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<strong>August</strong> <strong>2023</strong><br />

The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce<br />

<strong>Community</strong> <strong>Connections</strong><br />

Pork Masters Golf Outing<br />

Inside<br />

This Issue<br />

Page 2 - President Update-<br />

The Mission<br />

Page 3- Mission continued,<br />

Chamber Membership<br />

Page 4 - Business Briefs<br />

Page 5 - Fair Tickets,<br />

Ambassador Visits<br />

Page 6 -Employment Law<br />

Changes Seminar<br />

Page 7- Leadership Martin<br />

County<br />

Page 8 - <strong>Community</strong><br />

Education Recreation<br />

(CER)<br />

Martin County Pork Producers along with the<br />

Agri-Business and Ambassador Committees of the<br />

Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce joined together<br />

to host the 31st Annual Minnesota State Pork<br />

Masters Golf Outing on July 24, <strong>2023</strong> at the Interlaken<br />

Golf Club in Fairmont.<br />

This event recogonizes the importance of the<br />

pork industry to Martin County and the state of<br />

Minnesota while raising funds for Ag-Scholarships<br />

and Ag-Awareness.<br />

Pork producers from throughout the region<br />

came to participate in this day-long event. The golf<br />

outing was completly sold out this year with 288<br />

Golfers. Golfers and sponsors enjoyed a beautiful day<br />

of golf, fun, food and networking.<br />

Congratulations to our Afternoon Session<br />

Winners: Derek, Zach, Dan and David Widman<br />

Thank you to all our<br />

generous sponsors and amazing<br />

volunteers and the staff at<br />

the Interlaken Golf Club who<br />

make this event possible and<br />

recognize the importance of<br />

the pork industry in Martin<br />

County and the state of Minnesota.<br />

Mark your calenders for the 32nd Annual<br />

Minnesota State Pork Master Golf Outing held on<br />

Monday July 22nd, 2024! For more information visit<br />

our website: www.porkmasters.com or email Rachel<br />

at finance@fairmontchamber.org.<br />

Congratulations to our Morning Session<br />

Winners: Cody Lewis, Nick Knute, Pete Gieske<br />

& Chad Mohns<br />

323 East Blue Earth Avenue • Fairmont, MN 56031 • 507-235-5547 • www.FairmontChamber.org • FairmontChamber

Board of Directors Officers:<br />

Chair<br />

Joe Evans<br />

Mayo Clinic Health<br />

Systems<br />

Vice Chair<br />

Aaron Speltz<br />

Hy-Vee<br />

Board of Directors:<br />

Rick Ash<br />

United Hospital<br />

District<br />

John Christ<br />

Kahler Automation<br />

Mike Christians<br />

Green Mill<br />

Sara Cyphers<br />

D & S Trophies<br />

Nicole Johnston<br />

Visit Fairmont<br />

Staff:<br />

Mission Statement: The Fairmont Area Vision Chamber Statement: of Commerce The Fairmont is an advocate Area for Chamber promoting of a healthy Commerce business will climb<br />

Past Chair<br />

Keith Hoye<br />

KSUM and KFMC<br />

Radio<br />

Treasurer<br />

Vonnie Cone<br />

ReMax Total Realty<br />

Marsha Leschefske<br />

Booj Boutique<br />

Jeff Militello<br />

Militello Motors<br />

Blake Potthoff<br />

Fairmont Opera<br />

House, Inc.<br />

Jeff Rouse<br />

Destination Small<br />

Town<br />

Kandi Menne<br />

President<br />

president@fairmontchamber.org<br />

Rachel Manwarren<br />

Finance Director<br />

finance@fairmontchamber.org<br />

Sydney Andrews<br />

Office Manager<br />

info@fairmontchamber.org<br />

Contact Information:<br />

Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce<br />

323 East Blue Earth Avenue<br />

P.O. Box 826<br />

Fairmont, MN 56031<br />

Phone: (507) 235-5547<br />

www.FairmontChamber.org<br />

Fairmont Chamber Making a Difference!<br />

Kandi Menne: President, Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce<br />

