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The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is the region’s largest membership-driven organization representing the interests of over 300 businesses and individuals.

News for Chamber

Thursday, May 23, 2019
In observance of Memorial Day, the Chamber Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th.   The Information Center and Wayside Rest will remain open.  Have a safe and happy holiday.
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Monday, May 20, 2019
Last year the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism asked to see your summer fun pictures and wow did you deliver.  This year we want to know:  What makes Heartland Lakes home? Heartland Lakes is the area from Osage to Akeley and Itasca State Park to Menahga, including Park Rapids, Nevis, Dorset, Lake George and everywhere in between. Show and tell us why you live, work and play ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Fun Facts, Chamber, Event, Human Interest
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Jun 13 Itasca Mantrap Annual Meeting - Park Rapids, Mn Jun 20 Noon Hour Concert - Faith Bridge Church - Park Rapids, Mn - 12:00 Jun 21 Old Tyme Barn Dance Supper Show Pizza Ranch Event Room 6:30 Pm Jun 28 Old Tyme Barn Dance Supper Show Pizza Ranch Event Room 6:30pm Jul 5 Old Tyme Barn Dance Supper Show Pizza Ranch Event Room 6:30pm Jul 7 Itasca State Park - Concert Under The Pines - 6:30 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event, Arts/Culture, Community, General News Article
Monday, May 06, 2019
April Chamber by the Numbers Visitors to the Tourist Information Center: 2250 Renewing Members: 18 New Members:  6-American Cancer Society, Providacare Medical, Shallon Bros Fishing Guide Service, Steve Noonan Agency – American Family Insurance, Unpolished Bluegrass Band & Wicked Oak Studios. Phone call of the Month:  How many people live there in the summer? Job Posting Views: 1456 Events:  ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
Thursday, April 25, 2019
The 2019 Lodging Vacancy list has been started again for the season.  We're running it the same as last year.  Give us a heads up if you have any vacancies that need to go on the list and we'll direct calls your way.   You can contact the Chamber by phone or email.  Call Teresa or Erin at 218 732-4111.  Our email address is: chamber@parkrapids.comInformation to include:     Facility ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, April 01, 2019
Additional Events Grant Submissions Accepted Beginning April 1, 2019   An additional round for operations grants submissions has been added for the 2018-19 New Event Grant Program. Beginning April 1, 2019, applicants throughout the state are eligible to apply for the remaining $20,000 in grant funds for new events operations. Applications must be for events that begin after June 1, 2019, and end ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. The United States Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Event
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