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    Friday, December 02, 2016
    Chamber Seeks Frostbite Festival Sponsors With the holidays upon us and the weather turning colder, the Chamber is ramping up for the annual Fergus Falls Frostbite Festival in February. Always held during the weekend of the NFL’s SuperBowl, this year’s festival will be Friday, February 3 rd through Sunday, February 5 th , 2017. The festival is a family-oriented fun-filled weekend with ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 02, 2016
    24th Annual Chamber Battle of the Businesses Bowling Tournament Saturday, February 4th, 2017 Northern Aire Lanes Get together with your friends and co-workers for a fun afternoon of bowling! Each team plays 3 fun games: Blackout Bingo, 9-Pin No Tap, & Scotch Doubles. Door Prizes Tops teams (amongst all 3 sessions) will be awarded Cash Prizes -- Fergus Bucks! A highly-coveted Traveling Trophy ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    On Saturday, December 10 when the downtown Fergus Falls will be full of activity- Holiday Art Crawl, Children's Holiday Show, Santa Train, and the Fergus Falls Holiday Open House, Rene Meyer-Grimberg, the Hinge Artist in Residence - will be setting up three spaces with PIP art popups. PIP stands for P articipatory I mmersive P erformance art. Not really an art exhibit, but an experience, set ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    My Full name is Michael Trudeau, but most people call me Mike. I began my hospitality career as a bartender at the Publick House Inn & Restaurant in Sturbridge, MA which led to over 30 years of experience in the industry including the following: General Manager, Heartwood Conference Center (A Thrivent Financial Property) in Trego, WI General Manager, Trapper’s Landing Lodge in Walker, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    Corporate Cup Registration Open Lake Region Healthcare’s Health & Wellness HUB is now accepting registrations for the 3 rd Annual Fergus Falls Corporate Cup to be held on Friday, February 10th. The purpose of the Corporate Cup is to promote team building, fitness, general wellness, and camaraderie within the workplace. Corporate teams will compete for the title of “Most ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    Chamber Seeks Frostbite Festival Sponsors With the holidays upon us and the weather turning colder, the Chamber is ramping up for the annual Fergus Falls Frostbite Festival in February. Always held during the weekend of the NFL’s SuperBowl, this year’s festival will be Friday, February 3 rd through Sunday, February 5 th , 2017. The festival is a family-oriented fun-filled weekend with ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 22, 2016
    Introducing Emily Sivertson, the new Marketing Director for Park Gardens Senior Living. Emily is originally from Fergus Falls, MN and recently moved back to the area. Emily graduated from Concordia College - Moorhead in 2010 with a degree in Healthcare Administration. Prior to joining Park Gardens, Emily’s career has included over 6 years in the Healthcare industry and more than 10 years in ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, November 21, 2016
    City of Fergus Falls Local Option Sales and Use Tax (0.5%) Ends December 31, 2016 Starting January 1, 2017, Fergus Falls sales and use tax no longer applies to sales made within the city. The tax began on January 1, 2012, and was used to fund the community ice arena. The state sales and use tax remains at 6.875% for sales in Fergus Falls. If you are registered for Fergus Falls sales and use tax, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chamber
    Monday, November 14, 2016
    LRH welcomes Colt Edin, MD to Internal Medicine and Hospitalist roles (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) is pleased to welcome Colt Edin, MD Internal Medicine, to our medical staff. He will have a regular clinic schedule in addition to serving as a hospitalist. Dr. Edin grew up on a farm north of Askov, MN. He received his medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    A Center for the Arts introduces new logo, ticket system and website An Fergus Falls organization that hosts concerts, community events, fundraisers, shows, plays, private parties and more has introduced a new ticketing system, logo and website design. A Center for the Arts now works with ticketing company Arts People, has a logo that resembles the downtown Fergus Theatre marquee and has a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, November 07, 2016
    We're excited to share with you that we have a completely updated website for Namaste Hot. Check it out at namastehot.com We have added lots more information and it is very user friendly. We hope you enjoy. Have a blessed week, Jenna Johnson Namaste Hot 102 W Lincoln Ave Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Ambassador Visit Host Guidelines Hosting an Ambassador Visit is an important part of your overall marketing and advertising plan and is a great way to launch your business or keep it “top of mind.” It offers an opportunity to meet leaders in the community and get acquainted with your neighbors and other Chamber members. The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will assist you in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 12, 2016
    We built our first cabinet door in Fergus Falls, Minnesota 25 years ago. Since then, we’ve grown to five manufacturing facilities that span three states and serve customers all around the world. The best part of Northern Contours? Our people. THANK YOU to our employees for voting us one of the best 50 places to work !
