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Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 Events, Meetings & Gatherings

From inspirational seminars to town hall gatherings and committee meetings, this is where you will find the happenings of Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040! 

 

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You may also visit the Willmar Area Community Event Calendar;  http://willmarlakesarea.com/events/

Legend
Goal #1: Attract and Retain Newcomers
Goal #2: Strengthen the region's economic diversity
Goal #3: Develop and Enable more "Things to Do"
Goal #4: Develop Next-Gen Leaders
Goal #5: Health & Wellness
Steering Committee
Vision 2040
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1MC - Willmar - 8:30 AM

1MC - Willmar

Wednesday 3rd of January 2018 8:30 AM
1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.Join us at The Barn Theater and don't forget your coffee cup!
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Vision 2040 : Leadership - 9:00 AM

Vision 2040 : Leadership

Thursday 4th of January 2018 9:00 AM
Vision 2040 Leadership is a small cohort leadership program designed to help people prepare to answer the call of community service within the Willmar Lakes Area and Kandiyohi County. Participants engage in hands on learning and doing within communities throughout Kandiyohi County.
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Committee Meeting - 3:00 PM

Committee Meeting

Thursday 4th of January 2018 3:00 PM
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515 2nd Street Willmar MN 56201

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Housing Subgroup - 10:00 AM

Housing Subgroup

Monday 8th of January 2018 10:00 AM
Vision 2040 - Housing Subgroup.
Working to address adequate inventory of quality market rate rentals per Kandiyohi County Housing Study completed September 2015.
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2200 23rd St NE Willmar MN 56201

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1MC - Willmar - 8:30 AM

1MC - Willmar

Wednesday 10th of January 2018 8:30 AM
1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.Join us at The Barn Theater and don't forget your coffee cup!
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Steering Committee Meeting - 10:00 AM

Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday 10th of January 2018 10:00 AM
Steering Committee meeting at Willmar Area Community Foundation board room.
10am - 11:30am
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1601 East Highway 12 Willmar MN 56201

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1MC - Willmar - 8:30 AM

1MC - Willmar

Wednesday 24th of January 2018 8:30 AM
1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.Join us at The Barn Theater and don't forget your coffee cup!
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Goal Four - Committee Meeting - 10:30 AM

Goal Four - Committee Meeting

Wednesday 24th of January 2018 10:30 AM
Monthly meeting for Goal Four - Developing Next Gen Leaders
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Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 Refresh Event - 5:30 PM

Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 Refresh Event

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 5:30 PM
Please join us January 30th as we celebrate our 5 years of accomplishments and discussing our next steps! The Refresh Event will take place at the Willmar Conference center from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, with a light meal provided.

We will be looking back at where we’ve been and where we should go next. Using the World Café method discussion, we will listen to your input about the next steps Vision 2040 should take.

We look forward to having you be a part of the discussion! Please RSVP to the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber at 320-235-0300.
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240 23rd St SE Willmar MN 56201

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Testimonials
From our community volunteers

“I'm proud to volunteer and support the efforts of Vision 2040 because creating a healthy community takes a collabortive effort. No one person or entity can create a community where people want to live and work and play, but working together we can create it. Vision 2040 started with an inclusive effort to bring together people from across our region to articulate their vision of the future of our region's communities. The goals that emerged from that vision offer everyone the opportunity to share in the collaborative work necessary to create a healthy and vibrant region--and that's a good thing for all of us.”

Dr. Douglas Allen, Ridgewater College

“We are proud to be part of the Vision 2040 effort here at the community foundation because it aligns with our core mission to engage people, connect resources and build community. It was an easy choice to invest not only financial resources to support Vision 2040 but also to lend significat board and staff time to help drive this effort forward. It's transforming our communities for the future our residents dream about-using their ideas and energies to make good things happen organically in real time and for years to come-and we want to be part of making that possible!”

Sara Carlson, Willmar Area Community Foundation

I made connections with community members and found many common visions.  I have begun to get more active in the community due to the connections.

Alumni, Class of 2016
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