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    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (4/19/18) – Students from four Minnesota high schools demonstrated their business acumen and social responsibility at Junior Achievement (JA) of the Upper Midwest’s Company of the Year Competition, held yesterday at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota campus.  This regional competition featured top student-led companies from high schools throughout ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (4/19/18) - Artistry and Bloomington Public Schools (BPS) are among seven teams nationwide selected to join the Washington, D.C.-based John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Partners in Education, a program designed to develop and expand education partnerships with arts organizations.   The partnership will help foster arts-based learning opportunities for students ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Member News
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Project work details This project work along Hwy 95 is part of the Upper Loop Trail project, which will be a five-mile trail system connecting Houlton, Wis. and Stillwater, Minn. You should be familiar with this Upper Loop Trail Project, as the new St. Croix Crossing Bridge and the Stillwater Lift Bridge transformation projects are also a part of this.Upcoming closures along Hwy 95 begin April ...read more
    Categories: Transit
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS (04/16/18) - Minneapolis Community and Technical College will host several events on May 3 to showcase its students’ talents as well as some of the significant transformations that are underway on campus.Brand Launch Showcase The College will reveal its new branding identity at a Brand Launch Showcase at 4:30 pm in the Library Foyer in Wheelock Whitney Hall, 1501 Hennepin Avenue. “The ...read more
    Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – (April 12, 2018) –Mortenson is pleased to announce that Lynn Littlejohn has been promoted to Vice President, Community Affairs and Development. In her role, Littlejohn represents Mortenson in existing and new markets by designing and implementing progressive inclusion and community benefits plans for the employment of women, people of color and other targeted groups, and business ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    We thought you’d like to know about a 2018 road construction project on Hwy 55 from Buffalo to Rockford that is to begin mid-June 2018. To complete the work, Hwy 55 will need to be closed and detoured for up to five weeks. Businesses will always remain accessible.Detour details Hwy 55 between Division St. in Buffalo and Autumn Oaks/Electric Dr. in west Rockford will close to through traffic while ...read more
    Categories: Transit
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Global architecture firm LEO A DALY is celebrating National Architecture Week 2018 with the release of a new video that explores their company “Why?” The one-minute piece, which was posted today to the company’s Vimeo, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook sites, rejects common myths about what motivates architects to transform the built environment, and offers instead a simple, direct ...read more
    Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    (Saint Paul, MN – Mar. 20, 2018) – The Bush Foundation today announced its 2018 Bush Fellows, 24 determined, adaptable leaders who are driven to improve their communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography:  The 2018 Fellows are:     Asad AliweydEden Prairie, MN  Roxanne AndersonMinneapolis, MN  Yende AndersonPlymouth, MN ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Minneapolis-Saint Paul – Minneapolis-Saint Paul business leaders launched an advocacy effort today in support of expanding the region’s arterial rapid bus line (aBRT) system.   Minneapolis-Saint Paul’s first arterial rapid bus line, the A Line, has been a huge success, with ridership growing by more than 30 percent in its first year. The A Line opened in June 2016 and runs along Snelling Avenue ...read more
    Categories: Transit
    Monday, April 09, 2018
    Snowfall delays traffic switch and lane closures to mid-April Due to the amount of recent snowfall, crews are on hold again before they can start the traffic switch on I-35. As soon as the start date is confirmed, we’ll provide another update with more information in the coming week. Once the crews have completed the switch, likely sometime in mid-April, you can anticipate the following: •   ...read more
    Categories: Transit
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS (3/28/18) – Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping is excited to announce that we will be opening our North Loop location at 304 6th Ave North with classes starting on May 5. We offer a one-of-a-kind comprehensive fitness program that combines fitness kickboxing, strength training, nutrition guidance, and motivating community. Our focus is on your fitness goals and welcome everyone who is ...read more
    Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    On Saturday, April 14 The Works Museum will host their annual Robot Day family event, filling the Museum top to bottom with hands-on robotics activities. Kids and families can explore the Museum together, learning about robotics first-hand through demonstrations and interactive experiences. At Robot Day, kids will also see robotics used in industry and meet middle and high school student robotics ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    ST. PAUL (03/20/18)– The number one reason eligible blood donors don’t donate is because nobody asked them to.  So we’re asking everyone in our community: will you step up and help save lives?  Memorial Blood Centers invites all eligible blood donors to roll up their sleeve and give blood. Every two seconds someone needs blood – from heart transplant and cancer patients to accident victims and ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    The 253 projects, many of which are already underway, will help keep the state’s roads and bridges in good working condition, improve safety for motorists and support thousands of construction jobs across the state. “These projects are critical investments in Minnesota’s aging transportation system,” Zelle said. “We will repave roads, repair and paint bridges, replace culverts and rehabilitate ...read more
    Categories: Transit
