GET YOUR CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS NOW!
Download a copy of the Christmas in the City Calendar of Events.   Copies also available at the Chamber Office and from sponsoring businesses.




CEO PROGRAM OFFERS OPPORTUNITY TO ENGAGE
The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Austin Area Foundation, Austin Public and Pacelli Schools, continues to develop a new educational and business training program for are high school students called Mower CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities). CEO provides students with an in-depth look at business and career opportunities in our area while developing essential skills.  Business participation is critical, and there are several options to support the program, including serving as mentors, presenters, site hosts and/or CEO investors. For more information and to hear how you can help, contact Sandy at 507-437-4561 or email sandy@austincoc.com.  Visit www.midlandinstitute.com

GROW AUSTIN OFFERS REBATES
The City of Austin, in conjunction with Mower County, the DCA and Austin Utilities, announces "Grow Austin," a new business incentive program which aims to support quality job growth and positively differentiate our community as a business-friendly location.  Participants in the local program will receive a one percent rebate - capped at $100,000 - on a minimum $250,000 capital investment in real property, and between $250 and $3,000 for each new, permanent full-time job per year.  To lure quality jobs, the requirement for wages must be at least 140% of the proverty level for a family of four as set by federal guidelines.  Austin Utilities will offer $200 to $1,500 per-job rebates tied to increased monthly electrical demand.  For more information, contact Craig Clark, City Administrator; 437-9940.

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JOIN US FOR CHAMBER 101
Chamber members and their employees are invited to learn more about the Chamber and how you can get a greater return on your membership investment.  The meeting will provide you with an opportunity to talk about your own business and what you hope to gain from your Chamber membership.  Free continental breakfast will be provided.  Registration is required.  Call Jeanine at 437-4561 to register or with questions.

Chamber 101

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Chamber Office







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