The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recognized three local businesses on Wednesday, August 12.

Cullen’s Home Center, which offers a variety of appliances, mattresses, electronics, furniture, flooring and more, recently underwent a big remodel. What used to be its light fixture, cabinets, and flooring show room is now a complete home décor show room with furniture options and various home décor. It still offers cabinets on the other side of the building and all flooring has been consolidated to its Carpet One Floor and Home store also located in Alexandria. Learn more at

Kari Ziesemer and Courtney Bitzan recently purchased McCarten Design. It is a full-service residential home design build company that works with builders, subcontractors, and artisans from the beginning design concept through the building process to completion. Its role can include space consultation, drafting, building design, interior design, budget development and project management. Learn more at

Farmers Insurance – Todd Jensen Agency recently moved to its new location at 901 State Hwy. 29 N, Ste. 104. It offers various insurance products including auto, home, life, renters, business, motorcycle, recreational, umbrella and more. Todd Jensen Agency is an office of three and serves the areas of Alexandria, Garfield, Glenwood, Long Prairie, Osakis and Rice. Learn more at

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.

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