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Ice Castles is officially approved! The Chamber was instrumental in bringing Ice Castles to Stillwater and we are so excited to be helping businesses through the winter months this year, and hopefully in the next few winters as well!

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Year-Round Access to All Your Recreational Toy Needs


St. Croix County’s preferred Carpet, Air Duct & Upholstery Cleaner!


www.getultraclean.com
Peer support group for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
651-300-9180
RIBBON CUTTINGS
Come learn about and welcome new business, Lighthouse Marketing & Media! 

THIS Thursday, Oct 13, 4-5 at Ziggy's Restaurant
Ziggy’s is providing complimentary appetizers and free champagne for the ladies.

Register Here
Come learn about the important mission work of new member EmpowerSurvivors

October 18, 2:30 - 3:30
Rivertown Inn, 306 Olive Street W, Stillwater

Register Here
Come celebrate with Pamela Brown on her 10 year anniversary!

October 18, 4-5 at Acapulcos.

Register Here
Join us in welcoming St Croix Boat & Packet back to the Chamber!

October 20, 2-3pm 
St. Croix Boat and Packet, 525 S Main St

Register Here
Help us welcome back OfficeDepot /OfficeMax to the Chamber and learn about our partnership to bring great deals on their products to our members!

October 25, 1-2pm
Office Depot OfficeMax, Valley Ridge Mall, 1500 W Frontage Rd, Stillwater

Register Here
Welcome back to the Chamber River Moon Coffee! This event is in partnership with the River Falls Chamber of Commerce.

October 25, 4-5pm
River Moon Coffee Roasting Co
Industrial Center II
265 Mound View Rd, River Falls

Register Here
We would like to thank Rose Floral for providing the red ribbons we use at these events, Minuteman Press for providing complimentary signage and Walmart for providing a complimentary cake for these celebrations!
We celebrated the 10 year anniversary of Parkview Chiropractic!
Congratulations to Zephyr Studio! New business in the Brick Alley Building!
TEDxStillwater had their first public event of 2016 at Lift Bridge Brewery right after their ribbon cutting.
We celebrated with Sarah Scanlon of Galeria Saro in the Grand Garage - cool new shop!
Did you know about Wal-Mart's new service? They will do the shopping for you. Order fresh groceries online with free same-day pickup. They’ll even load your car!
We welcomed Adam Long from LeaderOne Financial to the Chamber!
THANK YOU!
Thank you to Doug Pepin from Advise HR for presenting last month on the new Dept of Labor Overtime laws which go into effect Dec 1. And thank you to Lift Bridge Brewery for hosting, and to Sweet Taste of Italy for a great lunch!

Thanks to Adam Long at LeaderOne Financial and to Lions Tavern for hosting our Ignite Young Professionals group last week!
Thanks to Home to Sweet Home and Blue Sky Therapeutic Yoga for co-hosting October Coffee Talk!
Thank you to these members who
recently renewed their Chamber membership!
American Family Insurance - Cory Jacklitch
Arrow Building Center
Bayport Public Library
Bergmann's Greenhouses & Market
Boutwells Landing
Bread Art
Brookside Bar & Grill
Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo
Courage Kenny Rehab Institute
Elert & Associates
Foundation Therapies, Inc.
Great Harvest Bread Co
Heritage Embroidery & Design
Kathe Wohlfahrt of America
Kiddo Mini Homes, LLC
Land Title Inc. - Mary Sue Curley
LegalShield - Julie Ward
Lindorfer Construction Inc
Maple Island Brewing LLC
Marketplace Home Mortgage
Mathnasium of Stillwater
Midtown Antiques
Midwest Spine & Brain Institute
Oak Glen Golf Course
Ostrowski Insurance Agency, Inc
Paul Davis Emergency Services
Project Life
RG Construction & Consulting, LLC
Sara's Tipsy Pies
Scheel's Catering
Silver Sobriety
St. Croix Cabinet Solutions/NHance Wood Renewal
St. Croix Kids Early Childhood Ctr
Stillwater Area Kiwanis Club
Stillwater Rotary Club
StoryArk
Success Builders - Amway
The Sand Creek Group
US Bank - Stillwater Blvd.
UXL - Creating Successful Leaders
Valley Chamber Chorale
Valley Pools & Spas of Hudson
Valpak Direct Mail/Digital Marketing
Vital Systems Inc.
And thank you thank you thank you to all of the fabulous volunteers who helped with our Fall Colors Fine Art & Music Festival! We had spectacular weather and a great time!
Allissa Obler     
Ashley Reynolds Ostrowski     
Barb Lehmicke
Brad Clark        
Brandon Lamb                  
Cindy Schweizer          
Dave Rustad
Debbie Suennen Rickard         
Diane Donley   
Erica Oesterreich         
Erin Kelly          
Frank Fabio                      
Gail Suddath    
Jason Rudenick           
Jeff Sender
John Holm        
John Ostrowski            
Joni Polehna                    
Josh Wilson      
Joyce Simonson
Karin Housley   
Kathy Lohmer   
Kim Wilson       
Kristi Anthony  
Lauren Weber
Mama Ducks    
Mandi Siro        
Mark "Sam" Ehlenz
Mark Long
Melody Fox      
Mike Gunderson           
Mike Maroney
Nick Ericson
Nicole Anthony                 
Paul McCarthy             
Rachael Gaffney          
Rachael Harvey           
Randa Hinson
Rob Olson        
Robin Anthony  
Shawnah Breault          
Stillwater Taxi   
Todd Kockelman          
Tom O'Dell       
Tom Youngquist           
TukTuk WooHoo     
Huge thank you to our event sponsors!
CHAMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Winter Gala - Community Award's Celebration
 
