Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast November 2, 2018

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast November 2, 2018

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Happy Friday!


Volunteers Needed for Christmas Lights set up
Saturday, November 3 – 1:00 pm
Lemon Park
Help create the magic of Lemon Park Lights! Dress warm, bring your friends and enjoy a day in Lemon Park!

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!
Winter Freezer Meals
You will leave with ten freezer meals, ready to go! All groceries and necessary supplies will be provided. Please bring a large cooler, box or large bag to transport the meals home.
The cost is $100, payment must be received by Tuesday, October 16, make checks payable to Skyline Schools. Pick up dates are November 8 and 9 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Meals include: easy peasy roast, taco chili, lemon rosemary chicken, maple chicken, sweet potato pork chops, buffalo chicken, ham & bean soup, sweet garlic chicken, cheesesteak sloppy joe and sweet & spicy chicken.  Any questions, please contact Cheri Haskett at 620-388-6673 or Each meal will feed a family of 4-6 people.
Lion’s Club Annual Drawing
Tickets available from any Lion’s Club member or you can pick them up at the Chamber. Tickets are $1 a piece or 6 for $5. Lots of great gifts and prizes including a side of beef donated by Xtra Factors & Pratt Feeders, processing by T&W Meats. Drawing will be held the second Wednesday of December.
Hope Center & Agape Health Clinic
The Hope Center and the Agape Health Clinic in Pratt are seeking a Director. There is potential for the same person to fill both positions to be full time. Applications and job descriptions can be picked up at the Hope Center, 314 S Main St. To request an application by email, send an email to Applications will be accepted until Friday November 16th or the position is filled.
Every Monday
Pratt Elks Lodge – 1103 W. Third Street
Early bird games begin at 6:30 and regular bingo starts at 7:00 pm.
Main Street Auto LLC – Customer Appreciation & Ribbon Cutting     
Friday, November 2 – 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Main Street Auto LLC – 715 S. Main Street          
Join Jordan and his crew for a customer appreciation event and we will be cutting a ribbon for the shop that day as well. Jordan has some cool stuff planned so stay tuned for more details! 
The Lunchroom Café & Coffee – Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Friday, November 2 – 5:30 pm
404 W. Sumner Avenue, Iuka
Join us at 5:30 pm for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting!
One Year Anniversary Special at Trinity Smokehouse
Friday, November 2
Trinity Smokehouse – 1219 E. First Street
Join Scott and Shaila as they celebrate one year in business with 10% off sandwiches & Smokehouse plates! Stop in for lunch or dinner and get registered for a special drawing!
Volunteers Needed for Christmas Lights set up
Saturday, November 3 – 1:00 pm
Lemon Park
Help create the magic of Lemon Park Lights! Dress warm, bring your friends and enjoy a day in Lemon Park!
Affinity in Christ – Remember – Renew – Refresh
Saturday, November 3 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm
The Barron Theatre – 313 S. Main
A time for women to remember who God is, renew their mind by His Word, and refresh their soul by His presence. Admission is $5
Rock the Vote – Election Day
Tuesday, November 6
City Residents vote at the Community Center – 619 N. Main Street
County Residents vote at the Church of Christ – 320 Country Club Road
The Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Committee is sponsoring Free Ride Day in recognition of everyone’s right to vote on Tuesday, November 6. As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good. Tis’ but one step more to think one vote will do no harm”. So on November 6 get your free rides with General Public Transportation by calling 620-672-7811. Let’s get out there and rock the vote! You do not need to vote to receive a free ride that day, however you will get a cool sticker if you do!
Charting the LifeCourse Event
Tuesday, November 6 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Pratt Public Library – West Auditorium
Participants will learn how to have conversations with individuals and families about a vision for a good life and how to achieve it using the Charting the LifeCourse framework. They will explore how the life domanin helps plot a trajectory towards a successful life, across the lifespan. This is a free event for the community, however seating is limited so please RSVP to reserve your spot by calling Tasha or Linda at 620-672-9600. Limited scholarships are also available to help with travel costs.
First State Bank & Trust Company – Celebrating 20 years in Pratt!
Tuesday, November 6 – 5:00 to 6:30 pm
First State Bank & Trust – 906 East First
Prize drawings, refreshments, online & mobile banking demos and more!
Healthy Eating Class
Wednesday, November 7 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Pratt Regional Medical Center
National Diabetes Education Week is November 3-9th and was created to encourage people with diabetes to learn how to self-manage their disease, which includes healthy eating. PRMC’s Dietitian Stephanie Becker is hosting a FREE class that will focus on healthy eating, meal planning and more. You will work on a menu to take home, and learn good choices when shopping or eating out. Call 450-1425 to save a seat!
Friday, November 9 – 7:30 pm
Liberty Middle School Auditorium
A comedy about Social Media presented by LMS Middle School students. Suggested donation of $5.
Christmas in the Park
Saturday, November 17 – 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Lemon Park
Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us as we welcome Santa to Pratt for the beginning of our holiday season and to help turn on the Christmas lights around town. We will have live entertainment including Miss Kansas, Miss Outstanding Teen, PCC Encore, area bands, singing groups and dancers, kid’s activities, hay bale rides, horse & buggy rides, food vendors and more!
Fiddlin Round Band – Concert at the Barron
Saturday, November 17 – 2:00 pm
Barron Theatre
Jingle & Mingle – Holiday Open House
Sunday, November 18 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Various locations around Pratt
Christmas is in the air and you can never start shopping too soon! Visit area retailers as they open their doors on Sunday, November 19 to give you a sneak peek at the amazing decorations, gifts, and much much more!
Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 22 – Serving begins at 12:00 Noon
Pratt Municipal Building – 117 W. Third Street
To make your reservation, please call (620) 672-7811 by Wednesday, November 21. Free will donation.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 24
Celebrate the holidays by shopping locally this Christmas season! By shopping local first, you help keep tax dollars in our community.
Holiday Door Swag Workshop
Wednesday, November 28 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Pratt Area 4-H Center
Pratt County Extension Master Gardener’s invite you to explore your creative side with a holiday door swag workshop let by Lynne Moss of the Flower Shoppe. Each participant will make and take home a holiday-themed door swag. Participants are asked to bring a sturdy set of clippers, all other supplies will be furnished. Please call the Extension Office 620.672.6121 to reserve your spot. A $20 fee is due upon registration.
Save the Date!
Saturday, November 17 – Christmas in the Park
Saturday, November 17 – Epsilon Pi’s Holiday Hustle 5K Details coming soon!!
Wednesdays, Feb. 6 – March 27, 2019 – Extension Master Gardener Training
Pratt Community College Performing Arts
2018/2019 Calendar
November 11 @ 2:30 pm – USO Show
December 7 & 8 @ 7:30 pm & December 9 @ 2:30 pm – A Christmas Carol
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
2018/2019 Calendar of Events
November 19 – YPP Speaker Series – “So You Want to Run a Business”
December 18 – Christmas Mixer at the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce
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
Calling all Chiefs Fans!!
Discounted Chiefs tickets are available for purchase and will help raise money for PCC Athletics!
Each ticket is $33.50 and $10 from each ticket purchased will go to PCC Athletics.
Available Games:
Sunday, November 11: Arizona Cardinals – Game at 12:00 Noon
To Purchase: Go to the link below, choose as many games as you would like to attend. Enter the promo code: PCCBEAVER. For each ticket sold $10 will go to PCC Athletics!
*Seat locations for these discounted tickets will be on a first come, first served basis; within the guidelines their program has set.
*Tickets are only available electronically.
*Once a person(s) purchases from this link, they will be provided a confirmation email with a shareable link to have family and friends sit next to them (based on availability). If the next person buys from the shareable link, $10 from their ticket sales will also go towards PCC Athletics.
Don’t forget Chamber Members, you receive a free listing on our website and on our Facebook page
What’s Happening @ Your Library –November 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 & Thursday, November 22
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
Special Events:
Tuesday, November 13 – 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Pajama Rama Storytime
Please call the library to reserve your spot.
Elementary Activities – Kindergarten – Fourth Grade
K-4 Fun @ Your Library: Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
November 1 – Paper Tube Owls
November 8 – LEGO Day
                        November 15 – Electronic Petting Zoo
                        November 22 – Closed for Thanksgiving
                        November 29 – Special Guest Chris Shrack, KDWPT
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
Getting to Know You
Tuesday, November 13 at 3:30 pm
Bill Skaggs
Perler Beads in the Maker Zone
November 19, 20 & 21 – 3:30 to 5:00 pm
November 16 – 6:00 to 7:00 pm
We will be making & eating cute yummy turkeys
            Adult Activities:
Read for Charity
October 15 – November 30
Every 1,000 pages read = $10 to the Angel Tree Program by our business sponsors
Paint Night
Tuesday, November 20 – 7:00 pm
Andrea Stitt will lead us as we paint on wine bottles. Supplies will be provided, there is a $5 per person fee. Limit of 20 per class. Please sign up in advance to reserve your spot by calling the Library.
Book Discussion Group
Wednesday, November 28 – 7:00 pm
The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom.
Discussion led by Eric Scott Kilough. Books are available by contacting Eric at the Library.
Pratt Public Library presents: The Makerspace
A makerspace is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring & sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. The maker mindset is one of creating something out of nothing & exploring your own interests. These spaces are also helping to prepare those who need the critical 21st century skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art & math (STEAM). Makerspaces are also fostering entrepreneurship & are being utilized as incubators for business startups. The Maker Zone @ Pratt Public Library is open to all ages Monday-Wednesday 10 am-5 pm. After hours crafting class are also held on many Tuesday nights. We have a variety of maker equipment including Circuit die cut machines, soldering iron, sewing machine, binding machine, jewelry making supplies, yarn, scrapbooking supplies, hot glue guns, cardboard, LEGOs & art supplies. Our staff is available to assist in creating, finding supplies & brainstorming.
Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
Art Classes are Now Open for Registration!
 Our next session will run from September 20, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Scholarships Available. To register for classes go to:
North Gallery
Ninnescah Art Exhibit
October 5, 2018 – April 13, 2019
This exhibition has been sponsored in part by Taylor Printing & Pratt Family Practice
The Annual Filley Festival of Trees, Wreaths and Decorations
November 14 – January 4, 2019
Reception and Drawing – Friday, December 14
Free Admission thanks to our generous sponsors:
Bolen Office Supply, Pratt Energy, Maydew Thibault Optometry and The Peoples Bank
Music at the Museum
First three Fridays in December
 Take the rush out of the holidays: please bring your own lunch and stop by the art museum
from 11:30 to 1:30 to enjoy holiday music by community members
Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: First Man
Friday, November 2 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 4 @ 2:00 pm
Saturday ONLY!
Glenda & Mike’s Mysteries & Wonders
Magic & Ventriloquism Show
Saturday, November 3 at 7:00 pm
Admission is $5
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.


Mark your calendars! 

Participating Stores: 
Memories, Simply Southwest, N’Cahoots Coffee & Shoppe, The Flower Shoppe, Joni’s Stitch by Stitch, Hello Beautiful, Turquoise Ranch, Sue’s Ultimate Embroidery, Balloons & More, T&W Meats and the Pratt Public Library

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