Chamber News

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Friday, June 17, 2022
Orange Whip Design, located in Oregon, Wisconsin, has joined the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce. Orange Whip Design is a graphic design business owned by Ali and Bob Head. The Heads were born and raised in Fort Atkinson and graduated from Fort Atkinson High School. The business name comes from the Heads’ love of the actor John Candy and the movie The Blues Brothers. There is a famous more
Categories: New Chamber Member
Friday, June 10, 2022
On Saturday May 7 the City of Fort Atkinson was painted in yellow with eleven lemonade stands for Lemonade Day. This is the second year that the Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Fort Community Credit Union and BASE (Badgerland Afterschool Enrichment Program) to bring this free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches kids how to start, own and operate their very own more
Categories: Chamber, Education
Friday, June 10, 2022
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) invites its member-owners to their 82nd Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at 4:00 pm at the FCCU Home Mortgage Store, 732 Madison Ave, Fort Atkinson. FCCU Members can participate in-person or view the meeting virtually on the FCCU Facebook page.  FCCU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative that is ran by an elected, volunteer board of more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, June 06, 2022
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Gorman to Director of Mortgage Lending.  In 1985, Gorman joined FCCU as a Consumer Loan Officer and Collections Officer. In the years following, Gorman held a variety of roles as he progressed through his career at the credit union. In 1990, with the addition of a secondary market mortgage program, more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) will be holding their annual brat cookout fundraiser on Saturday, June 11 from 10:00am to 2:30pm (or until sold out) at the FCCU Main Branch on Madison Ave.  All proceeds will be donated to the Jefferson County Cancer Coalition (JCCC), a local, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that offers financial assistance to cancer patients and their more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 30, 2022
Empowered Training & Wellness June small group fitness classes start this week!  I offer many different kinds of classes; all ages & abilities are welcome! For more information and to register, please visit my website.
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Board Feature: Erin Patterson 1. What do you do professionally, and what do you love most about your career? My husband and I own Paddy's Pub and 10-62 Saloon, and I also founded and run Paddy's Paws rescue. I love the variety, the fast-paced environment, and the fabulous people I get to work with and serve. 2. What is your history with the Fort Chamber? I have been retail chair for the more
Friday, May 20, 2022
In 1872, Roundy’s founder, Judson A. Roundy, came to Milwaukee from Rhode Island and, along with two partners, Sidney Hauxhurst and William E. Smith, founded a wholesale grocery company called Smith, Roundy & Co. Roundy’s celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2022. Today, Roundy’s has 106 stores in Wisconsin under the Pick ‘n Save and Metro Market Banners and employs approximately 12,500 associates more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 06, 2022
The Robert Street Bridge will close to all traffic on or after May 23, 2022 for extensive reconstruction. To allow for added traffic volume, Main Street, between just south of S. 3rd Street and N. 3rd Street, will be restriped to four lanes of active traffic. All on-street parking will be eliminated while Robert Street Bridge is closed. Pedestrian detours will be marked on sidewalks. The bridge more
Monday, February 21, 2022
FCCU honored with Gov. Evers 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award                     FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) was recognized on Tuesday February 15th by Gov. Tony Evers as a recipient of the 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards during a virtual ceremony. The honor is given in recognition of the efforts FCCU has put forth to serve members and community 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 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 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 more