Chamber’s annual meeting scheduled

Published 9:20 am Monday, October 7, 2013

The Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 133rd annual meeting and membership celebration on Oct. 24. This year’s event, “Building a United Business Community” will be at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club in Albert Lea. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with social hour and a silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m.

The featured speaker will be Dr. Lyman Steil, a 1956 graduate of Albert Lea High School. Steil is the CEO and chairman of Communication Development, Inc., CEO and chairman of the International Listening Leadership Institute, founding partner of the Masters Alliance, founding director of the Amara Institute, former director of debate at Macalester College and chairman of the speech communication division, Department of Rhetoric, at the University of Minnesota.

Steil is also the founder and first president of the International Listening Association, author and co-author of five books, creator of the first Effective Listening Video Program and architect of the Sperry Listening Program.

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The Chamber will present several annual awards and also Worksite Wellness Awards during the event.

Reservations to the event can be made by calling the Chamber office at 373-3938.

More information about the event can be found at