Midway Chamber of Commerce May 8, 2018
Your weekly news, event information & updates
May Monthly Membership Meeting
Deb Loch & Jill Pavlak of Urban Growler
May 16
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
MN State Fairgrounds
Cost: $35 members, $50 non-members
Why did Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak decide to open the first women-owned brewery in Minnesota? Hear their story of why they left successful, steady careers to open
Urban Growler in the Midway in 2014. 


A $10 fee will be added to registrations within 24 hours of the event.


Promotional Sponsor:
Capitol Tour and Meet/Greet
May 11, 9 a.m.
Join us as we experience the renovated Capitol Attendees will meet & greet one another as well as State Representatives and State Senators. Sponsored by Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union.

The event concludes with a self guided tour, where you will see:
  • Restored art, murals and paintings dating back to 1905
  • New public spaces and limestone foundation walls
  • Cleaned and repaired exterior marble
  • Stories about the Capitol's history, art and architecture


We will meet in basement of Capitol building rotunda (L'Etoile du Nord space)

Minnesota State Capitol
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55155

FREE, but please let us know you will join us.

Economic Development Meeting
May 22, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Learn firsthand how the city of Minneapolis worked with planners to
streamline development in the shadow of US Bank Stadium.

Chuck Lutz , from the City of Minneapolis, will share what was learned through their process.

Location:
American Engineering Testing, Inc. 
550 Cleveland Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55114

Event is free to attend.
Lunch provided by Cushman Wakefield.

Ribbon Cutting and Open House: Cottage Corporation

Join the Midway Chamber in welcoming Cottage Corporation, a manufacturing company providing inexpensive ways to customize, personalize and manufacture displays, fixtures, parts, products and components through acrylic fabrication. 

Thursday, May 10
4 p.m.
429 Prior Ave. N. Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55104


Midway on the Fairway SOLD OUT!
June 1, 8 a.m.
Still want to golf? Join our waiting list by emailing beth@midwaychamber.com

Want to join us for lunch? Catch up with the golfers and other attendees at the golf course on June 1.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Promote your organization & support the Midway Chamber of Commerce. Donate an auction item to the golf tournament!
Donating an auction item is a great way to promote your organization and support the Chamber. Donations must be received by May 17. Contact beth@midwaychamber.com to learn more. Click here to access the donation form.
Lunch on the Line
Colossal Cafe & Knoke's
June 7, Noon-1 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate and support our local businesses impacted by construction. This summer, Como Avenue in Saint Anthony Park will be under repair, so the Chamber will have Lunch on the Line along Como in June, July and August.  Click here  to learn more about the project. After lunch at Colossal's Como Ave location, we'll walk over to Knoke's for an ice cream dessert.

Lunch on the Line is a monthly gathering at a local restaurant. Support our businesses and socialize with other Chamber members.

Lease space from the Midway Chamber!
Join us at the Midway Chamber! Two of our offices are available for sublease.
Amenities include:
  • Structured/Covered Parking,one space included
  • Adjacent to Green Line & Numerous Bus Routes, including A Line Rapid Transit
  • Conference Center for 50 as well as in office Conference Room for 12
  • Secure Heated Bike Storage
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
  • Internet, Copier & all Office Furniture Provided
  • On site Storage Room
  • Fitness Center
  • Conveniently located on the Corner of Snelling and University Avenues in
Spruce Tree Center

Contact chad@midwaychamber.com to learn more.
Use the Midway Chamber office!
Need to meet someone in the Midway, but don't have an office? Utilize the Midway Chamber space! Email chad@midwaychamber.com for details.
Become an Ambassador!
As the public relations arm of the Midway Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors are often the first contact for new and prospective members & encouraged to select the most effective activities to meet their personal and professional objectives. All of the activities can be conveniently worked into your schedule.

Ambassador Activities Include:
  • Attending Ribbon Cuttings for new organizations
  • Greeting & registration help at Monthly Luncheons
  • Delivering membership packets to members
Ambassador Benefits:   
As an Ambassador, you have extensive opportunities to network and get your name out to new and existing members. The following is only a sampling of the ways this is done:
  • Recognition on the Midway Chamber's website.
  • Marketing to members by including your business cards or brochures in the membership packets 
  • Opportunity to be the initial point of contact for new and prospective members at luncheons & events

Want to learn more? I'd love to chat. Contact Beth at beth@midwaychamber.com   or call the office at 651-646-2636.
Leadership Summit June 13- SAVE THE DATE!!!
Mark your calendars for the Leadership Summit! Join the Midway Chamber and Augsburg University on Wednesday, June 13 from 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Lunchtime keynote speech by Dr. MayKao Hang, Wilder Foundation.

Thank You Renewing Members
Ka Joog
Roering Auto Body
University Enterprise Laboratories
New Member Spotlight

Drake Bank is a community bank focused on helping small businesses in the Twin Cities area grow and prosper. We do this by listening to needs and dreams, then applying our full range of commercial loan and deposit products to their greatest potential. We strive to build very personal, trusting and long-lasting relationships. We also provide the best in personal banking services to our business clients, their employees, and our neighbors. We play a meaningful role in the development of our communities.



Contact: Krista Kook
Vice President/Sales Support Officer
60 E. Plato Blvd.
Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55107
651.767.9804

 
Refer a new member- get a gift card!
Refer a new member to the Midway Chamber, and you can receive a $25 gift card when they join! Gift cards are from a Chamber member restaurant of your choice.
Member News
MODERN MIDWAY OFFICE SPACE. 1600 sf. Large open area plus 5 offices. Energy efficient. Superior indoor air quality. Shared conference room. Easy access to I-94 and Light Rail. Ample parking. $3300/month includes CAM. TI allowance. Available May 1. 1375 St. Anthony Avenue. Contact: Gerry Flannery 651-225-1105.
































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