• News for Chamber

    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    2019 Small Business Person of the YearPresented by President Ryan Klopcic – Fall Open House  Each year, the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes a small business chamber member on the basis of growth, staying power, business accomplishments, and community involvement.  Past presidents of the Chamber reviewed the nominations in August and selected this year’s winner.          The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    TOURISM COUNTS AWARD 2019Presented by Tourism Manager, Olivia Reinke  As the tourism manager for the chamber it is a great honor to recognize a strong industry partner with this award.           The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce “Tourism Counts” Award is presented to an individual, business, or organization who, by their leadership and efforts, have made a difference in the promotion ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    2019 Friend of the Chamber Award- Brandon Housley By Kelley Westphal  At the chamber you’ll often hear us talk about how lucky we are to have such wonderful members; and we appreciate the opportunity to honor some of them at this event. When the chamber staff sat down to discuss this year’s Friend of the Chamber Award, we were instantly reminded of how fortunate we are to have so many friends of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Fort Chamber Welcomes Haskins Short & Brindley, LLC              A familiar face is back in Fort Atkinson, providing professional and compassionate legal services to clients across a range of elder law and estate planning practice areas. Attorney Julie Short is originally from Fort Atkinson where she used to practice with her father, John Short, and is scheduling appointments by request at The ...read more
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    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Fort Chamber Welcomes Sarahndipity Salon                   Located in historic downtown Fort Atkinson, Sarahndipidy Salon is named for proprietor Sarah McKinney, who first opened her business on Madison Avenue in 2013. After a business transfer to North Carolina, Sarah is now back in Fort Atkinson, offering a full-service salon at affordable prices.  Hair treatments include cuts, styles, and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Thrivent Financial Joins Fort Chamber                   With a new office opening on 426 McMillen St in Fort Atkinson, Thrivent Financial representatives Michael Stade and Brian Dostalek look forward to assisting members with insurance and financial planning needs. As a not-for-profit organization on the Fortune 500 list, Thrivent Financial began as a fraternal benefit society for Lutherans. ...read more
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    Sunday, September 01, 2019
    Fort Chamber Celebrates Chamber of Commerce Month  Wisconsin’s 267 local chambers of commerce vary from village to town to city, but they play an important role in the state. Whether they focus on advocacy, tourism, economic development, entrepreneurship, young professionals, workforce or organizing community events, local chambers should be recognized for their efforts.That is why Gov. Tony ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    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, 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
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