May 2009 Working Women Luncheon Matching our Thoughts with our Desires Join us in exploring some of today's most personally asked questions. Business After Hours • Focusing on our Desires • Visualization of our Goals Harmony Assisted Living of • The Power of Gratitude • Belief or Faith in a Higher Power Wisconsin Rapids • Trust in Yourself, Letting Go of Others Expectations 2230 14th Street South Presenter: Juel Grams, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Wednesday May 20, 2009 Licensed Clinical Social Lake Arrowhead • 1195 Apache Lane • Nekoosa, WI 54457 Worker with 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. 11:15 am - 1:00 pm Clinical Services in Raffle Prizes Wisconsin Rapids Cost: Hors d’oeuvres Member $20.00 • Prospective Member: $30.00 Join us for an evening of business Cost Includes: Lunch and Program networking with your guests, friends and Heart of Wisconsin Register online at www.heartofwi.com. Click on calendar of events and May 19th. Or email Krista Dhein at email@example.com or call 715.423.1830 Business Alliance Members. Please make check payable to: Heart of Wisconsin • 1120 Lincoln Street • Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Mark your Calendars for these upcoming Business After Hours: Event Sponsors Include: Tri-City Refrigeration, Inc. and Heart of Wisconsin Bag Sponsor: Wood Trust Bank July 21 – Marathon Travel August – Open September 15 – Health & Wellness BUY LOCAL CLUSTER FAMILY OF THE YEAR 2009 Expo – Y Camp October 13 – Taste of Inner Wisconsin – Congratulations! Biron Municipal Center Mead each year, was a wonderful opportunity to display the submissions and gain tie break- November 10 – Rapids Mall ing votes from the guests and vendors. As it December – Angel Gardens continued to be a close race, the Mari Peterson family emerged as victorious. To host a Business After Hours please contact: The essay setting was in a court room where Krista Dhein the character was being charged with “buying Director of Member Services & Events local”. The story ends on a very positive note Pictured: Marvel Olstad and Mari Peterson. with a plea and verdict of “GUILTY”. The firstname.lastname@example.org The Buy Local Cluster is proud to announce sentence was a $500+ valued package of the Family of Year 2009. Mari Peterson, a gifts and services from local businesses teacher at Lincoln High School, proudly who donated to the cause. Wanted: accepted the $500 + gift package on behalf Please join this Cluster with your buy local Artists, of her family at the Morning Magazine ideas at noon, May 12th at Solarus. Crafters & production at WFHR in April. You can More For listen to the re-broadcast online at The Buy Local Cluster would like to send http://www.wfhr.com/audionew.htm#1 out a special thank you to the businesses Lunch by the Select the Morning Magazine edition of that provided such fabulous gifts and River 20090407.mp3. services to this family and our community. Be a weekly artist, crafter & more The family of year contest produced Hotel Mead • Cellcom • Furniture Studio for Lunch by the River. several essay submissions from local • In Touch Massage residents to be reviewed by the Buy Local • Neumark Stensberg Printing The cost is $10 for members for Cluster (a like minded group of interested • Mary Kay Cosmetics, Jane Langemeier business representatives and residents who each week and $20 for prospective encourage and support our local economy). • American Family Insurance, Tom Schneider members for each week. • Opportunity Development Centers, Inc ODC The reviewing committee came to a tie for the • Lia Sophia, Holly Fluno Grand Prize winner. They decided to present For any questions, please • Charter Communications the essay submissions at the February Heart contact : Krista at 422-4860 • DNL Recreation Inc. • RCO Computers of Wisconsin Business Alliance Mardi Gras • Cell Plus • The In Boutique or email: email@example.com. event. This annual event held at the Hotel Get Involved Opportunities Staff Citizens for a Clean, In a little more than a year, this new collaboration has helped increase Connie Loden Green & Welcoming environmental awareness and educa- tion through meetings, tours, newspa- President/CEO 715.423.1830 Community per articles, events and community firstname.lastname@example.org Our Mission: conversations. Direct benefits seen “We create a sus- already include: Melissa Loken tainable community Director of Economic Development • Increased awareness of paper 715.422.4861 through education, recycling at Corenso and a new email@example.com recycling and partnership between Corenso, Veolia conservation efforts.” Krista Dhein and Opportunity Development Center Director of Member Services & Events This is a group to establish an east-side paper 715.422.4860 created through the drop-off site; firstname.lastname@example.org Community Progress • Introducing Choose to Reuse Initiative a little over (freecycle program) in Town of Rome Sharon Zeman a year ago. Several and cloning it in Town of Grant and Office Manager residents saw an opportunity to focus other area villages and towns. 