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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Starting in March the online retailer, Amazon, will be paying sales tax in purchases shipped to the State of Wyoming. Governor Matt Mead announced that the agreement between Amazon and the state is voluntary. Amazon has recently moved to collect taxes in the following states: Utah, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. The company collects sales tax on purchases made in 34 states and also in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, News, Economic, Political
Thursday, January 19, 2017
CHEYENNE – The vice president of a Massachusetts-based economic modeling firm gave a talk here Tuesday on what impacts the incoming Trump administration could have on the U.S. economy. Billy Leung of REMI, short for Regional Economic Models Inc., spoke at the Cheyenne Holiday Inn Express before a small group of economic and business officials, including Tom Mason with the Cheyenne ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, News
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Small Business Administration Wyoming Women’s Business Center is looking for a company to represent Wyoming in the National InnovateHER Challenge. The program started in 2015 and provides an “opportunity for entrepreneurs throughout the U.S. to showcase products and services that have a measurable impact on the lives of women and families,” among other requirements. Prize ...read more
Categories: Community, News, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved three Business Ready Community (BRC) grant and loan requests at its Jan. 19 meeting in Cheyenne. Board meeting materials are available for review at wyomingbusiness.org/boardbook . BUSINESS READY COMMUNITY (BRC) GRANT AND LOAN APPLICATIONS Wyoming Business Council staff review each application, conduct site visits and make presentations to a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, News, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Dray, Dyekman, Reed & Healey, P.C. would like to announce that Perry Dray has been named the Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Wyoming College of Law for 2017 and will receive the recognition at this year’s Law School Honors Dinner being held on April 7th at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie Wyoming.
Categories: Announcements, Fun Facts, News
Monday, January 16, 2017
Cheyenne, Wyoming – The PODER Academy was given an award from the Wyoming Department of Education and State Superintendent Jillian Balow on Thursday, January 12 th 2017 at the Wyoming Department of Education Superintendent’s Summit which took place at Little America Hotel and Resort. The Academy received the award because their students PAWS test scores were amongst the top in the ...read more
Categories: Economic, News, Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, January 16, 2017
With the New Year underway, we are gearing up for an exciting 2017. As many of you already know, we launched our WYHomes Resource Directory this last year. This is a list of our areas real estate related services from plumbers and contractors to furniture and insurance. Our visitor stats have been increasing each and every month with now over 15,000+ unique visitors to our main WYHomeSearch.com ...read more
Categories: Announcements
Friday, January 13, 2017
Business experts and government contracting officers will be available 8 a.m. Feb. 22 until 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Ramkota Hotel in Casper to show entrepreneurs how they can grow their companies. The two-day GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo offers dual tracks designed to teach small business owners both how to win government contracts and how to improve their bottom line. Participants will learn ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, News
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Business Community Optimistic, Realistic, and Ready for Meaningful Reform to Reignite Spirit of American Enterprise WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said today in his annual "State of American Business" address that fostering stronger, faster, and more broadly shared economic growth must be the top priority for the nation's leaders. As he shared ...read more
Categories: Chamber, News, Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
"I didn't expect to win. My wife, the voice of reason wasn't there so i bought two tickets. It was the first ticket that won." - Robert Knaub, winner of the 1967 Jeep Kaiser. Wednesday, January 11, 2017- The Wheels for Charity vehicle, 1967 Jeep Kaiser, keys were presented to the winner of this year's raffle today at 10 a.m. at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza. This year's ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, News, Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By: Valerie Insinna, January 9, 2017 (Photo Credit: Airman 1st Class Magen M. Reeves/US Air Force) WASHINGTON — Before Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James ends her tenure as the service’s civilian leader, she intends to administer a couple of last action items related to the maintenance of intercontinental ballistic missile facilities. James plans to issue a memo to Air Force Global ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, News, Chamber
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
A new state program aims to provide Wyoming businesses with tools to enter international markets. The State Trade and Expansion Program (STEP) is a $158,000 federally-funded initiative designed to teach firms new to exporting, help seasoned exporters in expanding their markets and grow foreign direct investment in the state. The U.S. Small Business Administration created the program five years ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, News, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Keith Hall, a certified public accountant and tax expert, will assist Wyoming self-employed businesses in getting the tax help they need. Hall will present three hourlong webinars designed to assist businesses with their tax preparation, explain recent tax changes and provide helpful tips. The three-part online series, titled “Tax Considerations for the Self-Employed,” is presented by ...read more
Categories: Announcements, News, Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
A Cheyenne-based economist says the state’s coal industry may never completely come back. Sven Larson says we shouldn’t expect too much from the oil industry anytime soon either. Larson, who is a private economist and consultant based in Cheyenne, says it would be a mistake for state officials to expect the coal industry to ever be a backbone for the state economy. He says that while ...read more
Categories: News, Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Cheyenne Wheels For Charity is an influential program raising funds for local programs and organizations. We were fortunate to be a part of the efforts this year and thankful for the funds which will support our Military Affairs Committee and Wyoming Wrangler Program." - Dale Steenbergen, Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Tuesday, January 10, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, News
Monday, January 09, 2017
Free tax preparation, for those who qualify, and information about Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is available at Laramie County Community College, 1400 E. College Dr., CCI Room 144 January 23 through April 12, 2017 on the following dates and times. · Mon. and Wed., 5-7:30 p.m. , Jan. 23 – April 12, 2017 · Sat. 9-11:30 a.m. , Jan. 28 – April 8, 2017 There is also an ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, News, Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2017
How To Use Your Influence to Achieve Success By: Express Employment Professionals As the new year begins, many people will reassess their goals for success. To do that, most will lean toward using their influence to achieve success and realize their dreams and goals. One powerful way to build success in life, both professionally and personally, is through influence. Influence is power, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, News, Human Interest, General News Article, Community
Friday, January 06, 2017
Number of Leaders Expecting Exponential Growth Increases Year Over Year _____________________ Cheyenne, WY 1/6/16 — Express Employment Professionals released new poll results today revealing business leaders’ business performance predictions for 2017. Employers were asked, “What are your business performance predictions for 2017?” on the Refresh Leadership blog for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Rare public tours of the Union Pacific Steam Shop and the Big Boy engine under renovation are once again available during January through March. Public access to the Steam Shop is normally available only once a year, during Cheyenne Depot Days in May. The scheduled tours will include admission to the Cheyenne Depot Museum and trolley transportation to the Steam Shop where UP workers will showcase ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, News
Sunday, January 01, 2017
For Immediate Release Contact: Dr. Heather Smith DC CACCP, Dr. Marley Smith DC Phone: 307-632-3525 Email: info@livinwellchiro.com Website: www.livinwellchiro.com Livin’ Well Family Chiropractic is Givin’ Back to the Community Livin’ Well Family Chiropractic is extending the season of giving this year. They have partnered with The Comea Shelter of Cheyenne throughout the month ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, News, Announcements, Chamber
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10th ANNUAL VCF DINNER & AUCTION TO FEATURE NEAL MCCOY 10 th ANNUAL CFD VOLUNTEER CRISIS FUND DINNER & AUCTION TO FEATURE TWO-NIGHT FESTIVAL IN FEBRUARY 2017 Wyoming’s Own Chancey Williams to play Friday, February 17 th , Neal McCoy to Headline Saturday, February 18 th CHEYENNE, WY - The CFD™ Volunteer Crisis Fund is pleased to announce their 10 th ...read more
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