Horizon E -Newsletter
Volume 10, Issue 5 May 2015
MARK YOUR
CALENDAR
Business During Lunch
May 14th
Pueblo Urban Renewal
Authority
11:30‐1:00pm
Wild Wild West Festival
Pueblo Toyota Tent
(SRDA Parking Lot)
Wild Wild West Festival
May 15‐17th
Downtown Pueblo
Friday‐3:00pm‐12:00am
Saturday‐10:00am‐12:00am
Sunday‐10:00am‐6:00pm
Business After Hours
May 21st
5:00‐7:00pm
Yankee Yogurt
1711 S. Pueblo Blvd
www.pueblochamber.org
The Greater Pueblo Chamber
of Commerce
302 N. Santa Fe. Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003
P: 719.542.1704 F: 719.543.4851
Volunteers WANTED!
We are looking for businesses to volunteer
and work the gates at our 2015 Wild Wild
West Festival! The festival will run from May
15‐17th with carnival rides, street vendors,
and live entertainment tents. If you would like
to get involved today email Ava DeHerrera
at avad@pueblochamber.net or call
719‐542‐1704.
For more information and to find a complete
list of events visit the Official Website for the
Wild Wild West Festival at
http://www.wildwildwestfestival.com/
Stay Connected!
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Follow Us
Let’s Get
Chamber Members! We are updating our Business Directory and want to
ENHANCE your Membership Listing! Please submit your URL links for any of
the below social media accounts that your business has.
Please email information to gpcoc@pueblochamber.net or call 719‐542‐1704
Ext. 24 for more information.
Stay Connected With Your Chamber!

Friday July 24, 2015
Desert Hawk at Pueblo West
For more information contact Terri at:
Phone: 719‐542‐1704
E‐mail: terrik@pueblochamber.net
Sponsorship Opportunities
Available!
Save the Date!
Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce
2015 Golf Tournament
The Greater Pueblo Chamber Golf
Tournament is more than just a great
day on the greens, it allows you to
market to potential customers and
support Chamber initiatives that
strengthen the Pueblo Community!
Get Your Application
HERE!
Business After Hours
Business During Lunch
Business During Lunch provides an
opportunity for chamber members
to meet other individuals in the
business community.
The Chamber will award the monthly
Comcast Spotlight Commercial to
two Greater Pueblo Chamber
members; one commercial to a new
member and the other to a member
in attendance at the luncheon.
The cost is $20 for chamber
members or $30 for non‐chamber
members. To RSVP please email Ava
at avad@pueblochamber.net or call
her at 719‐542‐1704.
May 14th
11:30‐1:00pm
Wild Wild West Festival, Pueblo Toyota Tent
(SRDA Parking Lot)
Thank you to this month’s
Thank you to our
sponsors!
Business After Hours is a unique
opportunity to network with local
professionals. This FREE events gives
members an opportunity to promote
products and services in a fun and social
atmosphere.
Thank you to this month’s sponsor:
Yankee Yogurt
1711 S. Pueblo Blvd
May 21st
5:00‐7:00pm
Rod Slyhoff
Presidents & CEO
Phyllis Samora
Vice President
Administration/Membership
Kendra Baker
Visitor Center Coordinator
Loretta Rodriguez
Administrative Assistant
Ted Calentino
Operations Manager
Ava DeHerrera
Membership Coordinator
Elaine Gardner
Accounting Director
Terri Kallish
Event Coordinator
Amie Gohn
Event Assistant
Mariellen Marino
Accounting Assistant
Ashley Sisson
Communications Coordinator
Dynelle Abeyta
Communications Assistant
Joshua Smith
Communications Intern
A.J. Samora
Visitor Center Assistant
Donielle Gonzales
Visit Pueblo Coordinator
To RSVP please email Ava at
avad@pueblochamber.net or call her
at 719‐542‐1704.
Staff
We work with property owners to
improve commercial property by
providing low‐interest loan funds,
provide incentives to small and
big business, and invest in the city
of Pueblo.