715.422.4859 email@example.com on improving recycling efforts locally to • Working with League of Women benefit both the environment and local Voters to complete reading and Marvel Olstad businesses. To see if community mem- discussion of, The Natural Step for Business and Workforce Development bers shared this interest, an inaugural Communities using study circles, and Specialist meeting was held in January 2008. The develop achievable long- and short- 715.422.4856 term goals for sustainability as a 22 participants who attended included firstname.lastname@example.org result of these sessions. a broad representation from municipali- Jill Fancher ties, local businesses, high school Member & Customer Service Support Specific achievements directly related students, environmental experts, the 715.423.1830 to Green and Healthy Schools’ efforts League of Women Voters, and from email@example.com include: individuals who just considered them- selves ‘concerned citizens’. • Working to provide recycling Board of Directors containers for area schools Chairperson: Dave Stark, The group consensus was that • Supporting the Safe Routes to Bull’s Eye Credit Union recycling was important, but there School grant were other environmental priorities. Vice-Chairperson: Jason Deitz, • Attending conference solar schools This grassroots, citizen-led group is WoodTrust Bank • Introducing Dr. Anderson and MSTC now looking at specific ways to create Alternative Energy Technician Treasurer: Bob Miller, a greener future for the greater South programs to students at LHS Miller Wendlandt, LLC Wood County area, focusing on four key areas: Citizens for a Clean, Green & Secretary: Robin Koeshall, Paul Gross Jewelers Welcoming Community meets at 4 p.m. • Creating Awareness Around on the first Wednesday of the month in Immediate Past Chairperson: Businesses that Recycle; McMillan Library’s McCourt Conference Jackie Bredl-Dietrich, • Investigating Eco-Municipalities and Room. All are welcome to join; bring Whole-Life Visions Sustainable Practices; your input, ideas and dreams for a • Increasing Community Education Governance Chairperson: sustainable community. Efforts about the Environment; and Joanne Keyzer, • Fostering Green & Healthy Schools. Domtar Industries Inc. Directors: Meet the Heart of Wisconsin Ron Bushman, Party Connection Ambassador Sara Field Fred Siemers, River Cities Bank North Central Real Estate Brokerage Joy Thomas, Jamaican Kitchens Kate Kaz, Mid-State Technical College Sara Field has worked at North Central Real Estate Brokerage for Steve Berlyn, Urban Processing, LLC over 16 years starting as a part time receptionist. Currently she is the Randall Smith, Hotel Mead full time office manager/closing coordinator. Being a lifelong resident Jaime White, Furniture Studio, LLC of this area she believes being an ambassador will give her the opportunity to help Matt Zacher, Express Recycling give back to the community and keep it going strong for future generations. She and Dave Pryor, Quality Plus Printing her husband Scot enjoy spending their spare with their two german shepherds. 2 Heart of Wisconsin Community Leadership Program Mauston Town Tour: HOW LEADERSHIP GROUP March session 6 On March 19, 2009, the Heart of Wisconsin We continued on to Mauston and were we introduced ourselves to and briefly (HOW) Leadership group toured the town met at the Hatch Public Library by Sally interacted with the Juneau County of Mauston, with Phil Hartley and Brian Luehman from Century 21 Realty. Sally Leadership group. Krykowski as our co-leaders of the day. was our tour leader through the city of Thanks goes out to Pat from Lamers for Mauston, taking us past parks, business After lunch, we met with a panel of Juneau the enjoyable bus ride, as well as Security areas and residential neighborhoods. County leaders to discuss Juneau County’s Health for sponsoring our flavorful lunch Mauston