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Chamber Ambassadors

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Board of Directors

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Chamber Committees

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Public Officials

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Elected Officials

Membership Listing Buyers Guide

Meeting and Banquet Facilities Clubs and Organizations Awards and Recognition

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Message from your Chamber


A MESSAGE FROM YOUR CHAMBER

329 N. Main Street Suite 102 507.437.4561 or 888.319.5655 Fax: 507-437-4869 Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Sandy Forstner, Executive Director sandy@austincoc.com Valerie Schewe, Office Manager valerie@austincoc.com Jeff Baldus, Member Relations/Major Events, jeff@austincoc.com www.austincoc.com www.ibuymower.com

WHO WE ARE

WE ARE a business organization, founded and governed by business people, to promote, protect and advance business interests within our community. YOUR CHAMBER works to unite the business community toward a single, common cause, improving our areas’s business climate, and we do so in a variety of ways.

THE CHAMBER serves as a Voice for Business in government affairs, advocating for policies that enhance our business climate and against those who would have detrimental effect.

WE SERVE as a Community Receptionist, a single point of contact for information about our community and our business members. We organize events that connect our members and showcase our community. We also help develop our workforce and business base through a variety of educational programs and services. 4


Your Chamber... Working For You! #1 ENHANCE MARKETING EFFORTS The Chamber will actively promote its activities, members and the community and increase awareness as the value of membership.

#2 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The Chamber will work in partnership with organizations involved in economic development to strengthen our area economy, workforce and tax base.

#3 BUSINESS ADVOCACY The Chamber will provide a strong, effective voice for its business members in government affairs.

#4 EXPAND MEMBERSHIP The Chamber will grow its membership by building and increasing awareness of value.

#5 EVENTS & ACTIVITIES The Chamber will host activities that connect and showcase our community and provide an economic benefit to our members.

A MESSAGE FROM YOUR CHAMBER

2 Chamber Priorities 2012

1. The Chamber will promote and support its members, working to increase their visibility and success.

Long-Term Goals

2. The Chamber will serve as the voice of business, promoting policies and economic development effors that strengthen our business climate. 3. The Chamber will work to enhance the quality of life for all residents, making Austin and Mower County a preferred choice to live, work and play.

4. The Chamber will broaden and strengthen its membership base, reaching out to all businesses in Mower County.

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Welcome to the end of the day.

! LED ODE M E LY R NEW

• Free High Speed Internet Access • Indoor Recreation Area with Pool, Whirlpool, Sauna and Arcade Games • Homestlye AmericInn Perk Breakfast • Freshly Baked Cookies & Popcorn Weekday Evenings • Welcoming Two-Story Fireside Lobby with Conversation Areas • Private Whirlpool and Fireplace Suites Available • Children 12 and Under Stay Free with an Adult • Shopping, Restaurants, Nature Center, Bike Trails and Movie Theatre Nearby • Quiet, Solid Masonry Construction of Guest Rooms

Locally Owned & Operated

AUSTIN • MINNESOTA 1700 - 8th Street NW • Austin, MN 55912

507-437-7337 • 800-634-3444 www.americinn.com


President Sterling State Bank 507.433.7325

First Vice President

First Vice President

Hormel Institute

Apollo Liquor/ Superette

Vice President

Vice President

BARRY IRISH

Astrup Drug, Inc.

507.434.9079

Past President

DAVE OLSON

507.437.9604

STEVE GLEASON US Bank

507.433.0240

Director

TIM FRITZ

Hormel Foods Corporation

Apollo Liquor/ Superette

507.437.5611

Director

Liaison

CFS Companies

507.434.2299

Riverland Community College

Director

Director

507.433.1300

CHARLES MOLINE

ADAM REES

DR. RON LANGRELL 507.433.0530

JERRY GUYETTE

Mayo Clinic Health System - Austin

507.437.3246

Director

Director

Quiznos Sub

Papa Murphyʼs Pizza

507.434.1405

MARLENE BLASER

507.433.3176

The Cedars of Austin

MIKE COOPER 507.433.3333

Director

Director

MJ Flaherty Paint

Arizona Cleaning Company

MARY LYNN FLAHERTY 507.437.1243

DICK MCINTOSH

507.433.7839

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MEL GILBERTSON 507.433.1300

Vice President

KIM HILLBERG

2012 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SAM EWING

GAIL DENNISON

CliftonLarson Allen

507.434.7000

Liaison

BRIAN MCALISTER City of Austin

507.437.9940

“The management of this corporation, the direction of its work, control of it’s property, and responsibility of its affairs shall be vested in the Board of Directors.” Liaison

Supt. DAVID KRENZ

Austin Public Schools

507.433.0966

Liaison

JOHN GARRY

Development Corporation of Austin

507.433.9495

Liaison

HEIDI MURRAY

Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau 507.437.4563


The Ambassadors are the networking and hospitality club of the Chamber. They help all members connect with each other for the good of their individual business and the good of the community. First Vice President

Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center 507.433.8433

Hill, Larson, Wath & Benda P.A. 507.433.2264

Simplified Technology Solutions, LLC. 507.437.TECH

Davis, Thoen, Kramer & Assoc. 507.437.3523

JUSTIN BICKLER Team Captain

Past President

JEANINE NELSON US Bank 507.433.0229

BONNIE GRAFF

Mayo Clinic Health System - Austin 507.434.1147

BECKIE BLECKER Blecker Realty 507.433.3536

LINDSAY HARNACK American Family Insurance 507.437.3207

MACHELLE FLUGUM

Team Captain & Second Vice President

JAMIE SURDY

Team Captain

Team Captain

Sterling State Bank 507.433.7325

WILLIAM BUDION

Austin Country Club 507.437.7631

BRIAN HALDORSON

JENNIE GERMAIN

RANDY ARHART

PENNY SKAUGE

Diamond Ridge Printing 507.434.7580

Paramount Theatre 507.434.0934

Hormel Foods Corporation 507.437.5356

Gerard Academy 507.433.1843

Christopher Lee Photography 507.437.0929

Worlein Funeral Home 507.433.5000

SARAH IVERSON

KIERSTEN HALL Aflac 507.993.1228

KEVIN SWANK

SHELLEY JONES

MARLENE BLASER

TOM KLAPPERICH

Tonna Mechanical 507.288.1908

ABBY WANGEN

Sterling State Insurance Agency 507.437.3282

JIM STOUGH TERRI STOUGH

Accentra Credit Union 507.433.1829

LINDA REINARTZ

Reinartz Appraisals 507.437.9179

LEANN FISCHER

Quiznos Sub 507.438.3079

Home Federal Savings Bank 507.433.2355

Heartman Insurance 507.437.4503

C.O. Brown Agency 507.433.4998

Games People Play 507.433.7593

Edward Jones 507.434.2954

Johnson & Doerhoefer, P.A. 507.433.9453

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. 507.437.8581

Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center 507.433.1000

KAUS AM/FM Radio 507.438.1021

Riverland College 507.433.0680

Smyth Companies 507.434.5918

ERIC CONNETT

JACKIE BUMGARDNER LISA DUNLOP MIGUEL GARATE

2012 CHAMBER AMBASSADORS

SHARON KAPLAN President

CELESTE KRAUSE THAD KUSICK JAYNA FETT

CINDY ENGELMAN

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Austin Post-Bulletin 507.434.7342

JERROD WENGLER Hy-Vee 507.437.7625

DAN MINER

RENEE WANGEN ASHLEY HEINY

CFS Companies 507.434.2299


exists to promote agribusiness in the Austin area and establish links between agriculture and the business community.

AGRI-BUSINESS

Chamber Volunteers served up chops at the 2009 Ag Appreciation Cookout.

BUSINESS EDUCATION

CHAMBER COMMITTEES

was formed to raise the visibility of business within our schools and the community.

2012 8th Grade Winners

2012 12th Grade Winners

was formed to promote Austin as a great place to live and work, and to provide new and prospective residents with information they need to quickly assimilate to the community.

COMMUNITY RECEPTIONIST

organizes a calendar of events that promotes shopping in Austin during the holiday season, including Christmas in the City Kickoff, Christmas in the NW and Christmas in the SW

CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY

DOWNTOWN RETAIL COMMITTEE

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

exists to provide Chamber business members with an effective voice on local and legislative issues.

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organizes events and activities that showcase the downtown area, including Christmas in the City Kickoff, Downtown Rummage Sale, Main Stret Market, and Crazy Day.


Held each March is this social fundraiser to raise funds for Christmas decorations and Freedom Fest.

100 CLUB

Organized as a statewide private sector business retention and expansion program led by the Minnesota Chamber and Commerce in partnership with 55 local Chambers. Locally, the Austin Chamber partners on this project with the DCA.

GROW MINNESOTA!

CHAMBER COMMITTEES

was organized as a social fundraiser for women in business with a portion of the proceeds dedicated to a Riverland scholarship, for non-traditional female students.

LADIES NIGHT OUT

organizes events and activities celebrating community and Independence Day, including entertainment, parade, concessions, crafts, and fireworks. Multi-day events help annually in conjunction with the 4th of July.

SPAMTOWN USA FREEDOM FESTIVAL

is a community-based education and development program designed to provide an ongoing source of motivated leaders informed about the community and its issues.

LEADERSHIP AUSTIN

was formed for HR professionals and employers who want to keep abreast of current trends and regulations within the industry.

HUMAN RESOURCES 11


Beckie Blecker

Brian Blecker

Dave Thompson

Robin Meyer

Kathy Wencl

Dorot hy Peterson

Kim Renville

Broker / Owner A-REO 383-4844

Realtor / Owner 383-1780

Broker Associate / Auctioneer 438-9646

Broker Associate / GRI 438-8800

Realtor 438-3126

Broker Associate / GRI 456-0731

Realtor 469-1552


Mark Dayton

Mayor Tom Stiehm mayor@ci.austin.mn.us 500 4th Ave. NE

Governor

130 State Capitol 75 Constitution Avenue St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-1279

Council Member at Large Janet Anderson jkanderson@gofast.am 305 6th St. NW

Tim Walz

House Representative 1529 Longworth House Office Bldg. Washington DC 20515 202-225-2472

Council Member First Ward Jeff Austin bgyglfr6@hotmail.com 1008 6th Ave. NW 433-2367 Council Member First Ward Brian Mc Alister bwmcal46@smig.net 1105 1st Ave. SW 433-4661 Council Member Second Ward Roger Boughton rwbought@smig.net 2205 10th Ave. SW 437-7331

331 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington D.C., 20510 202-224-3841

Jeanne Poppe

House Representative - District 27B 487 State Office Bldg. 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55155 651-296-4193

Council Member Second Ward Steve King stevek@co.mower.mn.us 1803 9th St. SW 433-2777 Council Member Third Ward Judy Enright judy.enright@yahoo.com 101 12th St. NE 440-3326 Council Member Third Ward Marian Clennon marian.clennon@ci.austin.mn.us 1711 3rd St. NE 433-5746

Dan Sparks

State Senator DFL - District 27

County Commissioner District 1 Tim Gabrielson tim@mowercountycommisioner.com 23264 570th Ave. 433-2598

Room G-24 State Capitol St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-9248

Rich Murray

House Representative - District 27A 337 State Office Bldg. 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55155 651-296-8216

Amy Klobuchar US Senator

302 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington D.C., 20510 202-224-3244

433-1081

ELECTED OFFICIALS

Al Franken

House Representative

437-9965

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County Commissioner District 2 Raymond Tucker tuckercompany@frontiernet.net P.O. Box 28, Dexter, MN 584-6366 County Commissioner District 3 Jerry Reinartz jerry@reinartzappraisals.com 2106 6th Ave. SW 219-2205 County Commissioner District 4 Tony Bennett tony@robsp.com 2000 13th Ave. NE 440-1203 County Commissioner District 5 Mike Ankeny mlankeny@ankenysminimart.com 102 22nd St. NW 433-4157


District No. 492 School Board

David M. Krenz, Superintendent 401 3rd Ave. NW 433-0966

City of Austin Supervisors

James Hurm, City Administrator jhurm@ci.austin.mn.us 437-9941

Jeff Kritzer, Vice Chairperson Baudler, Baudler, Maus & Blahnik, LLP 434-7466

Thomas Dankert, Finance Director tdankert@ci.austin.mn.us 437-9959

434-1090

437-9943

Aaron Keenan, Treasurer 1000 1st Dr. NW

Richard H. Lees, Vice Chairperson 1916 2nd Ave NW 433-2606 Don Fox, Chairperson 1607 28th St SW

Kathy A. Green, Director 1508 16th Ave SW

Trish Wiechmann, HR Director twiechma@ci.austin.mn.us 437-9942

433-3016

437-9945

437-8667

Administrative Staff

Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Ron Langrell

433-0607 433-0695

Vice President of Employee & PR Celeste Ruble 433-0666

Vice President of Finance & Facilities Beth Fondell 433-0605

Jon Erichson, City Engineer jerichson@ci.austin.mn.us

Craig Hoium, Community Development choium@ci.austin.mn.us 437-9942 Don Tomlinson, Mgmt of Info Systems dtomlinson@ci.austin.mn.us 437-9960

Brian Krueger, Chief of Police bmkrue@co.mower.mn.us 437-9407 Mickey Healey, Fire Chief mickeyh@ci.austin.mn.us

Mark Nibaur, GM Utilities markn@austinutilities.com

437-9400 437-9440 437-9535 437-9950 434-2675 437-9527 433-1868 437-9551 433-8150 433-1866 437-9701 437-9262 433-2391 433-1881 437-9493

433-3405

433-8886

Kim Underwood, Park & Rec Director kunderwo@ci.austin.mn.us 433-1881

Ann Hokanson, Library Director ahokanson@selco.lib.mn.us 433-2391

City of Austin and Mower County Contacts

Animal Control Assessor, County Auditor, County Building Permits Driver’s Exam Station Environmental Health Agency Fairgrounds Hazardous Waste Historical Society HRA Office Human Services Humane Society Library Park & Recreation Passports

