• Chamber News

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    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
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
      Friends and Family WeekendThe Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce retail members are hosting a Friends and Family weekend Friday, July 27th through Sunday, July 29th. During this event visit friends and be treated like family! Enjoy retail, restaurants, and recreation all in beautiful Fort Atkinson! Area businesses will have mid-summer sales, food specials, and equipment rentals.  This is a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 09, 2018
    Free Workshops on Safe Use of Pain Medications Offered The Jefferson County Literacy Council (JCLC) is hosting two free workshops on the use and storage of prescription pain medications.   Let’s Talk About Pain Medicines is a free 60-minute educational program developed by Wisconsin Health Literacy to help participants obtain a better understanding of how to more safely and effectively use ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    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
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Fort Atkinson Rotary Club recognizes Nelson, Heaney By Ryan Whisner rwhisner@dailyunion.com A man who never seeks the limelight, but embodies the Rotary’s ideal of “Service above Self” was honored by the Fort Atkinson Rotary Club on Monday. James Nelson was recognized with the Fort Atkinson Rotary Club’s Allan S. Haukom Service Above Self Award on Monday during  Fort Atkinson Rotary Club ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, 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
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    Five Fort Atkinson School District librarians are ready to show that summer vacation doesn’t mean students should step away from a fun and educational activity — reading. Carolyn Barels, Cathy Daly, Kim Westby, Michelle Folk and Sarah Horwath will take to the streets Wednesday with a new program. Books on Bikes is a summer literacy program run by the Fort Atkinson elementary and middle school ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, 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
    Monday, May 28, 2018
    Students Invited to Business World  The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce annually supports two students to attend Wisconsin Business World, a program of WMC Foundation. The program aims to provide high school students with economic and financial literacy education, while teaching the importance of free-market enterprise. Business World hosts three, four-day summer camps each year and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, May 25, 2018
    Fort HealthCare named a winner of SE Wisconsin 2018 Top Workplaces award Fort HealthCare has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, May 07, 2018
     Rhythm on the River Gold SponsorRhythm on the River is set to take place in downtown Fort Atkinson on Saturday, August 25 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Municipal parking lot across from the U.S. Postal Office between South Water Street East and East Milwaukee Avenue. Experience an evening of live music, great food and fun on the river walk. The entertainment kicks off at 5 p.m. featuring Mr. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release