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Burnsville Chamber of Commerce 1965An overview of the Village of Burnsville prepared by the Chamber in 1965.Dec 18, 2017
Rick Hemmingsen new chamber president 1986Burnsville Current June 9, 1986 reports that the Chamber has chosen Rick Hemmingsen as its new president and chief operating officer.Dec 15, 2017
New Chamber President Peroz promises a good year 1984The Burnsville Current January 30, 1984 reports: Bernie Peroz is the Chamber's new president and his goal for 1984 is to add members and fatten the Chamber's coffers. He has lived in Burnsville six years.Dec 13, 2017
Plan of Action moves Chamber in new direction 1986Burnsville Current - February 3, 1986 reports: A plan of action for 1986 will steer the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce into new directions as it initiates several new committees. Dec 13, 2017
Chamber studies mega-mall impact 1985The Burnsville Current September 30, 1985 reports: The Burnsville Chamber of Commerce board of directors appointed Ray Connelly to head a fact finding group on the issue of the proposed mega-mall in Bloomington.Dec 13, 2017
Jerry Chase named chamber president 1984The December 17, 1984 Burnsville Current reports: Jerry Chase - Astro Sales/Dianne's Home Bakery, became president of the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce taking the gavel from past-president Bernie Peroz.Dec 12, 2017
Home is close enough - Burnsville Convention Bureau 2007Dakota County Tribune - December 6, 2007 reports: Amie Burrill from the Burnsville Convention and Visitors Bureau is interviewed. The organization has introduced a new slogan - Always the right experience. The new vision statement refers to Burnsville as a vibrant, destination of choice, with a rich and diverse mix of lodging, culture, arts, shopping, dining and attractions.Dec 12, 2017
Discover Burnsville - just close enough 1992Produced by the Burnsville Convention and Visitors Bureau, this brochure provides a calendar of events 1992.
Dec 11, 2017
Vreeland to leave chamber 1994August 24,1994 Burnsville Current reports that Julie Vreeland, president of the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce for the past three years, has resigned to take a similar position in Moorhead.Dec 10, 2017
Membership Blitz nets new members 1987The Burnsville Current April 29, 1987 reports: Burnsville Chamber of Commerce chalked up 28 new members during its semi-annual raising its membership to 550.Dec 10, 2017
Olson named Chamber executive director 1982The Burnsville Current November 1, 1982 reports that David Olson has been named executive director of the Burnsville Chamber. His hiring marks the first time the chamber has had a full time executive director. President at this time is Kirk Detlefsen.Dec 08, 2017
Chamber of Commerce supports mega mall plan 1986Burnsville Current January 20, 1976 reports: The Burnsville Chamber of Commerce board of directors unanimously January 9 to support the efforts of Bloomington and Triple Five Corporation to build a mega-mall at the former Metropolitan Stadium site.Dec 08, 2017
Accreditation called consumer protection for Chamber Members 1990May 27, 1990 - Burnsville Thisweek reports: With full accreditation by the US Chamber of Commerce, the Burnsville Chapter is in the minority. And that's an honor - only 560 of the nation's 6500 chambers have done the rigorous self-evaluation and set a plan of improvement the national organization requires.Dec 08, 2017
A good sign - 1984Burnsville Thisweek - July 30, 1984 reports: The Burnsville Chamber of Commerce became easier to find when President Bernie Peroz unveiled the new sign at 230 N. River Ridge Circle.Dec 06, 2017
Burnsville Chamber of Commerce Presidents 1965 - 1998A list of the Presidents of the Chamber.Dec 06, 2017
Chamber has new offices 1984December 4, 1984 Burnsville Current reports: The Chamber has moved to new quarter on Grand Avenue and County Road 42, just east of Interstate 35E.Dec 06, 2017
Olson to leave Chamber 1985May 27, 1985 This Week News reports: David Olson, Executive Director of the Chamber will leave for a new position in June. He has been with the chamber nearly three years and has accepted the presidency of the Twin West Chamber of Commerce, which serves Crystal, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth and St. Louis Park.Dec 06, 2017
Carrie KruseCarrie Kruse has begun work at the new Burnsville Convention and Visitor Center. Her work will be to promote the city to those outside the area and arrange for accommodations for those who wish to visit the city.Dec 06, 2017
