Weekly PRLA Chamber of Commerce & Tourism 
Member News and Calendar of Events Updates!
Friday,Sept 11, 2020

Typical Peak:
Maple/Basswood/Paper Birch: the last 2 weeks of September.
Oak/Aspen: the last week of September into early October.
Tamarack: early to mid-October.


Dorset Corner Liquor - Senior Day - Tuesdays-10% Off-58 and Up

Come in and see us or Curbside Pickup is available.  

Call ahead at: 218-732-1770
Have your credit card ready when you call. 
We'll get your order ready. 
Call us when you are in the parking lot and we'll bring your order out to you!
Wednesdays, July 1-September 23, 2020 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Saturdays, May 23-September 26, 2020 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Visit with our friendly vendors who provide a wide variety of only handmade or homegrown products; such as fresh picked produce, baked breads & sweets, jams, jellies & salsa, local grass-fed beef, pork, and chicken, hand-harvested wild rice, maple syrup, raw honey, handmade cards, woodworking & sewn items, plant based soaps, organic lip butters & lotions, jewelry, and much more.


Price Reduction After Labor Day!
             FALL GETAWAY
  Are you ready for some fishing? Are you ready for some relaxing? Haven't taken the time yet? Now is a good time!
               Prices reduced after Labor Day!

              Come for some fishing ...  Stay for the tranquility  ...  Leave rejuvenated

Check out availability on our website and call or email to reserve!

Eco-clean, plus EPA approved for Covid non-toxic disinfectant used
Fall Get-Away - tired of staring at same four walls?  Come relax at the lake with us in a self-contained cabin and enjoy a ginormous natural living room outdoors. We already buffer 24 hours between guests, but for an additional $25, we will buffer 48 hours of no other guest in your chosen cabin. (For 72 hours, $50 will prompt us to block off three days on our availability calendar for your cabin.)   View our StaySafe Initiative on our website for specific details on how we are cleaning and disinfecting with NON-TOXIC EPA approved procedures.

Couples Special: $129/night for two-night stay, $109/night for 3+ nights - most cabins after Labor Day.

Group Special: $55/night/person for 5 or more, 2 night minimum. Most cabins.

Luxury cabins #9, #10 and #19 are available through November 17. (Couples: $149/night for #9 or #10, and $199/night for #19.  Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, dishwashers, private campfire rings.

Senior citizen 10% off Sept -May book Direct with us today Both Locations, Fishook in town and on Little Sand Lake
 Reller Vacation Homes 

Contact me today! angela@adwearpromo.com / 651-263-6145


Chamber members enjoy the credibility that comes from participation in the organization. Consumers and colleagues alike recognize our members’ commitment to collaboration and prosperity in the Park Rapids Lakes Area. 

Click here for a downloadable Member Application.

Chamber members enjoy the credibility that comes from participation in the organization. Consumers and colleagues alike recognize our members’ commitment to collaboration and prosperity in the Heartland Lakes Area.

Click here for our Membership Brochure to see pricing structure, membership types and testimonials.
The Northern Light Opera Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our music director is a retired music professor, and the stage and technical directors from NYC are professionally trained at Juilliard and Ohio State University. Volunteers, performers, and technical crews take great pride in bringing qualikty musical theater to life. NLOC has an active Board of Directors who are engaged in all aspects.
Volunteers from the area come together as singers, musicians, set builders, costume makers, ushers, and countless ways to bring the magic of light opera to life on stage. Past productions have included: The Mikado, Ruddigore, Pirates of Penzance, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Trial by Jury, Oliver, Oklahoma, and West Side Story.
Imagine a northwoods vacation filled with bonfires, lakes, music and laughter. This guide will help you make that idea a reality. Plan your next visit now with our Discovery Guide.

Park Rapids Downtown Photo Contest
Whether photography is your passion, your hobby, or just an occasional pastime, we invite you to participate in our Park Rapids Downtown Business Association photo contest, celebrating the beauty and unique character of Park Rapids and the surrounding area.

Categories for photo entries are:
  1. Park Rapids Area Lake Scenes
  2. Park Rapids Main Street Scenes
  3. Park Rapids Area Recreation
  4. Park Rapids Area Wildlife
An individual may submit only one photo per category for each contest period.
Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate. Photos must be submitted in digital format using the entry form below; see contest rules for details.
The Summer/Fall Contest opens on May 1st and ends November 30th.
The Winter/Spring Contest opens on December 1st ends April 30th.
The current contest period is May 1st, 2020 – November 30th, 2020
Max Bailey Photography sponsors the contest and awards a professionally finished, 11×14-inch print of the winning photograph in each category.
Please register for the meeting and number of guests at your table (tables of 6 or less due to COVID-19). We will be serving Brats & Hot dogs along with smoked beans & chips. 
Please contact the Chamber Staff for Special Dietary requirements. 

Congratulations to Janine Thaler for being Ambassador of the Month! Thank you for what you do!
For all News Releases visit "CHAMBER NEWS"
while you're at www.parkrapids.com

Now accepting Applications for housekeeping. 
Stop in for an application at : C'Mon Inn Hotel & Suites 1009 1st Street E. Park Rapids.


Position Opportunity– Park Rapids Office
TruStar Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for two full-time Tellers in our Park Rapids office. Responsibilities include processing member transactions, verifying cash totals, and ensuring members are promptly and professionally served. Qualified applicants should possess good customer service skills, cash handling experience, basic computer skills, and be able to multitask. TruStar offers an attractive compensation and benefit package which includes, paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term and long-term disability, flex spending, health savings account, and a 401k retirement plan. Qualified applicants should submit a resume no later than September 18, 2020 to:
TruStar Federal Credit Union
Attn: Human Resources

for a current list of JOB OPENINGS in the area!

You may also find opportunities by volunteering, go to Volunteer Heartland Lakes  for more information.
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 but now that it's summer and there's so much going on, we can only fit so many things on the list.  
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 Candy Christensen no later than
10 a.m. on WEDNESDAYs!

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, chamber@parkrapids.com.  

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

Your Chamber. Your Source.
Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism 
PO Box 249 ● 1204 Park Avenue S, Park Rapids, MN 56470