February 8, 2017
A brisk start to the morning as the early birds gathered. Robert Sanberg was the first to arrive, followed by Tom Ashbaugh and Bob Alexander. The other usual suspect, Dick Anderson, was in Florida playing softball.
The meeting was called to order by President Robert Sanberg with a ring of the bell.
There were no guests today, however Honorary Members Mark Simon and Martin Peyer were there.
Sue Scott’s memorial service will be held on Friday, February 10th at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Minnetonka. The reviewal will be at 10:30 am and the funeral service will begin at 11:00 am.
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Lindskoog Florist wanted to remind members that there is a special day coming up next week and they have an oversupply of red roses and other flowers. Use the discount code BC17 to get your $10 savings before February 14th!
Randy Korn wanted to let us know that House Lift Remodeler is still offering a honey-do list discount. Please contact him via phone or email to get your Valentine the gift of a completed list!
This Week’s Craft Talk
Continental Diamond is a spacious and welcoming store with the largest selection of owned diamonds in Minnesota. Owning diamonds allows Continental Diamond to pass on the price savings to its clients. The store also features a vast and eclectic selection of jewelry in all price ranges by many jewelry designers and an impressive selection of fine timepieces. They have an experienced and a well-educated sales team that includes three GIA Graduate Gemologists and seven GIA Diamond graduates. The store’s repair department is staffed with three jewelers having over 80 years combined experience, (two of which are Master Goldsmiths), four take-in specialists, a custom manufacturing specialist and a watch repair manager.
Please register for the Pot of Gold with Mark Arnold at Mark@Continentaldiamond.com.
There was a short and sweet business exchange today, with the following members being thanked: Continental Diamond, Les Jones Roofing, Inc., Wells Fargo Advisors, AAA Minneapolis, Norcostco, Inc., and Armor Mechanical.
Table Introductions were made at Table #2 by Coldwell Banker Burnet who introduced their members and what they do, and at Table #6 by DESQ Office Solutions who shared their winter vacation plans.
The Pot of Gold was drawn by Mike Palm and won by Jon Peterson of Marketplace Home Mortgage.
Our Craft Talk speaker today, Mark Arnold of Continental Diamond, was introduced by Mike Palm.
Thank you to Continental Diamond for the additional generous prizes!
Our next meeting will be held onsite at The Woman’s Club. Our Craft Talk speaker will be Coldwell Banker Burnet. Table introductions will be made at Table #1 by Fruitshare.com and at Table #3 by The St. Paul Saints.