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Thursday, August 15, 2019
Vendors Sought for Fort Holiday Market            The Fort Atkinson Farmers Market, a program of the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for food and arts vendors who wish to participate in the annual Holiday Farmers and Art Market, December 7, throughout downtown Fort Atkinson. Vendors are expected to sell between 9:00am and 3:00pm ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Fort Chamber Celebrates National Farmers Market Week            The US Department of Agriculture recently released a proclamation making August 4-10, 2019  National Farmers Market Week with the goal to increase awareness of the role local farmers markets play in creating healthy communities and in building prosperity among farmers and small businesses.             The Fort Farmers Market began as ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, July 29, 2019
Farm Technology Days Brings Farming Community Together During Tough TimesJohnson Creek, Wis. – July 29, 2019 – Three years of planning, one host farm, 1,500 volunteers, and over 600 exhibitors in a 70-acre field created a magnificent view and well-run show for the 2019 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days last week. The show took place on the same site it did 35 years ago when it was hosted by the late ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, 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
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
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