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Eagle County officials hope to drop COVID-19 restrictions on May 27

By | April 14th, 2021|Chamber News, Uncategorized|

May 27 — mark that date in your calendar and circle it in red. It is the target day for Eagle County to emerge from COVID-19 public health orders. Steve Simonsen administers a COVID-19 vaccination to a passenger in a car at the Eagle County Fairgrounds in March. “We want our community to [...]

Eagle County grants for early childhood providers

By | April 12th, 2021|Chamber News|

Eagle County has launched a new, simplified grant funding process for early childhood providers for the 2021 grant cycle. The new combined funding grant will support licensed child care centers and home providers to grow their businesses, while emphasizing high quality care, health and safety for the children of Eagle County. The goals of the [...]

Eagle County to get $11M in federal funds

By | April 5th, 2021|Chamber News, Uncategorized|

Colorado Rep. Joe Neguse on Tuesday announced estimated funds to be allocated to Eagle County from the American Rescue Plan, the comprehensive COVID-19 relief legislation which was signed March 11 by President Joe Biden. Eagle County is set to receive $11 million in direct stabilization funds from the bill, with Vail receiving an additional $1.1 [...]

Eagle County swept recent awards

By | April 5th, 2021|Chamber News|

Eagle County swept the Colorado City and County Management Association’s manager of the year awards ceremony Monday, with the CCCMA recognizing Eagle town manager Brandy Reitter as city manager of the year and Eagle County manager Jeff Shroll as county manager of the year. Adams County manager Raymond Gonzales, in announcing the county manager of [...]

Eagle Business Bootcamp – What is Skills-Based Hiring?

By | March 31st, 2021|Chamber News|

What is Skills-Based hiring?   It: Adapts hiring practices to ensure that the best employee possible is hired. Broadens the talent pool to all qualified applicants by focusing on skills, and competencies. Increases employee retention and engagement, improves staff performance and a company’s diversity. Join us for the next step in Skills-Based Hiring Wednesday, April [...]

Eagle Chamber supports repeal of Gallagher Amendment.

By | September 29th, 2020|Chamber News|

The Eagle Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors voted to support the repeal of the Gallagher Amendment / Amendment B on the November 3 ballot. The Gallagher Amendment was added to the Colorado State Constitution in 1982 by the voters to protect homeowners from rising property tax assessments, and to ensure that businesses contribute their [...]

Gallagher Amendment – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

By | September 29th, 2020|Chamber News|

FAQ – Amendment B 1. What is the Gallagher Amendment? It deals with your property taxes. In 1982, the Gallagher Amendment established a formula that splits the total property tax burden between residential (homeowners) and non-residential (commercial) property. Residential property owners are collectively responsible for 45% of the total amount of state property taxes paid, [...]

2021 Screaming Eagle Scholarship Announcement

By | March 10th, 2020|Chamber News|

The 2021 Screaming Eagle Scholarship is now open and taking applications until April 2, 2021 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 25 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]