Weekly Announcements

Thursday June 20th, 2013
Updates and Member Promotions

Chamber Board will meet twice per month

The Chamber Board of Directors has decided to meet twice per month to stay on top of current and future activities.  The meetings will be the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8am and the 4th Friday of the month at 8am.  These meetings will continue to be held in the Chamber building.

Board of Director officers have now been elected for the coming year.  They will be Carol Glenn, President; Heather Lindh, Vice-president; Brenda Marine, Treasurer; and Amy Tait, Secretary.

If any member has questions or concerns they would like raised at a Board meeting, please contact a Board member or the Chamber Director.

Visitor Center now Open 7 Days a Week

New hours of operation are: 
Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We are making sure that current stocks of brochures and information are sufficient for this additional influx of visitors, but if you would like to drop by the Chamber with additional materials, please feel free.  We will also contact you if we are running low on your marketing materials.

Thank you Greg Labbe for your ongoing work scheduling the Visitor Center ambassadors!

Other Chamber News...

I want to remind members that your business information or announcement can be included in next week's Chamber announcement or on the Chamber website.  Simply email the information you want included to Leadville@LeadvilleUSA.com or call me if you have any questions on content or formatting.

Thank you
 for your membership and participation in the Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce!
Jeff McGuinness

Director's Corner

Hello Members,
I hope that everyone has noticed and is benefiting from the traffic that we have coming through town so far this season.  The Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is welcoming between 100-150 people per day which is a remarkable 800 to 1000 visitors per week, and for mid-June those are good numbers.  We are now open 7 days a week which should translate into well informed visitors who spend more time in the county, and better exposure and revenue possibilities for member businesses.  For your reference, I have repeated the hours of operation in this newsletter.

Business After Hours:  At the Healy House and Dexter Cabin Museum on June 27th from 5:30-7:30pm.

4th of July Parade: July 4th at 10:00am.  Line-up begins at 9:30am.

Please see more information on both of these events in this week's newsletter.

I am still receiving returned mail and emails from members.  As we audit our member contact information for accuracy and current info, if you know someone who is a Chamber member and has not been receiving email or mail correspondence from us, please have them contact the Chamber and update anything that is necessary.

Thank you,
Jeff McGuinness

REMEMBER: June B.A.H. at the Healy House!

Don't forget!  The next Chamber Business After Hours will be Thursday, June 27th at 5:30pm.  It will be hosted by the Healy House and Dexter Cabin.  A big Thank You to Maureen Scanlon and the crew at the Healy House for opening the Dexter Cabin up to all attendees of next week's business after hours.  So plan on stopping by!

In addition to folks from History Colorado, State Representative Millie Hamner, representing Lake County at the state level, will be attending.  Please join us for appetizers and beverages on the lawn and a great opportunity to network with your fellow Chamber members.

If you know you will be attending, please RSVP by calling the Chamber at 486-3900.


Bring your Marketing Materials to the B.A.H.!

Get the word out on your business at this month's Business After Hours!

With more people stopping in Leadville and Lake County every day, now is the time to make sure your marketing materials are working for you.  Whether it's a pamphlet, your business card, or your own personal sales pitch, bring it to this month's Business After Hours at the Healy House.

There will be an area set aside specifically for Chamber member marketing materials, and of course the usual opportunities for personal networking with other local businesspeople will be unlimited.

Please join us next Thursday, June 27th.

Delaware Hotel walking tours now operating

The Delaware has started its 'Safari' walking tours and has already taught over 100 people some of the history of Leadville.  Way to go!

Please check with the Delaware Hotel regarding specific tours and schedules.  Beginning with next week's newsletter, the schedule should be available through a  link in this publication.  You can reach the Delaware at 719-486-1418.

Farmer's Market music lineup announced

The Leadville Farmer's market begins July 18th.  This year there are a number of musical acts planned to augment the wide selection of produce, food, and products that will be found there.  The season will start off in grandiose fashion on the evening of July 18th when a featured performance from the National Repertory Orchestra Chamber Ensemble at 6pm.
See the full schedule

Tuscany trip early registration extended!

Plan a trip to Tuscany this Year!
Call Carol at 719-486-1409 and reserve your space TODAY!

The early registration deadline that saves you $100 per person has been extended!!
For more information, please check out the Chamber's website at www.leadvilleusa.com
or call Jeff McGuinness at 719-486-3900.
Weekly Announcements - Thursday June 20th, 2013

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