Midway Avenues Newsletter May 24, 2016
June Monthly Membership Meeting
Brian Buhr, University of Minnesota 
Want to learn about the latest advances in food sciences? Many are happening in our backyard, at the University of Minnesota's Saint Paul campus. Join us for our June monthly membership meeting and hear from Dr. Brian Buhr, Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and Director, Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.

Wednesday, June 15
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Location: Lyngblomsten
Newman-Benson Chapel
1415 Almond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Cost: $35 members/$50 non-members

Thank you to our sponsors:

1544 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Thursday, May 26
  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."


Midway on the Fairway
One Individual Spot Available!
Email  Beth to register! 

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BBQ & Program
If you don't want to golf, you can still be part of the fun!  Join us at noon for a BBQ under the tent at the Como Golf Course. Burgers, hot dogs, chips, potato salad and Dilly Bars are in store as share in the tales of the golf course.  Short program will round up the event

7700 France Ave. S. 
Suite 400S
Edina, MN 55435
Contact: Kip Knutson

Sprint Business provides business solutions for all types and sizes of businesses. Helping you through flexible services and solutions that can help make your people more effective, more engaged and happier. These solutions extend beyond Cellphones including Tablets & Mobile Broadband, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Mobile Security & Management, Mobile Workforce Management, Fleet Services, Trailer & Asset Management and Network Solutions to name a few. 

2025 Larpenteur Ave. W.
Falcon Heights, MN 55113
Contact: Matt Meyers

SPIRE currently has sixteen branch locationsin the Twin Cities area, including a branch in Princeton, Minnesota.  Whether you are just starting out in life, own your own business, or are close to retirement, SPIRE would like to be your total financial solution.
Economic Development Committee Recap
Thank you for everyone who joined us today at the Union Gospel Mission! Special thanks to Anchor Bank for providing lunch, and for Union Gospel Mission for hosting. 

Senator John Hoffman provided a recap of the final hours of session, which ended at midnight Sunday night. Click here to read the major points to the supplemental budget bill. 

Steve Beno gave an update on the renovations happening at the Target Center. Click here to view renderings and watch videos of the project. 

Lucy Thompson, Principal City Planner, City of Saint Paul informed the committee of the proposed River Balcony project. The balcony would be a 1.5 mile pedestrian path, connecting key downtown development sites between the Science Museum of Minnesota to the Union Depot. Click here to learn more from the City of Saint Paul. 

Leadership Summit Recap
Last week, Augsburg hosted the second annual Leadership Summit. Special
thanks to Augsburg for their partnership! 

Attendees were able to participate in either the Intercultural Conflict Styles (ICS) Inventory Workshop or the Individual Analysis Report (I Opt). At lunch, Jodi Harpstead, CEO, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, reflected on leadership and the nonprofit landscape of Minnesota. 

The Hiway Federal Credit Union Nonprofit of the Month was awarded to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. Habitat is entering into its busy build season, and it partnering with Chamber members, including Sunrise Banks and Thrivent Financial, on builds throughout the Twin Cities. Andy Dean, Hiway Federal Credit Union, presented the award to Sue Haigh, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.

Special Thanks to our sponsors: Ideal Printers, Sunrise Banks, Thrivent Financial, Latuff Brothers Auto Body, Ally People Solutions

Soccer Stadium gets two out of three requests at Capitol
Minnesota United FC was one group anxiously awaiting the end to the Legislative session. They walked away receiving a property tax exemption and a liquor license for the proposed stadium in the Midway. Will they get their wish- an exemption of sales tax on construction? Click here to read more from the Saint Paul Pioneer Press



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1600 University Avenue West, Suite 301, Saint Paul, MN 55104

President's Circle

   Warners' Stellian 4 color         Western Bank    Xcel Energy  


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