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Sporting Clays Summer Fling

Signature Chamber Event Sign your team up now for the 14th Annual Sporting Clays Summer Fling Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 1-6 PM | Hunts Point Gun Club We’re ready for warm summer air, friendly competition, and smashing

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Lakes Proud Business After Hours at The District

Networking Event Don’t miss a special Business After Hours in celebration of LAKES PROUD Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Tuesday, April 27 | 4:30-6:00 PM | The District of the Northern Pacific Center Show off your Lakes Proud spirit at Business After Hours!

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Funds needed for Stars & Stripes Days Fireworks

Stars & Stripes Days Funds needed for Stars & Stripes Days Fireworks Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Did you know it costs $1,000 PER MINUTE for a professional fireworks show? Help us raise funds to reach our 12 minute goal! Fundraiser goal: $12,000

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Blue Ox Success Series: Business Financing Essentials

Success Series Webinar Learn how to obtain commercial financing at our webinar, Business Financing Essentials Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Join us online for a Success Series webinar covering the key steps in obtaining commercial financing for your business. This can be a daunting

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March Chamber Anniversaries

Chamber Member Anniversaries Celebrating 30 years of Chamber membership Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn The Chamber is more than 1,000 members and 100 years strong because of our members. We would like to thank some of our longstanding members who are celebrating their

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Welcome New Chamber Members!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Welcome new Chamber members! By Brainerd Lakes ChamberApril 13th, 2021Our Chamber community continues to grow stronger! These new members come from all sectors of business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Read below to learn more about each of their unique stories. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Ethan Lehman,

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Help us bring our summer events to life!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Get involved with summer events in Pequot Lakes! By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 26th, 2021 Bean Hole Days + Stars & Stripes Days Can you help support summer events in Pequot Lakes? In a few short months, warmer weather will be here and we’re hoping

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Feature your business at our NEW Chamber event

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Feature your business at our NEW event, b2b Showcase! By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 30th, 2021 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake, Sports Centre Let’s reconnect and do business at the NEW b2b Showcase, a special members only tradeshow event

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Registration now open for Supervisor Advantage training

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Registration now open for Supervisor Advantage training By Brainerd Lakes Chamber April 5th, 2021 A powerful program to develop the skills and confidence needed to manage high-performing teams. Looking for a time-effective workshop to grow as a successful supervisor? Through three interactive sessions packed

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Meet & Motivate at Madden’s this Spring

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Spring Team Building Packages to Motivate Your Team By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 25th, 2021 Is your team ready for some fresh air and a change of workplace scenery? Meet at Madden’s for a day of outdoor team building and safely distanced dining that’s

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Enroll NOW for the 2021-2022 school year at Little Lambs Preschool!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Flexible learning options for 3–5-year-old children By Brainerd Lakes ChamberApril 13th, 2021 Help your child get the best start to schooling and prepare for kindergarten by enrolling in Little Lambs Preschool. Little Lambs offers a safe, Christ-centered quality learning environment for 3–5-year-old children. Darla Werth –

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Help us bring Babe to Pequot Lakes

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Help us bring Babe the Blue Ox to Pequot Lakes By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 31st, 2021 Nor-Son Construction has graciously donated one of their ox statues purchased in 2008 for the Brainerd Lakes Area Ox Trot to be placed in the Trailside Park

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Nichole Heinen selected as Pequot Lakes Chamber Director

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Welcome to New Pequot Lakes Chamber Director, Nichole Heinen! By Brainerd Lakes ChamberApril 5th, 2021 We are proud to welcome Nichole Heinen to the Chamber team! She will serve as the full-time director of the Pequot Lakes Chamber with a tentative start date of

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Stay connected by joining our lead networking group

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Stay connected by joining our lead networking group, ChamberNet! By Brainerd Lakes ChamberApril 13th, 2021 Next Meeting: Thursday, April22 | 7:00-8:30 AM ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong

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Exploration Tours resume in 2021

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Chamber staff look to visit area tourism businesses By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 31st, 2021 The Chamber Welcome Centers in Brainerd, Crosslake, and Pequot Lakes are the most comprehensive resource for visitor information in the Lakes Area. More than 150,000 tourists visit our Welcome Centers

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BlackRidgeBANK is now First Western

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Meet a banking team you can count on in Brainerd. By Brainerd Lakes Chamber April 13th, 2021 BlackRidgeBANK is now First Western. First Western Bank & Trust has been a trusted name in banking for over 50 years. Now BlackRidgeBANK is joining First Western.

