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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber is pleased to announce the 2019 Minnesota Keystone Program honored companies. Advent Talent Group, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, and Liberty Diversified International have been selected for recognition based on their generous contributions to their communities and outstanding giving programs. This year’s recipients were chosen from nearly 200 ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Minneapolis (Oct. 8, 2019) – When the leaves start to turn shades of gold and red, and you begin to grab for your sweaters from the back of the closet, it must be autumn. Offering cozy comfort during this colorful season are some hot, new, Minneapolis eats and activities. We bring it all to you in this Meet Minneapolis leisure travel round-up.  Dining NewsNew: Jun Szechuan Kitchen & BarThe ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, October 03, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, October 1, 2019 – A ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. will mark the official opening of Minneapolis College’s renovated building extension that stretches over Hennepin Avenue. The skyway-like structure connects the College’s parking ramp with its Technical Building providing safe and weatherproof passage for students, employees and visitors. “In essence, this is ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Thursday, October 03, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the national Small Business Person of the Year. For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the inspiring achievements of America’s small businesses and the countless contributions they make to their local communities, and to our ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (October 2019) – Kraus-Anderson (KA) Construction has hired Wayne Gray as vice president of finance.  He will oversee the company’s accounting and financial operations.  Gray will be based in the KA’s Minneapolis office. Gray comes to KA with more than 20 years of experience in senior financial and operational management and corporate planning at Clark Construction Group, LLC ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Artistry is excited to present A New Brain, taking place in the Schneider Theater October 18 – November 9, 2019, directed by Benjamin McGovern.   Gordon Schwinn is the frustrated composer of a children’s TV show who, on one otherwise ordinary day, collapses into his lunch and wakes up in the hospital. As doctors and nurses fly in and out of his room, trying to figure out ...read more
Categories: Member News, Bloomington Chamber
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Creig Andreasen has joined Lommen Abdo as a shareholder in its Minneapolis office. Creig Andreasen concentrates his practice on Minnesota real estate law and banking.  He works with landowners who want to acquire, lease, sell, or finance real property.  He helps financial institutions with:  due diligence; reviewing, analyzing and curing collateral and title related issues; as well as drafting, ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Friday, September 27, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – Today the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee announced that the greater Minneapolis area has been selected as the site of the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and track and field. The multi-sport trials presented by The Hartford will select the athletes who will represent Team USA at the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 and will take place June 25-28, ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Thursday, September 26, 2019
SAINT PAUL, MN (Sept. 23, 2019) – Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for customers in the Twin Cities. Download speeds for the company’s Performance tier will jump from 60 Mbps to 75 Mbps, while the Performance Pro tier will increase from 150 Mbps to 175 Mbps. The Blast! tier will move from 250 Mbps to 275 Mbps, and the Extreme tier will be ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, September 23, 2019
Minneapolis (Sept. 23, 2019) The festive focus of the next month will have lots of German influences, and Minneapolitans know how to celebrate Oktoberfest. In fact, we have a lot of them, thanks to numerous tap rooms with countless brews and even more (non-German themed) beer events. But this fall, after the lederhosen is worn out and the pretzels are stale, you may be looking to step out and try ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, September 19, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (September 19, 2019) – RBC Wealth Management – U.S. is pleased to announce that it has appointed Kristen Kimmell as Head of Advisor Recruiting & Field Marketing, making her one of few women to hold the top advisor recruiting role in the wealth management industry. A nearly 25-year veteran of the firm, Kimmell has held a variety of roles in Finance, Capital Markets and ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, September 12, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (9/12/19) —The Minneapolis Regional Chamber is announcing the 2019-2020 Leadership Twin Cities class at the program’s annual kickoff retreat today. Participants were selected based on their commitment to improving the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, leadership within professional and volunteer roles, and a demonstrated interest in professional development. “We are thrilled to ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (September 2019)—The Minneapolis Regional Chamber’s Development Foundation and partner the University of St. Thomas Schulze School of Entrepreneurship are pleased to bring the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) to the area. This program transforms middle and high school students into business owners as part of a weekly entrepreneurship education class beginning this fall. The chamber ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 11, 2019
We have almost all of the SB I-35W traffic shifted to the northbound lanes, which will allow crews to repave SB I-35W this year. The remaining southbound area—between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 88—will shift this week. Earlier this week, we shifted the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 96 to the northbound lanes.On Monday night, July 15, the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. 96 and ...read more
Categories: Transit
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
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 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
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