Location:

Taco Johns - 7910 6th Street, 80549 Wellington, CO US

NET&EDMeetingFEB4“Come learn about Wellington’s new school and the new programming for the current middle school.”
Guest Speaker: Matt Bryant / Executive Director of Operations

Bryant has served as the district’s director of transportation since May 2012. With student safety as his top priority, he spearheaded several major initiatives including GPS tracking and department reorganization. Bryant has also been an active member of the Colorado Association of School Business Officials (CASBO), the Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association (CSPTA), and the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT).

“I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity to serve Poudre School District,” he said. “I’m honored to be a part of such a strong team of leaders and departments, and look forward to being involved in providing safe and exciting learning environments for our students.” Prior to working for PSD, Bryant owned and operated a bus service for 17 years in New Mexico, providing transportation services to local school districts in three separate communities. He holds an associate degree in Aviation Aircraft Maintenance from Cochise College, a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics, with a Minor in Aviation Safety from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and is an FAA-licensed pilot. The executive director of operations oversees the departments of Child Nutrition, Facilities Services, Construction Services, Transportation, Planning and Security.

Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month, 7:30 am at Taco Johns – 7910 6th Street, Wellington CO 80549. For information contact Ben Parsons (970) 484-3600


Location:

3800 Wilson Avenue

FB AD CANDIDATE FORUMGet to know the 2020 candidates who are running for the Town of Wellington, Colorado Trustee Board and learn where they stand on important issues impacting Wellington and Larimer County, provided by the Wellington Area Chamber Of Commerce.

Moderator: Heidi Cross
Leeper Center: 3800 Wilson Avenue | Wellington, CO 80549
7 pm Questions & Answers
Reception to follow

CANDIDATES:
Daniel Sattler
Ashley Macdonald
Jon Gaitor
Rebekka Kinney
John Evans
Joseph McDavid


Location:

Taco Johns - 7910 6th Street, 80549 Wellington, CO US

NET&EDMeetingMARCH3 Copy“Town efforts to support business development, retention and expansion.”
Guest Speaker: Michelle Vance / Economic Development Director

Michelle Vance is currently the Economic Development Director for the Town of Wellington. In her capacity, she is responsible for creating and implementing various economic development strategies, including business development, retention, expansion, and small business support. She enjoys partnerships with the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce, Wellington Main Streets Program, and other entities to promote business and economic development interests within the community. Michelle joined the Town in June 2019 from the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District, District Manager. She graduated from California State University Bakersfield where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy Administration with a concentration in marketing. Further, she has taken several advanced courses while attending the MPA program at Cal State University Bakersfield. Michelle is also a member of the Larimer County Workforce Development Board, Business Retention & Expansion Team, Regional Economic Development Initiative and the Wellington & Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce. Michelle lives in Wellington with her husband Rick and has two children Wyatt (25) and Kelsey (23).


Location:

Wellington Colorado Main Streets - 3749 Harrison Avenue, 80549 Wellington, CO US

Chamber Afterhours 01Check out the new office and learn about their 2020 Projects & Events!
The new office is located one block North of Cleveland Avenue on the corner of 3rd Street and Harrison Avenue, directly behind Sol De Jaliso Mexican Restuarant.

Thursday, March 12th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Wellington CO Main Streets: 3749 Harrison Avenue | Wellington

For more information, please contact Linda Kinzli at (970) 568-3600


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“Business Recovery grants and loans – SBA EIDL, PPP loans and loan forgiveness, the new Energize Colo GAP fund, etc. SBDC areas of emphasis, to help the biz owner in these unique times – marketing, financial/cash management, legal, and business buying/selling.”

Guest Speaker: Mike O’Connell | Director, Larimer County SBDC

In 2001, O’Connell purchased Mountain Woods Furniture (MWF), a leading national designer/manufacturer of rustic hand-crafted furniture, and co-owned and profitably operated that business until its’ sale in December 2011. MWF’s products were sold through Cabelas, national furniture e-tailers, furniture stores, and resorts and lodges desiring a rustic style. He provided over 6,000 paychecks to American manufacturing workers during his ownership of MWF. Prior to MWF, he worked in a variety of executive sales, marketing, and business unit management positions, including eleven years with Victor Industries, North America’s third-largest manufacturer of metal cutting and welding equipment. O’Connell has a business degree with a marketing emphasis from Purdue University.

He became Larimer Center Director in 2013, and by 2016 the Center was one of the top-performing centers in the State. “Our goal is to help maximize the economic the potential of small businesses in Larimer county, through street-smart business education and connection to useful resources.”