Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce Weekly Events Newsletter
November 4, 2016
In This Issue
Marshall Lyon County Library Open House
Pause into Your Power Workshop
Women's Connect/Young Professionals Networking Event
HomeStretch Workshop
Young Professionals Luncheon
Home Stretch Workshop
Essential Oils Workshop
Cooking & Decorating Show
Wellness Fair
Skewes Holiday Showcase Night
Give to the Max Day Business After Hours
Beverage Tasting & Ugly Sweater Soiree
Mary Poppins
A Light to Remember 2016
Ambassador Visits
Chancellor Tour
Hitching Post Survey
City Boards & Commissions
E-Connection Policies

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Marshall-Lyon County Library Open House
Friday, November 4, 2016
4:00-6:00 P.M.
Pause into Your Power through Mindfulness Workshop

Pause into Your Power through Mindfulness will be held on Wednesday, November 9 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Adult Community Center.  

Fay Prairie will demonstrate how mindfulness can help you feel more satisfied and happy - even improving your immune system, reducing your chances for heart disease or cancer!  Research shows that mindfulness is extremely effective as a means of increasing your mental and physical health by giving you the capacity to deal effectively with adverse situations. 

Fee: $15 for residents, $18.75 for non-residents. Participants are requested to pre-register  for this workshop at MCS.
Don't miss this very special presentation!
Women's Connect/Young Professionals Networking Event

When: Thursday, November 10th (5:00-6:30 PM)
Where: American Legion Post 113 (412 W Main)

Connie J. Gores, President of SMSU, will be joining us as we take this opportunity to thank you, as members of Women's Connect and Marshall Area Young Professionals, for your support and participation over the past year.Please come and spend some time meeting new people and reconnecting with others. We will provide appetizers and you provide the conversation. After the election, there should be no shortage of things to talk about.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 8th.

HomeStretch Workshop
Saturday, November 12, 2016
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce
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Young Professionals Luncheon

When: Tuesday, November 15th (12:00-1:00 PM)
Where: Marshall Municipal Utilities

Former State Representative, Marty Seifert Elections will be over and talk of a Special Session may still be happening. We are thrilled to have former House Minority Leader, Marty Seifert join us to give us an update on all things politics including a legislative session preview.

Home Stretch Workshop

November 12, 2016 8:30 am to 5:30pm
Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce
Register online at or call 507-836-1604
Essential Oils Workshop-Marshall Yoga Shala

November 12, 2016 1pm-3pm
227 West Main-Marshall Yoga Shala
Cooking & Decorating Show

7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15
Marshall Middle School
Tickets available at Hy-Vee and the Marshall Independent
Wellness Fair

Thursday, November 17, 2016
2:00-7:00 PM
Marshall Area YMCA
Holiday Showcase Night

Thursday, November 17, 2016
4-8 p.m. Skewes Jewelry
Give to the Max Day Business After Hours

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Join us for the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours FREE community event!  Bring all your friends and family to come learn about, engage with, and support our local non-profits.  This will be a good time to visit with many of the local non-profits, enjoy great food, a chance to win fabulous prizes, and definitely fun for everyone! 
This event is in conjunction with the annual Give to the Max Day, so look for the "donation station" where you will find more information and even an opportunity to make your donation to the non-profit organization(s) of your choice.  Click here ( if you would rather go online to donate at the comfort of your home.  Your donation is much appreciated!
Please note:  You can donate today!  The scheduled giving period for Give to the Max Day is already underway!  All gifts made using through November 16 will be scheduled to process on November 17.  Those donations will be eligible for all the Give to the Max Day prizes through GiveMN.  The last day to make your donation is on Thursday, November 17.
Beverage Tasting & Ugly Sweater Soiree

November 18, 2016
Ramada Marshall 7-9:30 P.M.
Tickets can be purchased at or at the United Way office.
MHS Tiger Theatre: Mary Poppins

Nov. 18 & 19th @ 7:30 pm
Nov. 19th & 20 @ 2:00 pm
Schwan Center for the Performing Arts
A Light to Remember 2016

Marshall: Friday, December 2, 6:30 p.m. Memorial Park, Marvin Schwan Drive
Lights can be ordered here,at Prairie Home Hospice or calling 337-0080

Ambassador Visits

McDonald's Progress Award
1200 East College Drive
(507) 537-1139

Fran's Communications 1st Dollar Award
(507) 532-6467

Chancellor Tour

Tim Swenson, Action Manufacturing owner, gave a tour to Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and SMSU President Connie Gores on Tuesday.

Hitching Post Survey
Do you want a chance to win a $50 gift card to the Hitching Post? Then please fill out this survey for us by the November 30, and we'll draw for a winner in December. Thanks for your valuable feedback.
Take the survey here:

City Boards & Commissions

Adult Community Center - 2 openings
         (1) 3-yr term to expire 5/31/19
  (1) unexpired term to expire 5/31/17
Community Services Advisory Board - 4 openings
         (1) unexpired term to expire 2/28/18
         (3) 3-yr terms to expire 2/28/20

Convention & Visitors Bureau Board - 2 openings
            (2) 3-year term to expire 12/31/19

Library Board - 2 openings
         (2) 3-yr terms to expire 12/31/19
Planning Commission - 3 openings
         (1) unexpired term to expire 5/31/18
These positions represent an opportunity for interested residents of Marshall to become more involved in local government activities.  Positions are nonpaying.  Interested residents can obtain additional information and applications from the City Administrator's Office at the Municipal Building, 344 West Main St., Marshall, MN. (Call 537-6760) or at the following website:  The completed application should be returned no later than Friday, October 28, 2016.  Appointments will be made by the Mayor and City Council as set forth in policy statements.
Mayor & City Council
City of Marshall

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

  • All event flyers are for Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce members only. 
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Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce
118 West College Drive
Marshall, MN 56258
(507) 532-4484