Calendar of Events - Greater Woodland Park Chamber.

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Chamber's Annual Dinner
02/05/20 - 03/19/20
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Events in the month of February 2020

Sunday, February 2, 2020
Midland Railroad Tragedies
The Colorado Midland Railway was the first standard gauge line into the Colorado Rockies.  At its peak it was 261 miles long and had two branches.  The route began in Colorado City, went on to Leadville and then crossing through the Continental Divide via the Hagerman Tunnel it continued on to Basalt and terminated at New Castle, Colorado.
The first contract for construction was awarded on April 6, 1886.  The construction in Colorado Springs started in July of 1886 with 3000 men spread between Colorado City and Buena Vista.  Eight months later, the track was completed to Woodland Park and made it to Florissant on March 23, 1887.  In Lake George, the tracks through the 11 Mile Canyon weren’t completed until about June and then continued on to Buena Vista, reaching that point in July. Eleven Mile Canyon was the deadliest stretch of the Midland in El Paso, Park and Teller Counties. “Midland Railroad Tragedies” will address some of those many accidents in our area.
Steve Plutt, local historian, will present an interesting program on this piece of Teller County history at the Cripple Creek District Museum’s February Visits with History talk. Steve has long lived in the shadow of Pikes Peak, having grown up in the Woodland Park area. Steve now resides near Lake George.
 The Cripple Creek District Museum invites you to learn more about the Midland Railroad and the tragedies which befell the line at the CCDM history talk on Sunday, February 9th at 2pm at the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. The Heritage Center is located on Hwy 67 outside of Cripple Creek. This program is presented as a public service of the Cripple Creek District Museum in partnership with the City of Cripple Creek. Admission is free and refreshments are served.  Seating is limited, reservations are required. Call 719-689-9540 to make reservations or to get more information.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Please join us for our Chamber Lunch and Learn Series. Add a tool each month to your "Business Thriving Tool Kit". Lunch is included.

Marketing Strategies    
Presented by Mike Perini, Perini and Associates

Click HERE to submit your case study in advance.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Chamber Member 101 Class is designed to help Chamber members get the most out of their membership. Primarily meant for the new or prospective member, long standing members are also welcome to attend and refresh themselves in all aspects of the Chamber and the many programs and benefits offered.

Information in this class includes:
  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Information Sharing
  • Advertising
  • Promotion
  • Customer Referrals
  • Discounts
  • Community Involvement

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Host for this event is Park State Bank & Trust

Chamber Business After Hours is Teller County's largest networking event.  All Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to attend.  Take advantage of this opportunity to network and catch up with your friends, clients and customers plus meet new members in an informal setting.  Business After Hours is a great way to share information about your business and learn about other members. Fun, food, drinks and door prizes.  
Don't forget your business cards!


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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Join us as we present the eleven referred ordinances that will appear on the April 7, 2020 ballot for consideration in changing the City Charter.
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