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Pequot Tool & Manufacturing raises $20,000 for area food shelves!

Chamber Member Promotions Pequot Tool & Manufacturing raises $20,000 for area food shelves! Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Pequot Tool staff has reached an all time high with their March food share! PTM has been doing food share month every March for longer

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Join the Legacy Chorale for “Our Flight Begins As Song”

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Join the Legacy Chorale for their Virtual Spring Concert, “Our Flight Begins As Song” By Brainerd Lakes Chamber April 13th, 2021 Friday, April 23, 2021 | 7:00 PM The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota will be holding their Virtual Spring Concert on Friday, April

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Northern Lakes Assisted Living & Memory Care. It’s a good life!

Chamber Member Promotions Northern Lakes Assisted Living & Memory Care. It’s a good life! Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn We offer a fun senior lifestyle & options for home care if needed. Grateful to have the best location in town next to the

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Buy Local. Enjoy Local with Mid Minnesota!

Chamber Member Promotions Buy Local. Enjoy Local with Mid Minnesota! Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Let Mid Minnesota help you buy local. Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union along with eighty plus central Minnesota auto and recreational dealers are partnering to make your next

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Welcome New Chamber Members!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Welcome new Chamber members! By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 26th, 2021Our Chamber community continues to grow stronger! These new members come from all sectors of business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Read below to learn more about each of their unique stories. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Paul Bunyan

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Networking and yard games at Madden’s NEW Pavilion for Business After Hours

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Networking and yard games at Madden’s NEW Pavilion for Business After Hours By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 26th, 2021 Tuesday, April 13th, 4:30-6:00 PM, Madden’s on Gull Lake Join Madden’s on Gull Lake as they host Business After Hours at their new Pavilion (weather permitting) or

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Raider Roost Initiative aims for inclusiveness

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Raider Roost Initiative aims for inclusiveness By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 26th, 2021 This initiative was born out of numerous conversations with CLC students (mostly students of color), where they reported feeling unwelcome in some area businesses. Of course, we know that our area communities

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$1,000 Scholarships Available

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram $1,000 scholarships available By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 26th, 2021 The Lakes Area Manufacturers Alliance is offering $1,000 scholarships to students enrolling in manufacturing program(s) to earn post-secondary certificates and degrees in manufacturing careers. Applications are due April 1, 2021. To apply or learn more, visit www.BridgesConnection.org/ManufScholar/, or

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PCs for People @ TheShop in Brainerd needs your laptops

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Help us help low-income households stay connected. By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 26th, 2021 With support from Blandin and Best Buy, we distributed 19 free laptops to clients for critical mental health appointments. We morphed into distributing 40 free desktops for distance learning and work from

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Exit Lakes Realty Premier Group gives back locally

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram The Exit Lakes Realty Premier Group gives back locally By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 26th, 2021 Chad Schwendeman Group team members recently gave $4,800- to three are non-profits; Mid-Minnesota Women’s Center, The Outreach Program and Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen. Each received $1,600. “We are on

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Central MN Office Manager / Sales Associate

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Apply now: Central MN Office Manager / Sales Associate By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 26th, 2021 Lakeland PBS is seeking a skilled professional to manage our Brainerd office, work with area businesses soliciting support, and representing us in the Brainerd Lakes area. To learn more

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PCs for People @ TheShop in Brainerd needs your LAPTOPS

Chamber Member Promotions PCs for People @ TheShop in Brainerd needs your LAPTOPS Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Help us help low-income households stay connected. With support from Blandin and Best Buy, we distributed 19 free laptops to clients for critical mental health

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New Business Categories Added to Vaccination Priority List

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Employees Can Sign Up through “Vaccine Connector” to Check Eligibility By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 25th, 2021 Minnesota announced that it is making COVID vaccinations available to new industries. These include:  Manufacturing Food production Food retail Food service Agricultural First responders Airport staff Judicial

