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Leadership Duluth and North Shore Bank Raises $12,525 for CHUM Holiday Meals

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, Leadership Duluth visited CHUM Food Shelf to deliver a large donation for holiday meals. The Chum Food Shelf is a humble recipient of food drive funds donated by Leadership Duluth, the region’s premier leadership development program of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. The Thanksgiving Food Drive, including turkeys

By |2021-11-19T08:22:37-06:00November 19th, 2021|2021, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership, Resources|Comments Off on Leadership Duluth and North Shore Bank Raises $12,525 for CHUM Holiday Meals

MN COVID Relief Grants Open Sept 20

Application Portal for the Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants will be open September 20-29, 2021. Main Street COVID Relief Grant Website The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will oversee the Main Street Covid Relief Grants Program approved by the Minnesota State Legislature and signed by Gov. Tim

By |2021-09-24T16:20:41-05:00September 10th, 2021|2021, Employers, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on MN COVID Relief Grants Open Sept 20

Workplace Protections to be Expanded for Expectant, New Parents

More Minnesota workers will soon be able to request and receive pregnancy accommodations and stay on compensated time to express milk in the workplace due to an expanded law that strengthens workplace protections for expectant and new parents. Governor Tim Walz recently signed legislation into state law that strengthens workplace protections for new and

By |2021-09-24T16:19:54-05:00September 3rd, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Employers, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on Workplace Protections to be Expanded for Expectant, New Parents

Face Covering Signs for Business: 2021 Printables

Health officials in St. Louis County announced Monday, August 2 that masks are once again recommended for all indoor, public places in St. Louis County due to substantial transmission rates. Substantial transmission is defined by the CDC as 50 or more cases in a week per 100,000 residents. As of today, the case rate

By |2021-08-23T14:22:54-05:00August 3rd, 2021|2021, Duluth Chamber News, Resources|Comments Off on Face Covering Signs for Business: 2021 Printables

FAQs: Leveraging Your Chamber Membership Benefits

The voice of business since 1870, our Chamber serves as the premier advocate for Duluth area commerce and industry by facilitating collaboration between the leaders of business, government, education, labor, and the greater community. We actively create innovative opportunities for business to advance within local and regional economies. Committed to moving business forward, the

By |2021-05-26T09:33:50-05:00May 7th, 2021|2021, Duluth Chamber News, Resources|Comments Off on FAQs: Leveraging Your Chamber Membership Benefits

Small Business Week: Celebrating Twin Ports Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration has been recognizing the contributions of entrepreneurs with National Small Business Week since 1963. Small businesses are vital to our economy, accounting for half of America’s workforce, and creating more new jobs than any other source. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting our local entrepreneurs has become

By |2021-05-26T09:31:33-05:00April 30th, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Resources|Comments Off on Small Business Week: Celebrating Twin Ports Entrepreneurs

Conquer Uncomfortable Virtual Networking

Remember the feeling of connecting in-person with a new potential client? The handshake, greeting, hand-off of the business card, followed by the hopeful next meeting. Those were the days. Those are the days we hope will return soon. Just a year ago, networking was fluid. It casually happened in passing without force.  We felt

By |2021-05-26T09:29:15-05:00April 26th, 2021|2021, Events, Resources|Comments Off on Conquer Uncomfortable Virtual Networking

Support Local with our Spring Guide

Member to Member Spring Specials Shop Local | Eat Local | Support Local | Gift Local We encourage you to shop local, eat local, support local, and gift local utilizing our 2021 Spring Guide below. Browse the offers and click to read more. These businesses are members of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce.

By |2021-04-27T11:50:51-05:00April 6th, 2021|2021, Duluth Chamber News, Resources|Comments Off on Support Local with our Spring Guide

Chamber Advocates for Delay in Duluth Stormwater Utility Rate Increase

  On Monday, August 17, Chamber President David Ross distributed a letter to the Duluth Public Utilities Commission and the Duluth City Council regarding the proposed plan for increasing stormwater utility rates. Recognizing the existing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, The Chamber’s proposal advocated for a one-year delay on the approaching stormwater

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