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Friday, September 21, 2018
You'll find some fun in store at Shoptoberfest!  Each participating store will create their own October festive fun from sale items to treats and games. Shoppers will be able to pick up a Shoptoberfest Passport to be stamped and entered into drawings for gift certificates.  Completed Passports will be drawn for five $100 gift certificates and placed in a second chance drawing. The second chance ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article, Event
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Over $2.2 million has been returned to members of Paul Bunyan Communications, the cooperative announced today. Paul Bunyan Communications is a not for profit company that strives to provide the highest quality service at the most affordable rates. As a cooperative, membership in Paul Bunyan Communications includes the opportunity to share in the financial success of the company. When profits are ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Now is the prime time to join the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism because your business will make it into the 2019 Discover Guide.    Joining any time is great because of our Membership Services, Networking Tools and Events but if you join by October 4th you will make it into our 2019 Discovery Guide.   Discovery Guide Statistics: • Approximately 50,000 printed every ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Release Date: Sep 11, 2018 - Overview: Results from a recent Explore Minnesota survey of Minnesota lodging and camping properties reveal a successful summer 2018 travel season. The informal survey showed summer 2018 occupancy and revenue levels to be up overall, compared with summer 2017. Positive results extended across all accommodation types, especially resorts and campgrounds, and most ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Chamber
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Could your company benefit from a talented STEM intern?  Receive a 50 percent cash match  on your intern's wages – up to $2500 through SciTechsperienceSciTechsperience is a free, statewide, state-funded internship program that connects small for-profit Minnesota businesses with talented college STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students.  Participating companies receive a wage ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Event, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
August’s Chamber by the Numbers Visitors to the Visitor’s Center in August:  2265 Our Guest Book says we’ve had International visitors from France, Siberia, Israel, Germany & England. Phone call of the month:  When are the Osage Lions having their peach sale? August Renewing Members: 20 New Members: 3Discovery Guides Requested & Mailed Out in August: 132 Boxes of Guides sent out this month: ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Chamber
Monday, August 27, 2018
Park Rapids Area Community Fund Supports charitable and public purpose activities and projects that enhance the quality of life in the Park Rapids areaVision: PRACF will be a catalyst in stimulating projects that improve the quality of life in the community and help achieve the Park Rapids area’s vision for its future. This vision helps Park Rapids create momentum for success, focus energies, and ...read more
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