Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (MDT)
    • Zoom

    • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (MDT)

    State of the Community Panel

    Coming Through COVID – Better Together

    What: State of the Community Panel, an annual event hosted by the Community Impact Council to address a topic of broad-reaching impact and interest

    Who: The Community Impact Council is a coalition of nonprofit, government and business organizations that supports Mesa County’s nonprofit community through networking, training, education and advocacy.

    When: October 21st , 6:00-7:30pm



    • Scott Aker- Chief Operating Officer, GJ Housing Authority
    • Michelle Hoy- LPC, CAC III, Executive Vice President, Mind Springs 
    • Dr. Crystal Owens- Chief Medical Officer, MarillacHealth
    • Jose Luis Chavez- Community Organizer, The Colorado Trust
    • Joy Hudak- Executive Director, Riverside Educational Center
    • Alisha Wenger- Executive Director, Community Food Bank


    Each year the CIC chooses a topic to explore that is relevant to our community and our membership, from the perspective of leadership from a few different vantage points in the community.

    This year’s topic is “Coming Through COVID – Better Together”. We will learn about the impact of the pandemic on our community’s ability to obtain and maintain access to the basics: food, shelter, healthcare (mental and physical), environment, and education.

    • Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (MST)
    • TBD

Past events

Thursday, September 10, 2020 Financial Management: How to Project cash Flow and Preserve Cash
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 CIC July 29th Social Webinar
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Summer Quarterly Meeting
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 CIC June 24th Social Webinar
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 “Scenario Planning: During Uncertain Times, One Thing is Certain, You Need to Plan."
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Stay Alive and Thrive!
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Spring Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, March 26, 2020 Social with Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Inspired Funding: 2020 Update
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2020 Inspire Impact Breakfast
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Palisade Chamber Business After-Hours with Western Slope Food Bank of the Rockies
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Winter Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 CIC Annual Membership Meeting and Breakfast
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 State of the Community Panel
Friday, October 11, 2019 Grants That Get Funded
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Presentation by Quality Health Network's Community Resource Network
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Board Member Boot Camp
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Happy Hour Social: MarillacHealth & SD51
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Membership Meeting- Presentations by Mesa County Public Health on Opioid Abuse Prevention & Western Colorado Area Health Education Center
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Lunch-&-Learn: Counseling and Education Center- Resilience for Professional Caregivers
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Disabilities Law Group & Community Transformation Update


Martha Graf, President - [email protected]; 970.298.2234

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