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"How wonderful is it that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world ~ Anne Frank
Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce is committed
to keeping Berthoud strong and vibrant!
65th Annual Berthoud Day - Our Sapphire Year
Thank you!
We want to give a huge shout out to all of our partners, sponsors, volunteers and vendors for helping us make Berthoud Day a great event this year. Thank You!
2019 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring Berthoud Community Events this year?

We have made it easy for you to plan for the rest of the year. You can find the sponsorship packages we have available for 2019 here . Contact us if you have any questions.
Sandler Training Lunch 'N Learns
July 9, 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Sandler Training and the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce bring to you top of the line sales training that gives you valuable tools for your business. The 2019 schedule will be every other month. You can find the next Sandler Training and other events on our calendar. Event Calendar
Tech Talks
Join us as Christopher Smith, Compustar Technology Services , LLC, gives you valuable information concerning everyday Tech issues in our TECH TALK Lunch-n-Learn's.
Next up - Internet Street Smarts! Situational Awareness While Browsing the Web
Browsing the web has always been risky and it's getting riskier all the time. We'll go through some things to notice while browsing the web ad discuss ways you can protect yourself from malicious activity on the web.
Larimer Small Business Development Center
We have begun to work more closely with Larimer SBDC . The business help and resources are endless. From workshops and networking to free consultations and guidance for marketing. Everything you need to start a business or grow your business. Here is a preview of some of the workshops that are available. You can find more information at LarimerSBDC.
Download the Berthoud Chamber App! FREE upgraded events listings until June 30
Downloaded the FREE Berthoud App, search Berthoud Chamber of Commerce on iPhone and Berthoud on Android. As a Chamber member, you have a free directory listing and unlimited event basic listings . If you have an event that is in Berthoud, you can take advantage of our FREE UPGRADED EVENT LISTING UNTIL JUNE 30 (which includes much more information). You can also upgrade your plan to add coupons, and frequency rewards.. Email the chamber office for more information..
If you have any questions, call the Chamber Office - 970 532 4200
Ribbon Cuttings
Hilltop Braodband
May 15, 2019
Congratulations to  Hilltop Broadband  on their Ribbon Cutting. They have been Berthoud Chamber members since 2014. We also want to thank them for hosting our Business After Hours. Owners, Eric and Alyssa Ryplewski along with their team, Jake, Kevin, Quinn, Ashley, and Sarah put on a great event.

Eric explained how they pride themselves on their customer service. Hilltop promises that you will be in contact with someone in the office right away when you call, the prices are true to their quote, there are no contracts and no data caps. They don't play games.
Hilltop specializes in internet service but they also offer enterprise WiFi, fiber optic services and phone systems. Their projection forward is to expand their footprint and add more towers so that they can service more customers. Call today to experience the Hilltop difference - 970-344-9541. Located at 115 Turner Avenue, Berthoud - hilltop-broadband.com

Thank you to all you Berthoud Chamber members that came out, especially our newest members. Thank you to  High Country Beverage  for donating beer. Congratulations to Gary Maggi with  Re/max Town & Country , Ken Grack with  Ken Grack Mobile RV Repair Service , and Virginia Huppe (Board Member) for winning door prizes.
Harley's Dream
May 14, 2019
Congratulations to  Harley's Dream for their ribbon cutting. Harley’s Dream was established in 2016 to create awareness and educate the public about the cruel commercial dog breeding industry, also known as puppy mills. Rudi and Dan Taylor are co-founders of this non-profit. Their focus is to encourage advocacy by providing the tools necessary to educate children and adults alike.

City Star Brewing  and Harley's Dream are excited for their 7th Annual Hops and Harley 2019 held in Fickel Park on Saturday, June 15, 2019. 100% of the proceeds benefit Harley's Dream. Harley's Dream has world-wide supporters, over 400 volunteers and foster parents, many of whom travel to Berthoud for this event. Dan shared what amazing connections they make with everyone that is involved with this cause. This year they plan to give out 1000 swag bags at Hops and Harley. If you would like to promote your business with information, coupons or promotional items, you can drop them off at  City Star Brewing  or  Wishful Living  by June 1, 2019. To learn more about Hops and Harley, go to  www.hopsandharley.com Go to  www.harleysdream.org  to learn all about this cause and find out how you can get involved. Thank you to our chamber members for coming out to learn about this wonderful organization.

