Midway Avenues Newsletter July 19, 2016
July Monthly Membership Meeting Tomorrow!
Indoor Patio Party!
July marks the beginning of the Chamber's new fiscal year. To celebrate, the Chamber is throwing an indoor patio party to honor accomplishments of 2015/2016. Come for a casual, fun luncheon at the Klub Haus.  This casual event will recognize our outgoing board members, executive committee members, Ambassadors and more.  We would love to see you there!


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

Cost: $45 members/$60 non-members

2016/2017 All Access Luncheon Pass Available!
 Your pass may be applied to any of our 12 Luncheon Meetings (July-June)
 Includes 1/2 day events like Economic Development, Leadership and Legislative Summits
 Passes can be used for multiple attendees to the same luncheon 
 Save time by not paying for each individual lunch. Hassle-free!

Caspian Bistro
2418 University Ave.
Minneapolis, MN   55414

Thursday, July 21
  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."

Chocolate & Wine Soiree

  Chocolat Celeste is so much more than the chocolate that you gobbled and grabbed as a child!  Enjoy your very own experience on our line just like  "Lucy and Ethel". Come for an evening of tasting chocolate, wine &

Chocolat Celeste
652 Transfer Road, Suite 16A
St. Paul, MN  55114

Thursday, July 28th

Register here for this FREE event!
Jeff Fenske leads eyeglass collection for Lions Club
Lions Clubs are known for a lot of charitable work. One aspect is the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation, which collects more than 700,000 pairs of used eyeglasses every year. Leading the charge in the east metro is the Midway Chamber's Immediate Past Board Chair, Jeff Fenske. Click here to learn more about the program from the Pioneer Press


1010 Bandana Boulevard West
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Contact: James Gray

The Best Western Plus Como Park is a unique, high-quality hotel located at Bandana Square.  They offer various catering options as well as audio visual equipment rental. Each meeting room and banquet center is spacious and comfortable, and features complimentary wireless Internet.

Their meeting space provides the space and flexibility to handle large groups as well as small conferences. An original brick wall, dating back to the 1880's, enhances the decor. Meeting planners will love its unique ambiance as well as its functional design that has the flexibility of separating into three small conference rooms.

The Best Western Plus Como Park will be the site of the Midway Chamber's August monthly meeting!

Sunrise Banks Community Appreciation Event
Sunrise Banks' Como Ave location is hosting its annual 
Community Appreciation BBQ. The event will take place 
Thursday, August 4, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at
2300 Como Avenue. We hope to see you there!
Member News

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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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