Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast March 9, 2018

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast March 9, 2018

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Happy Friday!


Pratt Regional Medical Center & Pratt County Health Department
Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
By taking a few minutes to complete these questions, you will help us identify the most important health needs in our community.
Pratt Farmers’ Market
Applications and Guidelines for the 2018 Season are now available at the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce, the Peoples Bank, Pratt Public Library and the K-State Research and Extension Office.
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, food options available!
Grief Support Group
Second Monday of each month
Hilltop Manor – 403 S. Valley Street, Cunningham
There is no registration fee. If you would like more information about the meetings, visit their Facebook page at
Greg Orman – 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate
Friday, March 9 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
N’Cahoot’s Coffee & Shoppe – 210 S. Main Street.
Mr. Orman is running as an Independent, to learn more about him and his vision for Kansas come chat with him in person or visit his website
N’Cahoot’s lunch specials on Friday: Cheeseburger chowder in a bread bowl $6.99, Cuban sandwich or a grilled 4 cheeses sandwich served with chips $6.99, breakfast is served all day.
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 9 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Friday, March 9 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 10 – Dinner Theatre at 6:00 pm; Show at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 11 – 2:30 pm
To RSVP call 450-2212. Admission is $5, $15 for Dinner/show combos. For more information contact Misty at
Indoor Winter Market
Saturday, March 10 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Pratt Community Center – 619 N. Main Street
Jams, jellies, crocheted items, home base businesses and more! Coffee & goodies served by N’Cahoots Coffee & Shoppe
Spring Ahead! Don’t forget to set your clocks 1 hour ahead!
Sunday, March 11! Don’t forget to check and change the batteries in your smoke detectors as well!
Sweet Adelines Soup Supper
Monday, March 12 – Doors open at 5:30 pm
Pratt Community Center – 619 N. Main Street
Join us for chili, veggie or chicken noodle soup and homemade pie! Donations accepted.
Mater Gardeners Class
Wednesday, March 14 – 12:00 Noon
Pratt County 4-H Building
Join the Master Gardeners as they welcome Kathy Bagwell for a class on shade perennials and hostas. Bring your clippers and loppers to the class and have them sharpened for you! Fee for the class is $10 and lunch will be provided. Call the Pratt County Extension Office at 672-6121 to reserve your seat!
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 16 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
Keep Calm and Go Bald!
Pratt City Fire Annual Pancake Feed
Saturday, March 17 – 4:00 pm
Pratt Municipal Building
The pancake & sausage feed begins at 4:00 pm followed by head shaving at 4:30 along with live entertainment! Guests can register with a $10 donation at the event to have their heads shaved as well. All donations go directly to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry – LAST ONE!
Friday, March 23 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
Coffee with Representative Greg Lewis & Senator Mary Jo Taylor
Saturday, March 24 – 8:00 to 10:00 am
Parrish Café – Corner of Fourth & Jackson
Join us at the Parrish Café as we welcome Representative Lewis & Senator Taylor to Pratt for updates on what’s happening in Topeka. Free coffee will be available and Christy will have her yummy breakfast options for purchase.
Pilot Club Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner
Monday, March 26 – 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Pratt Municipal Building
Tickets are $5 for children 12 and under, $7 for adults and $6 for 3 cups of chicken & noodles to go! Tickets are available from any Pilot Club member or at the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce.
Retirement Open House for Tom Jones
Friday, March 30 – 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Cooper Tire of Pratt – 1202 E. First Street
After 40 years in the tire business, Tom has decided to go fishin’ instead of wishin’! Join Cooper Tire as they wish Tom a great retirement by either stopping by or sending Tom a card. Refreshments will be served.
Spring Photography Workshops
Saturday, April 7 – Meet your Camera & Making your Image
Saturday, April 14 – Photoshop for Photographers & More Fun with Photoshop
For more information and to sign up visit:
Miss America Serves Day
5K Glow Run with Miranda Flemming Miss Butler County 2018
Saturday, April 7
Lemon Park
Registration starts at 6:30 pm, race begins at 7:30 pm. Cost is $16 before March 24 and $20 afterwards. All proceeds will go to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For more information visit the Facebook page:
Judgement House presents: 59 Minutes
Saturday, April 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Sunday, April 8 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30  to 9:30 pm
First Christian Church – 123 N. Ninnescah
Take the tour and see how real life choices and real life consequences impact the last 59 minutes of a person’s life. For tour reservations or to be a part of the show, contact John Ford at 620-388-5998.
“What Works” – Free Workshop for Artists of all disciplines
Thursday, April 12 – 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Vernon Filley Art Museum
THIS IS A FREE WORKSHOP for Writers, Musicians, Film Makers, Artists of all Disciplines are Welcome.
Free Developmental Screenings – Birth to 5 years old
Friday, April 13 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Pratt Ace Building – 401 S. Hamilton Street
 Areas screened will be motor, concepts, communication, social and self-help development, vision and hearing. If you are interested in enrolling your child in preschool this fall, you child needs to attend! 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 your appointment, call 672-7500. Sponsored by South Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative, Arrowhead West Inc, Horizons Mental Health, Pratt County Health Department, USD 382 and USD 438.
Indoor Winter Market
Saturday, April 14 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Pratt Community Center – 619 N. Main Street
Jams, jellies, crocheted items, home base businesses and more! Coffee & goodies served by N’Cahoots Coffee & Shoppe
Pratt Community College Annual Duck Race
Thursday, April 19 at 6:00 pm
Jack Ewing Park
First place wins $1,000! Ducks are available for purchase until 5:30 pm, day of the race! $10 for 1 duck, $20 for 3! The first 100 people at the park will receive an extra duck FREE!! Call the PCC Athletic Office at 620-450-2155 or email to get your ducks today!
Walk for Hope 5K and 1 Mile Fun Walk hosted by
South Central Kansas Special Education Cooperation
Saturday, May 5 – Race begins at 9:00 am
Pratt High School Track
It’s a community race for all ages! Kids 12 and Under – $10; Adults – $15; 4 Member Team – $50
For more information, call the SCKSEC Office at 620-672-7500 or email
Pratt Community College Club 62+
Spring 2018 Schedule
Friday, March 9 – PCC Performing Arts Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Tuesday, March 13 – Chisholm Trail
Tuesday, April 19 – 4-H Extension Demonstration
In addition to great programs exclusively for our members, such as casino trips, special speakers and murder mysteries, people 62 years young or older may receive a discount card entitling them to one half price admission to college athletic events, tuiton scholarships for all college courses, free admission to college cultural events. For more information visit or contact Susan Mayberry at 620-450-2184.

