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Members: Bring your Business Cards to the Chamber

If you are a BV Chamber Member and would like your business card available in our lobby, please bring it by! We get quite a bit of walk in traffic for people looking for different businesses in the area and we would love to be able to give them YOUR card! Stop by and...

14er Canvas and Prints on Sale!

Purchase in person at The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce office. $5 promo must be purchased in person and is cash only! Please note we have a new location at 111 East Main Street, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Canvas (40X21) $175 and back in stock! Poster Prints (21.5X39) On...

Outdoor Industry Summit – Hybrid LIVE Virtual

Join us for this HYBID Live VIRTUAL format. You will still have the opportunity to listen and view the conference, like you are at the SteamPlant Theater. You will see the speakers on stage, view their slide decks (if used) and have a way to ask questions. You will...

Outdoor Industry Summit – In Person

Oct. 25 *;30am to 5:30pm - Held at the SteamPlant Event Center alongside the Arkansas River in Salida, CO. Now available via In Person Conference or Hybrid Live Virtual experience! The Outdoor Industry Summit is an exploration of growth/scale opportunities,...

Cause for the Paws Live Radio Auction

Wednesday, October 27th from 3-5pm Ark-Valley Humane Society (AVHS) is teaming up with Heart of the Rockies Radio to bring the Ark Valley community our largest fundraiser of the year, Cause for the Paws! This year we are doing a Radio Auction and celebration in lieu...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Wrap-Up Event

Join The Alliance at The Cellar on Railroad for the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Wrap Up Event. October 26, 2021 from 6p - 8p. No Entry Fee. Costumes Encouraged. Drinks, Food, and Music performance by Ryan Flores.  301 East Main Street, Unit 180, Buena Vista, CO...

Comanche Drive In Theatre – Beetlejuice

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306 ***Buena Vista, CO*** 719-395-2766 The Comanche will remain open, showing on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays as weather permits. Dates & Schedules will vary! Check Facebook or www.comanchedrivein.com Showing...

Family Bites brought to you by Justin at Mountain Homes Lending

Besides helping people achieve financial security through homeownership, I'd like to share another one of my passions with you - Cooking! Justin's Sautéed Pasta with Broccoli and Garlic This is such an easy weeknight staple – quick, healthy, inexpensive, and...

Featured Article in Rocky Mountain Bride

Ann~Marie Vintage Dish & Decor Rentals is proud to share an article in Rocky Mountain Bride magazine that features our dishes and decor.  Vintage and Romantic was the theme for this styled shoot at the elegant Bonnie Blues venue in Elizabeth.  With a focus on...

Weddings at Buena Vista Heritage

Celebrate your special day at one of our historic properties: The Buena Vista Heritage Museum or at Historic Turner Farm Step inside the Historic Courthouse to be met with a grand staircase that leads to a large ballroom, set with five vintage chandeliers, 20-foot...

Halloween Trick or Treat Street

Trick or Treat Street 2021 Sponsored by Rotary Club of Buena Vista & Rotary Interact Club of Buena Vista High School Friday, October 29, 2021 | 3:00p - 5:00p MAIN STREET, BUENA VISTA

Fall Chaffee Arts Member Meeting

Find out what Chaffee Arts has been up to in 2021 and our plans for 2022! Guests and interested new members are welcome to join us! We hope to see you there. October 23rd at the Buena Vista Library | 131 Linderman Ave. 10:00am-12:00pm For more information, contact...

Join Comanche Drive-In for Trunk or Treat Fun! October 31, 2021

Avoid the Halloween Party Crowds With a Fun Night at the Comanche Drive-In!! Comanche Drive In one-of-a-kind Halloween event is happening again! This drive-in experience includes costumes, candy, and a free movie for trunk or treaters and volunteers. After 6:30 normal...

The Nutcracker at Buena Vista Heritage

Buena Vista Christmas Opening Continues: December 5, 2021  |  1:00pm and 3:00pm Begin a New Family Tradition THE NUTCRACKER Proceeds Benefits Buena Vista Heritage Buena Vista Heritage Museum  |  506 E. Main St.  It’s not your mother’s same old Nutcracker anymore!...

Best Practices for Facebook & Instagram

Oct. 20 noon to 1:00pm - In this best practices session you will learn how to take good photos, graphic design basics and content planning and strategies for using on Facebook & Instagram. This is part two of our Facebook Instagram training. Register $10.00 Manage...

Chili Cookoff at Buena Vista Heritage

Do you think you make the best chili in town?  Well, here is your chance to prove it! Join us during Christmas Opening to test your skills!  Or, just stop by to vote for the best chili. December 4th at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum Submissions 9:00am - 10:00Am     ...

