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…

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…

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business and they create two out of every three new jobs in…

A vibrant community doesn’t just happen. It is the work of leaders—those individuals willing to dream big, take risks and inspire positive change. At the urging of strong business leaders wishing to see others take up the reins and move Grand Junction forward the Chamber is rolling out a new event on April 18th, the…

On May 8th you may be eligible to vote in an election that you may not even be aware of. If you are a resident in Grand Valley District 3 which is an area roughly from 28 Road east to and from the Colorado River north to the Grand Valley Highline Canal you can cast…

“How to Hire the Right Fit” will be the topic of our Sunrise Seminar on April 4th, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM in the Chamber lower level conference room.  Curtis Englehart, Mesa County Workforce Center Director will help guide participants through the process of determining the right candidate for open positions in their companies.   The…

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