Biz briefs 9/20
CarbondaleFall Business ConferenceThe Carbondale Community Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Fall Business Conference, “Economic Forecast for the Roaring Fork Valley: Trends Affecting Your Business,” 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Aspen Glen Club. The keynote speaker is Jim Light of Chaffin/Light Associates. The group will review national, state, and local forecasts and trends and strategies based upon the data presented. Tickets: $50 Chamber members, $60 nonmembers; $15 students. Information and to register: 963-1890Silt chamberBusiness After HoursThe Silt Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be sponsored by Tastefully Simple from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. Meet the owner, Cinda Munroe, and sample selected items offered by her company. Mary Michelle and Grace Haggart are the hostesses for the event, to be held at 224 First Mesa Drive in Eagle’s View.Equal employment workshopsThe Glenwood Springs Workforce Center and the Colorado Civil Rights Division are sponsoring a free workshop for employers during three sessions on Sept. 28 and 29. Topics discussed will include: immigrant rights, harassment and disabilities. Information: Allison, 945-8638.New to Glenwood chamber The following have joined the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association:• White House Pizza in Carbondale serves gourmet pizza, ribs, fantastic salads, sandwiches, desserts, fine ales, and has a full bar and live music on Wednesdays. Information: 704-9400.• The Grease Monkey, 3106 S. Glen Ave., provides full-service vehicle preventative maintenance and car wash. It is under Scott Romney’s new direction, and open Monday through Saturday. Information: 945-5015.• New Century Transportation Foundation, 320 Main St, Ste. 202, in Carbondale, is a community working foundation formed to advance mobility choices in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. Information: 704-9200, firstname.lastname@example.org.• The Shaggy Dog, LLC, 3101 A Blake Ave., is a grooming salon for cats and dogs. It offers a safe indoor/outdoor dog daycare program in addition to traditional grooming services. Information: 945-0264.• Palomino Barth Architects, P.C., 815 Blake Ave., provides elegant, cost-effective services including design-build, architecture, planning and interior design for commercial and residential clients. Information: 945-6655, email@example.com.CRA Business After Hours Elk Mountain Motors will host Glenwood Springs Chamber Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at 100 Riverine Road. Free for chamber members and guests, catered by Coors Distributing and Dos Hombres. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.Glenwood BusinessOwners’ RoundtableGlenwood’s newest resource for the city’s small business community, a Business Owners’ Roundtable, is set to launch at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the executive conference room of Colorado Mountain College’s Grand Avenue administrative building.The Roundtable will be a forum for noncompeting business leaders to share ideas, concerns and accomplishments for the mutual benefit of Roundtable participants and the community in general.The discussion topic for the first session is “The Glenwood Area Workforce: Strengths, Weaknesses and Developmental Needs.” Future topics will be chosen according to the group’s priorities and interests. Guest speakers, with expertise in particular areas of interest selected by the group, may be invited to address the Roundtable on occasion if participants choose to do so.Information: Jerry Pradier, 404-1389, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Better Business Bureauhosts member breakfastBetter Business Bureau members in Garfield, Pitkin and Basalt will be celebrating seven years of local BBB membership with a free breakfast at the Glenwood Springs Community Center on Oct. 7. The breakfast is sponsored by nine local BBB Advisory Board members and hosted by Oni Butterfly, BBB membership director for the area. Pam King, president/CEO, and Betti Seay, VP/membership sales, of Mountain States Better Business Bureau will attend and discuss future BBB programs in the area. To RSVP by Sept. 30: Kellie Brown, 800-564-0370, ext. 118. BBB information: Oni Butterfly, 876-0214. New to Carbondale ChamberThe following have joined the Carbondale Community Chamber of Commerce:• Dona Maes at Alexa’s Closet, 319 Main St., sells gently used infants and children’s clothing, toys, books, furniture, and many other accessories on consignment. Information: 963-0258. • Deborah Hardaker, Altitude Wellness, 681 S. 2nd St., provides Shaklee nutritional, environmental, and personal care products. Information: 618-3038, email@example.com. • A Perfect Fit by Nancy Clough, 511 Garfield Ave., offers fine sewing, tailoring, custom creations, alterations, and home decoration. Information: 963-1796. Dan and Pam Shelton, Good Night Mattress Co., 584 Highway 133. Offering sleep comfort, knowledge, service, and value on top-quality mattresses from Sealy, S&F Temp, and Simmons. Information: 963-8811, firstname.lastname@example.org. Julian Hardaker, Paginas Communitarias, P.O. Box 1749, Carbondale. The community and Spanish-language yellow pages connecting businesses to the Latino community in Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin counties. Information: 704-1150, email@example.com. Mark Fischer and Lari Goode, phat thai, 343 Main St., offering exceptional Thai food. Information: 963-7001, firstname.lastname@example.org.• Randi R. Bolton, DVM, P.O. Box 202, Woody Creek, CO 81656. A mobile veterinary service. Information: 925-4447, email@example.com.Jim Rominger, Windom Homes, P.O. Box 3860, Basalt, CO 81621, is a single-family home builder with emphasis on entry-level and first-time move-up buyers. Information: 963-5632, firstname.lastname@example.org. • Chris Tribble, Versatile Productions, 12644 Highway 82, offers creative video, audio, Internet, and graphic media solutions. Information: 963-1115, email@example.com.
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