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MERSC Employee Discounts Directory

Last Updated: 08/31/2012

Auto Sales & Service

Emergency Road Services

AAA

5400 Auto Club Way, St. Louis Park, MN, 55416 Ashley Kropp 952-927-2706 [email protected] www.aaa.com New members $10.00 off a new primary membership in Minnesota or Iowa.

Maintenance/Repair/Glass/Tires/Detail

ABRA Auto Body

6601 Single Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, MN, 55430 Brad Meyer 763-585-6291 [email protected] www.abraauto.com Collision repairs: a. 10% off all body & paint labor collision repairs that are not insurance related. OR b. Free rental car for every $500 of repairs with a maximum of three days. Rental car provided by ABRA's preferred provider. All Collision repairs include a free headlight aiming and a free vehicle cleaning. Glass repair or replacement: $39.95 rock chip repair (customer - pay only, reg $79.95). 15% off vehicle glass replacements that are not insurance related. MERSC offer valid in the 7-county Twin Cities metro area. To find a location nearest you or to make an appointment call, 1-888-USA-ABRA (1-888-872-2272) or visit www.abraauto.com

Advantage Auto Glass, Inc.

PO Box 1332, Burnsville, MN, 55337 John Wuchko 952-423-6396 [email protected] www.replacemywindshield.com Chip repairs (mobile or in-shop) - MERSC price $49.95 (reg. $59.95). Applies only to customers paying cash. We cannot offer discounts on insurance billed jobs. Auto glass replacement (mobile or in-shop) - 10% discount. This could amount to as much as $100 off the regular price. Applies only to customers paying cash. We cannot offer discounts on insurance billed jobs.

American Tire & Auto

251 - 57th Ave NE, Fridley, MN, 55432 Stacey Rasmussen 763-566-4840 [email protected] www.americantireandauto.com ·$16.99 oil changes (reg. $24.99) ·10% Off Parts & Labor, excluding tires (up to $100 off) ·Free Battery Test ·Free Brake Inspection ·Free Tire Rotation ·Courtesy Rides within 5-mile radius ·12 Month / 12,000 Mile Nation Wide Warranty ·All tires 10% over our cost Please identify yourself as a MERSC member. Provide some form of company I.D. at point of sale. Blaine Goodyear, Brooklyn Park Goodyear, Brooklyn Center Goodyear, Crystal Goodyear, Fridley Goodyear, Oakdale Goodyear, Rogers Goodyear, St. Louis Park Goodyear, St Paul Goodyear

Arden Hills Tire & Service Center

3757 Lexington Ave N, Arden Hills, MN, 55126 Mike Gieseke 651-490-9271 [email protected] www.ardenhillstire.com ·5% discount on all regular priced major brand tires ·$14.00 Tire Installation Package - includes mounting, valve stems, balance, tire disposal. (reg $22.50) ·$19.95 Oil Change (most vehicles) standard oil, up to 5 qts, includes tire rotation & 21 pt inspection (reg $39.95) +tax +EPA ·10% labor discount on full service repairs ·Nationwide Limited Warranty - 12 months / 12,000 mile at more than 2,200 locations across the United States and Canada. Obtain MERSC discount with proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Please present this at time of write up.

Autopia

2311 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55405 Tim Harder 612-377-2886 [email protected]om www.autopiaautopia.com 25% labor discount on any work. $20.95 oil change, plus tax and recycling fee. Included FREE with service: Hand car wash, Comprehensive maintenance inspection, Shuttle service.

Bobby & Steve's Auto World

7920 France Ave S, Bloomington, MN, 55435 Steve Dolan 952-831-8833 [email protected] www.bobbyandstevesautoworld.com Basic Oil Change - $18.95, plus tax & EPA (reg. $24.95); $.03 gas discount (pay inside only); 10% discount on labor rate; 20% discount on auto detailing; 50% discount on towing if repaired at Bobby & Steve's; $2 discount on any car wash.

BYond Automotive Service Ltd.

670 Pelham Blvd, St Paul, MN, 55114 Josh Hamann 651-261-9353 [email protected] Auto service and repair. Towing service. ·Standard oil change $16.95 (up to 5 qts) +tax +EPA. Excludes synthetic oil. ·20% off labor rate on service work ·Free tire rotation

Excel Auto & Tire Service

6525 City West Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344 Brian Dahl 952-906-0909 [email protected] www.excelautoandtire.com Excel Auto & Tire Service, Inc. has been a member of the community for over 20 years at each of our locations and we place our customers first. Our experienced team of ASE certified technicians can do it all. We offer lifetime warranties on brake pad and shoes, exhaust, shocks and struts. Most other parts carry a 2 year, 24 thousand mile warranty with a minimum of 12/12 warranty labor. We offer free transportation within 3 miles of our Excel Auto store locations to help customers get to wherever they need to go while we work on their vehicle. ·10% discount on all parts and labor (dealership & special order parts excluded) at all Excel Auto & Tire Service locations. $150.00 maximum. ·$10.00 off on an oil change which includes filter and lube. ·Free inspections for brakes, chassis and exhaust. ·Free 19 pt. courtesy inspection with any service. Customer must show proof of employment with MERSC member company prior to service.

Galaxy Auto & Tire Centers

4309 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443 Gary Taylor 763-424-8888 [email protected] www.GalaxyAutoCenters.com Save $12.00 off the regular price of any full service oil change. Choose from our standard oil, High Mileage semi-synthetic or full synthetic oil changes. Every full service oil change includes changing the filter and up to 5 qts. of oil along with fluid top offs and our 44 point written vehicle inspection. Tax and fees are additional. Low, low pricing on all tire brands such as Goodyear, Dunlop, Kelly, General, Continental, BF Goodrich and many more. Plus, special MERSC member pricing on our installation packages. See our Quarterly Specials and Limited Time Specials for the latest tire savings opportunities. Find a lower price anywhere and we will match it! Call us today and save on all your tire needs. We carry a full line of trailer, utility and motorhome tires and provide installation as well. If your vehicle is in need of service, we are happy to offer the following discounts to MERSC members: Service Total / MERSC Discount $100 - $199.99 - Save $10 $200 - $399.99 - Save $25 $400 - $799.99 - Save $40 $800 - $999.99 - Save $50 $1,000 and up - Save $100 Excludes tires and batteries For the latest most up-to-date savings opportunities wath our Limited Time Specials on the MERSC website.

Honest-1 Auto Care

3114 Lexington Ave N, Roseville, MN, 55113 Tom Watson 763-614-6216 [email protected] www.honest-1.com Honest-1 Auto Care is the only full service eco-friendly automotive maintenance and repair franchise in the nation. Each of our stores is locally owned and operated. We utilize the most current diagnostic equipment and employ ASE Master Certified technicians trained to service all makes and models of foreign and domestic cars and light trucks at all of our facilities to ensure that every vehicle is repaired properly and in a timely manner. We are equipped to handle the most complex repairs and are always willing to help with the simplest of problems. Our customers' wants and needs have and always will be our top priority. ·20% off all labor services ·$17.99 Synthetic blend oil change ·$14.00 off 7,500 mile full synthetic oil change ·Free 21-point safety and maintenance inspection, fluid top off and tire pressure check with any service ·Free tire rotation and brake inspection with any service ·Free shuttle service ·Iron clad 3-year / 36,000 mile nationwide warranty on parts and labor ·Free roadside assistance for one year after each $25 purchase ·100% satisfaction guarantee

Jim Cooper's Goodyear Stores

1835 Diffley Road, Eagan, MN, 55122 Dick Lee 651-405-1828 [email protected] www.jimcoopers.com $18.99 lube, oil change & filter (most cars and light trucks) up to 5 qts oil. 10% discount on labor (up to $100 discount). 5% discount on all brands of stocked tires. Red Carpet Treatment: 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty on most repairs. Free lifetime tire rotation with tire purchase. Free shuttle to work or home within three miles of store.

Mister Car Wash

3561 E Sunrise Dr, Tucson, AZ, 85718 Jeff Polley 520-615-4000 x157 [email protected] www.mistercarwash.com Coupons on www.mersc.org

Twin City Tire Auto, Truck & RV Service

12479 Plaza Drive, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344 Ron Newton 952-829-8000 [email protected] www.twincitytire.com Total Vehicle and Light Truck Service. Fleets welcome. Best Price, thousands of tires in our warehouse. Tire mounting while you wait. Low price oil change service and maintenance flushes. No appointment necessary. Full service TOTAL CAR CARE. ASE Certified and Master Mechanic ·Oil Change Specials: $9.00 off current regular price (includes up to 5 qts oil with stocking filter) ·5% off all brands of tires ·10% off parts & labor on mechanical service ·FREE ride or loaner vehicle when needed

Victory Auto Service & Glass

1010 Osborne Rd NE, Fridley, MN, 55432 Jordan Cozatt 763-238-2376 [email protected] www.victoryautoservice.com Victory Auto Service & Glass is a full service automotive service shop with four locations. We work on all makes and models of vehicles foreign and domestic, diesel and medium duty trucks. We provide award winning service with a 24-month / 24,000 mile warranty on new parts and labor. All four of our locations are A+ rated with the BBB and want to be your one-stop-shop for all your automotive needs. We work on everything from engines and transmissions to breaks and electrical systems and of course oil changes. ·10% off labor ·5% off tires ·$19.95 standard lube, filter and oil service. (up to 5 quarts, standard oil & filter) or take $10 off any oil service. ·Discounts cannot be combined with any other offers.

Purchase/Lease/Maintenance/Repair

Coon Rapids Chrysler Jeep

10541 Woodcrest Dr, Coon Rapids, MN, 55433 James Richter Sr.

763-421-8000 [email protected] www.coonrapidscj.com Coon Rapids Chrysler Jeep Dodge & Ram Trucks Serving the Greater Minneapolis / St. Paul area for over 50 years. FREE Lifetime Power train Warranty on used vehicles. Excludes diesels and 100,000 miles and over vehicles. New Vehicles: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Trucks Pre-Owned Vehicles: All makes and models ·1% under the factory invoice (except on specialty vehicles) ·Additional 1% off price for DaimlerChrysler Affiliate Reward ·Save $250 off pre-owned vehicle's lowest advertised price ·$100 referral for any family member or friend we sell to ·Five Star Certified service on all Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge & Ram Truck vehicles ·Full tank of gas, Professional Detailing, Touch up paint, Competitive no-charge vehicle appraisal, Car wash with service, 15% discount on all service contracts, FREE LOCAL SHUTTLE. MERSC discounts CAN be combined with all current incentives! Contact James Richter Sr, for more information, 763-421-8000 or cell 612-599-6222.

Fury Motors

1000 S Concord St, St Paul, MN, 55075 Bill DeAgazio 651-451-1313 [email protected] www.furymotors.com 1% under the factory invoice (except on specialty vehicles),10% off all regularly priced service work, 10% off all MOPAR parts & accessories, 10% discount on Aftermarket accessories

KIA of Brooklyn Park

7911 Lakeland Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN, 55445 John Delander 763-424-9100 [email protected] www.kiaofbrooklynpark.com New & Used Vehicle Sales, Service & Parts for all makes of vehicles and a Collision (and Glass) Center. ·15% discount on all Parts & Service work ·10-mile radius Shuttle Service ·Enrollment in our BUYER LOYALTY Program (normally with vehicle purchase only) ·$250 additional discount on New & Used vehicles Service - Call and make an appointment for service. State that you are a MERSC member and show proof of employment with a MERSC member company upon arrival. Sales - No appointment necessary for sales. State that you are a MERSC member and show proof of employment with a MERSC member company upon arrival.

Koppy Motors

23784 Lake Blvd N, Forest Lake, MN, 55025 Nancy Johnston 651-464-8274 [email protected] www.koppymotors.com Sales - $300 off $1500 - $4999; $400 off $5000 - $9999; $500 off over $10,000. $100 referral bonus to any associate that refers a friend or relative that purchases a vehicle. Must identify as a MERSC member upon service or sales write up. MERSC discount cannot be combined with any other offers or menu items. Service - We accept all Service Contracts. $19.95 Oil Change, +tax & fees (up to five quarts); 10% Labor Discount; 10% Discount on rental cars; Towing Discounts; 10% Discount on Vendor Services: Windshield Replacement, Windshield Chips, Detailing, Paint Less Dent Repair, After Market Accessories. Must identify as a MERSC member upon service or sales write up. MERSC discount cannot be combined with any other offers or menu items.

Lupient Chevrolet

1601 Southtown Dr, Bloomington, MN, 55431 John Zadurski 952-886-9430 [email protected] www.lupient.com ·GM supplier pricing on most new General Motors brands (excluding certain vehicles based on restricted availability). ·All manufacturer's rebates and dealer incentives will be passed on to the MERSC member. ·Preferred pricing on pre-owned vehicles. ·20% discount on parts and labor for all repair work performed in our shop. (Does not apply to advertised or special promotions.) ·Complimentary car wash with any maintenance or repair work performed at the Lupient Chevrolet in Bloomington. ·Courtesy shuttle available. ·Courtesy rides available to other locations. ·$24.95 Lube-Oil-Filter change for most vehicles ·$26.98 Tire Rotation

Luther Automobile Dealerships

3701 Alabama Ave S, St Louis Park, MN, 55416 Ron Ellis

952-258-8865 [email protected] www.lutherauto.com Your vehicle pricing should be negotiated directly through Ron Ellis, 952-258-8865. Ron will gladly assist you and work with one of our dealerships. As this is a special program for MERSC members, we ask that you do not contact a sales representative at the dealership. New / Pre-owned vehicles offered to MERSC members at prices lower than those offered to non-MERSC members. Price varies on new vehicles depending on factory programs. $75.00 Luther Bucks Certificate for MERSC members toward the purchase of a new or used vehicle from any Luther Dealership. MERSC Parts & Service Perks - $10 off service work over $100; $20 off service work over $200; $30 off service work over $300. Luther Certificates are valid for MERSC members and immediate family ONLY.

Maplewood Toyota

2873 Hwy 61 N, Maplewood, MN, 55109 Terry Burke 651-482-1322 [email protected] www.maplewoodtoyota.com New Toyotas and Hondas offered at special fleet pricing. Contact Terry Burke, 651-490-2646 or 651-295-8889.

Morrie's Automotive Group

12520 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN, 55305 Katie Mikres 952-797-1382 [email protected] www.morries.com $50.00 off our Buy Happy price (new and used vehicles) and 150 Buy Happy Rewards Points toward the purchase of a new or used vehicle*. Members must state they are a MERSC member and the name of their company on the first call to receive the MERSC discount. *Please see salesperson for more information on our Buy Happy Rewards Program and Buy Happy Promises.

Richfield Bloomington Honda

400 W 78th St, Richfield, MN, 55423 Carmen Miller 612-866-8832 www.rbhonda.com 10% discount on all service, parts and accessories. New Hondas offered at special fleet pricing. Preferential pricing on all used vehicles. Prices vary depending on factory programs. Discounts available at our retail location only. Company ID or paystub required for pricing.

Roseville Midway Ford

2777 N Snelling Ave, Roseville, MN, 55113 David Eby 612-328-6993 [email protected] www.rosevillemidwayford.com Must identify as MERSC member upon service write up. Vehicle Sales: Midway Ford Company in Roseville offers the MERSC U-Plan for new and used vehicle purchases. New vehicles can be purchased at a set price clearly visible on the Ford Factory Invoice that is offered strictly to vendors of the Ford Motor Co. Purchase a New or Used car or truck and receive a two-year Midway Ford Maintenance package which includes up to six oil/filter changes and two tire rotations. For further details visit www.midwayuplan.com Disclaimer - This offer excludes existing Ford A/X/Z/D buyers. U-Plan Program excludes Hybrid vehicles, Taurus SHO and Mustang Shelby 500 out of stock. These vehicles can however be ordered for you at U-Plan Pricing. Service: 20% discount off list price not to exceed $100.00. Excludes oil changes, menu & maintenance items. Parts: 20% discount on parts and 15% discount on all aftermarket accessories. Rental: 15% discount on cars anytime. 10% discount on trucks, SUV's, & passenger vans during off peak times. 10% discount on our 5 X 8 enclosed trailers. Must identify as MERSC member upon service write up. We service all makes and models. We offer FREE shuttle service. MERSC discount cannot be combined with other offers & menu items.

Rudy Luther Toyota Scion

8805 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN, 55426 Jim King 763-222-2020 [email protected] New vehicles offered to MERSC members at prices lower than those offered to non-MERSC members. Prices vary depending on factory programs. You must ask for Jim King to receive MERSC pricing and benefits.

Sears Imported Autos / Sears Motor Sales of Plymouth

13500 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN, 55305 Leah Winter 952-512-6555 [email protected] www.searsimports.com Sears Imported Autos is pleased to announce the following benefits exclusive to MERSC members: ·Complimentary EnviroGuard Interior Environmental Protection Package* (value $599) with the purchase of any new or pre-owned vehicle from Sears Imported Autos / Sears Motor Sales of Plymouth. (Offer good only at time of purchase.) ·On all other vehicles, save 25% off retail price on EnviroGuard Interior Environmental Protection Package. MERSC member price: $449.25 (reg $599). *EnviroGuard Interior Environmental Protection Package: ·Seals and protects painted surfaces ·Extends fabric and carpet life ·Creates a stain barrier for your vinyl and leather surfaces We are also pleased to introduce our new Corporate VIP Program, offering a customized purchasing experience on your busy schedule. After

a private consultation, our Personal Shopper and skilled sales associates will search for a vehicle that fits your specific needs. We will negotiate competitive pricing and financing options, and coordinate vehicle trade-in and delivery. Contact us to take the hassle out of your next car purchase. Please contact: Leah Winter, Automotive Consultant Office 952-512-6555, Cell 612-244-5909 [email protected]

Star West Chevrolet - Honda Sports

PO Box 580, Delano, MN, 55328 Cheryl Stauffer 763-972-2984 [email protected] www.starwestchev.com Country (metro) fringe Chevrolet and Honda Sports power dealer in our 32nd year of business serving people. ·New Chevrolet Cars & Trucks & SUVs - $49 under factory invoice or less ·10% or more off on sports products. ·Service - 10% off parts & labor on any mechanical repair over $50.00 ·Collision - Free Interior / Exterior detail with any collision repair. ·Red Wing shoes & boots - 25% off retail price. ·Carhartt clothing - 25% off retail price. ·Stihl products - 25% off retail price. ·Take & Bake pizza - $5.99 ·In store - Always FREE - Pizza, Pop & Coffee Coupon on www.mersc.org

Truck & SUV Accessories

Toppers & More

1000 9th Ave S, South St. Paul, MN, 55075 Rod Lange 651-451-1808 [email protected] www.toppersandmore.net Toppers & More has been a family owned business since 1949 and is one of the largest truck accessory stores in Minnesota. Here's a taste of what we have to offer, and here are a few of the many brands that we carry: ARE, ATC, Ranch, Unicover, ACCESS Cover, ARGO Amphibious UTV, RV and Fish House Rentals. We also sell bed rails, bed rugs, bug shields, fender flares, floor mats, glasscapes, grille guards, grille inserts, hitches, mud flaps, nerf bars, rocker panels, side entry steps, tool boxes, vent visors and much, much more. 10% off any truck accessoy purchase, $500 off New ARGO. Disocunt offer does NOT apply to labor and tax.

Window Tint

3M Company - Renewable Energy Division

3M Center 235-02-S-27, St Paul, MN, 55144 Geoff Pettis 651-733-7750 [email protected] www.3m.com/windowfilm 3M Residential Window Film Clearly superior window films for clearly superior homes. Windows let in the light and offer beautiful views. But the sunlight they invite in can also cause hot spots and severe fading of your furnishings. And during storms or in the event of a break-in, windows are the most vulnerable points in your home. 3M Window Films are designed to reject solar heat, reduce fading, and they can add a valuable layer of protection to your home. Best of all, our Prestige Series films can provide all of these benefits without changing the look of your home. Discover how 3M Window Films can improve your home. 3M Automotive Window Film Window tint that looks hot, and feels cool. Improving comfort, protecting car interiors and the people who occupy them is a hallmark of 3M Automotive Window Films. 3M invented window tint in 1966 and our innovative products have provided protection from the sun's harmful rays for more than 40 years. Whether you're looking for breakthrough heat-rejection technology in a clear film or simply to minimize the harmful effects of the sun, 3M Automotive Window Films are an ideal choice. While comfort and style are paramount, our non-metalized window tint options can also help you stay connected and protected with SPF factors exceeding 1000. Put the innovation of 3M to work for you. 15% off your purchase of 3M Residential or Automotive Window Films. Present COUPON (located on www.mersc.org) or present employee ID at a store location. Please call the toll-free number listed and enter the three-digit extension to speak directly to the 3M Authorized Window Film dealer. Dealers will travel outside of the area listed. For a list of authorized 3M dealers outside of the Twin Cities visit www.3M.com/findadealer

Convenience Services/Retail

Apparel - Clothing for Men & Women

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers

12215 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Greg Goodfellow 763-420-2273 [email protected] www.josbank.com 20% off regular prices of our products every day.

Throughout the year additional MERSC discounts, ranging from 25% to 50% off regular prices. Notification of these events is via e-mail or special invitation, once an individual has established a relationship with a Jos.A.Bank store. To obtain your Jos.A.Bank discount card: Go to any Jos.A.Bank store, state your MERSC affiliation and provide proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Or, Call 1-800-827-3921 to receive your card by mail. Or, e-mail your request to [email protected] Or, call a store in your area and request a card by mail. Or, contact Greg Goodfellow, 763-420-2273. Once you have your card, you may purchase product and get your MERSC discount in a store, through the catalog 1-800-285-2265, or on www.josbank.com

Appliances & More

Sears Commercial Sales

457 Vadnais Lake Drive, Vadnais Heights, MN, 55127 Gerry Gargaro 651-770-6214 [email protected] MERSC members qualify for Affiliate Pricing on major kitchen appliances, garage storage, grills, mowers, tractors, mattresses and more. This is an appointment only program available through five Sears Commercial Sales Appliance Select Center locations listed below. Please call one of the centers below to schedule your appointment. When calling, simply identify yourself as a MERSC Member and Reference account number CU071021. Burnsville 952-435-2344; Maplewood 651-770-4201; Coon Rapids 763-433-3421; St. Cloud 320-202-6038. MERSC Members may also purchase Sears Gift Cards at a 5% discount. Purchases may be made by phone with a credit card or check. Call, Gerry Gargaro, Sears Account Manager, 651-770-6214.

Bike & Board Accessories

Erik's Bike and Board

9201 Penn Ave S, Bloomington, MN, 55431 Libby Hurley 612-869-BIKE [email protected] www.eriksbikeshop.com 10% off reg. in-stock, non-sale price of any accessories, clothing, parts, shoes, boots, bindings, pedals, saddles and helmets. Not included: bikes, snowboards, downhill skis, ski or snowboard lease, child trailers, skateboards, special orders, gift cards and repair services.

