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 …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The contractor will be working to open the Lake Street and Broadway Avenue intersection to through traffic as soon as the pressure test has passed.
Wednesday, April 24
Information provided by the Wayzata Chamber of Commerce The Met Council has begun work on Phase 2—Grove Lane to Broadway Avenue—of the forcemain project to include restoration of streets, sidewalks, and streetscape. The new forcemain has been installed across Lake Street, up to the Broadway intersection. The contractor will now be filling the pipe with water and performing a pressure test on the entire pipeline between the marina and Broadway Avenue. The contractor will be working to open the Lake Street and Broadway Avenue intersection to through traffic as soon as the pressure test has passed. The contractor will be finalizing the connection at Broadway Avenue early next week. City staff will continue to work with the Met Council and the…
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 …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Business & Estate Advisers, Inc. approached the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce to establish this award in the Wayzata area in order to give recognition to deserving companies. The Award is presented quarterly to noteworthy businesses.
Thursday, April 4
Information provided by the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce Excellent service and a welcoming smile are what keep customers coming back to Five Swans, the longest running gift store in Wayzata. Established in 1966 by Bob and Betty Jo Ogren, the store soon became the go-to place for everyone’s wedding, birthday and holiday gift shopping. As one of the nominees said, “I’ve been shopping at Five Swans since I moved to Wayzata in 1972. I was treated like an old friend the first time I shopped there. If I don’t know what I am looking for, they do. They always come up with the best ideas for that hard to shop for person. And the array of options is simply amazing.” Great Service and repeat customers are not new for Five Swans. They …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Mayoral "State of the City" Luncheon scheduled for noon on Wednesday, March 20, at the Wayzata Country Club. This event was sold out last year.
The Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce and the Wayzata Rotary Club invite all area residents to attend Wayzata Mayor Ken Willcox's annual State of the City luncheon today at the Wayzata Country Club. Click here to register Mayor Willcox will share updates on various projects and happenings in Wayzata—as well as other pertinent information. Learn about the plans and infrastructure that will both preserve the city's history and enable its future. This presentation is for business professionals and residents alike. This event was sold out last year so please do not hesitate to register as soon as possible. Click here to register The cost for Chamber members is $20 and for non-members $25. If you are a Rotary Member you will be …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The full-service office is located at 1200 Wayzata Boulevard.
Tuesday, March 12
BMO Harris Bank conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony last week on a new Wayzata Branch. The full-service office is located at 1200 Wayzata Boulevard.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Sona Mehring will talk about "Amplifying Love, Hope, & Compassion in the World."
Tuesday, February 12
Area women are invited to this week's Wayzata Women in Business event, "Amplifying Love, Hope, & Compassion in the World," on Feb. 14th. The guest speaker, Sona Mehring, founder & CEO of CaringBridge, will speak about her path to starting and leading a non-profit that has impacted millions of people since 1997. Related post: Come join Wayzata Women in Business for this inspirational networking event! Click here to learn more about Sona Mehring and CaringBridge Registration closes TODAY (Tuesday) REGISTER NOW! Please note, lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the program will begin at noon. Where: Wayzata Country Club, 200 W. Wayzata Blvd (Driving Directions) When: Thursday, Feb. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Members-$20, non-members…
Monday, February 11, 2013
A frozen Lake Minnetonka served as a golf course for Saturday's 29th Annual Chilly Open on Wayzata Bay.
More than 900 golfers and about 1,000 spectators took to the frozen waters of Lake Minnetonka over the weekend for the 29th Annual Wayzata Chilly Open. Hosted by the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce, the 2013 Chilly Open featured a "the 80s are back" theme. Golfers wearing zany gear had a chance to navigate one of two nine-hole courses using clubs, hockey sticks or any other contraption they can to sink a tennis ball on Wayzata Bay. After hitting the frozen links, golfers warmed up with some of the best chilli in Minnesota. Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway joined Wayzata Mayor Ken Willcox to judge the "best of" chilli contest. This is the 29th year Wayzata has hosted the Chilly Open, which has grown to be one of Lake …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Golfers wearing zany gear will have a chance to navigate one of two nine-hole courses using clubs, hockey sticks or any other contraption they can to sink a tennis ball on Wayzata Bay.
The Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host the annual "Chilly Open" on Lake Minnetonka this Saturday. About 1,000 golfers from throughout the region are exptected to be in Wayzata for the Feb. 9 tournament, which this year will feature a "the 80s are back" theme. This is the 29th year Wayzata has hosted the Chilly Open, which has grown to be one of Lake Minnetonka's most popular winter events. Tee times for the 2013 Chilly Open are 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Click here to register your group! Golfers wearing zany gear will have a chance to navigate one of two nine-hole courses using clubs, hockey sticks or any other contraption they can to sink a tennis ball on Wayzata Bay. After hitting the frozen links, golfers…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Resumes for the Wayzata open chamber president position are being accepted until Nov. 23.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the president position. With over 400 members, the president is the chief executive officer responsible for implementation of policies and procedures. Current Wayzata Chamber of Commerce President Peggy Douglas announced her retirement back in September. Douglas has served the Wayzata chamber for almost 17 years, with 14 of them as chamber president. Beginning in 2013, she will be taking time to travel, enjoy family and friends and just relax. The president is responsible for planning, fiscal management, member and community relations, operations, marketing and government affairs. The applicant must be enthusiastic and creative. College degree or equivalent is …