News

Results Found: 7
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
2020 Tekne Celebration Goes Virtual, Recognizes the Achievements of Innovators in Technology (MINNEAPOLIS) July 7, 2020 – The Minnesota Technology Association (MnTech), formerly known as The Minnesota High Tech Association, is excited to announce the opening of the 2020 Tekne Award application period, now in its 21st year.  The Tekne awards honor Minnesota-based organizations and individuals that ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Monday, June 29, 2020
St. Paul, Minn. – Gina Blayney is retiring on June 30, 2020, after a 30-year career with Junior Achievement, 15 of those years as President & CEO of Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest (JAUM).  Blayney oversees Junior Achievement serving Minnesota, North Dakota, and three counties in western Wisconsin. JAUM is the fourth largest JA organization in the country as measured by revenue and ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Monday, June 29, 2020
There is an unmistakable and significant negative impact from the framing of a needed discussion about improving law enforcement and other public safety efforts as “dismantling the Minneapolis Police Department.” Without a clear understanding that policing services will be reinvented but not eliminated in our City, we can anticipate the desirability of Minneapolis as a community to live, visit, ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Monday, June 29, 2020
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (June 29, 2020) — Though the first two quarters of 2020 have looked a bit different in the early childhood education industry due to COVID-19, The Gardner School has pressed forward with its mission of providing academically-focused learning opportunities for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years through at-home learning resources until recently being able to safely reopen doors ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Minneapolis – The following is a statement from Minneapolis Regional Chamber President & CEO Jonathan Weinhagen on the tragic death of George Floyd:   "The responsibility to create a more just and equitable community lies with all of us. The tragic loss of George Floyd’s life Monday night in South Minneapolis should not have happened. George Floyd was a beloved employee at a small business in our ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, May 21, 2020
New organization formed by Minneapolis and TwinWest chambers will focus on helping businesses thrive in a new economy in wake of COVID-19 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 21, 2020 – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber and the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce today announce that they plan to consolidate their two organizations into one unified chamber to better serve members and the business community in a ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 08, 2020
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/08/2020) - The Bloomington Chamber recently announced the 2020 Bloomington Future Leaders scholarship winners. The Chamber has given $41,000 to local high school students since 2014.This year’s recipients are Katie Brandwick, Jefferson High School; Chase Brown, Jefferson High School; Katarina Campbell, Kennedy High School; Sophia Haddad, Jefferson High School; Mula Nambwaya, ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release