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Health Care Summit Highlights Challenges and Opportunities of ACA

July 23rd, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

One of the challenges regarding the Affordable Care Act is its dynamic nature. It was fitting, then, that on the day The Chamber hosted its Health Care Summit — which featured a nationally recognized health care policy expert who denounces the current law — the ACA was dealt another blow when the U.S. Court of […]

Business Leaders Push Flood Protection Forward

July 16th, 2014 by Jessica Lee

The Business Leaders for Flood Protection Task Force continues to actively support the FM Diversion projects. The task force is a joint effort of The Chamber, the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Authority, and the Home Builders Association of F-M with a cross-section of more than 30 business leaders who are committed to the success of the FM Diversion. […]

Community Partners Serve As Bedrock to Health Care Reform Questions

July 9th, 2014 by Jessica Lee

The way we shop for and buy our health insurance has changed dramatically since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. Fortunately, navigators may be a trusted source for in-person assistance when applying or enrolling. Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership, Inc., has several navigators on staff to assist families and individuals through the MNSure System. “All Lakes & […]

Public Affairs Committee Chair Profile: Jim Roers, ROERS

June 30th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Public Affairs committee serves as the advocacy arm of The Chamber. A cross-section of Chamber members comprises the committee, which assesses public policies and offers support to those that preserve the integrity of the business climate. Jim Roers, chief executive officer and founder of ROERS, is completing his first year as the Public Affairs […]

YPN Committee Chair: Dustin Dale, AE2S

June 30th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Young Professionals Network committee plans, schedules and coordinates quality, cost-effective training programs and networking events that enhance the personal and professional development of young professionals and helps connect them to the Chamber, community and each other. Dustin Dale, a project engineer at Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. (AE2S), is serving his second year […]

President’s Corner: July 2014

June 30th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

Dear Chamber members, Flooding has been a persistent threat to our community for too long, and we are hopeful that the threat is even closer to being eradicated with the presidential signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project has received the federal support it needs to move […]

Fraud Expert, Former Con Man Shares Prevention Measures

June 23rd, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

After spending more than 35 years working for the FBI, Frank Abagnale, Jr., knows a thing or two about fraud and how to prevent it. Last week, more than 500 people gave Abagnale their rapt attention as he described how white collar crimes are committed and ways for audience members to protect themselves and their […]

Member Relations Committee Chair Profile: Jeannie Camarillo, Anne Carlsen Center

June 3rd, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Member Relations committee serves as the member retention arm of The Chamber, assisting with retention of member firms as well as special events designed to promote member involvement. Member Relations ambassadors help retain members through personal contact, information, encouragement and support. Jeannie Camarillo, associate development director with the Anne Carlsen Center, has served as […]

Gust Hired to Lead Leadership Program

June 3rd, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

In April, Samantha Gust joined the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber staff as Program Coordinator for Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo. Gust is responsible for working with the LFMWF committee to plan and implement the annual leadership program. s degree in sociology. Before coming to The Chamber, she worked as the community and evaluation specialist […]

2013-14 Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Class Graduates

June 3rd, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

Nearly 40 business professionals concluded the Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo program with an opportunity to reflect on their accomplishments and growth to help inspire them to further enhance professional results. Tamara Anderson, team performance strategist with Dale Carnegie Business Group of North Dakota, led the session. A graduation luncheon and program at Bluestem Center […]

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