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Monday, July 24, 2017
Xcel Energy Foundation grant dollars will provide JA programs to more than 1,400 area students. Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. received two grants totaling $7,500 from the Xcel Energy Foundation. The Northwest District and the Coulee Region received $5,000 and $2,500 from the foundation. The Education Focus Area dollars help JA continue to reach area youth ...read more
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Menomonie, WI - West CAP will once again be hosting the 9th Annual Operation Back to School program for the Menomonie, Elk Mound, Colfax, Boyceville, and Glenwood City school districts. Last year, they were able to give over 400 students entering Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade the school supplies that can be a financial burden to many families in these districts. Through the generosity and ...read more
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Arc is pleased to announce Serryn Hawkins as the new Executive Director. She is succeeding Audun Mikkelson, who served in this role for The Arc. Serryn previously worked with the Department of Workforce Development - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). She has earned degrees in Business Management and Leadership and Organizational Studies from Chippewa Valley ...read more
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Monday, July 10, 2017
MENOMONIE, WI (July 7, 2017) - RIZE Nutrition recently unveiled a new community support initiative appropriately named - The RIZE & Shine Award! The purpose of the RIZE & Shine award is to recognize and financially support a person or organization who is making a positive impact on our community and our world. On Wednesday, June 28 at the nutrition club’s monthly wellness workshop, ...read more
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Friday, June 23, 2017
SMART Grant of nearly $900,000 focuses on automation, programming Eau Claire, WI – Students at four rural school high schools will benefit from instruction in Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Mobile Manufacturing Lab in the next school year, which will soon have expanded capabilities in automation and information technology. That’s just one of the benefits Menomonie, Durand, ...read more
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the largest fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, raised over $214,000 at their 2017 events. Over 1,000 people raised money and took to the lanes to support mentoring in the Northwestern Wisconsin. The signature fundraising event raises nearly a third of the budget for the local Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliate. ...read more
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Revenue has announced two grant programs for employers needing to train existing or newly hired employees.[ http://wisconsinfastforward.com/wff_standard.htm ] There are two new programs: Worker training grants for Wisconsin construction trades and related occupations. Company size: Any Award Amount: $5,000 - $400,000 Match: $1 ...read more
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Eau Claire, Wisconsin. – Junior Achievement welcomes Debi Waldusky, Financial Advisor at Edwards Jones to Junior Achievement Board of Directors. Debi Waldusky joined Edward Jones as a Financial Advisor in August 2011. As a financial advisor, Debi helps people plan for retirement, save for college for children or grandchildren, and protect their financial future. Debi has been active in ...read more
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Monday, June 05, 2017
Eau Claire, WI — Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is pleased to announce the addition of the following agents to our Chippewa Valley office. Lisa Baltuff – Lisa is a Rock Falls resident, along with her Husband and 4 children. She’s an active member of the Bit ‘n Spur Club, involved in the local horse community and her church and has a lot of experience with ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Menomonie, WI – Menomonie’s largest community event known as FreedomFest will now include product vendors, helicopter rides, a candy drop, and showcase businesses that are members of the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce. Menomonie’s celebration of Independence Day stretches back decades, and more recently has been branded as FreedomFest. Held in the lower level of Wakanda Park, ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The property, owned by the Wogernese Family dba Keystone Hills LLC, celebrated their groundbreaking at 2017 Stout St. Menomonie, WI 54751, site of a future Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton hotel. The 86-room hotel will be managed by Ledgestone Hospitality, LLC of Chanhassen, Minnesota (www.ledgestonehospitality.com). Construction, led by Hoeft Builders Inc. ...read more
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Menomonie, WI – Manpower, the global leader in contingent and permanent talent resourcing, is pleased to announce the addition of Beth Stone to the Menomonie, WI operations as a Market Leader. In this role, Stone will support area businesses by finding and developing the right talent to address their workforce challenges. Stone, previously an Area Director with Combined Worksite Solutions, ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Pierce County Ecumenical Choir presented its 2017 Easter Celebration of Music at Grace Episcopal Church on Wednesday, April 9 th . The presentation was one of eight performances by the choir in Wisconsin and Minnesota during its 2017 Easter Celebration season. The collection of songs presented covered the Easter message and included songs such as “The River Is ...read more
