Penrose Chamber of Commerce

The Gateway to Fremont County

J & J Trucking has been chosen for March 2016 Business of the Quarter. 

The office address is 650 "J" Street  Penrose, CO 81240. John Handy is the owner or official contact person (partner). Please call John at 719-372-3161 for more information about their services. The office & fax number is 372-3161.

We're very happy to have J & J Trucking as a member of the Penrose Chamber of Commerce.

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Penrose 81st Apple Day Festival will be celebrated Oct.1,2016

The Penrose Chamber of Commerce will celebrate their 81st Apple Day Festival right downtown on Broadway Street on October 1st from 6 am-4 pm. You can do your Christmas shopping early with a large variety of vendors. For the kids we will have wall climbing located on Fremont and Broadway Street. Our pre-parade starts at 10:30 am and the big parade at 11 am. Prizes will be handed out for the apple pie contest & the parade winners when the parade ends. Don't forget your free slice of apple pie being served immediately after the parade. Entertainment will begin at 12:30 pm on the stage with Gypsy Kelso, Greg Moody, Julie McKissack, and our special guests this year is Tom & Nancy Wills. Tom is a second cousin to Bob Wills.  Come for a day of entertainment.


Penrose Celebrates Their 81st Apple Day Festival Oct.1, 2016

The Penrose Chamber of Commerce will celebrate their 81st Apple Day Festival on Oct. 1, 2016. It will be an all day event with an Apple Pie Contest, a Parade, Vendors, Lots of Food, & Entertainment. The Theme for this year is "Famous Apples (through-out History)" Come for a fun-filled day. Watch for updates!


Apple Day Vendor Application
                                      Penrose Chamber Apple Day

                                                   Oct. 1, 2016

                                      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 Aug. 15th)

Make checks payable to:

Penrose Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 379

Penrose, 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. Food vendors can no longer get a space after August 15, 2016.

Signature_________________________________________________ Date____________________

Do not write below this line

Date received________ Space#_______ Check#________ Confirm sent_______


Apple Day Parade Application Oct.1,2016


Sponsored by Penrose Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 379  Penrose, CO 81240

Theme: “ Famous Apples (through-out history) ”

Dear Friends and Participants of Apple Day,


The Penrose Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to enter the 81st Apple Day Parade on Saturday, October 1st, 2016. 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 “Famous Apples (through-out history”                                        ”                                                                                         

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  

Del Sol Farms

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

Penrose Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 379, Penrose, CO 81240

(719) 372-3994   Fax (719) 372-3994

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