Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast March 6, 2020









Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast March 6, 2020





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Happy Friday! 

Walk Kansas 2020 – An 8-week healthy lifestyle challenge
Gather your team of six people by March 13 and register online at www.walkkansas.org or by contacting Jodi Drake at the Pratt County K-State Research & Extension Office at 824 W First Street or by calling 620-672-6121. Program runs from March 15 – May 9.
 
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!
 
Bingo
Every Monday
Pratt Elks Lodge – 1103 W. Third Street
Early bird games begin at 6:30 and regular bingo starts at 7:00 pm.
 
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 6 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
 
Boots & Bling – It’s a Cowgirl Thing!
Gamma Beta ESA Sixth Annual Quartermania Jewelry Action
Saturday, March 7 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Pratt County 4-H Building
Put on your Boots and Bling and bring plenty of quarters to bid on fabulous pieces of jewelry and purses.
Tickets are $25 and available from any Gamma Beta member or can also be purchased at Hello Beautiful in Pratt. Your ticket includes 1 paddle to bid with, lunch, drinks, a fabulous dessert buffet, photo booth, and lots of girlfriend FUN!  Gamma Beta ESA Sorority sponsors this event each year as a fundraiser so that we can donate to philanthropic causes within our community.
 
Pratt Health & Rehab Blood Drive
Tuesday, March 10 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pratt Health & Rehab Conference Room – 1221 Larimer Street
Give blood and help save lives! Sign up today for your life saving appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or sign up online by visiting www.redcrossblood.org
 
Dairyland Donkey Basketball
Tuesday, March 10 – 7:00 pm
Skyline Schools – Big gym
Come out for an evening of side-splitting, family fun tournament action!! Students, faculty, and business members will be playing basketball on donkeys. Advanced tickets are available for $7.00 from any Skyline FFA member. Tickets at the door at $10.00. Half time donkey rides for elementary students. 
 
Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, March 11 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by the Hope Center.
 
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 13 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
 
Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at the Chapeau with the Pratt Area Humane Society
Sunday, March 15 – 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Chapeau – 701 N Main Street
Join us on for pizza tacos, green beer and live entertainment. All proceeds will be donated to the Pratt Area Humane Society.
 
Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, March 18 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by Presbyterian Church.
 
Pratt County Extension Master Gardeners Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, March 18 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Pratt County Fairgrounds 4-H Building
Join the Master Gardeners for a lively discussion of craft ideas for gourds. Vickie Fobes will share insights on how to preserve, prepare and decorate gourds. She will also bring several examples to educate and inspire. Please call the Extension Office at 620-672-6121 to RSVP for the meal and reserve your spot today! The fee for this exciting event is $10 and includes your lunch and a chance to win some fun door prizes.
 
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 20 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
 
Pilot Club of Pratt Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner
Monday, March 23 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Pratt Municipal Building
Join the Pilot Club as they host their annual Chicken Noodle dinner! Tickets are available by contacting any Pilot Club member or at the door. Tickets are $5.00 for 10 years of age and younger, $8.00 for adults. Carry out is available and additional chicken & noodles are $6.00 a container. There will also be bierocks for $25.00 a dozen.

Coffee with the Coaches
Wednesday, March 25 – 7:00 – 8:30 am 
Pratt Community College – Athletic Hall of Fame

Come out and have coffee with the spring sports coaches as they give us an update of their programs. 

Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, March 25 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by Sacred Heart
 
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 27 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
 
Tractor Safety Training
Saturday, March 28 – 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Pratt Community College
If you are 14 or 15 years old and planning to do farm work for someone other than a parent or legal guardian, you must take a Tractor Safety Course according to the U.S. Department of Labor requirements. The $40 registration fee includes lunch and is available to those who live in Barber, Kingman, Kiowa, Pratt and Stafford Counties. If you live outside the listed counties, the registration fee is $50 and $60 for anyone who registers after March 13. Contact your local Extension Office to register. This event is sponsored by Pratt Community College, BTI Pratt, Kincheloe’s and KanEquip
 
Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, April 1 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by Ascension Lutheran Church.
 
Lenten Luncheon
Friday, April 10 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by the Trinity Evangelical Church.
 


