Midway Avenues Newsletter September 26,   2017
October Monthly Luncheon: Mayor Chris Coleman
A lot has happened in Saint Paul since 2006, when Chris Coleman first became Saint Paul's mayor. Hear from the mayor on accomplishments, the state of the city and what Saint Paul's priorities should be after his final term ends in December.

The Commodore
79 Western Ave. N.
Saint Paul, MN  55102

Wednesday, October 18
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Cost: $35 members, $50 non-members

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Transit Information:Bus 21A will drop you off on the corner of Selby & Western.

Ribbon Cutting & Beer Fondo
Ribbons and Beer- What More do You Need? 

Join us for a one of a kind, unique event.  We will begin by welcoming Podiumwear Custom Sports Apparel to the Midway Chamber of Commerce with an official Ribbon Cutting. Join us on bicycle, car or on foot  & off we go to visit 2 other Midway Chamber members, Urban Growler and Lake Monster Brewing.

Not a bide rider? No worries, hop in your car or walk and join in the fun. 
Can't stay for the whole event? No worries! Join us as your schedule allows.

Ribbon Cutting & Beer Fondo
Thursday, September 28
4 p.m.
Podiumwear- 2408 Territorial Road

Cost: FREE!!


What sets Saunders Housing apart is our team making sure that all the work we deliver is absolutely flawless. After all, our superior quality Home Builders is precisely what separates us from other similar companies. Whether you need a small touch up or you're thinking of a bigger project, let us know what you need and we'll help you out.

Saunders Housing
Marshall Saunders

Chamber Happenings

Ujamaa Place receives the Hiway Federal Credit Union Nonprofit of the Month Award
Scott Burns speaking at the Monthly Membership Luncheon

Anne Hendrickson cuts the ribbon with her kids for Work it
Pat Wolf presents at the Economic Development Meeting


Thursday, October 5

1626 Selby Ave.- 1 block west of the Snelling & Selby Avenue intersection
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Thank you to our sponsors:                                                               
If taking transit, Zait & Za'atar is located near the A-Line Snelling/Dayton station, and along the 84 and 53 routes.
The Power of a Positive Brand
Does your brand connect with others at an emotional level? How does your organization brand itself? Branding is an important way of marketing, and can help increase awareness and likability of organizations. Learn tips from an expert at the next Higher Ed event: The Power of a Positive Brand, with Hamline's Assistant Vice President of Marketing, 
Lynn Farmer. In addition to Hamline University, other universities who have also recently undergone rebrands will be on hand.   Attendees will participate in a group branding exercise.

Friday, October 6
7:30-9 a.m.

Spruce Tree Center First Floor Conference Room
1600 University Ave. W.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

This is a free event. 



Taste! of Lunch on the Line

Thursday, October 26
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Midpointe Event Center
415 Pascal St. N. 

TASTE! of Lunch on the Line event brings together chamber and commu nity members to celebrate the diverse and unique restaurants located right in the heart of the Midway.

It's Reason to CELEBRATE!
We will have food on hand from over 15 restaurants so join us as we share food and fellowship. 

Stay tuned for a full listing of participating restaurants. 
$35 -  Individual Partner- Member
$50 -  Individual Partner- Nonmember

$50 -  Sponsor Partner- Members Only

Benefits of Sponsor Partnership:     
  • Listed as a Supporting Partner to a Lunch on the Line Restaurant
  • Company name displayed in the program next to your partner restaurant
  • Invitation for one to attend the event
    ** Luncheon passes are not accepted at this event**

October's Economic Development Meeting
The $15 Minimum Wage Debate
October 31, 2017

What is the economic reality of the proposed $15 minimum wage?  We will do our best to answer that question at October's Economic Development meeting.  

This panel discussion will include:
  • Dr. Joe Spry, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance at the University of St. Thomas
  • Chris Ferguson owner of  Bywater Business Solutions 
  • Council President Russ Stark
Tuesday, October 31--please note the change of date

International Institute of Minnesota
1694 Como Ave.-2 blocks west of the Snelling/Como Avenue intersection
Saint Paul, MN  55108

RSVP Here for this free event

 Thank you to our Sponsors:

St.Paul Port Authority Logo
Presenting Sponsor
Luncheon Sponsor



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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 Office  Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ, P.A.

Mortenson Construction St. Paul Saints Baseball Club