433-3483

433-4686

Riverland Community College President Dr. Terrence Leas

David Hoversten, City Attorney dhoversten@hoverstenlaw.com

PUBLIC OFFICIALS

Diana Wangsness, Director 2106 8th St SW

Lucy Johnson, City Clerk ljohnson@ci.austin.mn.us

Planning & Zoning, Mower County Police-Non Emergency Post Office Public Health Nurse Public Works Recycling Center Red Cross, Mower County Social Security Administration SEMCAC Street Department Tabs & Registration Transfer Station Victim Crisis Center Visitor’s Bureau Waste Water Treatment

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437-9527 437-9400 434-4748 437-9770 437-9950 437-9951 437-4589 866-504-5010 433-5889 437-9950 433-8744 437-4606 437-6680 437-4563 437-7701


A ---------------------------------------------------329 North Main, LLC Patrick J. Bradley 4018 West 65th Street, Edina 55435 952.926.5337 952.926.5743 Real Estate - Management

All Seasons Outdoor Maintenance Plath Enterprises Terry Plath 19284 US Hwy 218 507.433.2950 507.434.2414 Landscapers, Lawncare & Nurseries

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

A & W Family Restaurant Gregg H. Johnson 910 4th St NW, P.O. Box 89 507.433.1321 Restaurants & Lounges

AllWeather Roof Tracy Riedemann 2311 4th St NW 507.434.3700 507.434.7130 www.allweatherroof.com Construction - Roofing

A Smooth Move Brian Alwin 5397 Hwy 52 S., Rochester 55904 507.589.9848 507.280.0366 www.asmoothmove.biz Moving Service A. J. Lysne Contracting Corp Al Lysne 3249 Cty. Rd. 45N P.O. Box 407, Owatonna 55060 507.451.7121 507.451.0957 www.ajlysne.com Construction-General Contractors

A.C.S. Alternative Construction Services Jack Underwood 88308 258th Street 507.438.2197 Construction-General Contractors

ABC 6 News Dave Harbert 1701 10th Pl. NE, P.O. Box 577 507.437.6666 507.437.7443 www.kaaltv.com Television Stations/Cable

Accentra Credit Union Paul Knorr 400 4th Ave NE, P.O. Box 657 507.433.1829 507.434.3300 www.accentracu.org Banks and Credit Unions

American Cancer Society, Relay for Life Linda Baier 814 8th Ave SE 507.433.6812 www.mowercountyrelayforlife.org Organizations American Family InsuranceEd Lee Agency, Inc. Ed Lee 701 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.2160 507.433.5282 www.edleeagency.com Insurance American Family InsuranceLindsay Harnack Agency Lindsay Harnack 101 8th St. NW, Suite 101 507.437.3207 www.amfam.com Insurance

American Red Cross, Mower County Chapter Elaine Hansen 305 4th Ave NW 507.437.4589 507.437.9121 www.mowercountyredcross.org Organizations

Adams, Rizzi & Sween, P.A. Paul V. Sween 300 1st St NW 507.433.7394 507.433.8890 www.adamsrizzisween.com Lawyers

AFLAC - Kiersten Hall Kiersten Hall P.O. Box 623 507.993.1228 Fax: 507.396.2575 www.youdontknowquack.com Insurance

AgStar Financial Services, ACA Jerry Hickman P.O. Box 220, Blue Earth 56013 866.577.1831 507.526.2928 www.agstar.com Financial Services - Agriculture

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Cindy Powell 1700 8th St NW 507.437.7337 507.437.1871 www.americinn.com Motels & Hotels

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Anderson Austin Memorials, Inc. Jeff and Renee Anderson 106 4th St SW 507.437.3636 507.437.0092 www.andersonmemorialsinc.com Monuments & Vaults

Arc Mower County Dawn Helgeson 401 2nd Ave NE 507.433.8994 507.433.9290 www.arcmowercounty.org Human Services

Ankeny Dairy & Mini Mart #5 Michael L. Ankeny 1203 Oakland Pl. SE 507.433.6264 507.433.8243 www.ankenyscarwash.com Convenience Stores

Arizona Cleaning Company Dick McIntosh 705 1st Ave SW 507.433.7839 507.437.8514 www.arizonaclean.com Carpet Cleaning, Ceiling, Walls & Upholstery

Ankeny’s Mini Mart #1 Jan Heim 1205 Oakland Pl. SE 507.433.3961 Convenience Stores

Apollo Liquor/Superette David and Peggy Olson 901-903 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.1300 507.437.3427 Convenience Stores / Liquor Stores

Apollo Shell & Grocery Ari Kolas 3010 W. Oakland Avenue 507.355.3100 Convenience Stores

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar Brian Otte 1404 18th Ave NW 507.433.4240 507.433.4344 www.applebees.com Restaurants & Lounges Apple Lane Community Child Care Center, Inc. Shannon Hart 2000 1st Ave NW 507.433.0070 507.433.7812 www.applelane.org Daycare Providers & Referral Centers

Arby’s Kris Schewe 1305 18th Ave NW 507.433.2722 440.239.1633 Restaurants & Lounges

Arens Heating & Cooling, LLC Penny Arens 103 3rd St SE 507.433.5652 507.433.8908 www.arensheatingandcooling.com Construction - Heating & Air Conditioning

Arro Construction, LLC. Wayne Scheevel P.O. Box 156 507.433.1217 507.434.2415 Construction - General Contractors

Austin Aeroflight, Inc. Bruce Budahn 710 21st St NE 507.433.1813 507.433.5867 Air Services www.austinaeroflight.com

Austin Area Foundation Mike Ruzek P.O. Box 6, 110 1st Ave SE 507.433.8845 507.433.7998 www.austinareafoundation.org Organizations

Austin Bruins Stephanie Bowe 501 2nd Ave NE, P.O. Box 451 507.434.4978 www.austinbruins.com Amusement, Entertainment & Recreation

Austin Builders Supply, Inc. Julie Hackensmith 206 10th St NE 507.437.3206 507.437.3594 www.austinbuilderssupply.com Lumber, Building Materials

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Anderson Construction Dave and Brian Anderson 1103 26th St SW, P.O. Box 472 507.433.5376 507.433-7469 www.andersonconstructionmn.com Construction – General Contractors


Austin Mower County Area Transit Kelly S. Joseph 2801 W. Oakland Ave 507.434.9559 507.433.4534 Transportation/Busses

Austin Catholic Schools, Inc. Joseph Steepleton 511 4th Ave NW 507.433.8859 www.pacellischools.org Education

Austin Noon Lions Ruth Arons P.O. Box 866 507.433.1111 www.austinlionsclub.org Organizations

Austin Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Cheryl Corey 104 11th Ave NW, Suite D 507.437.4563 507.433.1052 www.austincvb.com Organizations

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Austin Office Products Matt Johnston 430 10th St NE, Suite #1 507.433.9553 507.437.4386 Office Supplies & Equipment

Austin Country Club William Budion, CCM 1202 28th St NE, P.O. Box 474 507.437.7631 507.433.9690 www.austincountryclub.net Golf Courses

Austin Oral Surgery Dr. Richard Young 605 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.1031 507.433.6115 Dentists

Austin Daily Herald Dave Churchill 310 2nd St NE 507.433.8851 507.437.8644 www.austindailyherald.com Newspapers

Austin Pizza Ranch Andrew Blomendall 1300 18th Ave NW 507.396.2677 www.pizzaranch.com Restaurants & Lounges

Austin Dairy Queen Kathy Weins 1200 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.1369 Restaurants & Lounges

Austin Post Bulletin Jerry Boland 201 S. Main Street, Suite 104 507.434.7340 507.437.3975 www.austinpb.com Newspapers

Austin Electric, Inc. Chad Carlson P.O. Box 307 507.434.8080 507.434.8370 www.austinelectricinc.net Construction - Electrical

Austin Power & Sport Jason and Katie Johnson 1603 10th Dr SE 507.437.3926 Fax: 507.434.2430 www.austinpowerandsport.com Equipment Distributor-Sales & Service

Austin Farmers Market Heidi Harrabi 612 9th St NE 57.433.2545 www.austinafm.org Organizations

Austin Public Schools, ISD #492 Rhonda Anderson 401 3rd Ave NW 507.460.1900 507.433.0950 www.austin.k12.mn.us Education

Austin Jaycees Bill McLain P.O. Box 64 507.219.8055 Organizations

Austin Lawn and Garden Tilling Service, LLC. Edward Mendrick 900 6th St SW 507.434.9155 Landscapers, Lawn Care & Nurseries

Austin Symphony Orchestra Marge Dunlap 604 13th Ave SW 507.433.5647 www.austinsymphony.org Organizations

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Austin Utilities Mark Nibaur 500 4th St NE 507.433.8886 507.433.5045 www.austinutilities.com City / Government

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B & J Bar & Grill Tim Ball 114 4th Ave NE 507.433.9830 www.bandjbarandgrill.com Restaurants & Lounges

B & K Office Cleaning, Inc. Bill Carroll 111 N. Main Street 507.434.4100 Janitorial

Baudler, Maus, Forman, Kritzer & Wagner Tom Baudler 108 N. Main Street 507.433.2393 507.433.9530 www.baudlerlaw.com Lawyers

Beaver Trails Jellystone Park Tammy and Ken Westrich 21943 630th Avenue 507.584.6611 507.584.6661 www.beavertrails.com Campgrounds

Belles and Beaus Marie Fryer 311 N. Main Street 507.437.6955 507.437.6955 www.bellesnbeaus.com Bridal & Formal Wear

Bendixen Jewelry Mary Moline 401 N. Main Street 507.433.7080 Jewelers

Berg’s Nursery & Landscape Randy and Debbie Berg 904 1st Ave SW 507.433.2823 507.433.2823 www.bergsnursery.com Landscapers, Lawncare & Nurseries

Big Island Rendezvous and Festival, Inc. Perry Vining 2580 Bridge Avenue, Albert Lea 56007 800.658.2526 507.373.0344 www.bigislandfestivalandbbq.org Organizations

Blecker Realty & Auction Service Brian and Beckie Blecker 1106 1st Ave SW 507.433.3536 507.434.2144 www.bleckerrealty.com Real Estate Agencies Blooming Prairie Times, The Rick Bussler 411 E. Main St., P.O. Box 247, Blooming Prairie 55917 507.583.4431 507.583.4445 www.bloomingprairieonline.com Newspapers

Bollingberg Chiropractic Dr. Faye and Rolf Bollingberg 704 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.4013 507.433.4026 Chiropractors

Brad Johnson P.O. Box 642 507.219.8081 507.433.9418 Construction - General Contractors

Brick Furniture Steve Brick 504 N. Main Street 507.433.8833 507.433.8834 Furniture & Interiors

Bridget’s Dance Conservatory Bridget Halvorson 213 N. Main Street 507.434.4119 www.bridgetsdance.com Dance Studio

Bursch Travel, Inc. Mary Jo Follmuth 1411 1st Ave SW 507.437-8773 507.437.8743 www.burschtravel.com Travel Consultants

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Austin Veterinary Clinic Dr. John Stevenson 3100 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.5225 507.433.9228 www.animalDR.com Veterinarians

Best Disposal Don and Dori Hagen 1119 5th Pl SE 507.433.9489 Fax: 507.583.0083 Garbage Collection & Landfills


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C.O. Brown Agency, Inc. Celeste Krause 329 N. Main Street, Suite 103 507.433.4998 507.433.3934 www.cobrown.com Insurance

The Carlson Home Richard “Smokey” Carlson 300 1st Ave NW 507.433.8357 Human Services

Carney Auto Salvage Jeff Carney 26008 Hwy 218 N. / 2711 11th St NE 507.433.1856 507.433.5782 507.433.2354 507.433.7556 www.carneyauto.com Auto Parts & Equipment - New/Used/Rebuilt Casey’s General Store Shirley Lica 1702 12th St SW 507.434.9148 Convenience Stores

Cedar River Watershed District Bev Nordby 1408 21st Ave NW, Suite 2 507.434.2603 507.434.2680 Organizations

Cedar Valley Services, Inc. Jim Mueller 2111 4th St NW 507.433.2303 507.433.8880 www.cedarvalleyservices.org Human Services

Cedars of Austin, The Tara Brunsvold 700 1st Dr NW 507.437.3246 507.437.3248 www.cedarsofaustin.com Nursing & Retirement Homes

Center Financial Cynthia R. Low, CRPC 101 8th St NW, Suite 100 507.433.5229 507.433.3703 Investment and Finance Companies

CenturyLink Kim Valiquette 333 N. Front Street, LaCrosse, WI 54601 www.centurylink.com Telecommunications CFS Companies Charles W. Moline 329 N. Main Street, Suite 104L 507.434.2299 507.434.2992 www.cfscompanies.com Insurance

ChamberMaster Betsy Strombert 15391 Edgewood Dr, Baxter 56425 www.chambermaster.com Services

Charter Communications Abbie Hill 2206 E. Oakland Avenue 800.581.0081 507.437.7119 www.chartercom.com TV - Cable Cheers Liquor Craig and Angie Strickfort 502 12th Ave NW 507.437.3521 Liquor Stores

China Star Jeff Lam 1906 8th St NW 507.355.5888 Restaurants & Lounges

Christopher Lee Photography Chris and Sarah Iverson 113 4th Ave NE 507.437.0929 www.clpstudio.net Photographers

City Concrete Co. Bryan and Steven Harber 1907 11th St SW 507.433.8911 507.433.9737 Construction - Concrete & Masonry

City of Austin James Hurm 500 4th Ave NE 507.437.9940 507.434.7197 www.ci.austin.mn.us City / Government

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Cardinal Stritch University Amie Eugels 14 2nd St SW, Suite 202, Rochester 55902 414.410.8829 602.824.6353 www.yourstritchdegrees.com/amieengels Education

Central Valley Co-Op Gary Mohr 900 30th Pl NW, Owatonna 55060 507.451.1230 507.451.7579 www.centralvalleycoop.com Agricultural Chemicals / Fertilizer


