Chamber Chatter with the Executive Director

June 2019

Summer is right around the corner in the Geographical Center of North America!

Keep scrolling to see what's going on in #RugbyND this June!

Congratulations to Eian VanGenderen for taking home the first customer service award in 2019!

Laurie Odden, Darylanna Durkee, Eian VanGenderen, Dave Lyon, Debbie Brossart

The Rugby Chamber of Commerce has resumed giving awards to employees in Rugby who go above and beyond to provide our guests & residents amazing service. Eian was nominated for the award and received high praise from all who've encountered him at Shopko. Congrats!

Do you know someone who gives great customer service? Nominate them for the next award! You can find the nomination form here, or on rugbynorthdakota.com.

Music in the Park Returns June 5th!

Every Wednesday at 7PM

June Music in the Park Acts:

  • June 5th - Higher Maintenance
  • June 12th - Blind Joe
  • June 19th - Benson Family Singers
  • June 26th - International Brass Quintet

Smackdab281 rides into Rugby on June 22nd!

675 miles in 16 hours!

Smackdab 281 is a motorcycle ride from the Geographical Center of the 48 Contiguous States (Lebanon, KS) to the Geographical Center of North America (#RUGBYND) that is held annually on the Summer Solstice. Smackdab 281 has been riding from Center to Center since 2015 and last year the ride had 94 official finishers. We are excited to host them once again June 22nd. If you are interested in more info on the ride, check out their website & Facebook page.

7th Annual Rhubarb Festival!

Rhubarb Festival 6/23

Every year the Museum celebrates the wonders of RHUBARB. Jams, jellys, breads, rolls, ice creams, crisps, crumbles, pies, jello, punch, wine, syrup, candy, and more! Every year we have over 30 treats to choose from, taste as many as you can. The grill will be on too! A fun day for the family or just yourself at the Museum. We are also excited to hold the ground breaking on a new German Russian Heritage building on our Museum campus. Join us at 2pm for the groundbreaking!

& Who could forget the amazing PIERCE COUNTY FAIR?!?!

Pierce County Fair 6/27 - 6/30

The Pierce County Fair is always looking for volunteers! Attend the picnic June 20th at the Fairgrounds hosted by Merchants, Bremer, & Ramsey Banks to sign up to help before, during, and after the fair!

Other June events in the area:

Car Seat Check-Up 6/6
Cruise Nights 6/6 & 6/20
Salad Luncheon 6/13
Successful Gardening 6/21

find details & more on our website



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