Holyoke Chamber of Commerce
MAY 2017

  • May 8th HHS Spring band concert from 7-8pm.

● May 9th Chamber MORNING MEETING at Melissa Memorial Hospital at 7am!

● May 9th & 16th at 5:30pm FREE Self Defense class offered at Holyoke Fitness Club.

● May 11th is Dragon’s Wagon Preschool Annual Spaghetti Supper. .Dinner at 5:00-6:30 Phillips County Event Center. Program and Live Auction 7:00 p.m. Phillips County Event Center. Tickets: Adults $4.50 and Children 10 & Under $2.50. Contact Preschool parents for tickets or call 854-2999.

● May 14th is Mother’s Day and Holyoke Graduation Day (2pm)! Congratulations and best of luck class of 2017!

● May 20th is National Armed Forces Day! Please, take your Dragon flag down so the Holyoke Lions Club may put up the American Flag.

● May 20th Holyoke Police Dept with local supporters will be hosting a car seat checkpoint at the Holyoke Municipal Bldg from 11am to 2pm. Games, education and hot dogs will be provided!

● May 21st Holyoke Volunteer Fire Dept is hosting a Family Fun Day at Homesteader’s Park!

● May 23rd Chamber lunch meeting at noon at the Peerless with lunch and Trisha Herman sharing and then taking the group a field trip to the Holyoke Fitness Center!

● May 23rd Adult Tai Chi Sunset View Multipurpose Room, 1:30-2:30 pm. Weekly through June 27th.

● May 26th last day of school for Holyoke School District!

● May 29th is Memorial Day! Please, take your Dragon flag down so the Holyoke Lions Club may put up the American Flag.

● May 30th CSU Extension FREE webinar Nutrition for the young athlete, 6-7:30pm HHS Auditorium. Tracy, 854-3616.

● May 31st kickoff the Dog Days of Summer (aka: Hot Dog Wednesday's) with the Holyoke Chamber at the Peerless from 11:30a - 1pm! Join us downtown for lunch and socializing!

Coming next month . . .
● June 10th The MMH Foundation is sponsoring their 2nd Annual Building New Bridges Event on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 8:00 pm to Midnight at the PC Event Center. Enjoy this cultural dance to bring our community together for an evening of dancing and fellowship. Funds raised go towards the MMH Expansion Project and medical scholarships.

Please let Elizabeth know if you have something to add!  

Chamber General Meeting

YOU ARE ALL INVITED --- The Chamber offers informative and educational monthly meetings which are open to both members and non-members on the fourth Tuesday of each month at noon, except July and August. This is an opportune time to network with other Chamber members. Please RSVP by calling 970-854-3517 or by e-mailing  director@holyokechamber.org.  

Chamber Gala Dinner & Awards

The Chamber's 24th Annual Gala Dinner and Awards was held on Monday, Feb. 7th at the Phillips County Event Center.  Along with a sit down dinner and the community excellence awards, there was entertainment by the local musicians and door prizes.  The following were recognized:  Josh Skelton (Dickinson Land Surveyors), Employee of the Year; Adria Colver and Aly Brinkema, Citizens of the Year; Morgan Philips, Youth of the Year; Holyoke Lions Club, Citizens of the Years; Holyoke Fitness Club, Business of the Year and Melissa Memorial Hospital as the Chamber's Star of the Year. 

17th Annual Dandelion Daze Family Event

On Saturday, June 17th, the 17th Annual Dandelion Daze Family Event will be held on the shady Phillips County Courthouse Lawn.  Check out what is under the hood at the car show, or stroll through the exhibitor booths and let the kids take advantage of the free kids games. The day also includes city-wide garage sales, live music by local musicians and the opportunity to visit the local historical museum and the art gallery.  And like most events, there will be great food to satisfy everyone's taste buds. The day will wrap up with the car awards.  The details for the 2017 event can be found on the Dandelion Daze Family Event Page.  

And There Is So Much More Happening

The Chamber, in conjunction with the Holyoke School District, creates an annual calendar that includes activities, meeting dates, sports, etc.  For a rundown, please visit the district's new website: Holyoke School District . Click on the Activity Calendar at the top of the page.  There is always something going on in our wonderful community and county!


New Chamber Members

The Holyoke Chamber is excited to announce that Shannon Schlacter with Shay Realty joined our membership in February and Teonna McCabe has joined the chamber with her at-home clothing business LuLaRoe just this month! 

Historic Holyoke

Interested in historic Holyoke?   This fine piece of research was created by Abbey Christman along with Amherst resident, Diana Krogmeier. Abbey and Diana are with the Center of Preservation Research - University of Colorado Denver.  Holyoke is truly a community of "Pride & Progress".  Take the historic walking tour  and you'll see for yourself Holyoke's continued "Pride & Progress".  You'll find a lively downtown with its rebuilt historic movie theatre and shopping opportunities. Only a block away, the Phillips County Museum houses a rich collection of Indian and pioneer artifacts, farm equipment and restored buildings.  The Heginbotham Library, a craftsman's style bungalow, built in 1917 is now the public library.  Along with the historic Burge Hotel, the Phillips County Courthouse, the Reimer-Smith Oil Station, the library is on the National Register of Historic Places.  All across town you will see examples of a deep appreciation for history.  

