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Member Spotlight of the Week: Vulcan Glass Art Studio

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...

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BV Chamber Member Benefit of the Month: The Weekly!

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...

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Local Businesses get your 2021 BV Visitor Guides

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,...

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Chaffee’s Got Heart Community Spotlights

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...

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BOOK NOOK SALE!!

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

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Virtual Home & Garden Fix-Up Expo!

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:...

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Heart of Colorado Virtual Funder Roundtables

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...

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Foodie Friday -Food Trucks!

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!...

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Smart Start: How to Start a Business

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...

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Website 101: Lessons to increase sales & awareness

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...

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Business Model Canvas: Create a one-page business plan

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....

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Loans: Top 10 Considerations for Small Businesses

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...

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VITA’s Free Tax Help Service

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...

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Get Your DOT Physical Exam at Valley-Wide Buena Vista

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...

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DM Proofreading Services

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....

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Reach More Than 30,000 Readers with Ark Valley Voice

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...

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Spacious Home on 2 Acres with Riverfront Access!

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...

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40 Acre Tract with BLM access to National Forest

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....

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Pick Up Your Copy of the Ute Country News

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...

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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...

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Member Spotlight of the Week: Chaffee Arts

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...

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THANKS TO ALL FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING

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...

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Rock Run Gallery: Fine Art and Fine Craft

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...

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Perfect Gift Idea: Keepsake BV Snowflake Ornament

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,...

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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...

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Your local Matterport and Photography Specialist

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,...

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Shop Local with Collegiate Peaks Eyecare

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...

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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...

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Winter New Year Jewelry Sale

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...

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Cause+Medic Spa Retail Promos

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...

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Art By Dave

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!     

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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...

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Sak Saum

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!

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Comanche Drive In Movie Info – Thank you!

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...

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Don’t Miss Sorelle Delicatessen’s Weekly Specials

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...

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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO SHOP LOCAL?

1. Personalized Service
A small business owner is going to go the extra mile to make you happy. Local businesses are owned by your neighbors and friends, they care about you and are invested in the well-being of your community and its future.

 

2. One-of-a-Kind Products
Small businesses carry unique products and services that you won’t find anywhere else. When you shop at a chain any product you buy, hundreds of others will have.

3. Support the Arts
Small businesses support creativity! Oftentimes small businesses and boutiques sell and display art from local artists. These are one of a kind pieces you can’t find anywhere else.

4. Enhances the Local Economy
Small businesses support your local economy and the money you spend at a local business stays within your town and community, thus improving its future.

 

5. Good for your Health
Supporting small businesses is good for your health for two reasons. One, it gets you out of the house. Take a walk to the local farmer’s market and buy some fresh produce for dinner, or buy a brand new candle from a small boutique in your town center. Two, when you buy local, you have easy access to fresh food that is chemical and pesticide free.