COVID-19 Updates & Announcements

Chaffee County Public Health Responds to Statewide Devolution of the Dial

April 16, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org Chaffee County, CO - Today, the COVID-19 Dial evolves into Public Health Order 20-38: Limited...

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...

April Mask Mandate Extension

In July 2020, Governor Polis signed Colorado’s first statewide mask order requiring masks to be worn in all public indoor spaces. The Governor has extended the order every 30 days since then.   Effective April 3, the Governor extended the statewide mask mandate,...

Colorado to Open Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics to General Public on Friday, April 2nd

Governor Jared Polis announced today in a press conference that starting on Friday, April 2nd, Colorado can move onto Phase 2 of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution which is the general public ages 16 and older.  Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) has available...

Update 1: Shuttered Venue Grant Opens April 8th

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 1 Congress set aside a total of $16.25 billion...

Update 2: Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Program Opens in Early April

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 2 The Restaurant Revitalization Fund, part of...

Update 3: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Increase & Updates

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 3   With the American Rescue Plan $15 billion...

Update 4: Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) May 31, 2021 Extension & Processes

There is so much inside the American Rescue Plan for Small Businesses and other Federal & State support programs that we are breaking them down into updates by program.  Please share with those who can benefit UPDATE 4 With the American Rescue Plan an additional...

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...

CDPHE expands at-home COVID-19 testing program to restaurant workers

REMOTE (March 16, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced today the expansion of the Binax At-Home rapid testing program to food services employees around the state. This expansion to food services workers builds on the program’s...

Chaffee County to Move to Blue Level on COVID-19 Dial

Chaffee County, CO- Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) is excited to announce that due to improved COVID-19 case incidence, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has informed CCPH that Chaffee County can move to the Blue Level on the...

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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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...

Register for the 2021 OHV Fall Color Tour (Sept 21st – 25th)

Tuesday, September 21st to September 25th, 2021 The OHV Color Tour enters its 20th year.  This tour is for side by sides and all types of Off Highway Vehicles.  Experience the rugged terrain, Fall colors and historical sites in the heart of fourteener country. Riders...

14er Posters & Canvas Prints – Enjoy the beauty of the 14ers from your 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...

Chip in for Your Chamber – Donate today and help us unlock $10,000 in funding!

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 County Public Health Responds to Statewide Devolution of the Dial

April 16, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Andrea Carlstrom, Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-530-2564 acarlstrom@chaffeecounty.org Chaffee County, CO - Today, the COVID-19 Dial evolves into Public Health Order 20-38: Limited...

Comanche Drive In Movie – Godzilla vs. Kong

Comanche Drive In Theatre Open for the Season! 3 Miles West on Highway 306 ***Buena Vista, CO*** 719-395-2766 Showing Friday, Saturday & Sunday April 23rd, 24th and 25th GODZILLA vs KONG 2021 Sci-Fi Thriller Rated PG-13 The epic next chapter in the cinematic...

Buena Vista Food Drive

High Country Bank has partnered with Arkansas Valley Christian Mission for a food drive!  Please bring your non-perishable items to High Country Bank - Buena Vista Branch. FRIDAY, MAY 7th FROM 9am - 4pm

Walden Chamber Music Society Virtual Concert

Walden Chamber Music Society's May concert is just around the corner - mark your calendars now! We will be presenting this event virtually starting at noon on May 6 until midnight May 9. Enjoy this concert in the comfort of your own home at a time that is convenient...

Interested in Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity?

Monthly Virtual Volunteer Orientation First Wednesday of Every Month at 1:00 PM and 5:30 PM New Volunteer Recruitment Day Second Friday of Every Month from 12 PM - 4 PM at the ReStore To sign up: email annabeth@chaffeehabitat.org or scan the QR code below Chaffee...

Chaffee Arts Partners with Bread & Salt

Chaffee Arts Partners with Bread & Salt   BUENA VISTA--Chaffee Arts is proud to announce that Bread & Salt is now exhibiting local art for sale in the restaurant located at 418 US Hwy 24N in Buena Vista.  Chaffee Arts members submitted their art to Bread &...

Heart of the Rockies Super Radio Auction is going on the road to BV

Come by the Welcome Center and get your gift cards for goods, services and restaurants in Chaffee County.   Friday, April 23rd from 11:00a to 1:00p 343 US Hwy 24 South The Historic Chapel by Forest Square Park

Drive-In Theater Tour Featuring Zach Williams, Mac Powell, and CAIN at Comanche Drive In

May 23, 2021 5:30 PM  This is a LIVE concert!  The artists will be performing LIVE ON STAGE, as well as projected onto the screen after dusk. All tickets are sold on a PER CAR basis (LIMIT OF 6 PEOPLE PER CAR, REGARDLESS OF AGE) and will be parked in order of arrival...

Keeping Bewnie, Buena! – BV Neighborhood Clean-Up Day

Who: You! We welcome the entire BV Community! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Cost: FREE! When: Sunday, April 25. 1:00-3:00pm Meeting location: Parking lot at the intersection of E Main St and S. Railroad Buena Vista Colorado, 81211. Please...

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...

Chaffee Arts Announces Emerging Artist Grant Award for 2021

Chaffee Arts is proud to announce the 2021 Evelyn Gottschall Baker Emerging Artist Grant Award Winner Jade Baron and Loriana Cassidy of Just Adventure Art.  Jade and Loriana live in Salida, Colorado and are both 17 and co-founders of Just Adventure Art, a not for...

League of Women Voters Offers Advance Notice for Spring Planting

The annual Chaffee County League of Women Voters Geranium Sale is slated to begin Monday, May 10th at 8 a.m. on the League’s website https://www.lwvchaffeecounty.org/. Sales will continue through Monday, May 24th with socially distanced pick-up on June 2nd.  According...

Housing + Health Speaker Series: Regulatory Reset – A Housing Development Discussion

Chaffee County Housing + Health will host a presentation by AJ Fawver of Verdunity at its final Speaker Series session on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Fawver is a community consulting program leader sharing insights developed through 15 years of professional...

Come Work for 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...

Meet ‘em Before They’re Famous! Central Mountain Entrepreneurs Launch Party!

Join us for the virtual launch of the Resilient Central Mountain Ecosystem and meet the trailblazers making the Central Mountains an emerging hub for entrepreneurship and innovation. Virtual Meetup (Zoom) must register to attend and get your “Kickoff box” ahead of the...

Great Opportunity for Turn-Key Business with Apartment — Live & Work Property!

Remarkable Highway 24 location - this property is on a great corner lot on the West side of highway for excellent traffic exposure, located across the street from Forest Square Park. Plenty of indoor restaurant and bar seating in the 4300 sq. ft. building. Additional...

Beautifully Appointed Custom Home on 6.32 Acres

18280 Ponderosa Lane Buena Vista 3,625 Square Feet ~ 6.32 Acres ~ MLS# 6891531 $2,150,000 Rustic elegance encompasses each detail of this 3625 square foot mountain sanctuary. Versatile and endless options to enjoy in this 5 bedroom/4 bathroom home; it radiates an...

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
04/21/2021
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting
Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting

Buena Vista Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce, Buena Vista Colorado
04/23/2021 - 04/24/2021
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO
04/24/2021
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Logo Reveal Party & Community Appreciation Day

National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, Leadville Colorado
04/25/2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Keeping Bewnie, Buena! – BV Neighborhood Clean-Up Day
Keeping Bewnie, Buena! – BV Neighborhood Clean-Up Day

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