Blogs: Volunteer

Economic Recovery

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 4, 2020 It’s not too late to try something completely new this Labor Day weekend, especially if you have friends or relatives visiting. Why not volunteer together? The concept of “voluntourism” is...
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Sedona Hotels Reward Local Retail Clerks Dedication During Coronavirus Crisis

Members of the Sedona Lodging Council are donating free stays to celebrate “unsung heroes” who served the public throughout the pandemic. SEDONA, ARIZ. — As the coronavirus crisis has ravaged communities around the world, a great deal of well-deserved praise...
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Friends of the Verde River is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Innovator/Silver

Friends of the Verde River began as an informal gathering of volunteer river activists in 2007. They later merged with the Verde River Basin Partnership, a founding member of the Sustainability Alliance, and in 2011 became an official 501(c)(3). Friends...
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Sedona Community Food Bank is now a Certified Sustainable Business

Sedona Community Food Bank is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Innovator/Silver level from the Sustainability Alliance. Sedona Community Food Bank distributes food to an average of 165 families per week, some of whom are homeless. The lean operation...
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Trail Keeper Program Grows

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 28, 2020 If our magnificent red rocks are the heart of Sedona, then the trails of the Red Rock Ranger (RRR) District are the arteries. Our friends at the RRR District work...
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Keep Sedona Beautiful Annual Awards

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 7, 2020 Keep Sedona Beautiful has acknowledged environmental achievement with annual Awards of Excellence since 1972, and last week, the Chamber was among the honorees for helping move the Sustainable Tourism Plan...
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Planning for More Progress in Sedona

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 24, 2020 The City Council/Chamber of Commerce annual meeting this month was an opportunity to review progress since the Council approved a new direction in tourism management last year. With the Council’s...
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Holiday Cheer and Volunteer Praise

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS November 29, 2019   What makes Sedona so easy to love? Our unique traditions are always near the top of my list. Yesterday’s Thanksgiving Turkey Trot was a great way to kick off...
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Voluntourism

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 27, 2019   Sedona’s fantastic response to getting sustainable tourism off the ground is energizing everyone involved. The enthusiasm is also a perfect backdrop for the Chamber’s annual meeting next month, where...
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Get to Know New Chamber Board Members

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 13, 2019   The all-volunteer Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau Board of Directors is an excellent cross section of Sedona’s civic-minded business community. The Board backed the Sustainable Tourism Plan...
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Imagination Library Provides Books for Children

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 2, 2019   What are the first books you remember? Did you love picture books? Dr. Seuss? I loved stories such as “The Wind Blew” by Pat Hutchins. Even today, I can’t...
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Chamber President/CEO Wesselhoff Named to Northern AZ Healthcare Board

Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau President and CEO Jennifer Wesselhoff has been elected to the Northern Arizona Healthcare Board of Directors. She will serve a three-year term. “I am excited to join this fantastic organization that is critical...
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