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The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is the region’s largest membership-driven organization representing the interests of over 300 businesses and individuals.

News for Chamber

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The city of Menahga is offering a series of classes aimed at new and expanding businesses.  Join them October 18th, 7 PM at Menahga City Hall to learn more.  You do not need to be a resident of Menahga to take the courses, everyone is welcome.   Information Meeting on a series of classes For: new and expanding businesses ✓ Do you want to start a business but don’t know what to do first? ✓ Do more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Event, Human Interest
Monday, October 15, 2018
Get ready for Nov 24 with the Shop Small® Studio — an online resource with complimentary, customizable marketing materials that make it easy to promote your business. In about 2 minutes, owners can create custom materials for their business, such as: ·    Posters: to welcome shoppers and let them know where they can Shop Small. ·   Website badges: to show online support for the Shop Small more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, General News Article, Event, Community
Monday, October 01, 2018
Visitors to the Visitor’s Center in August:  4500 Renewing Members: 25 New Members: 3 Discovery Guides Requested & Mailed Out: 76 Boxes of Guides sent out this month: 16 Boxes sent to:  Albert Lea TIC, Red Wing CVB, Mall of America & Minneapolis Airport We printed 50,000 Discover Guides each year.  The only way to get in is to be a Chamber Member. Job Posting Views: 1632 Job Postings is a more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic
Monday, October 01, 2018
Cybersecurity for Small Businesses This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business. Topics include: Defining cybersecurity; Explaining the importance of securing information through best cybersecurity practices; Identifying types of information that should be secured; Identifying the types of cyber threats; Defining risk management; and more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Distinction Awards were handed out on Tuesday at our Annual Chamber Meeting.  Thank you to Companeros for hosting the event, everything was perfect.  Thank you to everyone who made the time to join us, we had fun and hope you did too! Shining Star Award Winner:  Danielle Norby Lien Tourism Award:  Park Rapids Convention & Visitor's Bureau, accepted by Amanda Strohman Ambassador of the Year: more
Categories: Community, Event, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
40-60 Ft. Christmas Tree Wanted  for Main Street, Park Rapids CHI St. Joseph’s Health along with the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber and the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association needs your help in seeking the donation of the 2018 Heartland Lakes Area Christmas Tree! Please contact Betsy Meyer at 218.616.3197 or Butch Delahunt at 218.732.4111 with referrals.About CHI St. Joseph’s Health CHI more
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