The Chamber Report
September 2015
September Showcase Sponsor
Thank you to Allstate Rippy Agency for your support of the Fort Lupton chamber!
Chamber Luncheon
Please Join Us For Our Monthly Chamber Luncheon

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Fort Lupton Rec Center
203 S. Harrison Ave.

$10/ Members with RSVP*
$12 / Member Walk-Ins/No RSVP
$15 / Non-Members
*No shows will be invoiced

Please RSVP by Friday, September 4th

"Colorado Insurance 101"
Melissa Rippy
Catering Provided By:

Trapper Days
Yellow Ball Classic Golf Tournament
Friday, September 11
Coyote Creek Golf Course

Please join us for the 20th Annual Trapper Days Yellow Ball Classic Golf Tournament.
This year the tournament falls on 9/11, in remembrance we are going with a patriotic theme for this year's tournament.  Therefore, we ask that you please wear your best red, white & blue to show your support of the victim's of 9/11.

For additional parade information, contact Don Tomoi or Mariann Johnston 
at the Bank of Colorado -  303-857-3400 or

Trapper Days Parade
Saturday, September 12
10:00 am

For additional parade information, contact Rachel at the Fort Lupton Chamber at 
303-857-4474 or

Trapper Days Vendor Booth Registration
Saturday, September 12

For additional vendor booth information, contact Mona Sandoval, 
City of Fort Lupton Event Coordinator at 720-466-6129 or

Trapper Days Parade Honorees
Congratulations to the below honorees that will be recognized in the upcoming 2015 Trapper Days Parade.  Thank you for all of your contributions to the Fort Lupton community.

    Grand Marshal
Brian Shaw
"World's Strongest Man"

Business of the Year
Branding Iron Restaurant

Volunteer of the Year
Police Chief, Ken Poncelow

New Chamber Members
The Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome the following
new member(s) that joined the chamber in July.

Jay & Susan Stype

Sam Booker
Upcoming Chamber Events


Upcoming Member & Community Events
Saturday, September 5
Rummage Sale & Adoption Adventure
Every Creature Counts

Tuesday, September 8
Weld County Health Services Community Meeting

Thursday, September 10
Advanced Urgent Care Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, September 17
Website 101 Presented by the SBDC

Member Announcements

Join the festivities and show your community support as Ft Lupton celebrates Trapper Days!  

The entire community will come together to enjoy the parade as well as food, fun, music and much more!  Your advertising message in the Sept 9th issue of the Fort Lupton Press offers you the opportunity to send a greeting or share a special promotion your business is offering that weekend.  Deadline:   Sept 2 - Early orders appreciated!  


Please contact Teresa Alexis or 303-659-2522 ext. 215 to reserve your space!

Ad rates:    

Business Card:  2c(4") x 2" deep = $63 B&W or $103 in color

1/8 Page:  2c(4") x4" deep = $105 B&W or $150 in color

1/4 Page:  2c(4") x 8" deep = $158 B&W or $208 in color

1/2 Page:  5c(10.125") x 6" or 3c(6") x 10" deep = $260 B&W or $345 in color

Full Page:    5c(10.125") x 12.5" deep = $500 B&W or $655 in color 


Rex Oil is collecting gently used shoes for Soles4Souls.  
If you have used or new shoes to donate, please drop them off at TJ's Express (804 Denver Ave.) and they will be sure to get your donation to Soles4Souls.

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 Hudson from the Small Business Development Center (970) 396-1920. 

Septemer Calendar of Events

9/2  -   Chamber Board of Directors Meeting, 11:30 am

9/2 - Deadline to Register for Yellow Ball Classic Golf Tournament

9/2 - Deadline to Place Trapper Days Ad in the Fort Lupton Press

9/3 - Extended Deadline to Register for Trapper Days

9/4 - Deadline to RSVP for September Monthly Chamber Luncheon

9/7 - Labor Day

9/9 - September Monthly Chamber Luncheon, Fort Lupton Rec Center, 11:30 am

9/10 - Advanced Urgent Care Ribbon Cutting Event, 12:00 pm

9/11 - 9/13 - Trapper Days

9/11 - 20th Annual Yellow Ball Classic Golf Tournament, Coyote Creek Golf Course, 7:00 am

9/12 - Trapper Days Parade, 10:00 am

9/17 - Website 101 Workshop with SBDC, Aims Community College, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

9/28 - Hope at Miracle House Ribbon Cutting Event, 7:00 pm
Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce
321 Denver Avenue
Fort Lupton, CO  80621