Don’t forget Chamber Members, you receive a free listing on our website and on our Facebook page

What’s Happening @ Your Library –March 2018
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: Mondays & Thursdays from 10:00 -10:45 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 – 4:45 p.m.
March 15 – Rainbow Paper Craft
March 22 – No Class – Spring Break
March 29 – Special Guest
Teen Activities – Fifth – Twelfth Grades
Teen Zone: Open Monday-Thursday 10:00a.m.-6:30p.m, Friday & Saturday 10:00a.m.-5:30p.m.
Books, graphic novels, audio books, gaming systems, laptops, & crafts always available. iPads, available by request.
Craft Bar:
Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday supplies will be set out on the bar in the Teen Zone to create with
Teen Activities:
March 13 – Getting to know you – Jeff Ward, Detective with the PPD
March 16 – St. Patrick Celebration 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Adult Activities
Adult Paint Nights
            Tuesday March 20 at 7:00 pm – Please call to reserve your spot
Local Food Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm – Kurt & Andi Dale present, “You are what you eat, eats”. A guide to grassfed/pastured meats – how they’re raised. Why they are good for us and how to enjoy them. Samples will be provided.
Books & Dames – Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 pm
                        “Little Lies Everywhere” by Celeste Ng – Led by Suzan Patton


Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
Business Appreciation Cocktail Reception
Tuesday, March 13 – 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Pratt Area Businesses are invited to enjoy and explore the Vernon Filley Art Museum, spouses welcome! Refreshments will be served.
Friday, January 12 – Saturday, April 14
Michael Jilg & Leon Staab – A guest exhibition highlightins exube3rant flower images through the work and photographers Michael Jilg & Leon Staab.
40% of sales from this exhibit will be donated as part of a fundraiser for the Filley Museum.
Exhibition sponsored in part by:
Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC and Southwest Truck Parts, Inc.

Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: Black Panther
Friday, March 9 @ 7:00 pm & Saturday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 11 at 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.


The deadline to book & save has been extended to April 1!

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