|Midway Avenues Newsletter October 11, 2016
October Monthly Membership Meeting:
Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd
Join us for a presentation by Saint Paul College president, Rassoul Dastmozd on racial disparities at the state and local level, and the importance of the role of higher education and community and technical colleges.
Wednesday, October 19
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Avenue
Room 4310, located on the fourth floor
Saint Paul, MN 55102
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:
Nonprofit of the Month Sponsor:
1013 Front Ave.
Saint Paul, MN
Thursday, October 13
Find out why Half Time Rec was named
"Best Burger" by City Pages in 2015,
& "Top Ten French Fries" by Thrillist.
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."
15 Restaurants at 1 Venue!
The 3rd Annual Taste of Lunch on the Line!
The Taste! event is back and will feature both new restaurants and old favorites! This is a great opportunity to sample foods from area restaurants in and near the Midway area.
Confirmed restaurants include:
Big Daddy's BBQ- Pulled Pork & Chicken
Buffalo Wild Wings- Wings
Culver's- Custard with Toppings
Foxy Falafel- Stoplight Falafel
Groundswell- Minnesota Nice Cookie Takeaway
Hampden Park Co-op- Chicken Curry
Key's Cafe- Decadent Chocolate Cake
Mama's Pizza- Pasta & Pizza
O'Gara's- Irish Egg Roll (think Reuben sandwich egg roll)
Subway- Subway's Best Sandwiches
The Best Steak House- Steak Bites
The Dubliner Cafe- Shamrocks (Sweet potato, black beans & goat cheese on a tortilla. Served with guacamole)
Trieu Chau- Spring Rolls
& more to come. Stay tuned.
Taste! of Lunch on the Line
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Midpointe Event Center
415 Pascal St. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104
$35 - Individual Partner- Member
$50 - Individual Partner- Nonmember
$50 - Sponsor Partner- Members Only
Benefits of Sponsor Partnership:
- Listed as a Supporting Partner to a Lunch on the Line Restaurant
- Company name displayed in the program next to your partner restaurant
- Invitation for one to attend the event
** Luncheon passes are not accepted at this event**
Thanks to our sponsors:
Economic Development Meeting: Industrial
The importance of the industrial sector to the Midway cannot be overstated, as the Midway neighborhood has been the industrial center of the Twin Cities since the 1880s. While historically several goods were manufactured in our neighborhood, the industrial sector continues to be an important job creator and valued part of the Midway. Find out what the current industrial climate is in the Midway, and what the future holds.
Tuesday, October 25
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
550 Vandalia St.
Saint Paul, MN 55114
The Industrial Real Estate panel will include:
, Saint Paul Port Authority
, University of St. Thomas
This is a free event
Sponsor: Lunch provided by:
You've heard all about this incredible team, this is your opportunity to catch the U of M Volleyball team in action when they take on Indiana. We will gather in a reserved spot at Sally's Saloon (only 3 blocks from the Sports Pavilion) to catch a bite, then head over to the Pavilion for a can't miss game!
This is an event open to all family members. Tickets are limited and only $8. Reserve your spot today!
Wednesday, November 2
4:30-6:30 p.m.-Sally's Saloon
7-9 p.m.- Sports Pavilion
700 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
University of Minnesota
1925 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
MEET THE AMBASSADORS
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.
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.
How long have you been a member of the Midway Chamber of Commerce?
I have been a member for 18 years.
What aspect of being a member do you find the most beneficial?
The networking & getting to know new people. Also, the connections that you gain that are helpful in both business and personal life. If you or a client need some kind of service, there is usually a chamber member that can provide it.
Why did you decide to join the Ambassador Committee?
Because I enjoy spreading the word about the wonderful Midway
Chamber of Commerce.
How do you like to spend your time outside of work?
Reading, traveling, walking and spending time with my family, especially my three adorable grandchildren.
Contact information for Kathy:
663 University Ave W
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104
UPS ANNOUNCES GREAT PLAINS
Winner will receive $10,000 in international services & other great prizes!
UPS is pleased to announce its first ever regional X-PORT Challenge to support small and medium enterprises with global aspirations. Participants must apply online at
and specify why their business is prepared for the international market. The top 10 applicants will move to a final round to occur on Oct. 18, 2016.
The 10 selected contestants will be invited to attend a "Pitch-Off" event in St Paul, MN. They will pitch their business to a panel of judges in the international business community. Judges will then pick the top three finalists as prize-winners.
JCI's partnership with Chamber
JCI Saint Paul, formerly the Saint Paul Jaycees, provides the opportunity for young individuals to develop the leadership skills, social responsibility, entrepreneurship and fellowship necessary to create positive change. A new member of the Midway Chamber, we encourage our Chamber members to join JCI or consider younger employees at their office to attend their events. For more information, go to their website:
Thank You Renewing Members!
- Ballinger Leafblad
-Can Can Wonderland
- Community Shares of Minnesota
- Connolly Kuhl Group
- Epilepsy Foundation Minnesota
- Exeter Group LLC
- Guaranteed Clean Maintenance
- Hamernicks Decorating
- Hubbard Broadcasting
- Keys Restaurant
- Latuff Brothers Auto Body
- Landon Group LLC
- Open Cities Health Center
- Tech Dump