The Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations to serve on its Board of Directors. There are three (3) vacancies available in 2015 for a three-year term. If you feel you have the interest, ability and drive to become a Board Member, please apply for a seat. Only Chamber members who have been active members of the Chamber of Commerce for at least one year can apply.
Board member expectations include: a strong belief in ethics, community involvement, and the purpose of the Chamber of Commerce; the time commitment to attend monthly board meetings, programs and fundraisers; and the knowledge to lend expertise in one of the following categories: finance, facilities planning, fundraising, human resources, events, and business and community development. Nominations and applications will be accepted through Tuesday, November 11. Nomination forms can be found pagosachamber.com or you may speak with Cindi Galabota at 970-264-2360.
The Chamber is working closely with the Town Tourism Committee again this year to promote the annual Holiday Palooza. Holiday Palooza will run from November 29 through December 31. Our goal is to entice visitors to Pagosa during the holiday season and to help businesses promote their holiday promotions and events. Holiday Palooza includes Parade of Stores. Chamber members who would like to participate in Parade of Stores should contact the Chamber. We will also have a business (and residential) lighting contest.
We will be hosting a business brainstorming and informational meeting on October 21 at 5:30pm at the Community Center South Conference Room to discuss Holiday Palooza. This is your chance to share your ideas and help us design the events around the holiday season. We hope to see you there!
The Chamber, in conjunction with the Archuleta County Solid Waste Fund, is hosting our annual E-Cycle Collection Days on Friday, October 17 from noon to 4:00pm and Saturday, October 18 from 10:00am to noon. For a small fee, you will be able to recycle and dispose of computers, electronics, office equipment, and similar materials in an environmentally conscious manner. The event will take place at the County Transfer Station on Trujillo Road.
Our next Maximizing your Membership class is Monday, October 27 from noon to 1:00pm. Maximizing your Membership is a service offered to Chamber members or businesses interested in becoming a Chamber member. Angela Wirth has re-vamped the class; during the now one-hour session, your Chamber benefits are reviewed and you can learn about the variety of no-cost and low-cost membership benefits that can help you with marketing your business. Maximizing your Membership class is free and lunch snacks are provided. Please call the chamber to reserve your spot and so that we can assure that here is enough food for the attendees. Call the Chamber to RSVP at 970-264-2360.
We would like to welcome our newly joined Chamber members. Crossfit Pagosa is Pagosa’s only crossfit gym. You may contact them at 260-755-3154. PagosaDailyPost.com is an online community service published Monday through Friday. They can be reached at 719-581-9812. Perez Water Hauling hauls potable water to Pagosa Springs residents. Call them at 970-264-3000. SellMyTimeshareNow offers some of the lowest rental prices found anywhere online within luxury Pagosa Springs resorts. You can reach them at 877-815-4227. Finally Sweet Cakes Bakery creates the dessert of your dreams. They can be reached at 970-903-8348.
We would like to thank our renewing members:
Action Fire & Safety, All Purpose Storage and Uhaul, All Seasons Lake Lodge, Aspen Tree Veterinary Clinic, Centerpoint Church, CenturyLink, Coates Collision Center, Diamond Hitch Stables, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Echo Canyon Ranch Association, Edward Jones Investments, Dr. Gerlinde Ehni, Elk Trace Bed and Breakfast, Green Pest Solution, Hair Loft Downtown, Happy Trails Lady’s Boutique, Hillside Inn, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Momentum 24/7 Fitness, Moore Chiropractic Wellness Center, Old Town Market, Pagosa Home Inspection, Pagosa Lakes Property Owners Association, Pagosa Pregnancy Support Center, Piedra Automotive, River Pointe Coffee Café, Riverside Health Practices, San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partners, Shang Hai Chinese Restaurant, Terry’s Ranch & Home Supply, Tri-County Head Start, and Voormi.
We welcome you to visit our offices anytime Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Find out what’s new with the Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce, meet our wonderful staff working hard for our business members every day, and tell us how we can better serve you.
You may also call us at 970-264-2360, visit our website at pagosachamber.com, and like us on Facebook.