Thursday, May 23, 2013
Combination of sports and a haircut makes it good to be a guy.
Sport Clips Haircuts, a place that makes it good to be a guy, will open its newest location on May 24 at 1157 Wayzata Blvd East in the Colonial Square shopping center. This is the first location in the city, adding to the 22 Sport Clips in the greater Twin Cities areas and more than 1,000 across the country. “What’s better than being in a relaxing environment, where sports are on TV everywhere you look, with well-trained stylists and no need for an appointment when it’s time for a haircut?” said Bob Chelberg, who owns the new Sport Clips and is also the area developer for the states of Minnesota and North Dakota. “Those are just a few reasons why we know Sport Clips will be a hit for the guys here.” Sport Clips offers clients: The new …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Thursday luncheon is open to the public and will feature the Gophers' head football coach as guest speaker.
On Thursday May 23, the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a luncheon at the Wayzata Country Club featuring Jerry Kill, head football coach for the Minnesota Gophers. The luncheon begins at noon and is expected to wrap up by 1:30 p.m. Jerry Kill was named head coach of the University of Minnesota football program on December 7, 2010. The Gophers were 3-9 in Kill's first season at the helm in Minnesota. The Gophers finished the 2011 season on a positive note, retaining Floyd of Rosedale with a rivalry game victory over Big Ten foe Iowa and a season-ending Big Ten win over Illinois. In 2012, Minnesota had a record of 6-7 and finished off the season playing Texas Tech in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl. Kill came to …
Monday, May 20, 2013
St. Therese Catholic Church has partnered with Ebenezer Society to form St. Therese Senior Living, LLC, a joint venture that will build Deephaven Woods.
Deephaven Woods Senior Living, a new senior living community located on the campus of The Church of St. Therese in Deephaven, has broken ground. St. Therese Catholic Church has partnered with Ebenezer Society to form St. Therese Senior Living, LLC, a joint venture that will build Deephaven Woods. Deephaven Woods Senior Living, which is expected to open by the spring/summer of 2014, fulfills the Church of St. Therese’s desire to further its mission by providing a housing option to the region’s growing senior population. The project will be built by Kraus-Anderson, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest commercial general contractors and construction managers. Deephaven Woods Senior Living will be managed by Ebenezer Management Services…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The chamber's new building will also house operations for the Minnehaha Steamboat and Excelsior Street Car.
Paint is still drying and boxes waiting to be unpacked line the walls, but the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce has officially moved into its new headquarters on Water Street. Flanked by Licks Unlimited on the left and Beacon Bank on the right, the chamber's new building will also house operations for the Minnehaha Steamboat and Excelsior Street Car. Visitors and wandering tourists will be greeted by a desk stocked with information about city events, volunteer opportunities and other odds and ends. Chamber Director Laura Hotvet's office is located is also located just inside the main entrance. To go along with its new building, the chamber has also unveiled a new website. The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce had …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Calling all boutique employees, local shoppers and anyone with a passion for fashion. We want to see your ideas on Patch!
Lake Minnetonka Patch is seeking fashion experts to contribute to our Local Voices platform and help educate the masses on the right shoes to wear with that pencil skirt, next seasons top color trends and more. We would love for owners or employees of local boutiques to post an "Outfit of the Week" or for a savvy consumer to keep us up-to-date on the latest trends with regular posts on what's happening in the fashion world. If you love to photograph fashion, you can showcase that passion as well in Local Voices post. Part of the Patch mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of their residents, but we can't do it without you. Our Local Voices section allows members of the community—from cooking enthusiasts to local …
Monday, April 29, 2013
I See Me! Inc. is the creation of a Lake Minnetonka couple and generates over $5 million a year in revenues, with double-digit growth rates.
For parents looking to go beyond one page and get their kids thinking globally, a local children’s book publisher I See Me! just released the educational and adventurous My Very Own World Adventure storybook. "My Very Own World Adventure" is personalized with the child’s name throughout the story. The child travels around the world on a magic carpet, and his or her first and last name are spelled out letter-by-letter according to the countries that he or she visits. Throughout the story, the child is welcomed by children from around the globe who give a special gift from their country. "'My Very Own World Adventure' is the biggest project that our company has taken on to-date," I See Me! co-founders and Shorewood residents Maia and Allan …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Myra Wang was announced as the 2013 at the party, and she was presented with a beloved custom caricature by local artist, Al Tollefson.
Friday, April 26
The Excelsior–Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce community gathered last week to celebrate and honor five finalists for the 2013 Person of the Year. The group of finalists included: Myra Wang was announced as the 2013 at the party, and she was presented with a beloved custom caricature by local artist, Al Tollefson. Al has been illustrating the Person of the Year posters for many years, and this tradition is welcomed back by the community. The celebration was attended by former Person of the Year winners, community members, business owners and many others. Generous sponsors helped to create a wonderful celebration, and the chamber thanked them for their support: T Many of our local businesses who donated toward the “Nights on the Town” …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Commons Workplace in Excelsior.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
As a sports reporter/anchor at WCCO-TV and the ringleader of “The Sports Show” on the CW, Mike Max is known as a local legend in the Twin Cities sports scene.
Thursday, April 11
The Wayzata Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon April 11 featuring guest speaker Mike Max from WCCO. The luncheon will take place at Wayzata Country Club from 12:00-1:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. As a sports reporter/anchor at WCCO-TV and the ringleader of “The Sports Show” on the CW, Mike Max is known as a local legend in the Twin Cities sports scene. From growing up in the small town of Gaylord, MN, to becoming a Twin Cities household name, “Maxie” will share his unique brand of homespun stories and life lessons that translate to success—in his “5 Reasons People Win” speech. To register for this Luncheon please click here now or call Andrew Klinkner at the Chamber Office at 952.473.9595 The …
Debbie Hart was traveling on County Road 10 near Watertown yesterday morning when the accident occurred.
A well-known Excelsior resident was killed Tuesday morning in a car accident near Watertown. Debbie Hart was traveling on County Road 10 just before 11:45 a.m. when the Carver County Sheriff’s Office says her vehicle was involved in a head-on collision. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Sergeant Lance Pearce said Hart was traveling alone in her four-door sedan and road conditions were degraded due to sleet at the time of the crash, which involved two vehicles and closed Hwy. 10 for more than an hour. Segeant Pearce was unsure whether Hart was wearing her seat belt but said alcohol or other intoxicants were not believed to have been a factor. Hart owned Artworks Art & Frame Inc. on Water Street in Excelsior and founded the city’s …