Clasen-Jordan Mortuary David Clasen 209 2nd Ave NW 507.433.5727 www.meaningfulfunerals.net Funeral Homes

The Coffee House on Main Kyle Keenan 329 N. Main Street, Suite 101 507.433.1200 Coffee Houses

Collision Specialists, Inc. Randy Miller 1410 21st Ave NW 507.437.2837 507.437.6057 www.csiaustinmn.com Auto Detailing & Reconditioning

Community Bank Austin Rick Jaacks 805 N. Main Street 507.433.8822 507.433.2273 www.cnb1.com Banks and Credit Unions

Complete Automotive Service & Sales Greg Undahl 103 21st St SE 507.433.9555 507.434.4930 www.casautosales.com Auto Repair & Service

Computer Connection Michael Sletten 1106 10th Dr SE 507.434.9656 www.computerconnectionau.com Computer Training, Service, Consulting & Sales

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. Chris Hott 2000 8th St NW 507.437.2400 507.437.2099 www.crc.coop Telecommunications Center

Cornerstone Financial Resources, LLC. Todd Ehret 329 N. Main St, Suite 203 507.433.3353 866.508.8719 www.cornerstonefrllc.com Financial Advisors & Planners

Crossroad Motor Company Thomas Tauchnitz 1501 8th Ave NW 507.396.2717 Auto Dealers - New & Used

Culligan Ultrapure Industries Noah Hawkes 1308 8th St NE 507.433.3737 507.433.5971 Water Filtration & Conditioning

Culver’s Restaurant Tress Weber 1800 8th St NW 507.434.0100 507.434.0101 www.culverized.com Restaurants & Lounges Curves For Women Rachelle Root 203 11th St NE 507.437.3799 507.396.0111 Fitness Center-REC

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CliftonLarsonAllen Gregg Draeger 109 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 217 507.434.7000 507.437.8997 www.larsonallen.com Accountants

Credit Bureau Ward Robinson 401 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 56 507.433.7381 507.433.7383 Credit & Collections

D ---------------------------------------------------D & G Ace Hardware Wayne Groth 1417 1st Ave SW 507.437.8261 507.433.4525 Hardware Stores

D & R Vending David Hawkins 1304-1/2 10th Dr SE 507.433.6456 Coffee & Beverage Services

Davis, Thoen, Kramer & AssociatesAmeriprise Financial Services, Inc. Webb L. Davis 329 N. Main Street, Suite 201 507.437-3523 507.433.5299 www.ameripriseadvisors.com/webb.l.davis Financial Advisors & Planners

Days Inn Tracy Benesh 700 16th Ave NW 507.433.8600 507.433.8600 www.daysinnaustin.com Hotels & Motels

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Development Corporation of Austin John Garry 329 N. Main Street, Suite 106L 507.433.9495 507.433.9470 www.austindca.org Economic Developers

E ---------------------------------------------------Eagles Aerie 703, Fraternal Order of Debbie Retterath 107 11th St NE 507.433.8777 www.eagles703.org Organizations

Diamond Ridge Printing Brian Halvorson 910 2nd Ave SW 507.434.7580 507.434.0072 www.diamondridgeprinting.com Printing

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Echo Lanes Merry Petersen 1600 10th Dr SE 507.437.8241 507.434.7144 www.echo@2gobowl.com Amusement, Entertainment & Recreation

Dick Pedersen & Son Electric, LLC Rick Pedersen 58114 195th Street, Rose Creek 55970 507.433.7168 507.437.1290 Construction - Electrical

Edge Salon, The Sharon Teigen 404 1st St NW 507.396.0123 507.396.0162 www.theedgesalonsite.com Beauty Shop & Barbers

Dolan’s Landscape Center, Inc. Brian Dolan 3108 4th St NW 507.433.3239 507.434.9546 www.dolanslandscapecenter.com Landscapers, Lawncare & Nurseries

Edward Jones - Greg Bird Greg Bird 401 N. Main Street 507.437.7601 888.277.7161 www.edwardjones.com Investment & Finance Companies

Dominos Pizza Marty Gritz 106 S. Main St 507.437.3030 www.dominos.com Restaurants & Lounges

Donkers Hometown Appliances Ralph and Barbara Donkers 1107 1st Ave SW 507.433.8608 507.433.2570 TV, Appliances & Electronics - Sales & Service

Donut Connection/Kaleidoscoops Dan and Janet Hooker 507 1st St NW 507.433.1115 507.434.9575 Coffee Houses

Edward Jones - Thad Kusick Thad Kusick 1702 17th St NW 507.434.2954 Fax: 507.434.3667 www.edwardjones.com Investment & Finance Companies

El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant Pantaleon Mata 227 N. Main Street 507.434.5975 Restaurants & Lounges

Doors and Floors, Inc. Gordy Handeland 101 11th St NE 507.433.3420 507.433.3114 Floor Coverings

Elrod, Green and Hyland, D.D.S., P.A. Dr. David Elrod 800 1st Ave SW 507.437.8208 507.433.7348 www.elrodgreendds.com Dentists

Double K Specialty, Inc. Kyle Klaehn 803 18th Ave NW 507.437.1747 507.437.4296 Feed, Seed & Pet Food Distributor

Draayer Chriopractic Dr. Patrick Draayer 109 1st Ave SE 507.396.8088 507.396.8089 Chiropractors

Edward Jones - Jeremiah Johnson Jeremiah Johnson 908 12th St SW 507.437.2762 www.edwardjones.com Investment & Finance Companies

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ENDRES Window Cleaning Nick Endres 1101 8th Ave SE 507.437.3633 507.437.9037 www.endreswc.com Window Cleaning


EO Johnson Office Technologies Wayne Hanson 2477 Clare Lane NE, Rochester 55908 866.977.5133 507.252.6979 www.eojohnson.com Office Supplies & Equipment

Fett Properties Randy Fett 223-1/2 N. Main Street 507.438.4242 Real Estate - Management

F ---------------------------------------------------Fairway Outdoor Advertising Gregory K. Soderberg 1734 15th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901 507.288.1866 507.288.7619 www.fairwayoutdoor.com Signs & Billboards

Family Eye Care Center Dr. Jeffrey Anderson 200 14th St NW 507.437.3227 507.437.8070 www.visionsource-familylifetimeeyecare.com Optometrists & Ophthamologists

Farm Bureau Financial Services Darrell B. Ingvaldson Agency Darrell Ingvaldson 100 Mill Street, P.O. Box 298 Brownsdale 55918 507.567.2296 507.567.2112 Insurance

Farmers and Merchants State Bank Gordy Bau 607 N. Main Street 507.437.3253 507.433.8056 www.fmbankmn.com Banks and Credit Unions

Farmers Insurance Group Tom Gillard Agency Tom Gillard 1105 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.5006 507.433.6352 Insurance Fast Income Tax, Inc. Erik and Sheri Newhouse 204 12th St SW 507.437.8511 507.437.8513 Income Tax Preparers

Fawver Agency Charles Fawver 609 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.1111 507.437.6113 www.fawver.com Real Estate Agencies

Firestone Steve Sorenson 101 S Main Street 507.433.3439 507.433.5919 Auto Repair & Service

First Farmers & Merchants State Bank Steve Drennan 128 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 397 507.433.3473 507.433.9014 www.ffmbank.com Banks and Credit Unions

First Farmers & Merchants State Bank - Brownsdale Dale Larson 106 Main W, P.O. Box 157 Brownsdale 55918 507.567.2219 507.567.2406 www.ffmbank.com Banks and Credit Unions

Flaherty Paint Mike and Mary Lynn Flaherty 129 N. Main Street 507.437.1243 507.437.1243 www.flaherty-painting.com Paint & Wallpaper

Fox Electric Co., Inc. Terry Fox 500 10th St NE 507.433.7184 507.433.5111 www.foxelectricinc.com Construction - Electrical

Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services Jim Krueger 2501 Main Street East, P.O. Box 611 Albert Lea 56007 507.373.6421 507.377.7145 www.fmcs.coop City / Government

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Excel Fitness Lance Pogones 701 18th Ave NW, Suite 200 507.433.8139 507.433.6184 Fitness Center

Faye’s Concessions Faye Pedersen 804 19th St NE 507.433.1922 Vendors


Godfather’s Pizza Lori Mourlam 600 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.8269 507.437.1799 Restaurants & Lounges Gold Cross Ambulance Service Cathy Sollie 1010 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.1850 Ambulance Service

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Freedom Valu Center Kim Schiesser 101 4th St NW 507.433.1337 www.freedomvalu.com Convenience Stores

Friends of the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center Dick Waldman 1304 21st St NE 507.567.2555 507.437.8246 www.ci.austin.mn.us Organizations

Fuhrman Real Estate Joe Fuhrman 109 1st Ave SE 507.437.6665 507.437.2828 www.fuhrmanrealestate.com Real Estate Agencies

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Games People Play Lance Pogones 701 18th Ave NW, Suite 100 507.433.7593 507.433.9791 www.gppaustin.com Apparel

Good Earth Village Chad Campbell 25303 Old Town Drive, Spring Valley 55975 507.346.2494 507.346.2035 www.goodearthvillage.org Campgrounds Good Samaritan Society - Comforcare Katie Horstmeyer Davis 1201 17th St NE 507.437.4526 Fax: 507.437.9024 www.good-sam.com Nursing & Retirement Homes Gorman Appraisals Brad Gorman 1110 W. Oakland Avenue 507.434.7569 Fax: 507.434.7593 Real Estate - Appraisers / Abstracts

Greenman Heating, Refrigeration and Fireplace Design Alan and Steve Greenman 1001 4th St SE, P.O. Box 421 507.437.6500 507.433.8781 www.greenmanhvac.com Construction - Heating & Air Conditioning

George Brophy 512 6th Ave SW 507.437.2765 Associate Member

Gerard Academy Brent Henry P.O. Box 715 507.433.1843 Counseling

Golden Tress Salon & Day Spa Marsha Leathers 104 11th Ave NW 507.433.2291 www.goldentress.com Beauty Shop & Barbers

Greg Meyer State Farm Insurance Greg L. Meyer 1110 1st Ave. SW, P.O. Box 428 507.433.3489 507.433.5878 www.statefarm.com Insurance

507.433.7868

Girl Scout Council of MN & WI River Valley Aliza Rongstad 4228 8th St SW, Rochester 55902 507.288.4703 507.288.7702 www.girlscoutsrv.org Organizations

Guy Family Dentistry Dr. Catherine Guy 316 3rd Ave NE 507.433.8789 Dentists

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Healing Palms Spa Naomi Thompson 313 N. Main Street 507.434.4046 www.hpmassage.com Massage & Spa

H ---------------------------------------------------H & R Block Ben Gildner 701 W. Oakland Avenue, Suite B 507.433.4151 507.433.1309 www.hrblock.com Income Tax Preparers

Habitat for Humanity - Freeborn/Mower Barry Irish 800 7th Ave NE 507.433.1349 Organizations

Hansen Hauling & Excavating, Inc. Lee Hansen 1602 11th Drive NE 507.437.6834 507.434.0753 Trucking

Hanson Construction & Specialty Cabinets, LLC Don and Pam Hanson 11615 585th Avenue, Lyle 55953 507.325.2509 507.325.2509 www.hansoncsc.com Construction-General Contractors

Hanson Tire Service of Austin, Inc. Bruce Turner 1200 N. Main Street 507.433.3419 507.433.1863 Auto Repair & Service

Hardy Geranium, The Vicki Trimble 100 4th St SE 507.434.2409 Fax: 507.434.2410 www.hardygeranium.net Florists

Harty Mechanical, Inc. Matt Anderson 1015 2nd Ave NE, P.O. Box 277 507.437.8201 507.437.8378 www.hartymechanical.com Plumbing & Heating

Hill, Larson, Walth & Benda, P.A. Greg Larson 326 N. Main Street 507.433.2264 507.437.8251 www.hlwb-cpa.com Accountants

Holiday Cars of Austin, Inc. Nathan Toland 2905 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.8877 507.433.3502 www.holidaycarsaustin.com Auto Dealers - New & Used Holiday Ford Nathan Toland 2701 W. Oakland Ave 507.437.3291 www.holidayford.net Auto Dealers - New & Used

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Gymocha Cynthia Pihlstrom 1300 14th St NW 507.433.7000 www.gymocha.com Coffee Houses

Heartman Insurance Eric Connett, C.I.C. 203 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 678 507.437.4503 507.437.4506 www.heartman.com Insurance

Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center Tracy Benesh 1701 4th St NW 507.433.1000 507.433.8749 www.hiaustin.com Hotels & Motels

Holiday Inn & Suites of Owatonna Marnie Glynn 2365 43rd St NW, Owatonna 55060 507.446.3106 507.446.8999 www.hiowatonna.com Hotels & Motels

Home Federal Savings Bank Tom Klapperich 201 W. Oakland Avenue, P.O. Box 677 507.433.2355 507.434.2505 www.justcallhome.com Banks and Credit Unions

Hormel Foods Corporation Julie Craven 1 Hormel Place 507.437.5611 507.434.6721 www.hormel.com Food Processors / Packaging

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Hormel Historic Home, Inc. Laura Helle 208 4th Ave NW 507.433.4243 507.434.2133 www.hormelhistorichome.org Organizations

Hoversten, Johnson, Beckmann & Hovey, LLP Craig Johnson 807 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.3483 507.433.7889 www.hoverstenlaw.com Lawyers

Howe Advertising & Embroidery John Howe 117 1st Ave NW, P.O. Box 121 507.437.1990 507.437.8893 www.howeadvertising.com Imprinted Promotional Items Hy-Vee Food Store Todd Hepler 1001 18th Ave NW 507.437.7625 507.437.4570 www.hyvee.com Grocers

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IBI Data Michael Harte 27199 State Highway 56, Brownsdale 55918 507.567.2701 507.567.2413 Database Management - Food Industry

