Come one come all for a great time at the Alexandria Golf Club the first Monday of June. We have local businesses on the course with enticing games, activities and food. You can participate by sponsoring a tee or green and network with 144 golfers playing the course, or you can network with all of the tee and green sponsors by gathering a team of 4 to play 18 holes of golf. Enjoy a picnic supper after golfing. The event is the main fundraiser for the Chamber supporting its mission to promote the Alexandria Lakes Area as the ultimate destination to live, work, play and prosper!
Join us Tuesday, July 28 at 10 am for a virtual Listen & Learn event featuring ATCC Strategic Enrollment Mangement: Supporting our students, college and community! Jeff Wild, Vice President of Advancement and Outreach at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC), will share how ATCC is implementing a college-wide Strategic Enrollment Management plan that will support ATCC students, the college and our community. Research and data analysis will be shared that will give insight into the ATCC student demographics and how it correlates to the success of the college and the impact on Alexandria area communities.
Click here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdOyvqDMvE93t07dPwMXpZ6tvok3fOvwe
Listen & Learn is a NEW one-hour informative virtual event hosted by the Alexandria Chamber. These sessions will share pertinent and valuable information about the community and its many partners.
Are you struggling to find and keep good employees? Do you need to reach some affirmative action goals? Do you have a family member with a disability? Learn about how local businesses are working with people with disabilities at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s Noontime Knowledge on Monday, July 20 from 12-1 pm via virtual event. You will also learn what agencies you can tap into to hire workers.
Marci Jasper will be the guest speaker at the July Noontime Knowledge event. She is a business consultant with Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS). Jasper has been with VRS for more than 16 years working with individuals with disabilities. More recently, her work has been focused on collaborating with businesses on hiring people with disabilities. She works with VRS and community partners on a statewide level to ensure the success of all individuals it works with.
Noontime Knowledge is held the third Monday of each month. For more information, call the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce at 320-763-3161 or email [email protected]
Learn how access to safe, adequate, affordable housing builds stronger communities at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s Noontime Knowledge on Monday, June 15 from 12-1 pm via virtual Zoom event.
Where we live matters. Housing is connected to every aspect of people’s lives and is a critical factor in financial security, academic success, and being healthy. Every person in Minnesota should have a safe, affordable place to live in a thriving community. But not all do. Come join the conversation!
Hear from Amy Reineke, Community Health Strategist of Horizon Public Health, Al Glaeseman, Assistant Director of Douglas County Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Kelli Minnerath, Director of Development & Operations of West Central MN Communities Action, Lori Anderson, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and Jen Jabas, Executive Director of United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties. They will be speaking in a panel style on Housing and Health.
June’s Noontime Knowledge is generously supported by the Douglas County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative. Register for the event by visiting the Alexandria Chamber website at www.alexandriamn.org and look for the registration link on the main page. Noontime Knowledge is held the third Monday of each month. For more information, call the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce at 320-763-3161 or email [email protected]
Wouldn’t you rather own a home than rent? Learn how this can be possible at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s Noontime Knowledge on Monday, May 18 from 12-1 pm via virtual Zoom event.
Affordable homeownership for qualified buyers is possible with a Community Land Trust. Join Kellie Minnerath, Joe Niehaus and Janelle Bennett of West Central MN Communities Action (WCMCA) to learn how WCMCA’s Community Land Trust offers homeownership opportunities for those currently locked out of the market due to rising costs of homes. Learn what a Community Land Trust is, how it makes homeownership permanently affordable and what it can do for the Alexandria area.
WCMCA is located in Elbow Lake and Alexandria, MN and has been in existence since 1965, serving households primarily in Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties in West Central Minnesota. The mission of WCMCA is “Partnering to build community and empower people to overcome poverty and achieve their full potential.” WCMCA has been a developer of affordable housing for more than 15 years and will now be offering homes in a Community Land Trust creating permanently affordable homes.
May’s Noontime Knowledge is generously sponsored by Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union. Noontime Knowledge is held the third Monday of each month. For more information, call the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce at 320-763-3161 or email [email protected]