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Thursday, August 08, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The Opus Group (Opus) is pleased to announce the promotions of three executive leaders: Matt Rnhorsauet to executive vice president, general manager; Mike Yungerman to senior vice president, general manager; and Phil Cattanach to vice president, general manager. All three promotions are effective immediately.   “These promotions recognize the exemplary performance, commitment to our ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Beginning Wed, Aug. 14, we’ll be shifting traffic on northbound I-35 between the I-35W/I-35E split and Hwy 97 to the recently paved inside lanes, to start paving the outside lanes, weather permitting. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Wed, Aug. 14, the NB I-35 exit ramp to Hwy 97 and the Hwy 97 entrance ramp to NB I-35 will close through late September. Drivers should follow posted detours: NB I-35 to Hwy ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Comcast announced today it is significantly  expanding eligibility for Internet Essentials, which is the nation’s largest, most comprehensive and most successful broadband adoption program in America, to include all qualified low-income households in its service area.  The expansion is the most significant change in the program’s history, and the Company estimates that more than three million ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Monday, August 05, 2019
ST. CLOUD, MINN., AUG. 5, 2019 – Marco, a leading technology services provider in the United States, announced today its acquisition of the customer base of Executive Technologies, a copier/printer and IT services company located in Iowa. Marco’s sales and service team will continue to serve and support Executive Technologies’ clients from its current locations in Sioux City, Mason City and Des ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Monday, August 05, 2019
St. Paul, MN – Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest welcomes Michelle Bjerkness to the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Operations.  Michelle came to Junior Achievement from Scientific Societies, a cooperative of seven non-profit organizations serving the combined needs of 12,000 researchers and professionals worldwide, where she served as Director of Operations offering ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Thursday, August 01, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 1, 2019) – The Opus Group (Opus) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Josh Babiasz to director of safety management. In his new role, Josh will lead the overall coordination of all safety operations, including the development, implementation and administration of safety programs, practices and procedures. As a core value for Opus, they work to keep associates, ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Minneapolis (July 29, 2019) – The four seasons of Minneapolis are all beautiful in their own way and summer in the City by Nature is a hot time to get out and explore in between festivals, boating and Twins ballgames. In this Meet Minneapolis leisure travel round-up, here are some of what’s new in eats, stays and to do’s.  Dining newsFirst ‘Hemp and Hops’ Beer in Minnesota - Finnegan’s Brew ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota - Kathleen Loucks, a Lommen Abdo litigator, achieved certification as a civil trial specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA). Loucks joins a very limited list of trial attorneys that have illustrated their commitment to bettering the legal profession by completing a rigorous application process and providing the consumer of legal services with an objective ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (July 22, 2019) – Ty Rushmeyer, a tour coordinator at Surly Brewing Company, has been named the Hospitality Hero award winner for the second quarter of 2019 by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. The award is given quarterly to a member of the Minneapolis hospitality community who has been nominated by their colleagues and has made valuable contributions to the image ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, July 11, 2019
We have almost all of the SB I-35W traffic shifted to the northbound lanes, which will allow crews to repave SB I-35W this year. The remaining southbound area—between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 88—will shift this week. Earlier this week, we shifted the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 96 to the northbound lanes.On Monday night, July 15, the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. 96 and ...read more
Categories: Transit
Monday, July 01, 2019
The following is a statement from Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO Jonathan Weinhagen, co-chair of the Minnesota Complete Count Committee, a statewide effort to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S. Census, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision concerning the citizenship question on the 2020 census: "We are pleased that the Supreme Court is blocking the untested and ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release, Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber
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