February 19, 2015:
the W7BA General Membership Meeting

15-February-AGM-receptionDo you recognize your local storekeepers and tradespeople?

Over 70 gathered in the Club Room of the Schmidt Brewery complex to socialize and network. The general meeting then updated its by-laws, elected their board of directors, adnproceded to recognize businesses that hosted “winterwear” donations at kiosks at  Cherokee Bank, Fresh Grounds, United Family Medicine, Coopers, Burn Unit Coffee Award, American Bank for Joseph’s Coat, a free store at … Then 28 businesses were recognized for their storefront and streetscape improvements.15-February-AGM-crowd-3

The agenda was followed with a presentation by Amy Zellmer on “Marketing for Small Businesses” and by Tara Loftsu on “Google Business View”.

The evening concluded with a tour of the Schmidt Brewery complex by its longest-serving guardian and former brew master for the Minnesota Brewing Co, Phil Gagne.

15-February-AGM-KentKent Petterson, Terrace Horticluture Books,  presented recognition certificates to 28 businesses of the West 7th Commercial District, the oldest neighborhood commercial district in the State of Minnesota. Pictured at right is the renovation team of the StoneSaloon, 445 Smith Avenue.

 

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The West 7th Business Association is proud to recognize these business that have enhanced their storefronts and streetscapes

  • The Holy Mackerel, 196 Forbes
  • Tom Reid’s, 258 W 7th
  • Burger Moes, 242 W 7th
  • McGoverns Pubs, 225 W 7th
  • Cossetta’s, 211 W 7th
  • Johns Antiques, 261 W7th
  • Sophie Joe’s, 453 W 7th
  • Claddagh, 459 W 7th
  • Glockenspiel, 605 W 7th
  • Liquor Barrel, 665 W 7th
  • Schmidt Organic Water, 888 W 7th
  • Dillon-Noyes Quality Furniture Consignment, 608 7th St W
  • Artista Bottega, 937 W 7th
  • Suptra’s, 967 W 7th
  • deZinnia, 1032 W 7th
  • Apricity Acupunture, 1165 W 7th
  • Mojo Monkey, 1169 W 7th
  • Tavial grill, 1199 W 7th
  • Insty-Prints, 1396 W 7th
  • 7th Street Storage, 2060 W 7th
  • Burger King, 1600 W 7th
  • Animal Emergency & Referral Center, 1542 W 7th
  • Vine Park Brewery, 1254 W 7th
  • Lemke & Sons, 1246 W 7th
  • Leitners Garden Center, 945 Randolph
  • Warner’s Outdoor Solutions, 590 Randolph Ave
  • Stone Saloon, Smith Avenue
  • Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 550 W. 7th Street