Watch Hardline Concrete & Masonry’s Small Business Award video from the River Heights Chamber of Commerce by clicking on the image below…
Each New Year brings a new dynamic to the River Heights Chamber of Commerce with some new Board members, while saying good-bye to a few who have given their time and leadership for a number of years. At the end of 2016, the Board of Directors said good-bye to Gail Sperlich (OnSITE Drug Testing & Consulting) and Tom Fleury (City Auto Glass). In 2017, we’re happy to welcome new Chairman, Jon Erickson (Ultimate Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning) and new Board members Joe Gullerud (Bester Brothers Transfer), Michele Hein (Tandem Printing) and Luke Jenkins (Woodlyn Heights Senior Living).
The River Heights Chamber of Commerce looks forward to working with these great individuals who govern our organization, uphold its mission and assist the Chamber in supporting our business communities.
Check out all the 2017 River Heights Chamber Board of Directors photos and companies here!
The River Heights Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Langer Real Estate Services to celebrate their 25th Anniversary and to celebrate the River Heights Chamber’s member volunteers this year!
We hope you can join us for this Holiday Business Card Exchange & Chamber Volunteer Appreciation Open House:
Thursday, December 15, 2016
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Southview Country Club, 239 E. Mendota Road, West St. Paul
There is no cost to attend the event, however, RSVP’s are appreciated – click here for more details.
The event is co-sponsored by Langer Real Estate Services and Dakota Electric Association.
Employers of Excellence
Winners of the inaugural Employers of Excellence program will be announced May 25
In recognition of the inaugural Employers of Excellence pilot program, Dakota and Scott counties will name award winners at an event on Wednesday, May 25 from 7:30–9 a.m. at the Eagan Community Center.
The keynote speaker for the award presentation will be Gerry Hoeffner, President of Personnel Dynamics Consulting Group. With two decades of employee development experience, Hoeffner has an energizing approach to training employees and management teams. His experience in manufacturing, retail sales, financial services, and the medical field provides a broad spectrum of insight and knowledge to his work, and his experience working with hundreds of companies provides him with practical and useful insights for organizations of all sizes.
Small businesses that participated in the program completed a 40-question survey, covering employee training and development, hiring and retention of employees, benefit plans and more. Employers of Excellence Award recipients will have top rankings in these categories.
A report featuring the results of the survey and includes area employee recruitment and retention trends is provided to each organization allowing them to see how they compare to other employers, so they might develop a baseline of workforce best practices for their own organization.
For more information on the Employers of Excellence program, contact Workforce Development Board Director Mark Jacobs at 651-554-5622 or go to http://mn.gov/deed/excellence, which includes a link to the survey. Click on the “Employers of Excellence” tab.
If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 13. For more information, call 651-554-5633.
All costs are being covered by the Workforce Development Board and area sponsors including Dakota County Technical College, Inver Hills Community College, Dakota County Community Development Agency and Scott County Community Development Agency.