“The Fairmont Area Chamber<br />

of Commerce is an advocate for<br />

promoting a healthy business<br />

climate by facilitating access to<br />

leaders, communication and<br />

education through programs<br />

and services for its members.”<br />

In <strong>August</strong>:<br />

We will be sharing booth space at the Martin<br />

County Fair with FEDA, Martin County Historical<br />

Society, Visit Fairmont and will have Fairmont Area<br />

Life materials, stop in and learn what we all have<br />

been doing and what's new!<br />

The Agri Business committee of the Chamber<br />

will again host the Blue Ribbon Pork Cook-Off – it<br />

is the Chamber’s signature event Wednesday evening<br />

of the fair. The Blue Ribbon Pork Cook-Off features<br />

local restaurants and caterers who cook and serve<br />

their unique pork dishes. They will be competing<br />

for the best dish (Connoisseur Award) judged<br />

by our professional judges and (People’s Choice<br />

Award) judged by the public who bought tickets to<br />

have the privilege and experience of sampling the<br />

dishes. As of <strong>August</strong> 1, restaurants competing are<br />

Dudley’s Garage, Green Mill Restaurant, Hi Lo Club,<br />

Interlaken Golf Club and The Marina Lodge. This<br />

event celebrates the pork industry in our community<br />

as well as promotes our excellent restaurants and<br />

caterers. In addition, the event helps to fund the<br />

two agriculture scholarships that our Agri-Business<br />

committee awards to Martin County seniors going<br />

on to study in an ag related field in college. There are<br />

a limited number of tickets left.<br />

Also, in <strong>August</strong> we have put together an<br />

informative session covering the <strong>2023</strong> Employment<br />

Law Changes and what every employer needs to know.<br />

There are many new laws that affect business whether<br />

you have 1 or 1,000 employees. Julie Ketchman<br />

Corbett and Alyssa Nelson from Blethen and Berens<br />

will be presenting. You must pre- register to attend.<br />

Check out our Facebook page or call the chamber for<br />

a link to register<br />

Todays youth are tomorrows workforce!<br />

With education being so important to our Chamber’s<br />

efforts and work, here are some of the programs we<br />

organize that contribute to educating our students<br />

and our Chamber members as well.<br />

Junior Achievement: Teaches practical knowledge<br />

and skills related to business and careers in our<br />

community to elementary students in our schools.<br />

This program is organized by the Chamber, funded<br />

by Chamber member sponsors and implemented<br />

by volunteers who take the curriculum to the<br />

classrooms. This program serves over 1,000 area<br />

students in our schools. If you would like to<br />

volunteer teach Junior Achievement contact Sydney<br />

@ info@fairmontchamber.org for all the details.<br />

Area Career Exploration: An annual Career Fair that<br />

connects up to 700 area sophomore students with as<br />

many as 100 or more employers in our community<br />

promoting area businesses, careers and the<br />

opportunities they provide for our students entering<br />

the workforce someday. This one-day event is an<br />

unique and often first opportunity for young future<br />

workforce to meet and interact with our business<br />

community.<br />

Area Career Exploration Website: This website<br />

represents many of the aspects of our annual<br />

Area Career Exploration program. It showcases<br />

area employers and the careers that they offer,<br />

gives students and schools a chance to look at our<br />

businesses and careers at any time. Anyone looking<br />

at this website can link to an interest and ability<br />

assessment tool, locate businesses of interest with the<br />

Career Navigator and view information and videos<br />

about our employers and careers. This collaborative<br />

effort between the Chamber, MVAC, FEDA, Visit<br />

Fairmont, CER and Fairmont Area Schools can be<br />

found at www.areacareerexploration.org.<br />

Fairmont Area Life: Promotes our community<br />

and the many great reasons to live here. FAL has<br />

its own website highlighting our community with<br />

information, visuals and testimonials speaking to our<br />

quality of life. This program works on things such as<br />


ate e recognized by facilitating as access the leader to leaders, in assisting communication area and businesses education through to prosper. programs and services for its members.<br />

Making a Difference (Continued )<br />

<strong>Community</strong> Recruitment, Retention and Relationships. Fairmont Area<br />

