Happenings at a Glance:

October 25, 2017  BV Schools Info Mtg 
October 25, 2017  Women’s Volleyball
October 25, 2017  Salida Old-Time Music Jam
October 26, 2017  Youth Performance Training
October 26, 2017  Youth Basketball
October 26, 2017  Open Fellowship Worship
October 27, 2017  Game Night
October 27, 2017  American Legion Bingo
October 27, 2017  Country Western Dance
October 28, 2017  Community Dog Walk
October 28, 2017  Pumpkin Carving Contest
October 28, 2017  Bark or Biscuit
October 28, 2017  Halloween Spooktacular
October 29, 2017  VFW All-You-Can-Eat
October 29, 2017  Shy Fearful Dogs
October 29, 2017  Walden Concert
October 29, 2017  Haunted Nights at the Turner Farm
October 29, 2017  Open Gym Basketball
October 30, 2017  Youth Basketball
October 30, 2017  Adult Performance Training
October 30, 2017  Haunted Nights at the Turner Farm
October 30, 2017  Youth Performance Training
October 31, 2017  Adult Basketball
October 31, 2017  Haunted Nights at the Turner Farm
October 31, 2017  Dive-In Movie “Hocus Pocus”
October 31, 2017  Hip Hop Dance Class
November 1, 2017  Climb on Early Release
November 1, 2017  Adult Performance Training
November 1, 2017  Youth Dance Classes
November 1, 2017  Women’s Volleyball
November 2, 2017  Youth Performance Training
November 2, 2017  HRRMC Open House
November 2, 2017  Youth Basketball
November 2, 2017  Open Fellowship

The Envision Chaffee County project has a community survey out and we would like to make sure all Chamber members take the time to fill it out (it is not a long survey and it is confidential). Please also share this with your employees as well.

The link is: www.envisionchaffeecounty.org

Envision has had 700 responses already – with a target of 2,000 (which may be the biggest response in Chaffee’s history!).  The 1,000th person to take the survey wins $100 and #2000 will get $200. The results will help us create a vision for Chaffee County that maintains what is special about this place as we grow and prosper.

Dear Buena Vista small business,

On Saturday, November 25, Buena Vista Main Street would love to share Small Business Saturday with you! The event is a holiday shopping tradition that encourages residents and visitors alike to get out and support small businesses in our community the day after Black Friday.

Buena Vista Main Street successfully coordinated the event in 2016, and we would love to get even more businesses throughout Buena Vista involved this holiday season! To participate, we ask businesses to provide some kind of a discount, special, or promotion to help boost the event. BV Main Street will share the promotions on our social media, compile a flyer for shoppers with all the discounts happening around town, and spread the word throughout the month of November. We will also distribute #shopsmall promotional materials (tote bags, flyers, balloons, etc.) from AmEx prior to the event. On November 25th, BV Main Street will also host a “Welcome Station” at Rise Chiropractic (301 E. Main St.) to provide information to shoppers as well as free cider, coffee, and snacks.

If your business wishes to participate, please fill out the short form at: https://goo.gl/forms/3hfnqy3RdjczY0lb2
Or email vista@buenavistaco.gov with your promotion and contact info.

In order to be included in our list of promotions, we ask that all businesses confirm their participation by November 3rd.

You can also help get the word out and celebrate Small Business Saturday by using #shopsmall on Facebook and all your social networks. Thank you for all your support, and see you Saturday, November 25!

Respectfully, Hunter Hovenga – Economic Revitalization Specialist – Americorps VISTA – Town of Buena Vista, CO – 719-395-8643 ext.19

Believe it or not it is time to start thinking about Christmas Card Lane.  These are holiday cards – to celebrate the season; not billboards with phone numbers.  The High School art teacher says her class can paint a total of ten cards. This includes touching up the paint on old cards if you think yours need freshening up.  A new card is $125. If you would like a card to celebrate the holiday season, or would like to help make this event happen, please call the Chamber at 719-395-6612.  We may not have a prison crew to help set the holiday cards up so we could use some help to make this tradition happen.

If you are interested in having your business announcement added to the weekly announcements please:

  • Send any attachments as a .jpg – the preferred format – all others will be converted as needed;
  • Create your announcement using 500 pixels wide with a 96 dpi; 
  • All announcements must be in by 5PM on Tuesday.
  • Please use the Submit Announcements page in the member hub, or email marketing@BuenaVistaColorado.org
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