Updated on August 28, 2014
Upcoming Chamber and Community Events
August 31: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.Car show in Grey Eagle. Sign up 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Main Street. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Ray Hendershot 320-732-3729 or Tony Towle at 320-732-6380.
September 1: Labor Day
September 1: Old time tractor pull in Grey Eagle. For more information contact Bob Veldkamp at 320-630-3482 or 320-285-2360.
September 6: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Harvest Fest. Enjoy an authentic Giant Burrito for a Buck. Music will be Dan Remer. Vendors are welcome. Please contact Tim King at 732-6203 to sign up for a booth. At Everybody's Market.
September 7: 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Fall Festival and Open House at Camphill Village. Call 320-732-6365 for more information.
September 8-11: Karin will be at training in Bemidji. Chamber office will be closed.
September 9: 4:30 p.m. Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce meeting at City Hall
September 11: 6 p.m. Todd County Camera Club meeting at the Eagle Valley School in Clarissa. Watch our Facebook page for more details.
September 11: 6 p.m. Todd County Farm Bureau Harvest Banquet at the Clarissa Ballroom.
September 13: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Total Tire Open House and Customer Appreciation
September 14: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Todd County Historical Society is sponsoring a Dad’s Belgian Waffle fundraiser at the Long Prairie American Legion. Advance tickets are available at the Todd County Museum or can be purchased at the door.
September 16: 4:30 p.m. Diabetes Support Group at CentraCare Health--Long Prairie in the board room.
September 17: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Good Morning Long Prairie at Prairie Fire Nutrition Club. Meet the owners and sample some of their wares!
September 23: 12:30 p.m. 4 hour 55 Alive Refresher Course at the Eagle Bend Senior Center. Call 320-732-3035 to register.
October 4: Hands of Hope Resource Center fundraiser dance at the Long Prairie American Legion...Watch for more info.
October 14: 5:30 p.m. 4 hour 55 Alive Refresher Course at the Long Prairie Senior Center. Call 320-732-3035 to register.
October 18: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tour of Christie Home Museum "Tours After Dark". Space is limited.Historical information presented by the "maid" and the results of a recent paranormal investigation presented by Mr. Lee as we tour the house after dark. 2 tours--ten people each tour one at 7 p.m. and one at 9 p.m. Go to www.ChristieHome.org to secure your place on the tour.
Do you want to see your event listed here and on our Facebook page? Just send me an e-mail with the information! email@example.com or call Karin at 320-732-2514.
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Working with our members to build community
Our next Lunch and Learn session on E-Business Marketing will be on August 28 from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Minnesota National Bank. Please RSVP to attend. See link to get more details!
Welcome our newest members!
Central Lakes College (July)
Rose City Sign (July)
Thunder Lodge (August)
Thank you, also, to all of you who have renewed your membership! We appreciate you and could not do this without you!
Like to know more about the history of Long Prairie? Click here for photos collected by Jeff Lucas. https://www.flickr.com/photos/66447935@N06/with/11788515213/
Chamber office hours are Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with in office hours of 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with in office hours from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.) If you would like to meet with me on a Friday or Saturday or in the evening, please contact me at the Chamber office and I will work to accommodate your schedule.
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