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2019 Screaming Eagle Scholarship

By | March 11th, 2019|Chamber News|

The 2019 Screaming Eagle Scholarship is now open and taking applications until March 31, 2019. The Screaming Eagle Scholarship is sponsored by the Eagle Chamber of Commerce and is a commitment to the Eagle County Business Community by awarding two scholarships to local high school students or current college students under the age of 22 [...]

Eagle Introduces Home Rule

By | March 2nd, 2019|Chamber News|

What are the fundamental concepts of Home Rule? 1. Preserving Eagle’s character and controlling our future “local concern” Examples: • Modifying enactment of local ordinances • Modifying the process for awarding public projects and disposal of public property • Establish local zoning and other land use procedures unique to Eagle • Local collection of sales [...]

More Fiber in Eagle’s Diet

By | February 6th, 2019|Chamber News|

Jon Stavney, Executive Director NW Colorado Council of Governments and former Eagle Town Manager will be the keynote speaker at the Eagle Vision 20/20 on March 6, 6 - 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Town Hall. Stavney will outline how a $1 mil state grant for Regional Broad-band, known as Project Thor, will bring broadband opportunities [...]

Town of Eagle’s New Intern

By | February 6th, 2019|Chamber News|

Welcome Bill Shrum, who joined The Town of Eagle in January, 2019, as the Assistant to the Town Manager. Bill comes to us as part of the Cathy Shipley Best and Brightest Internship Program in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. This two-year internship program for Master’s degree students provides the town with [...]

Vail Valley Partnership CEO: Sales tax rules changing in Colorado

By | January 10th, 2019|Chamber News|

Vail Valley Partnership is a participant in the Simplify CO Sales & Use Tax Coalition, a statewide group working to ensure a fair tax environment for our member businesses. Colorado's complex sales and use tax system is a significant burden on businesses, resulting in considerable costs to comply with a complex array of taxing jurisdictions. [...]

Speaker Series – New for 2019

By | January 9th, 2019|Chamber News|

We are delighted to announce a new initiative for 2019: our brand new SPEAKER SERIES. Throughout the year, each month, we will feature an engaging speaker from our membership with a topic of real value to our members. Our Speaker Series will start with monthly Breakfast Briefings at the Colorado Workspace Community Room in the [...]

Eagle Chamber joins forces with Colorado Workspace for 2019

By | December 14th, 2018|Chamber News|

We are delighted to announce a new collaboration between the Eagle Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Workspace, which offers significant benefits to all our members. Formerly Simpatico Coworking (above the Dusty Boot), Colorado Workspace is a rebranded, modern coworking concept tailored to the mountain lifestyle and geared toward balancing members' personal and professional lives. Connect [...]

Christmas on Broadway & WassailFest – beloved traditions in Eagle

By | October 12th, 2018|Chamber News, Town News|

            The holiday season is a time that's ripe with traditions, and for nearly three decades, the Eagle community has ushered in December with its Christmas on Broadway celebration. The 29th annual event is planned for Saturday, Dec. 1, in downtown Eagle. A nighttime lighted parade is the centerpiece of [...]

Town unveils new theme ‘Elevate Eagle’ at Eagle Vision 20/20

By | October 5th, 2018|Chamber News|

    'Elevate Eagle' was the theme of Eagle Vision 20/20's fall session and will be a recurring theme for town efforts and activities for the next several years. We are all committed to elevating Eagle like never before. Eagle town manager, Brandy Reitter, and her staff gave updates on achievements and plans - all very encouraging and indicative [...]

Community Leadership Academy returns to Eagle

By | July 3rd, 2018|Chamber News|

  After a very successful first edition of the Community Leadership Academy (CLA), which graduated 22 students from Eagle and Gypsum, we are excited to bring it back this winter. Over 200 individuals in the Eagle Valley have graduated from the CLA over the past several years. CLA offers Leadership Foundations for Local Business, Non-Profits and Government: [...]