15 Member Announcements
15 Member Announcements
Advancing the Prosperity of our Member Businesses and the Vitality of the Area.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

February Press Releases

-Bridges Chiropractic Health Clinic announces new drug testing services for DOT
-Carquest Auto Parts Owatonna annouces national grand prize winner is from Owatonna!
-Climate by Design International welcomes new team member
-Eagles Airie 1791 announces Don Tuerk Memorial Scholarship to local students
-Einhaus, Mattison, Carver & Haberman, P.A. announces a partner retirement
-Little Theatre of Owatonna (LTO) announces the 2021 Veta Alexander Scholarship
-North Risk Partners -TPS Insurance and OACCT Ambassadors announce Ted G. Ringhofer scholarship opportunity
-Owatonna Foundation receives gift from West Bank 
-Owatonna Public Schools announces local Foundations support for community meeting space at New High School
-RE/MAX Venture announces new agent 
-ServiceMaster by Ayotte announces new COVID-29 Cleaning and Disinfecting Services
-Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) awards grants in Early Care and Education Wraparound grants
-Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundatoin (SMIF) award Inclusive and Equitable Communities Grants
-Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) annouces Local Food Producer Sustainability Project launched in Southern Minnesota 
-Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) announces Early Literacy Grants

Family Business Opens Grocery & Gourmet 

Ambassadors visit with Owatonna Grocery & Gourmet; 114 W. Broadway Street, in Owatonna, to welcome them as a new member. Abdulkadir Abdulle is the owner. Owatonna Grocery & Gourmet has a grocery store and restaurant and is open 7 days a week.  
Abdulkadir's mother pictured in the photo also is part of the business and is working there often.

Stimulus Package - What's In it for Your Business (Plus: How do grant programs impact taxes?)

Join the Chamber and CLA for a free webinar on the Stimulus Package and how it impacts your business and your taxes on Thursday, February 4th; 8:00 - 9:00 am via ZOOM.  Once registered, you will receive the link to view the webinar. 
No Cost for members to participate, but please register.

1st Annual Spirit of Owatonna Awards 

The Spirit of Owatonna award is simple, it's a recognition connected to the business community's work towards the greater good of our community.   
Shields of Steele was the recipient of one of the Spirit of Owatonna awards presented by Mike Kerr, President & CEO of Federated Insurance. 
Jumpstart Owatonna received the Spirit of Owatonna award by Ben Hayson, District Manager of Fastenal.  Congratulations to both of these committees and being recognized by the Spirit of Owatonna award.  

Annual Meeting SPONSORS Bring Program to You

Thank you to the 2021 Annual Meeting Sponsors!  You truely made the event one to remember and a great success! 
Our thanks to Mike Herman, CEO Culligan/Ultrapure for being the Headline Sponsor this year!  We look forward to other partnerships in the future!  
Nathan Dotson, Dotson Woodworking

2020 Chair of the Board Recognized

Thank you to the 2020 Board of DIrector Chair, Nathan Dotson, Dotson Woodworking.  All of us appreciate your energetic leadership all year long!  We look forward to your continued involvement in 2021.  
Kelly Boomgarden, Country Inn & Suites 

Boomgarden to Lead as 2021 Chair of the Board 

"2021 is going to be an awesome year!  In light of the challenges we faced, and continue to face from the pandemic, we did have sucess and positivity in 2020 and we will continue on the wave of remakable progress.  Owatonna is positioned for a big year!"

Thank you for being deeply engaged with this organization and for your leadership and guideance over the past three years.  

New on the Team!

Thank you and congratulations to our four new board members who will take a seat at the table after tonight.  We look forward to your leadership, new ideas and innovations that will continue to support Owatonna and the business community.  
Nick Lewis, Thrivant Financial

2x the Leadership-Lewis Completes Another Year as Ambassador Chair 

Thank you to Nick Lewis, Thrivent Financial for a great job leading the Ambassadors for two straight years! Congratulations on a job WELL DONE!
Scott Kozelka, Steele County Free Fair

Kozelka Receives 'Wayne Starman' Ambassador of the Year Award

Congratulations to the 2020 'Wayne Starman" Ambassador of the Year Award winner Scott Kozelka, Steele County Free Fair.  The Ambassador of the Year attended the most visits/ribbon cuttings/events throughout the year. You specifically exemplified this work in 2020!  

Valentines Staycation

If your business has a promotion or sale going on in February, please contact kpehrson@owatonna.org and she will get it added to our Valentines Love is Not Canceled blog.
Click here to read the blog and see the current deals our local businesses are offering.  Visit Owatonna will be promoting these local ideas on social media with sponsored ads that will reach thousands of people in our region.  Don’t miss out on this!
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.  

Community Bank Owatonna PPP Loan Program

Community Bank Owatonna is participating in the SBA PPP loan program for small businesses.  No matter where you bank, we are willing to help!  Visit our website at www.cbowatonna.com for more information and application forms, or call us at (507) 455-2265 and ask for Steve, Jeff, or Tim.  Member FDIC.
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