When you give back to your community, you’re helping others, and that helps the business community become stronger (...) and that is good for all businesses that depend on consumers’ ability to spend in the local marketplace. — John Newstreet, President/CEO Kissimmee/Osceola County CC
If you have an interest in aiding our efforts to make Lanesboro a great place to live, work, and play, consider joining the Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce! Select the most fitting membership level for you. For New Member Package click here »
Engage on an Individual Level:
"Lanesboro Circle" Supporter $50+
If you’ve ever been intoxicated with the magic of Lanesboro — as a visitor or a former resident — become a “Lanesboro Circle” Supporter with the contribution of $50 or more.
This level gives you a subscription to the Depot Delivery Newsletter and our annual promotion materials, which includes the Lanesboro business map, Root River Trail map, and Lanesboro Visitors Guide. You can also take advantage of Chamber social opportunities and group learning sessions.
Friend Membership $50
All benefits of “Lanesboro Circle” PLUS:
- a vote at the annual meeting with the option to serve on the member elected Board of Directors or Committees;
- representation with the City of Lanesboro and Whalan, Economic Development Authority (EDA), Minnesota Department of Revenue, Natural Resources and Minnesota Legislature; memberships with Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; as well as ongoing partnerships with Explore Minnesota Tourism, Southern Minnesota Tourism Association (SMTA), Root River Trail Towns, Minnesota Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (MACVB), Lanesboro Community Foundation and Lanesboro Schools.
To qualify for Friend Membership you must prove residency in 55949 zip code.
"Lanesboro Circle" Supporter and Friend Membership Level may include retirees, elected officials, and candidates. They must not be employed by a current Chamber Member business or organization. Consultants, sole proprietors and other business owners are covered under Business Membership.
Let's Talk Business:
Business Membership starts @ $100
All benefits of Friend Membership PLUS Members-Only Networking, Marketing, Co-Op Advertising Campaign Opportunities at heavily negotiated rates and series of Educational/Networking Sessions, traditionally held January-May each year.
Business Membership Categories are based on type of business/organization, number of labor hours, primary office location or lodging units. For detailed membership information see this pdf document »
Additional Business Membership $75/business
The Business with highest membership fee will become your Primary Business. You can add additional businesses at $75/each as long as you're the majority shareowner of your primary business. All membership benefits are available to additional businesses with the exception of a vote.
For all Members: Membership dues are not refundable. Payment can be made with Credit Card or checks. Chamber Membership dues are generally tax-deductible as a business expense but not as a charitable donation.