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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
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (10/15/2018) – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber recently celebrated the companies that completed the first year of the mspWellness program with an inaugural breakfast. The program highlighted the changes these mspWellness champions have made to their workplaces creating better health and wellness opportunities for their employees, and to inspire others to do the same. This ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, October 11, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS (10/11/18) – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber is pleased to announce the 2018 Minnesota Keystone Program honored companies. Nemer Fieger, Highland Bank and Walser Automotive Group were chosen for recognition due to their generous contributions to the community and their outstanding giving programs. Honored companies are selected each year from categories determined by business size. ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional 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: 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
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: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, May 31, 2018
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/31/18) - The Bloomington Chamber recently announced the 2018 Bloomington Future Leaders scholarship winners. 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 Jefferson and Kennedy High Schools to build relationships through networking and events ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS -   This week, the President and CEO of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber, Jonathan Weinhagen, is traveling to Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers about the importance of federal research funding as part of the national Business for Federal Research Funding (BFRF) Coalition. The BFRF Coalition is a broad-based coalition of more than 75 U.S. chambers of commerce and business ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/01/18) - The 17th worst commute in the country is about to get better thanks to the State’s Corridors of Commerce program. Today, MnDOT awarded $204 million toward I-35W and I-494 improvements across Bloomington, Edina and Richfield. The grant funds will be allocated as detailed below:     $70 Million - Complete Phase 1 of the I-494/I-35W turbine interchange, northbound to ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber, Transit
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