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Posted on October 11th, 2016 under News Flash.
Help us Celebrate- This Thursday! 
Ellen Timmerman-Borer, 2016 Person of the Year 

Thursday, October 13
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Wayzata Country Club
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For 30+ years, Ellen has shared her time, talents and passion with Hammer Residences, the Chamber and greater community. Her service as Board Chair, expertise in non-profits, fundraising and leadership, blended with her tireless volunteerism make her the perfect choice for this well-deserved award.
If you see Ellen around town, help us say congratulations!

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On the Calendar This Week 

Tuesday, October 11
Executive Committee Meeting, 8:30-10:00 a.m. at AmeriStar Agency

Wednesday, October 12
Ambassador Visit and Ribbon Cutting for Skingevity Spa, 4:00 p.m. at 17420 Minnetonka Blvd

Thursday, October 13
2016 Person of the Year Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Wayzata Country Club

Friday, October 14
Young Professionals Committee Meeting, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office

Here’s Your Mulligan- Last chance to register now

Due to weather and course conditions, the Roger Miller Golf Classic has been rescheduled to October 17. There are a limited number of spots available so here’s your second chance to register and play! 

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Enrichment Workshop: “The Power of Self-Talk”, hosted by the
Young Professionals 

Thursday, October 20
7:30-9:00 a.m. at Wayzata City Hall
Register Now– Free for Members!

How you talk to and about yourself can absolutely impact your success.  It impacts your goals and everyday life both negatively and positively.  Learn how to use self-talk to be the best YOU.

Presenters will be Brent Widman of Southwestern Consulting and Rebecca Garsys of Tom James.

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Now Available- Winter Street Banners
Early Bird Deadline is THIS Friday

Promote your business, support the community and add to the aesthetic appeal of Wayzata…exclusively available to members of the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce.

The new Winter banners will be displayed on the streets of downtown Wayzata December through early April for the next three winter seasons.

The location of your banner within Wayzata is random. Your business name will be in text (as shown in example), as we are unable to accommodate logos.

The cost for the three-year Winter banner is $325.00. Early bird pricing is $275 with your signed agreement and payment by October 14. 
Click here to fill out the advertising agreement and contact Julia at info@wayzatachamber.comchamber.com with questions.

We’re Hiring- Director of Membership Services

Our Director of Membership Services, Nancy Pilhofer, is leaving the Chamber and her last day with us will be October 13. If you or someone you know may be interested in the position, please see the job description and contact the Chamber with any questions or interests.

Help us extend our thanks and appreciation to Nancy for her time and contributions she has made to the Chamber!

Project Updates in the Wayzata Area…


I-394: MnDOT has confirmed that Highway 12 (focusing on the area known locally as “the bypass”) will be closing for median barrier installation beginning October 17 for approximately three weeks. For more information visit the project website: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy12safetyimprovements2016/

CR-101/Bushaway Road from Minnetonka Blvd to Eastman Ln/McGinty Rd is open! The rest of the roadway, including the bridge is scheduled to open November 1. For more information visit the website here: hennepin.us/countyroad101.

I-494– Access to Wayzata will be maintained from I-394 and Minnetonka Boulevard. Keep an eye out for new signage directing travelers to Wayzata area businesses! For more information on the project visit: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i494plymouth/

Member Spotlight 

Wayzata Brew Works 
Local Entrepreneur brings beers culture to Wayzata at Wayzata Brew Works. Read the full article here.

Wayzata Public Schools
Birchview Elementary school has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. Click here to read more.