Moving Fort Collins Forward! 2017 In Full Swing

Sep 19, 2017 | Chamber News


The Fort Collins Area Chamber and campaign sponsors Blue Ocean and OtterBox launched the seventh annual Moving Fort Collins Forward! campaign, on September 6.

This is an annual campaign conducted for 10 weeks in September, October and November. Its purpose is to generate new members, sponsorships, and other operational and program support the Chamber needs for the next 12 months in order to provide the Fort Collins area with a properly funded chamber of commerce capable of accomplishing key initiatives in the community.

From September 6 until November 16, over 60 volunteers on 12 teams are tasked with raising $500,000 and 100 new members for the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Campaign Co-Chairs are Deb Kelly, Guaranty Bank, and Chris Otto, EKS&H.  Joining them in the campaign are Campaign Vice Chairs: Gerry Agnes, Elevations Credit Union; Gene Bocis, Anheuser-Busch; Mark Driscoll, First National Bank; Dr. Tony Frank, Colorado State University; Tom Gendron, Woodward; Kathy Jack-Romero, Fort Collins Coloradoan; Margo Karsten, Banner Health; Lucia Liley, Liley Law Offices; Doug Markley, Markley Motors; Curt Richardson, Otter Products; Paul Taylor, Guaranty Bank; Kevin Unger, UCHealth and Bob Wilson, Columbine Health Systems

Campaign teams include: Adams Bank & Trust, Banner Health, Brinkman Partners, Columbine Health Systems, Ed Carroll Motor Co., Elevations Credit Union, First National Bank, Flood and Peterson, Guaranty Bank, Red Carpet Committee, UCHealth and Wells Fargo.

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce thanks all the volunteers committed to making Fort Collins a great place to live and work and all the business members who get involved along the way. To learn more about Moving Fort Collins Forward! 2017 visit