Les Schwab Customer Appreciation Day

Les Schwab held a customer appreciation day on Thursday October 20. Photo by Ashley South, The Montanian.

Thursday October 20, was the return of Business & Banter at Ace Home Center. The Shed Restaurant provided refreshments and snacks as an evening of networking, games, and raffles where enjoyed. Many came to learn a bit about our local Ace Home Center and Chamber of Commerce.

Ace staff and building -Photo courtesy of Libby Area Chamber of Commerce

Kick Off the Season with the Holiday Bazaar!

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We are pleased to announce The Heritage Museum’s Holiday Bazaar will once again kick off the holiday season after a 2-year hiatus due to Covid. This is the place to get an early start on your holiday shopping. An array of handcrafted items will be displayed throughout the museum. Friday, November 4 th from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 5 th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the museum will be filled with music and holiday cheer as shoppers search for those perfect gifts. There will be handcrafted gifts, décor and edibles. In addition, the Museum’s table will be filled with items and gift certificates that have been generously donated for this fundraiser by local merchants and friends of the museum. 100% of the money earned at this table goes directly to the museum. The Kootenai Valley Quilt Guild will have a beautiful display of their seasonal quilts in the Tower Gallery. Don’t miss this kaleidoscope of color! In the cookhouse, located at the end of the parking lot, you will have your choice of homemade soups on Friday night. Come straight from work and have a comforting bowl of chicken noodle or potato soup before you shop. Saturday we’ll be serving everyone’s favorite – hamburgers and hot dogs. Be sure to save room for dessert! There will be a selection of homemade pies and other treats both Friday and Saturday. There will be a Silent Auction for a 7-night stay at the Pend Oreille Shores Resort in Hope, Idaho. You could enjoy this getaway in a one bedroom condo which sleeps four, with a fully equipped kitchen and fireplace. Also on site is an athletic club with indoor pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, sauna, steam room, tanning bed, weight room and racquetball courts. Bidding begins Nov. 4 th at 4:00 p.m. and closes Nov. 5 th at 3:00 p.m. Full details available at the Holiday Bazaar Silent Auction table. The Holiday Bazaar is a major fundraiser for the Museum. The Museum depends on the Holiday Bazaar to cover the yearly insurance premium and winter heating bills. A portion of the profit will come from the Holiday Raffle. First prize is $400 cash donated by Edward Jones Investments. Second prize is four $25 gift certificates to The Shed donated by The Shed. Third and Fourth prizes will be baskets filled with wares donated by participating crafters. Tickets are 12 for $10, 6 for $5 or $1 each. The drawing will take place during the Winter Expo at the Museum, Saturday, December 17th at 3 p.m. You need not be present to win .