Calendar of Events - Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce


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Events available for Registration...

Speed Networking - December - Monthly Education
12/07/21
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Chamber Orientation - 12/8/21
12/08/21
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December Business After Hours
12/14/21
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 12/16/2021
12/16/21
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - January 6, 2022
01/06/22
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January 2022 Business After Hours
01/18/22
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - January 20, 2022
01/20/22
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - February 3, 2022
02/03/22
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February 2022 Business After Hours
02/15/22
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March 2022 Business After Hours
03/15/22
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Events in the next 120 days...
DateEvent
12/7/2021
Speed Networking - December




This event builds your referral base in only a couple of hours.
Space is limited! Please register soon to reserve your spot.
You don't want to miss the opportunity to participate in this fun and efficient platform for expanding your network.

Tips for maximizing the speed networking session:
  • Be prepared to introduce yourself and your business.
  • Bring business cards and a name tag if you have one.
  • You will have 2 minutes to describe your business and then 2 minutes to listen to another participant. 
  • Please respect the time limit and the process.
  • You will have 18 one-on-one visiting opportunities plus an hour of open networking.
The fun happens 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Open Networking from 5-6 p.m. with beer and wine and noshes.

Thank you to our Speed Networking Sponsor:
Dustine Doran with America First Advertising.



Due to the popularity of this event, registration is limited to one person per business. 

You must pre-register for this event.
No walk-ins allowed.

Get on the waitlist:
email julie@trilakeschamber.com

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12/8/2021
Chamber Orientation - December 2021



If you are a new member, old member, or even a non-member, find out how to get the most out of a Chamber membership. You are invited to attend one of our quarterly orientations held at the Chamber office. Find out about our programs that cultivate business development, professional excellence, and strategic alliances. We walk you through all the basics, give you an opportunity to meet Chamber members, and provide you with lunch. 
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You will learn about:
  • Events
  • Committees
  • The Board
  • Ambassadors
  • How and when to engage with fellow members
 
Each quarter, we will need a sponsor to provide lunch. If you are interested, contact Julie at 719-481-3282 or julie@trilakeschamber.com.


 

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12/8/2021
COS Then & Now

Colorado photographer Mike Pach of 3 Peaks Photography is celebrating Colorado Springs’ 150th Anniversary with his own “then and now” photography project, which celebrates Colorado Springs’ sesquicentennial and educates the public about the history of the area. Mike has replicated photos from the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, the Pikes Peak Library District and other archives in his own way while showcasing people who are doing amazing things in our community. Free to attend. Books for purchase.  Pre-register for at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.

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12/11/2021
Kids' Morning Out

Caregivers, enjoy a morning to yourself while your child (ages 6-11) spends the morning at Bear Creek hiking, playing games, and creating a festive ornament. Lunch is included. Pre-register for at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.

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12/11/2021
Ornament Party


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12/11/2021
Holiday Book Signings at Covered Treasures Bookstore

Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second Street, Monument, 719-481-2665 is hosting two authors on Saturday, December 11 from 1-3.  Tanja Britton will sign her title, " Places & People of the Pikes Peak Region" and Mike Pach will sign his title, "Colorado Springs, Then and Now:  Celebrating 150 Years".  These books will make great Christmas gifts for the history lover on your list.  

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12/14/2021
Business After Hours - December

Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

Thank you to this month's host:

Please note: Due to the Christmas holiday, this event is the second instead of the third Tuesday of the month.

These events are a perfect opportunity to meet face to face with other business professionals while enjoying great food and refreshments (including beer and wine).  Additionally,  3 Hundred Days of Shine will provide some of their festive beverages.

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time. This is a huge time saver, so you can get to the food, drink, and networking sooner!

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12/16/2021
Chamber Networking Breakfast - 12/16/2021




Barbara Natale of the Natale Group will be our speaker.

The in-person Chamber Networking Breakfast meets at the Chamber office every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Every meeting, a member speaks for twenty minutes to inform other members about their business or area of expertise. The speaker provides breakfast for all attendees. There is time for members to make brief announcements of interest to other members.

You must register online in advance. Membership in the Breakfast Group costs $50 per year, and you must be a member of the Chamber.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. They develop trust and knowledge about each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

You must register in advance.
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12/18/2021
Bear Creek Nature Center's Audubon Christmas Bird Count

All are welcome for Bear Creek Regional Park’s portion of 2021’s Christmas Bird Count. Be prepared for cold, snow and icy trails. Limited group size, pre-registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com. $5 recommended donation for birdseed and feeders.

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12/18/2021
Gingerbread Habitat Decorating

Join us as we learn about the different animal habitats at Bear Creek while decorating a Gingerbread Habitat kit of your own (this is a nature twist on the traditional gingerbread house) Limited group size, pre-registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com. or call 719-520-6387.

