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News for Economic

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Your staff is the face of your business and our community.  The training on April 26th is great for you and your employees.  Don’t think customer service is important?  Check out these statistics: 1.  News of bad customer service reaches more than twice as many ears as praise for a good customer service – White House Office of Consumer Affairs 2.  70% of buying experiences are based on how the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, Event
Friday, April 13, 2018
ACTION Park Rapids Lakes Area is a community group gaining momentum 90 days at a time.  Every three months the group meets to update each other and start new ninety-day plans.  These work sessions bring businesses, nonprofits and area clubs together to work towards goals in 8 key areas: Education, Health, Youth, Seniors, Business, Volunteers, The Arts and Basic Needs.  Everyone is welcome, bring ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Event, General News Article, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Friday, April 13, 2018
Calling all Minnesota entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers, and small business owners interested in competing for $475,000 in seed money: Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon wants you to know about an incredible opportunity for Minnesotans working on the next breakthrough business venture: MN Cup. The MN Cup is an annual new venture competition is for Minnesota entrepreneurs, researchers ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Park Rapids: A MN GreenStep City? “Park Rapids: A GreenStep City?” To learn more, come to the free program Thursday, April 19, 6 pm at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids.  Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Park Rapids Area, Mellissa Birch, Central Coordinator for Clean Energy Resource Teams, will be the featured speaker.  Light refreshments will be served. Starting in 2007 with ...read more
Categories: Education, Health/Wellness, Community, Economic, Event, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, March 26, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, 3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week. The conference will take place Tuesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 3 between 12:30 pm ET - 6:30 pm ET each day. Registration is free to the public. A schedule of live events will be sent to registrants via email. Participate in this free, online conference to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Minnesota State Arts Board is accepting applications for its Folk and Traditional Arts grant program. The Folk and Traditional Arts grant program is designed to enrich Minnesota communities through folk and traditional art forms being passed on, documented, practiced and shared. Proposed projects must take place between January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2019. A complete program overview and ...read more
Categories: Community, Arts/Culture, Economic, Chamber, General News Article
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