What’s Happening in April 2018!

Bring It Home Family Fun & Business Expo

2018 April 14 Bring It Home Expo at the McLeod County Fairgrounds pdf
Are you familiar with the Bring It Home Expo?  This event is a great way to showcase what your business does in our community.  All participating businesses/organizations must be located within a 10 mile radius of Hutchinson.  The Bring It Home Committee hosts this event to showcase what is in Hutchinson and remind our community members that there is no need to leave Hutchinson to purchases the goods and services that you may need.

This one day expo is popular in our community and with all age ranges.  There are activities for children and a food court set up for people to sit, relax and enjoy some local food options.

Click here to learn more and to find registration information for the 2018 Bring It Home Expo.

Hometown Golf Challenge

2018 Hometown Golf Challenge event banner ad

Ever want to take a vacation to Asia, Africa, South America, Antarctica, Europe or Australia? Now is your chance! You can hit all the continents in one day! We are excited to have some fun at the Hometown Golf Challenge this year  and we want to let you in on it too!  This is a fun and easy event to highlight your business.  We typically host 100 golfers each year and they look forward to not only golfing, but interacting with other local business people.  We have many different sponsorship opportunities available. 

Click here for the 2018 Hometown Golfer Challenge Sponsor Form (pdf)

2018 Dairy Days June 1 in Library Square Park

Dairy Day

Save the Date – Dairy Day is scheduled for Friday, June 1 in Library Square Park!
Click here if you are interested in being a sponsor at the 2018 Dairy Day (pdf)

Taste of Hutchinson

Mark your calendars for September 14 & 15, 2018!! The Taste of Hutchinson is right around the corner! This event is  hosted by the Hutchinson Ambassadors and is located alongside the Hutchinson Arts & Crafts Festival. The food vendors offer a variety of tasty items & beverages. Click on the Vendor Application below for more detail on Taste of Hutchinson Food Vendor.

Click for the the 2018 Taste of Hutchinson Vendor Application (pdf)

Business of the MonthLandy Lodge Bar & Grill business logo

In April we will be highlighting Landy Lodge as our Business of the Month.

Click here to learn more about April’s Business of the month – Landy Lodge


New Members

We would like to welcome our new members to the Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce!

  • Arvig Media
  • Connecting Point
  • Crow River Builders Association
  • Keller Williams – The Broll Team
  • Winn Exteriors

We also want to thank our renewing members!

  • Allina Health Home Care Services
  • Bethlehem United Methodist Church
  • Bob Ness,
  • Carly’s Shoes
  • Common Cup Ministry
  • Crow River Wheelers
  • Crow River Youth for Christ
  • Employment Resource Center
  • Goebel Fixture Company
  • Hutchinson Jaycee’s Water Carnival
  • Hutchinson Seventh-Day Adventist Church
  • Impressions Inc.
  • Jeff Stamer Farms Partnership
  • Kids Inc. Child Care
  • McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Minnesota Garlic Festival
  • NRG – The Networking Referral Group
  • Parkview Dental
  • Phoenix Drumline / Crow River Drumline Association
  • Richard Larson Builders
  • SouthPoint Financial Credit Union
  • TDK – Hutchinson Technology
  • The Lamb Shoppe & Wellness Center
  • VFW Post 906
  • Wendorff Insurance
  • West Central Sanitation

Business After Hours

Join the Hutchinson Ambassadors in celebrating April’s Business After Hours event!

Echo Family Dental

Thursday, April 12, 2018 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

These events, along with all Business After Hours events, are open to all Chamber Member business employees.  If you are the only primary representative with your business receiving emails from the Chamber, please invite all your employees to join us! Preregistration is strongly encouraged, so our business hosts may plan accordingly.

Click here to register for the April’s Business After Hours  or call the Chamber at 320-587-5252.

Something from Mary

2018 Chamber President Mary Hodson

This time of year my head is swirling.

Where is spring?

What is happening ….

Click here to read the rest of Mary’s article.


We are honored to have received the Explore MN Marketing Campaign Award for #MuchInHutch.

If you need a smile, check out this video – but turn up the volume…  Click here to watch video of our Chamber President receiving the award!

Many thanks go to our Board, Committee Members and Chamber Supporter who have made #MuchInHutch a great marketing tool for Hutchinson!
2017 Chamber President at Explore MN Tourism Award Banquet

Membership has it’s Privileges!

Want to increase foot traffic in your store? Receive more exposure for your business? Want to advertise for FREE? Over 225 people view our Hot Deals page just in the last month.  This a great feature on our website for Chamber members to utilize!

Three penguins in a circle

Click in the headings below for “How To” instructions for each topic!

Leadercast – Hutchinson – May 4

2018 Leadercast Live Speaker Spotlight banner ad

Leadercast Live 2018 is the largest single-day leadership event focused on helping you become the best leader you can be. Carey Lohrenz is one of nine world-class experts on leadership who will inspire and motivate you.

2018 Leadercast Live Speaker Carey LohrenzCarey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure, extreme environments imaginable: in the cockpit at Mach 2. As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, Carey is used to working in fast moving, dynamic environments, where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results.

Carey’s experience in the all-male environment of fighter aviation and her ability to pass on the lessons learned in her career allow her to deliver insight and guidance on leadership, high-performing organizations and diversity training.

See Carey on stage with eight other leadership experts at Leadercast Live on May 4, 2018.

By attending Leadercast Live 2018, you will have the  opportunity to:

  • Spark your creativity and fill yourself with fire-in-the-belly determination to drive your team to new levels of achievement
  • Be empowered by world-class speakers who show you how to become a more effective leader
  • Get useful takeaways, including digital summaries you can share when you return to the office
  • Surround yourself with other leaders who share your passion for learning and leading
  • Focus on self-improvement by removing yourself from your work environment and immersing yourself in the event

See why leading yourself is a vital prerequisite to leading others.

Click here to learn more about Leadercast or to purchase tickets for the May 4th event in Hutchinson.

More Information

2018 Chamber Quarter Three Table TentOakdale Golf Club - call today to plan your next event. Call 320-587-0525 pdf

2018 MidCountry Bank Home Equity Lines 4.50 percent APR

2018 SouthPoint Smart Home Loans - apply online bit.ly/SPFCUJoneLoans.com pdf

2018 Connecting Point Everything Cloud Event - call 800-529-5500 pdf