An aspect of our CMU 20,000 effort to grow enrollment and grow community support is to increase the positive interaction between students and businesses. Last month, with that in mind we solicited Chamber member businesses to provide discounts that we could share with students when they return to campus. This month we are asking for…

Business Advocacy The Chamber has been at the forefront of a number of business issues so far this year. . . and with it being an election year there is even more to come. Here is a quick rundown on some of the issues and the Chamber’s current role: After the Grand Valley Drainage District…

  At the July Board of Directors meeting the Chamber passed a resolution in support of the lodging tax increase being proposed by the City of Grand Junction on the November ballot. Shown below is the full resolution adopted: Whereas the City of Grand Junction convened a working group of stakeholders in early 2017 to…

The fall 2018 Energy Briefing Series kicks off August 22nd at Noon with a presentation by Christopher Guith, Senior Vice President at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute (Energy Institute). From Sage Grouse to Jordan Cove, many policy decisions “inside the beltway” affect energy development in communities such as Grand Junction. Gain insights…

September is national Workforce Month and to celebrate, workforce partners throughout Mesa County will be hosting a Workforce Week. Kicking off Wednesday, September 5th with the Career Fair at Colorado Mesa University, Workforce Week will highlight the innovative workforce development programs throughout Mesa County that are the result of the collaborative efforts of the Mesa…

Another election? Didn’t we just have one? The answer is YES. However, we have another election day, November 6th, on the horizon with some significant races in the offing that will impact business along with several local and statewide ballot measures. All three of our state legislators and one of our three county commissioners will…

Imagine if you could have taken a class and started your first business at the age of 13 or 17 rather than 25 or 35 or even 65! Where would that knowledge have taken you? That is what the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy does for up to 24 lucky middle and high school students each year….

The 2018-2109 Leadership Class, sponsored by Sooper Credit Union, has been selected and the program will officially begin with an orientation luncheon on August 15th and an overnight team building retreat September 6-7th at Camp Hope on the Grand Mesa. We congratulate the following for their interest in serving this community and dedicating time to…

  The Chamber recently launched a short (six questions) survey about internships and how our members are or are not utilizing them. The purpose of the survey is to determine better ways to connect businesses and students in a workplace environment that will benefit both groups. The survey closing date is August 6th and we…

  As U.S. coal production declines due to the rise of natural gas and alternative energies, the question remains: What will happen to those communities of coal workers? The answer may lie in a derivative of coal called “pitch,” which can be used to produce a carbon-fiber material utilized in items from skis to automobile…

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