Weekly PRLA Chamber of Commerce  & Tourism 
Member News and Calendar of Events Updates!
March 29, 2019
Select Furniture Sale
Until March 31, 2019 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
It's that time of year to get ready for new inventory so we have select furniture pieces for sale in the store. This sale includes bed frames, desks, dressers, occasional tables, bookcases, and more!  
Everybody Dance at the Legion
Every other Sunday, 1-4 PM
April 7 - Eric's Dance Band
April 28 - Nathan's Old Time Band 
May 19 - Wingin' In
Auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone
Wed - Fri, March 27 - March 29, see event for times/locations.
Please sign up for an audition time at www.northernlightopera.org, then prepare a short monologue and musical piece.  No pianist provided.  You may bring your own accompaniment or sing a capella.
Show them Your Stuff.
Spring Splash - Pond Skim 2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019 1 - 3 PM

Can you make the pond?  It's time for Detroit Mountain Recreation Area's annual Spring Splash.  
Save the Date - Girls Night Out
Thursday, April 4, 2019 6-8 PM
Okay Ladies the time has come for our Spring "Eggstravaganza" Girls Night Out!!! Come in for some great deals, refreshments and games! An all around fun time from 6:00-8:00pm on April 4th!! 
Learn The New Keys to Recruiting and Retention
Friday, April 5, 2019 11 - 1 PM
Join us to learn the new keys to recruiting and retention.  Lunch will be from Stacked High Deli.  Members $25 and Guests may join us for $30 for this special Friday Lunch & Learn. 
Spring Open House 
Monday, April 8 - Friday April 12, 2019 11 AM - 4 PM
We're holding a Spring Open House April 8th through the 12th here at the Chamber.  If you own a Resort, Lodge, Hotel, Motel, RV Park, B&B, or Campground we would especially like to check in with you.
 
Everyone!   Bring in your Brochures
PR Lakes Area Fishing Expo - Free Admission
Friday, April 12, 2019 6-9 PM
Featured Guest Speaker:  Chip Leer
- Meet Regional Fishing Guides, Panelists & More
- Learn New Techniques, Ask Questions, Book Trips
- Learn About the Latest Equipment and How to Protect Our Fishing Resources
American Legion Fish Fry
Fridays, March 29 - April 19, 2019 5-7:30

American Legion weekly fish fry.  Proceeds go to various clubs inside the Legion.   Karaoke afterward.
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.  
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!
One Month Storage Free!
Rent a 625 square foot storage unit at the Long Lake Toy Sheds and get 1 month free!  It's time to get that spring cleanup done. For all those items that you don't have space for we can help. The Long Lake Toy Sheds have 625 square foot units so they are big enough to store Boats, Cars, Rv's, Snowmobiles, ATV's, Motorcycles, you get the point. 
DNR Urges Caution on Minnesota Lakes and Rivers
Warm weather and significant rainfall in parts of the state have resulted in slush and standing water on many water bodies, leading to rapid ice deterioration and making travel over the ice difficult and extremely unsafe, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Are you a Mentor?
Kinship is looking for mentors.  If you fit the description and would like to contribute to the area by mentoring a child, then follow the link below to the Volunteer Mentor Position Description.
Pretzer Law PLLC now offering Family Facilitative Mediation
Pretzer Law is now offering Family Facilitative Mediation in all types of family law matters in Hubbard County and the surrounding areas.  Mediation is a confidential, cooperative, and less expensive way to resolve disputes without giving the decision-making process to the courts. 
For all News Releases visit "CHAMBER NEWS" 
while you're at www.parkrapids.com
A few Chamber Notes:
2019 Happy Pac went to Haas Printing, will be out by the Fishing Opener.

Spring Open House April 8-12.

Resort Summit planned for April 25.

Spring Open House
The New Keys to Recruiting & Retention.
What employees are looking for is changing fast, and how to recruit and retain employees long term is a moving target.  Hear innovative solutions that work for all industries.
For all News Releases visit " CHAMBER NEWS"
while you're at www.parkrapids.com
Full-Time Bookkeeper
We are looking for a full-time bookkeeper, this position comes with full-time benefits. Some experience required, but we can train. There are other job duties with this position.  
Carpenter Wanted
Description: Individual actively working on the completion of the project with the ability to self-perform carpentry tasks with minimal instruction. 
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
You may also find opportunities by volunteering, go to Volunteer Heartland Lakes for more information.
March 2019
American Family Insurance - Steve Noonan Agency, Inc.
March 2019
March 29, 2019
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.  

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 .  

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