Summer Intern Opportunity 2022

The Albert Lea Economic Development Agency (ALEDA or Agency) is the local economic development organization representing Albert Lea and Freeborn County.  ALEDA consists of the Albert Lea Port Authority, a governmental non-profit; and Greater Jobs, Inc., a private non-profit economic development corporation. ALEDA is currently accepting applications for a summer intern, made possible by a…

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COVID-19 Resources

Albert Lea Economic Development Agency will be supportive and help get information to our local businesses about how to best be prepared and proactive in regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We will also keep this page up-to-date with resources for businesses including financial resources and news on programs and opportunities as they become available. Resources for…

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Albert Lea Area Restaurant & Dining Options During COVID-19

Restaurants and Dining Options Here is a list of Albert Lea area dining options during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a rapidly changing situation, so if you know of anything that should be added, please email: noellehagen@growalbertlea.com This list is updated as of 4/1/20 at 2:00 pm. We will be updating information as we receive…

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Economic Development Strategic Plan and Implementation Map

Community and Economic Development Strategic PlanDownload Implementation MapDownload Use the links above to access the strategic plan and implementation map. A community event will be held on Thursday, February 27th from 6-8 pm at Wedgewood Cove in Albert Lea to present the plan and map and answer any questions.

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Business Plan Recognition Program – The Thirsty Fox

The Albert Lea Business Development Center (ALBDC) advisory board has selected The Thirsty Fox to receive a loan award from the Business Plan Recognition Program.  The Business Plan Recognition Program, created by the ALBDC, local lending institutions, the Albert Lea – Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce, Mayo Clinic Health Systems, and the City of Albert…

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