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Menomonie, WI - Seeing a need in the community, Dunn County Humane Society has created the “Little Pet Food Pantry” to help community members that need assistance to feed their furry companions. The Pantry is located on premises near the animal shelter at 302 Brickyard Road. It was designed and constructed by the UW-Stout Student Construction Association and funded by a generous grant ...read more
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin– Tomorrow, nearly 400 Chippewa Falls middle school students will learn about careers and work readiness through the JA It’s My Future educational program through Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day Career Exploration event . The career exploration event is sponsored by Advanced Laser where participating students will learn about how to keep or lose a ...read more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - On May 2 nd , 2017 & May 4 th , 2017, The Reach Foundation will host a seminar entitled “Looking Ahead: Planning for the future for a loved one with special needs.” The event will be held at the Reach, Inc. location at 2205 Heimstead Road in Eau Claire. On both evenings the event will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Gene LaRock of Northwestern Mutual and Aric Burch and ...read more
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Monday, April 03, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce has found a new CEO from right in the middle of the Menomonie Business Community, hiring Jody Hagman as their new CEO. Hagman will begin her new position on April 12 th with the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce. The Menomonie Area Chamber is formally announcing Jody Hagman’s selection after a months-long search by the search committee, ...read more
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Monday, April 03, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – More than 150 area middle and high school students will explore career options and ask professionals in the hospitality, tourism and health care professions questions about their jobs and what it’s like to work in these fields. The career fair takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5 at the Metropolis Resort and Conference Center from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and from noon ...read more
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Monday, April 03, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – Royal Credit Union (Royal) has named Amy Schaefer Chief Internal Auditor. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Royal’s Audit Services Department. She also establishes goals and objectives for the department and develops and implements strategies to accomplish them. Schaefer joined Royal in January 2001. Since then, she has held various ...read more
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
WESTERN WI— WEST consin Credit Union held its 77 th Annual Membership Meeting on March 21, 2017 at the Menomonie High School Auditorium. At the meeting, Board Chairperson Dave Maves provided a review of the Board activities and highlights for 2016. Lora Benrud, Chief Executive Officer, reviewed the financial statement and annual report. Rita Lunderville, Board Treasurer, provided the Audit ...read more
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Andrew Martin Named 2017 JA Hero - JA Hero Recipients Identified Eau Claire, WI – March 22, 2017 Goldridge Companies Leasing Agent Andrew Martin is slated to receive the 2017 JA Hero award at next month's JA Hero's Gala. Andrew will be recognized for his long-term commitment in giving of his time, talent and as a long-standing advocate of Junior Achievement's mission. The Hero ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Cedarburg, WI -- Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the recent opening of its newest location in Cedarburg. This location will directly serve clients in the Southeast region of the state, while collaborating with Cedar Corporation’s other offices to continue quality service throughout the Midwest. The Cedarburg office will be managed by Ron Dalton, P.E., who is joined by Bryan Greisch, ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Altoona, WI— WEST consin Credit Union is pleased to announce Brice Medin as Senior Business Loan Officer. Medin will be servicing business at WEST consin’s new Altoona office that is presently under construction and opening this April in the River Prairie development. Until then, he is temporarily working between the company’s Menomonie – Downtown and Eau Claire offices. ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Menomonie, WI - On the Go Bus offers a variety of one-day trips to theaters, shopping excursions, sports and museum adventures, and even leisurely strolls through gorgeous state parks and gardens. On the Go Bus celebrates its first trip with a Gals Getaway on Saturday, May 6. Many weekday trips for seniors are planned through September with many more being added regularly. Overnight excursions ...read more
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Eau Claire , WI —Ninety high school students from 15 schools across northwestern Wisconsin competed for scholarships. The teams competed on who could run the most successful business during today’s JA Business Challenge, at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. After a day of strategizing with local business professionals, 16 high school students reaped the benefit for ...read more
