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Thursday, February 23, 2017
And the nominees are…. VIEW PHOTOS The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce announced the 2017 best of the best nominees for their Annual Awards: Business Person, Small Business, Citizen, Castle Rock Advocate, the Ping Lee Jung Volunteer of the Year and the Ambassador of the Year: The Businessperson of the Year Award recognizes business owners and/or management who have competitively ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Chamber, Press Release, Town & County News
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
DCBA Bill Tracker: http://www.statebillinfo.com/SBI/index.cfm?fuseaction=Public.Dossier&id=22915&pk=619&style=pinstripe Highlights of the Week Another busy week at the Capitol wrapped up early Friday so legislators could make it home for a long President’s Day weekend. Each day saw committee meetings late into the night debating a host of issues. The week was bookended by ...read more
Categories: Business Tips Blog, Chamber, Political
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Captain Kevin Duffy from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received commendations by the Senate and House of Representatives. Published on February 21, 2017 in 2017, Breaking News & Personal and Public Safety At the Colorado State Capitol following presentation of commendations from the Colorado Senate and House of Representatives to Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Kevin Duffy for the ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Press Release, Town & County News
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.) announced the newest members of its Emerging Leaders Advisory Council last week at its annual conference in Los Angeles, CA. The Council was formed to identify & recognize future leaders (all under 40) in W.A.C.E. and the chamber of commerce industry. Members of the Council will be asked to provide program feedback and ideas for the ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, February 06, 2017
Are you interested in serving on the Board of Directors for Castle Rock Chamber? Do you have a recommendation? Directors of the Chamber board are selected through a process called for in the Chamber bylaws. Any current Chamber member in good standing is eligible to apply and be considered for the Board of Directors. Please Email Nominations to Chamber President, Pam Ridler.
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, February 06, 2017
It’s where major holidays have been celebrated, community events have been held and family memories have been made. But soon, Festival Park will be even more. Big changes are in store for this treasured landmark of Downtown Castle Rock. Work is set to begin this week. Town Council approved a plan last year to reconstruct the park. The Town, Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Town & County News
Monday, February 06, 2017
Highlights of the Week This week kicked off with both Democrats and Republicans introducing resolutions and legislation to respond to the variety of executive orders signed by President Trump in his first week of office. The House spent most of Tuesday morning debating HJR 1013: Rescind Executive Order Regarding Immigration and engaged in debate over HR 1005: Reproductive Health Care Access on ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Political
Monday, February 06, 2017
Highlights of the Week The first full week of work kept legislators in the House and Senate plenty busy. Committees saw full workloads and the Joint Budget Committee continued to review and approve supplemental budget requests from state agencies to carry them through the end of the state fiscal year on June 30 th . In a preview of what is expected to be a bigger budget fight during the FY ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Political
Friday, February 03, 2017
Douglas County Lifestyle Expo Presented by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Lifestyle Expo offers Douglas County residents and beyond an opportunity to browse and explore the best products and services that Douglas County has to offer. Admission to the expo is free to the public, bring the entire family! View the event website for more details. Saturday, February 4, 2017 Time: 8 AM ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release, Town & County News
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Getting your thoughts and answering your questions are top priorities for the Town of Castle Rock. District 2 Councilmember James Townsend will host an open house to hear from residents from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Fire Station No. 155 on Crowfoot Valley Road. District 2 includes The Woodlands, Metzler Ranch, Sapphire Pointe, The Pines at Castle Rock Apartments, and Diamond Ridge. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Town & County News
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Plan outlines potential for programs at Parker-area body of water ranging from hiking to scuba Some Douglas County residents will soon get their first chance to visit Rueter-Hess Reservoir to do something more fun than look through a fence. After years of discussions and planning, Parker Water and Sanitation District‘s local partners will roll out a handful of day-trip programs this summer ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Town & County News
Monday, January 23, 2017
Do you know a special teenager, between the ages of 13 and 19, who resides in Douglas County and has overcome adversity and created positive change in their lives, as well as the lives of others? Nominations for the 2017 Douglas County Outstanding Youth Awards are now being accepted. Ten award recipients will have the opportunity to share their special night with family members, their adult ...read more
Categories: Community, Awards & Accolades, Town & County News
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Graduation rates in the Douglas County School District continue to climb. Data released today by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) shows the on-time, four-year graduation rate is now 90.1 percent. DCSD students also made an impressive showing at graduation. The class of 2016 earned nearly $68 million in scholarships. DCSD has one of the highest graduation rates in the Denver metro area. ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Press Release, Town & County News
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Arapahoe Community College (ACC) has accepted from the Castle Rock Town Council the investment of $3 million in infrastructure reimbursement to construct a Collaboration Campus. The campus will bring together education, business, and the community to create a unique resource for delivering seamless education and workforce training to Castle Rock. Educational partners Colorado State University ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Business Tips Blog, Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Political, Press Release, Town & County News
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Acquisition Enhances Capabilities of Auctus Group and Auctus Search Partners beyond Financial Services Recruiting and Sell side M&A News provided by Auctus Group, Inc. Dec 06, 2016, 08:04 ET CHICAGO and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. , Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Auctus Group, Inc. through it's affiliate Auctus Search Partners, LLC has acquired KLG Consultants, LLC, a Talent Acquisition and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
A strategic plan can help you reach your business goals, but only if you know what to focus on. by Deborah Fell DID YOU KNOW that, mathematically, if you improve revenue by 2% per month, you will more than double your business in 3 years? The value of a strategic plan then, is to create the “how-to” strategies, initiatives and resourcing to get there. So how do you get this done? ...read more
Categories: Business Tips Blog, Chamber
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Douglas’ 2016 Budget, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and Popular Annual Financial Report recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association For the third time in the past year, Douglas County has been recognized nationally for its continued commitment to fiscal accountability and transparency. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) ...read more
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Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Focus less on selling and more on providing value that draws customers to you as their trusted adviser. ENTREPRENEURS HAVE ALWAYS believed that their product or service must show real value to customers, but today the smart ones are even able to make their marketing valuable. The days are gone when marketing was all “pushing product.” Now customers seek out people who are willing and ...read more
Categories: Business Tips Blog, Chamber
Thursday, December 01, 2016
The numbers, facts, research and databases help tell the story Castle Rock residents live every day: Castle Rock is a great place to be. In fact, it’s one of the best small communities in the country, according to a new ranking. Even though our Town is growing, it is still considered small by many analysts. Those at personal finance outlet WalletHub recently studied data for 1,268 cities ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Town & County News, Awards & Accolades, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Before you say you have no time to give back, or before you grumble about already doing it, this is not your typical post telling you that you need to give back to people who support you in your community. Instead, this article encourages you to give back as a small business owner based of what you will get. These benefits are all about you and your business, a return on your investment of time. ...read more
Categories: Business Tips Blog, Community, Chamber