Imagery Sound Mark Bliese 103 6th St NW 507.437.9343 507.437.9343 www.imagerysound.com Music & Sound Systems

Information Systems Sciences Randy Sprau 100 School Street, Elkton 55933 610.687.6413 507.754.4405 www.infosysci.com Computer Marketing & Programming InnoVision Eyecare Dr. Gareth Hataye 318 N. Main Street 507.437.7768 507.437.7769 www.innovisioneyecare.com Optometrists & Opthamologists

Integrity Real Estate Casey Hatch 1405 15th Ave NW, Suite B 507.438.3342 www.myhomeintegrity.com Real Estate - Services

International Paper Joe Lenway 1900 8th St NE 507.433.3467 507.437.0803 www.ipaper.com Boxes - Corrugated & Fiber

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The Hormel Institute- University of MN Gail Dennison 801 16th Ave NE 507.433.8804 507.437.9606 www.hi.umn.edu Education

J ---------------------------------------------------Jaguar Communications Jan Swan 507 1st Ave NW 507.214.0256 507.214.1001 www.jagcom.net Telecommunications Jane Taylor Academy of Dance Jane Taylor 434 N. Main Street 507.582.7884 Dance Studio

JD Driver, Ltd. Dean Bendtsen 61441 170th Street, P.O. Box 162, Rose Creek 55970 507.437.6050 507.437.6151 www.jddriver.com Construction - General Contractors

Jim’s Market Place Foods Jim Baldus 301 11th St NE 507.433.1028 507.437.4755 Grocers

Johnson & Doerhoefer, P.A. Tammy Johnson 504 12th Ave NW 507.433.9453 507.434.7119 www.johnsondoerhoefer.com Accountants

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Kiker Bros., Inc. Rick Kiker P.O. Box 323 507.437.8481 507.437.1228 Construction - Roofing

The Joseph Company, Inc. Carter Wagner 2003 14th St NE, P.O. Box 427 507.437.3284 507.437.7093 www.joseph-company.com Construction - General Contractors

King Maintenance, Inc. Jim King 1907 8th Ave NW 507.437.7950 507.437.2008 www.kingmaintenanceinc.om Janitorial

Jones, Haugh & Smith, Inc. John H. Schulte IV 515 Washington Avenue, Albert Lea 56007 888.757.4876 507.373.1839 www.jhseng.com Architects & Engineers

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K & K Fabrication, Inc. Kurt Smeby & Kris Smeby-Wilkie 25702 870th Avenue 507.373.3775 507.373.0624 www.kkfab.com Steel Fabrication

KATE/KCPI Radio Robert Mithuen 305 1st Ave South, Albert Lea 56007 507.373.2338 507.373.4736 www.kate1450.com Radio Stations

KAUS AM/FM Radio Robert Mithuen 18431 State Highway 105 S. 507.437.1480 507.437.7669 www.myaustinminnesota.com Radio Stations

Kenny’s Oak Grill Kenneth Knutson 307 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.4135 507.437.8340 www.kennysoakgrill.com Restaurants & Lounges

Kestner Electric, Inc. Kevin Kestner P.O. Box 457 507.437.1377 507.437.3530 www.kestner-elec.com Construction - Electrical

Keystone Townhouses at South Pointe Karen Wolff 507.434.4146 Homeowners Association

KIMT TV Jerome Risting 112 N. Pennsylvannia, P.O. Box 620 Mason City, IA 50401 641.423.2540 641.423.9309 www.kimt.com Television Stations/Cable

Knutson Construction Services Sylvia Keller 5985 Bandel Road NW, Rochester 55901 507.280.9788 Fax: 507.280.9797 www.knutsonconstruction.com Construction - General Contractors KQAQ 970 AM Anna Rahn 109 E. Clark Street, Albert Lea 56007 507.437.0970 507.437.0970 www.classiccountrylegends.com Radio Stations KSMQ Public Television Eric Olson 2000 8th Ave NW 507.433.0678 507.433.0670 www.ksmq.org Television Stations/Cable

KTTC / KXLT / CWTV Elizabeth Dahlen 6301 Bandel Rd NW, Rochester 55901 507.288.4444 507.288.6278 www.kttc.com Television Stations/Cable

Kwik Trip, Inc. Kim Smith 1201 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.4771 www.kiwktrip.com Convenience Stores

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Jones Cabinets Dennis Jones 300 10th St NE 507.437.3555 507.437.2904 www.jonescabinets.com Cabinetry - Installation & Construction

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Lakeview Manor Association Wallace Alcorn 500J Oakland Place NE 507.437.6272 Homeowners Association

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Lansing Corners Event Center Dave Olson 27037 Hwy 218 N 507.440.3816 Restaurants & Lounges

Masterson Personnel, Inc. Debbie Berdan 104 11th Ave NE 507.219.5673 Fax: 507.219.5677 www.mastersonpersonnel.com Employment Services

Larson Contracting Milo Lien 508 W. Main, P.O. Box 7, Lake Mills, IA 50450 641.592.5800 641.592.8610 www.larsoncontracting.com Construction - General Contractors

Matyas Electric LLC Mike Matyas 89987 290th Street 507.434.7534 Construction-Electrical

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Maurices Kate 1906 8th St NW, Suite A 507.434.9523 www.maurices.com Retail & Discount Sales

Lewis Outpatient Thereapy/HDR Scott Lewis 701 18th Ave NW 507.433.8139 507.433.6184 www.hdrtherapy.com Therapy - Physical/Occupational/Speech

Mayer Funeral Home Jack Koppa 600 2nd St NW, P.O. Box 27 507.433.1817 507.433.1818 Funeral Homes

Lou’s Forever Framing Lou Beckel 317 N. Main Street 507.434.9381 Picture Framing

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MJ O’Connor, Inc. 1507 14th St NE, P.O. Box 606 507.433.5017 507.433.2270 www.mjoconnorinc.com Plumbing, Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Mayo Clinic Health System - Austin Tami Yokiel 1000 1st Dr NW 507.433.7351 507.437.7824 www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org Hospitals & Health Care Facilities McDonald’s Courtesy Corporation Mark Johnston 2700 National Dr, Suite 100, Owalaska, WI 54650 608.781.8080 608.781.8555 www.mccourtesy.com Restaurants & Lounges

Mandolin Place Apartments Sheryl Monson 203 31st St SW, #104 507.433.1538 507.437.1680 www.dominiuminc.com Apartments

McFarland Truck Lines, Inc. Geoff Baker 1304 16th Ave NE, P.O. Box 1008 507.437.6651 507.437.7643 Trucking

Manpower International Laura Lunde 2564 Bridge Avenue, Albert Lea 56007 800.371.1262 507.377.7521 www.us.manpower.com Employment Services

Meadow Greens Golf Course Larry, Barb and Mike Grinstead 25238 540th Avenue 507.433.4878 www.meadowgreensgc.com Golf Courses

March of Dimes Randy Kramer 329 N. Main Street, Suite 201 507.437.3523 507.433.5299 www.marchforbabies.org Organizations

Marco, Inc. Casey Groettum 3416 Lakeridge Pl. NW, Rochester, MN 55901 507.424.4706 Fax: 507.252.5856 www.marconet.com Office Supplies & Equipment

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Med City Mobility Kathe Myers 111 3rd Ave NE 507.433.9000 507.433.9111 www.medcityweb.com Medical Equipment


Medgaarden’s Southwest Sales, Inc. Spencer Medgaarden 1608 12th St SW 507.437.1316 www.swsalesinc.com Auto Dealers - New & Used

Midtown Auto Clinic/Bartley Automotive Peter Bartley 1400 10th Dr SE 507.433.2751 507.434.2131 www.midtownautoclinic.com Auto Repair & Service

Midtown Towing Steve Sollie 1402 10th Drive SE 507.433.7374 Fax: 507-433-9129 www.midtownautoclinic.com Towing

Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company Jason Wagner 2505 Alexander Street SW, Owatonna 55060 800.657.4995 Beverage Dealers & Distributors

Midwest Diesel Sales & Service Gary LeTendre 2409 4th St NW, P.O. Box 755 507.437.6394 507.437.7121 Diesel Repair & Service

Midwest Door Co. Jeff Pedersen 1601 13th St NE 507.437.6226 507.434.2191 Garage Door Openers

Minnesota Freezer Warehouse, Co. Randy Skophammer 1907 14th St NE, P.O. Box 475 507.437.1982 507.437.1892 www.mfwc-cold.com Warehouses

Minnesota Surety and Trust Company Peter D. Plunkett 107 W. Oakland Avenue, P.O. Box 463 507.437.3231 507.437.8376 www.minnesotasurety.com Loan Companies

Moline Awards/United Pack & Ship Daniel Klingfus 1411 1st Ave SW 507.433.6190 507.437.8617 Trophies & Awards Moose Lodge 1180 Bud Johnson 208 S. Main Street 507.437.1234 www.mooseintl.org Organizations

Morem Tree Service/Agri-Lawn Dan Morem 3608 4th St NW 507.437.8329 507.434.2443 Landscapers, Lawncare & Nurseries

Motor Inn Honda Dave Christensen 2114 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 290 Albert Lea 56007 507.373.2341 507.379.3130 www.motorinn.com Auto Dealers - New & Used

Mower County 4-H Melissa Koch 201 1st St NE 507.437.9552 507.433.1507 www.fourth.umn.edu City / Government

Mower County Fair Denise Schneider 700 12th St SW 507.433.1868 507.433.9422 www.mowercountyfair.com Entertainment & Recreation

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Medicap Pharmacy Jon Engelhardt 1109 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.7123 507.433.1201 www.medicaprx.com Pharmacies

Mower County Farm Bureau Federation Ardis Jensen P.O. Box 298, Brownsdale, MN 55918 507.567.2296 Fax: 507.567.2112 www.fbmn.org Agricultural Consultants

Mower County Farmers Mutual Insurance Company Mary Christian 1904 8th St NW 507.433.6646 507.433.8367 www.mcfminsurance.com Insurance

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Mower County Historical Society Dustin Heckman 1303 6th Ave SW 507.437.6082 507.437.6082 www.mowercountyhistory.org Organizations

Nicol’s Fast Lube & Car Washes Bill and Linda Nicol 100 11th Ave NW 507.433.5203 507.433.9706 Auto Repair & Service/Car Washes

Nystrom Signs John Nystrom 809 10th Ave SE 507.433.9654 507.433.9654 Signs & Billboards

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Mower County Humane Society Jay Zimmerman P.O. Box 877 507.437.9262 www.mowercountyhumanesociety.org Animal Shelter

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Mower County Seniors, Inc. Sara Schafer 400 3rd Ave NE, P.O. Box 807 507.433.2370 507.434.2479 www.mcs-inc.org Organizations

Oak Park Mall Ltd. Partnership Shan Kehret 1301 18th Ave NW 507.437.7634 507.437.6349 www.oakparkmallmn.com Real Estate - Management

The Muffler Center Harold Sorenson 1204 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.2307 Auto Repair & Service

Old Mill, Inc. Dave and Ann Forland 54446 244th Street 507.437.2076 507.437.0073 www.oldmill.net Restaurants & Lounges

Mower County Shopper Julia Thompson 3405 W. Oakland Avenue, P.O. Box 522 507.437.7731 507.437.7733 www.mowercountyshopper.com Shopper

The Oaks Condominium Cindi Marquardt 1200 18th Ave NW 507.437.8383 507.437.6302 Retirement Communities

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Napoli Chocolates Lisa Nelson 1301 18th Ave NW, Suite 113 507.433.0047 www.napolichocolate.com Candy Distributors

Ole Barn BBQ Robert Nelson 1301 18th Ave NW, Sute 320 507.434.9483 507.434.9423 Restaurants & Lounges

Nelson Family Dental PLLC Drs. John H. and Sean Nelson 205 6th Pl NW 507.433.9515 507.434.0254 Dentists

Nelson Sound Electronics Joel Nelson 313 3rd Ave NE, P.O. Box 546 507.437.3224 507.437.8623 Music & Sound Systems/Alarm Systems

Olde Tyme Antiques Judy and Dave Laskewitz 50422 262nd Street 507.437.3343 Antiques & Collectibles

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Ooh LaLa! Handbags & Accessories Riley Brolsma 309 N. Main Street 507.396.2695 Retail & Discount Stores


Paul R. Johnson Architects, inc. Paul Johnson 1511 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.7689 Fax: 507.437.1014 Architects & Engineers

Overby Orthodontics Dr. Eric R. Overby 700 1st Ave SW 507.437.3269 507.437.6490 www.overbyorthodontics.com Orthodontists

Pet Watchers Boarding Kennel Rondell Peck-Eilertson 52958 162nd Street 507.433.4950 507.434.7179 Pet Boarding Kennel

Our House Assisted Living Apartments Jennifer Purkapile 1313 15th Ave NW 507.437.3373 507.437.2310 www.ourhouseassisted.com Human Services

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Pajolo Alpacas Farm & Country Store Linda Peter 51057 155th Street 507.437.1561 507.437.1561 www.pajolo.com Gifts, Specialties & Crafts

Palleton of Minnesota Glenn Cobb 805 11th St NE, P.O. Box 691 507.433.9384 507.433.9372 Pallet Recyclers & Manufacturers

Palmer Bus Service Heather Crumb 103 10th St SE, P.O. Box 581 507.433.5358 Fax: 507.433.5163 www.palmerbusservice.com Busses

Papa Murphy’s Pizza Mike Cooper 402 1st Ave SW 507.433.3333 Fax: 507.437.8948 Restaurants & Lounges

Paramount Theatre Austin Area Commission for the Arts Jennie Germain 125 4th Ave NE 507.434.0934 Fax 507.434.9360 www.paramounttheatre.org Theatres

Parenting Resource Center, Inc. Maryanne Law 105 1st St SE 507.437.8330 507.434.7554 www.familiesandcommunities.org Daycare Providers and Referral Centers

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Larry Eisenberg 701 17th Ave NW 507.433.6720 507.433.1276 www.perkinsaustin.com Restaurants & Lounges

