Chamber News

Results Found: 12
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Madison College-Fort Atkinson announces testing and registration dates for free ESL classes  FORT ATKINSON, Wis. – Madison College-Fort Atkinson will again be offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes this fall. To enroll in ESL classes, students are required to attend one Testing Session and one Advising & Registration Session.   Testing Sessions:Thursday, Sept. 26: 11 a.m.-4 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Fort Atkinson City Council approved purachasing about 75 acres of land for $750,000 when it met in special session Wednesday evening. The land is immediately adjacent to the city in the Town of Koshkonong, just east of Fort Atkinson High School at the northwest corner of Banker and Hoard roads. It is expected to hold about 130 single-family home lots and four to six multi-family home lots, ...read more
Categories: Economic
Thursday, August 22, 2019
                An iconic building in Fort Atkinson’s historic downtown is now home to a furniture consignment shop and design studio, providing quality items for living and family rooms, bedrooms and dining rooms, as well as accessories such as lamps, benches and artwork. Proprietor Linda Rowe opened “Feather Your Nest” on South Main Street in April of this year, and traffic has been brisk. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Vendors Sought for Fort Holiday Market            The Fort Atkinson Farmers Market, a program of the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for food and arts vendors who wish to participate in the annual Holiday Farmers and Art Market, December 7, throughout downtown Fort Atkinson. Vendors are expected to sell between 9:00am and 3:00pm ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Friday, July 05, 2019
Saul Castillo, Manager of Midwest Steel Carports, recently joined The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce to introduce his products and services to residents in the surrounding area.  Founded in 2011, Midwest Steel Carports now has nearly 40 dealerships across Michigan and Wisconsin. Their products include barns, carports and garages, sheds and workshops, as well as some custom-designed ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, July 05, 2019
Sharon Shenberger is CEO of Senior Health Insurance Connections.  As an independent broker, Sharon assists people going on, or already on, Medicare.  She understands the complexity of Medicare and believes education is the starting point to choosing a plan.  Sharon is contracted with the top health plans, medical groups, pharmacies and hospitals, with a full suite of products to fit each ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, July 05, 2019
The Fort Atkinson Chamber’s newest member is not new to the business community. Hippychick Penny’s Soaps & Body Care has been selling products at Tuttle’s Hallmark store for the last three years, where the handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs, face and foot care have all attracted a loyal following. Owner Penny Langner spent 30 years as a hairstylist and is also a Certified Aromatherapist, a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Lemonade Day Launches in Fort Atkinson   Picture a spring setting in a small Wisconsin city in which over 50 new businesses are launched in a single day, triggering massive support from the community, an influx of shoppers, and a heightened awareness of the entrepreneurial mindset.  That is what is about to happen on Saturday, May 4, in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and the city encourages everyone ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release, Economic
Friday, March 01, 2019
A new art studio has opened its doors in historic downtown Fort Atkinson with a mission to create a safe, communal space for all kinds of artists - from beginners to professionals - to express their creative sides, spend time with family and friends, and have fun.              Proprietor Cindy Gerard knows a thing or two about art, having been an Art Teacher for over 20 years. “Whether you’re a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, March 01, 2019
Life Church Joins Fort Atkinson Chamber               The members of The Life Church UPCI (United Pentecostal) have joined the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce, and welcome those who are seeking a place in which to practice their faith. The church opened its doors in June of 2012, and is now home to a growing population of young families and children’s activities. “When you come to one of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc.  Announces 2021 and 2022 Show Locations  Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc. (WFTD) has announced that the 2021 show will be held at the Jefferson County Fair Park and the 2022 show will be held in Clark County. The show, which is the largest outdoor farm show in Wisconsin, is proud to continue the 60 year plus tradition.  There were two sites under ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
For Investments from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 Each year, the Chamber assesses business growth in the city by calculating financial investments from new construction, major renovations, or additions to existing facilities.  And business is still booming in Fort Atkinson.   2018 is definitely the year of the restaurant, and thanks to these industrious entrepreneurs, Fort Atkinson ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article