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

Registration has Closed for this event.

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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Bines and Brews Beer Fest 2022
9/17/2022
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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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Monthly Education - September 2022 - Does Your Logo Suck?!
9/27/2022
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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 month of April 2022
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4/1/2022
 -4/2/2022
Pikes Peak Beekeeping School

Pikes Peak Beekeeping School
Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3
8:30 - 3:45 p.m.

This two-day seminar covers all aspects of beekeeping in the Pikes Peak region: how to acquire bees, equipment, bee biology and management through the seasons. All lectures are presented by local beekeepers with years of collective knowledge. Book ‘First Lessons in Beekeeping’ included.

$65 per person
Register via Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ppba-bee-school-tickets-244792680497  
 
 

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4/1/2022
 -4/2/2022
Night Sky/Milky Way Photography Workshops at the Paint Mines

Night Sky/Milky Way Photography
Workshops at the Paint Mines
 
Friday, April 1, 9:00 p.m.- Saturday, April 2, 7:00 a.m. 
Thursday, May 5, 9:00 p.m.-Friday, May 6, 7:00 a.m.

This guided overnight photography workshop 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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4/1/2022
Ribbon Cutting - New Store Opening MatchBox Candle Co.

MatchBox Candle Co.
Ribbon Cutting - New Store Opening
​Friday, April 1, 2022, Noon- 8 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting at Noon

Old Colorado City location: 2511 W Colorado Avenue, 80904

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4/2/2022
Go Fish Food Truck at Pikes Peak Brewing


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4/2/2022
2022 All Stars Annual Awards Dinner





Join us for 
An Evening of Awards, Celebration, and Fun!
April 2, 2022


6:00 p.m. Cocktails
7:00 p.m. Program and Dinner

Awards, Dinner, Keynote Speaker, Networking

Tickets are $80 for Tri-Lakes Chamber Members and $95 for Non-Members


Dress in cocktail attire or attire from your favorite sporting event.
We can't wait to see you there! 


Thank you to our 2022 Platinum Sponsor:


  More sponsorship opportunities here.

Make a donation for the silent auction: email Julie

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4/7/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - April 7, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Rich Schur of Schur Success Group will be our speaker and provide breakfast.

Moving out? Downsizing? "What do I do with all my stuff?!"  Rich Schur, from the Schur Success Group will guide you through the daunting process of streamlining your things before your move (or just in general). A real estate broker and master auctioneer, his team help folk deal with this issue on a daily basis. He'll also give you a taste of a live auction.  Bid early. Bid often. 

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!

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4/7/2022
Ribbon Cutting - Santa Fe Open Space

El Paso County will open Santa Fe Open Space, the newest addition to the El Paso County Parks system, with a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the open spaces' western entrance along the New Santa Fe Regional Trail.

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4/7/2022
Beyond Banking for Business


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4/7/2022
Dark Sky Workshop and Hike

Dark Sky Workshop and Hike
Thursday, April 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Doug Barrett, the Southeast CO Coordinator for the International Dark Sky Association, will lead a discussion about the impacts of light pollution on birds and other wildlife and how we can help reduce light pollution. Followed by a short night hike led by nature center staff.

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

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4/9/2022
Sustainability Series: Egg Dyeing with Natural Dyes

Sustainability Series: Egg Dyeing with Natural Dyes
Saturday, April 9, 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

We will use the bounty of nature’s color to dye eggs with plant materials. Dye and design your own take-home eggs and gain the knowledge to continue creating at home. All materials included.

$10 per person/$8 per member
  
Pre-registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.

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4/9/2022
Celebration of Poetry Month

After a two year hiatus of participating in a poetry event in store, we are happy to announce that we will host two poets to celebrate Poetry Month.  Come by Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second Street, Monument on Saturday, April 9 from 1-3 to meet poets Joe Murphy and Lonnie Wartman.  They will read from their collections, talk a bit about writing poetry, answer questions and give tips.  Please feel free to bring a poem or your own or a favorite poem to recite as we will have an open period for our guests to contribute (if they are interested).  We look forward to a fun month of celebrating the art of poetry.


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4/12/2022
Monthly Education - April 12 2022 - Data Driven Decisions for your Business

Event Name:
Monthly Education Series - Data Driven Decisions for your Business

Description:

A wealth of data and digital insights is available at your fingertips. Building costs, labor statistics, buying behavior, generational differences and more are all points of data that can make it possible to make more informed decisions that will lead to business growth, evolution, and an increased bottom line. Join us to learn more about the power of data driven decision making and how it can help grow your business.

Facilitated by: Kayla Huthoefer Nelson
 
Co-Hosted by:


Sponsored by:

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

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4/15/2022
Happy Tails Fundraiser


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4/15/2022
Nighttime Eggstravaganza at Fox Run Regional Parks

Nighttime Eggstravaganza at Fox Run Regional Park
Friday, April 15

$5 per person/$4 per member
7:30 • 8:00 • 8:30 p.m.

Egg hunts aren’t just for young children! Join us for a glow in the dark egg hunt at Fox Run Regional Park. Work with your team of 2-6 people to find eggs that will contain the answers you need to win a prize!

Recommended ages 8+.

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

 

 

 
 

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4/16/2022
Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt

Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 16
9-10 a.m. • 11 -12 p.m. • 1-2 p.m. • 3-4 p.m.

