Edgewood Chamber Friday Blast 4.18.14

  Friday Blast
           April 18, 2014
Your Chamber,
Working for you…

Happy Easter!



We had a great mixer last evening at the Chamber office, thanks to hosts Chris and Catherine Hopper from Mail and Copy Business Center! That BBQ pulled pork was very good, and so were the rest of the goodies you put together!

A big thank you to our speaker Danyell Sena, Manager of the Comfort Inn in Moriarty who did a fabulous job presenting her enthusiasm and excitement about the historical route 66 information in our area!  Their hotel has increased its revenue because of their participation in all things Route 66! As visitors increase to our area, we should all be thinking about how we can help them to have a positive experience!  That directly becomes a plus for your bottom line!


have already been out visiting members to
make sure you are utilizing the services to which you are entitled! 

And if you would like to become an Ambassador, please let us know in the office!





We are bringing in decals for your window or door to announce that you are serious about your business and have joined the Edgewood Chamber of Commerce!



Economic Development

The EDC research study  is ready to go….
If you would like to fill out a questionnaire about what you would like to see in Edgewood’s future, email the office and we will email you the form.  All information is anonymous, so be sure to answer all of the questions.  We want  to prepare an accurate report, and we want to hear from everybody!

We will also be forming focus groups, and doing interviews with leaders at the state, county and local level. Deadline for all information is May 15.

After the data is gathered, we will prepare an Economic Impact Preparation Report which will be used by our committee and leaders to determine what’s next for Edgewood!





-RETRO Events:

-Midway Trading Post Cleanup-


Saturday 26 April 2014

 from 9 am to 2 pm,

 Location: 1 3/4 miles East of Hwy 344 intersection

(Smiths Grocery Store) with Route 66 (Hwy 333).

This is in preparation for Summer visitors and the

 Czech Film Crew coming Sunday, May 25th, 2014

-Whiting Bros sign refurbishment;
Exciting news for Whiting Bros! 

Zeon inspected the high sign at Whiting Bros. over the weekend and came to the conclusion that a catastrophe could occur if an attempt was made to remove it from the poles. 

 They are more comfortable sending a crew to Moriarty to do the work in place.  The sign will be strengthened and restored right before our eyes!

Zeon will schedule the work at their weekly meeting on

Friday and let us know by Tuesday of next week what will

happen and when.  Sal has given all of this his ok

 and is anxious to see work begin!

We are still planning to have our celebration when the

NM Rt. 66 Car Cruise comes through town in June,

 so get those t-shirts pressed and GET READY!!!!!!

We are looking for someone to do a documentary of the entire process.  Please contact; Debbie Pogue at manager@sunseton66.com

 Teacher Star Awards
Please take a moment to nominate a teacher anywhere in the
East Mountains who has made an
impact on a child you know.   Presenting sponsor for 2013-14 is
Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union.
Please pick up a form at Mail and Copy or the Chamber office.
       Area Happenings

This Friday Blast Section is reserved for your events or happenings in the area!  If you have an upcoming event or a special happening that you would like to see in the Blast, please email it to the office by Wednesday. Approved information will be reviewed and inserted in the Blast on the following Friday. 















Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday April 19
at the Athletic (soccer) field…

Light Pole Banners
If you are interested in a banner advertising your business along Route 66 or State Road 344 in Edgewood, you can still order yours!

 If there is a vacant spot or if the Town occupies a spot you wish to occupy along Route 66 and 344, you  

can order through the town office,
only $90.














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Board Meeting

Monday May 5 at 6:15pm
Chamber office



Thursday May 8

11:30 am

Community Center
Special Speaker will be Misty Miller Moonshine, CEO of
SASS who will tell us about “End of Trail” coming in June.



Thursday May 15
Wild Life West
The Bear Barn


Triple Crown Corporate Partners for 2014

RICH Ford Edgewood
The Independent


Executive Director:

         Madeline Heitzman

Board of Directors

Chris Hopper       2015

Vice President
Robin Markely      2014
Babara Ormand   2015

Martha Eden          2014   


Board Members at Large:

Ray Seagers                  2015

Saul Araque                   2015

Howard Calkins              2014
Tom Torres                    2014

Julie Bassett                  2015

Economic Development:

Tom Torres – Jim Bouton


                   Howard Calkins

Political Affairs & By Laws:
Ray Seagers

Events:         Robin Markley

Education:   Julie Bassett
Programs:    Staff/Committee
Luncheon:     Martha Eden
Leadership Alumni Group
Kathy Courreges

RETRO Route 66:  

               Madeline Heitzman

Town of Edgewood

meets First and Third Wednesdays of the month
at 6:30pm
Edgewood Community Center
  Planning & Zoning meets First and Third Tuesdays of the month at 6:00pm Edgewood Community Center.

Other Chambers:
East Mountain Chamber meets
the first Thursday of the month at
11:30am.  Call 281-1999 or



Moriarty Chamber meets
at noon the third Tuesday of the month at the Moriarty Civic Center.  Call 832-4087


Mountainair Chamber meets the first Tuesday of the month at 11:30am. 847-2975  or


About Us 
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday
       9am – 5pm
Fridays by appointment. Call
850-2523  and we’ll be sure to meet you!


95 State Road 344 Ste 3
(Library/Chamber Bldg)
Edgewood, New Mexico

Phone Number









If you are a chamber member,
you can leave your business cards, rack cards and flyers at the Visitors center inside the South door to the Library. Be sure to get your information over here.
It’s part of your benefit as an Edgewood Chamber member!

Stop by the office to see
Madeline if you have
any questions ,
or call my cell 850-2523.

2012 Edgewood Chamber of Commerce – All rights reserved Address:PO Box 457 Edgewood

PO Box 457, Edgewood, NM 87015, USA

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