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Pioneer Days 2021 Cancelled

We are sorry to announce that Pioneer Days 2021 has been officially cancelled. Due to the ongoing gathering restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to hold this year’s event.

Barb Held, St. Francis City Clerk

Barb has worked with the City and parts of our community for 37 years. She has been instrumental in her volunteer working with the St. Francis Chamber. Barb’s involvement with community events including Pioneer Days continue to preserve the positive impact to promote our city. Barb has been a advocate for supporting our local businesses and seeing our community become stronger as one. We would like to Congratulate Barb on her upcoming retirement, and to say Thank You for years of dedication. Best wishes from the SFACOC!

Community Christmas Lights Contest Winners

Thanks to all who entered our Community Christmas Lights Contest. And the Winners are…

  • Traditional Display – 4541 199th Lane NW, Oak Grove, MN 55303
  • Reason for the Season – 21658 Rum River Blvd, Oak Grove, MN 55303
  • Most Creative Inflatable Display – 23572 Heather Street NW, St. Francis, MN 55070
  • “You Serious, Clark?” Award – 19509 Rochester St., East Bethel, MN 55011

Your Prizes are in the mail! Thanks for helping us Light up St. Francis!

2020-12-24T14:14:51-06:00Chamber News|

Community Christmas Lights Contest Map is Live

Time to go check out the lights! List of Entries & Map available here… https://www.stfrancischamber.org/news-events/community-christmas-lights-contest/

Don’t Forget to Cast Your Vote after you see all the entries. Votes are being collected at this link… https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9TNL9LV


2020-12-09T22:38:16-06:00Chamber News|

Dawn Tschumper American Family Insurance Agency is a drop off location for Toys for Tots!

Dawn Tschumper American Family Insurance Agency is a drop off location for Toys for Tots! Please drop off any new, unwrapped toys anytime Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Last day for donations will be December 15th.

3747 Bridge St NW
St. Francis, MN 55070

2020-12-09T08:43:13-06:00Chamber News|

Community Christmas Lights Contest

Let’s Light Up St Francis with the Spirit of Christmas!

The St Francis Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting our 1st Residential Christmas Lights Display Contest! There is no fee to enter and winners will receive gift cards from local businesses!

All nominees will be listed for the public to tour and judge the holiday displays, from the safety of their own car. Please, make sure you vote after touring!


Entries will be judged in the following categories:

  • Traditional Display
  • Reason for the Season
  • Most Creative Inflatable Display
  • “You Serious, Clark?” Award (lights galore)
Contest Info & Entry Form
2020-12-02T08:56:27-06:00Chamber News|

Senior Kindness Project on behalf of Physical Therapy Consultants, Inc.

Senior Kindness Project, sponsored by Physical Therapy Consultants, Inc.

Share a card, uplifting note, encouraging letter, or small gift to the Seniors at Guardian Angels!

Easy drop off locations listed on back of flyer!

Your kindness makes a difference! The Senior population has experienced some trying times during this pandemic. The goal of The Senior Kindness Project is to remind them how much their community cares, inspire positivity & connection, & give them something to smile about! By you sharing a note of holiday cheer or a small gift you are impacting a senior’s life in a meaningful way! All donated items will
be distributed to Seniors throughout the 12 Guardian Angels Communities. Guardian Angels is a faith based & non profit organization offering a full continuum of Senior care. Their mission is providing exceptional healthcare, housing, and supportive services to seniors and their families in the spirit of Christ’s love.

Today they serve more than 3,000 individuals and their families each year in the communities of Albertville, Becker, Elk River, Otsego, and Zimmerman.

There are 2 easy drop off locations. Bring your items here and we do the rest! Drop off hours M-Th 8 AM-6:30 PM & F 8 AM-5 PM

Zimmerman Physical Therapy
26025 3rd St E #100 Zimmerman MN 55398

Ramsey Physical Therapy
7876 Sunwood Dr NW Ramsey MN 55303

Thank you for sharing some holiday cheer! Please review our approved items list for donations.

2020-12-03T08:16:35-06:00Chamber News|

Anoka County Business Summit

Anoka County Business Summit – In Person or Online
Join fellow business leaders in Anoka County to learn about tools to help your business sustain and grow into 2021.

  • 7:30 AM – 7:55AM In person check-in (online attendees start at 8:00 AM)
  • 8:00 – 8:05 Welcome & Introduction
    Jacquel Hajder, Anoka County Regional Economic Development
  • 8:05– 8:45 State of Minnesota Workforce Update & Data
    Local Hiring Tools and Resources
    Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
    CareerForce, Anoka County Job Training Center
  • 8:45 – 9:10 Business Financial Planning & Resources
    Financial One Credit Union
  • 9:10 – 9:30 Managing Your Business Real Estate Needs
    H+U Construction

REGISTER ONLINE by November 10, 2020
or email to secure your spot – Jacquel Hajder, Jacquel.hajder@co.anoka.mn.us

2020-10-27T08:34:12-05:00Chamber News|

Welcome New Chamber Members

Welcome to our newest St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Members…

Thank you for being a member of our chamber, and keeping our St. Francis Community economically strong.

The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce serves the needs of its membership in working toward the common goal of a growing, healthy business environment and community as a whole.

Join the Chamber
2020-08-27T09:57:35-05:00Chamber News|

Reminder: St. Francis City Wide Garage Sales Tomorrow… Food Trucks at SF Community Park

St. Francis City Wide Garage Sales Tomorrow, Saturday August 21st… Map and List Here. Also, Food Trucks serving all your favorites are at SF Community Park.

Bring in a receipt from any SF Chamber Business dated Aug 22 to St. Francis Dairy Queen and receive a Free cone…

Get out and enjoy the weather and this great community event!

2020-08-21T07:35:07-05:00Chamber News|