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Orchard Path Expanding

Orchard Path Expanding

This senior living facility which opened in early 2018 with 115 senior apartments, 68 assisted living and 20 memory care units is expanding already. Located on the Western shore of Cobblestone Lake in Apple Valley, the new expansion will add 60 more apartments all with underground parking. It is located just south of Target on Pilot Knob.

Former Coldwell to Become a Church

Former Coldwell to Become a Church

This large building behind Walmart in Apple Valley will soon become DESTINY CHRISTIAN CHURCH in early 2022. It is just west of Rascal’s. Coldwell Banker formerly occupied the building however they moved a few years ago to near Cedar and Dodd Road in Lakeville. Destiny Christian Church currently has locations in Burnsville and Owatonna. They are non-denominational but […]

Longtime Business Leader Passes

Longtime Business Leader Passes

One of the original founders of Von Hanson’s Meats DOUG THEIS (pictured) passed away quietly in his sleep October 29th. His service and interment was yesterday as we just learned of his death. Doug was a silent partner of Von Hanson’s in 1989 to managing partner in 1994. Doug and Von Hanson’s has every year been very generous […]

Chamber/CVB & City Join Forces to Promote Small Business Saturday

Chamber/CVB & City Join Forces to Promote Small Business Saturday

The Apple Valley Chamber, Convention & Visitors Bureau and the City of Apple Valley are excited to join forces to promote SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY. Chamber President Ed Kearney and Apple Valley Mayor Clint Hooppaw met this week to brainstorm ideas and get the ball rolling. Together will we use heavy social media and newspaper ads and […]

Apple Valley Charter School Reaches Half-Decade

Apple Valley Charter School Reaches Half-Decade

Today the Chamber had the honor of touring FIT Academy and going into most classrooms, the gym and art classes all filled with students. They have been a Chamber member from their beginning. With Charter School being so much in the news this week with the election in Virginia for Governor, the timing was perfect. Fit Academy […]

City Councilwoman Serves National

City Councilwoman Serves National

Longtime City Councilwoman Ruth Grendahl (pictured) has the honor of being named to serve on the National League of Cities Board Nominating Committee. This 14-member committee will select the entire slate of officers for 2022 in the U.S. Ruth is the only person selected from Minnesota. This is a very high profile appointment as she serves on the […]

ACE Renovations Complete

ACE Renovations Complete

ACE Hardware in Apple Valley, which is locally owned and operated by the Simon family, has completed their exterior and interior changes. It is very modern and attractive to our business community. We might note that Chamber President Ed’s daughter worked there for nearly two years in high school and said the people and owners there […]