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Meet & Motivate at Madden’s this Spring

Chamber Member Promotions Meet & Motivate at Madden’s this Spring Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Spring Team Building Packages to Motivate Your Team Is your team ready for some fresh air and a change of workplace scenery? Meet at Madden’s for a day

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Apply for up to $150,000 in Dual Training grants

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Apply for up to $150,000 in Dual Training for your employees By Brainerd Lakes Chamber April 13th, 2021 Apply by Friday, April 16, 2021 Grant applications are now being accepted through April 16th for approximately $2 million in Dual Training grants through the Minnesota

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Sponsorships Now Available!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Help Raise Funds to Support Our 2021 Builds! By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 25th, 2021 The most entertaining fundraiser in the Lakes Area is back! Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity invites your business to support our 2021 Dancing with the Lakes Area Stars event

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Register now for the Run for the Lakes!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Get $5 off your registration – SPRING5OFF By Brainerd Lakes ChamberApril 13th, 2021 April 18-25, 2021 The Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes is virtual this year! Participants can complete their marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, 1K, or Challenge goals by running with us

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Local businesses serving Easter brunch

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Local businesses serving Easter brunch By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 30th, 2021 Skip the dishes, stress, and mess this Easter weekend! Local restaurants in the Brainerd Lakes Area are ready to serve you and your family a delicious Easter brunch. Spend less time in

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Meet the 2021 Explore Brainerd Lakes Visitor Guide!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Meet the 2021 Explore Brainerd Lakes Visitor Guide! By Brainerd Lakes ChamberMarch 9th, 2021 Our highly anticipated 2021 Visitor Guide hits the stands this week! Rich in content, this year’s publication is packed with photos and stories that will inspire travelers across the state

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Live, in-person Chamber events are BACK!

Facebook Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitter Instagram Live, in-person Chamber events are BACK! By Brainerd Lakes Chamber March 9th, 2021 We are THRILLED to announce that we will begin hosting live, in-person events starting at the end of the month! The safety of our attendees, staff, and event hosts are our

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Stay connected by joining our lead networking group, ChamberNET!

Stay connected by joining our lead networking group, ChamberNET! Next Meeting: Thursday, March 11th | 7-8:30 AMSecond and fourth Thursdays of Every Month ChamberNet is a lead sharing group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The objective is to build strong partnerships with participating member businesses and

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Protect Your Business from Ransomware with CTC IT!

Protect Your Business from Ransomware with CTC IT! Efficient, reliable IT systems are critical for business. Whether you are worried about disaster recovery, ransomware, data breaches, or compliance issues, we help to secure your most critical data. CTC IT keeps up on the latest trends, hacks, and malware viruses, often

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Post jobs on our website!

Post jobs on our website! Find the right employees for your business! Did you know that our website(s) have a job search page? People in the local area are looking for jobs and many search for employment on our websites. As a Chamber member, you can post jobs for free through your member

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Buy Local. Enjoy Local with Mid Minnesota!

Buy Local. Enjoy Local with Mid Minnesota!  Let Mid Minnesota help you buy local. Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union along with eighty plus central Minnesota auto and recreational dealers are partnering to make your next purchase simple and convenient. Finance On-The-Spot with Mid Minnesota right at the dealership saving you

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Teach Your Kids Money Moxie with Mid Minnesota

Teach Your Kids Money Moxie with Mid Minnesota Plant the seeds of money management early. Learn methods to show your children important money-life concepts and ways to match those money lessons to kids’ developmental stages from experts at Lutheran Social Services, a partner of Mid Minnesota in providing financial education for your

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Meet the new General Manager at R & J Broadcasting, Dan McKnight!

Meet the new General Manager at R & J Broadcasting, Dan McKnight! Brainerd and Aitkin’s six station radio cluster, R & J Broadcasting has a new General Manager at the helm; Dan McKnight, who assumed his duties as General Manager January 2021. As General Manager, McKnight will oversee daily operations

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Ring in the New Year by starting your Zerona Z6 journey today!

