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Monthly Education - May - Building Resiliency to Stress & Burnout
05/27/20
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Chamber Orientation
06/03/20
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 6/4/2020
06/04/20
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Business After Hours - June
06/16/20
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 6/18/2020
06/18/20
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Monthly Education - June - How To Make Your Business Stand Out Online
06/23/20
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Monthly Education - July - Attracting Media Attention and Making the Most of Your 15 Minutes
07/15/20
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 7/16/2020
07/16/20
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Business After Hours - July
07/21/20
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Labor Day Weekend Street Fair - 2020
09/05/20
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Monthly Education - September - Website Need-To-Knows for Your Small Business
09/22/20
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Monthly Education - October - Tax Prep Essentials for Small Businesses
10/06/20
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Annual Awards Dinner - Travel with the Chamber into 2020
11/07/20
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Monthly Education - November - Creating Operational Efficiencies in Your Small Business
11/12/20
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Events in the month of March 2020
Wednesday, March 4, 2020


Here is an opportunity for new members, old members and non-members to learn about the benefits of Chamber membership. Find out how to take full advantage of the member area of the Chamber’s website. Discover all the events that are open to members and the public. Maybe you’ll find you want to go the extra step and become more involved in the Chamber to increase your business exposure in the community. There is no charge for this event and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Jackson Creek Senior Living will host a musical performance by Bobby Jackson on Wednesday, March 4 at 3 p.m. The singer, pianist, songwriter and composer will delight the Jackson Creek audience with an interactive show featuring romantic classics, jazz hits, gospel favorites and original tunes.
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Thursday, March 5, 2020
Join Us for Breakfast!

Networking Breakfasts take place the first and third Thursday of every month in the Chamber of Commerce Community Room from 7:30-9:00 AM. Listen to 10-minute informative talks from two fellow members. Meet and mingle with other business people over a tasty breakfast provided by the speakers. Everyone gets 30 seconds to introduce themselves and tell what's up in their business.

Annual membership is $40 and Chamber membership is required.

You must register in advance to attend, walk-ins are not allowed. If you are bringing a guest, they too must register.

This week's speakers are:
James Lippert - Choice Home Inspectors
TBD

Please be punctual. Please email laura@trilakeschamber.com if you can no longer attend. 

When you arrive please do not park in the Black Forest Foods or Ice Cave parking. Black Forest Foods is open for Breakfast and they are a member of our so please be respectful of their business.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
This is a kick off day to a 10 week transformation challenge leading up to the summer season! You do not have to be a Profile member to participate. You will receive two 3D Body Scans at the beginning and end of the challenge to determine your progress. Participation is $40 for non-Profile members. There will be weekly accountability emails, a grand prize to the winner, along with additional prizes throughout the challenge for hitting new bench marks along your journey! Call 7196-247-7722 to get your initial scan done on March 5th. 

If you do not want to participate in the challenge but would like to get a body scan done, March 5th we'll be running a special for $10 off a body scan! This also includes a 15 minute appointment with a Certified Profile Coach to go over your results. 

Call 719-247-7722 or email alyssa.wixo@profileplan.com to schedule or with any questions you may have! 

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Maintaining a landscape affordably and responsibly in our area means making wise choices in how we design and irrigate our landscapes. This course will help you create a smart, classy landscape using less water. In order to allow us to anticipate size of class, please sign up at http://townofmonument.org/488/Gardening-and-Landscape-Classes  if you plan to attend.


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Friday, March 6, 2020
Inviting the community to learn the importance of respite care.  We are hoping to show how important it is to take time for themselves. You might use this service to provide care for your loved one so that you can go to work, take care of personal business or simply relax.
 

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Saturday, March 7, 2020
Taught by experienced gardeners from Bear Creek Garden Association. Topics: Starting
vegetable plants indoors; best vegetable varieties; organic pest control and fertilizers; Square
Foot Gardening. For information about the community garden in Bear Creek Park,
see: www.bearcreekgardens.org. $3 per member, $4 per nonmember

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Monday, March 9, 2020
Acne, brain fog, bloating, digestive issues, fatigue,trouble sleeping, weight plateau, anxiety, autoimmune issues, headaches, just to name a few. Do you experience any of these? There is plenty of year left to make a change in your health. Group and private coaching, Facebook group, accountability, recipes, all the tricks and tips to lead to you becoming your own health advocate. Food is medicine. As a certified Health Coach I will help you put a plan together.
 

