Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce
November Calendar of Events 2 Retail Committee Meeting 8:30-10:00 a.m. at Chamber Office 7 City Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. at City Hall 8 Welcome Visit & Ribbon Cutting 3:45 p.m. at Blue Water Theatre Group 8 Welcome Visit & Ribbon Cutting 4:30-5:00 p.m. at LendServ National Title 9 Annual Board Planning Meeting 11:00-8:00 p.m. at RBA Board Room 10 Young Professionals Meeting 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office 14 Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition 7:30-8:30 p.m. at City Hall 14 Women in Business Committee Meeting 4:00 p.m. at Fazendin Realtors 17 Women in Business Luncheon 11:30-1:00 p.m. at Wayzata Country Club 21 City Council Meeting 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Wayzata City Hall 21 Welcome Visit & Ribbon Cutting 4:00-5:00 p.m. at Sanvold Financial Group 22-24 Chamber Office Closed 24 Light Up the Lake-Tree Lighting Event 4:00-7:00 p.m. along Lake Street 25 Small Business Saturday All Day- Support Local Businesses 30 New Member Breakfast 7:30-9:00 a.m. at Benedict’s 30 Jingle Mingle for Officer Mathews Family 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Wayzata Brew Works
December Calendar of Events 5 7 7 8 12 12 13 13
City Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. at Wayzata City Hall Retail Committee Meeting 8:30-10:00 a.m. at Chamber Office Chamber Holiday Party 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Wayzata Country Club Young Professionals Meeting 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition 7:30-8:30 p.m. at City Hall Women In Business Committee Meeting 4:00 p.m. at McCormicks Welcome Visit & Ribbon Cutting 3:45 p.m. at Brost Clinic at Meridian Manor Welcome Visit & Ribbon Cutting 4:30-5:00 p.m. at Land Home Financial
For more information, check out the chamber calendar at wayzatachamber.com/members/memberevents and on our Social Media sites.
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“Ensuring a Minnesota of Opportunity, Safety and Leadership for All Girls and Women” A Speaker Luncheon Featuring Lee Roper-Batker, President & CEO of Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
November 17th • 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. • Wayzata Country Club As a statewide community foundation, the Women’s Foundation makes grants, invests in research, advocates policy, and forges cross-sector partnerships to ensure community-based, community-led solutions to drive gender equity across Minnesota. Lee will share how the work of the Women’s Foundation is ensuring pathways to opportunity, safety, and leadership so all girls and women can thrive and all communities prosper. Presented by the Wayzata Women in Business • Register at wayzatachamber.com Event Sponsors:
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WE ARE HAVING A HOLIDAY BALL, NOT FOR ONE, BUT FOR ALL! Chamber Holiday Party December 7th • 4:30 - 7 p.m. • Wayzata Country Club
appetizers. drinks. music. games. prizes & surprises
happy holidays From the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce
Kathy, Olivia, Becky & Brooke
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2017 Person of the Year Highlights, congratulations Mike Lee! Check out the Chamber on our Social Media sites!
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Saturday, November 25
It’s been said, when you are serving others not only are you making an impact in their life but in yours from the experience.
For every $100 you spend at a small business, $68 stays in the local community. Last year more than 95 million people shopped at independent
We all have our own passions and interests to support, and we hope you consider our many non-profit members when considering yours. Whether you donate, volunteer or advocate for, you are making a difference. So, in November join the Give to the Max Movement to maximize that difference!
Thank you as always for all you do as a member of our chamber and community, Looking forward to seeing you at our holiday gathering on December 7th. Thanks for a wonderful year!
Jingle Mingle for Officer Matthews Family
Holiday Lights Contest at businesses around town
Jenny McCabe Treasurer Copeland Buhl & Company
Stay Tuned for more Info on Facebook & wayzatachamber.com
We can give of our time, our talents and our treasure to many causes and truly make a difference in the lives within our community.
merchants on Small Business Saturday - be part of this year’s movement. Regarless of your business...support shop local and help us get the word out!
Caroline Melberg Vice Chair Small Business Mavericks
Kathy Gordon Past Chair Wells Fargo
Small Business Saturday
Rick Kaufman Board Chair AmeriStar Agency, Inc.
Reindeer • Letters to Santa • Hot Cocoa • Toys for Tots Collection • Horse Drawn Wagonette Rides Candy Cane Hunt • Pictures with Santa • Holiday Music at The Depot • Parade of Lights • Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 24 • 4-7 PM
Our community is truly blessed with organizations, making impacts, large and small in the Wayzata area. There are countless opportunities to join and support our civic, social, community service, religious, event, arts and recreational non-profit organizations.
Our Vision Experience Wayzata, Minnesota’s destination embracing Lake Minnetonka where engaged businesses and community thrive together.
2017 Board of Directors
Community Tree Lighting Activities
Our Mission To advocate for and promote the interests of our retail, professional and community members.
For more information: https://givemn.org/resources-gtmd
DIRECTORS Paul Engelman The UPS Store of Wayzata Cole Hickman Sanford Pierson Ben Hovland SagePoint Financial Chelsea Janke C.E.L. Ben Johnson Real Estate Nation RE/MAX Results Steve Langsdale Mohawk Moving & Storage, Inc. Jon Reyerson Morries Luxury Auto Daren Schultz TCF Bank Beth Ulrich Lakes Sotheby’s Jeff Zitzloff Five Swans
STAFF Becky Pierson President Brooke Beyer Director of Community Events and Marketing Kathy Peterson Director of Membership Services Olivia Laskey Communications Coordinator
Thursday November 30th • 5-8 PM
Commerce Facebook page, and vote for your favorite
Join us in supporting Officer Mathews Family.
holiday lights display! The photos will be uploaded d for
A portion of the proceeds from each beer purchase will go directly to
voting December 11th – 15th.
Officer Mathews Family. Featuring: Live Music, silent auction , food from
Free to Everyone
CINEMA & SKATES • Feb. 9th • 6-9 PM
Are you a business? Please send photos of your holiday decorations, whether a store front, light display or interior decorations, to olaskey@ wayzatachamber.com. The Chamber will promote photos submitted by Thursday, November 30
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Iceskating • movie in heated 19th hole tent • luminaries • treats
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Fundraiser at Wayzata BrewWorks
local resturants and more!
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SNOWGA • Feb. 10th • 9-10 AM
Namaste on Wayzata Bay • bring your own mat and winter gear
GOLF TOURNAMENT • Feb. 10th • Tickets on sale Dec. 1 Tee times 10 a.m. , 12 & 2 p.m.• three 9-hole courses • Theme: MN MADE
THE FINAL SWING • Feb. 10th • 7-10 PM
Live Music featuring Viva Knievel • Doors open at 6:30 PM Stay Tuned for Ticket Sale Announcement
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October 11th - Bjorn Portaiture bjornmeisner.com
October 25th - Barber’s Inn 100 Promenade Ave, #210