Weekly E-News - April 3, 2021
A look ahead at upcoming events and announcements by
the Dubois Chamber of Commerce and our Members
Chamber Business Survey
The primary goal of the Dubois Chamber of Commerce is to create a stronger local economy, and promote our business and community. With that in mind, please take this brief survey to help us support your business!
Thank you in advance for your time!!
Attention Chamber Members!!
Don't forget to email us your announcements for any upcoming events, promotions or special offers you have!!
It's one of your member benefits. Take advantage of it! Please email information by 5pm on Thursdays to: duboischamber@gmail.com
Announcements, Events and Webinars By Date:
The Dubois Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us in being part of our
2021 Dubois Visitors and Relocation Guide and
Chamber Business Directory!!
Limited advertising space available!! Online and print

Make Better Business Decisions with Analytics
April 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Online Training
No Cost

Join Grow with Google trainer, Corissa Saint Laurent for a lively and informative webinar on how to Make Better Business Decisions with Analytics.
In this session, you’ll learn how to use data and analytics to become more informed about your website visitors and customers. Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.
This webinar is perfect if you have a website and want to use it more effectively to reach more customers and gain more business.
Bacterial Pathogens and Respiratory Disease in Bighorn Sheep
With Hank Edwards, Wyoming Game & Fish Department
April 8, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM via Zoom

This engaging presentation will cover the many mysteries of bacterial pathogens and respiratory disease in bighorn sheep. Presented by Hank Edwards, Wyoming Game & Fish Department Wildlife Health Laboratory supervisor, this online event will prove to be educational and hopefully shed light on a topic that plagues the minds of many.
Please register for this event HERE.

We invite you to please join us for our upcoming activities. More info can be found on our website.
April 22, 2021: Screening of Denizens of the Steep at the National Bighorn Sheep Center; 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
April 24, 2021: Sheep Center Community hike 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Trail Lake Road wildlife-viewing kiosk. Pack a lunch!
May 15, 2021: iNaturalist training. Learn to identify various plant species with the iNaturalist App! 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST at Pete’s Pond.
May 16, 2021: Community Stewardship Project: Trail Clearing in Whiskey Basin; meet at Trail Lake Road wildlife-viewing kiosk
NOTE: May 1 is the deadline to submit your events to the chamber for the Dubois Summer Events Brochure 2021!!

Note: Deadline to submit applications is May 14th!!!
Apply online!!
General Announcements by the Chamber and Our Members:
Check out the new Discover Dubois website promoting Dubois for remote workers!!
Discover Dubois is the creation of Wind River Remote Works, a group of individuals devoted to the future of remote work in Dubois WY. They are a chapter of Grow Remote and a subcommittee of Dubois DRIVE.
Roundup Classifieds and Employment Opportunities:
Are you ready to join a team leading the industry in technology and innovation? We're hiring!

Range currently has an opening for an Engineering Supervisor in Dubois, WY. For more information, visit https://www.range.net/jobs/engineering-supervisor/. To apply, email resume with cover letter to jobs@range.net. EOE.
Supervises, manages, or coordinates all engineering and third-party construction activities, including planning and designing projects and staking facilities to be built, in compliance with company objectives. Supervises the design, installation, and turn-up of access equipment. May assist in coordinating the installation of access equipment and other transmission systems. Provides detailed proposals to management regarding budget design and implementation of technology advancements and deployments. For complete job description, visit https://www.range.net/jobs/engineering-supervisor/.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
Dubois Family Dollar is currently looking for a full-time Salaried Store Manager and 2 full-time hourly Assistant Managers.  Assistant Managers are 14.50 an hour and between 35 and 40 hours per week.
These are demanding positions with long hours and mental as well as physical work...SM and ASMs are expected to manage the building as well as deliver exceptional customer service.   Trucks are unloaded and stocked weekly as well as everyday cleaning and straightening of the store. You will be managing up to 5 people total and are required to wtite schedules, maintain your payroll budget and adhere to all company policies
If interested in either position please submit am application and resume via Familydollar.com/careers and reach out to with any questions to Terri @307-840-2214

Please note that Family Dollar temporary hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
We are hiring for this summer!

Positions available: Assistant Cook, Baker, Waitstaff, Maintenance, and Housekeeping.
Applicants must be able to stay until September 10th.
Click here and apply now: https://cmranch.com/about/employment/


Looking for a job?
Wyoming at Work has a website with available jobs here in Wyoming. Updated on a regular basis.

