In The News
Eden Prairie Food Shelf Grows Their Own Produce For Clients

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (WCCO) - PROP food shelf in Eden Prairie is just one of many food shelves across the area making a transition to offer healthier, fresher products, but they are growing most of their fruits and vegetables right in their...

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Thank you to the members of our Women's Group that have been helping with the gardens at PROP! If you are interested in volunteering to help, please contact Paige at paige.nault@epchamber.org.
Piper's closure is temporary, owner says

Piper's Coffee & Burger Bar closure is temporary, owner Mark Jundt told to Eden Prairie News in an email. The restaurant at 7942 Mitchell Road closed down at 10 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, according to an email to employees that was shared with...

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Despite delays, Eden Prairie library construction on...

A late start to construction at the Hennepin County Library in Eden Prairie didn't throw the work off schedule, and work on the renovated library should be done in December, the project's manager said. The library closed on Jan.

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Upcoming Chamber Events
July 24: Cranes, Trains, and Economic Development Bus Tour

FREE EVENT---Join the Chamber as Dave Lindahl, Economic Development Manager for the City of Eden Prairie, takes us on a bus tour of Eden Prairie and highlights construction, development and new businesses you'll want to know about. We will finish the tour at Crave where you can stay and keep the conversation going over a beverage or two. Limited seating!

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Pick-up/drop-off at Crave (8251 Flying Cloud Dr #3010, Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE (We ask that you register for planning purposes)
July 25: Maximize Your Membership

Join us for an informational meeting and learn how to Maximize Your Membership! Whether you are relatively new to the Chamber or just haven't been engaged in Chamber activities, come hear about the benefits and opportunities that are open to you and your staff. We will offer you step-by-step instructions on how to get involved, define the programs and benefits and show you how to navigate our website. 

Date: Thursday, July 25, 8:00-9:00am
Location: Eden Prairie Chamber Office (10925 Valley View Rd., Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE (We ask that you register for planning purposes)
August 1: Power Hour On The Patio

Fun networking opportunity consisting of conversation, appetizer, drinks, and more! This special edition of the traditional EPC Power Hour will take place on the Patio at Champps in Eden Prairie! 

Date: Thursday, August 1, 4:30-5:30pm
Location: Champps (8010 Glen Ln. Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE for members; $15 for non-members
August 7: One More Customer

Join the Eden Prairie, Richfield, and Edina Chambers for a continuing educational series featuring Fran Tarkenton and learn how to attract One More Customer.

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 7:30-8:45am
Location: Star Bank (250 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie)
Cost: One More Customer is a monthly video viewing followed by discussion. The Chamber is excited to offer this to members and their guests at no charge. Please register to reserve your spot; space is limited.  
August 13: Emotional Wellness in the Workplace

Whether it’s a life event that takes you by surprise or ongoing struggles in the office, being emotionally healthy will help you cope and navigate your way forward so you can reclaim your well-being and happiness.Join Headway for an informal presentation and discussion to learn the four essential elements to support emotional health, how to develop and nurture each element, and everyday tips to fuel and sustain emotional health.

Date: Tuesday, August 13, 8:15 - 9:30 AM
Location: Woodlake Conference Room–1st Floor (6601 Lyndale Ave South, Richfield)
Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members
August 14: B@B Returns

Business@Breakfast is a great opportunity for businesses that depend on referrals and one-on-one interaction to make meaningful and lasting connections. Attendees should come prepared with a stack of 20-30 business cards and a 45 second commercial about their business. Arrive at 7:15 for 15 minutes of networking before we hear from each participant. 

Facilitator: Steven Tasler

Speaker: Todd Thiewes with Sandler Training will be speaking on sales. Sales can be mentally tough though it doesn't have to be. Learn from Todd at Sandler Training on how to separate your identity from your roles. Todd will cover the Sandler Success Triangle of behaviors, attitudes and technique.

Event Sponsors: Fairway Independent Mortgage Company- Dominic Des Marais and First Western Bank & Trust, Panera  

The program will adjourn at 8:30, but attendees are welcome to continue to network afterward. Breakfast is included in the price.

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 7:30-8:30am
Location: Hellmuth & Johnson (8050 West 78th Street. Edina- 4th Floor)
Cost: $13 for members, $18 for non-members
$5 additional charge for registration after noon on Tuesday and all walk in's 
August 16: Sunrise Breakfast

Bring plenty of business cards for 'Networking on the Patio' for the August edition of the Joint EPC/Edina Business Breakfast! No presentation this month, but an opportunity to meet with other members from the community and make new connections!

The Sunrise Business Breakfast is a networking event created to bring small to medium sized businesses in the community together for an opportunity to learn more about our local businesses, gain knowledge through education, and share business challenges and opportunities. Be sure to bring your 60 second "creative" commercial detailing your business, upcoming special event, or a product offering you have. And don't forget to bring plenty of business cards for networking

Date: Friday, August 16, 7:30-9:00am
Location: Tavern on France (6740 France Ave S, Edina)
Cost: $20 for members, $25 for non-members (American style breakfast included in price)
August 16: Vein Clinics of America Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Join the Chamber at Vein Clinics of America for their Grand Opening and Chamber Ribbon Cutting event! The ribbon cutting will take place at 3:30 and members are encouraged to stay after to network and sample some local food.

Come meet 3-time gold medalist, Misty May-Treanor who will be attending the event! The first 75 attendees will receive an autographed beach volleyball!

Date: Friday, August 16, 3:30-5:30pm
Location: Vein Clinics of America (13300 Technology Drive, Suite 106, Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE (no need to register)
August 20: One More Customer

Join the Eden Prairie, Richfield, and Edina Chambers for a continuing educational series featuring Fran Tarkenton and learn how to attract One More Customer.

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 7:45-8:45am
Location: Think Mutual Bank–2nd Floor (3655 Hazelton Road, Edina)
Cost: One More Customer is a monthly video viewing followed by discussion. The Chamber is excited to offer this to members and their guests at no charge. Please register to reserve your spot; space is limited.  
August 22: Maximize Your Membership

Join us for an informational meeting and learn how to Maximize Your Membership! Whether you are relatively new to the Chamber or just haven't been engaged in Chamber activities, come hear about the benefits and opportunities that are open to you and your staff.

We will offer you step-by-step instructions on how to get involved, define the programs and benefits and show you how to navigate our website. 

Date: Thur sday, August 22, 8:00-9:00am
Location: Eden Prairie Chamber Offices (10925 Valley View Rd, Eden Prairie)
Cost: FREE (we ask that you register for planning purposes)
August 22: After Hours Networking

Join us for this joint EPC/Edina/Richfield Chamber networking event! There will be complementary appetizers, a cash bar, and plenty of time for networking so come prepared to see some new faces!



Date: Thursday, August 22, 4:30-5:30pm
Location: Tavern 23 (7651 France Ave S, Minneapolis)
Cost: $20 for members and non-members
Member Events and News
Events:
Insight Vision Care - One year Anniversary Event

Insight is turning one and celebrating with a Ray Ban Trunk Show! 30% off entire collection PLUS $50 off lenses for Eden Prairie Chamber members!

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Our Family Encounter Event

Join us for a conversation about bringing families together to transition aging parents and Solos with independence and dignity.

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