Life is a Chamber of Commerce committee highlighting all of the best<br />

things happening in our community and why this is a great place to live.<br />

Leadership Martin County: A leadership program designed to enable<br />

candidates to learn about Martin County resources, values, strengths,<br />

weaknesses, and challenges. A learning experience geared toward<br />

providing an in-depth look at eight key elements of our community;<br />

education, economic development, government, healthcare, public safety,<br />

quality of life, agriculture, and culture & diversity. We have just a few<br />

spots available for this. Contact us today for the application form<br />

Sip 'n Shop: We are working out the details and will announce them<br />

soon for Fairmonts first Sip 'N Shop community event. If you are a<br />

business interested in learning how to participate - give us a call!<br />

We will start up our networking meetings beginning in<br />

September with Bureau 14! Speakers and venues are being lined up.<br />

October 10th we are also bringing Cindra Kamphoff to Fairmont<br />

through a partnership with Sweet Financial LLC. Cindra Kamphoff,<br />

Ph.D., CMPC, PCC, is an award-winning keynote speaker and certified<br />

professional coach for leaders, professional athletes, and championship<br />

teams. She is the author of an Amazon best-seller, Beyond Grit: Ten<br />

Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performance Edge and a recent<br />

second book, Beyond Grit for Business: How to Boost Performance,<br />

Leadership and the Bottomline. Her podcast, The High Performance<br />

Mindset podcast, has over 3 million downloads and is ranked in the<br />

top 100 podcasts where she interviews thought leaders about mindset.<br />

Additional details will be announced soon<br />

Re-discover Fairmont!<br />

Visit fairmontarealife.com the FAL Facebook page or scan the QR code.<br />

Remember shop local, support our Martin County businesses, get out,<br />

enjoy our great communities and amities we are fortunate to have.<br />

If you would like to learn more about the Fairmont Area<br />

Chamber of Commerce, call us at (507) 235-5547 or e-mail me at<br />

president@fairmontchamber.org.<br />

How to Get the Most Out of Your Chamber Membership<br />

• Identify what you hope to gain from your Membership<br />

• Include Your entire staff in your membership<br />

• Connect with other Chamber members<br />

• Get involved in Chamber events and seminars<br />

• Join a Committee<br />

• Use the Chamber as a marketing tool<br />

• Let people know you are a member and display your<br />

membership decal<br />

• Read your Monday eNews and Chambers <strong>Community</strong><br />

<strong>Connections</strong> insert<br />

• Use the membership directory & do business with Chamber<br />

Members<br />

• Make Sure the Chamber has your correct information on file<br />

• Provide us with feedback<br />

• Let us know when you have a new manager/owner, have remodeled<br />

or moved. We want to celebrate with you!<br />

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Chamber Member Business Briefs<br />

Heritage Acres<br />

(507)235-3722<br />

Heritage Acres held their annual meeting on<br />

June 22,<strong>2023</strong> for a meal and monthly meeting.<br />

The Fairmont Robotics Team demonstrated<br />

their machine that won in the state champion<br />

competition. On July 10th a Board Meeting was held and election of officers<br />

was decided. President- Jerry Simon, Vice President- Mike Jacobson,<br />

Secretary- Julie Hill, and Treasurer- Dave Bulfer. We are now in the planning<br />

stage for the Threshing Day Festival on <strong>August</strong> 13th.<br />

Visit Fairmont<br />

(507)235-8585<br />

Have an event coming up? Visit<br />

Fairmont recently purchased<br />

3 moveable structures from<br />

Your-Type 3D Letters. These<br />

are a fun visual and reminder<br />

that Fairmont has five Lakes of Fun. Give us a call at 507-235-8585 or email<br />

director@visitfairmontmn.com if you would like these at your event.<br />

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Sterling Drug<br />

(507)238-2797<br />

“Sterling Pharmacy has proudly served the<br />

Fairmont community since 1970. We strive to<br />

empower our patients to build healthier lives<br />

and would love an opportunity to earn your business. Give us a call at<br />

507.238.2797 to transfer your prescriptions today.<br />

There are many ways to save at Sterling! Earn points every time you<br />

shop to earn Reward Certificates by signing up for our Sterling Rewards<br />

program. Even better yet, when you transfer your prescriptions to Sterling<br />

Pharmacy, you'll earn double points as a pharmacy customer!”<br />

Sweet Financial<br />

(507)235-5587<br />

Sweet Financial Partners is excited to invite<br />

everyone to join in celebrating a national holiday<br />

we've established, "Dreams are Possible Day," on <strong>August</strong> 21st. This day is<br />

a clear reflection of our core mission: transforming dreams into realities.<br />

