CHAMBER QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – JUNE ISSUE!

Deadline for ads, Wednesday, May 10, 5:00 p.m.! The March LeClaire Chamber Quarterly Newsletter will go out the first week of June! It will be printed and delivered to Every Business and Home within the 52753 zipcode area!! Advertising rates remain: 1/8 page: $75; ¼ page: $100; ½ page: $125; full page: $250. If you commit to all 4 quarterly issues, receive a 10% discount off each ad! Ads can be modified per issue. Just send your ad information to LeClaireChamber@gmail.com and we will forward it on to Davenport Printing for you. Chamber Members - Get the word out about your business or events and be ready for SUMMER!

CHAMBER NETWORKING EVENTS – EVERYONE WELCOME!

May 9th - Blue Iguana – Lunch

CALENDAR

April 18, 19 & 20th - Isabel Bloom is giving Double Hugs Reward Points on all sculpture purchases!

April 20th - Central DeWitt Performing Arts Center - International Steinway Artist Jim McDonough & his 14-piece Orchestra 7p.m. Brought to you by Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. and First Central State Bank. Tickets available online at www.cd-pac.org, DeWitt City Hall or at the door one hour before showtime. $25 Adults, $5 Students Jim McDonough, a nationally-known pianist and Iowa native, dazzles audiences with his spectacular arrangements of your favorite songs from Broadway, the silver screen, big band, patriotic, inspirational, country, classical – and more!

April 22nd - LeClaire Civic Club’s Annual Swiss Steak Dinner. Funds raised will help with the ongoing renovation of the LeClaire Civic Center and other worthwhile community projects sponsored by the Civic Club. The cost is $9 in advance or $10 at the door. Children 10 and under $6. Tickets are available from many Civic Club members. The Co-Chairs are Ron Leiby at 340-7267 and Wes Kuehl at 289-4205. Purchase tickets in advance from any LeClaire Civic Club member. Meal includes Swiss steak, vegetable, fruit, potato, dessert and drink. LeClaire Civic Center, 127 S. Cody Road. Website Link: http://leclairecivicclub.org/ Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/theleclairecivicclub/ 4-6:30pm

April 22nd - Buzz into Isabel Bloom and Receive 15% off our Bumble bee and check out new April releases; "Lean on Me", Butterfly Kisses and the Little Seahorse!

April 29th - Wine Hop Special!  Hop down to Isabel Bloom and get 20% off any one item from 4-7pm.  (Limit one discounted item per customer.)  We will hold your sculpture purchases while you enjoy the wine and food samples of the Le Claire Wine Hop!

April 29th - LeClaire Wine Hop 4-7p.m. Browse 13+ locations for wine and food samples and receive a commemorative wine glass. Tickets are on sale at 129 N. Cody Road; $20, cash only. Find more information on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/237427610029905/

April 29th – “Wine Hop” in at Wide River and enjoy live music by Corey Wallace in the courtyard during your wine and food sample excursion at 13+ locations. Tickets are on sale at 129 N. Cody Road; $20, cash only. Find more information on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/237427610029905/

April 29th – Blue Iguana - Le Claire Wine Hop! Stop by for our delicious Sangria!

April 29th – Letty’s Designs & Home Décor From 10:30 to 3:00 we will be joined by Elegant 1 Boutique as a pop up store in our court yard.

April 30th – Letty’s Designs & Home Décor 1:00 to 3:00 First DIY for kids to create their own potted bulb container. 12.00 per child must RSVP with payment to attend. Please call 563.289.2359

SAVE THE DATE!

May 5th - First Friday in downtown LeClaire. 5-8pm. We celebrate First Friday every month of the year! Enjoy fun, food, live music, and shopping in downtown LeClaire! Shops open late and food and drink specials at bars and restaurants.

May 5th - Derby Hat Contest Join us in LeClaire for a city-wide Kentucky Derby inspired Hat Contest & Parade. Wear your best hat and join the fun! Prizes for Win, Place & Show presented in the Courtyard at Wide River Winery (106 N. Cody Road) at 6:15pm. The prizes are Chamber Bucks that spend just like cash at LeClaire Chamber members’ businesses!

May 5th-6th - Blue Iguana - two-day celebration for Cinco de Mayo $10 Margarita Pitchers, Beer Specials, Entertainment by Trio de Colores & More!

May 6th - Tug Fest Kickball Tournament Fundraiser at Vet's Park in LeClaire. Tournament is open to players 15 years old and older. Teams:  10 - 12 players (minimum of 2 female players per team)

Entry Fee:  $150 per team ($15 per person for a 10 person team) Team entry forms can be picked up from Casey's, Riverview Roadhouse, Slagle's, Zaruba's and Sneaky Pete's. Questions can be forwarded to Kari at iatugfestfan@gmail.com or 563-289-2799.

May 6th - Prime Rib Saturday at Steventons!

