Midway Avenues Newsletter November 8, 2016
Monthly Membership Meeting: 
Saint Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell
 & Shop with Cops
Former Midway Chamber board member Todd Axtell was named Saint Paul's Police Chief earlier this year. Listen to this thoughts on his position, and about the Shop with Cops program for this upcoming year. 

Wednesday, November 16
O'Gara's Bar & Grill
164 Snelling Ave. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Want to volunteer at Shop with Cops on Saturday, December 3? Click here to learn more. 

Thank you to our sponsors:

                                        Supporting                       Nonprofit

  YMCA new  

Holiday Open House! Business After Hours November 17
Join us for our next Business After Hours at O'Gara's Bar & Grill on Thursday, November 17, where we will kick off the holiday season. Attendees are eligible to win gift cards from Chamber members! 

O'Gara's Bar & Grill
164 Snelling Ave. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104
4-6 p.m.

Economic Development Committee November 22 
at Half Time Rec
Our Economic Development Meetings continue to draw big crowds. Join us November 22 for a meeting that will provide updates on projects in and around the Midway. 
Project updates include:
  • Creative Enterprise Zone
  • Hamline Station 
  • Towerside
Come for the project updates and opportunity to talk about your current projects, stay for the lunch from Half Time Rec!

Tuesday, November 22
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Event Sponsor:                             Lunch Sponsor:
St.Paul Port Authority Logo     
Gophers Volleyball Recap

Thanks to all who went to last week's Gophers volleyball match! Attendees got to watch the #2 University of Minnesota defeat Indiana in straight sets.
John our intern with Goldie

Celebration of Nonprofits December 15
The 2016 Celebration of Nonprofits is open to all members- for profits and 
non-profits alike. This year, the event will focus on how for-profits and non-profits can collaborate. The event will consist of a morning panel, a nonprofit expo and a lunch keynote speech by Dr. Eric Jolly, Minnesota Philanthropy Partners. 

Celebration of Nonprofits
Thursday, December 15
8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Hamline University
Anderson Center
774 Snelling Ave. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

8:30-11:00- Panel discussion & discovery
11 AM - Noon- Non Profit Expo 
Noon- Luncheon & Program
1 PM- Close

Please join us as your schedule allows. 
 All are welcome to the entire program. 

Thanks to our Sponsors
Presenting Sponsor:
Sunrise Banks Logo
Seminar Sponsors:

Expo Sponsors:
Anchor Bank

Supporting Sponsor: 

The mission of Twin Cities Rise is to transform lives out of poverty through meaningful employment.

Shereese Turner
1600 University Ave. #8
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Going strong for decades, Half Time Rec is one of the most popular places in the Twin Cities to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day. Known for appearing in
Grumpy Old Men and for bocce ball courts in the basement, Half Time Rec is also now known for its food menu- including a burger named "best burger" by
City Pages

Steve Mars
1013 Front Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Capitol City Education Fund Breakfast Nov. 10

Please join us for a special event! 
Our First Breakfast Fundraiser

Please join us as we launch the Capitol City Education Fund -- a 501(c)3 dedicated to providing grants to inspire innovative teaching and learning.

Hear about our mission and vision for the future and the ways you can support students who live (and learn!) in St. Paul.

Bring a friend (but make sure you register yourself and them)!

Capitol City Education Fund inspires and empowers St. Paul School educators and learners to achieve full potential by generating valuable resources for support and connection in the classroom.

November 10
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Town and Country Club
300 North Mississippi River Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55104
FREE to attend


Ambassador Mission
To welcome new members to the Chamber, to encourage new member participation in networking and promotion opportunities, and to represent the Chamber at community functions and new business openings.

Ambassador Commitment
As the public relations arm of the Midway Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors are often the first contact for new and prospective members.  Encouraged to select the most effective activities to meet their personal and professional objectives.  All of the activities can be conveniently worked into your schedule.

JCI St. Paul

How long have you been a member of the Midway Chamber of Commerce?
I have been a member since August 2016

What aspect of being a member do you find the most beneficial?
Networking with other people who share similar goals.  

Why did you decide to join the Ambassador Committee?
To better promote the Midway Chamber of Commerce and the organization I repreent. 

How do you like to spend your time outside of work?
You can find me at the gym,reading comic books and volunteering for JCI St. Paul. 

Contact information for Chris:
1 West Water Street, Suite 275
St. Paul, Minnesota 55107
(402) 315-0822


Do you have news to share? Let us know!
Small Business Saturday: November 26
On the Green Line will be promoting local businesses along the Green Line on Saturday, November 26 for Small Business Saturday. Metro Transit will offer FREE RIDES to promote businesses. Do you have a deal you would like to promote? Email chad@midwaychamber.com by November 10.





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- Exeter Group
- Fenske Law Office
- Visual Communications

Midway Chamber of Commerce
1600 University Avenue West, Suite 301, Saint Paul, MN 55104

President's Circle

   Warners' Stellian 4 color        


Director's Circle

Anchor Bank       Hamline          Pioneer Press 3 St.Paul Port Authority Logo Seven Corners Printing Logo 


Associate Circle

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