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Chamber Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary of Acapulco Mexican Restaurant

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated a 20 year anniversary milestone of Acapulco Mexican Restaurant at their Stillwater location. The family-owned and operated, Acapulco Mexican Restaurant is not a chain. Jesus and Maria Leon, were born in Jalisco, Mexico and relocated their family to Minnesota in the early 90's. They had nine children, all of whom are involved with the business. From architecture and construction, to equipment repair and maintenance, to electrical engineering, cooking, catering, menu planning, bartending and the day to day running of the restaurants, the family is truly running the business. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Stillwater Chamber Celebrates 25th Anniversary, New Ownership of Midtown Antique Mall

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated a 25 year anniversary milestone of Midtown Antiques on April 28 at their Main Street location in Stillwater. The business was established May 1, 1991 in a small building on Main Street with only 20 dealers. In 1997, they expanded and moved to its current location, 301 South Main Street. Midtown Antiques is under the new ownership by Julie Kranz. “I’ve always had an interest in antiques, and am enthusiastic about the future of our business and the support the Greater Stillwater Chamber is providing to help us grow.”

Midtown offers antiques & collectibles from early American to mid-20th century. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Greater Stillwater Chamber Celebrates Opening of Club Z! In-Home Tutoring

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of new business, Club Z! In-Home Tutoring on April 28 th at Reve Bistro in Stillwater. Club Z! of the East Metro offers private, in-home tutors for all grades and subjects. Their tutoring services are tailored to fit their client’s academic needs and schedule. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Chamber Celebrates Opening of Rodan + Fields in Stillwater

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated new business consultant Jill Thomas with Rodan + Fields at Reve’ Bistro with a ribbon cutting on March 2. Rodan + Fields offers multiple skincare product lines by the doctors who created ProActiv. Options include products for sun damage/age spots, anti-aging, sensitive skin and the #1 premium acne line in the US only available through consultants. Jill Thomas recently dedicated herself fully to this business after an 18 year career in healthcare in January 2016. “I am fortunate to have the Doctors who created ProActiv as my business partners! Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Stillwater Chamber Celebrates Opening of Beth Ryland Therapy, LLC

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of new business, Beth Ryland Therapy, LLC with a ribbon cutting on March 16 in Stillwater. Beth Ryland Therapy, LLC provides counseling services to individuals and couples with a focus on improving communication, reducing conflict, and increasing connection and intimacy. Beth opened her Stillwater location in September 2015 because of the need for specialized counseling services locally. “Community professionals have had to refer individuals and couples with intimacy concerns to the cities. My goal is to provide safe, discrete counseling close to home,” Ryland said. Continue Reading →

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ModernRoots Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Stillwater

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of ModernRoots, a new retailer on North Main Street in downtown Stillwater. ModernRoots offers natural soaps, and body care products created by owner Meg DiMercurio. “I grow, harvest and create my products based on my own model that is naturally free of parabens, sulfates, corn, soy and canola,”DiMercurio said. “Everything is created by hand. I grow about 60% of the ingredients; foraging for 10% of that and growing 40% of my own herbs for steam distillation (essential oils).”

ModernRoots began with Meg attending farmer’s markets and selling online in 2011. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Good Times Tattoo Co. Moves to New Oak Park Heights Location

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the new store location of Good Times Tattoo Company with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 6. Good Times Tattoo Company initially opened up shop in 2011. Because of their success and business growth, they recently moved to a larger location within the same strip mall on the frontage road of Route 36 in Oak Park Heights. The business is locally owned and operated by Josh Strand. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Lace Salon Opens in Oak Park Heights

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of new business, Lace Salon on Nov. 6. Lace Salon, located at 14375 60th St N. in Oak Park Heights, is a high-end salon with a friendly and relaxed environment. They offer many services including cuts, color, foil, glossing treatments, deep conditioning, perms, blowouts, updos and waxing. The stylists at Lace Salon utilize Wella hair color and Wella products are also for sale. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Artful Indulgence Opens Up Shop in Oak Park Heights

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Artful Indulgence with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 6. Artful Indulgence, located at 13999 60th St. N., in Oak Park Heights, is a place to gather your friends for an evening unlike any other – for fun, relaxation and to discover what masterpiece your inner artist can create. Business owners Stephanie and Steve Weber are passionate about creating a fun and creative environment where people can paint, sip and nosh. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Mobile-Link Communications Celebrates New Stillwater Location

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the relocation of Mobile-Link Communications on Oct. 20. Mobile-Link Communications, located at 1675 Greeley St., is a mobility solutions company. They work with many national cell phone and landline service providers to consult with their clients on the many options available. This is at no additional cost to the client and allows for an unbiased approach to telecom management. Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Greater Stillwater Chamber Celebrates Opening of PartyOnStillwater Storefront

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the storefront opening of PartyOnStillwater on Friday, October 16. PartyOnStillwater has relocated their business to a storefront that allows more room for their growing event rental inventory. The move will also allow them to meet with clients in their new showroom and display their expanding products and services. “This is very exciting for PartyOnStillwater. We are ahead of our business plan by one year! Continue Reading →

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Ribbon Cutting: Greater Stillwater Chamber Celebrates The Shire Literary Center

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of The Shire Literary Center on Tuesday, October 13. The Shire classroom is located within ArtReach St. Croix near downtown Stillwater. The Shire Literary Center offers creative writing classes for youth including developing skills for the writing of novels, screenwriting, anime, and poetry. Their goals are to nurture the creative spirit, develop youth writing skills, and to connect youth, instructors and resources in the community. Continue Reading →

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