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National Economic Development and Small Business Week – May 6-11, 2019

By AAEDC | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first full week in May is an exciting one for us at the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC), we are celebrating National Economic Development Week, May 6th through 11th and National Small Business Week, May 5th through the 11th. To kick off the first part of the week, we will be announcing the winner […]

The Need for Professional Partners

By AAEDC | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

When embarking on your entrepreneurial adventure, it is essential to have the right tackle in your box. Having a solid set of professional resources available to you will allow you to streamline processes and save time and money. Building that list can take time and finding the right fit is very important. At different points […]

What is your Core Focus?

By AAEDC | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Now that you are considering starting your new business, it is time to begin making a plan.  One of the first steps in making that plan, is understanding your Core Focus. By answering a few simple questions,  you will begin to shape your Mission and Vision for your organization. These questions also help to lay […]

Entrepreneur vs. Small Business Owner

By AAEDC | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

So you have a great idea. But do you have many ideas that will change the world? This simple definition is the difference between small business owners and entrepreneurs. Small business owners set out to solve a problem in their community. They are there to serve their customers needs. Entrepreneurs on the other hand set […]

Upcoming AAEDC Events

  1. Harassment in the Workplace

    January 28, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Ergonomics: Office and Repetitive Actions

    February 25, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  3. I Will…I Can…I Am: Powerful Thinking to Live and Lead with Passion and Purpose

    March 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. RUN HIDE OR FIGHT: Active Shooter Situations

    April 21, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

    May 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • 2 for 1 Skiing or Snowboarding!
      Winter fun has begun at Andes Tower Hills! Featuring numerous downhill runs and lifts ranging from beginner to expert, and equipment rentals and lessons onsite. Take advantage of the 2 for 1 Weekend special! You’ll get two days of ski or snowboard rentals, plus lift tickets (regular price) for the price of one when […]
  • Alexandria Area’s Winter Activities in the Great Outdoors
    Most of us know how AMAZING summer and autumn is in Alexandria, Minnesota. Outdoor adventures are plentiful with over 300 lakes, numerous public parks and miles and miles of different types of trails. Just as the seasons turn and change, so does the many changing faces of all that outdoor fun! You’ll be amazed at […]
  • Last Few Chances for Open Water Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Last Few Chances for Open Water Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • The Fall Bite is ON in the Lakes Area – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post The Fall Bite is ON in the Lakes Area – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Mid October Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Mid October Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • True Fall Fish Patterns Emerging – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post True Fall Fish Patterns Emerging – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fall Fun Days for October Break / MEA
    SCHOOL IS OUT October 17-20 for Fall Break / MEA !! Bring the entire family to Alexandria for Fall Fun Days! You’ll find plenty of fall fun for everyone at Country Blossom Farm and Carlos Creek Winery/22 Northmen Brewery. Country Blossom Farm When school is out, it’s time to PLAY! Country Blossom Farm is THE […]
  • Fall Fishing Patterns – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fall Fishing Patterns – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fishing Bass & Walleye in the Fall – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fishing Bass & Walleye in the Fall – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Tips for Fall Bass Fishing with the Ned Rig – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Tips for Fall Bass Fishing with the Ned Rig – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.

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