Richfield Chamber of Commerce

2016 Salute to Small Business Event- The U.S. Bank Stadium: An Insider's View

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Name: 2016 Salute to Small Business Event- The U.S. Bank Stadium: An Insider's View
Date: April 29, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Each year the Richfield Chamber of Commerce hosts a recognition event called “Salute to Small Business”. Chamber members nominate fellow members for the Small Business Hall of Fame.

Join us for the 2016 Salute to Small Business luncheon which will include award presentations to the 2016 Small Business Hall of Fame recipient(s), the Chamber's 2015 Farrington, Sports and Government Relations awards and high school scholarship awards.

This is one of the Chamber's best events of the year!

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This year's guest speaker is Michele Kelm-Helgen, Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.

Michele Kelm-Helgen was appointed Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority in June of 2012. She leads the Authority in its role of planning and designing U.S. Bank Stadium.

Prior to this, Michele served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs, in the Office of Governor Mark Dayton, from 2010 to 2012. She was Chief of Staff for the Minnesota State Senate from 2006-2010. Michele also worked as Director of Control Data Corporation’s (now Ceridian) City Venture division and later became a partner with North State Advisers, a governmental affairs/public relations consulting firm.

Michele received her B.A. from the College of St. Catherine, and her M.B.A. with honors from the University of St. Thomas.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum ($1,000) – Concierge Apartments
Silver ($500) –    Bremer Bank
                         Minnesota School of Business
                         Richfield Bloomington Credit Union
Bronze ($300)-  Richfield Bloomington Mitsubishi
                       Hub Jewelers
                       Dairy Queen Grill & Chill
                       TMB Images

This years award winners are:

2016 Small Business Hall of Fame:
Four Points by Sheraton
Minnesota Workwear
Government Service Award:
Todd Nollenberger
Deb Etienne
Sports Booster:
Academy of Holy Angels 2016 Girls Basketball State Class 3A Champions
Holy Angels Scholarship Award Winner:
Christina Meyer
Richfield High School DECA Scholarship Award Winner:
To Be Announced
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Event Sponsors:
Hilton Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Mall of America,  
3800 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425.
Date/Time Information:
Friday April 29, 2016
11AM - 1PM
Contact Information:
Lori Nelson, President
$35 Members, $50 Nonmembers
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