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Chip in for Your Chamber – Make your donation today to get it MATCHED

CHIP IN FOR YOUR CHAMBER: A Matching Gift Fundraiser to support the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank Every dollar raised up to $10,000 will be generously matched by Collegiate Peaks Bank We are over halfway to our goal! Thank you, BV,...

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...

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updates for Small Businesses – February 24th

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updates for Small Businesses   The Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s smallest businesses. In...

Hey BV, we are Looking for Community Nominees for Chaffee’s Got Heart!

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. For this reason, we are seeking nominations for Chaffee’s Got HEART Community...

Latest News: Shuttered Venue Grant – New PPP Forgiveness – SBA Debt Relief

The Application Period has not yet opened. SVOG applicants should prep now for the application opening very soon! 1  Check your eligibility & read the FAQ's 2  Sign up for a DUNS number. https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/ 3  Sign up in...

Indoor Air Quality- Keep Your Customers, Employees & Students As Safe As Possible and Business or School Open!

The Chaffee County Board of Commissioners have released $150,000 in Coronavirus Relief Fund Dollars to the Chaffee County Community Foundation to provide COVID Relief to local small businesses. The new Chaffee County GRANT and No-Cost Solutions will assist our local...

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Current Weekly Announcements

Member Spotlight of the Week: Vulcan Glass Art Studio

Member Spotlight of the Week: Vulcan Glass Art Studio Vulcan Glass Art Studio is a boutique glass studio located right here in BV! Artist Barry Stevens and his team provide the full glass blowing experience. They have art products such as marbles, dishes, wine...

BV Chamber Member Benefit of the Month: The Weekly!

MARCH'S MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT OF THE MONTH Submit Your Announcement for the Weekly Newsletter! If you are a current member of the Chamber, you can add your announcements to this weekly newsletter! It can be anything from a special you are running, an event you are...

Local Businesses get your 2021 BV Visitor Guides

If your business would like a box of the new 2021 Visitors Guide to give to customers please let us know and we will drop them off to you. 40 Guides come in a case, so please indicate how many you would like by emailing membership@buenavistacolorado.org.  Individuals,...

Chip in for Your Chamber – Make your donation today to get it MATCHED

CHIP IN FOR YOUR CHAMBER: A Matching Gift Fundraiser to support the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank Every dollar raised up to $10,000 will be generously matched by Collegiate Peaks Bank We are over halfway to our goal! Thank you, BV,...

14er Posters & Canvas Prints – Perfect Decor for Your BV Home!

James Niehues is a world famous ski resort map artist. He has been painting aerial views since 1986. The first ski map was in 1988, and since then he has created over 350 different views for resorts, tourist bureaus, golf communities and outdoor sports related...

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...

BOOK NOOK SALE!!

The Book Nook is having a 2 for 1 sale of Children’s books!!! Great selection –chapter books, children’s series, picture books and more. Come see us March 3 – 20 for the 2 for 1 Children’s Book Sale. Open Wed-Sat 10:00-3:00 The Book Nook  719-395-6868

Virtual Home & Garden Fix-Up Expo!

The Virtual Expo runs March 15 - April 30, 2021! Option A Includes: Twenty :30-second commercials to air on the station of your choice + Business listing on Heart of the Rockies Radio website with link to business + Name mentions on-air and Facebook. Your Investment:...

Heart of Colorado Virtual Funder Roundtables

VIRTUAL FUNDER ROUNDTABLES April 9, 2021 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Directly connect with funders and tell your story! Serving Chaffee, Clear Creek, Custer, Fremont, Gilpin, Lake, Park, Summit, and Teller counties  Virtual Funder Roundtables are an opportunity to engage with...

Virtual GARNA Lecture: Monarch Pass Forest & Watershed Health Project

Join GARNA and Arkansas River Watershed Collaborative Lead Forester Andy Lerch for an hour long event to learn more about the thinning efforts and fire mitigation on Monarch Pass. The lecture will focus on the recent fuels mitigation work visible across the valley...

