Blogs: Red Rock News

National Support Your Local Chamber Day

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 15, 2021 Lots of excitement at the chamber as we prepare to celebrate you, our members, and “National Support Your Local Chamber Day” on Wednesday, October 20 at Steakhouse 89, 2620...
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Red Rock OHV Conservation Crew

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 8, 2021 Building sustainability into our tourism economy is a chamber priority, so I am happy to report we are making progress on one of our most complex environmental issues –...
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Impact of Short Term Rentals

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 1, 2021 October is here! A month of high visitation with cooler temperatures and fall colors compared to the valley. Charged with destination management, last week the chamber convened our community...
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Celebrate National Public Lands Day

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 24, 2021 Saturday is National Public Lands Day, celebrating our connection with the vast public lands that contain our national parks, forests, monuments and historic sites. On the fourth Saturday in...
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Where policy, people and place come together to create community

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 17, 2021 A gorgeous Red Rock Country autumn is upon us! For the chamber, it is filled with convening community leaders and residents of greater Sedona to champion solutions presented by...
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9/11 Memories

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 10, 2021 Those of us who recall the searing hours following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 still feel a range of emotions this weekend. We all shared – and still share...
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Labor Day in Sedona

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 3, 2021 Happy Labor Day weekend! The semiofficial end of summer means some well-earned rest and relaxation for many of us. Still, thousands of employees from around greater Sedona will be...
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Focused on Destination Stewardship

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 27, 2021 The calm before the storm. That is how I view the past few weeks. We have seen a more seasonal “normal” for visitation with hotel occupancy hovering between 50%...
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Taking on the Labor Shortage in the Trades

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 20, 2021 Last week we talked about the new Wildcat Kids Club at West Sedona School that provides our youngsters before and after-school educational opportunities. The expanded hours...
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A Sustainable Sedona needs Strong Schools

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 13, 2021 A sustainable Sedona needs strong schools with access to a good education for all. Education is the enabler that allows young people to visualize a limitless future...
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Board Committees Show Priorities, Offer Member Engagement Opportunities

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 6, 2021 August is an exciting time. Our newest Board members are sworn in, a catalytic executive leadership team is in place, and our FY22 budget is approved....
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FY22 Destination Resiliency Plan sees Visitor Education Take Center Stage

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 30, 2021 I want to thank the Sedona City Council for their partnership and City Manager Karen Osburn for her guidance of a rigorous discussion that helped finalize...
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