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    The Daily Journal media 30 under 40 2016 Thirty Local People Younger Than 40 With Notable Talents Korey Fry Samantha Van Wechel-Meyer Shawna Shal Elle Chase Natalie Knutson Sabrina Toso Andrew Yaggie Ryan Lubben Tara Kempfer Annabelle Lee Scott Kummrow Dallas Rylander Robbie Olson Zach Tysdal Michelle Anderson Rebecca Svingen Jackie Formo Andrew Eull Andrew Bremseth Chad Miller Nicole Haaringa ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    We firmly believe that today’s young professionals are tomorrow’s leaders! A Young Professional Network (or YPN) is an organization that will help you improve your career, develop your leadership abiliti es, build your professional network, and give back to the Fergus Falls community. We are in the middle stages of making the group “official.” Since the organization will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 01, 2016
    Taco John’s Shirley Peterson Presented "Star of Excellence" Award A little insight on Shirley and why she was selected: "Is there such a thing as and outstanding award? If so, I'd like to nominate Shirley at Taco Johns. Its pouring rain and m y wife and I just watched her escort an elderly lady to her car with an umbrella so she would stay dry. I was a very nice thing ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Friday, June 10, 2016
    Congratulations Bank of the West on becoming a Silver Partner of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    Congratulations J&M Printing on becoming a SILVER Partner of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Congratulations Minnesota Motor Company on becoming a Platinum Partner of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts, Chamber, Community
    Friday, May 20, 2016
    Congratulations Otter Tail Power Company on becoming a SILVER PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! # WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    For Immediate Release A rolling force for good: Affinity Plus supports fourth annual Lake Alice 100 Community members bike laps to raise money for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group FERGUS FALLS, MINN. (May 18, 2016) – Over the weekend, almost 100 community members showed up at Lake Alice to participate in the fourth annual Lake Alice 100. The event brings people together to bike for ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minnesota Department of Health Designates LRH as “Stroke Ready” 3-Year Designation recognizes preparedness to deliver high-quality stroke care (FERGUS FALLS, MN) The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced that Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) joins 95 hospitals recognized for their preparedness to evaluate, stabilize and provide emergency treatment to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, April 28, 2016
    Larson Insurance presented "Minnesota Top Ten" Award Dan Thelen, Executive Vice President and Barry Preslaski, Regional Vice President present the"Minnesota Top Ten" award from Auto-Owners Insurance Company to Jamie , Myron and Mickey Larson * #5 - LARSON INSURANCE * "So BLESSED and THANKFUL for our great agency associates, the great companies partners we work with ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Best Western & Bigwood Event Center Linda Huber Presented “Star of Excellence” Award A little insight on Linda and her position at the Best Western & Bigwood Event Center I started as a Banquet Server two years ago. I was then promoted to Banquet Captain in 2015 and have since became the Banquet Manager in February of 2016. I oversee events and make sure our guests are ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, April 18, 2016
    Congratulations Service Food Market on becoming a GOLD PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community
    Monday, April 18, 2016
    Congratulations Security State Bank on becoming a GOLD PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community
    Monday, April 04, 2016
    Congratulations Calla Lily Designs on becoming a GOLD PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, April 01, 2016
    What is Club 505? Club 505 is the latest, greatest version of the Chamber’s traditional “Business After Hours” networking event. It’s a social event where people come together to meet others in the community in a relaxed and fun setting. Club 505 is not speed-dating and it’s not just for business people. Everyone is welcome and there’s no fee to attend! Light ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, March 22, 2016
    Parkinson’s: Know More, Live Better Local Parkinson’s Support Group Hosting National Parkinson’s Foundation Speaker (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) – Lake Region Healthcare invites you to attend a special event in conjunction with The National Parkinson’s Foundation of Minnesota. The program is titled “Parkinson’s: Know More, Live Better” and will be held on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, March 21, 2016
    LRH Implementing Patient & Family Advisory Council Public Invited to Kick Off Speaker Lisa Juliar on the topic of Patient & Family Engagement (FERGUS FALLS, MN) Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) Community members are invited to an informative presentation about the importance of being involved in your healthcare experience and a new initiative designed to foster more patient involvement to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, March 18, 2016
    Congratulations Bremer Bank on becoming a SILVER PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, March 09, 2016
    FF Family Insurance agent earns honor for customer service Published 10:57am Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Annabelle Lee, an American Family Insurance agent in Fergus Falls, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. Annabelle Lee “Customers are our number one focus, and agents who earn the ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    Service Food Market Elli Larson Presented “Star of Excellence” Award A little insight on Elli and position at Service Food I work in the produce department at Service Food. I started about 1 ½ ago. I stock and organize the shelves; prepare fresh fruit salads and help customers with questions. In August 2015 I started setting up our in-store sales flyers and took charge of our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, January 07, 2016
    "Two groups of people come in for lunch today because they heard us on the radio this morning! They said they'd heard of Socials but hadn't had a chance to come in, the show triggered their memory about it and they were curious to give us a try. They both really enjoyed the food and experience. Thank you so much for having me on today, if you ever need a review or a recommendation ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, January 06, 2016
    Chamber of Commerce Launches “Fergus Falls Star of Excellence” Recognition The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to launch a new platform for recognizing and celebrating superior customer service provided by Chamber members, “Fergus Falls Star of Excellence.” “Many people in Fergus Falls love to serve and continuously go ‘the extra mile’ ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    Pictured: Jackie Formo (Chamber), Bud Nornes (State Rep of MN), Craig Mullen (Mullen Insurance), Sandy King (West Central Initiative), Paul Hilt (Sky Digital Advertising), Carol Juul (Thrivent Financial- Carol Juul), Taylor Larson & Tammy Banks (Best Western Falls Inn & Suites) The Sky’s the Limit when using Sky Digital Advertising. Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Paul Hilt of Sky ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 07, 2015
    LRH Moving into New Clinic Thursday & Friday, Opening to Public on Monday Walk-In Clinic and Family Medicine Dept. Prepared to Help Patients During Move (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) – Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) will move into its new 30-million dollar 80,000 square foot state of the art clinic building on time and on budget later this week. “This is a very exciting time for our ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 20015 Lakeland Home Care celebrates its 30th Anniversary (Fergus Falls, MN) Lakeland Home Care celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Wednesday with an open house at their offices in the Eisenhower complex at 805 East Channing Ave in Fergus Falls. Lakeland Home Care began in 1985 as Lake Region Home Health Care, part of the Lake Region Healthcare system. In 2006 it ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
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