Carver County Community Development Agency Launches New Website “Choose Carver County”

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11 Oct 2023

Website Development, Recent Work, News

Enhancing Community Engagement and Accessibility Fostering Connectivity and Knowledge in Carver County through Digital Innovation

CHASKA, MN -- Carver County Community Development Agency (CDA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, “Choose Carver County”, developed in collaboration with Golden Shovel Agency, to enhance its online presence. Located at, the new site has exceptional features. Two of the highlighted new features are the events calendar informing the community about exciting happenings throughout Carver County, fostering a sense of togetherness and engagement. The interactive attractions map lets residents and visitors quickly and enthusiastically explore the county's hidden gems, from scenic parks to cultural landmarks. The user-friendly website ensures everyone can effortlessly access vital information and resources regardless of their tech-savviness. With these elements combined, the website will be a valuable tool in connecting the community and enhancing the Carver County experience.

Director of Community & Economic Development, Chuck Swanson, explained, "Our goals and priorities for this website are to continue to share Carver County with everyone. As the Community Development Agency of Carver County, it is our mission to promote all that Carver County has to offer." Swanson and Kari Steen, Community & Economic Development Specialist, were instrumental in the creation of this new brand and website for the County.

Carver County is one of Minnesota's fastest-growing counties, and the Community Development Agency is determined to raise general awareness about this remarkable growth. As the county thrives and expands, it's crucial to highlight the dynamic development, diverse opportunities, and vibrant communities that make Carver County an exceptional place to visit, live, work, and grow.

Swanson expressed, “This website will significantly enhance our marketing endeavors by serving as a one-stop-shop for all things Carver County. Beyond catering to our current residents, it will also be a valuable resource for individuals and businesses outside our region. With a comprehensive calendar of events spanning all 11 cities and providing in-depth county and community-based demographics, this platform is poised to elevate our marketing efforts and showcase the vibrant tapestry of opportunities within Carver County.”

"Choose Carver County is always a valued partner for the Golden Shovel team, and we're consistently fortunate to collaborate with them," said Aaron Brossoit, CEO of Golden Shovel Agency. “This new website will be a great asset for businesses to understand the regional opportunities.”

You can view the newly designed website at


CARVER COUNTY is just 20 miles southwest of Minneapolis and is one of the fastest-growing counties in the Twin Cities metro area. Visitors enjoy the unique combination of urban amenities and a small-town atmosphere based on a rich history and new development. Beautiful rolling farmland, natural prairies, woodlands, and lakes afford year-round recreation. The Carver County CDA provides various services and resources for homeowners, tenants, and those looking for housing in Carver County. In addition, the CDA administers various community and economic development programs to assist communities and businesses.

GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY is a full-service economic development marketing agency that believes thriving communities improve everyone’s lives. Everything it does connects businesses and talent with communities they’ll succeed. It does this by empowering economic developers through groundbreaking economic development communications. Golden Shovel has helped hundreds of communities across the globe shape and tell their stories to strengthen the vitality of their regional economies.