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Friday February 28, 2020
What's Happenin' Next Week?
UPCOMING EVENTS
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY
At TitleSmart Inc. of Apple Valley
Tuesday March 3rd | 12 pm
Join us in celebrating TitleSmart's new space! They recently moved from the main Wings Financial building to the new one (adjacent to the main one). Light refreshments will be served. No RSVP Required.

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RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY
At Valley Skin & Med Spa
Monday March 16th | 11 am
Join us in celebrating Valley Skin & Med Spa's new space! Owner Justine Politz recently moved into the "tooth" building and looks forward to showing you around. Free to attend. No RSVP Required.

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BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Hosted by Think Bank
Thursday March 19th | 5 - 7 pm
Wear your green to this FUN annual St. Paddy's Day-themed Business After Hours event! As always there will be green beer and Irish food. You don't want to miss it! This is a FREE event. No RSVP Required.

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APPLE VALLEY HOME & GARDEN EXPO
At Eastview High School
Saturday April 4th | 9 am - 3 pm
Join us at the 19th annual Apple Valley Home & Garden Expo! Visit 120+ local vendors. Free for all ages, lots of fun and free activities!

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JOKE OF THE WEEK


Good news! All day long we will be giving away dead batteries... free of charge!
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THE CHAMBER IS THERE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS RETREAT AT CHANNEL 2

Every year, the our Board of Directors goes offsite for strategic thinking.

DIVINE TIME METAPHYSICAL OPENS IN APPLE VALLEY

It is a boutique shop that sells metaphysical merchandise and gifts.

CHUCK & DON'S NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN

They are the only C&D location with grooming and self wash.

NEW MEXICAN RESTAURANT COMING TO APPLE VALLEY

El Super Taco will open in 3 weeks.

HOME & GARDEN EXPO UPDATE
Vendor Booths Available
This highly anticipated event has booths available! Around 7,000 people attend every year with so many fun and free activities. This event is held at Eastview High School on their main floor. The date of the show is Saturday April 4th from 9 am - 3 pm

The opportunity to be a vendor at the show is only available to Apple Valley Chamber members. Take advantage and give your business exposure to local residents!
Volunteers Needed
We wouldn't be able to pull off this big event without the help of our wonderful volunteers. Here are the available times and roles, please email Fabiana if you are able to help:

Friday April 3rd | 3:30 - 5 PM | SETUP
  • Set up vendor tables, pre-stuff goodie bags, hang signs
  • 6 People Needed

Saturday April 4th | 7 - 9 AM | VENDOR GREETER
  • Greet incoming vendors and guide them to their booth space
  • 2 People Needed

Saturday April 4th | 9 AM - 3 PM | GREETERS
  • Greet attendees and hand out goodie bags
  • 1 hour time slots, 2 people greet at a time
  • 9 - 10 am
  • 10 -11 am
  • 11am - 12 pm
  • 12 - 1 pm
  • 1 - 2 pm
  • 2 - 3 pm

Saturday April 4th | 3 - 4 PM | CLEAN UP
  • Clean up all areas of the expo, take down vendor tables, load items and bring them to Chamber office.
  • 8 People Needed
EVENT RECAP
Grand Opening at 360 Communities Family Resource Center
Now triple in size and designed by Apple Valley’s CNH Archtitects, we joined DCR Chamber, Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste and our Senator Greg Clausen in the ribbon cutting. Also present was Apple Valley City Administrator Tom Lawell representing a warm welcome from the City for this shared nearby family resource. Thank you to all the Chamber members who were present.  Jeff Mortenson, President & CEO of 360 Communities gave a heartfelt speech about the community needs and all the services they perform from shelters, food shelves, education assistance for those in need their Lewis House shelters (Eagan & Hastings locations) to help life-saving efforts for those suffering or threatened by physical and/or sexual abuse. Laurie Bolin of 360 Communities has been on our Chamber board for the last three years. This resource center is so welcoming and will serve Dakota County families for years to come.