Ring in the New Year by starting your Zerona Z6 journey today! Northern Hope Functional Neurology and Chiropractic 5518 Lakers Lane, Nisswa, MN(218) 232-3178 Call Northern Hope FNC to inquire about the areas ONLY Zerona- cold laser, lose inches with NO downtime. Multiple package options available. For more information, call us

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Coffee News business opportunity for sale

Coffee News business opportunity for sale Coffee News – Top Rated International Franchise! Small publishing business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Opportunity to grow! Established distribution sites and display stands included! Work from home! For more information call, (218) 831-0898! ACT NOW!coffeenewsbrainerd@yahoo.com

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MMFCU Brainerd office construction complete

MMFCU Brainerd office construction complete – enter to win $750, $500 or $250! Watch 5 video tours and enter to win $750, $500 or $250 in gift certificates to downtown Brainerd businesses Win $750, $500 or $250 in gift certificates to downtown Brainerd businesses by watching five virtual tour videos

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The latest business reopenings per Governor Walz’s January 6th announcement

The latest business reopenings per Governor Walz’s January 6th announcement Following is a brief synopsis of today’s announcement related to reopening Minnesota businesses and easing several restrictions that are currently in place. The following will go into effect on Monday, January 11. Private social gatherings (no changes) Indoor gatherings limited

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A New Year and a New Focus on Health and Wellness

A New Year and a New Focus on Health and Wellness Ah, it’s a new year—finally! Time for a fresh start and new beginnings. If there’s one thing that 2020 taught us, it’s how important our physical and mental health is to our overall well-being. Start 2021 off strong by

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Start 2021 with a Website Tune-Up!

Start 2021 with a Website Tune-Up! Increase Traffic and Conversions Just like your car needs a regular tune-up, so does your website! Find gaps that are holding back your traffic and conversions. A website visitor’s experience and your website SEO are key for success online. We’ll perform a website evaluation to

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Minnesota Legislature Passes COVID Relief Bill

Minnesota Legislature Passes COVID Relief Bill As you may know, state legislators passed a $216.8 million COVID relief bill. Special thanks to our friends at the Minnesota Retailers Association for this great summary: $88 million to businesses closed to the public under Executive Order 20-99 and experiencing at least a 30% sales decline

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EndthePause

#EndthePause This Wednesday, December 16th, Governor Walz will announce whether he will end or extend business closures on Friday, December 18. Together with the Minnesota Ready Coalition of more than 80 chambers and business associations, we are respectfully urging the Governor to end the pause. Our businesses are ready to

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New October 2020 Chamber Members!

New October 2020 Chamber Members! Our Chamber community continues to grow stronger! These new members come from all sectors of business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Read below to learn more about each of their unique stories. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Facetime Business Recourses (320) 492-0084Brainerd, MN 56401 Face Time Business Resources offers

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COVID Relief Update Webinar: When Help is Coming

COVID Relief Update Webinar: When Help is Coming A Brainerd Lakes Chamber Webinar10:00 to 11:00 AM | Tuesday, December 8th Is your business shut down or struggling with COVID-related challenges? Join U.S. Congressman Pete Stauber & Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka as they provide the latest updates on financial

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Recap of Governor Walz’s New Restrictions

Recap of Governor Walz’s New Restrictions Here is a recap of the restrictions outlined in Governor’s latest executive order. We realize this will create significant hardships for many, and it goes without saying that we will need our outstanding community to rally around its small businesses once again. Private social

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Welcome to Doggie Daycare at Pampered Pets

Welcome to Doggie Daycare at Pampered Pets The 4 main benefits of daycare Bringing your dog to daycare enriches their day, so you don’t have to worry about what they are doing while you’re away.  Dogs get to exercise both mind and body, from getting to play with other dogs,

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Grow your local business with Spectrum Reach this holiday season

Grow your local business with Spectrum Reach this holiday season  Increase your traffic with superior advertising products  At Spectrum Reach, we are advertising experts , and for decades we have been dedicated to helping local businesses and brands grow in towns and cities across our country. At Spectrum Reach, we

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Ambassador Spotlight Sarah Stultz

Ambassador Spotlight – Sarah Stultz 5 facts about Sarah Stultz Chamber Ambassador | Super 8 Brainerd/Baxter How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? I have been an ambassador for 6 years.  What do you do at Super 8? I am the General Manager at the Super 8 in Baxter. We are a

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Ambassador Spotlight Kaitlyn Rhoda

Ambassador Spotlight – Kaitlyn Rhoda 5 facts about Kaitlyn Rhoda Chamber Ambassador | Weichert Realtors Tower Properties How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? 4 years.  How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? I have been an ambassador for more than a year now.  What do you do at Weichert

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Reach a new audience with our Explore Brainerd Lakes Tourism Newsletter!

