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Monday, June 24, 2019
Comcast has launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like spinal cord injuries or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) the ability to navigate their television using only their eyes. Xfinity X1 eye control is a web-based remote for tablets and computers that pairs with an existing eye gaze system and allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, June 20, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (June 2019) – Kraus-Anderson has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.  KA was ranked 37th on the midsize company list.      Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. Michael J. Klingensmith, Star Tribune publisher, said the ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (June 2019) – Kraus-Anderson Insurance, a national leader in risk management services, has promoted Jon Diessner to vice president of operations.  He will oversee the agency’s property/casualty, employee benefits and surety operations. Under the management of Jon’s father, President/COO Dennis Diessner, Kraus-Anderson Insurance has experienced significant growth in its insurance ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Member News
Monday, June 17, 2019
June 13, 2019 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – ISG, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm, recently added a second Twin Cities offices location in the West End of Minneapolis, its third within the State. With deep Minnesota roots that date back to the firm’s inception in Mankato over 46 years ago, ISG has grown to 300+ professionals with clients nationwide ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Monday, June 17, 2019
Minneapolis (June 17, 2019) – The Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan region welcomed a record 34.5 million visitors in 2018, according to new research released today by Meet Minneapolis, and conducted by DK Shifflet. This represents a healthy 3.7% increase over the number of visitors in 2017. According to the research data, those visitors generated significant economic impact, pumping $8 billion in ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/14/2019) - The Bloomington Chamber recently announced the 2019 Bloomington Future Leaders scholarship winners. The chamber has given away $36,250 to local high school students since 2014.   The Bloomington Future Leaders (BFL) program is a joint effort between the chamber and Bloomington ISD 271. The program provides opportunities for chamber members and students at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Bloomington Chamber
Friday, April 12, 2019
Highway impacts As construction activities pick-up, we need some short-term and long-term closures that will impact driving on I-35W: Access from NB I-35W to 5th Ave. in downtown will be closed April 15 through September 2019. Crews need to close this access to complete the remainder of the permanent work on the ramp. Drivers will still be able to use NB I-35W to access 11th St./Grant St.SB ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, March 29, 2019
Nighttime work for pavement removals Residents that live near the Minnesota River Bridge may notice an increase in nighttime noise as crews continue prepping for an early April traffic switch then complete pavement removals on both sides of the river. Right now overnight work is possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, Sunday through Thursday, through fall 2019. We will update you if the schedule ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Transit
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Long-term southbound I-35W lane closure begins April 16 Beginning 8 p.m. Tue, April 16, SB I-35W will be reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. 96 and Co. Rd. E2 until November 2019.Overnight lane closures through November 2019 Please be aware that additional overnight lane closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on I-35W through November 2019. Overnight lane closures allow crews to do work when ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (February 2019) – The Bloomington Chamber is on the move to a new office beginning February 5. The chamber is taking on 2019 with a new location that will support their continued dedication to serving their members and the Bloomington community. The new space will also allow the Bloomington Chamber to help generate economic growth and excitement, particularly in East ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release
Friday, January 18, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - Recognizing the need for greater education and outreach about the importance of transit and transportation, the Minneapolis Regional Chamber announced at their 2019 Annual Meeting that Move Minneapolis is merging with the chamber. Move Minneapolis promotes sustainable transportation including transit, carpooling, car-sharing, biking, telecommuting and walking. Through ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber, in partnership with Hennepin County, is connecting businesses and property owners with services aimed at supporting the implementation of organics recycling.   Hennepin County is required by state law to recycle 75 percent of its waste by 2030. To meet this goal, the County Board recently passed revisions to the county’s recycling ordinance ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO, Jonathan Weinhagen, has been appointed by Governor Dayton to co-chair the Minnesota Complete Count Committee. The committee will be charged with leading statewide efforts to encourage residents to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census. Other members of the committee include former Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Blandin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber