Events for December 2019
Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce
Dec 2    Business Builders
Learn about our Business Builders groups! Meet other members interested in growing their  businesses.
Date: December 2, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Enzo's
707 Horizon Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Jennifer
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 12 pm to 1 pm
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 4    Business Toolbox- Compliance and Conflict

Compliance and Conflict – New Laws and a New Perspective

 

Join us to learn about 3 new Colorado laws affecting all Colorado employers and see how conflict may have a positive impact in business.

 

Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Munchies Pizza & Deli
550 Kokopelli Dr.
Fruita, CO 81521
Contact: Jennifer Seal
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: Wed, December 4th 
Noon-1pm
Fees/Admission: Free to Fruita Chamber members. $10 for non-members.
Dec 5    WTF Network 2019
Welcome Thursday Friends!
 
The WTF Network is a Fruita Chamber sponsored networking group that meets Thursdays at noon at Fruita area restaurants.
 
Meet your fellow Fruita Chamber members in a relaxed setting. We eat lunch, chat, talk about business, and generally have a good time.
 
If you're not a Fruita Chamber member, you're welcome to attend once or twice to check out the group, but we'd love for you to join the Chamber and become a regular attendee!

If you'd like to be a speaker at one of our lunches, please contact Allie Daniel at 970-639-8165 or call the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce at 970-858-3894 to add your name to the list.
 
Date: December 5, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Fourth Quarter:
First Thursday - Dragon Treasure
Second Thursday - Fiesta Guadalajara
Third Thursday - Aspen Street Coffee
Fourth Thursday - Karma Kitchen
Fifth Thursday - Sud Brothers
Contact: Allie Daniel
EMail: happytrailscolo@yahoo.com
Fees/Admission: There is no cost but the price of lunch and one hour of your time.
Dec 6    Kitten Yoga
Gentle Flow Yoga in our kitten room. Classes are open to the public for a $10 donation. Please bring a clean yoga mat and wear long pants and shirts with sleeves. Pre-registration is required. Register by contacting the Animal Resource Center- 970-434-7337 ext 103 or ashley@rhhumanesociety.org
Date: December 6, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Website: https://rhhumanesociety.org/calendar/
Location: Roice-Hurst Humane Society 362 28 Rd Grand Junction, CO 81501
Contact: Ashley DiGrado
EMail: ashley@rhhumanesociety.org
Fees/Admission: $10
Dec 9    Business Builders
Learn about our Business Builders groups! Meet other members interested in growing their  businesses.
Date: December 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Enzo's
707 Horizon Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Jennifer
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 12 pm to 1 pm
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 11    Fruita Chamber Board Meeting
General Monthly Board Meeting
Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Colorado Canyons Boardroom
Contact: Fruita Chamber
EMail: info@fruitachamber.org
Dec 12    WTF Network 2019
Welcome Thursday Friends!
 
The WTF Network is a Fruita Chamber sponsored networking group that meets Thursdays at noon at Fruita area restaurants.
 
Meet your fellow Fruita Chamber members in a relaxed setting. We eat lunch, chat, talk about business, and generally have a good time.
 
If you're not a Fruita Chamber member, you're welcome to attend once or twice to check out the group, but we'd love for you to join the Chamber and become a regular attendee!

If you'd like to be a speaker at one of our lunches, please contact Allie Daniel at 970-639-8165 or call the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce at 970-858-3894 to add your name to the list.
 
Date: December 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Fourth Quarter:
First Thursday - Dragon Treasure
Second Thursday - Fiesta Guadalajara
Third Thursday - Aspen Street Coffee
Fourth Thursday - Karma Kitchen
Fifth Thursday - Sud Brothers
Contact: Allie Daniel
EMail: happytrailscolo@yahoo.com
Fees/Admission: There is no cost but the price of lunch and one hour of your time.
Dec 12    Business After Hours-- December 2019
Join us for Business After Hours Hosted by Alpine Bank located at 125 N. Park Square in Fruita on Thursday, December 12th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. This months Business After Hours features a canned food drive! Bring a canned food donation and enjoy great food and networking with the Fruita Chamber at Alpine Bank!
Date: December 12, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Website: http://www.fruitachamber.org
Location: Alpine Bank - Fruita at 125 N. Park Square 
Contact: Jennifer Seal
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Fees/Admission: Members - $5
Non-Members - $10
Dec 13    Cybersecurity & Identity Theft Awareness Breakfast
Cybersecurity & Identity Theft Awareness Breakfast. Join Ron Rehberg and Andrea Gatley, Nexa1.com- and learn ways to protect yourself, your family and your business. This is an educational seminar. These issues are real. Breaches are up 54% the first 6 months of 2019 over 2018, with over 3800 reported breaches (many never get reported) exposing over 4.1 BILLION records of personal information exposed. Statistics are that 45% of small businesses are out of business in 10 months if they experience a breach. RSVP-seating is limited to 30. RSVP at EVENTBRITE.COM $4 or if seating available $5 at the door by RSVPing to ronrehberg.com includes coffee and breakfast. Bring business cards-this will be a great event to meet other business owners.
Date: December 13, 2019
Time: 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/992726471109854/
Location: WCCA 2470 Patterson Rd. Suite 14 -enter the side door
Contact: Ron Rehberg 719-686-3700
EMail: ronrehberg@gmail.com
Fees/Admission: RSVP online $4 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cybersecurity-identity-theft-awareness-breakfast-keep-yourself-safe-tickets-82291878223
Dec 14    Fruita Parade of Lights & Tree Lighting 2019
Join in as the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 2019 Grand Valley Power Fruita Parade of Lights & Tree Lighting. This year's theme is "Holiday Traditions".

For the application, please visit: https://fruitachamber.org/fruita-hometown-christmas/
Date: December 14, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Website: https://fruitachamber.org/fruita-hometown-christmas/
Location: Downtown Fruita 
Contact: Jennifer Seal
EMail: events@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 14th

Parade will begin at approximately 5:30pm. Tree Lighting will take place immediately following. Parade of Light winners and Window Wonderland decorating contest winners will be announced. 

For the application, please visit: https://fruitachamber.org/fruita-hometown-christmas/
Fees/Admission:

 
Dec 15    Low-cost Vaccine Clinic
Our next low-cost vaccine clinic is Sunday, December 15th, 9am – Noon. Pets are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. All vaccine costs are in addition to a mandatory $15 pet exam fee. Visit our Clinic page for more info and pricing. https://rhhumanesociety.org/calendar/
Date: December 15, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: https://rhhumanesociety.org/calendar/
Location: 362 28 Rd Grand Junction, CO 81501
EMail: info@rhhumanesociety.org
Date/Time Details: 12/15/19 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dec 16    Business Builders
Learn about our Business Builders groups! Meet other members interested in growing their  businesses.
Date: December 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Enzo's
707 Horizon Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Jennifer
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 12 pm to 1 pm
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 18    Women in Business - Holiday Happy Hour

Join Women in Business networking as we close out the year with Holiday Happy Hour at Enzo's Ristorante Italiano on Wednesday, December 18th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. Stop by any time and please purchase your own food and beverages. 

Date: December 18, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Enzo's Ristorante Italiano - 707 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction CO
Contact: Fruita Chamber of Commerce
EMail: info@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, December 18th from 4 - 6 PM
Fees/Admission: Free to attend! Please purchase your own cocktails. 
Dec 18    Pet Loss Grief Group
Come celebrate the life of your beloved pet(s) under the guidance of a licensed counselor and with fellow pet lovers. We will be making holiday pet ornaments in honor of our most loyal companions. Adults and children are welcome, but space is limited so please RSVP to Ashley at ashley@rhhumanesociety.org or 970-434-7337 ext. 103. This will be a time to share your pet(s) stories with like minded people in a safe environment with some pastries and hot beverages! $5.00 suggested donation, or donation of pet food.
Date: December 18, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Website: https://rhhumanesociety.org/calendar/
Location: 362 28 Rd Grand Junction, CO 81501
Contact: Ashley DiGrado 970-434-7337 ext 103
EMail: ashley@rhhumanesociety.org
Date/Time Details: 12/18/19 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Fees/Admission: $5.00 suggested donation, or donation of pet food.
Dec 19    WTF Network 2019
Welcome Thursday Friends!
 