Upcoming Events:
April 25 – Open Range Gravel Race
May 1 – Pratt Community College Annual Scholarship Auction
May 1 – 2 – City of Pratt Fire Department Car Show, Cruise & Swap Meet
June 3 – 6 – Miss Kansas Pageant
July 11 – Sidewalk Sale & City Wide Garage Sale
July 22 – 25 – Pratt County Fair
 


Young Professionals of Pratt
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Brian Moore at
brian@prattlawyers.com or visit www.facebook.com/YPPKansas/
 
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
 


JOBS IN PRATT
Featured Job of the Week
Mechanic Needed
Trand, Inc.
How would you enjoy working on the largest hydraulic cranes in the country?
Trand, Inc. is now accepting resumes for full time mechanic, electrical & computer experience preferred. We are looking for someone interested in spending their career with our company. Must be able to relocate to Pratt, Kansas area. Trand, Inc. has an excellent benefits package that is worth an extra $8-9/hour (in addition to the regular wages) and includes premium health & dental insurance, life insurance, and many others.
If interested in becoming a part of our Trand family, you may apply in our office, or Email your resume to terry@trandinc.com, or by clicking the link below and uploading your resumé on our website under applications. Competitive wages, benefits, insurance and other benefits. Wages paid based on experience. Overtime is paid after 8 hours daily instead of based on a 40 hour week. Please call Terry with any questions between 7am and 6pm at 620-672-9495.
We look forward to meeting you!
https://www.trandinc.com/application
 
Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jobsinpratt
 


Pratt Community Concert Association
Concerts are held in Carpenter Auditorium at Pratt Community College
Shows begin at 7:00 pm unless noted
 
Sultans of String
Saturday, March 28
 
The Everly Set
Thursday, April 23
 
Season tickets are now on sale by contacting Misty Beck at mistyb@prattcc.edu
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 http://prattcc.edu/our-middle-name-community/club-62-senior-program
 


What’s Happening @ Your Library – March 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.
 
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 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
March 12 – Special Guest: Pam Martin, Kansas Wetlands Education Center
March 19 – Spring Break, no class
March 26 – LEGO Day
           
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.
 
DIY Prom: Saturday, March 7 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Come to the library & get everything you need to create a memorable Prom! There will be dresses with bedazzling & alteration assistance, tux rentals, jewelry, makeup & nail vendors as well as hair, makeup & nail tutorials. You’ll have a great time creating your flowers & they’ll be something you’ll be able to keep long after the night is through! You won’t want to miss this! Plan to attend with your friends, your date, your mom & whoever else you can think of!
 
Craft-N-Snack: Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 pm
We will be making St. Patrick’s Day dipped pretzel Shamrocks. The craft IS the snack! Parents please remember to pick up your child promptly at 8:00. 
 
Adult Activities
Books & Dames Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 24 – 6:00 pm
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott, discussion led by Suzan Patton. Books are available for check out.
 
Activities for all ages
Paint Night
Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 pm
Andrea Stitt will lead us as we paint a Celtic Tree. Supplies will be provided. $5 per person. Limit of 20 per class. You must sign up in advance & pay the $5 to reserve your spot. *please note that the start time is 6:00 pm instead of 7:00 pm.
 
Perler Beads
Wednesday, March 18, Thursday March 19 & Friday March 10
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Come to the Maker Zone to create with Perler Beads. They are fun for the whole family!
 


Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org
 
“A Western Perspective” by Lori Jones
January 24 – April 4, 2020
This exhibition is sponsored in part by: Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC; Legacy Bank; & Ninnescah Rural Electric Co-Op.
 
 
Lunch & Learn with Carol Long
Friday, March 6
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Bring your lunch and learn about Carol’s creative process with ceramics.


 
Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: The Call of the Wild
Showtimes:
Friday, March 6 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 7 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 8 @ 2:00 pm
www.prattbarron.org
 


Rolla Rena 
823 N Jackson 
Tuesdays – 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Fridays – 2:00 to 5:00 pm or 2:00 to 9:00 pm
Saturdays – Lil Rollers 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon
2:00 to 9:00 pm
Private Parties – Group Parties – Nerf War Parties and more. Like and follow our Facebook to keep up to date! 
https://www.facebook.com/rollarenaskatecenterpratt/
 


Pratt Recreation
Looking for some fun family activities? Visit 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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