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Tuesday, December 29,2020

Small Business: What $'s Are Available for Your Business?

The state and federal government recently passed legislation that may provide some much needed dollars to your small business.  So what do you need to do?  Here's a brief breakdown:
    -The state is sending each county a pot of money.  For Steele County this is around $700,000.  The county can determine how to best get these dollars into the hands of impacted small businesses.  These grants will be open to all businesses that qualify and there will be a simple application process.  We expect more details in the next week.  READ FULL POST

Your Support Counts!

We've teamed up with Owatonna Cash Wise Foods and are challenging businesses & community members to support Owatonna' restaurant and bars by ordering takeout.  

Ballots Due Today by 5 pm!

Cast Your Ballot NOW for the 2021 - 2023 Board Members due by 5 pm on Tuesday, December 29th.  
The OACCT office will be closing at noon on Thursday, December 31st and all day Friday, January 1st.   On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, we hope 2021 brings you health, happiness and prosperity!

Chamber Annual Dinner-Save the Date

Save the Date for the 2021 Annual Meeting to be held virtually on January 29th @ 6:30 pm.  The committee has been working hard share the experience in a unique and different way!  A package will be arriving at your business with a special invite and gift in the few weeks!  

Fareway Supports Local Through Donation

Thank you to Fareway Meat & Grocery for their donation of $1,000 in Fareway gift cards to the Chamber to distribute in the business community.  20 local restaurants, breweries, bars, fitness and entertainment establishments will be receiving a $50 gift card in the coming week.
50 Words for $50
Feature a special offer, an upcoming event or company information--but it must be 50 words.  The cost to participate is $50 per week.  

National Entrepreneurship Week 2021

Are you interested in a free marketing plan developed by OHS students to showcase your business?  If not, can you instead volunteer some time to help judge these marketing plans?  Either way, we need your help!  Visit to learn more.  Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week in Owatonna this coming February.
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