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Eau Claire, Wisconsin . – Junior Achievement welcomes Beth Waldhart, Assistant Vice President of Business Banking at Charter Bank to Junior Achievement Board of Directors. Beth Waldhart joined Charter Bank as an Assistant Vice President Business Banker last October. She brings 15 years of lending experience to the bank, with the last nine years at Regional Business Fund, Inc., an economic ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with ZipEdTech, to offer its members quality workforce online education/training. Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce will have its unique branded page where members can access relevant training for themselves, as the business owner and their employees. Categories include business skills, communications, customer service, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Market & Johnson Employee Impact Fund gift impacts 400 youth through JA programs throughout northwestern Wisconsin and the La Crosse area. Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. Northwest and Coulee Region Districts received $10,000 from the recently created and funded Market & Johnson (M&J) Employee Impact Fund. The employee fund’s goal which was ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
More than $64,000 in scholarships have been awarded for the event Eau Claire, WI – Feb. 1, 2017 Later this month 100 northwestern Wisconsin high school students will compete to win scholarships for post-secondary education via an online business-strategy tournament at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s main campus in Eau Claire on Friday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Since ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Eau Claire, WI –– Royal Credit Union is once again assisting the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program by offering free office space for assisting community members with tax returns. This unique service will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from February 6 until April 12. Service will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the Royal ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Stephanie Vobornik receives Kohler Award Eau Claire, WI – A reputation for always putting her student’s needs first, maintaining a positive attitude and being engaged with Chippewa Valley Technical College initiatives has earned an instructor a major teaching award. Stephanie Vobornik, an e-learning specialist and former business technology instructor for CVTC’s Business & ...read more
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN – MARCH 23 , 2017- Shoe Sensation is pleased to announce plans to open a new store this spring in Menomonie, Wisconsin . The store is located in Red Cedar Plaza at 2421 Highway 25 North, Suite 119, Menomonie, WI 54751. The store is scheduled to Grand Open on March 23, 2017. This will be the Company’s 4 th store in Wisconsin. Providing its customers with a mix of ...read more
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Junior Achievement Classroom Volunteers Needed Eau Claire, WI– Show off your team spirit this Super Bowl season and support Junior Achievement of Wisconsin- Northwest District at the same time through Jerseys for JA . This FUNraiser is an opportunity for area businesses and their employees to wear a jersey of their choice and show off their Super Bowl spirit while supporting Junior ...read more
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman Law Offices is pleased to welcome attorney Jason G. Brasch. Jason will join the transactional team at Bakke Norman, focusing his practice in the areas of real estate, business transactions and operating agreements, and wills, trusts and estates. Jason received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University ...read more
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Friday, January 06, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Wants to Hear From Your Business! On Thursday, February 23 rd , Ron Wirtz, Director of Regional Outreach for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will be at the Off Broadway Banquet Center, 1501 North Broadway Street, for a two-part event. First, Ron will give a presentation on the state of the regional economy, followed by a short ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Menomonie, WI - The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 78 th Annual Banquet on Wednesday, February 1 st , 2017, at the UW-Stout Great Hall. The reception and raffle will begin at 5:00 p.m., with dinner and program following at 6:30 p.m. The Chamber is pleased to announce that Sarah Klavas, Deputy Secretary of Tourism, will be attending the Annual Banquet. She will be commenting on ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. Northwest District received a $4,200 sponsorship from Mayo Clinic Health System. The funding helps JA continue to reach area youth with programs teaching them about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. These programs reach students in Menomonie, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Altoona, Bloomer, Mondovi, Osseo and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
John Frank taught at CVTC for 28 years Eau Claire, WI – Teaching 22 different subject matter courses to approximately 12,000 students over a 28-year career is enough to make John Frank pretty well known to people in the Chippewa Valley. But he is recognized by most people as the frequent political commentator on local television stations and in local newspapers. Frank plans to continue ...read more
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Friday, December 09, 2016
