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Big Welcome to New and Returning Members
Check out our redesigned website for easy access to tools that you use most. Our Membership Directory has been completely redesigned to make it easy to search and locate our members. Check out the website and let us know how you like it!

Best Dam Wine Walk Egg Hunt April 8
Our last Wine Walk until September, the Egg Hunt Wine Walk on April 8th is sure not to disappoint! The Flying Saucer has graciously accepted to host our check in this month. You will find them just on the opposite side of the Boulder Dam Brewery. Once you have checked in, grabbed your glasses, make sure you check out our small businesses that will have tables, giveaways and raffles by the Chamber office. If you are interested in having a table (but you are NOT able to serve any beverages), let us know by Friday 4/7 so we can ensure you have a place. We do not provide tables or chairs; space only. Lularoe, Mary Kay, PFLAG, Remedy's, Perfectly Pretty by Laci will be along the Chamber corridor, so make sure you check them out! 

Networking Event in Las Vegas April 20
We rarely have business to business networking opportunities outside of Boulder City, but here is one worth noting. Capstone Risk Management Insurance is celebrating 20 years on April 20. Head on down to their location at 8681 W Sahara Ave, Ste 100, Las Vegas, 89117 and make sure your RSVP to Felicia at or call 702-227-5727. Hope you can make it!

See Spot Run BINGO & Silent Auction
See Spot Run is having an event benefiting the See Spot Run Dog Park in Boulder City. Come on down to Chilly Jillyz on the Patio April 22 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 with dinner and six games of BINGO and one raffle ticket. Bring dog or cat food and get one extra BINGO ticket. The food will be donated to Boulder City Emergency Aid. For tickets, email or stop by Chilly Jillyz, outside the Boulder Dam Credit Union or check out the See Spot Run Facebook page.

New Facebook Group for Members Only
If you have not requested access to our Members Only Facebook group, here is your invitation! We found that our members were not able to see all of the communications that were being sent on our Chamber Services page. This new Facebook group is private and monitored by the Monica, your Communications Director. Think of this as your private members-only club where you have direct communication with the Chamber as well as first access to information, critical chamber benefit messages and member to member deals. We do allow members to post, but please know that this group is not intended to be a place to showcase your business. Your business social media pages and the other Chamber pages are better vehicles for you to share what's happening with your business. Your access to this group is voluntary and not required, but know that this is available should you choose to join. If you'd like access, simply search Boulder City Chamber of Commerce **Members Only** and request to join. Make sure you check out the pinned post and drop a link to your Facebook business page. We want to make sure all of our small business members are getting some social media love!

National Jr. Ranger Day at Lake Mead
April 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. is Junior Ranger Day out at the lake! A free event for the whole family includes learning opportunities as well as activities designed to enrich and entertain all ages. Activities include discovering plankton through a microscope, learn about bats, see how a remote-controlled underwater camera works, try on firefighting gear, learn how to tell the age of a desert bighorn sheep and using a solar telescope, among many other things. There will be face painting, live reptiles and sing-alongs with live music and K-9 demonstrations. All fourth graders will receive an Every Kid in a Park pass that wil grant them and three guests free admission to more than 2,000 federal public lands, including more than 400 national park units. Hope you can check it out!

The Chamber's Year in Review
Ever wonder what the Chamber has been up to? The answer is A LOT! Check out the Chamber's Annual Report for all the things that we do behind the scenes. This will give you a idea of what activities are happening to help promote tourism and economic development. We will be publishing one every year but if there are significant additions, we will update the document as needed. This way you can have the peace of mind knowing we are keeping you informed on all of the happenings at the Chamber.  

New Newsletter Format
As you have noticed, we have revised the format of our Newsletter. It came to our attention by one of our members that the format was not mobile friendly and given most business owners use their electronic devices more than a desktop or laptop we though we would give it a whirl. Feel free and give us some feedback! With that, we have also changed how often the newsletter will come out. We will begin to send the Newsletter once a month and other communications will happen on our various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Instagram). We will post something different on all three so make sure you follow us on all of them!
If you have anything that you would like published in the monthly newsletter, please email it to no later than the 20th of the month prior to your event. For example, if your event/sale is May 15, you will need to send in your information no later than April 20 to ensure it will be published. We cannot share everything, so please be sure you are tagging us in your post or share it on our page. You will still get the benefit of our followers seeing your posts.

Social Media Effectiveness
Social media is an amazing way to reach an audience. How saavy are you in the social media arena? Would you like to be more effective on your Facebook business page or your Instagram or Twitter feeds? We can help! The Chamber has resources to help you in your quest to leverage social media! Let us know and we would be happy to help you out! If you're interested in learning more about how social media can help your business email and we will set up some time to visit!


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