The Owatonna Business Expo will be held Thursday, May 5, and Friday, May 6, at the Four Seasons Center. The doors will be open 1-6PM on Thursday, with a full day on Friday. The deadline to become a part of the Expo is Friday, April 1. Contact the Owatonna Chamber at (507) 451-7970. Non-Chamber members are welcome to be a part of the Expo as well.

The Chamber also announces that there will once again be an educational gathering for those considering a run for public office. This will take place on April 13 from 5:30-7PM on the third floor of the Owatonna Fire Hall. A panel of experienced public servants including Tim Penny, Corey Mensink, Wayne Klinkhammer, Connie Ruth and Dick Day will be on hand to offer information and answer questions about running in an election. There will also be an informational packet handed out. Contact the Chamber at (507) 451-7970 to get more information.