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Friday, January 18, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - Recognizing the need for greater education and outreach about the importance of transit and transportation, the Minneapolis Regional Chamber announced at their 2019 Annual Meeting that Move Minneapolis is merging with the chamber. Move Minneapolis promotes sustainable transportation including transit, carpooling, car-sharing, biking, telecommuting and walking. Through ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - Minneapolis College invites the public to attend its free, annual celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 25, 2019. The event’s theme, We Are All MLK: Promoting Beloved Community, demonstrates the campus’ commitment to the urgency of King’s aspirational thinking as well as the relevance of his practical strategies in the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber, in partnership with Hennepin County, is connecting businesses and property owners with services aimed at supporting the implementation of organics recycling.   Hennepin County is required by state law to recycle 75 percent of its waste by 2030. To meet this goal, the County Board recently passed revisions to the county’s recycling ordinance ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber, Bloomington Chamber
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Minneapolis (Jan. 15, 2019) – Whether you are planning a wedding, itching to get back on the water, dreaming of hitting the road or in the market for a new, two- or four-wheeled vehicle, winter is the perfect time to head to the Minneapolis Convention Center. More than a dozen interactive events, open to the public, will fill exhibit halls between now and the end of March, including the ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 2019) – Not content to sit back and chill after one, big, football game, Minneapolis keeps building momentum and enticing more visitors with new hotels, restaurants and major sports news in 2019. In this Meet Minneapolis leisure travel round-up, here’s more of what to look for in the coming year with our Top 9 for 2019.   Minneapolis hosts the 2019 NCAA Men's Final Four: U.S. ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Friday, January 04, 2019
Forest Lake rest area scheduled to reopen Mon, Jan. 7 Good news! MnDOT crews are wrapping up construction at the southbound I-35 Forest Lake rest area and expect to reopen it to all visitors by 7 a.m. Mon, Jan. 7. The rest area has been closed since August for southbound I-35 paving work and building construction.Current and upcoming work Please be aware that there will continue to be ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS — The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) announced today that it has been awarded $800,000 from the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources (BWSR) to address water quality and flooding issues in Northeast Minneapolis. The funds, which come from the state’s Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, will be used to install a series of stormwater best management ...read more
Categories: Member News, Northeast Mpls Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
Friday, December 21, 2018
Minneapolis, Minn. - Entourage Events Group, founded in 2012, has successfully added three more premiere locations and a production company to their already impressive repertoire. The company recently secured a contract to manage all private (non-concert), events at First Avenue, an iconic Minneapolis concert venue. Making it’s debut in the 1970’s, the historic First Avenue also hosts 200+ ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Thursday, December 06, 2018
MnDOT, in partnership with Hennepin County, will repair the France Ave. Bridge and other infrastructure on France Ave. in Edina starting April 2019. This work consists of repairing the France Ave. Bridge over Hwy 62, pavement resurfacing for a smoother road surface, replace signal system, lengthen acceleration lane on ramp to EB Hwy 62, and sidewalk and accessibility improvements along the France ...read more
Categories: Transit
Thursday, October 25, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS (10/25/2018) – The banners on Johnson Street Northeast received a fresh look on October 24 thanks to a rebranding effort between the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber and the Johnson Street Merchant Association (JSMA). Ten banners went up between 28th Avenue and 29th Avenue, replacing damaged or missing banners that were last installed more than a decade ago. Eight banners will be ...read more
Categories: Northeast Mpls Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS — Results from a statewide poll of Minnesota voters show broad support for expanded and improved public transit. Nearly three-quarters, 74 percent, of all respondents said they would support the State of Minnesota making additional investments in transit, including buses, trains and light rail. A majority of self-identified voters across parties said they back more spending on ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release, Transit
Monday, September 24, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS (September 24, 2018) – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber recently announced the 2018-2019 Leadership Twin Cities class at the program’s annual kickoff retreat. The annual retreat features two days of activities and speakers aimed at providing participants with a deeper understanding of the region and a chance to build relationships with one another. “We are excited to introduce and ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Friday, September 07, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS (9/5/18) — Destination Northeast, an initiative launched by the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber, calls attention to the businesses and cultural assets in Northeast via a new app. This app, available on both Apple and Android, allows visitors and residents to plan their experiences and connect with all that Northeast Minneapolis has to offer. This interactive app highlights restaurants, ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, September 06, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 6, 2018 — At AT&T, we’ve invested nearly $375 million in our Minnesota wireless and wired networks during 2015-2017, including more than $275 million in the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Bloomington areas. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, July 02, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO, Jonathan Weinhagen, has been appointed by Governor Dayton to co-chair the Minnesota Complete Count Committee. The committee will be charged with leading statewide efforts to encourage residents to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census. Other members of the committee include former Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Blandin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, June 25, 2018
THOR Companies is the largest minority-owned business in Minnesota and one of the largest minority-owned construction companies in the country. MINNEAPOLIS (6/25/2018) – The board of directors for the Minneapolis Regional Chamber has selected Ravi Norman, CEO of THOR Companies, as its new chair-elect. He will assume the role of board chair in January 2019. Norman will replace Ted Johnson, Chief ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber