The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce has recognized three people as part of its new Volunteer Recognition Awards program. •Marcia Juenemann from Central Bank was named the Ambassador of the Year. She was recognized for her “generous commitment of time, support and inspiration.” Juenemann has served as an Ambassador for 2.5 years. The committee [...]
Twelve people have completed the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce’s most recent class of Leadership Elk River. They are: Jeremy Johnson and Christine Niskanen, The Bank of Elk River; Tom Sagstetter, Elk River Municipal Utilities; Jean Stang, First National Bank of Elk River; Carrie Ann Martin, YMCA Elk River; Kari McHenry, Guardian Angels; Mike [...]
by Joni Astrup Associate editor More than 100 businesses and organizations, including many new exhibitors, will be featured at the Business and Community Expo in Elk River. The event runs 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7 at Elk River High School, 900 School St. It is sponsored by the Elk River Area Chamber [...]
The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce and District 728 Community Education are bringing another Expo to Elk River. The Business and Community Expo will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Elk River High School, 900 School St. The hours have shifted slightly to accommodate the Sunday morning church schedule. More [...]
Fresh off a panel discussion it hosted on the Affordable Care Act, the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce expressed its dismay with this past week’s passage of a state-operated health insurance exchange. “We are disappointed in the passage of the Health Insurance Exchange in its current format,” said Debbi Rydberg, the executive director of [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board got a boost from the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce at its meeting on Monday. Debbi Rydberg, the executive director of the chamber, relayed that the Chamber Board approve a resolution in support of the district’s legislative platform at its previous monthly meeting. The [...]
Debbi Rydberg,executive director of the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. She completed 96 hours of course instruction in non-profit management.
John C. Weicht passed away peacefully at home in Elk River, MN, at the age of 64 on May 13, 2012. He graduated from Elk River High School in 1966, served in the Army and was in Vietnam in 1967-1968. He married Sandra Frederiksen in Askov, MN. A general contractor and humanitarian, volunteered in his [...]