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His interest and enthusiasm for photography, videography and computer science in now his work, his company. Ring Studios – www.ringstudios.co
History of Long Prairie
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Long Prairie Area Tourism
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2015 Visitors Guide
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Chamber Director: Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst
Monday & Thurs. 8:30 -2pm
Wednesday- Visitation day On the road visiting w/members
Friday 8:30am -1 pm
Please contact me at (320) 732-2514.
I am in and out of the office a lot, so please call before coming or take your chances.
Location: @ the LP Library 42 3rd Street North
Thought for the Day
Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine,
freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Andersen
Upcoming Chamber & Community Events
STEP (former DAC) Sales Calendar- SEE PDF below
Art Exhibit- Long Prairie Area Landscape and Nature
Tues, May 31, 5pm – 6pm
Where: Great River Regional Library, 42 3rd St N, Long Prairie
* The LPGE high school Advance Placement Photography will be featuring their landscape and nature photography at the library. There will also be a few alumni photos exhibited.
LEARNING LUNCHEON: Todd County Citizens Against Drugs Coalition, promoting wellness in our community
Want to know more about the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs Coalition and the impact they have had in Long Prairie/Browerville and Todd County?
SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday June 1st City Hall 11:45-1pm
ALL ARE WELCOME!
RSVP with Allison Norgren Allison.Norgren@mn-bank.com or with the Chamber firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenters : David Determan, Connie Burns and 2 coalition members
Christie Home Museum 2016 tours
June, July, and August – Thur., Fri., Sat.
The carriage house opens at 1:30 pm, Tours begin at 2pm sharp
Allow at least one hour per tour!
Tours are $5 per person, $2 for children under 12. The Christie Home Museum is a member of Blue Star Museums-
Active Military members and their families tour for free!
Groups (4 or more) are encouraged to contact us for information on tours outside the regular hours. Use the "Contact us" page on our website, or message us on Facebook.
"After Hours" tours will be available beginning
June 17th (Prairie Days weekend)
These tours will begin at 6pm. $10 per person.
Pre-registration is required!! (visit website to register)
(If you've read Adrian Lee's books on Mysterious Minnesota, or Mysterious Midwest, then these tours are for you.) Available dates for "After Hours" tours: June 17,
July 1, 2, 29, 30, August 12, 13
Open House/Ice Cream Social- Medical Marketplace
Medical Marketplace is celebrating their new move!
2-4 p.m. June 2nd across from Snap Fitness
Stop in and take a look around their new store, and enjoy
some ice cream while you're at it!
*They are proud to be a Veterans Administration Preferred Supplier.
Coffee in Clotho
Fri, June 3, 6am – 9am
Clotho United Methodist Church
The first Friday of every month
Member Appreciation Day @ Central Minnesota Credit Union
When: Friday June 3rd
Time: 11am – 1pm
What: Lunch Provided
Where: CMCU LP Branch
Why: To show our appreciation of members – door prizes including twins tickets, excellent food, dj music
Farmers Market- GRAND OPENING
June 3, 2016
2-5:30pm @ CentraCare
Long Prairie DRIVE-IN - Partial Sneak Peak of 2016 summer movie release schedule:
(Due to mandatory 3-week holds on most Disney movies we will not be able to pick all of these up on their release date, but will play them as soon as they fit into our schedule.)
June 3,4,5 * NINJA TURTLES * X-MEN
June 10,11,12 * NINJA TURTLES * 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE (not pictured, but playing)
June 17,18,19 / 24,25,26 / July 1,2,3,4 * FINDING DORY * ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (4th of July)
SMART Driver Training (for seniors)
8 hours long
Saturday June 4th 8:30-5pm
Alladin: Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre
Auditions: Monday, June 6, 2016, 1:00-3:00pm. A short rehearsal held after auditions, from 3:00-5:15pm, will only require a portion of the cast.
Rehearsals: Monday-Friday. Rehearsal schedules will be distributed at
auditions and usually run from 1:00-5:15pm.
Directors’ roles: The genie of the lamp & evil magician.
Cast includes: Alladin, his mother Harmonia, the vagabonds, the merchants,
the slaves of the genie, the giant gemstones, the sultan, Princess Serena, Zanda
the tiger, the maidens, the vizier and the genie of the ring.
Performances: Friday, June 10 at 7:00pm & Saturday, June 11 at 10:30am.
Location: Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Auditorium.
Admission: $1 per person, 10-years-old & under FREE.
“This initiative is made possible (or is funded in part)
with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education
using federal funding, CFDA 84.287c, 21st
Century Community Learning Centers.”Summer 2016
By Daniel Nordquist and Deborah Pick
**Up to 81 local children are needed to play these various roles. Auditions are open to anyone age 7 through grade 8.
COST IS FREE FOR
Registration is through Community Education
online @ www.lpge.org, under Community
Education or in the elementary office.
