Weekly Update:
June 10, 2019
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Politics at the Pub

Please join the Southeast Metro Political Action Committee (PAC) for Politics @ the Pub! Enjoy lively conversation with Chamber members, local elected officials, candidates, and others who share the desire to have a vital, thriving business...

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Chamber & Community News
Did You Know..
Legislative Session Update Tonight
Monday, June 10
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Black Sheep Coffee
705 Southview Boulevard, SSP

Join us for a Listening Session with some of our local legislators!
Donate Blood This Week at the River Heights Chamber Blood Drive with the American Red Cross Bus
Thursday, June 13
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
River Heights Chamber
5782 Blackshire Path, Inver Grove Heights

Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Join the River Heights Chamber for a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross Bus!

To schedule an appt for this event , please call 1-800-RED-CROSS
(1-800-733-2767) or visit
RedCrossBlood.org and enter: RHCC
CoffeeNet Hosted by Yours Truly Marketing Incentives & Red Ladder
Thank you to Yours Truly Marketing Incentives, Regina Barr of Red Ladder, Evolve Workplace and all of our members who made it out to network with the Chamber!

Ribbon Cutting at THAT Cooking School
The Chamber participated in the Ribbon Cutting for new member and IGH business, THAT Cooking School, located at 9092 Buchanan Trail!

Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Meetings & Events This Week:

Thursday, June 13
  • 8:00 a.m. - Inver Grove Heights Local Issues @ ISD 199 School District Offices, IGH
  • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - American Red Cross Blood Drive @ River Heights Chamber Parking Lot
  • 4:00 p.m. - Ribbon Cutting at Vandalia Glassworks @ Vandalia Glassworks, 103 Concord Exchange North, South St. Paul
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Economic Development & Workforce News
Minnesota Exports up 1.5 percent in the First Quarter 2019

Minnesota exports grew to $5.4 billion, representing growth of 1.5 percent between the first quarters of 2018 and 2019, according to a report released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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Member News & Events
Welcome New Chamber Member:
Soleil Nail & Beauty Bar
Velen Ambalam
727 Marie Avenue South
South St. Paul, MN 55075
(651) 455-5744
Inver Grove Heights Dog Park Grand Opening & "Leash-Cutting" Ceremony
Tuesday, June 11
5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Heritage Village Park, 4321 65th Street,
Inver Grove Heights

A formal “leash-cutting” ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m., with remarks from Mayor George Tourville and key groups involved in the development of this new dog park.

IGH Food Truck Day
Wednesday, June 12
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VMCC Parking Lot
8055 Barbara Ave.,
Inver Grove Heights

Stop by to grab lunch from 7 different food trucks! The event is open to the public. Both cash and cards will be accepted by the food vendors. Let’s hope for great weather!
The following food trucks are confirmed for the June event:
  • Hometown Meats: Burgers, brats, hot dogs, brisket sandwich, pork chop and more
  • Samurai Teppanyaki: Eggs rolls, pot stickers, wontons, fried rice and more
  • The Cave Cafe: Chicken, steak, beef and gyro wraps
  • Angelita’s Tacos: Tacos, fajitas, cup of corn and more
  • El Jibarito: Puerto Rican style sandwiches, fritters and burgers served with fried plantains
  • HomeTown Creamery: Homemade ice cream served in fresh baked waffle cone
  • Cookie Dough by Lindsey: Homemade cookie dough dessert served in a waffle cone
Digital Transformation Technology Event Open House
Wednesday, June 12
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Coordinated Business Systems
851 W. 128th Street, Burnsville

Check out the special guest and multiple speakers at this Technology Event Open House!

Free pie, exciting prizes and free food for those who RSVP here to attend!
Congratulations to the Ambassador of the Month for May
Andy Lucking
Lucking Wealth Management (LWM, LLC)
2315 Waters Drive
Mendota Heights
(651) 272-3511
Attention Chamber Members:
Advertising Deadline Approaching for the South Metro Living Magazine
Don't wait, contact E&M Consulting, Inc. for your ad space in this annual publication!

E&M Consulting, Inc. is managing the ad sales, creative design, and formatting of our South Metro Living Magazine -
Don't miss this great opportunity to advertise your business to thousands of people. 

The South Metro Living Guide distributes 4,000 printed, high-quality, professional community magazines to local businesses, schools, City halls, and residents and visitors upon request and more! The publication is also offered online on the Chamber's website .

If you have any questions or would like to advertise, please contact Jack with E&M at
651-815-4169, 800-572-0011, or  jack@emconsultinginc.com .

Information on the available advertising opportunities can also be viewed online at  www.emconsultinginc.com/adreservation/RHCOC .

As always, your support of the River Heights Chamber of Commerce’s products and services is greatly appreciated!
Order Your Chamber Apparel Here
To go along with the rebranding of the River Heights Chamber, we'd like to offer you the fun opportunity to wear some great Chamber embroidered apparel! These are comfortable, quality pieces you'll enjoy and it's a great way to spread the word about your involvement in the River Heights Chamber!

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