Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce Weekly Events Newsletter
August 12, 2016
In This Issue
PRCA Rodeo-Tough Enough to Wear Pink
Young Professionals Luncheon
Let's Connect
Mustang Movers
Sounds of Summer 2016
Sounds of Summer Book Sale
Rotary Pancake Breakfast
Project Turnabout Golf Tournament
Willow Sweeney
SMSU Part-Time Job Fair
Paint & Party
Women's Connect Luncheon
Crazy Days Thank You
New Minimum Wage Rates

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PRCA Rodeo-Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Thursday, August 11th & Friday, August 12th at 7:00 pm

Young Professionals Luncheon

When: Tuesday, August 16th
12:00-1:00 PM

Where: Red Baron & Expo (1651 Victory Drive) Club Room

In August, join us as we have Fay Prairie with Prairie Perspectives present on  " Why Do People Act the Way They Do?"

Do you work or know someone that seems painfully shy?  Or maybe the complete opposite-someone that can't stop talking? 
Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

Please RSVP by Monday, August 15th.
Let's Connect

When: Thursday, August 18th
7:30 - 9:00 AM

Where: AmericInn (1406 East Lyon St)

Make sure your business leads stay hot!  Check out our networking event that gives you a chance to show off your company with your one minute verbal commercial while enjoying a great breakfast and learning about other local businesses.  Be sure to bring brochures to display and business cards to share!

Please RSVP!
Mustang Movers

Volunteer to be a Mustang Mover and help the new SMSU students move to campus!
Mustang Movers are wanted from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Thursday, August 18. Volunteers can stop at the Mustang Mover tent on Birch Street to pick up a t-shirt and find out where movers are needed most. Please park off campus to save parking spots for new students and their families. If your group of volunteers is larger than 20 people, please contact to schedule a volunteer time. For more information and a complete Gold Rush Days schedule, visit
Sounds of Summer 2016

August 18-20, 2016
For more information or registration forms please visit:

Sounds of Summer Book Sale
Thursday, August 18 Noon-7:00 pm
Friday, August 19 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, August 20 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rotary Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, August 20, 2016
8:00 a.m. - Noon
Marshall Area YMCA

Pancake Breakfast tickets at the  Marshall Area Chamber
Mayors Tour de Sunrise Bike Ride must pre-register at the  Marshall Area YMCA.

Project Turnabout Golf Tournament

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Willow Sweeney 

Back by Popular Demand!
Willow Sweeney is returning to Marshall, MN

Willow Sweeney is co-founder of Top 20 Training that provides training and materials to empower leaders, teachers, parents and students to develop their potential.

Willow will be presenting: Live Above the Line: How Our Thinking Governs Our Experience 

This session focuses on becoming aware of our thinking so we know when it is working and when it is not working. It explores (1) the conditions that come up in our life that invite us to go Below the Line, (2) indicators telling us when we are Below, (3) how to handle Below the Line experiences with more grace and dignity and (4) how to trampoline back Above the Line.

She will be presenting on Monday, August 29 from 9-11 am at the Marshall High School Theater.

Cost: $15 per person

SMSU Part-Time Job Fair

1501 State Street-BA 156 
Marshall, MN 56258 

Dear Marshall Area Business:

Career Services invites you to participate in the SMSU Part-Time Job Fair and Ice Cream Social as a cost effective way to
recruit students for your part-time openings.

The SMSU Part-Time Job Fair will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at the Bellows Academic Quad/Central  Courtyard from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

Returning Employers - Registering is fast and easy!
  • Log on to
  • Click on "Career Events" on the tool bar and "Search" from the drop down box
  • Choose "Career Fair" under Category and click "Search"
  • Locate the "2016 SMSU Part-Time Job Fair & Ice Cream Social" and click on "Register"
  • Complete your registration and submit!
    • Forgot your username and password for Email
New Employers - If you are NEW to
  • Go to
  • Choose "Employer Login" and "New Employers Register Here"
  • Read the authorization statement and click on "Click Here to Register"
  • Complete the profile information and "Submit"
  • You will be notified by email when your account is approved. Then simply log on and follow the directions above to register for the Part-Time Job Fair & Ice Cream Social.
The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 24. There are only 30 spaces available- first come, first served.

Questions? Call Career Services at 507-537-6221 or email


SMSU Career Services Staff

Melissa Scholten 
Career Services, Director

Lori Engebretson
 Career Services, Office Manager
Paint & Party
Monday, September 26, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
For more info or to register, call MAFAC Arts Center
at 507-532-5463 or email
Friday, September 30 - 6 P.M.
R/A Facility SMSU
Register online at
For more information, contact Erik Vogel 
507.537.6147 or


Women's Connect Luncheon

Jodi Maertens, Southwest Initiative Foundation presented on the daycare crisis.  As a group we helped brainstorm ideas, people to bring to the table, and identify issues.

Crazy Days Thank You

A Big THANK YOU to the following businesses who
helped out at this year's Crazy Days Downtown!
  • Southwest Sanitation (Garbage Service)
  • Marshall Fire Department (Cleaning the Streets)
  • Marshall Community Services (Kiddie Parade)
  • The Schwan Food Company (Free Ice Cream Treats)
  • City Hall (Street closure for Downtown)
  • Marshall Independent (Advertising)
  • Marshall Radio (Advertising & Coke Event)

New Minimum Wage Rates

Minnesota Minimum Wage has gone up to $9.50 per hour for Large Employers & $7.75 for Small Employers. 
Additional poster information is available at: MN Dept of Labor & Industry:

Chamber Member Job Postings             
  • Western Community Action
    •    Dispatcher 
  • Great America Financial Services
    •  Client Relationship Manager (Marshall, MN)
  • Kruse Motors
    •     Automotive Detailer

Any Chamber me mber may submit job postings! Ask about your login by 
emailing or c all the Chamber at 532-4484.

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Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce
118 West College Drive
Marshall, MN 56258
(507) 532-4484