Jun 1, Fri

12-1 Museum Sack Lunch Program

Jun 2, Sat Cottonwood Forge Antique Tractor & Power Show @ Slick Spot
Jun 2, Sat 2-4pm American Legion Aux Tea @ VFW
Jun 5, Tue 10am Economic Vitality Mtg @ Chamber
Jun 13, Wed

7am Chamber Luncheon

Jun 14, Thu 11:30am Historic Preservation Bd @ Chamber
Jun 19, Tue 7am Chamber Bd Mtg @ Chamber
Jun 19, Tue Noon - Tourism Panel Mt @ FM
Jun 20, Wed KFTM Radio Show
Jun 23, Sat SARA House Prairie Challenge
Jun 25, Mon 11:30am Stakeholders @ City
Jun 28, Thu 1pm Ambassadors Mtg @ Chamber
Jun 29, Fri

9am-3:30pm NE Colo Manufacturing Expo @ NJC

Brush Chamber of Commerce
218 Clayton Street
Brush, CO 80723
(970) 842-2666
(970) 842-3828 | Fax


Administrative Assistant
brush@brushchamber.org

Melody Christensen
Executive Director
brushchamberexecdir@gmail.com

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Welcome New Members!

Joining the Brush Area Chamber of Commerce is a good business decision.The Chamber is looking forward to a great new year. The time is right; the opportunity is yours.

Resources in Place

  • Ideas and recommendations for existing and new businesses available now.
  • Excellent Website
  • Store front design assistance by "Main Street" architect.
  • Façade matching grant.
  • Brochure to promote shopping in Brush.
  • Streetscape plan developed by NOLTE with input and guidance from City, Chamber and local community.
  • Historical survey of 51 buildings that are over 50 years old. (potential for grants from Historical Society).
  • A local historical designation ordinance and review board. (properties must be designated historical site to receive most grants)
  • Brush Area Chamber of Commerce foundation with 501(c)3 IRS status.
  • "Main Street" project has Enterprise Zone designation (donation tax credits).
  • Texting promotional plans for Chamber members

2017 Accomplishments

  • Over 200 Chamber members.
  • 15th Annual Ag Appreciation Banquet.
  • 35th Annual Oktoberfest, including Car Show, Dog Show and Polka Dance.
  • Sold over $25,000 worth of Brush Bucks. (turn over 5-7 times before leaving community)
  • $5,00 matching grants for façade improvements, 25 completed.
  • Chamber partners with City to form a downtown improvements steering committee to spearhead the Streetscape project.
  • Engineering plan was completed in 2009 - drainage solution, streetscape design and new streets are part of the project, first phase streetscape of 300 and 400 blocks of Edison were completed in 2010. 100 block of Clayton was completed in 2011. 200 and 300 blocks of Clayton were completed in 2012, 4th phase drainage to pond completed in 2017.
  • Tourism promotions: (100+) Family Campers & RV’ers, provide promotional literature to State Tourism Centers, host approximately 12 State Tourism Center volunteers in Brush yearly and points of interest in Northeastern Colorado Travel Guide.
  • Business seminar.
  • Brush area comprehensive business marketing study is available at Chamber office.
  • Spirit of Brush Awards to promote business and residential improvements projects.

2018 Chamber "Main Street" Goals

  • Analyze our events for possible combining or expansion
  • Promote exclamation point!!
  • Partnering with Ag Businesses & Organizations
  • Mentoring new and existing businesses
  • Expand our volunteer force
  • Partner with non-profits on events
  • Action plans for committees
  • Board training orientation

New members in 2017:

Cactus Promotions-Sweney Cycle Park; Cattleman's Resource, Inc; The Colorado Health Foundation; Colorado Rural Energy Action Council; Converge Day Treatment Center; Cottonwood Forge; Dairy Farmers of America; Dardanes Tree Service; Ewing Shipping, Packing & Copy, LLP; Freedom to Cowboy Up; Goetz Insurors, Inc; James Madison Gun Shop; Love's Travel Stops; MDS Sharp Edge, LLC; Morgan County Veterans Services; Rising Up; Ruhl Distributing Co; Spotts Bros Furance Co, Inc; Transwest Auto Center; VFW Post 3551; Westside Storage and Apartments