Chamber News

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Our country’s veterans need a reason to SMILE!Rock River Dental announces: Giving Back to Veteran’s GiveawayThis Veteran’s Day, Rock River Dental is doing something extraordinary for local veterans in need!  We will be giving four local veterans that need dental care a smile they truly deserve!Grand Prize:  Rock River Dental will cover 100% of the cost of any dental service or procedure to one ...read more
Categories: Community, 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
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Fort Atkinson Celebrates National Manufacturing Month          Manufacturing Day, which takes place nationwide on Friday, October 5, is a celebration of all things manufacturing and is designed to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. In addition to celebrating Manufacturing Day, Wisconsin designates the whole month of October as Manufacturing Month.           The Fort Atkinson Area ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Friday, September 28, 2018
A multimillion-dollar hotel and conference center facility has opened on Fort Atkinson’s northwest side. The 83-room Country Inn & Suites hotel with meeting and convention space for up to 250 people is located at 1650 Doris Drive between the Holiday Inn Express and Fort HealthCare Clinic. “We are excited to make an impact on Fort Atkinson and be the first to open a new hotel in nearly two ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Verlo Mattress franchise owner Adel Salameh plans to combine the operations of his Watertown and Fort Atkinson stores at the newly renovated Fort Atkinson location at the end of October. Salameh said all employees of the Watertown store, located at 1690 S. Church St., have accepted positions at the Fort Atkinson store. The Watertown store opened in 2007. The Fort Atkinson location, at 201 N. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 27, 2018
BAODING, China — An international dairying magazine based in Fort Atkinson, Wis., has launched its inaugural issue in China. Hoard’s Dairyman China debuted at the First International Conference of Calf and Heifer in Baoding, located in the Hebei province 99 miles southwest of Beijing, on July 17. The CN Agri Science group will lead the publication efforts in China with Dr. Cao Zhijun serving ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Crown of Life Christian Academy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the conclusion of its first full day of classes at Fort Atkinson’s Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday. “Our vision for this academy is to provide Christ-centered education that achieves excellence,” Dean of Students Matthew Oppermann said. “We are ecstatic to let the community in on our vision. I can’t stress that ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Jefferson County Literacy Council Encourages Tutor Recruitment  Jefferson, WI (August 13, 2018) — In Jefferson County, roughly 30 adults and children are waiting for help because there aren’t enough tutors.   Jefferson County Literacy Council and other Wisconsin Literacy members join Literacy Can’t Wait, a volunteer tutor recruitment drive that encourages local residents to give two hours a week ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Fort Chamber welcomes Crown of Life Christian Academy       Crown of Life Christian Academy provides Christ-centered education for 2K through 8th-grade students in Fort Atkinson and the surrounding communities. The Academy’s mission is to serve its community through the proclamation of God’s Word, the pursuit of academic excellence, and the establishment of meaningful relationships with the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
Ribbon snipped at Rustic Smokehouse By Ryan Whisner rwhisner@dailyunion.com The Rustic Smokehouse and Bar in Fort Atkinson held its formal grand-opening celebration this past weekend. Located at the former Stockade Restaurant building on Fort Atkinson’s northwest side, the smokehouse has operated for about seven months. It marks the third restaurant in the Fort Atkinson community owned within ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Fort Chamber Welcomes Meridian as New Member       The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member Meridian, a full-service commercial print, design, and marketing company with offices in Janesville. Meridian creates and delivers robust communication solutions, supporting end-to-end print and marketing collateral management programs. A new service being offered is large-format ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
Poetry Wall 2 Creates Poetry Corner in Fort AtkinsonDedication Saturday, July 28, 2018    The Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival and the Friends of Lorine Niedecker are at it again. If you have not noticed yet, check out the southwest corner of North Main Street and Sherman Avenue. There is a new poetry wall being painted. The success of the first poetry wall, Fish, Fowl Flood Water Lily ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, June 29, 2018
