The Chamber Report - October 2014

Chamber Luncheon
Please Join Us for Our Monthly Chamber Luncheon
Wednesday, October 8
11:30 a.m.
The Fort Lupton Public & School Library

$10/Members with RSVP*
$12/Member Walk-Ins or No RSVP
*No Shows Will Be Charged


Please RSVP by Friday, October 3rd

Board Elections

At the October chamber luncheon the annual Board of Directors elections will take place. We currently have two vacancies to fill.  If you would like to nominate yourself or someone you know please contact the chamber by this Friday, October 3rd.  You must be present at the luncheon to vote.

Chamber Seeking Door Prizes
Everyone loves door prizes! If you have one or two items that you think would be suitable for our monthly luncheons, please drop them by the Chamber Office or bring them with you to the luncheon.  Be sure to let us know ahead of time if you have door prizes so we can be sure to add your company logo to the PowerPoint presentation at the luncheon. Thank you! 

New Chamber Members
The Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome the following new members that joined the chamber in September.
  • Hope at Miracle House
  • River Garden Winery
Thank you for your support of the Fort Lupton Chamber and we look forward to working with you.
Trapper Days

The Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce enjoyed another successful Trapper Days Parade! There were over 50 parade entries, WOW! Thank you to all of you who participated and joined us in celebrating Trapper Days.  Parade award winners include:


Mayor's Award

1st   - Fourway Baptist Church

2nd  - Quest Academy


Grand Marshal's Award

1st   - Quest Academy 

2nd  - Mt. Calvary Church


Parade Spirit Award     

1st   - Quest Academy

Mt. Calvary Church


Business Award

1st   - Bank of Colorado

2nd  - MB Towing


Civic Entry

1st   - South Platte Valley Historical Society

2nd  - Girl Scouts


School Award

1st   - FLHS Marching Band

2nd  - Public & School Library

Ribbon Cutting Event

Join the Fort Lupton Chamber in Celebrating the 
Fort Lupton OddFellows 

100th Anniversary

in their current building.


Friday, October 17th
709 3rd St.
4:30pm - 6:30pm
 Drink and Hors d'oeuvres Will be Provided

Business Showcase Opportunity

Are you interested in using the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheons as an
opportunity to promote your business?  We would love to help you showcase your business
at a monthly chamber luncheon.

For the cost of $100 you will have the opportunity to:
  • Provide greeters from your business to welcome lunch attendees.
    • Get noticed immediately!
  • Display marketing materials at each table during a luncheon (provided by Sponsor).
    • Get your logo out there!
  • Take 3- 5 minutes to introduce yourself and give a business update.
    • Introduce yourself and become a familiar face!
  • Company name and logo on the homepage of the Chamber website during the month of your sponsorship.
    • Great advertising!!

If you are interested in promoting your business and would like to reserve a month for the 2015 luncheon year, please call Rachel Monroe at the chamber!

Member Announcements

Please remember that the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce is here to help and encourage community growth within our city.  If you have any announcements of upcoming events, employment opportunities, changes in business services, etc. please contact Rachel at the chamber office and she will be glad to assist you in spreading the word!
Free Small Business Counseling

One of the many benefits of being a chamber member is free small business counseling sessions with the Colorado Small Business Development Center.  Counseling sessions are held twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Thursday at the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce office.


For more information or to schedule a session call:

Lisa Drew from the Small Business Development Center 

(970) 396-1920.

New & Improved Chamber Website
The chamber has been working hard on improving our website to make it work better for our members and residents of Fort Lupton to find local businesses and see what's going on around town.  On the MEMBERS tab we have added a link to your business listing (please take a minute to verify the link is correct or if you don't have a link please send us your website address and we will be glad to add it to your business listing). The newest tab is the JOB LISTINGS tab.  If you are hiring please email the chamber a brief description and contact info and we will be glad to add it to our site.
October Calendar of Events

10/1 - Chamber Board of Directors Meeting @ Chamber Office

10/3 - Deadline to RSVP for Monthly Chamber Luncheon

10/8 - Monthly Chamber Luncheon @ Fort Lupton Public & School Library

10/10 - 1st Annual Apple Days @ Fort Lupton Community Center 7am - 12pm

10/17 - Ribbon Cutting Event for Oddfellows - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

10/31 - Halloween 
Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce
321 Denver Avenue
Fort Lupton, CO  80621
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