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Events available for Registration...

Chamber Networking Breakfast - June 2, 2022
6/2/2022
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Chamber Orientation - June 8, 2022
6/8/2022
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Quarterly Member Luncheon - June 15, 2022
6/15/2022
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - June 16, 2022
6/16/2022
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JUNE 2022 Business After Hours
6/21/2022
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Monthly Education - June 2022 - Attracting Media Attention and Making the Most of Your 15 Minutes
6/21/2022
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4th of July Street Fair - 2022
7/4/2022
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - July 21, 2022
7/7/2022
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - July 7, 2022
7/7/2022
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JULY 19 2022 Business After Hours
7/19/2022
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Monthly Education - July 2022 - Google Analytics: The Metrics You Need to Know for Your Business
7/19/2022
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - August 4, 2022
8/4/2022
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AUGUST 16 2022 Business After Hours
8/16/2022
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - August 18, 2022
8/18/2022
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Monthly Education - August 2022 - Social Media Trends of 2022
8/23/2022
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SEPTEMBER 2022 Business After Hours
9/20/2022
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Chamber Orientation - September 21, 2022
9/21/2022
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Community and Business Expo 2022
10/20/2022

Registration has Closed for this event.

Chamber Orientation - December 7, 2022
12/7/2022
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Events in the next 120 days...
DateEvent
5/3/2022
 -6/17/2022
Artist Call For Recovery Along the Rockies Art Show


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5/3/2022
 -7/1/2022
Art show Sponsorship

Opportunity to Sponsor the Recovery Along the Rockies Art Show. 
Please click here to see what level of sponsorship you can do. 
We will give you a shout out on social media. 
 

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5/28/2022
Kids' Morning Out

Kids’ Morning Out: The Afterlife
Decomposers and Scavengers
Saturday, May 28, 9:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Drop your child (ages 6-12) off at Bear Creek for the morning where they will learn about the fascinating and important world of
decomposers and scavengers through outdoor explorations, games, puppetry and hands-on activities. Lunch included.

Prepaid registration required.
$20 per child /$15 per member child
 
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.

 

 

 
 

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5/28/2022
Free Archery Day

FREE Archery Day
Saturday, May 28, 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Bear Creek Regional Park Archery Range

Make a free appointment to try archery! USA certified coaches from the Archery School of the Rockies will walk you through the basics: all equipment provided. Wear close toed shoes and no long sleeve shirts. Open to adults and children over 6.
 
Pre-registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6981.
 

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5/28/2022
Lolley's First Birhday Celebration


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6/2/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - June 2, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Linda Famula of Gazette Media will be our speaker.

Gazette Media (including Pikes Peak Newspapers) is the largest media company in El Paso County. Linda will present an overview of the long-term benefits of client retention while providing a brief overview of some print and digital capabilities available at all budget levels. 

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. We develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

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6/2/2022
 -6/3/2022
Night Sky/Milky Way Photography Workshops at the Paint Mines

Night Sky/Milky Way Photography
Workshops at the Paint Mines
 
Thursday, June 2, 9:00 p.m. - Friday, June 3, 7:00 a.m.
 
Friday, July 1, 9:00 p.m. - Saturday, July 2, 7:00 a.m.
 
Sunday, July 31, 9:00 p.m. - Monday, Aug 1, 7:00 a.m.
 
These guided overnight photography workshops led by Mike Pach of 3 Peaks Photography & Design will include how to photograph the Milky Way and the stars as points of light, how to photograph star trails, light painting techniques, how to post-process your images in Photoshop and Lightroom.

Limit 6 participants.
Prepaid registration required
$300 per person

Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.           

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6/3/2022
Ribbon Cutting - Julie Kay Design Studio - New Retail Storefront



Join us for the Ribbon Cutting celebrating the new retail storefront of Julie Kay Design Studio.
Friday, June 3, 2022,11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Ribbon Cutting at 11:30 a.m.

