Calendar of Events - Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce



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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 4/2/2020
04/02/20
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Postponed - Annual Awards Dinner - Travel with the Chamber into 2020
04/04/20
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 4/16/2020
04/16/20
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Business After Hours - April
04/21/20
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Monthly Education - April - Social Media 101
04/29/20
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 5/7/2020
05/07/20
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Business After Hours - May
05/19/20
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 5/21/2020
05/21/20
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Monthly Education - May - Building Resiliency to Stress & Burnout
05/27/20
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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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4th of July Street Fair - 2020
07/04/20
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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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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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Monthly Education - November - Creating Operational Efficiencies in Your Small Business
11/12/20
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Events in the next 120 days...
Tuesday, June 16, 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, 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.

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

Sponsored by:

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020


FREE event for members and non-members

Feel free to bring your lunch. 

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.  

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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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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Thursday, January 9, 2020 - Thursday, April 2, 2020
Contemplative Journey I 
The Essential Elements of Centering Prayer and Deepening the Centering
Prayer Practice


(A program of Benet Hill Monastery) held at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs 80903

Anyone interested in establishing Centering Prayer as part of their spiritual
journey is invited to join. In the Contemplative Journey I program we explore the theology, psychology and spirituality of Centering Prayer and Christian contemplation through the wisdom and writings of Fr. Thomas Keating, a central figure in the initiation of the Centering Prayer movement. Our journey together includes DVDs created by Contemplative Outreach, Ltd with teachings by Fr. Thomas and contemplative master teachers: Gail Fitzpatrick-Hoppler, Fr. Carl Arico and David Frenette.

Topics
– Prayer as Relationship
– The Method of Centering Prayer
– Thoughts & Use of the Sacred Word
– Deepening Relationship with God
– Our Basic Core of Goodness
– Discovering the Truth
– Transforming Obstacles on the Spiritual Journey
– The Ultimate Reality
Saturday workshop: Introduction to Lectio Divina
– The Indwelling Spirit
– Service: Unifying Prayer & Action
– The Psychological Experience of Centering Prayer
– An Interview with Fr. Thomas

Please purchase these books for Contemplative Journey I:
By Thomas Keating
• Open Mind, Open Heart 20th Anniversary Edition
• The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation
• Intimacy with God
By Thelma Hall
• Too Deep for Words: Rediscovering Lectio Divina

Cost for Contemplative Journey I: $140 plus books.
Partial Scholarship available.


Questions about the program:
Leslee Terpay @ 720.328.6581 co-leslee@comcast.net
Rev. Todd of First United Methodist Church @ 719.884.2504 todds@fumc-cs.org
Or Sr. Therese O’Grady of Benet Hill Monastery @ 719.473.8764 Stherese@benethillmonastery.org

Registration: 
Please let us know your intention to register for these offerings by emailing Leslee with your name, phone number, and email. Leslee Terpay @ 720.328.6581 co-leslee@comcast.net

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Saturday, February 1, 2020 - Saturday, April 25, 2020
Bingo by the American Legion Tri-Lakes Post 9-11.
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Monday, February 10, 2020 - Friday, May 15, 2020
Through the Monument Hill Foundation, the Monument Hill Kiwanis Club awards about $50,000 annually in grants, scholarships, and other gifts. Grants are made to charities as defined by the IRS, including various qualifying youth organizations, schools for various educational activities and scholarships, and for various charitable community organizations. The focus of the granting program is also on organizations that have impact in northern El Paso County. Past grants have been given to District 38 Schools, The Place, CASA, Kidpower, Special Kids Special Families, Rocky Mountain Youth Leadership Foundation, and others.
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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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Thursday, April 2, 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.


Annual membership is $50 and Chamber membership is required.
 

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Dr. Alok Trivedi, a leading expert in human behavior, is sharing the secrets of what’s holding you back in life at his upcoming Inner Wealth Workshop coming to Colorado Springs. Whether you are an entrepreneur, professional or just feel stuck and are looking to break free from the Monday blues, your perspective of wealth can make or break your overall fulfillment in life. Why let your current mental state run you into the ground when there is a better way to manage your life and navigate the challenges that you face on a daily basis? Dr. Trivedi has studied the brain to develop the science behind success & fulfillment by neurologically training his clients to cut the B.S., get to the cause and transform their money, business & life.
 
