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Annual Chamber Golf Tournament
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Tuesday, July 24
10:00 AM - Shotgun Start
The Meadows at Mystic Lake
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard NW, Prior Lake


Player Fee: $150 per golfer
Or register before July 1st and save $20!
Banquet Only: $50 per person

Interested in a tournament sponsorship?  Email Elliot Johnson for information.
UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS
June Membership Luncheon 
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Thursday, June 14
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
O'Brien's Public House
338 1st Avenue East, Shakopee

Join us every second Thursday of the month to network with members and learn from key leaders on topics important for your business.
Ribbon Cutting & Business After Hours: Farmers Insurance
 
Wednesday, June 20
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Tim Whitcomb Farmers Insurance
132 Holmes Street, Shakopee

Please join us at Tim Whitcomb's new Farmers  Insurance office for a Ribbon Cutting and Business After Hours!  There will be burgers and brats on the grill, beer from the Shakopee BrewHall, and other summer refreshments for everyone.  Please stop by to show your support, tour the office, and make some new connections!

2018 Chamber Member Appreciation Event
 
Wednesday, June 27
4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Marcus Southbridge Crossing Cinema
8380 Hansen Avenue, Shakopee

Gather with fellow chamber members at Marcus Southbridge Crossing Cinema for our Annual Member Appreciation Event
The Chamber would like to honor you, our wonderful members, and thank you for your continued support and participation in our organization. Bring your office for a fun social gathering where you can meet others in the Chamber and make new connections! Appetizers provided, cash bar available.  Marcus Southbridge Crossing Cinema  is also generously offering attendees a FREE showing of Incredibles 2 or Jurrasic World 2!

FROM OUR MEMBERS
Referral Collision's 2nd Annual Classic Car Show

Sunday, July 29
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Scott County Fairgrounds
7151 West 190th Street, Jordan 55352

Rain or shine. Registration table opens at 8:00 AM. Entry fee is $10 per car. First 50 entries will receive a goody bag. Click here for more information.
Night To Unite Seeks Support From Shakopee Businesses

Night to Unite, an annual event held on the first Tuesday in August, promotes neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. This year's event will take place on August 7.  The Shakopee Police Department is asking local businesses for donations of items that can be put into 100 bags for Night to Unite Block Captains.  If you are interested in contributing, please contact Elizabeth Carlson at the police department via email or at 952-233-9478.

The Shakopee Police Department encourages participation in this great celebration of community, crime prevention and strong police-community partnerships.  Click here for more information on how you can get involved.
Summer History Scavenger Hunt

In honor of the their 50th anniversary, the Scott County Historical Society wants you to get out this summer and explore! Visit ten Scott County historic locations between June 1 and August 20 and take a selfie or a family photo at each site.  Once you collect all ten photos, email them with the subject line "SCHS50thsummer" to  info@scottcountyhistory.org . Prizes will be awarded to all who complete the hunt at SCHS's 50th Anniversary picnic on August 25.

Click here to get to the scavenger hunt.
NEWS YOU CAN USE

Businesses Invited To Join Employer Of Excellence Program

Interested in seeing how your business stacks up against other local businesses? Take part in the Employers of Excellence program offered by the Dakota Scott Workforce Development Board.  With employment rates low in both Dakota and Scott counties, businesses need to know how to best recruit and retain employees. Each participant in the Employers of Excellence program will complete a 40-question survey and then receive a detailed, confidential report to compare their business to others in the community.

For more information, contact Scott County CDA/First Stop Shop Business Development Director Stacy Crakes at 952-496-8613 or Workforce Development Board Director Mark Jacobs at 651-554-5622.
FBI Public Service Announcement


The FBI recommends any owner of small office and home office routers reboot the devices to temporarily disrupt the malware of infected devices. Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide.

Click here for more information.
What Small Businesses Need To Know About Social Media

For many small business owners, staying up to date with social media can feel impossible. In this webinar produced by SCORE, Deluxe Corporation will examine the changing landscape of social media, what you need to do and where you need to be.

You will learn:
  • The top social media myths that are holding you back
  • How and where to build a social presence
  • What makes great social content 
  • Tips to amplify with paid content
This live webinar will take place on June 14. Click here to register.
2018 Statewide Policy Tour - Summer Series

Join the MN Chamber at a location near you to learn how your priorities fared - how the action (and inaction) at the Capitol affect your ability to succeed and grow jobs in Minnesota. Then help the MN Chamber set their agenda for the 2019 Legislature.

June 4-30, times and locations vary. Click here for more information and to register.
Women in Business: Early Peek at the 2018 Elections

What's next for our state? This event will kickoff with a recap of what happened in the 2018 Legislative Session. Then hear a preview of the upcoming 2018 elections and predictions on how things might play out.  Everyone  -  both men and women  -  should take part in this important discussion! 

HIRING & HOT DEALS
Do you have a job opening or hot deal? Please login to the Chamber's Member Information Center to get it posted!
WEEKLY NETWORKING
ChamberNet

ChamberNet is designed for business owners interested in growing their bottom line through good quality referrals. This group is designed to accommodate one member per industry and size is limited. ChamberNet is an exclusive benefit of Shakopee Chamber Membership.

Meets every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday |  Click here for more info.

Executive & Business Owners Roundtable

The Shakopee Chamber Executive & Business Owner's Roundtable provides a structured, confidential and trusting environment for executives and business owners to give and receive the benefit of their experiences to help resolve business challenges.  Participation in this group allows leaders to make better strategic decisions, focus on "the right things," improve communication and build long-term relationships.

Held the second  Wednesday  of the month | Click here to find out more.