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North Landing Site Public Discussion March 5

The City of Glenwood Springs invites community members to discuss potential North Landing Site plan options on March 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hotel Colorado. City staff will present three different options for the North Landing Site and community members will have the opportunity to provide feedback. At the request of City Council, the…
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Offering Annual Gondola Pass Special For Locals

To share in the excitement regarding the new Glenwood Gondola, slated to open in March, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is giving away a FREE annual Glenwood Gondola pass to local area residents from Rifle to Basalt and the Town of Eagle to Glenwood Springs. Limited time offer! Learn more at: www.glenwoodcaverns.com/locals-get-free-glenwood-gondola-pass-now

Issues and Answers Night – March 11

Learn About City Council Candidates and the City’s Proposed Street Tax Issues at Issues and on Monday, March 11 Learn About City Council Candidates and the City’s Streets Tax on Monday March 11 from 5-7 p.m. at City Hall.  This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered so that you can make an…
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ATHENA Leadership Luncheon April 26 – Nominations Now Open!

Join the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at the ATHENA Luncheon on Friday, April 26 as we award the ATHENA® & ATHENA YP Leadership Award to two well-deserving recipients. What: ATHENA Luncheon When: Friday, April 26, 11am – 1pm Where: Aspen Glen Cost: $50 a ticket for Chamber Members/$60 General Public (includes lunch) Register: Click HERE to register – space is…
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27th Street Bridge Community Information Meeting Tonight

Community Information Meeting TONIGHT Feb. 5 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 5:30-7 p.m. Please join the 27th Street Bridge project team for a community information meeting the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Drop-in is 5:30-7 p.m. with a short presentation at 6 p.m. followed by a question and answer session. Learn more about the project…
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GSCRA Launches Holiday Shop Local Campaign

Locals and visitors are welcomed and encouraged to share their great Glenwood Springs shopping experiences on Facebook using #shopglenwood. One lucky participant will win a surprise bag full of gifts from a variety of Glenwood Springs stores. The GSCRA will also be highlighting a local business on Facebook each day through December 24.

Sunlight Opens This Friday!

Sunlight to Open this Friday 52nd Season of Operation Brings So Much To Smile About Officials at Sunlight Mountain Resort announced the ski area will open for it 52nd season of operation at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 23. New snowmaking infrastructure and equipment has allowed the area to open three weeks ahead of its…
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Post-Election Business Outlook Luncheon

  Join the GSCRA for a Post-Election Business Outlook on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Morgridge Commons, 815 Cooper Ave. (2nd floor Above the Glenwood Springs Library) Presented by: Nick Colglazier, Director of the Colorado Competitive Council At this session, we will dive into what happened during the 2018 Colorado Legislative…
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Business Continuity and Resiliency Planning Workshop

Business Continuity and Resiliency Planning Workshop When: Thursday, Nov. 8 | 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Where: Glenwood Springs Library Topic: Disaster Mitigation Join Northwest Small Business Development Center, Glenwood Springs Chamber, City of Glenwood Springs and S3 Partnerships for an upcoming Business Continuity Planning and Resiliency workshop series, October 25 (Basalt) and November 8…
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Join Our Team – GSCRA Seeking Vice President of Special Events and Programs

Please send resume and cover letter to angie@glenwoodchamber.com no later than Friday, October 19 POSITION: Vice President of Special Events and Programs RESPONSIBLE TO: President & CEO LOCATION: Chamber Office FUNCTION: This position is responsible for planning and executing special events and programs that maximize potential impact and benefits in critical areas of the chamber mission and…
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Have an Event You Want to Promote? Let Us Help.

Have an Event? Let Us Help Promote It!   Do you have an event you want to promote? The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association can help get the word out! Here are four simple steps to get the most exposure for your upcoming event: 1. Let Us Know the Details by emailing events@glenwoodchamber.com to let the entire GSCRA team…
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Sunlight Names New GM

SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT – Sept. 10, 2018 – Sunlight Mountain Resort has named Tom Hays as general manager. Hays has been the assistant general manager for base operations since 2012. He replaces Tom Jankovsky who is retiring after serving as general manager since 1985. Hays began his career at Sunlight in 1982 working as a…
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Sunlight Launches Free “Fun Days” For Firefighters – Free Skiing and Snowboarding for Firefighters and First Responders All Season Long

Sunlight Mountain Resort announced it will offer free skiing and riding to all active firefighters and first responders as part of its new Firefighter Fun Day campaign. To be held each Wednesday of Sunlight’s 2018/19 season, Sunlight officials say Firefighter Fun Days are its way of recognizing the efforts of its local firefighters and first…
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Marlene Neidert Accepted into CO Tourism Leadership Journey

Congratulations to Marlene on this accomplishment! Click here to read more.

