Nov 052012
 

 

THE POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13th 2012

at the

BROKEN ARROW STEAKHOUSE

317 Main Street, Deer Lodge, MT 59722

NO HOST COCKTAILS AT 6:00 PM

PRIME RIB DINNER AT 7:00 PM

GUEST SPEAKER

DEER LODGE CITY MAYOR

– MARY ANN FRALEY –

“State of the City”

* 50/50 Raffle * Door Prizes *

TICKETS – $25 EACH

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY – ONLY 125 AVAILABLE
Available from Valley Foods and Keystone Drug & Gifts
or contact the Chamber Office on 846-2094

Download and print the Banquet poster  HERE

Oct 222012
 

Haunted House 2012

The Old Montana Prison Presents

The 9th Annual

“Terror in the Cell House”

Friday, October 26th

Saturday, October 27th

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 Admission – $5.00 per person

Not recommended for children under 10 years

Entrance at the Visitor Center, Old Montana Prison, 1106 Main Street, Deer Lodge MT 59722

 Special Appearance by “Butte Magic

Fire-eating, Sword Swallowing and More!!

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 Kids Halloween Festival

(For Kids Under 10 Years)

The Pen Convention Center

Parents Attending The Haunted House!!!

Enjoy the Haunted House while your little ones enjoy the Kid’s Halloween Festival!!

Sep 072012
 

The first Clark Fork River Celebration will be held on Saturday September 29th, 2012 at the Old Montana Prison.

Events start at 9 am and include interactive programs (in the Prison Yard and Arrow Stone Park), vendors (in the Prison Yard), a film festival (at the Rialto), a Brew Fest, a BBQ Competition (at The Pen) and a Live performance from Wylie & The Wild West.

This Celebration is organized by the Watershed Restoration Coalition who are asking for sponsors for the various events, plus donations for a silent auction.

If you are interested in sponsoring the BBQ Competition, the Film Festival at the Rialto, or are willing to donate items for the auction, please contact Ted Dodge on (406) 579-3762 or email ted.dodge516@gmail.com

The BBQ Competition is looking for amateur BBQ’ers. Contact Sandra Salisbury on (406) 846-9619 or email salisburymt@hotmail.com

It’s also not too late for Arts, Crafts and Commercial vendors to be part of the fun. Contact Ted Dodge on (406) 579-3762 or email ted.dodge516@gmail.com

More information about this event can be found on the website www.deerlodgefun.com

Aug 242012
 

Headwaters RC&D Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Montana SBDC Network are bringing Bruce Baker, a nationally renowned marketing expert, to western Montana this September 24th-26th. Baker has a motto of “change or die” and will be sharing his survival philosophy with small retailers and the business community.

“We are excited to bring someone with Baker’s expertise to work with our small business owners in southwestern Montana,” said Marilyn Ross, Headwaters RC&D Interim Executive Director. “He provides practical suggestions that can help strengthen our downtowns and Main Streets.”

In a humorous and motivational manner, Baker will provide small business owners the tools they need to thrive in the current economy. Baker will be visiting Deer Lodge, Ennis and Butte.

DEER LODGE

Sept 24th: 8-11am – Seminar – Curb Appeal Reinvented/Marketing & Merchandising –  Community Center on Cottonwood
Learn how to pull customers off the sidewalk and into your store. See the good bad and ugly of retail merchandising. Create terrific displays on a tight budget.
Sept 24th: 1-5pm – Local Retail Business Visits in Deer Lodge (Individual businesses may pre-register with Headwaters for a 30 minute time slot $25.00)  

You can attend any of these sessions for $25.00 per session. The personal one-on-one coaching visit is an additional $25.00.

For more information on these opportunities contact Julie Jaksha at 406-533-6780 or jjaksha@headwatersrcd.org.

Click HERE to download the Bruce Baker poster with all dates and locations.

Aug 162012
 

DEMOLITION DERBY

Tri-County Fairgrounds, Deer Lodge

Sunday 19th August 2012 at 6 pm

Gates open at 5 pm

Admission

ADULTS – $8 (13 and over)

CHILDREN – $6 (6 to 12)

FREE for 5 and under.

NO COOLERS – BACKPACKS SUBJECT TO SEARCH

Come rain or shine to the Deer Lodge Demolition Derby, brought to you by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce. See the drivers battle it out in the Main Event and Herby Derby for over $4,000 in cash prizes and Trophies. Fun and games with Crash The Clown.