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12/18/2021
Book Signings at Covered Treasures Bookstore

We conclude our 2021 holiday book signings on Saturday, December 18 from 1-3.  The season has been full of amazing authors and this weekend will be no different.  J.B Teller will be signing her latest title, Open Bar and Michele Sample will be signing her children's picture book, Can I Hold Your Hand?  We look forward to this fun day at the bookstore.  



 

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1/5/2022
Nature's Classroom: Winter Adaptations

With more families schooling from home this year than ever before, this is a great chance to bring your student in to have a hands on and engaging environmental experience in nature!  A puppet show, hike and interactive stations will highlight the adaptations of local animals in winter. 
Geared towards grades 1-3.
Pre-register at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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1/6/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - January 6, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast


Jeff MacLean with USAFA Association of Graduates will be our speaker this morning.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. They develop trust and knowledge about each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

The Chamber Networking Breakfast meets at the Chamber office every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Every meeting, a breakfast club member speaks for twenty minutes informing other members about their business or area of expertise. The speaker provides breakfast for all attendees. There is time for members to make brief announcements of interest to other members.

You must register online in advance. Membership in the Breakfast Group is $50 per year, and you must be a member of the Chamber.

Click below to register! 

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1/8/2022
January Forest Bathing Walks with Summer Lajoie

Experience the therapeutic practice of Shinrinyoku and awaken your senses with a slow, mindful walk through the woods and a beautiful tea ceremony. Program is also offered on January 22nd.

Pre-register at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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1/15/2022
1 year anniversary

I would like to celebrate with everyone for our 1 year in business anniversary! 

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1/18/2022
Business After Hours -January 2022

Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

These events are a perfect opportunity to meet face to face with many other business professionals while enjoying great food and refreshments. 

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time.
What a huge time saver, so you can get to the food, drink, and networking sooner!

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1/20/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - January 20, 2022


Join Us for Breakfast

Jon Wilcox of J. Wilcox Insurance Assoc. will be our speaker.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other
at a deeper level. They develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals.
It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

more info...
1/22/2022
Active Adults: COS History Walk - Law and Disorder

Join us for a history walk downtown led by Pioneer Museum staff. 
Explore how Colorado Springs officials fought to remain a “dry town” in “wet times,” the captivating story of how local law enforcement,
concerned citizens and the Gazette newspaper worked to run the KKK out of town in the 1920’s, and an infamous gun battle with train robbers in the streets of downtown.

2:45 p.m.—History walk and program ending with a brief gin talk and prohibition-era cocktail at Brooklyn’s on Boulder.  $15 per person
3:00 p.m.—History walk and program. 

$7 per person
Meets at the Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum 
Pre-register at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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2/2/2022
Nature's Classroom: Winter Adaptations

With more families schooling from home this year than ever before, this is a great chance to bring your student in to have a hands on and engaging environmental experience in nature!  A puppet show, hike and interactive stations will highlight the adaptations of local animals in winter. Geared towards grades 1-3.   

Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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2/4/2022
Kids' Night Out: For the Love of Nature

Caregivers, drop your child (ages 6-11) off for an evening of fun activities including a night hike and campfire at Bear Creek Nature Center while you enjoy an evening to yourself! Dinner is included.

 Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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2/5/2022
February Forest Bathing Walks with Summer Lajoie

Experience the therapeutic practice of Shinrinyoku and awaken your senses with a slow, mindful walk through the woods and a beautiful tea ceremony. For more information on Forest Therapy visit www.listeningpines.com .  A second session will be held on February 19th.

 Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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2/12/2022
Souper Bowl Saturday!

It’s a Souper Fundraiser!  Come on by Bear Creek Nature Center and sample soups from local restaurants.  Participants will also get to take home a ceramic bowl of their choice!  All proceeds will go to our non-profit towards the building of a Northern Nature Center. 
 
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.
 
 

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2/15/2022
February 2022 Business After Hours

Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

These events are a perfect opportunity to meet face to face with other business professionals while enjoying great food and refreshments. 

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time.
What a huge time saver, so you can get to the food, drink, and networking sooner!

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2/16/2022
Active Adults: Full Moon Hike

Travel the trails of Bear Creek Nature Center with a naturalist to celebrate
February’s “Snow Moon.”  Trail will include uphill and downhill and may be icy or snowy– if so, microspikes and poles highly recommended.  
 
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.

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3/15/2022
March 2022 Business After Hours

Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

These events are a perfect opportunity to meet face to face with other business professionals while enjoying great food and refreshments. 

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time.
What a huge time saver, so you can get to the food, drink, and networking sooner!

more info...