Office Hours – Finding Your Why (Part 2)

Oct. 26 noon to 12:45pm - In this Finding Your Why (Part 1 & 2) sessions we will discuss one of the phrases that we use with our clients at Stitchcraft Marketing is "Know Your Why!" This is based on Simon Sinek's work (check out his TED Talk or his book Start With...

SmartStart: How to Start a Business (online)

Oct. 21 10:00am to noon - Thinking about starting a business in Western Colorado? Starting a business takes more than being great at something or having a good idea. Come and learn what is required by state and local officials to get started and the ins and outs of...

Join the BV Library during Christmas Opening for the Local Author Fair

Date: Saturday, December 4, 12:00—3:00 p.m. Location: Buena Vista Public Library Meet local authors, purchase signed copies, and enter a raffle to win free books! Stop by the Buena Vista Public Library to meet local authors writing in all genres, from fiction, short...

Pick Up Your Copy of the Ute Country News

 READ:  Uplifting stories, Good news about mountain living, Informative and helpful articles in these challenging times  ADVERTISE: In the Paper That Actually Gets Read!  • Averages 95% pick-up rate  • Readers will see your business in a positive light  • Reach our...

Event Space at Buena Vista Hertiage

Buena Vista Heritage is getting ready for Santa to visit at the Christmas Opening events. We are decking the halls with lights, trees, ornaments and holiday spirit. We have some spaces left for you to host your holiday party in our historic courthouse. Contact...

Chaffee County Public Health Launches 2021 Community Health Assessment

October 6, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564; 719-207-1399 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org Chaffee County Public Health Launches 2021 Community Health Assessment Chaffee...

Secure Career Opportunities Available at the CDOC Buena Vista Correctional Complex!

Are you looking for your Forever Career? The Colorado Department of Corrections is hiring! We are seeking dynamic, honest, and security-minded individuals to join our team of 400+ professionals at the Buena Vista Correctional Complex (or at any of our other 18...

4 Bedroom & 2,085 sqft Home on Half an Acre!

    Move in ready, new custom home built with quality and integrity! Energy efficient 4 bedroom 3 bath with 672 sqft 2 car finished and heated garage.   Custom home features include solid formed and poured vented foundation, slabs 6” thick with metal reinforcement, 1...

Next Business After Hours – Thursday, November 18th

We hope to see you all at our next Business After Hours on Thursday, November 18th from 5p - 7p at Ridgeline Signs. Everyone is Welcome! $10 at the Door (cash only please) Come by and enjoy food, drinks, networking and community! Please note: We will not be hosting an...

Save the Date – Christmas Opening – Saturday, December 4th

We are so excited to be hosting Christmas Opening once again on Saturday, December 4th at The Heritage Musuem! We look forward to having some of our old traditions back, including: Photos with Santa The Chocolate Walk The Holiday Craft Fair Festival of Trees Family...

Staff Accountant – Monarch Mountain

The Staff Accountant monitors, processes, and reconciles accounts payable/receivable, performs tax preparation and reporting, and performs fixed asset maintenance. Individual must have: minimum 2 years experience in accounting and general ledger, knowledge of tax...

CCPH Update on COVID-19 Boosters

September 27, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564; 719-207-1399 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org CCPH Update on COVID-19 Boosters Chaffee County, Colorado- In response to...

Adults Aged 18-20: Get Paid $22/Hour to Train as a CDOC Correctional Officer Apprentice in Buena Vista!

Click to Apply for Colorado Department of Corrections Correctional Officer Apprentice Here: BVCC Correctional Officer APPRENTICE--FOR AGES 18-20--Apply ASAP

CCPH Provides COVID-19 Update

September 22, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564; 719-207-1399 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org CCPH Provides COVID-19 Update Chaffee County, Colorado- On Friday, September...

Maintenance/Grounds Person – Collegiate Commons

Looking for a maintenance/grounds person for 48 apartments at www.CollegiateCommons.com in Buena Vista; either part-time or contract. You understand what it takes to do preventative maintenance on furnaces, electronic appliances, and grounds. You are reliable,...

Domino’s is Hiring ALL positions

Want your first best job? Are you looking for a career change or to start your career? Domino's in Buena Vista is looking for energetic people to come help us build our business. General Manager - Salary $46,800 + Profit sharing monthly bonus - Total compensation...

Fall 2021 Employer Poll: COVID Response

However unfortunate and frustrating, the Covid-19 health emergency and it's related challenges remain with us as we head into fall and winter. With this realization,  Chaffee County employers are taking bold and decisive new actions to address the long-running...

Retail Inventory Coordinator – Monarch Mountain

Monarch Mountain is looking for a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individual to join their retail team. The Retail Inventory Coordinator will work closely with Retail Manager facilitating inventory receiving and administration, product organization and...

