Chamber E-Connection
Marshall Area Chamber Weekly Events Newsletter
February 22, 2019
In This Issue
Fireside Chat
Small Cities Development Meeting
Mom's Expo
Southwest MN Education Career Fair
SMSU Foundation Women's Leadership Conference
Healthy & Green Living Expo
2019 Chamber Coupon Books coming in March
Young Professionals Luncheon
Business Recycling Survey
14 Students Become CNAs
Ambassador Visits
E-Connection Policies

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SMSU Gold Rush

The 16th annual Mustang Gold Rush Raffle will be held on  Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 , at the R/A Facility on the campus of SMSU. The social hour (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.) includes complimentary beverages and appetizers with the program, live auction and reverse raffle program starting 7 p.m.
Fireside Chat with Mayor Byrnes & Sharon Hanson
Friday, March 1st
Adult Community Center

Marshall Radio will be MCing the event.
Mayor Byrnes will be highlighting his 33 years of elective office in Marshall, 6 years as a councilman and 27 years as a mayor. He will take a look back at his past, the present and then ahead into the future. Highlighting his successes and also some learning curves along the way. This is also an opportunity to get to know the Mayor on a personal level and how he landed in Marshall.
Small Cities Development Meeting
Wednesday, March 6th at 5:00pm at the Red Baron Arena & Expo Club Room

Mom's Expo
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Marshall High School

Southwest MN Education Career Fair

Tuesday, March 26
Red Baron Arena & Expo

Learn more at

SMSU Foundation Women's Leadership Conference
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Questions? Contact SMSU Foundation at 507-537-6266
Healthy & Green Living Expo
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9 AM - 5 PM
Red Baron Arena

For more information, contact Tom Hoff at

2019 Chamber Coupon Books Coming in March! 

Contact us if you have a group that is interested in selling the books. Each book you sell you make $5!

Any business featured in the book can also place books by their registers for sale and you will receive $5 per book in commission. A way to recoup some of the redemption costs.

Shop Local | Live Local | Shop Marshall
For additional information contact the Marshall Area Chamber at (507)532-4484 or email

Young Professionals Luncheon

Thanks to our Home Mortgage Panel at the February Young Professionals
luncheon at the Marshall-Lyon County Library.

Michelle Doeling, MinnWest Bank
Mark Ruud, Title and Abstract
Troy Deutz, Edina Realty

Business Recycling Survey

Lyon County Environmental Department would like to hear from your business on recycling in our area. For more information call (507) 532-1307

Please fill out at this link even if your business doesn't recycle:

14 Students Become CNA's

The Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (PIC), Minnesota West Community and Technical College (MN West), and Southwest Adult Basic Education (ABE-Worthington) partnered to provide Nursing Assistant courses integrating wrap around services, work-readiness skills, and career planning. Ultimately, the goal of our Career Pathway courses are to create career pathways for participants while creating systems change in strengthening partnerships locally to better support individuals to increase employability and provide employers with skilled workers.
The Nursing Assistant course was held between the months of September and December 2018. Fourteen (14) students were offered a variety of learning experiences with the objective to prepare them to enter or advance their careers in the healthcare field.

MN West provides the instructor and curriculum for the Nursing Assistant course. The instructor schedules clinicals for the students. During this course, clinicals were held for three days on location of South Shore Care Center and Crossroads Care Center in Worthington. MN West works very closely with ABE-Worthington and PIC to ensure students are successful from inception to the end. MN West provides in-kind meeting space, equipment, and access to labs.
ABE- Worthington provides a teacher whose role it was to deliver one on one and group study lessons leading up to the Nursing Assistant course, and also provided wrap around services during the course.
PIC provided Career Pathway Navigators whose role it is to support the students during the courses to be proactive about their success in the end. Ongoing support is a vital component for participants. Many are entering the workforce for the first time, some have had unsuccessful attempts at jobs, others may be reaching beyond what they have ever considered possible for themselves before. For this reason, the Navigators are available on an ongoing basis to provide a connection, encouragement, and/or to serve as a general resource. In addition, the Career Pathway Navigators job is to work towards connecting these students to local job opportunities with local employers. During the course, an employer panel is incorporated consisting of employers from local facilities including:   Maple Lawn Nursing Home ( Fulda ); Good Samaritan Center ( Jackson ) and South Shore Care Center and Crossroads Care Center ( Worthington ).  Employers share information about their facility and positions they have open.  They also answer student's questions they have about the work environment and other opportunities they may have such as tuition assistance programs.
All fourteen (14) students PASSED and obtained their Minnesota Nursing Assistant License!! These students were also certified in First Aid/CPR through the American Heart Association.
If you are interested in learning more about upcoming courses, contact Sandy Demuth at or 507-295-5029. 

