Chamber News

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
 Spend your Chamber Gift Certificates for Extra Savings                The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce’s popular “Certificates Plus” program will be slightly different this year. From March 18th – 31st select locations will be offering a ten percent discount when purchases are made at their stores with chamber gift certificates.             “While speaking with our retail members, we ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Fort Chamber to Host Facebook Live Candidate ForumArea residents are invited to “meet” the Fort Atkinson City Council and School Board candidates via Facebook Live, through a candidate forum hosted by the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 26, beginning at noon.The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Committee decided to try this new format in hopes of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
Thursday, March 07, 2019
After months of legal battles with a largerestaurant corporation, Fort Atkinson’s Rustic Smokehouse will be changing its name to Fort 88 Smokehouse + Bar.   “As a result of all the amazing online feedback from our customers since our opening, we drew the attention of a largerestaurantgroup who also operates their business with the word ‘Rustic,” in it’s name, states owner Valbon Beqiri. ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
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
Friday, March 01, 2019
Madison College is now accepting registrations for spring non-credit courses, which offer hands-on learning in a variety of areas. The following courses are being offered at the Fort Atkinson campus:  Apple Device Basics, #64342Saturdays, March 9-16, 9-11:30 a.m.Bring a fully charged iPhone or iPad, and learn to adjust settings, increase battery life, use cellular data more efficiently, compose ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, February 25, 2019
Fort Chamber Welcomes Lori Jensen & Becker Realtors              Now that spring is just around the corner, Lori Jensen & Becker Realtors stand ready to assist individuals interested in buying or selling a home. An affiliate of First Weber Realtors, the business was started in 2014 and is focused on serving the Jefferson County area. Services include helping first-time buyers understand the home ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Newcomers Group Starting in Fort Atkinson              A group of citizens interested in welcoming new residents to Fort Atkinson has started a Newcomers Group to help people connect socially and learn more about the community.             The first gathering will be held at the Dwight Foster Library on Wednesday, February 27, and every fourth Wednesday thereafter, through October. The library is ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Lemonade Day is Coming to Fort AtkinsonLemonade Day is Coming to Fort Atkinson  The City of Fort Atkinson is joining 76 other cities across the globe to implement National Lemonade Day, Saturday, May 4.  Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches kids how to start, own and operate their very own business through a familiar model - a lemonade stand. Since 2007, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
Executive Director Stephanie Sayles estimated that about 200 people made their way to the RiverStone Premier early Friday evening for a combination open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The facility, formerly Central Coast restaurant and dance club in the Robert Klement Business Park on Fort Atkinson’s south side, has been renovated into an event/banquet facility that eventually will open as ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, January 14, 2019
Fort Chamber Welcomes USA Karate  Fort Atkinson has another healthy lifestyle activity to engage kids and family members of all ages. USA Karate is located at 1305 Madison Avenue where a ribbon cutting was held on Friday, January 11, to welcome the new business. Owner Randy Beck is a seventh-degree black belt and has over 30 years’ experience in martial arts. His son Davis is a second-degree ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 14, 2019
Fort Atkinson Community Credit Union celebrated the completion of a substantial remodeling of its south-side Fort Atkinson branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony  on January 10, 2019. Located at 1610 Janesville Ave., the building underwent an exterior and interior renovation. On the outside is FCCU's signature green, while inside is the state-of-the-art features, kicked off with the remodeling of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Fort Farmers Market sets Winter Market DatesThe Fort Atkinson Farmers Market, a program of the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce, is happy to announce the Winter Market will again take place in 2019. Set for the first Saturday of each month (January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6) at the Fort Atkinson Club, the market will be held from 9:00am until 12:00pm and feature fresh produce, home ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, 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
The Boys and Girls Club of Fort Atkinson has announced plans to become its own local community organization called Badgerland After School Enrichment (BASE) and end its affiliation with the Boys and Girls Club of America. In Fort Atkinson, Boys and Girls Club programs are in session at the four public elementary schools from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the school year. There ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, 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
Friday, September 28, 2018
A multimillion-dollar hotel and conference center facility has opened on Fort Atkinson’s northwest side. The 83-room Country Inn & Suites hotel with meeting and convention space for up to 250 people is located at 1650 Doris Drive between the Holiday Inn Express and Fort HealthCare Clinic. “We are excited to make an impact on Fort Atkinson and be the first to open a new hotel in nearly two ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release