Reach a new audience with our Explore Brainerd Lakes Tourism Newsletter! Get Noticed by 2,500+ Travelers Interested in the Brainerd Lakes Area Each month, we send a tourism newsletter via email to over 2,500 people who are interested in vacationing in the Brainerd Lakes Area. These potential visitors have requested

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Presenting our 2020 Lakes Proud Small Business of the Year Award winner!

Presenting our 2020 Lakes Proud Small Business of the Year Award winner! Close Converse A sparkling story of success The Brainerd Lakes Chamber and Cub Foods are excited to present the 3rd Lakes Proud Small Business of the Year Award to Close Converse Commercial Real Estate | Business Brokerage, a small business that truly

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Presenting our 2020 Business Excellence Award winner!

Presenting our 2020 Business Excellence Award winner! Lexington Manufacturing A sparkling story of success Joining the cast of legendary Business Excellence Award winners is Lexington Manufacturing! They will be recognized for their leadership, innovation, employee investment and community service. Hy-Tec Construction is proud to sponsor the Business Excellence Award and present it to Lexington Manufacturing during the Brainerd

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Presenting our 2020 Business Legacy Award winner!

Presenting our 2020 Business Legacy Award winner! Ron & Al Lindner A sparkling story of success. Headlining our 2020 Celebration of Excellence will be the presentation of the Business Legacy Award by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber and RiverWood Bank to Ron and Al Lindner!  Ron and Al Lindner are true sportsmen and innovators

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Improve public speaking skills, build leadership skills!

Improve public speaking skills, build leadership skills! Maximize your potential and enjoy unlimited personal growth! The Paul Bunyan Toastmasters teaches public speaking and leadership skills right here in Brainerd. Every Friday morning from 7:30 – 8:30 AM, we meet in person at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber admin office, or virtually via zoom. If you are

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Cabin checks and so much more….

Cabin checks and so much more…. Serving the Brainerd Lakes Area info@lakesconciergemn.com | (218) 330-6046Contact us for an appointment! Lakes Concierge will provide you peace of mind through their offseason property management and monitoring services. Call before November 1st and receive 1 month free with season contract, a $75 or $125 value depending

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We understand

We understand Efficient, reliable IT systems are critical for business Is your business prepared in the event of an emergency? Can your business stay viable if there’s a natural disaster? Can your employees work remotely while systems remain secure? What security solutions do you currently have in place? CTC can help

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New September 2020 Chamber Members!

New September 2020 Chamber Members! Our Chamber community continues to grow stronger! These new members come from all sectors of business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Read below to learn more about each of their unique stories. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Whitefish Property Finder 218-513-267712392 Ivy LaneCrosslake, MN 56442 Whitefish Property Finder is

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Ambassador Spotlight Danielle Addison

Ambassador Spotlight – Danielle Addison 5 facts about Danielle Addison Chamber Ambassador | Mid Minnesota Federal Credit union How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? 4 years.  What do you do at Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union? At MMFCU, I am the Brainerd Branch Manager. What sets Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union

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Ambassador Spotlight Ryan Sjoblad

Ambassador Spotlight – Ryan Sjoblad 5 facts about Ryan Sjoblad Chamber Ambassador | Heartland Hospice How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? One year in this position, several in other positions.  What do you do at Heartland Hospice? I’m an Account Liaison. My responsibilities include building relationships with Assisted Living and Skilled

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There is a better way to update your wardrobe with Curated Closet!

