REVOLVING LOAN FUNDS AVAILABLE; TERMS RELAXED DUE TO COVID-19 CRISIS; 0% INTEREST
Committee Will Fast Track Applications – All Local Businesses Encouraged To Apply
Lyons, CO, October 5–The Town of Lyons Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Advisory Committee announces that approximately $40,000 is available at favorable terms for licensed Lyons businesses whose principal office is in the Town of Lyons or the Lyons planning area.
- Loans will carry 0% interest
- 12-month term
- First payment will not be due until four months from the date of the loan
- Value of loan can be up to $10,000
Applications will be handled in strict confidence and reviewed by a committee of seven Lyons-area residents.
Please contact the committee chairman (contact information above) with any questions.
BOCO Small Community Sessions
To understand the impacts of COVID-19 on our regional economy and specific businesses /industries, we are convening a series of inclusive and comprehensive input sessions throughout Boulder County. The purpose of these input sessions is to gather insights from businesses / industries and better understand the economic situation coming out of the crisis. Your input will provide crucial data as we work with regional partners to develop and implement economic recovery plans for Boulder County.
You are invited to join a conversation with other businesses located in some of our smaller communities, including Nederland, Niwot, Lyons and in other areas in unincorporated Boulder County, on October 21st, in partnership with the county and your local municipalities and chambers. This meeting will include business-to-business sharing and facilitated conversations around short- and long-term economic recovery needs. Please try to have representation from your business in this important conversation.
BOCO Small Community Session Details
Date: October 21, 2020
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Location: Zoom Meeting (details sent once you RSVP)
Message from Lyons Chamber of Commerce Administrator, Erin Foudy:::: It is being organized by the Boulder County Economic Recovery group which is composed of stakeholders in the county such as chamber executives, municipality gov employees, Boulder County employees, Boulder County health, etc. As part of the Economic Recovery group, smaller committees were formed to achieve specific objectives. One of these committees in holding these input sessions, this particular committee is chaired by Corine Waldau the Senior Director of Economic Vitality for the Boulder Chamber. So, I would just put this under the large umbrella of the Boulder County Economic Recovery Group which myself, and two Town of Lyons staff–Brianna Hoyt and Kim Mitchell are all part of. The session is open to any business.
You read that right! The Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Covid conscious, outside social at Planet Bluegrass on Tuesday, October 13 from 5:30-7PM! We will be socializing outside, in the area to the North of the Wildflower Pavilion, near the outside bar setup. We will have pizzas from Pizza Bar 66 (plated for you by gloved and masked servers), as well as some beer and wine. MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL IN ATTENDANCE!! Please do not attend if you are not feeling well or are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms.
What to expect:
*Socially distanced markers for safe socializing
*Safe eating area with socially distanced seating
*Sanitation station with hand sanitizer
* LACC Important Updates
In lieu of exchanging postcards we will have all in attendance sign in with their name, business, email/phone and share that information with those who attended. We will have lots of clean pens and a receptacle for used pens to ensure everyone’s safety.
All members welcome; if you are not a member and would like to attend, please let us know! Members – if you have a friend that you think would benefit from joining the LACC make sure to invite them too.
Has your membership lapsed? Or, do you want to join? We will have a Square Reader to be able to collect membership dues on the spot for your convenience! Or, email the chamber.
Energize Colorado GAP Fund (businesses with less than 25 full-time employees) grants and loans
|October Artisan Market|
The Economic Vitality Commission is looking into organizing a town-wide, outdoor Artisan Market that would require some business participation. We would seek out businesses to host a booth in their parking lot, green area, or adjacent to their business. The goal is to encourage people to walk throughout town to visit the booths, support local artists, and help boost local business.
FILL OUT THIS FORM NOW explaining your interest in the program, and how you would like to particate.