As Colorado gears up for a busy summer travel season, the state urges people to travel responsibly, especially when it comes to fire prevention. Colorado's low humidity has perks, but can create dry, dangerous fire conditions.
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.
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.
Thursday, May 24, 4-8 p.m.
Come have a beer, meet the staff and see the new space. RAS is excited to open its doors to the community and meeting all of you.
Business hours: (starting May 25) Open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed Tuesdays)