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Leadership Class Learns the Importance of Innovation in the Workplace

November 25th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo class spent its November session at the Fargo Jet Center learning about driving innovation in the workplace and the importance of understanding communication styles. Eric Piela of Flint Communications, Inc., Casey Steele of Square One Kitchens, Mike Dragosavich of Spotlight Media and Dean Atchison of Spectrum Aeromed started our […]

Meet Your Legislators

November 25th, 2014 by Jessica Lee

Chamber Day at the Capitol Thursday, February 12 Join us as we head to Bismarck for what will be our largest Chamber Day at the Capitol ever. Members will have the opportunity to attend committee meetings, hear briefings from legislative leaders, embark on an insider’s tour, sit with a legislator or observe the floor session […]

New Minnesota Initiatives

November 25th, 2014 by Jessica Lee

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has launched three new initiatives that offer assistance to help small businesses expand or improve their operations. 1. Greater Minnesota Job Expansion Program Under this new program, businesses in Greater Minnesota will receive sales tax refunds on all purchases made during a seven-year period. To qualify, […]

December 2014: Message to Members

November 25th, 2014 by Craig Whitney

Dear Chamber Members: While we hope our gratitude is evident year-around, we recognize that the holiday season is a traditional time of offering thanks and appreciation for the many blessings of the last year. As The Chamber’s President/CEO, I am blessed every day by so many things. I offer my gratitude first to the staff […]

Terry Bradshaw Entertains Historic Voices of Vision Audience

November 13th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

In his signature gregarious style, Terry Bradshaw delighted an audience of more than 1,000 people with anecdotes, wisdom and more than a few jokes during The Chamber’s fifth annual Voices of Vision event. Congrats to @FMWFChamber for bringing Terry Bradshaw to our community! What an incredible event! #VOV14 #awesome pic.twitter.com/1UxzhAGk9n — United Way Cass-Clay (@UnitedWayFargo) […]

Veterans Day Activities

November 6th, 2014 by Jessica Lee

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her […]

LFMWF Committee Chair Profile: Amber Vogel, Sundog

October 27th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

Amber Vogel, a senior business analyst at Sundog, has been serving as committee chair since June. How long have you been involved with the committee and program? This is my third year of involvement in the Leadership Program Committee. The year prior to being a committee member I was a program participant. What have you enjoyed most […]

Leadership Class Experiences Education Firsthand

October 27th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

For the fifth year in a row, the Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo class focused on education in October by visiting at Madison Elementary School in Fargo. We partner with Junior Achievement to facilitate hands-on, experiential lessons that teach key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to grades K-5. To make the day […]

Introducing the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

October 27th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a ground-breaking and exciting program that transforms middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. The program runs during the school year and gives students in grades 6-12 the opportunity and skills to generate business ideas, conduct market research, write a business plan, pitch the plan to potential […]

New Public Affairs Program Launching in January

October 27th, 2014 by Jessica Lee

To further support the organizational mission, The Chamber is launching a new public affairs program in 2015 regarding advocacy endeavors. Eggs & Issues will serve as a foundation for connecting members directly with the most interesting topics, influential public figures and industry leaders poised to make decisions about local, state and federal issues you absolutely […]

 
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