Blogs: Chamber In Action

Dealing with STRs, Housing, Staffing Shortages are part of Sustainability

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 23, 2021 Sustainability is an ambiguous word that people interpret differently.  At the chamber of commerce, it pertains to economic vitality for our 725 member businesses today and...
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NEW Verde Shuttle Offers Low-Cost, Frequent Cottonwood/Sedona Service Starting Today

July 7, 2021 The new Verde Shuttle launches today and can help ease staffing worries by providing reliable, low-cost, frequent transportation between Cottonwood and Sedona. Comfortable new buses pick up and drop off at the Cottonwood Library7 days a week...
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Coconino National Forest Reopens with Stage 2 Restrictions

The US Forest Service has reopened Coconino National Forest following recent rains, though officials caution that Stage 2 Fire restrictions are in place. Stage 2 restrictions prohibit: + Igniting fires, campfires, charcoal, coal, smudge pots and wood stoves (except using...
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Summer 2021 Travel Tsunami something Sedona Can’t Control

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS June 11, 2021 A new normal?  Nationally, 8.1 million more hikers hit the trails in 2020, a 16.3% jump from 2019, according to the Outdoor Foundation’s recently released report....
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2021 Business Survey

The Yavapai SBDC, the City of Sedona, Arizona Public Service (APS) and the Sedona Chamber are working together to help our local businesses. We appreciate your time taking our Business Survey, and want to share some results and let you...
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As Sedona’s Allure Enthralls Visitors, They Need to Know Our Values

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 14, 2021 This land is your land. This land is my land. Woody Guthrie I love this song. Its lyrics ring true as Sedona grapples with our growing...
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Sedona Rocks During Earth Month as Sustainability Takes Center Stage

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 23, 2021 We Sedonans have upped our sustainability game. More than 100 businesses are now certified as sustainable and their individual stories are amazing. I’m proud to announce the...
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Getting Ready for more FY22 Planning with Council

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 9, 2021 And NonProfits Gain Sustainability Certification. You can, too. We meet with the City Council at the end of Earth Month to continue FY22 budget planning in...
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Sedona Embraces Earth Month

April 1, 2021 Engaging Visitors and Celebrating Sustainability Sedona’s sustainability commitment is accelerating during Earth Month with activities celebrating environmental achievements and new ways to engage residents and visitors in the drive to sustainability. Rather than just celebrate Earth Day...
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Earth Month is Your Chance to Join the Movement

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 26, 2021 We’re planning to make a strong sustainability statement during Earth Month, and you can be a part of it. On April 1, we’re launching web resources...
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Sedona Businesses Say Sustainability is their Top Issue. Here’s What That Means.

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 19, 2021 Our 2021 membership survey is complete. The top issue? Sustainability.  52% of businesses rate it ‘very important’ and 34% call it ‘important.’ The only other issue...
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Sedona Chamber President/CEO Re-Elected to U.S. Travel Association At-Large Board

February 25, 2021 Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau (SCC&TB) President/CEO Candace Carr Strauss has been re-elected to a second term as an at large director of the U.S. Travel Association (USTA). Strauss was initially selected to the USTA...
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