Weekly Update:
January 21, 2019
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Chamber & Community News
Ambassador Visit: MN Services
The River Heights Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Susan Taple, of MN Services to the Chamber on January 15th.

Minnesota Services is a full service, after hours cleaning company with a wide range of clients across the metro area. They are family-owned and have been serving the greater Twin Cities for nearly 50 years!

Do you have an office space, event center, church, or light industrial business that needs cleaning weekly, bi-weekly or daily? 

Susan can be reached at MN Services for a quote at (651) 492-0567 or mnservices.net.
Ambassador Visit:
Twist Office Partners
The Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Randy Bowman of Twist Office Partners to the Chamber on Jan. 15th. Randy supplies business of all sizes with paper products, ink/toner, janitorial, furniture and virtually anything you could need to run your business. With over 60,000 SKUs, he can do a cost analysis for your current needs. Best of all - they deliver! 

Contact Randy at (612) 703-1370 or RBowman@TwistOP.com.
It's Not Too Late... Apply Now for Small Business of the Year!
Know a small business who shines in the River Heights community? It's time to nominate them for the River Heights Chamber's Small Business of the Year Award!


Does your business meet the award criteria?

The business must meet the following qualifications to be considered:
  • 20 or fewer employees
  • At least 5 years in business
  • At least 2 years as a River Heights Chamber member
  • At least 1 year of River Heights Chamber committee service
  • Business is located in the area served by the River Heights Chamber of Commerce
Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Meetings & Events This Week:

Monday, January 21
  • Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Holiday

Wednesday, January 23
  • 7:30 a.m. - South St. Paul Local Issues @ Central Square Community Center, SSP
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Economic Development News
Unemployment Remains Steady; Four Straight Months at 2.8%
Press Release from Minnesota Employment and Economic Development:
ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held at 2.8 percent in December, according to data released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), marking the fourth straight month with the same unemployment rate.

Minnesota’s unemployment rate remains the lowest since May 1999 and is just above the all-time low of 2.5 percent held in January and February 1999.

The state gained 500 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis. November’s previously announced loss of 800 jobs was revised downward to 1,000 jobs lost. Over the year, Minnesota has added 31,441 jobs for a 1.1 percent increase over last December.

Member News & Events
Welcome New Chamber Member:
Therapy OPS
Chris and Rachel Kuenzli
2925 Buckley Way
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
(651) 455-0561
Great Neighbors' Food Fight
Five Local Restaurants Compete for Best Burger Title: Who has the best burger around?

The 2019 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight competition and fundraiser features delicious burgers from five local restaurants. Supporters can purchase a card, try the burgers and then cast their vote to help decide who wins.

Proceeds from card sales go towards the emergency and supportive service programs at Neighbors, Inc.

Details and additional information can be found here .

  • 2019 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight Contest runs February 1 to March 31, 2019
  • Cards are $30 each and include one designated burger at each of the five participating restaurants, including:
  • B-52 Burgers & Brew: The Hangover Burger
  • BLVD Bar + Grille: BLVD Bourbon Bacon Burger
  • Jersey’s Bar & Grill: Cheesiest Burger
  • MN Kaposia Club: Stockyards Burger
  • Mississippi Pub: All American Burger
  • Cards can be purchased online or at the Neighbors, Inc.'s office during regular business hours.

This is the fifth year of the annual Food Fight competition and fundraiser. Over $23,000 has been raised for Neighbors, Inc. from this competition since its inception four years ago!
Congratulations to the Ambassador of the Month for December!
Bruce Bairaktaris
Quality Auto Care Center
100 South Concord Exchange
South St. Paul
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