is built around the scenic involvement with and role regarding the at the UW Extension in Mauston. Lemonweir River, which flows through seven towns within the county. The discus- town. sion focused on progress being made As we traveled into Juneau County, we during these economic times. The Mayor all observed first impressions for later After completing our city tour, we reorgan- of Mauston joined us and spoke about his feedback. For our first tour, Paul Merk from ized at the Library, where the City Historian duties and role in his part-time mayoral Castle Rock Realty met us in Germantown talked briefly about the beginnings of position. We discussed with the panel Junction, located about six miles north of Juneau County. A panel comprised of six our first impressions of the area. Panel Mauston. The Castle Rock area was very representatives from Mauston High School, members appreciated the feedback and enlightening as it is relatively new, having the Visitors bureau, Greater Mauston are already in the process of identifying been developed within the last 15 years. Development, and a realtor did a great and working in these areas. Development started in the 80s, with Castle job talking about what is happening in Rock Gardens as the first phase, Castle Mauston presently and where they see Our day was full and very interesting as Rock Condominiums the second phase, the city progressing. we could see the parallels to our own and High Ridge the third phase. All these community. Our last stop was Car Valley developments are prestigious in design and Before lunch, we were back on the bus to Cheese, and everyone was happy to make setting. Beautiful homes are nestled within tour Dumore Corporation, a machine shop a purchase of cheese or gifts before scenic natural wooded areas and surround- that provides strong support in Mauston returning to Wisconsin Rapids. Thank you ed by lakes. Many homes are seasonal for by employing approximately 65 people. to all the leaders from Juneau County, the families living in Illinois, Minnesota, and Dumore Corporation manufactures tools Mauston area, and various businesses for southern Wisconsin. For residents’ and and motors and has been a strong compa- allowing us to interact and spend the day visitors’ enjoyment, there are seven ny since 1913. We were then bused to the with them. restaurants and bars located on the lake. UW extension Center to enjoy a most Submitted by: Sandy Sanger - Solarus flavorful lunch prepared by two caterers from Wisconsin River Meats. At that time, Leaders Encouraged to Apply 1. Are you interested in becoming involved in the community? 2. Would you like to enhance your leadership skills? 3. Does learning about the local economic development interest you? If you answered YES to all the questions above, then we want YOU to apply for the Heart of Wisconsin Community Leadership program. • The cost to participants is $595. • Apply for the class (October 2009 - April 2010). Due by August 15, 2009. • Submit two letters of recommendation - one being from your immediate supervisor. Please apply now and mark these dates on your calendar: One 1-1/2 day retreat and seven one day sessions, community service project, plus ending graduation program, spread over eight months. Participants must attend all sessions. Contact Krista Dhein at the Heart of Wisconsin to apply or for more information: 422-4860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Tentative dates: Session 1 Friday, October 2, 2009 from 12:30 p.m. until Saturday October 3, 2009 until 2:00 p.m. Session 2 Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Session 3 Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Session 4 Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Session 5 Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Session 6 Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Session 7 Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Session 8 Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Graduation Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 6 p.m. 3 Business Exposure Taste of Be a Taste of Inner Wisconsin Email Information Updates Sponsor – $250.00 Please help us keep our database records up to date. If you have Inner (Includes booth, listing as a not been getting emails, we need to hear from you. Email Krista Wisconsin sponsor on all promotional materials, announced the night Dhein (email@example.com) with the email address of the Tuesday, October 13, 2009 primary contact at your organization. Thank you! of the event, listed in the Heart 4:30 -6:30 pm Expo of Wisconsin Newsletter, Business After Hours announced on the Morning Be In the Spotlight 5:00-6:30 pm Magazine and listed in the Any Heart of Wisconsin member interested in being featured in a business Hosted by: Annual Report) spotlight column should contact Krista Dhein at the Heart of Wisconsin Biron Municipal Center (422.4860). The business spotlight is on a first come, first serve, rotating basis. 451 Kahoun Avenue, Be a Taste of Inner Wisconsin Wisconsin Rapids (423-6580) Sponsor – $100.00 One business will be “in the spotlight” each month. New members are asked to An evening of networking with (Includes booth and listing as wait approximately one year as they get featured in the New Member Spotlight your guests, friends and Heart a sponsor on all promotional when they join. Call today to reserve your spotlight month. of Wisconsin Business & materials, announced the night Economic Alliance members. of the event) Come learn what Heart of Cost for Booth is $25.00 Wisconsin Members have to (Booth size 8 Foot Table) Cranberry offer and more! We would appreciate it if each Blossom Festival Don’t Miss Out!! business could donate a raffle Volunteers Here’s your chance to prize! Booth set up begins showcase your best sellers, at 3:00 p.m. & Donations family recipe, hottest item, newest drink. Set up a booth For more information or to sign Appreciated with your delicious samples to up to be a part of this great taste. The Heart of Wisconsin event contact Krista Dhein at Businesses wishing to donate a prize(s) or in-kind donation for members will vote on their 715-422-4860 or email the Cranberry Blossom Festival children’s games are asked to favorites! Join us in the first firstname.lastname@example.org. call Kathy Peters at 715-213-2027. Also volunteers are needed ever Taste of Inner Wisconsin! for Friday setup and the Saturday carnival. (Anyone age 12 and up is welcome to volunteer & join the fun.) Heart of Wisconsin Members... Advertise Your Business Here! Only $75.00 per month or $200.00 for three months Advertising copies may change during a three-month discount contract, provided deadlines are met. Scheduling is based on availability and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Deadline for ad copy is no later than the 10th of the month. Health & Wellness Expo Business After Hours 2009 Tuesday, September 15, 2009 • 4:00 – 6:30 pm Expo Business After Hours • 5:00-6:30 pm Hosted by: South Wood County YMCA Camp Alexander • Hwy 13 Wisconsin Rapids An evening of networking with your guests, friends and Heart of Wisconsin Business & Economic Alliance mem- bers. Come learn about health, wellness, fitness and more! Free admission. If your Business is involved in Health & Wellness or offers anything in this related field this is a great opportunity for you! Be a Health & Wellness Sponsor $250.00 (Includes booth and listed as a sponsor on all promotional materials, sign by the food the day of the event, announced the night of the event, listed in the Heart of Wisconsin Newsletter, announced on the Morning Magazine, listed in the Annual Report.) Be a Health & Wellness Food Sponsor $150.00 or Donate Food Products with a value of at least $150.00 (Includes being listed as a sponsor on all promotional materials, sign by the food the day of the event, announced the night of the event, listed in the Heart of Wisconsin Newsletter and announced on the Morning Magazine) Be a Health & Wellness Sponsor $100.00 (Includes booth and listed as a sponsor on all promotional materials, announced the night of the event, listed in the Heart of Wisconsin Newsletter.) Cost for Booth is $25.00 (Booth size 8 Foot Table) Please call Krista Dhein at 715-422-4860 or email her at email@example.com for more information on to get signed up for this great opportunity! 4 Member News Ribbon Cuttings Welcome to these Rainbow Casino and New Members: American Red Cross Client Focus Connections March 31, 2009 Dean Ramsden 241 Market Avenue Rainbow Casino Port Edwards, WI 54469 949 County Road G 715.887.2004 Nekoosa, WI 54457 www.clientfocusconnections.com MetLife Party Time Cakes Tonja Holmes 4011 8th Street South Suite 1 March 20, 2009 Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 715.712.0530 Party Time Cakes, Inc. www.greatermilwaukee.metlife.com 2541 8th Street South Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Mel’s Catering Steve Zuege We are proud to see one of our 344 Buehler Avenue Boot Camp Graduates expanding Nekoosa, WI 54457 her business! 