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Spring Break Staycation at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Need a getaway close to home? Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs has everything a family needs to build wonderful memories. Open every day starting Friday, March 12! Start with a ride on the Glenwood Gondola to the top of Iron Mountain, then enjoy cave tours, the Alpine Coaster, Haunted Mine Drop, Laser Tag…
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Reserve Your Space Today in the Award-Winning Official Insider’s Guide to Glenwood Springs Magazine and Official City and Trail Map

Award-Winning Official Insider’s Guide to Glenwood Springs Magazine and Official City & Trail Map A partnership of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and Glenwood Springs Post Independent The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and Glenwood Springs Post Independent are pleased to announce that we are partnering on the award-winning Official Insider’s Guide to Glenwood…
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Chamber member investors essential in helping business and community thrive

February 1 Inside the Chamber Column in Glenwood Springs Post Independent To coincide with Valentine’s Day, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is celebrating Member Appreciation Month throughout February. We would like to express our love and gratitude for businesses who have invested or continued to invest in the GSCRA, especially over the past year.…
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CDPHE approves Garfield County 5 Star Business Certification Program contingent on metric eligibility

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – The Garfield County 5 Star Program Administrative Committee’s application to implement a 5 Star certified business variance program in the county has been approved, contingent on metric eligibility, by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). A contingent approval letter from CDPHE on January 27 states, “Garfield County meets…
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City of Glenwood Springs Receives Small Business Relief Program Funds for Dissemination

January 22, 2021 GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – The City of Glenwood Springs has received Small Business Relief Program funds as part of Senate Bill 20B-001, in the amount of $61,488. Business applications are open on the City website for eligible small businesses for relief based on need and loss of revenue. The legislation creating the…
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VISIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS WELCOMES NEW TOURISM PROMOTION PROJECT MANAGER

VISIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS WELCOMES NEW TOURISM PROMOTION PROJECT MANAGER Visit Glenwood Springs, tourism department of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, is pleased to introduce new Tourism Promotion Project Manager, Heidi Pankow. Heidi Pankow has more than 30 years of tourism marketing experience, most recently responsible for marketing and public relations at the Ouray Tourism…
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NEW: Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans

The U.S. Chamber has created a new Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans to provide you with the latest information and answers to FAQs about the changes that have been made to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Program as part of the end-of-year pandemic relief package Congress has passed. Click…
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SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through December 31, 2021

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The deadline extension comes as a result of the recent bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress and enacted by President Trump…
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Governor asks CDPHE to move all counties in the Red Level on the COVID Dial into Orange, effective January 4

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – On December 30, the Governor’s office announced on Twitter that it is asking Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to move all counties currently under the Level Red to Level Orange on the state’s COVID-19 dial. This would become effective Monday, January 4, 2021. The governor is making this…
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Garfield County Moves to Red, Severe Risk Level on Colorado COVID-19 dial guidelines, City to Provide Restaurant Grants

PRESS RELEASE December 10, 2020 Contact: Debra Figueroa City Manager 970-384-6401 Garfield County Moves to Red, Severe Risk Level on Colorado COVID-19 dial guidelines, City to Provide Restaurant Grants GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – Due to increased community transmission and case numbers, effective Thursday December 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM the State of Colorado has moved…
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United to Stop the Spread Informational Meeting – Tuesday, November 24 at 6 p.m.

              United to Stop the Spread Informational Meeting Virtual meeting scheduled for November 24 GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – Last Thursday, November 19, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) formally moved Garfield County into the orange, or “high-risk” category, based on the State’s metrics tool to determine…
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s Gondola Giving with LIFT-Up  

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park invites you to join in Gondola Giving—a benefit for LIFT-UP, our local food pantry. It’s a fun and philanthropic way to give your neighbors and your spirits a lift this year. Here’s how it works—when you bring a $25 City Market gift card to our admissions desk, the Adventure Park will…
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FirstBank Supports Local Roaring Fork Nonprofit Stepping Stones

FirstBank teamed up with Carbondale Creamery and Café and Dos Gringos Burritos during the month of October to support local Roaring Fork Valley nonprofit Stepping Stones. For each croissant/latte purchased from the Creamery and burrito purchased from Dos Gringos, FirstBank donated $5 to Stepping Stones, achieving its $10,000 donation goal. The “Giving for Good” campaign was also the Carbondale Creamery’s final…
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White River National Forest to offer more than 160 temporary summer jobs

Application period currently open for wildland fire jobs, opens Dec. 1 for non-fire positions GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – The time to apply for more than 160 temporary positions for the 2021 season on the White River National Forest is quickly approaching. Temporary wildland fire positions are open for applications now through Nov. 27, while the…
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State launches #ShopLocalColorado to promote local holiday spending

Governor Polis and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) have announced #ShopLocalColorado to support Colorado small businesses in advance of the holiday shopping season. Shoppers can visit the Shop Local Colorado website to see a list of shop local campaigns in communities across Colorado. Colorado’s small businesses, entrepreneurs and restaurants are…
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State releases new public health order

November 2, 2020 – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) today released a new public health order with streamlined guidance and clarification on the dial framework. The new public health order is similar to past orders, but integrates Protect Our Neighbors, Safer at Home, and Stay at Home orders together, and it…
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Help Glenwood Shine – We’re getting closer to the goal, but we need your help

Glenwood Springs is really shining! Thanks to local businesses and individuals we are more than half-way to our Help Glenwood Shine goal of a $100,000 investment in local businesses through Glenwood Gold. There are plenty of reasons to #ShopGlenwood and #DineGlenwood but now more than ever, supporting our local businesses is a golden investment in…
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Winter Outdoor Grant Program Application Process for Restaurants Now Open

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA), the Colorado Restaurant Foundation, and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the  Winter Outdoor Grant Program, which will provide funds to restaurants to winterize patio  space for outdoor dining. In mid-October, Gov. Polis was joined by CRA and restaurateurs  to discuss ways…
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Secretary of State Jena Griswold Alerts Colorado Businesses of Misleading Filing Solicitations

DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Secretary of State’s office is again alerting small business owners about potentially misleading notices requesting an extra fee from a third party to file business documents. The Secretary of State’s office has received numerous reports of third parties sending deceptive and misleading solicitations to Colorado businesses. The Colorado Secretary of State…
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