December 8, 2016 (Hudson, WI) Phillips-Medisize Corporation announced plans to open a new 80,000 square foot manufacturing facility on its Menomonie, Wisconsin campus. The state-of-the-art facility manufactures high volume prefilled drug delivery systems, and is planned to be complete in 2017. Investment in the new facility is driven by the signing of a new supply contract with a major ...read more
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman attorneys Tim O’Brien, Pete Reinhardt and Deanne Koll have been recognized in the latest edition of Wisconsin Super Lawyers . Attorneys O’Brien and Reinhardt were named Super Lawyers , an honor given to no more than 5% of Wisconsin attorneys. To earn the honor, nominees must pass a rigorous, multi-phase selection process that considers 15 separate ...read more
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest District is pleased to announce two new members joining its Board of Directors. Lyle Jankee, Vice President of Pricing and Network Development at Marten Transport in Mondovi will be joining the JA Northwest district board of directors. Jankee earned a degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. He ...read more
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Monday, November 21, 2016
St. Paul, MN – Bremer Financial Corporation (BFC) is pleased to announce that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Jeanne Crain as the organization's next chief executive officer. Crain will assume responsibilities immediately and succeeds Pat Donovan, who in July announced his plan to retire at the end of the year. Donovan will continue his service to Bremer through the end of ...read more
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Give Vets a Smile Day serves about 70 vets who served their country Eau Claire, WI – Roger Schultz, 82, Of Chippewa Falls, traces some problems he’s had with his teeth back to an old Army injury. But the Korean Conflict era veteran, who served from 1953-56 doesn’t have a dramatic combat story to tell about it. “I had some front teeth broke in the Army playing ...read more
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Monday, November 14, 2016
WAUSAU, WI –The EO Johnson service team earned nationwide recognition for 2017 from Ricoh, a global industry leader with the prestigious RFG Circle of Excellence Certified Dealership award. The RFG Circle of Excellence program recognizes Dealers who provide outstanding service and support. Randy Knapp – Vice President of Service, EO Johnson Business Technologies is proud of the ...read more
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Friday, November 11, 2016
MENOMONIE, WI— The 20th Annual Cooperative Breakfast recently took place on October 1, at Dunn Energy Cooperative and was deemed a huge success by event partners Cedar Country Cooperative, Dunn Energy Cooperative, Royal Credit Union, West Wisconsin Telcom and WEST consin Credit Union. The event attracted 1,016 attendees who enjoyed a hearty breakfast featuring Dad’s Belgian Waffles, ...read more
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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - In 1991 the average cost for a gallon of gas was $1.12, the Dow Jones topped 3,000 for the first time, Nirvana kicked off the grunge craze, and the first web browser was introduced so the one million computers in the world could connect to something called the Internet. Also in 1991, a group of local attorneys decided to strike out on their own to create their vision of western ...read more
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Monday, November 07, 2016
WAUSAU, WI – Exciting additions are taking place at EO Johnson this month. The company will welcome Dave Greene as the new President and Chief Operating Officer. Greene will bring 33 years of experience into this role and will start on Monday November 7, 2016. This announcement follows the retirement of current President and Chief Operating Officer Roger King, who has over 40 years of ...read more
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Wednesday, November 02, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Terry Dunst of Bakke Norman Law Offices has been chosen to receive the John F. Lederer Service Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin. The award is given each year to an attorney whose leadership has furthered the mission of the State Bar’s Solo & Small Firm Committee. The award recognizes Attorney Dunst’s role in educating and supporting attorneys practicing in ...read more
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Friday, October 28, 2016
Downsville, WI – 24-7 and West Wisconsin Telcom Cooperative, Inc., and the communities they serve, were recognized as “Smart Rural Communities” by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. NTCA is a national association representing more than 800 independent, community-based broadband companies. 24-7 and West Wisconsin Telcom is one of only 12 companies nationally to receive ...read more
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Menomonie, WI - Dunn County Humane Society and the Bridge to Hope are now working together to provide assistance to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and human trafficking where pets are also involved. ​ ​ Collaboratively, they have established a program called the "Safe Harbor for At-Risk Pets." This program provides resources for victims and establishes a ...read more
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Altoona, WI - Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire raised $10,000 for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin Mentors in Motion program. The money was raised as a result of the 4 th Annual Haunted Hustle 5K Run/Walk in Owen Park in Eau Claire. “Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire is committed to the communities we serve, and working to improve the health and wellness of ...read more
