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Welcome

Welcome to Arlington, home of Arli-Dazzle: Probably THE LARGEST lighted Christmas parade in Minnesota, Breakfast on the Farm, Fright Night on Halloween, and Chamber Night at the Ballpark.

Arlington, founded in 1858, has evolved into a great place to visit for family fun, friendly people, and so much more.

From its early German beginnings, Arlington residents have been known for their generosity and friendly hometown attitudes. We invite you to discover the businesses, attractions, organizations, and most importantly the people who make Arlington a special place to live.

The Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce, incorporated by the State of Minnesota on June 3, 1982, is an organization of local business people and private individuals devoted to promoting the vitality of Arlington's economy/businesses and the overall life of the community as a whole.

We invite you, in particular, to check out the various Chamber business websites on the Members page (see above) of this website.  Click on any business name listed in blue print. 

Use the new electronic Parade Registration icon in the upper right corner of the Arli-Dazzle webpage for 2016 parade unit registrations. Follow the directions; all information goes to Kim yet. 

What's Happening in Arlington?

Arli-Dazzle_-_A_View_from_Santas_Sleigh-SD.mp4  The 5K race & parade as seen by a drone!

Arli-Dazzle_2015_Advertisement_2.m4v  Mike Feterl's 2015 promo.

2016-01_-_January_Meeting_Minutes.pdf  Click on Information tab above for other minutes.

2015_Arli-Dazzle_Raffle_Winners  All 2015 Raffle winners and prizes are posted on this link!   

City of Arlington  By-the-month calendar of official City and other Community Center events.... 

Arlington Enterprise  By-the-month calendar of the Arlington Enterprise; use mouse on blue areas...

Thoughts and Prayers for a Full, Speedy Recovery go out to several Chamber members who recently have had surgeries: Crystal Frazer, Larry Kicker, Tim Kloeckl, and Debbie Swenson.

Announcement Regarding the Site of the 2016 Breakfast on the Farm:  Go to that Events webpage. 

Note of Interest:  The Sibley County Courthouse in Gaylord turns 100 years old in July, 2016.  The County Board is determining if and how to commemorate the occasion.  Stay tuned for updates.  

Current and Past Members of the Chamber are reminded to send their post-due membership renewals in to Kevin Lindstrand, Chamber Treasurer. As of February 1, dues went up to $75.00 for a returning business member and $35.00 for a returning individual member. Thanks to all those members who got their renewals in by January 31. The Members webpage will be updated for 2016 by mid-March. 

DFL Party and Republican Party Precinct Caucuses are coming up on Tuesday evening, March 1. Watch here and in the Arlington Enterprise for further information.  Make one's voice heard!

Welcome to a New Chamber Member!  See the "Featured Arlington Businesses" webpage for photos!  Double Tap Bowling and Sports Bar is a 6-lane bowling alley with a full bar, juke box, pool table, and beer pong and shuffleboard tables.  The building at 508 2nd Ave. NW in Arlington went through an extensive remodelling prior to its recent re-opening.  Tony Woehler is the owner/proprietor, the e-mail address is tony@doubletapbowling, and the phone # is 507-964-2774; cell # is 507-351-3789.

Welcome to Another New Chamber Member!  Healing Essence Massage has been in operation since 2003.  It offers clinical massage for pain relief of the neck, back, and injury recovery. The business also offers pregnancy massage, cancer massage, and wellness/relaxation massage. Pamela Pomplun-Morgan, NCTMB, is proprietor, the address is 607 W. Chandler St., and the phone # is 507-351-3236.

The Next General Chamber Meeting will be held on Monday, March 14, noon, at the Emergency Services building meeting room.  Agendas will be e-mailed out or handed out to members.  If someone has not received theirs by Friday, March 11, contact President Derek Hahn 507-964-2246.    

The Mailing Address of the Arlington Area Chamber never changes.  It is:

Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce

P. O. Box 543

Arlington, MN  55307
 

 

The current logo/decal of the Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce