Minneapolis Breakfast Club Newsletter October 7, 2020
Early Birds: Dwain Coleman, was first to arrive and was followed by Tom Ashbaugh and Dick Anderson today. We had 16 in person and 7 via ZOOM attend.
Guests: None today.
Honorary Members: Dick Nelson, Mark Simon, Karen Holtmeier, and Ron Britz were in attendance.
President Jim Erickson brought the meeting to order with a ring of the bell and a moment of silence.
- ZOOM link is https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8372506494?pwd=RStMTVU4bVVDTU0vZU5UdXNSWTZoQT09 or meeting ID 837 250 6494 password is Breakfast
- We have craft talk openings available in November and December. Please contact Craig Blixrud to get on the calendar or with your ideas for craft talks.
- The Presidential poll ballots went out again today to see if there are changes in the club members positions. If you would like to vote- Let Jim Erickson know if you are a Biden or “other” Voter and Mike Palm if you are a Trump Voter.
Pot of Gold: The fifth card drawn today was Ron Britz. Just like a banker to leave the meeting with the money…..
Tip of the Day: Dick Anderson shared his Tip of the Day; “If you don’t have anything good to say, please keep you mouth shut”.
Show n’ Tell: Bill Junco brought in a number of floral arrangements to show and sell. Lots of spouses will be happy today.
Business Exchange/Sharing: Mike Palm shared that he has a new listing in the Opus Office park in Minnetonka. The UMAGA building which is listed for $27+ Million. As the author went from table to table many members shared business and thoughts with the club.
Today’s craft talk was provided by Kristin Baas of Insperity. Insperity is a nationwide company of 3400+ employees based in Houston, TX. One of their 80 nationwide offices is in Bloomington, MN.
Insperity provides Human Resources Services that make a difference to employers and employees in organizations that do not have an in-house HR department. They provide payroll, employee benefits, and other services that keep a company in compliance with employee rules and regulations. They also consult with companies to have a HR strategy that keeps your staff performing at a high level.
Kristin’s role is to find clients that need and value Insperity’s services. As a client of Insperity you will have a specific people that are your point of contact for Payroll, Benefits, and other HR needs.
Please register with Kristin Baas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-492-5747.
October 14 – TBD (Steve Simon?)
October 21 – TBD
October 28 – Christensen Group (Mark Ahmann) @ECC