Calendar of Events - Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce


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Monumental Impact
Techno Chaos, a Tri-Lakes Chamber Member, invites you to join them on Monday, August 3rd, for a virtual discussion and collaboration on opportunities to enable and support high school students in their interests in technology, engineering and entrepreneurship.  A new nonprofit, Monumental Impact, has been founded this year to foster internships with local businesses and enable students to provide offerings as either products or services that build their skills and raise funds.  Monumental Impact will share their current status and efforts underway.  We will then open up for discussion.  If you are a business in the technology and engineering industry or an entrepreneur, we invite you to join us.

About Monumental Impact
Our Vision is to provide a shared space with the resources and a mentoring community of support that provides opportunities for industry experiences for individual students and the capabilities to enable supported programs.

 

more info...
8/3/20205:00pm to 6:30pmJeanette Breton




In person Ribbon Cutting!!!

August 5
Open House - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ribbon Cutting - 4:30 pm

1155 Kelly Johnson Blvd Suite 206
Colorado Springs, CO

Sellstate Alliance Property Management is celebrating their relaunch!

Please RSVP here - for food count :)

more info...
8/5/20204:00pm to 5:30pmSharon Black




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 one or 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.

It will also be broadcast on Zoom for those unable or uncomfortable to attend. 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84222661571?pwd=dEJ2REpVVm9mcmVDOTVTbXlxMlVlZz09

Meeting ID: 842 2266 1571
Passcode: 583848

Dial in 346-248-7799

Annual membership is $50 and Chamber membership is required to attend in person.

You must register in advance to attend, walk-ins and guests are not allowed. This is strictly enforced.  Please register even for virtual. :)

This week's speaker is:
Steve Graber - Aspire Homes 

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

Rules for right now:
Tri-Lakes Chamber Breakfast members only for a bit
Masks are required - You must wear a mask when entering and when walking around. When seated to eat you may take it off (We are following restaurant rules
Your temperature (touchless) will be taken at the door
You will be asked to sign a waiver that states:

The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Chamber cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" on_____________ could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.



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.

more info...
8/6/20207:30am to 9:00am


Garden Party: A Senior Celebration for all ages, August 9th at 2 pm, virtual event 

With the first digital stage, live performance of our 2020/21 Season: A Time to Dance, Centennial State Ballet honors our outgoing seniors and presents our incoming class of seniors! Join us virtually to show off your gorgeous summer garden and enjoy a beautiful streamed performance from our senior company members. Safer-At-Home picnics available in collaboration with Cheese Importers (order by 8/2). 

Tickets: bit.ly/SeniorGardenParty2020 

Email boxoffice@centennialstateballet.org for more information.


more info...
8/9/20202:00pm to 4:00pmJulia Ramos




Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a monthly event for those that cannot join us in person. It will be every month on the second Tuesday of the month. 

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. 

Tuesday 8/11
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/86080880376?pwd=NnRkRFp5SnlGMllWV3BQTkZMaE1tQT09

Meeting ID: 860 8088 0376
Passcode: 821156

Dial in 253-215-8782


more info...
8/11/20205:00pm to 6:00pmLaura Easley




FREE event for members and non-members

Learn how to find industry outlook, your competition, vendors and target markets whether B2B or B2C. Some financing and marketing will be covered as well as other topics. Learn how to access free databases that will help you start or grow your business. 

Please register for virtual attendance information 


Presenter: Terry Zarsky
                  Strategic Services Librarian - Business
                  Pikes Peak Library District
 

more info...
8/12/202010:00am to 12:00pm




Business After Hours - August
Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer which will be held at TBD

August 18
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

TBD

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


Rules for right now:

Tri-Lakes Chamber Members only

50 person limit, one person per business. - You must register. No Walk-ins


Temperatures will be taken (touchless) at the door

You will be asked a couple questions:
- Are you feeling ill?
- Have you been around anyone that has or has tested positive for Covid-19?

You will be asked to sign a waiver that states:

The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Chamber cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Business After Hours on_____________ could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Business After Hours and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.


Then you will be asked to sign a waiver which states:  
The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Chamber cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Business After Hours on_____________ could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Business After Hours and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.

Masks required inside, and encouraged outside.

STRICTLY ENFORCED - no walk-ins

more info...
8/18/20205:00pm to 7:00pm




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 one or 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.

It will also be broadcast on Zoom for those unable or uncomfortable to attend. 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81971939796?pwd=WVEwVW5qYXBCcHo3SG1td2hDRDNqZz09

Meeting ID: 819 7193 9796
Passcode: 905458

Dial in 253-215-8782

Annual membership is $50 and Chamber membership is required to attend in person.

You must register in advance to attend, walk-ins and guests are not allowed. This is strictly enforced.  Please register even for virtual. :)

This week's speaker is:
TBD

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

Rules for right now:
Tri-Lakes Chamber Breakfast members only for a bit
Masks are required - You must wear a mask when entering and when walking around. When seated to eat you may take it off (We are following restaurant rules
Your temperature (touchless) will be taken at the door
You will be asked to sign a waiver that states:

The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Chamber cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" on_____________ could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.



