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 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. 

Camper for Sale

Camper for Sale – First Baptist Church has a 2012 Jayco Travel Trailer for sale. It can be seen out at Art Nordyke’s barn. If you are interested call the church office at 783-2498.




Apple Day Vendor Application 2014

                                     Penrose Chamber Apple Day

                                                   Oct. 4, 2014

                                      Vendor Registration Form

                                                          (please print)


Vendor Name____________________________  Business________________________ Name___________________________________________________________________

Mailing address__________________________________________________________________


Describe your art, craft, or service.




______Self addressed stamped envelope (S.A.S.E.) enclosed for the

confirmation and location. A confirmation letter WILL NOT be

mailed unless we receive a S.A.S.E. (will be in the mail back to you by Sept.

22nd). Phone confirmation is discouraged because of time constraints. Due to

the prices we are charged, we have had to raise our vendor fees accordingly!

Fees enclosed:

___________ 10’X15’ space $55

___________ 2-10’X15’ spaces $110 ($50 for each additional)

___________ Food vendor license or proof of non profit status enclosed (by July 15th)

Make checks payable to:

Penrose Chamber of Commerce

<st1:address w:st="on">P.O. Box 379

<st1:place w:st="on">Penrose, <st1:state w:st="on">CO 81240

I have read and agree to abide by all the enclosed policies for Apple Day.

By my signature below, I expressly release the Penrose Chamber of Commerce from any and all liability in the event of bodily injury and or damage or loss of my property or goods while participating in the Penrose Chamber Apple Day Festivities.

Signature_________________________________________________ Date____________________

Do not write below this line

Date received________ Space#_______ Check#________ Confirm sent_______


Apple Day Parade Application 2014


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


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!