Fort Collins, Colo. - The Fort Collins Area Chamber is launching Moving Fort Collins Forward!, a Total Resource Campaign, on September 7. The Moving Fort Collins Forward campaign will provide the Chamber with the means to effectively promote the community and advocate for business. The Fort Collins Area Chamber leadership has identified four critically important areas of focus in the community which must improve. These include job creation, education and quality of life, small business success and public policy in Northern Colorado.
The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to Northern Colorado and to helping make it a great place to work and live. As a great champion of the area and business, the Chamber is dedicated to improving community infrastructure, keeping our schools strong, sound public policy and economic growth, all of which lead to a more successful and vibrant community. As well, the Chamber puts businesspeople in contact with potential customers.
The campaign features the involvement of 21 businesses and over 100 volunteers that have committed to supporting the campaign. The Campaign Co Chairs are Mark Driscoll, President First National Bank and Rulon Stacey, President Poudre Valley Health System. Joining them in the campaign are Campaign Vice Chairs: Dr. Tony Frank, President, CSU; Bob Wilson, Columbine Health Systems; David Everitt, Everitt Companies and Donna Chapel, Chapel & Collins.
Campaign teams include: Advanced Energy, Brinkman Partners, Colorado State University, Columbine Health System, Ed Carroll Motor Company / Dellenbach Motors, EKS&H, First Bank, First National Bank, Flood & Peterson, Poudre Valley Health System, Public Policy team, Red Carpet Committee, Spradley-Barr Ford / Markley Motors, The Group, Inc., Water Pik and Wells Fargo.
Additionally, OtterBox has committed to be the Campaign sponsor with the Fort Collins Coloradoan as the Campaign Media Sponsor. The campaign will last until November 17 and businesses will have the opportunity to invest in special initiatives, events, sponsorships and advertising, membership and budget reduction trades. To learn more, go to www.FortCollinsChamber.com.