CHAMBER E-CONNECTION
Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce Weekly Events Newsletter
 
September 9, 2016
In This Issue
Shooter's Sporting Clays Business After Hours
Marshall Yoga Shala Grand Opening
Brau Brothers HopFest
Brau Brothers HopFest Beer Dunk Tank
Science Saturday
GriefShare
6th Annual Downtown Walkabout
Overtime Rules Presentation
Literacy Awareness Month
SMSU Gold College
NFL Punt, Pass & Kick
Mystery of Devil's Gulch Dinner Theater Auditions
Home Stretch Workshop
Borchs Customer Appreciation
Citizen's Police Academy
United Way Workplace Campaign
SW MN Career Expo
Women's Connect
Enhanced Listings
E-Connection Policies


Welcome New 
Chamber Members!



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Balaton, MN 56115
(507) 227-7813


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507-532-4484 

or email 

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to learn how!

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| CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS |


Shooter's Sporting Clays Business After Hours

Join us for Business After Hours at

Shooters Sporting Clays
Wednesday, September 14th
4:30-7:00 PM

Range open - try out the sporting
clays - bring your shotgun!
Snacks & beverages served!

10713 300th St - Marshall, MN
Marshall Yoga Shala Grand Opening

Grand Opening at Marshall Yoga  Shala!
Friday, September 9th 5:00 - 8:00 pm


227 West Main Street, Marshall, MN

Brau Brothers HopFest 2016
Friday, Sept 9th 5PM-Midnight
Saturday, Sept 10th Noon-Midnight
Brau Brothers HopFest Beer Dunk Tank
Saturday, Sept 10, 2016
1:00-5:00 p.m.
Science Saturday
September 10, 2016
10:30am-1:30pm
Marshall-Lyon County Library
GriefShare Healing With Hope

GriefShare Healing With Hope: Grief Support Group:  
For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one & is journeying toward grief healing.  This 13-week session started Aug 29th but the program allows you to begin at any time.  Join us every Monday at 6:30pm in Holy Redeemer Church gathering area.  Call Dorothy 401-0601, Gerri 530-1418 or Jason 829-9487.


6th Annual Downtown Walkabout

 
Thursday, September 15th - Saturday, September 17th
Game pieces can be purchased at Sole Mates,
The Escape Spa and the Marshall Area Chamber!
Overtime Rules Presentation

When: Thursday, September 15th
7:30-8:30 am and 12:00-1:00 pm
Where: Marshall Lyon County Library (201 C Street)

We would like to invite you to a presentation by John Kirchner, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Roger Evert, Director of Human Resources Running Supply, Inc regarding the new overtime rules that take effect December 1, 2016.  
Feel free to bring your own lunch.
Literacy Awareness Month

September is Literacy Awareness Month!
View more at  literacyswmn.org
SMSU Gold College Fall Kick-Off
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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Charter Hall 201 at 2:15 p.m. SMSU
NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition

Saturday, September 17
For questions, contact Andrew Suby at asuby1@gmail.com or http://www.nflppk.com/competition_rules
Save the Date! Auditions for Dinner Theater

Auditions for The Mystery of Devil's Gulch Dinner Theater Performance on Sunday, September 11 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Monday, September 12/ 7 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Marshall Area Fine Arts Council. Performance Date is October 29th. 
Home Stretch Workshop

Saturday, September 17
Register online at www.swmhp.org or call 807-836-1604
Borch's Customer Appreciation


Saturday, September 17
Citizen's Police Academy
 
Classes run from Monday, September 17th - Monday, December 12th
Young Professionals Luncheon

When: Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
From 12:00-1:00 pm 
Where: Beverage Wholesalers (1201 Lake Road)

In September, join us as we tour one of our newer buildings in town, Beverage Wholesalers.  The new Beverage Wholesalers building which was built in 2014,employs 13 full time, 3 part time and 2 seasonal employees. Beverage Wholesalers services accounts from Jackson to Ortonville with beer, wine and a variety of non-alcoholic beverages. 
 
United Way Workplace Campaign

3:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21
United Way of SW Minnesota
800 E Main Street
Southwest Minnesota Career Expo

October 4th, 2016
SMSU RA Facility-Marshall
9:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.
For more information, go to: www.swsc.org/page/274
 
| BUSINESS NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS |
  
 



Women's Connect Luncheon


Laura Dorman, PA-C at Avera Marshall, spoke at the September
Women's Connect luncheon on women's health.



New Chamber Member Enhanced Listings

Chamber Members:
We are excited to announce an exciting new benefit! This new benefit will feature many different items for members to use while managing their business listing.  With this upgrade, we can now include the following:  
  • 1600-character description to describe your business
    (vs. 200 characters in Basic Listing)
  • Media section for YouTube video and a Photo Gallery
  • Logos within Business Directory and Individual page listings
  • 'Highlights' section with up to 5 bullet points
  • Unlimited Keyword search terms
  • News Releases
The cost to upgrade to enhanced listings is $50/year. Sign up for a Special Limited Time Offer - 50% off your first year! That's only $25 to utilize these new features! You must sign up before September 30, 2016. This offer is only good this year with our upgrade.
Let us know if you need your login information to take advantage of these features.

These are just our NEW features! If you haven't taken advantage of your current benefits, you can post Events, Job Postings, Hot Deals, link your social media accounts & more!
 
Please see the Marketing Package that outlines some visuals and examples for you. You can learn more about these features at the September 8th Chamber 101 Meeting at the Marshall Chamber. Please register!
 
On our website, some members that have already added this featured upgrade including  Cornerstone United Methodist ChurchMarshall Convention & Visitor's Bureau &  AP Design
 
This is essential for businesses that do not have a website or web presence yet! To search for your business online, we may be the first website that pops up to find more about you. For those with an already established website, this will add to your business visibility and search presence. We are the #1 hit when searching for 'Marshall, MN' so your business will be found through the Chamber website!

Let us know if you have any questions! Call (507) 532-4484 or email  chamber@marshall-mn.org.

Customer Testimonial:
'I would like to share how impressed I am with the results we have seen since we began utilizing the enhanced features on our business listing through the Chamber.  We have seen a significant uptick in new customer activity as well more job seekers reaching out to us.  I highly encourage Chamber members to take advantage of this great opportunity available to them.  It is also a very user friendly site to work with.'

-Michele Kroger, Spartan Staffing



Chamber E-Connection Guidelines and Policies

Newsletter Goals and Audience
The purpose of the Chamber E-Connection newsletter is to share our members' events with  other business and community members. It is an informational newsletter and helps to promote  our member businesses and their events.
Each Friday, our newsletter is sent to over 1,500 individuals. Our separate emails are sent to  the same list, but are held especially for our Chamber events and Business After Hours.

Newsletter Policy
E-Connection events are included based on requests from the member business. The following criteria are requested by the Marshall Area Chamber for event submissions:
  • Events flyers or submissions must be an actual event. We do not include sales or promotions.
  • Events can be included in the E-Connection for 2 weeks Free of charge, and you have the option of adding one additional week for $10. 3 weeks is the max per event.
  • Submissions must be sent the Wednesday prior to that Friday's
    E-Connection to be included to chamber@marshall-mn.org

  • All event flyers are for Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce members only. 
Any Chamber member businesses events can be submitted to the Chamber website as well here. Click submit new event.
Chamber Member Job Postings             
  • Kruse Motors
    •     Automotive Detailer

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

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