Kremmling Chamber Chat

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I hope everybody is enjoying the beautiful Fall so far. Thank you to all that supported and/or attended the Roadkill Supper. I think we may have to move up the date or the time so it’s not so cold next year.

One thing I really want to stress is the new 2018 Grand County GuestGuide that is going to have 90,000 publications printed for distribution before Thanksgiving, 2017. If you own a “tourism based business”, this is something you definitely want to be a part of.

This publication will be one condensed easy-to-read publication featuring a section on Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, Granby, Grand Lake, HSS, Parshall and Kremmling. They will be distributed to all of the visitor centers throughout the state of Colorado as well as the Chambers, lodging and other establishments.

If you would like to advertise your business, the space must be reserved by the end of September. Half will be paid at the time you reserve the space and the final 50% is due in December. The more businesses we have listed in the guide, the bigger the section on Kremmling will be.

We will have a two page write-up on Kremmling detailing the town and all of the activities in winter and spring. There will also be a map, and at the back of the book a section with a dining chart, lodging chart, activities chart, and shopping chart.

I for one, am super excited to have one comprehensive guide to hand out to visitors! Many people traveling through Grand County cannot rely on their phones and mobiles apps due to sparse cell service.

Please reserve your space by the end of the week if you are interested. The cheapest ad is 1/8 page for $525.

Upcoming Events:

September 30 – National Public Lands Day clean-up 7 am at the YMCA Show your love of the trails and rivers by volunteering to pick-up and clean-up. There will be a river clean-up crew leaving from Pumphouse to State Bridge or show up at the YMCA bright and early at 7 am. There will be a party afterwards for all of the volunteers with pizza, beer and raffle prizes. For more information, stop by the US Forest Service in Granby or call 970-887-4120. You can also contact Headwaters Trails Alliance Executive Director Meara McQuain at 970-726- 1013 or visit the Grand County National Public Lands Day Facebook page and add yourself to the team. People registering in advance will receive a volunteer packet filled with information about event day if time allows.Call Diana Lynn Rau 970-887-0547 to volunteer for assisting with food arrangements and breakfast or morning registration, jobs less physical than being out in the field.

September 30 – 4 H Pig Roast of “Hot Dog” at Grand Adventure Brewing Company 5 pm – 10 pm Come nosh on roasted pig while listening to live Blues music! The festivities start at 5 pm! October 6n– First Friday at Dean Public House in HSS 6 pm – 10 pm Come taste wild game tapas and enjoy drinks from the whiskey bar. Fundraiser for the Grand County Library.

October 15 – A Taste Of Kremmling by the Kremmling Preschool at CSU Extension Hall 11 am – 1 pm Enter your “can’t be beat” dish or recipe for only $10 which comes with a tasting ticket before October 9th, $15 after that. Prizes awarded for the top 3 dishes/recipe. Sponsorships start at $25. Registration forms at kremmlingpreschool.org or contact Crystal at 575-430-7765 or Halee at 970- 531-2828 for more info. Tasting tickets $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and kiddos, $25 for a family of 4 or more.

October 25 – Grand Foundation’s Grand Brew Tour at Dean’s Mountain Bistro in W.P. 6 pm – 10 pm Taste your way through various regions of the world while enjoying live music and alluring silent auction items. Tickets are $75 and sponsorships are available. For questions call Nicole at 970-887-3111 ext. 1 or [email protected] grandfoundation.com.

Happy Trails!

Shelly McManus, Director

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