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

By | July 19th, 2021|Categories: 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. [...]

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

By | July 2nd, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

By | June 29th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Member-Get-Member Campaign

By | June 16th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle Chamber’ Live Webinar

By | June 16th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Chamber’s Eagle Economic Vitality Foundation receives Walmart grant

By | May 27th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By | April 14th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Skills-Based Learning – Third Session

By | April 13th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle County grants for early childhood providers

By | April 12th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle County to get $11M in federal funds

By | April 5th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle County swept recent awards

By | April 5th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Eagle Business Bootcamp – What is Skills-Based Hiring?

By | March 31st, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]