We firmly believe in the power of dreams and the amazing opportunities<br />

that can arise when we let our imaginations run free. So, on this special<br />

day, we're encouraging everyone to pause, let your dreams take flight,<br />

and envision your biggest aspirations. Consider what you truly want and<br />

then, make the decision to take that first step towards it. This day is more<br />

than just a holiday; it's an invitation, a pledge, and a chance to embrace<br />

the power of possibilities. We hope you can take time to celebrate this<br />

day, dream big, and always keep in mind: Dreams truly are possible.<br />

Red Rock Center<br />

(507)235-9262<br />

On Saturday, <strong>August</strong> 12, 2-4pm join us in celebrating<br />

18 years of service and see what our upcoming season<br />

has in store. View the visual art exhibit, explore the<br />

make and take stations, and and a special musical performance at 3pm<br />

by Fiona Green and Liam Edberg. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres,<br />

wine and beer.<br />

Pizza Ranch<br />

(507)235-8822<br />

Kids Night on Tuesdays! Every Tuesday is Kids Night<br />

at Pizza Ranch and that means adults who purchase a<br />

buffet at regular price, will earn a kid buffet FREE!<br />

Perfect night to bring the family in to the best buffet in town!<br />

Hispanic Voices of Martin County<br />

Save the date for Hispanic Voices of Martin<br />

County! On <strong>August</strong> 24th, 5 pm at the Knights<br />

of Columbus hall, we will facilitate a panel of<br />

local Hispanic community members and a regional<br />

Hispanic advocacy group. This event<br />

will serve as a starting point to foster meaningful discussions, promote<br />

inclusivity, and raise awareness about issues pertinent to the Hispanic<br />

community in Martin County. Add it to your calendar and keep an eye<br />

out for additional details in the coming months.<br />

Business Briefs are one of the<br />

many benefits of being a Chamber<br />

member. Deadline for the May<br />

<strong>Community</strong> <strong>Connections</strong> insert is<br />

Aptil 24, <strong>2023</strong>. Please limit to 100<br />

words or less. Lengthy submitted briefs may be included, but on a space available<br />

only. A photo or business logo can also be included. No pricing allowed.<br />

Examples are: open houses, expansion, new managers/employees, new product,<br />

Milestone anniversaries, events, awards, etc. .<br />

Email to info@fairmontchamber.org

Cook Off & Martin County Fair Tickets On Sale<br />

Blue Ribbon Pork Cook- Off tickets<br />

are available at the Fairmont Chamber of<br />

Commerce! The Marina Lodge, Green Mill<br />

Restaurant, Hi-Lo Club, Dudleys Garage and<br />

Interlaken Golf Club will be competing for<br />

the titles this year of the People's Choice and<br />

the Connisseur's 1st, 2nd and 3rd place pork entrees.The 24th annual<br />

cook off is during the Martin County Fair- <strong>August</strong> 17 from<br />

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Martin County Arena.<br />

State Fair Tickets on Sale!<br />

July Ambassador Visits<br />

Martin County Fair is <strong>August</strong> 15-20, <strong>2023</strong>.<br />