12245 Voyager Parkway, Suite 174, Colorado Springs 80921

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6/4/2022
Tri-Lakes Lions Annual Fishing Derby

Tri-Lakes Lions Club Fishing Derby

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6/5/2022
Monument Cars & Coffee


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6/8/2022
Chamber Orientation - June 8, 2022



If you are a new member, old member, or even a non-member, find out how you can get the most out of a Chamber membership. You are invited to attend one of our quarterly orientations held at the Chamber office. Find out about our programs that cultivate business development, professional excellence, and strategic alliances. We walk you through all the basics, give you an opportunity to meet Chamber members, and provide you with lunch. 

You will learn about:
  • Events
  • Committees
  • The Board
  • Ambassadors
  • How and when to engage with fellow members
 
Each quarter, we need a sponsor to provide lunch. Sponsors get microphone time at the orientation and mentioned in all promotions of the event. If you are interested, contact Julie at 719-481-3282 or julie@trilakeschamber.com.

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6/8/2022
 -8/17/2022
Concerts in the Park

Weekly outdoor concerts

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6/11/2022
Pulpit Primer Trail 10k


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6/11/2022
Active Adults: Wildflower Photography Workshop

Active Adults: Wildflower Photography Workshop
Saturday, June 11, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Join photographer and outdoorsman Bob Falcone (“Hiking Bob”) for a wildflower photography workshop. Indoor class includes the basics of capturing good wildflower photos and avoiding common mistakes followed by an outdoor session with cameras (or cellphones) to put skills into practice. 

Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.           
$25 per person/$20 per member
 
 

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6/11/2022
Pie and Ice Cream Social Benefit



Join St Peter Catholic Church on Saturday, June 11, 6-8 p.m. for a Pie and Ice Cream Social benefiting Mater Fiius, a home for vulnerable preganant women in the Pikes Peak area. 

Learn more at https://www.petertherock.org/pie-and-ice-cream-social.html

 

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6/15/2022
 -8/31/2022
Forest Bathing Walks

Forest Bathing Walks
Wednesday, June 15, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 23, 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Saturday , August 20, 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 31, 10:00 - 12:30 p.m.
 
Experience the therapeutic practice of Shinrinyoku and awaken your senses with a slow, mindful walk through the woods and a beautiful tea ceremony.

More info at: www.listeningpines.com.                                        
$30 per person/ $20 per member.
 
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.           

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6/15/2022
Quarterly Member Luncheon - June 15, 2022



Join us for our Quarterly Member Luncheon at Texas Roadhouse.

This is your opportunity to meet our newest members as well as catch up with those you may not have seen for a while. 
And we will enjoy a great lunch!

$19 for Members 
$24 for Non-Members

You MUST RSVP in advance for this lunch.

Check-in starts at 11 a.m.
Lunch and program begin at 11:30.

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6/15/2022
Jackson Creek Bouquet of Homes

Jackson Creek Senior Living will host its first-ever Bouquet of Homes on Wednesday, June 15 from 1-3 p.m., where guests will discover the latest in senior living design and learn more about our locally owned and managed retirement community. 

Members of the public are invited to visit the Jackson Creek Senior Living campus, located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, to enjoy guided community tours, view model apartments and visit with current residents. At designated stops along the route, guests will receive a flower, small plate, and drink, finishing the tour with a full bouquet and getting a “taste” of what Jackson Creek Senior Living has to offer. 

Call 719-725-6060 to secure your spot.

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6/15/2022
Official Opening/Ribbon Cutting: Monument's Waterwise Garden

​Town of Monument - Waterwise Garden
Official Opening - Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
5:00-6:00 p.m., Ribbon Cutting at 5:00 p.m.

​3rd Street Trailhead, Monument

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6/16/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - June 16, 2022



Carol Nolan of CPN & Associates will be our speaker and provide breakfast.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. We develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

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6/16/2022
June Art Hop at Covered Treasures Bookstore

June's Art Hop will be very special at Covered Treasures Bookstore. 