Cellular Phones / Accessories / Service

Sprint by ASW

451 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN, 55337 Sophia Johnson 651-336-2363 [email protected] www.storesbyasw.com Sprint by ASW is the largest preferred retailer of Sprint products and services with 23 locations across Minnesota, the majority in the Twin Cities. Up to $50.00 of accessories for FREE upon the purchase of a new line of service or qualified upgrade, only redeemable at Sprint by ASW locations. Will not be redeemed at other Sprint locations not on list. Click here for location nearest you. At time of purchase MERSC members must provide proof of employment at a MERSC member company (such as employee badge or business card & I.D.)

Clothing

Star West Chevrolet - Honda Sports

PO Box 580, Delano, MN, 55328 Cheryl Stauffer 763-972-2984 [email protected] www.starwestchev.com Country (metro) fringe Chevrolet and Honda Sports power dealer in our 32nd year of business serving people. ·New Chevrolet Cars & Trucks & SUVs - $49 under factory invoice or less ·10% or more off on sports products. ·Service - 10% off parts & labor on any mechanical repair over $50.00 ·Collision - Free Interior / Exterior detail with any collision repair. ·Red Wing shoes & boots - 25% off retail price. ·Carhartt clothing - 25% off retail price. ·Stihl products - 25% off retail price. ·Take & Bake pizza - $5.99 ·In store - Always FREE - Pizza, Pop & Coffee Coupon on www.mersc.org

Flowers

1-800-Flowers.com

One Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY, 11514 Dan Herman 516-237-4102 [email protected] www.1800flowers.com

15% discount (may not be eligible on all products). To obtain the 15% discount, go to the website www.1800flowers.com and enter Promotion Code MERSC (Step 5 in the checkout process). Or, call 1-800-flowers (1-800-356-9377). Mention Promotion Code MERSC.

From You Flowers

455 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Charles Lemieux 860-510-0636 [email protected] www.fromyouflowers.com/mersc 25% off all regularly priced floral and gift items with From You Flowers. Simply visit www.fromyouflowers.com/mersc or call 800-838-8853 and mention code 53H. Your 25% discount is also valid on our entire NEW line of award winning cookies, cakes and brownies.

Furniture

Totally Kids fun furniture & toys

7876 Portland Ave S, Bloomington , MN, 55420 Annie Severson 952-881-2425 [email protected] www.thebeanbagstore.com Visit Totally Kids fun furniture and toys where you will find the largest selection of children's furniture on the planet. 15% discount off of ALL merchandise. Must show proof of employment with a MERSC member company to receive the discount. The MERSC offer may not be combined with other offers, gift cards and is not valid on previous purchases.

Jewelry/Gifts

Arthur's Jewelers

1717 Lexington Ave N, Roseville, MN, 55113 Tyler Nogai 651-488-0365 [email protected] www.arthursjewelers.com Arthur's is a jewelry superstore and is the largest jewelry store in Minnesota. Choose from over 5,000 rings and 3,000 diamonds , wedding bands and anniversary rings. Arthur's handles the top designers seen in bridal and fashion magazines: Verragio, Tacori, Star 129, Simon G, Diana, Vatche, Ritani, H'ratch, Christopher Designs, Christain Bauer, Chad Allison, Nomination Dilimani and many more. Arthur's offers you extraordinary values; we have an everyday best price guarantee. Arthur's everyday values are better than any of the so-called 70% off sales you see in the mall. At Arthur's we made the ethical decision to bring people the best possible value up front. We purposely positioned our store values to be better than any sale prices of our competition everyday. Arthur's values are sale priced everyday, well below the competition. Being a member of MERSC, we will give you an additional 10% discount below our value pricing.You will be very close to our cost, and in order to receive this discount, you must show that you work for a MERSC member company before your purchase. Arthur's looks forward to serving you; we are the very best. There are several designers in which this discount does not apply.

Diamonds Direct

5037 France Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55410 John J. Sorich III 612-929-0054 [email protected] www.diamondsdirectmn.com 10% discount on in-store and website prices.

Luggage/Leather Goods

LeatherBee's

20570 Concord, Elk River, MN, 55330 Tim & Marylou Schaefer 763-241-8821 [email protected] www.leatherbees.com LeatherBee's offers a complete line of quality leather handbags, briefcases, totes, luggage and fine gifts. We offer FREE standard shipping to all MERSC members on internet orders of $75 or more. This offer is in addition to our already discounted prices to MERSC members of 25-50% below suggested retail pricing. To access the FREE SHIPPING offer, MERSC members must place their order on our website at http://www.leatherbees.com/ and input the word MERSC in the coupon area of the website.

Outlet Shopping Center

Albertville Premium Outlets

6415 LaBeaux Ave NE, Albertville, MN, 55301 Kristie Zeller 763-497-1911 [email protected] www.premiumoutlets.com Complimentary VIP Coupon Book filled with hundreds of dollars of additional savings at participating stores. Simply show a work ID badge at the Information Center located next to Levi's Outlet Store to receive your book. One per member per shopping trip. We are unable to mail out the VIP Coupon Books. For groups of 20 or more, please contact Kristie Zeller at [email protected] or 763-497-9231. Free Delivery on Gift Card purchases - Limited delivery area and minimum purchase required. For more information, contact Kristie Zeller at [email protected] or 763-497-9231. Group Offer - Welcome reception for groups of 20 or more. Must be booked in advance. For additional details, contact Kristie Zeller at [email protected] or 763-497-9231.

Shoes / Shoe Repair

George's Shoes & Repair

3673 Lexington Ave N, Arden Hills, MN, 55126 Ron George 651-636-1312 [email protected] www.emocs.com George's Shoes & Repair carries comfort shoe brands: New Balance, Merrell, Dansko, Vibram fivefingers, Ugg, Haflinger, Minnetonka Moccasins, Ecco, Naot, Born, Neil M, Florsheim, Neos, Tingley Overshoes and Allen Edmonds. George's also carries a variety of arch supports, smartwool socks, custom wood shoe shine boxes, custom leather belts and shoe care products and accessories. We also do a variety of repairs on shoes, boots, jackets, purses, straps, belts, luggage, bags and much more. Voted Best of Shoe Repair in the Twin Cities and proud to be family owned and operated since 1905. ·$5.00 OFF with your purchase of any two retail items equalling $50 or more (not valid on past sales, excludes repair). ·$3.00 OFF any repair service of $20 or more (pre-payment required on all repairs). Please print this offer and present at time of original purchase or repair to receive the special.

Warehouse Shopping

Costco

12011 Technology Dr, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344 Mark Gonzales 952-943-4848 [email protected] www.costco.com As a Costco member, you'll enjoy low warehouse prices on quality, brand-name merchandise, plus a wide variety of convenient services for your home and family. Executive Membership is our highest level of membership. Executive Members earn an annual 2% reward on most Costco purchases. They also enjoy additional values on member services. A Costco Executive Membership is $110 a year and includes a free Household Card. A Costco Gold Star Membership is $55 a year and includes a Free Household Card. Employees must state at the time of sign up and show proof of employment with a MERSC member company to receive the MERSC promotion. This offer must be printed and presented at any Costco Warehouse location, listed below. Awareness code: 22554 ·Join Costco as a New Executive Member and receive a $20 Costco Cash Card. OR ·Join Costco as a New Gold Star Member and receive a $10 Costco Cash Card. Each membership includes a free Household Card. Offer is valid through December 31, 2012, when you join in-person at a location listed below. This offer is valid only for new members for their first year of membership. Limit one Costco Cash Card offer per household. Offer is nontransferable and may not be combined with any other offer or coupon. St. Louis Park, 763-582-9635; Burnsville, 952-229-6449; Eden Prairie, 952-943-4801; Maple Grove, 763-494-8068; Coon Rapids, 763-712-7795; Maplewood, 612-486-8738

Sams Club

8150 University Ave NE, Fridley, MN, 55432 Christina Tul 479-616-2199 [email protected] www.samsclub.com MERSC offer - Must copy & present certificate on www.mersc.org to obtain gift card. Provide proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Enjoy the value of Sam's Club membership. Receive a $25 Sam's Club Gift Card when you join or renew as a Plus Member. Or, receive a $10 Sam's Club Gift Card when you join or renew as an Advantage or Business Member.

Discount Tickets

Event Centers / Show Discounts

MediaMax Events and Expos, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN, 55416 Rick Martinek 952-238-1700 [email protected] www.MediaMaxEvents.com Employees of MERSC member companies get FREE ADMISSION to our 2012 Expositions and Special Events! Simply mention "MERSC" at the door of the event and you are admitted FREE! OCTOBER 20-21, 2012 - Healthy Life ExpoTM Saturday ­ Sunday, 10a to 5p Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D, 1302 - 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55403 OCTOBER 20-21, 2012 - Home Improvement & Design EXPOTM

Saturday ­ Sunday, 10a to 5p Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D, 1302 - 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55403 OCTOBER, 27, 2012 ­ Home Improvement & Design ExpoTM Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm National Sports Center, 1705 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449 NOVEMBER 3, 2012 - HOME Improvement and Design EXPOTM Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road Maple Grove, MN 55369

Sports

Rasmussen College

3629 95th Ave NE, Blaine, MN, 55449 Courtney Buskirk 763-795-4757 [email protected] www.rasmussen.edu/mersc

Education

Child Care Services / Montessori / Au Pair

Cultural Care Au Pair

1 Education Street, Cambridge, MA, 02141 Karen Hurley 800-333-6056 x3711 [email protected] http://pages.culturalcare.com/mersc In business for over 20 years, Cultural Care Au Pair is the largest and most experienced au pair organization in the world, having placed more than 75,000 au pairs with U.S. families. An au pair lives with a host family and provides up to 45 hours of childcare per week, scheduled according to individual family needs. The au pair program is typically a more affordable childcare option than hiring a nanny or placing a child in daycare and offers much more flexibility to working parents. $500 discount off of our program fee of $7,595.00. To get the discount, employees may call or email Karen Hurley, 800-333-6056 x3711 or [email protected] to arrange for the service / discount, or employees may click http://pages.culturalcare.com/mersc to receive the special code for the discount.

Kinderplatz Childcare & Education Center

5600 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN, 55437 Marianna Kahkonen 612-725-3481 [email protected] www.kinderplatzkids.com Kinderplatz is a nationally accredited childcare and education program that serves children from 6 weeks to 5 years (10 years in the summer). The learning curriculum offers play-based learning experiences, Spanish, music, creative movement, sign-language, and cultural enrichment focusing on the globally interconnected world. Our goal is to nurture every area of each child's development, to help children reach their full potential, and to prepare them for Kindergarten and beyond. School-age children enjoy a popular summer program with numerous field trips, soccer camp and Spanish. The registration fee of $160 will be waived for MERSC members. Please state your MERSC affiliation when you contact us.

Computer Classes

Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Peter Wright 651-221-9426 [email protected] www.smm.org $139 = $125 MERSC discount price; $159 classes = $143 MERSC discount price; $179 classes = $161 MERSC discount price. No discounts offered on $75, $199 or $229 special classes. Visit http://comped.smm.org/ for a full course catalog. Science Museum Computer Education is subject to availability. MERSC discount must be requested upon registration. MERSC discount is available for both MERSC member companies and individuals working for a MERSC member company, proof of MERSC member company employment may be requested. MERSC discount may not be combined with other offers or discounts. Call 651-221-4722 to reserve or for assistance. To arrange group/customized training or to get additional information, contact Karen Iverson, 651-780-5724.

Tutoring/ Test Prep

Huntington Learning Center

14990 Glazier Ave, Apple Valley, MN, 55346 Londa Amundson 612-275-5753 [email protected] www.huntingtonlearning.com MERSC members receive the Diagnostic Evaluation for $90.00($105.00 savings off the regular $195.00) AND 10% OFF Hourly Tuition.(Hourly rates vary from $45.00 to $85.00 depending on the service). With ten locations in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area, we are nearby and ready to help. Call 1-800-CAN LEARN now OR visit www.huntingtonlearning.com because your child's education can't wait

another day.

Sylvan Learning Center

5821 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55417 Kelli Kilmartin Abar 612-655-7017 [email protected] We provide supplemental education to students ages 4 through adult. We serve catch up, keep up, or get ahead students. We offer Reading, Writing, Math, Study Skills, Homework Support, ACT / SAT Prep, State Test Prep, College Prep, Speed Reading, College / Military Test Prep, Test Proctoring and Academic Camps. Testing - full diagnostic assessment of Math, Reading, Writing and / or Study Skills for students ages 4 through adult. MERSC $99 weekdays (reg. $199), MERSC $149 weekend (reg. $199). Tuition - 10% discount for MERSC members. Rates range $46 - $56 per hour.

Entertainment

Adventure Park - Alpine Coaster / Zip Line

Spirit Mountain

9500 Spirit Mt. Place, Duluth, MN, 55810 Briana Johnson 218-628-2891 x 512 [email protected] www.spiritmt.com Must present coupon located on www.mersc.org $2.00 OFF Single Rider or Double Rider Tickets for Timber Twister Alpine Coaster or NEW Timber Flyer Zip Line

Amusement Places / Aquarium / Zoo

Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau

7900 International Dr, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Dino LoBaido 952-278-8516 [email protected] www.bloomingtonmn.org The Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau presents The Big TicketTM. The Big Ticket is a three-day pass* packaging six of the Twin Cities most popular attractions including: Unlimited ride wristband at Nickelodeon UniverseTM, a general admission ticket to SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, a full day admission to Water Park of America, a one-day admission to the Minnesota Zoo® (including parking), one-day admission to the Great Clips® IMAX® Theatre (traditional film) and one general admission to the Science Museum of Minnesota®. Through The Big Ticket packaging, the user can experience up to 30% off advertised attraction admissions. *three-day pass - Once the first attraction is visited the user has three days to use the pass; an unused pass is good for one year. MERSC discount on The Big Ticket is a member rate of $73.16 adult (13 years and older) and $65.79 child (3-12 yrs). Regular current rates $79 adult and $69 child. To purchase The Big Ticket: ·Call or visit the Bloomington CVB during business hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 952-858-8500 ·Notify the operator that you are a MERSC member. Provide the MERSC Code: bticket10 ·Provide operator with your name, credit card number and mailing address. ·The Big Ticket will be sent to you within 48 hours. Actual delivery will vary with your location.

Como Town Amusement Park

1255 Trapp Rd, Eagan, MN, 55121 Jackie Northard 651-290-9864 [email protected] www.comotown.com $4.00 OFF any Ride Package $19.95 or more. Present coupon located on www.mersc.org at any Como Town ticket booth to receive $4.00 off any ride package valued at $19.95 or higher including Unlimited Ride Wristbands.

Mall of America

60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Melanie Hanson 952-883-8853 [email protected] www.nickelodeonuniverse.com Nickelodeon Universe Wristband - Save $5.00 on a 35-point pass. 50% off a 2012 Mall of America Coupon Book. www.mersc.org

Coupons on

Minnesota Zoo

13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 Cheryl Tait 952-431-9585 [email protected] www.mnzoo.org Coupon on www.mersc.org $2.00 off Adult Admission. $1.00 off Child & Sr Admission. Good for Daytime Zoo Admission Only. Cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium

120 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Megan Sempre 952-853-0610 [email protected] www.sharky.tv Located at Mall of America. Coupon on www.mersc.org Save up to $20 - $5 off adult admission, $2 off child admission. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

Valleyfair

One Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee, MN, 55379 Kim Hubner 952-496-5332 [email protected]

Circus

St. Paul Osman Shrine Circus

2750 Sibley Memorial Hwy, St. Paul, MN, 55121 John Davenport 651-452-5662 [email protected] 2012 St. Paul Osman Shrine Circus, Minnesota State Fair Coliseum, St. Paul. MERSC discount-$5 per ticket. MERSC discount may be applied to any seating. MERSC Tickets Prices - $10, $15, $20 (reg. $15, $20, $25) 10 BIG SHOWS OVER 4 DAYS. Thursday, March 29 10:30 AM, 7:00 PM; Friday, March 30 10:30 AM, 2:30 & 7:30 PM. Saturday, March 31 10:00 AM, 2:30 & 7:30 PM. Sunday, April 1 1:00 & 5:30 PM. BEST VALUE - ORDER ON-LINE at www.osmancircus.com Use promotional code: MERSC21. Pick your own seats * Print your own tickets. Only $1.50 per ticket total service fee. You may also order tickets by calling 1-800-8-CIRCUS (1-800-824-7287) Phone order service fee is $2.50 per ticket. For questions, please call 651-452-5662.

Event Centers / Arenas

Target Center

600 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Karen Swan 612-673-1311 [email protected] www.targetcenter.com Ticket discounts for shows vary. Please call for details. Discounted shows are also offered on www.mersc.org

XCEL Energy Center

317 Washington St, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Karen Reisinger 651-312-3486 [email protected] www.xcelenergycenter.com MERSC discount tickets for many events. http://www.xcelenergycenter.com/MERSC/index.jsp

Event Services

Caterers

BayView Event Center & Queen of Excelsior Charter Cruises

687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Michael Jensen 952-767-3110 [email protected] www.bayviewevent.com 15% off all public events, excludes 4th of July. 15% discount on all lunch cruise (groups) charter fees. 10% discount on all room fees or (groups) charter fees, excluding Friday & Saturday nights. Valid from October through June 15. ·10% off all "Queen of Excelsior" public cruises, excluding Friday & Saturday evenings. ·15% off all orders from BayView's newest division "Catering to go".

Leeann Chin, Inc.

3600 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN, 55431 Marnie Barnhart 952-820-1201 [email protected] www.leeannchin.com Leeann Chin is the Twin Cities award-winning leader in Quick Service Asian since 1980. With over 40 locations to serve the Twin Cities market we are ready to bring our fresh and delicious Leeann Chin favorite dishes to the Fargo - Moorhead area. Leeann Chin offers the highest quality Asian Cuisine...fast! We use only the freshest ingredients to create signature dishes that you'll crave, including Grilled Bourbon Chicken, Mongolian Chicken and Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry. Leeann Chin dishes are totally Trans Fat free and we never add MSG. Bold Flavors, Great Taste...visit us today! ·Catering Discount - 10% off or Gift Card offer. Detials on www.mersc.org See Event Services - catering

·Dining offer - FREE dessert with purchase of entree and appetizer. Coupon on www.mersc.org

Mintahoe Catering & Events

2117 West River Road, Minneapolis, MN, 55411 Steve Palmer 612-767-4111 [email protected] www.mintahoe.com Mintahoe Catering & Events offers award-winning custom catering, event planning and memorable spaces for every occasion! No matter the size or style of your event, we can take your vision and transform it into a reality! Mintahoe offers clients five different catering divisions from which to choose: Picnic Plus!, Apples Catering, Perfect Host Catering, Professional Foodservice and Mintahoe Beverage Services. Catering through Mintahoe can be enjoyed at countless venues around the Twin cities as well as at our exclusive venues--The Van Dusen Mansion & Events Center, Nicollet Island Pavilion, the Minneapolis Central Library, Chateau at Medicine Lake and The Minnesota Boat Club and Saint Croix National Golf & Event Center. Plus, we offer Twin City Casinos & Entertainment which brings the excitement of a casino to your event. Professional dealers and our high-end equipment can transform your gathering into an exciting night of gaming! Read more about our venues and catering divisions below - and don't forget - we offer a great discount to MERSC members! 5% off list price menus on food and non-alcoholic beverage.

DJ Service

Jukebox Express

PO Box 120669, New Brighton, MN, 55112 Jim Knoblauch 651-697-0024 [email protected] www.jukeboxexpress.com You will be guaranteed our LOWEST price shown on our web site www.jukeboxexpress.com for your event, based on your event date. MERSC discount is for our standard (6) DJ music package. No discount on our Jukebox Rental or live music. All other options are priced as shown on our web site. MERSC pricing MUST be mentioned on or before time of booking, no exceptions. If the event is a wedding reception, the bride or groom must be the employee of a MERSC company. MERSC discount is not valid with any other discounts, wedding specials, or special dates, such as July 4, New Year's Eve, etc. Rates are subject to change without notice.

Event Sites

Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN, 55033 Amy Reents 651-436-5245 x 208 [email protected] www.aftonalps.com Afton Alps is a unique and scenic setting for your next group event or business meeting. Accompany work with pleasure with a great round of golf. Add us to your courses to play with friends and family this summer. We look forward to your visit. $3.00 off 9-hole or twilight green fee, $5.00 off 18-hole green fee. (Not valid for league or tournament play or with other specials.) Save $100 on an Unlimited Golf Membership, MERSC $455.00. Save $50.00 on a Limited Golf Membership regularl, MERSC Special $385.00. Free banquet room on day of golf outing with 20 or more people. Subject to availability. $50.00 off banquet hall rental for your next big family or corporate event. Great for weddings and reunions. These specials are valid for MERSC members and their families. Company ID or paycheck stub must be presented to receive discounts.

BayView Event Center & Queen of Excelsior Charter Cruises

687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Michael Jensen 952-767-3110 [email protected] www.bayviewevent.com 15% off all public events, excludes 4th of July. 15% discount on all lunch cruise (groups) charter fees. 10% discount on all room fees or (groups) charter fees, excluding Friday & Saturday nights. Valid from October through June 15. ·10% off all "Queen of Excelsior" public cruises, excluding Friday & Saturday evenings. ·15% off all orders from BayView's newest division "Catering to go".

Canterbury Park

1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN, 55379 Karin Goodwin 952-233-4888 [email protected] www.canterburypark.com 10% discount on Rental Fees and Food and Beverage purchased for group events. This includes, but not limited to: Banquets, Meetings, Weddings, Employee Events and Summer Picnics. For information, contact: Vickey Wickenhauser, Banquet Manager, 952-496-6416 or [email protected]

Crystal Lake Golf & Banquet Facility

16725 Innsbrook Dr, Lakeville, MN, 55044 Diane Sprague 952-432-6566 [email protected] www.crystallakegolfcourse.com

MERSC Banquet Room discount - 50% off our room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. MERSC Golf discount - $5.00 off 18-hole green fee after 2:00 PM. Offer good Monday - Sunday (except holidays). MERSC Golf Range discount - Large bucket of range balls for the price of a small bucket with proof of MERSC membership. MERSC Tournament discount - At a golf tournament hosted by a MERSC member, each golfer in the tournament will receive a 2 for 1 coupon valid Monday thru Thursday.

Edinburgh USA

8700 Edinbrook Crossing, Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443 Dean Dutko 763-315-8502 [email protected] www.lancercatering.com At Girvan Grille $10 off valid with any food & beverage purchase of $30 or more. For reservations call 763-315-8535. Conference Center MERSC offer: Edinburgh USA Event and Conference Center $100 off corporate meeting or corporate event booked at Edinburgh USA valued at $500 or more. Valid on new bookings only. Based on space availability. For information 763-315-8503.