LUNCH & LEARN – Sept. 21 Business Services & On-the-Job Training

LUNCH & LEARN – Sept. 21 Business Services & On-the-Job Training What can an On-The-Job Training Program do for your business when there’s a shortage of skilled workers? Employers can offset the cost of training a new employee who is a great fit, but lacks elements of a skill set that would make them the…
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A Healthy Book Club

125 Year Birthday Bash: September 15th

125 Year Birthday Bash: September 15th The Hotel Colorado and the Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves have teamed up to bring the community together for a once-in-a-lifetime, all-day anniversary celebration party on Sept. 15! There will be activities and events throughout town! See Event Schedule and Learn More HERE!

YOU WORK HARD FOR YOUR BUSINESS. So will our loans.

YOU WORK HARD FOR YOUR BUSINESS. So will our loans. If the next step for your business is to finally get out from under high lease payments or old loan rates and terms, Vectra offers an innovative loan program for commercial properties. An owner-occupied real estate loan can provide you with funds to acquire, build…
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New Friends of Sunny V.I.P Program Offers Everyday Savings for Pass Holders

Sunlight adds More Business Partners to Local Discount Program New Friends of Sunny V.I.P Program Offers Everyday Savings for Pass Holders Sunlight Mountain Resort has been busy in the off-season expanding its local discount program for season pass holders. As an affordable family skiing destination, we recognize that strong relations with our community and local…
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Music on the Mountain resumes Saturday, Aug. 18, at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Music on the Mountain resumes Saturday, Aug. 18, at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Local rock band Fifty50 kicks off the second half of the 2018 benefit concert series in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Guests can get a ride up the mountain and enjoy the shows free with the donation of at least one canned food item…
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2018 Cruise-A-Thong is July 21

The 2018 CRUISE-A-THONG is JULY 21, 2018 – 11AM Presented by Roaring Fork Young Professionals – a don’t-try-athlon – bike, walk, float – veltus park, Glenwood Springs REGISTER ONLINE at www.cruiseathongglenwood.com Stay for prizes, food trucks and party after with Union Of None!

Roaring Fork Valley Healing Arts New Client Special

Roaring Fork Valley Healing Arts Offering a New Client Special: $55 for 60 minutes This offer is for any type of bodywork including Watsu at the big pool. Roaring Fork Valley Healing Arts specializes in Structural Integration, Therapeutic massage and Sports massage. Visit rfvha.com for more info or to book.

Movie Musical Night July 10 and July 24

Movie Musical Night July 10th and July 24th 5:30pm Join us during Summer Reading for Movie Musical Night. Voted on by the community, each night of the series features a classic movie musical to watch and sing along with. Light refreshments provided. Free to attend and open to all. Comfy blankets and lawn chairs encouraged.…
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Wild West Fermentation Fest – This Weekend!

Wild West Fermentation Fest – This Weekend! Craft Breweries ♦ Cideries ♦ Distilleries ♦ WINERIES ♦ MUSIC ♦ ART ♦ Food June 29 & 30 | Two Rivers Park | Glenwood Springs, CO The Glenwood Springs Historical Society & Roaring Fork Events look forward to spending the weekend with you at the 3rd Annual Wild West…
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A Lifetime of Service – Thank You Marianne Virgili

Join us in congratulating this year’s Life Member honorees. Honoring a lifetime of service ACCE is pleased to announce this year’s Life Member honorees! Join us in celebrating the work of these three individuals and their enduring influence and lifetime of service to the chamber profession. Life members will be recoginzed at the #ACCEAwards Show…
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Wildflowers & NEW Events at Sunlight 

The wildflowers at 9,860-feet atop Sunlight ski area are amazing. Hiking conditions are prime for viewing the blossoms, but the White River National Forest, Garfield County and surrounding counties remain under Stage 1 fire restrictions according to news reports. We’re urging visitors to be careful out there, but now’s a perfect time to visit Sunlight for a cost-free and fun outdoor hiking adventure! Upcoming Events:…
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Sunlight to Host Labor Day Weekend Music Festival 

