Monday, February 19, 2018
Upcoming Chamber Events
2018 BCC Annual Gala: Broadway, Your Way
Saturday, February 24 | 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. | The Westin Edina Galleria

Join us for an evening of music, excitement, entertainment and surprises as we celebrate the bright lights of Broadway. All eyes are on you as you take the stage. Dress as a first-night audience member, or get into the act by dressing as your favorite character from a show. Grab a cocktail with Grizabella the Glamour Cat or peruse the silent auction offerings with that guy from Grease. Get your picture taken with the cast of Phantom and then bust some “Wicked” moves on the dance floor with Sweeney Todd. Whether you’re a Jet or a Shark opening night is sure to sell out fast, so call the box office today.

Coffee with Christine: A Northeast Chamber Monthly Community Meeting
Tuesday, February 20 | 8 - 9 a.m. | East Side Neighborhood Services

Northeast Chamber president Christine Levens and the Northeast Chamber board of directors invite you to a new program focused on all things Northeast Minneapolis. This casual monthly conversation will feature a variety of guests including: elected officials, civic leaders and representatives from a variety of community organizations. We’ll talk about issues, new developments, and visions for a better Northeast for both our businesses and community. Our guest this month is Ward 1 City Council Member Kevin Reich.

Thank you to our host East Side Neighborhood Services.
Downtown Employer Event: 35W@94 Downtown to Crosstown
Wednesday, February 21 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | Minneapolis Central Library Pohlad Hall

Learn about the 35W@94 Downtown to Crosstown project and its benefits. Hear about construction activities that will impact access to/from I-35W and downtown. Find out about other transportation/transit alternatives during the I-35W construction to share with employees. Receive information about other upcoming downtown construction projects.

Call (612) 284-6125 with any questions.
Good Morning Minneapolis: Workplace Wellness
Friday, February 23 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | Shindig

Companies of all sizes are choosing to invest in employee wellness programs. Some are making environmental changes, others are developing internal policies or creating healthy living campaigns. What works the best? At the next Good Morning Minneapolis, we’ll discuss the tactics and strategies available to employers that could potentially improve employee productivity, lower health care costs and improve talent retention.

We'll hear from:
Sarah Schiele, Public Health Specialist | City of Minneapolis
Courtney Wilkes, Territory Sales Manager | Haworth, Inc.
Devyne Schmidt, Supervisor, Well-being Client Managers | HealthPartners

Thank you to our sponsor Wells Fargo .
DRIVE Leadership Luncheon: Working Philanthropy
Wednesday, March 7 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Dakota Jazz Club

This panel of entrepreneurs have turned their desire to create community connections into businesses with purpose and passion. Each of their journeys are unique from the moment of inspiration to the realization of their vision of service. Learn more about their paths and unique business models and missions.

Thank you to our sponsors CenterPoint Energy, US Bank and Minnesota Timberwolves.