Mall of America

60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Melanie Hanson 952-883-8853 [email protected] www.nickelodeonuniverse.com 10% discount on event space rental for your next special event. Call 952-883-8809 when you are ready to plan your next picnic, birthday party, corporate meeting, awards ceremony, youth group outing or social event. Mention the MERSC discount when reserving your space. The Great Room, located in Nickelodeon Universe, features 4,000 square feet privately enclosed in a spacious theatre style playhouse. Complete with a proscenium style stage, audio visual and theatrical lighting capabilities, groups of 60 to 725 fit perfectly for receptions, corporate meetings, award ceremonies, dinner galas and trade shows. The Terrace, located in Nickelodeon Universe, combines the energy and feel of being outdoors with the spectacular view overlooking the park. It will accommodate groups from 25 to 250. A great location for a corporate picnic with the effects of being outdoors yet having the amenities of being indoors. The Executive Center, located on the 4th level of the mall, is a unique facility with three rooms for all your meeting needs. You are able to rent one room or the entire center which will accommodate 12 - 180 perfectly.

Maple Grove Community Center / City of Maple Grove

12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Lisa Jost 763-494-6500 [email protected] www.maplegrovecommunitycenter.org ADMISSIONS - Employee of MERSC company MUST be present and provide current proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Employee ID is the preferred form of ID. Spouse or other family member of MERSC member employee does NOT receive the discounts when MERSC member employee is not present. MERSC rates for daily admissions are unlimited. Groups of 25 or more need to book in advance with the Rental Coordinator, call 763-494-6527. Single Rates: Pool - $4.50 Indoor Playground - $3.00 Ice Skating - $3.50 Gymnasium - $2.50 All Building - $7.50 Family Rates: Pool - $18.00 All Building - $23.00. Annual All Building Family Membership: $290.00.

Metropolis Resort

5150 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, WI, 54701 Sara Abbott 715-852-6000 x 407 [email protected] www.metropolisresort.com Metropolis Resort is the only venue in Western Wisconsin that features extreme family fun under one roof. Part family fun center, part indoor water park and part designer hotel and conference center, the Metropolis Resort offers you a getaway with more to do and no chance of getting bored. Metropolis Resort is located just 95 miles east of downtown Minneapolis in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Our resort houses Action City Family Fun Center which has more than 100 of the most popular video and redemption games. It's also home to fast paced attractions, including the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, an outdoor sprint and bandit car track, laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, a climbing wall, mini bowling, an adventure maze and 18 holes of mini golf. Our award winning Comic Book themed Chaos Indoor Water Park is brightly colored with hand-painted murals which cover almost every inch of wall space. Upon entering our water park, guests are transported to a world of superheroes and villains, which includes everything from aliens to dinosaurs. Our water park features multiples slides, activity pools, a lazy river, a double hot tub, a ropes course, and a kids wading activity pool area. ·Friday & Saturday - 20% off Water Park package or Room ONLY best available. ·Sunday - Thursday - 30% off Water park package or Room ONLY best available The Water Park Package includes admission to Chaos Water Park for each registered adult and child and a free hot breakfast buffet. Water Park passes are valid for the duration of the stay. Reservations: 888-861-6001, ask for MERSC rate. ·20% off Birthday Parties. No restrictions. Call 888-861-6001 ·Event Space - 50% off room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. Blackout dates apply. Call 888-861-6001

Minnesota Children's Museum

10 W 7th St, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Lisa Bry 651-225-6012 [email protected] www.mcm.org Save $2 off general admission with proof of MERSC member company employment. Prices subject to change. Current general admission price is $9.50 per person ages 1-101 ($7.50 for MERSC members). Book a Celebration or Super Celebration birthday party - receive 2 free pizzas. MERSC Special Days MERSC discount rate applies. Extra activities and snacks for MERSC guests. Saturday, May 5, 2012 Sunday, May 6, 2012 MERSC discount is not valid with other offers or discounts. Discount does not apply to special events such as birthday parties, seasonal events or character breakfasts. Proof of MERSC company employment required such as company ID, business card or pay stub. MERSC discount tickets are available only at the Minnesota Children's Museum Box Office or by phone, 651-225-6010.

Minnesota Zoo

13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 Cheryl Tait 952-431-9585 [email protected] www.mnzoo.org MERSC members receive $25 off the pavilion rental for a company picnic and $100 off evening room rental fee. Just mention that you are a current MERSC member when booking.

Padelford Packet Boat Co., Inc.

Harriet Island, St. Paul, MN, 55107 Tracy Shimek 651-227-1100 [email protected] www.riverrides.com About us: Founded in 1969, Padelford Riverboats has entertained more than 4 million passengers on the Mississippi River for 43 seasons! We offer both public excursions and private charters aboard our three riverboats: the Anson Northrup, Betsey Northrup and Jonathan Padelford from Harriet Island, across the river from downtown Saint Paul. In addition to cruises on the Mississippi River, we manage and are the ticketing agent for the Minnesota Centennial Showboat. This year round facility is home to the University of Minnesota Showboat Players in the summer and various other productions throughout the year. Private and public cruises operate April through October and the Showboat is available for private events September through May. -MERSC discounts are available on daily excursions on the Mississippi River in St. Paul. Members will receive the group rate on 12pm and 2pm sightseeing cruises Tuesdays through Sundays in June through August. The regular cost is $16 plus port fee per person and the group rate is $13 plus port fee. This discount is available at the ticket office the day of the cruise (opens one hour prior to departure of the cruise) or in advance online with promotional code MSW. The discount does NOT apply during the Irish Fair and Festa Italiana festivals. Discount is NOT available for meal cruises. Regular child rate applies to young people under age 12. **NEW FOR 2012** Discounted season passes for MERSC member employees! For $85 (regularly $100) get a 4 person family season pass good for our sightseeing cruises (including our 2pm sightseeing cruises beginning Mother's Day weekend, our 12pm and 2pm daily sightseeing cruises June through August, our Monday Madness 6pm sightseeing cruises and our two hour Fall Sightseeing Cruises Wednesdays through Sundays in September and Fridays through Sundays in October). As an added bonus 2012 Season Pass holders are eligible to receive a 25% discount off of the regular price on meal cruises (pre-paid advance reservations required for meal cruises)! -Private Charter discounts available for MERSC member employers and employees! For details please call (651) 227-1100 and ask to speak to a charter consultant or email [email protected] -Sunset Dinner and Sunday Lunch cruise group ticket packages available. With a minimum purchase of 25 passes employers will receive a discounted rate and the passes can be used individually toward any of the available dates in 2012 for that type of cruise. As an added bonus purchase 100 or more vouchers and receive a free drink ticket with each voucher (a $5 value)! When employers purchase the vouchers and distribute them at their discretion, the pass holders can then choose the date they would like to use them and call to make a reservation. Advanced reservations are required for both. Sunday Lunch Cruise packages are $27.75 per pass with a minimum purchase of 25 passes Sunset Dinner Cruise packages are $37.90 per pass with a minimum purchase of 25 passes Proof of employment with a MERSC member company is required to obtain MERSC rates. MERSC rates are available at the ticket office for daily public excursions, but all other cruises require advance reservations and payment.

Paradise Charter Cruises

PO Box 563, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Deanna Hallen 952-474-8058 [email protected] www.TwinCitiesCruises.com $3.00 off any adult fare Public Cruise Tour on Lake Minnetonka or the Mississippi River. Purchase your tickets online at www.TwinCitiesCruises.com. Enter in the coupon code "MERSC" to receive your discount online or print and clip the coupon on www.mersc.org

Private Charters are ideal for Client Entertaining, Corporate Functions, Department Parties, Birthdays, Wedding/Receptions/Rehearsal Events, Anniversaries and more. We offer accommodations for groups from 10 - 145 aboard our award winning fleet of five beautiful vessels! 15% off any Private Charter Weekday / Luncheon Cruise starting before 4 pm. 10% off any Private Charter Evening or Weekend Cruise. For complete pricing, call 952-474-8058 or visit www.TwinCitiesCruises.com, click on the Request Info link and fill out the form for our brochure. Just mention your MERSC affiliation when requesting pricing information. Offers do not apply to our already discount "cruise package pricing." Deposit due to reserve date and time.

Three Rivers Park District

3000 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, MN, 55414 Sharon Brown 763-559-6744 [email protected] www.ThreeRiversParkDistrict.org Save 10% Monday-Thursday on facility, group campground, and picnic site rentals. Reservations, 763-559-6700 or Corporate and Group Programs, 763-694-7641. You must mention MERSC to receive a discount. 20% off General Admission at Historic Murphy's Landing.

Wild Mountain Taylors Falls Recreation

Box 235, Taylors Falls, MN, 55084 Sara Swenson 651-465-6315 [email protected] www.wildmountain.com

Limo & Transportation Services

Cadillac Chauffeur Service

2135 Myrtle Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55114 Megan Tellin 651-690-3212 [email protected] www.myccs.biz 22% off hourly rates after 6:00 PM weeknights and all day Saturday and Sunday. Some restrictions will apply. This offer applies to local transportation and available vehicles.

Diamond Limousine

8621 Wyoming Ave N , Brooklyn Park, MN, 55445 James & Renae Dickey 763-536-0302 [email protected] www.velvetride.com 25% discount on our regular hourly rates Sundays thru Fridays. 10% discount on Saturdays. Quality limousine service for weddings, anniversary and birthday packages, casinos and special occasions. Cash and all major credit cards accepted. Discounts not available on holidays.

Total Transportation Corporation

3565 Hoffman Road East, St. Paul, MN, 55110 Nick Murray 651-770-5668 [email protected] www.totallimo.com 10% discount on all regular publicly advertised rates. When you call for a reservation, state your MERSC affiliation and ask for the MERSC rate. On all Limousine, Luxury Coach, Executive Sedan, SUV, Limo Bus reservations. Minimums must be met, not valid with any other offers or coupons. Not valid for Dec 31, or on the 1957 Chevrolet Limousine.

Photography

John Markovich Photography

3325 Utah Av S, Minneapolis, MN, 55426 John Markovich 952-938-6716 [email protected] www.jmphoto.com Photography on location or in the studio with the ability to create prints on site. Corporate: company picnic, holiday event, special event, meetings, awards events. Private Events: birthdays, family celebrations, graduation events. Clients have the choice of a green screen background or a traditional muslin background. With digital photos any border design can be added directly on the the photo. Text can be added on the spot, adding a personalized element to the photos. And with new green screen technology, you can superimpose your guests seamlessly into any background scene. 5% discount. Two hours of photography, includes 100 prints - MERSC price $760 (reg $800).

Health & Wellness

Chiropractic Services

Schroeder Chiropractic

5801 Cedar Lake Road, St. Louis Park, MN, 55416 Sharon Schroeder 952-542-3908 [email protected] www.schroederchiropractic.net Free Initial Consultation and Exam ($75-$150 Value. *Discount does not include X-rays if required. 1 Hour Massage $39 ($70 Value). *Offered only to first time clients.

Expos - Health & Wellness

MediaMax Events and Expos, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN, 55416 Rick Martinek 952-238-1700 [email protected] www.MediaMaxEvents.com Employees of MERSC member companies get FREE ADMISSION to our 2012 Expositions and Special Events! Simply mention "MERSC" at the door of the event and you are admitted FREE! OCTOBER 20-21, 2012 - Healthy Life ExpoTM Saturday ­ Sunday, 10a to 5p Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D, 1302 - 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55403 OCTOBER 20-21, 2012 - Home Improvement & Design EXPOTM Saturday ­ Sunday, 10a to 5p Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D, 1302 - 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55403 OCTOBER, 27, 2012 ­ Home Improvement & Design ExpoTM Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm National Sports Center, 1705 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449 NOVEMBER 3, 2012 - HOME Improvement and Design EXPOTM Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road Maple Grove, MN 55369

Mid-America Events & Expos, Inc.

350 W. Burnsville Pkwy, Burnsville, MN, 55337 Cynde Bock 612-798-7218 [email protected] www.101expos.com MERSC MMEMBERS PRINT FREE TICKETS AT: www.101expos.com/mersc or call 612-798-7256 24 hours a day! Mid-America Remodeling & Design Expo (Back by popular demand!) Minnesota State Fairgrounds' Grandstand Building, September 22-23, 2012 Saturday 10am-5pmSunday 11am-4pm Forget driving all over town! See all the latest trends and services for your home under one roof in two exciting days! Discover everything from rooftops to flooring, landscaping to countertops. Bring your blueprints! Bring your swatches! Here's your chance to talk with the pros from several companies in one day and decide who you want to work with. Your admission ticket also gets in into the Fall 50+ PrimeTime Living Expo. Fall 50+Prime Time Living Expo (formerly Seniors ExpoTM) (12th annual) Minnesota State Fairgrounds' Grandstand Building, September 22-23, 2012 Saturday 9am-3pmSunday 10am-3pm The show that captures the spirit of people age 50+! Start your day with Zumba and party your body into shape! Root for your favorite contestant during the 50+ Strut Your Stuff talent contest! This expo features hundreds of products and services geared specifically to active adults, as well as anyone involved in care giving. Your admission ticket also gets in into the Mid-America Remodeling & Design ExpoTM. Special appearance by Biggest Loser season 9 contestant O'Neal Hampton! Girlfriends Expo & GetawayTM (4th annual) featuring the Women's Home ExpoTM November 16-17, 2012; Treasure Island Resort & Casino Girls just want to have fun! Featuring unique gift ideas, makeovers, interactive demonstrations, a fashion show, entertainment, home décor ideas and more. Stay the night and start the morning with a fresh Bloody Mary or mimosa before heading back into the expo. Special appearances by Biggest Loser season 9 contestants O'Neal and SunShine Hampton! You won't want to miss this heart-to-heart forum! Body Mind Life ExpoTM (13th annual) Minneapolis Convention Center, Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, 2013 This is the largest health and natural products event. Each year, we bring together experts qualified to help you relax, and find more fun and balance in your life. From `green' living, aromatherapy and skin care, to healthy solutions for your home and unique vacation ideas, it's all here. Start feeling better and more fulfilled! Spring 50+ PrimeTime Living Expo (10th annual) Spring 2013 More Details Coming Soon! See it all at www.101expos.com or call 612-798-7256 24 hours a day!

Eye Care / Lasek

Claris Eye Care & Surgery

710 E 24th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 Cheryl Schow 612-775-8009 [email protected] www.clariseyecare.com In the world of ophthalmology there is nothing quite like Claris Eye Care & Surgery. Just as there is no one quite like you. The people who seek out Claris desire experienced professionals like Dr. Keith Carlson, Mayo Clinic trained, with the most up-to-date clinical information, an ability to listen, and the best eye surgeon & eye surgery experience available. Our specialties are laser vision correction, cataracts, botox, blepharoplasty, general eye care and so much more. We pay attention to every detail and at Claris, the most important detail is you. For the best in eye care in Minneapolis and St. Paul the choice is clear! ·$300 discount per eye for laser vision correction procedures including Lasek and iLasik ·This discount cannot be with any other discounts including Facebook, Twitter, etc. Prices: ·Lasek: $1,850* per eye less $300 MERSC discount = $1,550* per eye ·iLasik: $2,000* per eye less $300 MERSC discount = $1,700* per eye *includes both surgeons and facility fee (Phillips Eye Institute) Call Claris to schedule your laser vision consultation and let us know when scheduling that you are a MERSC member. At your appointment, please show proof of employment with a MERSC member company.

Eyewear

Spectacle Shoppe Inc.

2050 Silver Lake Road, New Brighton, MN, 55112 Beth Ulrich 651-636-3434 [email protected] www.spectacleshoppe.biz 30% discount on all merchandise* at all locations. SPECIALS October - December -- Buy 2 pair, get 1 FREE at reg. price January - March -- Buy frame at reg. price, get 50% off on 'Cornputer' Lenses April - June -- Buy frame at reg. price, get polarized and anti-glare FREE $179 value July - September -- Buy 1 pair at reg. price, get 2nd pair up to $300 value FREE *Merchandise discount does NOT include the following brands/products: Oliver Peoples, Oakley, Cartier, Revo, disposable contact lenses. NO double discounts.

Fitness Clubs / Equipment

Anytime Fitness

12181 Margo Ave S, Hastings, MN, 55033 Heidi Holliday 651-438-5170 [email protected] www.anytimefitness.com Anytime Fitness offers a discount on 12-month memberships to MERSC members, retirees, and their immediate family members off of all of the following: 50% off of standard enrollment, 10% off of monthly dues. Paid in full memberships receive the 13th month free MERSC members should contact the participating Anytime Fitness club location of their choice for an appointment. Bring a picture ID and proof of employment with a MERSC member company.

Balance for Life Fitness Center

3777 Lexington Ave, Arden Hills, MN, 55126 Julie Gronquist 651-636-6696 [email protected] www.BFLFitness.com Balance for Life Fitness Center is a privately owned studio in Arden Hills/Shoreview. BFL specializes in helping you achieve your fitness goals with one-on-one training both Personal Training and Pilates. We also offer Massage Therapy, Nutritional Services and Group Classes. At a private studio you don't compete with anyone for attention, it is all about you. Working with a trainer helps keep you accountable to your personal program and increases your motivation to reach for your fitness goals. Balance for Life strives to offer a clean, comfortable, non-intimidating and non-competitive atmosphere for you to achieve your best! ·Free one hour consultation with a trainer ·$100 off your first package of 12 or more private sessions ·$20 off you first nutritional coaching session or package ·$20 off your first 60 or 90 minute massage session or package ·20% off your first 8 or more group reformer class package ·10% off your first 6 or more group fitness class package

UpLift Guided Fitness for Women

257 Rivertown Dr, Woodbury, MN, 55125 Chris Radke 651-209-6778 [email protected] www.upliftfitness.com

Our mission at UpLift Guided Fitness is to support women in leading healthy lifestyles through consistent exercise and balanced nutrition - the only real, permanent way to make healthy changes. Navigating a path to lasting results can be overwhelming. That's where we come in. We're different from most clubs in that our certified personal trainers take a one-on-one approach, giving each member the direction and support she needs to reach her individual wellness goals at an affordable monthly price. In addition, we offer group fitness, nutrition and weight loss programs, nursing support and therapeutic massage for a balanced wellness experience. Are you ready? We Are Here to Help! MERSC Program 2012: ·$35 Program set-up (reg $99.95) ·50% OFF your first month of membership (Discount is applied at the time of signing membership agreement) ·$25 Nutrition Classes (reg $30) ·$75 - 21-Day Weight Loss Meal Plan (reg $85) For additional savings, we proudly facilitate health discounts through BCBS, Medica, Preferred One, U-Care and Health Partners insurance companies.

Hearing Solutions

Associated Hearing Instruments

Central Medical Bldg, St. Paul, MN, 55104 Marlene Martinek 952-431-6113 [email protected] www.associated-hearing.com 17% discount off base price Hearing Aids; 10% discount on manufacturer repairs; $25.00 off full hearing examination; dispense most major brands of hearing aids, free demonstration of digital and programmable hearing aids; 30-day return privilege; clinical audiologists on staff; providers for MN Medical Assistance & most HMO's. Discount available to all employees of MERSC member companies and their extended family members.

Starkey Laboratories, Inc.

6700 Washington Av S, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344 Joshua Hoover 952-941-6401 [email protected] www.starkey.com Starkey is a world leader in the design, development and distribution of comprehensive hearing solutions. We believe in using superior hearing technology as a means to something even greater--creating meaningful connections between people and their worlds. Full enrollment into Starkey's American Hearing Benefits discount program. This program is available to all employees and their entire family, including parents and grandparents. To arrange for service / discount call American Benefits, 866-925-1287 Benefits include: ·Free annual hearing screening ·50 - 60% off the MSRP of Starkey Brand hearing aids. ·Discounts on other Starkey custom hearing products including Tunz audio monitors and Magnum Ear shooters protection. ·The MERSC program applies to locations across the U.S.

Meals - Healthy Eating

Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating

4301 Quebec Ave N, New Hope, MN, 55428 Stephanie Keegan 763-746-8800 [email protected] www.seattlesutton.com $10 off first weekly order. $5 off every week after first order. Not valid with other discounts, coupons or promotions. Valid in MN and western WI.

Orthodontics - Adult / Children

Kottemann Orthodontics

13998 Maple Knoll Way, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Tiffany Rathmanner 763-420-6834 x1202 [email protected] www.kottemannorthodontics.com For over 60 years and three generations, the Kottemann family has been providing exceptional orthodontic care with the latest clinical and technical trends. We are also an Elite provider for Invisalign, lecturing nationwide on advanced treatment methods. At Kottemann, you are more than a patient; you are part of the family! ·$750.00 off Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment, including Invisalign. Click here for certificate / print ·Complimentary teeth whitening after Invisalign treatment ·Complimentary initial exam The MERSC offer cannot be combined with any other offer. You must mention MERSC offer at or before the initial exam.

Veil Orthodontics

11800 Singletree Lane, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344 Kari Heil 952-903-9484 [email protected] www.veilorthodontics.com Orthodontics and Invisalign provider. ·Free complimentary initial exam. ·10% discount on comprehensive orthodonic treatment for adults and children (up to $500) (5% discount on Invisalign) ·Complimentary tooth whitening after adult treatment. ·Offer valid for new patients only. ·Offer cannot be combined with any other discount. ·Must mention MERSC discount at or before initial exam. Locations Eden Prairie - 11800 Singletree Lane, Suite 200, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Bloomington - 600 W 98th St, Suite 300, Bloomington, MN 55420 Savage - 8758 Egan Drive, Savage, MN 55378

Zapfel Orthodontics

1130 NE County Rd 10, Spring Lake Park, MN, 55432 Kim Koehnen 763-784-0420 [email protected] www.zapfelorthodontics.com Complimentary initial exam. 10% discount on comprehensive orthodontic treatment for adults and children (5% discount on Invisalign) up to $500.00. Note: Not all children are eligible for Invisalign due to the nature of the treatment. Complimentary tooth whitening after adult treatment. Offer valid for new patients only. Must mention MERSC discount at or before initial exam.

Skin Care - Organic Products

Body Bliss

18052 Barium St NW, Ramsey, MN, 55303 Judith Shell 612-599-8198 [email protected] www.bodyblisstore.com Body Bliss provides healthy, affordable, environment-friendly alternatives to commercial skin care and laundry products. Our products contain no petroleum-derived substances, dyes, artificial fragrances or synthetic preservatives. All products are hand crafted in small batches with diligence and care using cold pressed organic oils rich in natural nutrients your skin needs. Body Bliss offers facial products to be used as a basic skin care regimen and additional skin care & laundry products that complement our facial line. 10% product price discount on all purchases. To receive the MERSC discount online at www.BodyBlissStore.com use coupon code mersc10 in the 'Coupon Code' field on the payment screen and select 'Apply Coupon'. To receive the MERSC discount on products at sales events, simply show proof of employment at a MERSC member company, such as your employee I.D. Please see list of upcoming events on www.BodyBlissStore.com where you can purchase Body Bliss products, along with dates, hours & addresses.

Home Services

Appliances & More

Sears Commercial Sales

457 Vadnais Lake Drive, Vadnais Heights, MN, 55127 Gerry Gargaro 651-770-6214 [email protected] MERSC members qualify for Affiliate Pricing on major kitchen appliances, garage storage, grills, mowers, tractors, mattresses and more. This is an appointment only program available through five Sears Commercial Sales Appliance Select Center locations listed below. Please call one of the centers below to schedule your appointment. When calling, simply identify yourself as a MERSC Member and Reference account number CU071021. Burnsville 952-435-2344; Maplewood 651-770-4201; Coon Rapids 763-433-3421; St. Cloud 320-202-6038. MERSC Members may also purchase Sears Gift Cards at a 5% discount. Purchases may be made by phone with a credit card or check. Call, Gerry Gargaro, Sears Account Manager, 651-770-6214.

