Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast July 19, 2019

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast July 19, 2019

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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!
Kansasworks Mobile Workforce Center
Tuesday, July 23 – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Pratt Regional Medical Center – Near the ER entrance
This event is for those seeking jobs and businesses seeking employees! Job Seekers, receive assistance with registering on, resume assistance, online application assistance and more. Employers, receive assistance with posting your open positions, resume searches for the right applicant and more.
For more information call KansasWorks at 620-227-2149.
Pratt County Fair
July 24 – 27
Pratt County Fairgrounds
Fair memberships are now on sale from any 4-H’er, if you don’t happen to know one, call the Extension office at 620-672-6121 and they will help you find one!
Free Developmental Screenings – Ages Birth to 5 years old
Tuesday, July 30 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Pratt ACE Builiding – 401 S Hamilton Street
Areas screened will be motor, concepts, communication, social and self-help development, vision and hearing. Interested in Pre-School this fall? Then you NEED to come to this screening. The staff will assist you in the identification of any needs your child may have and in locating services to meet those needs. To schedule an appointment, please call Sandra at 620-672-7500 or you can email her at
Grand Opening for Sandi’s Sweet Surprises &
One Year Anniversary for John Patton Photography & Sandi’s Sweet Surprises
Thursday, August 1 – Open House from 12:30 to 5:30, Ribbon Cutting at 4:30
1219 E First Street
Join us as we welcome Sandi’s Sweet Surprises to the Chamber and also celebrate John Patton’s one year anniversary in his new location.
Sharefest 2019
Saturday, August 10 – 10:00 am
Lemon Park
.Backpacks with school supplies, shoes, haircuts, dental and eye checkups, family portraits, food, kids zone fun area, fire trucks, popcorn, sno-cones, and other community service organizations will be available. Sharefest is a collaborative effort of area churches, businesses, and organizations, within the Pratt community to provide a day of hope to our community and surrounding communities.
Pratt Elks Lodge #1451 9 Hole Golf Scramble
Saturday, August 17
Registration begins at 8:30 am – Shotgun Start at 9:00 am
Seidels Golf Course
$40 per player/4 players per team – Deadline to sign up is July 25
$100 Sponsorship – Sponsor flag at hole & business name on t-shirt – Deadline July 15
2019 Splash n’ Dash & Kid Zone – 5K and 1 Mile Run
Saturday, August 17
Skyline School – 20269 W Hwy 54
Come beat the heat with water balloons, sprinklers, hoses, and a 50′ slip n’ slide finish as you enjoy a fun-filled 5K or 1-mile Splash ‘n Dash race on the Skyline cross country course! All ages welcome! A RAFFLE will be held at the end of the races. Every participant who has registered will have 1 ticket on their race number to enter in the raffle. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased for $1.00 each the day of the race.
Upcoming Events
September 28 – Third Annual Oktoberfest – Information on sponsorships and tables will be available soon!
October 8 – Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala
October 18-20 – City of Preston Oktoberfest – Details coming soon!
Young Professionals of Pratt
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Brian Moore at or visit
Featured Job of the Week
Full Time Position
Equipment Operator
PRATT COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT is accepting applications for a full-time equipment operator. This position performs semi-skilled to skilled work in operating different types of construction and maintenance equipment. CDL required. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, vacation and sick leave. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. Applications can be picked up at the County Clerk’s Office or downloaded at . Applications must be returned to the Pratt County Clerk, P O Box 885, Pratt, KS 67124 or County Clerk’s Office, 2nd floor, courthouse. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Pratt County is an equal opportunity employer. Pratt County offers a tobacco free workplace. Reasonable accommodations will be made in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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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 –July 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
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 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
July 25 – LEGO Day
                        Summer Reading Program
Participants will be able to pick up reading charts and begin reading on Wednesday, May 22.
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
Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon
July 25 – Afternoon Smore’s Bar
Summer Reading Program
Participants will be able to register and begin reading on Wednesday, May 22.
Adult Activities
Summer Reading Program
Participants can register at the table in the front of the library. Completed slips for books read will be turned in there as well. There will be biweekly drawings as well as a grand prize drawing on July 31st.
Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, July 23 – 7:00 pm
Priscilla Greene will lead the group in discussing “Love Medicine” by Louise Erdrich. Books are available for checkout.
Activities for all Ages
Games for all ages
Every Wednesday 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Richard Robbins will lead this activity in the East Auditorium. There will be a diverse selection of tabletop games to choose from. Play some old favorites & learn some new ones!
Summer Maker Program
Participants can register at the table in the front of the library. They will receive a Maker Passport to have stamped as each project is completed. There will be weekly drawings as well as a grand prize drawing on July 31st.
Creating will take place during business hours @ the pace of the creator.
Movie Mondays
Mondays in July & August @ 7 pm
Beginning June 10th, we will be showing the Star Wars series in chronological order. Popcorn & water will be provided.
Summer Concert Series @ Woody’s
            Friday, July 19            7:00 pm – Boone Mendenhall
            Friday, July 26            7:00 pm – Audacious Pulse
Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
Filley National Invitational Biennale Art Show & Sale:
April 27th through July 20, 2019
This exhibition is sponsored in part by a grant from the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Grant funds were matched by Pratt County. This exhibition has also been sponsored in part by Peachey Insurance.
Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: Spiderman – Far From Home
Friday, July 19 & 26 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, July 20 & 27 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, July 21 & 28 @ 2:00 pm
Sponsored by KMMM Radio
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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