Sunlight to Host Labor Day Weekend Music Festival  Orpheus Music & Arts Festival will feature Local Bands, Artist, and Vendors  Sunlight Mountain Resort announced it will be hosting a two-day music and arts festival Friday, Aug. 31 through Saturday, Sept. 1st. Founded and organized by Bridget Hartman and Aaron Dupuis, students at the University of…
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A Beautiful Span – Photos of the New Grand Avenue Bridge

    A Beautiful Span Photos of the New Grand Avenue Bridge An exhibit of work by Antonio Tavoletti Colorado Mountain College Professional Photography student at the Isaacson School for Media, Communication & Arts “My goal was to create images that isolate the bridge from all other surroundings and focus purely on the architectural mastery.” June…
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New Summer Events at Sunlight includes Half Marathon Trail Run

Sunny Half Marathon  On July 21, Sunlight will host the first-ever Sunny Half Marathon, with proceeds benefiting the Glenwood Springs High School Cross-Country team. The Course  The first run of its kind to be held at Sunlight, the 13.1 mile course features both double- and single-track trail ascending Sunlight’s 9,860 foot peak overlooking Mt. Sopris.…
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Time Capsule Dedication & Grand Avenue Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

You’re Invited to Join Governor John Hickenlooper for a Time Capsule Dedication & Grand Avenue Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Friday, June 22 at 10:00 AM at the Plaza Under the Grand Avenue Bridge

Roaring Fork Young Professionals Announce 2018 RFYP Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship

The Roaring Fork Young Professionals are pleased to announce the 2018 RFYP Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship!  The Roaring Fork Young Professionals and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Association would like to congratulate the 2018 RFYP Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship winners, Erica Diemoz and Finlay Roberts!  Erica and Finlay are both seniors at GSHS.  Erica will be attending Colorado…
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Glenwood Springs Chamber Board of Directors will Urge BLM to Require an Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Quarry Expansion

Glenwood Springs Chamber Board of Directors will Urge BLM to Require an Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Quarry Expansion The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association (GSCRA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing its concern and interest in more information regarding the proposed Mid-Continent limestone quarry expansion. Based on the information currently…
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Fryingpan River paintings by Jocelyn Audette featured at CMC ArtShare Gallery reception

CMC ArtShare will present a public opening reception for the exhibit “Fryingpan River Reflections, Paintings by Jocelyn Audette” at the CMC ArtShare Gallery at Morgridge Commons on Friday, May 11. Jocelyn Audette, who spent 35 years in northern California and has traveled the world, fell in love with Colorado at the age of 12. Her…
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KSNO New Audio Series – Glenwood Springs BACK IN TIME

In May & June, KSNO will begin a new audio series to run on the radio station for 6 weeks called Glenwood Springs BACK IN TIME. Each Sponsor gets 50 Audio Mentions In Vignette, 50- :60 Ads Monday-Sunday 6a 10p for $500 total. Sample Series Topics: The Avalanche of 1899 Immigrant Stories Colorado Mountain College Red…
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Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Contest Applications Available

Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Contest Applications Available Informational meeting to be held on Tuesday, April 17, 5:30 p.m. at Morgridge Commons, 815 Cooper Avenue, 2nd Floor, Glenwood Springs, Co Applications are now available for the 2018 Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Contest, sponsored by Bighorn Toyota.  Interested applicants are highly encouraged to attend the informational meeting…
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Free Lunch & Learn: iOS for Business

Free Lunch & Learn: iOS for Business Wednesday May 9th at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Rifle Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Hosted by DTCI DTCI invites you to a free seminar: iOS for Business. Have lunch on us and learn how to get organized, increase your productivity and discover tips and tricks to make your business…
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Alpine Bank Marks 45th Anniversary, Salutes Colorado Trailblazers

Alpine Bank is celebrating 45 years in business, beginning in 1973 with its first branch in Carbondale. The bank has grown to more than $3.5 billion in assets, serving 28 Colorado communities with 38 branches. Among the trailblazing efforts which define Alpine Bank’s character are its Green Team environmental initiative, a commitment to volunteerism, the…
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CDOT Crews Get Glenwood Canyon Bike Path Open

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) crews have been working to make repairs and sweep the Glenwood Canyon bike path in order to fully open the gates for pedestrians and cyclists alike to enjoy the trail.  Today, the path is open. “We recognize that with the low snowfall we had this year that many people utilized…
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April 6 – Roaring Fork School District RE-1 Early Childhood and Kindergarden Registration

Roaring Fork School District RE-1 Early Childhood and Kindergarden Registration takes place on Friday, April 6 – Click HERE to learn more.      

