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Chamber Announcements
Ribbon Cuttings and New Member Welcomes
Upcoming Networking Events and Educational Opportunities
Member Announcements
Contact Lane Christianson to learn about credit card processing, merchant services, gift cards and smart phone applications! (612) 790-1182.
Welcome Meg DiMercurio with Modern Roots to our downtown Stillwater business community!

Modern Roots will be celebrating the opening of their Stillwater store at a grand opening/ribbon cutting event and YOU are invited... 

Wednesday, Dec 9, 4:00.  126 N Main Street, Stillwater

Members - we love doing ribbon cuttings!  Are you celebrating a milestone business anniversary? Are you under new ownership, in a new location or have you done a major remodel? Let us know so we can celebrate and promote your business!

Click here for more information. 
We sure had fun at the ribbon cutting for Pour Wine Girl last week at the lovely Reve Bistro! Welcome to Stacey Blacker!

Thank you to Minuteman Press for the banner and Rose Floral for the ribbon.
Please join us for a ribbon cutting at Joseph's to celebrate their major remodel, new bar and menu! 

Tuesday December 15, 4:00
Joseph's Family Restaurant
14608 - 60th Street N
Oak Park Heights
Ambassadors welcomed new member Anita White from CB Burnet!
We SO appreciate our Chamber Ambassadors and celebrated them with Chamber Board Members at a lunch event before Thanksgiving. Thank you to our hosts for the lovely venue and delicious meal at Luna Rossa Trattoria Wine Bar.


Thank you to our fabulous hosts
John and Chris Schiltz at
Lake Elmo Inn & Event Center

Thank you to our Snowflake Sponsors!


Valley Floral Company
Anita White - Coldwell Banker Burnet
Afton Alps
Afton House Inn
Artful Indulgence
Budget Blinds
Club 12-20 KLBB Radio
Comfort By Design
Comfort Keepers
Current Restaurant
Eckberg, Lammers, Briggs, Wolff & Vierling
Famous Dave’s
Handyman Matters
Healing River Chiropractic
Interiors of Stillwater
Judd Sather Photography

K-F Financial
Mallards on the St. Croix
Pub 112
SONO Design
St. Croix Cabinet Solutions
St. Croix Shopping Guide
St. Paul Eye Clinic
Stillwater Area Kiwanis Club
Stillwaters Healing
Tetzlaff Yacht Sales
The Title Group
Timely Expressions
Valley Floral
Thank you Jeanne Anderson for a great information session last week. We had a good turnout and will be putting this session on again on January 28.

FREE ADA Compliance Info Session

120+ small local businesses have already been sued for ADA Non-Compliance. Click here for an article from The Lowdown about this issue...

Learn how to protect your business!

Space is limited and registration is required
Click HERE to learn more
Thursday, Jan 28. 11 am – noon
Anderson Legal Services
226 Myrtle Street E, Stillwater
Welcome New Chamber Board members and Ambassador!
Karen Stang
Carriage Realty
Board Member
John Holm
The Title Group
Board Member
Gail Suddath
Mallards on the St. Croix
Board Member
Stacey Blacker
Pour Wine Girl
Exhibit and/or Sponsor this event to gain great local exposure for your business! Click here for more details... 
Sunday, April 10, 11-4
Stillwater Area High School
Give/Get Referrals with ChamberNet!

Did you know that the Chamber offers three referral groups that are free to Chamber members?  
Grow your referral business! Our groups are looking to grow.
Click here for more information. 
Member to Member Discount Program

The Chamber is looking to grow our Member to Member discount program! Click here to see how we promote these discounts and the current deals you may be missing out on! 

If you have a deal/discount you want to offer members, email
Announcements of new Chamber members are now being promoted on all iVue Digital screens in Stillwater and Hudson! Donated by John Ruiz.
Thank you John!

NEW Networking Lunch Event! Community Leaders share their story of success over lunch. 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to launch and run a successful restaurant? Our January event is a panel of Stillwater restauranteurs who will share their challenges and successes!

Restaurant Panel
Sam Leon from Acapulco and Pub 112
Jeff Chilson from Mad Capper
Aleks Pantik from Domacin

When:                 January 13, 2016 from 11:30-1:30
Where:                Pub 112, 112 Main St. N, Stillwater

Early Bird registration is by Dec 30 and this event is open to anyone. Click here for more information and to register...
Chamber 101 is a presentation that is relevant for both new and “seasoned” members who want to get the most out of their membership.  The presentation covers marketing and promotional tools, networking opportunities, discounts and features of membership as well as high-level initiatives and future plans of the Chamber. Great opportunity to network with other Chamber members too!

January 27, 2016
Stillwater Public Library, Margaret Rivers Room

This event is free and requires advanced registration.
Click here for more info.

Fri Dec 11 

Mallards at Bayport Marina

Holiday Brunch &
Service Project
Thank you to our December Coffee Talk host Foley Kalseim! We had 30+ people attend on December 4th. Rita Bruechert from Home to Sweet Home was the lucky winner of Wild Tickets donated by Foley Kalseim! 
Young Professionals Group 

Thank you Famous Dave's for hosting our December Event!

If you are a Chamber member and want to have your business announcement included in ChamberNews, email the details and a .jpg of your logo to by end of business Monday the day before our publish day Tuesday. ChamberNews goes out every other Tuesday.
Bread Art open house! 
Wed, Dec 9 from 3-6 pm
We will have samples of Christmas goodies.  
Come mix, mingle and enjoy treats!

110 N 3rd Street, Bayport
Freedom from Smoking Program begins in January! Click here for more details...
Afton Alps had a fabulous ribbon cutting last week to celebrate the re-opeining of their Children's Learning Center. Attendees included representation from three Chambers: Hudson, Woodbury and Greater Stillwater!

Grant Opportunity!
4th Annual
Click here for details
Click here for information on customized Corporate Holiday gift baskets!
FREE SEMINAR - Trademarks
Thursday, December 17, 11:00 – Noon
Why Federal Registration Creates a Valuable Asset You Can Sell
226 Myrtle Street East, Stillwater
Conversations of the Valley
"Nobel Prize Winners:  Unusual Lives & Unexpected Lessons”
Guest speaker, Dr. Maureen Kennedy Reed

Wed, Dec 16,  11:30 - 1:00 
Grand Banquet Center, 301 S 2nd St, Stillwater 
Click here for details
Breakfast with Santa Event
at Valley Ridge Mall!

Saturday Dec 12, 9:00-noon
Christmas ad specials with KLBB Radio.
Click here to listen and learn more... 
Click here for ad rates and contact info...