Business file: MyWireless receives an award for local business

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— The U.S. Commerce Association has selected Steamboat Springs-based MyWireless for the 2010 Best of Farmington Award in the cellular telephone services category, according to a news release.

MyWireless offers Verizon Wireless products and services. The business started in 2004 with a store in Grand Junction and has grown to 29 stores in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, employing 110 people. The business has a location in Farmington, N.M.

The USCA “Best of Local Business” award program recognizes outstanding local businesses across the country, the release stated.

Learn more about My­­Wire­­less at www.mywirelessinc.com.

Networking group for women plans meeting

Women in Networking meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at The Egg & I restaurant, 325 Anglers Drive. The networking group is facilitated by the Steam­boat Springs Chamber Resort Assoc­iation and provides a place for local businesswomen to develop connections. The $10 cost includes lunch. Bring business cards and prepare a 30-second introduction to your business to share with the group. Call the Chamber at 970-875-7000 or e-mail rsvp@steamboatchamber.com by Tuesday to reserve a spot.

Navigator nominations deadline is Wednesday

Wednesday is the deadline for nominations for the 103rd annual Navigator Awards, presented by the Chamber and the Steamboat Pilot & Today. The awards will be presented Oct. 29 and recognize outstanding members of the local business community. Nominations are accepted for a local business, businessperson and young professional. Contact Meagan Coates at 970-875-7003 or meagan@steamboatchamber.com.

SCORE hosts workshop, luncheon business events

CMC and SCORE’s Suc­­cess Steps Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thurs­­day at Steamboat Smoke­house, 912 Lincoln Ave. The talk will be about managing accounts receivable. The $15 cost includes lunch.

SCORE also is offering a Next Steps business workshop this month for people who want to start a business, better understand the challenges of starting a business or improve their small-business management skills. The classes are from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19, 21, 26 and 28 in Room 300 Bogue Hall at CMC. The cost is $80, due at the beginning of the first workshop.

To register or for more information about either event, call Randy at 970-870-4491 or e-mail rrudasics@coloradomtn.edu.

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