THE CHAMBER

The Chambers hosts Eggs & Issues to talk about topics like homelessness

Homelessness rates are going up, and local leaders are trying to find solutions

FARGO, N.D. – The Chambers Eggs & Issues this month focuses on homelessness, hunger & the impact it has on our community. Community leaders from the FM area virtually joined to answer questions about their progress in the fight against homelessness. A big topic was the impact COVID-19 is having on it. Goldmark Property Management says it’s nervous for struggling…

The Chamber chooses Shannon Full as new president & CEO

It announced who is taking the position at a conference this morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber announced its new president & CEO. It chose former president & CEO of TwinWest Chamber in Plymouth, Minnesota Shannon Full. The Chamber’s search committee worked with an executive search firm to help find Full and the other candidates. With over 20 years of experience, Full worked on chambers in Iowa, Florida, Wisconsin &…

FMWF Chamber encourages inclusivity through virtual education series

MOORHEAD, MINN. – A new virtual education series aims to educate businesses on building inclusive and equitable workplaces. The six part series from The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce includes topics on addressing biases in the workplace, dealing with many different cultures, and building a successful and diverse place to work. The events are entirely virtual and you…

Diversity & inclusion among businesses discussed at The Chamber’s Eggs & Issues

Speakers from Microsoft, Bremer Bank, and Enlight spoke on the best practices for discussing difficult topics in the workplace, encouraging more diverse hiring, and being inclusive to everybody in the workplace.

FARGO, N.D. – The Chamber hosted a virtual Eggs & Issues on diversity & inclusion issues among Fargo-Moorhead businesses. Speakers from Microsoft, Bremer Bank, and Enlight spoke on the best practices for discussing difficult topics in the workplace, encouraging more diverse hiring, and being inclusive to everybody in the workplace. Mayor Johnathan Judd also spoke on how the government of…

CEO of The Chamber of Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Passes Away At 59

Craig Whitney passed away Saturday at Sanford Health-Broadway in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — After a battle with health problems, Craig Whitney, President and CEO of The Chamber of Fargo Moorhead West Fargo has died. Whitney passed away Saturday at Sanford Health-Broadway in Fargo. The 59-year-old Whitney had served the community in the Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Before his leadership role in the FM Metro, Whitney worked for then Vice…

Members of The Chamber Celebrate Their Accomplishments Over the Past Year

The Chamber represents more than 109,000 people

FARGO, N.D. — More than 800 people are gathered for The Chamber’s ninth annual conference. But this is no ordinary meeting. “To see people from around the community, being involved in it and understanding where we are,” said Professionals of Color Chairman Thomas Jefferson. The event is awarding Chairman of Gate City Bank Steve Swiontek with the 2019 Legacy Leader title….

Leaders in Higher Education Share Vision for Students

Colleges and universities discussed importance of building a strong workforce in our region

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Leaders in higher education come together to discuss the vision for their students with the Chamber’s Eggs and Issues event. Representatives from MSUM, M State, NDSU, Concordia College and NDSCS touched on building a strong workforce in our region. Topics centered on providing an easy way for students to transfer and making class times flexible, especially for…

The Chamber Works to Erase Mental Health Stigmas in the Workplace

The entire event centered on the goal for creating an inclusive work environment

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Employers in the community are learning to create a more inclusive work environment for people facing mental and behavioral health issues with The Chamber’s monthly Eggs & Issues event. “The idea is to give people that work in this every day, people that have gone through some of their own issues themselves, to help our audience understand…

Danica Patrick To Headline “Voices of Vision” In Fargo

Patrick's presentation is called "Pushing Your Limits and Pursuing Your Dreams"

FARGO, N.D. — The woman with the most top-10 finishes of any female in the NASCAR Cup Series is coming to Fargo. Danica Patrick will headline The Chamber’s 9th annual Voices of Vision on Wednesday, November 14. Patrick’s presentation is called “Pushing Your Limits and Pursuing Your Dreams”. She hopes to inspire the audience as she shares what she’s learned…