January 27, 2020
Scholarships, Awards, and Wine & Spirits Pull
2019 scholarship
Scholarship Information
During the scholarship application season, students will rely on scholarships to reach their college goals, including attaining scholarships and grants so that they can graduate debt-free. Please help us in spreading the word about the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Charitable Foundation, which will be awarding five - $1,000 scholarships to female students in Dakota County.  View scholarship details here or contact Diane Mavis with any questions at  dmavis@dcrchamber.com.
Now Accepting WomEn's Leadership Forum Award Nominations
At this year's WomEn's Leadership Forum we will be presenting three awards honoring women who are leaders and mentors in both their profession and in the communities where they live and work. The nomination deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020. The winner in each category will be announced the week of February 11, 2020. 
  • Partner of the Year
  • Woman Business of the Year
  • Change Maker of the Year
For additional information and to  submit a nomination click here .

Wine & Spirits Pull
Are you or your business able to donate a bottle of wine or spirits valued at $15.00+? As part of the WomEn's Leadership Forum, we host a wine and spirits pull to raise funds for our Charitable Foundation that supports our community outreach programs and partners. Last year that was one of our most popular events and we hope to double our proceeds this year.  For more information click here
Weekly Update Sponsored By:
2020 Dakota County Annual Legislative Reception

The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite you to attend the 2020 Dakota County Annual Legislative Reception on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 .
Please join us as we recognize and thank our Dakota County legislative delegation. This event provides an opportunity for the Dakota County business community to exchange ideas with elected officials on the best ways to ensure an economic climate for new investment and job creation in the region.
Meet The Chamber

Do you know a person or business that is interested in being more involved with the DCR Chamber? Our monthly Meet the Chamber event is the perfect opportunity to learn about involvement in committees, monthly networking and special regional events, and marketing/advertising opportunities. Each attendee is also given the opportunity to introduce themselves and give a 30-second commercial about their business or position.

Coffee and a light breakfast will be served. Register now to join us on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 . Thanks to our Program Sponsor: SPIRE Credit Union.
2020 February Good Day Dakota County -
Forward Progress with Andrew Miller, Minnesota Vikings COO

The first 2020 Good Day Dakota County - Forward Progress with Andrew Miller, Minnesota Vikings COO , is coming up on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Miller joins the Vikings after leading the business operations of the Toronto Blue Jays the last four seasons. Miller has a community-minded approach and has led initiatives focused on creating a positive impact. We will also have a brief update on the Vikings Lakes progress.  
Let's Connect Happy Hour: Bottles & Burgers/Volstead House

Join us for an evening of fun, networking, and socializing! We'll be at Bottles & Burgers/Volstead House in Eagan on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet new people and make some new business connections! This event is free. Cash bar provided.
2019 golf classic
2020 Golf Classic Kickoff Committee Meeting Planned

If you are interested in being a member of the 2020 Golf Classic Committee, please email Diane Mavis at  dmavis@dcrchamber.com . This committee meets monthly to help execute a successful tournament. 

Our first meeting is Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the DCR Chamber office. We hope you will join us. 
The 2020 Rosemount Home & Business Expo will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Rosemount Community Center, 13885 South Robert Trail. 
Networking   at its  Best
Registration is Required
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
New Members
Tops Tavern
4533 Dodd Blvd
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 423-7331
For more information on becoming a member, please email Nicole McCarthy at  nmccarthy@dcrchamber.com or call her at 651-288-9200.
Renewed Members
If you have questions or concerns about your membership renewal, please contact Pam Schmidt at  pschmidt@dcrchamber.com  or call 651-452-9872.
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