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.

more info...
8/20/20207:30am to 9:00am


 

This realtor course covers the following:

*   How to avoid the risk of breach of duty and negligence claims by offering staging a resource to agent’s clients 

*   How to protect agent’s clients from litigation by knowing what questions to ask a stager

*   How to use home staging to reduce disclosure issues

*   Standard staging contract clauses

*   The cost and value of home staging, ROI factors

*   Importance of leveraging marketing efforts with staging, photos, and Internet presence

*  Course comes with over 50-staging tips that agents can use immediately

*   The common contract clauses that professional stagers use and what clients need to know about them

*  How the entire pre-market staging process will benefit your client and secure your relationship as a true advocate      for their best interest


more info...
8/20/20209:00am to 12:00pmJanice Fiola, Owner - Enhancement Home Staging


The downtown business group is hosting its first Art Hop of the season on Thursday, August 20, from 5-8 p.m.  Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second Street, Monument, 719-481-2665 will host two local authors this evening.  Jean Alfieri will be signing both her Zuggy the Pug Rescue series and her new guided journal, Blessed to be Me and Susan Mathis will sign the second installment of the Thousand Islands Gilded Age series, Devyn's Dilemma along with her other titles.  We request the wearing of masks to protect our authors and our customers.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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8/20/20205:00pm to 8:00pmPaula Primavera


We are so very excited to announce our 2nd Annual Bryson's Chase Charity Golf Tournament presented by Mortgage Solutions Financial, benefiting Children's Hospital Colorado Pediatric Mental Health Institute. It will be held on Monday, August 24, 2020 at the Country Club of Colorado with an 8 am shotgun start. This event is shaping up to be even bigger and better than last year! We have many of the same fun activities as we did last year, as well as some new surprises in store! Lots of on course games, prizes, 50/50 raffle and an amazing silent auction. Win a Porsche Cayman on our Hole in One contest! Register TODAY!

It is the mission of Bryson’s Chase Foundation to raise funds for families with children in need of mental health care. We exist to help future generations build valuable coping mechanisms in order to avoid tragic and extreme alternatives such as substance abuse, criminal behavior, and suicide.

more info...
8/24/20208:00am to 1:30pmLindsey Kangas




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 one or 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.

It will also be broadcast on Zoom for those unable or uncomfortable to attend. 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88211978446?pwd=TS9TZGpISTZIbkV6YW9XQ05CbHcxZz09

Meeting ID: 882 1197 8446
Passcode: 267643

Dial in 669-900-6833


Annual membership is $50 and Chamber membership is required to attend in person.

You must register in advance to attend, walk-ins and guests are not allowed. This is strictly enforced.  Please register even for virtual. :)

This week's speaker is:
TBD

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

Rules for right now:
Tri-Lakes Chamber Breakfast members only for a bit
Masks are required - You must wear a mask when entering and when walking around. When seated to eat you may take it off (We are following restaurant rules
Your temperature (touchless) will be taken at the door
You will be asked to sign a waiver that states:

The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Chamber cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" on_____________ could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.



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.

more info...
9/3/20207:30am to 9:00am




FREE EVENT

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:



 

more info...
9/3/202012:00pm to 1:30pm




Join us as we host our Virtual Business After Hours. This will be a monthly event for those that cannot join us in person. It will be every month on the second Tuesday of the month. 

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. 

Tuesday 9/8
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/82821531905?pwd=V0o0dmFpcS92R0NJVXJYRldXOWZEUT09

Meeting ID: 828 2153 1905
Passcode: 262777

Dial in 346-248-7799


more info...
9/8/20205:00pm to 6:00pmLaura Easley




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 one or 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.

It will also be broadcast on Zoom for those unable or uncomfortable to attend. 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89069597543?pwd=YzRqVVVJeDlpRkwrM3p6WE5pTS9Kdz09

Meeting ID: 890 6959 7543
Passcode: 713870

Dial in 346-248-7799

Annual membership is $50 and Chamber membership is required to attend in person.

You must register in advance to attend, walk-ins and guests are not allowed. This is strictly enforced.  Please register even for virtual. :)

This week's speaker is:
TBD

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

Rules for right now:
Tri-Lakes Chamber Breakfast members only for a bit
Masks are required - You must wear a mask when entering and when walking around. When seated to eat you may take it off (We are following restaurant rules
Your temperature (touchless) will be taken at the door
You will be asked to sign a waiver that states:

The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Chamber cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" on_____________ could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Chamber Networking "Breakfast" and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.



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.

more info...
9/17/20207:30am to 9:00am




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/


more info...
9/19/20209:00am to 12:00pmJeff Collins


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!


more info...
9/19/20209:00am to 12:00pmJeff Collins




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:

more info...
9/22/20209:00am to 11:00am


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

more info...
9/24/20206:15pm to 7:45pmNancy Page Cooper




FREE event for members and non-members

As a small business owner, you may be thinking about taxes with a significant level of uncertainty, especially with new tax laws in effect. "Where do I even start?!", "What does the IRS need from me this year?", "Will my business taxes be easier?" and "How can I be better prepared next year?" are common questions. Don't fret! This workshop is a realistic starting point for small businesses wanting to strengthen their understanding over their business taxes.

Depending on the pace of the workshop, end time may vary.

Presenter: TBD

Sponsored by:

more info...
10/6/20209:00am to 12:00pm



Join us for our
Annual Awards Dinner and Auction
November 7, 2020
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



Thank you to our sponsors!  For sponsorship opportunities click here

Platinum
 

Silent Auction 


 

more info...
11/7/20206:00pm to 11:00pmLaura Easley




FREE event for members and non-members

TBD


Presenter: Scott Van Ness
                Instructor of Operations Management, UCCS

Sponsored by:

more info...
11/12/20209:00am to 11:00am


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