Midway Avenues Newsletter November 29, 2016

Celebration of Nonprofits  & Monthly Luncheon
December 15: Our largest lunch of the year!
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

8:00-8:30- Registration, Coffee & Pastries
8:30-11:00 AM- Morning Seminar
11 AM - Noon- Non Profit Expo 
Noon- Monthly Luncheon & Program
1 PM- Close

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

Non Profit Member -  $25 Morning Seminar, Expo & Luncheon
For Profit Member - $35.00 Expo & Luncheon Only
For Profit Member- $50.00 Morning Seminar,  Expo & Luncheon
Non Member  - $50 Expo & Luncheon Only

**Your luncheon pass  can be applied to this event.** 

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

Expo Sponsors:
Anchor Bank
Supporting Sponsor: 

Two Ribbon Cuttings!

Ribbon Cutting at Half Time Rec
Join us as we welcome Half Time Rec
to the Midway Chamber of Commerce!

Arrive early as the official cutting of the ribbon will take place promptly at 4 p.m.   Stick around for a tour of the bocce courts and hear of an exciting partnership  with the Chamber for 2017. 

The fun continues at 5 p.m., which is the first night of "Saint Paul's Ten Bars of Surly Brewing." This event features numerous drawings for Surly gear, 
gift certificates & more!

Thursday, December 1
4 p.m.
Half Time Rec
1013 Front Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Ribbon Cutting at Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute
Join us as we welcome Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute
to the Midway Chamber of Commerce! 

MOI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students, ages 6 to 18, with their writing skills and homework, emphasizing cross-curricular creativity.

Monday, December 12
4 p.m.
Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute
2388 University Ave. W.
Saint Paul, MN 55114


Caffe Biaggio
2356 University Ave West
St. Paul, MN  55114

Thursday, December 8th
Noon-1:00 p.m.

Did you know that Caffe Biaggio is more than pasta? Salads, sandwiches &  soup are also on the menu.  You can find their menu   HERE

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

Save the Date for our Annual Celebration 
& Leadership Awards
February 18, 2017
5:30-10:00 p.m.
Intercontinental Hotel- Downtown Saint Paul

Join fellow chamber members for this annual event of fun, fellowship, food and fundraising.  This is also our opportunity to  recognize leaders
 within our organization. 
Jazz, Jeans & Jewels  
a dazzling denim affair will feature
2017's Leadership Awards
Music from Doug Haining & the Twin Cities Seven
Dance performances
Electronic Auction
Live Auction
 Cocktail reception & dinner
& more  

 Nominations will be accepted the month of December 
in the following areas:
  •  Large Business of the Year 
  •  Small Business of the Year
  •  Non Profit of the Year
  •  Volunteer of the Year
  •  Rookie of the Year- This is open to those who joined within the last year. 
  A fabulous evening is in store with live music, activities, live and silent auctions.  Stay tuned for more details.

Have a holiday party? Consider Chamber members
December is right around the corner, which mean a lot of parties, open houses and festivities. If you're planning one, do you need services that could be done by Chamber members? Here are a few who do catering? Did we miss anyone? If so, let us know and we'll include you next week.

- Subway


Do you have a job posting or member discount?
 Let us know!
Do you want help letting others know about a job opening or a discount you offer to other members? Let the Chamber know! We'd love to help you promote it on our website and in this newsletter. Email chad@midwaychamber.com




Founded in 2005, Avista has carved out a niche as an expert player in the technology solutions space over the past decade. The services have evolved over our existence, adapting to suit the changing technology landscape, but one constant has remained: strategic technology solutions delivered through a culture of exceptional customer experience.

It is our mission to help companies gain control over their technology needs. To serve as a trusted, collaborative advisor and advocate. One who works tirelessly to solve the issues our clients face. With a  product-agnostic approach and years  inside the industry, we deliver on this mission. Acting as an extension of each client's team to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their technology solution.

Amy Ariel
2145 Ford Parkway, Suite 300
Saint Paul, MN 55116


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.

Anchor Bank

H ow long have you been a member of the Midway Chamber of Commerce?
I am a new member of the Anchor Bank team.

What aspect of being a member do you find the most beneficial?
It provides a great opportunity to meet a lot of businesses and people in the Midway community. 

Why did you decide to join the Ambassador Committee?
I am looking to be more engaged in the St. Paul business community.  I look forward to meeting a lot of new people and helping businesses grow in the area,
How do you like to spend your time outside of work?
I enjoy sports (football, baseball & soccer). I host a trivia show and play on a trivia team.  I have a great group of friends and family that I enjoy spending time with.

Contact information for Hilary
Anchor Bank, NA
1570 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55104
(651) 747-2903


at 651-646-2636.

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- Avista

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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