Business of the Year- Fairmont Area, MN

CLICK HERE to download NOMINATION FORM. Save it to your computer, fill in your information and email it to us at or print and mail (PO Box 826, Fairmont, MN 56031) or drop by the Chamber office. REGISTER TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL BANQUET HERE! The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be…

Is Economic Development what you think it is?

What is Economic Development? Economic Development creates the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, firms, and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, lower transaction costs, and responsibly produce and trade valuable goods and services. Economic Development requires effective, collaborative…

An Unread Policy is No Policy

By Wes Pruett, HR Advisors LLC We have a sexual harassment policy and an employee handbook. That should protect me, right? Well, not always. In a recent case an employee quit her job alleging sexual harassment. She filed an harassment claim which her employer sought to have dismissed in court. She was able to show…

Martin County Commissioner Candidate Forum 2015

Vote December 8th for Martin County, MN Commissioner, District 3. Candidates, Kathy Smith and Jim Utermarck spoke at a forum held November 16th. 11/16/15 County Commissioner District 3 Candidate Forum – Martin County, MN from City Fairmont on Vimeo.

You are invited to an open house!

Fairmont Area Chamber, Fairmont CVB, Fairmont Substance Abuse Coalition invite you to an Open House at their offices (323 East Blue Earth Avenue, Fairmont, MN) on Friday, December 11th, 2015 for refreshments, snacks, great company and networking! Fairmont Chamber Open House