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Posted on May 24th, 2016 under News Flash.
Summer Boat Cruise

Thursday, June 9, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Port of Wayzata (402 E Lake Street)
Register Now!

All aboard one and all. Enjoy casual networking, panoramic views, cool drinks, tasty appetizers and great door prizes. Join us for a relaxing evening on beautiful Lake Minnetonka aboard the Chamber charter, but space is limited so reserve your place today.

It’s fun on the lake, rain or shine! 

On the Calendar This Week…

Tuesday, May 24
Membership Development Committee Meeting, 7:45-8:45 a.m. at Chamber Office

Wednesday, May 25
Wayzata Wednesdays Kick-Off Meeting, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at District Fresh Kitchen + Bar

Thursday, May 26
Wayzata Art Experience Committee Meeting, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office

Thursday, May 26- (Note Day Change) 
Ambassador Visit with Beauty Ecology Organic Salon, 4:00 p.m. at 877 Lake Street N and Wayzata Farmers Market, 4:30 p.m. at 301 Promenade Avenue

Monday, May 30
Chamber Office Closed

Does your business have an upcoming special, event or promotion? The Chamber can help you get the word out. SHOP. EAT. ENJOY. is sent to about 2,500 people in the Wayzata area and is an easy format to forward to your business contacts. Starting June 1, SHOP. EAT. ENJOY. will be sent out on Wednesday’s. If you would like to be included, send the following to info@wayzatachamber.comchamber.com no later than Noon on Tuesday of the
week(s) you wish to be included:

  • No more than 45 words of promotional copy
  • A logo or image (max size is 3″x3″)
  • Business phone number
  • There is no limit to how many times you can be included but please switch up your submissions at least every three weeks
Experience the Wayzata Area- 2016 Shopping and Dining Guide 

It’s time to start thinking about the 2016 Shopping and Dining Guide. Each year, the Chamber distributes 10,000 copies of our Shopping and Dining Guide to help bring visitors to shop, eat and enjoy the Wayzata area. Advertising prices start at $95. Contact Robbie Shoemaker at 952-392-6880 or robbie.shoemaker@ecm-inc.com to reserve your space by Friday, June 3.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend a webinar on Tuesday, May 24 from
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on the DOL’s new overtime rule. This session will be geared to helping employers understand what is required and how to comply with the new requirements. The information will also be available online after the webinar if you are unable to attend.
Click here for more information.

What a great afternoon at the Chamber Happy Hour last week hosted by the Young Professionals. Thanks to Wayzata Brew Works for having us!
Project Updates in the Wayzata Area…


CR-101/Bushaway Road is closed to all traffic from Minnetonka Blvd to Eastman Ln/McGinty Rd. There will be a full closure of Wayzata Blvd East between CR-101 and Holdridge Road West starting May 17. Access to all businesses in the area will be maintained. To view the detour map and for more information visit the website here: hennepin.us/countyroad101.

I-494– Access to Wayzata will be maintained from I-394 and Minnetonka Boulevard. For more information on the project visit: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i494plymouth/

Align Your Business with the Arts Through Sponsorship

Don’t miss Wayzata’s summer art fair, June 25 & 26.

With crowds reaching over 10,000, this event is the perfect opportunity for your business to gain exposure, become involved and support the Wayzata/Lake Minnetonka community.

Remaining Levels (as of 4.26.16):
Presenting Partner (exclusive)
Platinum Sponsor (1 available)
Gold Sponsor (3 available)
New! Entertainment ‘Islands of Music’ Sponsor (1 available)
New! Activity Zone (2 available)
Most popular! Silver Sponsor (2 available)
Bronze Sponsor

Contact Brooke Beyer at bbeyer@wayzatachamber.com or 952-473-9595 for more information.

Member Spotlight

J. Carver Distillery 
Twin Cities Live segment ‘TCL in your Town’ featured J. Carver Distillery earlier this month. Click here to watch the full video.

Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa 
Dr. Lisa Erhard was recently a guest speaker at this year’s Team Women Minnesota Conference. Learn more here.