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October 2016

Community Connections “Powering up business throughout Martin County”

Local candidate forums set

Inside This Issue Page 2 - Rural MN Business Page 2 - Free Membership Page 3 - Junior Achievement Page 3 - Glows Parade Entries Pages 4 & 5 - Business Briefs Page 5 - Legislative Note Page 5 - Social Media Breakfast Page 6 - Roll-in Rendezvous Page 7 - Ambassador Visits Page 7 - Teacher's Banquet

As Election Day 2016 approaches, our right, our privilege, and our civic responsibility to make our voices heard at the polls begins to weigh more heavily on our minds. Your Fairmont Area Chamber will be assisting in Election Candidate Forums for local offices to help you make an informed decision and put your mind at ease before you reach the ballot box on November 8. Candidate forums for Fairmont city offices will be held on Thursday, October 20th from 7pm to 9pm. School board candidate forums will take place Wednesday, October 26th from 6pm to 8pm. Forums for state

and county offices will round out the local coverage on Thursday, October 27th from 7pm to 9pm. All forums will be held at Fairmont City Hall in the Council Chambers. They will be broadcast live as well as rebroadcast periodically leading up to the elections on local access television. You can find the full list of candidates, a city precinct map and other valuable election resources on our website. Go to www.fairmontchamber.org and click on "2016 ELECTION INFORMATION" to find out more!

Are you cyberSMART? Are your employees, coworkers, children and teens cyberSMART? Join Jerry Ackerman as he presents a series of sessions aimed at identifying the challenges we face in an increasingly digital world and arming us with common sense practices and helpful tips to help us make the most of the digital resources available to us, all while avoiding the pitfalls that can arise from poorly informed use or mismanagement of our online presence. The Seminar will take place at the Performing Arts Center in the Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School on Monday, October 17th. Jerry will begin the day with two Student Lyceums, addressing 9th through 12th grade students from 8:30 to 9:30 am, and 5th through 8th grade students from 9:40 to 10:40 am. The seminar will continue in the afternoon with two Business Sessions with the first taking place from 1:30 to 3:00 pm and the second from 4:00 to 5:30. A Parent Session will round out the day from 6:00 to 7:30 pm and includes a free educational DVD.

Registration is required for Business Sessions only. All sessions are offered free of charge, but free will donations are being accepted. For more information about the cyberSMART Seminar or to register online, visit our website at www.fairmontchamber.org! This seminar is sponsored by: The Blandin Foundation, Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce, Fairmont Area Schools, Mayo Clinic Health System, Services for Challenging Youth and The Speaker Series.

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The Board of Directors of the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce unanimously supports a half-cent sales tax in the City of Fairmont that could fund recreational amenities, trails and a Regional Wellness Center/Fairmont Community Center. We feel that the tax will support local and potential business by assisting to create more excellent quality of life options in which to work, live and raise families.

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Board of Directors Officers: Chair Ron Kopischke Profinium, Inc.

Vice Chair Kerry Nagel Allen MRCI-WorkSource

Past Chair Doug Hoffmann 3M Treasurer Les Anderson Martin County Farm Bureau

Board of Directors: Stephanie Busiahn Fairmont Convention and Visitors Bureau Chris Carstensen Carstensen Cabinetry and Woodworking Sara Cyphers D& S Trophies, Embroidery & Screen Printing Andy Mueller Hy-Vee, Inc.

Rich Johnson Culligan Water Conditioning

Mandi Kosbab Edward Jones

Ann Terfehr Dan’s Appliance

Bob Bartingale Mayo Clinic Health System-Fairmont

Dr. Kerri Henderson Optimal Health and Chiropractic Center

Staff:

Margaret Dillard President Kandi Menne Office Manager/ Director of Communications

Curt Foster

Director of Finance and Operations

Benjamin Landsteiner

Marketing & Social Media Coordinator

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By: Margaret Dillard - Chamber President Years ago, businesses joined the Chamber of Commerce because it was the right thing to do. It was on the list right after getting a business license. Sometimes that rings true with entrepreneurs, company management and organization CEOs today. The science of business had changed and chambers of commerce have to change or risk apathy or being rendered ineffective. Every day, we challenge ourselves to make Martin County a better place to do business, a better place to visit and a better place to live. The list of what Fairmont Area Chamber does is extensive; from this seat it is rather overwhelming at times. (I would be happy to share our Scope of Work and Services.) Throughout the year, we create and/or facilitate surveys to find out what businesses want and need. Fortunately, we are able to partner with Fairmont Economic Development Authority, Martin County Economic Development Authority, Minnesota Chamber and others who share common goals to better understand how business measures up against local, regional, state and national metrics. Based on that information, our board, a guiding body of business leaders, meets monthly to look at what we do and why we do it. Annually, the board and staff set aside time to fine tune the plan and form a vision for the future. Contrary to a popular myth, chambers are funded by businesses, organizations and individuals who believe that working together to promote a healthy business climate through leadership, communication and education for its members in the greater Fairmont