Carpet Cleaning

SOR Carpet Cleaning

16371 Impatiens Court, Lakeville, MN, 55044 Bruno Pelagalli 952-388-1196 [email protected] www.sorcarpetcleaning.com 10% discount on total cost of services. Example: For up to 6 areas of carpet, reg. $150. MERSC price $135, for basic cleaning. Specializing in pet odor and urine removal. Call 612-636-1364.

Expos - Home Services

MediaMax Events and Expos, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd, St Louis Park, MN, 55416 Rick Martinek 952-238-1700 [email protected] www.MediaMaxEvents.com Employees of MERSC member companies get FREE ADMISSION to our 2012 Expositions and Special Events! Simply mention "MERSC" at the door of the event and you are admitted FREE! OCTOBER 20-21, 2012 - Healthy Life ExpoTM Saturday ­ Sunday, 10a to 5p Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D, 1302 - 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55403 OCTOBER 20-21, 2012 - Home Improvement & Design EXPOTM Saturday ­ Sunday, 10a to 5p Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D, 1302 - 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55403 OCTOBER, 27, 2012 ­ Home Improvement & Design ExpoTM Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm National Sports Center, 1705 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449 NOVEMBER 3, 2012 - HOME Improvement and Design EXPOTM Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road Maple Grove, MN 55369

Mid-America Events & Expos, Inc.

350 W. Burnsville Pkwy, Burnsville, MN, 55337 Cynde Bock 612-798-7218 [email protected] www.101expos.com MERSC MMEMBERS PRINT FREE TICKETS AT: www.101expos.com/mersc or call 612-798-7256 24 hours a day! Mid-America Remodeling & Design Expo (Back by popular demand!) Minnesota State Fairgrounds' Grandstand Building, September 22-23, 2012 Saturday 10am-5pmSunday 11am-4pm Forget driving all over town! See all the latest trends and services for your home under one roof in two exciting days! Discover everything from rooftops to flooring, landscaping to countertops. Bring your blueprints! Bring your swatches! Here's your chance to talk with the pros from several companies in one day and decide who you want to work with. Your admission ticket also gets in into the Fall 50+ PrimeTime Living Expo. Fall 50+Prime Time Living Expo (formerly Seniors ExpoTM) (12th annual) Minnesota State Fairgrounds' Grandstand Building, September 22-23, 2012 Saturday 9am-3pmSunday 10am-3pm The show that captures the spirit of people age 50+! Start your day with Zumba and party your body into shape! Root for your favorite contestant during the 50+ Strut Your Stuff talent contest! This expo features hundreds of products and services geared specifically to active adults, as well as anyone involved in care giving. Your admission ticket also gets in into the Mid-America Remodeling & Design ExpoTM. Special appearance by Biggest Loser season 9 contestant O'Neal Hampton! Girlfriends Expo & GetawayTM (4th annual) featuring the Women's Home ExpoTM November 16-17, 2012; Treasure Island Resort & Casino Girls just want to have fun! Featuring unique gift ideas, makeovers, interactive demonstrations, a fashion show, entertainment, home décor ideas and more. Stay the night and start the morning with a fresh Bloody Mary or mimosa before heading back into the expo. Special appearances by Biggest Loser season 9 contestants O'Neal and SunShine Hampton! You won't want to miss this heart-to-heart forum! Body Mind Life ExpoTM (13th annual) Minneapolis Convention Center, Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, 2013 This is the largest health and natural products event. Each year, we bring together experts qualified to help you relax, and find more fun and balance in your life. From `green' living, aromatherapy and skin care, to healthy solutions for your home and unique vacation ideas, it's all here. Start feeling better and more fulfilled! Spring 50+ PrimeTime Living Expo (10th annual) Spring 2013 More Details Coming Soon! See it all at www.101expos.com or call 612-798-7256 24 hours a day!

Flooring / Cabinetry / Countertops

CBL Floors

1061 S Robert St, West St. Paul, MN, 55118 Sherrill Patnode 651-292-1011 [email protected] www.cblfloors.com $60 off orders over $1,000; $135 off orders over $2,000; $225 off orders over $3,000; $350 off orders over $4,000. Orders greater than $5,000 earn a 10% discount. All discounts apply to the total invoice including flooring, pad and installation when purchased with cash or check. Credit card purchased welcome at 3% less. In-home consultations and measures are FREE. Free Offer: Schedule your In-Home Estimate and receive your FREE area rug. CBL Floors excels in both residential and commercial flooring knowledge and installation experience. Showroom hours: Monday: 11am - 8pm, Tues-Fri: 11am - 5pm, Saturday: 10am - 3pm, Sunday - closed Before and after hours available by appointment!

Jack Rubenstein Wholesale Company

8239 Long Lake Rd, Moundsview, MN, 55112 Jennifer Zulkosky 952-922-4781 [email protected] www.JLRwholesaleco.com 45% off retail pricing on carpet and carpet pad and 25% off retail pricing on all tile, hardwood, vinyl and laminate flooring.

Magic Carpets

7400 Lakeland Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN, 55428 Tony Lachner 763-424-5499 [email protected] www.magiccarpets.biz Residential and Commercial Floor covering sales and installation services. MERSC Program 2011:10% discount on all Shaw Flooring purchases. ·We beat the lowest estimate of any competitor ·FREE furniture moving (with installation service) ·FREE financing available (to qualified buyers) ·FREE in-home estimates ·Lifetime carpet installation warranty Employee calls or visits the showroom to discuss and arrange for service. Showroom 763-424-5499. employment with a MERSC member company before the discount is applied.

Employee must show proof of

Furniture

Totally Kids fun furniture & toys

7876 Portland Ave S, Bloomington , MN, 55420 Annie Severson 952-881-2425 [email protected] www.thebeanbagstore.com Visit Totally Kids fun furniture and toys where you will find the largest selection of children's furniture on the planet. 15% discount off of ALL merchandise. Must show proof of employment with a MERSC member company to receive the discount. The MERSC offer may not be combined with other offers, gift cards and is not valid on previous purchases.

Granite Countertops & Recycled Glass

Granite Transformations

575 Shoreview Park Rd, Shoreview, MN, 55726 Diane Follestad 651-777-7600 [email protected] www.granitetransformations.com/stpaul The world's best granite countertop Trend Stone gives you the gorgeous look you deserve without the demolition and installation headaches associated with ordinary slab granite. Trend Stone outperforms ordinary granite because it is non-porous, stain resistant and virtually maintenance free. A sleek and modern look, combined with a low carbon emissions production process makes Trend Glass an environmentally preferred product. Trend Glass uses transparent tempered glass, post-consumer recycled glass, and semi-precious man-made stones to give you a fresh, clean appearance and a modern feel. Trend Glass is extremely durable and low maintenance. It's heat resistant, cold resistant, scratch resistant as well as stain resistant. The non-porous surface means spills won't stain it and cleaning is very easy. Trend Glass is perfect for modern homes and businesses looking to express a fresh, forward looking sensibility. MERSC members receive 15% off granite and recycled glass. Offers cannot be combined with other promotions. If we are running a promotion, MERSC members receive an additional 5% off that promotion. Contact Granite Transformations to schedule your free design consultation for your Kitchen, Bath, or Laundry area. We will show you all of our colors of granite, recycled glass ­ we can also help you with, tile, sinks, faucets and hardware too for a totally revitalized space! Mention that you are a MERSC member when contacting Granite Transformations, please show your company ID at the sales call.

Handyman Services

Mr. Handyman

1310 E Hwy 96, White Bear Lake, MN, 55110 Steve Brown 651-426-8701 [email protected] www.mrhandyman.com $5.00 off regular hourly rates. MN Lic. # 20627618. 10 technicians covering the entire Twin Cities Metro Area. Minneapolis & SW Suburbs, Mark & Sylvia Matijasevich, 612-547-7000, [email protected] Southwest Metro, Gary Alick, 952-679-3170 St. Paul Eastern Suburbs, 651-731-9456, [email protected] St. Paul Northern Suburbs, 651-426-8701, [email protected]

Heating & Air Conditioning

Residential Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

1815 E 41st St, Minneapolis, MN, 55407 Dean Kolner 612-724-1899 [email protected] 222.resheatandair.com Any furnace or air conditioning installation $150.00 or $300.00 for both furnace and AC. $20.00 off total service & repair bill at home or business. $20.00 off any rotary brush duct cleaning at home or business.

Home Cleaning

Maid Brigade of Mpls / St. Paul

2535 Pilot Knob Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120 Kaisa Hill 651-686-0900 [email protected] www.mnmaidbrigade.com ·Save $25 off your initial cleaning ·Save $10 off new regular weekly or biweekly service ·Save $5 off new regular tri-weekly or monthly service ·Some restrictions apply. Call for details.

Home Security

ADT / TRUST Security

5100 Edina Industrial Blvd, Edina, MN, 55439 Peggy Woodring 952-914-9300 [email protected] www.TRUSTSecurityMN.com Qualified MERSC members receive: FREE State-of-Art ADT wireless Security System, FREE INSTALLATION, Seasonal Special Offers & Discounts. Your new ADT Home Security System will include: ADT wireless Security System Master Control Panel, Key Pad with Police, Fire, Medical Panic Buttons, 3 Door Contacts, Pet Immune Interior Motion Sensor, Key Chain, Remote, Siren, Telephone Jack, Back-Up Battery, Yard Sign & Window Stickers. TRUST Security offers the very best price available to MERSC members. Call today for your MERSC pricing. Identify yourself as a MERSC member, and you'll receive additional special offers! For information, please call Peggy Woodring or Donna Goulet, 952-914-9300.

ADT Security Services

5910 Rice Creek Pkwy, Shoreview, MN, 55126 Brent Hauger 651-324-3140 [email protected] As a MERSC member you can get the ADT Security Service standard system installation for only $99.00. A three-year monitoring agreement is required. Plus, having an ADT monitored security system installed in your home may qualify you for up to a 20% discount on your homeowner's insurance. The ADT Security standard system installation includes two perimeter sensors, two keypads with police, fire and medical emergency buttons, one internal dual tech motion sensor, telephone jack, master control panel with battery back-up, yard sign and window decals. Call today to schedule your $99 installation or schedule a FREE in-home security consultation to better determine your security needs. Broadview Security is the only national security provider to achieve installation Quality Certification endorsed by the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association. Call 1-800-750-0472 and identify yourself as a MERSC member to get this special offer! *Call for information on ADT Security Service monitoring fees and other terms. OFFER REQUIRES ENROLLMENT IN BROADVIEW SECURITY AUTO PAYMENT. Three-year monitoring agreement required. Applicable taxes and permit fees not included. Offer applies only to hard-wired equipment. Offer may not be combined with any other discount and is subject to change. Home ownership and credit approval required. Home must be located in a Broadview Security service area. ©2007 Broadview Security, 8880 Esters Blvd., Irving, TX 75063.

AL#333, AR#E93-29, AZ#ROC085024, AZ#ROC149890, CA#ACO3843, FL#EF0000921, GA#LVU405673, IL#127-000756, MA#7005-C, MD#107-319, MI - 11918 Farmington Rd., Livonia, MI 48150, NC#1824-CSA, NY#12000273493 - licensed by the NYS Department of State, OK#587, OR#44421, SC#BA-5249 and #FA-3273, TN Alarm Cert. #0053 and #00000234, TX#BO4296, UT#325152-6501, VA#11-1964, WV#031960. Market Source: MERSC Offer ends 12/31/11.

General Security Services Corp.

9110 Meadowview Rd, Minneapolis, MN, 55425 Nicole Caddy 952-858-5008 [email protected] www.gssc.net Free GSSC Security System. FREE, customer-owned security system with just a 3-year monitoring plan (not a lease) at $34.95 per month ($24.95 per month after 3 yrs). Security system can be either hardwired or wireless, depending upon home access, and includes the following: Separate Honeywell-ADEMCO Control Panel, Communications Device for Land Line Phone*, Standard Arm/Disarm Touchpad w/Display, RF Receiver for Wireless Applications, 8 Hardwired Zones, 16 Wireless Zones, Three Door / Window Sensors, One Pet Immune Motion Detector or Glass Break Detector, Power Transformer and Battery Backup, One 106 dB Indoor Siren, GSSC Yard Signs and Decals, Police/Fire/Medical Emergency Buttons, LCD display on Keypad for zone definition, Phone line seizure security feature, FREE on-site security analysis. FREE key fob (an $88 value) with either the hardwired or wireless system on new installs only. Home ownership or landlord permission required. Taxes, city registration, if any, not included. Existing System (Monitoring Only Option)- FREE activation (regular $90 value) on their existing non-GSSC industry compatible system with a 2-year monitoring agreement and a monthly rate of $19.95 (quarterly billed to credit card). Conversion of Non-GSSC System Option - FREE conversion of Control Panel and Keypad (regular $149 value reduced to $90) on their existing hardwired system with a 2-year monitoring agreement and a monthly rate of $24.95 (quarterly billed to credit card). For information, please call 952-858-5043.

Trans Alarm

500 E Travelers Trail, Burnsville, MN, 55337 Bill Delmonico 612-910-2121 [email protected] www.transalarm.com Since 1966 Trans Alarm has been a leading independent provider of residential security systems. The company operates a U.L. Listed & CSAA Five Diamond Certified Central Alarm Monitoring at its headquarters in Burnsville, MN. FREE Basic System* ·Control panel with color keypad & battery back-up ·Front & back doors protected ·Interior motion detector ·Wireless key fob ·Interior siren ·Yard signs and stickers ·50% off additional equipment * With purchase of 3-year monitoring agreement at $29.95 per month.

Improvements/Remodeling

Twin City Re-Bath

15050 Cedar Ave S, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 Ashley Cover 1-800-228-4882 [email protected] www.re-bath.com 10% discount off of any Re-Bath system, and up to 12 months same as cash financing upon approved credit. Not valid with other offers. Free in-home consultation. Just call 1-800-Bathtub (1-800-228-4882), to set up an appointment. On your first call, identify yourself as a MERSC member.

Inspections & Appraisal Services

Edick Valuation Services, LLC

10102 31st St NE, St Michael, MN, 55376 Ryan Edick 612-590-8951 [email protected] www.evsmn.com Edick Valuation Services excels at providing our clients with the most detailed and accurate Home Inspections and Appraisal Services in a timely manner. All EVS inspectors are Nationally Trained and Certified. Visit our website to view employee profiles and recently completed Home Inspection samples. 10% off any appraisal or home inspection service, including radon monitoring. State MERSC affiliation and name of company.

Interior Design Products / Services

CBL Floors

1061 S Robert St, West St. Paul, MN, 55118 Sherrill Patnode 651-292-1011 [email protected] www.cblfloors.com $60 off orders over $1,000; $135 off orders over $2,000; $225 off orders over $3,000; $350 off orders over $4,000. Orders greater than $5,000

earn a 10% discount. All discounts apply to the total invoice including flooring, pad and installation when purchased with cash or check. Credit card purchased welcome at 3% less. In-home consultations and measures are FREE. Free Offer: Schedule your In-Home Estimate and receive your FREE area rug. CBL Floors excels in both residential and commercial flooring knowledge and installation experience. Showroom hours: Monday: 11am - 8pm, Tues-Fri: 11am - 5pm, Saturday: 10am - 3pm, Sunday - closed Before and after hours available by appointment!

Debbie Riley Interiors LLC

1429 Albany St, St. Paul, MN, 55108 Debbie Riley 651-402-5554 [email protected] www.roomrevival.net SAVE 10% Off the following services: Interior Space Planning Phase 1 Starting fresh or new construction. Designs with You in Mind - Included: Consultation, Color Consultation, 2 layout plans of your room and 2 color palette selections (3 each) $500 per living or family room, $450 for bedrooms or offices, $300 dining rooms, $250 for foyers (some exceptions may apply). One-Day Redesign Fast One-Day Redesign using existing furnishings Immediate gratification! $325 per room, (some exceptions may apply). Color Consulting, Starting at $125. Design To Sell Consultations, Consultations starting at $300. Travel charge may apply.

Landscaping Materials & Supplies

Patio Town

6348 Hwy 36 Blvd, Oakdale, MN, 55128 Joe Ploehn 651-770-3166 [email protected] www.patiotown.com

Lawn Services

Fertilawn

PO Box 20069, Bloomington, MN, 55420 Reid Anderson 952-884-7331 [email protected] www.fertilawnmn.com 10% discount on annual (5) application program. Additional, 5% discount for annual prepayment. MERSC discount applies ONLY to NEW customers.

Top Choice Lawn Care

PO Box 1718, Burnsville, MN, 55337 Tom Ticen 952-898-7600 [email protected] www.topchoicelawncare.com 10% discount off regular prices for MERSC members. An additional 10% discount for pre-payment of four or more fertilizer applications.

Moving Services

Matt's Moving LLC

953 S Concord St, So St Paul, MN, 55075 Sue Holman 651-500-4888 [email protected] 5% discount. Free use of wardrobe boxes. Our crew is always in full uniform and has a combined experience of more than 20 years. We arrive on time and supply all packing materials such as shrink wrap, tape, pads, blankets, ramps, dollys, etc. We are an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau in high standing. License information: MN DOT #374236 / US DOT #1704106

Pest Control - Commercial & Residential

Rainbow Pest Experts

11571 K-Tel Dr, Minnetonka, MN, 55343 Mike Misk 952-252-0554 [email protected] www.rainbowpestexperts.com Rainbow Pest Experts specialize in sealing up foundations to prevent rodents and insects from entering inside. Free 34-point inspection. $25.00 off any single service and $50.00 off any annual service plan.

Real Estate Staging Services

Debbie Riley Interiors LLC

1429 Albany St, St. Paul, MN, 55108 Debbie Riley 651-402-5554 [email protected] www.roomrevival.net SAVE 10% Off the following services: Interior Space Planning Phase 1 Starting fresh or new construction. Designs with You in Mind - Included: Consultation, Color Consultation, 2 layout plans of your room and 2 color palette selections (3 each) $500 per living or family room, $450 for bedrooms or offices, $300 dining rooms, $250 for foyers (some exceptions may apply). One-Day Redesign Fast One-Day Redesign using existing furnishings Immediate gratification! $325 per room, (some exceptions may apply). Color Consulting, Starting at $125. Design To Sell Consultations, Consultations starting at $300. Travel charge may apply.

Rental - Apartments & Townhomes

Steven Scott Management, Inc.

5402 Parkdale Dr, St. Louis Park, MN, 55416 Kaye Christensen 651-285-4283 [email protected] www.aaapartments.com Steven Scott Management is on of the largest and most diverse property management companies in the Twin Cities Metro Area with 60+ rental communities spanning the Twin Cities; from Chaska to White Bear Lake and Anoka to Lakeville. Our portfolio of properties include apartments and townhomes ranging from affordable to upscale, student to senior, and studios to penthouses. We are locally owned and have been successfully managing rental communities for more than 40 years. MERSC Program 2011: MERSC members moving to a Steven Scott managed community will receive: ·$150 off 1st month's rent (non-MERSC $125 off) ·$100 damage / Security deposit (non-MERSC $250-$500) ·Waived application fee for MERSC applicants $45 value (upon qualified approval) (non-MERSC $45-$65) **The MERSC offer applies to all employees of MERSC member companies and their college-age and seniors/age 62+ seeking housing (applicable to immediate family members). **The MERSC discount will be honored in addition to any temporary "specials" being offered at our communities. NOTE: The 1st month's rent deduction ($150 OFF) is a Source of Advertising Bonus and cannot be honored with other advertising source incentives. To obtain the MERSC discount: 1.Contact Kaye Christensen, 952-540-8684 or [email protected] 2.Show proof of employment with a MERSC member company when completing the application at the community. 3.Print the coupon on www.mersc.org and bring to the community when applying for the apartment.

Stonebridge

15734 Foliage Ave, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 Jennifer Hogan 952-431-5700 [email protected] www.stonebridgecommunities.com Stonebridge Companies specializes in the development, construction, acquisition and management of multi-family housing communities and commercial spaces in Minnesota. Locations: ·Healthstone Apartments and Townhomes, Apple Valley, MN www.hearthstoneapts.com ·Boulder Ridge Apartments and Townhomes, Apple Valley, MN www.boulderridgeav.com ·Waterford Commons, Rosemount, MN www.waterfordcommons.com ·Lakeville Woods, Lakeville, MN www.lakevillewoods.com ·River Crossing, St. Paul, MN www.rivercrossingapts.com ·The Pointe at River Crossing, St. Paul, MN www.rivercrossingapts.com ·Graham Place, 55+ Community, St. Paul, MN www.grahamplace.net MERSC Program 2011: Employee of MERSC member companies and their immediate family members will receive the following discounts: ·$175.00 off 1st month's rent ·$99 security deposit ·waived application fee 1. Print and present the coupon to the community representative at the time of application for the apartment. COUPON on www.mersc.org 2. Employee will be required to show proof of employment at a MERSC member company at time of application for the apartment. 3. Employee / immediate family members must have a current status of employment at a MERSC member company.

Village Green

1367 Willow St, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Stefanie Balsis 612-455-0202 [email protected] www.villagegreen.com Residential property management company with 11 apartment buildings in the Twin Cities metro. All properties are apartment rentals from studios to three bedrooms. Some amenities include parking, fitness center, clubroom, pool, rooftop, movie theater, sand volleyball and grilling stations. ·Valid for all employees of MERSC member companies, friends and family living in the same apartment as the MERSC member. Not valid for friends or family living in an apartment without the direct MERSC member. ·Waived Application Fee (reg $16 - $45) ·Waived Redecoration Fee (reg $150) ·$150 Security Deposit with approved credit (reg $300 - $700) ·1/2 off short-term lease fees (based on availability) ·$100 more in Resident Referral Awards ·Coupon on www.mersc.org Coupon MUST be presented at time of application to receive MERSC offer.

Siding / Windows / Roofing / Gutters / Decks & Railing

Craftsmen Home Improvements

7455 France Ave S, Edina, MN, 55435 Dan Bydlon 651-430-2244 [email protected] www.craftsmenhomeimprovements.com 10% discount on Siding, Roofing, Windows. MN License 20270884 Member of the Better Business Bureau. Recipient of the Super Service Award from Angie's List.

Minnesota Exteriors,Inc.

PO Box 266, Osseo, MN, 55369 Jenny Musolf 763-493-5500 [email protected] www.minnesotaexteriors.com Minnesota Exteriors is a third generation family-owned and operated company. We have been assisting Twin Cities homeowners with their remodel projects since 1947. Our company specializes in: ·Siding - Vinyl, Aluminum, Steel, Fiber Cement, Engineered Wood ·Windows - Andersen, Marvin, WeatherShield, Lindsay. Vinyl, Wood, Fiberglass, Aluminum Clad ·Roofing - Asphalt and Metal Roofs ·Soffit / Fascia / Gutters ·Decks / Railing We are an accredited member of the BBB and are extremely proud of our A+ rating. We have earned several awards for our work including two recent 2011 Trillium Awards. We are members of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, the Minnesota Multi Housing Association and NARI. We also installed windows and siding for ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2007 and 2009. Minnesota Exteriors is a EPA Lead Certified Contractor. MERSC members will receive 10% OFF Minnesota Exteriors' regular list pricing. Call MEI to arrange for a free in-home estimate. At that time identify yourself as a MERSC member. At the appointment the sales rep will reflect the 10% discount on the estimate.

