3 New Members Welcome to Chamber
3 New Members Welcome to Chamber
Advancing the Prosperity of our Member Businesses and the Vitality of the Area.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Owatonna's Jewel Box Featured on National TV

A feature starring the National Farmers bank in downtown Owatonna just aired on national TV.  Why a Minnesota bank building in Owatonna ranks among the nation's most significant architecture.  Watch the PBS News Hour segment video HERE.

New Gaming Experience

Ambassadors visited with 2U Entertainment; of Owatonna, to welcome them as a new member. Tamara and Dan Hoy are the owners. 2U Entertainment is a mobile gaming theater bringing the ultimate gaming party experience right to your doorstep!

Renovations For Quality Inn

Ambassadors visited member business, Quality Inn, 150 NW St. John Drive in Owatonna, to congratulate the business on its recent renovations. Renovated rooms were recently completed.  Paras Savalia is the General Manager. 

Store Renovations Celebrated

Ambassadors visited with member business, Cash Wise Foods, 495 W. North Street in Owatonna to congratulate the business on its recent renovations. Keith Ramm is the Store Manager. 

New Owner to Host June After Hours

Let’s officially welcome NEW owner to the long-established, Kottke Jewelers! Join us on Tuesday, June 28th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at 115 N Cedar Avenue.  
NO need to register, FREE to all chamber members.  Feel free to bring a promotional door prize and don’t forget your business cards for you chance to win $100.00 worth of Chamber Certificates! 
2021-2022 Graduating Class

Leadership Academy Participants Share Their Experiences

"Owatonna Leadership is an incredible opportunity for current & prospective leaders in our community to understand what makes Owatonna such a uniqu and exceptional plae to live, work and dedicate their time and talent to".-Jodie Smith, Mayo Clinic Health System-Owatonna

"This program has helped me become more aware of things within the community and also gave me ways in which I could help the community." -Tamora Klemmensen, TGK Automotive
We are looking for a few more motivated candidates for the Owatonna Community Leadership Academy. For consideration, please reach out to Julia @ jseykora@owatonna.org.  Click HERE to read more about the program and to apply.  

Workforce Initiative Impacts Hundreds of Students, Businesses

SteeleCoWorks Workforce Coordinator Megan Horton shares highlights from the 2021-22 school year and explains how businesses can reach high school students as potential employees.

New Event Attracts Visitors to Owatonna for National Event

Big Sky Circuit NCHA Days happens this weekend, June 24-26 at the Steele County Fairgrounds.  Thursday night Meet & Greet for Chamber Members at 5:30 pm, Owatonna Foundation Building.
FREE ADMISSION!  utting events start at 9am each day- Check out the events all weekend! 
  • Food & Retail Vendors
  • Bouncy house for kids
  • Truck Show Noon-4pm hosted by Owatonna truck Club
  • Saloon is open 5pm-11pm Friday and Saturday with live entertainment both nights from 6:30-9pm, Brett Feist on Friday night; Ron & Steve Unplugged on Saturday night
Cutting is a western-style equestrian competition in which a horse and rider work together before a judge or panel of judges to demonstrate the horse's athleticism and ability to handle cattle. Check it out here!
Owatonna Marching Band performs in front of the home crowd.  

Band Festival Hits Perfect Note in Owatonna

The  Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival hit it's pre-covid stride Saturday attracting bands from across the state to Owatonna.  
Next years festival is June 17th, 2023! If you missed it on Saturday, watch it HERE on Owatonna Live!

Downtown Streetscape Presses Towards July Deadline

The downtown streetscape continues to make progress on the 100 block with installation of sanitary sewer servies, installation of the watermain and vault wall work took place. 
Upcoming will be water services and storm sewer will be installed and paving begins within the 300 block alley and some minor electircal and concrete work is planned in the 200 block alley.  Interested in hearing more?  Check on the weekly construction meeting every Thursday at 11 am at Central Park. Click here to view more project details or to sign up for the newsletter.

July Downtown Thursday Features Move Food, Vendors

Do you have our Downtown Thursday Event for July 7th marked on your calendar? 
Join us at 5:00-8:30pm for entertainment, food and vendors. And speaking of vendors, look for a list of participating vendors in next week’s Tuesday Talk!
Here is a list of food choices for that night. Just think – no cooking!  
A Taste of the Big Apple Pizza, El Rey Del Taco, Foremost Brewing Co-op, Kona Ice, LaBorinqua, OTB Cafe, Ozzie’s Cotton Candy, Schem’s Kettle Corn, Sparetime Entertainment, Torey’s Restaurant & Bar, Uncle B’s BBQ and Wagner’s Lunch
We’ll see you for Downtown Thursday on July 7th!

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