Chamber News

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening at New Trend Wireless New Location

On June 9, 2017, New Trend Wireless/US Cellular celebrated their new location with a celebration and ribbon cutting.  The community came out for the ribbon cutting as well as the continued celebrations throughout the weekend.  New Trend Wireless hosted a free lunch for chamber members on the 9th and again for the community on Saturday as well as free give-a-ways and fun.

Pony Express Days Festivities

(June 3, 2017) Barn Dance, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Festival and Gymkhana all a huge succes for this years Pony Express Days celebrations.  This year marked the 49th year.  A & L Feed hosted the barn dance againg this year.  The boy scouts and girl scouts along with the grange hosted the pancake breakfast.  Mad River Rotary partnered with the chamber to put on the parade.  The chamber's partners for the festival were the Kiwanis who served the beer at the saloon, Six Rivers Brewery for donating the beer and the Living Water Church that hosted the kids games as well as helping to set up for the festival.  We also have to give a shout out to SCOP for helping with the parade.  This event is run by volunteers for the community of McKinleyville.  It happens because everyone works together.

Pony Express Days Chili Cook Off Winners Announced

The competition was fierce at this year's Chili Cook Off.  The community came out to be the judges, Michael Davyd supplied the music and MCSD Parks and Recreation as well as the Boys & Girls Club partnered with the chamber to host the event.  This years winners were:  Best Professional Chili - Six Rivers Brewery, Best Chili (non-professional) - A & L Feed, Best Dressed - Timber Ridge, Best Team Name & Best Booth - Eureka Natural Foods.
   

Pony Express Days Kick Off Mixer at Lube Central

A great kick off to Pony Express Days at the chamber mixer last night. Thank you to Lube Central, Miller Farms Nursery, Nor Cal Pet and Fabulous!

New Directions joins Chamber

May 2017 - You have seen them helping out at the Pony Express Days parade and about town in McKinleyville. Please welcome The People of New Directions. New Directions is an environmental maintenance, outreach and education program providing employment readiness and skill building for the local homeless population while providing entry level work and pay. Since homeless populations lack resources to recover their lives, New Directions will help reintegrate them into the community in a productive manner. For more information contact John at (707)616-1182

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