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The Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization representing business and industry, working together to advance the economic well being of its members and the community.

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Member Mixer

Thursday, April 2nd

4:00 – 6:00pm

Rendezvous Retreat – 79 Fourth Avenue Southwest, Forest Lake

Member Mixers are new Chamber events that encourage you to meet new people in a casual setting, with no agenda – just good food, (adult) beverages, and time to make important business connections.

Best of all, these events are FREE to Chamber member, so bring yourself and your colleagues to our first quarterly event.

Hosted by:

Rendezvous Retreats

79 Fourth Avenue Southwest

Forest Lake, MN  55025

Rendezvous Retreat is a historic home for rent by the day, week, or weekend.  It’s perfect for business meetings, dinner parties, family get-togethers, small weddings, and crafting events.  Click here for more information.

Catering by:

Famous Daves

Flowers by:

Forest Lake Floral

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ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST

Tuesday, April 14th

7:30am – 8:45am

Famous Dave’s (43 19th Street Southwest, Forest Lake)

REGISTRATION FORM:  April 2015 Legislative Breakfast Registration

Learn about the important business-related issues facing our state and national elected officials in 2015 at the Chamber’s Annual Legislative Breakfast.

Elected officials will describe their priorities, provide an update on the current session, and respond to audience questions.

Attendees:

State Senator Roger Chamberlain

State Senator Karin Housley

State Senator Sean Nienow

State Representative Bob Barrett

State Representative Bob Dettmer

State Representative Linda Runbeck

Representative from Congressman Tom Emmer’s Office

Representative from Congressman Rick Nolan’s Office

Moderator:  Alan Bakke, Sherman Insurance Agency

Attendees subject to change due to legislative requirements.


Event Sponsor:

Famous Daves


Members:  $20/Non-Members $35

Registration Deadline:  Friday, April 10th

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HEREApril 2015 Legislative Breakfast Registration



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Join us for our monthly

 Coffee & Connections Networking Event

 Grow your referral network though a structured, facilitated networking group

FREE to Chamber members


OVER 150 REFERRAL LEADS GENERATED SINCE JANUARY, 2015!


 Monthly Agenda

45 Second Introductions

5 Minute Networking Skill-Builder

30 Minute Facilitated Networking Activity

New to referral marketing and networking?  Download our Newbies Guide to Networking to help you prepare.

NEXT EVENT – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15th

THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH

7:45 – 8:45am

(Breakfast available beginning at 7:30am)

Forest Lake Ice Arena – Skoglund Conference Room

5530 206th Street North, Second Floor

Coffee, juice, and light breakfast provided

 Bring Your Business Cards!

RSVP requested, but not required to chamber@flacc.org

2015 2015

2015 promises to be a fabulous year for the Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.

Read about our plans for the year, including the calendar of events and new programs, by clicking here.

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