Latest News – February 25
Deputy-Clerk Adds Chamber Director to Resume
The Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced yesterday that a new Executive Director has been appointed to the position, on a part time basis.
Bethany Maher of Lake County has accepted the position effective immediately, filling the job which has sat vacant since October 2016.
The most recent chamber director – Mike Ward – was hired in April of last year and lasted only 7 months.
Maher who will also retain her part-time position as the City of Leadville’s Deputy City Clerk, completed her undergraduate studies at Lyndon State College in Vermont, and has pursued continuing education in grant writing, leadership, and mediation.
The Chamber board announced: Bethany has a palpable passion for Leadville & Lake County and the local business community, along with proficiency in organization, grant writing, leadership, permitting & legal processes, and a singular aptitude for community relations.
Congratulations on your new position, Bethany and best of luck!
Historic Preservations Comes Into Focus Next Week
Preservation through Partnership: that is the goal of the Certified Local Government (CLG) Program which will come into focus next week, offering two local sessions. Local, state, and federal governments work together in the Federal Preservation Program to help communities save the irreplaceable historic character of places. Through the certification process, communities make a local commitment to historic preservation.
If this interest you or perhaps is relevant to a piece of historic property you own, then plan on attending the “Nuts & Bolts of a CLG” to be held right here in Leadville next Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 28 & March 1. Both sessions will be held at the Healy House Museum located at E. 10th Street.
The event is FREE and open to the public with topics including:
- CLG benefits and Obligations
- Historical & Architectural Surveys
- Tax Credits
- State Historical Fund
- Section 106
- Main Street Program
- Heritage Tourism.
There will also be a variety of speakers from History Colorado, the Colorado Tourism Office and the Colorado Main Street program. To register & for more information contact Sarah Dallas firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (719) 486-2092.