Midway Avenues Newsletter September 13, 2016
September Monthly Membership Luncheon
John Regal, "On the Avenue..."

With all due respect to other business zones (Downtown, Grand Ave, etc.), Regal will demonstrate why University Avenue was, is and will always be the best gauge  of the City's economic vitality. Come see why.

Wednesday, September 21

The Dubliner Pub
2162 University Ave. W.
Saint Paul, MN 55114

Alternate parking is available at these convenient lots:
  • The Dubliner Pub & Cafe
  • Midwest Hotel- next door
  • Sunrise Banks- across the street
  • Central Steel & Wire- directly behind of The Dubliner Pub (please park in the lot facing Myrtle Street)
  •  550 Vandalia -in front of Lake Monster Brewing (This is just 2 blocks away)

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:
St.Paul Port Authority Logo
MN United is coming to the Midway! 
Check out Chamber events to learn more
The big news announcement in August made it official: Minnesota United FC will join the MLS league in 2017. While the team will begin playing at TCF Bank Stadium, they plan on moving into the Midway in 2018. 

Help welcome the team to the neighborhood and celebrate at our next 
Business After Hours!
Minnesota United FC will be on hand with special offers and giveaways. 
Thursday, September 15
4-6 p.m.
O'Gara's Bar & Grill
164 Snelling Ave. N.

Thank you to our sponsor and host:

Economic Development Committee
September 27

Learn more about Minnesota United's plans and the future Snelling-Midway redevelopment at the Chamber's next Economic Development meeting. This meeting will be a great way to get to know the team and find out how your organization can benefit.
  • Dr. Bill McGuire, Owner, MN United FC
  • Jonathon Sage-Martinson, Director, Planning & Economic Development, City of Saint Paul
  • Sen. John Hoffman
  • Saint Paul Port Authority
Tuesday, September 27
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Midpointe Event Center- Sterling Ballroom
415 Pascal St. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Please note: Due to a packed agenda, we will begin the presentations at 11:45. Please allow enough time to network and grab lunch.
W e cannot accommodate special diets .


Thanks to our sponsor:                                          Lunch provided by:


Cybersecurity Recap

Thank you to all who attended last Friday's Cybersecurity event! The event was part 2 of a 4-part series focusing on cybersecurity threats and how you can protect yourself and your company. Please join us for our next installment,
  Friday, January 27. 

Mendoza Law announces partnership with Duke Law Office

Mendoza Law, LLC is excited to announce that attorney Emily Duke and her law firm, Duke Law Office PLLC, will periodically engage and consult with Mendoza Law on a range of Mendoza Law's client matters.  Emily's long-standing experience and emphasis in her practice on cybersecurity law and litigation matters will greatly expand Mendoza Law's capacity to help clients resolve complex legal problems with unique wisdom and strong advocacy.
Emily's outstanding qualifications include:
  • 22 years of litigation experience, including cases involving trade secrets, high tech manufacturing, employment, shareholder disputes, tax, and franchising.
  • Experience advising clients on cybersecurity issues, including cyber-resilience strategies and breach response.
  • Frequent speaker and writer on cybersecurity issues.
  • Founder and owner of CyberSmart┬« Law, a boutique law firm specializing in cybersecurity issues. 
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Minnesota and Mitchell Hamline School of Law - teaches courses on cybersecurity.
  • Harvard Law School (1994); Yale University, B.A. Economics (1988). 
Contact Mendoza Law at 651-330-8062 to learn more about the firm or if you have any need for legal services on telecommunications,  litigation, regulatory, arts and entertainment, business, or non-profit issues.

Bangkok Thai Deli
333 University Ave. W.
Saint Paul, MN   55103

Thursday, September 15

  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."

Bennett BBQ
On Saturday, September 17th, John Bennett will generously open his home for his annual backyard BBQ and this man knows how to entertain! It truly is a great evening of friendship, fellowship & food.   See you then.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
6 PM-10 PM
John Bennett's Home- hosted by John Bennett- Western Bank
Cost = $29/individual or $50/couple


Help at Union Gospel Mission this Thanksgiving
You can volunteer as an individual or a team. 

How can you benefit from the Super Bowl?

As you may have heard, the Twin Cities will host Super Bowl LII in February 2018. What opportunities come with hosting the big game? Find out how businesses and our entire metro area can benefit from playing host at a meeting sponsored by the Midway, Minnesota Black and Saint Paul Area Chambers of Commerce.

The Business Connect program is an NFL initiative that partners with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee to serve as a conduit for the qualified diverse and underutilized businesses in Minnesota and the many opportunities that will be generated by the Super Bowl in 2018. This program will leverage networking, educational and other business development opportunities with the NFL and its contracting partners.

Super Bowl LII's Business Connect Program is deliberately focused on certified minority, woman, veteran, lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender owned qualified, diverse businesses in the state of Minnesota.

Wednesday, September 21
8-9 a.m.
400 North Robert Street, Suite 140
Saint Paul, MN 55101



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-Noodles and Co.
-Oxygen Service Company
-University of Minnesota

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   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