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In an ongoing effort to promote our local businesses and organizations, the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to introduce our February 2020 Member of the Month:
The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce (RACC) welcomed new board members, Ashley Perkins of Alpine Bank in October and Kane Scheidegger of Kane Scheidegger Gallery in December. Perkins and Scheidegger bring their specialized knowledge from the financial services industry, art world and outdoor recreation to the chamber, to support its marketing activities and understanding of the local business community’s needs.
The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce and its partners were awarded marketing grants totaling $35,000 from the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) over the last month. One grant for $10,000 will fund a Ouray County Off-Peak Season Marketing Campaign, implemented in collaboration with the Ouray Tourism Office, while the other will fund marketing of the Colorado Creative Corridor by Ridgway and four other towns along a travel route featuring state-certified Creative Districts.
Four Ridgway High School students were awarded a total of $3,500 in scholarships during the 3rd Annual Ridgway Chamber Open on Saturday. The golf tournament also raised funds to support scholarships and youth apprenticeships in 2020.