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Partners in Progress

Thank you to all the employers who participated in the Fridley Job Fair in April. It is wonderful to see Fridley employers continuing a tradition of success here and also find adequate staff to continue that success.

  • 70% of the employers said they filled the position they were hiring for.
  • Almost 95% of the employers even if they did not fill their position, found the job fair successful. 
  • 90% of the employers that attended this year said they would attend again next year.
  • Because of the help from the Anoka County MN Workforce Center and their advertisements through DEED, we had Job Seekers attend from all over the metro area. 
  • The City of Fridley had over 30 resumes they took in for different positions. 
Save-the-Date for next year's Job Fair: April 19, 2017!

Saturday, July 30

Formal Ceremony: 1:00 p.m.Followed by a ribbon-cutting and community celebration from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Free ice cream, music, naturalist stations, tours and more!

The $5 million dollar renovation and expansion of the Springbrook Nature Center is just about complete! Think of us for your next business retreat, conference or celebration. Let our natural backdrop create your perfect setting. Learn more at or call (763) 572-3588.
Fridley is Open to Business
Free Appointments Available
Need a trusted business advisor? A free business consultant? Money to expand your business? The Fridley "Open to Business" program could be your solution! Free one-on-one counseling with a business advisor and assistance in identifying financial resources. For more information or to get started, email Kathleen Duchene or call 763-438-7315.
Commute Solutions:
Future Fridley Shuttle Service

Take Our Employer Survey
and share with your employees

Anoka County and Fridley are working to make commutes easier for your employees. Share your thoughts on a potential new, FREE service by clicking on the above survey link.
Questions or Comments:
Contact Julie Jones, City of Fridley, at 763-572-3599.
Thank you for General Mills and Medtronic for helping us plant trees and gardens in Community Park and Commons Park.

If you are interested in a teambuilding, community service activity that gets your hands dirty, we have outdoor projects including tree plantings, rain garden installation, buckthorn/invasive species removal, park revitalization and more. Contact Kay Qualley, City of Fridley Environmental Planner, at 763-572-3594.
Friendly Reminder . . . 
If you change your locks or re-key your doors, please be sure to call the Fire Department and get a new key placed into your fire department lock box.


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