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Small Business of the Year: Prairie Winds Veterinary Center

October 1st, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

It’s not just business as usual at Prairie Winds Veterinary Center. This companion animal hospital in south Fargo is a true community partner that offers innovative care for clients and a family-friendly atmosphere for staff. The clinic is a newer addition to our community, operating only since 2011, but they’ve already established a unique identity. […]

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Highlights from the 2018 Annual Meeting

September 20th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

It’s been another spectacular (fiscal) year here at The Chamber, and we had such a great time celebrating it all with you at our Annual Meeting yesterday at the Holiday Inn, sponsored by Midco. Outgoing board chair Steve Swiontek, Gate City Bank, and our president/CEO Craig Whitney, shared key accomplishments from the past year, including […]

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Area K-12 Education Update: Eggs & Issues Recap

September 10th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Fargo Moorhead West Fargo has always had a great education system. With three newly appointed superintendents each starting their positions in their respective districts, our k-12 educational landscape is a hot topic. This month’s Eggs & Issues allowed us to hear from each of the three new leaders as they start their roles. This included Brandon […]

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Not-for-Profit of the Year: Great Plains Food Bank

September 4th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Serving as the region’s only food bank, the Great Plains Food Bank plays a unique role in hunger relief in our community. By rescuing surplus food from the food industry, they ensure it safely gets into the hands of our hungry neighbors in need. The bank provides food assistance to more than 97,000 hungry individuals […]

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Details on our downtown developments

August 10th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Written by Katie Mastel, Public Policy Coordinator At our August Downtown Developments-focused Eggs & Issues, we welcomed in three community leaders to share about our three downtown communities. We were joined by Fargo Downtown Community Partnership President & CEO, Melissa Rademacher, West Fargo Economic Development & Community Service Director, Matthew Marshall, and Downtown Moorhead Inc. […]

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Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: Emergency Food Pantry

August 1st, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Many of us probably take food for granted without worrying about where our next meal will come from. But for those in different situations, the Emergency Food Pantry is there for those in need. It’s a small organization with only three employees, but about 140 volunteers, making a big difference. Founded in 1972 in a […]

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Frank Abagnale presents on “Stealing Your Life”

July 25th, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Yesterday, former con man turned FBI consultant, speaker, author and inspiration for the famed movie Catch Me If You Can, Frank Abagnale visited Fargo to present to an audience of about 1,000 people on how to protect themselves from fraud and scams. We were proud to host Abangale with the help and sponsorship of AARP […]

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Cole Papers: 100 Years Old and Still Growing

July 2nd, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

One of the most exciting things about our community is the entrepreneurial spirit and how many businesses, new and old, are present in Fargo Moorhead West Fargo. One company that has stood the test of time and is, in fact, celebrating their 100th anniversary this summer, is Cole Papers. We were going to tell you […]

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The YEA! Experience (Guest Post from the 2018 Shark Tank Winner)

June 4th, 2018 by Member Contributor

The below post is a guest submission from our 2018 YEA! winner, Zoe Bundy! My name is Zoe, I am a student at Discovery Middle School. About a month ago, I won the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel Shark Tank. This was an amazing experience, even just to be part of the class. Throughout the […]

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Member profile: Western Products

June 1st, 2018 by Amanda Huggett

Say “home improvement” and the old Tim Allen TV show might come to mind for some. But for many around here, it calls to mind a local company specializing in various products and services for their home. That company is Western Products, and this year marks its 70th year in business. Today, their product offering […]

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