Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will be supportive and help get information to our member businesses about how to best be prepared and proactive in regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to the fluidity of the situation, we will provide the best on-going and helpful information that is relevant to ensure we are serving you during this challenging situation.
Old Town Bagels and RE/MAX Venture giving away 130 box lunches to Nurses, Doctors, Fireman, Ambulance EMT, Deputy Sheriff, and Police. Call or stop in to place order and get box lunch.
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We added this section to showcase the ‘good’ Owatonna businesses are doing in our community. We’ll highlight your help supporting during this challenging time. Check out our Facebook page for current stories.
In our office, we are taking preventative measures as an organization to do our part in stopping the spread of the virus by disinfecting surfaces, washing hands more frequently and encouraging employees to stay home if sick with symptoms.
Office is closed to the public. Available M-F 8am-5pm via phone, email, social media.
Chamber gift certificates are a great way to support local business! They’re good at any of our 530 members. We are closed to the public. To process your Chamber Dollar requests, you can email email@example.com or call us 507-451-7970 to request dollars and we will have them ready for you. Our hours are M – F; 8 am – 5 pm.
Another great way to support local business is to purchase gift cards directly from local businesses providing revenue and giving you an option to shop there now or in the future.
Joining with other community groups to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and following CDC recommendations, the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism has decided to cancel our events listed below as preventative action.
All Chamber events through Friday, April 3rd are cancelled including;
Business After Hours– Tuesday March 17th at Spare Time Entertainment
Business After Hours– Tuesday April 28th
Business Bootcamp– Thursday March 19th at the Owatonna Public Library
Business Bootcamp– Thursday April 2nd at Owatonna Country Club
Young Professionals Social– Thursday March 19th at Mineral Springs Brewery
SteeleCoWorks Quarterly Employer Meeting-Friday, April 3rd at Riverland Community College
We will reevaluate any future Chamber events after April 3rd but at this time these are the only events to be cancelled.
Unfortunately, scammers may try to take advantage of trusting people and we want to remind everyone to be careful before giving out personal information or access to your bank accounts, social security numbers, etc. The MN Attorney General’s Office has some great information on how to spot a scam and what NOT to do. More Information
Our Chamber has approximately 530 members that invest their resources, employee volunteerism and confidence in the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and the business community.