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News for Chamber

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Headwaters Adult Day Service is open and ready to help the community.  The ribbon cutting at their new facility July 11th was followed by a tour.  You can find Headwaters Adult Day Service at A Better Connection, Inc.   Headwaters Adult Day Service and A Better Connection, Inc is at: 266 Henrietta Avenue N, Park Rapids, MN 56470 (218) 366-3031  
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Event, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
TruStar Federal Credit Union in Nevis is holding an open house and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, July 17th.  The open house will be noon to 4 PM with a ribbon cutting around 1 PM.  Also an ice cream social! See their brand new Nevis location: TruStar Federal Credit Union 102 County Rd 13 Nevis, MN 56467
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Event
Monday, July 09, 2018
Now that we’ve recovered from the 4th of July, let’s talk about Legends & Logging Days… The aroma of funnel cake is in the air as a tomahawk thuds into a stump.  Chainsaws whir in the background while your family strolls over to wait for the Candy Cannon.  This is what legendary summers are made of, this is Legends and Logging Days. Legends & Logging Days draws people to Downtown Park Rapids and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event, Arts/Culture, Community, General News Article
Monday, July 02, 2018
Visitors to the Visitor’s Center in June: 4649 Discovery Guides requested by phone/website:  208  BOXES of Discover guides requested by other area businesses and wayside rests.  20 (50 guides per box) Cities requesting guides in June include:  Albert Lea, Bemidji, Cass Lake, Duluth, St. Paul, St. Cloud, Red Wing and Explore Minnesota Tourism.  A few comments in our Guest Book: -Great coupon ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Friday, June 29, 2018
The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Board is soliciting applications for grant funding for new and incumbent worker training programs.  MJSP will accept applications for the Partnership and Pathways Programs. Short Form applications are available for grants of up to $50,000.  In addition, applications for Pre-Development grants for the Partnership Program will be considered.Funding ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 25, 2018
Twelve days of fun starts August 23rd but you can get your tickets now!  The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is selling discount Minnesota State Fair tickets from June 24 - August 22 (while supplies last).   Save time and money with these ticket, game tickets and Blue Ribbon Bargain Books pre-sale packages. Admission Tickets:  $11  Save up to $3 Ride & Game Ticket Sheet: ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018
So a brand is this name and logo? A brand is not a logo. A brand is not a name. A brand is the shared system of beliefs and values that define an organization and attract others to it. Therefore, the brand for this community has been here for decades. It is just referred to in many different ways. For some this area is defined by a particular town, their favorite resort, the cabin they always stay ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is offering the At Your Service: Working with Multicultural Customers workshop to Chamber Members.  At Your Service training is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension.  Companies all over the World have sent employees to the original Train the Trainer type workshop.  Our program is facilitated by Sue Tomte, an At Your ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Education
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The 2018 Lodging Vacancy list has been started again for the season.  We're running it the same as last year.  Give us a heads up if you have any vacancies that need to go on the list and we'll direct calls your way.   You can contact the Chamber by phone or email.  Call Teresa, Lynette or Erin by calling 218 732-4111.  Our email address is: chamber@parkrapids.comInformation to include:  ...read more
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