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​The success or failure of this organization is completely dependent on the amount of support shown by members of this business community. Nearly 400 strong, members of the Chamber commit their time and resources toward developing programs that improve our community and business climate.  We are always looking to add more members.  Membership in the Chamber of Commerce is essential to the growth and success of the business climate in the Austin area.  Each new member makes our organization stronger and more effective. Don't leave it to others. Join your peers in creating a better business environment for everyone.
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KSMQ PREMIERS KEN BURNS DOCUMENTARY ON MAYO CLINIC
KSMQ Public Television viewers will be able to watch the national television premier of THE MAYO CLINIC: FAITH-HOPE-SCIENCE on Tuesday, September 25, from 7-9 p.m.  This is a two-hour documentary executive  produced by Ken Burns and directed by Ken Burns, Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers.  the documentary will feature interviews with famous patients including the Dalai Lama and the late Senator John McCain.  the film tells the story of William Worrall Mayo, an English immigrant who began practicing medicine with his sons Will and Charlie in Rochester.

SOMEPLACE SPECIAL MAGAZINE AVAILABLE
TO ALL MEMBERS
The 5th edition of the Chamber's popular Someplace Special magazine is now available.  The community
profile is designed to showcase the community to prospective new residents, businesses and visitors. 
The 36-page magazine, with over 140 photographs, provides a visual tour of the community while narratives offer important insight into the major aspects of our area.  An electronic, e-edition 
is also posted on this website.  Copies are available to all members at no cost.


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2017 Chamber Annual Report

Rebate Program Continues

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HOME FEDERAL INVESTMENTS ADDS NEW REPRESENTATIVE

Dan Hageman has joined Home Federal Investment Services as an Investment Representative and will be serving the Austin, Albert Lea, and Owatonna communities.  Dan has more than 27 years of investment experience.  Austin, Albert Lea, and Owatonna area residents are encouraged to contact Dan for all their investment needs by callinig 507-434-2512 or emailing daniel.hageman@ceterais.com.



OCTOBER CANDIDATE FORUMS
The Chamber's Government Affairs Committee in partnership with KAUS AM 1480 Radio will host a pair of forums, featuring candidates for local offices, on October 16 & 24.  October 16 Forum will feature candidates running for county offices.  October 24 will include candidates for Austin City Council and Legislative Districts 27Q and 27B.



ANNUAL FALL MEETING
Seven nominated for Chamber Board; Marie Fryer to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award.  Register today!


​​AUSTIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Register your holiday events in the official Christmas in the City Calendar of Events.  There is no cost to you!  If your organization is planning a special event anytime between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, we'd love to hear from you.


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AREA ATTRACTIONS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE SPAM® MUSEUM
Now that you've visited the SPAM® Museum, what's next?  Are you hungry?  Are you looking for more to do, or maybe a place to stay? 
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