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    June 25, 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
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Leadership Eau Claire Interview Session #2

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Operation Thank You

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Leadership Eau Claire Interview Session #3

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Two Rivers Chiropractic

Friday, June 28, 2019
Operation Thank You

Monday, July 8, 2019
Business After Hours: July 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019
AM Exchange

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
2019 Business Community Downtown Wellness Walk

Friday, July 19, 2019
Eggs & Issues: Wisconsin's Transportation System

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Provisions Health Services

WBD, Inc.

Online Calendar Quote

Ribbon Cuttings & Groundbreakings

Newsletter Archives

Job Bank

Featured Job Posting

Chippewa Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America

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


Business Community Downtown Wellness Walk 

Join us on Wednesday, July 17, for our annual Business Community Downtown Wellness Walk! Enjoy a scenic route & take in some of the downtown sights like the newest downtown mural, Sculpture Tour Eau Claire, Phoenix Park and the trail along the Chippewa River. Check in anytime 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office to visit exhibitors!

There's no charge to participate and you can walk at your own pace. Walkers will have the choice of routes with varying lengths. Come on your own, or get a group together, ALL Chamber member employees are invited to attend!

Thank you to our sponsors: Achieve Wellness, Aging & Disability Resource Center, Group Health Cooperative, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, and Mayo Clinic Health System

Read more & get registered! >> 




2019 Business Hall of Fame Luncheon

Wednesday, August 14, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
The Florian Gardens Conference Center
2340 Lorch Avenue

Cost to attend: $25

Sponsored by: Peoples Bank Midwest

The Business Hall of Fame award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to their business and the community. There are two types of awards - a Business Hall of Fame for individuals from the previous 50 years and a Historical Business Hall of Fame for any period prior to the last 50 years.

Please join us as we honor our 11th class of inductees:

Don Barnes
Dan Clumpner, Commonweal Development
Sue Tietz, McDonough Manufacturing
Ken Vance, Ken Vance Motors

Click Here to Register Online >>

At the Business Hall of Fame luncheon, we will feature each of the honorees in a special commemorative publication. We are offering businesses the opportunity to place an ad in this publication. For ad sizes and rates please click here or contact Phil Swiler at (715)858-0617 with any questions.



HSHS Sacred Heart & St. Joseph's hospitals  

YLEC & LEC Group Project Ideas Needed

The Chamber is requesting service projects for both our adult and Youth Leadership Eau Claire programs. Are you involved with a non-profit organization and have a project that you need help with? Submit a proposal!

What kind of projects?
Each year, we divide our LEC and YLEC classes into teams of 6-9 people to work on community service projects.

For the youth program, the projects that work the best are projects the teenagers can feel passionate about, work together as a team and accomplish something positive for the community. In the past, groups have painted murals, created programming events for children, cleaned up parks, etc.

For the adult program, we ask for project ideas that are more in-depth than simple volunteer tasks. In the past, groups have designed signage for Beaver Creek Reserve, rebuilt storage areas at the Humane Society, done marketing for the Eau Claire Homeless Children program, and other similar projects.

What doesn't work?
NO fund raising projects of any kind will be accepted. This includes asking the group to plan an event that is intended as a fund raiser. Also, the projects may not be political.

YLEC - July 12
Proposals for the YOUTH program are due by Friday, July 12. More information and a proposal form are available here.

LEC - August 2
Proposals for the ADULT program are due by Friday, August 2. More information and a proposal form are available here.

A list of all past group projects is available here. If you have any questions, please contact Casey Schumacher (715-858-0614).



Programs & Services

RESCHEDULED:  Operation Thank You: June 27 & 28 

It's time for Operation Thank You! We need 50 volunteers to help us distribute the 2019 Community Profile/Business Directory on June 27 and 28. The volunteers will personally deliver the publication to all local members of the Chamber and say thank you for supporting the Chamber and making this a great community in which to do business.
If you can spare one hour to participate in this year's Operation Thank You please email Chrystal Mills or register online>>


Eggs & Issues

Eggs & Issues: Wisconsin's Transportation System 

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
The Lismore
333 Gibson Street
Cost to attend: $20

We welcome Wisconsin Transportation Secretary-designate Craig Thompson, who will update us on the status of the state's transportation system and his outlook for its future.

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>>


Business After Hours
Monday, July 8
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
The Lakely

Please join us for the monthly Business After Hours!  Network with other business people in a social atmosphere. It is a great opportunity to make those important business connections.

July's Business After Hours is sponsored by Gingras, Cates & Wachs, Associated Bank and The Lakely.

Admission is $6 at the door for members. Passes may be purchased in advance for $5 each (minimum of four).  Registration is not required for this event.

Read More>>


AM Exchange
Friday, July 12
7:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Fit Lab Nutrition

Friday, July 12
7:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Fit Lab Nutrition
1514 S Hastings Way 
No cost to attend

Please arrive at 7:45 a.m. for registration and refreshments from Fit Lab Nutrition.  At 8 a.m., staff from Fit Lab Nutrition will take the floor to tell you more about their business. 

Then it's time for some speed networking. Don't be frightened, it's much easier than speed dating! 

Registration is required since there will be a maximum attendance (34 attendees for this event). The first five people who register (and attend) will receive a pass to attend Business After Hours. When you register online, it will indicate the other individuals that have registered. 

Join us for this fun exchange of information! Hear more about Fit Lab Nutrition and meet other business professionals.

Register here>>


Small Street Journal

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



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