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    Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - You can save a life by donating blood at an Aspirus Riverview Hospital community blood drive. Blood drives are held twice monthly in the hospital’s lower level conference center.  The November blood drives will be Tuesday, December 17, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, December 23, from 2 to 7 pm. No appointment is needed. To accommodate donors, there are six donor chairs ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member, Press Release, Health, Member News
    Monday, November 25, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – When you have diabetes, seeing an eye doctor at least once a year for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is an essential task for good health. Diabetes raises your risk for several eye diseases that can steal your sight. Most of them start stealthily with few, if any, symptoms. That’s why for Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, Aspirus health experts are encouraging people of ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Health, Member, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.  This year, #GivingTuesday will be December 3, 2019.  #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.    With United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties you can get ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aspirus Riverview Hospital will host a Cancer Caregiver’s Support Group Sharing Meeting on Monday, December 9, and a Cancer Support Group Meeting on Tuesday, December 10. Both meetings will be from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The meetings are free, and no registration is needed. Light ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, Press Release, General News Article, Member News
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College’s third annual Apprenticeship Food Drive has collected and distributed a whopping 7,134 pounds of food and household items to local pantries in Mid-State’s district communities, a significant jump over last year’s 2,000-pound haul. This year’s total represented the combined donations from Mid-State’s Construction Electrician (ABC and IBEW-NECA), ...read more
    Categories: Education, Member News, Community, Member, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    Opening Day at Witter Field will be on Wednesday, May 27th Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Northwoods League released its complete schedule today for the upcoming 2020 season. Each of the 22 Northwoods League teams will play 72 regular season games from the end of May through the middle of August. The Rafters currently reside in the Great Lakes Division alongside rival teams from Fond du Lac, ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2019 Contact Chad Kane, President WoodTrust Bank 715-423-7600 WoodTrust Bank Announces Senior Leadership Team Promotion Wisconsin Rapids, WI: WoodTrust Bank (“WoodTrust”), a leading provider of banking, trust, and investment management services in central and northern Wisconsin since 1891, is pleased to announce the promotion of Luke Bord, CPA, to the ...read more
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    Monday, November 18, 2019
    Tickets are available for Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary’s annual “Christmas at The Ridges” luncheon, “tour of tables” and style show on Saturday, December 7, at The Ridges in Wisconsin Rapids. The event includes a luncheon, style show, entertainment, and an exclusive raffle. It also features the very popular “tour of tables,” featuring approximately 25 uniquely themed tablescapes designed by area ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Member News, Community, Health, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Small Business Saturday, otherwise known as Shop Small, is about more than shopping at small businesses. It's a cause that helps support local economies and promotes vibrant, diverse communities. This is a nationwide movement fueled by shoppers, business owners, and organizers who come together and celebrate the community because they know it matters.American Express created ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Human Interest, Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
       Wausau, Wisc., November 12, 2019 — RMM Solutions, a leading provider of business-enabling technology solutions and services, was honored with the 2019 Triple Crown Award by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. The Triple Crown Award recognizes IT solution providers that earned a spot on all three of CRN’s lists in 2019: Solution Provider 500, Fast Growth 150 and Tech Elite 250. RMM is one ...read more
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    Friday, November 08, 2019
    The Rafters have 31 former players making a name for themselves Ben Heller was activated by the New York Yankees on September 10th after rehabbing from Tommy John’s surgery and a right forearm strain. Heller appeared in six games this season. After returning, he pitched 7.1 innings with nine strikeouts. Heller replaced CC Sabathia in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros.  This year ...read more
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    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    The Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra Program (CWYSOP) will perform a concert Sunday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. at the Stevens Point Area Senior High School auditorium.   The program’s Youth Symphony, Philharmonia and Percussion Ensemble will perform. Under direction of conductor Stephan Wucherer, the Philharmonia will perform Reinhold Gliére’s “Russian Sailor's Dance,” William Billings’ ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties’ campaign is in full swing.  If you haven’t made your donation yet, we have a fun way to accomplish that!   The WFHR Radiothon will be Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 9am – 10am. During the Radiothon, United Way staff and volunteers will be in the studio during the “Morning Show” talking about all of the work United Way is ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Member, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI - When you think about a leader, what do you think about? Is it the way they speak? The way they lead initiatives and ideas? Maybe how they empower others? All leaders start with the same action, a choice. Choosing to be a leader does not come easy. A leader has to acknowledge they will need to change. Leaders also will assess who they are as individuals and how they lead ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is teaming up with the Department of Workforce Development and area employers to offer an information technology apprenticeship and job fair during National Apprenticeship Week. Anyone interested in learning about IT-related jobs and apprenticeship opportunities is encouraged toattend the event on Mid-State’s Stevens Point Campus, Room CER 634, on ...read more
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