Tickets available on the gate or in advance from MRC, Valley Foods and Keystone Drug & Gifts.

Have a vehicle and want to enter? Registration is from 3 pm to 5 pm at the junction of Prairie Lane and Sagebrush Lane. Cost is $40 or $35 in advance (prior to 5:30 pm on Friday 17th) at the Chamber Office at 1109 Main Street.

Rules & Regulations available from the Chamber Office or online at http://www.powellcountymontana.com/images/Demo-Derby-2012.pdf

It’s going to be a great evening, so come along and cheer for your local favorites.

Photos and videos from last years event.

Jul 062012
 

The Deer Lodge Development Group wants to hear from YOU!

Listening Sessions are scheduled for next week at various locations in Deer Lodge, for all groups, residents and the general public.

Please see the attached agenda for times, dates and locations.

 

www.DeerLodgeDevelopmentGroup.org

Jun 212012
 

Just one click could mean the difference between winning and loosing a $10,000 check for the Rialto Theater.

Safeco Insurance is running a Community Hero competition, and Steve Owens from the Rialto Theater is one of the 15 finalists. If he wins the vote, which ends on June 25th, the Rialto receives a further $10,000 on top of the $5,000 already received.  Anyone may vote, once every 24 hours, so please help by clicking on the following link and give your vote to Steve.

Vote For Steve and the Rialto

$83,000 is required to complete the Rialto’s restoration, and this $10,000 prize would be a big help.

 

Jun 142012
 

TERRITORIAL DAYS – DEER LODGE

Powell County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to Honor our Veterans as they march along Main Street during the 23rd Annual Territorial Days Celebration Parade this Saturday,16th June 2012 at 11:30 am

This year, the Grand Marshals in the Parade will be All Veterans. If you  are a Veteran yourself, we would love to have you join the Parade. If you know a Veteran, please invite them on our behalf. Rides will be available for those unable to march in the Parade. For further information, please call Cecil Neckels on 846-0029. Please assemble by Scharfs Restaurant at 819 Main Street at 11:00 am

Following in the Parade behind the Veterans will be our Show & Shine participants, with their Hot Rods, Classic and Antique cars and other Special Vehicles. Registration for the Show & Shine takes place in the Old Prison Yard from 9:00 am till 11:00 am. It costs $18 for your first vehicle, $5 for each extra vehicle you enter.

Once the parade has passed, the Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show, Jaywalkers Jamboree, Texaco Country Showdown, Live band and Street Dance continue throughout the day until 11 pm. More details on the Poster below, or on our website at www.deerlodgemt.info

Come One, Come All to the 23rd Annual Territorial Days Celebration.

Show your support for OUR VETERANS!

May 152012
 

Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15th, 2012

12:00 Noon

Old Montana Prison Yard

Pay tribute to the men and women who have lost their lives protecting us, and to Honor all who wear the Badge and Keep the Peace.

This year we Honor Blaine County Undersheriff

PATRICK ALAN PYETTE

who lost his life performing his duty on December 14th, 2011

Peace Officer’s Memorial Room Open

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Light Refreshments and Coffee

Free Admission to Memorial Room

OLD MONTANA PRISON MUSEUMS, 1106 MAIN STREET, DEER LODGE MT 59722 – (406) 846-3111

Mar 162012
 

It’s a busy day here in Deer Lodge.

On Friday 16th March from 1 pm till 7 pm there will be a DUI/Driving while Texting simulator at the New Fire Hall (behind City Hall on Cottonwood)

From 3 till 6 pm there is a book signing at Browsing Bison books at 515 Main. Tim Saylor and George Wyant from Anaconda will be signing copies of their book ‘Treasure Hunting with Team ATC’

At 7:30 pm at the Cutler Brothers Productions Theater at 301 Main, CBP will be showing their 2006 movie ‘Going Nowhere’. Tickets are $5 each.

On Sunday 18th March, a Pancake Breakfast will be served at the Powell County Senior Center, 100 Missouri Ave. from 9 am till 1 pm – Adults $5, Children under 10 $3

Also on Sunday, Cutler Brothers will be holding auditions for their musical ‘Oliver’, from 1 pm in the music room of E.F. DuVall Junior High School.

 

If you have an event that you wish to be added to our online calendar and blog posts, please contact the Powell County Chamber office at chamber@powellcountymontana.com

Care to join the Chamber and help promote your business and events to the people of Powell County and beyond? Please download an application form HERE