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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/14/2019) - The Bloomington Chamber recently announced the 2019 Bloomington Future Leaders scholarship winners. The chamber has given away $36,250 to local high school students since 2014.   The Bloomington Future Leaders (BFL) program is a joint effort between the chamber and Bloomington ISD 271. The program provides opportunities for chamber members and students at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Bloomington Chamber
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Minneapolis – Erik Loberg, an Assistant Front Office Manager at the Graduate Minneapolis hotel, has been named the “Hospitality Hero” award winner for the first quarter of 2019 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 ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Weber Shandwick Minneapolis announced the hiring of advertising veteran Andy Thieman as its Executive Creative Director. Thieman is an established creative with 20 years of experience building thoughtful, multi-platform brand campaigns for Fortune 500 consumer packaged goods and retail giants such as Target, Best Buy, General Mills and J.C. Penney. “We’re thrilled Andy is on board to lead our ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Minneapolis (May 8, 2019) – Sports Minneapolis was named the “Sports Commission of the Year” by the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) at its annual symposium in Knoxville, TN. This honor is bestowed upon the “organization that has demonstrated exceptional impact on its community through sports and visitor spending during the previous calendar year.” In recognizing the regional ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, May 02, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS — TRIO Starting Point, a Student Support Services program at Minneapolis College, is celebrating 50 years of student success!  The celebration will be held on Friday, May 3rd, 4:30pm-7:30pm, in the T Plaza at Minneapolis College, 1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN.  United States Senator, Tina Smith, will be one of the honored Minnesota guest speakers. TRIO Student Support ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, April 29, 2019
ST. CLOUD, MINN., (April 2019) - Marco, a leading technology services provider in the United States, announced today its acquisition of Accent Business Solutions, a copier/printer company located in Wisconsin. Marco’s employees will continue to serve and support Accent Business Solutions’ clients from its current locations in Appleton and Wausau. The company has eight locations throughout ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Thursday, April 25, 2019
By Kalyn Hove, Vice President, Comcast Business - Twin Cities Region As cloud-computing usage continues to soar, many Twin Cities businesses face a major challenge – updating their 20th century computer networks for today’s 21st century business climate. Whether big data, video or other high-consumption applications, businesses must keep up with increasing bandwidth demands or face the risk of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (April 23, 2019) – The Opus Group (Opus) welcomed its first residents today to its new four-story, 147-unit senior living development in Minnetonka, Minnesota. In partnership with Ebenezer Management, this new facility offers high-quality services and housing choices for people looking for independent living, assisted living, memory care and even short-term stays.Orchards of Minnetonka ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Minneapolis (April 23, 2019) – Nominations are open now for the third annual Minnesota Sports Awards, hosted by Sports Minneapolis, and powered by Meet Minneapolis. Sports fans from around the state are encouraged to nominate their favorite athletes and coaches who have demonstrated excellence in their sports and leadership within the community. The deadline for high school and college athlete ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Monday, April 22, 2019
Annapolis Street closure If you are traveling on Annapolis St. between Smith Ave. and Cherokee Heights Blvd. that section of the road will be closed to thru traffic only from Mon, April 22 through late May 2019. Travelers who live along that stretch will be able to access the road to their homes. Construction crews will be completing the following: Resurfacing the roadwayReplacing existing ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, April 12, 2019
Highway impacts As construction activities pick-up, we need some short-term and long-term closures that will impact driving on I-35W: Access from NB I-35W to 5th Ave. in downtown will be closed April 15 through September 2019. Crews need to close this access to complete the remainder of the permanent work on the ramp. Drivers will still be able to use NB I-35W to access 11th St./Grant St.SB ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, March 29, 2019
Nighttime work for pavement removals Residents that live near the Minnesota River Bridge may notice an increase in nighttime noise as crews continue prepping for an early April traffic switch then complete pavement removals on both sides of the river. Right now overnight work is possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, Sunday through Thursday, through fall 2019. We will update you if the schedule ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Transit
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Long-term southbound I-35W lane closure begins April 16 Beginning 8 p.m. Tue, April 16, SB I-35W will be reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. 96 and Co. Rd. E2 until November 2019.Overnight lane closures through November 2019 Please be aware that additional overnight lane closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on I-35W through November 2019. Overnight lane closures allow crews to do work when ...read more
Categories: Transit
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
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
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
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, 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