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It Happens at the Heart October Newsletter

Published by Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, 2022-10-17 19:37:46

Description: Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce October 2022 newsletter.

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IT HAPPENS AT THE HEART NEWS FOR YOU HEART OF WISCONSIN CHAMBER STAFF NEWSLETTER A message from our Engagement Director, UPCOMING EVENTS With the Holidays fast approaching, we are still looking for Coffee with the Chamber more sponsors for our Rekindle the Spirit Coupon sheet and Off the Clock participants for our Small Business Saturday passport. Participating in both of these opportunities would increase your Rekindle the Spirit businesses exposure during the Holiday season and remind Small Business Saturday shoppers that we have plenty of options right in town. If you are Nekoosa Hometown Christmas interested in either of these, please contact Promise! 2022 Business Expo INVESTOR NEWS Press Releases Job Postings INVESTOR OF THE MONTH Altmann Construction

RUDE BARBER SHOP THE CONTENT MAGICIANS [email protected] [email protected] (715) 697-9082 (715) 952-5080 MAKING LIFE EASIER LLC EDWARD JONES - SHARON ZEMAN [email protected] [email protected] (715) 316.7764 (715) 424-4100 FANTASY COSTUME & PARTY SHOPPE [email protected] (715) 213-1980 HAPPY INVESTIVERSARY! Victor Communications, LLC Special Olympics Wisconsin Shoe Sensation Edward Jones - Skye Manning Avocado's Mexican Grill Mattress By Appointment Aspirus Riverview Hospital Aspirus Doctors Clinic Quality Plus Printing Spectrum Insurance Group Pomp's Tire Service

OCTOBER EVENTS CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL EVENTS October 26 CALENDAR ON 7:30AM - 8:30AM OUR WEBSITE Coffee with the Chamber Speaker: Chancellor Thomas Gibson Topic: Exciting times for UWSP Virtual NOVEMBER EVENTS COMING UP NEXT MONTH November 14 November 23 November 26 4PM - 6PM 5:45PM - 7:30PM November 26-29 Off the Clock Rekindle Small Business the Spirit Alexander Field South Saturday Wood County Airport Starts on 3rd Avenue Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Wisconsin Rapids, WI 3620 1st Street South Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 SAVE THE DATES December 3 December 7 5:15PM - 9PM 1PM - 6PM Nekoosa Hometown Business Chistmas Expo Nekoosa, WI 54457 416 Crestview Lane Nekoosa, WI 54457

News Updates U.S. Pushes to Keep B-52 Bombers Going as Pressure From China Grows How a tribal food program's expansion to The U.S. is pushing to upgrade its 60-year-old all 11 tribes in Wisconsin is also growing fleet of strategic bombers to keep them flying food sovereignty for First Nations into the second half of the 21st century in an effort to deter potential adversaries such as China and Russia. KESHENA - A food assistance program is Air Force officials and military experts have doing than more providing healthy, Indigenous foods to tribal elders in Wisconsin — it’s also ▲said the refresh of the B-52 bomber—a long- helping to further establish food sovereignty for First Nations. range jet built by Boeing Co. BA 1.44% that can carry large loads of conventional and nuclear weapons—is crucial to providing... “I was reminded by our elders that we don’t Click here to learn more truly have sovereignty unless we can feed 98% of CEOs are prepping for US ourselves,” said Gary Besaw, director for the recession: survey Menominee Nation’s Department of Agriculture and Food Systems during a press Nearly all CEOs are readying for the U.S. conference on the Menominee Reservation economy to fall into a recession, according to last Thursday. a survey released Thursday by The Conference Board. Click here to learn more The survey, The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence, found that 98% of CEOs Elon Musk reverses course, says SpaceX indicated they were preparing for a U.S. will keep funding Ukraine Starlink service recession over the next year or year and a for free half. That figure is five percentage points US billionaire Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday higher than in the third-quarter survey. that SpaceX will continue funding Starlink internet service in war-torn Ukraine, Click here to learn more apparently reversing course after SpaceX Wisconsin Department of Transportation asked the United States military to pick up the spreading awareness of traffic safety tab. \"Buckle Up, Phones Down Day\" SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet services WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) –The Wisconsin have been a vital source of... Department of Transportation is leading a Click here to learn more second annual campaign about spreading awareness about traffic safety initiation Stamps: USPS announces 2023 price hike known as \"Buckle Up, Phones Down day\". (NEXSTAR) — The price of postage is going up Drivers are encouraged to buckle up their — again. seat belts for every trip, and put your phone The United States Postal Service officially away while driving. This campaign focuses on announced the price of Forever stamps and bringing a positive change to driver behavior other postage will go up on Jan. 22, 2023. and creating safer roads in Wisconsin. The move has been anticipated for months Wisconsin Department of Transportation after Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said in Secretary, Craig Thompson said, “The last August that increases would be necessary to couple of years that percentage has come keep up with costs. Inflation was expected... down, we've gone down two percentage points from over 90 percent of people buckling up to now down to... Click here to read more Click here to learn more