area gets better results. We receive no tax funding and are not part of the city. Roughly half of our funding is membership dues. The other half is raised through programs and services, giving us a front row seat to the logistical and financial challenges that our members face. The fact is that we need to reach more who are committed to making Martin County the best it can be. Whether you need more information, would like to be active in programs or have a concern, consider this your invitation to have a voice. To do our very best work, it takes a strong coalition of people who share a common goal. Of course, we would appreciate your membership, but we are grateful for volunteers, as well. Some of the projects that are on the schedule this fall are: Junior Achievement (5-10 volunteer hours) Teaching business in the classroom

Teachers’ Banquet (3-5 volunteer hours) Welcoming new teachers and celebrating with those who have taught for 25 years Candidate Forums (2-4 volunteer hours) Facilitating state, county, city forums

Glows Parade (1 or more volunteer hours) Holiday kick-off celebration

Leadership Martin County (10-20 volunteer hours) Fostering future leaders, encouraging current leaders

Let’s work together to make Martin County a better place to do business, a better place to visit and a better place to live.

Working together is the key

It’s about caring for the community, making valuable connections, and creating an environment where businesses can prosper. By working together to take aggressive action, our businesses and our community can thrive! Your Chamber offers many avenues to

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help your business get the word out and opportunities to network with local leaders and professionals. New members who join before December 15 will receive all member benefits for the remainder of the year at no charge. Individuals and Non-profits without paid

staff are also encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Just pay your 2017 dues in full at time of joining and receive the remainder of 2016 FREE! Join today and help us make a difference! Call (507) 235-5547 for more information!


imate through leadership, communication and education for its members in the greater Fairmont area.

Creating a future workforce Junior Achievement has proven to be engaging and fun while stressing the importance of an education as economic concepts and information about the world of work are introduced to students. For the future of our community, it is essential for businesses to work with the schools so our children are aware of the opportunities here in virtually any occupation in which they may be interested. Junior Achievement is an ideal way to start this process.

The Junior Achievement program has included grades K-6. We are still in need of 17 volunteer teachers to serve one hour each week for five weeks, during the school day. The following sessions are available. OCTOBER START CLASSES 3rd Grade– 2 volunteer teachers needed 4th Grade – 2 volunteer teachers needed 6th Grade – 4 volunteer teachers needed MARCH START CLASSES 1st Grade – 2 volunteer teachers needed 5th Grade – 5 volunteer teachers needed APRIL START CLASSES Kindergarten – 2 volunteer teachers needed

Glows Parade Call for Entries It's time to place your entries for the 2016 Glows Parade! The parade will take place Friday, November 18th at 6:00 pm. Clubs, organizations and businesses are encouraged to participate is this time-honored Martin County Tradition. Get creative and let your lights shine! The registration deadline is Monday, November 7th. Contact Kandi at the Chamber: (507) 235-5547

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All materials for your session are provided along with a training manual. If you or anyone in your business is interested in volunteering for this important community program, please call the Chamber at (507) 235-5547. Please consider helping the Junior Achievement program in any way you can. Your future workforce depends on such initiatives. We appreciate all past involvement and we hope that you can help again this year. We cannot do it without you! Please send your donation to: Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 826, Fairmont, MN 56031

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Chamber member business briefs Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont (507) 238-8100 Terry Brandt has been named chair of administration for Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota Region. He succeeds Rich Grace who, after a 40-year career with Mayo Clinic, will retire at the end of 2016. Brandt will be the administrative leader for Mayo Clinic’s community practice in Southwest Minnesota, a region that comprised of six hospitals and 22 clinics, including Armstrong, Blue Earth, Fairmont, Truman and Sherburn. He will partner with Dr. Hebl to provide organizational leadership and direction and be responsible for the overall performance of Southwest Minnesota Region operations, including outcomes, safety, service and financial performance.