Stinson Services, Inc.

7900 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins, MN, 55343 Eric Thom 952-933-4510 [email protected] www.stinsonservices.com We are licensed and insured general building contractors based in Minneapolis, MN. Our construction services include: Roofing, Siding, Gutters, Windows, Insulation and Concrete. By adhering to professional construction management standards, we guarantee that your project will be completed on time, without compromising on our commitment to high quality craftsmanship. ·FREE 15 point roof inspections ·10% off all of our exterior remodeling services. Minimum project cost must meet $2,500.00. Free Estimates & Inspections - Contact us today, 952-933-4510, to schedule your free estimate or inspection, please mention MERSC when calling. Provide proof of employment with a MERSC member company at time of consultation. This offer is not valid with existing SSI promotions or on previous purchases.

Tile

Tile Liquidators

2965 Water Tower Place, Chanhassen, MN, 55317

Kristopher Swancutt 952-448-2121 [email protected] www.tileliquidators.biz Tile Liquidators specializes in bringing high quality tile products at a lower price to consumers. Tile Liquidators has a large selection in tile, ranging from: ceramic, porcelain, slate, limestone, travertine, marble, granite, onyx, glass, mosaics, and more! Tile Liquidators will have products that fit the most economical jobs as well as the most intricate jobs. Check out our website to see some of our selections or visit one of our store locations to see an even larger selection. 20% off all tile and materials at Tile Liquidators. MERSC members must provide proof of employment with a MERSC member company. It is MERSC members' responsibility to inform Tile Liquidators' staff that they are eligible for the MERSC discount.

Water Treatment Specialists

Water Doctors Water Treatment Co.

8201 Old Central Ave N, Spring Lake Park, MN, 55432 Robert Hoey 763-535-1800 [email protected] www.waterdrs.com Water Doctors together with our parent company HMI Water Specialists has 26 years of experience in the water treatment business. Unlike "water softener" companies our equipment is custom engineered to the exact parameters of the city or well water in which the system will be installed. As a local manufacturer and distributor we offer factory direct pricing, installation and service. Water Doctors sells and installs, water softeners, water purifiers, iron filters, taste & odor filters and reverse osmosis systems. We service all major brands of water softeners and filters and offer in-home water softener salt delivery. MERSC Program: Contractor pricing on all water products. The average discount off retail will be from $100.00 to $200.00, depending on the product. For additional information on products and to set-up an appointment, please contact Robert Hoey, 763-535-1800, 763-286-4100 or [email protected]

Window Film

3M Company - Renewable Energy Division

3M Center 235-02-S-27, St Paul, MN, 55144 Geoff Pettis 651-733-7750 [email protected] www.3m.com/windowfilm 3M Residential Window Film Clearly superior window films for clearly superior homes. Windows let in the light and offer beautiful views. But the sunlight they invite in can also cause hot spots and severe fading of your furnishings. And during storms or in the event of a break-in, windows are the most vulnerable points in your home. 3M Window Films are designed to reject solar heat, reduce fading, and they can add a valuable layer of protection to your home. Best of all, our Prestige Series films can provide all of these benefits without changing the look of your home. Discover how 3M Window Films can improve your home. 3M Automotive Window Film Window tint that looks hot, and feels cool. Improving comfort, protecting car interiors and the people who occupy them is a hallmark of 3M Automotive Window Films. 3M invented window tint in 1966 and our innovative products have provided protection from the sun's harmful rays for more than 40 years. Whether you're looking for breakthrough heat-rejection technology in a clear film or simply to minimize the harmful effects of the sun, 3M Automotive Window Films are an ideal choice. While comfort and style are paramount, our non-metalized window tint options can also help you stay connected and protected with SPF factors exceeding 1000. Put the innovation of 3M to work for you. 15% off your purchase of 3M Residential or Automotive Window Films. Present COUPON (located on www.mersc.org) or present employee ID at a store location. Please call the toll-free number listed and enter the three-digit extension to speak directly to the 3M Authorized Window Film dealer. Dealers will travel outside of the area listed. For a list of authorized 3M dealers outside of the Twin Cities visit www.3M.com/findadealer

Windows / Gutters

New Windows For America

2123 Old Hwy 8 NW, St Paul, MN, 55112 Rhonda Steffes 651-203-0149 [email protected] www.nwfamn.com New Windows for America is an experienced, cutting edge home improvement company that prides itself in installing only the most technologically-advanced home improvement products on the market. Not only do they replace windows and doors with the highest energy ratings, they also install energy efficient attic insulation that can cut energy costs by up to 40%. All installers are fully licensed and certified under the AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association). Their custom window and door products exceed Energy Star certified qualifications and come with an exceptional lifetime warranty. $85.00 off per window when you purchase 3 or more windows / doors. $750 off Attic Insulation (minimum of 750 square feet. Not good with other offers.

Renewal by Andersen

1920 Cnty Rd C West, Roseville, MN, 55113 Cody Horton 651-264-6012 [email protected] www.renewalbyandersen.com

No Interest for 5 years or Save $150 per window. Free in-home consultation Please call Toll Free 1-866-713-4667 to schedule a free in-home consultation and mention MERSC when calling. Please provide proof of employment with a MERSC member company at the time of the in-home consultation. This offer is not valid with other promotions or previous purchases.

Professional Services

Aircraft Rental

Thunderbird Aviation

14091 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN, 55347 Laura Lawrence 952-941-1212 [email protected] www.thunderbirdaviation.com Thunderbird Aviation offers full FBO services including aircraft maintenance, the state's largest flight training fleet, aircraft fuel, on-demand charter, pilot shop, aircraft parts, and seven days a week flight instruction. 10% off retail aircraft rental.

Attorneys

AND Law Offices, PLLC

3380 Annapolis Lane, Plymouth, MN, 55447 Bridget Henry Andruscavage 763-548-9734 [email protected] www.andlawoffices.com At AND Law Office, PLLC, we can show you how easy it is to make plans you can live with and decisions you can pass along to those you love. We'll help save time and money for you and your family though planning and organizing. 20% MERSC discount on: Simple Wills, Wills with Trusts for Kids, Wills with Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney, Health Care directives, Revocable Trusts. Please provide proof of employment with a MERSC member company at the initial appointment.

Bowden Cyr Mortel, PLLC

7825 3rd St N, St Paul, MN, 55128 Jennifer Mortel 651-288-2844 [email protected] www.bcmlawoffice.com At Bowden Cyr Mortel, PLLC, our aggressive intuition gives our clients the competitive edge by balancing our clients' goals with effective legal strategies. Don't take chances with your future - take advantage of our proven results. We have 30 years combined experience in arbitration, mediation, district courts, motions, court and jury trials, federal district courts and the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Our experienced and caring attorneys take the extra time to ensure that our clients feel comfortable and well-informed at all times. We represents clients in all aspects of Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts, Probate, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, and Divorce & Family Law. Contact us for a free consultation to discuss your legal needs. 10% MERSC discount on the following Legal Services: ·Estate Planning - 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular flat fee rate, with packages beginning at $300.00. ·Wills - 10% MERSC discount ·Trusts - 10% MERSC discount ·Power of Attorney - 10% MERSC discount ·Health Care Directives - 10% MERSC discount ·Probate - 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular hourly rate for such services ·Guardianship or Conservatorship Proceedings - 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular hourly rate for such services ·Personal Injury - No Attorney's Fees unless there is a recovery; 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular contingent fee for such services ·Auto Accidents - No Attorney's Fees unless there is a recovery; 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular contingent fee for such services ·Wrongful Death - No Attorney's Fees unless there is a recovery; 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular contingent fee for such services ·Divorce and Family Law - 10% MERSC discount off the firm's regular hourly rate for such services. Upon contact for services, please present proof of employment with a MERSC member company

Chestnut Cambronne, PA

17 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55401 Francis J. Rondoni 612-339-7300 [email protected] www.chestnutcambronne.com 10% discount off of the firm's regular hourly rate for services.

Lange Law Firm

7831 Glenroy Rd, Bloomington, MN, 55439 Eunice Lange 952-837-1900 [email protected] www.lawyerbob.com 10% discount on legal services.

Sabrina A. Dolan - Attorney at Law

P.O. Box 386056, Minneapolis, MN, 55438

Sabrina A. Dolan 952-994-5768 www.sabrinadolanlaw.com Sabrina Dolan provides estate planning counsel to her clients at her convenient Bloomington, Minnesota, office. Sabrina values the uniqueness of each individual and can assist you through each step of the estate planning process. Whether it is preparing a will, establishing a trust, or executing a durable power of attorney or living will, Sabrina is dedicated to assisting you in evaluating your estate - offering sound estate planning advice that will allow you to make informed decisions. 20% off services. Please state affiliation with MERSC when calling and show proof of employment with a MERSC member company.

StoneLAW, PLLC

3340 Annapolis Lane N, Plymouth, MN, 55447 Sandra Stone 763-231-7884 [email protected] www.stonelawmn.com StoneLAW, PLLC was developed to serve individuals and their families with the estate planning process in a convenient, cost efficient manner. Weekend and evening appointments are available as well as home visits if more convenient. We serve the Twin Cities metro area community with offices in Maple Grove and Plymouth. 20% discount on services

Catering

BayView Event Center & Queen of Excelsior Charter Cruises

687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Michael Jensen 952-767-3110 [email protected] www.bayviewevent.com 15% off all public events, excludes 4th of July. 15% discount on all lunch cruise (groups) charter fees. 10% discount on all room fees or (groups) charter fees, excluding Friday & Saturday nights. Valid from October through June 15. ·10% off all "Queen of Excelsior" public cruises, excluding Friday & Saturday evenings. ·15% off all orders from BayView's newest division "Catering to go".

Leeann Chin, Inc.

3600 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN, 55431 Marnie Barnhart 952-820-1201 [email protected] www.leeannchin.com Leeann Chin is the Twin Cities award-winning leader in Quick Service Asian since 1980. With over 40 locations to serve the Twin Cities market we are ready to bring our fresh and delicious Leeann Chin favorite dishes to the Fargo - Moorhead area. Leeann Chin offers the highest quality Asian Cuisine...fast! We use only the freshest ingredients to create signature dishes that you'll crave, including Grilled Bourbon Chicken, Mongolian Chicken and Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry. Leeann Chin dishes are totally Trans Fat free and we never add MSG. Bold Flavors, Great Taste...visit us today! ·Catering Discount - 10% off or Gift Card offer. Detials on www.mersc.org See Event Services - catering ·Dining offer - FREE dessert with purchase of entree and appetizer. Coupon on www.mersc.org

Mintahoe Catering & Events

2117 West River Road, Minneapolis, MN, 55411 Steve Palmer 612-767-4111 [email protected] www.mintahoe.com Mintahoe Catering & Events offers award-winning custom catering, event planning and memorable spaces for every occasion! No matter the size or style of your event, we can take your vision and transform it into a reality! Mintahoe offers clients five different catering divisions from which to choose: Picnic Plus!, Apples Catering, Perfect Host Catering, Professional Foodservice and Mintahoe Beverage Services. Catering through Mintahoe can be enjoyed at countless venues around the Twin cities as well as at our exclusive venues--The Van Dusen Mansion & Events Center, Nicollet Island Pavilion, the Minneapolis Central Library, Chateau at Medicine Lake and The Minnesota Boat Club and Saint Croix National Golf & Event Center. Plus, we offer Twin City Casinos & Entertainment which brings the excitement of a casino to your event. Professional dealers and our high-end equipment can transform your gathering into an exciting night of gaming! Read more about our venues and catering divisions below - and don't forget - we offer a great discount to MERSC members! 5% off list price menus on food and non-alcoholic beverage.

Dating Service

It's Just Lunch, Inc.

12 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55402 Stacy Stellmacher 612-355-2725 [email protected] www.ItsJustLunchMN.com 2 extra months or 2 extra dates for a MERSC membership; $2,200 for 14 months or 16 dates, plus a free copy of the It's Just Lunch Guide to Dating in the Twin Cities. (Normal membership - 12 months/14 dates whichever comes later)

DJ Service

Jukebox Express

PO Box 120669, New Brighton, MN, 55112 Jim Knoblauch 651-697-0024 [email protected] www.jukeboxexpress.com You will be guaranteed our LOWEST price shown on our web site www.jukeboxexpress.com for your event, based on your event date. MERSC discount is for our standard (6) DJ music package. No discount on our Jukebox Rental or live music. All other options are priced as shown on our web site. MERSC pricing MUST be mentioned on or before time of booking, no exceptions. If the event is a wedding reception, the bride or groom must be the employee of a MERSC company. MERSC discount is not valid with any other discounts, wedding specials, or special dates, such as July 4, New Year's Eve, etc. Rates are subject to change without notice.

Emergency Road Service

AAA

5400 Auto Club Way, St. Louis Park, MN, 55416 Ashley Kropp 952-927-2706 [email protected]s.com www.aaa.com New members $10.00 off a new primary membership in Minnesota or Iowa.

Event Sites

BayView Event Center & Queen of Excelsior Charter Cruises

687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Michael Jensen 952-767-3110 [email protected] www.bayviewevent.com 15% off all public events, excludes 4th of July. 15% discount on all lunch cruise (groups) charter fees. 10% discount on all room fees or (groups) charter fees, excluding Friday & Saturday nights. Valid from October through June 15. ·10% off all "Queen of Excelsior" public cruises, excluding Friday & Saturday evenings. ·15% off all orders from BayView's newest division "Catering to go".

Canterbury Park

1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN, 55379 Karin Goodwin 952-233-4888 [email protected] www.canterburypark.com 10% discount on Rental Fees and Food and Beverage purchased for group events. This includes, but not limited to: Banquets, Meetings, Weddings, Employee Events and Summer Picnics. For information, contact: Vickey Wickenhauser, Banquet Manager, 952-496-6416 or [email protected]

Crystal Lake Golf & Banquet Facility

16725 Innsbrook Dr, Lakeville, MN, 55044 Diane Sprague 952-432-6566 [email protected] www.crystallakegolfcourse.com MERSC Banquet Room discount - 50% off our room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. MERSC Golf discount - $5.00 off 18-hole green fee after 2:00 PM. Offer good Monday - Sunday (except holidays). MERSC Golf Range discount - Large bucket of range balls for the price of a small bucket with proof of MERSC membership. MERSC Tournament discount - At a golf tournament hosted by a MERSC member, each golfer in the tournament will receive a 2 for 1 coupon valid Monday thru Thursday.

Edinburgh USA

8700 Edinbrook Crossing, Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443 Dean Dutko 763-315-8502 [email protected] www.lancercatering.com At Girvan Grille $10 off valid with any food & beverage purchase of $30 or more. For reservations call 763-315-8535. Conference Center MERSC offer: Edinburgh USA Event and Conference Center $100 off corporate meeting or corporate event booked at Edinburgh USA valued at $500 or more. Valid on new bookings only. Based on space availability. For information 763-315-8503.

Maple Grove Community Center / City of Maple Grove

12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Lisa Jost 763-494-6500 [email protected] www.maplegrovecommunitycenter.org ADMISSIONS - Employee of MERSC company MUST be present and provide current proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Employee ID is the preferred form of ID. Spouse or other family member of MERSC member employee does NOT receive the discounts when

MERSC member employee is not present. MERSC rates for daily admissions are unlimited. Groups of 25 or more need to book in advance with the Rental Coordinator, call 763-494-6527. Single Rates: Pool - $4.50 Indoor Playground - $3.00 Ice Skating - $3.50 Gymnasium - $2.50 All Building - $7.50 Family Rates: Pool - $18.00 All Building - $23.00. Annual All Building Family Membership: $290.00.

Minnesota Children's Museum

10 W 7th St, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Lisa Bry 651-225-6012 [email protected] www.mcm.org Save $2 off general admission with proof of MERSC member company employment. Prices subject to change. Current general admission price is $9.50 per person ages 1-101 ($7.50 for MERSC members). Book a Celebration or Super Celebration birthday party - receive 2 free pizzas. MERSC Special Days MERSC discount rate applies. Extra activities and snacks for MERSC guests. Saturday, May 5, 2012 Sunday, May 6, 2012 MERSC discount is not valid with other offers or discounts. Discount does not apply to special events such as birthday parties, seasonal events or character breakfasts. Proof of MERSC company employment required such as company ID, business card or pay stub. MERSC discount tickets are available only at the Minnesota Children's Museum Box Office or by phone, 651-225-6010.

Minnesota Zoo

13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 Cheryl Tait 952-431-9585 [email protected] www.mnzoo.org MERSC members receive $25 off the pavilion rental for a company picnic and $100 off evening room rental fee. Just mention that you are a current MERSC member when booking.

Mintahoe Catering & Events

2117 West River Road, Minneapolis, MN, 55411 Steve Palmer 612-767-4111 [email protected] www.mintahoe.com Mintahoe Catering & Events offers award-winning custom catering, event planning and memorable spaces for every occasion! No matter the size or style of your event, we can take your vision and transform it into a reality! Mintahoe offers clients five different catering divisions from which to choose: Picnic Plus!, Apples Catering, Perfect Host Catering, Professional Foodservice and Mintahoe Beverage Services. Catering through Mintahoe can be enjoyed at countless venues around the Twin cities as well as at our exclusive venues--The Van Dusen Mansion & Events Center, Nicollet Island Pavilion, the Minneapolis Central Library, Chateau at Medicine Lake and The Minnesota Boat Club and Saint Croix National Golf & Event Center. Plus, we offer Twin City Casinos & Entertainment which brings the excitement of a casino to your event. Professional dealers and our high-end equipment can transform your gathering into an exciting night of gaming! Read more about our venues and catering divisions below - and don't forget - we offer a great discount to MERSC members! 5% off list price menus on food and non-alcoholic beverage.

Padelford Packet Boat Co., Inc.

Harriet Island, St. Paul, MN, 55107 Tracy Shimek 651-227-1100 [email protected] www.riverrides.com About us: Founded in 1969, Padelford Riverboats has entertained more than 4 million passengers on the Mississippi River for 43 seasons! We offer both public excursions and private charters aboard our three riverboats: the Anson Northrup, Betsey Northrup and Jonathan Padelford from Harriet Island, across the river from downtown Saint Paul. In addition to cruises on the Mississippi River, we manage and are the ticketing agent for the Minnesota Centennial Showboat. This year round facility is home to the University of Minnesota Showboat Players in the summer and various other productions throughout the year. Private and public cruises operate April through October and the Showboat is available for private events September through May. -MERSC discounts are available on daily excursions on the Mississippi River in St. Paul. Members will receive the group rate on 12pm and 2pm sightseeing cruises Tuesdays through Sundays in June through August. The regular cost is $16 plus port fee per person and the group rate is $13 plus port fee. This discount is available at the ticket office the day of the cruise (opens one hour prior to departure of the cruise) or in advance online with promotional code MSW. The discount does NOT apply during the Irish Fair and Festa Italiana festivals. Discount is NOT available for meal cruises. Regular child rate applies to young people under age 12. **NEW FOR 2012** Discounted season passes for MERSC member employees! For $85 (regularly $100) get a 4 person family season pass good for our sightseeing cruises (including our 2pm sightseeing cruises beginning Mother's Day weekend, our 12pm and 2pm daily sightseeing cruises June through August, our Monday Madness 6pm sightseeing cruises and our two hour Fall Sightseeing Cruises Wednesdays through Sundays in September and Fridays through Sundays in October). As an added bonus 2012 Season Pass holders are eligible to receive a 25% discount off of the regular price on meal cruises (pre-paid advance reservations required for meal cruises)!

-Private Charter discounts available for MERSC member employers and employees! For details please call (651) 227-1100 and ask to speak to a charter consultant or email [email protected] -Sunset Dinner and Sunday Lunch cruise group ticket packages available. With a minimum purchase of 25 passes employers will receive a discounted rate and the passes can be used individually toward any of the available dates in 2012 for that type of cruise. As an added bonus purchase 100 or more vouchers and receive a free drink ticket with each voucher (a $5 value)! When employers purchase the vouchers and distribute them at their discretion, the pass holders can then choose the date they would like to use them and call to make a reservation. Advanced reservations are required for both. Sunday Lunch Cruise packages are $27.75 per pass with a minimum purchase of 25 passes Sunset Dinner Cruise packages are $37.90 per pass with a minimum purchase of 25 passes Proof of employment with a MERSC member company is required to obtain MERSC rates. MERSC rates are available at the ticket office for daily public excursions, but all other cruises require advance reservations and payment.

Paradise Charter Cruises

PO Box 563, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Deanna Hallen 952-474-8058 [email protected] www.TwinCitiesCruises.com $3.00 off any adult fare Public Cruise Tour on Lake Minnetonka or the Mississippi River. Purchase your tickets online at www.TwinCitiesCruises.com. Enter in the coupon code "MERSC" to receive your discount online or print and clip the coupon on www.mersc.org Private Charters are ideal for Client Entertaining, Corporate Functions, Department Parties, Birthdays, Wedding/Receptions/Rehearsal Events, Anniversaries and more. We offer accommodations for groups from 10 - 145 aboard our award winning fleet of five beautiful vessels! 15% off any Private Charter Weekday / Luncheon Cruise starting before 4 pm. 10% off any Private Charter Evening or Weekend Cruise. For complete pricing, call 952-474-8058 or visit www.TwinCitiesCruises.com, click on the Request Info link and fill out the form for our brochure. Just mention your MERSC affiliation when requesting pricing information. Offers do not apply to our already discount "cruise package pricing." Deposit due to reserve date and time.

Three Rivers Park District

3000 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, MN, 55414 Sharon Brown 763-559-6744 [email protected] www.ThreeRiversParkDistrict.org Save 10% Monday-Thursday on facility, group campground, and picnic site rentals. Reservations, 763-559-6700 or Corporate and Group Programs, 763-694-7641. You must mention MERSC to receive a discount. 20% off General Admission at Historic Murphy's Landing.

Limo & Transportation Services

Cadillac Chauffeur Service

2135 Myrtle Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55114 Megan Tellin 651-690-3212 [email protected] www.myccs.biz 22% off hourly rates after 6:00 PM weeknights and all day Saturday and Sunday. Some restrictions will apply. This offer applies to local transportation and available vehicles.

Diamond Limousine

8621 Wyoming Ave N , Brooklyn Park, MN, 55445 James & Renae Dickey 763-536-0302 [email protected] www.velvetride.com 25% discount on our regular hourly rates Sundays thru Fridays. 10% discount on Saturdays. Quality limousine service for weddings, anniversary and birthday packages, casinos and special occasions. Cash and all major credit cards accepted. Discounts not available on holidays.

