Midway Avenues Newsletter June 13, 2016
June Monthly Membership Meeting
Brian Buhr, University of Minnesota 
Want to learn about the latest advances in food sciences? Many are happening in our backyard, at the University of Minnesota's Saint Paul campus. Join us for our June monthly membership meeting and hear from Dr. Brian Buhr, Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and Director, Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.

Wednesday, June 15
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Location: Lyngblomsten
Newman-Benson Chapel
1415 Almond Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Cost: $45 members/$60 non-members

Thank you to our sponsors:
Learn about Earned Sick and Safe Time
Are you hearing about proposals for mandated earned sick and safe time and wondering what it means for your organization? Join us on Wednesday, June 22 to learn more about what the ordinance that Minneapolis passed and the proposal in Saint Paul. Most importantly, we'll talk about how YOU and your organization can take action and share concerns with the right people.

Informational Session on Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST)
Wednesday, June 22
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Happy Gnome
498 Selby Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55102

This meeting is held in conjunction with Best of Saint Paul. To RSVP, email chad@midwaychamber.com
The Egg & I
2550 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN   55114

Thursday, June 23
  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."

Midway on the Fairway Recap

   Thank you to all who made last Friday's Midway on the Fairway a success! We had yet another sellout, with more joining us for lunch. Congratulations to the Midway Express Car Wash team for its second championship in a row! Members of the winning team are: Matt Bruun, Jim Cummings, Dean Godes, and Bill Treacy. 

Midway Express Car Wash

Title Sponsor:  

Business After Hours:
 Meet new Hamline President Dr. Fayneese Miller
Unwind and socialize with fellow Chamber members after work on Thursday, June 23 at O'Gara's. You'll make great connections in a fun and relaxed atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to help fuel your own career or business goals. Join us June 23 and meet the new President of Hamline University, Dr. Fayneese Miller. 

Thursday, June 23
4-6 p.m.
164 Snelling Ave. N.

Economic Development Committee: June 28

The next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held Tuesday,
June 28 at Hiway Federal Credit Union. Hear from the Citizens League on their study of the Met Council, and their recommendations. 

Tuesday, June 28
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Hiway Federal Credit Union- 840 Westminster St., Saint Paul, MN 55130
Cost: Free
Lunch provided by BMO Harris Bank

St.Paul Port Authority Logo
Presenting Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor


2278 Como Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Contact: Dr. Paul Kirkegaard

At St. Anthony Park Dental Care we are committed to helping your family maintain good oral hygiene for a lifetime of beautiful smiles.
  • Our practice is always a fun place to be! Dr. Paul Kirkegaard and his team are always ready to share a smile and a laugh.
  • Your smile is the most important part of our job, and we offer treatments designed to keep your smile looking great, including teeth cleaning, restorations, Opalescence┬« teeth whitening, and cosmetic treatments.
  • We love what we do, and it shows! Dr. Kirkegaard and our team truly enjoy working with both kids and adults, and we strive to make each office visit a fun, rewarding experience.
  • We work hard to make going to the dentist easier by encouraging patients to take an active role in their dental health. Your involvement is important for maintaining a healthy smile, and our practice is always here to help.
Our practice is conveniently located in the St. Anthony Park neighborhood in the Midway area between St. Paul and Minneapolis. Please feel free to  contact our office if you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule an appointment. We look forward to working with you, your family, and all your beautiful smiles!

 Chamber volunteers help Brian Muller
Volunteers from the Midway Chamber of Commerce recently helped Brian Muller and his family with home improvement projects. As many have heard, Brian's family is dealing with an extensive medical issue and appreciate getting assistance. To learn more about Brian's family, click here to view his wife's CaringBridge page.  

Chamber Members in the News
Offering Chamber Discounts
Do you offer a discount to Chamber members? Mendoza Law Office offers one hour of free service and a 25% discount on legal services to members of the Midway Chamber. If you would like to offer a discount, contact Chad at chad@midwaychamber.com.   

Volunteer at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival!
Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity? The 2016 Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a great way earn experience, network and give back to the community. Click here to learn more about volunteering at the Jazz Festival (June 23-25). 

VIP tickets are another great way to access the Twin Cities Jazz Festival. Click here to find out more information, including cost, headlining acts and more! 

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-Alliance Insurance Advisors
-Perfetti, Ober & Horn
-River of Goods
-University of St. Thomas


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1600 University Avenue West, Suite 301, Saint Paul, MN 55104

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