Hickenlooper brings economic tour to Glenwood Thursday | PostIndependent.com

Hickenlooper brings economic tour to Glenwood Thursday

Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit Glenwood Springs on Thursday morning as part of his “Bottom-Up Economic Development Plan” tour of Colorado cities and towns.

Hickenlooper will start his visit with a meeting at 9:45 a.m. with the Colorado River Water Conservation District board of directors at the River District’s headquarters, 201 Centennial Drive, Suite 200, in Glenwood Springs, followed by a meeting with the editorial board of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent at 11.

Over the noon hour, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association will host a business lunch that will be open to the public.

At the luncheon, the governor will talk about economic development in Colorado. Business leaders in the community are encouraged to attend, and bring concerns and suggestions regarding their particular business industry.

The lunch will be held from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Hotel Denver. Tickets for the buffet lunch are $20 and should be reserved in advance through the chamber’s website, http://tinyurl.com/4tjckog, or by calling 945-6589.

Hickenlooper’s tour starts Wednesday with a visit with fire officials in Dillon, a tour of the Buena Vista Correctional Facility, a meeting with business leaders in Breckenridge and a presentation to the Vail Valley Rotary Club.

After stopping in Glenwood Springs on Thursday, he will meet with business leaders in Minturn. The governor will be back on the Western Slope Saturday to attend the Club 20 spring meeting.

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