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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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City of Glenwood Springs Seeks Input on Public Art Master Plan

The City is seeking public input for its first Public Art Master Plan. Please fill out this brief survey by Feb. 28 to help the City understand what types of public art people are interested in for the community. When you complete the survey you will be entered for a chance to win one of…
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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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Valley View Debuts New After Hours Urgent Care To Ensure Accessible, Affordable Care Locally

As a direct response to the community to ensure accessible, affordable care locally, Valley View, an independent, nonprofit health system based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, has created a solution between primary care and emergency room: After Hours Urgent Care. After Hours Urgent Care offers convenient, urgent care with the backing of the renowned Valley View.…
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Garfield County COVID-19 Vaccine Update as of Jan. 28, 2021

Early doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been limited to Garfield County’s emergency workers and people age 70 and older. But as more vaccine becomes available and as providers finish vaccinating these groups, additional categories will open up. Many below the line 1B workers have contacted public health for updates. Garfield County continues to follow…
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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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People age 70 and older in Garfield County can schedule appointments for COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, January 4

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – On December 30, the Governor’s office announced new guidance for the COVID-19 Phase 1B group, which now includes people age 70 and older. Beginning Monday, January 4, residents of Garfield County age 70 and older can make appointments at Grand River Health or Valley View Hospital to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.…
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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 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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South Midland Reconstruction Project Community Information Meetings – November 12

Two virtual meetings scheduled for November 12 The City of Glenwood Springs is rebuilding the South Midland Avenue corridor. This 18-month reconstruction project will better serve the South Glenwood Springs Community. This roadway is prone to potholes, intersections have poor site lines, the corridor experiences regular rockfall events, there are gaps in pedestrian infrastructure and…
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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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Outdoor Octoberfest family-friendly fun returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park    

The mountain-top theme park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is bringing its Octoberfest celebration back on three Saturdays in October, the 3rd, 10th and 17th. Visitors can enjoy fall colors and photo opps, music by local band Alpine Echo, axe throwing, keg bowling, outdoor games, traditional German fare and a beer garden—all orchestrated with COVID-19 safety…
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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Colorado Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Grizzly Creek Fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the Grizzly Creek Fire that began Aug. 10, 2020, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Jared…
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LIFT-UP is hiring and needs volunteers

Rifle, Colorado…LIFT-UP, a 38 year-old non-profit, known for managing food distribution to those in need throughout the Roaring Fork valley, and for its dedication to providing humanitarian essentials, is in need of staff and more volunteers to assist with emergency food bag preparation and distribution. The following staff is needed: Driver & Pantry Inventory Coordinator*…
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Glenwood Springs Cancels 2020  Spring Clean Up, Offers Landfill Vouchers.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO –The City of Glenwood Springs has cancelled Spring Clean Up for 2020. This is a proactive measure to limit employee-resident interactions to slow the potential spread, impacts, and damage of COVID-19. Residents can receive a voucher for one free personal pick-up size load at the landfill to assist with normal Spring Clean…
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Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Presents Scholarship to Isabelle Brintnall

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association (GSCRA) is pleased to present Coal Ridge High School senior Isabelle Brintnall with a $1,000 scholarship. The GSCRA scholarship program provides selected students with a paid position at the visitor center where they gain valuable work experience throughout their high school careers, plus a scholarship upon graduation. Brintnall began…
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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 [email protected] to let the entire GSCRA team…
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Marlene Neidert Accepted into CO Tourism Leadership Journey

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

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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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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