Business After Hours - Hunt Utilities Group & Happy Dancing Turtle

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM) (CDT)


Join Hunt Utilities Group and Happy Dancing Turtle as they host Business After Hours on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, from 4:30 - 6:00PM at their location in Pine River. Guests will enjoy tours, networking, delicious appetizers of Gouda Mac-n-cheese and pulled pork sliders provided by Chef Brian from the Pine River Bakery accompanied with queso dip, chips, wine, beer and seltzers by Shiners, and learning more about Hunt Utilities Group and Happy Dancing Turtle from Quinn Swanson, HDT Executive Director and Ryan Hunt, HUG President, during their interview with Matt Kilian, Brainerd Lakes Chamber President.

During Business After Hours, meet staff from both organizations and learn about their work. You may also tour the Resilient Living Campus to learn from the demonstration garden and hoop houses, strawbale and cob construction and passive solar heat in the Old Main building and several types of industrial innovations and high efficiency construction in the Manifesting Shop. Guests will have the opportunity to win $100 Chamber Bucks, a Garden Circle prize package and a Natural package provided by the hosts. Must be present to win.

Event Schedule:
4:30 - 5:20PM         Tours, network, appetizers and beverages
5:20 - 5:30PM          Introductions
5:30 - 5:50PM          Host interview
5:50 - 6:00PM          Drawings for door prizes (must be present to win)

Everyone is invited to learn more about the Chamber and gain exposure for their business by attending this free networking event. Business After Hours attendees pass the microphone and introduce themselves to the group, so bring your business cards and get ready to network! Attendees are also encouraged to bring door prizes.

As a courtesy to the host, advanced registration is requested. To make your registration, click on the 'Register' button above right or call (218) 829-2838.

Parking will be available along the grassy shoulders of the driveway and designated areas.

If you're not able to attend, join us on Facebook for a live video interview with the host at 5:20pm.

Hunt Utilities Group (HUG) is an engineering design corporation based in Pine River, MN.  HUG is dedicated to promoting resilient living through proven engineering design and innovative research.  Their goal is to develop resilient housing and home products that are renewable minded and balance with the environment.  One of their recent innovations includes HUG Hydronics that radically simplifies in-floor plumbing installation for heating and can utilize multiple heat sources for dual fuel applications, including renewables such as solar, electricity, or heat pumps.

Happy Dancing Turtle which is also located on the HUG Resilient Living Campus, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing good stewards of the planet by providing education, programs and experience for youth and adults that inspire wonder and empower change for the benefit of generations to come. As in nature, diversity is integral to thriving environments. They recognize the need for and encourage the expression of diverse voices, viewpoints and experiences in creating just, sustainable and flourishing communities. 

Hunt Utilities Group, LLC
2331 Dancing Wind Road SW
Pine River, MN 56474 United States
Event Contact
Sue Galligan
(218) 822-7119
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM) (CDT)
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