The Savage Chamber of Commerce was established in November 1964 as a nonprofit, volunteer organization. It seeks to unite businesses and professionals and community members who are dedicated to the ongoing development and support of business activities, industrial opportunities, and civic enhancement of the Savage area. The Chamber offers its members a variety of events and programs that offer networking, training, and social opportunities throughout the year. In addition to its involvement with local businesses and government, the Chamber works directly with the community in a variety of ways.
The Chamber serves as a primary source of information for residents and businesses. The Chamber plans significant community projects and events including; Dan Patch Days, Home Garden & More Show, DoggiePalooza, Dan Patch Golf Classic and many more events throughout the year. The Chamber has over 235 members, represented by over 400 individuals from local businesses, education, government, and other various affiliations.
The Savage Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit volunteer organization founded in 1964. Our mission is to actively promote the growth and interests of our business, professional and community members in a fiscally responsible manner.
Our 2015 Business Person of the Year is a true pioneer…not only because they brought a new business to the community, but because they graduated as a Pioneer from Hill Murray High School. When you find out who this person is, you won’t be surprised at all to find out that not only did they cheer on the pioneers, they also went on to be a hockey cheerleader at St. Cloud State! After receiving a degree in City Planning, she served for 19 years as New Business Producer for Clarity, Coverdale Fury – Advertising Agency.
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This person is a parishioner at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Savage where she is actively involved in parish life. In recent years, she has actively been involved in the support of the parish school in ways ranging from serving a term on the School Advisory Council, as well as a member of the School’s Marketing Committee, and annually in support of the School Marathon that not only financially benefits our school, but offers a variety of service outwards to the community in collaboration with organizations such as Catholic Charities. She has been an active participant and supporter of recent gala events. She also has been involved in other initiatives that have benefited not only our parish and school, but also the local Savage and Prior Lake communities.
In November of 2013, this person established Eileen’s Colossal Cookies in Minnesota. She focused on community involvement, and dedicated her time to helping young women learn important life skills, balancing priorities, hard work, and active community involvement. She is devoted to supporting local schools and youth organizations that are involved in educational opportunities for future leaders. She is committed to supporting her community in times of special needs (sand-bagging, fundraising, etc.).
Please help us congratulate our Business Person of the Year, Colleen O’Malley, Eileen’s Colossal Cookies.