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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Financial-services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM, the firm announced today. The study measures overall investor satisfaction with 18 full service investment firms based on 8 factors including financial advisor; account information; investment ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Monday, March 11, 2019
EDINA, Minn., Mar. 8, 2019 - In honor of National Women in Construction Week, March 3rd through 9th, PCL Construction hosted its first Women’s networking and leadership event at its office in Edina on March 6th. The PCL Women’s Resource Group hosted the event as part of its mission to advocate and encourage growth for women in the construction industry. The networking event also included a ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Friday, March 08, 2019
The Metropolitan Council announces the availability of:$7.5 million for LCDA, including up to $500,000 for Pre-Development$5 million for LCDA-TOD, including up to $500,000 for Pre-Development$2.5 million for LHIA$5.9 million for TBRA including up to $250,000 for environmental site investigation$500,000 for TBRA-SEEDProgram Objectives The Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) funds ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, February 28, 2019
ST. PAUL, Minn. (February 2019) – Shamus O’Meara, a partner with O’Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl and CEO of O&D Group, LLC, and Chris Gibbs, Principal with DLR Group, have launched a new project design providing residential, employment and life-experiences benefitting people with developmental disabilities and others within local communities. Combining many years of design and construction expertise, ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Minneapolis (Feb. 27, 2019) – The Minneapolis Police Department’s First Precinct has been named the “Hospitality Hero” award winner for the fourth quarter of 2018 by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. The award is given quarterly to a member of the Minneapolis hospitality community who has been nominated by their colleagues. This honor is for an individual or organization that ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Minneapolis (Feb. 26, 2019) – Today, Meet Minneapolis unveiled its year-end figures at its 2019 Annual Meeting. The city’s convention and visitors’ bureau exceeded its key performance goals including convention center revenue, hotel room nights, and private revenue. While sharing these insights with partner businesses, elected officials and other attendees, Meet Minneapolis President and CEO ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Friday, February 15, 2019
Minneapolis (Feb. 15, 2019) – If you’ve never been to an event at the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC), now’s your chance. For the first time ever, you can enjoy Movies Under the Domes, powered by Pepsi. One night a month through May, the MCC will show a complimentary feature film in one of the MCC’s auditoriums.  Upcoming films include “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Moana,” “Sixteen Candles” and ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Friday, February 08, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (February 2019) – Mortenson Development has hired Chantily Malibago as Director of Real Estate Development and Jaci Obst Bell as Development Executive in its Minneapolis Office.Chantily Malibago Malibago returns to Minnesota after leading the implementation of JLL's transaction management services for Dignity Health, a California non-profit health system with locations in California ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (February 2019) – The Bloomington Chamber is on the move to a new office beginning February 5. The chamber is taking on 2019 with a new location that will support their continued dedication to serving their members and the Bloomington community. The new space will also allow the Bloomington Chamber to help generate economic growth and excitement, particularly in East ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 5, 2019) – The Opus Group (Opus) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Tom Becker to regional vice president of construction and project management. In this role, Tom will manage the Minneapolis and Des Moines construction operations while also providing leadership to a team of project managers working across multiple sectors. Additionally, he will be responsible for ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, January 28, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - Josh Feneis understands that going through the court process is a stressful time in a client's life and that an experienced litigator can ease that stress in two ways:  1) by providing clear information and recommendations about the options available and 2) by working effectively to obtain the best results possible for that particular client. Josh knows that clients ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, January 21, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - “Jesse Beier, Cameron Kelly and Lauren Nuffort were admitted as Lommen Abdo shareholders because they have a client-first mentality, are excellent advocates for their clients plus they are great contributors both to the profession and our larger communities,” said Margie Bodas, vice president of practice management. “They are multi-talented individuals with a great ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
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 – 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: Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
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: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
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
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
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
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
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: Press Release, 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