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The Coeur d'Alene  




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509 W. Hanley Ave.
Coeur d'Alene, ID

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1875 Lakewood Dr.
Coeur d'Alene, ID


August 27
  • Staff Meeting
    9:00am - 10:00am

    Exec. Conference 
August 28

    8:00am - 9:00am
    Exec. Conference
  • China Trip
    Info Meeting
    Exec. Conference
August 29
  • ignite cda
    Exec. Conference
August 30
  • No Meetings
August 31
  • Arts & Culture
    Board Meeting
This Week's Chamber 
August 27-September 3, 2018
Closed for Labor Day 
Workingman statues in McEuen Park
by artist Terry Lee

Monday, September 3

Labor Day: What it Means
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

The First Labor Day
The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. The Central Labor Union held its second Labor Day holiday just a year later, on September 5, 1883. READ MORE
Chamber Travel

The Chamber is offering some great trips to its 
members and the community!
Join us for an informational meeting about our TRIP TO CHINA!
Tuesday, August 28 at 5:30pm

For more information please contact Ginger Dalvini at 208.415.0108 or
COEURfest 2018
A New Festival 
Saturday, September 8

A community celebration hosted by the Coeur d'Alene Chamber. With seven different "experience" areas to highlight the North Idaho lifestyle.

  • All-American Washington Air National Guard fly over and flag ceremony.
  • Epicurean Experience will showcase North Idaho's great food offerings.
  • North Idaho Natural Resources Experience You'll find lake and water sciences, farm life, timber industries and tribal exhibits. 
  • Let's Get Physical Experience is everything we love outdoors about North Idaho.
  • All the World's a Stage Experience will showcase the arts, with artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers. Children will participate in several hands-on art experiences. 
  • Commerce Experience will showcase local business gathering to show off the many goods and services produced and sold locally.  Trade Booth Application
  • Science & Technology Experience will feature robots, drones and hands-on science experiences.

Upcoming Chamber Events
Business Industry Tour 
Friday, September 28

The Business Development Committee has organized another terrific tour!

Businesses on this year's tour are:

Namaste Foods
Rocky Mountain Roller Coaster
Coeur Greens

Cost is $50 members, $65 non-members. 
Includes lunch at Capones.

Performing Arts Center
Draft Feasibility Study

In 2018, the city of Coeur d'Alene asked ignite cda to commission a report to study the feasibility of adding a Performing Arts venue to our community. CDA 2030 facilitated the study by developing the request for proposals (RFP), completing the consultant selection process, and reviewing draft reports. Below is the is a draft of the study just released by HVS Convention, Sports & Entertainment Facilities Consulting.  HVS welcomes feedback to the report prior to September 16, 2018. 

Feedback can be sent to Catherine Sarrett at
The Coeur d'Alene Airport wants your input
Wednesday, August 29
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Coeur d'Alene Public Library Community Room

Join the Airport and project team to learn about issues facing the Airport, the Master Plan process, and the preferred alternative that will direct Airport development in the future.

Can't attend the open house?
Review the open house materials online at:

Email us your comments at
Idaho Labor Fall Tour  
Thursday, September 6
8:00am - 9:30am
Idaho Department of Labor
600 Thorton St., Post Falls

Join Idaho Department of Labor staff; Director, Melinda S. Smyser and others in your area for a discussion of the workforce challenges your business or organization faces today and in the future.

Please RSVP to attend.
Stacey Hanlon, Workforce Consultant
(208) 457-8789 ext. 3947,

No cost to attend and refreshments will be served.
Here are some items of interest from the Spokane International Airport
Reports are available as a PowerPoint presentation upon request. Contact Teree Taylor,
Summer's Almost Over!
Get Your Discounted
Silverwood Tickets  at the Chamber!

Support the Chamber when you buy your
Silverwood Theme Park tickets here.

All proceeds from tickets purchased at the CDA Chamber stay with the Chamber to support Chamber events and programs.

General admission (8-64) - $47
Youth/Seniors (3-7 and 65+) - $26
Available at the Chamber's front desk. To purchase/reserve tickets, contact, 208.664.3194 ext. 1000
Ribbon Cuttings
Congratulations Hospice of North Idaho!

The Commodores, Chamber staff and board members were on hand to help Hospice of North Idaho celebrate the opening of their lovely new Community Building on the first Hospice Campus in North Idaho! Hospice is a model of health care designed to care for someone during the final months of life.  It is the best possible option for someone who is faced with serious illness and is willing to forego curative treatment in search of care that focuses on the whole person. Hospice North Idaho offers Community and individual grief support, spiritual care, social work, help with legal documents, charitable care and Veteran's care. They have services and a highly trained staff that is not available anywhere else in our area. Located at 2290 West Prairie Avenue, Coeur d'Alene. 208.772.7994 
FREE Concerts
FREE Summer Concerts at Riverstone 
Sponsored by James, Vernon & Weeks
Thursday, August 30  -   6:00pm-8:00pm

Enjoy free professional concerts from a variety of genres, every Thursday, July through August, at Riverstone Park, 1805 Tilford Lane.

Jazz, Pop, Blues
Opener - Brady Campbell
This Week's Co-Sponsor:
Kootenai Democrats

Brought to you by
the  Coeur d'Alene
Arts & Culture Alliance.
For complete summer lineup visit
Special Thanks to our Concert Sponsors:

Sherman Park Square 
Tuesday, August 28

316 Sherman Avenue,
Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Ben Klein
Elvis Tribute Artist

Handshake Productions
Libraries Rock!
Free Summer Concert Series
Monday, August 27

Every Monday this summer through August 27, the Coeur d'Alene Public Library will be offering FREE concerts in the mini amphitheater on the McEuen Park side of the building. In case of bad weather, the concerts will move into the library or to the park pavilion.

This free concert series is 
funded through a grant from the
Coeur d'Alene Public Library Foundation.

August 27
Coeur d'Alene Chamber Music Society:
Cd'A Brass Quintet
Gluteous Saximous
North Idaho Trumphet Ensemble
Downtown Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 29
Sherman Ave. & 5th Street

Enjoy fresh produce, bread, arts & crafts, food vendors, 
music and more! Located at 5th & Sherman, downtown Coeur d'Alene.
  Volunteers have helped shape this organization each and every day for one hundred years and counting.
Thank you to our valued Members for making the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce
second largest in the State of Idaho. Visit