Join us. Get infected with Pickup’s Pizza’s passion and purpose in their business. Join in the discussion, get some ideas that may propel your business to new levels. Meet, network and connect with other locals. We’ll see you in the lower level of Alpine Bank on Chambers.
Wednesday March 9th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Eagle Town Hall
‘Building a Better Eagle’ is the theme for the March edition of Eagle Vision 20/20. The Town is the focus of the October program, while it’s the Chamber’s turn at the March event, including our Annual Meeting, but with no long, tiresome reports!
Mick Daly, Chamber President, will deliver a brief report, as required by the organization’s by-laws, highlighting a few accomplishments from 2015 and our goals and objectives for 2016. Daly will also announce the newly elected Chamber Directors and present awards for the Business of the Year, Member Impact Award and Ambassador of the Year. Please make your nominations for Board of Directors and/or the awards to the Eagle Chamber: click here to submit your nomination.
The ‘Building a Better Eagle’ program will encompass a ‘State of the Town’ as delivered by Mayor Yuri Kostick, followed by a report on the Eagle River Park Project by Matt Farrar, Assistant Town Planner.
Continuing with the theme, Matt Scherr, Marketing Director, Castle Peak Senior Care Community, currently under construction on Sylvan Lake Road, Eagle Ranch; this is the only planned senior care facility in Eagle County. Scherr will provide insight into the medical services available in Eagle and the county, particularly to those 65 years or older; the fastest growing population in the county and the state.
Following the evening’s program, the Eagle Chamber and the Town of Eagle will host an after-party at Paradigms Restaurant, 0343 Capitol Street, Eagle.
For further information, contact the Eagle Chamber at 970.306.2262 or by email.
Monday March 14th, Town Hall, 6-7:30pm
April 5 is Election Day in Eagle. It’s a great opportunity for Eagle residents to make their voices heard to influ-ence the future of this great mountain town. As part of the election process, the Eagle Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Eagle will host a Candidate Forum on Monday, March 14 at Eagle Town Hall; 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The moderators will be Kathy Chandler-Henry, Eagle County Commissioner and Kathy Heicher, President, Eagle County Historical Society.
Residents will vote for four new trustees to serve on the Town’s Board of Trustees plus a new Town Mayor. Voters will also decide on a ballot issue that will greatly impact the town’s future and the Eagle River. Election ballots will be mailed out commencing March 14.
Five residents have submitted their forms to run for a seat on the Board of Trustees; Kevin Brubeck is currently an appointed trustee; William ‘Pappy” Kerst served from 2004-2014 as a trustee; Max Schmidt is currently an alternate member of the Planning & Zoning Commission; Matt Solomon is a local business owner; and Paul Witt was a trustee from 2002-2006.
Annie McKibbin will run unopposed for Mayor. Anne has served on the Board of Trustees for four years and is a former member of the Planning and Zoning Commission.
Mick Daly, President, Eagle Chamber of Commerce, said ‘The Eagle Chamber encourages all voters to engage, to speak out through their vote and to lend their voice at the Candidate Forum on March 14. Every vote counts, even more so this year!’
For further information call the Eagle Chamber office at 970.306.2262 or email.
This program attracted a crowd of nearly 100, but for those who were unable to attend or wish to revisit the discussion, please click here for the video.
For additional information, please visit www.townofeaglerivercorridorplan.org or contact Matt Farrar, Assistant Town Planner email or (970) 328-9651.
Coffee @ the Chamber . . .
Returns on February 23, 8:15 – 9:30 a.m. and again on March 29, 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. These casual gatherings will focus on assisting members with utilizing their member benefits such as: eblast announcements, ExploreEagle App advertising and their business listing on our eaglechamber.co website. Bring a laptop, tablet, or smartphone; to register click here.
For further information contact the Eagle Chamber 970.306.2262 or email.
Julie Bach (above right) owner of the Jhana Center, a wellness
retreat in Eagle Ranch, warmly welcomed members and guests to her unique environment and mission.
Shown with Julie is (l) Michelle Friedman, AlwaysMountainTime Media, and Mick Daly, Juice Plus+, Eagle Chamber President.