715.886.5885 Nails by Sara Sara Gilson 930 Pepper Avenue Doris McAllister Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Joins the 715.423.7272 North Central Wisconsin The Job Shop Specialty Sales LLC Workforce Development Kathleen Slavin 2040 Jaymar Road Suite 5 Board Plover, WI 54467 715.345.7037 www.jobshopsales.com The North Central WI Workforce Prior to joining NCWWDB, Ms. E-Way Sales LLC & Pawnshop Development Board (NCWWDB) is McAllister worked as the Director John Ruder pleased to announce and welcome of Workforce and Economic 2220 8th Street South Doris McAllister to their staff. Doris Development at Mid-State Technical Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 joined NCWWDB as the Outreach College in Wisconsin Rapids. She 715.421.3929 Service Coordinator on March 23, has almost 25 years experience in 2009. Her main role is to coordinate the local workforce. She is a Mailboxes & Parcel Depot workforce development programs in graduate of UW-Stevens Point with Pete Derezinski the nine-county area. In addition, she a Bachelor of Science degree in 3521 8th Street South will coordinate and staff sustainable Business Administration. Doris looks Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Sector initiatives, focusing on linking forward to working with employers to 715.424.4300 the value of the workforce develop- upgrade worker skills in the Board’s ment system to business needs; nine-county region. To learn more promote WorkKeys as an assessment about the outreach programs and T-Shirt Pros tool for business, job seekers and services available through the Rich Wilson 2020 6th Street South students; and collaborate with busi- NCWWDB, please call her at Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 ness, partners and service providers 715-422-4714 or e-mail her at 715.424.1080 on issues that involve developing firstname.lastname@example.org. business workforce needs. 5 Member News Community Foundation Partners with United Way to Distribute “Help For Hard Times Guide” The United Way of Inner Wisconsin is If your organization would like to display the “Help for Hard partnering with the Community Foundation Times Guide,” please contact the United Way of Inner of Greater South Wood County to distribute Wisconsin office at 715-421-0390. the “Help for Hard Time Guide for South “We see this as a very useful resource for our communities” Wood County.” said Tari Jahns, CEO of United Way of Inner Wisconsin. The “Help for Hard Times Guide” is a listing Dawn Vruwink, Vice President of Research & Skill of popular questions asked by individuals Development at Community Foundation of Greater South who call United Way’s 2-1-1 Call Center in Wood County explained the grant is intended to help more Wisconsin Rapids seeking services to meet people become knowledgeable about available services.” social, human and informational needs. These questions include: “how do I apply for unemployment?” or “where can The “Help for Hard Times Guide” and the “familyWIZE” I go to improve my reading or English skills?” The guide also prescription drug discount card can also be downloaded from includes a “familyWIZE” prescription drug discount card that the United Way of Inner Wisconsin website at www.uwiw.org. can be cut out and used at participating pharmacies. For questions about community services call 2-1-1. A “Help for Hard Times Guide for Adams County” is also being planned. The guide will be distributed to local schools, churches, businesses, government offices and non-profit organizations. United Way of Inner Wisconsin Distributes Emergency Grants to Wood County Agencies The United Way of Inner Wisconsin has announced that the recent grant of $35,468 from the Emergency Food & Shelter National Board Program for emergency food and shelter services in Wood County has been allocated to local agencies, reported Tari Jahns, United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s CEO and local board chair of the program. The 2009 grant was distributed by a local board as follows: North Central Community Action Program, $24,059; Marshfield Service Unit of the Salvation Army, $4,000; St. Vincent de Paul Outreach, $4,700; Soup or Socks, Marshfield, $2,000; and the United Way of Inner Wisconsin, $709 for administering the grant. The grant is to supplement and extend local emergency food and shelter programs. Jahns said that last year’s grant was $37,522; the cumulative total of emergency