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By Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director, CCEDC First and foremost, on behalf of the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation and the business community, thank you to our doctors, nurses, CNAs, EMTs, police officers and all who are on the front line, fighting this pandemic, day in and day out. You are true heroes, and we…

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By Kathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development, CCEDC There is no doubt that COVID-19 has irrevocably changed the way businesses will compete over the next decade.  How will you survive as a business much less compete in the coming months?  Let’s put this in perspective.  Events like COVID-19 are called “Black Swan Events” and are…

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By Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director, CCEDC It’s enjoyable and relaxing for many of us to meet up and hang out with friends after work or on the weekends. We find comfort in sharing stories, laughing and joking or discussing serious and sensitive matters among friends and family. There is a climate of trust that we…

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By Marlyn Kissner, CCEDC Executive Director At the beginning of each year, New Year’s resolutions surface and many of us set goals that focus on self improvement as we vow to eat well and get in shape. I often explain that joining the Chamber is just like joining the gym. In order to get your…

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By Marlyn Kissner, CCEDC Executive Director The holidays seem to remind us of the great people in our lives. We take special time to celebrate with family and friends, co-workers and colleagues. I love giving gifts and hand written cards with a big heartfelt “thank you”… to remind our members, sponsors, volunteers and partners of…

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The red ribbon and oversized scissors appear at local businesses two to three occasions per month. So, what is a “ribbon cutting ceremony”? How does this type of event help businesses and why do we spend our time planning such events? We’ve had the pleasure of working with a number of business owners throughout the…

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