Business Calendar for the week of April 21

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

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce events:
• Tuesday, May 2, 7:30-9 a.m., Coffee Connection, Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Free. Information: Fabiana at [email protected].

• Wednesday, May 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., State of the City Address with Mayor Mary, Apple Valley Senior Center, 14601 Hayes Road, Apple Valley. Cost: $20 per person, $15 for students; pay at the door. RSVP required. Information: Fabiana at [email protected].

• Wednesday, May 10, 5-7 p.m., Business After Hours, Uponor Training Center, 5925 148th St. W., Apple Valley. Free. Information: Fabiana at [email protected].

Burnsville Chamber of Commerce events:
• Tuesday, April 25, 8-9 a.m., Chamber 101, Burnsville Chamber Office, Gateway Building, 350 W. Burnsville Parkway, Suite 425, Burnsville. How to get the most out of your chamber membership. Free. Information: Tricia Andrews at [email protected].

• Thursday, May 4, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Business After Hours, El Loro Mexican Restaurant, 2501 Horizon Drive, Burnsville. Pre-Cinco de Mayo party. Free to attend. Information: Tricia Andrews at
[email protected].

• Wednesday, May 10, 8-9 a.m., AM Coffee Break, Firefly Credit Union, 1400 Riverwood Drive, Burnsville. Free. Information: Tricia Andrews at [email protected].

Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce events:
• Tuesday, April 25, 8-9 a.m., Coffee Break, Minuteman Press, 750 S. Plaza Drive, Suite 116, Mendota Heights. Open to all DCRC members. Free. Registration required. Information: Emily Corson at 651-288-9202 or [email protected].

• Wednesday, April 26, 4:30-6 p.m., Emerging Leaders Social, Total Wine, 1440 Central Park Commons Drive, Eagan. Cost: $20. Registration required. Information: Emily Corson at 651-288-9202 or [email protected].

• Thursday, April 27, 7:30-9 a.m., Rosemount State of the City Address, Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Free to attend; advance registration appreciated. Information: 651-452-9872 or [email protected].

• Thursday, April 27, 4 p.m., ribbon cutting, Advantage Life Chiropractic, 7832 Cahill Ave., Inver Grove Heights. Grand opening and open house, 4:15-7 p.m. Information: Lori Oelrich at [email protected].

• Thursday, May 4, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Business University. Registration is closed. Information: Emily Corson at 651-288-9202 or [email protected].

• Friday, May 5, 7:30-9 a.m., Legislative Breakfast: Tim Pawlenty, The Commons on Marice, 1380 Marice Drive, Eagan. Pawlenty will share his perspectives of the current state of the country and of Minnesota. He is currently the CEO and president of Financial Services Roundtable, a Washington, D.C.-based, industry roundtable advocacy group. He served as Minnesota’s 39th governor from 2003-11. Cost: $25 members, $30 nonmembers. Registration required. Information: 651-452-9872 or [email protected].

Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce events:
• Tuesday, April 25, 2-3 p.m., Ambassadors: Anniversary Visits. Meet at chamber office. Information: Shanen Corlett at 952-469-2020 or [email protected]ercvb.org.

• Tuesday, April 25, 5 p.m., groundbreaking, Lakeview Bank, 9725 163rd St. W., Lakeville. RSVP to Dana Turner at 952-892-9722 or [email protected].

• Wednesday, April 26, 9-11 a.m., Professional Educational Programs (PEP), Emagine Theater, 20653 Keokuk Ave., Lakeville. Speaker: Scott Welle, “Outperform the Norm.” Cost: $20 individual; $30 for two people from same company; $10 each for five or more people from same company; $75 maximum per company. Registration required. Information: Amy Green at 952-469-2020 or [email protected].

• Wednesday, May 3, 8-9 a.m., Morning Brew and grand re-opening, Chuck & Don’s Pet Food & Supplies, 7397 179th St. W., Lakeville. Information: Amy Green at 952-469-2020 or [email protected].

• Friday, May 5, 7:30-8 a.m., Teacher Appreciation Breakfast, McGuire Middle School. Information: Amy Green at 952-469-2020 or [email protected].

• Friday, May 5, 2 p.m., ribbon cutting, Lakeville Family Pet Clinic, 17510 Dodd Blvd., Lakeville. Information: Shanen Corlett or Amy Green at 952-469-2020 or [email protected].

Sales and Marketing Executives events:
• Friday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SME Presentation on Integrated Marketing: Your ticket to becoming a business celebrity, DoubleTree Park Place Hotel, 1500 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park. Speakers: Jason Kocina and Heather Champine, Media Relations Agency. How to get more media coverage for your business. Cost: $24 SME members, $45 guests. Information: www.smemn.org or [email protected].

Business Networking International events:
• Leads to Referrals Chapter of BNI meets 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Vivo Restaurant, 15435 Founders Lane, Apple Valley. Information: Helen Peterson, 952-412-0265.