Featuring Our Own:
Chamber Director: Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst
Chamber Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:30-2pm Friday 8:30-12pm
*Wednesday- Visitations: I will be in and out of the office.
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
We need to preserve our neighborhoods,
our small business, our local economy.
Upcoming Chamber & Community Events
STEP (former DAC) has sales the whole month of September.
See below for the calendar:
Long Prairie Rotary Rose Sales
Central MN Credit Union
Hoffman Law office
Clark Law office
w/ Long Prairie Rotary Members
and ONLINE: www.longprairierotary.org
Delivery will be on : October 27, 28 2016
Cost- $17.00/Dozen Pick up at Custer Floral
$20.00/Dozen Delivery within 1 mile of LP
Local Farmers Market
Every Friday @ CentraCare across from the Nursing Home
ROAD CLOSED TO THE HOSPITAL:
To get to the Farmers Market from the road block:1. Turn LEFT at road block
LEFT on to 27
LEFT on to Todd St.(2nd left)
LEFT on to 2nd Ave
LEFT on to 9th Street
To get to the Farmers Market from 27:
2. If you are on 27, turn right on Todd Street and continue till you get to 2nd Ave and turn left. Take 2nd Ave till you get to 9th Street and then turn left. THERE ARE SIGNS!
To get to the Farmers Market from HWY71:
3. If you are coming from the 71, turn on to 2nd Ave at Casey's and Brown and Krueger Law office. Take 2nd Ave till you get to 9th Street and then turn left.
Thorson’s Farm Market
NEW FALL SCHEDULE: Tues, Thurs, Fri, and Sat.
Long Prairie (next to Super 8); 9 am - 3 pm
Rainbow Rider Ride to Sauk Centre- EVERY THURSDAY
$10.00 round trip
Departure 10:30am from Long Prairie
Arrival 1:30pm back in Long Prairie
For more information click here: Rainbow Rider Ride
1-800 450 7770
Long Drive-IN MoviesRIDAY & SATURDAY
PLAYING SEPT 30 & OCT 1 ... LAST CHANCE:
STORKS current #2 BoxOffice HIT https://youtu.be/-m0aIyOEe60
& SULLY recent #1 BoxOffice HIT 2 weeks in a rowhttps://youtu.be/mjKEXxO2KNE
Gates open at 6:30. STORKS 7:30pm & SULLY 9:00pm
BOTH movies will be over by 11:00 this weekend.
**FRIDAY ONLY: FREE popcorn & pop to all Great River Regional Library card holders (sponsored by Swanville and Little Falls library) as part of their September "celebrate library card sign up month". The Long Drive-In will also be giving $1 OFF adult admissions for GRIVER card holders from Long Prairie, Little Falls and Swanville! **Continue reading for more info**
***HALLOWEEN SEASON*** To celebrate Holloween, we will again be having our annual FRIGHT-NIGHT & TRUNK-or-TREAT events! More info on our Halloween season will be posted tomorrow. Stay tuned***
Here is the link to our TRUNK-or-TREAT event:https://www.facebook.com/events/1092111420896445/
FRIGHT-NIGHT event will go up tomorrow.
**Both movies should be over by approx 11:00 this weekend** **Camping is available**
LPGE Homecoming Events
Theme: "Wreck the Warriors"
Monday, Sept. 26: Coronation at 7 PM in auditorium. Cost: $2./person
Friday, Sept. 30: Parade at 2:00 Downtown Long Prairie
Come down to Central Ave, get a bite to eat or go shopping and show your support for the Elementary schools (LPGE and St.Mary's) and the LPGE secondary school!
Bring a friend!
Homecoming Football game
7:00pm LPGE Stadium
REGISTER BY September 30 for GERITOL FROLICS
Sunday, October 23, 2016-2:30 P.M.
Franklin Arts Center – Brainerd
T.C.C.A. Sponsoring a Bus -You need not be a senior to ride!
Cost-$42.50 Premium Seats/Bus Trip Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Not in Cost Approx. $10-$15)
For MORE information click here: GERITOL FROLICS
Contact Marilyn Dickinson (218 924-2230) or Florence Rickbeil at 320-594-6391 to register. Send checks to TCCA, % Florence Rickbeil, 250 4th St W.. Apt 8, Browerville, Mn. 56438
REAL MEN SING
Saturday, Oct. 1
Staples Motley High School Gym
Workshops and rehearsals begin at noon.
Concert at 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m.
