September Chamber Luncheon
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce held their monthly luncheon on Monday, September 11 at the Sawmill Inn. The featured speakers were: Kevin Lindsey, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights; and Allen Godfrey, Field Services Director for the State of Minnesota. The pair discussed the importance for employers to consider hiring those with criminal backgrounds. They also talked about how our society should reexamine its view of those with a criminal record.