May, 2012

Extra, Extra-Chamber Member News

Chamber Member News, Events & Other Tidbits

The Wood: Come experience the brand new menu with lots of delicious new items at The Wood! Have kids? Come in Monday-Thursday and kids eat free until 9:00 p.m.!


Event Partners: Has beautiful flower arrangements for Mothers Day beginning at just $35. They have the perfect arrangement for your mom, aunt, grandmother, or any other special woman in your life. Guaranteed on-time arrival, and as a bonus, Event Partners is offering free delivery within Maplewood for employees of Chamber businesses. Check out some of our amazing designs at

S.Carmody Photography: Is holding a Silpada Open House Party on Wednesday, May 2nd from 5:30-8:30 p.m.! Come enjoy beautiful, handcrafted Sterling Silver Jewelry with no formal presentations – just friends, wine and fabulous jewelry. Please RSVP to 401-8089 or

Saint Louis Cellars: Invites you to attend the Aroma Wheel Class on Thursday, May 17th from 5:30-7:00pm. Train for nose with the class all about breaking down the scents you find in your wine, such as cinnamon, chocolate, oak, etc…and drinking wine too, of course! Tickets are $35/person ($25 for Wine Club members) and must be purchased in advance. No refunds. No exchanges. To reserve your spot, call (314) 880-9000.

Maplewood Public Library: Invites you to attend two great events in May. On May 3rd, Past the Pumps and Go Green, will feature a guest speaker from Trailnet from 7-8p.m. in honor of National Biking Month. Later in the month on May 24th from 7-8p.m., the library will feature Pictures in the Dark with a presentation by Brad North, a local photographer. Learn how to capture shots of the great outdoors and the beautiful nighttime sky. You can also check for other programs and services by visiting our website or visit our new Facebook page.

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May, 2012

Chamber Launches New Program-NetSolutions

The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce and its Economic Development Committee wants to ensure your business success. We are a solution for your business needs and challenges.

NetSolution is an informal opportunity for you to meet area business owners and gain perspectives of what could solve your business challenges. NetSolution follows the Master Mind concept:

*Briefly explain the ins and outs of your business (your business model): i.e. What makes your business work? How does your business make money?

*Be specific about what you want to accomplish during NetSolution: a problem you are experiencing; a goal you are working towards; or people you need to meet.

*Be open to new ideas.
Space is limited to 10 participants.

Our first NetSolution:
DATE: Thursday, May 10
TIME: 11:30-1:00
WHERE: The Wood, 2733 Sutton, Maplewood


May, 2012

Black Cat Theatre & Piwacket Theatre for Children

Black Cat Theatre (2810 Sutton Blvd) is a 501(c)3 non-profit theatre located in the heart of downtown historic Maplewood. Additionally, the Black Cat Theatre produces the innovative and popular Piwacket Theatre for Children. The Theatre is run by Edie Avioli, Artistic Director, and Scott Sears, Executive Director.

Black Cat produces mainstage, live musical concerts and cabarets. Past performances include A Gentleman and A Scoundrel, Private Lives, and Round and Round the Garden. Occasionally, the theatre will offer a dinner package along with performances. Black Cat Theatre collaborates with other theatre companies and rents space to other theatres, and for community fundraisers and special parties.

Children and parents alike enjoy Piwacket Theatre which performs adaptions of fairytales promoting character development such as courage, respect, and ingenuity. Performances are held weekly and on Saturday mornings from October through May. Piwacket also offers a Summer Day Camp in June and July, where students create and star in a new play each week, open to the general public on Fridays at 2p. Piwacket has been named Best Children’s Theatre and was mentioned in Top 50 Things to do with Kids in STL Magazine’s “A” List.

For a complete schedule of upcoming events check us out online

May, 2012

Advertise with the Chamber!

Contact the chamber office at 781.8588 to advertise on the web!


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