What’s Happening in November 2016?

Small Business Saturday

Do your holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday and support our community in a big way!  Small Business Saturday is one of our favorite community events.  The Chamber Board has once again decided to support local businesses with payments towards shopper’s purchases . The smiles we see from store owners, and the shoppers, are what make this day stand out for us.  It’s always great to see so many people out shopping with loved ones, while supporting our local businesses. We hope to see you shopping in Hutchinson on November 26!


Businesses, this is your day to shine!  We want to help you with that.  Once again our Bring It Home Committee has some fun planned.

To learn about all the great ways you can participate click here.

Hutchinson Chamber New Office Hours!

10amHutchinson Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce new hours of operation, effective November 21st, 2016. The NEW HOURS are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The change of office hours will help to accommodate flexibility to our staff to better accommodate your business outside of the office.

Please feel free to meet with the Chamber staff to discuss direct changes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office. We will be happy to assist you. 


Taste of the Holidays


Do you have your tickets yet?!  Don’t wait to purchase yours, this event has sold out the last several years, and you don’t want to miss it!  Taste of the Holidays will be held Thursday, November 17 from 5-8pm at the Crow River Winery. Tickets are $15 in advance, and can be purchased from any Hutchinson Ambassador, or at our office.  If all the tickets are not sold before the event they will be $20 at the door.

This event will not only give you great holiday gift ideas, you will get to sample tasty treats from many food and beverage vendors.  Come hungry, your tummy will thank you!



Thank You! farm-fatigue-tractor-logo

Each fall the Hutchinson Agri-Business Committee, along with the Glencoe Agri-Business Committee, gather donations of food, wellness, and safety items from Chamber Members.  The donated  items are packed and hand delivered to the local farmers out in the field during harvest time.  These items are sincerely appreciated by the farmers. Thank you to all the businesses that donated items this year!

Click here for a full list of businesses that donated items this year! 

Community Awards & Banquetinvite-info

Save the Date: January 20, 2017 –  Join us for the Hutchinson Chamber Annual Banquet!  We will be “Flip Flopping” some things around. More information to come!

Community Awards will be awarded at the banquet.  Do you know someone in our community that is doing great things? Nominate them today!  Awards are given for:

  • Business Person of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Teacher of the Year
  • Young Leader of the Year (under 35 years of age)

Click here to learn more, and to get the nomination form.

New & Returning Chamber Members

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

We also want to thank our renewing Members!

  • American Energy Systems
  • Crow River Nutrition
  • Days Inn & Suites
  • Innovative Foam
  • Joanie’s Catering, LLC
  • Main Street Sports Bar
  • ProCare Services, Inc.
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill


Table Tent Deadline: December 1st, 2016!

Are you planning an event for January, February, or March 2016?  Make sure you get your event added to the Table Tents!  The deadline to add events for the 1st quarter is December 1.  The cost is $20/listing for Chamber Members and $30/listing for non-members.  We print 900 table tents, which are then delivered around the community.  An image of the table tent is also shared on social media.  The last time we shared an image of the table tent on our facebook page, it had over 2,000 views!  To submit an event email Casey or call 234-0786.

Something from Mary

Cooperation. Collaboration. Partnership.

Progress happens because people and organizations work together!

Recently, the CTE Center equipment and machines in the new high school renovation project was funded by local businesses. Over $1.2 million was raised!! Hutchinson EDA and Miles Seppelt led the charge and reached $600,000 plus a $600,000 grant from 3M Gives.  Continue reading Mary’s Aricle Here:

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