Bruce Cosgrove

Chamber honors API-Marketing as Business of the Year

A company that has contributed growth, innovation and community service for more than half a century is this year’s Business of the Year.  The Weston family – Brad ...

State of Community event honors some of Auburn’s finest

  The positive energy could be tripping some circuit breakers at The Ridge event center May 10 as Auburn honors some of its best at the annual State of the Community Dinner. ...

Conference to offer tips on franchising

Residents considering starting a business will have an opportunity to look at the world of franchising during a conference May 3 in Auburn. Placer County Office of Economic Devel ...

Leadership Auburn gives fairgrounds entrance a makeover

When it came to choose this year’s community project for Leadership Auburn, participant Don Ales knew he wanted to do something for the Gold Country Fairgrounds. “I&r ...

Hacker attack brings Auburn Chamber of Commerce Website temporarily down

  AUBURN CA - The Auburn Chamber of Commerce Website was wearing a new, unwanted look Monday after being victimized by a hacker. While a stream of letters cascaded on a blac ...

Shanghai bar survived burglaries, floods and bullets

Editor’s note: This is the last in a two-part series on an iconic Auburn business. As colorful as its past was, the Shanghai never had the distinction of being robbed at gunp ...

Reborn Black & White Affaire generates smaller, quieter event

It was smaller and quieter than in years past, but Auburn Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bruce Cosgrove says the revived Black & White Affaire achieved the community feel o ...

Derby transforms American River into duck soup

They floated down the American River from near the Foresthill Bridge almost to the confluence. And despite wind, eddies and obstacles, they all — 1,665 of them — made it to th ...

Chamber names PG&E as Business of the Year

PG&E?s local office is the Auburn Chamber of Commerce?s Business of the Year for 2012. ?The local office has demonstrated for years its commitment to this community,? said Bruce ...

Black and White event done deal

(Recently) the Downtown Business Association held its board/general meeting at the Monkey Cat Restaurant. Present were eight DBA board members and three DBA members. Bruce Cosgrove ...

Attracting more foot traffic on wish list for Downtown Auburn, some say

Ask Chamber of Commerce CEO Bruce Cosgrove what he’d like to see added to Downtown Auburn and he says the answer is easy: Trader Joe’s. “I don’t know if Trader Joe’s is ...

Seminar to focus on email marketing

Making the most of social media and email is the focus of a seminar Thursday for local businesses. It’s one of several Auburn Chamber of Commerce-sponsored informational sessions ...

New chamber president backs what’s good for business

Raising awareness and understanding of the “why” of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is one of the major focuses for incoming President Richard Hall.“Part of that p ...

Auburn chamber talks strategy for 2012

A new major community event or program and a smart phone app are among the plans for 2012 the Auburn Chamber of Commerce board discussed at its recent Strategic Planning Conference ...

Chamber honoring parade sponsors at mixer

Business sponsorships keep the wheels rolling for Auburn’s annual Festival of Lights Parade and this year’s sponsors will get special recognition at Thursday’s Chamber of Com ...