The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recognized two local businesses on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.

The Veterans Memorial Park is located on the corner of 8th Ave. and Broadway St. The main focus of the park is a 9-foot granite replica of the Liberty Bell. It also includes nine flagpoles displaying the flags of the United States, State of Minnesota, POW-MIA, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. Granite monoliths are inscribed with the names of more than 7,000 veterans. For more information, visit

Jon Gaugert is the owner of Uptown Court at 3904 County Rd. 42 NE. Formally, an event center known as Phoenix Event Center, Uptown Court now offers a blend of both residential and business space. The lower level offers two separate apartments and an office space, and the top floor offers one apartment. In total, there are two, three-bedroom and one two-bedroom apartments, all currently leased out and one available office space for rent. Learn more by emailing or calling 320-766-8336.

The Chamber Ambassadors serve as an active communication link to cultivate and promote positive relationships between the Chamber and the business community for members and non-members.

For more information about the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, visit or call 320-763-3161.