Total Transportation Corporation

3565 Hoffman Road East, St. Paul, MN, 55110 Nick Murray 651-770-5668 [email protected] www.totallimo.com 10% discount on all regular publicly advertised rates. When you call for a reservation, state your MERSC affiliation and ask for the MERSC rate. On all Limousine, Luxury Coach, Executive Sedan, SUV, Limo Bus reservations. Minimums must be met, not valid with any other offers or coupons. Not valid for Dec 31, or on the 1957 Chevrolet Limousine.

Mortgage Programs

Bell Mortgage

1000 Shelard Pkwy, St. Louis Park, MN, 55426 Aaron Vang 612-702-5651 [email protected] www.bellmortgage.com Free Pre-Approval, 50% off Origination Fee, Free Conventional Appraisal ($350 to be credited at closing), Free Credit Report, No Application Fee, $100 Closing Fee. ONLY valid for initial consultation and not valid with any other offer. Contacts: Aaron Vang, 612-702-5651, [email protected] Apply online at www.aaronvang.com Dawn Emerson, 952-440-2451, [email protected] Apply online at: www.dawnemerson.net

Metropolitan Financial Mortgage Company

4445 W 77th St, Edina, MN, 55435 Dominic MesMarais 952-465-3773 [email protected] www.metrofmc.com Metropolitan Financial Mortgage was formed in February, 2004. We are a privately owned company and are approved for all loan types, including FHA, VA, 1st mortgage, 2nd mortgages. Currently licensed in Minnesota and North Dakota. NMLS 3064. ·1/2 point origination fee (usually 1.0%) ·Closing fee $150.00 (usually $250) ·Free credit report (usually $25) ·Full cost of appraisal fee reimbursed to you after closing - $400 ·Free, fast pre-approval for purchases ·Convenient appointment times to fit your schedule Employees of MERSC member companies should call our office. State MERSC affiliation and bring paystub for employment verification.

Mortgages Unlimited

7365 Kirkwood Ct N, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Doug Hunt 612-940-0780 [email protected] www.muihomeloans.com Mortgages Unlimited has been in business for 20 years. We will help the client find the best program / product that will meet their needs for buying or refinancing a home. Doug Hunt will give his personal service to the client throughout the process of the loan. MERSC Program 2012: Lender credit of .50% on final closing document. Example - $200,000 loan = $1,000 credit on final closing document. This offer must be presented only to Doug Hunt at initial application to be valid. This offer is not retroactive to customers who have already locked or closed with Mortgages Unlimited.

Prime Mortgage

11100 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN, 55305 Ceri Kucera 952-540-6138 [email protected] Prime Mortgage, a division of The Business Bank, has a reputation for exceptional service and high integrity standards. We have access to a full line of financing options and work tirelessly to find the best solution for your next purchase or refinance transaction! ·50% off origination ·FREE Pre-Approval ·FREE credit report ($18 value) ·No application fee ($350 value) This offer must be presented at initial application. This offer is not retroactive to customers that have already closed with Prime Mortgage. Molly Zimmerman, Mortgage Consultant, Direct 952-540-6167, [email protected], www.mollyzimmerman.com Dave Hill, Senior Mortgage Banker, Direct 651-552-2311, Cell 651-485-6862, [email protected], www.davehillteam.com Casey Murray, Mortgage Banker, Direct 952-417-7244, Cell 612-229-8672, [email protected], www.caseymurray.com

PrimeLending

3390 Annapolis Ln N, Plymouth, MN, 55447 Mona Edick 763-614-8732 [email protected] The goal at PrimeLending is to provide unsurpassed quality service and support throughout the entire mortgage process for every client and referral source. 50% off origination, FREE Pre-Approval, FREE use of our moving truck, FREE credit report ($18 value), $250 off lender fees. This offer must be presented at initial application. This offer is not retroactive to customers that have already closed with PrimeLending. PrimeLending takes pride in being recognized as a premier mortgage lender offering a wide array of loan products. Mortgage loan options include but are not limited to: Fixed and adjustable rate, FHA and VA, JUMBO loans, Permanent construction financing, Refinancing options, Relocation programs, Rehab loans including HomePath Renovations

Waterstone Mortgage

13700 Reimer Dr N, Maple Grove, MN, 55311 Jeff Scherber 763-315-6230 [email protected] www.wmc-mn.com At Waterstone, we offer FHA, VA, USDA Rural Development, state bond programs and 203(k) rehabilitation loans. We help with new homes, first homes, vacation homes, investment propertieis, refinances, home equity loans, reverse mortgages and more. We're local, secure and can give you more home financing options than other lenders in the area. We're big enough to handle the most sophisticated deals but also personal enough to guide first time homebuyers, every step of the way. We've got programs to get you into your first home or to help you use your existing home to go to the next level.

·FREE Appraisal (up to $420 value, full cost of appraisal reimbursed to you at closing) ·"0" Origination and .5 Options available (discounts do not apply to bond programs) ·FREE Moving Truck (upon availability) ·FREE Credit Report ($18 value) ·No Application Fee ·$100 Off Closing Fee ·Guaranteed Lender Fees - Call for a free quote! MUST state MERSC affiliation at initial consultation. Please contact - Jeff Scherber, Sr Mortgage Planner, 763-315-6230, 763-300-7765; Blair Mathewson, Sr Mortgage Planner, 763-315-6153, 763-300-7764. Must state MERSC affiliation at initial consultation.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

12120 Aberdeen St NE, Blaine, MN, 55434 Jennifer Dierkhising 612-316-2577 jennifer.dierkhi[email protected] MERSC members can receive a 1.0% reduced interest rate for the first year of your loan. When financing your home purchase with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Jennifer Dierkhising, you may be eligible for a 1.0% interest rate reduction for the first year of your loan at no additional cost to you. Contact Jennifer Dierkhising for all of your home financing needs and to see how you may be able to take advantage of this opportunity. Interest rate reduction promotion is valid on first mortgage loan applications for purchase transactions on eligible products taken on or before 12/30/2011 with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage consultant Jennifer Dierkhising. Available only on fixed-rate conforming conventional mortgages. The note interest rate is 1.0% below standard market rates for the first year of the loan term. Other restrictions may apply, contact Jennifer for more details. This information is accurate as of date of printing and subject to change without notice. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage is a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. © 2011 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All Rights Reserved. NMLSR ID 399801 AS 519782 5/11 - 12/11

Photography

John Markovich Photography

3325 Utah Av S, Minneapolis, MN, 55426 John Markovich 952-938-6716 [email protected] www.jmphoto.com Photography on location or in the studio with the ability to create prints on site. Corporate: company picnic, holiday event, special event, meetings, awards events. Private Events: birthdays, family celebrations, graduation events. Clients have the choice of a green screen background or a traditional muslin background. With digital photos any border design can be added directly on the the photo. Text can be added on the spot, adding a personalized element to the photos. And with new green screen technology, you can superimpose your guests seamlessly into any background scene. 5% discount. Two hours of photography, includes 100 prints - MERSC price $760 (reg $800).

Real Estate Services

Counselor Realty, Inc.

7250 France Ave S, Minneaolis, MN, 55435 Andrew Barnes 612-386-7249 [email protected] www.MNHomeSOLD.com ·We sell your home fast. Over the past 2 years our average days on the market are 77 days. ·We price your home right. Over the past 2 years our listings sold for 95% of their original list price - and that includes short sale listings. ·We have the experience you need in a market like this - over 95 years, collectively between the four agents on our team. ·99% of our homes have sold in the past 5 years. ·We have closed $52 million in volume in the past 5 years. MERSC Program 2012: Sellers 45% rebate of commissions received after paying the Buyer's agent. The rebate will be given to you at closing. Example: If you sell a home for $200,000 the commission is usually 6%. We would normally pay out 2.7% to the buyer's agent. That leaves 3.3%. $200,000 x 3.3% = $6,600. $6,600 x 45% = $2,970 your rebate. Buyers 45% rebate of commission received by the listing company. (Example: If you buy a home for $200,000, our commission is usually 2.7% or $5,400. $5,400 x 45% = $2,430 your rebate. The rebate is based on whichever side I represent through Counselor Realty. The rebate will be paid at closing. This offer is not to be used in conjunction with any other rebate and or referral. Upon first phone call to my office, identify yourself as a current MERSC member and provide proof of employment with the MERSC member company. To be assured the rebate, I must be your first contact before any other agent or before visiting any open houses or new construction models, and you must have a signed buyer's contract with me.

Home Avenue, Inc.

7825 Wayzata Blvd, St Louis Park, MN, 55426 Jim Herrmann 763-286-8551 [email protected] www.jimherrman.com

Re/Max Advantage Plus

18001 Hwy 7, Minnetonka, MN, 55345 Audrey J. Dorholt 612-701-4000 [email protected] www.AudreyDorholt.com FULL SERVICE REALTOR--PROFIT from MY EXPERIENCE and PROFESSIONALISM. Serving the 13-county metro area. CERTIFIED, EXPERIENCED SHORT SALE and FORECLOSURE SPECIALIST (CDPE and SFR Designations) I specialize in Single Family, Townhomes, Condos, New Construction, Relocation, Acreage and Investments. With each buyer and/or Seller I donate a portion of my commission to Children's Miracle Network. Sellers ·35% rebate for properties $200,001 & above (4.5-5% commission) (40% rebate during special promotions) ·30% rebate for properties $200,000 & below ·Superior, Professional, Upscale Marketing (i.e., 55 websites, voice pad, Realtor.com, Facebook, Craigslist & more) ·Free Market Analysis ·1.90% facilitating contracts only Buyers ·40% rebate for properties $300,001 & above ·35% rebate for properties $200,001 & above (40% rebate during special promotions) ·30% rebate for properties $200,000 & below Rebate based on whichever side I represent through Re/Max Action West. Rebate to be paid at Closing. Not to be used in conjunction with any other rebate and/or referral. Upon first phone call to my office, identify self as a current MERSC member. To be assured rebate, I MUST be your FIRST contact before any other agent or before visiting Open Houses or New Construction Models and must have a signed Buyers Contract with me.

Re/Max Results Realty

1093 Westcott, Eagan, MN, 55123 Darren Jorgenson 612-759-2178 [email protected] BUYERS (Forecloser Specialist) ·45% rebate on New Construction ·40% rebate of commissions received. Given to you the buyer at closing ($500 - $10,000 discount depending on price) ·6 months FREE - Minnegasco Service Plus Basic Repair Plan. ·Credit Report and Appraisal ·Condo / Townhouse Guide ·HUD and VA and Premier Assets Foreclosure List of Properties ·List of InveBank Owned Investment Properties (Rehab & Rental) SELLERS · 40% rebate of commissions received (4 - 5% commission) given to you the seller at closing. ·Short Sales Specialist ·FREE Market Analysis ·1% Facilitations Contracts Only ·3.5% Full Service Listing fee when representing buyer and seller These offers are only available through Darren Jorgenson. All rebates will only be paid upon a successful completion of closing. The buyer and seller must have all valid contracts of representation signed by buyer, seller and Darren Jorgenson as their agent or representative to receive any discounts in this offer.

Rental - Apartments & Townhomes

Steven Scott Management, Inc.

5402 Parkdale Dr, St. Louis Park, MN, 55416 Kaye Christensen 651-285-4283 [email protected] www.aaapartments.com Steven Scott Management is on of the largest and most diverse property management companies in the Twin Cities Metro Area with 60+ rental communities spanning the Twin Cities; from Chaska to White Bear Lake and Anoka to Lakeville. Our portfolio of properties include apartments and townhomes ranging from affordable to upscale, student to senior, and studios to penthouses. We are locally owned and have been successfully managing rental communities for more than 40 years. MERSC Program 2011: MERSC members moving to a Steven Scott managed community will receive: ·$150 off 1st month's rent (non-MERSC $125 off) ·$100 damage / Security deposit (non-MERSC $250-$500) ·Waived application fee for MERSC applicants $45 value (upon qualified approval) (non-MERSC $45-$65) **The MERSC offer applies to all employees of MERSC member companies and their college-age and seniors/age 62+ seeking housing (applicable to immediate family members).

**The MERSC discount will be honored in addition to any temporary "specials" being offered at our communities. NOTE: The 1st month's rent deduction ($150 OFF) is a Source of Advertising Bonus and cannot be honored with other advertising source incentives. To obtain the MERSC discount: 1.Contact Kaye Christensen, 952-540-8684 or [email protected] 2.Show proof of employment with a MERSC member company when completing the application at the community. 3.Print the coupon on www.mersc.org and bring to the community when applying for the apartment.

Stonebridge

15734 Foliage Ave, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 Jennifer Hogan 952-431-5700 [email protected] www.stonebridgecommunities.com Stonebridge Companies specializes in the development, construction, acquisition and management of multi-family housing communities and commercial spaces in Minnesota. Locations: ·Healthstone Apartments and Townhomes, Apple Valley, MN www.hearthstoneapts.com ·Boulder Ridge Apartments and Townhomes, Apple Valley, MN www.boulderridgeav.com ·Waterford Commons, Rosemount, MN www.waterfordcommons.com ·Lakeville Woods, Lakeville, MN www.lakevillewoods.com ·River Crossing, St. Paul, MN www.rivercrossingapts.com ·The Pointe at River Crossing, St. Paul, MN www.rivercrossingapts.com ·Graham Place, 55+ Community, St. Paul, MN www.grahamplace.net MERSC Program 2011: Employee of MERSC member companies and their immediate family members will receive the following discounts: ·$175.00 off 1st month's rent ·$99 security deposit ·waived application fee 1. Print and present the coupon to the community representative at the time of application for the apartment. COUPON on www.mersc.org 2. Employee will be required to show proof of employment at a MERSC member company at time of application for the apartment. 3. Employee / immediate family members must have a current status of employment at a MERSC member company.

Village Green

1367 Willow St, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Stefanie Balsis 612-455-0202 [email protected] www.villagegreen.com Residential property management company with 11 apartment buildings in the Twin Cities metro. All properties are apartment rentals from studios to three bedrooms. Some amenities include parking, fitness center, clubroom, pool, rooftop, movie theater, sand volleyball and grilling stations. ·Valid for all employees of MERSC member companies, friends and family living in the same apartment as the MERSC member. Not valid for friends or family living in an apartment without the direct MERSC member. ·Waived Application Fee (reg $16 - $45) ·Waived Redecoration Fee (reg $150) ·$150 Security Deposit with approved credit (reg $300 - $700) ·1/2 off short-term lease fees (based on availability) ·$100 more in Resident Referral Awards ·Coupon on www.mersc.org Coupon MUST be presented at time of application to receive MERSC offer.

Specialties - Advertising/Awards

Kelly Promotions, Inc.

10951 Nesbitt Ave S, Bloomington, MN, 55437 Chad Hynes 952-886-3536 [email protected] www.kellypromotions.com Minimum 10% discount off of our regular catalog pricing. Additional volume discounts and special offers apply on many product lines.

Promotional Designs

4333 Dorchester Court, Eagan, MN, 55123 James Jensen 651-340-5750 [email protected] www.promotionaldesigns.com 10% off catalog list prices. 15% off itmes purchased via our website www.promotionaldesigns.com

Scoreboard Sportswear, Inc.

7216 Washington Ave, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344 Elwin & Julie Fraley 952-944-0422 [email protected] www.scoresportswear.com

Scoreboard Sportswear, Inc. is a wholesale distribution business specializing in licensed sportswear which includes: Twins, Wild, Timberwolves, Vikings, Packers, and University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. Scoreboard's product lines include: t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, baseball caps, and licensed novelties. On-site sales at company locations. Pricing 25 - 30% below retail.

Storage/Moving

Acorn Mini Storage

3410 Winnetka Ave N, New Hope, MN, 55427 Dale Habas 763-512-7720 www.acornministorage.com First month FREE with paid second month. Waived administrative and clean-up fees (at least $35 in value). MERSC Value-Added incentives: $25 moving supplies, e.g. boxes and/or packing supplies. Free high security stainless steel disc lock ($15 value). Free use of moving truck at move-in ($50 value), based on availability.

EZ Air Park, Inc.

2804 Lexington Ave, Eagan, MN, 55121 Curt Callister 651-454-1302 [email protected] www.ezairpark.com The MERSC discount is $1.00 off per day. Currently, the MERSC rate is $10.00 per day; $60.00 per week. The current regular public rate is $11.00 per day; $66.00 per week. Must present proof of employment with a MERSC member company, e.g. company I.D., business card, recent paycheck stub. OUTDOOR STORAGE for your RV, boat, snowmobile, jet skis. Secure, attended 24/7, 24-hour access. Conveniently located of 494 & 35E. Serving the community for over 25 years. Only $1 for the first month. Plus, sign a 6-month lease and pay only $1 for the last month. No prepay required, must use credit card for auto-payment. This offer applies to new and renewing leases.

Matt's Moving LLC

953 S Concord St, So St Paul, MN, 55075 Sue Holman 651-500-4888 [email protected] 5% discount. Free use of wardrobe boxes. Our crew is always in full uniform and has a combined experience of more than 20 years. We arrive on time and supply all packing materials such as shrink wrap, tape, pads, blankets, ramps, dollys, etc. We are an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau in high standing. License information: MN DOT #374236 / US DOT #1704106

Tax Services

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

4345 Nathan Lane, Plymouth, MN, 55442 Bob Hackl 763-559-7221 [email protected] www.jacksonhewitt.com SAVE 20% ON INCOME TAX PREPARATION. To find a http://www.jacksonhewitt.com/Locator

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Title Companies

Liberty Title Inc.

17267 Yale St NW, Elk River, MN, 55330 Sherrie Olson 763-450-1637 [email protected] sss.libertytitleinc.us Closing fee $100 (reg. $250), No Mobile Closing fee (reg. $150). At the time of ordering title, either through the loan officer or real estate agent, the applicant must request special MERSC discounts.

Video & Audio Transfer Services

Family Ties, Inc.

8800 Hwy 7, St. Louis Park, MN, 55426 Rhoda Michaelynn 952-929-6484 [email protected] www.familytiesvideo.com Family Ties will help you make the most of your memories! We offer professional video and audio transfer services. Home movie film to DVD, slides and snapshots to CD & DVD, camcorder and videotapes to DVD, vinyl records/audio cassettes/audio tapes to CD or iPod, digital image scanning for digital picture frames, video and audio tape repair, CD and DVD duplication. All transfer work is done on-site! 10% discount on all Family Ties transfer services. No coupon required; simply show proof of employment with a MERSC member company upon payment.

Professional/Collegiate Sports

Gopher Sports

Gopher Sports

Mariucci Arena, Minneapolis, MN, 55455 Kerry Edwards 612-626-5297 [email protected] Gopher Sports ticket order forms on www.mersc.org Click Sports Tickets.

Gopher Sports

Mariucci Arena, Minneapolis, MN, 55455 Kerry Edwards 612-626-5297 [email protected] Gopher Women's Basketball - For tickets and information, go to www.mersc.org Click - Sports Tickets.

Gopher Sports

Mariucci Arena, Minneapolis, MN, 55455 Kerry Edwards 612-626-5297 [email protected] Gopher Football - For tickets and information, go to www.mersc.org Click - Sports Tickets.

MN Lynx

Minnesota Lynx

600 First Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Katie Reed 612-673-8432 [email protected] www.lynxbasketball.com

MN Swarm Lacrosse

Minnesota Swarm Lacrosse

317 Washington St, St Paul, MN, 55102 Matt McCormack 651-312-3422 [email protected] www.mnswarm.com Minnesota Swarm MERSC ticket offers, http://www.mnswarm.com/TICKETS/MERSC.ASP

MN Timberwolves Basketball

Minnesota Timberwolves

600 First Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Mickey Kirk 612-673-1282 [email protected] www.timberwolves.com For ticket discounts & info go to www.mersc.org Click - Sports Tickets.

MN Twins Baseball

Minnesota Twins Baseball Club

Target Field, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Rob Malec 612-659-3565 [email protected] www.twinsbaseball.com For Minnesota Twins discount ticket offers, go to www.mersc.org Click button Sports Tickets.

MN Vikings Football

Minnesota Vikings

425 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55415 Travis Hamre 952-918-8409 [email protected] www.vikings.com

MN Wild Hockey

Minnesota Wild

317 Washington St, St Paul, MN, 55102 Jason Stern 651-312-3460 [email protected] www.wild.com Discount tickets - go to www.xcelenergycenter.com/mersc Enter code: MERSC

St. Paul Saints Baseball

St. Paul Saints Baseball

Midway Stadium, St. Paul, MN, 55108 Chuck Richards

651-288-9893 [email protected] www.saintsgroups.com/ For St. Paul Saints discount ticket offers, go to www.mersc.org Click button Sports Tickets. Or, to purchase discount tickets online, go to www.saintsgroups.com enter code 'mersc'

Recreation

Aircraft Rental

Thunderbird Aviation

14091 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN, 55347 Laura Lawrence 952-941-1212 [email protected] www.thunderbirdaviation.com Thunderbird Aviation offers full FBO services including aircraft maintenance, the state's largest flight training fleet, aircraft fuel, on-demand charter, pilot shop, aircraft parts, and seven days a week flight instruction. 10% off retail aircraft rental.

Community Centers

Maple Grove Community Center / City of Maple Grove

12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Lisa Jost 763-494-6500 [email protected] www.maplegrovecommunitycenter.org ADMISSIONS - Employee of MERSC company MUST be present and provide current proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Employee ID is the preferred form of ID. Spouse or other family member of MERSC member employee does NOT receive the discounts when MERSC member employee is not present. MERSC rates for daily admissions are unlimited. Groups of 25 or more need to book in advance with the Rental Coordinator, call 763-494-6527. Single Rates: Pool - $4.50 Indoor Playground - $3.00 Ice Skating - $3.50 Gymnasium - $2.50 All Building - $7.50 Family Rates: Pool - $18.00 All Building - $23.00. Annual All Building Family Membership: $290.00.

Cruises - local

BayView Event Center & Queen of Excelsior Charter Cruises

687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Michael Jensen 952-767-3110 [email protected] www.bayviewevent.com 15% off all public events, excludes 4th of July. 15% discount on all lunch cruise (groups) charter fees. 10% discount on all room fees or (groups) charter fees, excluding Friday & Saturday nights. Valid from October through June 15. ·10% off all "Queen of Excelsior" public cruises, excluding Friday & Saturday evenings. ·15% off all orders from BayView's newest division "Catering to go".

Padelford Packet Boat Co., Inc.

