Chamber News

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Thursday, October 06, 2022
The mission of the Kiwanis Club empowers communities to improve the world by making lasting differences in the lives of children. This civic organization connects people around the world with opportunities to passionately pursue club volunteerism, service and fundraising that make a positive, lasting impact in the lives of children and communities.(Fort Atkinson, WI) - September 27, 2022- The ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 05, 2022
Russell Law Offices, S.C. to Host Estate Planning Zoom Meetings in October 2022 Russell Law Offices, S.C. is hosting an Estate Planning Zoom Meetings on October 12th for free to our communities. October 3rd, 2022- Russell Law Offices, S.C is hosting an estate planning zoom meeting for our communities. Paired with a brief presentation by Attorney Nathan Russell, attendees can ask specific ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
WHITEWATER, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) partnered with Shred-It to host a series of free shred events in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Whitewater, and Watertown.  The final shred event will take place at the FCCU Whitewater Branch at 203 E Milwaukee St in Whitewater on Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Community members are encouraged to bring their confidential documents to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of Edwin Frohmader Post 1879 and Auxiliary would like to announce the annual “Buddy Poppy Campaign” at local businesses throughout the Fort Atkinson area on Oct. 7 and 8. The four flower petals of the poppy represent dedication, sacrifice, responsibility and compassion. The red of the poppy represents the blood that was shed in honor of our country. The black ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
The City of Fort Atkinson has awarded a Capital Catalyst Revolving Loan to Papa Brunk’s Bakery to be located at 1220 Janesville Ave. The City awarded the bakery $15,000 on Monday. Tim Brunk has been a baker for over 25 years, working at well-known establishments in the Jefferson County area. Owners Tim and Jill Brunk chose the name Papa Brunk’s Bakery as a nod to their grandchildren and the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 09, 2022
The Dwight Foster Public Library has created 733 new library cards for children in the Fort Atkinson School District. Library Director Eric Robinson said nearly 1,100 families in the district indicated during enrollment they were interested in getting a library card. Some families had an existing card which was renewed for them. Families indicated their interest by clicking a single button during ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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