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Public Relations Committee Chair Profile: Tom Thompson, VTC

July 31st, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Public Relations Ambassadors attend ground-breaking and ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new and expanding businesses as official representatives of The Chamber as well as assist with the recruitment and retention of Chamber member firms. Tom Thompson, employment placement services coordinator at the Vocational Technical Center, has served as the Public Relations committee chair since September 2013. […]

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Home Run for Military Appreciation Night

July 31st, 2014 by Jessica Lee

At the age of 90, Norm Felde bought his last baseball glove and figured it was his last time throwing a ball in a baseball stadium. The World War II veteran and Dragon Hall of Fame member took the field to kick off our largest Military Appreciation Night at the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. After throwing out […]

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Drivers and Disco: Annual Chamber Challenge Golf Outing Features Groovy Seventies Fun

July 31st, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

Last month, we hosted our annual golf outing at Edgewood Golf Course. The sold-out event featured a seventies theme that members celebrated by wearing tie-dye and dancing to disco. Congratulations to the following winners: Two teams tied for best score, so a scorecard playoff determined the top two finishers. First place, with a score of […]

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President’s Corner: August 2014

July 31st, 2014 by Craig Whitney

Dear Chamber members, Every year at this time our fiscal year comes to a close and I am reminded once again of the successful year we at The Chamber enjoyed. It is a privilege to represent more than 2,100 businesses in this special and thriving community, and I hope each one of you knows how […]

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Dakota Fiber Initiative Survey

July 31st, 2014 by Jessica Lee

The Dakota Fiber Initiative emerged at The Chamber’s 2013 State of Technology through a challenge posed by Doug Burgum. Led by the Information Technology Council of North Dakota (ITCND), the private sector and government leaders, the initiative seeks to create an environment that would allow existing businesses to operate at optimum capacity by bringing bleeding edge bandwidth […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 & […]

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