Located inside the Patriot Express
Carwash, Yankee Yogurt is the
perfect place to stop in and get a
delicious frozen yogurt treat with
many different toppings!
Board of Directors
*Executive Committee
The Greater Pueblo
Chamber of Commerce
302 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-1704
www.pueblochamber.org
Publisher: Rod Slyhoff
Editors: Ashley Sisson,
Dynelle Abeyta & Joshua Smith
Ambassador of the Month
Michael Ferris* Nite Club & Bar Consulting
Chairman
Elizabeth Gallegos* Euphoria Salon
Chair Elect
Darrin Smith* Parkview Medical Center
Treasurer
Jane Mazur* St. Mary Corwin Medical
Secretary Center Foundation
Andy Sanchez* CSU-Pueblo Foundation
Past Chair
Sam Azad Pueblo City Government
Tim Dusseau Pepsi Bottling Group
Doug Gradisar Gradisar, Trechter, Ripperger, Roth
Michael Hartkop Solar Roast Coffee
Judy Leonard Pueblo West Metro District
Gina Nance GCC Rio Grande
Sal Pace Pueblo County Government
Lyla Rentschler Courtyard by Marriott Pueblo
Brad Slater Pueblo Chieftain
Keith Swerdfeger K.R. Swerdfeger Construction, Inc.
Ex-Officios:
Jack Rink PEDCo
Joy McDonald Ambassadors
Dr. Jim Valenzuela Latino Chamber
March
Rebecca Herrera
Thank you for your outstanding
service as a Greater Pueblo Chamber
of Commerce Ambassador. Welcome
to the team and we look forward to a
great year with you!
Ambassadors Wanted!
Our Ambassadors are part of the most active committee of the Greater
Pueblo Chamber of Commerce. They act as a goodwill representative at
Pueblo Chamber sponsored events and grand openings, and encourage
Pueblo Chamber member involvement as well as recruit new members to
join the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce. Most importantly, they
are a “Loaned Executive” from different companies, in an effort to make
Pueblo a better place to live, visit and conduct business.
If you are interested in becoming a Greater Pueblo Chamber Ambassador
please contact Ava DeHerrera at avad@pueblochamber.net or at
719‐542‐1704
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
Leadership
Pueblo Class “No
Place Like Home
Project”
Tuesday, May 19th
4:30pm
Rawlings Library
Dunkin’ Donuts
Tuesday, June
2nd
11:30am
3991 N.
Elizabeth St.
Orthopedics and
Parkview
Outpatient
Rehab
Wednesday, June
3rd
11:30am
Ribbon Cuttings
PCC Career & Transfer Center Baskin-Robbins
Big Jim’s Diesel & Automotive
Rivers Edge West
Pueblo School for Arts & Sciences Mortgage Solutions Financial
Help Support those that
through their investment
in the Greater Pueblo
Chamber of Commerce
help to make Pueblo a
great place to live, visit
and do business!
Welcome New Members!
The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce welcomes these new members from
April 1st through the 30th.
Angelus Chapel Mortuaries
Yanera McCulley‐Sedillo
1102 E. Evans
Pueblo, CO 81004
719‐544‐4374
Baskin Robbins
Renee Purtch
2704 S. Prairie Ave. Suite A
Pueblo, CO 81005
719‐564‐7474
rmprutch@q.com
tell.baskinrobbins.com
Big Jim’s Diesel &
Automotive
Jimmie Hart
1401 W. 4th St.
Pueblo, CO 81004
719‐544‐2401
hart5889@gmail.com
Franco’s Court House
Bistro
Franco Catinella
215 W. 10th St.
Pueblo, CO 81003
719‐583‐6013
KKTV-Channel 11
Ted Russo
520 E. Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719‐634‐2844
trusso@kktv.com
Kktv.com
River’s Edge West
Jim Beatty
102 S. Oneida St.
Pueblo, CO 81003
719‐560‐9598
jim@classiccateringco.com
classiccateringco.com
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