Thank you to our chamber members for coming out to learn about this wonderful organization. Congratulations to Tonja Randolph with  NOCO Style Magazine  for winning the door prize and Gina Patterson with  Face to Face for showing the Berthoud Chamber app for a free Snowfest T-shirt.
Wildfire Community Arts Center
May 8, 2019
Congratulations to  Wildfire Community Arts Center of Berthoud  on their extremely overdue ribbon cutting. We also want to thank them for hosting our Business Before Hours in May.

Lory Ohs, Executive Director; Liz Kearney, President of the Board, and Sandra McClure, intern hosted the Business Before Hours for our members. They shared with us that everyone needs to mark their calendars for these dates: September 7 = Street Festival (free event - open to the public in front of Wildfire) June 4 = Start of Summer Camp (Monday - Thursday 1 - 4 pm). It will run for three weeks. And, U-Create Studio is on Saturdays from 10 am - noon but will be open in June on Tuesday and Thursdays as well. If someone is under 10 years old, they need to be accompanied by a parent. With this studio time, you can bring a project you are currently working on or you can create the "project of the day." Fees involved.

We want to thank our members who got up early this morning to attend this event and help celebrate Wildfire Community Arts Center of Berthoud. For more information about this wonderful resource in Berthoud, check out their website for all that they have to offer. You can reach them with any questions by calling (970) 532-5497. They are located at 425 Massachusetts Avenue.

They also wanted us to let you know that if you've ever wanted to teach an art or dance class, but haven't had the courage to try before, this is your opportunity. Please give them a call.
Western Stone & Tile
May 7, 2019
Congratulations to  Western Stone & Tile Castle Rock  on their ribbon cutting at their Fort Collins location. Western Stone & Tile is a leading provider of manufactured and natural stone veneer, thin brick, patio tiles, and precast products. You will always find the ideal stone for your project with them. They are a provider of veneer - Eldorado Stone, Coronado Stone, Rock-It Natural Stone, Alliance Materials, and more.

The owners: Grant & Lisa Dwernychuk, Store Manager: Amy Snell, Sales: Matt Brungardt and Jack Mosley with Eldorado Stone were all in attendance. (Matt is a Berthoud Chamber Ambassador.)

We also want to thank all of our other ambassadors and members as well as friends of Western Stone & Tile who came to help them celebrate their ribbon cutting.
If you are considering enhancing your home, office, patio, fireplace, etc. with stone, we highly recommend you call Amy and Matt at (970) 232-0204. They can help you with small to large projects and everything in between. You can visit their showroom located at 422 South Link Lane in Fort Collins. Welcome to the chamber, Western Stone & Tile!
Primerica Financial Services
April 25, 2019
Congratulations to Sabina McWhinney and her team with Primerica on their ribbon cutting. Primerica is the largest independent financial services marketing organization in North America. They have over 7 million clients.

Sabina did a great job on educating us on how important it is to save for our retirement earlier in life rather than later. She also shared with us The Rule of 72...Sometimes called the Banker's Rule. It was a very informative ribbon cutting. She shared with us that she has a master's degree in accounting from Colorado University. But, she enjoys helping people through Primerica the most. She started in this business when her son's health was poor and the remedy expensive. Through this business, she was not only able to provide for her son, but help others along the way.

If you (or someone you know) are looking for help with your financial goals, please contact Sabina at (720) 454-2740 or email her at slynch@primerica.com. Their office is located at 202 Main Street #3 in Longmont. Sabina has a vision for helping people.
Double Ribbon Cutting
The Group Inc Real Estate - Jamie and Rick
Live Laugh Love Believe
April 23, 2019
Congratulations to  Jamie and Rick at The Group, Inc  and  Live-Laugh-Love-Believe  for their Double Ribbon Cutting.

Rick Moehling and Jamie Kimberlin mostly serve residential clients for the Northern Colorado area. If you have real estate needs you can reach them at (970) 391-1470 or visit their office at 1401 West 29th Street in Loveland. Rick Moehling and Jamie Kimberlin

Live Laugh Love Believe was established in the honor and memory of Vicki Moehling (Rick's Wife). Vicki worked for a local school, Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland, CO for over 18 years. Vicki was very passionate and volunteered in many areas of the school.
The foundation raised funds that helped create the outdoor classroom, greenhouse and butterfly sanctuary (which has pavers shaped like a butterfly) at Walt Clark Middle School. The organization is growing and expanding their horizons. They are starting a scholarship program among other giving ventures but they will always have a place at Walt Clark.
Many of the staff at Walt Clark, including the principal, vice-principal and the STEM teacher came out to support the event. Thank you to all of our Chamber Members that joined in this celebration.
High Impact Signs
April 9, 2019
Congratulations to Dave Bell and  High Impact Signs & Graphics  on their ribbon cutting. High Impact Signs & Graphics offers cut vinyl and large format digital print for signs, banners, vehicle graphics, displays, window graphics, posters, decals, and other custom graphics.They work on wood and almost any other medium.

