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Your Chamber would like to thank and acknowledge the many partners that made the 5th Annual Hometown Holiday a huge success!  This event takes the entire community and we are grateful for the time and commitment of so many. Thank you to our signature sponsor, Johnson Construction who brought this event to the Rifle community...
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Please see the link below for the full schedule of events for the 5th Annual Hometown Holiday! 2018 Schedule of Events »
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The 5th Annual Hometown Holiday is here!  See the links below for information on dates and areas where your business/organization can participate in the festivities!  ONLY FOR THIS YEAR’S 5TH CELEBRATION….FIREWORKS!  The City of Rifle has graciously allowed us to use their funds that were to go toward fireworks for the July 3rd celebration.  We...
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Your Chamber is trying something new in 2018 for the Garfield County Fair Parade coming up on August 4th!  We would like our Garfield County residents to nominate a deserving Garfield County Grand Marshal to be recognized during the parade!  PLEASE CONSIDER SUBMITTING A NOMINATION. Nominations due by June 29th! Garco Fair Parade Grand Marshal...
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Why Join Your Chamber of Commerce? Let’s say you’re looking at your annual budget for your small business, and your marketing budget is limited to say the least. How are you going to meet your growth objectives without money to advertise? Before you run to the store to buy eight pounds of chocolate, consider using...
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What is a Chamber of Commerce Anyway? A chamber of commerce is a membership organization that exists primarily to represent and promote the interests of its member businesses. Many chambers of commerce, especially those organized at the local level, also work to develop and deepen local relationship networks to promote business activity. A chamber collectively...
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Tips For Successful Networking Networking goes hand in hand with running a successful business. But many of us dread walking into a room and introducing ourselves to a bunch of strangers. If you’re like me and naturally quiet, even a little shy, it’s hard! Following are a few tips I’ve learned from some extremely successful...
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7 Steps to Starting a Business Starting your own business isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s stressful and pretty much demands your complete focus. On the plus side, it can also be a fulfilling experience professionally and personally. 1. Know Yourself. Not everyone has what it takes to start a company. That’s not to...
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