Philomathian Religious Books & Gifts Sharon Wagner 310 N. Main Street 507.437.2252 www.philomathianstore.com Book Stores Piggy Blues Bar-B-Que, Inc. Josh Diaz 323 N. Main Street 507.434.8485 www.piggybluesbbq.com Restaurants & Lounges

Plunkett & Associates, Inc. Peter Plunkett 107 W. Oakland Ave 507.437.2845 507.437.8376 www.plunkett-law.com Lawyers

Potach & Mitchell Dental Clinic, P.A. Dr. Kurt S. Potach 607 1st Dr NW, P.O. Box 1064 507.437.6312 507.437.4896 Dentists

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Orchard Ponds Twin Homes Dick Wilkie 1401 26th Street SW 507.433.8110 Homeowners Association

Power 96 - Hometown Broadcasting, Inc. Anna Rahn 109 E. Clark Street, Albert Lea 56007 507.373.9600 507.373.9045 www.power96rocker.com Radio Stations

PrimeLending, A Plains Capital Company Kris Heickel 507 1st St NW, Suite A-2 507.433.2500 966.908.7980 www.kheichel.primelending.com Mortgage Companies

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Primrose Retirement Community Laura Pyburn 1701 22nd Ave SW 507.434.0600 507.434.0041 www.primroseretirement.com Retirement Communities

Professional Tax Services Lynn Williams 111 N. Main Street, Suite 101 507.355.2203 www.protaxservicesllc.com Income Tax Preparers

Proline Distributing, Inc. Douglas Gerhart 510 10th St NE 507.433.1400 507.433.6913 www.prolinedistributing.com Wholesalers & Distributors

Pro-Build Roger Stratton 3714 4th St NW 507.433.3454 507.433.2038 Lumber - Building Materials

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Quality Pork Processors, Inc. Kelly Wadding 711 Hormel Century Pkwy. 507.434.6300 507.433.2441 www.qppinc.net Food Processors / Packaging Quick Care Dr. James and Debbie Schaffer 1702 17th St NW 507.433.1055 Medical

Quiznos Sub Marlene Blaser 1702 17th St NW 507.433.3176 507.433.2984 Restaurants & Lounges R ----------------------------------------------------

R & S Grain Systems, Inc. Ray and Sharon Dietrich 25863 650th Avenue, Dexter 55926 507.584.6794 507.584.6634 Agricultural Construction

Rachel’s Hope Mary Lou Doron 808 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.7595 507.437.7595 Organizations

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Pro Auto Clean Mike Huffman 103 10th St NE 507.437.4191 Auto Detailing & Reconditioning

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Roger E. Kahle, CFP 330 N. Main Street 507.437.8581 507.437.6114 www.rogerkahle.com Investment & Finance Companies RBC Wealth Management Curtis Anderson & Tom Wuertz 329 N. Main Street, Suite 104 507.433.4690 507.433.4689 www.rbc.com Investment & Finance Companies Re/Max Results Duane Sauke 1702 17th St NW, Suite C 507.433.0013 507.433.9618 www.austinmnhomesonline.com Real Estate Agencies

Reinartz Appraisals Jerry and Linda Reinartz 1511 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.9179 507.437.6535 Real Estate - Appraisers / Abstracts

Rent ‘N’ Save Brian Hegge 2307 4th St NW 507.433.9172 507.433.0064 www.rentnsave.net Rental - Equipment / Party

Restaurant Warehouse/ Home Kitchen Warehouse Bob Nelson 1301 18th Ave NW 507.434.7714 507.434.7719 www.therestaurantwarehouse.com Equipment Distributor - Sales & Service

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Riverland Community College Dr. Terrence Leas 1900 8th Ave NW 507.433.0600 507.433.0370 www.riverland.edu Education

S ---------------------------------------------------St. Mark’s Lutheran Home Chris Schulz 400 15th Ave SW 507.437.4594 507.437.7201 www.stmarksaustinmn.org Nursing & Retirement Homes

RN Consulting & Coordinating, LLC Pam Hollrah-Asleson P.O. Box 265, 204 Grove St, Lyle 55953 507.440.5733 507.554.0080 www.RNCandC.com Consulting Robert’s Specialty Jim Bennett 1308 10th Dr SE 507.433.8492 507.433.8445 www.robsp.com Embroidery & Screen Printing

Rodeway Inn & Suites Jay Patel 805 21st St NE 507.433.9254 Fax: 507 433-9215 www.austinmotelmn.com Motels & Hotels

Roger & Sons, LLC Roger Bastyr 3701 4th St NW, P.O. Box 756 507.437.6606 507.437.6608 Construction - Asphalt

Rooms and Rest Melissa Sorensen 1700 17th St NW 507.437.1457 507.437.1472 Furniture & Interiors

Rydjor Bike Shop Chad Burma 219 N. Main Street 507.433.7571 507.434.0501 www.rydjor.com Sporting Equipment

Sam’s Club Frank Chiarini 3410 55th St NW, Rochester 55901 507.281.8355 507.281.8369 www.samsclub.com Wholesalers & Distributors

Schammel Electric Kevin Schammel 1210 14th St NE, P.O. Box 735 507.433.3486 507.433.2222 Construction - Electrical

Schieck Dental Dr. Joel Schieck 607 18th Ave NW 507.433.9146 507.433.1124 www.schieckdental.com Dentists

Schmidt-Goodman Office Products, Inc. Rebecca Vinz 1920 N. Broadway, Rochester 55906 507.282.3870 800.736.4545 www.schmidtgoodman.com Office Supplies & Equipment

Schmitt Family Dentistry Drs. Norbert and Travis A. Schmitt 204 4th St SW, P.O. Box 144 507.437.2023 507.437.7387 Dentists

Schott Dist. Co., Inc. Kristopher Schott 6735 Hwy 14 E., Rochester 55904 507.289.3555 507.289.8479 Beverage Dealers & Distributors

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Salvation Army, The Major Marlys Anderson 409 1st Ave NE, P.O. Box 480 507.437.4566 507.437.1120 www.salvationarmy.org Organizations


Smyth Companies, Inc. Ed Wright 1201 27th Ave NW 507.434.5900 507.433.1069 www.smythcommercial.com Printing

SEMA Equipment, Inc. Steve Persinger 2001 4th St NW 507.437.6625 507.437.8641 www.persingersequipment.com Farm Equipment

South Central Athlete Mark Nagel 110 4th Ave NE 507.433.6450 Apparel

Sellers Lock & Key Jeffrey T. Sellers 303 5th Place NW 507.433.2787 507.437.2788 www.sellerslock.com Locksmith

SE MN Association of Realtors Karen Becker 3400 East River Road NE, Rochester 55906 507.285.9833 507.282.2450 www.semnrealtors.org Real Estate Management

Sherwin Williams Co. Keith Kaiser 1300-A 18th Ave NW 507.433.7625 507.433.3364 Paint & Wallpaper

Shopko Shelly Marik 1209 18th Ave NW 507.437.7885 Fax: 507.437.8565 www.shopko.com Retail & Discount Stores

Simplified Technology Solutions LLC Justin Bickler 313 3rd Ave NE 507-437-TECH (8324) www.simplifiedtechsolutions.com Computer Equipment & Sales

SKB Environmental, Inc. David Haeckel 251 Starkey Street, St. Paul 55107 507.433.8131 507.433.8131 www.skbinc.com Garbage Collection & Landfills

Smitty’s Tavern Mike Madsen 105 11th St NE 507.434.7102 Restaurants & Lounges

Snak Distributing / Rob’s Famous Fair Foods Rob Bowe 54317 160th Street 507.437.6505 www.robsfamous.com Vendors

South Main Auto Service Ed and Sue Wells 109 S. Main Street 507.433.1924 507.437.9383 Auto Repair & Service

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Sears Hometown Store Cory Squier 1301 18th Ave NW 507.437.9292 507.437.2322 www.sears.com TV, Appliances & Electronics Sales & Service

Southern Minnesota Rail Shippers Corp. Gary Bickler 500 4th Ave NE 507.433.8886 507.433.9121 Organizations

Southwinds Association, Inc. Keith Alm P.O. Box 1 507.279.1754 Homeowners Association

Specialty Personnel Services, Inc. Clete Fromm 117 4th Ave NE 507.433.5570 507.433.5453 Employment Services

Stadheim Jewelers Bob Hartman 1402 18th Ave NW 507.433.8689 www.stadheimjewelers.com Jewelers

Staples Brent Keller 1700B 17th St NW 507.434.9466 507.434.5980 www.staples.com Office Supplies & Equipment Star Liquor Jim Baldus 209 11th St NE 507.434.7756 Liquor Stores

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Super 8 Motel Jay Patel 1401 14th St NW 507.433.1801 507.433.1801 www.super8motel.com Hotels & Motels

Sterling Beauty Salon Carol Tracy 1207 1st Ave SW 507.437.4170 www.sterlingbeauty.com Beauty Shop & Barbers

Super Fresh Produce & Bakery, Inc. Jim Stiles 2101 4th St NW 507.437.6554 507.437.3623 Grocers

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Sterling Drug Main Street Jessica Jenkins 1305 1st Ave SW 507.433.4586 507.433.7003 www.astrupdrug.com Pharmacies / Gifts, Specialties, Crafts

Sterling Real Estate/Skalicky Appraisals Lonnie Skalicky 1426 1st Ave SW 507.433.1833 507.433.1971 www.austinsterlinghomes.com Real Estate Agencies/Appraisers Sterling State Bank Barry Irish 1419 1st Ave SW, P.O. Box 128 507.433.7325 507.433.0074 www.sterlingstatebank.com Banks and Credit Unions

Taco John’s Jim Atkinson 308 W. Oakland Avenue 507.433.3870 Restaurants & Lounges

Target Diane Eagen 1701 18th Ave NW 507.437.1164 507.437.1164 www.target.com Retail & Discount Stores

Tech Tool & Manufacturing Randy South 1204 21st Ave NE 507.437.8348 507.434.0381 www.techtoolandmfg.com

Sterling State Insurange Agency Shelley Jones 1419 1st Ave SW, P.O. Box 128 507.437.3282 507.433.0074 www.sterlingstatebank.com Insurance

Steve Justice State Farm Insurance Steve Justice 1405 15th Ave NW, P.O. Box 246 507.437.4447 507.433.6686 www.stevejustice.net Insurance

The Brickhouse Bridgette Rambrandt 412 3rd Ave NE 507.433.1939 Coffee Houses

Steve’s Pizza Steve Davis 421 N. Main Street 507.437.3249 507.437.7021 Restaurants & Lounges

Studio Ten Design Becky Dibble 1900 16th St SW 507.433.3621 www.studiotendesign.com Web-Site Designers

Summerset Theatre Jerry Girton 1600 8th Ave NW 507.433.0595 507.433.0515 www.riverland.edu Theatres

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The Cellular Connection Eric Meyer 1407 1st Ave SW 507.440.8555 Cellular Phone Sales & Service


Thoroughbred Carpets of Austin, LLC Richard A. Huffman 204 11th St NE 507.433..6440 507.433.5408 www.tbredcarpets.com Floor Coverings

Tienda y Taqueria Guerrero Custadio Serrano 301 4th Ave. NE 507.437.4106 507.437.4294 Grocers

Tiny’s Body Shop Tim Davidson 604 18th Ave NW 507.437.2611 507.437.4260 Auto Detailing & Reconditioning

Tom’s Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Dan Marmsoler 201 12th St SW 507.437.2557 507.437.2472 www.tomshvac.com Construction-Heating & Air Conditioning

Tonna Mechanical Kevin Swank 2411 7th St NW, Rochester 55901 507.288.1908 507.288.8337 Water Treatment Equipment

Total Glass-Lock, Inc. Thomas Throlson 311 W. Main, Albert Lea 56007 507.373.1000 507.377.1543 Security Equipment, Systems & Monitoring

Townhomes at the Meadows Bruce Fluegel 1445 29th St SW 507.433.4331 Homeowners Association

Tri-State Business Machines Mike Rand 4300 Hwy 52 N., W. Frontage Rd Rochester 55901 507.285.1513 507.285.1123 www.tristatebusinessmach.com Office Supplies & Equipment

Trimble’s Cycle Center Jeff Trimble 900 10th Dr SE 507.437.6661 507.437.8350 www.trimbles.com Motorcycle & Snowmobile Dealers

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Thrivent Financial Laura Tjomsland 201 S. Main Street 507.433.0018 507.437.3975 www.thrivent.com Investment & Finance Companies

Tradexpos, Inc. Jack Thill 811 W. Oakland Avenue, P.O. Box 1067 507.437.4697 507.437.8917 www.tradexpos.com Trade Show Promoters

Troy Nicol’s Complete Automotive Center Troy Nicol 24223 534th Avenue 507.433.8289 507.433.7778 Auto Repair & Service Turtle Creek Industries Beverly Hughes 2103 14th St NE 507.433.9025 507.437.0068 www.mndaca.org Human Services

Twice Is Nice Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts Sandy Bell 417 N. Main Street 507.433.5353 Antiques & Collectibles U ----------------------------------------------------

Ulland Brothers, Inc. Jeff Carlson 2400 Myers Road, Albert Lea 56007 507.373.1960 507.373.6360 www.ulland.com Construction - Asphalt

Ulwelling & Hollerud Real Estate Nancy Ulwelling 111 4th St NW 507.433.3392 507.437.1708 Real Estate Agencies

United Way of Mower County, Inc. Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt 301 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 605 507.437.2313 507.437.7392 www.uwmower.org Organizations

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

US Bank Jeremy Schmidt 301 N. Main Street 507.433.0235 507.433.0214 www.usbank.com Banks and Credit Unions

Usem, Inc. Tom Sherman 703 17th Ave NW 507.433.1871 507.433.1876 www.useminc.com Auto Dealers - New & Used V ----------------------------------------------------

