Chamber ambassadors hold ribbon cutting for electric car charging station

Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Austin Utilities held a ribbon cutting for the solar electrical vehicle charging station Wednesday at the municipal parking lot at Third Avenue and First Street Northwest.

Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Austin Utilities held a ribbon cutting for the solar electrical vehicle charging station Wednesday at the municipal parking lot at Third Avenue and First Street Northwest.

Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Austin Utilities held a ribbon cutting for the solar electrical vehicle charging station Wednesday at the municipal parking lot at Third Avenue and First Street Northwest.

Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Austin Utilities held a ribbon cutting for the solar electrical vehicle charging station Wednesday at the municipal parking lot at Third Avenue and First Street Northwest.

Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Austin Utilities held a ribbon cutting for the solar electrical vehicle charging station Wednesday at the municipal parking lot at Third Avenue and First Street Northwest.

Riverland Community College students in the Solar PV Installer course helped install the unit last year. The project was made possible with the help of grants from the Clean Energy Resource Teams and the Hormel Foundation. For more, go to www.austindailyherald.com/2014/12/rcc-students-install-charging-station/ Photo provided

Crystal Knutson, pictured center left, has opened a Modern Woodmen agency in Austin. Modern Woodmen is a fraternal benefit society, offering life insurance and investments. Pictured alongside Crystal was Regional Manager Lana Karstens. The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to welcome the society as a new chamber member.

Crystal Knutson, pictured center left, has opened a Modern Woodmen agency in Austin.

Crystal Knutson, pictured center left, has opened a Modern Woodmen agency in Austin. Modern Woodmen is a fraternal benefit society, offering life insurance and investments. Pictured alongside Crystal was Regional Manager Lana Karstens. The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to welcome the society as a new chamber member. Photo provided

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