Midway Avenues Newsletter August 22,   2017
September Monthly Luncheon: Scott Burns
Scott co-founded GovDelivery in a Saint Paul basement in 2000. From there, the company grew to 250 professionals across four offices in the U.S. and Europe. After he sold GovDelivery in 2016, the 41-year old co-founded a new company, Structural, earlier this year. Learn about Scott's business success story, and his involvement in the City of Saint Paul's Innovation Cabinet.

Como Zoo
1225 Estabrook Dr.
St. Paul, MN  55108

Wednesday, September 20
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Thank you to our Sponsors:
Sunrise Banks Logo

Economic Development Meeting: Downtown Projects
Kick off the 2017-2018 Economic Development program with this timely event focusing on development in downtown Saint Paul

The September Economic Development meeting will include updates on the Treasure Island Center / Tria Rink, 
Osborn370 (formerly the Ecolab Corporate Center)  & more.

Presentations  by:
  • Tanya Bell, Grand Real Estate Advisors
  • Saint Paul Port Authority 
  • Pat Wolf, Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc.
Please join us for a tour of Treasure Island Center and see first hand the remarkable renovation from Macy's to a 
state of the art practice facility for the MN Wild and event space.  Closed toe shoes are required for the tour.

370 North Wabash Street
St. Paul, MN  55102

Tuesday, September 26
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., tour of Treasure Island Center to follow

This is a free event that includes lunch, but please RSVP to save your spot. 

Thank you to our sponsor:
St.Paul Port Authority Logo Read the Star Tribune article on the Osborn370 development  here

Chris Ferguson 
Bywater Business Solutions
Midway Chamber Board Chair

1.     How long have you been a member of the Midway Chamber of Commerce?


7 years

2.       What aspects do you find the most beneficial?

Networking, friendships and championing business growth.  The Midway Chamber is an amazing group of people that I look forward to seeing. 

3.       Do you have any Chamber moment which is especially memorable?

Opening night for CHS Field, with hundreds of chamber friends. The Saints are run by a great team of people and we are proud to have worked with them for the past six years.  The Chamber played an important role in bringing the Saints to Lowertown.  

4.      How do you like to spend your time outside of work?


In the summer, I golf and garden and most winter nights you can find me at a hockey rink coaching one of my two boys.  


Valerie Mendoza
Mendoza Law, LLC

How long have you been a member of the Midway Chamber of  Commerce?
I have been a member of the Chamber for approximately 2 1/2 years.

What aspect of being a member do you find the most beneficial?
Meeting wonderful new people and getting to know Midway businesses better.

Why did you decide to join the Ambassador Committee?
I decided to join as a way for me to represent the Chamber and the initiatives it puts forth for the Midway area. Additionally, it helps me expand my network.

How do you like to spend your time outside of work?
Travel, reading, cooking, art endeavors, watching baseball and spending time with my family. 


We're looking for a few good men & women to join our Ambassador committee

Ambassador Mission:
To welcome new members to the Chamber, to encourage new member participation in networking and promotion opportunities, and to represent the Chamber at community functions and new business openings.

Ambassador Commitment
As the public relations arm of the Midway Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors are often the first contact for new and prospective members.  Encouraged to select the most effective activities to meet their personal and professional objectives.  All of the activities can be conveniently worked into your schedule.

Ambassador Activities
  • Attend Ribbon Cuttings for new organizations within the Midway area.
  • Greeters and Table Hosts at Monthly Membership Luncheons -
  • Delivery of membership packets that are distributed to new and renewing members.
This is a great way to connect with members. We would love to have a part of this fun group. 
Interested? Give me a call at 651-646-2636 or  shoot me an email beth@midwaychamber.com

2017-2018 Luncheon Passes are Here

All Access Luncheon Pass Benefits
  Your pass may be applied to any of our 12 Luncheon Meetings  & Summits(July-June)
  •  Includes 1/2 day events like Economic Development, Leadership and Legislative Summits
  •  Passes can be used for multiple attendees to the same luncheon or to invite guests
  • Your office can share the same pass.
  • Save time by not paying for each individual lunch. Hassle-free!
Save time and money, sign up today!   Special offer ends September 30, 2017
You may purchase HERE, at an event or call the Chamber office at 651-646-2636.
If you already paid for July or August's luncheon, this amount will be applied to the pass you choose. 

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-Murray Middle School
- Western Insurance Agency
- Zipko Strategy

Midway Chamber of Commerce
1600 University Avenue West, Suite 301, Saint Paul, MN 55104

President's Circle

    Warners' Stellian 4 color           


Director's Circle

   Anchor Bank            Hamline              St.Paul Port Authority Logo Seven Corners Printing Logo 


Associate Circle

Ally People Solutions   Associated Bank   Bywater Business Solutions Episcopal Homes Espresso Services FastSigns Roseville   Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.  

Ideal Printers   Mendoza Law Office  Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ, P.A.

Mortenson Construction St. Paul Saints Baseball Club