The year-end is a time for family gatherings, last-minute shopping, holiday celebrations…and reporting. NDDC staff presented reports to the City Council, the Board of Directors, and a requested, customized report for Councilor Erica Zweifel. A few people have expressed interest in the reports, so they are offered in this blog post.
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Our annual Partnership Celebration was a fun affair. Thanks to New Moon Trio and Area 51 for the great tunes. Thanks also to Board members who greeted folks at the door and sold raffle tickets. As always,Chuck Pryor and his staff at the Grand Event Center were excellent hosts. Thanks to everyone who participated in [...]
NDDC Board members visited our local newspaper, the Northfield News, for the 12th monthly session of 2011. A bit of disclosure, Sam Gett, Publisher of the Northfield News, is a member of the NDDC board. The owner of the News, Huckle Publishing, Inc. / Mainstream Publications, LLC, employs about 150 people in Minnesota. There are [...]
The NDDC’s most recent business visit was with Econofoods, specifically Area Store Director Carl Nass. Carl’s territory includes Red Wing, Farmington, and Cannon Falls, so he really brings a regional perspective to our community. Carl says we’re fortunate to have such a vibrant downtown. With a relatively wide offering of products and services, there are [...]
The NDDC Board…okay, the NDDC Board President, Greg Kneser…visited By All Means Graphics. Greg, Rob, and I had a wide-ranging and interesting discussion at the end of a Friday afternoon. Owner Rob Schanilec started his business in St. Paul in 1985. Then he wanted a place to raise children and was attracted to Northfield’s river, [...]