Latest News – January 15

Matchless Treasures Wins Window Decoration Contest!

Drum roll please . . . . . The Parade of Lights Committee, Executive Director and Board of Directors of the Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce reported that the live Nativity scene at Matchless Treasures Thrift Store won First Place in the Merchant Window Decoration Contest held in December over the holiday season. Congratulations!

The live nativity scene at Matchless Treasures Thrift Store won First Place

The live nativity scene at Matchless Treasures Thrift Store won First Place

The Chamber also expressed their thanks to all the merchants that participated in this year’s Window Decorating Contest.  The race was tight with a total of 32 votes cast, but the  the winner, by two votes, was the live nativity scene at Matchless Treasures Thrift Store. The runner up was Alpine Ski & Sport.

Alpine Ski & Sport in Downtown Leadville. The windows are always looking good!

Alpine Ski & Sport in Downtown Leadville. The windows are always looking good!

The contest winner was presented with their traveling trophy to display during the next year when the community will decide once again the best decorated winner.
“Thanks to all of the independently owned businesses on Harrison Ave. for staying open for Holiday Shopping,” said Chamber Director Heather Scanlon. “Remember, for every dollar you spend shopping locally, the investment back into the community is priceless.”

In other Chamber news . . .

On Thursday, January 17, the recently formed Lake County Economic Development Corporation will be making a presentation at the chamber’s monthly Business After Hours. The event will be at 5:30 p.m. at City On A Hill Coffee & Espresso in downtown Leadville. Come and hear for yourself what the new group has planned.

Drinks and light refreshments will be served. Chamber members are $5. Non-members are $10 – another good reason to become a member of the Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce.A_Spacer_ThinBAHA_Spacer_ThinA_Spacer_Thin

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