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2023 December - Speed Networking - Monthly Education
12/5/2023

Registration is Full for this event

Quarterly Member Luncheon - December 6, 2023
12/6/2023

Registration has Closed for this event.

Chamber Networking Breakfast - 2023 December 7
12/7/2023
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2023 December Business After Hours
12/19/2023
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 2023 December 21
12/21/2023
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Chamber Networking Breakfast - 2024 April 4
12/21/2023 - 4/4/2024
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2024 JANUARY Business After Hours
1/16/2024
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Monthly Education - January 2024- Are you making money? (Understanding Your Finances)
1/23/2024
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Chamber Orientation - January 24, 2024
1/24/2024
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2024 State of the Tri-Lakes Chamber and Economic Update Luncheon
2/2/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

2024 February Business After Hours
2/20/2024
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Monthly Education - February 23, 2024 - Employees: How to get them and keep them
2/27/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

2024 March Business After Hours
3/7/2024
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Quarterly Member Luncheon - March 15, 2024
3/15/2024
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Education Series - March 20, 2024 - Active Shooter Class
3/20/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

Monthly Education - April 17, 2024 - Self Care for business professionals- revised title TBD
4/17/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

Chamber Orientation - April 23, 2024
4/23/2024
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Monthly Education - May 2024- Leveraging AI for Small Business Success: The Ultimate Growth Stragegy
5/15/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

Quarterly Member Luncheon - June 14, 2024
6/14/2024
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Monthly Education - June 19, 2024 - Social Media Beyond the Basics
6/19/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

4th of July Street Fair - 2024
7/4/2024

Registration is Coming Soon for this event

Monthly Education - July 2024- Making connections that count through networking
7/23/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

Chamber Orientation - July 25, 2024
7/25/2024
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Monthly Education - August 2024 - Telling Your Story
8/7/2024

Registration has Closed for this event.

Quarterly Member Luncheon - September 26, 2024
9/26/2024
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Chamber Orientation - October 23, 2024
10/23/2024
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Quarterly Member Luncheon - November 13, 2024
11/13/2024
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2024 December - Speed Networking - Monthly Education
12/10/2024
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Events in the next 120 days...
Tuesday, January 16, 2024


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

Thank you to our sponsor 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
$15 for Non-Members
Free for first time guests

Please register ahead of time.
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Event Name:
Monthly Education Series - Understanding Financial Statements
 

Description:

Your small business's day-to-day operations depend on having accurate financial data, and the success of your business depends on you understanding your business's financial documents. This interactive round table will provide a top-line view and understanding of the key financial statements that need to be understood to be a successful business owner, including:

-Profit & Loss (Income Statement)

-Balance Sheet

-Cash Flow Statement

-Helpful Ratios

-Check Book

-Inventory Valuations

This class will be IN PERSON at the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce.

Facilitator:

Darrell Fleck
Partner, RMJ Capital

Co-Hosted by:


Sponsored by:

Thanks to a sponsorship by Ent Credit Union, this workshop is free!
Friday, February 2, 2024

Join us for lunch as our speaker, discusses the economic outlook of our region. Lunch will be a buffet made up of gluten-free Bolognese sauce, vegetarian Alfredo, gluten-free chicken Marsala, regular and gluten-free penne, Caesar salad, and garlic bread. 

Pinecrest Wedding and Event Center
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We will also hear from Terri Hayes, President and CEO of the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation and Visitors Center.

Check-in begins at 10:30 am
You must register in advance for this lunch. Deadline is noon, Friday, February 24.

$50 for Members
$60 for Non-Members

Thank you to our State of the Region Luncheon Sponsors:
   





Thursday, March 7, 2024
Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

Thank you to our sponsor this month: TBA
  

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
$15 for Non-Members
Free for first time guests

Please register ahead of time.
Friday, November 24, 2023 - Wednesday, December 20, 2023
We offer a 25 year tradition of bringing the freshest selection of Christmas trees to the Monument community! This is an annual fundraiser for Friendship International benefiting marginalized families. Trees range in size and price. 
Selections include:
*Noble * Nordmann  * Fraser Fir * Canaan
* Balsam * Colorado White Fir
 
Tuesday, December 5, 2023



This event builds your referral base in only a couple of hours.
Space is limited! Please register soon to reserve your spot.
You don't want to miss the opportunity to participate in this fun and efficient platform for expanding your network.

Tips for maximizing the speed networking session:
  • Be prepared to introduce yourself and your business.
  • Bring business cards and a name tag if you have one.
  • You will have 2 minutes to describe your business and then 2 minutes to listen to another participant. 
  • Please respect the time limit and the process.
  • You will have 18 one-on-one visiting opportunities plus an hour of open networking.
The fun happens 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Open Networking from 5-6 p.m. with beer and wine and noshes.

Due to the popularity of this event, registration is limited to one person per business. 

You must pre-register for this event.
No walk-ins allowed.

Thank you to our Sponsor
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Join us for our Quarterly Member Luncheon at Hearth House.

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!

We will have a speaker at each luncheon who provides us with relevant take-aways and enhances our time together. Monument Police and Fire Department will be collecting unwrapped toys for their "Santa on Patrol" event. Gifts are welcome, but not required. 

$23 for Members 
$28 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.

