News for Economic

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
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, 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