Business Briefs March 9, 2015 |

Business Briefs March 9, 2015

Local website to buy/sell outdoor gear

CMNM Classifieds is launching a peer-to-peer local marketplace allowing people in the area to buy, sell and request used outdoor gear and equipment directly from members of the community. Buyers and sellers can connect through the site, transact purchases via Paypal, and rate/review how the transaction went. Listings can be easily posted at the website, and items can be cross-posted as a classified ad in CMNM newspapers. You can visit the site at

Win a free hot tub

Marquis, “The Ultimate Hot Tub Experience!,” and As You Wish Pool & Spa of Glenwood Springs are giving away a free hot tub to one lucky bracket winner. Go to to fill in your bracket and select what you think will be the highest volume Marquis® seller in each pairing in the Marquis model year sale through March 31. Contest is open to anyone 18 or older in the U.S.A. Only one entry per person. The winner gets a new Marquis e-SeriesTM hot tub of their choice. In the event of a tie, Marquis will hold a drawing to select the first prize winner. Contest runs March 2-31. Winner will be announced April 10. See all contest rules online. Everyone who enters earns a $500 coupon good toward any Signature Spa, e-Series Spa or ATV purchase.

CMC business workshops

Colorado Mountain College offers a new series of business workshops in February. Topics include business start-ups, plans, financials, funding through loans, and technology options. You’ll get a chance to ask your questions and learn from others in these small group sessions. The remaining workshops are March 12: Funding Your Business through Loans; and March 26: Technology Options for Small Businesses. Learn more at

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