E-Gateway 3.15.16

Posted on March 15th, 2016 under News Flash.

Mayor Ken Willcox was happy to report that ‘the state of the City is strong, energetic and by any other measure other cities would envy us.’ Record breaking crowds at the
State of the City Luncheon on March 9.
Donation Creation Competition

Thursday, March 24, 4:00-6:30 p.m.
IOCP, 1065 County Road 101

Click here to register

Join Interfaith Outreach and the Chamber Young Professionals for a fun twist on your basic food drive that will get your creative juices flowing. Wine, beer and light appetizers will also be provided.

Here’s how it works:

  • Register with the Chamber Young Professionals team or create your own team
  • Collect donations throughout the month of March
  • Plan a unique sculpture or pattern to be made from the donations you’ve collected
  • Win prizes for the most creative design
On the Calendar This Week…
Tuesday, March 15
Board of Directors Meeting, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at Grizzly’s Wood Fire Grill

Tuesday, March 15
Wayzata City Council Meeting, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Wayzata City Hall

Wednesday, March 16
Member Engagement Committee Meeting, 8:00-9:00 a.m. at Chamber Office

Wednesday, March 16
Mill Street Parking Ramp Open House, 6:30 p.m. at Wayzata City Hall

Thursday, March 17
Bushaway Road Update, 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Wayzata City Hall

Friday, March 18
Retail Committee Meeting, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Chamber Office


Ambassador Visit with The Gate Keepers. Welcome to the Chamber!
Lake Effect Community Update Report

The final Lake Effect signature lakefront design was enthusiastically received at the February 23 community meeting. While many were able to attend the presentation, the Lake Effect team is happy to make additional small group presentations for those who were not. Click here for more information and to see the final design plans.

I-494 Construction Update

Members of the business community and those interested in the Interstate 494 construction project are invited to learn about the upcoming year of work. An open house will be held Monday, March 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Plymouth Library. Click here for more information.

Member Spotlight

Nor-Son, Inc. 
Nor-Son, Inc. earned their 26th National Award of Excellence from the Associated Builders and Contractors. Recognized for exceeding expectations in safety, innovation and quality, innovation and quality, this distinction has placed Nor-Son as the most award-winning architecture and construction firm in the nation for residential and commercial merit shop-led projects.