Donna Green Chamber's Business Person of the year 1994The Sun Current - December 21, 1994 reports: Donna Green was selected Burnsville's Business person of the year. She worked for the Burnsville Current as a sales representative and joined the Chamber in 1983 as an Administrative Assistant. She is now vice president of sales and marketing for Performax Products, a company she and her husband incorporated in 1987. It employs 18 people in Burnsville.Dec 06, 2017
Industrial tour sponsored by the Chamber 1970sAn industrial tour, sponsored by the Burnsville Commercial Development Commission, was conducted last week for approximately 100 businesses leaders and commercial developers in the metropolitan area. Pictured from the tour are - Ed Pierce Chamber president, Ray Connelly tour chair and Glen Northrup Burnsville City Planning Director.Dec 03, 2017
Chamber names new committeesFeb 9, 1982 Sun Newspaper reports: Citing the need for personal involvement, Kirk Detlefsen, president of the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce, recently announced the formation of several key committees.Dec 02, 2017
Burnsville Chamber of Commerce History (draft) 1998An early draft of the History of Burnsville's Chamber including pen notes.Nov 30, 2017
Fran Martin leaves Chamber 1982September 9, 1982 Dakota County Tribune reports Fran Martin began as a secretary/receptionist with the Chamber of Commerce in 1977. She assumed the directorship a year later in April 1978 when then manager George Mayer resigned. August 22, 1982 was her last day. "I told them I would try it for a couple months," she remembers telling the board of directors nearly four and a half years ago. During those years Burnsville exploded with growth...Martin has chosen to embark on a new career as a display advertising representative for the Dakota County Tribune/Thisweek News.Nov 30, 2017
Business Currents - by George NashA Chamber of Commerce column appearing in the January 19, 1977 Burnsville Current written by President George Nash. "To maintain the quality of life in Burnsville and have reasonable real estate taxes, we must create an atmosphere that is conducive to established business and attracting new industry to Burnsvile...."Nov 30, 2017
Chamber seeks community, organization growth 1982The February 9, 1982 Burnsville Current reports the Chamber of Commerce wants to produce a promotional, color brochure for the city this year, possibly as a joint venture. Several Chamber members met with the City Council to develop a positive working relationship and to work together to encourage development. The Mayor at this time was Paul Scheunemann and the Chamber president Kirk Detlefson.Nov 30, 2017
Fran Martin Meets new business people 1979Dakota County Tribune March 20, 1979 reports that Fran Martin, manager of the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce finds a lot of variety in her job. When she started at the Chamber as a secretary, the Burnsville Center was not yet open and 35E had just been started. Things have grown.Nov 30, 2017
Burnsville A Good Place to Grow 1983A multiple page booklet created by the City of Burnsville and Chamber of Commerce with an emphasis on growth and development. (Published 1983.)Nov 22, 2017
Burnsville praised for growth 1971In a photo published in the Dakota County Tribune - sometime between 1967 - 1971 Governor Harold LeVander is shown with Ray Connelly of the Burnsville Industrial Development Commission and Stanley Schaefer of the Burnsville Village Council, as he congratulates them on the increasing growth of the village. Burnsville is one of the fastest growing cities in the state and this year's construction pace insures that it will continue to lead the state of Minnesota in economic development and growth.Nov 22, 2017
Burnsville Chamber of Commerce April 1984This issue of the Burnsville Chamber newsletter announces the opening of Fairview Ridges Hospital and the groups sneak preview of the facility. Also in this newsletter a column by President Bernie Peroz and Executive Director David Olson. Business after 4 get-together, State Jaycees pick Bursnsville as their headquarters, Showtime USA at the School, Second Annual Twins night.Nov 15, 2017
How your Chamber works for you 1982An informational brochure created by the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce listing its roles: Political, Economic Development, Community, Small Business Participation and a definition of a Chamber of Commerce.Nov 15, 2017
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