Midway Avenues Newsletter July 26, 2016
August Monthly Membership Meeting
Jon O'Malley: "Recruiting/Retaining Your A-Team and Ramping Up Profits"

At the August Monthly Membership Meeting, find out:
  • Where to find the best employees
  • 4 ways to recruit and retain better people
  • Why the best people are hardest to find
  • A simple process to boost profits substantially, quickly and consistently
  • Why most companies consistently look in the wrong places for additional profits, and how to avoid this growth-hindering mistake

Wednesday, August 17
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Location: Best Western Plus Como Park
(formerly the Best Western Bandana Square)
1010 Bandana Blvd West
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Lunch will be catered by  Mama's Pizza!

Cost: $35 members/$50 non-members
2016/2017 All Access Luncheon Pass Available!
 Your pass may be applied to any of our 12 Luncheon Meetings (July-June)
 Includes 1/2 day events like Economic Development, Leadership and Legislative Summits
 Passes can be used for multiple attendees to the same luncheon 
 Save time by not paying for each individual lunch. Hassle-free!

Already paid for July or August luncheons? 
This will be applied to the luncheon pass fee! 

July Monthly Membership Meeting Recap
Thank you to all who attended last week's membership meeting at the Klub Haus! 
Retiring Board Member Annie Huidekoper 

Retiring Board Member Joe Warner

Our new Chair, Ted Davis, honoring our past Chair, Jeff Fenske

Nonprofit of the Month- Jazz Festival

Chocolate & Wine Soiree

  Chocolat Celeste is so much more than the chocolate that you gobbled and grabbed as a child!  Enjoy your very own experience on our line just like  "Lucy and Ethel." Come for an evening of tasting chocolate, wine &

Chocolat Celeste
652 Transfer Road, Suite 16A
St. Paul, MN  55114

Thursday, July 28th
4-6 p.m.

Register here for this FREE event!
Trieu Chau
500 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN   55103

Thursday, August 4
  Presented By: 
 Seven Corners Printing Logo

 Join us as we celebrate and support our local businesses along the Green Line and the entire Midway Community. Every two weeks we visit a restaurant and encourage our membership and the community to take mass transit and join us in our effort to "Keep it green, keep it local."


Three Major Saint Paul Redevelopment Opportunities

Mayor Chris Coleman and senior public official Bruce Thompson, of Ramsey County Property Management, will speak about three spotlight economic development opportunities in Saint Paul:
  • Proposed redevelopment at Snelling-Midway, including a Major League Soccer stadium
  • The former Ford Site
  • Ramsey County Riverfront Property
Attendees will learn about the real estate potential at these three regionally important sites located right in the Capital City.  Featuring Mayor Chris Coleman and Bruce Thompson, Ramsey County Property Management, this program is presented by CoreNet (Corporate Real Estate Network).

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

3:30-4:00 p.m. - Registration
4:00-5:00 p.m. - Program
5:00-6:00 p.m. - Reception
Midpointe Event Center
415 Pascal Street North
Saint Paul, MN 55104
CoreNet Members: $40.00
Non ConreNet Members: $80.00

Cancellation Policy: 
If you need to cancel your registration, you must contact the Midwest Chapter Office by Friday, July 29, 2016, to receive a full refund. Unfortunately, cancellations after that time will not receive a refund. Unpaid cancellations and no-shows will be invoiced.

Late Policy: 
Please be aware that registrations received after the July 29 deadline will be charged a $10 late fee.
Sunrise Banks Community Appreciation Event
Sunrise Banks' Como Ave location is hosting its annual 
Community Appreciation BBQ. The event will take place 
Thursday, August 4, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at
2300 Como Avenue. We hope to see you there!
Ryder Cup volunteers needed for Winter Carnival!
The Ryder Cup is coming to Hazeltine National Golf Club September 27-October 2, 2016. The Saint Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation has an exciting fundraising opportunity through the Ryder Cup and are seeking volunteers to help run the concession stand located near the 4th hole green.

Numerous volunteers are needed to fill various positions including: grillers, food prep, expediters, runners, stockers and cashiers. Positions will be assigned the day of; however, if you have a preference please list desired position in the "comments section."

Volunteers are permitted to watch the Ryder Cup before or after their scheduled shift!

Volunteers receive:
  • FREE admission to the tournament (watch golf before or after your shift)
  • FREE parking for the tournament
  • FREE lunch for the shift worked
  • A GREAT experience at a sold out event
  • Fun working with Winter Carnival and Cinco de Mayo volunteers

Lunch with Mayor Coleman

Winners of the Lunch with the Mayor prize at the Annual Celebration met last week with Mayor Coleman to network, talk about Saint Paul and get to know the mayor. Thank you to John Bennett and Western Bank for the auction item!

Repeat champs Midway Express Car Wash receive trophy

Bill Treacy receives first place trophy
For the second straight year, Midway Express Car Wash is the recipient of the Midway on the Fairway golf trophy after taking first place on a tiebreaker with a team from Warners' Stellian. Winning team players were Matt Bruun, Jim Cummings, Dean Godes and Bill Treacy. Visible on Snelling Avenue, Midway Express Car Wash is located at 1610 Energy Park Drive and offers free access to vacuums with every car wash.



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Ally People Solutins:  University Avenue Clean Team   Associated Bank   Bywater Business Solutions  FastSigns Roseville   Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.  

Ideal Printers   Mintahoe Catering & Events   Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ, P.A.

Mortenson Construction St. Paul Saints Baseball Club