Welcome to 2023! I hope your holiday season was filled with family, friends, and fun. It is undoubtedly a perfect time of year to reflect, refresh and relaunch. It is also a perfect time to share appreciation with those that impact us individually and organizationally. A group of people that are tremendously impactful to our organization is our Board of Directors. We are thrilled to announce our 2023 Board and express tremendous appreciation for their investment of time and leadership ...Read More
I can’t believe that 2022 is almost over! As I look back on this last year, I am blown away by the talents and investments that community members will make into our organization. I have been humbled and honored to serve in this role the last two years – mostly because of the people that I get to work with on a daily basis. Today’s blog is a bit of a thank you letter to the many people who make our community what it is.
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I can’t believe that 2021 is almost over. As I look back on this last year, and my first as President & CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber, I am blown away by the talents and investments that community members will make into our organization. I have been humbled and honored to serve in this role the last year – mostly because of the people that I get to work with on a daily basis. Today’s blog is a bit of a thank you letter to the many people who make our community what it is.
It’s wonderful to have an occasional rainy day in the middle of summer. As someone who grew up on the eastern plains of Colorado, I always appreciate moisture coming from the sky! Rainy days inspire me to pause and reflect, even in the hustle of everyday demands. Below is a catch-all of today’s observations.
Hats off to Chamber member and long-time volunteer Carrie Gillis! Carrie is the Real Estate Manager for a grouping of businesses here in northern Colorado and was inducted int...Read More
Happy New Year from the Fort Collins Area Chamber to all of our business partners! As an organization, we are excited to kick off 2021 and, as an individual, I am thrilled to be taking on the role of President & CEO at the Fort Collins Area Chamber.
My name is Ann Hutchison and I took on the reigns at the Chamber on January 1. I am happy to say that many of you reading this blog already know me. For those that I haven’t met yet, I look forward to connecting with you soon.
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Another year come and gone. In its roles as a catalyst, convener, and champion, the Chamber had a positive and proactive impact on the prosperity and livability of the Northern Colorado region. Following are a few highlights.
Champion for stronger communities
North I-25 is getting widened. In recent years, I-25 has been a perennial on our end-of-the-year list. In the recent past, it has mostly been about the funding secured for North I-25. And that is impres...Read More
As a member service, in case you missed some great events recently, I want to direct you to some great resources.
Cyber Security Summit 2019
The Chamber partnered with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office to host the inaugural Cyber Security Summit on September 25 at The Ranch Events Complex.
The event was established to create a greater awareness of cyber threats and bring together the best resources to combat and protect valuable information and assets. More than 200 members from th...Read More
The Chamber is having a strong year. At the 7-month mark, here’s a quick review of the top priorities.
Lead the lobbying effort to secure funding to widen I-25 to 3 lanes between Highway 14 and Highway 66 (Fix North I-25)
Efforts by area leaders over the past several years, including the Chamber, have resulted in $927.5 million committed to North I-25. There have been several major wins in 2019:
The Fix North I-25 Business Alliance helped secure $300M in state General Fund expenditu...Read More