Executive Director – Chaffee County Community Foundation (CCCF)

CCCF's Executive Director must be committed to the mission and goals of the Community Foundation. The successful candidate demonstrates exceptional financial acumen, is a self-starter, has prior relationship management experience, demonstrates superior written and...

Chaffee County Habitat AmeriCorps Volunteer Services Coordinator

Click here for the full Volunteer Coordinator job description! Click here to apply for the position! Host site (local Habitat organization) Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity Program: AmeriCorps National Member Role: Volunteer services coordination Host site manager:...

Chaffee County Habitat AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader

Click here for the full job description! Click here to apply for the Construction Crew Leader position! Habitat AmeriCorps member roles define a standard set of activities that members carry out over their service year. However, the goal is to help you meet your needs...

Library Assistant

The Buena Vista Public Library seeks a customer service expert to join our team.  The library assistant links guests to its public resources, including books, movies, databases, digital content, computers, and programs. This 20- hour part-time position includes...

Winter Seasonal Positions – Monarch Mountain

Various winter seasonal positions available including: Food and Beverage, Mountain Operations, Ski Patrol, Retail, Tickets, Reservations, Rentals, and Ski Instruction. You can view and apply to all available positions on our website. Monarch Ski Pass and other...

The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking a Startup Community Director

The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking a Startup Community Director to lead an exciting new initiative to promote entrepreneurial growth in Chaffee County as a strategy for economic recovery, resilience to future disruptions, the creation...

Chaffee County Public Health Launches COVID-19 Communication Survey This week

In an effort to understand what COVID-19 communications strategies are most used and valued by Chaffee County residents, Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) is launching a survey this week.  Over the last 18 months, CCPH has utilized many different communication...

3rd COVID-19 Dose Approved for Limited Populations

August 16, 2021 For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564; 719-207-1399 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org On August 12, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended Emergency Use Authorizations for...

Retail Sales Associate, LOAF N JUG

Job Description Prioritize customer service through prompt and courteous service, attention to detail, and ability to anticipate needs of the customer.Invite customers into the store and ask that they return again at a later date.Maintain compliance through annual...

Pharmacy Technician

PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO LUCAS.SMITH@BVDRUG.NET This position is accountable for producing the following result: To provide support to the pharmacist and provide courteous expeditious service to our prescription customers. This includes but is not limited to: calling...

Pharmacy Assistant/Cashier

PLEASE EMAIL A RESUME TO LUCAS.SMITH@BVDRUG.NET Located in Buena Vista, Colorado this position offers a great way to get involved in a rural mountain town, help improve the health of our community, and live in one of the best areas to experience and take in the...

Chaffee County Public Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

As COVID-19 surges once again across the country, Chaffee County is experiencing its own uptick with case rates that are double of what was seen last summer at this time and a percent positivity rate that is the highest it has been in months.  An overwhelming trend...

Medical Assistant (Valley-Wide Buena Vista Clinic)

Job Title: Medical Assistant Department: Nursing Location: Buena Vista (1 vacancy) Position Type: Full-Time Pay Range: Hourly – Min: $15.00 – Max: $18.21 (based on qualifications and experience) (plus an additional $2.50 per hour through December, 2021). Benefits: •...

Case Manager (Valley-Wide Buena Vista Clinic)

Job Title: Case Manager Department: Enabling Services Location: Valley-Wide Canon City (1 vacancy) Location: Valley-Wide Buena Vista (1 vacancy) Position Type: Full-Time (2 positions) Pay Unit: Hourly Pay Range: Hourly – Min: $16.00 – Max: $19.00 (based on...

Dental Assistant (Valley-Wide Buena Vista Dental Clinic)

Job Title:        Dental Assistant/s  Department:   Dental Location/s:     Valley-Wide Buena Vista Position Type: Full-Time (2 vacancies) Pay Range:  Hourly – (No Experience) Min: $15.00 – Max: $18.21 (plus an additional $2.50 per hour through December, 2021).  (based...

Mountain River Credit Union is Hiring!!

Mountain River Credit Union is looking for a Member Service Representative for our Salida office.  You must want to provide excellent service to our members by performing transactions and assisting with other service needs as requested.  Cash handling and clerical...

CLIMAX MINE Entry-level Trainee and Laborer roles

Now hiring entry-level and laborer roles - no experience required. We'll train you, and you'll work at a mining company with a rich past and bright future that leverages agile ways of working and new technology.  Apply online today at moly.jobs Source Code: CM21

Buena Vista Veterinary Clinic is hiring!

We are still seeking that awesome person!  We will train.  No experience necessary.  Veterinary Lab Assistant to join our skilled Veterinary Assistant team.   This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and expand your knowledge while working in a...

