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Flood Insurance Consumer Alert from MN Dept of Commerce

Posted on: March 1st, 2011 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

Twenty-five percent of all flood insurance claims occur in areas where business owners and residents never expected a flood to happen. Heavy rains this fall and large snow totals throughout the winter have combined to pose a serious flood threat to portions of Minnesota. Read the following for information from the Minnesota Department of Commerce read more

Bridging International Connections: Indonesian, South African Students Receive Business Exposure Through Chamber

Posted on: February 25th, 2011 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

The Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber has taken on a bit of an international flair over the past several months. Thanks in part to an international scholarship program combined with a tremendous working relationship with Central Lakes College; two aspiring business majors are making connections through the Chamber’s Member Outreach Committee. Bradley Van Der Zandt, 22, read more

Crow Wing, Todd counties unveil preliminary results of redesign pilot project

Posted on: February 1st, 2011 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

Minnesota and Brainerd chambers play role in facilitating study that could have statewide impact in delivery of county servicesOfficials of Crow Wing and Todd Counties today unveiled the innovative results of a pilot project aimed at delivering superior county services to customers in a cost-effective manner. “Our mission in this project was to identify how read more

Lisa Paxton recognized as Outstanding Individual in Tourism

Posted on: January 31st, 2011 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

During the annual Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, several organizations, businesses and individuals were recognized for their contributions to the state’s travel industry. John Edman, Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism, was pleased to announce Lisa Paxton, chief executive officer of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber, as the “Outstanding Individual in Tourism” for her long-term work on behalf read more