Thursday, July 20, 2017

Community Organizations

Chamber of Commerce

The Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce has been representing the interests of the local business community for over 50 years. Its members know that, by working together, they can play a leading role in improving the local business climate, recruiting and retaining business and industry, attracting visitors to the area, and using their combined influence for legislation that supports all of these goals.

To learn more about the Chamber, visit their website.

Downtown Lakeville Business Association

The Downtown Lakeville Business Association special service district is a nonprofit organization that began in 1995. It is supported by a special service district tax, with the goal of preserving and redeveloping historic downtown Lakeville.

Mission Statement: To create a unique "downtown" business environment which blends the cultural historical, and economic opportunities of a rapidly growing community situated in a major metropolitan area.

If you are interested in opening a business in the downtown Lakeville Area, please contact Judy Tschumper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call (952) 985-0517. Retail space is available for lease, and the City of Lakeville approved design guidelines for the redevelopment of existing properties and the construction of new buildings within the downtown area.

Visit the Downtown Lakeville Business Association website.

Lakeville Area Historical Society

In recognition of the responsibility to past and future generations, the mission of the Lakeville Area Historical Society shall be to document, collect, preserve and teach the history of the Lakeville area.

Lakeville Lions Club

The Lakeville Lions Club was chartered April 6, 1953. It was sponsored by the Northfield Lions Club and numbered 49 members. Since then the membership has fluctuated from a low of 18 in 1962 to a high of 65 in November of 1968, and in recent years has regularly remained around 50.

To learn more about the Lions Club in Lakeville, visit their website.

Lakeville Rotary Club 

The Lakeville Rotary Club is organized into committees based on the four avenues of service: Club service, Vocational Service, Community Service, and International Service. Members are encouraged to indentify areas of personal interest and participate in the appropriate committees.

The Lakeville Rotary Club has one or two major and several minor fundraisers each year. Proceeds are used for scholarships awarded to students graduating from local high schools, community events and projects, and several international humanitarian causes. 

To learn more about the Lakeville Rotary Club, visit their website.