Author Archives: Chamber Admin

Workforce Development Initiative

Need​ ​a​ ​Career?​ ​Consider​ ​the​ ​Trades. When​ ​the​ ​unemployment​ ​rate​ ​is​ ​almost​ ​twice​ ​as​ ​high​ ​for​ ​those​ ​without​ ​a​ ​college​ ​degree​ ​than those​ ​who​ ​possess​ ​a​ ​bachelor’s​ ​degree​ ​or​ ​higher,​ ​it​ ​might​ ​seem​ ​like​ ​higher​ ​education​ ​is​ ​the answer.​ ​However,​ ​while​ ​many​ ​non-degreed​ ​jobs​ ​offer​ ​little​ ​job​ ​security​ ​and​ ​low​ ​pay,​ ​particularly those​ ​in​ ​the​ […]

Time to Vote!

VOTE! Anne Schultz, President Today is Voting day! The Chamber is supporting our Richfield Schools and asking residents to Vote Yes! Question 1:  Increase in operating levy Operational referendum dollars are vital to providing funds to serve our students.  We will be asking for an increase of $450 per student, which would increase property taxes […]

Wellness- Breaking the Quitter’s Spell

We humans are good at quitting. Sometimes we start quitting before we even start trying. We begin to talk about work-life balance before we even attempt career trajectory. Before beginning a new eating lifestyle, we emphasize the importance of regular indulgences, desserts, snacks and treats. Our age, genetic limitations or health history are the header […]

Time to Review

Time to Review Anne Schultz, President Happy Halloween! If you’re thinking, I can’t believe tomorrow is November, you are probably not alone! As the seasons change, today is a strong reminder that the holidays are just around the corner. As our retail stores start the holiday shopping season, November is time for all of us, […]

Making Connections

Making Connections! Anne Schultz, President   Greetings Members! Welcome again to our weekly update! There has been a constant theme this at the Chamber and that is, “making connections.” In an effort to increase our business network, we have created opportunities for members to come together outside of our monthly member meetings.  The addition of our […]