Chamber News

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Thursday, May 09, 2019
May 1, 2019  The Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) apprenticeship will involve rigorous on-the-job training as well as classroom training.  Modules will include Safety, Quality, Production Processes and Maintenance Awareness.  Instructors and proctors will be on-site, as well as one-on-one tutoring and state-of-the-art teleconferencing to ensure a dynamic learning experience and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
                           Contact:                                                                                     For Immediate Release: 5/7/2019 Marissa Weidenfeller Director of Marketingmweidenfeller@fortcommunity.com 920-563-7305 FORT ATKINSON, WI – FCCU is proud to announce that Danielle Frawley, Vice-President of Lending at FCCU, has been elected to The Wisconsin Credit Union ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week  During National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5 through 11, the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes the local impact of travel and tourism’s economic, social and cultural impact. The Chamber annually presents the ‘Tourism Counts’ award to an individual, business or organization who, by their leadership and efforts, have made a difference in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
                The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed eTree, LLC, as its newest member.             Owner Nicholas Collins has created a one-stop shop for everything a new business needs to get up and running efficiently; from internet, phones, point of sale systems, ATM’s, security services and cameras, payroll processing, IT Management, tax reporting and more.            ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
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
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Fort Farmers Market Preview Days begin May 4th              The Fort Atkinson Farmers Market is celebrating its 17th season in 2019. The Spring Preview Days will kick off on Saturday, May 4th beginning at 8am, downtown Fort Atkinson.  Seasonal produce along with handmade arts and crafts will be for sale. Fresh meats, baked goods, coffee, honey, syrup, salsas and jams will be among the offerings. ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
Madeline Rome Photography Moves to Creamery Building Nicholas and Madeline Rome are husband-and-wife photographers living in Fort Atkinson with their three young children, and have recently joined the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce.   After 4 years of working out of their home, (their office was also their homeschool room!), the Romes have moved their business into the 3rd floor of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, April 01, 2019
Evergreen Studio Opens Doors in Fort Atkinson              Danielle Dunham has been an art teacher for 12 years and is currently employed at an elementary school in Elkhorn. Her dream was to open an art studio, however, and when she saw the bright, open space above Humphrey Floral & Gift, she knew she found her studio’s home.                Danielle hopes to eventually showcase and sell work ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
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
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
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
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