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Bloomer, WI - On October 20, 2016, Kobussen Buses took delivery of two 2016 MCI J4500 series 56 Passenger Motor-Coaches. Motor Coach Industries continues to set the standard in Motor-Coach development. Independent suspension, LED lighting throughout, Seat belts, Wi-Fi, reclining seats, 120v household outlets to name just a few of the many features of these luxury motor-coaches. This ...read more
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Monday, October 24, 2016
Offerings include industry specializations Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley Technical College will initiate new programs and credentials in agriculture-related fields beginning in August 2017. The programs won approval from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in September and the CVTC board on October 20. The offerings include two new associate degree programs and four new ...read more
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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Nationwide competition recognizes outstanding restaurant teams Menomonie, WI - Culver’s of Menomonie is a regional champion in the nationwide Culver’s Crew Challenge contest where Culver’s restaurants compete in the areas of quality, service, cleanliness, hospitality, community outreach and team member training and development. Culver’s of Menomonie is one of 43 ...read more
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman Law Offices is pleased to welcome attorney Kyle R. Schaffer. Kyle will join the litigation team at Bakke Norman, focusing his practice in the areas of family law and civil, business and criminal litigation. Kyle received his law degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Prior to ...read more
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Country Jam USA , the premiere Midwest country music festival announces additions to their 2017 lineup. Luke Bryan will be our headliner on Saturday, July 22nd. Brett Eldredge and Trace Adkins will be joining Luke on the main stage Saturday as well as two additional acts to be announced. Dierks Bentley will be headlining the main stage Thursday, July 20th with LoCash ...read more
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Monday, October 17, 2016
Goal set to raise $162,500 by November 18, 2016 Eau Claire, WI - Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest District recently kicked off its Annual Operating Campaign raising funds to offer JA programming to area youth for the 2016-2017 school year. Last year more than 16,600 2-12 grade students throughout northwestern Wisconsin received Junior Achievement programming because of the ...read more
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Monday, October 17, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Facilities Manager Brian Allande was presented the Royal Credit Union (Royal) 2016 Positive Impact Award. Allande, a Royal team member since 2012, met the high criteria for this award by demonstrating exceptional commitment to Royal Members through his work operating and maintaining multiple office locations. This is Royal’s highest team member award and only one ...read more
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Friday, October 14, 2016
Event gives prospective students, families a chance to explore careers Eau Claire, WI – People of all ages interested in furthering their education will have an opportunity to explore the advantages of programs focused on career opportunities at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s (CVTC) Fall Open House Tuesday, Oct. 25. The free event will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the CVTC Business ...read more
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Friday, October 07, 2016
Elk Mound, WI - October 6, 2016 Valley Pasture Farm has already collected over 300 pounds of non-perishable items to benefit Stepping Stones of Dunn County as part of their 2 nd Annual Fall Fun and Pumpkin Patch. Guests brought donations to the farm and in exchange received 50¢ off their admission to the Fall Fun, which includes a pick your own pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay maze, wagon ...read more
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Thursday, October 06, 2016
Eau Claire, WI –Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc, Northwest District is pleased to announce two new members joining its Board of Directors. Patrick Erickson, a manger with CliftonLarsonAllen LLC will bring his diverse taxation, audit and customer service expertise to the JA board. Placing the client’s best interest first, Erickson has become a reliable and primary financial ...read more
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Wednesday, October 05, 2016
WESTERN, WI— WEST consin Credit Union is offering up to thirteen, $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the class of 2017 as part of the credit union’s Scholarship Program. The goal is to award one scholarship in each community served by a WEST consin office. These areas include Amery, Baldwin, Barron, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Ellsworth, Hudson, Menomonie, New ...read more
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Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement is looking to inspire your inner artist. Cheers Pablo, a local business that creates an engaging social environment where people of all artistic abilities participates in group painting classes is holding an event to benefit Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Northwest District. The one-day event takes place Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the ...read more
