VirtualOffiCenters/OffiCenters Monthly Newsletter 
Featuring Opportunities for Creative Collaboration 

Notes From Lori
January flew by! It's time to welcome February '17. It's official! Our project at Park OffiCenter is now complete which included passing the fire inspection. You should all know that our halls are safer than ever, as the fire rating has now increased
by an additional hour. On to the next projects! Our team is working on a new billing system that you will be seeing in the near future and I am finalizing the plans on a BIG project that will have us opening in the east-metro this summer.

Last month's PowerLunch was standing room only! Thanks to Louise Griffith of One Shining Light, who did a great job. If you missed her presentation, here's a link to our YouTube channel. It looks to me like this short month is packed with activities.  Fall in Love with WIN is always one of our most popular networking parties of the year. Who doesn't love Wine and Chocolate? Make sure to join us for PowerLunch on the 23rd and mark your calendar on the 28th for the New Biz MN: What Every Small Business Should Know networking & reception. Check out all February events HERE. I'm seeing a lot of new faces joining our community and our workspaces have never been more electric. I hope to see you at one of our events this month!
Featured Stars
Milestone
Innovator
Jason M. Bretz, Project
Executive at Tarlton Cor-poration, celebrates 22 years in the construction industry.  MORE
Teresa Thomas,  Director
of Women in Networking, helps create meaningful & energizing connections for women in business. 
MORE
Success
True Connection
Giancarlo Manrique, 
Cofounder of The Spanish Learning Club, created a fun, customized approach to teach Spanish.  MORE
VirtualOffiCenters and 
Women In Networking
has created the perfect WIN/WIN connection for
our members.
In the Spotlight
Don't Talk About It,
Be About It 

All Are Welcome Here  was founded in November 2016
by a collective of 4 creatives, including International Plaza member Janna Netland Lover, who are 
determined to honor, celebrate, nurture, and protect what makes Minnesota and the United States so great: ALL OF US. A ll Are Welcome Here is an LLC that wants to do good and give back by utilizing their design talents towards social issues important to them. The merchandise (yard signs, t-shirts, prints, stickers, etc.) promotes an inclusive and positive message for all. They also work with schools,  non-profits, businesses, and religious organizations on customized "All Are Welcome Here" diversity campaigns and i n 2017, will donate 25% of "All Are Welcome Here" merchandise profits to the ACLU of Minnesota. Learn more HERE
Aspire To Greatness!

Congratulations to France OffiCenter member Aspire Beverage, named as the official sports drink of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) for the fourth consecutive year! The NCHC will provide ASPIRE to all participating student-athletes and teams and will be featured at the 2017 Frozen Faceoff in Mpls on March 17-18. Tickets to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff can be purchased HERE.




Together we can make a difference. If you know of a local nonprofit that will benefit from our services, make sure to send them to OneCommunity to fill out an application. If you are a member of our community, what can you bring to the table? V isit our website & click  I CAN HELP .
Indianapolis Love

Dr. Rebecca Amstutz, Perpetual Motion, poses with Indianapolis Colts star T.Y Hilton at the Pro Bowl in Orlando.
Park CONNECTIONS
Free Monthly Networking Group

Happy Birthday, Amanda!


February 7
Happy Birthday, Ashlie! 


 
February 9, 8:30-11:30AM
Learn How to Romance Your Clients 

TeamWomenMN WaveMaker Award Celebration, Mpls Event Center

February 14 
Happy Valentine's Day! 

February 16, 10-11:30AM
Google Workship: SEO 1.0



February 20
President's Day - No US Mail Service

February 21, 10-11:30AM
Google Workshop: SEO 2.0 

PowerLunch, Live at International
Speaker: Jim Jurewicz & Zenith Koy
Topic: 9 Streams of Income

February 24
BlackJack Friday - Stop in and PLAY!

February 28, 4:30-6PM
New Business MN: What Every Small Business Should Know / Networking

Every Wednesday, Every Location
CONNECT over Coffee & Donuts

Ironwood Electronics
Thomas Gniadek


9 years
Jeff Stebbins, New Vision
8 years
Eric Lucas, The Oxygen Plan
7 years
Teresa Thomas, WIN
6 years
Jason Bretz, Tarlton Corporation
Steffen Thieringer, NMB Technologies
5 years
Jonathan Harris, Harris Law
Lisa Christianson, Christianson & Company
Mike Ladd, Cohassett Associates
Robert LeFluer
Tricia Conroy, MRM

Thank You members for your support and friendship throughout the years! Happy Anniversary!  


AC Hotels by Marriott, opening their Bloomington Mall of America location mid February! MORE
Lisa Christianson, named one of Minnesota Business Magazine's Women Who Lead in 2017! MORE
Staci, with Wheeler & Engelhart, on the birth of your baby girl Eloise! 
Ashwin & Molly Madia, on the birth of your baby girl Aiyana! 
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