Chamber News

Results Found: 18
Wednesday, February 08, 2023
Current Fort Atkinson City Council Member and Candidate Megan Hartwick will appear on the April 4 election ballot, but is requesting not to be reelected for the 2023-2025 term per her statement released today.    A candidate cannot remove his or her name from the ballot per Wisconsin state statutes. Any person who files nomination papers and qualifies to appear on the ballot may not ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release
Thursday, February 02, 2023
Papa Brunk’s Bakery Joins Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of CommercePapa Brunk’s Bakery located in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin has joined the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce. Tim and Jill Brunk were awarded a Capital Catalyst Revolving Loan back in September 2022 to establish the now, very popular, bakery. Tim is an experienced baker with over 25 years in the business, while Jill serves as the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, New Chamber Member
Wednesday, February 01, 2023
Studio 501 Photography Joins Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of CommerceStudio 501 Photography located in Cambridge, Wisconsin, has joined the Fort Atkinson area Chamber of Commerce. Danielle McFalls established her photography business back in 2014 while she was residing in Minnesota. She was inspired to create timeless and modern images specializing in business, family, weddings, and fine art ...read more
Categories: New Chamber Member, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
FORT ATKINSON, WI – On December 31, 2022, Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) demonstrated its mission of “putting every member in a better financial position than when we met them” bydistributing a $300,000 patronage dividend to over 8,600 qualifying member-owners, ranging from $30 to $61 deposits each.  As a credit union, FCCU operates based on the needs and wants of its members, or ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 27, 2023
NEWS RELEASE01-25-2023Contact: First Congregational UCC of Fort Atkinson    Pastor Rabe “settles” at First Congregational UCC  FORT ATKINSON – The members of the First Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) of Fort Atkinson unanimously approved the call of Reverend Dr. Sara Rabe as their settled pastor. The congregation made the call agreement official at their January 22 Sunday ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023 - Per ordinance, a Snow Emergency will be enacted when the City of Fort Atkinson accumulates greater than two inches (2”) of snowfall within a 24-hour period. In preparation for the ongoing snow event, and the snow predicted for Saturday, the City of Fort Atkinson has declared a Snow Emergency to take effect Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at 12 p.m. until Sunday, Jan. 29 at 12 p.m. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, January 27, 2023
City of Fort Atkinson completes United Way workplace campaign FORT ATKINSON – The City of Fort Atkinson completed its 2022 workplace campaign recently in support of the United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties. The City conducted a supply drive for BASE as a part of the campaign. “The United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties seeks to build inclusive communities through their ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
The City of Fort Atkinson has implemented a new online building and zoning permit application process. The new software will make it easier for contractors and residents alike to apply for permits online and increase contractor and citizen engagement. The online portal provides contractors and citizens with tools to submit forms, manage applications, review a permit status, request inspections, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 20, 2023
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Iverson to Director of Member Services.  In 2019, Iverson joined FCCU as Branch Manager of the Watertown Branch and Consumer Loan Officer, bringing over 9 years of retail banking experience to the credit union. As a long time resident of Watertown, Iverson was the perfect candidate to head FCCU’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Ribbon Cutting Held for Humphrey Floral LLC  The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting event for Humphrey Floral LLC for their new location and ownership at N1184 Poeppel Rd, Fort Atkinson, on December 19th.  The new Humphrey Floral moved to a more scenic view on the south side of the city, on Poeppel road. Tari Poeppel purchased the business after the sale of the old ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, New Chamber Member
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Villa Buonincontro and Cambridge Inn on Main join the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce   The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes the Villa Buonincontro and Cambridge Inn on Main.   When owners Mandi and Tony Buonincontro were inspired by their farm, they decided to open their doors at Villa Buonincontro to other happy couples. They took a picturesque old Gambrel barn and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, New Chamber Member
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Pete’s Tire Services Joins Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Pete’s Tire Services.  Pete's Tire was founded back in 1992 in Whitewater by Peter Brock. He had worked in the tire business for 15 years before venturing out on his own. What was once an old Firestone and Goodyear store, Pete’s Tire Service has now expanded to Fort Atkinson.  They ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, New Chamber Member
Monday, January 16, 2023
Pete’s Tire Services Joins Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce    The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Pete’s Tire Services.  Pete's Tire was founded back in 1992 in Whitewater by Peter Brock. He had worked in the tire business for 15 years before venturing out on his own. What was once an old Firestone and Goodyear store, Pete’s Tire Service has now expanded to Fort ...read more
Categories: New Chamber Member, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2023
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) has announced that they will be awarding $10,000 in scholarship money for the 2022-2023 school year.FCCU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with locations in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Watertown, and Whitewater. Reflecting the mission statement of FCCU, "To help our members be in a better financial position than when we met them," FCCU ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2023
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Scheuerell to Chief Experience Officer.  In 2020, Scheuerell joined FCCU as Branch Manager of the Fort Atkinson Main Branch, bringing over 22 years of retail management experience to his role at the credit union. Four months later, Scheuerell was promoted to Director of Member Services, managing ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2023
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Kline to Chief Financial Officer.  Kline’s history at FCCU is a textbook example of the infamous Drake lyric, “Started from the bottom, now we’re here.” In 2012, Kline was hired as a part-time teller at the FCCU Whitewater Branch and transitioned to Accounting Assistant in 2015.  After receiving ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2023
FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Whitney Townsend to Director of Business and Community Development.  In 2018, Townsend joined FCCU as Branch Manager of the Fort Atkinson Southside Branch and Mortgage and Consumer Loan Officer. In this role, Townsend made financial education a priority: presentating at annual Home Buyer Happy Hour ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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