Our author, Barbara Bowen, a former oboe and English horn player for the Colorado Springs Symphony, will sign her book, Music is Murder on Thursday, June 16 from 5-8 p.m.  At the top of the hours of six and seven, Guy Dutra-Silveira, a retired oboe player for the Colorado Springs Symphony, and his daughter Amy Long, a violinist, will perform a short Telemann Duet. We look forward to a fun evening with Barbara and these musicians .


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6/17/2022
Kids' Night Out: Creek Night

Kids Night Out: Creek Night
Friday, June 17, 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Caregivers, drop off your child (ages 6-12) for an evening of creek exploration, and water-themed games and activities. Dinner is included.
 
Prepaid registration required.                                         
$20 per person/$15 per member
 
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.           

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6/20/2022
 -6/22/2022
Tri-Lakes Church of Christ - VBS 2022 - Proof Pirates


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6/21/2022
Monthly Education - June 2022 - Attracting Media Attention and Making the Most of Your 15 Minutes

Event Name:
Monthly Education Series - Attracting Media Attention and Making the Most of Your 15 Minutes


Description:

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.

This class will be IN PERSON at the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce in Monument, CO

Facilitated by: 

Lauren Ferrara

Storytelling & Why Wait Stories
Former News Anchor FOX21 (Colorado Springs), News2 (Nashville), and FOX5 (Las Vegas)
 
Co-Hosted by:


Sponsored by:

Thanks to a sponsorship by Ent Credit Union, this workshop is free!

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6/21/2022
JUNE 2022 Business After Hours


Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our June networking mixer at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.

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

Thank you to our hosts this month:

 

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time.

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6/24/2022
Ribbon Cutting - New Office RE/MAX Properties - Joe Clement

RE/MAX Properties - Joe Clement
Ribbon Cutting - New Office Opening
Friday, May 6, 2022
Ribbon Cutting at 12:30 p.m.

15932 Jackson Creek Parkway, Unit E
​Monument

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7/4/2022
4th of July Street Fair - 2022



Participate in a town-wide 4th of July Celebration.

In addition to the street fair, the events attracting over 10,000 participants are a beer garden, a parade, a fun run, and more. 

This registration is for vendors at the Street Fair only. If you are a vendor needing multiple spaces, there are discounts available for your second and third spaces

Spots are only held for 10 days without payment. A certificate of liability is required from all vendors

We will do our best not to put like businesses next to or near each other. You may keep an eye on the map to see who ends up around you.

Early Bird pricing before June 15, 2022. 

Refund policy: All fees must be paid within 10 days of registration to reserve spot. No refunds after June 15, 2022.

This is a Rain or Shine event. 

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7/4/2022
Festival on the Fourth at Palmer Lake

The Festival on the Fourth at Palmer Lake is a fundraising event to maintain and develop the Palmer Lake Recreation Area.  We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated in bringing a small town celebration to the Tri-Lakes community. 

The event will be held on Monday July 4, 2022, from 2-9 pm on the west side of Palmer Lake.  We will have a huge beer garden with live music, food trucks, vendors, bouncy houses, an obstacle course, dunk tank, hole-in-one disc golf  tournament and much, much, more.  It will be lots of fun for the whole family, and nestled right here in our beautiful mountain community!! 

And if allowed by the Fire Marshall, you will see one of the best small town fireworks displays in America!!  So come celebrate the birthday of our great nation with us on July 4, 2022!!!  

