MARCH 2011 CLOQUET AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE #162
Chamber Thank you Annual Meeting and Banquet Sponsors!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
CROWNE PLAZA ST. PAUL - RIVERFRONT
11 EAST KELLOGG BOULEVARD, ST. PAUL
Minnesota Business Day at the Capitol
provides all sizes and types of Minnesota
companies the opportunity to see the
Legislature in action and to influence public
policy decisions. Over 800 business leaders
gather for a day of education and lobbying
at the Capitol.
March 16, 2010 - $60 per person
Crowne Plaza St. Paul-Riverfront,
11 East Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul
Contact the chamber to reserve your space today!
If enough people are interested, we plan to travel in
a coach bus (for an extra fee of $10).
Cloquet Area Chamber Non-profit Organization
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS of Commerce
225 Sunnyside Drive
Cloquet, MN 55720
U.S. Postage Paid
Cloquet, MN 55720
Permit No. 122
RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 • 5-7 p.m.
Members Cooperative Credit Union
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New Member • Daugherty Appliance
I opened Daugherty
Appliance on June 1, 2008, in
Duluth. I had been working for
Daugherty Appliance for about
30 years before they closed the
hardware store. I hired 10
employees from the old store
and brought them over to the Large Business of the Year - Small Business of the Year -
new appliance store. We
probably have 200 years of Wal-Mart Supercenter Cloquet, Cloquet Animal Hospital,
experience here in appliance Store # 1929, Dr. Jennifer & Paul Shepherd
sales and service. You might
say we have the cream of the Beth Iallonardo-Store Manager
crop of this area. Our biggest
asset to our customers is our prices, and but without the drive! I have lived in
the hometown service you really don’t Cloquet all my life and have always
see anywhere else. I opened an wanted to have a store in Cloquet and it
appliance store in Cloquet in August finally happened – it is very exciting for
2010 to fill a void that Carlton County me and my family! I hope we can do the
had in the appliance area. You might say job and hope to see you all some day at
we are taking over where Jack Carter left our new store. ~ Scott Boedigheimer
off, when the old Carter Appliance store New store address: 1108 Cloquet
closed. We want to offer the great prices Ave., M-F 9-6, Sat 9-3, 218-879-1575 or
and service that you get down in Duluth, visit www.daughertyappliance.com
Volunteer of the Year - Ambassador of the Year -
New Member • Bluewater Mechanical Dave Manderfeld, USG Interiors Ryan Micke, RPM Website Design
Bluewater Mechanical is a
full service plumbing, heating,
cooling, refrigeration and
geothermal contractor. Backed
by over 50 years of design,
heating, ventilation and air-
conditioning experience, we
have helped residential and
commercial customers stretch
their energy dollars. Systems
Advisor Russ Liupakka will
meet with you at your home to
first discuss your heating and Thank you Past Chairman of the Thank you outgoing
cooling needs, then make Board - Tony Vittorio, US Bank board member - Steve Micke,
several equipment upgrade
recommendations and explain all of the Federal Government pay for 30 percent Reliable Insurance Agency
new technologies currently available. of your new Geothermal Heating and
Whether you have a hot water boiler Cooling system?
with in-floor heat, or a forced-air Call Bluewater Mechanical today for
furnace, Russ can explain affordable your free, no obligation in-home energy
energy saving options to reduce your consultation. Whether you need a leaky
heating and cooling costs. Many pieces toilet fixed or a state of the art energy
of equipment have substantial utility saving geothermal system, Bluewater
rebates and Federal Tax Credits still Mechanical is your one stop shop.
available. Wouldn’t you like to have the Call Today: 218-624-1390
CLOQUET AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
2011 CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Chair: Mark Roberts Jeannie Kermeen, Fond du Lac Tribal
Past Chair: Tony Vittorio, US Bank & Community College
Treasurer: Dave Manderfeld, USG Interiors Rob Schilling, Sappi Fine Paper
Denise Midbrod, WKLK Radio Judd Selland, Taco Johns/Steak Escape
Renee Birman, Cloquet Ford Chrysler Center Beth Iallonardo, Wal-Mart Supercenter Cloquet
Rocky Wilkinson, Black Bear Casino Resort Sue Coady, Coady Software Support
Aaron Peterson, Woodland General Insurance Mike McKinney, Best Oil Company 2011 Board of Directors, not pictured is Denise Midbrod, WKLK Radio
MARCH 2011 CLOQUET AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PAGE 3
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YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS
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• COMPUTER CONSULTING & TRAINING
• FINANCIAL, ESTATE & TAX PLANNING
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• MANAGEMENT ADVISORY SERVICES
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Mar 1,8,15,22,29 Toastmasters – Every
Tuesday morning at 7 am
Mar 1, 11:30 AM
Mar 8, 10:30 AM
Mar 9, 11 AM
Manufacturing & Education
Coming CLOQUET AREA CHAMBER
Mar 16, 8:30 AM
Business Day at the Capitol,
Business Enhancement &
Mar 23, 8 AM
Presentation – in one hour,
1 & 2
learn what membership can do!
Mar 24, 8 AM Board of Directors
April 1 & 2 Home & Business Expo,
Cloquet Area Recreation Center
area events 2011 & BUSINESS EXPO
Wiley and the Hairy Man, presented by the
CLOQUET AREA RECREATION CENTER
County Seat Theater Company at the Encore!
Performing Arts Center & Gallery. March 17-20,
call 878-0071 for ticket information.
Lumberjack Laps FUN RUN - May 21st
Home Grown Music Festival, Duluth
Moose Run, Moose Lake
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