The Information You Need to Form a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

To Be or Not to Be a Nonprofit: The Information You Need to Form a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization:  Part 2 of our Nonprofit Series: After you have researched and decided to start a nonprofit, where do you start? There are right and wrong ways to move forward. Attend...

Foodie Friday -Food Trucks!

March 5th from 9:00am to 10:00am join us for online webinar for insights and dos and don'ts around Food Truck requirements. Know the state and county laws, rules, and regulations that govern the Colorado food industry before you dive in! This month- Food Trucks!...

The Information You Need to Form a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

After you have researched and decided to start a nonprofit, where do you start? There are right and wrong ways to move forward. Attend this session and learn what you should and should not do and how best to establish your organization. Specifically, you’ll get...

Smart Start: How to Start a Business

March 8th at 10:00am - 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...

Website 101: Lessons to increase sales & awareness

March 15th at 10:00am - Your website is more than a digital business card. It's important to understand how to set your website up correctly and to make it an effective interactive marketing tool. In this session, we'll cover hosting, templates and e-commerce...

Business Model Canvas: Create a one-page business plan

March 18th at Noon - The Business Model Canvas is a popular business planning tool for a reason: you can test your concept with a one-page business plan. This template allows you to visually map out the start to your business plan or operation revamp on a single page....

Loans: Top 10 Considerations for Small Businesses

March 24th at 10:00am - If you are considering a loan for your business now or in the future, come to learn the top ten most important aspects to understand in order to be prepared. Nicole Christianson of Colorado Lending Source will go through each of these in an...

Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Legislation is March Topic for League of Women Voters

Sandy Long, Group Leader of the Chaffee County Citizen’ Climate Lobby, is the speaker for the League’s March 8th 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ZOOM meeting. Ms. Long’s presentation will focus on climate change impacts, current Colorado state regulations and actions that can be...

VITA’s Free Tax Help Service

Free income tax return help is available in Buena Vista. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program provides free income tax return preparation and electronic filing again this year, provided by The Rotary Club of Buena Vista. Tax return preparation will be done...

Get Your DOT Physical Exam at Valley-Wide Buena Vista

Do you need to get a new DOT card or renew your current one? Call Valley-Wide Buena Vista at 1-833-350-1113 to schedule a DOT Physical Exam with Jack Haley today! We are located at 707 US Highway 24 North. Next to Elkhorn Pizzeria. Some same day appointments are...

The CDOC Buena Vista Correctional Complex is Looking to HIRE YOU!

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 19...

DM Proofreading Services

GRAMMAR, PUNCTUATION, AND SPELLING CRAMPING YOUR STYLE? Do you have GREAT ideas in your head, but when you have to put them to paper, you break out in a COLD SWEAT because you’re fearful of making grammar, punctuation, and spelling mistakes?  If so, you’re not alone....

Reach More Than 30,000 Readers with Ark Valley Voice

Would you like to reach more than 30,000 new potential customers per month?  Want to advertise your products and benefits to a diverse group of readers? The Ark Valley Voice is an online news source that seeks to elevate the quality of local journalism. Our mission is...

Construction Underway on Fading West Development’s Modular Home Manufacturing Facility

Factory Built Home Manufacturer To Build Attainable Housing for Communities Across The Western United States Buena Vista, Colo.— A new 110,000 square foot home construction factory is being built in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley by Fading West Development,...

Spacious Home on 2 Acres with Riverfront Access!

Arkansas River frontage, close to town, paved driveway and welcoming bright & sunny, well-maintained home! This property has so much to offer with 2 acres, outside watering, 2,305 sqft 3 bed / 2 bath home with vaulted ceilings, open floor plan, sunroom with bar...

40 Acre Tract with BLM access to National Forest

Rare 40 acre tract with outstanding views of the Chalk Cliffs, Collegiate Peaks and surrounding valley with elk roaming this property galore. Excellent lot to build your dream home on. Perfect for that outdoor enthusiast that loves hunting, hiking, snowshoeing, etc....

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updates for Small Businesses – February 24th

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updates for Small Businesses   The Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s smallest businesses. In...