There is a better way to update your wardrobe with Curated Closet! Fellas, with Curated Closet, there is a better way to update your wardrobe! Don’t enjoy shopping, struggle to find the right fit or want a safer option? Contact me to schedule a complimentary appointment. I’ll meet with you in

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Make it ok videos to share in your workplace

Make it ok videos to share in your workplace Seeking Help Stop the silence. We spend a significant time working. Understanding mental health and wellness is important for our own workplace experience, and for our colleagues as well.  Stop the stigma. Support your work team. Simply view and share mental health

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Ambassador Spotlight Jill Allord

Ambassador Spotlight – Jill Allord 5 facts about Jill Allord Chamber Ambassador | Wes Hanson Builders How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? I have been a Chamber Ambassador for about 2 1/2 years.  What do you do at Wes Hanson Builders? I am the Billing Manager & Safety Director. Since

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Ambassador Spotlight Malissa Whitted

Ambassador Spotlight – Malissa Whitted 5 facts about Malissa Whitted Chamber Ambassador | American National Bank of MN How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? Approximately 1 1/2 years.  What do you do at American National Bank? I oversee the day to day operations at our Brainerd office as well as

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Northern Hope Functional Neurology – Chiropractic

Northern Hope Functional Neurology – Chiropractic 5518 Lakers Lane, Nisswa, MN 56468(218) 232-3178www.northernhopefnc.com  At Northern Hope Functional Neurology & Chiropractic we take a neurological & holistic approach to overall health! Chiropractic for all ages Metabolic consults Acupuncture Bio-Scan Massage Cupping Zerona- Fat Emulsifying Laser package FX 635 Cold Laser for chronic pain relief Traumatic Brain

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Unbridle Your Potential Working With Leadership Coach Monica Anderson

Unbridle Your Potential Working With Leadership Coach Monica Anderson Forge Ahead this Fall with Help from the Herd I am excited to announce the addition of EQuine™ Assisted Leadership coaching to my practice.  What is EQuine™ Leadership Coaching? It’s experiential coaching with goals and outcomes. The sessions take place in a pasture or arena

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Have a Lasting Impact with Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity

Have a Lasting Impact with Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Needed and Donate to the Habitat 500 Ride We are now in the height of our busy time for salvages! Because we have been blessed by so many salvages this fall, we are in desperate need for volunteers to

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Let’s Rebuild the Y!

Let’s Rebuild the Y! It’s Time for Businesses to Step Up. CTC and Digital Horizons are leading a grassroots effort to raise money for the YMCA so they can repair the damage sustained from rainfall this summer. They’re calling on other businesses to step up and help. Can you contribute $1,000? Can you

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Make it ok videos to share in your workplace

Make it ok videos to share in your workplace Talking to a Professional Stop the silence. We spend a significant time working. Understanding mental health and wellness is important for our own workplace experience, and for our colleagues as well.  Stop the stigma. Support your work team. Simply view and share

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Lake Country Cares 101 + NEW GEAR

Lake Country Cares 101 + NEW GEAR Introducing New Posters, Downloads and Promotional Products for Lake Country Cares! Lake Country Cares is a COVID-19 safety campaign designed to build trust among residents, visitors, and local businesses. It’s our community promise to take care of each other by adopting easy and

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July Chamber Member anniversaries – week three

July Chamber Member anniversaries – week three This week we celebrate seven local businesses that have been Chamber Members since 1988. These businesses have been members for 32 years, and we would like to thank them for their continued partnership in our mission of strengthening businesses that strengthen our communities.

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July Chamber Member anniversaries – week two

July Chamber Member anniversaries – week two This week we celebrate seven local businesses that have been Chamber Members since 1988. These businesses have been members for 32 years, and we would like to thank them for their continued partnership in our mission of strengthening businesses that strengthen our communities.

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Welcome to the Chamber! New June Chamber Members

Welcome to the Chamber! New June Chamber Members This past June our Chamber community grew by 11 new members! These new members come from all sectors of business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Read below to learn more about each of their unique stories. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Trinity Business Partners – Pequot

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July Chamber Member anniversaries – week one

July Chamber Member anniversaries – week one This week we celebrate seven local businesses that have been Chamber Members since 1988. These businesses have been members for 32 years, and we would like to thank them for their continued partnership in our mission of strengthening businesses that strengthen our communities.

