Greater Stillwater Chamber Celebrates 500th Member: Valley Bookseller

Valley Bookseller owner, Molly Rice and Manager, Kathleen Eddy join Chamber Membership Manager, Erica Oesterreich to commemorate being the Chamber’s 500th Member.  

June, 2017. Stillwater MN. The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that they have reached a milestone in their long history:  500 Chamber members! Valley Bookseller recently re-joined the Chamber and is officially the 500th member of the Chamber. Owner Molly Rice and Manager Kathleen Eddy joined Chamber Membership Manager, Erica Oesterreich to snap a photo of this milestone achievement on June 15 at Valley Bookseller on Main Street in Stillwater.

“We are so excited to be at 500 members, and thrilled that Valley Bookseller, a Stillwater institution since 1990 is back, and is that member!” stated Chamber Director Robin Anthony. “In our 125+ year history, we have never reached this 500 member milestone, and we plan to continue to grow membership so we can further support St Croix Valley businesses”.

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to serve, advocate, and promote the interests of businesses while enriching the life of our community. The Chamber’s core values are Business Development and Promotion, Networking and Collaborations, Community Involvement, Local Government Relations, and Education. Chamber leadership changed when Robin Anthony stepped in as Director in April 2016. Since that time, over 150 organizations have joined, and many new programs, tools and events have been implemented.

“Word is catching on that we offer a great value and ROI for businesses. We help member organizations thrive when they use our tools and programs!” stated Erica Oesterreich, Membership Manager.

Valley Bookseller recently rejoined the Chamber to utilize their marketing tools, and attend networking events. “We had no idea we were to be the 500th Chamber member, and are happy to wear that hat!” stated Valley Bookseller Manager Kathleen Eddy. “As a well-established, and locally owned and operated retailer in downtown Stillwater, it’s always good business to connect with other local organizations and continue to build relationships”.


Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce

200 Chestnut Street East, Suite 201

Stillwater, MN 55082



Valley Bookseller

217 Main Street North

Stillwater, MN 55082


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