Feb 3, Fri


Noon - Museum Sack Lunch

Feb 7, Tue

10AM- Economic Vitality Mtg

7 PM - Board of Education Mtg

Feb 8, Wed

Noon - Chamber Luncheon

6 PM - "Moving More" w/ Jennifer Cooney @ EMCL

Feb 10 & 11, Fri & Sat

10-2 PM - Friends Book Sale!

East Morgan Cpunty Library

Feb 12, Sun

5-7 PM Rankin Presbyterian Church Valentines Spaghetti Dinner

Feb 13, Mon

7 PM - City Council Mtg

Feb 14, Tue

Valentine's Day

6 PM - Hungry Town East Morgan County Library

Feb 15, Wed

8:35- KFTM Radio Show

3 PM - Design Mtg

4 PM - Historical Preservation Mtg

Feb 21, Tue 7 AM- Chamber Board Mtg
Feb 22, Wed 10 AM - Food Bank of the Rockies - Fairgrounds
Feb 27, Mon

11:30 Stakeholders @ the City

7 PM - City Council

Feb 28, Tues 6 PM - American Legion

Brush Chamber of Commerce
218 Clayton Street
Brush, CO 80723
(970) 842-2666
(800) 354-8659
(970) 842-3828 | Fax

Reagan Buchanan
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.
  • Brochure to promote 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

2014 Accomplishments

  • Over 160 Chamber members.
  • 12th Annual Ag Appreciation Banquet.
  • 1st Annual Demolition Derby.
  • 32nd Annual Oktoberfest, including Car Show, Dog Show and Polka Dance.
  • Sold over $30,000 worth of Brush Bucks. (turn over 5-7 times before leaving community)
  • $5,00 matching grants for façade improvements, 19 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 be completed in 2015.
  • Tourism promotions: (250+) 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.

2015 Chamber "Main Street" Goals

  • Retail Fair for Brush businesses including jobs available. Emphasize small business opportunties.
  • "Where in Brush Can I Buy?/Shop Brush 1st"
  • Update Market Study
  • Support and partner in developing a sustainablility plan for Sands Theatre
  • Niche community plan
  • Partner in the development of a Brush way finding signage plan
  • Support and help implement an advisability study for Central School

New members in 2014:

Blue'z Heating & Air Conditioning; Brush Hair Co; Brush Meat Processors; Computer Shack; Dragonfly Collectibles; Live Total Wellness; MMI International; Mr D's Ace Farm & Home Center; Northwestern Mutual; Rising Stallion Cell and Tech, LLC; Proactive Chiropractic; S.A.R.A., Inc; SG-Associates LLC; Sweet Peach Spa; The Roots Group.