Chatfield Community Marketing + Events Newsletter – SEPTEMBER

EVENTS CALENDAR
www.chatfieldmn.org/events

  • Growers Market | Thursdays

  • CCA Concert: The Accidentals | Sept 10

  • CCA Concert: Ellis Delaney | Sept 11

  • Taste of the Trail | Sept 18

  • CCA Concert: Bruce Springsteen | Sept 18

  • CCA Theatre: Almost Maine | Sept 24 & 25

  • MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

    Chatfield Community Guide 

  • Thanks to everyone who expressed interest in an ad. There is still a little time to get a spot. Deadlines and costs are listed below.

  • Deadlines: Sept 3 – Confirm you would like a spot, Oct 1 – Submit artwork or information if you are having one designed by the Alliance.

  • Levels: Full-page (5″ x 8″) = $200 | 2 spots. – Half page (5″ x 4″) = $100 | 4 spots. – 1/4 page (2.5″ x 3.5″) = $50 | 1-2 pages (up to 8 spots).- 1/8th page (2.5″x2″) = $25 | 1-2 pages (up to 16 spots)

  • LINK to an online version of the guide
  • Taste of the Trail

    Taste of the Trail is a region-wide promotion/opportunity to get people to stop in Chatfield to experience our food/beverage sectors but also our shops and attractions. It’s sponsored by the Root River Trail Towns and includes Chatfield, Fountain, Preston, and Harmony. Here is a link to the current scheduled events: https://chatfieldmn.org/2021/05/10/taste-of-the-trail/. Contact Sara if you have a promotion/activity you would like added to the days events. Thanks!

    September Social Media Holiday Calendar 

    Another content/post idea calendar from Hey Orca!

    2021 Social Media Holiday Hashtag Guide + List of 263 Holidays | HeyOrca

    COMMUNITY PROJECTS + NEWS

    Small Cities’s Block Grant Survey 

    Chatfield is eligible to apply for the Small Cities Development Program which offers funding for housing (owner and rental), and/or commercial rehab in small communities but we NEED your help! Before an application is submitted, community interest needs to be determined AND the more interest, the more eligible we are. Details and surveys can be found at: https://chatfieldmn.org/…/property-rehab-and-community

    Western Days 2021 Survey

    Please take 5 minutes to help the Western Days Committee plan for next year by filling out the online survery HERE>

    RESOURCES

    Workforce + Employment

    Follow this page’s blogs regarding attracting and retaining workforce in a tight labor market: https://www.careerforcemn.com/future-attracting-and-retaining-workforce 

    The next “Workforce Wednesday” webinar from the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development will be September 1 at 11am with the topic of “Resident Recruitment and Welcoming Communities Initiatives” as a way of bringing in new employees.

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