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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 Dina Tulli Davis, CCEDC Director of Marketing & Communications Every once in awhile, life throws you a curve ball. This time, that curve ball is not only affecting individuals and their businesses but also the “world collective.” Uncertainty and fear can breed a lot of discomfort, especially when we are forced to venture outside…

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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 Dina Tulli Davis, CCEDC Director of Marketing & Communications On Saturday, February 29, 2020, we all get one additional day to make a difference with this year being Leap Year. What will you be doing with this extra day? We invite you to join the CCEDC and take part in #LeapOfKindnessDay and do something kind for…

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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 Dina Tulli Davis, CCEDC Director of Marketing/Webmaster A brand new business year full of new possibilities and new opportunities is about to knock on your door; are you ready for it?! The months of December and January are always important ones: December is the month of reviewing, planning and finalizing for the next year,…

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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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By Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director of the CCEDC, E.V.P. Northern Region, GLVCC Many of us have heard the phrases “pay it forward” as well as “random acts of kindness.”  Simply stated, when someone does a good deed for you, instead of paying them back, pay it forward by doing a good deed for someone else.…

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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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