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Tuesday, December 15,2020

Urgent Need to Open

The Owatonna Chamber along with business communities across the state of MN are encouraging Governor Walz to open up the restricted businesses. Let's give our Bars/Restaurants, Fitness Facilities, Entertainment venues an ability to save their livelihoods. They need it NOW. *Governor Walz will make an announcement on this tomorrow (Wednesday).

Needed Relief Bill Passes MN Legislature

The Minnesota legislature has approved a relief package that will send roughly $217M to small businesses impacted by Governor Walz restrictions on bars, restaurants, fitness centers, and entertainment facilities.  The relief dollars will be distributed like this.  READ FULL RELIEF DETAILS ON CHAMBER BLOG.
No 2020 Holiday Party?  
Order Carry Out or buy gift cards for your employees.  You're honoring their work and supporting restaurants who need it.  Post on the Chamber Facebook page and earn $.
Easy way to find them?  Chamber is adding member restaurant gift cards to the ecommerce site-check it out!

Shop Owatonna & Win

Shop at any of these participating businesses through December 20, and be entered into a drawing for each purchase to win some of the $2000 in prizes being given away! Thanks to Owatonna Business Partnership for this great incentive to shop local!

First Lunch & Learn Scheduled for February!

Be the first to renew your YPro Membership & register for the February 16th Lunch & Learn!  $10 per event or $40 for the entire 9 event in 2021!  
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

Make plans now to sponsor the 2nd annual National Entrepreneurship Week celebration in Owatonna.  Help us honor Steele County’s best innovators of the past and provide support for current and future entrepreneurs.  Sponsorship levels start at $250.  Events will take place early next year.  Visit https://www.owatonna.biz/new-2021-sponsors to learn more.  

December After Hours-Covid Cancel

You might have seen it last week, but a reminder Click Image to See Message to Owatonna Businesses from Business Host Matt Ketelsen of KOWZ & KRUE Radio.

Unique Spa Gives Wellness

Tracy Zimmerman, owner of RED Wellness Spa, shares about the unique offerings at her business in this Spirit of Owatonna video.

City Approves Budget, Modest Levy

The city council tonight (12/15/20) approved the 2021 Budget which includes a 3% levy increase.  This aligns with the chamber's position on the city budget.  The Chamber's position for the last few years is that the city (and county) keep any levy increase below the growth rate and preferably closer to the new growth rate.  READ FULL BLOG STORY
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