Vacuum Doctor Stan Williamson 111 4th Ave NW 507.437.2222 Vacuum Cleaners

507.437.2222

Verizon Wireless Sami Mohr 1702 17th St NW 507.434.0618 507.434.0638 www.verizonwireless.com Cellular Phone Sales & Service

Veterinary Medical Center Dr. Michael H. Williams 803 18th Ave NW 507.433.2353 www.docwilliams.biz Veterinarians

ViDeyo Arts John Deyo 223 N. Main Street 507.437.9396 507.437.9396 www.videoarts.com Video

Viking Glass & Lock, Inc. Terry Donovan 1305 4th St SE 507.437.8264 507.437.7883 www.vikingglassandlock.net Glass and Lock W ----------------------------------------------------

Wagner Construction Company, Inc. John E. Wagner 2209 4th St NW, P.O. Box 698 507.433.1878 507.433.1879 Construction - General Contractors Walgreens Sean Eggen 1420 W. Oakland Avenue 507.396.0194 www.walgreens.com Pharmacies/Gifts, Specialties & Crafts

Wal-Mart #4257 Mitch Link 1000 18th Ave NW 507.434.8159 507.434.8168 www.walmart.com Retail & Discount Stores


Wallace Bustad Excavating Wallace Bustad 24000 Hwy 218 507.433.1772 507.437.7127 Crane Services

Waste Management Gordon Sorenson 25237 755th Avenue, Clarks Grove 56016 800.222.6214 507.826.3620 www.wm.com Garbage Collections & Landfills

Watts Cookin’ / Austin Auto Truck Plaza Kermit Watts 1509 10th Pl NE 507.437.6702 507.437.0089 Auto Truck Plazas

Weis Landscaping & Design Jason Weis 63118 200th Street, Rose Creek 55970 507.437.4751 507.437.4751 Landscapers, Lawncare & Nurseries Wellness 1st Chiropractic Clinic Dr. Kelly Nesvold 300 W. Oakland Avenue 507.437.7781 Chiropractors

Wells Fargo Bank Tracey Beaver 501 N. Main Street 507.433.1891 507.433.1340 www.wellsfargo.com Banks and Credit Unions

White’s Tendermaid, Inc. Sara White 217 4th Ave NE 507.437.7907 Restaurants & Lounges

WHV, Inc. Anthony Shirek 1712 3rd Ave SE, Rochester 55904 507.280.4201 507.281.7694 www.whvr.com Construction - Heating & Air Conditioning

Workforce Development, Inc. Bob Haas 1900 8th Ave NW 507.433.0555 507.433.0591 www.workforcedevelopmentinc.org Organizations

Wrad’s Rags and Awards Lynette Wradislavsky 120 Broadway Street, Mapleview 55912 507.434.9090 507.434.9626 Trophies & Awards

Wyn Alexander Farm Bureau Financial Services Wyn Alexander 908 12th St SW 507.437.0035 507.437.0052 www.wynalexander.com Insurance

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Wangen Automotive, Inc. Paul Wangen 1009 8th Ave SE 507.437.7114 507.434.9533 Auto Repair & Service

Worlein Funeral Home Paul Worlein 1801 4th St NW 507.433.5000 507.433.6579 www.worlein.com Funeral Homes

Y ----------------------------------------------------YMCA of Austin 704 1st Dr NW 507.433.1804 507.433.1806 www.ymca-austin.org Amusement, Entertainment & Recreation

Y Waste Removal, Inc. Dave Yerhart 110 1st Ave SW, P.O. Box 336 507.433.1720 507.433.1920 www.ywasteremoval.com Garbage Collection & Landfills

Z -----------------------------------------------------

Zonta Club of Austin Cheryl Retterath 20211 810th Avenue, Hayward 56043 507.433.7325 Organizations

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ACCOUNTANTS CliftonLarsonAllen Hill, Larson, Walth & Benda, P.A. Johnson & Doerhoerfer, P.A.

507.437.7000 507.433.2264 507.433.9453

AGRICULTURAL CONSTRUCTION R & S Grain Systems, Inc.

507.584.6794

AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS/FERTILIZER Central Valley Co-Op 507.451.1230

AIR SERVICES Austin Aeroflight, Inc.

AMBULANCE SERVICE Gold Cross Ambulance Service

AGRICULTURAL CONSULTANTS Mower County Farm Bureau Federation

ANIMAL SHELTER Mower County Humane Society

507.433.1813

507.433.1850

507.567.2296

507.437.9262

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Olde Tyme Antiques 507.437.3343 Twice Is Nice Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts 507.433.5353

APARTMENTS Mandolin Place Apartments

BUYERʼS GUIDE

APPAREL Games People Play Maurices South Central Athlete Twice Is Nice Antiques, Collectibles & Gifts

507.433.1538

507.433.7593 507.433.5832 507.433.6450 507.433.5353

ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS Jones, Haugh & Smith, Inc. Paul R. Johnson Architects, Inc.

888.757.4876 507.437.7689

ASSOCIATE MEMBER George Brophy

507.437.2765

ASSISTED LIVING The Carlson Home

AUTO DEALERS - NEW & USED Crossroad Motor Company Holiday Cars of Austin, Inc. Holiday Ford Medgaarden’s Southwest Sales Motor Inn Honda Usem, Inc.

AUTO DETAILING & RECONDITIONING Collision Specialists, Inc. Pro Auto Clean Tiny's Body Shop

507.433.8357

507.396.2717 507.433.8877 507.437.3291 507.437.1316 507.373.2341 507.433.1871

507.437.2837 507.437.4191 507.437.2611

AUTO PARTS & EQUIPMENT - NEW/USED/REBUILT Carney Auto Salvage 507.433.1856 Hanson Tire Service of Austin, Inc. 507.433.3419

AUTO REPAIR & SERVICE Complete Automotive Services & Sales Firestone Midtown Auto Clinic/Bartley Auto Midwest Diesel Sales & Service The Muffler Center Midtown Towing Nicol's Fast Lube & Car Washes South Main Auto Service Troy Nicol’s Complete Automotive Services Wangen Automotive, Inc.

AUTO TRUCK PLAZAS Watts Cookin'/Austin Auto Truck Plaza

BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS Accentra Credit Union Community Bank Austin Farmers & Merchants State Bank First Farmers & Merchants State Bank First Farmers & Merchants State Bank Brownsdale Home Federal Savings Bank Sterling State Bank US Bank Wells Fargo Bank

507.433.9555 507.433.3439 507.434.7177 507.437.6394 507.433.2307 507.433.7374 507.433.5203 507.433.1924 507.433.8289 507.437.7114

507.437.6702

507.433.1829 507.433.8822 507.437.3253 507.433.3473

507.567.2219 507.433.2355 507.433.7325 507.433.0235 507.433.1891

BEAUTY SHOP & BARBERS Golden Tress Salon & Day Spa Sterling Beauty Salon

507.433.2291 507.437.4170

BOXES - CORRUGATED & FIBER International Paper

507.433.3467

BEVERAGE DEALERS & DISTRIBUTORS Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company Schott Dist. Co., Inc. BRIDAL & FORMAL WEAR Belles and Beaus

BUSSES Palmer Bus Service Austin Mower County Area Transit

800.657.4995 507.289.3555

507.437.6955

507.433.5358 507.434.9559

CABINETRY - INSTALLATION & CONSTRUCTION Jones Cabinets 507.437.3555 CAMPGROUNDS Beaver Trails Jellystone Park Good Earth Village

507.584.6611 507.346.2494

CAR WASHES G & R Truck Wash Nicol’s Fast Lube & Car Washes

651.214.1333 507.433.5203

CANDY Napoli Chocolate

507.433.0047

CARPET CLEANING, CEILING, WALLS & UPHOLSTERY 507.433.7839 Arizona Cleaning Company B & K Office Cleaning 507.434.4100 CELLULAR PHONE SALES & SERVICE Verizon Wireless The Cellular Connection

507.434.0618 507.440.8555

CITY/GOVERNMENT Austin Utilities City of Austin Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services Mower County 4-H

507.433.8886 507.437.9940 507.373.6421 507.437.9552

COFFEE HOUSES The Brickhouse Coffee House The Coffee House on Main Donut Connection/Kaleidoscoops Gymocha

507.433.1939 507.433.1200 507.433.1115 507.433.7000

CHIROPRACTORS Bollingberg Chiropratic Drayer Chiropractic Wellness 1st Chiropractic

COFFEE & BEVERAGE SERVICES D & R Vending

COMPUTER EQUIPMENT & SALES Computer Connection Simplified Technology Solutions LLC

507.433.4013 507.396.8089 507.437.7781

507.433.6456

507.434.9656 507.437.8324

COMPUTER MARKETING & PROGRAMMING Information Systems Sciences 610.687.6413

COMPUTER TRAINING, CONSULTING & REPAIR Computer Connection 507.434.9656 Simplified Technology Solutions 507.437.8324 CONSTRUCTION - ASPHALT Roger & Sons Ulland Brothers, Inc.

507.437.6606 507.373.1960

CONSTRUCTION - ELECTRICAL Austin Electric, Inc. Dick Pedersen & Son Electric, LLC Fox Electric, Inc. Kestner Electric, Inc. Matyas Electric, LLC Schammel Electric

507.434.8080 507.433.7168 507.433.7184 507.437.1377 507.434.7534 507.433.3486

CONSTRUCTION - CONCRETE & MASONRY City Concrete Co. 507.433.8911

CONSTRUCTION - EXCAVATING Hansen Hauling & Excavating, Inc. Wallace Bustad Excavating

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507.437.6834 507.433.1772


CONSTRUCTION - GENERAL CONTRACTORS A.J. Lysne Contracting Corp. 507.451.7121 507.438.2197 Alternative Construction Services 507.433.5376 Anderson Construction Arro Construction, LLC 507.433.1217 Brad Johnson 507.219.8081 JD Driver, Ltd. 507.437.6050 507.437.3284 The Joseph Compnay, Inc. 507.280.9788 Knutson Construction Services Larson Contracting 641.592.5800 Wagner Construction Company, Inc. 507.433.1878

CONSTRUCTION - HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING Arens Heating & Cooling, LLC 507.433.5652 Greenman Heating, Refrigeration 507.437.6500 507.433.5017 MJ O’Connor, Inc. WHV, Inc. 507.280.4201

CONSTRUCTION - ROOFING All Weather Roofing Kiker Bros., Inc.

507.434.3400 507.437.8481

CONSULTING RN Consulting & Coordinating, LLC

507.440.5733

CONSTRUCTION - SEAL COATING All Seasons Outdoor Maintenance

507.433.2950

507.433.6264 507.433.3961 507.433.1300 507.433.9911 507.433.1337 507.437.4771

CREDIT & COLLECTIONS Credit Bureau

507.433.7381

COUNSELING Gerard Academy

DANCE STUDIOS Bridget's Dance Conservatory Jane Taylor Academy of Dance

507.433.1843

507.434.4119 507.582.7884

DATABASE MANAGEMENT - FOOD INDUSTRY IBI Data 507.433.2355

DAYCARE PROVIDERS AND REFERRAL CENTERS Apple Lane Community Child Care Center 507.433.0070 Parenting Resource Center, Inc. 507.437.8330 DENTISTS Austin Oral Surgery Elrod, Green & Hyland, D.D.S., P.A. Guy Family Dentistry Nelson Family Dental Care Potach & Mitchell Dental Clinic, P.A. Schieck Dental Schmitt Family Dentistry

507.433.1031 507.437.8208 507.433.8789 507.433.9515 507.437.6312 507.433.9146 507.437.2023

ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS Development Corporation of Austin

507.433.9495

DIESEL REPAIR & SERVICE Midwest Diesel Sales & Service

EDUCATION Austin Catholic Schools, Inc. Austin Public Schools, ISD #492 Cardinal Stritch University The Hormel Institute - University of MN Riverland Community College EMBROIDERY & SCREENPRINTING Games People Play Howe Advertising & Embroidery Robert’s Specialty Co. Wrad's Rags & Awards EMPLOYMENT SERVICES Manpower International Masterson Personnel, Inc. Specialty Personnel Services, Inc.

ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION Austin Bruins Echo Lanes Imagery Sound Mower County Fair YMCA of Austin

507.437.6394

507.433.8859 507.433.0966 507.287.9095 507.433.8804 507.433.0600

507.433.7593 507.437.1990 507.433.8492 507.434.9090

507.371.1262 507.219.5673 507.433.5570

507.438.2071 507.437.8241 507.437.9343 507.433.1868 507.433.1804

EVENT CENTERS Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center Lansing Corners Event Center

507.433.1000 507.440.3816

FARM EQUIPMENT SEMA Equipment, Inc.

507.437.6625

FINANCIAL ADVISORS & PLANNERS Cornerstone Financial Resources, LLC. Davis, Thoen, Kramer & Associates Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.

507.433-3353 507.437.3523 507.437.8581

FITNESS CENTER Curves for Women Excel Fitness & Lewis Physical Therapy

507.437.3799 507.433.8139

FEED, SEED & PET FOOD DISTRIBUTOR Double K Specialty, Inc.

FINANCIAL SERVICES - AGRICULTURE AgStar Financial Services, ACA

507.437.1747

866.577.1831

FLOOR COVERINGS Doors and Floors, Inc. Thoroughbred Carpets of Austin, LLC

507.433.3420 507.433.6440

FOOD PROCESSORS/PACKAGING Hormel Foods Corporation Quality Pork Processors, Inc.

507.437.5611 507.434.6300

FLORISTS Hardy Geranium, The Hy-Vee Floral

BUYERʼS GUIDE

CONVENIENCE STORES Ankeny Dairy & Mini Mart #5 Ankeny's Mini Mart #1 Apollo Liquor/Superette Casey's General Store Freedom Valu Center Kwik Trip

EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTOR - SALES & SERVICE Austin Power & Sport 507.437.3926 Restaurant Warehouse/ 507.434.7714 Home Kitchen Warehouse

507.434.2409 507.437.7625

FRAMING ARTISTS, GALLERIES & DEALERS Lou's Forever Framing 507.434.9381 FUNERAL HOMES Clasen-Jordan Mortuary Mayer Funeral Home Worlein Funeral Home

507.433.5727 507.433.1817 507.433.5000

GARAGE DOOR OPENERS Midwest Door Co.

