Midway Chamber of Commerce April 17, 2018
Your weekly news, event information & updates
May Monthly Membership Meeting
Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak
May 16
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
State Fairgrounds
Cost: $35 members
$50 non-members
What made Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak decide to open the first women-owned brewery in Minnesota? Hear their story of why they left successful, steady careers to open up Urban Growler in the Midway in 2014. 


A $10 fee will be added to registrations within 24 hours of the event.
Economic Development After Hours
April 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Learn about economic development projects near Selby/Snelling, including the future of O'Gara's.

Upcoming Events:
Lunch on the Line
Cheng Heng
May 3, Noon-1 p.m.
Lunch on the Line is a monthly gathering at a local restaurant. Support our businesses and socialize with other Chamber members.

Capitol Tour and Meet/Greet
May 11, 9 a.m.
Have you seen the newly renovated Minnesota State Capitol? Come check it out with the Midway Chamber! Members will meet & greet with one another and State Representatives and State Senators. Sponsored by Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union.

Minnesota State Capitol
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55155

The event concludes with a self guided tour, where you will see:
  • Restored art, murals and paintings dating back to 1905
  • New public spaces and limestone foundation walls
  • Cleaned and repaired exterior marble
  • Stories about the Capitol's history, art and architecture


Meet in basement of Capitol building rotunda (L'Etoile du Nord space)


FREE


Spaces are limited!!
Midway on the Fairway
June 1, 8 a.m.
Join us for our 81st annual golf tournament. Register soon! This event sells out every year.

Want to promote your organization? Donate an auction item to the golf tournament!
Donating an auction item is a great way to promote your organization and support the Chamber. Donations must be received by May 10. Contact beth@midwaychamber.com to learn more. Click here to see the donation form.
Lease space from the Midway Chamber!
The Midway Chamber will be leasing space in our office beginning May 1. Two offices will be available, with use of conference room, internet, phones, copier, and one parking space at the Spruce Tree ramp. Contact chad@midwaychamber.com to learn more.
Become an Ambassador!
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 Include:
  • Attending Ribbon Cuttings for new organizations within the Midway area
  • Greeting & registration help at Monthly Membership Meetings
  • Delivering membership packets to new & renewing members
Ambassador Benefits:   
As an Ambassador, you have extensive opportunities to network and get your name out to new and existing members. The following is only a sampling of the ways this is done:
  • Recognition on the Midway Chamber's website.
  • Marketing to members by including your business cards or brochures in the membership packets 
  • Opportunity to be the initial point of contact for new and prospective members at luncheons & events

Want to learn more? I'd love to chat. Contact Beth at beth@midwaychamber.com   or call the office at 651-646-2636.

New Member Spotlight:
Open Hands Midway



Open Hands Midway provides safety net services to the low-income and homeless populations by making the basic human needs of food, clothing and household goods available at no cost. This allows our guests to use their limited financial resources to meet other basic needs, making a significant difference in their financial circumstances, health and well-being.

Contact: Kay Kuehn
436 Roy St. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55104
651-646-6549 ex. 12

 
Thank You Renewing Members
Buffalo Wild Wings
City of Saint Paul Police Department- Western Dist
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey County
Franchise Food Systems- McDonald's
Friends of the Saint Paul College
Goodwill/Easter Seals
Griggs Midway Building Corp/PMI
La Rouge Entertainment
Larkin Hoffman
Lifetrack
Lund & Lange Florist
Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ PA
Northern Star Council Boy Scouts of America
SRF Consulting
Vision Loss Resources
Leadership Awards:
Rookie of the Year
Deneen Pottery


Founded in Saint Paul’s Lowertown in 1972, Deneen Pottery today operates the in the Midway occupying over 25,000 square feet with 85 employees. Work of Deneen Pottery can be found throughout the world, in coffee shops, stores, colleges, restaurants and anywhere people need a beautiful mug. Since joining the Chamber in 2017, Niles Deneen has found new ways to contribute to our community through his company’s beautiful hand-thrown stoneware and by contributing his time and talents to the Chamber.
 
Member News
MODERN MIDWAY OFFICE SPACE. 1600 sf. Large open area plus 5 offices. Energy efficient. Superior indoor air quality. Shared conference room. Easy access to I-94 and Light Rail. Ample parking. $3300/month includes CAM. TI allowance. Available May 1. 1375 St. Anthony Avenue. Contact: Gerry Flannery 651-225-1105.
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