Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce

Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce President Sandy Martin again approached the Weston County commissioners, this time at the body’s Sept.  6 meeting, to discuss the Weston County Fair Board and her dissatisfaction with the News Letter Journal’s coverage of the issue.   “Once again, the paper got it...
During the Aug. 2 meeting of the Weston County Commissioners, Sandy Martin, president of the Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, asked the commissioners for an “under the table meeting” with the chamber board and the Weston County Fair Board to discuss issues between the two...
The Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce expressed frustration with cuts in funding from both the city of Newcastle and the Board of Weston County Commissioners on July 18 during Monday night’s regularly scheduled council meeting and a public hearing for the county budget held earlier that day. At...
The Weston County Travel Commission, whose goal is to promote travel and tourism in Weston County, recently approved its budget for fiscal year 2023, totaling $160,400.  The travel commission receives its funding from Wyoming’s state lodging tax of 5%, 2% of which stays local. According to Norma...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Easter Bunny and eggs and cookies, oh my! Kids attending the Easter Carnival hosted by the Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce will be able to get their hands on all three, according to Barbie Turner, the chamber’s co-director.  On April 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m....
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Attendees of the Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on March 6 will have the opportunity to listen to three different speakers throughout the evening while enjoying a meal, auction and casino games.  According to chamber president Sandra Martin, the...

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Janet Olson is busy reaching out to build relationships with, and attract new business to Newcastle. As the new Chamber Director she is excited to be actively making Newcastle a better place to live, and a great place to do business.

 
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   A new director for the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce has been hired and is active in getting the organization running smoothly. Janet Olson started her new position on Monday, Feb. 17, and said she is excited to be working for the chamber and the city. Born...
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   A void exists within the Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce, and the board of directors is seeking a qualified person to fill that position: executive director. Right now the Holly Borton is filling in as the Interim Director, and will step down once a...
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   The Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce is presenting the Community Elf on a Shelf. This event will take place during business hours for three weeks to help promote shopping at local businesses during the Christmas season. “How it works is that the Elf on a...
Kim Dean Managing Editor   Tourism numbers appear to be holding steady, compared with last year’s traffic at this time, according to local businesses.  Rachel Householder, owner of the Pines Motel said that tourist traffic seems comparable with last season’s. Andrew McKay, director of the Newcastle...

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