We are excited to announce a new event scheduled for February 10, 2017, at the Water Street Inn! With the Ice Castles in town and next door, our 2017 theme will be “Fire & Ice!” This new event will include a community award ceremony with the following awards.
 
Small Business of the Year
Big Business of the Year
Community Volunteer of the Year
Educator of the Year
Hero of the Year
Non-profit of the Year
 
This event will be open to the community and all are welcome to attend. We are looking for committee members to assist with planning this first annual event. Please contact Robin at director@greaterstillwaterchamber.com if you are interested in participating.
MISSION
The mission of Marriage Encounter is to nurture, enrich and support the marriage of a man and woman by offering an opportunity to experience deep and loving communication with each other and with God. 

FUN FACT
"Great marriages don't just happen. Couples create them!"

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mary Jackson
www.marriages.org
651.454.3238
TEXT TO SAVE ON OFFICE SUPPLIES!
If you missed our Learning Table Luncheon last month on the new Dept of Labor Overtime laws, you might want to attend an event on the same topic hosted by the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce!

Topic: New Overtime Rules
Presented by David King, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry
October 26, 8:30-10am

Hilton Garden Inn, 420 Inwood Avenue, Oakdale

More details and registration here

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CHAMBER NETWORKING AND

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Give/Get Referrals with ChamberNet!

For 1-2 hours a month you can really get to know other local business owners and help one another by giving and getting referrals.  These groups are exclusive and free to members! 
For more information Click here

Wednesday:  3rd Wednesday, noon-1:00 at Grandstay Hotel
Luncheon Thursday:  1st Thursday, 11:30-1:00 at AmericInn
Morning: 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 am at Comfort Inn (formerly Lexington Inn)
 
Young Professionals Group, Networking and Happy Hour
Thursday Nov 3, 5:30-7:30

https://www.facebook.com/IgniteYoungProfessionals/
Learn how you can fully utilize your Chamber membership! For new and seasoned members alike!

Monday October 17, 9 -10am
Minnesota Bank & Trust Conference Room
200 Chestnut Street East (next door to the Chamber office)


Registration required- click here

Smart Productivity with Mobile Apps

Have a smart phone? Want to get more out of it? Attend this lunch event and learn about the best productivity apps to increase your efficiencies at home and at work. Also covered in this presentation – tips/tricks for better phone performance, and an overview of the new purchasing model for phones and phone plans. 

Wednesday Oct 26, 11:30 - 1:00
Paint.Sip.Nosh
13999 60th Street N, Suite D, Stillwater

$20 for Chamber Members, $25 for Non-Members
 
Our Presenter is Dan Fontana from Mobile-Link Communications
Come join us for our monthly "morning mixer".  November is National Adoption month - join us at Evolve Adoption.

Friday November 4,
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Evolve Adoption & Family Services
5850 Omaha Ave N, Stillwater

 
Mark your calendar!

Thursday October 20, 5:00 - 7:00
Eckberg Lammers Attorneys at Law
1809 Northwestern Ave
Stillwater


Register Here



Friday, October 14, 7:30-10:30am
Starting in September- we are meeting at
Water Street Inn


Celebrating 10 years! Click here for more details.

 

Digital Marketing for Nonprofits
Increase Your Online Outreach Using Free Tools & Simple Strategy

Tuesday Nov 1, 9:00 -12:30
at Stillwater Motors

Our Presenter is Ted Kozlowski, Mayor of Stillwater and founder of DemandQuest.

Learn how to create and manage a more effective web presence in your community. Digital Marketing for Nonprofits: For nonprofits who have a message and want to share it with their community. We will discuss and demonstrate ways to facilitate online donations, attract more volunteers and increase your community outreach. We’ll also introduce many of the free tools available to nonprofits including online credit card processing, Google Grants, Social Media management, and more in a fun, casual environment.