Fort Chamber Salutes Farmer Market Manager    Who can turn the world on with her smile? Well, Mary Tyler Moore, but Cynthia Holt is a close second. Holt, the long-time manager of the Fort Farmers Market, is donning the yellow apron for the final time this Saturday, June 30th. In celebration of her ten years as market manager, the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce invites all market goers to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Cash Store Joins the Fort Chamber          The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes a new member, The Cash Store. The Cash Store has been in Fort Atkinson for 14 years. Providing short term cash loans, there are options to assist with any situation. Known for excellent customer service, employees of The Cash Store treat everyone with dignity and understand that, in a pinch, a little ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Ott Schweitzer Distributing Join the Fort Chamber       The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Ott Schweitzer Distributing to the business community. Owner, Steve Bysted is the third-generation of his family to manage the business established in 1952. Ott Schweitzer has been servicing Jefferson County since 1998, but also serves Rock, Dodge and part of Waukesha and Washington ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Revitalization Loan Offered by Fort Chamber            The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to support economic development efforts through its Revitalization Loan program. Five local financial institutions partner to provide funding for exterior improvements to properties used for business purposes. The business owner at 211 South Main Street is the most recent recipient of this ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Plan A Summer Get-Away with Fort Chamber  The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center has a fresh stock of 2018 travel guides, maps and tourism brochures for destinations throughout Wisconsin. Area residents are invited to stop in pick up complimentary copies to plan their summer get-aways. Local, county, and state maps are available, as well as area bike and trail maps, all ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
Project LEAD dedicates Fort Atkinson's Riverwalk PlazaBy Randall Dullum rdullum@dailyunion.com | Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018 6:00 am Project LEAD XXX, the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce’s 30th community leadership class, dedicated Riverfront Plaza on Saturday. Overlooking the Rock River in downtown Fort Atkinson, Project LEAD raised $60,000 in two months to give the pocket park new ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Education
Thursday, June 07, 2018
New Business Gel Nails Joins Fort Chamber       A new salon specializing in manicures and pedicures has joined the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce. At the ribbon cutting, owners Sheldon Peterson and Nancy Nguyen explained how they had been looking to open their business away from the rush of the Twin Cities. After meeting the locals and receiving a friendly welcome in Fort Atkinson, they ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 11, 2018
Lucky B Auto Body Joins Fort Chamber       The Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member, Lucky B Auto Body, a full-service, auto body repair and restoration shop. The business excels in repairs and repaint jobs and is happy to work with any insurance company. Having served the community for over 37 years, new clients are always welcome and free estimates are provided. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Care Wisconsin Joins Fort Chamber  The Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member, Care Wisconsin, a non-profit managed care organization that matches frail seniors and people with physical and intellectual disabilities to the health and long-term care support and services they need. Their mission is to help their members live as independently as possible, and they serve ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Johnson and Sons Paving Joins Fort Chamber       The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to welcome Johnson and Sons Paving. Based in Lannon, Wisconsin, Johnson and Sons Paving has been in business since 2014 as a commercial asphalt paving contractor. Whether you are looking for crack filling and seal coating, excavation and paving, or a running track and a tennis court, Johnson and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Nomadic Joins Fort Chamber       The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to welcome Nomadic to the Fort Atkinson Community. Owner and chef, Paul Christianson, has traveled the world and was always fascinated with the different foods each culture provided. His dreams have become reality now being able to provide international foods to the Fort Atkinson community. After your meal, be ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, February 09, 2018
Fort Chamber Welcomes Kiwanis Club of Fort Atkinson       Chamber Ambassador Coral Becker welcomes Jack Rice, Membership Chair, and Ryan Huber, President Elect, of the Fort Atkinson Kiwanis Club, to the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce. The Kiwanis Club is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. The Fort Atkinson Club was ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Fort Chamber Welcomes The Victorian of Cambridge    The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Victorian of Cambridge, a historic home located in the heart of Cambridge. Owners, Carol and Joe Sapienza, have renovated the entire home into a vacation rental. With two full apartment complexes, they can accommodate up to 13 guests. Along with all the amenities of home, a beautiful ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release