COLD SPRING AREA
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE



...Bringing Business and Community Together

Mission Statement
To stimulate, enhance and project a
positive business climate of the
Cold Spring Area for the benefit of our
members and the prosperity of the
communities it represents.


Chamber Holiday Party
&
Hometown Pride Awards

Thursday, Dec. 4  
5:30 pm - ?

  at The Great Blue Heron

Menu: Champagne Chicken

Award Recipients:
John Zapp and Chad Kraemer

Acknowledgements to
Business Award Recipients:


Molly Broers, Teal's Market
Bob Lewellyn, Granite Comm. Bank
Karen Willenbring, CS Bakery
Kris Dockendorf, City of Cold Spring



Invitations are in the mail, call 685-4186 if you do not receive one. RSVPs are due by Nov. 29th
$22.00 per person



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SANTA DAY-
SHOP LOCAL
Saturday, Dec. 6th
9:00 am - Noon

Free Reindeer
Sleigh Rides
Country Store Parking Lot

Visit with Santa & Cookie Decorating
Cold Spring Eye Clinic
(218 Main St.)


Picture with Santa, Kids Activities & Warm Drinks
Dustin Upgren State Farm Insurance
&
Willenbring Dahl, Wocken & Zimmermann Law

2nd level of the
Red River Inn bldg


 Cookie Decorating
Cold Spring Bakery

Warm up with a
Hot Drink
Thrifty White Pharmacy
(400 Main St.)


Participating Businesses:

Cold Spring Country Store
Cold Spring Bakery
Cold Spring Eye Clinic
Dustin Upgren - State Farm Insurance
Willenbring, Dahl, Wocken & Zimmermann
Thrifty White Pharmacy

Thank you to all participating businesses!

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December Luncheon

Thursday, Dec. 11  
12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm

Riverside Inn Event Center


Topic:
Workplace Violence Planning


Caterer: The Great Blue Heron Rest.


Please RSVP by noon on
Wed., Dec. 10

Members are $7.50 per person & $8.50 per non-member
To RSVP: info@coldspringmn.com
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Annual Meeting


Welcome to the Board of Directors:
Dustin Upgren
State Farm Insurance

2015 Chamber Board of Directors
(pictured l-r) Pat Donlin, Teri Bibeau,
Dustin Upgren, Amy Brickweg,
Scott Staska and Jim Eiynck
(Not pictured): Kathy Faust, Kelly Warren,
Megan McClure




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Business Award Recipient

Kris Dockendorf
City of Cold Spring
Pictured with her co-workers, Angie Mueller,
Paul Hoeschen, Kris Dockendorf (recipient)
and Lois Leiser


The 4th Quarter Business Award was awarded to Kris Dockendorf, City Clerk for the City of Cold Spring.  Scott Staska, Chamber board member, officiated and presented Karen with a certificate and two gift certificates from The Great Blue Heron Restaurant and The Red River Inn ($50 each). Karen was nominated by Lynn Schurmann, Cold Spring Bakery, and Scott Staska, Rocori Schools, for her outstanding customer service with community members carrying out duties as the City Clerk She works efficiently and professionally. Congratulations Kris and the City of Cold Spring.

Mail or email to the CS Chamber Office at: info@coldspringmn.com or 20 Red River Ave. S. #110, Cold Spring, MN 56320

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Chamber's 


Business Awards Program

1st Quarter 2015 Award Nominations due by
Jan. 15th.

    The Board of Directors, with Scott Staska spearheading his idea, has started a new program where quarterly employees of business of the CS Area Chamber of Commerce members who engage in activities that go above and beyond what their job descriptions call for in the areas of community and customer service. Nominations can be made by employers or other Chamber members to recognize the work of employees who meet these criteria.
Deadlines will be the 15th of January, April, July & October of each year. Winners will be recognized in the newsletter, CS Record, website and at the annual Holiday Party and will receive a prize as well.

 Click Here for a Nomination form
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  The Chamber Event Calendar
Click here

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        ***DON'T FORGET!!***



THE MORNING PERK 
MONTHLY every THIRD Friday Morning 
next meeting:

Friday, December 19
7:45 - 9:00 am


**December 19th will be held at Willenbring, Dahl, Wocken & Zimmermann PLLC
318 Main St. (upper level)
Cold Spring, MN
(above the Cold Spring Bakery & Red River Inn)

**Beginning in September, the Morning Perk will be hold only on the 3rd Friday of the month (Sept. 19) and companies can have a turn to sponsor it much like the After Hours. (For $20 we supply coffee and rolls...anything more you'd like to offer is your responsibility). You supply location, or if you'd like to have it here at the Chamber office or at Granite Community Bank, these are open options). Please contact chamber office at 685-4186 for more details and to sign up for a month you'd like to sign up for, or email your request at info@coldspringmn.com. Note: Jan. 16th are spoken for. Feb.-Dec. of 2015 are open.

Coffee & Donuts Available


Come One, Come All to The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce's Friday Morning Networking Session with Rolls and Coffee and the opportunity to network with members and non-members on Friday mornings from 7:45-9:00 am.
**Bring A Friend, Who's New to the Perk, and win a Chance for A Free Lunch. Your Friend is Free That First Week

The acronym PERK stands for 'People Exchanging Rhetoric and Knowledge'', so this is a great networking event with no set agenda. Come and go as you please as your schedule allows, we just ask that you stop by and say 'Hello''.

Rolls and Coffee will be served, $1.00 cost to cover refreshments

A table will be provided for any attendee to place business brochures or fliers on for the duration of the event.

Anyone wishing to attend may; do not need to be a member or RSVP for this event.

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 TELL US HOW  

WE'RE DOING

PLEASE FILL OUT THE SURVEY AND LET US KNOW
HOW WE'RE DOING!
The survey below is to help us understand how we're meeting your business needs or if you have any ideas, please let us know. This is your chance to let the Chamber know how we can serve you better or in what areas you're very pleased with. Thank you for taking the time to click on the link below and completing the survey. 
THANK YOU!

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CONTACT US:   

Phone:   320-685-4186 
Fax 320-685-4186
email:  
info@coldspringmn.com

Mailing address:  
Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce
20 Red River Ave. S. Suite 110
Cold Spring MN,  56320G AREA
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE



...Bringing Business and Community Together

Mission Statement

To advance the general welfare
and prosperity of the Cold Spring Area 
so that its citizens and all areas of
its business community prosper


COLD SPRING AREA
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE



...Bringing Business and Community Together

Mission Statement

To advance the general welfare
and prosperity of the Cold Spring Area 
so that its citizens and all areas of
its business community prosper

CONTACT US:   

Phone:   320-685-4186 
Fax 320-685-4186
email: 
info@coldspringmn.com

Mailing address: 
Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce
20 Red River Ave. S. Suite 110
Cold Spring MN,  56320

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