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Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

By | July 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 10th Annual Eagle Mushroom and Wild Food Festival returns August 2-4, 2019, bringing notable experts in mushroom and wild food foraging, cuisine, cultivation, preservation, and adventuring to our small town.  Sponsors of the Mushroom [...]

Membership Development Coordinator Position

By | July 6th, 2019|Categories: Chamber News, Job Openings|

We are delighted to announce the following job opening on our Eagle Chamber Staff: Membership Development Coordinator. For the first time in many years we are in a position to increase our staff support. Mary Ann [...]

No, Eagle’s lifestyle isn’t under attack

By | July 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

This was a guest column in the Vail Daily. Perception vs Reality. As humans our perception IS our (chosen) reality, until we allow logic to regulate emotion. Let me be clear, I don’t like being [...]

Government’s role in housing affordability

By | May 20th, 2019|Categories: Chamber News|

Affordable housing (subsidized housing for low-income people) and housing affordability (the ability of people to pay for housing) have been an issue in Eagle County since the chairlifts started turning in the 1960s. Tourism fuels [...]

Eagle Named ‘Safe City’

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Chamber News|

SafeWise's Annual Safest Cities in Colorado Report for 2019   SafeWise, the leading resource for all things safety and security, announced its 20 safest cities in Colorado for 2019— 65% of them reported fewer than [...]

Boone’s Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Eagle Chamber of Commerce will host the 23rd annual Boone's Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament on Friday May 17, 2019 at the Eagle Ranch Golf Club in Eagle, Colorado. Net proceeds from the event benefit [...]

Eagle Vision 20/20 Spring Edition

By | March 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Eagle Vision 20/20 is in its eighth year: a bi-annual event of the Town of Eagle and the Eagle Chamber of Commerce designed to keep the community informed on Eagle’s progress and vision for the [...]

2019 Screaming Eagle Scholarship

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle Introduces Home Rule

By | March 2nd, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

More Fiber in Eagle’s Diet

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: 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. [...]

Town of Eagle’s New Intern

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

Vail Valley Partnership CEO: Sales tax rules changing in Colorado

By | January 10th, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]