Midway Avenues Newsletter December 5,   2017
Can the Midway attract an Amazon?
How do we organically grow the Midway economy to be an positive impact to the business and residential communities? How do we prepare for the next Amazon? What is our strategy to position us for the next ask?
Ready. Set. Go.
Preparing for the next big opportunity.

Hear from a panel of experts in their field as we discuss these points and more. 
Panelists include: 
  • Beth Bartz, SRF Consulting Group
  • Jon Commers, Met Council
  • Jim Erickson, Solomon Strategies Group
  • Danette Parr, City of St. Paul
  • Shauen Pearce-Lassiter, Greater MSP
  • Russel Peterson, Clever Architecture

Sunrise Banks Headquarters
2525  Wabash Ave. 
Saint Paul, MN 55114

Tuesday, December 12
7:30- 9 a.m.

Bagels and coffee will be provided.
This is a free event!  RSVP Now

St.Paul Port Authority Logo
Presenting Sponsor
Supporting Sponsor

Ribbon Cutting & Open House 
 The Naughty Greek's NEW Location
You sampled the Angelo's food at the TASTE!  of Lunch on the Line, now join us as we help 
The Naughty Greek open up their SECOND location!
 There will be a band, food, beer and wine samples & Mayor Coleman to help usher in the new location.

2400 University Ave. W.
Saint Paul, MN 55114
Tuesday, December 5- TODAY
4:00-6:00 Please join us as your schedule allows

Thursday, December 7

2400 University Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55114

Thank you to our sponsors:                                                                
If taking transit, The Naughty Greek is located near the Raymond Ave. Green Line station.

 Celebration of Nonprofits & Monthly Luncheon
December 20
"The Economic Impact of Nonprofits"
Nonprofits help those in need and serve a variety of industries and issues. They also provide great places to volunteer your time and donate funds. But what role do nonprofits have in our economy? Discover more about nonprofits and the positive impacts they have at our Annual Celebration of Nonprofits. 

Jon Pratt
December 20 Schedule: 
9-9:30 a.m.- Registration, pastries & coffee
9:30-11:00 a.m.- Panel Discussion featuring:
                •     Kate Barr, President/CEO, Propel Nonprofits
                •     Marvin Plakut, President/CEO, Episcopal Homes
                •     Sheila Smith, Executive Director, MN Citizens for the Arts
11 a.m. - Noon- Non Profit Expo
Noon- Luncheon & Program featuring Jon Pratt, Executive Director,
MN Council of Nonprofits
1:00 - Close

Anderson Student Center
Hamline University
774 Snelling Ave North
St. Paul, MN  55104
**Parking is available & free of charge at all surface lots**

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
**Luncheon passes may be used for this event**

Presenting Sponsor:                            Education Series Presenting Sponsor:

                              Sunrise Banks Logo
Seminar Sponsor:
Expo Sponsor:

Host Sponsor:

Coleman Strategic, LLC

Coleman Strategic, LLC is a boutique Public Affairs practice focused on transformational strategies and engagement to help clients shape public policies, find common ground on contested issues and generate opportunities for growth. The firm's Principal, Emmett Coleman, delivers a unique perspective formed by over twenty years operating at the intersection of government, business and community - and takes a pro-active approach to advocacy guided by Wayne Gretzky's secret to scoring - determine where the puck is going to be and get there ahead of it and those following. The firm specializes in guiding clients with emerging technologies and rapidly developing business interests through traditional public processes that often appear to be designed to slow innovation and investment. Services include grassroots and legislative advocacy, crisis management, support for complex negotiations, relationship development and reputation management.

Emmett Coleman

Sponsorships available at all levels. 

This is our largest event of the year and is a great opportunity to get in front of approximately 325 members. It's a great way to market your organization at a really fun event. 
Call the chamber office at 651-646-2636 for more information. 

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- PCs for People
- Roseridge Offices LLC
- Tech Dump
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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             St.Paul Port Authority Logo


Director's Circle

   Anchor Bank            Hamline               Seven Corners Printing Logo 


Associate Circle

Ally People Solutions   Associated Bank   Bywater Business Solutions Episcopal Homes Espresso Services FastSigns Roseville  

Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.  Ideal Printers   Mendoza Law,  Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ, P.A.

Mortenson Construction St. Paul Saints Baseball Club