Advance purchase season passes are $25.00 ($30.00<br />

at the Gate). Ride tickets- 10 rides for $20.00.<br />

Wristband coupon $20.00 in advance good for<br />

Wednesday evening (5-10 pm) OR Friday (1-5pm).<br />

Advance season passes and pre-sale ride<br />

tickets are on sale now at the following businesses: CCF Bank,<br />

Bank Midwest (Fairmont and Sherburn), Chamber of Commerce,<br />

Fareway, First Farmers and Merchants, Hy-Vee, State Bank of Fairmont,<br />

Profinium (Fairmont and Truman)<br />

Discount Tickets on sale now through <strong>August</strong> 23rd<br />

• Admission Tickets: $15.00<br />

• Ride and Game Fun Card: $20.00<br />

• Blue Ribbon Bargian Book: $5.00<br />

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Kingdom Builders<br />

Chamber Ambassadors visited Kingdom Builders to congratulate<br />

them on the purchase of the old city incubator building. This will be<br />

their new permenant spot for their office.<br />

We are always looking for new Ambassadors:<br />

• Are an owner or employee of a Chamber Member<br />

• Acts as a goodwill arm of the Fairmont Area Chamber<br />

of Commerce<br />

• Meet the third Wednesday of every month at 3:00 p.m.<br />

• Will attend the majority of all Ambassador Functions<br />

Beantown Bar and Grill<br />

Change is good! Our Chamber Ambassadors welcomed new Owner/<br />

Operators William & Miriam Parra at Bean Town Grill. Offering the<br />

same menu we all know and love along with the same hours Tuesday-<br />

Saturday 11AM-9PM.<br />

If you know of a business the Ambassadors should visit due to relocation,<br />

change of ownership/manager, remodeling, etc. please call<br />

the Chamber office 507-235-5547 if you would like us to schedule a<br />

visit at your business. The business does not have to be a Chamber<br />


Core Values: We value for our members, employees and community: integrity in all we do, collaboration with all our stakeholders, growth and develop<br />

Chamber Events<br />

<strong>August</strong> 16<br />

Blue Ribbon Pork Cook Off<br />

<strong>August</strong> 17<br />

Young Professionals<br />

<strong>August</strong> 24<br />

ESSL Presentation<br />



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Call 235.5547<br />

to learn the benfits of<br />

being a chamber member<br />

<strong>2023</strong> Employment Law Changes Seminar<br />

<strong>2023</strong> Employment Law Changes<br />

What Every Employer Needs to Know!<br />

Will you be compliant?!?!<br />

Confused by all the changes made in employment law<br />

this legislative session? Need to know what policies you<br />

need to adopt for your business?<br />

Whether you have 1 employee or 1000... There are many new laws that are a reality<br />

for your business.<br />

Learn more <strong>August</strong> 24th with Julie Ketchman Corbett and Alyssa Nelson from<br />

Blethen and Berens will be presenting. This presentation will provide leaders and decision<br />

makers with the right information and insight for becoming compliant.<br />

This event is open to the Public:<br />

Chamber Member Rate: $40.00 Non- Chamber Member Rate: $60.00<br />

If you would like to get registered call the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce at<br />

(507) 235-5547 or email info@fairmontchamber.org<br />

Topics covered:<br />

• CROWN Act<br />

• Nursing Mother and Pregnancy Accommodations<br />

• Drug & Alcohol Policy and Testing Changes after the Legalization of Marijuana<br />

• Employee Sick and Safe Leave<br />

• Noncompetition Agreements<br />

• Paid Family and Medical Leave (coming in 2026)<br />

8:30-9:00AM Light Breakfast and Networking<br />

9:00-11:00AM Presentation<br />

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Chamber Bucks<br />

Promote shopping local. They may be spent in Martin<br />

County at most businesses. If you have that hard to buy<br />

for person - consider Chamber Bucks.<br />

The Chamber of Commerce is located at<br />

323 E. Blue Earth Ave in Fairmont.<br />

We are open Monday - Friday - 8-5

ment for our members, recognition of accomplishments, effective communication, and doing all things efficiently and in a fiscally responsible manner.<br />

Leadership Martin County <strong>2023</strong><br />

What: A leadership program designed to enable candidates to learn about<br />

Martin County resources, values, strengths, weaknesses, and challenges.<br />

A learning experience geared toward providing an in-depth look at eight<br />

key elements of our community; education, economic development, government,<br />

healthcare, public safety, quality of life, agriculture, and culture<br />

& diversity. This program will provide opportunities for candidates to exchange<br />

ideas, build networks and begin the process of identifying and<br />

solving important community issues.<br />

Who: Current or prospective leaders in the Martin County community.<br />

Candidates are drawn from business, industry, education, public and private<br />

agencies, civic groups, non-profit and virtually all other facet of the<br />

professional community. Class size will be limited.<br />

Program Development: Riverland <strong>Community</strong> College, the Chamber<br />

and individual day-leaders develope seminar curriculum.<br />

Where: All sessions are facilitated locally and focus on topics directly affecting<br />