Find the Holyoke Chamber on Facebook

The Holyoke Chamber is now available on Facebook.  Join the many visitors that use the site to find out what's happening around town!

Holyoke Chamber Bucks are available

Holyoke Chamber Bucks make wonderful bonuses, gifts, employee benefits, gift certificates, etc. and helps increase local commerce. Chamber Bucks come in increments of $5.00 $10.00 and $20.00 and is available at the Holyoke Chamber office.  


To Our Loyal Holyoke Chamber of Commerce Members 

21st Century Equipment

A Caring Pregnancy Resource Ctr.

Ag Power Equipment Co.

Alison’s Pantry of Holyoke

Baby Bear Hugs

Bank of Colorado

Bank of the West

Baucke Funeral Home

Bemis Drug

Bill’s Radio & TV (Electric Fence Services)

Black Hills Energy

Blisties Inc.

Bonanza Auto Center

Brackhan Electric, LLC

Brandt Chiropractic

Burge Hotel

Busy Buddies Learning Center
CHS /Grainland Coop / Cenex Convenience Store

Centennial Mental Health Ctr. Chas’ Accounting Service

Choice Real Estate

City of Holyoke

Cobblestone Inn & Suites

CO Caring Consultants LLC

Colorado Christian University

Colorado Workforce Center

Colver, Killin & Sprague, LLP

Computers Etc.

Creative Traditions

Dickinson Land Surveyors Inc.

Dragon Hoopsters

Dragon’s Wagon Preschool

Early Childhood Council, LPS

Fagerlin, Pete & Dixie

First Baptist Church

First Christian Church

First Pioneer National Bank

First United Methodist Church

Frenchman Valley Coop Aerial

GPRC / Peerless Center

Girl Scouts of Colorado

Gloria’s Country Child Care

Golden Plains Motel

Grace Management Services, Inc. / AKY TECH USA LLC

Grassland Homes & Bldg.  LLC

H & B Home Service

Haake Enterprises LLC(Manure Spreading)

Happy Jack’s Barbeque/ R & B Catering

Harmon, Tom & Kay

Hassler Crop Insurance LLC

Haxtun Chamber of Commerce

HeadQuarters LLC

Heginbotham Library

Help For Abused Partners

Highline Electric Association

Holyoke Butterfly Your Nails & Bella’s Boutique

Holyoke Community Federal Credit Union

Holyoke Cub Scout Pack #32

Holyoke Enterprise

Holyoke Fitness Club, LLC

Holyoke General Store

Holyoke Golf Course

Holyoke Lions Club

Holyoke Marketplace

Holyoke School District

Holyoke Swim Team

Holyoke Veterinary Service

Holyoke Volunteer Fire Dept.

Holyoke Wrestling Club

Hospice of the Plains, Inc.

HUB Int’l. Insurance Services Inc.

Jack’s Bean Company, LLC

Jake’s Feed LLC

Jolly Dozen FCE Club

KATR/KRDZ (Media Logic Radio)

Koch Chiropractic Clinic

KOGA/KMCX (iHeartMedia)

Korf Continental

Kwik Stop

Lighthouse Real Estate

LuLaRoe Clothing

Melissa Mem. Hospital/Family Practice Clinic

Melissa Memorial Hospital Hometown Pharmacy

Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation

Oak Tree / Market Place

PC Telcom

Phillips County Abstract Office

Phillips Co. Area Agency on Aging

Phillips County Arts Council

Phillips County Commissioners

Phillips County Department of Human Services

Phillips County Economic Development

Phillips County Extension

Phillips County Fair Board

Phillips Co. Family Education Services

Phillips Co. Historical Society

Phillips County Players

Powell Seed, LLC

Prairie Winds Art Center
Premier Farm Credit

Printers Paper and More

Red’s Liquors

Regent Park Health & Rehab/Carriage House

Rudy’s Gas Tire & Oil (GTO) LLC

S & W Auto Supply

Scholl Oil & Transportation

Seaboard Foods, Inc.

Shay Realty

Smoke Trail Sports LLC

Sprague Bros. Transp. Inc.

St. Patrick Catholic Church

STAR 92.3 Radio

State Farm Insurance

Sullivan’s Appliance & Air

Sully Team Realty, LLC

The P Pod

Tomky, Jim & Mary

Tremendous Laser Tag

Vets Club, Inc.

Viaero Wireless
Western Potatoes Inc.

Youth Challenge

It's a pleasure to have our newest members, Shannon Schlachter with Shay Realty and Teonna McCabe with LuLaRoe Clothing join our other loyal members.  Thank you to each and every member for becoming a part of the Holyoke Chamber of Commerce.