Chamber events during Range Call

Many events will be happening downtown starting with the Plein Air “In the open air” art reception will be held downtown and art will be displayed and available for auction at the Meeker Public Library. The Run for Your Life 5K Walk/Run will start the July 4, celebration with registration starting at 6:30 a.m., the run starting at 7:30 a.m., and the walk at 8 a.m. The local Masonic Lodge will provide a Pancake Breakfast from 7-10 a.m.

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber is hosting a variety of activities over the Fourth of July celebration that are designed to offer something for everyone this year.

Economics 101 …

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A group of more than a dozen Meeker business “stakeholders” gathered at Kilowatt Korner for a one hour class, Economic Development 101, presented by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and facilitated by Kari Linker from the Governor’s office of economic development for the State of Colorado.

Chamber to produce commercial

MEEKER I Meeker Chamber of Commerce executive director Katelin Cook announced that the Meeker Chamber of Commerce has contracted with CV&A Films to produce a television commercial about the national tourism potential for the White River valley and Meeker area.

Chamber briefs

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce will be busy in the next few weeks with lots of activities, including The Smokin’ BBQ Showdown Thursday, July 5 on the courthouse lawn; the Main Street Madness Basketball Tournament July 7 Meeker in which 3-on-3 basketball enthusiasts on the old elementary school outdoor courts. “Plein Air Meeker […]

Tax leakage…

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Meeker High School graduate Katie Stewart presented her research, analysis and recommendation on Meeker’s sales tax leakage, which earned her a masters degree from Colorado Mesa University.

Sales tax leakage survey results

The Meeker Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a community forum to learn more about sales tax leakage in Meeker and the economic impacts we are experiencing.

Sales tax leakage survey

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a community forum to learn more about sales tax leakage in Meeker and the economic impacts we are experiencing.

Chamber, town, county hope to kindle economic flame

Sam Bailey with the Colorado Business Retention and Expansion office, Kari Linker with the Colorado Office of Economic Development, Katelin Cook, executive director of the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and Kimberly Bullen, Rio Blanco County administrator, spoke at a meeting attended by business owners, organizations and government officials. Linker will return to Meeker in June to facilitate an economic development class.

MEEKER I At an economic development planning meeting Monday at the Fairfield Center, approximately 40 attendees voiced their thoughts and ideas about economic development. Participants represented 19 businesses, 13 special districts, boards or organizations, 12 government entities and two concerned citizens.

Afterbirth Ball a rousing success

More than 300 people of all ages attended the revived annual Afterbirth Ball last Saturday at the Freeman Fairfield Center. The annual event is sponsored by the energy companies EnCana, Enterprise Products, Shell, Williams WPX Energy and the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and benefits Friends of the FFA. Local FFA students helped set up, serve and clean up and 14 of them auctioned off eight hours of their labor in an effort to raise money to attend the state FFA Career Development Events in Fort Collins this week.

MEEKER I The second annual rebirth of the Afterbirth Ball was a huge success Saturday night with a full house in attendance for a great meal, auction and dance. According to Meeker Chamber of Commerce Director Katelin Cook, approximately 300 people attended the event, which is sponsored by the Meeker Chamber and participating energy companies […]

After Birth Ball Saturday, April 21

MEEKER | Tickets are on sale for the 2012 After Birth Ball. This year the event will be Saturday, April 21 at the Fairfield Center in Meeker.

Citizens of the year

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Dr. David and Bev Steinman were named the citizens of the year by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce at its annual membership dinner Saturday last. Bev and her son David Steele accepted the award.

Chamber holds auction tonight

MEEKER — The Meeker Chamber of Commerce will be auctioning John Kobald’s first created eight-inch and 23-inch bronze mountain lion statues at this evening’s chamber annual dinner.