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Posted on May 3rd, 2016 under News Flash.
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Breakfast with Senator Amy Klobuchar

Wednesday, May 4, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Wayzata Country Club

How do decisions in Washington affect us in Minnesota?
Get the answers from Wayzata’s own. 

Minnesota native (and Wayzata High School graduate) Amy Klobuchar is the first woman elected to represent the State of Minnesota in the United States Senate. Since arriving in the Senate, Amy has built a reputation of putting partisanship aside to help strengthen the economy and support families, workers and businesses.

Senator Klobuchar will discuss workforce development, immigration reform, transportation funding, tax and regulatory issues. 

On the Calendar This Week…

Tuesday, May 3
Women in Business Committee Meeting, 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Chamber Office

Tuesday, May 3
Wayzata City Council Meeting, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Wayzata City Hall

Wednesday, May 4
Speaker Breakfast featuring Senator Amy Klobuchar, 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Thursday, May 5
Wayzata Art Experience Committee Meeting, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office

Friday, May 6
Retail Committee Meeting, 8:30-10:00 a.m. at Grace Hill Design

Speaker Luncheon featuring KSTP-TV’s Ken Barlow: Living and Working with Mental Illness, hosted by Women in Business

Thursday, May 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wayzata Country Club
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He’s been one of the most well-liked meteorologists in the Twin Cities for decades. But Emmy Award winning meteorologist Ken Barlow was living with a secret until recently.  He has bipolar 1 disorder.

It’s estimated that close to 300,000 people live with serious mental illness in Minnesota; more than half never seek treatment. It took decades for Ken Barlow to get the life-changing diagnosis and when he did find out, he was angry. He was worried that the stigma of mental illness
would harm his reputation.

He knows that by speaking out he can change and save lives. 

Presenting Sponsors:                                                                                                        Event Sponsors:

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.

Thank You Renewing Members 

Beltz Enterprises
Community Member- Terry Middlekauff
Cruise Planners- American Express
Fashion Avenue 2
Keller Williams Realty- The Sarenpa Team
Lake Minnetonka Association 
Ostvig Tree Care
Outdoor Excapes
Peoples Organic Coffee & Wine Cafe
Pleasant View Gardens, Inc.
Prosperwell Financial 
RBA, Inc.
Southwest Eye Care
Star Tribune 
Table 1 Consulting 
U.S. Bank
Wayzata Country Club 
Wells Fargo- Ed Francis 
Windmiller Design Studio

Welcome New Members

Lift Cyclewear
My Exteriors, Inc.
Wayzata Farmers Market
Wayzata Salon & Day Spa

Thank you for a great turnout for the public forum at the City Council meeting on April 19. You can find both the Civitas presentation and video from the forum here.

The Council will vote May 3 on whether to move the project forward and on what basis. While there will be no public comment, it would be helpful to have people there in favor of the vote if you are able to attend and represent. The resolution vote: 

Does not say the City of Wayzata will launch the build-out full bore of the entire Civitas recommendation. It only sets the wheels in motion for city staff to help the Council evaluate and decide what they want to pursue, and what they don’t want to pursue, and in what priority and sequence. Also in consideration is including a provision to 1) set up the legal structure for and 2) launch the Conservancy or Trust to help with the deliberations and seeking outside funding opportunities.

Project Updates in the Wayzata Area…


CR-101/Bushaway Road is open to local traffic from Minnetonka Blvd to Eastman Ln/McGinty Rd until further notice. If you have questions about the project visit the website here: hennepin.us/countyroad101

I-494– Access to Wayzata from I-494 will be via Carlson Parkway and Minnetonka Boulevard. See the ‘insiders’ detour map here. For more information on the project visit: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i494plymouth/

Wayzata Weekends has a new look- check out great deals and activities in our weekly Shop. Eat. Enjoy. update.

Member Spotlight

Lake Minnetonka Magazine highlighted [solidcore] in their May issue. Click here to read the article.

Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa 
MSP Magazine featured Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa as a local spot to spoil mom on Mother’s Day.