Fraternal Order of Eagles - Aerie 3394 (507) 238-2555 The Fairmont Eagles holds meetings twice a month. Newly elected officers this year are Dave Nutt, President; Brian Nutt, Vice-President and Secretary, Verlus Burkhart. The Women’s Auxiliary President is Julie Berhow and Secretary is Pam Abelson. They are responsible for conducting meetings, scheduling local programs, activities, and social events which we host throughout the year. The Fairmont Eagles Club has hosted two weddings and the Ducks Unlimited Banquet the month along with the regular Monday Bingo and Friday Burger night. Entertainment has been booked for the next several months for your listening and dancing pleasure. We are now accepting rental reservations for Christmas Parties. Be sure to stop out, join in the activities, and see our newly repainted rooms and enjoy a good meal the entertainment.

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Fairmont Area Kinship (507) 238-4440 Fairmont Area Kinship is a local non-profit organization seeking to better the lives of children in the Fairmont area by developing meaningful mentoring relationships. This is accomplished by matching children with caring adult mentors who share similar interests, activities, and hobbies. Mentoring empowers and encourages children who are at-risk. Kinship has a great need for new mentors as there are currently 19 wonderful children on the waiting list. Our mentors represent a wide array of people with a huge range of ages, work experiences, and family lives. YOU can be a mentor! Kinship is blessed by funding through grants and donations from local businesses, organizations, and individuals.

Red Rock Center for the Arts (507) 235-9262 A ribbon cutting for the expanded and paved parking lot at the Red Rock Center for the Arts is set for Wed., Oct. 19 at 4pm. Come celebrate with us. It is not a big expansion but it is certainly an improvement from the previous six stall gravel parking lot. The project began in the summer of 2014 with the purchase of the neighboring property and has been completed with the help of generous individuals, businesses and the Martin County Area Foundation. Donors will be recognized and light refreshments will be served. Bolton & Menk, Inc. (507) 238-4738 Thanks to the confidence and trust of our valued clients, Bolton & Menk, Inc. continues to grow and expand. This growth, combined with on-going expansion of services to better meet our clients’ needs, has led to our move into a new office located in Fairmont. Since our first Fairmont office opening in 1965, we are proud to serve the greater Fairmont area and look forward to continued service as your local engineering resource. Come visit us at our new location: 1501 South State Street, Suite 100, Fairmont.

Shoe Sensation (507) 238-9211 Shoe Sensation will be hosting their Clarks Trunk Show on Saturday, October 29, from 10am to 6pm in their store. This is a one day event that features the unique styles and comfort of the Clarks shoes, with Bob Green, a Clarks representative in the store as well. Additional styles, colors and widths will be available for special order. Everyone can register to win a free pair of Clarks shoes. Refreshments will be offered, along with a free gift with the purchase Heritage Acres of Clarks shoes. (507) 236-1257 Heritage Acres will have there Fall Festival on Sunday, Presentation College October 16th. There will be an ecumenical church ser(507) 235-4658 vice at 10:00 AM in the chapel. A soup & sandwich dinHigh school seniors may be able to apply to the ner will be served in the Prairieville building from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. There nursing program at Presentation College now and receive early acceptance into the nursing program before graduating high will be five different homemade soups plus egg salad sandwiches, buttered school. Seniors must have a 3.0 GPA and 20 ACT Composite score and the stu- bread, assorted meats & cheeses, desserts & beverages. There is a charge for dent will have a spot reserved in our nursing program for fall 2018. Students the meal but no Gate Fee. A lot of demonstrations in the afternoon, baking in must successfully complete prerequisite courses during their freshman year. the house, pressing apples for free samples of fresh juice, corn picking, bean Contact Presentation College at 507-235-4658 or visit our website at presen- combing, old engine display, antique car show & much more. Market Square will also be there with their vendors. tation.edu


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Chamber member business briefs

Edward Jones Investments - Mandi Kosbab (507) 235-8524 - Member SIPC The average American retires at about age 63, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But what if you don’t want to wait until 63 or so? Can you afford to retire early? Possibly – but it could be challenging. Still, you may be able to boost your chances by following these suggestions: First, research the costs involved in early retirement. Will you downsize from your current home? How will you pay for health care until you’re old enough for Medicare? Also, you’ll probably need to boost the amount you invest in your 401(k), IRA and other retirement accounts. And you may need to adjust your portfolio mix to provide more growth opportunities – keeping in mind that this may entail greater investment risk. Here’s one more idea: Cut your debt load. If you want to retire early, you need to be diligent about eliminating as many debts as possible. And, most importantly, do everything early: Plan early, invest early and lower your debts early. Getting a jump on these activities can help turn your early retirement dreams into reality.

