Weekly PRLA Chamber of Commerce  & Tourism 
Member News and Calendar of Events Updates!
September 7, 2018
Discovery Guide Early Bird Discount Deadline
Friday, September 7, 2018 5 PM
The Discovery Guide gives visitors an inside scoop on the Park Rapids Lakes Area. If you're not in next year's edition, you're missing out on reaching over 50 thousand travelers.
Extraordinary Outdoors
Thurs - Sat until Sept 29, 2018 Noon - 6 PM
The NAC will host artwork by 9 Minnesota artists; Artists in Park Rapids. This exhibit will be held at the Nemeth Art Center.
Laurentian Lake Chapter Hike
Saturday, September 8, 2018 9 AM
Meet at the Clearwater Co. 39 trailhead for a 2.5 mile hike with longer options available. This section has been recently redone.
PRFD 1st Annual Fully EnGOLFed Golfing Tournament
Saturday, September 8, 2018 10 AM
The Park Rapids Fire Dept is hosting its first annual Fully EnGOLFed Golfing Tournament held at Bears Den Golf Course, here in Park Rapids. 
2nd Street Hap
Saturday, September 8, 2018 5-8 PM
Nemeth Art Center 's "2nd Sat Hap" series resumes with performances by Buffalo Skin, Bao Phi, Chasing Clarence, Rhoda Jackson, along with a screening of the film; "My Ocean"! 
Celebrity Bartender Night at Foxy's Bar & Grill
Saturday, September 8, 2018 6 PM - Closing
Come support Karrin Lindow, David Dudley and Zach Rolffs as they donate their time to mix your favorite cocktails! 
Dorset's Annual Garage Sale
Sunday, September 9, 2018 9 AM - 3 PM
Become a part of Dorset!  Join us and sell your household goodies.  Better yet come out to relax, eat and shop!  
Customer Appreciation Day
Saturday, September 9, 2018 Noon - 3 PM

We want to thank y'all from the bottom of our hearts for supporting FireFly! We appreciate YOU!
Afternoon at FireFly
All Veteran's Memorial of Hubbard County 1 Year Anniversary
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 11 AM - 1 PM
Come help us celebrate the museum grand opening one year anniversary. We're serving pork sandwiches with chips, cookie & drink.
Plus a Quilt Raffle Drawing
The Estonian Singing Revolution
Tuesday, Sept 11, 2018 1 PM - 2:30 PM
Dr. Dwight Jilek reveals how in 1991 Estonia broke free of Soviet occupation not by bloodshed, but by singing publicly. 
Fall Faux Decor Class
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 6:30 - 7:30 
From your porch to your mantel, there are beautiful fall pieces to use featuring pumpkins, autumn leaves, succulents, flowers, candles and more! 
PRAHA Day of Play 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 11 AM - 2 PM
Park Rapids Amateur Hockey Association Day of Play at the Ted O'Johnson Arena. 
Park Theatre - Weekly movie show times!
A quaint theater with a classic neon marquee presents mainstream movies with standard concessions.
Foxy's Friday Night Meat Raffle
Starts at 7 PM
Come win great a GREAT selection from Main Street Meats!  Your number is drawn, you choose the package of meat.
FireFly Event Barn & Taproom Events
Wednesdays - Local Charity Night 4 PM
Thursday - Trivia/Open Mic 7 PM
Fridays - Live Music in the Taproom  7-9 PM
Sunday - SUN Brunch/Mimosa & Bloody Mary Bar Brunch 10 - 1/Bars 10-6
Park Rapids Farmers' Market
Saturdays, 9 AM - 1 PM
We have everything from Apples to Zucchini, and many Wednesday, September 29 - Find them at  CHI St. Joseph's Hospital 10 AM - 2 PM.
All Day Hoppy Hour & Beer+Board Games
Sundays starting at 11 am
All Day Hoppy Hour & Beer + Board Games
Every Sunday enjoy $1 off pints and $2 off growler fills all day! Plus choose from our library of board games to play.
Follow the links provided here to view ALL area Events!
Blueberry Pines Fall Golf Rates Start Sept 5

Blueberry Pines Golf Club's Fall Golf Rates start September 5th.  Click to see rates with and without carts.  
Heartland Concert Association Announces Season
Concerts will be at 7:00 pm in the Park Rapids High School Auditorium 
50% Cash Match on Wages for STEM Interns
Could your company benefit from a talented STEM intern?  Receive a 50 percent cash match 
on your intern's wages -
up to $2500 through SciTechsperience. 
For all News Releases visit "CHAMBER NEWS" 
while you're at www.parkrapids.com
August's Chamber by the Numbers
Visitors to the Visitor's Center in August:  2265
Our Guest Book says we've had International visitors from France, Siberia, Israel, Germany & England.
Phone call of the month:  When are the Osage Lions having their peach sale?
Who should win the Business Excellence and Shining Star awards?  Tell us in this survey.
The Annual Meeting & Distinction Awards is coming up September 25.  Let us know who deserves these honors in a short survey.
For all News Releases visit " CHAMBER NEWS"
while you're at www.parkrapids.com
Home School Special
Home schooling families will receive a 10% discount on all cabin rentals of 3 or more nights and a free Itasca State Park admission.  This special is good August 11 - September 30. 
Check out ALL of the HOT DEALS
when you visit us @ www.parkrapids.com
Home Health Aide (HHA)/CNA's Wanted
PT & FT HHA/CNA opportunities now available! Our caregivers provide support for our residents. Starting wage $12/hr for these shifts, plus additional pay for experience and if currently a CNA! 
Multiple Job Openings
Currently taking applications for Cashiers, Service Counter & Deli/Bakery.  Competitive pay, benefits and a discount on Coborn's private brand groceries. 
Full Time Seasonal Workers Wanted
RedPine Property Services needs two full-time seasonal workers from now till winter for docks, lifts and fall clean up. Hours 7 am - 7 pm Mon - Sat.  P ossible full time employment next season.  
for a current list  of JOB OPENINGS in the area!
Chamber Members can list job openings for free on   Call to ask how (218) 732-4111
September 2018
REDPINE Property Services
September 2018
September 7, 2018
Dear Valued Member,
RE: Process to follow to post on Every Friday News

At the Chamber, we strive to facilitate a robust and informative website where information can be found easily. Member's Business Directory  Listing, Events, News, Hot Deals, Job Postings, etc. are all a part of  parkrapids.com.   

Every Friday News (EFN) links to what is active on our website. We do our best to link to upcoming events at least 2 weeks prior to the event date. Because there is limited space available on the newsletter each week, it is important to follow the instructions here when submitting to be added to EFN.
The first step:  Make sure that your submission - to be - is already listed on  parkrapids.com .  This can be done through the Member Portal by either completing a Hot Deal, Job Posting, News Release or Event.
Once you've entered your information through the Member Portal please submit a request for placement to Erin Cox at erin@parkrapids.com  . Keep in mind that space is limited in Every Friday News and not everything can squeeze in every week.
Email your  request for submission to Erin Cox no later than
10 a.m.  on  WEDNESDAY s!

Schedule a  Solo eBlast for your Hot Deal, Job Posting, News Release or Event are available for only $75.  (one per week, by appointment only)

If you do not know how to log in to your Member Portal - please contact, Member & Guest Service Agent, Teresa Leshovsky .  If you do not know how to complete a Hot Deal, Job Posting, News Release or Event - please click on the link provided  here .

Chamber Master Questions?  Check out  MIC - Member How-To Training Materials |  Call (218) 732-4111 for assistance.