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    Running Tap’s core business is pretty straightforward. Customers order beer from Twin Cities craft breweries. Running Tap delivers it to their homes. Running Tap launched in 2016 with three breweries: Clockwerks Brewing, Lake Monster Brewing and Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub. Today, the company delivers more than 200 beers from just under two dozen local breweries. Brothers and co-founders ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS — Summit Academy OIC and Atomic Data®, a Minneapolis-based IT as a service company, today announced a new public-private partnership called “Summit Tech” to diversify the region’s information technology workforce and help address workforce shortage issues.  Summit Tech is supported by an investment from Atomic Data and a matching grant of $191,604 provided by the Minnesota Job Skills ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS (March 22, 2018) – Today, Maite Kuhns, a corporate trainer/recruiter at Parasole restaurants, has been named the Hospitality Hero award winner for fourth quarter 2017 by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. Given quarterly to a member of the Minneapolis hospitality community who has been nominated by their colleagues, the fourth quarter award was presented at the 2018 ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    Marco, a leading technology services provider in the United States, announced today that it has purchased Governor Business Solutions. Founded more than 39 years ago and recently awarded HP’s “U.S. Print Hardware Reseller of the Year,” Governor is a leading Managed Print Services (MPS), wide format, copier, barcode and A/V solution provider in Michigan. The company will continue to operate as ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Friday, March 09, 2018
    Meda, the growing counselor and lender that works with minority-owned businesses, has brought in another $1 million in capital to support small-business growth. And Meda CEO Gary Cunningham, about to move from downtown to bigger quarters in north Minneapolis, says he hopes to more than double Meda’s loan fund to $50 million within several years. Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) awarded Meda -- ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    All Seasons Wild Bird Stores of Minnesota was named a Best Birding Retailer Award winner at the 2017 Wild Bird Expo™.  A panel of industry experts and peers picked the All Seasons Wild Bird Store locations as the Best Large Store over 1800 square feet with a Birding Emphasis. Nominees for the awards were submitted by a Candidate Search Committee who were tasked with determining who, in their ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Normandale Community College Pres. Joyce Ester was one of 35 community college presidents in the country to receive an award from Phi Theta Kappa. The award honors college presidents who have demonstrated outstanding effort toward promoting the goals of PTK. The award is named in honor of the late Shirley B. Gordon, longtime chair of the PTK board of directors and president emeritus of Highline ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Friday, March 02, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (3/2/18) - Wells Fargo Bank received a Champion Award from Avio at the 2018  Annual Meeting. Champion Award winners must be instrumental in advancing Avivo’s mission through their involvement in any one, or all, of the following areas of service: Chemical and Mental Health, Employment Services and/or Career Education.   As a funding partner, Wells Fargo has provided Avivo ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
    Friday, March 02, 2018
    ST. PAUL, Minn. —A new coalition committed to bringing ridesharing to all of Minnesota launched at the Minnesota State Capitol on Thursday.   “Minnesotans for Ridesharing” includes business organizations, non-profits, restaurants, hospitality venues and individuals who believe the Minnesota legislature should act in 2018 to pass comprehensive statewide legislation. That legislation would help ...read more
    Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Member News, Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (2/7/18) - Impact7G is pleased to announce that Branden Scott, Principal Archaeologist, will be joining the Impact7G team. Branden has over 15 years of archaeology experience, including: serving as a field technician, crew chief, and project archaeologist before becoming a principal investigator. Branden has both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s degree in Anthropology and ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    Philadelphia, PA, February 13, 2018 — Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) today announced that Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA) is one of five recipients of the $5MM NEXT Fund for Innovation (NEXT Fund), a pilot program that builds on ten years of innovation and impact driven by the Wells Fargo NEXT Awards (NEXT Awards) for Opportunity Finance. Developed with support from Wells ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MINN. – On February 7, 2018, during the National Pavement Expo in Cleveland, Ohio, Bituminous Roadways, Inc. was presented the “Best of the Web” award, along with a “Paving Award (non-parking lot)” for their work on the Shakopee Public Schools, Vaughan Field athletic complex. The awards were presented by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction magazine. “It is an honor to be ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
    Monday, February 05, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — The Minneapolis Regional Chamber announced Friday during the 2018 Annual Meeting that it would be implementing a new look and brand that will govern the work it does for its members and the region. To begin its new era the Minneapolis Regional Chamber created two new logos, which were debuted at the Annual Meeting. The first logo, which features an M composed of green and a ...read more
    Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    BLOOMINGTON, MINN. (May 16, 2017) — The Bloomington Chamber of Commerce announces the recipients of the Bloomington Future Leaders Scholarships. The eight scholarship winners for 2017 are Priscilla Arroza, Jefferson High School; Danny Boie, Jefferson High School; Olivia Haaland, Jefferson High School; Aria Kramarczuk, Jefferson High School; Blake Leean, Jefferson High School; Chanel Leung, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
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