Awards Celebration

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Congratulations to our 2019 Chamber Award Winners!

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Business of the Year
Fox Property Management

Lawrence Enrietto Volunteer of the Year
Coal Creek Meals on Wheels

Eugene Caranci Gratitude Award
Wayne Varra

Small Business of the Year
Crystal Springs Brewing Company

Lani Melvin Special Recognition Award
John Benedetti

Pioneer of the Year
This award is given every year by the
Louisville History Foundation
Keith Helart

The Louisville Chamber would like to thank our outgoing
Board of Directors!

Virtual Taste Race 5K

Due to the mass gathering restrictions and safety, we will be doing a Virtual Taste 5K from Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 2020 that ONLY cost $25!

You can run, walk, skip, jog…..even dance your 5K as we create a unique audio experience for you during your participation. It’s a perfect way to get out of the house and have some fun! 

The race goes from Aug. 29-Sept. 5.  So you can complete the race whenever you feel the most energetic!

Since this is a virtual race, the course can be whatever you’d like it to be.  All uphill, all downhill, a little of both or on your treadmill binge watching your favorite show!

The best part, you can participate anywhere!

Wait, we take that back, the REALLY BEST part is that proceeds from this event will benefit Louisville Rising!  This organization is raising money for local businesses affected by COVID-19.  We are excited to be able to support chamber member businesses through this organization! 

Register TODAY at http://www.louisvilletasterace.com
Cost: $25 & includes a custom T-Shirt, Mask (mask available to first 250 registered) and motivational audio to listen to along your 5K

A special thanks to our Sponsors Premier Members Credit Union, Avista Hospital, Trailhead Wealth Management, Planet Fitness , AllState Insurance – Catherine Davis & Colorado Landmark Realtors

We’re All Part of the Chamber

So I’m sitting here most of the way through the month of April on a monthly blog deadline wondering what to write for the blog for the Louisville Chamber of Commerce.

Most of what I write as an attorney is meant for insurance defense attorneys, district attorneys, other divorce lawyers, and judges. Then it hits me like a ton of bricks. I’ve always been a “chamber of commerce” (at least at the local level) and “glass half-full” kind of guy. My Dad taught me to always try to see the good in things. We have a lot of good right here in Louisville.

A newly-elected member of the Board of Directors of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce, I have come to know a lot of what is happening in the business community in Louisville over the years. Having moved to the City ten years ago when you could have shot a cannon down Main Street and not hit anything you would have never imagined numerous awards for “Best Place to Live in the Country”. The Louisville real estate market skated through the Great Recession. Lucky us.

With growth comes growing pains. For sake of example, I watch the DELO development going up on the other side of the railroad tracks from my law office, wonder where all of the growth is leading, and how the City’s infrastructure will support this growth. Businesses and residents need to coexist and work together to be good stewards of our City. Get involved. There is lots going on with the Small Area Plans for the South Boulder Road Corridor and the McCaslin Boulevard Corridor. You can find more information at this link.

Stay involved. Volunteer for the Louisville Chamber of Commerce. Volunteer or become a member of the Board of Directors of your favorite non-profit. Become a member of a City Board or Commission. Whether it’s history, the arts, or something else that strikes your fancy there are lots of opportunities to get involved in the community. We have a lot of history here in Louisville. Having grown up in New Orleans, Louisiana, I have always been a big fan of the culture of where I call home. Go to the Louisville Historical Museum. Support the Louisville History Foundation, the Louisville Cultural Council, the Louisville Arts Association, and the Art Underground.

Oh, and how about the Louisville Chamber of Commerce events? I need to get this wrapped up and get ready to go to the Chamber Business Expo today at the Elks Club on Main Street. Got the Taste of Louisville and the Taste of Louisville 5K and 12K races coming up on June 6th, the Spaghetti Open Golf Tournament on July 10th, Pints in the Park on August 29th, and the Parade of Lights during the holiday season. Love the Louisville Labor Day Parade and Parade of Lights. Truly Norman Rockwell moments. I always get goose bumps.

Don’t forget the monthly Louisville Chamber Business After Hours and the new Biz Crawl where we visit several businesses in one area of the City included with the cost of Chamber membership. These are all great networking opportunities and well worth the price of membership in the Louisville Chamber.

Join one of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce Leads Groups. I’m a member of the Chamber Business Connections Leads Group that meets the first three Wednesdays of each month at 11 a.m. at the Old Santa Fe Grille on Dillon Road in Louisville. We are always looking for new members.

Don’t miss the First Friday Art Walks each month and the Street Faire produced by the Downtown Business Association starting June 12th as well as the Farmer’s Market starting May 30th.

If you need help with realizing your dreams or a legal issue bugging you give me a call. I can either help you or point you in the right direction.

Now that wasn’t hard! Once you let a lawyer talk, it’s hard to shut them up. Out.

15th Annual Business Showcase

Join us for our 15th Annual Business Showcase, Thursday April 23rd from 4-7pm at the Tri-City Elks Lodge, 525 Main Street. Stroll through the lodge and explore some of the local businesses that will be at this event! Find out how they can help you or your business. There will be FREE food samples, DOOR PRIZES and a NEW SCAVENGER HUNT, so make sure to pay attention to some special details at each vendor’s table! This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC so bring yourself, family and your friends!

Oh, and as an added bonus, we’re having a drawing for a Kindle Fire HD6! Join us for the fun and come out and meet some of the businesses that make up the great community we live and work in!

For more details or to share the event, grab our event flyer here: Businessshow Poster!