E-Gateway 9.6.16

Posted on September 6th, 2016 under News Flash.
Inbox overflowing? In an effort to reduce emails, the Chamber will try to send two emails each week: the e-Gateway and SHOP. EAT. ENJOY.
Make sure to read the e-Gateway each week! 
All Aboard!
42nd Annual James J. Hill Days is THIS weekend

The weekend wouldn’t be possible without the help of our awesome volunteers! Click here to sign up today. 

Attention members! Kickoff your James J. Hill Days weekend with the
Rails and Ales Craft Beer Festival. Save $10 when you register now using promo code: MEMBERSPECIAL. 

James J. Hill Days is Wayzata’s largest festival inviting families from all over the region to celebrate the end of summer along the shores of Lake Minnetonka. Small town charm, big time fun! Come for national bands, a “State-Fair-like” Carnival, coaster carts, the ever-popular Dachshund Races, a free street dance, fireworks, craft beer festival, a classic car show, annual parade and more. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more details.

Tuesday, September 6
Wayzata City Council Meeting, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Wayzata City Hall

Wednesday, September 7
Roger Miller Golf Classic Committee Meeting, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Chamber Office

September 9, 10 & 11
42nd Annual James J. Hill Days, See full schedule at JamesJHillDays.com

Summer is nearly over and the Holidays are right around the corner.  If you were planning on updating your flooring, give Floor to Ceiling Interiors a call for a free in home consultation and quote.  Fall specials for carpet 10% to 30% off.  Wood floors on sale for 10% off.  New flooring is a                                                                                  great way to get your home ready for the Holidays.
Stop by our showroom and take a look at all the  options.
Haven’t secured your tickets for this year’s Wayzata Beach Bash? Can’t decide which night you want to attend? You’re in luck! For a limited time, Chamber Members are being offered a special 2-Day General Admission Ticket for $80! Through Wednesday, receive an exclusive 2 day pass at a discounted price and without having to pay any ticket fee’s (Savings of over $35). If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please contact Lindsay.Cummins@rbaconsulting.com. Cash or check only for these purchases and ticket pick up in Wayzata at 294 Grove Lane East, Suite 100.

For more information about this year’s event, please visit www.wayzatabeachbash.com or contact Lindsay Cummins.

Registration Now Open- Early Bird Pricing Ends Friday

Join us for a Chamber tradition at the magnificent Wayzata Country Club on Monday, September 26. It’s a great day of delicious eats, cool drinks, fun contests, prizes and golfing on a truly superb course.

Register before September 9 for special early bird pricing and foursome discounts! Start planning your outfits for the coveted
‘Best Dressed Foursome’ title!

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Project Updates in the Wayzata Area…


CR-101/Bushaway Road is closed to all traffic from Minnetonka Blvd to Eastman Ln/McGinty Rd. Hennepin County has reopened Wayzata Boulevard East, just south of the intersection of County Road 101 and Wayzata Boulevard. 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. 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/

I-394– MnDOT will be doing resurfacing work on I-394 between 1-494 and Hwy 100 beginning July 5. There will be some overnight lane and ramp closures. Visit the project website for more information here: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i394goldenvalley/

Member Spotlight 
J. Carver Distillery 
J. Carver Distillery was featured on the WCCO segment DeReusha Eats. Watch the video here.

Meridian Manor 
Meridian Manor residents competed in the State Fair Lip Sync contest..and won! Click here for the full video.