Category Archives: Chamber Blog

Gearing up for the Tourist Season

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s almost that time of year again.  The time where visitors flock to our area, often for lengthy visits.  The time where our streets are busier, where our population increases drastically.  Another spring, summer and fall are on the horizon, filled with fantastic events, camping fun, the 4th of July Extravaganza, and...
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For the Love of Books, just Read this Blog!

    BY: RACHEL SMITH Yesterday was ‘National Write Your Story Day.’  I had grand plans.  Grand ones.  To write some eloquent little number about how writing triggers your inner creative monster, sparking stories and plot twists from deep within the inner psyche. But you see, I’m a mom.  And while I love my kids (biological and bonus) with...
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It’s Time to give it a TRI

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH I found this article on  It includes tips and advice for those looking to do their first triathlon.  As I skimmed through the slides, it hit me that anyone really CAN give it a TRI.
  1. Dispel your Fears
    1. This is a big one. Because, honestly, it can be scary.  And most...
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Time to Spring Ahead!

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s hard to believe the time is, once again, upon us to turn our clocks forward.  Saturday night, before you settle into your warm bed for the night, you’ll need to set your clock ahead for one hour; a symbol of one of the greatest times of the year. Spring. Yes, it’s hard to...
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