Chamber Chat November 6, 2015

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Chamber Chat

Veterans Day Parade

The Veteran’s Day Parade is scheduled for Wednesday, November 11th at 11am. For more information on being in the parade, contact Gary Pohlman at 785-738-3613.

Solomon Valley Cinema

Growing up watching Peanuts was a great pastime. It is now coming to Solomon Valley Cinema TODAY in movie form! Take the kids tonight to the 7pm showing and 12 and under will get in FREE courtesy of Solomon Valley Bank! Other shows and show times can be found at

After the Veterans Day Parade, take in a matinee at the cinema that afternoon. The Peanuts Movie will be showing at 2pm and Goosebumps at 2:30pm.

Chamber Coffee!

coffee cup

Join us for the “Chamber Coffee”, Friday, November 13th hosted by Solomon Valley Hospice, 311 W Main, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (come and go)

Solomon Valley Hospice is celebrating National Hospice Month with a few activities, but start your month off on Friday, November 13th at the Chamber Coffee! The following is the list of activities planned:

1. Chamber Coffee on Friday, November 13th with cinnamon rolls, juice and coffee!

2. November 21st will be our Wine Tasting and Silent Auction. This is one of ONLY two fundraising events we hold each year. The first is our Fireworks sale in July. This year we are moving the venue from our offices to the Down Under Ball Room. There will be many wines to try out, so come early so you will be able to try them all. We will again feature a sample of Crabbies Ginger Beer. There is also limited quantities of this item, so once it’s gone, it’s gone. The Down Under bar will be open as well. This will be a cash only bar. Normal Down Under prices will apply. The event will start at 6pm and run until 9pm. The auction bidding will stop at 8pm. This will give us time to get the auction items distributed prior to the band starting. The band, Soul Preacher, will play from 9pm to 1am. This has been a very successful fundraiser for us and we so appreciate all local businesses as well as private individuals who donate items to this fundraiser. All proceeds received from this event help pay for the care that individuals receive from hospice who do not have any private insurance, or no other means to pay for their care. We will again have a wine basket that features several wines from the Oz Winery that will be drawn for at the end of the night as a door prize.

3. Our Memorial Christmas Tree will be put up in S & S Home Medical Equipment window on Friday, November 27th. This tree adorns hand-blown crystal angels that commemorate the patients we have served in the last year. There will be a second tree that is placed at Solomon Valley Bank that will also have angels on it for the general public. Angels are available for purchase at Solomon Valley Hospice at a price of $15.00. You can also purchase a display stand for $5.00 if you choose. These angels come in a very elegant white silk lined box for protection if you are not going to display it all year round. These trees stay lit, night and day, until after the holiday season is over. The trees will be taken down on December the 31st, where the tree will be moved to the Zion Lutheran Church in preparation for our Tree Un-Lighting Memorial Service which will be held on January the 3rd at 3pm. This service satisfies two needs. It’s a time that we can memorialize our patients that have passed with their families, and to make contact with the families after their first holidays without their loved ones. It is part of our bereavement process.

Heart Choices

KK Fade Call

Girls Night Out (sponsored by Ackerman Supply, Inc.)

PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Fall Fundraiser

PEO Fall Fundraiser
Saturday, November 14

Cinnamon Rolls

$20.00 per dozen—
Frosted or Caramel

Order forms are available at First National Bank, Guaranty State Bank & Trust Company, Farmway Credit Union, Solomon Valley Veterinary Hospital, Mitchell County Register of Deeds, S & S Drug and Gray Drug.

Rolls can be picked up at First Christian Church or we will deliver!

Solomon Valley Hospice Wine Tasting

Solomon Valley Hospice Wine Tasting

Sizzlin with Santa Chili Cook-Off

Who will knock off “Bed Bug Roaster” (World Pest Control) this year during the Chili Cook-off? Think you have what it takes to knock them off their throne? Make a pot a chili and come downtown and put it to the test!

15 Chili Entry

List of Events for Saturday, December 5th

Christmas Extravaganza Event Flyer

Holiday Santa Dash

Santa's Race Flyer

Christmas Craft Fair

Craft Fair flyer final

Spirit of the Season Holiday Home Tours

15 home tours

Thank You for renewing your Membership
The following businesses have reinvested in the community through the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce.

 Hope for Healing

Have Any Exciting News to Share?

The Chamber wants to help spread the word about your business. “Noteworthy News” is your opportunity to do just that. It’s a great way to inform other Chamber members about anything that’s new within your organization. Fill us in on what’s happening from staff changes to a new product or service. Send it to by Thursday at noon and I will include it in Chamber Chat!

Calendar of Events

Monday, November 9th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex
Tuesday, November 10th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Tuesday, November 10th – 7pm – Cassiopeia
Wednesday, November 11th – Chamber Office Closed
Wednesday, November 11th – 11am – Veterans Day Parade
Thursday, November 12th – Noon – Chamber Board
Friday, November 13th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Solomon Valley Hospice, 311 W Main
Tuesday, November 17th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, November 18th – 9:30am – Ministerial Association
Wednesday, November 18th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Wednesday, November 18th – 6pm-8pm – Girls Night Out – Ackerman Supply
Thursday, November 19th – 12:30pm – SVED Board – NCRPC
Saturday, November 21st – Solomon Valley Hospice Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
Tuesday, November 24th – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, November 24th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, November 25th – THANKSGIVING
Friday, November 27th – Chamber Office Closed
Tuesday, December 1st – Noon – Rotary – Trail Room, Muni
Wednesday, December 2nd – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech
Thursday, December 3rd – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse
Saturday, December 5th – Christmas in Beloit
7am-12pm – Pancake Breakfast Feed – NCK Tech
8:30am – Santa Dash – NCK Tech
9am-11am – Visit with Santa – NCK Tech
9am-12pm – Santa’s Workshop (kids ages 2-13) – NCK Tech
9am-4pm – Christmas Craft Fair – NCK Tech
11am – Sizzlin with Santa Chili Cook-Off – Downtown
1pm – Visit with Santa – S & S Home Health
1pm-5pm – Spirit of the Season Christmas Home Tours
2pm – Christmas Movie – Solomon Valley Cinema – sponsored by H & R Block
6pm-10pm – Chautauqua Isle of Lights – Chautauqua Park

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