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Welcome Letter Page from 2018 Ridgway Visitors Guide

WANTED: 2019 Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Ambassador

APPLY BY 9/26
 
The Youth Ambassador will be eligible for a $500 scholarship, and receives career development benefits from the one-year experience, with mentorship from advisors in the local business community and recognition in various print and online news sources. 
 
To become the 2019 RACC Youth Ambassador, you must: live in Ridgway or go to Ridgway Secondary School, be in the junior year of high school, and apply for the position by Sept. 26. The position requires a weekly time commit-ment of usually less than an hour, which adds up to an estimated monthly time commitment is four to six hours, and includes: writing a 300-word welcome letter for the 2019 Ridgway Visitors Guide, attending a few chamber board meetings and major chamber events in 2019, volunteering at the Ridgway Golf Open in Sept. 2019, and posting photos to Instagram weekly from Nov. 2018 to Oct. 2019.
 
The chamber welcomes any interested students, who fit the requirements and are excited about the opportunities described above, to apply. Pick up application instructions from the Ridgway Secondary School office or the Ridgway Visitors Center, or contact RACC Communications Specialist Tanya Ishikawa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 303-819-7784 with questions or more information. Application materials are due by midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
 
Pictured: 2018 Youth Ambassador Elizabeth Mueller's welcome letter in the 2018 Ridgway Visitors Guide.

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Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1 and is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
info@ridgwaycolorado.com

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Visitors Center and Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community growth and development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Visitors Center is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of Sherman Street/Highway 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
raccadmin@ridgwaycolorado.com

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce. Managed by Peak Media Company LLC

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Ridgway was the birthplace and headquarters of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad and is now the home of the Ridgway Railroad Museum. Railroading remains the #1 hobby in America.

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  • Population: 932 (2013)
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  • Summer Temps: 82º / 55º F
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