Weekly Update:
October 7, 2019
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Chamber & Community News
Business of the Year & Visions of Excellence Applications Due this Week!
Nominate or Apply Today!
Nominate AND Apply for the upcoming River Heights Chamber of Commerce Awards:

Qualifications and criteria for each award may be found online by clicking on the links to the specific award.

If you know of any businesses you’d like to nominate, please  email Nicole .  
*Remember* The Visions application is filled out by the nominator (possibly you) for the nominee. The Business of the Year can be filled out directly by the nominee/applicant themselves. 

Deadline to submit an application is Thursday, October 10, 2019.
Be a Sponsor of the Annual Meeting!
Be an exclusive sponsor and get premier recognition at the 2020 Annual Meeting where the award winners will be recognized
on January 9, 2020, at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront in Saint Paul.

Sponsorship packages here
CoffeeNet at Town Square Television
Thank you to our co-sponsors Town Square Television and Point North Networks and everyone who joined us at the Chamber's CoffeeNet last week - what a great turnout!

Check out more photos here
Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Meetings & Events This Week:

Thursday, October 10
  • 8:00 a.m. - Inver Grove Heights Local Issues @ ISD 199 District Office, IGH
  • 11:00 a.m. - Ground Breaking @ Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital, IGH
SAVE the Date & Sign Up for a Booth Today!
County-Wide Chamber Business Expo
Join us at LaGrand Conference Center to connect with members from neighboring Dakota County Chambers of Commerce. 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
5 - 7 PM
LaGrand Conference at
GrandStay Hotel
7083 153rd St W., Apple Valley

This event is free to attend and includes a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and over 40 exhibits from participating members. Plus, lots of great door prizes for you to win (some valued at $100 each)!

Booth Space Pricing :
  • 1/2 booth (3’ of shared 6’ table) = $90
  • 6’ table = $150
  • 6’ free-standing display = $150

Reserve your booth space with Colleen  here
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Text Message Reminders
Text RHChamber to 20673 to receive upcoming event reminders from the River Heights Chamber of Commerce!
Economic Development & Workforce News
Inver Hills Community College Technology & Business Center Renovation - Governor's Team Tour
Inver Hills Community College hosted members of the Governors team to tour the campus and discuss the $14 million bonding request in 2020 for renovation of the Technology and Business Center

Check out all the cool details, proposed offers and employment info for fields related to the impacted projected area of on their website here
Technology & Business Center Renovation " IHCC News

Tour group reviews $14.745 million capital bonding request for construction A tour group representing Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB), the Office of Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota State system office visited the campus of Inver Hills...

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Member News & Events
Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction for Good Samaritan Society Inver Grove Heights
Thursday, October 10
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Good Samaritan Society - IGH
1301 50th Street, Inver Grove Heights

Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction will also offer macaroni and cheese as well as a gluten free option. Take out is also available. Will also have a wine cork pull.

More details here
DARTS and GoDakota Team Up To Provide Input To Metro Transit - Network Next Community Conversation
Monday, October 28, 2019
Dakota Lodge, Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane
West St. Paul

You're invited to the conversation to provide input for the future of Metro Transit transportation.

Light refreshments will be provided.

To register, request a ride or an interpreter: Call DARTS at: 651-455-1560 or email Laura.dunn@DARTS1.org
Ambassador of the Month for September
Bruce Bairaktaris
Quality Auto Care Center
100 South Concord Exchange
South St. Paul
(651) 457-6255

Thank you for all of your work with the Ambassadors!
Hot Deals & Employment Opportunities!
Share your Hot Deal or Employment Opportunities with the Chamber!  It's a free member benefit !

Login to your member account or contact the Chamber here
Advertising Space Open for Your Business This Fall!
Does Your Business Have a Special Event or Promotion You Want to Share with the Chamber & Community?
For only $150 a month, you can have your ad displayed in each week (four weeks) of the Chamber's valued member benefit, the Weekly Update!
  • The weekly email is sent to over 600 business representatives each week
  • Plus your ad will be shared online and through the Chamber's Social Media!
  • Don't miss this affordable member opportunity!

Interested? Contact Nicole, here!
See more details to sign up here
River Heights Chamber of Commerce | 651.451.2266 | nicole@riverheights.com | riverheights.com