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​​AUSTIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Austin Aspires Board of Directors is please to announce that they have hired Ms. Jayne Gibson as the Executive Director for Austin Aspires, Inc.  Jayne has served in various capacities in the education community, most recently as Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Rochester Public Schools.   She holds an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership.  Ms. Gibson has also served in Austin as a teacher, Principal, and Director of Educational Services for Austin Public Schools.

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AUSTIN ASPIRES HIRES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 








   GIBSON



ELITE AIRWAYS TO LAUNCH SERVICE AT ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Elite Airways recently announced the launch of air service at the Rochester International Airport (RST). Beginning July 19, Elite Airways will operate nonstop flights to two new destinations from RST: Phoenix, Arizona and St. Augustine, Florida.  “Elite Airways is pleased to announce service at Rochester International Airport with two new routes—St. Augustine and Phoenix—that offer convenient nonstop travel between three Mayo Clinic campus locations, plus the flexibility for weekend or week-long travel,” said John Pearsall, President of Elite Airways. “We’d like to thank the airport and community leaders in Rochester for their support and look forward to a successful start of service in July.  ”Elite Airways operates a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200s and CRJ-700s, is known for comfort and efficiency, and maintains an impeccable safety record. Elite Airways passengers receive free onboard snacks and beverages, free first checked bag up to 50lbs, and no ticketing change fees.

 

2017 CHAMBER ANNUAL REPORT


The Board of Directors sets the direction of Chamber work and our priorities. We had a great year in 2017 attaining these goals. 
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REBATE PROGRAM CONTINUES FOR BUY MOWER PROGRAM


The Board of Directors of the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce voted to continue a popular advertising rebate program for all members, promoting shop local messages, in the 2018 budget.  All members are eligible to receive rebates of 10% (up to $500) for including Buy Mower or We Are Austin messages in print, broadcast and digital advertising.  Promotional items and direct mail advertising also qualify.  Prior approval is required.  Contact Sandy, at the Chamber, 507-437-4561, for further details.