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New programs at Ridgway Colorado Chamber

Chamber rolling out fresh programs

New board members and staff energize business promotion

“Think Outside” is the slogan of the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce, appealing to visitors to enjoy the area’s abundant outdoor resources and get creative with their vacation plans. Meanwhile, the chamber itself has been doing a lot of thinking outside of the box, to support local businesses and develop long-term programs that draw attention to Ridgway’s assets.

A 2018 Ridgway Chamber youth ambassador, youth volunteer fairs, a photo contest, new board members, and several cooperative promotional efforts with Ouray, other chambers and the state tourism office are among the many projects keeping a crew of chamber contractors busy.

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Welcome to Ridgway Photo Contest

2018 Welcome To Ridgway – Think Outside Photo Contest Winners

 The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce selected photos by Ridgway residents Alyssa Austin and John Wood as winners of the 2018 "Welcome to Ridgway – Think Outside" Photo Contest. View from Mt. Sneffels Couloir by Austin and Old Truck in Field by Wood were selected to promote Ridgway’s outdoor adventure and heritage tourism opportunities on the chamber’s social media. Each winner received $100.

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RACC New Board Members Amanda F. Swain and Daniel S Richards

Amanda F. Swain And Daniel Richards Join Ridgway Chamber Board

A new outdoor adventure store owner and local brewery owner are the two newest members of the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce (RACC) Board of Directors. Amanda F. Swain of Ridgway Adventure Sports and Daniel Richards of Colorado Boy Pub & Brewery bring their specific industry knowledge to the chamber, to help develop promotions for its five Ridgway tourism themes: Outdoor Adventure, Culinary Experiences, Arts & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, and History & Heritage.

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More Events

2019 Career Experience Fair For Ridgway Businesses And Students

2019 Career Experience Fair For Ridgway Businesses And Students

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE & TIME OF THE FAIR.

On Monday, May 13, 2019, the Ridgway Secondary School is hosting a Career Experience Fair to connect middle and high school students to nonprofit volunteer opportunities and to introduce high school students to part-time work opportunities in our community.

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Ridgway Old West Fest Plans Take Shape

Ridgway Old West Fest Plans Take Shape

Plans are well underway for the first Ridgway Old West Fest to be held October 11-13, 2019 in Ridgway, Colorado.  The festival, which will become an annual event, is intended to highlight the town's film, ranching and railroad heritage and to celebrate all things Western.

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Spring 2019 Youth Volunteer Fair

Spring 2019 Youth Volunteer Fair

Volunteer and community service are often requirements for scholarships, college entrance and other goals of students. In fact, National Honor Society members are required to volunteer 10 hours per semester. However, it can be difficult or confusing for youth to know which nonprofits need volunteers and how and when to volunteer.

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Come Out & See What's Happening on Ridgway First Fridays

Come Out & See What's Happening on Ridgway First Fridays

Deals, Demos, Art, Treats, Fun & Frolic!
Fridays: July 6, August 3, September 7
5 – 9 p.m.

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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).

P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
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Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.

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