Leap of Kindness Day: Duluth Donation Drives

What will you do with your extra day? Leap Year occurs every four years. With one extra day in 2020, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce encourages you to leverage the day to do something kind for someone else. Leap of Kindness Day is Saturday, February 29, 2020. Make your day count. To help you

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00February 27th, 2020|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

Volunteers Celebrate Birthdays at Project Party

      On Tuesday, February 25, volunteers helped celebrate birthdays of area children at Project Party – an initiative of Fuse Duluth young professionals program. Sponsored by Maurices and The Duluth Balloon Company, the rainbow-themed February party engaged 40 children plus family members with imaginative play by the Duluth Children’s Museum, food by Valentini’s, rainbow

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00February 26th, 2020|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

Recognizing the Time has Passed for the Pastoret Terrace

For the past 17 years, our Chamber has been a neighbor to the Pastoret Terrace. We are one block removed; consequently visitors to our community and Downtown often stop in to inquire about that building.   They have asked “What is that?” Or, more specifically, “What was that?” “How can such a blight be allowed?”

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00January 14th, 2020|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

A Plan to Lift Up Our Community

Duluth is a great place to live. Our Chamber is working to ensure it is also a great place to do business. We are partnering with organizations and individuals, in a shared effort, to move our beloved community forward. Good things are happening. We are a city on the rise. Success begets success. Yet, we

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00January 6th, 2020|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

This Place is About to Blow

You would be justified in wondering why I, an uptight Chamber executive, walk along the streets of beautiful downtown Duluth singing to myself the lyric, "This place is about to blow." You would also have good reason to ponder why I choose to open this editorial with this lyric from the song, Blow, recorded in

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00January 2nd, 2020|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

An Ideal Opportunity to Hear from Local Candidates

The Chamber’s leadership has arranged to provide you a convenient and timely opportunity to meet the candidates running for local elected office. Once again, we are partnering with the Duluth News Tribune and the Duluth Playhouse at the Depot to make it happen. Today’s Duluth News Tribune provides the details... In support, David Ross Our

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00September 6th, 2019|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

The Great Lakes Aquarium Turnaround

The Great Lakes Aquarium is a community treasure. It inspired us to explore our connection to Lake Superior, the Greatest of the Great Lakes. In recent years, the aquarium has transitioned from being a financial challenge for the City of Duluth into a robust financially vibrant, compelling attraction for both community members and visitors. The

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00May 16th, 2019|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments

Making the Best of a Bad Situation

  For two years, the Chamber fought a noble and courageous battle against the implementation of a mandated earned sick and safe time ordinance in Duluth. In doing so, we ensured that Duluth City Councilors understood the negative impact their mandate will have on local businesses. We challenged city councilors to illustrate empathy for the

By |2021-02-26T08:03:41-06:00January 17th, 2019|2020, Duluth Chamber News|0 Comments
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