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7/7/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - July 7, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Charlie and Marissa Searle of Monumental Media, Searle Ranch, and other miscellaneous monkey shines will be our speakers. They will discuss community outreach as a way of life.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. They develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

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7/9/2022
 -7/23/2022
Children’s Mindfulness Series

Children’s Mindfulness Series
Saturdays, July 9, 16, & 23, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
 
Introduce your child to mindfulness with Mighty Mindful Kids at the Bear Creek Nature Center! We’ll learn about what it means to be mindful, how using our 5 senses helps us to be present, as well as how we can use meditation to handle big emotions. There will be interactive activities as well as a fun craft each week. Ideal for children ages 5-10. Each class in this three week series will be different. Sign up for all three classes to receive $15 off your total! A parent must accompany each party and are free. Additional adults, please consider a donation.

Prepaid registration required. $30 per child/$20 per member child 

Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.      

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7/16/2022
Active Adults: 50 Species Challenge

Active Adults: 50 Species Challenge
Saturday, July 16, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Have you ever found an insect, plant, or animal you didn’t know much about? Let’s get curious about the world in our backyard and find 50 unknown species in the park to identify!

Prepaid registration required.                       
$4 per person/$3 per member 

Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.           

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7/16/2022
Party for the Parks



A Fundraiser for the Town of Monument’s Park System


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7/17/2022
Recovery Along the Rockies Art Show


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7/19/2022
Monthly Education - July 2022 - Google Analytics: The Metrics You Need to Know for Your Business

Event Name:
Monthly Education Series - Google Analytics: The Metrics You Need to Know for Your Business

Description:

In this class you will learn all about Google Analytics. What it is, how you set up and how to read your dashboard. You will also leave with an understanding of your audience, acquisition, and behavior of your audience.

This class will be IN PERSON at the Tri Lake Chamber in Monument.

Facilitated by: 

Brandon Lee

Owner Edison Apps
SBDC Consultant
 
Co-Hosted by:


Sponsored by:

Thanks to a sponsorship by Ent Credit Union, this workshop is free!

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7/19/2022
JULY 19 2022 Business After Hours


Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer.

Thank you to this month's host:


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

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time.

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7/20/2022
Sustainability Series: Pickling & Water Bath Canning

Sustainability Series: Pickling & Water Bath Canning
Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Learn how to pickle vegetables, fruit, and summer relish. You will learn tested and research-based techniques to safely pickle. Covers water-bath canning basics to ensure safe preservation. This is a hands-on workshop where you will water bath can a jar of pickled green beans to take home with you!

Prepaid registration required. $10 per person.
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.    

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7/21/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - July 21, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Stacy Jones of Warrior Insurance and Services Group LLC will be our speaker and provide breakfast.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. We develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

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7/23/2022
NEW Santa Fe Open Space Sunset Photography Workshop

NEW Santa Fe Open Space Sunset Photography Workshop
Saturday, July 23, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
 
Photographer Mike Pach of 3 Peaks Photography & Design will guide this evening  photography workshop ending at sunset at the newly opened New Santa Fe Open Space in Palmer Lake. Bring camera with wide variety of lenses and tripod/monopod if you have one. All skill levels. Limited participants.

Prepaid registration required. $20 per person  
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.         

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8/1/2022
9th Annual Tri-Lakes LionsCharity Golf Tournament

All proceeds from the tournament help support the following charities: Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank, fulfills the wishes of eye donors and their families to help others overcome blindness through transplantation and research with over 2500 sight-restorative transplants each year. Lions KidSight Screening has a mission to provide free vision screening to kids six months to six years - over 46,000 Colorado children screened annually. The Colorado Lions Camp, a year-round facility providing programs for those with developmental and physical disabilities. Tri-Lakes CARES, a community based, volunteer supported, resource center whose purpose is to improve lives through emergency, self-sufficiency, and relief programs.

Website: https://trilakeslionsclub.org/fund-raising/golf-tournament/

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8/2/2022
Classic Colorado Hikes: Lakes, Loop, and High Ridge Traverses

Classic Colorado Hikes: Lakes, Loop, and High Ridge Traverses
Tuesday, August 2, 6:30 p.m. at Bear Creek Nature Center

Dr. Jon Kedrowski will discuss exploring the mountains and high mountain lakes of Colorado to excite people about the summer hiking season. Jon’s newest guidebook, Classic Colorado Hikes, will be featured to show the audience some of the best places to explore in the high  mountains in Colorado. Books available for purchase.