Dave took us on a tour and showed us how amazing their one machine is by printing each of us a different light switch plate cover. They do lots of signage for hospitals and can put braille on signage as well. We recommend you contact them at (970) 278-9980 for all of your signage needs.

We want to thank all of our members that took time to come and find out all that High Impact Signs can do so they'd be able to give referrals.
2019 Board of Directors
"All decked out in our Member Gala - Greased Lighting attire."

President - Debbie Schleiger
Past President - Amie Pilla
Vice President - Bill Daley (Not Pictured)
Secretary - Katie Takacs
Treasurer - Connie Murray
Director - Kathy Burcham
Director - Virginia Huppe
Individual Member
Director - Rick Moehling
Director - Pete Tomassi
Ex-Officio - Walt Elish
Ex-Officio - Thomas Texeira
Ex-Officio - Deanne Mulvihill
Ambassador of the Month
May - Mary Doty - The Group Inc Real Estate
Help us congratulate Mary Doty  from  The Group, Inc Real Estate  for being nominated by her peers as Ambassador of the month for May. Mary is a Berthoud Chamber Ambassador and she really steps up to the role, attending many events and sitting on multiple committees.Mary is on our Barn Quilt Trail Committee and we look forward to what she will bring to the program with her passion and experience in quilt making. Thank you, Mary, for being a part of the Chamber and sharing your time to be one of our Ambassadors.
April - Wanda Zimmerman - Adams Bank & Trust
Help us congratulate Wanda Zimmerman, Adams Bank & Trust for being nominated by her peers as Ambassador of the month for April. Wanda is an Ambassador at the Berthoud Chamber and is a great help on event committees. Wanda has also joined the Chamber with  Arbonne .
Wanda recently won a growth award from Adams Bank & Trust. One of only two in the region. Congratulations, Wanda. Thank you for being a long time Ambassador.
2019 Chamber Ambassadors
2019 Ambassadors

Cindy Leach,  Head of Ambassadors
Kurt Albers
John Beck
 Individual Member
Bill Breunig
Individual Member
Kristin Brown
Beth Buman
Matt Brungardt
Jeff Butler
Mary Doty
Jason Filler
Jan Grack
Ken Grack
Larry Leach
Ken Schwols
Wanda Zimmerman

If you are INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CHAMBER AMBASSADOR and want to know more about what that entails. Check out the details. 
Business of the Month
May - Sandler Training
Congratulations to Ed Kerr at Sandler Training Loveland for bringing our chamber members their outstanding sales training experience at a nominal fee. The Sandler sales methodology fosters an attitude of leadership, rather than just emphasizing technique. Reinforcement training facilitates the development of new and empowering behaviors, attitudes, and sales skills, creating a unique road map to lasting success. Call Sharon Willms at (970) 292-8490 or email sharon.willms@sandler.com for more information.
April - Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development
Congratulations Mike Kohler - Elevate Training Coordinator with LCEWD for bringing the Berthoud Business Series in collaboration with Walt Elish at the Town of Berthoud to our chamber members. This series has brought valuable information for our local business. For more information about this and other workshops, please call (970) 498-6665 or email  business@larimer.org
New Chamber Members
Help us in Welcoming our Newest Members!
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Contant Contact Member Discount
Chamber members get a 25% discount with Constant Contact. This is such a valuable asset to have. There are free webinars and classes all the time to help you get started if you have never used it before. Click below to see details.
ChamberMaster Class
Make your presence online more complete and visible to get more connections.
Take full advantage of the "Enhanced" feature on Chamber Master? This is a FREE addition that we now are offering to all of our members! You don't want to miss out on this class. GOOGLE LOVES THE CHAMBER! This features raises your Google ratings.

Deanne will be teaching how to make your business page more visible. Bring a lunch and a laptop or tablet. Did you know you can increase your page placement in Google? Come see how.

Check the next class on our Business Calendar .
Promote your Business
Get your brand in front of
New Home Owners & New Chamber Members
We give out between 5-15 welcome bags a month. As a member of the BACC, you have the opportunity to have your "swag" put in these welcome bags we give to our new members at ribbon cuttings and to the new homeowners in Berthoud. With our growing community we are giving away a lot more of these bags.

If you would like to add your promotional items...please drop it off at the chamber office so we can add them to our bags. Thank you!
Thank You to our
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