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor: 


Thank you to our Gold and Silver sponsors: 

                      GOLD
 

                    SILVER
Thursday, December 7, 2023




Join Us for Breakfast

Sarah Yount of Three Proactive Wellness will speak 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 40 salespeople for your business! 

Monument Police and Fire Department will be collecting unwrapped toys for their "Santa on Patrol" event. Gifts are welcome, but not required. 

Click below to register!
Saturday, December 9, 2023
The book signing season continues with two authors signing their titles on Saturday, December 9, from 1-4.  Jason Dennon will sign his autobiography, 8 Days Till Sunrise, and Frankie Morelli will sign his cookbook, The Mobb Diet. Frankie will have aprons, hats, and other accessories to compliment his cookbook.  We look forward to a very lively afternoon.  

                 
Saturday, December 9, 2023
Come by Covered Treasures Bookstore on Saturday, December 9, from 1-4 to meet our authors Jason Dennon and Frankie Morelli.  Jason will sign his uplifting autobiography, 8 Days Until Sunrise and Frankie will sign his healthy cookbook, The Mobb Diet.  We expect a lively afternoon at the bookstore with these two amazing authors.  Frankie will have sidelines to compliment his cookbook (aprons, caps, etc.)

Saturday, December 16, 2023
Covered Treasures Bookstore has hosted authors each Saturday in November and December.  Our last event will be on Saturday, December 16 from noon-3.  We are hosting three authors to close out this amazing season at the bookstore.  Come meet Sarah Dressler, Christina Holbrook, and Mike Torreano as they sign their titles.  Sarah will sign her debut novel, Christmas Cove; Christina will sign All the Flowers of the Mountain; Mike will sign Fireflies at Dusk.  Stop by to meet your local authors and support their work.  
Monday, December 18, 2023
A Time To Dance presents 'Believe'! An all-new Christmas performance inspired by the Polar Express.
Witness a classic Christmas story made into a dance performance with a new twist and Christian themes. It will be an experience you won't want to miss!

Tuesday, December 19, 2023 - Thursday, December 21, 2023
Tuesday, December 19, 2023

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

Thank you to our host this month:


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

FREE for Chamber Members
$15 for Non-Members
Free for first time guests

Please register ahead of time.
Thursday, December 21, 2023




Join Us for Breakfast


Destiny Carle from Shelter Insurance will speak 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 40 salespeople for your business!

Click below to register!
Saturday, January 13, 2024
We are hosting the first Health & Wellness Fair in Monument! There will be over 30 vendors from varying backgrounds. We will have Chiropractors, Nutritionists, IV Therapy, Pediatricians, Medicare providers, inpatient and outpatient psych hospitals, Counselors, Gyms, Restaurants, and more! This is a FREE event to the public. You do need to have an Eventbrite ticket which you can get at the door. 
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Come join the Palmer Lake Historical Society as we celebrate the new year with our annual Potluck and Membership meeting.

Doors open at 6:00 PM, program starts at 6:30 PM. We supply the ham and rolls, please bring a dish to share. FREE and open to the public.

About the Palmer Lake Historical Society

Mission: The mission of the Palmer Lake Historical Society (PLHS) is to preserve, protect, promote, and provide access to historical data, artifacts and other items of significance relating to the Palmer Divide area and make resources available to the public primarily through the Lucretia Vaile Museum and annual programming.

Goals: The primary goals and objectives of the Palmer Lake Historical Society are to assemble, preserve, display (as feasible), and interpret historical objects and printed material pertaining to the Palmer Divide area that includes Palmer Lake, Monument, School District 38, the United States Air Force Academy, and as far east as Table Rock.

Please consider joining the Palmer Lake Historical Society. Various levels of participation available including family and senior memberships. All ages welcome. Newcomers to the area are welcome!

In case of inclement weather, we follow District 38 weather alerts. We want everyone to be safe.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024


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 coffee and pastries. 
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You will learn about:
  • Events
  • Committees
  • The Board
  • Ambassadors
  • How and when to engage with fellow members
 
Interested in sponsoring this event? 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.
Thursday, February 15, 2024

FEBRUARY Event: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
 
"UNION PRINTERS HOME: Past, Present, and Future"

Come join the Palmer Lake Historical Society and Ellie Hinkle, Director of History and Archives for the Union Printers Home.

For more than 130 years, the Union Printers Home has been an iconic landmark for the Colorado Springs area. Many postcards celebrate this magnificent retirement home for members in the printing and typographic union. Come learn about this impressive building with an amazing history.

In 2021, the property was purchased by a group of local investors who plan to redevelop it into something new while preserving its historical integrity. Bring a friend or two for this special program. FREE and open to the public.

Doors open at 6:30 PM, program starts at 7:00 PM. Please stay afterwards for light refreshments and socializing.

In case of inclement weather, we follow District 38 weather alerts. We want everyone to be safe.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Join the Tri-Lakes Chamber at our monthly networking mixer!

Thank you to our sponsor 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
$15 for Non-Members
Free for first time guests

Please register ahead of time.
Friday, March 15, 2024

Join us for our Quarterly Member Luncheon at Hearth House.

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!

We will have a speaker at each luncheon who provides us with relevant take-aways and enhances our time together.

$23 for Members 
$28 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.