Successful Workshop Event with Sales GURU Brent Wildman
Thank you to all the agents that came to SERVPRO of Minnetonka's workshop this week with Sales guru Brent Widman! We had a packed house at the Hopkins Fire Department and delicious food supplied by Q Fanatic! Keep an eye out for additional upcoming workshops!
The Sherman Associates Annual Property Management Meeting
Our team at SERVPRO of Minnetonka attended the Sherman Associates Annual Property Management Meeting. We had a great time getting to meet the members of the Sherman Property Management and Maintenance team. Our team had two days of education and inspiration!
Minnetonka Fire Department Open House
SERVPRO of Minnetonka recently held an open house at the Fire Department in Minnetonka. The open house was geared toward teaching families about fire safety and prevention. We enjoy sharing the knowledge we have about fire and fire damage with our community.
2017 Hearts & Hammers Event
SERVPRO of Minnetonka team members, Scott Clemente, Janet Phillips, and Ryan recently volunteered their time at the Hearts and Hammers event. Hearts & Hammers is a non-profit organization that provides exterior home improvement assistance for senior and disabled homeowners so that they may continue living independently. A normal Hearts & Hammers home requires significant exterior painting, moderate carpentry, and landscaping to restore the security and overall appearance of the property. Assistance is provided at no cost to homeowners and is completed on program days held twice a year. Our team members called it a rewarding experience, and they look forward to doing it again next year!
3 Simple Social Media Strategies You Need to Know to Market To the Millennial Generation
Our Minnetonka SERVPRO team held a “seminar" for insurance agents. We discussed how direct mail might not work as well in terms of marketing to the millennial generation. Our owner Scott shared and how businesses can use a few easy strategies on Facebook to potentially reach a new audience. Social Media and the coming of age of the Millennial Generation is reshaping marketing. You may be in trouble if you are behind the curve instead of ahead of it. Did you know … 84% of Millennials don’t trust traditional advertising like direct mail? Call us to learn more.
Minnesota Shopping Center Association Feature Article
Our owner Scott Clemente wrote the feature article for this months issue of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association. SERVPRO of Minnetonka is ready to respond immediately and work quickly to clean or restore your commercial business. We understand that your property’s appearance is important and that every minute spent restoring is a minute of lost productivity. When you need a restoration or cleaning professional, call us first for a fast response.
Our SERVPRO team was invited by the Minnetonka Fire Department to have a table at their open house. It is one of the largest Fire Department open houses in the state. There were free hotdogs, safety demonstrations and stations where kids could try out the fire hose. At our table we had a great time speaking to residents about the need to have fire safety plans for their homes. We also handed out water and gas shut of tags to make them more identifiable in the event of an emergency. As an added bonus, franchise owner Scott had his 4 year old son and 2 year old daughter visit the booth. As you can see, everyone liked the hotdogs. SERVPRO of Minnetonka is proud to support our local community.
Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce Event
SERVPRO of Minnetonka was proud to be a sponsor of the Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce "After Hours" social event along with sponsors Farmers Insurance and Regus. Food, beer and wine were enjoyed by members and guests. The event was held at the Regus on Shady Oak Rd. in Eden Prairie. It was a great opportunity for local business leaders to get to know each other in a casual atmosphere. The Chamber mission is to be the catalyst for a vibrant business community. Attendees had the chance to win door prizes including an Amazon Echo Bluetooth speaker and a Kindle Fire. SERVPRO of Minnetonka is a leader in the restoration industry and happy to support our local business community.
Minnesota Hospitality Conference & Expo
Our SERVPRO of Minnetonka franchise owner, Scott Clemente, is presenting at the Minnesota Hospitality Conference & Expo on September 22, 2016, at Rivercentre in St. Paul. His ‘Disaster Recovery Starts With Planning’ education session is from 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM and will go over commercial water damage and restoration. During this class, you will learn how to limit disruptions to your operations and avoid potential issues with mold. The event is free, but registration is required. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
The Best New Storm Team Is ...
SERVPRO of Minnetonka was honored with a national award at this years annual convention in Las Vegas being recognized as the best new storm team in the SERVPRO system. The storm team is made up of high performing SERVPRO teams across the country that travel to any area that has been affected by a catastrophic storm event to assist homeowners and businesses with the clean up. SERVPRO of Minnetonka's Storm Team travelled to Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota in the past year. We are a trusted leader in the restoration industry. Our local team of dedicated professionals have the expertise and training to handle your water, fire and mold restoration needs also. Call us first for a fast response.