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Construction Supervisor (Full-time/Year-round)

This position includes responsibilities for construction coordination/supervision. The position involves an extensive amount of hands-on activities at the build site; estimated at 80% working alongside others on the build site/supervising the building process and 20%...

COMMUNITY BANKS OF COLORADO Universal Banker I and Personal Banker I

We are looking for highly motivated, friendly and outgoing people looking for a career in banking.  Banking experience not necessary,  Cash handling, Customer Service and/or Sales Experience a plus.  Come join our team!For more information contact...

Member Spotlight of the Week: NAMI Chaffee County

Member Spotlight of the Week: NAMI Chaffee County NAMI Chaffee County is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, they advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness....

Member Spotlight of the Week: The Cardinal’s Nest

Member Spotlight of the Week: The Cardinal's Nest The Cardinal’s Nest is an amazing 4 bedroom, 4 bath mountain home in the Mesa Antero neighborhood that sits on 5.5 treed acres, near national forest land with miles of trails. With beautiful views, this mountain home...

Chaffee’s Got Heart Community Spotlights

The Chaffee’s Got Heart Committee is extremely proud of local businesses and individuals that have gone above and beyond by doing extraordinary things during these uncertain times. From innovating ways to thrive despite trying circumstances to showering struggling...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Ann~Marie Vintage Dish Rental

Member Spotlight of the Week: Ann~Marie Vintage Dish Rental Ann~Marie Vintage will help make your special day a unique experience. They have a collection of  beautiful mismatched vintage dishes, colored  goblets, flatware, teacups, tabletop decor and more! Depending...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Swift River Ice Cream, T-Shirts, and Colorado Gifts

Member Spotlight of the Week: Swift River Ice Cream, T-Shirts, & Colorado Gifts Swift River Ice Cream, T-Shirts & Colorado Gifts is the perfect place to find that really cool gift made right here in Colorado. Family & friends will find Buena Vista and...

Chaffee Local Public Health Order Amendment #19 Updates Face Covering Requirements for Vaccinated Individuals

May 18, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Emily Anderson, Deputy Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-539-4510 eanderson@chaffeecounty.org Chaffee County, CO - Chaffee County Public Health adopted an updated local Public Health...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Secure Health Partners

Member Spotlight of the Week: Secure Health Partners Secure Health Partners helps companies, schools, and government enjoy a safe and healthy work environment. They do this by providing drug and alcohol screening, background screening, and DNA paternity testing. If...

BV Chamber Member Benefit of the Month: Membership Directory

MARCH'S MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT OF THE MONTH Keep your Membership Directory Up-To-Date! If you are currently a member of the Chamber or become a member of the Chamber, your business will be listed on our website under the Membership Directory. It is simple to get set up...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Feature Your Business Here!

If you are business member and would like a member spotlight, please fill out this short survey and someone will be in touch with you to get it scheduled shortly! This is for first time Member Spotlight recipients only.  Visit our website to see all of our Member...

Moderna COVID Vaccine Available at BV Drug & Salida Pharmacy & Fountain

Buena Vista Drug and Salida Pharmacy & Fountain will have Moderna COVID vaccine available from 4/28-4/30 for first doses. Just like public health there will never be any charge directly to the patient for the vaccine no matter what their insurance situation is.  ...

SBA launches Restaurant Revitalization Fund webpage with important program details

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (Fondo de revitalización de restaurantes), part of the American Rescue Plan Act, will provide $28.6 billion in grants to restaurants and bars in need. This fund will offer grants to hard-hit restaurants and bars, with restaurants...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Rotary Club of Buena Vista

Member Spotlight of the Week: Rotary Club of Buena Vista The mission of the Rotary Club of Buena Vista is to excel at meeting the needs of the community and the world. We do this through a variety of programs and projects that support our mission and give back to our...

Member Spotlight of the Week: BV Hope

Member Spotlight of the Week: BV Hope BV HOPE is a nonprofit organization with a vision to eliminate human trafficking within Central Colorado through education and supporting survivors. Please join them in the fight against Human Trafficking. They welcome all forms...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Chaffee County Fire Protection District

Member Spotlight of the Week: Chaffee County Fire Protection District For this week's Member Spotlight we spoke with Steve Jones about how being on the team gives him a chance to give back to the community as well as the opportunity to grow as a person and as a...

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Upcoming Community Events

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07/07/2021 - 11/02/2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Leading Edge a Online Business/Strategic Planning Series

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10/20/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista Colorado
10/20/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Best Practices for Facebook & Instagram
Best Practices for Facebook & Instagram

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10/20/2021
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Reading 2 Rover (R2R)
Reading 2 Rover (R2R)

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO

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