This month my day job collides with my unpaid volunteer job as Chairman of the Chamber. It’s May and for anyone who has been in Grand Junction for at least 24 hours, that means its time for another JUCO! The (ahem) Alpine Bank Junior College World Series has been played by some of the best…

A suggestion from one of the Chamber members last summer led to a new event in May.  The State of the Grand Valley will feature two representatives from the City of Grand Junction, Mesa County, City of Fruita and Town of Palisade discussing the opportunities and challenges facing our communities in 2018. Make plans to…

One of the seats on the three-member board of the Grand Valley Drainage District, District 3 is up for election this spring.  Following its Endorsement Process, the Chamber chose to endorse Mary Brophy for the seat.  She, like the Chamber believes that stormwater is an issue that should be addressed on a valley wide basis…

The Chamber’s Annual Legislative Wrap Up, sponsored by Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd, 7:30 AM at the Clarion Inn. Local lawmakers have been invited to attend and share their thoughts on how bills passed this session may impact businesses. Chamber members on the Governmental Affairs Committee have taken…

Last year was the first year that the Grand Junction Chamber with the support of Home Loan/Nationwide sponsored JUCO Spirit Week.  This year we are looking to “up our game” even more when it comes to showing the business support for this national tournament that has been bringing visitors and dollars from across the country…

One of the complaints that CJ Rhyne, the Chamber Business Retention and Expansion Specialist, hears regularly has to do with the logistics of getting freight into the community via rail.  Currently, there is close to no options for companies that utilize rail service for goods delivery to access these shipments other than having them trucked…

At the 2018 YEA! Investor Panel held on March 28th Nick Silzell, CEO of Sleepy Sheepy, was named the 2018 Grand Junction Area Chamber’s Saunders Scholar. Nick and his family will be attending the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Semi-Final Competition in Rochester, NY the first week of May to compete for up to $50,000 of…

Been by the Chamber offices lately?  Noticed anything different?  Our new digital sign is up and broadcasting to the world what we are doing.  Yes, we are putting our messages up in lights thanks to two Chamber members who assisted us with the purchase and installation of our 21stcentury message board.  Bud’s Signs & Neon…

The fifth class of the Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy will graduate on May 8th, 6:00 PM at the Factory and members are invited to attend and cheer on these newly minted small business owners aged 11 to 15. None of this would have been possible without the tremendous outpouring of support from the business community…

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL: GARDNER Op-Ed: Giving more opportunity to Coloradans who feel left behind Apr 15, 2018 – By Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) Over the past several months, Coloradans have continued to see the positive benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The biggest tax reform package in 30 years is leading to…

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