Chamber News

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
(Fort Atkinson, WI) - October 20, 2021- ‘Tis the season for an online auction to support a worthy local cause! The Kiwanis Club of Fort Atkinson is pleased to announce their second annual ‘Bids for Kids’ online auction.  The event is planned to run from November 29, 2021 through December 13, 2021. Proceeds raised from this event will be used to benefit local youth initiatives and other community ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
October 19th, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock River Dental Holds Candy Buy Back Event to Benefit Troops Contact Info: Amy Larson, Marketing Director Rock River Dental rrdwimarketing@gmail.com 920-563-4415   Teaching children the value of giving back by donating Halloween candy in support of Operation Gratitude is a win-win for kids, parents, and dentists. Tuesday, November 2nd, kids ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
October Non-Profit Spotlight: Friends of the Dwight Foster Library   October 17-23 is the 16th Annual National Friends of Libraries Week, so it’s the perfect time to learn more and get involved with your local Friends group. Founded in 1979, the Friends of the Dwight Foster Public Library is a nonprofit organization that provides support and funding for library activities and programs not ...read more
Monday, October 18, 2021
What do you do professionally, and what do you love most about your career? I am currently Vice President of Sales and co-owner of a Design/Build Commercial Construction company called MSI General. I love working with people and business owners, helping them problem-solve and building fun projects! What is your history with the Fort Chamber? I am a proud graduate of Project LEAD (2018) and have ...read more
Monday, October 18, 2021
The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Piper Mae, a women’s clothing boutique in downtown Fort Atkinson, on October 16, for their grand opening event. Sisters and co-owners Sarah Jones and Beth Costa realized an opportunity to fill a need in a small town with few clothing options. Big box stores in other cities did not offer the unique styles they sought ...read more
Monday, October 18, 2021
October 18th, 2021 Our country’s veterans need a reason to SMILE! Rock River Dental announces Give Veterans a Smile Month.Help us help a veteran in need get the dental care they deserve.  In honor of Veterans Day, Rock River Dental is doing something extraordinary for our local veterans in need!  Rock River Dental will be giving local veterans the smile they truly deserve. Lack of benefits ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 15, 2021
Jim and Christa Bowers snipped a ribbon with the Fort Atkinson Chamber Ambassadors welcoming the newest food delivery and event space downtown. The Bowers also own and operate two other waterfront restaurants: The North Shore Chophouse and the Island Bar & Grill, both on Lake Koshkonong.  Good 2 Go, located at 96 South Main Street, was started in response to the demand for full-service takeout ...read more
Friday, October 15, 2021
“Ace is still the place” where the helpful hardware team is available to assist area customers, but it does have some new branding. The Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce recently re-dedicated the former Goyer Ace Hardware under its new name (and sign) as Fort Ace Hardware.The business changed hands in 2021 and new owner Brian Spangler retained existing staff for their local expertise and ...read more
Friday, October 15, 2021
Each year, the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes a small business person on the basis of growth, staying power, business accomplishments, and community involvement.   In 2020, we presented this same award virtually to Erin Patterson of Paddy Coughlin’s Pub. Erin was nominated last year for her perpetual enthusiasm in cross-promoting other small businesses and her creativity in ...read more
Friday, October 15, 2021
The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce “Tourism Counts” Award is presented to an individual, business, or organization who, by their leadership and efforts, have made a difference in the promotion and development of tourism in our area. The name of the award reflects the tourism commissions’ desire to impress upon the community that tourism does count in the bigger economic picture, and that ...read more
Friday, October 15, 2021
By now, we are all familiar with the word “pivot,” and many of us have learned exactly what it means to re-invent our business practices in the midst of this new normal. Our chamber was no different, and our first big challenge was to reconfigure our farmer market, now in its 19th year. Deemed an essential business, we felt it was important to continue this weekly program of connecting people to ...read more
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Earth’s Approval Mobile Notary is a convenient notary service that has joined the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce.  Established in 2020, Earth’s Approval Mobile Notary offers a full range of notary services with the added benefit of in-person appointments at client locations throughout Jefferson County and the surrounding areas. The name of the business comes from the owner’s love and ...read more
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
United Way Cancels Annual Chili Cook-off Scheduled for November 13th  Fort Atkinson, WI – October 12, 2021 – The United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties has officially announced that for the second year in a row, it will not be hosting its annual Chili Cook-off event following the Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade on November 13th, in lieu of ongoing impacts and concerns ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 12th, 2021   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Amy Larson, Marketing Director Rock River Dental 920-563-4415rrdwimarketing@gmail.com   For most, a warm coat solves the problem of being cold. But, for nearly 15% of Americans living in poverty, a warm winter coat is a budget “extra.” Health experts report that even a 2-degree drop in body temperature results in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release