Category: General

Flourescent Bulb Recycling 2017

Thursday May 4 & Thursday October 5, 2017 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Former K-Mart Lot – Fairmont • It is against the law to dispose of fluorescent lamps and ballasts with regular garbage. • This recycling event is for businesses and residents of Martin or Faribault County. • NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS NEEDED! • There…

Reinforcing Local Retail

By: Margaret Dillard – Chamber President ABOVE: JCPenney Fairmont, a long-standing staple of our local retail economy, shocked area residents when plans to close the store were announced. With express checkout online options, it’s so easy to buy almost anything from the comfort of your couch. In fact, many consumers mute the television while listening…

Area Career Exploration (ACE) 2017

Nine years ago, a collaboration between the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce, Workforce Center, ISEEK, and other area individuals, resulted in an event that attracts more than 600 high school sophomores from 12 area schools. The mission is to raise awareness of career and job options in the area so students are knowledgeable about the…