Midway Avenues Newsletter June 27, 2016
July Monthly Membership Meeting
Patio Party!
July marks the beginning of the Chamber's new fiscal year. To celebrate, the Chamber is throwing a patio party to honor accomplishments of 2015/2016. Come for a casual, fun luncheon at the Klub Haus.

Wednesday, July 20
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Location: Klub Haus
1079 Rice Street
Saint Paul, MN 55117

Cost: $35 members/$50 non-members

2016/2017 All Access Luncheon Pass Available!

Economic Development Committee Recap
Thank you to all who attended today's Economic Development Committee meeting at Hiway Federal Credit Union. Special thanks to BMO Harris for providing lunch. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, September 27.
Pahoua Hoffman and Sean Kershaw provide a report on the Citizens League's Met Council task force.

Jennifer Pennington talks about what to expect at Can Can Wonderland. The event space is planning a September opening.
The Port Authority's Monte Hilleman talks about the future of the old Midway Stadium site, including a new Tierney Brothers location.

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Presenting Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor


Big Daddy's
625 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN   55104

Thursday, July 7
  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."

Take the Earned Sick and Safe Time Survey
The City of Saint Paul is seeking community input on an earned sick and safe time policy in the City of Saint Paul. The Earned Sick and Safe Time Task Force has completed its policy recommendations and the City of Saint Paul wants community feedback on the policy recommendations of the task force. 

Click here to take the Earned Sick and Safe Time Survey by July 8, 2016  to better inform city policy makers. The survey is available in multiple languages by selecting "Translate This Page" at the bottom of the webpage. 

Top Places to Work Announced

   The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced its top places to work for 2016. Congratulations to all Chamber members who made the list:

-U.S. Bancorp
-Wellington Management, Inc.
- Welsh & Colliers International

Click here to view the full list

Plans for holiday weekend? Go to a game!
Looking for something to do in town over the holiday weekend? Check out a MN United or Saints game! 

MN United hosted Club Leon at Target Field last Saturday, and returns to action with the beginning of the fall season Saturday, July 2 against the Carolina RailHawks. Click here to purchase tickets and view their schedule.  

Catch the Saints in a homestand starting July 4 against the Joplin Blasters.

Stay  after the game on the 4th to watch the official fireworks show in the city of Saint Paul, or go to the July 6 game and watch Chamber member Randi Dahl throw out the first pitch!  Click here to view the schedule and purchase tickets. 
MN State Fair Job Fair June 29
The Minnesota State Fair, along with several of its vendors, will host the first-ever State Fair Job Fair 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Progress Center on the fairgrounds. That evening, more than 600 fair-time positions will be available. The job fair is a one-stop-shop for applicants to complete a registration form, meet with a State Fair representative and, if their skills and experience match an open position, a fair department or vendor will interview them on the spot. Positions available at the job fair could include: ticket selling, ticket taking, parking and park & ride attendants, cooks, cashiers, retail sales, food and beverage servers, custodians, and more. Wages for most positions range from $9.50 to $10 per hour. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and available to work all 12 days of the fair, Aug. 25 - Sept. 5, 2016. Click here to learn more.  


The Lyngblomsten Mid-Summer Festival is a day to celebrate the variety of life-enriching experiences that promote artistic exploration and lifelong learning for all ages. The day also provides a unique opportunity for older adults to showcase-through various art forms-their continuing capacity to be purposeful and engaged, and for the community to participate in learning about, supporting, and celebrating the contributions of older adults.

Friday, July 22
1415 Almond Ave
Admission is FREE.
2-6:30 PM
* Arts Showcase featuring works by older adults
* Make & take art activities for all ages: Clay animals, polymer clay beads, botanical and animal prints, double drums, origami, and marbling notecards
* Music & Entertainment: Ukulele Drive, OboeBass!, Alive & Kickin', HealthRHYTHMS® Drumming, and more!
* Delicious food & beverages from local vendors: Grand Ole Creamery & Pizzeria, Underground Music Café, and Anna's Café
* Games for kids
6:30 - 8 PM

Live Music & Dance Under the Big Tent Featuring MacPhail Jazz Quartet & Dance Enthusiast Christopher Yaeger
More at www.CelebrateMSF.com  
Lyngblomsten is a Christian nonprofit organization serving older adults and their families through healthcare, housing, and community-based services since 1906.


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Renewing Members

-American Engineering Testing, Inc.
-Bywater Business Solutions
-CommonBond Communities
-FastSigns- Roseville
-McClay Alton, PLLP
-Office Depot
-Pete's Hardwood Floors, Inc.
-Roo Solutions
-Saint Paul Sunrise Rotary Club


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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