$5 per person/ $4 per member
Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.          

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8/4/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - August 4, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Jason Meyer of GOAL High School will be our speaker and provide breakfast.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. We develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

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8/13/2022
Kids Morning Out: Soaking Up the Sun

Kids Morning Out: Soaking Up the Sun
Saturday, August 13, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Drop your child (ages 6-12) off at Bear Creek for the morning where they will learn about the mighty power of the sun through outdoor exploration, games, and hands-on activities. Lunch included.
 
Prepaid registration required.
$20 per child/$15 per member child 

Prepaid registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.           

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8/16/2022
JULY 2022 Business After Hours



Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

This month our host is Spruce Mountain Ranch. This is an absolutely beautiful location. You won't want to miss this Business After Hours.

Tri-Lakes Chamber members will be joined by Larkspur Chamber of Commerce and Business Over Beverages (B.O.B.) members at this special Business After Hours event. You may want to invite a couple of guests to this fun locale - register them too!

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

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Pease register ahead of time. 

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8/18/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - August 18, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Gaylene Golding of Elevation Hydration will be our speaker and provide breakfast.

This networking opportunity allows members to get to know each other at a deeper level. We develop trust and knowledge about
each other's businesses that lead to referrals. It's like having 50 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register! 

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8/19/2022
Happy Trails BBQ Fundraiser

Happy Trails BBQ Fundraiser
Friday, August 19, 6:00-9:00 p.m.  

Dust off your boots and join El Paso County Nature Centers for an evening of great food, music, wine, incredible desserts, and friends at this special annual event at Bear Creek Nature Center.

Limited space. Call 719-520-6387 for more information.

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8/20/2022
Pickin' on the Divide Music Festival

Music Festival

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8/23/2022
Monthly Education - August 2022 - Social Media Trends of 2022

Event Name:
Monthly Education Series - Social Media Trends of 2022

Description:
Social Media is dynamic with perpetually increasing channels and tools. One the one hand, it's contributing to more informed, engaged, and loyal customers. On the other, the sheer number of messages is overwhelming, leaving many social media marketing efforts lost in the noise. Social media is a must for many businesses, but what is the best use for your business? How are your customers using it? How can you connect with them and become their trusted resource for the products and services you provide? How can you enlist them to voluntarily share your business with their own networks? Join social media guru, author, and non-practicing attorney, Lauren Hug, for a deep dive into the latest social media trends you should be aware of for your business.

This class will be IN PERSON at the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce in Monument, CO

Facilitated by: 

Lauren Hug, 
J.D., LL.M.
Founder & Principal HugSpeak Consulting
 
Co-Hosted by:


Sponsored by:

Thanks to a sponsorship by Ent Credit Union, this workshop is free!

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8/26/2022
 -9/5/2022
Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair is an annual event held in Pueblo, Colorado that creates an entertaining, inspiring, and educational inter-generational experience highlighting the preservation, promotion, and exposition of our State’s vibrant and diverse agriculture, industry, and culture.

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8/27/2022
Bear Creek A’Buzz: Annual Honey Harvest & Pollinator Celebration Day

Bear Creek A’Buzz:
Annual Honey Harvest & Pollinator Celebration Day
Saturday, August 27, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.  

Watch beekeepers harvest honey from hives, see bees in action in their observation hive, and learn about the importance of bees and other pollinators. Visit pollinator gardens and learn about native plants. Guided hikes, activities, crafts, samples of honey and local honey available for purchase.

$2 per person
 

 
 

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9/20/2022
SEPTEMBER 2022 Business After Hours


Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

Thank you to our hosts this month:

  

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

FREE for Chamber Members
$10 for Partner Members
$15 for Non-Members

Please register ahead of time.

more info...