• News for Community

    Monday, October 18, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce will be hosting two holiday events this winter, along with several Santa visits.  Wednesday, November 24th Rekindle the Spirit: 5:45PMRekindle your holiday spirit the day before Thanksgiving! Gather downtown at Veteran’s Memorial Park for the annual Lighting Ceremony at 5:45PM. Then, get cozy and enjoy a merry and bright parade ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber News, Holiday
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    Mid-State Technical College partnered with the Heart of Wisconsin (HOW) Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the recently remodeled on-campus Salon at Mid-State. The October 11 event was part of the Chamber’s Off the Clock networking series.   The on-campus salon at Mid-State Technical College underwent its transformation during the 2020–21 school year, but a formal ribbon ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Community, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
    The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will host the 2022 Northwoods League All-Star Game at Witter Field. The Rafters have hosted the All-Star Game on two separate occasions in 2011 and 2015, both resulting in sellout crowds. The festivities will include a Home Run Challenge, and the dates and event itinerary will be made available in conjunction with the 2022 Northwoods League schedule release.As was the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release, Sports
    Thursday, October 07, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Since early September, United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties has been registering local residents to have their yards raked by volunteers during the annual event, “Day of Caring” which will take place this year on October 23rd, 2021.   To date, 65 yards have registered for this service. Residents from the community that utilize this event are elderly and/or disabled ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News
    Wednesday, October 06, 2021
    October 6, 2021, Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Wisconsin Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Visit Marshfield have partnered together to produce marketing videos for promoting recreation in Wood County.To support Wood County’s economic development mission the combined organizations have produced a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Press Release, Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Forget about cooking on Wednesday, October 13, 2021; 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) and don’t forget about treating co-workers ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release