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Report: North Dakota Air National Guard has Nearly $100 Million Impact on Region

March 11th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber today released a study on Economic Effects of the 119th Wing of the Air National Guard on the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo metropolitan area. We commissioned North Dakota State University’s Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics to do the study. Conducted by Department members Dean A. Bangsund and Nancy […]


Senator Hoeven Visits with Happy Hooligan Supporters

April 30th, 2015 by Kaylyn Stroh

In early April, The Chamber hosted Sen. John Hoeven for a general briefing on what’s been happening at the 119th Wing of the North Dakota Air National Guard at the Fargo Air Museum. Attendees included the Chamber’s board of directors, the Air National Guard Support Group, Col. Kent Olsen of the 119th Wing and many […]


West Fargo American Legion Post Forming

November 5th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

The American Legion would like to establish a new American Legion post in West Fargo. There will be an informational meeting Thursday, November 7 at 7 p.m. at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne Street. The West Fargo VFW is supporting this effort. “All Veterans are welcome here,” said VFW Quartermaster/Adjutant Bill Tuft. Military service during […]


Honor YOUR Veteran

October 24th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

Our Military Affairs committee is on a mission to foster a community of support for the men, women and families of our military. Through the Honor Star program, Chamber members have committed to looking within their organizations for opportunities to pay special tributes to our service members. From supporting appreciation events to providing discounts or services, members continue to find unique ways […]


A “Hire Veterans” Strategy May be your Workforce Solution

August 16th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

A low unemployment rate creates a stable economy but Chamber members know that it also creates workforce recruitment challenges. Job Service of North Dakota reported online job openings totaled 20,436 in July 2013. Of those, nearly a quarter are jobs located in Cass County. From mainstream strategies to modern mobile marketing efforts, employers are responding to their workforce needs in a variety […]


Honor Star Champion: Globe University

March 4th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

Each month, The Chamber features an Honor Star member’s unique effort to support the members of our military community. March’s Honor Star Champion, Globe University was an early participator of the Honor Star program. Globes’s Community Manager Babs Coler explains why and how the university supports the military. Why did Globe University join the Honor Star program? […]


President’s Corner: December 2012

November 29th, 2012 by Craig Whitney

Dear Chamber members, It’s the season where we turn our thoughts to how we’ve been blessed during the past year. I can tell you that I am extremely blessed to serve as your Chamber President/CEO. I am blessed by a strong staff of 13 business men and women who are dedicated to the mission of […]


Veterans Day Discounts

November 6th, 2012 by The Chamber

In honor of Veterans Day, several local businesses are giving free or reduced services for our honored veterans. The following are a list of Chamber members offering specials: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar – free entree for any military veterans or active-duty service members with proof of service. Chili’s Grill & Bar – free meal […]


Chamber Announces Honor Star Program

November 1st, 2012 by The Chamber

Today we announced a new initiative to promote a military friendly community. The Honor Star program is a way for business organizations and individuals to say thank you to military men and women by displaying an Honor Star sticker on their door, window or car. Individuals pay an annual investment of $100 to receive the […]


President’s Corner: November 2012

October 31st, 2012 by Craig Whitney

It is the mission of this organization to promote economic growth and prosperity for businesses and our members through advocacy, education and engagement. One of the ways we’re working toward this mission is through the hard work our Military Affairs committee. With the work being done by our military right here in Fargo Moorhead West […]

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