For further information, please contact:
Jared Whitehead
Workforce Specialist
POWER Case Manager
WIN Case Manager
Riverton Workforce Center
422 E. Fremont
Riverton, WY 82501
307-856-9231 phone
307-856-3468 fax
jared.whitehead1@wyo.
Resources and support available to businesses and nonprofits:
Covid-19 Vaccinations!
The time has finally come for Wyoming’s second largest industry to receive our COVID-19 vaccinations! All 23 counties are now vaccinating hospitality and tourism industry employees. This includes ALL sectors of our industry. Restaurant, Lodging, Convention and Visitors Bureau’s, Chambers of Commerce, Visitor Centers, Rafting and other recreation, Outfitters and Guides, etc. Our time is now!

Advance bookings for this summer indicate a strong season ahead and we need a healthy, strong workforce available to help our industry rebound from 2020.

Please find some helpful information below about where to get vaccinated in your county and also how to obtain COVID testing supplies to make sure that you and your staff remain healthy and safe.


Please sign up with your county health dept. today to get vaccinated!

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS CONTACT:
Chris Brown
Wyoming Lodging & Restaurant Association
Open Summer Projects – Due April 30, 2021
The sky is the limit for this grant cycle. Through community engagement, any placemaking project is eligible to apply for up to $2500. Projects require a 10% match.

Fall/Winter Grants – Due September 30, 2021
This exciting grant will start off with a Winter Placemaking Zoom Training with Main Street America in August. The WBC will also offer a “How to” guide with ideas and cost estimates. Watch for more details!

Elements to include in the project: Projects that can be extended year-round, block wind, capture sunshine, color, lighting, seating, heat, and programming. A 10% match is required. More information available in early summer. The following grants amounts are available: $10,000; $5,000; $2,000 and $1,000. Grants are limited and are competitive.
Register To Be a Retailer On The NEW Shop Wyoming Platform
As part of our expanding services within the CARES Act Recovery Program, the Wyoming SBDC Network has created a one-stop e-commerce site for the Wyoming entrepreneurs, called Shop Wyoming. This site allows customers to shop and check out from multiple Wyoming grown businesses at once and will give you an opportunity to reach new and existing customers on a local and national scale all within one unique, state-centric platform.

There is no cost to participate and we provide in-depth training on how it all works upon registration.
Wyoming small businesses now have a simple way to promote their products online via one checkout, at ShopWyoming.com

The project manager for this site is Audrey Jansen, at Audrey.jansen@uwyo.edu.
COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
We have recently expanded our current advising team with supplemental experts in every field of entrepreneurship as part of the The Wyoming SBDC Network CARES Act Recovery Program. Armed with first-hand small business experience, our expanded team of advisors are pulled from all areas of interest and come from a wide variety of industry backgrounds. View their specialties on our resources page and contact your local Wyoming SBDC Network advisor to start creating your response and recovery plan today.

Visit our COVID-19 Resources page to learn more about these new supplemental advisors and to find up to date loan and grant guidance for small businesses.
COVID-19 SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR
WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES
The WWBC’s COVID-19 Support Program aims to help women-owned small businesses build or enhance their online presence, launch crowdfunding campaigns, and implement accounting software at no cost. To receive free services from WWBC, follow the link below and complete our simple application.
We look forward to working with you!
Chamber Member Benefits:
The Dubois Chamber of Commerce supports our 125+ Chamber Members with a professional marketing mix including our website, social networks, E-news, maps, calendars, and more. We work diligently with our Members to network and gain visibility within the community and beyond.
 
We support the Dubois community in events that allow our member businesses to gain visibility. These major events include the 4th of July Parade, Airport Appreciation Day, Halloween events, Holiday Dubois Delights. We also publish branded events calendars and a map of the Town of Dubois.
 
The Dubois Chamber of Commerce creates business referrals and networking opportunities for our members through in-person meetings, phone calls, networking events, ribbon cuttings, social networking, and content and links throughout all of our electronic marketing.
 
The Chamber of Commerce acts as a source of reference and information for new businesses and families relocating to Dubois.
The Dubois Chamber of Commerce is committed to stimulating the economic health of its partner businesses through promotional activities and services while promoting the unique advantage of the Dubois area as a desirable destination for new businesses, nonprofit organizations and residents.
Please let us know how we can support you and your business!! 
Dubois Chamber of Commerce
708 Meckem Street, Dubois, WY 82513  |  P.O. BOX 632
duboischamber@gmail.com  |  (307) 455-2556