Join the Bunny Guide to search for eggs along the trail and
exchange your finds for a chocolate bunny!
Fun and educational. Ages 2+
$6 per person/$5 per member
 
Pre-registration required at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com or call 719-520-6387.

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4/19/2022
April 2022 Business After Hours

Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer on April 19 at Lee's Spirits, 303 W. Highway 105, Monument.

Thank you to this month's hosts:

  


These events are a perfect opportunity to meet face to face with other business professionals while enjoying great food and refreshments. AND Lee Spirits has created a special drink menu for us! 

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

Please register ahead of time.

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4/21/2022
Chamber Networking Breakfast - April 21, 2022




Join Us for Breakfast

Ricardo Cordova of Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Healthy Business will be our speaker.

Ricardo will help us explore the problems with our health, the current reality impacting our hope and business. Additionally, he will discuss the opportunity to change and impact our business and future with a defined, bulletproof plan encompassing coaching, community, system, and fuelings.

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!

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4/21/2022
Jackson Creek Senior Living to Host Colorado Parkinson Foundation for Lunch & Learn Presentation

Jackson Creek Senior Living to Host Colorado Parkinson Foundation for Lunch & Learn Presentation on April 21
Free & Open to the Public

MONUMENT, Colo. – April 7, 20222 – A Colorado Parkinson Foundation representative will be speaking at the Jackson Creek Senior Living monthly “Lunch-n-Learn” event on Thursday, April 21 at 11 a.m. MT.
 
Members of the public are invited to visit the Jackson Creek Senior Living campus, located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, in Monument, Colo., for this free event. Lunch will be served during the presentation followed by a question-and-answer session for guests to find out more about caring for the unique needs of those with Parkinson’s disease.
 
The Colorado Parkinson Foundation provides support for Parkinson’s patients, their families, and caregivers as a resource for information about symptoms, medication, research, and treatment of the disease. In addition to helping raise funds for Parkinson’s research, the foundation also trains professional caregivers, including doctors and nurses, on how to care for those living with Parkinson’s Disease.
 
For more information or to RSVP, visit jacksoncreekseniorliving.com/events/ or contact Laura Hale at 719-725-6060.
 
About Jackson Creek Senior Living (www.jacksoncreekseniorliving.com)
Jackson Creek Senior Living was designed to meet the growing need for senior housing and health care in El Paso County. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected Colorado-based senior care management company.
 

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4/21/2022
Program: The Bad Old Days of Colorado

A fascinating look at Colorado history by award-winning author Randi Samuelson-Brown. She has uncovered obscure and strange facts by researching the early years of Colorado. Please join the Palmer Lake Historical Society in the newly reopened Town Hall for this program. Doors open at 6:30; the program will start at 7 pm. Light refreshments will be served immediately afterward.

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4/22/2022
Vibrant and Vivacious

https://www.meetup.com/having-purpose-passion-and-peace-and-doing-it-together/events/284620566/

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4/23/2022
Earth Day Story and Upcycled Craft

Earth Day Story on the Trail and Upcycled Craft
Saturday, April 23, 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Nature Walk meets story time during a self-guided children’s story while walking along a trail. Stop in the nature center afterwards for a take-home craft made with upcycled materials.

FREE. Donations appreciated.
 

 
 

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4/23/2022
Spring into Girl Scouts!


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4/29/2022
Arbor Day Celebration

Please join us for a tree planting demonstration and a discussion on bird-friendly tree varieties and practices. Attendees can take home a free bird-friendly plant or bush.

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4/30/2022
 -5/1/2022
Gala Performance featuring Don Quixote

Don Quixote dreams of adventure. He takes Sancho Panza on a quest in search of Dulcinea, a woman Don Quixote believes to be so lovely and noble that she must be divinity. Join us for classical ballet’s favorite rom-com, live in the theater or in the comfort of your home through a livestream ticket! Special thanks to pianist Alaina DeBellevue for live accompaniment.

Performances Sat 4/30 at 2PM & Sun 5/1 at 1PM. Tickets: b.link/DonQuixoteGala2022 or email boxoffice@centennialstateballet.org


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4/30/2022
Great American Clean-Up

Great American Cleanup
Saturday, April 30, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Join the community in this effort to complete cleanup projects at parks, trails, creeks, and roadways.
To volunteer, please visit www.gacppp.com

Preregistration required.
 

 
 

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4/30/2022
Colorado Springs Walk to Defeat ALS®

Join the movement for the Colorado Springs Walk to Defeat ALS® taking place on Saturday, April 30th 2022 at Memorial Park!  We cannot wait to be back in person, and walking with you this year!  As we continue to navigate our new “normal,” our first and foremost priority is to keep our ALS community safe.  We will be requiring masks at our Walk event, and will be inclusive of all CDC state and local public health official requirements. 

TOGETHER AS ONE!

We can’t wait for you to join us and enjoy your day filled with love, community, and support.  There are many people in your communities 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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4/30/2022
Sandra Dallas Book Signing at Covered Treasures Bookstore

Favorite author, Sandra Dallas, will be at Covered Treasures Bookstore on Saturday, April 30, from 11-1 to sign her latest title, Little Souls.  Sandra is a frequent author to the bookstore. Besides writing historical novels set in Colorado and the west, she is a columnist for the Denver Post. She reviews books of regional interest once a month.  Please come by the store to meet Sandra on Saturday, April 30.  


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