Latest News – May 2

Saguache Chamber Presented State Report, Successes

Last month the Saguache Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting providing a State of the Chamber report. The event was held at the Saguache County Road and Bridge Meeting room on April 5.

The Saguache Chamber of Commerce Board gave their annual report last month prior to the seating of newly elected board members. Photo: Saguache Today.

The Saguache Chamber of Commerce Board gave their annual report last month prior to seating of newly elected board members. Photo: Saguache Today.

The organization gave their overview on the annual events they support from the Hollyhock Festival, to the Intertribal Pow Wow, to the Saguache Art Festival, with lots of great things in between, the nonprofit group outlined their successes of 2015.

For the full State of the Chamber 2016 Report: LINK.

In addition, new board members took their seats at the April meeting and outgoing volunteers were thanked for the service in moving things forward to help promote tourism and a healthy business community in Saguache.

One of the chamber’s popular new additions is the Speaker Program which continues tomorrow Tuesday, May 3, with Greg Mills, CEO of Aventa Credit Union. Aventa Credit Union_Saguache Today

Aventa was established nearly 60 years ago as the Colorado Springs Employees Credit Union. Today, renamed to reflect its geographic spread, Aventa serves over 21,000 members throughout Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and the San Luis Valley. Come and learn more about this member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution and how it came to reside in the beautifully refurbished bank building on 4th Street in downtown Saguache. Come and discover the valuable insight that Mr. Mills will share with attendees. 

The Saguache Chamber monthly meetings (as always) are open to the public. This program will be on May 3 at 6 p.m. at the County Road & Bridge at 305 3rd Street in Saguache. Please contact the Chamber at info@saguachechamber.org or call Barry at 719-322-7298 if you have any questions about this meeting or if you’d like to know more about the Chamber Speaker Program.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Saguache Chamber of Commerce, connect: HERE. As they state: The purpose of the Chamber is “to promote the business community, to organize civic functions, to provide community services and to encourage tourism and economic development within and for the Town of Saguache, Colorado and the surrounding community, and help promote Saguache County.”LINK_ 2016 State of the Chamber

 

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