• News for Community

    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    The perfect place to find fresh food is at your local farmers’ market. From farm to table, fresh produce is one of the healthiest ways to get all your nutrients. “Freshness is what makes farmers’ markets attractive,” said Aspirus Registered Dietitian Andrea Wagner. “Most of the food there has not only been picked at the peak of its freshness and flavor but also within 24 hours of being at the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Central Wisconsin Cultural Center now has a new online art exhibit featuring works by local artist Bonnie Dhein. Bonnie created these artworks - which include oils and mixed media - during the COVID-19 pandemic. "Each art piece has been imprinted on my mind with a cherished memory. I hope by viewing the exhibit people connect in some small way to a joyous memory or it inspires them to capture ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Golfers looking to combine their love of the sport with a great cause will again have a chance this August at the Mid-State Technical College Sand Valley Golf Outing. Now in its third year, the highly popular event at the world-class Sand Valley 17-hole par 3 Sandbox course in Nekoosa tees off at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5.  Registration includes green fee, lunch, drink ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Sports
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch by the River summer program will begin on Thursday, July 2nd. Lunch by the River is a weekly event taking place on Thursdays from July 2nd – August 27th from 11:30 – 1 pm at Veterans’ Park in Wisconsin Rapids. The community is invited to enjoy lunch from local restaurants and food trucks while taking in the beautiful surroundings of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 05, 2020
    The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will begin accepting applications online for the $75 million We’re All In Small Business Grant (WSBG) program beginning at 8 a.m. on June 15, WEDC. The program, which will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 small businesses, is designed to help small businesses get back on their feet amid the COVID-19 pandemic while also encouraging them to adopt ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Community, Member
    Friday, June 05, 2020
    As businesses and organizations re-open or adjust their continued operations in response to COVID-19, the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, Aspirus, Incourage, Wood County Health Department and Legacy Foundation have partnered together to assess the current needs for PPE (personal protective equipment) and preventative items for businesses. “Businesses are essential to the local economy, and ...read more
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