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Menomonie, WI - Kids ages 8 to 14 are invited to try out the new CrossFit Kids from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Machine Shed Sports Performance, 2021 S. Broadway, in Menomonie, in partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System. This class is not simply a scaled-down version of CrossFit exercise; it is absolutely CrossFit-geared and designed for participants’ age and specific developmental ...read more
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Friday, September 23, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - On November 10 th , 2016, The Reach Foundation will hold a unique fundraising event called “Reach for the Stars.” This event will take place at The Lismore (333 Gibson St.) in downtown Eau Claire. It will run from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. All funds raised from the evening will go to start a new “Reach for the Stars” scholarship fund that will benefit Reach, Inc. ...read more
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Friday, September 23, 2016
Utilities depend on CVTC program Eau Claire, WI – Jeff Fellenz has a good background in electrical work, but when he was hired for a line worker position with Clark Electric Co-op in Greenwood, he wasn’t ready for big work with high voltage lines. That’s why his title reads Electric Line Worker – Apprentice. In that capacity, Fellenz is still learning, with on-the-job ...read more
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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Eau Claire, WI –Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc, Northwest District is pleased to announce a new member joining its Board of Directors. 3M Technical Supervisor Duane Winkelmann accepted a board position with the nonprofit whose mission is to foster financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship skills to area youth. Winkelmann moved to Eau Claire, WI in December of 1997. He ...read more
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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Nationwide competition recognizes outstanding restaurant teams Menomonie, WI - Culver’s of Menomonie has advanced to the regional finals in the nationwide Culver’s Crew Challenge contest where Culver’s restaurants compete in the areas of quality, service, cleanliness, hospitality, community outreach, and team member training and development. Culver’s of Menomonie is one of ...read more
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Monday, September 12, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. Northwest District received a $5,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation. The Education Focus Area dollars help JA continue to reach area youth with programs teaching them about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. These skills help area youth own their own economic success. Xcel Energy Foundation grant is part ...read more
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Monday, September 12, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Royal Credit Union (Royal) has launched a new program designed specifically for the 18-to-25 year-old crowd. The Smart Connection, geared toward young adults, kicked off on September 1, 2016. The Smart Connection is designed to help students learn and grow during the years that follow their 18th birthday. Between the ages of 18 and 25, young adults are budgeting for higher ...read more
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Friday, September 09, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - Hand in Hand is a fully inclusive childcare center that serves children ages birth to 12 years old. Hand in Hand is a part of the Reach, Inc. family and has been in business for 22 years. Reach, Inc and The Reach Foundation will be hosting an open house to showcase the new playground at Hand in Hand. The Reach Foundation led an effort to raise funds to renovate the previous ...read more
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Thursday, September 08, 2016
EAU CLAIRE, WI – EO Johnson Business Technologies is excited to announce a new building expansion to its Eau Claire, Wisconsin location. The project will create space to house a state-of-the-art customer showroom, expand IT operations and expand the warehouse and parts. This initiative, which was recently approved by the City of Eau Claire Plan Commission, will expand the location by nearly ...read more
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Friday, September 02, 2016
Eau Claire, WI –Royal Credit Union (Royal) has expanded its field of membership in Wisconsin to include five additional counties. Financial services provided by Royal will now be available to residents who live, work or attend school in Sawyer, Price, Lincoln, Portage, and Adams counties. Immediate family members of these residents are also eligible for Royal membership regardless of where ...read more
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
WESTERN WI— During the month of September, WEST consin Credit Union is going casual for kids in support of its local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals—Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Gundersen Health System! For a $5 donation per day, employees may wear jeans to work on September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. This is the second year WEST consin is ...read more
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Saint Paul, MN –Royal Credit Union (Royal) announced today that its acquisition of Capital Bank in Saint Paul is complete. The transition took place August 27-28 and beginning today Capital Bank Customers are now Members of Royal Credit Union. Royal assumed approximately $35 million total assets in the transaction. This acquisition offered Royal the opportunity to enhance office ...read more
