(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will hold a community celebration for Colorado Springs’ designation as the permanent headquarters of the United States Space Command.

The celebration will happen on Monday, Aug. 7 at America the Beautiful Park at 5 p.m., and is bringing together congressional representatives, state, local and community leaders featuring:

  • Sen. Michael Bennett
  • Sen. John Hickenlooper
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn
  • Gov. Jared Polis
  • Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera
  • Mayor Yemi Mobolade, City of Colorado Springs
  • Commissioner Cami Bremer, El Paso County
  • Johnna Reeder Kleymeyer, President & CEO, Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

The event is free and open to the public. Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC reports seating is limited and guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets.