Weekly Update:
June 24, 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..
Last Day to Bid in the Online Auction
The River Heights Chamber's Online Auction (in conjunction with the Golf Classic) is part of the largest Chamber Fundraiser!

The auction has great items and experiences you don't want to miss, so log on today!

Check out the online auction here - bidding will automatically close at 6:00 p.m. on tonight, June 24.
Ambassador Business Visits
Ambassadors visited and welcomed Velen Ambalam of Soleil Nail & Beauty Bar located at 727 Marie Avenue South, South St. Paul.

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Ambassadors visited and welcomed new member Juno Active, Anne Kelly, located at 1355 Mendota Heights Road, Suite 290.

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First Chamber Blood Drive Helps Saves Lives
The Chamber hosted a Blood Drive for the American Red Cross on Thursday, June 13th. Seventeen donors, including many walk-ins, generously contributed to the Blood Drive. There were ten first time donors (Chamber staff included), a metric highly valued at the Red Cross as they continually try to build their donor base.

We hope you can join us for our next sponsored Blood Drive on Monday, September 30th. If you are interested in having the Blood Mobile at your business, please contact Mike Fries at the American Red Cross - mike.fries@redcross.org.
Business Card Exchange at Mississippi Pub
Thank you to Board Member, Joe Harms of Mississippi Pub for sponsoring the Chamber's June Business Card Exchange and to everyone who joined us to connect with the Chamber on Thursday, June 20th!
Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Meetings & Events This Week:

Monday, June 24
  • 10:00 a.m. - Golf Classic @ Southview Country Club, WSP
  • 3:00 p.m. - Pro Lesson & Dinner @ Southview Country Club, WSP

Tuesday, June 25
  • 4:00 p.m. - Progress Plus Board of Directors @ Chamber Office

Wednesday, June 26
  • 7:30 a.m. - South St. Paul Local Issues @ Central Square Community Center, SSP

Thursday, June 27
  • 9:30 a.m. - Inver Grove Heights CVB Board of Directors @ Chamber Office
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Economic Development & Workforce News
How to Hire Smart in the Twin Cities Talent Crisis

By Angela Lurie Despite the multitude of Twin Cities companies fiercely competing over a shrinking pool of skilled candidates to fill vacancies, businesses are finding ways to navigate the talent shortage. Rather than wringing their hands, many...

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Member News & Events
Welcome New Chamber Members
Edward Jones- Jerrod Resseman Office
9020 Cahill Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
(651) 493.9205
Edward Jones offers an array of financial services in addition to wealth and money management.
State Farm - Trent Thompson
5778 Blackshire Path
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
(651) 457.2216

Educating individuals and businesses on the risks of everyday life, providing auto, motorcycle, home/renters/condo, life and health insurance.
VFW Post 295 and Auxiliary
Terry Pieper, Commander
1401 Thompson Avenue
South St. Paul, MN 55075
(651) 455.1505
The VFW Post 295 is dedicated to serving their fellow veterans, their families, widows, orphans and their community.
Food Truck Wednesday in BridgePoint Business Park
Wednesday, June 26
11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
150 Hardman Ave, SSP

More details here
Ribbon Cutting at Edward Jones - Resseman's Office
Thursday, June 27
3:00 p.m.
9020 Cahill Avenue, Inver Grove Heights
Congratulations to the Ambassador of the Month for May
Andy Lucking
Lucking Wealth Management (LWM, LLC)
2315 Waters Drive
Mendota Heights
(651) 272-3511
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!

Hot Deals & Employment Opportunities!
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