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020


Group Ribbon Cutting

March 10
4:00-6:00 pm
The Vistas at Jackson Creek
16112 Old Forest Point
Monument, CO 80132

Celebrate with: 
Veterans Referring Veterans as they celebrate their formal grand opening.
Paws N Hooves is celebrating their new name. 
Comfort by Design celebrating their new business/membership with the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Join us for an evening to meet your 2020 candidates:

Jim Romanello
Mitchell LaKind
Jamy Unruh
Ann M. Howe
Allison Thompson

The Town of Monument will hold its regular municipal election on Tuesday, April 7. Three Trustees will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Candidates for municipal office are nominated by petition and the election will be conducted via mail ballot in accordance with Article 10, Title 31, of the Colorado Revised Statutes, otherwise known as the Municipal Election Code.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Making the decision to downsize to a more manageable home or into a Senior Living community is only the first step in your exciting new journey. We invite you to join us for an informative discussion on what comes next. Gain valuable tips on how to declutter, organize belongings and transition to a more carefree lifestyle. DUCKS IN A ROW - GETTING IT ALL TOGETHER. with Gina Caughey, Certified Senior Move Manager, Certified Professional Organizer, Executive Director of Call to Order, Professional Organizers.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Try something new.... mineral powder, or our 13 products in one CC cream. Get a little coverage or a lot. With the season change coming soon, is it time to change your foundation? Pop-in and let us help you get the perfect foundation match. Grab a late breakfast, early lunch, that special latte, and have a treat on us. Decadent Desserts is the perfect place to grab a quiet moment, chat with a friend, or use the wi-fi. We also have cosmetic and Arbonnes' results driven skincare for you to sample.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Learn more about Medicare and how it works with TRICARE for Life, VA Healthcare and CHAMP VA.  Medicare Mentors will educate and assist with navigating Medicare without getting lost. 
 
 

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Please come out to the Texas Roadhouse Monument and show this to your server - on Wednesday, March 11, or pick up a flier at the Chamber and bring it to the Roadhouse to participate in a 10% give-back night fundraiser for the Palmer Ridge HS National Honor Society. They are the future and we are very proud to help them raise money for charitable causes! 
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Making the decision to downsize to a more manageable home or into a Senior Living community is only the first step in your exciting new journey. We invite you to join us for an informative discussion on what comes next. Gain valuable tips on how to declutter, organize belongings and transition to a more carefree lifestyle. DUCKS IN A ROW - GETTING IT ALL TOGETHER. with Gina Caughey, Certified Senior Move Manager, Certified Professional Organizer,, Executive Director of Call to Order, Professional Organizers.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 will be showing the film, Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience on March 11th.  Screenagers Next Chapter is the sequel to the award-winning documentary, Screenagers. Screenagers Next Chapter examines social media and how parents, counselors, and educators can help teens build crucial skills for navigating stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital world. Please join us at Lewis-Palmer High School on March 11th at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. We hope to see you there!
 

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Thursday, March 12, 2020


FREE event for members and non-members

New CO Legislation: If you do not know about the new CO legislation passed this year then you are at risk!!! 
 
In this session, we will discuss how small to mid-size companies can respond to legal changes, make it work for the business, effectively communicate change, and allow these changes to positively impact profit.”

Are you paying your people correctly? 
 
We will be discussing minimum wage, Ban the Box, paid breaks, salary exemption rate, and the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. How can we continue to operate in the green with these strict laws?

Presenters: 
Kevin Davis - HR Consultant BBSI 
 

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Maintaining a landscape affordably and responsibly in our area means making wise choices in how we design and irrigate our landscapes. This course will help you create a smart, classy landscape using less water. In order to allow us to anticipate size of class, please sign up at http://townofmonument.org/488/Gardening-and-Landscape-Classes  if you plan to attend.


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Friday, March 13, 2020
Oasis Band, a Jackson Creek favorite, will perform at Jackson Creek Senior Living on Friday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.  The guitar and percussion-based Christian vocal group from Colorado Springs will perform nostalgic, popular and sacred music selections from the 1940s through today.
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Friday, March 13, 2020
FREE FILM SERIES:  Lessons from a School Shooting

Partnering with the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Institute, the Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery desire to educate and enlighten the community about contemporary issues and how people of extraordinary strength and faith inspire us through their ways of handling adversity.

All films are FREE, but we do ask you to register online for planning purposes.
 
“LESSONS FROM A SCHOOL SHOOTING: NOTES FROM DUNBLANE” & ”SIN BY SILENCE” (SHORT FILM) 

After the events of the Sandy Hook Massacre, a priest from Dunblane, Scotland, reached out to offer his support to a priest in the area. The resulting film follows these two men as they sort through their personal sadness and how gun violence has harmed their congregations. 

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Who do you trust? The headlines, both local and national are sprinkled with stories of a "trusted employee" who turned out to be a thief, and perhaps the reason a company never seemed to have enough cash to get by.   Fraud, Theft, Embezzlement - these remain consistent threats to companies now and throughout history. The thieves seem to become more sophisticated and harder to catch even with new tools and better technology.  Join us for an informative and interactive opportunity to learn about the red flags of fraud and some fraud prevention tips for your small business.
 

