Midway Avenues Newsletter August 9, 2016
August Monthly Membership Meeting
Jon O'Malley: "Recruiting/Retaining Your A-Team and Ramping Up Profits"

At the August Monthly Membership Meeting, find out:
  • Where to find the best employees
  • 4 ways to recruit and retain better people
  • Why the best people are hardest to find
  • A simple process to boost profits substantially, quickly and consistently
  • Why most companies consistently look in the wrong places for additional profits, and how to avoid this growth-hindering mistake

Wednesday, August 17
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Location: Best Western Plus Como Park
(formerly the Best Western Bandana Square)
1010 Bandana Blvd West
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Lunch will be catered by  Mama's Pizza!

Cost: $35 members/$50 non-members
Job Openings and News

Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Business in the Digital Age 

September 9
8:15-9:30 a.m.

Join Mendoza Law and the Midway Chamber of Commerce on September 9 for Part II of a four-part quarterly series.

Learn how to reduce the threat of a cyber-attack and the tools you should have in your cybersecurity toolkit. In this seminar, you will learn:
  • How can businesses improve their cybersecurity resilience?
  • What is needed to set up a security program to cover the entire organization? It's not just IT!
  • What policies should you have in your cyber toolkit?
Tony Mendoza, Mendoza Law, LLC
Emily Duke, CyberSmart Law

Coffee and bagels will be provided.

Presented by the Midway Chamber of Commerce
Sponsored by Mendoza Law, LLC
Friday, September 9, 2016
8:15-9:30 a.m.
Spruce Tree Conference Room
First Floor
1600 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55104



JCI Saint Paul
1 Water Street, Suite 275
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Contact: Jenna Huntley
As a civic organization for young people, the JCI St Paul, formerly the Saint Paul Jaycees, are developing the next generation of leaders by providing opportunities to stand up and take initiative in their community.

JCI St. Paul engages young people ages 18-40 through project management and social entrepreneurship that will make an impact in their communities and build leadership skills.
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!

Already paid for July or August luncheons? 
This will be applied to the luncheon pass fee! 

Workhorse Coffee
2399 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN   55114

Thursday, August 18
  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."

Chamber volunteers help 
Sunrise Banks' TC Habitat build
Thank you to those who volunteered at the Sunrise Banks' Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity home the week of July 25. Members who volunteered their time at 295 Charles Avenue include: Ally People Solutions, Block Advisors, Bywater Business Solutions, Concordia University, Epilepsy Foundation, Fenske Law Office, Grand Casino, Ideal Printers, Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ P.A., McDonald's, Midpointe Event Center, Midwest Financial Search, Roseville Visitors Association, Saint Paul Port Authority, Visual Communications and Western Bank. Look for announcements on the dedication ceremony for the house after completion. 


Is your organization at
 the State Fair?

The Great Minnesota Get Together is right around the corner, and we want our members to know who to visit! Will you have a booth? Email chad@midwaychamber.com if your organization is going to be at the State Fair 
so our members know to seek you out!

Ryder Cup volunteers needed for Winter Carnival!
The Ryder Cup is coming to Hazeltine National Golf Club 
September 27-October 2, 2016. The Saint Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation has an exciting fundraising opportunity through the Ryder Cup and are seeking volunteers to help run the concession stand located near the 4th hole green.

Numerous volunteers are needed to fill various positions including: grillers, food prep, expediters, runners, stockers and cashiers. Positions will be assigned the day of; however, if you have a preference please list desired position in the "comments section."

Volunteers are permitted to watch the Ryder Cup before or after their scheduled shift!

Volunteers receive:
  • FREE admission to the tournament (watch golf before or after your shift)
  • FREE parking for the tournament
  • FREE lunch for the shift worked
  • A GREAT experience at a sold out event
  • Fun working with Winter Carnival and Cinco de Mayo volunteers



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Midway Chamber of Commerce
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