tickets.

Glen McCaslin Concert Series presents the Emerald City Chorus
Saturday, February 9 – 7:00 pm
First United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall

Join us as we welcome the Emerald City Chorus, a Sweet Adelines group from Wichita. Coffee, tea and light desserts will be served. 
BTI 75th Anniversary
Wednesday, February 13 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
BTI – 18 NW 30th Street
Join BTI as they celebrate 75 years in business! There will be snacks and great freebies all day long and lunch will be served from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm! Go out and get registered today for the chance to win the use of a small tractor for one year!
Ascension Lutheran Church Trivia Night
Saturday, February 16 – Doors open at 6:30/Trivia begins at 7:00 pm
Pratt County 4-H Building
Get your team together now for the second annual Trivia Night hosted by Ascension Lutheran Church! Raffles, games and bonus rounds like “Where in Pratt” and “What jellybean flavor”. There will be a first place prize for the best decorated table! Registration is $200 for a team of 8 and includes table, drinks and light snacks. To get registered or have questions, contact Emma Chrismer at
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Sunday, February 17 – 11:00 am
Genesis Center – 123 N Oak
Let’s help send kids to camp by having a great meal together! Meal includes all you can eat spaghetti, bread, dessert and drink. Free will donations will be accepted.

Pratt Community College Performing Arts
2018/2019 Calendar
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
2019 Calendar of Events
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
Pratt Community College’s Club 62+
Spring 2019 Schedule
Tuesday, February 15 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dillon Lecture Series: Dr. Rick Rigsby
Please RSVP by February 5 – $10
Thursday, March 14 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hutchinson Cosmosphere – D-Day Normandy 1944
Please RSVP by March 1 – $10
Tuesday, April 16 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wichita Zoo
Please RSVP by April 1 – $10
Feel free to share this information with friends, neighbors, church members, and others in the community who may be interested in joining Club 62+. Our spring schedule can be found at or by contacting Susan Mayberry at 620-450-2184
Featured Job of the Week
Part-time Office Professional
K-State Research & Extension office is looking for an office professional. The Pratt County Extension Council is looking for a part-time office professional/bookkeeper. Basic accounting and computer skills working with word processing, data bases, and graphics software are required. Two years’ experience as a secretary along with knowledge of the Extension and 4-H programs desirable. Salary commensurate with experience and some benefits available. Applicants will be screened for interviews. An application packet can be picked up at the Extension Office, 824 W First in Pratt or call 620-672-6121 for more information. Application s are due no later than February 1, 2019. K-State Research & Extension-Pratt County is an equal employment and opportunity provider.
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What’s Happening @ Your Library – January 2019
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 Monday, January 21
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 24 – Electronic Petting Zoo
                        January 31 – Special Guest Jodi Drake K-State Research & Extension
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
            Adult Activities:
Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, January 22 – 7:00 pm
Educated by Tara Westover. Discussion led by Suzan Patton. Books are available for check out.
Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
South Gallery
Bob Benson Photography “Here and There: Color in Kansas and the World”
January 25 – April 13, 20109
October 5, 2018 – April 13, 2019
Thank you to our sponsors, Pratt Family Dental, Kincheloe’s, Uptown Café/Club D’est and Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay, and Haas Law Firm
40% of sales from this exhibit will be donated as a part of a fundraiser.
Meet the Artist – Opening Reception
Friday, January 25 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm
$10 for non-members
Please come enjoy refreshments at The Filley and Meet: Bob Benson
North Gallery
Ninnescah Art Exhibit
October 5, 2018 – April 13, 2019
This exhibition has been sponsored in part by Taylor Printing & Pratt Family Practice
Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: Mary Poppins Returns
Friday, January 18 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 19 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 20 @ 2:00 pm
Pratt Recreation
Looking for some fun family activities? Visit
Support our local student athletes!
For a complete list of sports & activities visit:

  • USD 382 – or
  • USD 438 –
  • Pratt Community College –

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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