Fall 2021 Employer Poll: Covid Response

However unfortunate and frustrating, the Covid-19 health emergency and it’s related challenges remain with us as we head into fall and winter.  With this realization,  Chaffee County employers are taking new actions to address the long-running pandemic. Case in point: This forward-thinking set of new policies put in place last week by the leadership team at Monarch Mountain, […]

We’re Hiring! Startup Community Director

The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking a Startup Community Director to lead an exciting new initiative to promote entrepreneurial growth in Chaffee County. Startup support is central to our strategy for economic recovery, resilience to future disruptions, the creation of greater wage diversity, and economic diversification. This plan, which operates publicly under […]

EDC, Pax8 to Bring Remote Job Opportunities to Chaffee County Residents

The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (Chaffee County EDC) today announced a new initiative with Pax8, a cloud technology company based in Denver, Colorado, aimed at hiring residents within rural Colorado. The program will further the Pax8 vision to expand remote rural hiring efforts and raise the county Area Median Income (AMI).   The partnership […]

Meet ‘Em Before They’re Famous! – Chaffee County EDC Launches Central Mountain Entrepreneurs Initiative

The Chaffee County EDC, in collaboration with the Central Mountain SBDC, was proud to support the recent launch party for the new Central Mountain Entrepreneurs network. The event, hosted by Chuck Sullivan of The Wright and featuring a performance from local artist Coleman Smith of Rapidgrass, spotlighted local startups and investors. It was the latest […]

Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation Announces New Executive Director

CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. – The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), founded in 2007, today announced a new chapter in the organization’s mission of supporting economic development and vitality in Chaffee County with the announcement of its next Executive Director. The organization has appointed Jake Rishavy as the new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2021. […]

Chaffee County EDC Founder Announces Retirement

Wendell Pryor, founding executive director of Chaffee County Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC), will retire June 30 after serving 12 years with the organization, promoting business development in the county. Read the full story at the Mountain Mail here: https://www.themountainmail.com/news/article_ef8c68d0-b9df-11eb-9eeb-a3f602d2e6b9.html  

Business Spotlight: Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

Business Spotlight: Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is a Critical Access Hospital in Salida, Colorado. Known for delivering exceptional, personalized care, it was named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the U.S. in 2019. HRRMC’s history dates back to 1885, when it served as a railroad hospital [...]

Entrepreneurial Bootcamp Start-Up to Scale-Up

Entrepreneurial Bootcamp Start-Up to Scale-Up Happy Hour - April 26 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm (optional but strongly encouraged) Bootcamp - April 27 from 8:30am - 4:30pm Location - Buena Vista, Colorado Register today! CCEDC in partnership with Startup Colorado and CU’s Leeds School of Business will be hosting the fifth and final installment of this boot [...]

2019 UAS Spring Roundup

2019 UAS Spring Roundup Hosted by Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation and Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort 15870 County Road 162 Nathrop, CO 81236 Sunday, April 14 at 4pm Monday, April 15 at 4pm Register today for only $55! The Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board and Chaffee County Economic Development […]

Engaging Our New Frontier 2019 Spring Trainings & Workshops

2019 Spring Business Training & Workshops Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with local Small Business Development Counselors and Watershed staff work to develop relevant business trainings and workshops with a grant awarded by the State of Colorado. 2019 Spring UAS Roundup Sunday, April 14 from 4pm – 6pm Monday, April 15 from 8am […]