He has shared the stages with legends in personal development like Brian Tracy, Bob Proctor & Grant Cardone, is the author of “Chasing Success: Lessons in Aligned Performance” and has been featured by CBS, NBC, Fox News, Global News & many more. Dr. Trivedi has worked with clients including FDIC, Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Mobiroo International, Berkshire Hathaway and Professional Athletes.
 
Dr. Alok Trivedi will be leading an Inner Wealth Workshop hosted by Dr. Al Simeone at 6:00pm on April 2nd at the Colorado Springs Marriott on Tech Center Dr. to show our community the secrets of what’s holding you back in your life.

Dr. Al Simeone, a Gonstead Chiropractor at Powers Chiropractic Group, specializes in treating disc related spine injuries to improve quality of life by relieving pain, improving performance and optimizing function for Veterans, Athletes & Families. Powers Chiropractic Group, located at the intersection of Powers Blvd & Research Pkwy, has served Colorado Springs residents since 2004 and is the home office of 2 Gonstead Chiropractors of which there are only 450 practicing in the United States. Dr. Al focuses on treating patients’ conditions related to spinal disc injuries before they become permanent health conditions and require invasive medical intervention.

For more information or interviews please contact Dr. Al Simeone at  Dr.alsimeone@gmail.com or 719-301-9883. 
 

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Help Autism Center, along with other autism organizations, will be participating in the Help Autism Night with the Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets, April 2, 2020. There will be pre-game activities, tables on concourse with each organizations info. Stop by the Help Autism Center table.
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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Join us for our
Annual Awards Dinner and Auction
TBD
6:00 - 7:00 pm Cocktail Hour
7:00 - 9:30 pm Program
9:30 - 11:00 pm Dancing


Awards, Dinner, Dancing, Live & Silent Auctions

Tickets are $75 for Tri-Lakes Chamber Members and $90 for Non-Members


The dress theme is anything to do with travel, German Lederhosen, Japanese Kimono, Canadian Mountie, or even a Tacky tourist. The only limit is your imagination. The option for attire is cocktail :)

Thank you to our sponsors!  For sponsorship opportunities click here

Platinum
 

Silent Auction 


 

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Are you interested in photography? Join local photographer Simone Severo in a basic class for creating captivating images with your very own camera. In this class, learn about types of cameras, shooting modes, focusing, shutter speed, aperture and depth of field, basic exposure, lenses, metering, ISO, and white balance.

THIS IS A FREE CLASS AT LIBRARY 21C. Feel free to bring your own camera along if you have one.

You need to register at the library to guarantee your spot. Registration will open on March 24 at the library website.

https://ppld.librarymarket.com/understanding-your-camera-breaking-out-auto-mode

If you would like to check my work, please visit www.simonevision.com.


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Thursday, April 16, 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.


Annual membership is $50 and Chamber membership is required.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020


FREE event for members and non-members

Learn how to increase success in your business specifically through the use of social media. This workshop will get you started amplifying your business through discussing concepts and tools for utilizing social media that are relevant to all platforms.


Presenter: 
Carrie Kintz
Founder, Melan Communications

Sponsored by:

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Saturday, May 2, 2020 - Sunday, May 3, 2020
44th annual Pine Forest spring show and sale featuring fine arts and crafts, vintage, antiques and upcycled, jewelry, food gifts.  Bake sale by club members.  Food trucks on site.  10-5 Sat., 10-4 Sun.  $6 admission.  12 and under free.  $1 off coupon available at TLWC.net
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Sunday, May 3, 2020
Join the movement at the Colorado Springs Walk to Defeat ALS taking place on May 3rd, 2020 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs, CO. We can’t wait for you to join us at this walk filled with love, community, and support.  There are many people in your communities and neighborhoods including friends and family that are suffering from ALS. We need your help in fighting ALS on all fronts –fundraising, advocacy, and research. The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter strives to fight ALS and empower people living with ALS today.  The Colorado Springs Walk to Defeat ALS is an outlet for families, friends, communities, companies, and YOU to demonstrate your concern for the urgent need to find the cure for ALS. SIGN UP, RAISE FUNDS, HAVE FUN, AND WALK WITH US! We can’t wait for you to sign-up, it’s free and a wonderful way to show your support!
 

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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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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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