Century 21 - Gillian Tunnell (507) 399-9211 262 years!! That’s the total of how much experience Century 21 Northland brings to our clients! We understand that your home is more than just a building, it represents your family, your values and style. It can also be the biggest investment made in the course of a lifetime. So the decision to sell can be a very emotional experience for the whole family. Your Century 21 realtor knows how you feel, and can guide you through all the steps involved with knowledge and understanding. Once you have decided to sell, he/she will research the market for homes similar to yours, and together with price opinions from colleagues, will suggest a price range for your home. Your agent will also suggest the best ways to stage it, and perhaps some simple fixes so that it appears at its best. All appointments for showings come through your agent to be approved by you the seller, and your realtor will help you negotiate the offers you receive, will keep you apprised of the buyers loan progress, and will be there with you at closing. Put those 262 years to work for you!

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Sweet Financial Services (507) 235-5587 Sweet Financial Services has partnered with Mayo Clinic Health System of Fairmont to bring in national speaker Dr. Amit Sood on October 25th. Dr. Amit Sood, MD MSc FACP life’s mission is to share a scientific and practical approach with as many as he can so we live a peaceful, content and happier life, and thereby make the world a better place for ourselves and our children. His books and programs have helped hundreds of thousands of people enhance resiliency and happiness, and reduce stress and anxiety. Dr. Amit Sood will be speaking on Improving Brain Health for Better Living on Tuesday, October 25th at the Fairmont Opera House. This exclusive women only event is for Mayo employees, Sweet Financial clients and Women Forward members (formerly SmarterWomen). If you are interested in attending and becoming a Women Forward member, please contact Marsha at Marsha@ sweetfinancial.com or 507-235-5587.

A word from your

STATE REPRESENTATIVE

Rep. Bob Gunther, District 23A (507) 236-4522 Next year, a top legislative priority will undoubtedly be tax relief. A roughly $1 billion state budget surplus last session was proof that Minnesotans are being overtaxed, which is why we attempted to provide significant tax relief for working families, college students, farmers, property owners, and Main Street business owners, including the removal of the state general tax for all business property up to the first $100,000 in value. 89 percent of Republican and Democrat lawmakers in the legislature approved the plan, yet it was vetoed by Governor Dayton and lost over his insistence for more money for another Minneapolis train. Despite the setback, rest assured I will fight for this common sense proposal again in 2017.

“Business Briefs” is a complimentary service provided by the Chamber for chamber members. Please limit your information to one paragraph of about 100 words. Example: expansion, new employees, awards, monumental anniversary, etc… A photo or logo can be included. NO Direct Advertising.

Social Media Breakfast - October 25th The next Social Media Breakfast will be held on October 25 from 9 to 10 am at Southern Minnesota Educational Campus, 115 S. Park St., in Fairmont.

During this free seminar, sponsored by Kahler Automation, instructor Wanda Patsche will give a presentation on "Blogging for Business." Event sponsorships are being accepted for future Social Media Breakfast events. Visit our website at www.fairmontchamber.org for more information or to register for this event.

Thank you to AdMfg, Inc. for sponsoring our September seminar with instructor Libbey Patton! Fairmont Area Social Media Breakfast is made possible in part by a technology grant from the Blandin Foundation.


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Chamber Events

Wednesday, October 5th - 7:30 a.m. Leadership Martin County Tuesday, October 11th - 7:30 a.m. Board Meeting (Strategic Session) Wednesday, October 12th - 6:00 p.m. Bureau 14 Meeting (Holiday Inn) Monday, October 17th - See Front Page CyberSMART Seminar Wednesday, October 19th - 3:00 p.m. Ambassadors Meeting / Ribbon Cuttings Thursday, October 20th - 7:00 p.m. Candidate Forum (Fairmont City Offices) Tuesday, October 25th - 9:00 a.m. Social Media Breakfast Tuesday, October 25th - 6:00 p.m. Teachers Banquet (Holiday Inn) Wednesday, October 26th - 6:00 p.m. Candidate Forum (Fairmont School Board) Thursday, October 27th - 7:00 p.m. Candidate Forum (State & County Offices) Friday, October 28th - 10:30 a.m. Unemployment Insurance Seminar

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Roll-in Rendezvous Rolling into Henderson, a coalition of representatives from the Fairmont Area Chamber, The Downtown Association, Project 1590, the Five Lakes Centre, and Butch Olson of the Borderline Cruisers met with Henderson chamber president Doug Thomas.

