Chamber E-Connection
Marshall Area Chamber Weekly Events Newsletter
February 28th, 2020
In This Issue
State of the City Address
Shay's Karaoke Night
New Hope Community Church Core Group Meeting
Play Festival
Chamber 101
Women's Connect Luncheon
Kindergarten Open House
Retail Networking Event
United Way Community Impact Grants
Let's Connect
E-Connection Policies

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2020 State of the City Address

Wednesday, March 4th (11:30am-1:15pm)
Where: SMSU Conference Center

The Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to attend the  2020 State of the City Address  featuring Mayor Bob Byrnes and City Administrator, Sharon Hanson. Hear about the City's 2019 accomplishments, challenges and their vision for Marshall's future.

NEW:  Also, we are excited to share the community-wide City branding launch at this event! 
The City of Marshall embarked on city-wide branding program in early 2019. The City of Marshall began the branding project to discover, define, and design the City of Marshall to give the city a unique identity in the minds of citizens, visitors, companies and investors. The ultimate goal of the branding initiative is to attract businesses and visitors to the city and to promote quality of life for existing residents.

You will not want to miss the State of the City Address this year!  

Thank you to the following Corporate Sponsors:  Avera MarshallSchwan's CompanySouthwest Minnesota State UniversityBremer BankUS BankWells FargoRalco/tru Shrimp Company
City of Marshall.

Thank you to the following Presenting Sponsors:  Henle PrintingRamadaAction Manufacturing

Hoffman & Brobst & Jana Reilly Home Team.

Shay's Karaoke Night
February 28th and 29th
Shay's - 9pm-1am

New Hope Community Church Core Group Meeting

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 5th, 2020
The core group meetings for New Hope Community Church are now every Thursday meeting at 5:30 PM in the Agape Fellowship Church, 301 North High Street in Marshall, MN. 

We will start with a light meal, worship time, study time, community prayer, mission discussion, and visit about additional foundational church plant items. Hope many of you can make it. 

Terri Downing - 507-828-5168
Jo Newhouse - 507-828-8112

Play Festival
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 7 PM
Marshall Lyon County Library

Play Festival - one act plays performances.  Free will donations or can donate as a patron by March 7 and funds will be matched by Modern Woodmen up to $1500.

Chamber 101

When: Thursday, March 12th (8-9 am)
Where: Marshall Chamber (118 W College Dr)

Are you interested in learning how to make the most out of your membership or are you just curious as to what the Chamber can do for your business? Join us at the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce Office to hear from Chamber staff and volunteers about the programs, benefits and services that are available to Chamber members. Whether you are a brand new member, a longtime member or just want to learn more about membership this is the event for you!  Also, learn some new enhancements that businesses can now use with their business listing and more!

Women's Connect Luncheon

When: Thursday, March 12th (12-1pm)
Where: Red Baron Arena-Vast Club Room

City of Marshall Update

City Administrator, Sharon Hanson will give us an update on City of Marshall projects - hear about what's going on with EDA, City projects for Marshall including branding, Block 11 redevelopment, park/pool, road construction in the future and more.

Kindergarten Open House
March 12
4:30-6:00 pm
Park Side Elementary
Retail Networking Breakfast
The Chamber Retail Committee hosted a networking breakfast on how member businesses can connect and collaborate.
United Way Community Impact Grants
United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. In southwest Minnesota, we focus on health, education, financial stability, hunger and safety & well-being. 2020 Community Impact Grants are now open and must address at least one of United Way of Southwest Minnesota's (UWSWMN) priority areas. Programs must be delivered in our service area which includes Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow Medicine and portions of Cottonwood, Lac qui Parle, Nobles and Redwood counties. To see the detailed list of communities and zip codes covered by UWSWMN, determine eligibility and access the online grant platform; please visit (Our Impact tab-Community Impact Grants section).

The grant application deadline is Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. All applications must be submitted online and extensions will not be granted. Applications that do not align, are late and/or incomplete will not be considered for UWSWMN funding. All grant applications will be reviewed by a team of trained community volunteers who will make recommendations on funding to the UWSWMN board of directors. Grant funding comes from donations given to UWSWMN during its recent fundraising campaign.

United Way of Southwest Minnesota will hold grant workshops and demo the online grant platform (no paper submissions will be accepted).  Applicants must attend a free grant workshop in order to apply. Workshops will be held at the United Way of Southwest Minnesota office on the following dates: Tuesday, March 3rd from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m., Thursday, March 19th 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  A live Zoom training will be held on Wednesday, March 11 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. intended for applicants that cannot travel for the in-person training options.  RSVPs are required for planning purposes to or by calling 507-929-2273.

