March 4, 2019
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Good Day Dakota County
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mendakota Country Club

Join us for the March Good Day Dakota County to hear from Tawanna Black, CEO & Founder of the Center for Economic Inclusion, on how the Center works to align investments in human capital, economic development, transit and access to ensure that all residents, especially those who have been historically excluded, have the opportunity to benefit from and contribute to the economic prosperity of the region.
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Members Heard from Experts on The Future of Healthcare at Public Affairs Breakfast

The DCR Chamber held its Public Affairs Breakfast on Friday, March 1, 2019. Members heard from  Stefan Gildemeister, State Health Economist and Director of Health Economics Program; Minnesota Department of Health, Troy Simonson, CEO; Twin Cities Orthopedics and Scott Keefer, Vice President of Public Affairs; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota on "The Future of Healthcare for the State of Minnesota."  These experts spoke on  the current state of the healthcare, public policy, insurance market, and how to adapt during times of change and plan for the unknown. A special thank you to our sponsor, Flint Hills Resources .
March 2019 public affairs breakfast
March 2019 public affairs breakfast
March 2019 public affairs breakfast
State Budget Debate

Governor Walz proposed a state budget for the next four years and the Legislature is busy working on setting that budget for the two-year cycle beginning July 1, 2019.

While the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce says the revised forecast has good and bad news, the group describes the Governor's budget as hitting businesses hard and "an overreach and unaffordable for all Minnesotans."

Read more about the budget debate and how it impacts businesses here.
DCR Chamber Charitable Foundation Looking for Wine/Spirits Donations

We are requesting your participation in our Wine & Spirits Pull fundraising activity being held at the Wom E n's Leadership Forum. Is your business able to provide a monetary donation or donate a bottle of wine or spirits valued at $15.00? Proceeds from the Wine & Spirits Pull will be donated to the DCR Chamber Foundation Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships to high school students within the county. This year, we are presenting five, $1000 scholarships. Last year, the Wine & Spirits Pull was one of our most popular events and we hope to double our proceeds this year.  Find details here.
Eagan Job Fair
Wednesday, March 27
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eagan Civic Center

Join us at The Eagan Job Fair hosted by the Dakota Scott County Workforce Development Board, the Savage Chamber, the Inver Grove Heights Chamber, Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and   JobsHQ  at the Eagan Civic Center! Meet with job seekers who will be exploring the variety of career opportunities from multiple employers across our region. Network with job seekers and other local employers. Learn more.
Networking   at its  Best
Registration is Required
Thursday, March 14, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Friday, March 22, 2019
7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
New Members
946 Bellows St
West St. Paul, MN 55118

For more information on becoming a member, please email Nicole McCarthy at or call her at 651-288-9200.
Awesome Companies - Renewed Members
Rasmussen College - 30 years
Sam's Club #4738 - 12 years
Valmont Industries - 7 years
Paychex, Inc. - 4 years
LaBrash Plumbing - 3 years

If you have questions or concerns about your membership renewal, please contact Pam Schmidt at or call 651-425-9872.
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