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    July 30, 2019         The Weekly Newsletter of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce

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Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce: The Update

Upcoming Events
Front Page  

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Provisions Health Services

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Commerce Point, Eau Claire Realty

Thursday, August 1, 2019
2019 Business at the Airport

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Your CBD Store

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Diamond School of Dance

Friday, August 9, 2019
Community Connections - Your Chamber Value Orientation

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Business Hall of Fame Luncheon

Friday, August 16, 2019
Eggs & Issues: Tackling Local Housing Challenges

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Leadership Eau Claire Alumni Luncheon

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: 200 Main Art & Wine Gallery

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Please welcome the new member that has recently joined the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce:

Bullis Pond Dental

Awards & Recognition

Wally Wheeler Named Ambassador of the Quarter

Newsletter Archives

Job Bank

Featured Job Postings

Bauman Construction of Chippewa Falls, Inc.

Charter Bank

EO Johnson Business Technologies

Member to Member Coupons SOHO New Member Referral Program Board of Directors Staff YPCV


11th Annual Marketing & Social Media Conference - SAVE  THE DATE

Wednesday, September 25
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
The Florian Gardens Conference Center
2340 Lorch Avenue

The final details for this year's Marketing & Social Media Conference are being confirmed so be sure to check next week's Update for a complete list of topics and presenters.  In the mean time, mark your calendar for this popular event!




The 2019 Western & Central Wisconsin Wage Survey is now available for purchase!

In its 20th year, the survey results were compiled from submissions by nearly 160 companies in various industries, in an area encompassing the coverage area of the chambers of commerce in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Marshfield, Menomonie, Portage County, Rice Lake, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids. Also involved were local chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the Chippewa Valley, La Crosse, Wausau and Winona, MN. The survey is administered by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce.

More information on the Wage Survey can be found on the Chamber's website.

To purchase a copy of the wage survey, please contact Danielle Kummer (715) 858-0618.



HSHS Sacred Heart & St. Joseph's hospitals  

Community Connections - Your Chamber Value Orientation
Friday, August 9, 7:30 a.m.
PESI Conference Room 
Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce 
No cost to attend

As a new or current Chamber member, this orientation will provide an overview of your chamber as well as provide insight for a more consistent value with membership.  It will be a chance to learn more about your chamber and a chance to share ideas with other business professionals.  

Community Connections will be the forum for valuable Chamber program and sponsorship content in a round table open environment and will provide an opportunity to discuss the many Chamber benefits and why your membership dues matter.  

Click here to register>>


Leadership Eau Claire Alumni Luncheon

Tuesday, August 20, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
The Florian Gardens Conference Center
2340 Lorch Avenue

Cost to attend: $30

Sponsored by: Banbury Place/Cigan Properties, L&M Mail & Courier, REALiving, Weld Riley, S.C., and Xcel Energy

Join us for our annual Leadership Eau Claire™ Alumni Luncheon for a chance to reconnect with other alumni! 

Keynote speaker to highlight LEC Class of 2015 Alumni - Jason Jon Anderson with the Pablo Center at the Confluence. We will welcome members of the newest LEC class, congratulate the graduated members of the Class of 2019 and receive an update on their group project success. Come find out which alum will receive the annual revolving “Door Prize” award!


Cost to attend is $30 per person. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Connie Glenz Memorial Scholarship Fund for Leadership Eau Claire™ participants.

Registration deadline is August 16, registration required to attend!

Click Here to Register Online >>


Programs & Services

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities: 
Age of Opportunity 55+ Job & Volunteer Fair

Wednesday, September 18
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Oakwood Mall - Younkers Wing

The Chamber’s Business & Workforce Development Committee is once again coordinating the Age of Opportunity Job & Volunteer Fair, Wednesday, September 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Oakwood Mall. The event is organized in conjunction with the Chippewa Falls and Menomonie Chambers of Commerce and the Aging & Disability Resource Center.

This is an excellent opportunity for your organization to interact with experienced, dependable and motivated workers interested in part time, full time, seasonal or volunteer opportunities. It takes place during National Employ Older Workers Week.

Sponsorship includes your logo on all advance promotional materials, prominent exposure during the event, and an exhibit table. Sponsorship are $175 for Chamber members ($200 for non-members). Exhibit tables without a sponsorship are $65 for Chamber members ($90 for non-members).

Reserve a sponsor or exhibit position>>

For questions or more information, contact Kaylynn Stahlbusch (715-858-0615).


Eggs & Issues

Eggs & Issues: Tackling Local Housing Challenges

Friday, August 16, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
The Lismore
333 Gibson Street
Cost to attend: $20

As the Chippewa Valley's population and economy have grown, the inventory of available housing at nearly every level has not kept pace. During the past year, the Chippewa Valley Housing Task Force has been looking at the issue from all angles and developing recommendations. This edition of Eggs & Issues will feature a panel of those who have been involved, discussing what they've learned, and  potential policy changes to address supply and affordability.

A Chamber Business Advocacy event.  Investors: Partner Level - Xcel Energy; Advocate Level - Miron Construction; Supporter Level - Banbury Place/Cigan Properties, Eau Claire Energy Cooperative and HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph's hospitals 

Click Here to Register>>



Thursday, August 1, 2019
5-6:30 p.m. 
Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
3600 Starr Avenue

Pilot Sponsors: Charter Bank, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport & Pearle Vision

Please join the Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire and Menomonie chambers of commerce for the annual Business at the Airport on Thursday, August 1. Find out what is happening at your airport, network with other business members, visit more than 30 exhibitor tables, have a chance to win great door prizes.

This event takes the place of the August Business After Hours but please note that it is held on Thursday rather than Monday.

Cost to attend is $6. You do not need to pre-register.


Other Information

Want to Make Your Website Listing Really Pop?

Members may add a 25 word description, logo, colored box and social media links to their listing in the Business Directory on the Chamber's westsite.  The cost is $25/year per listing.  Check out the Chamber's own enhanced listing:

Chamber Enhanced ListingFor more information, contact Chrystal Mills  at: 
mills@eauclairechamber.org (715) 858-0611. 


Small Street Journal

Read the current Small Street Journal for updates and announcements from Chamber members. Please submit your updates to Kaylynn Stahlbusch.



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