help to Wood County people through this program since 1988 is $444,252. Qualifying persons can receive help for one month’s rent or mortgage, one month’s utility bill, and food items. Application for assistance should be referred directly to one of the foregoing service agencies that have been awarded the food and shelter allocations. Winners Announced in Royal Fun Run/Walk for Non-Profits The Wisconsin Rapid Area Catholic Schools have announced the “Top Ten” participating non-profits in the first royal Fun Run/Walk for Non-Profits. The concept of the run/walk was an idea that originated from the recent US Cellular Sweepstakes which invited communities to place a vote for a specific school. In February, Assumption High School was announced as one of 10 schools nationally garnering enough votes to qualify as a top ten vote recipient. Each school received $100,000 for their efforts. Similarly in the Royal Fun Run/Walk, the top ten organizations garnering walkers will receive an additional $100 with first place to receive $500. Despite cold temperatures and the threat of rain, the run/walkers took on the elements and an estimated $3000 was raised for non- profits in South Wood county. “I was very impressed with the enthusiasm of the participants. Nothing was going to stop them from completing the race.” said Brian Ruesch, Development for WRACS. The South Wood County Humane Society was awarded first place with the following organizations falling in the top ten and eligible for the bonus prize money: Grove School, Miss WR Area Pageant, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish, ODC, LHS Vol. Program, Ministry Hospice Care, Pittsville Elementary, Big Brothers Big Sister, Boys and Girls Club. 6 Member News United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center Volunteer Center Announces New Coordinator Announces Outstanding United Way of Inner Wisconsin is pleased to announce its new Volunteer Center Coordinator, Volunteer Award Amy Neumann. Neumann replaces Angela Loucks, who is now Campaign/Communications Recipients Coordinator for United Way of Inner Wisconsin full time. Neumann brings to the Volunteer Center United Way of Inner Wisconsin is proud to ample experience as a volunteer coordinator and announce the recipients of the 2009 a volunteer. “It is so important to recognize the Len Strigel Outstanding Volunteer Awards. However, importance of volunteers and show them all of the 31 nominees are real winners! appreciation,” said Neumann. “I am looking forward to meeting all the wonderful volunteers The award recipients were announced during through a long and happy career at United Way the 18th Annual Volunteer Recognition of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center.” Breakfast this morning at the Hotel Mead and Conference Center. They were selected by an independent award selection committee. Wisconsin Rapids Leader Each nominee received special recognition Elected to Wisconsin School during the breakfast. The event was spon- sored by the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune Safety Coordinators through a Gannet Foundation grant. Association Board of Directors Tom Helgestad, Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools, The volunteer award recipients included: Will Serve Two-Year Term Lucas Feit • Youth Individual: Lucas Feit Tom Helgestad, Director of • Youth Group: Lincoln High School’s Teens for Sobriety Building and Grounds for • Adult Individual: Len Strigel Wisconsin Rapids Public • Adult Group: Community Outreach of Faith Reformed Church Schools, now has a few more responsibilities on his plate. To read more about these very deserving, outstanding volunteers visit: Helgestad was elected to http://www.uwiw.org. serve a two-year term on the Wisconsin School Safety Coordinators Association (WSSCA) board of directors at Lake Arrowhead Invites You to Join e-club the March 3 Annual School Are you interested in saving money? Join the Lake Arrowhead Association Safety and Health Conference. “Tom’s dedication to the e-club to receive special golf rates and keep up to date on upcoming Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools is apparent through his events. E-club notices go out every 2-3 weeks to this group - the only way involvement with WSSCA”, said Bryan Roessler, execu- to receive specials on golf at their two championship golf courses. To join tive director of WSSCA. “Tom cares about the safety of the Lake Arrowhead e-club or if you have any questions