Ambassador Visits

 Allstate Insurance Company 1st Dollar Award
800 E Main St, Suite 320
(507) 591-1511

Mike's Cafe Progress Award
1501 East College Drive
(507) 532-5477
Chamber Member Job Postings             
  • Avera Marshall
    • C.N.A. - Sign on bonus & We could pay 100% of your college 
    • Registered Nurse - Med/Surg
    • Clinic RN or LPN - As needed
    • Clinical Coordinator - Avera@Home and Hospice
    • Echo/Vascular Technologist
    • Patient Service Rep/Registration
    • Registered Nurse - Avera@Home & Hospice
    • Housekeeping - Days!
    • RN, LPN or Nursing Assistant
    • Housekeeping - No holidays!
    • Housekeeping Lead - Full Time!
    • Orthopedics Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
    • Nursing Service Supervisor
    • Support Specialist
    • Echo/Vascular Technologist
    • EMT - Avera Tyler
    • Housekeeping - 13 hours/2 weeks!
    • Housekeeping - Day/evening shift
    • Housekeeping - Days!
    • Licensed Practical Nurse - Avera Tyler - As Needed!
    • LPN or MA - Avera Tyler Clinic - As Needed!
    • Patient Care Technician - Med/Surg
    • Pediatrics Clinic RN or LPN - Part Time, days!
    • Registered Nurse - Avera Tyler - As Needed!
    • Registered Nurse - Med/Surg As needed!
    • Ultrasound Tech - As needed!
    • Dietary Aide - As needed!
    • Dietary Aide - Full Time!
    • Registered Nurse - Emergency Department
    • Dietary Aide - Avera Tyler!
  • North Star Mutual Insurance Company
    • Assistant Claims Representative - Auto Claims
    • Software Developer
    • Claims Technician - Auto Claims
  • Open Door Health Center
    • Full-time Dentist (Cottonwood, MN)
  • Big Stone Therapies
    • Speech Language Pathologist - Adults
    • Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatrics
    • Physical Therapist - Home Health
  • Hamilton Funeral Home
    • Licensed Funeral Director or Intern
  • Schwan's Company
    • AR & Collections Representative
    • Associate Systems Engineer
    • CDL A Regional Driver - $4K Sign-On Bonus!
    • Class A CDL Material Handler
    • Class A CDL OTR Driver - $4K Sign-On Bonus!
    • Co-Pilot, Medium Jet
    • Consumer Care Representative
    • Full-Time Warehouse Associate - DOT, $16-$17/hour, 11pm/2am start-times
    • Laboratory Technician
    • Machine Operator - Ice Cream Plant, 6am-6pm, $17/hour
    • Maintenance Supervisor
    • Part-Time Shipping Receiving Inventory Control - 4pm-8pm
    • Pricing Analyst
    • Route Sales Representative - $4K Sign-On Bonus!
    • Sanitation Associate - Specialty Foods/Beverage Plant, 3rd Shift, $14/hour +$1.50 shift differential
    • Sanitation Associate - Specialty Foods/Beverage Plant, 3rd Shift, $14/hour +$1.50 shift differential
    • Sr Customer Supply Chain Specialist
    • Sr Food Research Scientist
    • Sr PSM Specialist
    • Tax Analyst
    • Trade Spend Coordinator
  • Boulder Creek Assisted Living
    • Charge Nurse
    • Home Health Aide
    • Trained Medication Aide
  • Marshall Area YMCA
    • Group Exercise Instructor - Barre
    • Group Exercise Instructor - LES MILLS BODYCOMBAT
    • Child Watch Staff
    • Summer Camp Counselor 
    • Building Supervisor
    • Member Services Staff
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
    • Assistant Professor of Education
    • Instructor/Math Learning Center Coordinator
    • Assistant Professor of Psychology (fixed term)
  • Lyon County
    • Lyon County Assistant Recorder
    • Lyon County Seasonal Positions
  • City of Marshall
    • Maintenance Worker--Seasonal Work
  • United Community Action Partnership
    • Human Resources Director
    • Dispatcher
    • Bus Driver- Marshall/Lyon County
    • Volunteer Specialist
  • Prairie Home Hospice
    • Casual Hospice House Nurse
    • Sleep Aide
  • Marshall Municipal Utilities
    • Electric Meter Technician/Locator
  • Jubilee Cleaning Company
    • Janitorial Workers Needed
  • VAST Broadband
    • Business Account Executive
  • Midwest Aviation dba Charter First
    • Parts Coordinator/Manager
  • Jonti-Craft, Inc.
    • Materials Planner
    • Mechanical Technician - 1st shift
    • Mechanical Technician - 2nd shift
    • Quality Auditor - 2nd shift
    • Senior Buyer
  • Advanced Opportunities
    • Board Members

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