Roaring Fork School District Seeking Community Experts

Are you interested in sharing your professional expertise with a local high school senior? Roaring Fork Schools is assembling a database of Community Experts for the Capstone Project, a graduation requirement for all seniors in the Roaring Fork School District. The Capstone Project provides students an opportunity to engage in real world and passion-driven projects,…
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Building(s) for a Sustainable Future – presented by CLEER, Garfield Clean Energy and CORE

Building(s) for a Sustainable Future, presented by CLEER, Garfield Clean Energy and CORE. Learn how new buildings and retrofits can cut energy use and emissions. Keynote by Edward Mazria, architect and global climate leader in the buildings sector. Click HERE to register.

Isaacson School photography student exhibit at the CMC ArtShare Gallery at Morgridge Commons

An opening reception, free and open to the public, will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. April 13. CMC ArtShare presents “Current Works: Students of the Professional Photography Program at the Isaacson School of Communication, Arts and Media,” an exhibition of fine art photographic prints, at the CMC ArtShare Gallery at Morgridge Commons in…
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Mountain Communities Small Businesses Health & Wellbeing Symposium – April 13

Mountain Communities Small Businesses Health & Wellbeing Symposium is April 13.  Healthier workplaces attract and retain better employees. Learn from the experts, how to create a Workplace Wellbeing Program that will help your organization reach its goals. More details and tickets.

8th Street Intersection Closures Begin March 19th

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 18, 8th Street from Colorado Ave. to Grand Ave./CO 82 will be closed nightly from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for signal and utility work. Night work will continue each evening for approximately two weeks. During this period, pedestrians will be routed to the east crossing between the…
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Health Links™ recognizes the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association as a 2018 Certified Healthy Business

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association has been recognized as a Health Links Certified Healthy Business due to their holistic approach to creating a culture of health and safety in the workplace. Health LinksTM, a signature program of the Center for Health, Work and Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, recognizes businesses around…
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Sunlight Mountain Resort Wins Bosco Tourism Business of the Year Awar

On behalf of all of us at Sunlight Mountain Resort, we are truly grateful and honored to have been awarded the 2017 Bosco Tourism Business of the Year Award by the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association. The distinction is particularly poignant given our long and fruitful partnership with Glenwood Hot Springs and the award-winning Ski,…
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Cyber Security: What You Need To Know Lunch & Learn Event

Cyber Security: What You Need To Know Don’t miss this Lunch & Learn event on Feb. 21 Cyber Security: What You Need To Know Lunch & Learn Event Is your company Cyber Secure? Do you know how to spot a potential threat? Do you have the necessary tools to keep your company protected from Cyber…
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Fly Fishing Presentation

Presentation: Why Glenwood Springs is the #1 fishing town in America, per Field and Stream Location: CMC Roaring Fork Campus, 3000 CR 114, Glenwood Springs, Co Date: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 Time: 7:00pm We know the fishing is special here in the Glenwood Springs area, but would you like to know why it was selected…
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Morgridge Commons Grand Opening – February 12

All are invited to the Feb. 12 grand opening of Morgridge Commons, the state-of-the-art meeting space built to support the collaboration and training needs of the Roaring Fork Valley, Garfield County and Western Slope. Morgridge Commons is managed by Colorado Mountain College in partnership with the Garfield County Public Library District. It is next to…
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15th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza – Saturday, February 10

Come and enjoy the fabulous chocolate fountain and treats at our 15th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza fundraiser. This years event is held at a new location, Morgridge Commons above the library. New this year: WINE and an assortment of savory foods! We have been getting some great items for the auction. We hope to see you there!…
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Interested in a South African Adventure and Safari in 2018?

Interested in a South African Adventure and Safari in 2018? Attend the Informational Meeting Wednesday, January 31 at 6:00 pm at the Glenwood Springs Library. Don’t miss this amazing travel opportunity! For more information: Contact Debbie Bannon at 970.379.7320

GSCRA Workers’ Compensation Affinity Program

GSCRA Members are now eligible to receive a chamber sponsored discount when purchasing Workers’ Compensation through the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Affinity Program.