Midway Avenues Newsletter December 8, 2015
Rhetoric or Reality: When and How Nonprofits Should Act More Like a For-Profit 

Krista Carroll, Co-Founder and CEO, Latitude

Wednesday, December 16
Midpointe Event Center
415 N. Pascal St.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

8:30 am- 1 pm

8 AM - 8:30: Registration/ Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 AM : Non Profit Seminar (for Non Profit Members- FREE!)
10:30 AM - 11 AM: Set Up for Non Profit Expo
11 AM - Noon: Non Profit Expo (Open to all!)
Noon: Luncheon & Program featuring Krista Carroll, Latitude
1 PM- Close
Cost: Nonprofit member- $25
Member: $35
Non-member $50

Since 2009, Latitude's significance has been using its success in design, advertising, interactive and print production to invest more than $2 million to empower women and children living in extreme poverty around the world. Hear their story on December 16 from co-founder and CEO, Krista Carroll. 
When should a nonprofit run more like a for-profit? Learn more about the ins and outs of how to run a nonprofit from a panel of experts and a keynote speaker over lunch. One of our best attended events of the year, the Celebration of Nonprofits highlights our many nonprofit members! Join us for a morning panel, the keynote lunch speaker or both. Nonprofits are also able to participate with a booth in the exhibit area.

Presenting sponsor: Anchor Bank

Seminar Sponsors: 

Nonprofits: Sign up for expo
Once again at this year's Celebration of Nonprofits, there will be an expo for all nonprofit members to display and promote their organization. The expo runs throughout the event and is free for nonprofits. 


Expo Sponsors:


Lake Monster is Open for Business!

New Midway Chamber member Lake Monster Brewing officially opened Friday, December 4. Following a ribbon cutting, over 50 Midway Chamber members were among the crowded bar as the brewery welcomed its first customers to its new facility.


Miss the ribbon cutting? Check out Lake Monster at Vandalia Tower, 550 Vandalia St. Park in the lot on Wabash.

Peking Garden
 1488 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Thurs, December 10

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FEBRUARY 20, 2016


Mendoza Law Office Annual Holiday Party This Wednesday!

Another Fun Shop with Cops!
Thanks to all of the Shop with Cops volunteers- there were over 25 from the Midway Chamber. Special thanks to Thrivent's Sabrina Fay for coordinating volunteers and for Thrivent's David Downing for donating the pizza.

And special thanks to Jeff Gardner, Laundry Doctor, for all of his work in coordinating so much of the details for yet another successful Shop with Cops. 

Hiway Federal Credit Union Receives Grant to Support Partnership With Sanneh Foundation
Hiway Credit Federal Union has partnered with the Sanneh Foundation and Highland Park Sr. High School to provide financial literacy tools and education to students and staff who participate in the Sanneh Foundation's Dreamline Program, an in-school "coaching" program. 

Jan 31 Winter Jazz Fest Lineup Announced
The Twin Cities Jazz Festival has booked all four Winter Jazz Festival stages at The Saint Paul Hotel. The event will showcase local and nationally-known jazz musicians beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Cyrus Chestnut will join Jazz Fest's Artistic Director Francisco Mela and Gerald Cannon as headliners at 6:45 p.m. in the Hotel's Ballroom.  Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

Keystone Community Services raises 881 pounds of food for food shelf
With the help of Thrivent and the Finnegan's Reverse Food Truck, Keystone Community Services raised 881 pounds of food. Thank you Keystone for your generosity!


#1: Pick your sandwich platters and giant subs.
#2: Don't forget the cookie platters.
#3: Having another party? See lessons 1 & 2.

Ronald McDonald House Tree of Gifts Due December 15!
Through December 15, the Midway Chamber has a tree on display for the Ronald McDonald House. Want to give a gift? See information below.


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