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    Monday, November 23, 2020
    Wisconsin Rapids Area CVB Helps Wisconsin Bundle UpLocal organization serves as collection site for Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s annual charity drive   The Wisconsin Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is inviting residents to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Big Bundle Up campaign.  ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    A January thaw for your mind and spirit awaits those who participate in the 35th annualGood Ideas:  A University Experience for Adults.  Join our group of lifelong learners, for an enriching three-day program, January 12, 13, and 14, 2021, online via Zoom and hosted by UW-Stevens Point at Wausau Continuing Education.  Advance registration by Wednesday, January 7, 2021, is required.  The daily ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, Member News
    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    [WISCONSIN RAPIDS] 11/9/2020 – The Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area kicked-off their Be a Light for Great Futures Campaign, which will run through the end of the year. Each gift will be matched dollar for dollar by the Bell Family Charitable Foundation up to $25,000. “Your gift provides much more than a before and after school programs. Your investment ensures that youth in our ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Member, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    The Heart of Wisconsin Community Leadership Program kicked off its 31st year by hosting a retreat at the Wisconsin Lions Club in Rosholt, WI. The two-day retreat brought together an eclectic group of leaders from various organizations throughout central Wisconsin and focused on learning about each other, leadership characteristics and attributes, and spurred some new initiatives that will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member
    Monday, November 09, 2020
    Prevail Bank is pleased to contribute $10,000 to assist Mid-State Technical College in the expansion of their education programming to continue to have local companies employ local people and enhance local economic development for our communities in Central Wisconsin. This new expansion located in Stevens Point will train over 400 students annually, increasing student capacity by 172% and infuse ...read more
    Categories: Member, Community, Education
    Thursday, November 05, 2020
    COVID-19 testing Community partnership UW-Stevens Point, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin System and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will make free rapid-results COVID-19 tests available to community members. The goal is to help identify people throughout central Wisconsin who may have the novel coronavirus and help slow the spread of COVID-19 which has soared in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Thursday, November 05, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Testing, testing… Can you hear us? As local physicians, we are asked a lot of questions about COVID-19 testing and quarantining… by our patients, friends, neighbors, and relatives. So we compiled some useful information about the different types of COVID-19 tests, who needs a test (spoiler alert: every cold, every time), and when it’s appropriate to quarantine and for how ...read more
    Categories: Health, Chamber News, Press Release
    Friday, October 30, 2020
    SERIES FLYER CLICK HERE As part of a CARES Act grant, the UW-Madison Extension is launching a series of courses on marketing via Facebook for retailers, with courses beginning on November 8, 15 and 22nd (flyer attached).     There will be 24 slots in each of the classes.  The attached flyer has details and includes both a link and QR code for registration.  FAQs are below.   If demand is ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Member, Education
    Thursday, October 08, 2020
    The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Chamber Charity Drive to help support local non-profit organizations that continue to support our local community.  During the COVID-19 pandemic many non-profit organizations continued to provide support and services. Unfortunately, several of these organizations are not eligible for available relief funds or grants.  “Many of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber News, Press Release