Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

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» Variety of Industry

» Robust Healthcare

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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Enter Narnia, the land behind the wardrobe door. A place where animals talk, statues were once friends, and a witch has covered the landscape with snow and bewitches you with Turkish Delight. C.S. Lewis’ tale of Narnia is loved by ...
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Seven Santas – Stage Play

SEVEN SANTAS- DECEMBER 20-21 7:30PM.  $10 AT THE DOOR. FIRE PIT PRODUCTIONS 2214 GENEVA RD. NE. ALEXANDRIA MN. – The long-awaited follow-up to The Eight: Reindeer Monologues: This time, it’s Santa’s turn, and Christmas will never, ever be the same. Scandal erupts ...
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RUN HIDE OR FIGHT: Active Shooter Situations

Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Typically, the immediate deployment of law enforcement is required to stop the shooting and mitigate harm to victims. Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law ...
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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Enter Narnia, the land behind the wardrobe door. A place where animals talk, statues were once friends, and a witch has covered the landscape with snow and bewitches you with Turkish Delight. C.S. Lewis’ tale of Narnia is loved by ...
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Live Radio Theatre – Christmas Smiles

December is all about love.  You will laugh and smile.  It may be cold outside but you will feel the warmth of the season. It happened tomorrow A young newspaper reporters needs to prove himself to his girlfriends guardian, but he ...
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Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

This session will provide tips on how to engage and diffuse volatile people in the workplace. You will learn: The basics of this is customer service and learning from positive and negative interactions. Scott will share tips from a law ...
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Harassment in the Workplace

This session will show you how to recognize harassment and the different ways that it can look, how to handle harassment when you recognize it, how to create and implement a harassment policy and enforcing the harassment policy. Confirmations and ...
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Seven Santas – Stage Play

SEVEN SANTAS- DECEMBER 20-21 7:30PM.  $10 AT THE DOOR. FIRE PIT PRODUCTIONS 2214 GENEVA RD. NE. ALEXANDRIA MN. – The long-awaited follow-up to The Eight: Reindeer Monologues: This time, it’s Santa’s turn, and Christmas will never, ever be the same. Scandal erupts ...
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I Will…I Can…I Am: Powerful Thinking to Live and Lead with Passion and Purpose

Join us for an afternoon with Dr. Cindra Kamphoff   High performers are intentional with their self-talk. As leaders, we must be self-aware to master our thoughts, emotions, and actions to be resilient and lead effectively. Cindra will share proven ...
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Ergonomics: Office and Repetitive Actions

Common movement injuries and cumulative trauma disorders, actions (or inactions) that contribute to injuries, how to set up your workstation to minimize stress, and common exercises to help prevent motion injuries will be covered in this session. Confirmations and Class ...
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Honoring Geneva Capital

The 2019 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) event is fast approaching and will honor Geneva Capital, and their many ...
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Manufacturing

Frequently Asked Questions

How are you living in the Alexandria Area?

We are so thankful we live in a place like Alexandria, where the community is growing and thriving.  It’s the perfect place to become an entrepreneur and it has been the perfect fit for our family. We LOVE so many things about Alexandria...we feel so lucky to live in a beautiful place where it feels like you’re on vacation every day.
- The Auran Family
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I’m originally from Bogota Columbia. Bogota has roughly 10 million people in the City, so I was looking for a community that I could be part of that would allow me to fully immerse myself in. I wanted to know what it was like to be Minnesotan. This area is so rich in culture – I mean, seriously, who says uff dah and eats lutefisk? I wanted a larger “small” community, and Alexandria was that fit.
-Andres Rodriguez
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