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Friday, August 21 2015
Kaplan University and National Basketball Retired Players Association Announce Starting Five Scholarship Recipients Former players set to attend Kaplan University as part of educational partnership The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only Association comprised of NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA alumni, today announced the first five recipients of its ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, August 21 2015
The Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores will be holding an Open House on Wednesday September 1st in Rochester for indiviuals interested in learning more about how you can own your own Sears Hometown Store. Discussion will center around how ownership of the store works, support provided by Sears Hometown, store owner responsibilites and start up costs, revenue streams and much more. If you are an ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 20 2015
Dahl Dance Center is very excited to introduce two, new professional dancers to the Rochester community. We welcome Meg McClure and Joseph Carey to our team. Meg McClure started ballroom dancing as a first year at Luther College. After several years of gymnastics she had decided to try something new and different, not knowing that dance would become her new passion. She participated in collegiate ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 19 2015
At Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Rochester South, MN, we love reading. Since 2001, our unique Read It & Return Lending Library SM offers books for guests to borrow; if they don’t finish it during their stay, they are welcome to take the book and return it on their next visit at another location. We also love responsible business practices, because we believe that in managing our ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 17 2015
Derek Pollary has joined the engineering department of Widseth Smith Nolting’s Brainerd office. He has a CAD Diploma from Hibbing Community and Technical College. As a mechanical engineering technician at WSN, Pollary defines, researches, and designs engineering solutions to address building comfort, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness as they relate to client needs. His other ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, August 12 2015
Did you know Opportunity Services, a local nonprofit that helps adults with disabilities find employment, is hosting a community event on September 12th in Red Wing, MN? And you're invited! Join Opportunity Services to spread awareness about Disability Employment in the Red Wing community and beyond during our walk around Bay Point Park. One lap is about 2/3 mile, although you are welcome to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, August 10 2015
Andrew Muer has joined the engineering department of Widseth Smith Nolting’s Alexandria office. He has a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota—Duluth. Muer is an engineer in training. He works in the structural engineering department, where he assists in bridge field inspections, load capacity ratings of existing and proposed bridges, load posting ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Sunday, August 09 2015
Rochester MN (August 9,2015) — Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) is providing Rochester area investors the opportunity to own and operate their own Sears Hometown Store . "We're looking for a highly-motivated member of the Rochester community who wants to operate a successful business and is customer-service oriented," said Mike Jones, Regional ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, August 05 2015
EDGE FITNESS INC. Crossroads Center 1201 S. Broadway Rochester, MN 55904 507-258-6475 Help & Gain Health! EDGE FITNESS INC. is collecting school and personal supplies for Rochester Public School’s “Students in Transition Program.” BRING IN SUPPLIES, AND NEW MEMBERS RECEIVE 1 FREE MONTH! Students in Transition provides supplies and services to students experiencing ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 04 2015
We are excited to be working with Channel One for the 2nd year to help provide bowls for their Empty Bowls Fundraiser, held on Thursday, October 8th. Empty Bowls is a great event bringing together community member for 1 day to focus on the Hunger issues in our local communities. We would like to invite anyone looking to get involved to stop in and paint a bowl for the event. The cost is just ...read more
Monday, August 03 2015
Luke Hamdorf has joined the engineering department of Widseth Smith Nolting’s Brainerd office. He has a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. As a mechanical engineer-in-training at WSN, Hamdorf’s responsibilities include designing HVAC and plumbing systems, performing energy analyses of new and existing systems, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
For Immediate Release Media Contact: Christi Jorde, Director of Membership & Marketing Somerby Golf Club cjorde@somerby.com 507-775-3724 (O) 763-227-6672 (C) Somerby Golf Club Appoints Kyle Stumpf as Executive Chef Former Executive Chef of Pescara Byron, MN – (July 30, 2015) Somerby Golf Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Kyle Stumpf as Executive Chef. He will oversee ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
You're invited! To what? A light lunch and Information Session about the Labovitz MBA, Rochester's only AACSB accredited program. The program and lunch are free to you! Wait, but I thought this was at University of Minnesota Duluth? Nope! We have a program with all in-person classes on a Friday-Saturday class schedule in Rochester! We hold those classes at UMR. When? Join us on August ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Thursday, July 23 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2015 CONTACT Maria Zivkovic National American University 507-512-0650 mzivkovi c@national.edu MEDIA ADVISORY NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY HOSTS CAREER FAIR IN SEPTEMBER WHAT: National American University will host its fall career fair, Sept. 16 th from 1p.m. – 5p.m. at the Rochester campus. This event is free and open to the public. WHO: National American ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, July 21 2015
Rochester Edward Jones Brach Office Supports A School Supply Drive for Aldrich Memorial Nursery School OR the school of your choice. Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours from 7/21/15 through 9/11/15. "As our world becomes more global, competition within our younger ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts, Political, Education, Papers/Research
Saturday, July 04 2015
The MBA program offered by the Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth today announced a dramatic reduction in tuition of approximately 25% at both of its program locations in Duluth and Rochester. LSBE also recently announced that its graduate students may now apply for one of two newly instituted Dennis Maki Graduate Tuition Fellowships; each of which ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Education, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 30 2015
On June 22, 2015 the State of Minnesota certified Innovative Construction Resource Management LLC as a Woman Owned Business (State Vendor Number: 0000923363). This makes ICRM, LLC the only Southern MN based Construction Management Firm to be Certified Woman Owned. Be Smart, Hire Local, Hire Preferred Vendors. Visit www.ICRM.us for more information about our company.
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Friday, May 29 2015
Home Federal Savings Bank Launches New Travel Club with Director Jean Jech Home Federal Savings Bank announces the creation of a new travel club as a great way for clients age 55 and over to take advantage of group travel, social events and educational activities. The club will be managed by Jean Jech, who has over 25 years of experience in group travel and event planning including five years as ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 28 2015
Rochester International Airport (RST) reports continued air service improvements coming in the near future. American Airlines currently operates four (4) daily departures to Chicago O’Hare. Beginning September 5th, the departures to Chicago will increase to five (5) daily. Delta Air Lines currently operates four (4) daily flights to Minneapolis and Atlanta. Currently 50% of Delta departures ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, April 01 2015
MINNEAPOLIS (March 30, 2015) – According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics , o ccupations in the health care industry are projected to add the most new jobs between 2012 and 2022, with total employment estimated to increase 10.8 percent, or by 15.6 million, during the decade. A portion of these jobs are related to mental health care. To address job-market demand, Globe ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Friday, February 27 2015
Opportunity Services, a nonprofit organization that helps disabled adults find meaningful employment, has named a new board member from Rochester, Minnesota. Gary Klein joins the board after seeing firsthand how Opportunity Services has changed the life of his daughter, Sarah. Sarah was one of the first clients to join Opportunity Services in Rochester when the program began in 2009. Immediately ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Press Release