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    Monday, September 17, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Governor Scott Walker has designated the months of September and October 2018 as United Way Months in Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state.  The 40 United Ways across Wisconsin each work within their local communities to meet local needs, using funds raised locally. Together, United Ways fight for the Education, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member, Press Release, General News Article, Member News
    Monday, September 17, 2018
    Categories: Chamber News, Chamber
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Forget about cooking on Tuesday, September 18, 2018; it’s United Way Day at McDonald’s!    On this day, a portion of each sale at the Wisconsin Rapids McDonald’s restaurant (2128 8th St. S, Wisconsin Rapids) will be donated to United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties.  Help us reach that goal by enjoying a meal (or two or three)  anytime between 7am to 7pm; and don’t ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Member, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Member News
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College supporters gathered at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa on Sept. 7 for the Foundation’s third annual Trapshoot Fundraiser. The fun, team-based competition raised over $6,000 for emergency grant programs that benefit students in financial need, twice the amount raised at last year’s event.    The first-place team was comprised of ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Member News, Sports, Community, Fun Facts, Member, Press Release
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Rolling Stone bills Farewell Angelina as “one of the top 10 country artists you should know” and describes their act as “wickedly smart songwriting, delivered with a healthy dash of sass…deft playing…into one sonic knockout punch.” This all-female country group features four powerhouse vocalists who are also dynamic songwriters and accomplished multi-instrumentalists. Together their magic blend of ...read more
    Categories: Member News, General News Article, Member, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, September 10, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Save the date!  Our annual raking event, Day of Caring, is scheduled for November 3, 2018. Volunteers and team leaders can register online at https://www.uwswac.org/day-caring.  The day begins at 8:00am at the Grand Rapids Lion’s Club where volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and a hot breakfast.  All youth volunteers (ages 17 and under) must have a signed waiver from a ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Member News
    Thursday, September 06, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Protect yourself from identity theft by bringing in your sensitive documents, old tax returns, bank statements, cancelled checks, etc. to be securely shredded on site by Shred Safe!  Each individual can shred up to two 18” x 10” boxes for free (we kindly ask for a donation of $5.00 for each box thereafter).  Documents brought in to be shredded do NOT need to have the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News
    Thursday, September 06, 2018
    We are thrilled to announce that the Keisers have hired Tom Doak to design the 4th course at Sand Valley. Routed within a restored sedge savannah that many consider the best golf land at Sand Valley, Doak's routing measures 6,100 yards with a par of 68. The Keisers and Doak are very excited to introduce American golfers to a type of golf course long known and loved throughout England; one that ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Sports, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS– Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is excited to celebrate Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Month, as proclaimed by Gov. Scott Walker. The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce will spend the entire month bringing attention to the services we provide to members and our community. Our organization plays a vital role in making sure Central Wisconsin is a vibrant place to do ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Each October, memorial services are held to remember the babies who die each year through pregnancy loss, stillbirth and newborn death.  Attended by parents, families, friends and health care professionals across the United States, these memorials symbolically unite those who have experienced a loss and those who care for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Health, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 04, 2018
    Categories: Chamber News, Chamber
    Friday, August 31, 2018
    Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Inc, has announced the recipients of three scholarships presented to youth who were involved as volunteers in the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days hosted by Wood County. Scholarship recipients were chosen on the basis of their volunteer efforts before and during the recent Wood County Show, scholastic achievements, as well as school and community activities. ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release
    Friday, August 31, 2018
    Categories: Community, Health, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, August 31, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties has kicked off its 2018 campaign, which will run until October 31st.  This year, our campaign chair is Brian Hanson from NextHome Partners.     “My daily work is in real estate, where I am literally inside the homes of people from all walks of life,” said Brian.  “I have the opportunity to serve families who are dealing with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Thanks to donors and volunteers, Stuff the School Bus / Stuff the Desk helped a total of 832 students in 2018.   On Thursday, August 2nd, community members donated school supplies to the Stuff the School Bus event during Lunch by the River; and on Saturday, August 18th, the school supplies were distributed to students who registered to receive school supplies at Lincoln ...read more
    Categories: Education, Member, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Member News
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Categories: Health, Press Release, Member News
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Abigail Lewis, MD. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Lewis cares for patients of all ages.   Dr. Lewis earned her medical degree at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia. She completed her residency in family medicine with the Medical College of Wisconsin Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program in Appleton. She is ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release, Member News
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Are you interested in helping our local youth succeed in school?  Do you have time to volunteer one hour per week?  United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties’ Women United is seeking to recruit over 100 volunteer reading mentors for the 2018-2019 school year.   The Learning for Life Reading Mentor Program matches volunteers with students in Kindergarten to Third Grade ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, August 24, 2018
    ~Our Mission~ Empower, Network, Promote People, Businesses and Resources  ~Vision~ To provide exceptional value to all  existing and new businesses with the goal of providing  Leadership and support to an engaged business community  The Nominating Committee of the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates for nomination to the Board of Directors starting in 2019. The term is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Press Release
    Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Organization Apps  It’s back-to-school time and as the chaos of summer schedules wind down, many families are getting organized. If you’ve ever thought, there’s got to be a better way to track a schedule, take notes, create to-do lists or just stay in sync, check out these apps.  Cozi – Cozi is an all-in-one family organizer that lets you make schedules (color-coordinated, of course), assign ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Everyone is invited to Aspirus Riverview Foundation’s third annual Oktoberfest celebration!   Oktoberfest will be held Saturday, October 6, from noon to 9 pm at Bull’s Eye Country Club, 2800 Ridgewood Trail in Wisconsin Rapids.   Three great bands will perform, including: Neal Zunker & Music Connection from noon-1 pm, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm; Polish Connection from 1-2 pm, 5-6 pm and 7-8 pm; and ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Member News, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 20, 2018
    The September meeting of the Celiac Support Group will be held Tuesday, September 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Water’s Edge Dining Room on the lower level of Aspirus Riverview Hospital, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids.    The September meeting will feature “Information & Sharing.” Those attending will have the opportunity to share experiences and tips with one another.    The Celiac ...read more
    Categories: Health, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, August 17, 2018
    A look back at another exciting year of Wisconsin Rapids Rafters baseball Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After a record-setting 52-20 2017 campaign, the Rafters had high expectations for 2018. While the cranberry and gold failed to make their third consecutive postseason appearance, the club saw multiple players signed by major league teams and set forth a winning record at Witter Field for a third ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News, Sports