Midway Avenues Newsletter September 12,   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

2017-2018 Luncheon Passes are Here
Get yours today before it's too late. 

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

If you already paid for any luncheons, the amount will be applied to the pass.
You may purchase HERE, at an event or call the Chamber office at 651-646-2636.

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, Hempel Companies
  • 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. 

A second tour has been added! 
The 10:00 tour limited to 20 attendees, while the 1:00 tour is limited to 40 attendees.

370 North Wabash Street ( the former Ecolab Corporate Center)
St. Paul, MN  55102

Tuesday, September 26
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., tours of Treasure Island Center at 10 a.m. and to follow meeting
Reservations required to join a tour. 

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

Thank you to our sponsor:                                                               Thank you to our lunch sponsor:
St.Paul Port Authority Logo                                                                                      

 Read the Star Tribune article on the Osborn370 development  here

Ribbon Cutting & Beer Fondo
Ribbons and Beer- What More do You Need? 

Join us for a one of a kind, unique event.  We will begin by welcoming Podiumwear Custom Sports Apparel to the Midway Chamber of Commerce with an official Ribbon Cutting. Hop on your bicycle or car & off we go to visit 2 other Midway Chamber members, Urban Growler and Lake Monster Brewing.

Not a bide rider? No worries, hop in your car and join in the fun. 
Can't stay for the whole event? No worries! Join us as your schedule allows.

Ribbon Cutting & Beer Fondo
Thursday, September 28
4 p.m.
Podiumwear- 2408 Territorial Road

Cost: FREE!!

***What is a fondo?*** 
Gran Fondo is an Italian term which loosely translates to "Big Ride."  Gran Fondo's are mass participation cycling events that have enjoyed incredible popularity in Europe for decades and have become popular in North America, Asia, Australia and increasingly, worldwide. Our fondo will be very laid back with an emphasis on fun!

Work it is a first of its kind shared office space that weaves health and fitness into traditionally sedentary careers. That's right. You can move as you work and GAIN productivity and energy.  On site they have fitness equipment, showers, high speed internet, a full kitchen, active and traditional conference rooms, a privacy/lactation room, and is wheelchair accessible. They  also offer unlimited fresh ground coffee!
They are open to the public and offer affordable memberships. 

Work It
635 Fairview Ave. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Contact:  Anne Hendrickson

Meet our newest member at a Ribbon Cutting/Open House!
Join us to "make it official" with a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a reception with wine, craft beer and snacks.  It is a great chance to strengthen neighborhood connections and check out a really cool new space in our up and coming neighborhood. Come say Hello! We are excited to meet you. 

Thursday, September 21
4-6 p.m.
635 Fairview Ave. N.


Thursday, October 5

1626 Selby Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Thank you to our sponsors:                                                               
If taking transit, Zait & Za'atar is located near the A-Line Snelling/Dayton station, and along the 84 and 53 routes.


Taste! of Lunch on the Line

Thursday, October 26
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Midpointe Event Center
415 Pascal St. N. 

TASTE! of Lunch on the Line event brings together chamber and commu nity members to celebrate the diverse and unique restaurants located right in the heart of the Midway.

It's Time to CELEBRATE!
We will have food on hand from over 15 restaurants so join us as we share food and fellowship. 

Stay tuned for a full listing of participating restaurants. 

$35 -  Individual Partner- Member
$50 -  Individual Partner- Nonmember

$50 -  Sponsor Partner- Members Only

Benefits of Sponsor Partnership:     
  • Listed as a Supporting Partner to a Lunch on the Line Restaurant
  • Company name displayed in the program next to your partner restaurant
  • Invitation for one to attend the event
    ** Luncheon passes are not accepted at this event**

The following dates are for our popular monthly luncheons and economic development meetings for the 2017-2018 year. A Google calendar is being created and will include all dates & times. Meetings will be held from 11:30-1:00 & registration will open 1 month prior to the event. 

Monthly Luncheons (all dates are Wednesday)

September 20, 2017- Scott Burns

October 18, 2017- Mayor Chris Coleman

November 15, 2017- Shop with Cops Benefit

December 20, 2017- Celebration of Nonprofits

January 17, 2018- J oseph Nayquonabe, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures

February 21, 2018- Legislative Summit

March 21, 2018

April 11, 2018- Economic Development Summit

May 16, 2018

June 20, 2018- Leadership Summit

Economic Development Meetings (all dates are Tuesdays)

September 26, 2017- Downtown St. Paul Projects

October 24, 2017- $15 Minimum Wage Debate

November 28, 2017- Project Update

January 23, 2018- Housing Development on University Avenue

February 27, 2018- Agenda to be set dependent on current projects/ issues

March 27, 2018 - Agenda to be set dependent on current projects/ issues

May 22, 2018 - Agenda to be set dependent on current projects/ issues

June 26, 2018 - Agenda to be set dependent on current projects/ issues

**Please note these meetings include lunch***

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

President's Circle

    Warners' Stellian 4 color             St.Paul Port Authority Logo


Director's Circle

   Anchor Bank            Hamline               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