August 24, 2020
Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Free Mask Drive-Thru Distribution

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, the DCR Chamber, in community partnership with the Department of Employment and Economic Development and Skyline Exhibits, hosted another mask distribution drive-thru for businesses in Dakota County. The DCR Chamber was given over 284,000 masks from the State of Minnesota to distribute to all Dakota County businesses and local area Chambers of Commerce in need. Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out and helped with our mask distribution.

If you were unable to make our mask distribution drive-thru on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, and are looking for masks for your business, please contact the DCR Chamber,, and we will help assist you with getting some (as supplies last).
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Engaging with Dakota County Future Leaders - How Collaborating with our Schools Can Benefit Your Business, Now and in the Future

  • Do you need help expanding your customer service, marketing, communications, and advertising services & support?

  • Would you benefit from new views and perspectives on serving your customers and clients, and have the personnel to act on it?
If this sounds interesting to you please join Ben Kusch, Lead Designer of the TriDistrict Career and College Readiness Initiative and Director of the TriDistrict CAPS, with the Dakota County Regional Chambers of Commerce and River Heights Chamber of Commerce, as they facilitate a virtual conversation aimed at helping partners leverage the power of the chamber relationships with local schools to support their businesses.

Please join us on Tuesday, August 25th or Thursday, August 27th from Noon - 12:30 to learn more about how engaging with the TriDistrict can generate energy, action, and excitement for your business.
  • Register for August 25th Webinar HERE
  • Register for August 27th Webinar HERE
Register for the 2020 DCR Chamber Golf Classic

A popular event among our businesses, the DCR Chamber Golf Classic promises to be a day of relaxation, priceless networking, and friendly competition! Held at Mendakota Country Club, one of the finest golf courses in Dakota County, the event is a perfect opportunity to get out from behind your desk and connect with the community. 

This signature event raises funds for the DCR Chamber's Charitable Foundation which supports our programming, community outreach, and regional initiatives. A portion of the proceeds from raffle ticket sales will be allocated to the foundation.
Register HERE
Critical Issues: The Future of MSP Airport and Air Travel

Join the DCR Chamber virtually Wednesday, September 16, 2020, for our Critical Issues: The Future of MSP Airport and Air Travel program. Brian Ryks, CEO and Executive Director for the Metropolitan Airports Commission, offers an update on the upgrades and enhancements currently underway at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. He will also elaborate on the 1.7 billion dollar Capital Improvement Program that the Metropolitan Airports Commission is currently engaged in.

We will also hear from Jeff Davidman, VP, State, and Local Government Affairs, Delta Airlines who will discuss Delta's current plans for the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport and the business partnerships that Delta is involved. 

Thank you SPIRE Credit Union for being the presenting sponsor of Critical Issues: The Future of MSP Airport and Air Travel. To learn more about the Critical Issues program or to register, visit HERE
Brian Ryks, CEO and Executive Director
Metropolitan Airports Commission
Jeff Davidman, VP State and Local Government Affairs
Delta Airlines
Networking at its Best
Registration is Required
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Fidelity Bank - 2 years

If you have questions or concerns about your membership renewal, please contact Pam Schmidt at or call 651-452-9872.
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