INVESTOR NEWSROOM Mid-State expands liberal arts Essentia Health, Marshfield Security Health Plan offers transfer partnerships Clinic Health System announce affordable, benefit-rich merger discussions Medicare plans WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WIS. – Mid- State Technical College has Essentia Health and Marshfield Medicare beneficiaries and established nine new transfer Clinic Health System announced people who will soon be eligible agreements with four-year partners today they have signed a for Medicare are invited to learn for its new associate of arts and Memorandum of Understanding to how Medicare Advantage plans associate of science University evaluate how the two organizations offered by Security Health Plan of Transfer program, bringing the might combine to form an Wisconsin, Inc., can help them number of agreements to 11 and integrated regional health system. afford and receive high quality greatly expanding the transfer health care and services. opportunities for its graduates. Click here for more information Read full article here Read full article here OUR INVESTORS ARE HIRING! SEE INVESTOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES ON THE HEART OF WISCONSIN WEBSITE HERE SPLAT PEST CONTROL PEST CONTROL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

INVESTOR OF THE MONTH Altmann Construction Company LLC 5921 Plover Road Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 (715) 421 - 2550 How it began: HOW provides and Ed and Lois Altmann established their general contracting supports a wide range construction business in the basement of their home in 1982. In 1992, they moved their expanding business to a renovated office on Plover of community based Road in Wisconsin Rapids. In 2008, they, along with their children, events for networking, Tom Altmann and Tammy Meyers, celebrated their grand opening training, ambassadors and dedication of their new facility located on that same property. Currently, they are a three generation company working alongside and legislative their children, Tom and Tammy, and grandson, Mitch Altmann. proponents. What's an interesting fact about your business most people dont know? We are a three generation company. Not only do we build commercial, light industrial buildings, but we also work with the cranberry and potato industry. Do you have any advice for new business owners? Find a good insurance company, accountant, banker and an attorney and maintain that relationship. Also, join an industry related association. What's your biggest professionial accomplishment so far? 40 years in a successful business during some trying economic times, and working side by side with my wife, children and grandson. We are very proud that we employ many long term employees who have been working at Altmann Construction for many decades. Also, it's very gratifying to travel throughout central and northcentral Wisconsin and see completed projects from years ago. It's very humbling to know that you contributed to building the local communities. What do you love most about the Heart of Wisconsin? HOW provides and supports a wide range of community based events for networking, training, ambassadors and legislative proponents. visit for more inforrmation.

RECAP: What Did I Miss? Whiskey Rapids Saloon celebrated their new Edgewater Haven celebrated the completion of patio addition with a ribbon cutting on their new patio for their memory care unit on September 14th! September 26th with a ribbon cutting! 150 2nd St. N., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 1351 Wisconsin River Dr., Port Edwards, WI 54469 House of Glam celebrated their new location with The Wood County Parks Department celebrated the a ribbon cutting on September 30th! Be sure to completion of their new information kiosks at the stop in and check on the newly revamped space! Dexter Park Campground on September 16th! 710 East Grand Avenue, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 8220 WI-54, Pittsville, WI 54466 Altmann Construction celebrated their 40th Caribou Coffee officially opened the doors to anniversary with an open house and ribbon cutting their 30th store and celebrated their 30th year on September 27th. Stop in and check out their with a ribbon cutting on September 23rd! amazing decor! 2820 8th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 5921 Plover Road, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

UPCOMING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES REKINDLE THE SPIRIT NOVEMBER 23RD, 2022 5:45PM The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsorships for Rekindle the Spirit in Wisconsin Rapids. This fun family event would not be possible without our generous Business Sponsors. We Greatly appreciate your continued support! SPONSORSHIP FORM SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26TH - 29TH, 2022 The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsorships for Small Business Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. This annual event would not be possible without our generous Business Sponsors. We Greatly appreciate your continued support! SPONSORSHIP FORM 2022 NEKOOSA AREA HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS DECEMBER 3RD, 2022 The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsorships for the Nekoosa Area Hometown Christmans. This treasured community event would not be possible without our generous Business Sponsors. We Greatly appreciate your continued support! SPONSORSHIP FORM DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW YOUR BUSINESS COULD BENEFIT FROM CHAMBER PARTNERSHIPS? CLICK HERE!

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