MHP's Partnership with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce

February 5, 2018

 MHP values its partnership with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce and working together to make Cheyenne a better community.

The mission of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) is to make the greater Cheyenne area a more prosperous and higher quality community.  Comprised of influential leaders and business professionals, the Chamber is able to meet its mission. This combination is a powerful partnership which produces results.

Sponsorships provide the Chamber the funding for a variety of events, initiatives and programs, both old and new, which make a difference in our community. Sponsoring is a great way to show your support of economic development initiatives which directly impact business in the Cheyenne area and demonstrate your community spirit.

MHP partners with the Chamber throughout the year to sponsor many different activities and programs. Here are just a few examples of Sponsorships and Committees MHP is a part of:

Monthly Chamber Luncheon

Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Luncheons are an educational platform to create a more informed and educated business public. Programs address important business priorities, issues and topics. Additionally, many of the luncheons feature special recognition opportunities; April's luncheon features the Keynote speaker of the Rocky Mountain Future Leaders Conference, June's luncheon features the Leadership Cheyenne Graduation, etc.

On Friday, February 2, 2018, the Chamber luncheon featured and educational platform on the upcoming changes to the tax plan. MHP was the presenting sponsor and also part of the panel of tax experts featured within the luncheon. Greg Vaughn of MHP participated on the panel.

BizLink

BizLink groups meet frequently in industry exclusive groups.  These meetings build relationships through the exchanging of new leads and referrals and serve as a small business support group for business owners. Ken Dugas has been a part of the a.m. Bizlink group for over 5 years and has appreciated the opportunity to grow relationships with the other business leaders in the group.

Military Affairs Committee

The Military Affairs Committee's (MAC) purpose is to maintain a harmonious and productive relationship between the community and all military units in the area, through education and troop support. Currently, Russ Hay, MHP Partner, serves on the Military Affairs Committee.

Leadership Cheyenne

The purpose of Leadership Cheyenne is to educate participants about the community and help them develop a desire and commitment for life-long civic trusteeship. MHP has been a sponsor of Leadership Cheyenne for many years and partners Amber Nuse, Brandy Marrou, Robert Dahill, Brenda Elliott, Ken Dugas, Russ Hay, Wayne Herr and Jeff Stacey have all graduated Leadership Cheyenne and currently, tax senior manager, Greg Vaughn is going through the Leadership Cheyenne program.

Annual Banquet & Awards

The Annual Banquet & Bash celebrates exceptional businesses and professionals and all of the wonderful successes of our great community! The Annual Banquet & Bash is known for its creativity and engaging program. During the event, businesses and professionals are recognized for their outstanding achievements. This special awards ceremony announces the award recipients for: Committee of the Year, Chamber Spirit Award, Small and Large Businesses of the Year and the most prestigious Chamber award: Person of the Year.  MHP has been recognized as Large Business of the Year and retired partners, Mike McGee and Jim Hearne are past Person of the Year recipients.

Pancakes and Politics

This quarterly breakfast event is designed to address relevant issues and topics that are being addressed at all levels of government. This event will bring government representatives and regional business leaders together to discuss issues impacting business development and the health and vitality of the greater Cheyenne area.

Business Week

Business Week is a jam packed week full of events that celebrate business in the Cheyenne area. The festivities include a Circle of Champions luncheon where a Cheyenne Legacy is inducted into the prestigious group of influential community leaders. Most recently, Former MHP Partner, Mike McGee, was inducted into the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce's Circle of Champions. The week is opened with an exhilarating business expo featuring Partner Businesses of the Chamber, at which MHP always has a booth. There is also chance to attend the Economic Forecast Luncheon in partnership with the Wyoming Business Report as well as an educational Lunch & Learn during this week. All events are focused on advancing business in the Cheyenne area and equipping businesses with the tools necessary to stay strong.

MHP is committed to continue working with the Chamber to make Cheyenne a prosperous and better community.