Tickets $10, 6 & under free, Family max. $25
Purchase tickets online at
from Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce, chorus members
or at Nelson Insurance Agency 325 2nd Ave. NE, Staples 218-895-5046
Potato Pancake Brunch
October 2, 2016
Trinity Lutheran in Long Prairie
October 4th 7am -3pm
Senior Citizens Day Center
50 3rd St N, Long Prairie, MN 56347, USA
$12-15.00 Feather Pillows
Calll Murna for more info 320-732-2282
Appointments can be made for Monday evening w/Jody Bebault 320 491-2160
CHANGE **Centre Area Concert Series FIRST CONCERT- The Red Head Express
Tuesday, October 4 @ 7:30pm
Sauk Centre Secondary School, 903 State Rd, Sauk Centre, MN 56378, USA
NEW BAND- The Red Head Express
CHANGE **The Redhead Express will be playing in place of The Willis Clan. Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Centre Area Concert Series, the Willis Clan tour has been canceled.
The Red Head Express is a terrific substitute which we were lucky to find available on such short notice. You can learn more about the Red Head Express at
It’s Daylight in the Swamps with Bill Jamerson
October 5th - 1:30-2:30pm
@ CentraCare Health – Long Prairie Care Center Chapel
Journey back to the days of sawyers, skidders and swampers! True stories, tall tales, along with authentic songs to create a program that entertains and informs.
Coffee in Clotho
The first Friday of every month you can enjoy Coffee in Clotho at the United Methodist Church from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m
Shopkins Fun at the Library
October 8, 10:00-11:00 a.m @ the Long Prairie Library
Do you love and adore Shopkins? Then this event is for you!
Paint N Sip
Oct 9th @ Thunder Lodge 4-6
Fundraiser for the Relay for Life
Vendor show @ 3pm
Citizens Against Drugs coalition meeting
October 12th , 2-3pm
@Hats Off Coffee
Minnesota National Bank & Agency celebrates “Winning with Money Celebration”
They made it through the bank remodel and now it’s time to celebrate!
Wednesday October 12, Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14.
Open extended hours, 7 AM to 7 PM all three days of the event.
Open a checking account - Awesome incentives only during event
Exclusive drawings for existing customers – must register during the event
They'll have refreshments all three days and tours of our beautiful building.
Car Seat Clinic
Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 3-7pm
Lakewood Clinic, 30535 241st Ave, Browerville, MN 56438, USA
Smart Driver Class- Part 1
Thursday, October 13th 6- 10pm
2nd mandatory class is on October 20th 6-10pm
Senior Citizens Day Center,
50 3rd St N, Long Prairie, MN 56347, USA
Vendors & Crafters Event
@ VFW 10-2pm October 15th
Oct 15th is our Halloween show which we will have decorated and any adult that comes in costume gets entry in drawing for a basket of items donated from our vendors. Children will be able to enter a drawing for their own basket as well. We will also have candy to pass out at tables.
Royal Tea Party
Saturday, October 15, 10:00-11:30 a.m. @ Long Prairie Library
Calling all princes and princesses! A Royal Tea Party is being held in your honor. Enjoy royal crafts and learn about manners. You are invited to wear your royal attire. Food will be served and may contain dairy, wheat, nuts, and/or fruit.
Registration required. Ages 6-10.
Autumn Todd County Museum Appreciation Dinner
Tuesday, October 17 @ American Legion 5:30-8pm
Speaker MARK Youngblood
Hilltop Groundbreaking Ceremony
Regional Kitchen has met its initial fundraising goal and will have a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday October 19th from 1-3pm at the future kitchen site located at 405 Main St W (previous Eagle Valley High School Ag/Shop building).
MORE EVENTS: Click - Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce Event Calendar
Welcome New 2016 Chamber Members !
Pregnancy Resource Center (September)
Jenkins Iron & Steel Inc. (September)
La Voz Libre- Jennie Zeitler (August)
Philips Repairables & Collision Center LLC (July)
Long Prairie Assembly of God (July)
MT Bucking Bulls & Rodeo Co.(June)
JCP Farms LLC (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!
Independent Solutions of MN - Janet Byland (September 2016)
Norwex- Gloria Miller (November 2015)
Tastefully Simple- Candace Perish (October 2015)
Pink Zebra- Kathleen Nauber (October 2015)
Crafts by Shirley Hallek & Denita Winiewski (September 2015)
Young Living Oils - Amy Westerberg & Alissa Pesta (September 2015)
Jamberry Nails - Jaime Meyer (September 2015)
Tupperware - Jody Bebault (June 2015)
Order Chamber Bucks to support local businesses
click here: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
History of Long Prairie
Want More Information on Community Gardens? Call City Hall 320 732-2167 Follow this link for photos and more information about the Community Gardens.
Click on the Made in Minnesota photo to learn more about products and suppliers who are right here in Minnesota!