Night of Nostolgia
Wednesday June 8, 2016 @ 7pm
VFW in Long Prairie
Jeff Lucas will be presenting
Anniversaries- Hart Mall: 100 years, Riverside Park 80 years, Long Drive-In 60 years old
Come and grab a burger before the presentation begins!
Concert in the Park
@ the Veterans Memorial and/or the Christie House Museum lawn
June 9th The Haining Family http://www.hainingfamily.com/home.php
June 16th Red Letter Band www.redletterband.com
June 23rd Mikko Cowdery
June 30th TBD
Predators HOME baseball games
@ the LPGE Elem baseball fields
Friday June 10 vs. Upsala 7:30pm
Riverside Park tour & clean up
PHASE 2 of WPA Day (Phase 1- the park board and about 25 volunteers cleaned up the Sportsmen’s club building and the grounds around it.)
Saturday, June 11th
@ Riverside (Mosquito Park)
Time - TBD
Summer Reading Program
@ the Long Prairie Library
Read for the Win!, June 13-August 13. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program! The more you read, the more chances you have to win a prize! We’ll have lots of fun activities with LOTS more chances to win prizes! For ages 0-high school.
Family Comedy Magic Show:
A Summer Reading Celebration with Nathan Stockwell!
@ the Long Prairie Library
Tuesday, June 14, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Come celebrate summer reading with this great family comedy magic show with magician Nathan Stockwell! Warning: this performance may knock your socks off! For all ages.
Summer Story Times
@ the Long Prairie Library
Tuesdays, June 14 to August 9, 3:00-3:45 p.m.
Join us as we use our imagination with stories, flannel board stories, songs and crafts to build kindergarten readiness. We ask that an adult be present to assist their child(ren) with craft projects. For ages 3-6. Limit 10.
PRAIRIE DAYS PARADE OR VENDOR SALE
To sign-up for the Prairie Days Parade or Vendor Sale on June 18th, please contact Melissa Kolstad at 320 282-3865 or email her at email@example.com
June 17: Kick-off for Prairie Days at the Long Prairie Drive-In - Finding Dory (Friday - Sunday) gates open @ 6pm
Predators Baseball Game vs. Sauk Centre 7:30pm
June 18: Saturday CentraCare Health Fair 9-2pm @ Incubator building
Country Cruisers Car Show- Coborns 10-3pm
Vendor&Arts and Craft Fair - Downtown 9-3pm
Christie Home will be open from 11- 4pm, and offering tours at 11, 1, & 3 pm... 13-Adult $5, Children 2-12 $2
Hart Mall- Inflatables, DJ and kids activities
June 19: Sunday Waffle Breakfast @ the Fire Hall
Prairie Dusters Riding Club - Fun Show beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Predators Baseball Game pre-Game concessions at 6:30pm & 7:30pm game
Zentangle Workshop with Penny Leuthard
@ the Long Prairie Library
Tuesday, June 28, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Zentangles have taken the art world by storm. Zentangles are easy to learn, relaxing and a fun way to create beautiful black and white art by drawing structured patterns on 3 ½ inch square paper tile. The best part is that anyone can learn to do them! For ages 8 and up. Limit 15. Registration is required.
Welcome New 2016 Chamber Members !
JCP Farms LLC (May)
TEAM 261- Bob Byers (May)
CMAC- Central Minnesota Arts Council (May)
Hart Mall -Sara & Jeremy Weber (May)
Prairie Woods Laundry (April)
Pastime Antiques (April)
St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church (April)
Central MN Realty (April)
Long Drive In Theater (April)
Twardowski Escavating (March)
Handy Hanson (March)
Smoke N Motion (March)
American Legion Post 12 (February)
Long Prairie Fleet Supply (February)
Taqueria Chavez (February)
All Service Electric- Ray Hendershot (February)
D&D Auto Repairs LLC (January)
Long Prairie Lions Club (January)
Staples Area Men's Chorus (January)
Up-Sa Daisy Floral- Holly Merten ( (January)
Battle Lake Outdoors- John Allen (January)
Plus Services- Diane Brandes (January)
Long Prairie Tarp Inc. - Jesse Swartzentruber (January)
Thank you, also, to all of you who have renewed your membership!
We appreciate you and could not do this without you!
NEW- Small Business Consultants Listing!
Norwex- Gloria Miller (November)
Tastefully Simple- Candace Perish (October)
Pink Zebra- Kathleen Nauber (October)
Crafts by Shirley Hallek & Denita Winiewski (September)
Young Living Oils - Amy Westerberg & Alissa Pesta (September)
Jamberry Nails - Jaime Meyer (September)
Tupperware - Jody Bebault (June)
Electronic Sign Use and Fees Schedule
Please click the link above to download our Sign Use Policy and Fee Schedule. If you would like to use the sign (either as a Chamber Member or as a non-member) please fill out the last page of the form and enclose any payment (non-member) for use of the sign and return to the Chamber office. Thank you.
Want More Information on Community Gardens? Call City Hall 320 732-2167 Follow this link for photos and more information about the Community Gardens.
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