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Business Resources

Improvements Made to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Improvements Made to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) As you may have heard, Congress recently made substantial improvements to the Paycheck Protection Program. We’re proud to partner with the U.S. Chamber, which recently updated its “Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness.” It summarizes the program in a simple, understandable way. Key changes

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Chamber News

Welcome to the Chamber! New May Chamber Members

Welcome to the Chamber! New May Chamber Members In May, our Chamber community grew by 15 new member businesses! These new members come from all sectors of business in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Read below to learn more about each of their unique stories. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Interested in joining our

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Chamber News

Chamber Membership May Anniversaries

Chamber Membership May Anniversaries The Brainerd Lakes Chamber is able to strengthen local businesses and our community because of the dedication of our members. Help us celebrate a few of our longstanding member businesses for their continued membership and commitment to the Brainerd Lakes Area! Celebrating 14 years of Chamber

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May Chamber Anniversaries
Chamber News

May Chamber Anniversaries

May Chamber Anniversaries The Chamber is more than 1,000 members and 100 years strong because of our members. We would like to thank some of our longstanding members who are celebrating their anniversary of partnering with us in our mission of strengthening businesses that strengthen our communities. Celebrating 31 years

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E-Commerce
Business Resources

E-commerce webinar recording: How to move your business online

E-commerce webinar recording: How to move your business online If you missed our free e-commerce webinar: Learn how to move your business online from successful local retailers, you can access the recorded session at the link below. Hear from an expert panel of local retail business owners who have found

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Essentia
Local Deals & Updates

Essentia Health pharmacies offer curbside pick-up

Essentia Health pharmacies offer curbside pick-up Essentia Health pharmacies are now offering curbside pick-up to better and more safely serve visitors. Designed as a convenient solution to social-distancing recommendations, curbside pick-up service is available to by calling the pharmacies for refills or using the online refill web-page at EssentiaHealth.org/RxRefills. Once

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Elective Surgery
Local Deals & Updates

Local hospitals and clinics resume nonemergency elective surgeries

Local hospitals and clinics resume nonemergency elective surgeries Local hospitals, surgery centers, and clinics (including dental and veterinary clinics) received some good news. Governor Walz’s latest Executive Order 20-51 allows them to start nonemergency elective procedures beginning Monday, May 10 as long as they put physical distancing plans in place

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Chamber News

Celebrating Our New Chamber Members

Celebrating our new Chamber members! We need each other now more than ever. Our Brainerd Lakes Chamber community is more than 1,000 members strong, and even in times of uncertainty and crisis, we continue to grow! Read below about a few of our newest members. #LakesProud #StrongerTogether Interested in joining

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MN Symptom Screener
Business Resources

Minnesota partnerships help with workers’ health and safety

Minnesota partnerships help with workers’ health and safety  Steve Grove, Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), announced partnerships between Target Corp., Minnesota IT Services, and the Minnesota Safety Council to help ensure that workplace safety is a top priority as Minnesotans go back to work. Executive Order 20-40, which

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Covid-Update
Chamber News

Webinar Recording: Brainerd Lakes COVID-19 Local Healthcare Update

Webinar Recording: Brainerd Lakes COVID-19 Local Healthcare Update If you missed our free healthcare webinar, you can access the recorded session. Presenters from Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Essentia Health, and Lakewood Health System discussed for the first time what they’re seeing and doing at the local level in response to

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Unemployment Assistance
Business Resources

COVID-19 information for self-employed people and independent contractors

COVID-19 information for self-employed people and independent contractors The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress enacted on March 27, provides new benefits for self-employed people and independent contractors. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) This program provides weekly benefit payments for self-employed people, independent contractors, and others who

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Christmas Point Building
Chamber News

April Chamber Anniversaries

April Chamber Anniversaries The Chamber is more than 1,000 members and 100 years strong because of our members. We would like to thank some of our longstanding members who are celebrating their anniversary of partnering with us in our mission of strengthening businesses that strengthen our communities. Celebrating 20 years

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Reopen Brainerd Lakes
Chamber News

Reopen Brainerd Lakes

Reopen Brainerd Lakes. Save our businesses. Save our communities. To save our small businesses from closing their doors forever, the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce supports the immediate development of a plan to reopen Minnesota businesses with state-recommended public health and safety accommodations. We believe businesses should be allowed to

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