Yearly Archives: 2019

/2019

30th ANNUAL Christmas on Broadway & 5th Annual WassailFest

By | November 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

For 30 years the season has begun in Eagle with our beloved tradition: Christmas on Broadway. Said the Vail Daily: “Christmas on Broadway is so charming that if Norman Rockwell was still alive he’d paint it.” On the first Saturday of December, Eagle’s Christmas on Broadway transforms downtown Eagle into a Christmas village. Three decades [...]

Colorado’s Tourism Dollar Value

By | October 9th, 2019|Chamber News|

Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) recently held a half-day seminar in Glenwood Springs to promote its regional re-branding initiative. Eagle, Summit, Garfield, and Pitkin Counties will be know as 'the Rockies Playground.' Visitors to these four counties spend $3.72 billion annually. An estimated 1.3 million visitors come to the Vail area each year; 650,000 in the winter and 650,000 visiting [...]

Eagle Vision 20/20 Fall Edition 2019

By | October 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Town of Eagle Presentation Slides                                      Eagle Chamber Presentation Slides 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 [...]

Membership Development Coordinator Appointment

By | October 3rd, 2019|Chamber News|

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jackie Devens as our first-ever Eagle Chamber Membership Development Coordinator. This is a part-time position, allowing Jackie to continue her work as a broker associate with Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate. Jackie will bring extensive, relevant experience, energy and enthusiasm to this job and we are [...]

“Local First” Consumer Survey

By | September 5th, 2019|Chamber News|

Keep Your Money Where Your Home Is  Vibrant Communities. More Local Jobs. Prosperity for All. We are advocates of healthy growth. Healthy growth will bring more dollars into our economy. Economic Vitality will make quality of life in Eagle even better. It will bring more diversity in housing, more quality employees for our businesses, more [...]

No, Eagle’s lifestyle isn’t under attack

By | July 4th, 2019|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 held up in traffic (although living in the Rockies is so different from commuting into London 30 years ago!) When [...]

Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

By | June 17th, 2019|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 Festival are Boone's Wine and Spirits, Sweet Leaf Pioneer, Bonfire Brewing Co., Town of [...]

Government’s role in housing affordability

By | May 20th, 2019|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 our economy, opening up jobs for locals and seasonal workers, but affordable rentals are hard to find. Many landlords can [...]

Eagle Named ‘Safe City’

By | April 8th, 2019|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 10 total violent crimes in 2017. Eagle is named the twentieth safest city in Colorado per SafeWise.  Among the twenty [...]

Boone’s Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament

By | April 8th, 2019|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 the Eagle Chamber and our Student Scholarship Fund. Tournament and Sponsor Registration Form (click here). The event kicks off at [...]