Business File: Chamber hosts workers’ comp, health care events

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— The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is hosting upcoming events about workers’ compensation and the new health care overhaul legislation. From 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn of Steamboat Springs, a Pinnacol Assurance Workers’ Compensation Safety Seminar will focus on case studies about health hazard issues for employers and entrepreneurs to consider. Pinnacol Assurance’s Western Slope industrial hygienist, Sarah Robbins, will lead the free seminar. No RSVP is required.

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 12 at The Steam­boat Grand, the Chamber will host a forum about new health care legislation and how it could affect local businesses. A panel of experts will provide an overview and answer questions from the audience. The $18 price for Chamber members includes lunch. RSVP to 970-875-7000 or RSVP@steamboatchamber.com.

Meeting focuses on child care’s economic impact

“Making the Connection: The Importance of Quality Child Care to Economic Development,” is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 at Bud Werner Memorial Library. Lunch will be provided at the free event. RSVP by May 10 to Christine O’Connor at coconnor@coloradokids.org or call 303-620-4573.

State, Chamber hosting small business meeting

Groups including Ste­amboat’s Chamber, Colo­rado’s Small Business Deve­lopment Center Advisory Board and Gov. Bill Ritter’s Small Business Advisory Council will host a meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 21 at The Steamboat Grand, to discuss solutions for barriers to small business. The advisory council is conducting similar meetings across the state and will report results to Gov. Ritter. Call 303-892-3809 before May 18 to RSVP.

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