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…

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…

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…

November 2015 Chamber Connections

In this issue: Page 2 – Glows Parade and Brain Gain Page 3 – New Businesses and Expansions Page 4 & 5 – Member Announcement Page 6 – Teachers Banquet Page 7 – Training Grants Page 8 – What’s Happening…