Harriet Island, St. Paul, MN, 55107 Tracy Shimek 651-227-1100 [email protected] www.riverrides.com About us: Founded in 1969, Padelford Riverboats has entertained more than 4 million passengers on the Mississippi River for 43 seasons! We offer both public excursions and private charters aboard our three riverboats: the Anson Northrup, Betsey Northrup and Jonathan Padelford from Harriet Island, across the river from downtown Saint Paul. In addition to cruises on the Mississippi River, we manage and are the ticketing agent for the Minnesota Centennial Showboat. This year round facility is home to the University of Minnesota Showboat Players in the summer and various other productions throughout the year. Private and public cruises operate April through October and the Showboat is available for private events September through May. -MERSC discounts are available on daily excursions on the Mississippi River in St. Paul. Members will receive the group rate on 12pm and 2pm sightseeing cruises Tuesdays through Sundays in June through August. The regular cost is $16 plus port fee per person and the group rate is $13 plus port fee. This discount is available at the ticket office the day of the cruise (opens one hour prior to departure of the cruise) or in advance online with promotional code MSW. The discount does NOT apply during the Irish Fair and Festa Italiana festivals. Discount is NOT available for meal cruises. Regular child rate applies to young people under age 12. **NEW FOR 2012** Discounted season passes for MERSC member employees! For $85 (regularly $100) get a 4 person family season pass good for our sightseeing cruises (including our 2pm sightseeing cruises beginning Mother's Day weekend, our 12pm and 2pm daily sightseeing cruises June through August, our Monday Madness 6pm sightseeing cruises and our two hour Fall Sightseeing Cruises Wednesdays through Sundays in September and Fridays through Sundays in October). As an added bonus 2012 Season Pass holders are eligible to receive a 25% discount off of the regular price on meal cruises (pre-paid advance reservations required for meal cruises)! -Private Charter discounts available for MERSC member employers and employees! For details please call (651) 227-1100 and ask to speak to a charter consultant or email [email protected] -Sunset Dinner and Sunday Lunch cruise group ticket packages available. With a minimum purchase of 25 passes employers will receive a discounted rate and the passes can be used individually toward any of the available dates in 2012 for that type of cruise. As an added bonus purchase 100 or more vouchers and receive a free drink ticket with each voucher (a $5 value)! When employers purchase the vouchers and distribute them at their discretion, the pass holders can then choose the date they would like to use them and call to make a reservation. Advanced reservations are required for both. Sunday Lunch Cruise packages are $27.75 per pass with a minimum purchase of 25 passes

Sunset Dinner Cruise packages are $37.90 per pass with a minimum purchase of 25 passes Proof of employment with a MERSC member company is required to obtain MERSC rates. MERSC rates are available at the ticket office for daily public excursions, but all other cruises require advance reservations and payment.

Paradise Charter Cruises

PO Box 563, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Deanna Hallen 952-474-8058 [email protected] www.TwinCitiesCruises.com $3.00 off any adult fare Public Cruise Tour on Lake Minnetonka or the Mississippi River. Purchase your tickets online at www.TwinCitiesCruises.com. Enter in the coupon code "MERSC" to receive your discount online or print and clip the coupon on www.mersc.org Private Charters are ideal for Client Entertaining, Corporate Functions, Department Parties, Birthdays, Wedding/Receptions/Rehearsal Events, Anniversaries and more. We offer accommodations for groups from 10 - 145 aboard our award winning fleet of five beautiful vessels! 15% off any Private Charter Weekday / Luncheon Cruise starting before 4 pm. 10% off any Private Charter Evening or Weekend Cruise. For complete pricing, call 952-474-8058 or visit www.TwinCitiesCruises.com, click on the Request Info link and fill out the form for our brochure. Just mention your MERSC affiliation when requesting pricing information. Offers do not apply to our already discount "cruise package pricing." Deposit due to reserve date and time.

Wild Mountain Taylors Falls Recreation

Box 235, Taylors Falls, MN, 55084 Sara Swenson 651-465-6315 [email protected] www.wildmountain.com

Golf Courses

Access of MN

15105 Minnetonka Industrial Rd, Minnetonka, MN, 55345 Bill Taffe 952-935-8910 [email protected] www.companystoreweb.com Play more golf for less $$money$$ with the Minnesota PGA Golf Card! Pays for itself with 1 or 2 uses! Only $35.00. A $14.95 savings for MERSC Members ·Complimentary Rounds - 36+ FREE Rounds of Golf when you rent a 1/2 cart and growing! ·Preferred Member Rates - Preferred member rates at 166+ courses in MN, WI and ND with fewer restrictions than other cards! ·Kids Play Free - Kids play FREE at 26+ courses and growing! ·Private Country Club Access - Play 8+ Private Golf Clubs! ·Lessons - Enjoy 2 people for the price of 1 golf lessons with PGA Teaching Professionals! ·Community Support - 15% goes to support the Minnesota Junior Golf Tour, Junior golf and other PGA growth of the game programs! ·Travel - Book air/hotel/condo online and save hundreds on your next trip! ·Restaurants - save $$ with discounts at restaurants NATIONWIDE! ·Check out the savings at www.mnpgacard.com

Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN, 55033 Amy Reents 651-436-5245 x 208 [email protected] www.aftonalps.com Afton Alps is a unique and scenic setting for your next group event or business meeting. Accompany work with pleasure with a great round of golf. Add us to your courses to play with friends and family this summer. We look forward to your visit. $3.00 off 9-hole or twilight green fee, $5.00 off 18-hole green fee. (Not valid for league or tournament play or with other specials.) Save $100 on an Unlimited Golf Membership, MERSC $455.00. Save $50.00 on a Limited Golf Membership regularl, MERSC Special $385.00. Free banquet room on day of golf outing with 20 or more people. Subject to availability. $50.00 off banquet hall rental for your next big family or corporate event. Great for weddings and reunions. These specials are valid for MERSC members and their families. Company ID or paycheck stub must be presented to receive discounts.

Crystal Lake Golf & Banquet Facility

16725 Innsbrook Dr, Lakeville, MN, 55044 Diane Sprague 952-432-6566 [email protected] www.crystallakegolfcourse.com MERSC Banquet Room discount - 50% off our room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. MERSC Golf discount - $5.00 off 18-hole green fee after 2:00 PM. Offer good Monday - Sunday (except holidays). MERSC Golf Range discount - Large bucket of range balls for the price of a small bucket with proof of MERSC membership. MERSC Tournament discount - At a golf tournament hosted by a MERSC member, each golfer in the tournament will receive a 2 for 1 coupon valid Monday thru Thursday.

Tartan Park - 3M Club of St. Paul, Inc.

11455 20th St N, Lake Elmo, MN, 55042 Christal Hoffman 651-736-2716 [email protected]

Wild Marsh Golf Club

1710 Montrose Bld S, Buffalo, MN, 55313 Joe Malone 763-682-4476 [email protected] www.wildmarsh.com Must present coupon for discount. Coupon on www.mersc.org MERSC discount 2012: $10 off green fees. Coupon valid for up to four players. Valid anytime Monday - Friday, weekends after 11:00 am. Offer does not include cart. Not valid for leagues, events, internet fee discounts or with any other offers or coupons. Present coupon at registration.

RV Park - Campground

Wild Mountain Taylors Falls Recreation

Box 235, Taylors Falls, MN, 55084 Sara Swenson 651-465-6315 [email protected] www.wildmountain.com

Ski Areas - Alpine Coaster, Ski, Snowboard, Snow Tubing

Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN, 55033 Amy Reents 651-436-5245 x 208 [email protected] www.aftonalps.com 2011 / 2012 Season - MERSC Discounts The following discounts apply to the employee of the MERSC member company and their immediate family. MERSC members must show a valid company ID or pay stub to receive discounts. Please present ID and ask for MERSC discounts at ticket windows and cashiers. $3.00 off lift tickets Wednesday and Sunday (4:30 pm to close). $5.00 off rental equipment valid Wednesday and Sunday (4:30 pm to close). $2.00 off snow tubing Friday - Sunday nights (4:30 pm to close). $10 off Ski & Ride Simplified lesson program. Ages 10 & older, beginner to advanced beginners, lessons offered nightly at 5 & 6:30 pm.

Spirit Mountain

9500 Spirit Mt. Place, Duluth, MN, 55810 Briana Johnson 218-628-2891 x 512 [email protected] www.spiritmt.com Must present coupon located on www.mersc.org $2.00 OFF Single Rider or Double Rider Tickets for Timber Twister Alpine Coaster or NEW Timber Flyer Zip Line

Trollhaugen Winter Recreation Area

2232 100th Ave, Dresser, WI, 54009 David Sutton 715-755-2955 [email protected] www.trollhaugen.com $5.00 off full price lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental. Valid Every Day. $1.00 off Snowtubing Pass. Coupon on www.mersc.org Employees must show proof of employment with a MERSC member company.

Wild Mountain Taylors Falls Recreation

Box 235, Taylors Falls, MN, 55084 Sara Swenson 651-465-6315 [email protected] www.wildmountain.com

Waterparks

Edgewater Resort & Waterpark

2400 London Rd, Duluth, MN, 55812 Lisa Filzen 218-728-3601 [email protected] www.duluthwaterpark.com September-May 50% Sunday-Thursday, 25% Holidays & School Breaks, 15% off Friday and Saturday. Discount applies to deluxe rooms and suites only. June-August 20% Sunday - Thursday, 15% off Friday and Saturday. 50% discount is not available during holidays & school breaks. Rates based on availability. No discounts are available during special events. All guests must present a valid credit card at check-in; cancellations are required by 4pm on the day of arrival.

Maple Grove Community Center / City of Maple Grove

12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN, 55369 Lisa Jost 763-494-6500 [email protected] www.maplegrovecommunitycenter.org ADMISSIONS - Employee of MERSC company MUST be present and provide current proof of employment with a MERSC member company. Employee ID is the preferred form of ID. Spouse or other family member of MERSC member employee does NOT receive the discounts when MERSC member employee is not present. MERSC rates for daily admissions are unlimited. Groups of 25 or more need to book in advance with the Rental Coordinator, call 763-494-6527. Single Rates: Pool - $4.50 Indoor Playground - $3.00 Ice Skating - $3.50 Gymnasium - $2.50 All Building - $7.50 Family Rates: Pool - $18.00 All Building - $23.00. Annual All Building Family Membership: $290.00.

Metropolis Resort

5150 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, WI, 54701 Sara Abbott 715-852-6000 x 407 [email protected] www.metropolisresort.com Metropolis Resort is the only venue in Western Wisconsin that features extreme family fun under one roof. Part family fun center, part indoor water park and part designer hotel and conference center, the Metropolis Resort offers you a getaway with more to do and no chance of getting bored. Metropolis Resort is located just 95 miles east of downtown Minneapolis in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Our resort houses Action City Family Fun Center which has more than 100 of the most popular video and redemption games. It's also home to fast paced attractions, including the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, an outdoor sprint and bandit car track, laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, a climbing wall, mini bowling, an adventure maze and 18 holes of mini golf. Our award winning Comic Book themed Chaos Indoor Water Park is brightly colored with hand-painted murals which cover almost every inch of wall space. Upon entering our water park, guests are transported to a world of superheroes and villains, which includes everything from aliens to dinosaurs. Our water park features multiples slides, activity pools, a lazy river, a double hot tub, a ropes course, and a kids wading activity pool area. ·Friday & Saturday - 20% off Water Park package or Room ONLY best available. ·Sunday - Thursday - 30% off Water park package or Room ONLY best available The Water Park Package includes admission to Chaos Water Park for each registered adult and child and a free hot breakfast buffet. Water Park passes are valid for the duration of the stay. Reservations: 888-861-6001, ask for MERSC rate. ·20% off Birthday Parties. No restrictions. Call 888-861-6001 ·Event Space - 50% off room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. Blackout dates apply. Call 888-861-6001

Radisson Hotel Bloomington & Water Park of America

1700 E American Blvd, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Angela Greer Reed 952-229-5710 [email protected] Radisson Hotel Bloomington - 15% MERSC discount on hotel rooms. The discount is off the Radisson Rack Rate. MERSC discount will be given based on availability. Water Park of America - $15 half day, am, twilight. $20 all day. Must present coupon on www.mersc.org

Wild Mountain Taylors Falls Recreation

Box 235, Taylors Falls, MN, 55084 Sara Swenson 651-465-6315 [email protected] www.wildmountain.com

Winter Activity

Vinland National Center

PO Box 308, Loretto, MN, 55357 Colleen Larson 763-479-4514 [email protected]

Restaurants/Dining

Meals - Healthy Eating

Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating

4301 Quebec Ave N, New Hope, MN, 55428 Stephanie Keegan 763-746-8800 [email protected] www.seattlesutton.com $10 off first weekly order. $5 off every week after first order. Not valid with other discounts, coupons or promotions. Valid in MN and western

WI.

Restaurants

Doubletree Hotel Mpls Park Place

1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis, MN, 55416 Michael Kottke 952-582-5305 [email protected] www.doubletreeminneapolis.com Dover Restaurant - Buy one entree, get an entree of equal or lesser value complimentary. Offer applies to parties up to four people. Hotel - 15% off Best Available Rate, based upon availability. Ask for non-group discounted rate of MER - rate for MERSC members.

Edinburgh USA

8700 Edinbrook Crossing, Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443 Dean Dutko 763-315-8502 [email protected] www.lancercatering.com At Girvan Grille $10 off valid with any food & beverage purchase of $30 or more. For reservations call 763-315-8535. Conference Center MERSC offer: Edinburgh USA Event and Conference Center $100 off corporate meeting or corporate event booked at Edinburgh USA valued at $500 or more. Valid on new bookings only. Based on space availability. For information 763-315-8503.

Hilton Minneapolis / St Paul Airport MOA

3800 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Shawn Anderson 952-548-0977 [email protected] http://mspairport.hilton.com $129 midweek (Mon, Tues, Wed nights). $69 weekend (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun nights) including overnight accommodations and vehicle parking for up to 7 days. Reservations may be made by calling 952-854-2100. Request the MERSC rate. This rate is based on availability. Blue Water Grill buy one entrée and receive the second entrée for half price. State MERSC affiliation. MERSC offer applies to parties of up to 8 people. Offer may not be combined with any other special offers.

Leeann Chin, Inc.

3600 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN, 55431 Marnie Barnhart 952-820-1201 [email protected] www.leeannchin.com Leeann Chin is the Twin Cities award-winning leader in Quick Service Asian since 1980. With over 40 locations to serve the Twin Cities market we are ready to bring our fresh and delicious Leeann Chin favorite dishes to the Fargo - Moorhead area. Leeann Chin offers the highest quality Asian Cuisine...fast! We use only the freshest ingredients to create signature dishes that you'll crave, including Grilled Bourbon Chicken, Mongolian Chicken and Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry. Leeann Chin dishes are totally Trans Fat free and we never add MSG. Bold Flavors, Great Taste...visit us today! ·Catering Discount - 10% off or Gift Card offer. Detials on www.mersc.org See Event Services - catering ·Dining offer - FREE dessert with purchase of entree and appetizer. Coupon on www.mersc.org

Metro Dining Club

7200 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN, 55016 Tish Johnson 651-459-0919 [email protected] www.metrodiningclub.com Coupon book order form on www.mersc.org ST. PAUL - Valid thru October 31, 2012-$22.00 per set. MINNEAPOLIS - Valid thru May 31, 2013-$22.00 per set.

Theaters/Music/Museums

Concerts/Music Festivals

Country Jam USA

1711 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI, 54701 Taina Price 1-800-780-0526 [email protected] http://wi.countryjam.com Visit www.countryjam.com to order. Use promo code MERSC2012 to save $20 per 3-day general admission ticket.

VocalEssence

1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Laura Holst 612-547-1473 [email protected] www.vocalessence.org 25% off select VocalEssence concerts - see below. MERSC members call or visit the box office - ask for the 'MERSC Discount' and give company name. WITNESS: In the Spirit of Being, Sunday, February 19, 2012

Musica de Mexico, Friday, March 9 & Saturday, March 10, 2012 Brits & Brass, Friday, April 13, 2012 Chorus America Conference: Opening Gala Concert, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, Thursday, June 14, 2012

XCEL Energy Center

317 Washington St, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Karen Reisinger 651-312-3486 [email protected] www.xcelenergycenter.com MERSC discount tickets for many events. http://www.xcelenergycenter.com/MERSC/index.jsp

Museums

Minnesota Children's Museum

10 W 7th St, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Lisa Bry 651-225-6012 [email protected] www.mcm.org Save $2 off general admission with proof of MERSC member company employment. Prices subject to change. Current general admission price is $9.50 per person ages 1-101 ($7.50 for MERSC members). Book a Celebration or Super Celebration birthday party - receive 2 free pizzas. MERSC Special Days MERSC discount rate applies. Extra activities and snacks for MERSC guests. Saturday, May 5, 2012 Sunday, May 6, 2012 MERSC discount is not valid with other offers or discounts. Discount does not apply to special events such as birthday parties, seasonal events or character breakfasts. Proof of MERSC company employment required such as company ID, business card or pay stub. MERSC discount tickets are available only at the Minnesota Children's Museum Box Office or by phone, 651-225-6010.

Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Peter Wright 651-221-9426 [email protected] www.smm.org Save $2.00 off Exhibit and Omnitheater admission with proof of MERSC member company employment. Save $4 off King Tut admission. Tickets subject to availability. Additional fees may apply for special exhibits and events. MERSC discount is not valid with other offers or discounts. Proof of MERSC company employment required such as company ID, business card or pay stub. MERSC discount tickets are available only at the Science Museum Box Office or by phone, 651-221-9444. Visit www.smm.org for more information on what's happening at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Theaters

Brave New Workshop

824 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55408 Erin Farmer 612-332-6620 [email protected] www.bravenewworkshop.com $3.00 discount per ticket, for any performance of our original sketch comedy revues at our Minneapolis theatre. To participate, call the box office, 612-332-6620, identify yourself as a MERSC member, and bring a company ID or paystub when picking up tickets. Limit 8 tickets per order.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

501 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN, 55317 Anita Ward 952-934-1528 [email protected] www.chanhassendt.com MERSC members can save $20 on each dinner and show ticket for any evening performance (excludes Saturday evenings)! Call The Chanhassen Diunner Theatres' box office 952-934-1525 or 800-362-3515 and ask for the MERSC discount and mention your company's name. Instantly, you will receive the MERSC discount price of $20 off the regular admission rate for each dinner and show ticket. As an added savings to MERSC members, there is no service fee. Regular admission rates range from $54 to $81 per person. To speed the reservation process, please know how your company's or organization's name appears on the MERSC member list. If you are picking up tickets at the box office, please be prepared to show proof of employment, such as company I.D. or recent paycheck stub. The MERSC discount does not apply to Saturday evenings, our annual Holiday Show, Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret, on New Year's Eve or during Valentine's Day week. The MERSC offer is not available online.

Children's Theatre Company

2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55404

Alicia Wiesneth 612-872-5319 [email protected] www.childrenstheatre.org MERSC members save 10% off regular single ticket prices for any regular season performance. Excludes 2 pm matinees. This offer is not valid on Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Chirstmas!, The Biggest Little House in the Forest or If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. All tickets subject to availability. No other discounts apply. A $3.50 per ticket service fee applies on all on-line ticket purchases. To order fewer 9 or fewer tickets: 612-874-0400 Request discount code "MERSC" Visit www.childrenstheatre.org to find general play description and related information.

Guthrie Theater

818 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN, 55415 Rachael Crew 612-225-6192 [email protected] www.guthrietheater.org 50% off regular adult price for all PREVIEW performances. Subject to availability. No other discounts apply. MERSC discount not valid for concerts or special events.

Historic Theatre Group, LLC

800 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55402 Debra Detloff-Johnson 612-373-5677 [email protected] www.hennepintheatredistrict.org MERSC PROGRAM Discounted Tickets: Special rates on certain shows. Reg. Priced Tickets at Reduced Service Fees: MERSC discounts are not automatically offered for every show. Occasionally, we'll offer you the convenience of purchasing non-discounted shows at regular price. The service fee you pay is only $4 per ticket, much lower than the general public pays to purchase online. ORDERING PROCESS 1.Visit www.eventusher.com 2.Enter password: merscoffer 3.Choose the performance date and time you are interested in (show dates and times are listed under the show title on the left). 4.Enter the number of tickets. 5.Complete the personal information, including your payment information, and submit your request. Be sure to use your workplace e-mail address. Please be assured that our online system is secure. Your credit card information is purged as soon as your order is processed. 6.You will receive an e-mail confirmation that your order has been processed. 7.Your tickets will be mailed to the address provided during the order process. Orders received within 7 days of the show will be held at the box office for pick-up at the will call window the night of the show. 8.Ticket availability is limited and orders are filled in a first come, first served basis. Not valid with any other discounts or offers. Does not apply to previously purchased tickets. No refunds or exchanges. 9.If you have any questions about the online ordering system, please call 612.373.5665 or [email protected]

Jungle Theater

2951 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55408 Margo Gisselman 612-278-0145 [email protected] www.jungletheater.org Receive two single tickets for the price of one to any performance the first two weeks of any show during the 2011 season. Limit one pair of tickets per order. Tickets are subject to availability. No additional discounts will be applied. Discount not available for opening weekend.

Minnesota Opera, The

620 North First St, Minneapolis, MN, 55401 Kevin Beckey 612-342-9592 [email protected] www.mnopera.org 10% MERSC discount on any opera in sections B-E. Limit up to 4 seats regularly priced $50 - $120. To order tickets: Tickets are not refundable. Online offer only. To order tickets online, visit www.mnopera.org Enter mersc10 and click "Add Coupon." Service charges and other restrictions may apply. For additional information, call the Ticket Office, 612-333-6669, Mon - Fri, 9 am - 6 pm.

Minnesota Orchestra

1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Laura Corts 612-371-5656 [email protected] www.minnesotaorchestra.org MERSC members enjoy ticket discounts that range from 20-50%. These ticket offers are announced monthly to members via e-mail. Send your e-mail address to [email protected] to be added to our MERSC distributions list. Please include your first name, last name and

company name along with your preferred e-mail address. Instructions on how to order online are included in the e-mail offer. Single tickets 612-371-5656.

Music Box Theatre

1407 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Shira Levenson 612-874-9000 [email protected] www.musicboxmpls.com Triple Espresso November 20, 2012 - January 6, 2013 Triple Espresso--a highly caffeinated comedy, tells the irresistible story of a comedy trio going for their big break, only to have their hopes dashed over and over on the rocks of one magnificently funny failure after another. Hugh, Buzz and Bobby reunite for a hilarious evening of music, magic and mega-laughs in this audience favorite that appeals to everyone from age 6 to 106! MERSC Program: $4.00 off regular ticket prices for all performances, except Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm. Limit 4 tickets per show. Discount may not be valid for certain holiday performances or special engagements. To order tickets call the Music Box Theater box office, 612-874-1100, and state your MERSC affiliation. Proof of employment with a MERSC member company, such as a company ID, business card, or recent paycheck stub must be presented when picking up tickets at the box office. Defending the Caveman September 27 - October 13, 2012 Defending the Caveman is a hilarious play about the ways men and women relate to each other. Without taking sides, this insightful comedy discusses the ongoing battle for understanding between the sexes. It leaves both sexes roaring with laughter and recognition, affectionately nudging each other as they recognize themselves in the stories being told on the stage. Defending the Caveman mines the common themes in relationships that go straight through the funny bone and into the heart. MERSC Program: $4 off regular ticket prices for all performances September 27 - October 13, 2012. Limit 4 tickets per show. Discount may not be valid for select special engagements. To order tickets call the Music Box Theater box office, 612-874-1100, and state your MERSC affiliation. Proof of employment with a MERSC member company, such as a company ID, business card, or recent paycheck stub must be presented when picking up tickets at the box office.

