Yearly Archives: 2014

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Christmas on Broadway 2014

By | December 15th, 2014|Chamber News|

              "Christmas is back in Eagle," said Santa and the parade floats were the best in years! I talked with 162 children and I'll never forget the child who brought a catalog of toys or the little girl who just wanted a happy Christmas." Christmas on Broadway's success is [...]

Interdependency key to success

By | December 9th, 2014|Town News|

by Chris Romer, President & CEO of Vail Valley Partnership A partner is defined as one of two or more people, businesses, etc., that work together or that do business together. Which, on its own, is a fairly bland and somewhat utilitarian definition. It certainly lacks any inspiration. A true partnership, on the other hand, is [...]

A Whole Town in Colorado Pushes to Improve Its Customer Service

By | October 17th, 2014|Town News|

This was the title of an intriguing article this week in the New York Times.  National media covering a novel initiative in Steamboat Springs, CO? Yep! It all started last year with the realization that, although the Chamber President knew “We’re such a friendly town,” yet survey results showed otherwise. I began to wonder: "what if this [...]

Boomers retiring in Eagle County – virtue or vice?

By | July 10th, 2014|Town News|

An excellent article appeared this week in the Vail Daily entitled Retiring to Colorado? The author, Judson Haims, got me thinking with these statistics: "Here in Eagle County, census data states that from 2010 to 2020 we will experience a growth rate of 157 percent in persons over the age of 65 (3,005 people to 7,721 people). The [...]

Wells-Fargo Bank to Sponsor Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament

By | April 24th, 2014|Town News|

Wells-Fargo Bank to Sponsor Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament Charity Golf Tournament Benefits our Local High School Students  Eagle, CO ... Eagle – The Eagle Chamber of Commerce will host the 18th annual Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament on Friday May 30, 2014 at the Eagle Ranch Golf Club in Eagle, Colorado.  “Net proceeds from the event [...]