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    Thursday, September 23, 2021
    Flu season is coming; and it is likely that COVID-19 will still be spreading this fall and winter.That's a dangerous combination health experts want to avoid. That’s why it is especially vital for you and your family to get your flu shots this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends flu shots for everyone 6 months and older, with rare exceptions.Aspirus Doctors Clinic ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News, Community, Health
    Monday, September 20, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin Rapids Center, 220 24th St. South, has renamed its same day walk-in service as urgent care.   There is no change to the service, only its name. Urgent care hours will remain Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to Noon.    “The change in nomenclature for this same day service is a matter of using a consistent naming ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Health
    Monday, September 20, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College and partners have raised over $5 million in the capital campaign for a new Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering Technology and Apprenticeship Center planned for Stevens Point. They came together to celebrate the fundraising milestone at the College’s Stevens Point Campus on Friday, Sept. 17.  The event officially launched the next phase of the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, September 17, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will host a Wisconsin Education Fair (WEF) for area high school students, parents and other prospective adult students from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28. The event will be held in the Wisconsin Rapids Campus gymnasium (E Building, 500 32nd Street North).    Over 60 representatives from universities, colleges, technical colleges, trade ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News, Education
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce hosted their 21st Annual Downtown Grand Affair on Sunday, September 12th. The treasured community event included an afternoon of food, shopping, and a car show on West Grand Avenue.“Even with a little rain, we were fortunate to have a very enthusiastic crowd,” said Hannah Ashbeck, Events & Marketing Director at the Heart of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Save the date!  Our annual raking event, Day of Caring, is scheduled for October 23, 2021. Volunteers and team leaders can register online at www.uwswac.org. The first 450 volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. More details on the day to follow.  All youth volunteers (under the age of 18) must have a signed waiver from a parent or guardian. CDC guidelines will be followed. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News
    Monday, August 30, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS –Can you spare an hour? That’s how little time it takes to potentially save someone’s life by donating blood. Blood supplies remain very low; so please consider being a blood donor! Blood drives will be held in the former East Junior High School Music Room at 311 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, September 21, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, September 27, from 2 to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Health