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    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    Madison College-Fort Atkinson will be offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes starting in January. To enroll in ESL classes, students are required to attend an intake session on one of the following dates: Monday, Decemeber 3, 5:30 p.m.Thursday, December 13, 5:30 p.m.Thursday, December 20, 5:30 p.m.Monday, January 7, 5:30 p.m.Thursday, January 17, 5:30 p.m. The intake sessions will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, November 23, 2018
    NorthFit Creamery, formerly known as CrossFit Fort Atkinson, was founded in 2012 and has since changed ownership to husband and wife, Jeb Simmons and Meg Zechel in 2014. Both Jeb and Meg are local to the Fort Atkinson area and have developed their niche in the community with one goal in mind, to provide the guidance on exercise, health, wellness, and nutrition. For the 2018-2019 school year, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
    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
    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, 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, 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
    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
    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