Minnetonka/Hopkins Blood Drive 2016
Here we are at the Hopkins Fire Department in partnership with The American Red Cross. We want to thank the 25 donors who came at our request to donate blood, especially our very own SERVPRO of Minnetonka Production Manager, Jesse. We raffled off two tickets to a Minnesota Wild hockey game as a prize to one of our donors for their kind and generous donation. We collected enough blood to help save 75 lives. All of us are proud to contribute to the health and safety of all the local communities that we serve.
New Hampshire added to the 'Storm Wall'
Pictured are Jordan and Tucker hanging the newest state, New Hampshire, to our 'Storm Wall'. Every time our crew members travel as part of the SERVPRO Storm team we commemorate the trip with a placard shaped like the state with the names of the crew members who
travelled. Our highly experienced production team traveled to New Hampshire after a harsh winter freeze resulted in substantial water damage. Just like the customers they helped, we also appreciate their hard work.
The Ambassadors from Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce Visit SERVPRO
Recently, SERVPRO of Minnetonka hosted a visit from the "Ambassadors from The Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce" at our facilities. Scott Clemente proudly displayed the inner workings of SERVPRO HQ and was happy to hear that the Ambassadors were impressed by the company and its focus on customer service. This falls into line with the Chamber's Mission Statement "To be the catalyst for a vibrant business community." Scott appreciates the opportunity to network through the Chamber, which acts as the conduit for over 500 members, and growing by the day. SERVPRO of Minnetonka is proud to do its part in serving the local communities and is always ready to help. Just give us a call. (952) 473-4837
MASMS 2015 Fall Conference in St Cloud
SERVPRO of Minnetonka participated in the recent MASMS 2015 Fall Conference in St Cloud. MASMS is a professional growth association designed for educational facilities management professionals. This year’s conference provided educational sessions that are beneficial to all areas of Building and Grounds. SERVPRO of Minnetonka responds fast to your Minneapolis area fire, water, or mold damage emergency. Whether the damage occurs in a school, hotel, big box store or a small business building, we have the experience, training and equipment to handle your emergency.
Customer Appreciation Day ... and Burn Box Demo
SERVPRO of Minnetonka built the 2 burn boxes in the photo for the Hopkins Fire Department. They are reusable so it will save a lot of time and money when fire departments want to use them for demonstration purposes. One box is fitted with a sprinkler head and the other is not. They are both set on fire and you can see how quickly the fire spreads and how quickly the sprinkler knocks it down in the one box.
We hosted Hopkins Fire Department, Minnetonka Fire Department, St. Paul Fire Department along with a number of our SERVPRO customers. We learned a lot and had a great time. If you have questions about fire restoration, call us at (952) 473-4837
SERVPRO of Minnetonka Sponsors Golf Tournaments
SERVPRO of Minnetonka is proud to sponsor a variety of golf tournaments in our local area. Recently we supported the IFMA Tournament. The International Facility Management Association (IFMA), mission is to promote individual development of our members through education, networking, and recognition, thereby fostering growth of the facility management profession in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
Burn Boxes for Hopkins Fire Department ...
SERVPRO of Minnetonka is building two steel burn boxes in partnership with the Hopkins Fire Department. The Hopkins Fire Department and other local fire departments will utilize the burn boxes during their open houses to conduct side by side burns for demonstration and training purposes.
SERVPRO of Minnetonka sponsors golf tournament
SERVPRO was proud to sponsor the IFMA golf tournament at Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake on July 14th. The IFMA, International Facility Management Association, mission is to promote individual development of our members through education, networking, and recognition, thereby fostering growth of the facility management profession in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
MASMS Custodial Days
SERVPRO of Minnetonka participated in the MASMS Custodial Days at Orono High School. SERVPRO representatives had the pleasure of sharing the benefits of working with SERVPRO to school facility managers and head custodians.
July 4th parade
Your local SERVPRO team participated in the July 4th parade. As you can see by the photo, one of our youngest SERVPRO family members customized their little truck to match the rest of our fleet. When your family is in need, our SERVPRO family is ready to help.
Scott Clemente Owner Introduction
The owner at SERVPRO of Minnetonka introduces himself and explains more about services available fro...