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Chaffee County Times: Essay submissions open for 2024 Nat’l Civics Bee

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Chamber Foundation today announced the opening of essay submissions for the second annual 2024 National Civics Bee. The initiative encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. The state chamber has partnered with six local chambers of commerce across Colorado to facilitate the program, including the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce.

“We’re thrilled to bring this program back for a second year to support civic education for young Coloradans and promote engagement in government and democracy,” said Colorado Chamber president and CEO Loren Furman. “Investing in early civic knowledge will set the foundation for a stronger workforce and healthy economy for future generations across the state. We encourage all interested Buena Vista-area middle school students to get involved!”

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