Weekly Update:
January 20, 2020
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Chamber & Community News
Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Meetings & Events This Week:

Monday, January 20
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 21

Wednesday, January 22
  • 7:30 a.m. - South St. Paul Local Issues @ Central Square Community Center, SSP - Remember to Sign Up on the Members Only Facebook Page to Watch LIVE

Thursday, January 23
  • 9:30 a.m. - IGH CVB Board Meeting @ CVB/Chamber Office
New Communications - Have You Signed Up?
What you need to know and do:
The Weekly Update email will still be sent to all Chamber members, local elected officials and business representatives who wish to receive it.

  1. Choose Your News - We know your time (and email space) is limited. So, let's get connected by selecting your communication interests here so you can receive just the news you want from River Heights Chamber of Commerce directly in your inbox.
  2. Stay Connected - Join the Members Only Facebook Page where the Chamber will be posting LIVE videos from important meetings and events for added Chamber value! *First up, Local Issues will be recorded on Facebook LIVE starting in January.
Reserve Your Spot to Host/Sponsor a Networking Event in 2020
Want to know more about a CoffeeNet or Business Card Exchange? How can you host your own or what it includes?

Check it out here and contact Colleen to reserve your spot in 2020! There's no better time than the present to plan on making connections and promoting your business!
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Economic Development & Workforce News
South St. Paul City Council WorkSession - Concord Street Notification
You're Invited to the the Work Session On:
JANUARY 27, 2020
7:00 P.M.
TRAINING ROOM
125 3rd Ave N., South St. Paul

Final decisions regarding key design elements of the Concord Improvement Project will be occurring over the next couple of months. The City Council would like to provide the opportunity for further discussions with the impacted businesses and properties along this corridor before decisions need to be made. 

At this meeting, staff will provide an update on project components and the funding program. Property owners and businesses will also be afforded the opportunity to offer additional input on the project.
Member News & Events
The South St. Paul/Inver Grove Heights Rotary Club is accepting nominations for the 2020 Service to Others Humanitarian Recognition – SOHR
Candidates should have made an impact in the greater South St. Paul, West St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights area for in excess of 10 years by being either a resident or having provided their service in these communities. 

The recipient will be acknowledged at the club’s “ Humanitarian Recognition Banquet” on Thursday, April 16, 2020 and receive a $1,000 donation in their name to a charity of their choice. 

Please contact the coordinator, Joe Gullerud at 651-775-3637 or joeg@besterbros.com with your nomination no later than Friday, February 7 th.
Thank You for Renewing Your Chamber Membership for 2020
We will be highlighting several renewing members each week in the Weekly Update so watch for your business's name! If you haven't renewed yet, renew here today!

Here are some of the members who have renewed for 2020!
Thank you!

  • Mendakota Country Club
  • Midwest Fence & Manufacturing Company
  • Minikahda Storage & Offices
  • RE/MAX Results
  • Roberts Funeral and Cremation Chapel
  • Seasons Townhouse Association
  • Select Therapy
  • South St. Paul Future, Inc.
  • State Farm Insurance - Youmans Agency
  • Twin City Hide, Inc.
  • Ultimate Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
  • Vista Prairie at River Heights
Employer Tax Seminar - February 4th
Topics covered:
  • Properly classifying workers
  • Minnesota Tax ID & withholding
  • Wage detail reporting and filing
  • State & federal labor standards
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Business requirements and responsibilities
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Evolve Workplace
260 Wentworth Ave. E.
West St. Paul, MN 55118
No cost for attending

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations to attend this seminar should contact the Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership at ui.mn@state.mn.us or call 651-259-0779.

We are an equal opportunity employer and program provider. The event is free, but you must register online. Visit www.uimn.org and search "Educational Seminars" for more information.
December Ambassador of the Month
Congratulations Bruce Bairaktaris
Quality Auto Care Center
100 South Concord Exchange
South St. Paul
(651) 457-6255
Hot Deals & Employment Opportunities!
Share your Hot Deal or Employment Opportunities with the Chamber!  It's a free member benefit !

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2019 Year in Review - Watch our highlights video here!
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