Business Calendar, Oct. 11

To submit items for the Business Calendar, email: [email protected].

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce events:
• Wednesday, Oct. 16, Chamber Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., LaGrand Conference Center at LaGrand Stay, 7083 153rd St. W., Apple Valley. Guest speaker: Bruce Nustad, president, Minnesota Retailers Association. Cost: $15 members, $20 nonmembers. RSVP: Kristy Cleveland at 952-432-8422, [email protected].

• Tuesday, Oct. 22, 9:30-10 a.m., ribbon cutting, Jay F. Jeweler, 7587 W. 148th St., Apple Valley.

• Thursday, Oct. 24, 5-7 p.m., Business After Hours, Anchor Bank, 14665 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Information: Kristy Cleveland at 952-432-8422, [email protected].

Burnsville Chamber of Commerce events:
• Friday, Oct. 11, 4 p.m., open house and Business After Hours, Country Cabinets, 28010 Foliage Ave. S., Northfield. Free. Information: Mary Mittelstaedt, [email protected].

Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce events:
• Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:30-9 a.m., Eagan Area Business Council: Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign, DCR Chamber, 1121 Town Centre Drive, Suite 102, Eagan. Guest speakers: Maj. Aaron Krenz, Minnesota National Guard; Madonna Backstrom, Eagan Yellow Ribbon Network. Information: Jessy Annoni, 651-288-9202, [email protected].

• Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Business After Hours, Hope Glen Farm, 10276 E. Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove. Information: Jessy Annoni, 651-288-9202, [email protected].

• Thursday, Oct. 24, 7:30-9 a.m., Breakfast With Champions – Leading Your Team to Higher Levels of Performance, Argosy University, 1515 Central Parkway, Eagan. Speaker: Dr. Jim Bohn. Cost: $20 members, $30 nonmembers. Information: Jessy Annoni, 651-288-9202, [email protected].

• Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30-9 a.m., Legislative Breakfast Series – Education for the Future, The Commons on Marice, 1380 Marice Drive, Eagan. Speakers: Sen. Greg Clausen, Rep. Anna Wills. ISD 196 Superintendent Jane Berenz will be on hand to discuss the District 196 levy referendum. Cost: $25. Information: Jessy Annoni, 651-288-9202, [email protected].

• Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7:30-9 a.m., ISD 197 School Board Candidate Forum, Mendota Heights City Hall, 1101 Victoria Curve, Mendota Heights. Information: Jessy Annoni, 651-288-9202, [email protected].

Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce events:
• Friday, Oct. 11, 4-6 p.m., After Hours, Country Cabinets, 28010 Foliage Ave. S., Northfield.

• Wednesday, Oct. 16, 8-10 a.m., Seminar: Improving Your Leadership Communication, Buck Hill, 15400 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville. Speaker: Jim Bohn, Pro/Axios. Cost: $20 members, $30 nonmembers. RSVP by Oct. 9. Registration required. Information: Linda or Michele at [email protected].

• Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., CAbi open house with fashion stylist Karen McDonald, chamber conference room.

• Saturday, Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m., Downtown Lakeville Business Association Trick or Treat, Post Office Mall.

• Friday, Nov. 1, 6-11 p.m., Fall Gala, Brackett’s Crossing Country Club, 17976 Judicial Road, Lakeville. Cost: $125. Sponsorships available. Information: Todd Bornhauser, [email protected].