Penrose Chamber of Commerce

The Gateway to Fremont County






The Penrose Chamber of Commerce board has chosen VFW Post 2788 in Penrose for the July 2014 Business of the Month.


VFW Post 2788 in Penrose Wounded Warriors will be leading the parade in Florence on July 4th. Around 3 pm, they will have a pig picking. Everything is by donation, there is no fee for the meal. At 6 pm, they will have the drawing for the rifle.

The schedule of events are as follows:


Tuesday & Thursday: Texas Hold Em- there is no fee, they do give prizes for overall winners.

Wednesday: Line Dancing Lessons

Friday: Karaoke by Greg Moody 8-12 pm

Saturday: 8 pm-1 am (summer months) Live Band  9 pm-1 am (winter months)









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Penrose Senior Citizen's Club August Menu

August 12- Breaded Chicken Breast, Scalloped Potatoes, Veggie, & Bread

August 14- Chicken with Scalloped Potatoes & a Veggie

August 19- Turkey & Cheese Subs, Chips, & a Salad

August 21- Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Veggie, & Bread

August 26- Fried Fish, Home Fries, Cole Slaw, & Bread

August 28- Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Veggie, & Bread

Milk available upon request



2015 Calendar Contest- Penrose Community Library
Theme: "Penrose Proud" entries must be in by August 31, 2014. You may enter 2 photos (B&W or color) digital only please. For contest rules & questions, call Jean at 372-6017 ext.2. Submit entries to

Apple Day Parade Application


Sponsored by Penrose Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 379  Penrose, CO 81240

Theme: “Red, White, & Blue Apple Pies”

Dear Friends and Participants of Apple Day,


The Penrose Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to enter the 79th Apple Day Parade on Saturday, October 4th, 2014. Please complete this entry form and return to the Penrose Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 379, Penrose, CO 81240. Entry Forms must be received NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 22nd for participation in the parade. There is a $10.00 entry fee; these funds will go for awards granted to parade participants. . For safety reasons, No items may be thrown (candy, toys or etc.) from a parade entry, or handed out along parade route.


Awards to include, - 1st place Pre-Parade $75.00, 2nd place Pre-Parade $50.00, 3rd place Pre-Parade $25.00    Main Parade: - 1st place floats $75.00, 1st place bands $75.00, Best in Parade $75.00.


Maps, line‑up positions, location and schedule of events will be made available to you the morning of the parade. The parade will proceed down Broadway starting at Illinois and ending at Elm. Line‑up will begin at 9:00 am. - 10:15. Pre-Parade will begin at 10:30 and the Main Parade will begin at 11:00.


Horses and horseback riders are permitted; however, PROOF OF LIABILITY INSURANCE ($1 million) MUST BE PROVIDED with the Entry Form.  Please call the Chamber at 372‑3994 with any questions you may have regarding Penrose Apple Day. Our theme for this year is “Red, White, & Blue Apple Pies.”                                                                                         

We look forward to seeing you on this fun‑filled day of festivities and celebration in the Penrose Community.


Cut below on the line and return to the Chamber to be received no later than Sept. 22nd


Entry Name: _______________________________________________________________________________


How you would like to be announced in the Parade_________________________________________________


Address: _________________________________________________________________________________


Contact Person: ____________________________________________________________________________


Contact numbers: Home_________________________Work_______________________Fax_______________


Type of entry: and how many


 Children’s Float____________ Community Float____________  Automobile____________


 Marching unit_____________  Equine (proof of insurance)____________  General entry____________


___________Entry fee

___________Liability Insurance for horses enclosed ($1 million)

___________We are sorry we cannot make it this year; please invite us again next year


Coyote's Coffee Den Music Schedule

August 9- Benjamin Pratt (singer, songwriter, instrumental)

August 16- Ring of Clubs(Rock & Jazz)

August 23- Phil Volan & Joleen Bell (Acoustic guitar at its best & beautiful vocals)

August 30- Jody Adams Band (Folk, Bluegrass, Gospel, Country, Old Time, Celtic, You Name it)

September 6- Gabrielle Louise (folk)

September 13- Jaquie Gipson (touch guitar, have to see to believe)


Grill opens at 5:30 pm

Music 6:30- 8:30 pm


Penrose Community/Senior Center Rummage Sale & Brunch
 The Penrose Community/Senior Center will hold a Rummage Sale at the Senior Center located at 405 Broadway Saturday,August 23rd from 7 am until 2 pm. They will also have a Brunch from 7 am until 2 pm. Come on out! There will be plenty of food & lots of items for sale. 

Pikes Peak Motor Co.

Susan Hilderbrand


We have discovered the camera doesn't work & due to finances, we have put this project on hold! Sorry for the inconvenience!