507.437.6226

FURNITURE & INTERIORS Brick Furniture Rooms & Rest GARBAGE COLLECTION & LANDFILLS Best Disposal SKB Environmental, Inc. Waste Management Y Waste Removal, Inc.

507.433.8833 507.437.1457

507.433.9489 507.433.8131 800.222.6214 507.433.1702

GIFTS, SPECIALTIES & CRAFTS BLS Imports & Specialty Pajolo Alpacas Farm & Country Store Sterling Drug Main Street

507.433.1603 507.437.1561 507.433.4586

GOLF COURSES Austin Country Club Meadow Greens Golf Course

507.437.7631 507.433.4878

GLASS AND LOCK Viking Glass & Lock, Inc.

507.437.8264

GROCERS Hy-Vee Food Store Jim's MarketPlace Foods Super Fresh Produce, Bakery, Inc. Tienda y Taqueria Guerrero

507.437.7625 507.433.1028 507.437.6554 507.437.4106

HOSPITAL & HEALTH CARE FACILITIES Mayo Clinic Health System - Austin Quick Care

507.433.7351 507.433.1055

HARDWARE STORES D & G Ace Hardware

HOTELS & MOTELS AmericInn Lodge & Suites Days Inn Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center Holiday Inn & Suites of Owatonna Rodeway Inn & Suites Super 8 Motel

507.437.8261

507.437.7337 507.433.8600 507.433.1000 507.446.3106 507.433.9254 507.433.1801


HUMAN SERVICES ARC - Mower County Cedar Valley Services, Inc. Turtle Creek Industries

IMPRINTIED PROMOTIONAL ITEMS Howe Advertising & Embroidery

INCOME TAX PREPARERS CliftonLarsonAllen Fast Income Tax, Inc. H & R Block Hill, Larson, Walth & Benda, P.A. Johnson & Doerhoerfer, P.A. Professional Tax Services, LLC

507.433.8994 507.433.2303 507.433.9025

507.437.1990

507.437.7000 507.437.8511 507.433.4151 507.433.2264 507.433.9453 507.355.2203

INSURANCE AFLAC - Kiersten Hall 507.993.1228 American Family Insurance - Ed Lee 507.433.2160 American Family Insurance - Lindsay Harnack 507.437.3207 507.433.4998 C.O. Brown Agency, Inc. Farm Bureau Financial Services - Darrell Ingvaldson 507.567.2296 Farm Bureau Financial Services - Wyn Alexander 507.437.0035 Farmers Insurance Group - Tom Gillard 507.433.5006 Heartman Insurance 507.437.4503 507.433.3489 Greg Meyer State Farm Insurance M.C. Farmers Mutual Insurance Company 507.433.6646 Steve Justice State Farm Insurance 507.437.4447

BUYERʼS GUIDE

INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS Charter Communications Jaguar Communications

800.581.0081 507.214.0256

INVESTMENT & FINANCE COMPANIES Davis, Thoen, Kramer & Associates Center Financial CFS Companies Edward Jones - Greg Bird Edward Jones - Thad Kusick Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. RBC Wealth Management Thrivent Financial - Laura Tjomsland Wyn Alexander - Farm Bureau Financial Services

507.437.3523 507.433.5229 507.434.2299 507.437.7601 507.434.2954 507.437.8581 507.433.4690 507.433.0018 507.437.0035

JEWELERS Bendixen Jewelry Stadheim Jewelers

507.433.7080 507.433.8689

JANITORIAL B & K Office Cleaning, Inc. King Maintenance, Inc.

507.434.4100 507.437.7950

LANDSCAPERS, LAWN CARE & NURSERIES Berg's Nursery & Landscaping 507.433.2823 Dolan's Landscape Center, Inc. 507.433.3239 Morem Tree Service/Agri-Lawn 507.437.8329 Weis Landscaping & Design 507.437.4751

LAWYERS Adams, Rizzi & Sween, P.A. 507.433.7394 Baudler, Maus, Forman, Kritzer & Wagner, LLP 507.433.2393 Hoversten, Johnson, Beckmann & Hovey, LLP 507.433.3483 Plunkett & Associates, Inc. 507.437.2845

LIQUOR STORES Apollo Liquor/Superette Cheers Liquor Star Liquor

LOCKSMITH Sellers Lock & Key

LUMBER - BUILDING MATERIALS Austin Builders Supply, Inc. Pro-Build MASSAGE & SPA Healing Palms Spa

507.433.1300 507.437.3521 507.434.7756

507.433.2787

507.437.3206 507.433.3454 507.434.4046

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT Med City Mobility

507.433.9000

MORTGAGE COMPANIES PrimeLending, A Plains Capital Company

507.433.2500

MONUMENTS & VAULTS Anderson Austin Memorials

507.437.3636

MOTORCYCLE & SNOWMOBILE DEALERS Trimble's Cycle Center 507.437.6661

MOVING SERVICE A Smooth Move

507.280.6683

NAIL & TANNING SALONS Golden Tress Salon & Day Spa

507.433.2291

MUSIC & SOUND SYSTEMS Imagery Sound Nelson Sound Electronics

507.437.9343 507.437.3224

NEWSPAPERS Austin Daily Herald Austin Post Bulletin The Blooming Prairie Times

507.433.8851 507.434.7340 507.583.4431

OFFICE SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT Austin Office Products EO Johnson Office Technologies Marco, Inc. Schmidt-Goodman Office Products, Inc. Staples Tri-State Business Machines

507.433.9553 866.977.5733 800.892.8548 507.282.3870 507.434.9466 507.285.1513

NURSING & RETIREMENT HOMES The Cedars of Austin Good Samaritan Society - Comforcare Our House Assisted Living Apartments Primrose Retirement Community St. Mark's Lutheran Home

507.437.3246 507.437.4526 507.437.3373 507.434.0600 507.437.4594

OPTOMETRISTS & OPHTHALMOLOGISTS Family Eye Care Center 507.437.3227 InnoVision Eyecare 507.437.7768 ORGANIZATIONS American Cancer Society, Relay for Life Austin Area Foundation Austin Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Austin Farmers Market Austin Jaycees Austin Noon Lions Austin Symphony Orchestra Big Island Rendezvous and Festival, Inc. Cedar River Watershed District Eagles Aerie 703, Fraternal Order of Elk's Lodge #414 Friends of the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center Girl Scouts of MN & WI River Valleys Habitat for Humanity Hormel Historic Home, Inc. March of Dimes Mower County Historical Society Mower County Seniors, Inc. Rachel’s Hope The Salvation Army Southern Minnesota Rail Shippers Corp. United Way of Mower County Zonta Club of Austin

ORTHODONTISTS Overby Orthodontics

PAINT & WALLPAPER Austin Paint & Wallpaper Flaherty Paint Sherwin Williams Co.

507.433.6812 507.433.8845 507.437.4563 507.433.2545 507.219.8055 507.433.1111 507.433.5647 800.658.2526 507.434.2603 507.433.8777 507.437.4020 507.567.2555 507.288.4703 507.433.1349 507.433.4243 507.437.3523 507.437.6082 507.433.2370 507.437.7595 507.437.4566 507.433.8886 507.437.2313 507.433.7325

507.437.3269

507.433.6848 507.437.1243 507.433.7625

PAINTING CONTRACTORS All Season Outdoor Maintenance Flaherty Paint

507.433.2950 507.437.1243

PET BOARDING KENNEL Pet Watchers Boarding Kennel

507.433.4950

PALLET RECYCLERS & MANUFACTURERS Palleton of Minnesota 507.433.9384 PHARMACIES Hy-Vee Food Store Medicap Pharmacy Sterling Drug Main Street Walgreens PLUMBING & HEATING MJ O'Connor, Inc. Harty Mechanical, Inc.

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507.437.7625 507.433.7123 507.433.4586 507.396.0194

507.433.5017 507.437.8201


PHOTOGRAPHERS Christopher Lee Photography

PRINTING Diamond Ridge Printing Smyth Companies, Inc.

RADIO STATIONS KATE/KCPI Radio KAUS AM/FM Radio KQAQ 970 AM Power 96 - Hometown Broadcasting, Inc.

REAL ESTATE AGENCIES Blecker Realty & Auction Service Fawver Agency Fuhrman Real Estate Integrity Real Estate Re/Max Realty Plus Sterling Real Estate/Skalicky Appraisals Ulwelling & Hollerud Real Estate

REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS/ABSTRACTS Gorman Appraisals Reinartz Appraisals Skalicky Appraisals

507.440.3307

507.434.7580 507.433.7316

RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES Keystone Townhouses at South Pointe The Oaks Condominium Lakeview Manor Association Orchard Ponds Twin Homes Primrose Retirement Community Southwinds Association, Inc. Townhomes at the Meadows SALES & SERVICE - TIRES Hanson Tire Service, Inc.

507.433.5832 507.396.2695 507.437.7785 507.437.1164 507.396.0194 507.433.3870

507.434.4146 507.437.8383 507.437.6272 507.433.8110 507.434.0600 507.279.1754 507.433.4331

507.433.3419

SECURITY EQUIPMENT, SYSTEMS & MONITORING Cooperative Response Center, Inc. 507.437.2400 Total Glass-Lock, Inc. 507.373.1000 SHOPPER Mower County Shopper

507.437.7731

855.637.9530 800.581.0081 507.214.0256 507.355.4727

THEATRES Paramount Theatre Summerset Theatre

RENTALS - EQUIPMENT/PARTY/APPLIANCE/FURNITURE Rent 'N' Save 507.433.9172

RETAIL & DISCOUNT STORES Maurices Ooh LaLa! Handbags & Accessories ShopKo Target Walgreens Wal-Mart #4257

TELECOMMUNICATIONS Century Link Charter Communications Jaguar Communications Sprint by ASW

THERAPY - MASSAGE Healing Palms Spa Lewis Outpatient Therapy/HDR TRADE SHOW PROMOTERS Tradexpos, Inc.

TRANSPORTATION Austin Mower County Area Transit Palmer Bus Service TRAVEL CONSULTANTS Bursch Travel, Inc.

TROPHIES & AWARDS Moline Awards/United Pack & Ship Wrad's Rags & Awards TRUCKING Hansen Hauling & Excavating, Inc. McFarland Truck Lines, Inc.

507.433.7571

507.434.9689

507.437.6666 641.423.2540 507.433.0678 507.288.4444

507.434.0934 507.433.0595

BUYERʼS GUIDE

507.433.1321 507.433.4240 507.433.2722 507.433.1369 507.433.9830 507.355.5888 507.434.0100 507.437.3030 507.434.5975 507.437.8269 507.433.2331 507.437.4135 608.781.8080 507.437.2076 507.434.9423 507.433.3333 507.433.6720 507.434.8485 507.433.3176 507.437.3249 507.433.3870 507.437.6702 507.437.7907

507.373.3775 507.437.8248

TELEVISION STATIONS ABC 6 News KIMT TV KSMQ Public Television KTTC/KXLT CW TV

507.434.7569 507.437.9179 507.433.1833

RESTAURANTS & LOUNGES A & W Family Restaurant Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar Arby's Austin Dairy Queen B & J Bar & Grill China Star Culver's Restaurant Domino’s Pizza El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant Godfather's Pizza Jerry's Other Place Kenny's Oak Grill McDonald’s Courtesy Corp Old Mill, Inc. Ole Barn BBQ Papa Murphy’s Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Piggy Blues Bar-B-Que, Inc. Quiznos Sub Steve's Pizza Taco John’s Watts Cookin'/Austin Auto Truck Plaza White's Tendermaid, Inc.

STEEL FABRICATION K&K Fabrication, Inc Tech Tools & Manufacturing

TAXI SERVICE AB Taxi

507.433.3536 507.433.1111 507.437.6665 507.438.3342 507.433.0013 507.433.1833 507.433.3392

952.926.5337 507.438.4242 507.437.7634 507.285.9833

507.288.1866 507.288.1866 507.433.9654

SPORTING EQUIPMENT Rydjor Bike Shop

507.373.2338 507.437.1480 507.437.0970 507.373.9600

REAL ESTATE - MANAGEMENT 329 N. Main, LLC Fett Properties Oak Park Mall Ltd. Partnership SE MN Association of Realtors

SIGNS & BILLBOARDS Fairway Outdoor Advertising Magic Media, Inc. Nystrom Signs

507.434.4046 507.433.8139 507.437.4697 507.434.9559 507.433.5358

507.437.8773

507.433.6190 507.434.9090

507.437.6834 507.437.6651

TV, APPLIANCES & ELECTRONICS SALES & SERVICE Donkers Hometown Appliances 507.433.8608 Sears Hometown Store 507.437.9292 TV - CABLE Charter Communications

800.581.0081

VENDORS Faye's Concessions Snak Distributing/Rob's Famous Fair Food

507.433.1922 507.437.6505

VIDEO ViDeyo Arts

507.437.9396

VACUUM CLEANERS Vacuum Doctor

VETERINARIANS Austin Veterinary Clinic Veterinary Medical Center

WAREHOUSES Minnesota Freezer Warehouse, Co.

507.437.2222

507.433.5225 507.433.2353

507.437.1982

WATER FILTRATION & CONDITIONING Culligan Ultrapure Industries

507.433.3737

WHOLESALERS & DISTRIBUTORS Proline Distributing, Inc. Sam’s Club

507.433.1400 507.281.8355

WEB-SITE DESIGNERS Studio Ten Design

WINDOW CLEANING Endres Window Cleaning

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507.438.4730

507.437.3633


MEETING & BANQUET FACILITIES

Isaak Walton Cabin

Austin High School

Todd Park 507.433.1881 Seating Capactiy: 109 www.ci.austin.mn.us

Podium and lectern, electrical outlets, and picnic tables available for use. Liquor is allowed.

