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    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
    Monday, August 06, 2018
    Fort Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week This week, the Fort Atkinson Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 5-11. As demand for local food continues to grow, so too have the opportunities for America’s farmers to market fresh food directly to the consumer. According to statistics recently released by United ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, July 30, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/27/18Deilee CalvertThe Badger Group920-563-1163deileec@badgergroup.com   THE BADGER GROUP EXPANDS DIGITAL PRINTING DEPARTMENT  Fort Atkinson, WI: The Badger Group (Badger Press, Inc.) recently added two new digital presses in an on-going effort to expand and upgrade their digital printing capabilities. Expanding the digital printing department will allow the company to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, July 27, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE  CONTACT:      Jen Babcock, Office Manager                          Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce                           P: 920-563-3210                            E: info@fortchamber.com                          DATE:  7/16/2018  For Immediate Release  Fort Atkinson, WIRock River Bait Box Joins the Fort Chamber  The Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce is pleased to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    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
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    Fort Chamber Announces Friends and Family WeekendThe Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce invites area residents and visitors to its Friends and Family weekend, Friday, July 27th through Sunday, July 29th. Participating retailers and restaurants will be offering mid-summer sales and specials, live music, fun giveaways, and a host of family-friendly activities throughout Fort Atkinson.“The final ...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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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
    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
    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