Weekly Announcements

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Updates and Member Promotions

New Chamber Members!

Please welcome the following new members to the Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce...

-- Mt. Skintastic, personal services for women and men, Explore the possibilities of fantastic skin in the High Rockies!  Please call Susan Mathews at 719-293-5795 for more information or an appointment.

-- Bob Smith, Friend of the Chamber

-- Three Bears Lawn and Home Care, specializing in rental move-outs and vacation rental cleans in the Lake County area.  Please call Bruce Privitt or Pamala Gallagher at 719-293-5463 for more nformation.

Next Chamber Board mtg Tuesday, 8/13

The next Chamber Board of Directors meeting will be Tuesday, August 13th, from 8:00am to 9:00am.  The Board meeting will be held in the conference room of Centennial Real Estate located at 1020 N. Poplar.

Any members are welcome to attend, and if any member has questions or concerns they would like raised at this or any other Board meeting, please contact a Board member or the Chamber Director at 486-3900.

Come see what the hospital has been up to lately!

The hospital is inviting everyone to an ice cream social, dunk tank, and an opportunity to see all of the activity and changes that have been taking place at the hospital.

The event is Tuesday, July 30th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the St. Vincent General Hospital at 825 W. 6th Street.

Please click this link for details

Visitor Center Open 7 Days a Week

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.

With the assistance of funding from the Lake County Tourism Panel, visitor center ambassadors are now paid a stipend of $10.00/hour!  If anyone is aware of someone who may be interested in working as a visitor center ambassador, please have them contact the Chamber at 486-3900.

Farmer's Market every Thursday

The Leadville Farmer's market is now open every Thursday from 2pm to 7pm on the County courthouse lawn.  Please come by and check out the food, produce, and other items and enjoy live music each Thursday at 5:15pm.
See the full schedule

Think Colorado.com looking for Leadville businesses for its street map

Sue Long with Think Colorado.com is putting together a 2013-2014 tear-proof, waterproof street map of Leadville and is interested in speaking to any businesses that would like to appear.

Please click on the link below for information on how your business can be a part of the first edition of this great Leadville street map.
Think Colorado.com Leadville Street Maps

Director's Corner

Hello Members,
I hope the summer is productive and profitable for everyone.  Believe it or not, now that the Visitor Center is open 7 days a week, we are now welcoming and assisting almost 1,000 people per week!!  Our ambassadors are providing great information and encouraging folks to spend as much time as possible enjoying our great city and county.

For those members who have not come by the visitor center for some time, I encourage you to do so.  We have updated the decor, improved the visibility of Chamber member pamphlets and information, and made it easier for people to access the information they need to spend quality time (and money!) here in Leadville and Twin Lakes.

Thank you, and we at the Chamber appreciate the welcoming atmosphere Leadvillites go out of their way to provide.
Jeff McGuinness

Thank you Boom Days Committee and Elks Lodge!

On behalf of the Chamber Board and membership, I wanted to pass on a hearty THANK YOU! to the Boom Days Committee and Elks Lodge #236 for hosting a wonderful and well attended Business After Hours last Thursday.

There were over 100 Chamber members and their guests in attendance and, as always, Don Ferrie and the gang were great hosts and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  The atmosphere was welcoming and chamber members had plenty of opportunity to network and get excited about the upcoming Boom Days celebration.

See you at Boom Days August 2, 3, and 4th!

Save the Date for next Business After Hours

Please mark your calendars now for the next Business After Hours in August.  It is scheduled for Thursday, August 22nd from 5:30pm to 7:30pm and will be hosted by Pueblo Bank and Trust.

We look forward to seeing everyone then!

Mile High Jeep Club coming to Leadville!

DON'T FORGET!:  The Mile High Jeep Club will be holding its 47th annual "All-4-Fun" event in Lake County from this Sunday July 28th to August 4th, 2013.

The event is expected to attract 600 participants in at least 200 vehicles.  Most of the event participants will be camped on about 80 acres near the Halfmoon gravel pit.  Because it is a week long event, participants are expected to spend a fair amount of time in Leadville and Twin Lakes shopping, dining, and enjoying everything Lake County businesses have to offer.

If you are a restaurant, lodging, or any retail or service business that wants to get your name and information in front of this group via their bulletin board or other means please contact Jeff Miller at 303-909-2557 or Cory Moul at 303-263-1075.  They are with the "All-4-Fun" event committee.

Please welcome this group with open arms, as they would like to continue to have Leadville o their 4 year event circuit.

Delaware Hotel walking tours going strong

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.  You can reach the Delaware at 719-486-1418.

Tuscany trip registration still available

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 - Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

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