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ReCreate Kids Showcase

Mar 21, 2017

Fri., June 23rd & Sat., June 24th (start creating now) ReCreate is a kids art contest showcasing the amazing artistic talents of the youth in our community utilizing material provided from Serving Slabs. Serving Slabs works with the remnants from countertop installations. We encourage the children of the community to express themselves with all the cool materials that we have. Start Creating Now! Stop by Mountain Made (9996 W Hwy 50) and pick up FREE material and an entry form.


Symphonic Salida!

Symphonic Salida!

Mar 15, 2017

  The sonorous tones of a Colorado Symphony double bass quartet are coming to the Salida Steamplant with an expansive selection ranging from the baroque period to contemporary. The quartet will perform at the Salida SteamPlant at 7:30 PM on Thursday, March 23 through the ongoing partnership between KHEN 106.9...

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Central Colorado Conservancy seeks Volunteers

Central Colorado Conservancy seeks Volunteers

Mar 14, 2017

Central Colorado Conservancy Volunteer Coordinator Needed for Central Colorado Conservancy. The Central Colorado Conservancy is seeking a motivated leader who wants to help take on the task of volunteer coordinator for the organization. This volunteer position will work with all of our other volunteers in building a strong effort toward...

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Faasst Motorsports Inc., – Soap Box Derby Informational Meeting – March 8th

Faasst Motorsports Inc., – Soap Box Derby Informational Meeting – March 8th

Feb 28, 2017

March 8 at 5:15pm - Soap Box Derby Informational Meeting - At Boys & Girls Club in Salida. Test drives in a real soap box derby racecar, informational meeting for parents, racers and local businesses who may want to be a physical or financial partner in this 2017 race effort. Race is June 11 in Co Springs and will provide a kickoff for our community to host its OWN race in 2018. Info : Judy Faass - Faasst Motorsports Inc. - 719-761-1372 - fmi@faasst.com


Salida Creativity Lab – Opening Reception – March 11

Salida Creativity Lab – Opening Reception – March 11

Feb 28, 2017

To Salida with LOVE: an art show of sentiment, memory, & whimsy captured in pictures, chalk art, & paintings by Tina Gramann. Opening Reception Saturday, March 11, 5:00pm-7:00pm Salida SteamPlant Paquette Gallery Free appetizers and wine Brought to you by the City of Salida, Friends of the SteamPlant, & the Artist. Runs March 2-April 4.


RMOC – Families on the River – March 12 & 19, April 2 & 9

RMOC – Families on the River – March 12 & 19, April 2 & 9

Feb 28, 2017

A Collaboration of Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center and FIBArk, Families on the River is a program to connect families in the community and teach them how to kayak. This fun filled program will teach you the basics of kayaking in the hopes that you will continue to paddle in the future with the new friends you make during this program.


Salida Community Blood Drive – March 14

Salida Community Blood Drive – March 14

Feb 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 14 * 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Held at the Masonic Lodge - 140 W. 3rd Street. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact: Bonfils at 800-365-0006, ext. 2 or http://www.bonfils.com/ and enter site code #0328.


Hubbub Brewing – March

Hubbub Brewing – March

Feb 28, 2017

Check out the March Events at Hubbub Brewing! 3/4/17: Live Reggae with Sol Seed 8-10pm 3/10/17: Live music with Wanderlust Road 6-8pm 3/11/17: Live Reggae with Autonomous 8-10pm and more...


Creekside Chalets – March

Creekside Chalets – March

Feb 27, 2017

Creekside Chalets would like to celebrate our new ownership and thank our guests with some wonderful lodging specials. So, bring your family, friends, and dogs for an unforgettable mountain experience and get a deal while you’re at it. Are You a Monarch Pass Holder? Mention #1PowderPlace to receive a 10% discount from...

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High Country Bank – March

High Country Bank – March

Feb 27, 2017

 National Consumer Protection Week is March 5 – 11   Dear High Country Bank Customers, In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, March 5 – 11, your friends at High Country Bank would like to provide you with some important information regarding EMV chip technology. To help bankers educate lawmakers,...

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Sangre De Cristo Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

Sangre De Cristo Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

Feb 27, 2017

Dependents of Sangre de Cristo Electric Association (SDCEA) customers recently competed for scholarships provided by the rural electric cooperative and in conjunction with power suppliers Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association and Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Fifty-four applications were considered for one four-year scholarship at $1,500 per year and eleven $1,500 scholarships. In addition, one $1,000 scholarship sponsored by Basin Electric and two $1,000 scholarships sponsored jointly by Tri-State and SDCEA were awarded.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County Seeks Professional Videographer

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County Seeks Professional Videographer

Feb 27, 2017

The members of the Public Relations and Marketing Committee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chaffee County are seeking a professional artistic videographer to create a three to four minute video for their nonprofit nationally recognized organization. The goal of the project is to produce a video that captures...

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Gone to the Dogs – March

Gone to the Dogs – March

Feb 21, 2017

We have many classes going on at Gone to the Dogs and some of them are starting next week. The next installment of Agility Classes are starting next week.  Agility is a great way to build confidence in your dog, provide mental and physical enrichment and have a blast!  ...

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Sangre De Cristo Electric – 2017 Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Sangre De Cristo Electric – 2017 Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Oct 31, 2016

Start Planning For The 2017 Youth Tour To Washington, D.C. If you are a junior in high school, you could be the lucky student from Sangre de Cristo’s service territory to win the chance to represent the cooperative in the nation’s capital. The winner will join other students from around...

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Kent Haruf Literary Celebration 2017

Sep 20, 2016

Kent Haruf Literary Celebration September 22 – 24, 2017 Salida SteamPlant Event Center Salida, CO  81201 *** !!! SAVE THE DATE !!! *** Formal Registration will begin in January, 2017. Cost of Celebration is $100 per person. Space is limited to 200 attendees. Preliminary Schedule: Friday, September 22   3:00 –...

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Tax Credits Benefit Small Business

Tax Credits Benefit Small Business

Mar 08, 2014

Phone: 719-395-2602
Email: jeffollie@chaffee.net

From the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade And the Upper Arkansas Enterprise Zone (UAEZ) Colorado's Enterprise Zone program provides tax credit incentives to encourage businesses to expand and locate in designated economically distressed areas of the state.