• News for Economic

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
     Spend your Chamber Gift Certificates for Extra Savings                The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce’s popular “Certificates Plus” program will be slightly different this year. From March 18th – 31st select locations will be offering a ten percent discount when purchases are made at their stores with chamber gift certificates.             “While speaking with our retail members, we ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Fort Chamber to Host Facebook Live Candidate ForumArea residents are invited to “meet” the Fort Atkinson City Council and School Board candidates via Facebook Live, through a candidate forum hosted by the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 26, beginning at noon.The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Committee decided to try this new format in hopes of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    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
    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