AmercInn Lodge & Suites 1700 8th Street NW 507.437.7337 Seating Capactiy: 30 www.americinn.com

Features are a small meeting room with no food service on premises.

Eagles Aerie 703

107 11th St NE 507.433.8675 Seating Capactiy: 180 www.foe.com

Features air-conditioned banquet and dining for 180; meeting rooms seat 25-30, full kitchen and catering available. Available for use large screen TV and PA system. Liquor is allowed.

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301 3rd Street NW 507.433.0426 Seating Capactiy: 1,400-2,000 www.austin.k12.mn.us

The auditorium holds 1,900 and hosts 6 competition-sized gymnasiums. Food service on premises, kitchen available, catering allowed, and classrooms are also available. Available for use are overhead projector, large screen TV, video recorder, tape recorder, phonograph, stage, podium, PA system, chalkboard, and flip charg. No alcohol allowed. Rental charges and custodial fees upon negotiation.

Ruby Rupner Auditorium 1304 21st St. NE 507.433.7519 Seating Capactiy: 150 www.ci.austin.mn.us

This beautiful wooded setting seats 150 people and has a full kitchen.

Austin Country Club

1202 28th Street NE 507.437.7631 Seating Capactiy: 475 www.austincountryclub.net

Features fully air-conditioned ballroom and dining for 325; restaurant seats 100, and outdoor poolside seats 50. Food service on premises, and liquor is allowed if purchased from club. Available for use are PA system, screen, lectern, flip chart and chalkboard.


Fully air-conditioned, 19,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose building with 7,000 sq. ft. ballroom and indoor soccer field. Lighting and concert sound system. Bar & concessions available, food service may be catered in small rooms available for meetings.

Hormel Historic Home

208 4th Avenue NW 507.433.4243 Seating Capactiy: 200 www.hormelhistorichome.org

Features classroom style and seated meeting spaces. The banquet hall offers seating up to 200 people. The main house is a unique setting for smaller groups. Food may be brought in and caterers are available upon request. Available for use are microphone, podium, screen, fireplace, kitchen, and assorted size tables.

Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center 1701 4th Street NW 507.433.1000 Seating Capactiy: 1,000 www.hiaustin.com

Complete banquet facilities with smaller rooms which can seat 50-325. Grand ballroom accomodates exhibit space upt o 10,000 sq. ft, and can be broken down into six salons. Food service on premises, full meals and liquor service, poolside area available, lodging, large screen TV, video recorder, overhead film and slide projectors, computer accessible, fax available, PA system, podium, chalkboard, flip chart and movable storage.

East Side Lake Gazebo 507.433.1881 Rental: $25 www.ci.austin.mn.us Great for weddings.

MEETING & BANQUET FACILITIES

El Parral Ballroom

210 4th St. NE 507.460.0128 Seating Capactiy: 800

Paramount Theatre

125 4th Ave. NE 507.434.0934 Seating Capactiy: 620 www.paramounttheatre.org

This facility is available for parties, receptions, business meetings and weddings. Concessions are available and catering is allowed. Available for use are LCD projector, VHS, DVD, large screen, podium, digital audio recorder, PA system, and theatrical lighting systems.

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MEETING & BANQUET FACILITIES

St. Edwards Community Center

Riverside Arena

501 2nd Ave. NE 507.433.1881 Seating Capactiy: 6,000 www.ci.austin.mn.us

2001 2nd Ave. NW 507.433.1841 Seating Capactiy: 600

Fully air-conditioned, the main hall is 8,000 sq ft and offers food service on premises for full meals, dinners, luncheons, and receptions. Liquor is allowed, as well as, bar and setups. Available for use are screen, TV, video recorder, phonograph, overhead, film and slide projectors, movable storage, PA system, chalkboard, and podium. Liability is required.

This fully air-conditioned, multi-purpose arena is 18,000 sq ft. with smaller rooms available. Great setting for home, boat, and craft shows, trade expos, spectator events, and conventions. Concessions area available and liquor is allowed.

Mower County Fairgrounds 700 12th Street SW 507.433.1868 Seating Capactiy: Varies www.mowercountyfair.com

Crane Pavilion is approximately 7,000 square feet, plus bleacher seating for 800 people, and can be used as an indoor arena. Plager Building is a clear span building with about 11,000 square feet. Three additonal clear span buildings, with total area of 45,000 square feet, are also available. Covered grandstand with seating for 2,500, ample power for stage shows, and large infield area for parking. Other features include lighted outdoor arena with announcing stand, small meeting rooms (heated and air-conditioned), modern restrooms with showers, large parking areas and paved streets, and livestock penning and covered livestock stations. Picnic tables, park benches, portable bleachers, and camping hook-ups are also available. 40 acres of fence secured property. Catering and liquor allowed with city licensing.

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Veteran’s Pavilion 507.433.1881 Rental Fee: $120 www.ci.austin.mn.us

Located in Community Park, this pavilion is available for special occasions, wedding receptions, family reunions, etc. Stop by the Park and Rec office for more information.

Packer Arena

27037 Hwy. 218 North 507.433.1881 www.ci.austin.mn.us Offering Open Skating October-April


Lansing Corners Event & Conference Center 27037 Hwy 218 North 507.440.3816 Seating Capactiy: 250

Available for special occasions, wedding receptions, family reunions, etc. Outdoor event area can be used for concerts, flea markets, farmers markets, car shows, auctions, and estate sales. The Loft Area is perfect for group meetings, small receptions, dinners, college/high school receptions.


A ----------------------------------------------------4-H, MOWER COUNTY Melissa Koch

AAUW

Peggy Benzkofer

AIDS TASKFORCE

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Dorothy Meyer

AL-A-TEEN AL-ANON

507.437.9552

Chamber Member

507.433.5934 507.437.9770 507.433.9868 507.433.9868

ALZHEIMERS SUPPORT GROUP www.alz.org 507.433.1808 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

507.433.9868

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY 800.227.2345

www.cancer.org

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

507.294.3211

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION www.amheart.org 800.242.8721 AMERICAN LEGION

Roger Kellar

507.437.1151

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION www.lungusa.org 800.586.4872 AMERICAN RED CROSS

Elaine Hansen

507.437.4589

Chamber Member

AMERICAN VETS LADIES AUXILIARY Martha Campbell 507.433.2013 ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS 507.433.8994

Dawn Helgeson

ASTRONOMY CLUB Keith Snyder

AUDUBON SOCIETY

Peter Mattson

Chamber Member

507.433.1903 507.567.2570

AUSTIN AREA ART CNTR 507.433.8451

Willie Olson

Chamber Member

AUSTIN AREA COMMISSION FOR THE ARTS 507.434.0934 Scott Anderson

Chamber Member

Mike Ruzek

Chamber Member

AUSTIN AREA FNDN

507.434.7494

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AUSTIN AREA SINGLES AND SOLOS Burt Svedine 507.438.7198

AUSTIN ARTIST SERIES

507.433.3960

Phil Burkhart

AUSTIN COMMUNITY SERVICES

507.433.4422

AUSTIN COUNTRY CLUB 507.437.7631 Bill Budion

Chamber Member

AUSTIN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION John Sullivan 507.437.6669

AUSTIN HIGH ALUMNI & FRIENDS ASSOCIATION Jim Ruud

507.433.0433

AUSTIN PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION Rena Langowski 507.434.0433 AUSTIN JAYCEES Bill McLain

AUSTIN ROTARACT

573.356.7937

Chamber Member

austinrotaract@yahoo.com

AUSTIN SHRINE CLUB Bill Newell

507.437.2851

B -----------------------------------------------------

BATTERED WOMEN BIRTHRIGHT, INC BOY SCOUTS

Pat Kankel

800.223.1111

507.437.2373 507.433.6200

C ----------------------------------------------------CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

507.437.3600

CARDIAC REHAB GROUP 507.437.4551

Rita Nelson

CARE COUNCIL

507.437.8330 CAREER CENTER - RIVERLAND COLLEGE 507.433.0600

Vicky Helland

CAREER INFORMATION CENTER - A.H.S.

Chamber Member

507.433.0421

Chamber Member

CHRISTIAN WOMENS COUNCIL Beryl Sprunger 507.567.2223 COCAINE ANONYMOUS

www.ca.org

800.347.8998


COLLECTOR’S CLUB

507.437.3874

Joyce Anderson

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

507.437.1952

CONSERVATION CLUB

407.433.7637

CRISIS NURSERY

507.434.9599

CRIME VICTIMS RESOURCE CENTER Tori Miller 507.437.6680 or 800.349.6680 CUB SCOUTS

507.387.3053

Pat Nuessmeier

E ----------------------------------------------------EAGLES AERIE 703

507.433.8777

Debbie Ratterath

Chamber Member

Ann Clayton

Chamber Member

Terry Hughes

Chamber Member

EAGLES AUXILIARY ELK’S LODGE # 414

507.433.8777 507.434.4020

G ----------------------------------------------------GIRL SCOUTS

507.288.4703

Mary Goetz

H ----------------------------------------------------HABITAT FOR HUMANITY 507.433.1349 Barry Irish

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Chamber Member

507.437.6082

Dustin Heckman

Chamber Member

Jay Zimmerman

Chamber Member

HUMANE SOCIETY

507.437.9262

I ----------------------------------------------------IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE Larry Dolphin

507.433.9387

K ----------------------------------------------------KEEPSAKE QUILTERS

Cindy Horne

KIWANIS CLUB - GOLDEN

Ellsworth Walker

KIWANIS CLUB - NOON

Laura Tjomsland

507.433.8796 507.433.8902 507.437.6262

KIWANIS CLUB - EARLY RISERS 507.437.3523

Randy Kramer

Neil Drees

L ----------------------------------------------------LAWRENCE FOUNTATION Dennis O’Connor

507.434.4020

LIONS CLUB - MORNING 507.437.5628 Steve Jensen

Chamber Member

Barb Bleckeberg

Chamber Member

LIONS CLUB - NOON

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Arlen Shamber

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 507.433.3898

507.433.2355

M ----------------------------------------------------M.A.D.D.

Mary Malakowski

MASONIC LODGE John Worlein

MEALS ON WHEELS MOOSE LODGE Bud Johnson

507.863.2161 or 800.487.6233 507.433.2533 507.438.3140

Chamber Member

507.437.1234

Chamber Member

MOTHERS OF CHILDREN WITH HANDICAPS 507.325.4742 MOWER COUNTY FAIR

507.433.1868

Ken Trom

Chamber Member

Sara Schafer

Chamber Member

MOWER COUNTY SENIORS 507.433.2370

N ----------------------------------------------------NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 507.437.6573 NATURE CENTER Larry Dolphin

507.437.7519

Chamber Member

P ----------------------------------------------------PARENTING RESOURCE CENTER Maryanne Law

PARENTS UNITED

PARKINSONS DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP

507.437.8330

Chamber Member

507.434.5787 507.433.8857

PLANNED PARENTHOOD 507.373.5288

Chamber Member

R ----------------------------------------------------ROTARY CLUB Alice Holst

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507.433.0229

Chamber Member


CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

RUNAWAY HOTLINE

800.621.4000

S ----------------------------------------------------SALVATION ARMY Major Marlys Anderson

SEMCAC

507.437.4566

Chamber Member

507.433.5889

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 507.433.5647 Marge Dunlap

SPRUCE UP AUSTIN Mike Ruzek

STUTTERING HOTLINE

507.433.1881 800.221.2483

T ----------------------------------------------------TOASTMASTERS Penny or Sherry

507.437.7527

Chamber Member

U ----------------------------------------------------UNITED WAY

Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt

507.437.2313

Chamber Member

V ----------------------------------------------------V.F.W.

Dennis Nelson

VETERANS - DISABLED Arnie Earl

507.433.6039 507.433.1416

W ----------------------------------------------------WOMENS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTIN Gloria Nordin 507.433.7171 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 507.433.0555

Bob Haas

Z ----------------------------------------------------ZONTA INTER.

Cheryl Retterath

507.433.7325

ARABIC

-------------- TRANSLATORS ------------Jamal Oi Akodhi Omar Omar

BOSNIAN

Milka Prodanivac

CHINESE Lisa Chan Victor Wang

FRENCH

Aisha Kassim

HEBREW

Jonathan Saphira

HMONG Mee Vang Mao Xiong

LAOTIAN

Natt Souvannasoth Ninou Widjaja

PORTUGUESE

Nitaya Jandrasholica

RUSSIAN

Maria Petrenko

SPANISH

Laura Ramirez Cindy Langstaff Kriss Rynaldy Ernesto Cantu Paul Bellrichard Diana Barrera Alan Slavizk Carol Ellis

VIETNAMESE Nghia Nhuyen

SIGN LANGUAGE Ahency Hartman and Hallet Jennifer David

507.437.9980 507.434.9012 507.433.7769 612.683.9125 612.722.9501 507.285.3135 507.292.9679 651.298.4738 612.722.9501 612.533.4606 612.309.5165 507.434.2650 615.640.0484

507.437.9148 507.437.2535 507.437.8409 507.433.5884 507.433.5884 507.434.5813 507.433.1170 507.433.3956

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Quizno’s Sub

Business of the Year...

Clasen-Jordan Mortuary

New Business of the Year...

Ooh La La! Handbags & Accessories

Ambassador and Volunteer of the Year... Abby Wangen - Sterling State Bank Steve Gleason - US Bank

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Project of the Year...

Craig Johnson - Hoversten, Johnson, Bechmann & Hovey, LLP

Lifetime Achievement Award Bill Budion - Austin Country Club Miguel Garate - Riverland Community College Bonnie Graff - Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin Shelley Jones - Sterling State Insurance Agency Jeanine Nelson - US Bank Terri Stough - Accentra Credit Union Karen Sundal - Sundal Consulting Jamie Surdy - Davis, Thoen, Kramer & Assoc. Kevin Swank - Simplified Technology Solutions, LLC.

Ambassador Team of the Year...

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