Let's Connect

Let's Connect is held every other month at AmericInn, where you can give your one minute verbal commercial about your business and network with other businesses.
Chamber Member Hot Deals             
  • Bank Midwest
    • 2.15% Business Interest Checking Account

Any Chamber me mber may submit hot deals!
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emailing or c all the Chamber at 532-4484.

Chamber Member Job Postings             
  • Avera Marshall
    • Housekeeping - Every other weekend only!
    • Behavioral Health Technician - Benefit Eligible
    • C.N.A. - Sign on bonus & We could pay 100% of your college tuition!
    • EMT - Avera Tyler
    • Geriatrics Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
    • Home Care/Hospice Care Assistant - Benefit Eligible!
    • LPN - Avera Tyler Long Term Care - As Needed!
    • Medical Laboratory Scientist or Technician
    • Registered Nurse - Avera Tyler - Med/Surg As Needed!
    • Registered Nurse - Med/Surg As needed!
    • Care Assistant - Avera@Home & Hospice
    • Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery - 2 positions open!
    • Registered Nurse - Long Term Care - Benefit Eligible!
    • RN or LPN - Long Term Care - Benefit Eligible!
    • RN, LPN or MA
    • Medical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Laboratory Technician
    • Paramedic
    • RN - Med/Surg - Avera Granite Falls
    • Licensed Practical Nurse - Benefit Eligible!
    • Activities Assistant
    • Laboratory Assistant
    • Materials Handling Technician
    • Clinic LPN or Medical Assistant - Full time!
    • Clinic RN - No Holidays and No Call time!
    • EMT - Avera Granite Falls
    • Housekeeping - Every other weekend only!
    • Patient Care Technician
    • Special Transporter Driver
    • Clinic RN, LPN or Medical Assistant
    • Dietary Aide - As needed!
    • Housekeeping - Full time!
    • Housekeeping - No holidays or call time!
    • RN - Med/Surg & CCU - Avera Marshall
    • Patient Service Rep/Registration
    • Coder - Full Time!
    • Dietary Aide - Benefit Eligible!
    • Registered Nurse/EMT
    • Housekeeping - As needed!
    • Medical Laboratory Technician
    • Registered Nurse - Med/Surg & Orthopedics
    • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
    • Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Department
    • RN or LPN - OB/GYN Clinic!
    • Phlebotomist - No weekends!
    • Registered Nurse - Dialysis
  • North Star Mutual Insurance Company
    • Commercial Underwriter
    • Corporate Services Technician
    • Policy Processing Technician - Farm Underwriting
    • Assistant Claims Representative - Property/Casualty Claims
  • Schwan's Company
    • AR & Collections Representative
    • Maintenance Supervisor
    • Part-Time Merchandiser
    • Buyer - Capital Procurement
    • Line Attendant $13 / 1st Shift / Ice Cream Plant
    • Material Handler I 7:45pm - 6:15am M-Th / $14.70
    • Production Supervisor 2nd Shift
    • Refrigeration Supervisor
    • Sanitation Associate I / SFP, Beverage / $15.50
    • Shipping Receiving Inventory Control PT / 4pm - 8pm / $13
    • Sr Mgr Operational Excellence
  • BH Electronics
    • Electronic Assembler
  • Marshall Public Schools
    • School Crossing Guard Substitute
    • Substitute Custodian
    • Custodial Position
  • GreatAmerica Financial Service Corp
    • Servicing Analyst
    • Customer Service Representative- Consumer (Marshall, MN)
    • Risk Operations Analyst
  • Southwest Tour & Travel
    • Drivers
    • Travel Consultant/Tour Planner
  • Lyon County
    • Lyon County Seasonal Positions
  • Prairie Home Hospice and Community Care
    • LPN
    • HHA, CNA, TMA, LPN
    • Marketing and Development Associate
  • PeopleReady
    • Branch Manager
    • General Laborer
    • Medical Assembler
    • Military Assembly
  • Boulder Creek Assisted Living
    • Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Runnings
    • Systems Analyst
  • Marshall Area Fine Arts Council
    • Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Office Coordinator
  • Marshall Area YMCA
    • Summer Camp Coordinator
    • Summer Camp Counselor
    • Member Services Staff
  • City of Marshall
    • Engineering Aide (Temporary/Seasonal position)
    • Assistant City Engineer
  • Western Print Group
    • Bindery and Sign Assistant
  • Diebold Law Firm
    • Office Work  -- Part time
  • B&H Contractors 
    • Finance Specialist
    • Construction Estimator
  • Lyon County
    • Lyon County Deputy Sheriff
  • Vast Broadband
    • Business Account Executive

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

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 one week free of charge,
    and you have the option of adding one additional week for $20.
  • 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. 
Any Chamber member businesses events can be submitted to
the Chamber website as well here. Click submit new event.
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Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce
118 West College Drive
Marshall, MN 56258
(507) 532-4484