Hey BV, we are Looking for Community Nominees for Chaffee’s Got Heart!

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. For this reason, we are seeking nominations for Chaffee’s Got HEART Community...

Latest News: Shuttered Venue Grant – New PPP Forgiveness – SBA Debt Relief

The Application Period has not yet opened. SVOG applicants should prep now for the application opening very soon! 1  Check your eligibility & read the FAQ's 2  Sign up for a DUNS number. https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/ 3  Sign up in...

Member Spotlight of the Week: Body Mechanics Physical Therapy

Member Spotlight of the Week: Body Mechanics Physical Therapy Body Mechanics Physical Therapy provides thorough and detailed evaluations and develops individualized, hands-on treatments for injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, and preventive interventions.  They...

Pick Up Your Copy of the Ute Country News

READ: Uplifting Stories Good news about mountain living Information 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 loyal monthly...

Member Spotlight of the Week: NetZero Rocky Mountains

Member Spotlight of the Week: NetZero Rocky Mountains NetZero Rocky Mountains is a father son team with over three decades of experience with their products and services. They’re dedicated to assisting to reduce a community's carbon footprint with LED lights and...

The Book Nook has a fun assortment of Valentine Greetings

Packets for kids to hand out at school, Vintage valentines and gift ideas galore! Drop into the Book Nook Wed-Sat from 10-3 at 127 S San Juan Ave 719-395-6868. We are a SAFE and FUN place.

Member Spotlight of the Week: Chaffee Arts

Chaffee Arts is our first Member Spotlight of the week for 2021! For more information on Chaffee Arts, go to their website!  Visit our website to see all of our Member Spotlights from 2020 and 2021!  If you are business member and would like a member spotlight, please...

Indoor Air Quality- Keep Your Customers, Employees & Students As Safe As Possible and Business or School Open!

NetZero is committed to helping business stay open and survive during these uncertain times. During the 1918 Pandemic, the key defense was: social distancing, wearing face masks and washing hands. These are still critical, but the reality is it has been 102 years and...

THANKS TO ALL FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING

Many folks found wonderful gifts over the holidays at the Book Nook. THANK YOU for visitng us and bringing your guests with you! We have lots of great baby gifts, birthday gifts, "I love you' gifts and even "i love me' gifts. We continue to provide telephone and email...

Chaffee Arts Partners with Sorelle’s  Delicatessen for “Take N Paint” Fundraising Event

Chaffee Arts is pleased to announce a virtual fundraising event!  Here’s a way to enjoy great food and have a fun evening painting while safe at home.  Dinner and Art Kits will be available for pick up on January 15, 2021 and will include art supplies, a video link,...

Rock Run Gallery: Fine Art and Fine Craft

Rock Run Gallery specializes in the Watercolors and Oils of Nora Bushong Larimer as well as the Fine Crafts of many other artists. Nora Larimer has been featured: on the cover and inside of Gray's Sporting Journal; and Patagonia Inc. has used her trout images for...

Perfect Gift Idea: Keepsake BV Snowflake Ornament

The BV Beautification Advisory Board is offering Keepsake Buena Vista Snowflake Ornaments in white metal with an enameled Town Logo. $10 for One or $15 for Two Cash or Check Only Make Checks to "Town of Buena Vista" Available at the Chamber Welcome Center, Town Hall,...

Combine SAFETY and DELIGHT at the BOOKNOOK!

We continue CURBSIDE service. Online inventory at thebooknookbv.com. Call at 719-395-6868 or email at owenkath64@gmail.com. Lots of folks are cleaning out attics and garages so our selection of USED BOOKS is greater than ever! You will definitely see SMILING EYES when...

Your local Matterport and Photography Specialist

I am excited to be moving to and expanding from Eagle county into Chaffee county, Buena Vista, and Lake County. I can offer a variety of photography products for real estate and rental managers, including Matterport 3D virtual reality tours, interior video tours,...

