Calendar of Events - Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce



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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 next 120 days...
Thursday, July 16, 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:
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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Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer which will be held at and hosted by TBD.

TBD

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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Tuesday, September 22, 2020


FREE event for members and non-members

Your website is often the first impression someone may have of your business, and it can be a vital tool in generating leads, developing customer education, or turning potential customers into paying customers. This workshop will be 1) an overview of some popular website platform options and determining which one is best for you, and 2) a discussion on optimizing your website's content and layout, addressing common issues, and giving tips on creating the most effective website for your business.

Presenter: TBD

Sponsored by:

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a weekly event, same day and time, until such a time we are able to resume with our in-person BAHs.

Our special guest is Gina Caughey with A Call to Order - professional organizing. After the speaker we will go around "the room" where you can introduce yourself and your company. After the speaker for the first 10 min, we will go around "the room" so everyone can introduce yourself and your business. 

Tuesdays
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
on Zoom

This will work like a normal Business After Hours, come and go as you wish. Connect with friends, new businesses, and learn more about your community.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86562158642?pwd=UWdTWm9ReVR5bGpGWEVML3VVQk1Gdz09

Meeting ID: 865 6215 8642
Password: 540559

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+1 669 900 6833 US
   
 

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Wednesday, June 3, 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.

Sponsored by:

 

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Saturday, June 6, 2020
Join us at Fox Run Regional Park to learn about being safe in the outdoors! For children ages 6-12 years old. $5 per person or $4 for members of El Paso County Nature Centers: pre-registration required. Due to COVID-19, we are recommending all participants to wear face masks.
 
June 6, 9-10:30am: First Aid for Outdoor Kids
Learn about first aid skills in the outdoors, what you need in a first aid kit, and put your new skills to practice.

To register, please go to elpasocountynaturecenters.com. For more information call 719-520-6977.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020


Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a weekly event, same day and time, until such a time we are able to resume with our in-person BAHs.

Our special guest is TBD. After the speaker for the first 10 min, we will go around "the room" so everyone can introduce yourself and your business. 

Tuesdays
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
on Zoom

This will work like a normal Business After Hours, come and go as you wish. Connect with friends, new businesses, and learn more about your community.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86351508972?pwd=QVdNVlVyNVIvZXlhdm11QkVvbmtzZz09

Meeting ID: 863 5150 8972
Password: 844758


Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US
   

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a weekly event, same day and time, until such a time we are able to resume with our in-person BAHs.

Our special guest is TBD. After the speaker for the first 10 min, we will go around "the room" so everyone can introduce yourself and your business. 

Tuesdays
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
on Zoom

This will work like a normal Business After Hours, come and go as you wish. Connect with friends, new businesses, and learn more about your community.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81194045515?pwd=ZnRGZU54bUhSK014SHJKTHcwWS9UUT09

Meeting ID: 811 9404 5515
Password: 069914

Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US

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Saturday, June 20, 2020
A Wine and Food Tasting Event with Live and Silent Auctions presented by Gleneagle Sertoma Club. Proceeds to benefit the Hearing Impaired, Crawford House and other local charities.  

  

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020


FREE event for members and non-members

In today's market, your online presence is quite often your "first impression" to potential new customers. This workshop is a big-picture overview of strategies for improving your business' visibility and reputation online. We will discuss recommendations for approaching your online visibility and determining which aspects are most important for your particular business. Start your "online marketing plan" as we review the options you have -- including website, online reviews, optimizing Google My Business, general SEO tactics, and social media. You will leave this class with some practical takeaways for developing your online marketing strategy.

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Presenter: Tim Fitzpatrick
Rialto Mobile Marketing and Pikes Peak SBDC Consultant

Sponsored by:

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020


Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a weekly event, same day and time, until such a time we are able to resume with our in-person BAHs.

Our special guest is TBD. After the speaker for the first 10 min, we will go around "the room" so everyone can introduce yourself and your business. 

Tuesdays
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
on Zoom

This will work like a normal Business After Hours, come and go as you wish. Connect with friends, new businesses, and learn more about your community.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84654281244?pwd=Z0tDSDd5dHNnY09KMzgwOVp3dHd0dz09

Meeting ID: 846 5428 1244
Password: 035709

Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US
 

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a weekly event, same day and time, until such a time we are able to resume with our in-person BAHs.

Our special guest is TBD. After the speaker for the first 10 min, we will go around "the room" so everyone can introduce yourself and your business. 

Tuesdays
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
on Zoom

This will work like a normal Business After Hours, come and go as you wish. Connect with friends, new businesses, and learn more about your community.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86744486653?pwd=aGwzUVVGd29DQUVJdHBLS2pDaFlvdz09

Meeting ID: 867 4448 6653
Password: 738751
 

Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US

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Saturday, July 11, 2020 - Saturday, July 18, 2020
Save The Date!
The 115th El Paso County Fair is slated for July 11th - 18th, 2020!

Auto Racing * Truck & Tractor Pull * Bull Riding * Demolition Derby * Carnival * 4-H & FFA Shows & Exhibits!  Free Daily Entertainment * Great Concerts included with Daily Admission! 

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020


FREE event for members and non-members

In this workshop, you'll learn about the different types of media coverage and how to best package your story to attract meaningful media attention. We'll discuss case studies revealing what works and what doesn't when approaching journalists. As an exercise in getting into the mind of a journalist, each participant will storyboard a news story pertaining to their business. You'll also have the opportunity to do a practice live interview.  

REGISTER HERE

Presenter: 
Lauren Ferrara
Lauren Ferrara Storytelling & Why Wait Stories
Former News Anchor FOX21 (Colorado Springs), News2 (Nashville) & FOX5 (LasVegas)

Sponsored by:

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Saturday, September 19, 2020



Run4Hope 5K for Schools is a fun, community-wide event that raises money and awareness for suicide prevention programs in local area high schools. With suicides at alarming levels, we want to punch a hole in the darkness and provide HOPE for everyone through Sources of Strengtha widely-accepted, peer-based school program. Join us for this fun and exciting race and be a part of the solution!

We have both a Family Color Fun Run and a Competitive 5K with chip timing! New this year is a Pancake Breakfast, vendors, and a silent auction!

Register at http://run4hope5kforschools.com/


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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Run4Hope 5K for Schools is a fun, community-wide event that raises money and awareness for suicide prevention programs in local area high schools. With suicides at alarming levels, we want to punch a hole in the darkness and provide hope for everyone through Sources of Strengtha widely-accepted, peer-based school program. Join us for this fun and exciting race and be a part of the solution! We have both a Family Color Fun Run and a Competitive 5K with chip timing! New this year is a pancake breakfast, music, vendors, and silent auction!


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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Several real estate companies offer to buy your home instantly and resell it for you, saving you time and effort. Some even claim to save you money. But is that kind of quick sale in your best interests? This Meetup will cover the pros and cons of the "ibuyer" real estate model. Once you have all the facts, you can make an informed decision about whether this strategy is in your best interests. We encourage you to be a SMART home buyer and seller!

Save your home equity
Manage your net profit
Act now to save later
Realize Retail vs Wholesale gains
Target your financial freedom

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