New Century Theatre

615 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Eric Herr 612-455-9501 [email protected] www.hennepintheatretrust.org $5 off adult tickets to any show produced by New Century Theatre. To order tickets, call 612-455-9501, and identify yourself as a MERSC member. You may also purchase tickets at the New Century Theatre ticket office during business hours. Limit of 8 tickets per order. DEER CAMP - THE MUSICAL Written by Gene Jurek * Music by Doug Spartz September 14 - 30, 2012 2 SUGARS, ROOM FOR CREAM Written & Performed by Carolyn Pool & Shanan Wexler Directed by Peter Moore 2009 Fringe Festival Hit! October 11 - November 11, 2012 A DON'T HUG ME CHRISTMAS CAROL Book & Lyrics by Phil & Paul Olson 6th Smash Year! November 23 - December 31, 2012

Old Log Theater

PO Box 250, Excelsior, MN, 55331 Karen Mohsenian 952-474-0848 [email protected] www.oldlog.com $4.00 off regular ticket prices for adult shows on Thursday & Friday nights or Sunday matinees. Call for special group rate discounts. Looking for a place to host a party or event? Rent out the Old Log for many different occasions: weddings, fundraisers, meetings, holiday parties, anniversaries, reunions.

Ordway Center

345 Washington St, St. Paul, MN, 55102 Jan Johnson 651-282-3057 [email protected] www.ordway.org MERSC offers are subject to availability and not available for every production. Discounts vary depending on the production. Discounted show information will be listed on www.mersc.org under Tickets-Music & Theater.

Park Square Theatre

408 St Peter Street, St Paul, MN, 55102 David Rummel 651-291-7005 [email protected] www.parksquaretheatre.org $10 discount off adult price tickets. Valid for all performances including previews. Limit 6 tickets per show. Call Box Office 651-291-7005, ask for MERSC discount and state company affiliation.

Plymouth Playhouse

2705 Annapolis Lane N, Plymouth, MN, 55441 Tim Drake 763-383-1073 [email protected] www.plymouthplayhouse.com $3.00 off original ticket price for any performance. Group discounts 12 or more tickets: 12-29 = $5.00 off per ticket, 30+ = $6.00 off per ticket. Employees must provide proof of employment at a MERSC member company with a pay stub or I.D.

VocalEssence

1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Laura Holst 612-547-1473 [email protected] www.vocalessence.org 25% off select VocalEssence concerts - see below. MERSC members call or visit the box office - ask for the 'MERSC Discount' and give company name. WITNESS: In the Spirit of Being, Sunday, February 19, 2012 Musica de Mexico, Friday, March 9 & Saturday, March 10, 2012 Brits & Brass, Friday, April 13, 2012 Chorus America Conference: Opening Gala Concert, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, Thursday, June 14, 2012

Travel

Agencies / Travel Services

A1 Travel

3601 Minnesota Drive, Edina, MN, 55435 Sandy DeGonda 952-925-2551 [email protected] www.a1travelmn.com MERSC members will receive reduced service fees. In addition, a 3% discount on all tours, cruises, vacation packages, Amtrak and Eurail. When calling to book your next trip, please identify yourself as a MERSC member.

AAA

5400 Auto Club Way, St. Louis Park, MN, 55416 Ashley Kropp 952-927-2706 [email protected] www.aaa.com New members $10.00 off a new primary membership in Minnesota or Iowa.

America Scandinavia Travel

7608 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55423 Marv Kaiser 952-893-6915 [email protected] www.home.earthlink.net/~marvkaiser Thank you for your interest in our Norway and Iceland Tour. Our Annual Summer experience is different and unique for individuals who like to be out-of-doors and enjoy fantastic scenery. This is for the nontraditional traveler who wants a spectacular country vacation: walking, hiking, cruise, bus & train and photography adventure in fjord and volcanic lava country. ·See the Scandinavian and Iceland countryside. ·Walk / hike through mountain areas with brilliant wild flowers and berries. ·Visit quaint villages and towns in the fjord country. ·Fish in lakes and trout streams. ·See peaceful lakes, beautiful waterfalls and quiet streams, geo-thermal hot springs. Tour Price - The MERSC price is $4,263.00, plus taxes (reg price$4,400, plus taxes). At sign-up $350.00 is due. An additional payment of $750 is due by March 1, with the balance due by April 10. This tour is on a first come basis. You may visit other Scandinavian or European Cities for up to 30 days. Your trip can be customized to meet your needs. This price is based on a minimum of fifteen participants and double occupancy with current rate and airline fuel costs as of August 20, 2011. (Price is subject to change.) You may request a Single Supplement and/or your stay can be extended with only a minor fare increase. Ask about extensions at sign-up.

Travel Advisors International

840 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN, 55317 Earl Milbrath 952-474-3666 [email protected] www.traveladvisorsintl.com We offer discounts ($10-$150) from the price charged by suppliers, based on the amount of the cruise or vacation package for you and your family and friends traveling with you. Special Offers & Hot Deals updated weekly at http://www.traveladvisorsintl.com/573535_4326.htm

Travel Leaders

10533 Ideal Av N, White Bear Lake, MN, 55115 Barb Bogdanovich 800-842-0097 x6967 [email protected] Full Service Travel Agency - Let Us Lead You to Great Travel Adventures: Ready to plan an upcoming vacation but not sure who to call? Travel Leaders looks forward to servicing your future vacations: weekend getaways, cruises, all-inclusives, escorted tours, group travel, honeymoons, family reunions. Your travel investments are safe with us. 3% off base fare for cruises and tour packages. ·1140 East Cty Rd E, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110 1-800-869-1085 / 651-789-6644 ·209 SW 12th St, Forest Lake, MN 55025 1-800-869-1085 / 651-789-6644

Airport Parking Service

EZ Air Park, Inc.

2804 Lexington Ave, Eagan, MN, 55121 Curt Callister 651-454-1302 [email protected] www.ezairpark.com The MERSC discount is $1.00 off per day. Currently, the MERSC rate is $10.00 per day; $60.00 per week. The current regular public rate is $11.00 per day; $66.00 per week. Must present proof of employment with a MERSC member company, e.g. company I.D., business card, recent paycheck stub. OUTDOOR STORAGE for your RV, boat, snowmobile, jet skis. Secure, attended 24/7, 24-hour access. Conveniently located of 494 & 35E. Serving the community for over 25 years. Only $1 for the first month. Plus, sign a 6-month lease and pay only $1 for the last month. No prepay required, must use credit card for auto-payment. This offer applies to new and renewing leases.

Hotels

AmericInn Hotel

570 Pond Promenade, Chanhassen, MN, 55317 Angela Lalim 952-934-3888 [email protected] http://www.americinn.com/hotels/MN/Chanhassen 20% off regular rates on hotel rooms and party room rentals. Based on availability. Advanced reservations required. Not valid with other promotions or discounts. Not valid on group reservations. Blackout dates may apply. Reservations 952-934-3888, ask for MERSC rate. Or online: http://www.americinn.com/hotels/mn/chanhassen Enter Corporate ID - MERSC

Best Western Kelly Inns

2705 N Annapolis Lane, Plymouth, MN, 55441 Coleen Dusek 763-553-1600 [email protected] Best Western PLUS Kelly Inn-Plymouth, MN. 2705 N. Annapolis Lane (I-494 & Hwy 55). www.bestwesternplymouth.com 763-553-1600. MERSC Rate 2012-$75. Not valid New Year's Eve. Must mention MERSC when making reservations. Rate based on availability. Not valid on suites or poolside rooms. Best Western PLUS Kelly Inn-St. Paul, MN. 161 St. Anthony (off I-94 at Marion St. Exit & I-35E at Kellogg Blvd. Exit) www.bestwesternstpaul.com 651-227-8711. MERSC Rate 2012-$74. Not valid New Year's Eve. Must mention MERSC when making reservations. Subject to availability. Not valid with group blocks. Blackout dates may apply. Best Western PLUS Kelly Inn-St. Cloud, MN. 100 4th Ave. S. (Hwy 23 & 4th Ave S) situated on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Cloud. www.bestwesternstcloud.com 320-253-0606. MERSC Rate 2012-$69 (Sun-Thurs) $79 (Fri & Sat). Must mention MERSC when making reservations. Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply. Kelly Inn Main-Fargo, ND. 3800 Main Ave. (located at I-29, Exit 65). www.kellyinnfargomain.com 701-281-9700. MERSC Rate 2012-$74. Must mention MERSC when making reservations. Please mention MERSC when makingreservations. Blackout dates may apply. Not valid on suites. Not valid with group blocks.

Best Western Plus Shakopee Inn - Minneapolis

511 S. Marschall Rd, Shakopee, MN, 55379 Nick Galgan 952-445-9779 [email protected] www.bestwestern.com/plusshakopeeinn Best Western Plus Shakopee Inn - Minneapolis offers 65 clean, comfortable rooms that include refrigerator and microwave, flat screen TV, coffee maker, iron & ironing board and hairdryer. Full hot breakfast, fitness room, and free WIFI with use of the business center included in rate. 15% off best available rate, seven days a week. Ask for the MERSC rate. No blackout dates.

Crowne Plaza Northstar

618 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55402

Jim Lynch 612-436-9362 [email protected] www.cpminneapolis.com $89.00 MERSC rate for standard deluxe room. Offer valid Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. The rate is based upon availability. This discount does not apply to promotional packages, groups or other discounted rates. Advance reservations required. Call 800-556-7827 to make reservations. Identify yourself as a MERSC member and present coupon at check-in. Coupon on www.mersc.org

Doubletree Hotel Mpls Park Place

1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis, MN, 55416 Michael Kottke 952-582-5305 [email protected] www.doubletreeminneapolis.com Reservations 1-800-222-8733. 15% off Best Available Rate, based upon availability. Ask for non-group discounted rate of L-MER for MERSC members. Restaurant - Buy one entree, get an entree of equal or lesser value complimentary. Offer applies to parties up to four people. Enjoy downtown convenience without the downtown hassle at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis-Park Place. We are a full-service Minneapolis hotel conveniently located three miles West of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our easy to find location, at I-394 and MN 100, is just minutes from the Minneapolis Convention Center, Target Field, the Metrodome, Mall of America, or the new Shops at the West End located just steps out of our front door! Our hotel also offers a 3%-4% savings on tax rates to downtown and Bloomington hotels. Hotel offers complimentary high-speed Internet access and hotel parking for all guests. Our guestrooms and suites are designed with everything you need to relax or be productive. Every room features the Sweet Dreams® Bed Package by Doubletree, plush duvets, fluffy pillows and crisp sheets. Also, featured are a hairdryer, iron, television with pay-per-view movies, games and music. Wired high-speed Internet, Wolfgang Puck® coffee and luxurious Citron by Crabtree & Evelyn® bath products are provided to pamper you. Our hotel has everything you will need. Take a stroll through our lushly landscaped atrium, which features an abundance of natural light, tropical plants, a sparkling heated pool, whirlpool spa and fitness center. After relaxing poolside, head to our Dover Restaurant and Bar where you can enjoy casual, yet sophisticated dining. The Dover Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our chefs are sure to tempt you with our daily happy hour.

Duluth Spirit Mt Inn Americas Best Value Inn

9315 Westgate Blvd, Duluth, MN, 55810 David Riddle 218-628-3691 [email protected] www.duluthspiritmtinn.com For Reservations: 1-800-777-8530. Direct: 218-628-3691. Code: MERSC Summer July 1, 2012 - Sept 27, 2012 Sunday - Thursday $64.99 +tax - Deluxe room upgrade Blackout Dates - Based on availability. Advance reservations required. Not valid with groups and/or promotions, discounts, or on special events holidays and blackout dates.

Duluth Superior Lodging

325 Lake Ave S, Duluth, MN, 55802 Tom Skull 218-727-4663 [email protected] www.duluthsuperiorlodging.com/mersc MERSC discount information on www.duluthsuperiorlodging.com/mersc/

Edgewater Resort & Waterpark

2400 London Rd, Duluth, MN, 55812 Lisa Filzen 218-728-3601 [email protected] www.duluthwaterpark.com September-May 50% Sunday-Thursday, 25% Holidays & School Breaks, 15% off Friday and Saturday. Discount applies to deluxe rooms and suites only. June-August 20% Sunday - Thursday, 15% off Friday and Saturday. 50% discount is not available during holidays & school breaks. Rates based on availability. No discounts are available during special events. All guests must present a valid credit card at check-in; cancellations are required by 4pm on the day of arrival.

Fitger's Inn

600 East Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55802 Jim Makitalo 218-722-8826 x195 [email protected] www.fitgers.com Enjoy a 20% discount on any room or suite now through May 12, 2012 and October 16 - December 31, 2012. Enjoy a 15% discount on any room or suite May 15 - October 15, 2012. Upon making a reservation, please request the MERSC discount and state company affiliation. Reservations: 888-Fitgers, 888-348-4377. Request MERSC discount and state company affiliation.

Hampton Inn & Suites Rogers

13550 Commerce Blvd, Rogers, MN, 55374 Stacy Brindise 763-425-0044 [email protected] www.rogerssuites.hamptoninn.com

20% off regular room rates year round. Valid on all room types. Upon check-in, show proof of employment with a MERSC member company.

Hilton Minneapolis / St Paul Airport MOA

3800 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Shawn Anderson 952-548-0977 [email protected] http://mspairport.hilton.com $129 midweek (Mon, Tues, Wed nights). $69 weekend (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun nights) including overnight accommodations and vehicle parking for up to 7 days. Reservations may be made by calling 952-854-2100. Request the MERSC rate. This rate is based on availability. Blue Water Grill buy one entrée and receive the second entrée for half price. State MERSC affiliation. MERSC offer applies to parties of up to 8 people. Offer may not be combined with any other special offers.

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, 55403 Nina Steiner 612-596-4652 [email protected] www.minneapolis.hyatt.com MERSC Rate $89. Valid Thursday, Friday, Satruday, Sunday & Monday ONLY. Coupon on www.mersc.org Some blackout dates apply. Reservations, 1-800-233-1234

Marriott Residence Inn Edina

3400 Edinborough Way, Edina, MN, 55435 Lynn Anfinson 952-893-9300 [email protected] www.marriott.com/mspda MERSC members receive a special discounted rate of $89.00 per suite available Thursday - Sunday nights. The Marriott Residence Inn Edina is located just off of Hwy 494 and France Ave and is directly connected to the Indoor Edinborough Park. Each of our 133 spacious suites includes a full kitchen, living room and separate bedroom as well as a daily free hot buffet breakfast. We offer free shuttle service to the Mall of America, HHH and MSP Intl Airport as well as anywhere within 5 miles of the hotel.

Metropolis Resort

5150 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, WI, 54701 Sara Abbott 715-852-6000 x 407 [email protected] www.metropolisresort.com Metropolis Resort is the only venue in Western Wisconsin that features extreme family fun under one roof. Part family fun center, part indoor water park and part designer hotel and conference center, the Metropolis Resort offers you a getaway with more to do and no chance of getting bored. Metropolis Resort is located just 95 miles east of downtown Minneapolis in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Our resort houses Action City Family Fun Center which has more than 100 of the most popular video and redemption games. It's also home to fast paced attractions, including the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, an outdoor sprint and bandit car track, laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, a climbing wall, mini bowling, an adventure maze and 18 holes of mini golf. Our award winning Comic Book themed Chaos Indoor Water Park is brightly colored with hand-painted murals which cover almost every inch of wall space. Upon entering our water park, guests are transported to a world of superheroes and villains, which includes everything from aliens to dinosaurs. Our water park features multiples slides, activity pools, a lazy river, a double hot tub, a ropes course, and a kids wading activity pool area. ·Friday & Saturday - 20% off Water Park package or Room ONLY best available. ·Sunday - Thursday - 30% off Water park package or Room ONLY best available The Water Park Package includes admission to Chaos Water Park for each registered adult and child and a free hot breakfast buffet. Water Park passes are valid for the duration of the stay. Reservations: 888-861-6001, ask for MERSC rate. ·20% off Birthday Parties. No restrictions. Call 888-861-6001 ·Event Space - 50% off room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. Blackout dates apply. Call 888-861-6001

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 Thomas Seaberg 952-496-7343 [email protected] www.mysticlake.com January 1 - May 31, 2012 and October 1 - December 21, 2012 Sunday - $79.00 Monday - Wednesday - $69.00 Thursday - $79.00 Friday & Saturday - $109.00 Peak Season June 1 - September 30, 2012 Sunday - $89.00 Monday - Wednesday - $79.00

Thursday - $89.00 Friday & Saturday - $109.00 Rates are based on availability and they are also subject to state and local taxes at a current rate of 6.875%. These corporate rates apply to individual travelers and are non-commissionable. The rates are single/double occupancy. There is a $10 each person extra charge, after the double occupancy. These rates may NOT be available for your group accommodation needs. To reserve a hotel room the guest must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age with a valid government issued form of identification. A valid credit card is required to guarantee the room and check in; a $25 minimum authorization is required. Mystic Lake Casino Hotel is an alcohol and firearm free facility. Alcohol and firearms are strictly prohibited at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.

Radisson Hotel Bloomington & Water Park of America

1700 E American Blvd, Bloomington, MN, 55425 Angela Greer Reed 952-229-5710 [email protected] Radisson Hotel Bloomington - 15% MERSC discount on hotel rooms. The discount is off the Radisson Rack Rate. MERSC discount will be given based on availability. Water Park of America - $15 half day, am, twilight. $20 all day. Must present coupon on www.mersc.org

Radisson Plaza Hotel

35 S 7th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55402 Barbara Williams 612-337-9744 [email protected] www.radisson.com/minneapolismn_plaza MERSC rates starting at $89.00 Friday & Saturday; $159.00 Sunday - Thursday. Some blackout dates apply. Advance reservations required. Must present coupon at check-in. Offer does not apply to promotional packages, groups or discounted rates. FOR RESERVATIONS: Call 612-339-4900 and please identify yourself as a MERSC member or log onto www.radisson.com/minneapolismn_plaza enter PROMO CODE: MERSC to receive the discounted rate. Coupon on www.mersc.org Must present coupon at check-in.

The Kahler Hotels

20 SW 2nd Ave, Rochester, MN, 55902 Nancy Schnable 507-536-5031 [email protected] www.kahler.com 50% off - Double Occupancy Room Rates. Rochester, MN. Fridays and Saturdays only. The Kahler Grand Hotel - Reservations: 1-800-533-1655 (Ask for MERSC discount) Kahler Inn & Suites - Reservations: 1-800-533-1655 (Ask for MERSC discount) Rochester Marriott - Reservations: 877-623-7775 (Ask for MERSC discount) Residence Inn by Marriott - Reservations: 877-623-7775 (Ask for MERSC discount) Offer valid through December 30, 2010. Offer is valid Fridays and Saturdays only on a space available basis. The discounted rate is based on the rack room rate. Some black-out dates apply. Advance reservations are required. This offer does not apply to promotional packages, group block rates, or other discounted rates. These hotels are just minutes from Mayo Clinic, fine dining, shopping malls and many of Rochester's leisure activities and tourist attractions. Coupon on www.mersc.org Category - Travel / Hotels.

The Saint Paul Hotel

350 Market St., Saint Paul, MN, 55102 Karla Richards 651-228-3825 [email protected] www.saintpaulhotel.com $30.00 off our best available rate, based upon availability. Select room types only. Must mention MERSC at time of reservation. Cannot be combined with other offers. For Reservations: Ask for MERSC rate 651-292-9292 or 800-292-9292. On-line www.saintpaulhotel.com Insert MERSC in the corporate ID area on the reservations screen.

Limo & Transportation Services

Cadillac Chauffeur Service

2135 Myrtle Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55114 Megan Tellin 651-690-3212 [email protected] www.myccs.biz 22% off hourly rates after 6:00 PM weeknights and all day Saturday and Sunday. Some restrictions will apply. This offer applies to local transportation and available vehicles.

Diamond Limousine

8621 Wyoming Ave N , Brooklyn Park, MN, 55445 James & Renae Dickey 763-536-0302 [email protected] www.velvetride.com 25% discount on our regular hourly rates Sundays thru Fridays. 10% discount on Saturdays. Quality limousine service for weddings, anniversary and birthday packages, casinos and special occasions. Cash and all major credit cards accepted. Discounts not available on holidays.

Total Transportation Corporation

3565 Hoffman Road East, St. Paul, MN, 55110 Nick Murray 651-770-5668 [email protected] www.totallimo.com 10% discount on all regular publicly advertised rates. When you call for a reservation, state your MERSC affiliation and ask for the MERSC rate. On all Limousine, Luxury Coach, Executive Sedan, SUV, Limo Bus reservations. Minimums must be met, not valid with any other offers or coupons. Not valid for Dec 31, or on the 1957 Chevrolet Limousine.

Resorts

Madden's on Gull Lake

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN, 56401 Kathy Reichenbach 218-855-5959 [email protected] www.maddens.com 10% discount on rooms / packages. MERSC discount may apply to MAP packages, certain special event package weekends, or 'lodging only' stays. MERSC members receive a complimentary room upgrade (at check in) when available. MERSC discounts do not apply to already discounted packages, group rates, or with other discount programs. Advance reservations required. Madden's is open mid-April to late October.

Metropolis Resort

5150 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, WI, 54701 Sara Abbott 715-852-6000 x 407 [email protected] www.metropolisresort.com Metropolis Resort is the only venue in Western Wisconsin that features extreme family fun under one roof. Part family fun center, part indoor water park and part designer hotel and conference center, the Metropolis Resort offers you a getaway with more to do and no chance of getting bored. Metropolis Resort is located just 95 miles east of downtown Minneapolis in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Our resort houses Action City Family Fun Center which has more than 100 of the most popular video and redemption games. It's also home to fast paced attractions, including the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, an outdoor sprint and bandit car track, laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, a climbing wall, mini bowling, an adventure maze and 18 holes of mini golf. Our award winning Comic Book themed Chaos Indoor Water Park is brightly colored with hand-painted murals which cover almost every inch of wall space. Upon entering our water park, guests are transported to a world of superheroes and villains, which includes everything from aliens to dinosaurs. Our water park features multiples slides, activity pools, a lazy river, a double hot tub, a ropes course, and a kids wading activity pool area. ·Friday & Saturday - 20% off Water Park package or Room ONLY best available. ·Sunday - Thursday - 30% off Water park package or Room ONLY best available The Water Park Package includes admission to Chaos Water Park for each registered adult and child and a free hot breakfast buffet. Water Park passes are valid for the duration of the stay. Reservations: 888-861-6001, ask for MERSC rate. ·20% off Birthday Parties. No restrictions. Call 888-861-6001 ·Event Space - 50% off room rental with proof of MERSC membership. The MERSC offer may NOT be combined with other offers. No other discounts apply. Blackout dates apply. Call 888-861-6001

Odyssey Resorts

2230 London Road, Duluth, MN, 55812 Dan Jandl 218-728-8060 ext 116 [email protected] www.odysseyresorts.com Caribou Highlands Lodge; Larsmont Cottages, Trappers Landing Lodge, Grand Superior Lodge For Resort Lodging Discount Coupons & Hot Deals visit: www.OdysseyResorts.com/mersc Seasonal MERSC discounts

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