Latest News – February 15

Leadville Business News

Climax Vendor Fair in Silverthorne on Feb. 25

The Climax Molybdenum 2015 Vendor Fair will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 8:45 a.m. – 4 the Silverthorne Pavilion.  Climax Molybdenum 2015 Vendor FairThe event is a business-to-business networking event for local and regional Colorado companies. In addition, representatives from the Climax Molybdenum Purchasing,  Human Resources, Community Development and various departments will be available throughout the day.  You encouraged to participate as an exhibitor and booth space will be provided at no charge. Please register soon, as space is limited.  The Silverthorne Pavilion is located at 400 Blue River Parkway, in Silverthorne, CO.  For more information and to register: LINK.Obit_Spacer_Thin

Could ALCO Morph Into Shopko?

So what’s up down at ALCO? Jan. 31 has come and gone and the doors are still open. Although merchandise is getting sparse, and the only thing really flying off the shelves, well, are the shelves, themselves!

Manager James at the Leadville ALCO says Wisconsin-based Shopko could be taking over the building.

Manager James at the Leadville ALCO says Wisconsin-based Shopko could be taking over the building.

According to Manager James, all employees pretty much know this could be there last shift. “It’s a day to day situation.”

So what about the building? That big beautiful space that is a relatively new building by Leadville standards, built in 2006?

Well, James confirmed the rumors that Wisconsin-based retailer Shopko is seriously interested. Sounds like a good fit, as this mid-sized city market company has over 300 stores in 21 states. Looks like they also serve communities with pharmacy and optometric services.

Everything Must Go! Including all the shelving.

Everything Must Go! Including all the shelving at the ALCO on Highway 24 South.


How Worker Generations Vary in the Workplace 

Kids these days, they just don’t get it! My boss is out of touch with today’s world! If you’ve found yourself saying this, then maybe it’s time you understood a bit more about today’s labor market, which now includes workers and managers from many different generations: Baby Boomers, GenXers, and now, Millennials

Generations Roundtable IVS FlyerIf you’re interested in learning more about this labor trend, then be sure to join the Leadville Colorado Workforce Center for “The Generations in the Workplace” Roundtable to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College – Timberline Campus in the IVS Room.

Expert Kathy Stang is a Human Resources Professional with over 26 years of experience working with multi-generations and conducting Leadership Training across Colorado. Highlights from this discussion will include tips fro employers on keeping the communication lines open, how to improve interaction among generations and what makes each generation unique

Please RSVP by February 15 to Leadville Workforce Center: 719-486-2428 or via email Space is limited. This roundtable is provided by the Leadville Workforce Center.

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