Business After Hours - Lakes Proud & Mills Automotive Group

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM) (CST)


Join Lakes Proud and Mills Automotive Group as they host a special Business After Hours on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, from 4:30 - 6:00PM at the Mills Ford | Lincoln dealership in Baxter. This Business After Hours will celebrate community spirit and Mills' 100-year anniversary while also kicking off the holiday season! Guests will enjoy networking, delicious appetizers provided by Pit Happens (pork and brisket sliders, mac n cheese, chips with smoked queso, fresh fruit salsa and guacamole), beverages served by Westside Liquor. Guests will also learn about Lakes Proud—our community "Keep it Local" rally cry— and hear from Marisa Mills, Mills Automotive owner, during her interview with Matt Kilian, Brainerd Lakes Chamber President.

Guests will receive a Lakes Proud trunk organizer to help keep all of their 'shopping local / supporting local' purchases neat and tidy. (200 maximum) 

Mills Automotive is celebrating their 100th Anniversary and will have fun giveaways to those who attend!

  • 1- $100 Mills Automotive Group gift card
  • 2- $50 Mills Automotive Group gift cards
  • 1- Gift bag containing camo hunting blanket, camo thermos jug, lush Sherpa blanket (value $95)
  • 1- Gift bag containing auto road car kit, ice scraper, lush Sherpa blanket (value $85)
  • 1- Gift bag containing 2 insulated wine tumblers and lush Sherpa blanket (value $80)
  • 12- Gift bags containing Mills anniversary tote, mug and cap (value $20 each)

Event Timeline
4:30 PM: Networking, appetizers and beverages
5:20 PM: Introductions
5:30 PM: Host interview
5:50 PM: Drawing 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.

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

Meet the Hosts

Lakes Proud is a movement that promotes shopping, buying, supporting businesses throughout the Lakes region. We can make a difference in our regional economy by pausing before the purchase and making a conscious effort to support local and regional business. This is especially true during the holiday season and purchasing gifts for your loved ones, employees and friends. Lakes Proud is a collaboration of the Brainerd Lakes, Crosslake, Pequot Lakes, Cuyuna Lakes and Nisswa Chambers. We work together so we all can be Lakes Proud!

Since the inception of Mills Automotive Group, a family owned business that originated in 1922, it has always striven to be a premium automotive supplier and provide the ultimate customer satisfaction. Mills Automotive Group has five dealership locations throughout Brainerd, Baxter, and Willmar representing 11 manufacturers. Included under the umbrella of the Mills Automotive Group is: BodyWorks Super Collision Center, Mills Truck Service Center, RADCO Truck Accessory, Mills Auto Xtreme, Mills Parts Center, and Mills Auto Gear.

Mills Ford Lincoln of Baxter
14858 Dellwood Drive
Baxter, MN 56425 United States

Parking- North and West sides of the building

Entrance- Main doors on the West side

Event Contact
Sue Galligan
(218) 822-7119
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022 (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM) (CST)
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