our community. Seminars are held at a different location each session.<br />

Why: To develop candidate knowledge and understanding of our community,<br />

its assets, complexities and potential. To provide an opportunity<br />

for participants to meet and exchange ideas with each other and current<br />

community leaders. To develop leadership skills through classroom instruction,<br />

interactive exercises and small group discussion.<br />

How: A series of topical seminars<br />

held over a nine month period and<br />

conducted by local and regional<br />

professionals. Area leaders volunteer<br />

their time to raise awareness to the assets and opportunities of our<br />

community by providing an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at eight<br />

key elements of our community. Peggy Young, Business Consultant with<br />

Riverland <strong>Community</strong> College’s Training and Development Department<br />

will nurture leadership development by leading discussions that integrate<br />

community information through dialogue, interactive exercise and small<br />

group discussion.<br />

Cost: $650 - Tuition is payable at the time a participant is accepted to<br />

candidacy. Scholarship opportunities are available.<br />

When: Monthly sessions run September - May on the first Wednesday<br />

of each month. LEADERSHIP requires a serious commitment of time<br />

and energy. Candidates meet the FIRST WEDNESDAY, a full day each<br />

month. Attendance at the work sessions and all day program meetings is<br />

imperative. Class participants are expected to attend all sessions with the<br />

exception of an extreme emergency or illness.<br />

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Recreation<br />

<strong>August</strong> <strong>2023</strong><br />

“Lifelong Learning and Leisure Opportunities for All Ages”<br />

Adult Basic Education classes are offered Tuesday – Thursday as well as<br />

Distance Learning options.<br />

Learn English, Prepare for Your GED, Improve Reading-Math-Writing<br />

Skills, and much more. Please call the CER office at 507-235-3141 for<br />

more information!<br />

Do you know a 15-year-old looking to take their written permit test?<br />

CER is now offering Diver Knowledge testing opportunities. To schedule<br />

your test or find out more, call the CER office.<br />

A Sampling of Upcoming Activities<br />

Microsoft Word: Basic <strong>August</strong> 7<br />

Youth Summer Olympics <strong>August</strong> 7<br />

55 Defensive Driving-Refresher <strong>August</strong> 8<br />

Fairmont Football Golf Outing <strong>August</strong> 11<br />

Microsoft Excel: Basic <strong>August</strong> 12<br />

Elementary Cross Country Program <strong>August</strong> 21<br />

Introduction to Voiceovers<br />

TBD<br />

Flag Football September 6<br />

Food Label Class September 26<br />

Watch for our new online brochure the end of <strong>August</strong>! Stay up to date<br />

with new offerings by liking us on Facebook!<br />

Are you 55+? The MN Highway Safety and Research Center will be<br />

holding an in-person refresher course on <strong>August</strong> 8 from 5pm – 9pm at<br />

the Southern MN Educational Campus (115 S Park Street). You must<br />

PRE-REGISTER as space is limited! To register call 1-888-234-1294 or<br />

visit: www.mnsafetycenter.org<br />

Where to Find <strong>Community</strong> Events<br />

…and much more!<br />

For an up-to date list of activities, see the CER Web Store located at<br />

www.fairmont.k12.mn.us/o/cer<br />

(Register online with your MasterCard/Visa.)<br />

For more information contact the CER Office located at,<br />

115 South Park Street, Suite 131 Fairmont.<br />

Call 507-235-3141 or Email sbusiahn@fairmont.k12.mn.us<br />

To view upcoming <strong>Community</strong> events visit www.fairmontareacalendar.com or the Fairmont Area Life Facebook<br />

page. Did you know you can post your own events on the calendar? Go to the website, scroll down to the orange<br />

button that says submit events! If you have questions about updating your events to the Fairmont Area <strong>Community</strong><br />

Calendar please contact us at info@fairmontchamber.org. Calendar Funding Partners: Fairmont Area Chamber of<br />

Commerce, Visit Fairmont, City of Fairmont, Fairmont Area Schools, and Blandin <strong>Community</strong> Broadband Grand.<br />

Other Partners: Fairmont <strong>Community</strong> Education and Recreation.<br />

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Most Insurance<br />

Plans Welcome<br />

Spencer Seibert, O.D.<br />

111 EAST 6TH STREET<br />


PH: (507) 526-2020

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