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Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce Member Newsletter

OUR MISSION is to support and empower businesses and instill economic growth in the community.

We also pledge to support all those activities and organizations believed to be beneficial to our community.

Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce
Member Connection - Member Newsletter


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By Jacob Bertram, Executive Director

Thank you to everyone who attended Winterfest 2022! We all had a great time and the weather outside was beautiful. We were glad to partner with Paynesville Community Ed to make this event a success!

We are in the process of planning Town and Country Days 2022! June 12, 15-18 Please save the date and we hope to see you there. More info is on the way.

We are glad to be in the Paynesville Area. We hope our members can see the added benefits for being a member of our Chamber of Commerce. More information below to renew your membership for 2022. If you have any ideas/concerns please feel free to contact me. We look forward to hearing from our members on what we can do better as a Chamber of Commerce.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Renew Your 2022 Membership Today!

Your Added Benefits!

Just as the Chamber is important to our community, YOU are important to the Chamber. Your investment in the Chamber means an investment in the community.

As a Member of the Paynesville Chamber you will receive many benefits.

  1. You receive a sales representative for pennies a day; we receive emails and phone calls requesting information for goods and services in the Paynesville Area and we draw from those names on our Membership List.

  2. Intern programs for our High School Students. They are able to find jobs in our community that would have the potential for the students to stay working in our community.

  3. Social Media support of your business, advertising in our newsletters, special events calendar for your business.

  4. Member Spotlights: Posted on our Youtube page that highlights your business. It’s a professional commercial that is created for our members only.

  5. Advertising on our mobile app which is available to everyone who has a smart phone!

  6. Opportunities for you to showcase your business and engagement opportunities for you and your employees.

  7. Unique sponsorship opportunities at our events we only offer to our members. We host 5+ events each year.

  8. Now Hiring? Help wanted promotion for your business that is looking for employees. We can help you find the perfect employee for the job.

  9. Chamber Bucks: Chamber Bucks are checks that are only used at businesses who are Chamber Members. They are used like a cashiers check that can be used at a member's business.

Community Support: You are showing that your business is proud to be in the Paynesville Area Community. We all work together to ensure that the Paynesville Community is the best it can be for generations to come.

2022 Winterfest Medallion Hunt Winners!

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Above L to R: Isabel Campbell, Keyona Brooks, August VanderWeyst, and Jayda Brooks.

Congrats on finding the Medallion and receiving $75 in Chamber Bucks. The questions stumped a lot of people and it was fun to work together as a team to find the prize!

We Need Your Input!

Monthly Meetings with our Members

Please fill out the form above to help us find the best day/time. The Chamber is thinking about bringing back our Monthly Luncheon meetings with our members. We plan to host these events at businesses who are interested in hosting. More information will be available once we have an idea of what works best for everyone.

New Members to our Chamber!

We welcome the following members to our Chamber! We are excited to continue to work with them as the rest of our members. Please take the time to learn more about our new members to 2022!
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New Paynesville Chamber Mobile APP

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Upcoming Events

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The Annual Paynesville Parade will be held Thursday June 16th at 7pm. Online registration is now open! Click the link below to register.

You can pay online or mail a check. Let Jacob Bertram know if you have any questions.

Chamber Bucks FAO

What are Chamber Bucks? - Chamber Bucks are checks given to people so money stays in the Paynesville area.

Who accepts them? - All current Chamber members accept Chamber Bucks.

How can they be used? - They are used like a normal cashier's check.

What if the customer doesn't use the full amount? - The Business may decide what they would like to do with the unused money. They can give the customer cash back, require them to use the full amount, or give gift cards for the remaining balance.

Please email the office or Jacob Bertram if you have an additional questions. or

Joke of the Month! :)

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Thank You - 2022 Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce Members!

If you haven't already renewed your 2022 Membership please do so today by clicking here. Thank you for your continued support. Your membership dues are what keeps the Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce going.

Amundson, Johnson & Schrader P.A. - DBA AJS Title

Anfinson Thompson & Co.

Arnold's of St. Martin

Avon Plastics

Bolton & Menk

Bonnema Runke Stern Inc.

Bork Lumber & Steel Inc

Bugbee Hive Resort

Busy Momma Boutique


Central MN Credit Union

Deanne Lieser - Mary Kay

Education MN - Paynesville Area

Factory Home Center

Falcon National Bank

Farm Bureau Financial Services

Gilk Plumbing, Heating & A/C LLC

Harvey Anderson - Johnson Funeral Home

Jean Soine - Individual

Jeff Thompson - Individual

Karls TV & Appliance

KASM Radio

Koronis Hills Golf Club

Lamb Labor Services Inc

Lieser Insurance Agency

Louis Industries

Mag Wealth Management

Melissa Radel - State Farm Insurance

Midwest Machinery

Mini Biff

Patrick Flanders Realty Inc.

Paynesville American Legion

Paynesville Area Comm Ed & PACC (Paynesville Area Community Center)

Paynesville Chevrolet Buick

Paynesville Chiropractic Clinic

Paynesville Inn & Suites

Paynesville Legion

Paynesville Motor & Transfer

Paynesville Mutual Ins Co

Paynesville Press

Perennial Bank

Recovery Center

Schrupp's Meat & Seafood

Snap Fitness

Stang Precision

Steil Insurance

Ted's RV Land Inc

Wally Thyen

West Central Sanitation

Xcel Energy

Yarmon Ford

Board of Directors

It is our Pleasure serving you as your current Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

  • President: Tami Stanger - CentraCare
  • Vice President: Donna Potter - Teal's Market
  • Treasurer: Matt Dickhausen - Paynesville Community Ed
  • Secretary/Media: Kayla Loesch - MAG Wealth Managment
  • Royalty Coordinator: Maia Rue - BugBee Hive Resort and Jesseca Engen - Casey's
  • Director: OPEN
  • Director: Katy Westlund - Vinny Spade Games
  • High School Representative: Kyleigh Tangen
  • High School Representative: Keyona Brooks

  • Executive Director: Jacob Bertram - Dombrovski Insurance Agency