News from the Mora Area Chamber of Commerce

Farewell Party for Karen!

After serving the members of the Mora Area Chamber of Commerce for 12 years Karen has accepted a position At the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) as their new Transportation Coordination Planner.

Everyone, please stop in and join us to thank her for all her great work!!

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5pm – 7pm
Crystal Bar & Grill, 39 N Union, Mora
On the patio! See you there!

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Come one day, or come two days, just come out and play!

Fun Activity Available for those of us that are 55 or Older!

Have you ever wanted to learn to play PickleBall? Here’s your opportunity!|
Try it once, if you like it, do it again! Just get out and play!
There is instruction available at 9:00am on
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thurs next week.
Take a lesson if you wish, then you can play on your own. Each day, or every day.
You DO NOT need to do the whole week – but you can if you wish!
$3.00 per day

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Music in the Park Tonight has moved – Please note!

Due to extremely wet ground conditions at Library Park and a gloomy afternoon forecast, the July 12th Music in the Park performance has been moved to the Mora High School Auditorium. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your continued support!

Charlie Roth will be performing at 6:30 pm.

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FirstLight Health System – Construction Update

Follow the progress.

Keep up with FirstLight’s Mora campus expansion project. This multi-phase initiative will improve access to care, expand clinical services, and upgrade security and technology to better serve our community.

Here’s a glimpse of the latest progress!


By admin on Jul 10, 2018 04:04 pm

As we approach the middle of 2018, great strides have been made in our construction, just think, June 29th (2017) we broke ground!

The latest highlights include: landscaping around the SW addition, the dining room now open to our patients and their guests, rehabilitation services, and much more happening behind the scenes.   Level 2 of the SW addition is nearing completion including final touches in the birthing rooms and waiting area.  Watch for the invite to our open house showcasing the new areas!

Courtyard looking toward parking
New courtyard view looking in
Eating area looking out towards courtyard
New birthing center room
Waiting area on Level 2 of SW addition


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Kanabec Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Coordinator Job Available

Karen is resigning as Chamber Executive Director after 12 1/2 years of time served.
We are looking for a replacement who’s ready to run with the ball(s).

Please visit the Mora Area Chamber website for application,
job description and qualities desired in applicants.

Ideal candidate could begin training on July 15th and to take position on August 1st.
This is a 30 hour/week position. No benefits available.

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For those of us that are 55 plus…

Come, Learn & Play Pickleball! $3.00/ day!
Mora High School Gym
Check this out ~

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Mora Classic Car/Bike/Truck Show Registration Available ONLINE

Please get your vehicle(s) registered today! $10 entry fee.

When you fill out the registration form online, we’ll make you a nice looking car information sign for your windshield.
We plan to fill up all of downtown Mora with a variety of your exciting vehicles!
2 blocks of Union Street and 3 blocks of Railroad Avenues!
Fantastic awards, fun activities, beer garden, great people and a Fantastic Band!
Please come join us.

The event is free to the public ~

Pre-show registration would be appreciated.  Registration payment is online as well.

Show Sponsorships are available.
Associate your business with the show! You’ll get a lot of BANG for your BUCK!
The Chamber is a great organization to team up with!

$500 level – 12′ Twirler Flag (for you to keep after the show) with your logo and your logo prominently displayed on all printed materials & recognition at the show,
$200 level – 4′ x 8′ Full Color Banner (for you to keep after the show) with your logo. Your name displayed on all printed materials & recognition at the show,
$100 level – your name on all printed materials & recognition at the show.

Please contact Karen for more information –

Please share with everyone you know!!! It’s sure to be a fun event!

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Forgiven Concert, July 15, 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Mora

Don’t miss the Forgiven concert, 
July 15, 4 p.m. at
Grace Lutheran Church in Mora…
this event is sponsored by
Mora United Methodist Church.
Free will offering.
The Forgiven Quartet has been spreading the good news of Jesus Christ through song and testimony for 37 years.
The group routinely performs at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO., has recently signed an exclusive artist agreement with Garden Music Group out of Chesapeake, VA and recently performed on the main stage at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, KY. 
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Public invited to listening sessions on future of the library

MORA, MN, JUNE 27, 2018 Help shape the work and overall future of East Central Regional Library during a community listening session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Mora Public Library. A new strategic plan is in the works, and already the public provided good input through an anonymous survey.

Would you like to share more alongside your neighbors? Your thoughts, ideas and any suggestions are important to make sure East Central Regional Library is serving your needs. The session in Mora is the first of six community listening sessions. For more information and other listening session dates, visit


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SCORE announces Free Webinars for Small Businesses:

Here’s the Upcoming Schedule from Jordan Zeller of the ECRDC:

July 5: Increase Your Revenue with SEO.

July 19: Outdo Your Competition by Optimizing Your Online Search Listing

July 26: Too Many Hats? How to Juggle the Different Roles of Owning a Small Business

July 31: Proactive Financing: Playing Offense vs. Defense When It Comes to Getting Funds

For additional information or to register for the webinars, please click on the links.
Feel free to forward these to those that may be interested.

Thanks, and have a great week!

Jordan Zeller |  Economic Development Planner
East Central Regional Development Commission
100 Park Street South, Mora, MN 55051
Direct: 320-679-4065 #29

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