Chamber Names Business and Business Person of the Year

The Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that All Flex, Inc. has been named Northfield's Business of the Year in 2006. Steve Schmidt, owner of Steven Schmidt Construction, has been selected as the 2006 Business Person of the Year. Both will be recognized at a banquet in March.

All Flex, Inc. has made an important investment in our community and continues to evolve and grow with their innovative products, services and business strategies. The company’s success can be attributed to its unique market niche, willingness to quickly make changes and positive approach to customer satisfaction. The company’s active accounts continue to increase through relentless marketing efforts and proactive efforts to identify new customers. All Flex, Inc. provides contributions for many worthwhile local efforts that help promote the local business community and improve the quality of life in the Northfield area.

Steve Schmidt (pictured at left with wife Lori at The Grand on Thursday; click to enlarge. - Editor) has consistently encouraged and participated in economic development efforts that have led to significant improvements for the greater Northfield area. He has been a strong leader in the business community, willing sharing volunteer time, financial contributions, business knowledge and business expertise.

The Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Business Recognition Banquet will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at The Grand Event Center. Cost is $25.00 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by sending a check to the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 205 Third Street West, Suite A, P.O. Box 198, Northfield, MN 55057.

For more information about business and tourism in Northfield, contact the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau.