Calendar of Events - White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce
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February 2018

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Humanoid Robot Sophia to address the White Bear Area Chamber
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Finding Business Leads in Places You'd Least Expect
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Morning Networking
03/06/18 - 03/06/18
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Lunchtime Networking - Acapulco Mexican Restaurant
03/08/18 - 03/08/18
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Professional EDGE - 401K Checkup: Compliant, Cost and Service
03/13/18 - 03/13/18
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Women in Business
03/22/18 - 03/22/18
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2018 Annual Meeting / Inaugural
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Events in the next 30 days...
Active Voice: Staged Reading Series

Active Voice, our new Staged Reading Series, is a chance for you to hear a play that is new or rarely seen in the Twin Cities. It is all about the words, so there is minimal set and props as the actors perform with scripts in hand.

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White Bear: A Village is Born!

In February of 1881 the Village of White Bear was officially incorporated.  Join us to learn why, what the community looked like at that time and who was involved in setting the foundation of what would eventually become the City of White Bear Lake.

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Humanoid Robot Sophia to address the White Bear Area Chamber

Humanoid Robot Sophia to address the White Bear Area Chamber

February 27, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Century College - Lincoln Mall
3300 Century Avenue N, WBL 

Hanson Robotics LTD will present Sophia the premier humanoid robot at this exciting and one-of-a-kind Chamber event! Sophia will discuss how she and her prototypes will transform our health care industry. After her speech Sophia will answer audience questions. Humanoid robots like Sophia are destined become fully integrated into major sectors of our business community. 

Special sponsorships are available for businesses that wish to purchase a table for 8 and have their picture taken with Sophia.  For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact Tom Snell at the White Bear Area Chamber. Photos with Sophia cannot be used in any business advertising venture.

Cost to attend this interactive event is $35 Chamber members and $45 for non-members. Parking will be available adjacent to the Lincoln Mall. Due to Sophia's growing popularity, there is a slight risk of this event being canceled. If that happens your sponsorship and ticket purchase will be returned in full.
Thank you to our sponsors:

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Soul Chiro - Serving those who have selflessly served us

Join us at Soul Chiro
4760 Banning Ave., Suite 218, WBL
Wednesday, February 28th - 10-4


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Finding Business Leads in Places You'd Least Expect

Finding Business Leads in Places You'd Least Expect
2148 3rd St., WBL
February 28, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Is your business prepared to capitalize on potential customers that are reaching out to you? Ryan Boog, CEO of Happy Dog Web Productions, who has been mentioned in Forbes and has spoken at Microsoft and Harvard about digital growth will exploit the areas that many businesses are overlooking when it comes to securing new business. Come for a FREE lunch, compliments of Cosetta and see if your business can grow in places you would least expect. Space is limited so registration is required.
Thank you to our sponsor:

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Gay and Gray: Welcoming LGBT Older Aldults

Gay and Gray:
Welcoming LGBT Older Adults
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
White Bear Heights Senior Living
4650 Centerville Road, WBL

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72nd Annual White Bear Lake Lions Show - GhoulBusters!

72nd Annual White Bear Lions Show
Writter by Lion Lisa Rockwood
March 1-3 at 7:00pm, Additional matinee performance March 3 at 2:00pm
4855 Bloom Avenue, WBL

All is not well in White Bear Lake, with books flying off shelves, and ghouls causing mayhem at every turn. Can romance possibly be found in this chaos? Who’s to say? Who ya gonna call? GhoulBusters!

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Rabbit Hole

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner deals with how family members survive a major loss. The different ways of dealing with grief lead to dramatic (and sometimes humorous) confrontations.
Contains adult themes and language.


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Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration - Soul Chiropractic!

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Soul Chiropractic, Dr. Shannon McCarty
4760 Banning Ave., Suite 218, WBL
March 5th, 3:30pm

Join us for a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration at the new Soul Chiropractic practice located on County Road E in White Bear Lake! You will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Shannon McCarty, learn more about her practice and services. Remember your business cards!
Soul Chiropractic - Promoting health and a positive community in our neighborhood
When human beings experience any sort of trauma; be it mental, emotional, physical, or general life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel in some areas. Dr. Shannon’s great passion is to bring healing to those areas where we might find some trauma or disarray. She helps clients, their children, families, and friends find peace and ease in their bodies and develop strategies to strengthen their relationships so they may know themselves as peaceful, complete, and whole. She knows that no single approach is appropriate for everyone and has been trained in many facets to create the best fit for each individual.

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Morning Networking

Coffee, Breakfast & NETWORKING!
Key's Cafe - Upstairs conference room
2208 4th Street, White Bear Lake
Tuesday, February 6th
7:30 - 9:00am
Our guest speaker will be Dale Grambush from Marketfest - White Bear Lake. He will explain the economic impact of Markefest within the area, the marketing opportunities available and strategies to maximize your presence at this fantastic community event.   
Everyone will have an opportunity to market their business while enjoying a fantastic breakfast! The only cost to attend is for your breakfast. Please RSVP as space is limited. 

Business connections are a valuable Chamber option. When Chamber members make business connections the entire community prospers. 

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Lunchtime Networking - Acapulco Mexican Restaurant

Lunchtime Networking
March 8th, 2018

Acapulco Mexican Restaurant    
3069 White Bear Ave., Maplewood
11:30am - 1:00pm

Our membership is growing and so is Lunchtime Networking! This is a great opportunity to meet new contacts, touch base with friends and enjoy a fabulous lunch. We are off to a great new year of fun Chamber Networking.

Space is limited and registration is required. Cost to attend is for your lunch only.

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Fourth Annual Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf Comedy Night Event

4th Annual Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf
Comedy Show Fundraiser
Friday, March 9th at 8:00pm
Running Aces
15201 Running Aces Blvd, Columbus, MN

Funds raised from this event support the Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf!


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Black Tie Bingo Fundraiser

Black Tie Bingo is back! Put on your cocktail attire and join us Saturday, March 10 from 6-10pm at Grand Banquet Hall in Stillwater. Local celebrities will share their own personal flair as they call one of 6 BINGO games. Lucky winners receive fabulous prizes such as overnight stays, golf packages, private wine tastings and more! Tickets are $50 and include hors d’oeuvres and 4 games of bingo. Bonus games available for purchase. Learn more and register at:

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Professional EDGE - 401K Checkup: Compliant, Cost and Service

How to Evaluate and Choose a Financial Advisor &
401K Checkup: Complaint, Cost, and Service
Presented by: Jeff Kolodjeski & Mike Dolezal
March 13th, 2018
7:30am - 9:00am
Vadnais Heights Country Inn and Suites
3505 Vadnais Center Drive, Vadnais Heights

Attendees will learn about how financial advisors can choose to engage with their clients and how different approaches can greatly impact their obligation to you, the client. We will also discuss, as a business owner and plan sponsor, how to evaluate your current 401K plan in three main areas. Is your plan compliant, what is the current cost, and what services are you being provided for that fee?

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Vadnais Heights Business Appreciation Event

The VHEDC and the City of Vadnais Heights hosts an annual event to thank businesses who do business in the community. We hope you will join us! 

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Women in Business

Women In Business

2692 East County Road E, WBL
Thursday, March 22nd
11:30am - 1:00pm

This networking group is amazing - growing, engaging and fun! If you haven't been to a Women in Business lunch - please join us to connect, have a great meal, make new contacts and meet friends. The only cost is for your lunch. 

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Behind the Scene Tour of Century College

Behind the Scene Tour of Century College
Tuesday, March 27
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Meet in Lincoln Mall on the EAST campus

This tour will include the HVAC and Facilities Engineering, Orthotics & Prosthetics, Solar Energy, 
Kopp Technology Center, Innovation Classrooms, Fab Lab/Engineering, and Dental Simulation Lab.
RSVP with Randy at 651-779-5532
Come see what is new and exciting at Century College!

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