Chamber of Commerce http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Laramie businesses benefit from Jubilee Days http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-businesses-benefit-jubilee-days <p>Once again, the annual Rodeo event Jubilee Days has come to Laramie and merchants hope it will bring a surge in tourism.&nbsp; Laramie Chamber of Commerce Vice President Josie Davies says that Jubilee Days brings a diversity of tourists to for the week’s events that includes a rodeo, a carnival, and downtown events.&nbsp; Those events do lead to some street closures. Davies says that while some are concerned, she says that all businesses benefit from Jubilee Days.</p><p></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:39:29 +0000 Melodie Edwards 43389 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie businesses benefit from Jubilee Days Dan Furphy new president and CEO of Laramie economic development organizations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dan-furphy-new-president-and-ceo-laramie-economic-development-organizations <p>The Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce and the Laramie Economic Development Corporation are merging aspects of their operations. They have picked Laramie-native Dan Furphy as the new president and CEO of the two organizations. Furphy is a banker who has served as board member for both groups in the past. He says he wants to attract data centers to Laramie to create jobs and he plans to continue to work with the University of Wyoming.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 22:44:39 +0000 Irina Zhorov 40359 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Dan Furphy new president and CEO of Laramie economic development organizations