During the summer, Henderson hosts a roll-in event each Tuesday night beginning at 5 pm. From May 17 through September 13, the little town of 886 people hosts a rumbling, spurting, cackling of classic car camaraderie. For seven years in rain or shine, gearheads have been making the weekly drive to the quaint little town of Henderson. On a good night, an estimated 400 cars park in designated spaces down Main Street, along side streets, and throughout nearby parking lots. The regulars, looking for prime spots, begin to arrive as early as 2 pm. “We generally estimate about $25,000 per night comes into Main Street,” says Henderson president Doug Thomas. With impressive figures like that, the ears of the forming Chamber Retail Committee were perked. Arriving in a cool car

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themselves, courtesy of Royalty Rides, the coalition was quite impressed by the size and organization of the event. Each of the interested parties showed excitement about the possibility of bringing a similar roll-in event to our very own "City of Lakes." At this time, we are gathering information and exploring the feasibility of hosting such an event. If you would like more information about volunteering, sponsoring, or other ways you can help to make a Fairmont Roll-in become a reality, contact Curt at the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce: curt@fairmontchamber.org

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pment for our members, recognition of accomplishments, effective communication, and doing all things efficiently and in a fiscally responsible manner.

Ambassadors extend congratulations RIBBON CUTTING AT ESSENCE AROMATHERAPY WITH ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS REFLEXOLOGY & NATURAL HEALTH

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Chamber Ambassadors gathered at 101 W Blue Earth Ave to celebrate the opening of two businesses downtown. Kim White of Essence Aromatherapy and Nikki Bremer of Essential Elements Reflexology & Natural Health opened earlier this year!

The Meadows (formerly known as "The Village Cooperative") hosted a ribbon cutting and PM Exchange in celebration of their 10 year anniversary, name change and interior remodel. Approximately 50 members of our community came to celebrate with the staff and residents of this innovative senior housing cooperative.

Please welcome teachers to our community

The Business Education Committee of the Fairmont Area Chamber is sponsoring the Teacher Recognition Banquet to welcome new teachers to Fairmont and honor those that have been in the district for twenty-five years or more. The banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn on Tuesday, October 25th at 6:00 p.m. The cost

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is $25 per person. We encourage you to attend and get acquainted with our local educators. This is a good time to meet and extend a warm welcome to our new teachers and to honor those who have taught our children over the years. We invite businesses to donate items for gift bags that are given to teachers. If you would like to attend the banquet, sponsor the meal of a teacher, or donate items to be included in the welcome bags, please contact the Chamber at (507) 235-5547 by Tuesday, October 11th.

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October programs at CER Did you see the new Fall/Winter CER catalog of opportunities and activities for all ages mailed in mid-September? Contact CER (235-3141) for a copy or with any questions. Open Gym Volleyball/Pickleball is held on Tuesday evenings, 7-9 pm, at the Fairmont Elementary School Little Cardinal (Annex) Gym. Admission is $2.50 and passes are available. Walking in the Schools is also available. See the catalog for times and call CER to register. Basic CPR/First Aid, BLS CPR and Bloodborne Pathogen training is offered in partnership with the South Central EMS at the Fairmont Elementary School. For more information call 507-236-8152. The Strong Fathers, Strong Families Math Night on October 6 is offered as a collaboration of HeadStart and Fairmont Early Childhood Initiative. It is sponsored through a generous grant from the Martin County Youth Foundation. Pre-registration for Dads and Children ages 3-5 is required due to limited space. Call CER 235-3141 to reserve your place for this free program. CER wishes to extend a special thank you to the volunteer coaches and sponsors of the Flag Football League including Fleet & Farm, Holiday Inn, New York Life Insurance, Pooley’s Scrap Iron & Metal Works, Superior Concrete Services, Fairmont Fire Fighters.

For an up-to date list of activities, see the CER Web Store at fairmontareaschools.portal.rschooltoday.com Register online with MC/Visa. For more information, contact CER in the Fairmont Elementary School Door 15A, 714 Victoria Street, Fairmont; call 507-235-3141; or Email rdauer@fairmont.k12.mn.us.

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A SAMPLING OF UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Microsoft Publisher Zumba Flair Don’t Be a Target of Medicare Fraud Welding for the Hobbyist Whose Reality Is It Anyway (Alzheimer’s?) Co-Ed Fall Volleyball League Begins Upholstery Wine & Watercolors “Misty Trees” Strong Fathers, Strong Families English Smocking Digital Photography Dog Obedience Saturday Introductory Welding Skills Cyber Smart Free seminars Mini-Volleyball Camp (Grades K-3) Roller Skating Afternoon Over 55 Defensive Driving (8 hours) Conversational Spanish Girls Basketball (PreK-Level 1/Level 2 &3) Woodworking-Make a Planter (Reg by Oct 17) Shadow Embroidery Fab Friday (Grades 3-6) Archery

…and much more!

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