The WTF Network is a Fruita Chamber sponsored networking group that meets Thursdays at noon at Fruita area restaurants.
 
Meet your fellow Fruita Chamber members in a relaxed setting. We eat lunch, chat, talk about business, and generally have a good time.
 
If you're not a Fruita Chamber member, you're welcome to attend once or twice to check out the group, but we'd love for you to join the Chamber and become a regular attendee!

If you'd like to be a speaker at one of our lunches, please contact Allie Daniel at 970-639-8165 or call the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce at 970-858-3894 to add your name to the list.
 
Date: December 19, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Fourth Quarter:
First Thursday - Dragon Treasure
Second Thursday - Fiesta Guadalajara
Third Thursday - Aspen Street Coffee
Fourth Thursday - Karma Kitchen
Fifth Thursday - Sud Brothers
Contact: Allie Daniel
EMail: happytrailscolo@yahoo.com
Fees/Admission: There is no cost but the price of lunch and one hour of your time.
Dec 20    FACC Marketing meeting
Monthly Chamber Marketing Committee meeting.
Date: December 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: Judy's Family Restaurant
435 Hwy. 6&50
Fruita, CO
858-8351
Contact: Jen Keck
EMail: jen@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 3rd Monday every month, 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Fees/Admission: No fee.
Dec 20    Open Coffee Club
Join staff and other small business owners with your ideas and inspirations, or just come to network or get one-on-one consulting for your small business.

No cost (except your beverage or food of choice)
Date: December 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: http://www.gjincubator.org
Location: Trailhead Coffee Bar (formerly Laughing Dog Coffee House) 413 Monument Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81507
Contact: Hannah Benson
EMail: hbenson@gjincubator.org
Date/Time Details: Friday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Fees/Admission: No cost, except your beverage/food of choice
Dec 20    Kitten Yoga
Gentle Flow Yoga in our kitten room. Classes are open to the public for a $10 donation. Please bring a clean yoga mat and wear long pants and shirts with sleeves. Pre-registration is required. Register by contacting the Animal Resource Center- 970-434-7337 ext 103 or ashley@rhhumanesociety.org
Date: December 20, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Website: https://rhhumanesociety.org/calendar/
Location: Roice-Hurst Humane Society 362 28 Rd Grand Junction, CO 81501
Contact: Ashley DiGrado
EMail: ashley@rhhumanesociety.org
Fees/Admission: $10
Dec 23    Business Builders
Learn about our Business Builders groups! Meet other members interested in growing their  businesses.
Date: December 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Enzo's
707 Horizon Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Jennifer
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 12 pm to 1 pm
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 26    WTF Network 2019
Welcome Thursday Friends!
 
The WTF Network is a Fruita Chamber sponsored networking group that meets Thursdays at noon at Fruita area restaurants.
 
Meet your fellow Fruita Chamber members in a relaxed setting. We eat lunch, chat, talk about business, and generally have a good time.
 
If you're not a Fruita Chamber member, you're welcome to attend once or twice to check out the group, but we'd love for you to join the Chamber and become a regular attendee!

If you'd like to be a speaker at one of our lunches, please contact Allie Daniel at 970-639-8165 or call the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce at 970-858-3894 to add your name to the list.
 
Date: December 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location: Fourth Quarter:
First Thursday - Dragon Treasure
Second Thursday - Fiesta Guadalajara
Third Thursday - Aspen Street Coffee
Fourth Thursday - Karma Kitchen
Fifth Thursday - Sud Brothers
Contact: Allie Daniel
EMail: happytrailscolo@yahoo.com
Fees/Admission: There is no cost but the price of lunch and one hour of your time.
Dec 30    Business Builders
Learn about our Business Builders groups! Meet other members interested in growing their  businesses.
Date: December 30, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Enzo's
707 Horizon Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Jennifer
EMail: jennifer@fruitachamber.org
Date/Time Details: 12 pm to 1 pm
Fees/Admission: Free