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Eagle’s growth spurt: New restaurants, new retail, new residents

By | July 19th, 2021|Chamber News, Uncategorized|

For a while, Eagle was the town that people migrated to because it felt like the only place in the valley where they could afford to buy some land and stretch out, Mayor Scott Turnipseed said. Residents put up with the upvalley commute to go to work or to get dinner and drinks in exchange for [...]

Eagle County Commissioners signal willingness to drop $10M to increase workforce housing options

By | July 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Eagle County’s leaders are well aware there is a local housing crisis, but they aren’t particularly interested in formally stating the obvious. With that in mind, local residents probably won’t see a formal housing crisis declaration from the Eagle Board of County Commissioners like those issued by other mountain communities. But residents may see a $10 [...]

Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

By | June 29th, 2021|Chamber News, Uncategorized|

The 11th Annual Eagle Mushroom and Wild Food Festival returns Friday, August 27 through Sunday August 29 in Eagle Ranch. It will bring national experts in mushroom and wild food foraging, cuisine, cultivation and adventuring to Eagle, CO. 'The chamber is pleased to assume a leadership role with the Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival to [...]

Member-Get-Member Campaign

By | June 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Member-Get-A-Member is the theme for the Eagle Chamber’ summer membership drive and it challenges members to encourage their fellow business owners/managers, who are interested in today’s ever changing and evolving business community, to support the initiatives of their local chamber of commerce by becoming members today! Rick Beveridge, Beveridge Real Estate, said ‘The chamber’s Member-Get-A-Member [...]

Eagle Chamber’ Live Webinar

By | June 16th, 2021|Chamber News, Events, Uncategorized|

American Business for 2021 and Beyond: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions When was the last time you heard a motivating, energetic, witty speaker that is also extremely knowledgeable, who is relatable and provides valuable content? The Eagle Chamber of Commerce is pleased to have secured Mary Kelly, an internationally recognized economist, author, and speaker to keynote [...]

Chamber’s Eagle Economic Vitality Foundation receives Walmart grant

By | May 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The Eagle Economic Vitality Foundation, a 501(c)(3) of the Eagle Chamber of Commerce, received a $1,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s Community Grant Program in support of its education and training programs for local businesses to ensure they have the skills and tools to grow and thrive. Dan Brown, foundation president, and president of Partners Environmental [...]

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 [...]

Skills-Based Learning – Third Session

By | April 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The third session focuses on onboarding a new hire through a process that focusses on their skills so that the employer can concentrate any gaps they may have; this procedure leads to greater engagement and retention Join us for this session in Skills-Based Hiring led by David Cardoza, a professional Skillful trainer on Wednesday, May [...]

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 [...]

Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Package

By | March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

The federal government has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2.2 trillion package to provide additional help for businesses, workers, and the health care system. Full resources for small businesses are in our Business Resources section. The federal government is working hard to develop the application process for these [...]