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Join us this St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m., at Jackson Creek Senior Living for a virtual tour of Ireland. This photo and video presentation led by Kadasee Travel owner Karen Jealouse will offer attendees the chance to experience the beauty of this small island in northwestern Europe, full of breathtaking vistas and fascinating culture and history. Jealouse gained her travel expertise through extensive journeying in Europe, Asia, and Africa, as well as years of living abroad.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Celebrate St. Patty's Day at Pikes Peak Brewing with our delicious seafood and their awesome beer! We'll have a St. Patty's Day special!
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
This St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17 at 3:30 p.m., Jackson Creek Senior Living will host an Irish dance performance by the Celtic Steps dance company. Featuring a cast of skilled dancers performing traditional cultural dances, this engaging show is sure to energize and delight.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020


Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer which will be held at and hosted by Flying Horse Medical Center - Monument.

Flying Horse Medical Center - Monument 
77 3rd Street
Monument, CO 

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

Make check-in easier for yourself, pre-register! Non-members can also register ahead of time and even pay online. What a huge time saver, so you can get to the food, drink and networking sooner!

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Join Us for Digital Breakfast!

Details are still being worked out. If you are a Chamber Networking Breakfast member there is now a group on Facebook directly for current paid breakfast members. 

email laura@trilakeschamber.com for more information.

 

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Singer Brian Usher will perform at Jackson Creek Senior Living on Thursday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. Usher will entertain the Jackson Creek audience with an interactive performance of seniors’ singalong favorites.
 

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Choose from one of the following presentation times:

Thursday, March 19, 2020           6:00 pm – 7:00 pm   
Thursday, May 7, 2020              9:30 am  - 10:30 am 
  
Pathways to Peace Tours are a program of the Mission Advancement Office. 

The Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery invite you for a visit. These regular, one-hour introductory tours are held every other month at the monastery and are designed to share the mission, ministries, and values of the Benedictine Sisters with guests. Come learn more about current activities and enjoy delicious baked goods. Bring your curiosity.... Bring a friend! 


FREE:  Please RSVP by registering (for planning purposes).

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Scott Brock will present “The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration” at Jackson Creek Senior Living on Friday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. A local firefighter with a passion for the history and geography of Antarctica, Brock worked at McMurdo Research Station from 2005 to 2006. His presentation features a deep look at the history of the Antarctic continent with a focus on 1897-1917, including an overview of Shackleton's Endurance Voyage and the attainment of the South Pole.
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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Join us for a fun family day with hands-on activities, cool experiments and exciting demonstrations.  Participants include COS Utilities, Tesla, Radio-Activity Science Equipment, PPCC with Catapults and more.  All activities are included with your admission.  
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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Chamber Concert Series 2020

The melodic sounds of chamber music coming from the chapel at Benet Hill Monastery represent a time honored tradition of the Benedictines' appreciation for God's gift of music. Take some time on a Sunday afternoon to enjoy the gift of music in this beautiful setting

 

Crystal Creek Folk Ensemble

Tickets:  $25.00   Student: $10:00

Description:  Crystal Creek Folk Ensemble brings a delightful afternoon of both modern and ancient instruments with folk and classical music to Benet Hill for the first time! 

 


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Monday, March 23, 2020
Want to make friends with money?
This FREE workshop makes learning about money fun and empowering!
Why are some people good with money and others aren't?    Do you know how much money you need to save for retirement?
Do you have an emergency fund for those unexpected life events like a broken car, vet bill or medical condition?
Are you a spender or a saver?  Want to reduce stress and worry about money? 

Money 101 helps you make friends with money, so that it works for you rather than the other way around. If you'd like a friendlier relationship with money that empowers you and gives you hope for a future of security, join us for this FREE workshop

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Friday, March 27, 2020 - Saturday, March 28, 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Fill Your Spiritual Bucket
People of all faiths and cultures are welcome


Description: You are invited to participate in the last session of this series where you will have the opportunity to address some sensitive topics in an accepting community. Join us for a presentation and discussion incorporating the Benedictine values of prayer, personal reflection and sharing. (You are invited to attend any or all sessions.)  

Our facilitators will be Sister Rose Ann Barmann, Sister Anne Stedman and Kathy Dinmore. Although this series is FREE, we ask you to please register for planning purposes. Donations accepted.

CARING FOR SELF, OTHERS & OUR COMMON HOME                              
Saturday, March 28, 2020  9:00 am - 1 pm 
(No lunch provided, bring own snacks)

Join a community conversation to explore opportunities to care for self, others and our common planet. We will spend time reflecting on what we love deeply and what actions we take to protect it. 

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