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Eau Claire, WI –Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc, Northwest District is pleased to announce two new board members joining its Board of Directors. Julie Kahl is an Office Supervisor with WESTconsin Credit Union. She has the pleasure of working in the Menomonie High School WESTconsin Credit Union office. Her passion for helping members achieve financial success is shared through ...read more
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Menomonie, WI - The Dunn County Environmental Services Department would like to announce a warm welcome to new Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling Director, Morgan Gerk. A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduate with academics in natural resource and biological conservation, Gerk has over 25 years of experience working in the environmental sciences for various public and private agencies. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - Huebsch Services is celebrating 125 years of service and wants to thank employees and customers. “We are thrilled to be celebrating 125 years of service at Huebsch. We could not have done it without our dedicated employees and loyal customers. We want to show our appreciation with a series of celebrations”, says Jim Vaudreuil, great-grandson of founder John Huebsch ...read more
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Reach Foundation has named 3 new board members to serve on The Reach Foundation Board of Directors. The following individuals have been appointed to serve. Members serve 3 year terms (up to 3 terms/9 years): Wes Escondo: Executive Director for Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin Kerri Stoner: Vice President of Commercial Banking U.S. Bank Lisa Walter: Chief of Police at ...read more
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Eau Claire, WI –Royal Credit Union (Royal) has named Colin Boone Corporate Risk Manager. He is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the Risk Analyst group in order to protect Royal and its Members from losses related to fraud. He will also lead the enterprise risk management program, vendor management program, and business continuity and disaster recovery ...read more
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Hudson, WI – August 17, 2016 – Phillips-Medisize Corporation (Phillips-Medisize), a global leader in outsource design, development and manufacturing services for the medical industry announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement to be acquired by Molex LLC (Molex), a global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions. Phillips-Medisize is a portfolio company of San ...read more
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - Bob McCoy, President & CEO of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, who will be 69 this October, announced at this morning's Chamber Board meeting that he will be retiring on Friday, June 2, 2017, after 23 years with the Chamber. McCoy's retirement celebration date is already set for Thursday, June 1, 2017, 4 p.m. at the Lismore Hotel. The Board has established a ...read more
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Menomonie, WI - Dunn Energy Cooperative is excited to announce their partnership with SoCore Energy and Dairyland Power Cooperative in bringing locally produced renewable energy in a large scale capacity to Dunn County. This 1.1 Megawatt project is one of 12 renewable energy projects that were announced by Dairyland Power Cooperative to be constructed this year. Of the project, one megawatt will ...read more
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Monday, August 15, 2016
WESTERN WI—WESTconsin Credit Union collected school supplies and monetary donations from July 25 to August 6. WESTconsin employees and members, as well as members of the community collected over 3,100 supplies and raised $1,193. All proceeds were delivered by the credit union to local schools and organizations for distribution. WESTconsin extends its gratitude to all who donated, helping ...read more
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Monday, August 15, 2016
Menomonie, WI - American Lutheran Communities - Menomonie has announced a new administrator is joining the team dedicated to caring for our senior friends and neighbors. Betsy Henck has also assumed the role of administrator of Autumn Village Assisted Living which is conveniently connected to the skilled nursing facility. Henck has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from ...read more
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Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Wausau, WI – EO Johnson Business Technologies is pleased to be recognized by ACDI as a 2015 Elite Partner. ACDI provides print management software, partnering with dealers to bring their business solution products to market. The Elite Partner recognition signifies a dedication to providing customers with expert industry knowledge, premium solutions, and best in class customer services. ...read more
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman Law Office is pleased to announce Attorney Tom McCormack of Baldwin has joined the firm. Tom McCormack has provided legal services to individuals and businesses in Western Wisconsin for over 35 years. Mr. McCormack joins Bakke Norman’s Transactional Practice Group and will continue to represent clients in real estate, business and estate planning matters from ...read more
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