about the e-club, the students and everyone in his community. Serving please send your name and e-mail address to Andy Cavanaugh at on the WSSCA board of directors will help him shape email@example.com. Lake Arrowhead will not sell or distribute your the direction of the training initiatives offered to other e-mail address to anyone and you are able to opt out at any time. members of the school safety community statewide.” Steve’s Plumbing, Inc. Partners with South Wood ABR Employment Services Acquires County Humane Society & Kinsa Group Humane Society of Marathon County at Area Home Shows ABR Employment Services, a Wisconsin-based staffing solutions company, completed its acquisition of the Kinsa Group and iHobNob.com. The Kinsa Steve’s Plumbing, Inc. would like Group is a national executive search and placement firm specializing in the to thank the local Humane Societies for partnering with food and beverage industry. iHobNob.com is an interactive career website them at this year’s Wisconsin Rapids and Wausau Area and job board for the food and beverage industry. Builder Home Shows. Jim McNett, ABR’s CEO, says Kinsa’s specialty niche in the food and bev- The Steve’s Plumbing booth featured customer shower, erage industry was attractive because the food and beverage industry is bath & kitchen remodel information, green products and information on how to adopt some cute and cuddly friends. large, diverse, and relatively unaffected by the recent economic downturn. It is wonderful to report that some of the pets found new The Kinsa acquisition is part of ABR’s strategy to become a complete talent homes. Thank you to all the volunteers, cats and dogs that search and development company that can meet all human capital needs. made our day even more exciting. 7 PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT 98 WISC RAPIDS WI 1120 Lincoln Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-5229 Revolving Loan Mark Your Calendar Fund Applications Available May 19 – Working Women’s Luncheon – Lake Arrowhead The Heart of Wisconsin Revolving May 20 – Business After Hours – Harmony Assisted Living of Loan Fund is now accepting Wisconsin Rapids applications. The Heart of June 3-4 - Inside/Outside Boot Camp - Turn Inside Knowledge Wisconsin Revolving Loan Fund into an Outsourcing Business is designed to be gap financing to assist with filling equity gaps in June 5 - Wisconsin Rural Summit - Re-Frame, Re-Build, loan packaging for business devel- Innovate, Stevens Point opment purposes, with a priority June 11 – August 28 – Lunch by the River – Veterans Park on job creation. It is not to be used June 24-28 Cranberry Blossom Fest to compete with private financial institutions. This will be a revolving July 14 - Summer Hummer at The Ridges loan fund which means that as the July 21 – Business After Hours – Marathon Travel original funds are paid back they are available for re-lending to other August 25 – Working Women’s Luncheon – businesses in perpetuity creating new job opportunities Bull’s Eye Country Club for the area. Anyone interested in applying should stop September 15 – Health & Wellness Expo – in at the Heart of Wisconsin office for an application or YMCA Camp Alexander contact Connie Loden or Melissa Loken at 423-1830. October 13 – Taste of Inner Wisconsin – Biron Municipal Center October 22 – Spooktacular Bowl – Bowlmor Lanes Inside/Outside November 17 – Working Women’s Luncheon – Biron Municipal Center Professionals and November 27 – Rekindle the Spirit – Executives Boot Camp Downtown Wisconsin Rapids Mark your calendar for June 3rd and 4th. Jack Ricchiuto, creator of DesigningLife.com, will lead you through our latest Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. Inside/Out is a boot Customer Service In Today’s camp for professionals and executives interested in taking the talents they had inside corporations and Technological World organizations and applying them outside in virtual work environments and new firms. Participants will learn how May 21 st 8:00 am until noon to explore new possibilities of leveraging and combining Wisconsin Rapids City Hall their strengths with those of others to create unique and Cost is only $49.00 or send 4 people from your innovative opportunities to provide professional services business for only $150.00 remotely or virtually. To find out more call 715.423.1830 Register online at www.heartofwi.com or call 715.423.1830. or visit www.heartofwi.com.
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