Midway Chamber of Commerce November 2, 2021
Midway Chamber News
Coming Up!
November Membership Luncheon ft. Joe Gothard

Public Education & Achievement in Transition

****Please note, that this event will be a week earlier than our usual monthly luncheons.

Saint Paul Public School's mission statement is "Inspire students to think critically, pursue their dreams and change the world.”".

Learn firsthand what changes Dr. Joe Gothard, Superintendant of St. Paul Public Schools, is implementing to make this statement a reality.

As the second largest school district in the state with 37,000 students and a staff of 5,000, Dr. Gothard will share his insights as well as plans for success. 
Midway Chamber Safety Policy:
The Midway Chamber of Commerce adheres to the guidelines set forth by each event venue and any additional government policy in effect. 

The Midway Chamber will have facemasks available, as well as hand sanitizer available at all in-person events. 

Saint Paul College Safety Stance 
Face coverings are required indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status.

Date and Time:
Wednesday Nov 10, 2021
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST

Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

$35.00 members/ $50.00 non-members
This includes networking, program and lunch.

***Please note: Cancellations must be received three days in advance to receive a full refund, substitutions are welcome. Reservations made within 24 hours of the event will be charged an additional $10

Thank you to our sponsor
2021 Celebration of Nonprofits

Wednesday Dec 15, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST

Featuring: Armando Camacho, CEO/President of Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Anderson Student Center
Hamline University
774 Snelling Ave North
St. Paul, MN 55104

9-9:30 a.m: Registration, pastries & coffee
9:30-11:00 a.m: Nonprofit Presentation TBA

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Non Profit Expo
12 p.m.: Luncheon & Program 
1 p.m.: Close & Happy Holidays

Non Profit Member - $25 Morning Seminar, Expo & Luncheon
For Profit Member - $35.00 Expo & Luncheon Only
For Profit Member- $50.00 Morning Seminar, Expo & Luncheon
Non Member - $50 Expo & Luncheon Only
Beer Education Class and Tasting @ The Lab

Thursday, November 4, 2021 4:00 p.m. 

You've heard the story of how The Lab came to be, now support your fellow chamber member and local brewery!

Come learn about what goes into the brewing/distilling process

As a follow up to the luncheon, as we continue encouraging the support of local restaurants and breweries, The Lab will be doing a beer tasting and education class for the Midway Chamber on Thursday, November 4th at 4pm! This event will have limited capacity on a first come first serve basis. Be sure to sign up early as spots will fill fast!

***This event will have a waitlist. Should you register then find you need to cancel, please contact ana@midwaychamber.com ASAP, so we can fill the vacancy!

The Lab, LLC
767 N. Eustis St., Suite 115
Saint Paul, MN 55114 

LOTL @ Homi

Homi just celebrated their 12 year anniversary, and we're heading over to help mark the occasion at one of our favorite restaurants of our Taste! of Lunch on the Line event. While we may not be able to bring this event back quite yet, join us in supporting this local family owned business. Real flavors of Mexican cuisine where the menu is filled with recipes from old family cook books.
Thursday Nov 11, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

Homi Restaurante Mexicano
864 University Ave W.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Please register to let us know you are attending! 

The U.S. has new COVID vaccine rules for international travelers. Here's what to know

The U.S. has come up with new rules and regulations for travelers flying in from other countries, to take effect on Monday, Nov. 8. Full story here,
Xcel unveils goal of carbon-neutral natural gas by 2050

Xcel Energy is aiming for "net-zero" carbon emissions from its natural gas system by 2050, an ambitious goal but one with steep challenges. The company joined just a handful of U.S. gas utilities Monday by announcing plans to extricate carbon in Minnesota and other states — including by replacing some gas with hydrogen, a cleaner alternative. Learn more here.
A Highlight of our October Events!
Member Luncheon @ the State Fairgrounds ft. Janet Johanson, The Lab
Ribbon Cutting for Minnesota Bank and Trust @ Court International Bldg
Lunch on the Line @ Hodma (Somali-Mediterranean fusion)
Hamline Midway Coalition Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 18th 
6-8 pm
In person: Hamline University, Klas Kay Fredericks Center (food and beverages provided)

The Hamline Midway Coalition is looking forward to our Annual Meeting and celebrating another year representing the Hamline Midway neighborhood as St. Paul District Council 11. We will spotlight the work of the board, committees,community members, and partner organizations across the many initiatives taking place in our neighborhood. 

To best display and honor the many projects taking place within our district boundaries, we invite the Midway Chamber of Commerce to host a table/booth where neighbors can stop by to learn more about your work in the community. For the virtual portion, we request you share a couple of PowerPoint slides about your organization/project that staff will present to online attendees. If you are interested in participating, let us know and we can provide further details.

We greatly appreciate your efforts to improve the quality of life in the Hamline Midway and can't wait to celebrate this great work later this month!
Next Level Training Wellness and Fitness
Jonathan Swenson
958 Cromwell Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55114
Next Level Training Wellness and Fitness is a new gym that focuses on teaching all of it’s members how to train effectively. Through custom programing, a community atmosphere and appointment based training Next Level helps all of their members achieve long term goal attainment.
Earn 25% more in rebates for screw-in lamps and LED tubes

For a limited time, lighting projects including interior screw-in lamps and LED tubes are eligible for an additional 25% in rebates when completed through the One-Stop Efficiency Shop, sponsored by Xcel Energy. 

Starting with a free, no commitment lighting assessment, we'll build a customized savings plan for your business including recommendations, simple paybacks, and estimated rebates and energy savings. Schedule your lighting assessment to get started.

Center for Energy and Environment’s One-Stop Efficiency Shop® serves eligible commercial customers in Xcel Energy’s Minnesota service area. Visit mncee.org/onestop to learn more.
Free Smart Thermostats for Businesses

Gain more control of your HVAC system and earn annual electric bill credits by upgrading to smart thermostats. How it works:

• Request an installation from the One-Stop Efficiency Shop®, sponsored by Xcel Energy 
• A One-Stop technician will replace your existing thermostats with smart thermostats at no charge 
• You’ll be enrolled in Xcel Energy’s AC Rewards for Business Program 
• Annual credits will be applied to your electricity bill for each thermostat installed
Sign up for your free smart thermostat installation

Center for Energy and Environment’s One-Stop Efficiency Shop® serves eligible commercial customers in Xcel Energy’s Minnesota service territory. CEE is an Xcel Energy authorized installer of smart thermostats. Visit mncee.org/smart-thermostat to learn more.
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