This event is FREE and pre-registration is required.

Click here for more details and to register.
MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Chamber Members!
To have your business announcements and news included in ChamberNews, email the details and an image file of your logo to membership@greaterstillwaterchamber.com. ChamberNews is published every other Tuesday.
Check out this teaser video for Sticks in Stillwater - coming January 2017!
 
Mobile-Link Communications is hiring!

Looking for two new salespeople.  One is for outside sales and needs to be a go-getter and able to market/cold-call, etc.  The other is for retail sales in the Hastings Sprint store.
 
Contact Dan at (651) 329-3153

 

2016 Women's Speaker Series

Making Decisions Sooner Than Later

Join us to learn how to identify key people in your life that should know about your thoughts, values and understanding the importance of expressing your wishes sooner rather than later. Learn about what is included in the MInnesota Health Care Directive.

Tues November 1, 6:00– 7:30 pm
FamilyMeans, 1875 Northwestern Ave, Stillwater

This event is free and registration is required. Click here to learn more

Healing River Chiropractic Moved to New Location in Downtown Stillwater.

Press release here...
 
Divorce Seminars for Women

"Empower Yourself: Intro to Divorce Law & Process"

October 12, 6:30-7:30, 109 Myrtle St. E., Suite 201, Stillwater
 

More details and registration links here

Our very own Acer Home Inspections has been chosen by Expertise as a top Home Inspector in the Twin Cities for 2016!  

Congratulations to Aaron Bye!
 

Oakdale Area Business Showcase

FREE community event
Sunday, October 30, 11:00 - 4:00 
Envision [formerly Prom Center]
484 Inwood Avenue North Oakdale MN

More details here


National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing in November.  Click in the logo below for more details about this program.
Make your home safe and super clean this fall with just a cloth & water! Streak free windows and super clean screens guaranteed...

 
Kim Zahradka  
Norwex Independent Sales Consultant
Senior Executive Sales Leader  
Call or text 651-210-4989

www.kimzahradka.norwex.biz

Volunteers needed for Rake A Difference Day! 
Saturday, October 29, 2016.

Click here for more information!

FREE FUN COOKING EVENT!

Valley Pools and Spas of Hudson is hosting a “cooking school” introducing the Holland Grill. Grilling expert from Holland Grills will be cooking a holiday turkey and more!  Prizes, great discounts on grills, and lots of fun.

October 29, 11:30 - 1:00
Valley Pools and Spas
593 Schommer Dr, Hudson  

 
Please register ahead by calling 715-381-0111.
Hiring!
Housekeepers and Front Desk Staff.

Contact:  
651-439-6000
waterstreetinn.us

Conversations of the Valley, A public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation
 
"What will our Children Think?”
with guest speaker Dave Durenberger
 
Wednesday, October 19, 11:30 - 1:00
The Lowell Inn, 102 N. Second Street, Stillwater

 
Contact:  Patti Carlson at 651-328-7288

Open House for Prospective Families
Sunday, October 16 from 10 am-1pm
 
Did you know?

STILLWATER'S DIASORIN PARTNERS WITH HHS TO FACE THE ZIKA EMERGENCY

Press release here
FREE LEGAL SEMINARS

11am - noon

226 Myrtle Street East, Stillwater
 
Thursday, October 13 - Wills & Revocable Trusts
Thursday, October 20 - Wills & Revocable Trusts
Thursday, October 27 - Wills & Revocable Trusts
 
RSVP to Jeanne M. Anderson at 651-439-1389, or jeannemanderson@stillwater-attorney.com
AT A GLANCE
CHAMBER EVENTS CALENDAR
Women's Business Bridge, Fri Oct 14, 7:30-10:30 at Water Street Inn. Details here

Chamber 101, Monday Oct 17, 9-10am at MN Bank & Trust Home Mortgage. Register here

ChamberNet Wednesday, Oct 19 12:00-1:00 Details here

Chamber Mixer, Thurs Oct 20, 5-7pm at Eckberg Lammers. Register here

Learning Table Luncheon, Wed Oct 28, 11:30-1:00 at Paint.Sip.Nosh Register here


Digital Marketing for Non Profits - FREE. Nov 1, 9-12:30 at Stillwater Motors Register here

ChamberNet Luncheon Thurs, Nov 3, 11:30-1:00 Details here

Ignite Young Professionals, Nov 3, 5:30-7:30 at 
Details here

Coffee Talk, Friday Nov 4, 7:30-8:45 am at Evolve Adoption. Register here

ChamberNet Morning: Tues Nov 8, 7:30-8:30 am Details here






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