Each and every day, people across the United States use electricity in millions of ways, usually without even having to think about it. From flipping on light switches to powering televisions and smart phones, electricity is so readily available. Electric companies have been committed to delivering clean, reliable energy to their customers in Colorado. Recently,…

The Mesa County Business Education Foundation in association with School District 51 sponsors a program that requires little of your time but can make a world of difference and potentially change the life of a child. Each Wednesday afternoon beginning in October volunteers are needed to work one on one for about 40 minutes with…

YPN Before Hours October 4 | 6:30 AM Location: My Favorite Muffin Piping hot coffee or tea, with a little mix and mingle. Join YPN members and guests (are free) for this monthly morning event. What a great way to start your business day with friends at this wildly ​popular event. Before Hours is held…

The new academic year has started at CMU and there is definitely a palpable energy in the air with the return of so many students to the community. Over the past few weeks, members of the various CMU 20000 subcommittees have been very active in brainstorming and beginning various projects that can bring the Community…

The Mesa County Business Education Foundation in association with School District 51 sponsors a program that requires little of your time but can make a world of difference and potentially change the life of a child. Each Wednesday afternoon beginning in October volunteers are needed to work one on one for about 40 minutes with…

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 Entrepreneurs Academy does for up to 24 lucky middle and high school students each year….

The CMU20000 initiative (15,000 students and 5,000 community supporters) is off to a great start with approximately 70 people stepping forward to serve on the four committees of the effort; Community Visibility, Community Engagement, Student Recruitment and Government Engagement. These committees will begin meeting soon and there is still an opportunity to sign up and…

The Chamber Energy Briefing Series, sponsored by WBS Coatings begins the fall series with a presentation by Stan Dempsey, Colorado Mining Association President and COO on August 9th, 12:00 PM at the DoubleTree by Hilton. He will be discussing the current state of mining in the state and how public policy at all levels may…

What’s in a Name? As many of you know, the Chamber has assumed the role of catalyst, convener, and champion of “CMU 20000.” CMU20000 is an economic development and skilled workforce initiative that will grow Colorado Mesa University to 15,000 students and will engage 5,000 community supporters. It means new jobs and hundreds of millions…

The Nominating Committee of the Chamber Board of Directors is currently in the process of selecting a slate of new proposed directors to present to the membership and current Chamber Board for approval. There are five slots on the Board currently up for election this fall. Those selected will be a cross section of the…

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