May 14th – Steventon’s Mother’s Day Brunch. Please call ahead for reservations. 563-289-3600

May 20th - LiveFit with Lupus “Hills of the QC” Race & Festival 2017 Live Fit With Lupus Run - 1 mile, 10K, 5K and ½ Marathon Race at the Black Watch Room (at Pebble Creek Golf Course, 3851 Forest Grove Drive, LeClaire, Iowa. After the race enjoy a Post Party Event with live entertainment, vendors and other activities. To register for the race or more information: http://www.livefitwithlupus.org/

May 26th - Live music at Wide River Winery Courtyard by the Lonely Goats. 106 N. Cody Road, (563) 289-2509, www.wideriverwinery.com

May 26th-29th -Twilight Riverboat Sightseeing Cruises 11am 1pm 3pm $16 adults, $8 children (4-12), Free 3 & under but must have a ticket. What better way to see the river than from the deck of an old-fashioned riverboat! Treat yourself to a 1-½ hour sightseeing cruise aboard the Riverboat Twilight. These cruises will depart and return from the Port of LeClaire IA. Trip includes captivating Captain’s narration and commanding views of the river, its wildlife, and quaint river towns. Cash bar and Gift Shop available. Complimentary coffee, tea, lemonade and water are available. There will be no food or snacks available, however, passengers are welcome to bring a sack lunch aboard. Sorry no coolers allowed. For online cruise reservations, go to: https://riverboattwilight.starboardsuite.com/choose-date

FYI

Let people know you are a part of Historic LeClaire!  15,000 LeClaire Booklets will be distributed through businesses, the LeClaire Chamber, LeClaire City Hall, the Visitor Center and Welcome Packets. Online edition at www.LeClaireChamber.com  Contact Dayle Hall, Moline Dispatch, 309-757-5023, DHall@qconline.com for prices and ad sizing. Deadline May 5, 2017. Publishes June 9, 2017.

Visit Libations Lane at Green Tree Brewery, Mississippi River Distilling Co., and Wide River Winery Tasting Room - all on Cody Road in downtown LeClaire. Visit each shop and be sure to pick up a punch card. Purchase a growler of beer, a bottle of spirits and a bottle of wine and get your card marked at each store. Then turn the card in at the last store for a free LeClaire Libations Lane pint glass! Glasses can be picked up at any of the three locations.http://www.mrdistilling.com/Pages/libationlane.html

Steventon’s – Prime Rib the first Saturday of every month!

Visit the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce website www.leclairechamber.com and see us on Facebook!

If you would like to attend a Chamber Board Meeting in order to present a topic, please contact the Board in advance at LeClaireChamber@gmail.com in order to be included an upcoming agenda. You will be contacted with confirmation of being included in the agenda. Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month, 8a.m. at LeClaire City Hall.

Pick up the LeClaire information guide at the LeClaire Information Center. It has many photos and great information for everyone including residents, potential residents, visitors, realtors, relocation personnel, schools, and more! 122 N. Cody Road. LIC Volunteers Needed! Contact Cindy Bruhn at info@visitleclaire.com or 563-650-7963 to volunteer.

PROPERTY LISTINGS

For sale or for lease: 322 N Cody Road / LeClaire, IA. Great opportunity to own a 1,837 SF freestanding retail/office building in downtown LeClaire. Known as the Historical River Boat Pilot House. Great views of the Mississippi River. Building is versatile for many uses including a restaurant, cafe, bistro, salon or spa. Area businesses include Big River Antiques, Green Tree Brewery, Mississippi Distilling Company, Sneaky Pete's Woodfire Grill, Wide River Winery and more!
Contact:  Shawn Langan

Commercial Sales Associate
slangan@ruhlcommercial.com

NAI Ruhl Commercial Company

5111 Utica Ridge Road
Davenport, Iowa 52807
www.ruhlcommercial.com

Phone 563-823-5113

Cell 563-343-6597

Fax 563-355-4445

Apartment for Rent – 105 North Cody Road, LeClaire. Second level 1 bedroom apartment with great river view from private deck located in the heart of downtown LeClaire. Spacious living room with additional room suited for office/den or small bedroom. New carpet and appliances. A short walk from all of downtown LeClaire’s outstanding shops and restaurants. $750.00 a month with heat and sewer included. Contact: DME Diversified, Rod Reinholdt 563-340-1214reinholdtr@testlab1.com

Commercial Property for Lease – 1101 Canal Shore Dr SW, LeClaire in River Run Professional Building.  2,410 SF available to build to suit in Suite 1103/1105.  Owners will subdivide space.  Co-Tenants:  Riverview Dental Specialists, Hungry Hobo, Kitzman Chiropractic & Acupuncture, Foxtail Hair Lounge.  Contact:  Shelley Vermeulen, property manager, 309-738-3906, shelley@rdsqc.com.

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Do you have Residential or Commercial property available? Please contact the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce, leclairechamber@gmail.com with a property description, complete contact information including phone numbers and rental or purchase pricing.

LECLAIRE EVENTS COMING UP!

April

22 - Cars & Coffee

29 - Wine Hop

May

5 - First Friday

5 - Derby Hat Parade

20 - LiveFit with Lupus “Hills of the QC” Race & Festival

20 - Trivia at Civic Center

TBD - Cars & Coffee

24-29 - Iowa History 101 RV

26-29 - Twilight Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm 3pm