Shop Local with Collegiate Peaks Eyecare

We are celebrating the holidays all month long at Collegiate Peaks Eyecare with 10% OFF all in-stock, non-prescription sunglasses! We also have a variety of stocking stuffers available including gift certificates, ski goggles and prescription inserts, RevitaLash lash...

Earthly Healings LLC

Earthly Healings is open by appointment 800-617-0674 We have essential oils and amazing products and so many other things. We have entertained the ideas of having jewelry and hair accessories and so much more. Your favorite item The Simply Magic Germ Solution is fully...

Winter New Year Jewelry Sale

Two Wild Sisters  Christmas Jewelry  Sale Unique, wide variety of stones and jewelry: Frida Kahlo with real flowers Our Lady of Guadalupe with real Flowers set is sterling silver Opals, Moonstones, Amber, Paul Diamond cut Snowflakes Pendants Spinner rings for...

Indoor Air Quality- Keep Your Customers, Employees & Students As Safe As Possible and Business or School Open!

The Chaffee County Board of Commissioners have released $150,000 in Coronavirus Relief Fund Dollars to the Chaffee County Community Foundation to provide COVID Relief to local small businesses. The new Chaffee County GRANT and No-Cost Solutions will assist our local...

Cause+Medic Spa Retail Promos

Cause+Medic Spa & Wellness Boutique Holiday Promos! Spend in Retail Products and/or Gift Cards to receive the following deals while supplies last: Spend $75 get customized Comfort Zone skincare sample pack and CBD Lip Balm ($15 Value) Spend $100 get a set of 3...

Art By Dave

Oil Paintings Inspired by Nature - Landscapes, Plein Air and Faces. "Being outside exploring Nature by painting my interpretation of what I see and feel, has become my work's passion." Shop now!     

Shop Local at Buena Vista Drug: Toys, home décor items, and more

We carry a wonderful selection of toys, home décor items, everyday vitamin's and health needs, women's clothing, jewelry, chocolates, greeting cards, and more!

Sundance & Friends Gift Guide

Sundance & Friends has a great selection of  handmade gift ideas Everything from Small Stocking Stuffers and Hostess Gifts to large gifts with lots of WOW Factor Work from more than 50 Artists in stock, including 30 Colorado Artists and 9 from right here in...

Sak Saum

Sak Saum is not ultimately about a bag, wallet or scarf. It is about a changed life with one mission: seeing people set free and empowered for their future. Shop now!

Comanche Drive In Movie Info – Thank you!

The Comanche is now closed for the season. It has been a great year and we want to thank you all for your patronage. The onset of the pandemic led to new avenues of entertainment for the Comanche. Because Hollywood had very few new movies, we offered some great...

Join in the efforts to purchase a Polaris Ranger Crew vehicle for Chaffee County Fire Protection District!

FUNDRAISER!! Join us in our efforts to purchase a Polaris Ranger Crew vehicle equipped with remote firefighting capabilities for Chaffee County Fire Protection District! Last years’s fire events underscored the need for our firefighters to be fully prepared to meet...

Don’t Miss Sorelle Delicatessen’s Weekly Specials

Stop by Sorelle's any day of the week and try out their special of the day!  Meatball Monday: $1 off a meatball sandwich Turkey Tuesday: $4.99 half & $9.99 full turkey & cheese sandwich* Hump (Wednesday) Day Ham: $4.99 half & $9.99 full ham & cheese...

When you don’t know where to turn…because someone drinks too much…

Al-Anon Family Groups can help. Learn more by attending a confidential meeting in our community.  888-4Al-Anon al-anon.org

Upcoming events in BV

During the COVID-19 outbreak, all events are subject to cancellation or rescheduling. Please contact the event organizer for more information. 

Date/Time Event
03/08/2021
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Smart Start: How to Start a Business
Smart Start: How to Start a Business

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03/09/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Play Learn and Grow: Early Learning Workshop Series with BV Library
03/15/2021
All Day
Virtual Home & Garden Fix-Up Expo!
03/15/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Website 101: Lessons to increase sales & awareness
Website 101: Lessons to increase sales & awareness

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