IN THIS ISSUE
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1515 Memorial Dr.
Manitowoc, WI  54220  
  
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Business Minute Video

Check out this week's Business Minute Video with Lindsey and Lorinda at Progress Lakeshore!
Community Corner
Member News Releases
















Upcoming Events
Wednesday, May 16
NATIONAL EMPLOYEE HEALTH & FITNESS DAY CHALLENGE
Various locations around Manitowoc County

REGISTER ONLINE

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Wednesday, May 16
7:15 - 8:30am
KINECT
The Chamber of Manitowoc County
1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc


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Wednesday, May 16
3:00 - 7:00pm
LEADERSHIP MANITOWOC COUNTY GRADUATION & 11TH ANNUAL ALUMNI GOLF OUTING
Seven Lakes Golf Course
1420 County Rd. S, Cato


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Friday, May 18
12:00 - 1:00pm
GRAND RE-OPENING RIBBON CUTTING AT T.A. MOTORSPORTS GRAND RENTAL STATION
T.A. Motorsports Grand Rental Station
415 N. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc


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Tuesday, May 22
11:30am - 1:00pm
LUNCH & LEARN:  Smartphone Productivity and Tips & Tricks
Lester Public Library
1001 Adams St., Two Rivers

Sponsor:



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Wednesday, June 20
4:30 - 7:00pm
BUSINESS APPRECIATION PICNIC
Silver Creek Park Fieldhouse
3001 S. 10th St., Manitowoc


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Wednesday, July 18
10:00am - 6:00pm
ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
The Golf Course at Branch River
3212 N. Union Rd., Cato
 
Weekly 
Friday, April 20, 2018


Calendar of Events

CLICK HERE  for a printable version of our events calendar.




Saturday, April 21, 6:00 - 10:00pm
YP WEEK KICKOFF PARTY
T2
340 N. Broadway St., Green Bay




Sunday, April 22, 1:00 - 3:00pm
YP GIVES 'BACH WITH GLAZE & PAINT
Roorbach Flowers
961 S. 29th St., Manitowoc




Tuesday, April 24, 3:30 - 4:30pm
THINK.LOVE.PLAY. MEETING
Beacon Organizational Consulting
814 Washington St., Manitowoc





Tuesday, April 24, 5:30 - 7:30pm
LASTING IMPRESSIONS: AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE AT THE HAMILTON WOOD TYPE MUSEUM
Hamilton Wood Type Museum
1816 10th St., Two Rivers




Wednesday, April 25, 4:00 - 6:00pm
POLISH YOUR PROFESSIONAL IMAGE
Lakeshore Technical College (Centennial Hall)
1290 North Ave., Cleveland




Thursday, April 26, 12:30 - 3:30pm
THE CHAMBER OF MANITOWOC COUNTY JOB FAIR
JFK Fieldhouse at Lincoln High School
1433 S. 8th St., Manitowoc




Thursday, April 26, 5:00 - 7:00pm
SIP, SAMPLE & SOCIALIZE
Rahr-West Art Museum
610 N. 8th St., Manitowoc

Friday, April 27, 12:00pm
RIBBON CUTTING AT BEACON ORGANIZATIONAL CONSULTING
Beacon Organizational Consulting
814 Washington St., Manitowoc



Friday, April 27, 5:00 - 9:30pm
SIDEWALK STOMP
Starting location at Aspire Education Center
824 S. 8th St., Manitowoc





Monday, May 7, 7:30 - 11:00am
REDUCE YOUR HEALTHCARE COSTS AND CREATE HEALTHIER, HAPPIER EMPLOYEES
Holy Family Memorial
2300 Western Ave., Manitowoc





Monday, May 7, 12:00 - 1:30pm
BUSINESS CONNECTS WITH GOVERNMENT LUNCHEON - "Immigration's Impact on Wisconsin Businesses"
Holiday Inn - Manitowoc
4601 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc

Leadership Manitowoc County
Agriculture Day
Lisa Burgarino of Aspire Real Estate Group checked out a tractor at Eis Implement.

The Leadership Manitowoc County class took part in Agriculture Day on Wednesday.

Class members visited Henning's Cheese, Soaring Eagle Dairy and Eis Implement. They were also given presentations by Investors Community Bank, whose main focus is on agricultural lending, and also by a representative of Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, which opens to the public on July 28.


Ribbon Cutting at Shoreline Credit Union



Shoreline Credit Union hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their newly remodeled branch in Two Rivers.

Attendees and staff also celebrated with a tribute to Shoreline's roots at Hamilton Manufacturing Company.


Lunch & Learn: "Social Media Marketing: Which Application is Right for Your Business?"
 

The Chamber of Manitowoc County hosted a Lunch & Learn at the Manitowoc Public Library on Thursday entitled, "Social Media Marketing: Which Application is Right for Your Business?"


Presenters were Stefanie Lighthall of Schenck SC, Megean Lauson and Rachel Beck of Modern by Megean Contemporary Jewelry, and Natalie Weber Hamilton of graced. Gaby Cappaert of Engaged Marketing Co. facilitated the event.

Lunch was sponsored by Felician Village.

Note:  Registration is open for our May Lunch & Learn, "Smartphone Productivity and Tips & Tricks".

Registration open for the National Employee Health & Fitness Day Challenge


Let's get our employees moving!

National Employee Health & Fitness Day is Wednesday, May 16. This challenge is a fun way to promote a healthy life style by encouraging employees to engage in physical activity.  Event flyer  available here.


New this year!


Offer your employees a "You're it Get Fit" t-shirt! Click here to order!

Order by April 23 to receive by May 11.

Challenge Requirements
  • Participants must engage in 30 minutes of physical activity (does not need to be consecutive) 
     
  • Participating organizations must track the number of employees that participate in the challenge ( Click Here for tracking form)
     
  • Participating organizations must submit a brief evaluation after completion of the event ( Click Here for evaluation form)
  Winning Criteria

All evaluation forms completed by participating organizations will be entered for several prizes donated by local businesses.

Celebrate YPWeek
April 21-28
 

Young Professionals Week (YPWeek) is April 21 - 28, 2018.

The Young Professionals of Manitowoc County are proud to represent Manitowoc County in this statewide initiative for the second time in 2018.

YPWeek 2018 is a statewide collaboration led by NEWaukee to engage and attract young talent in Wisconsin and is represented by 28 different communities and continues to grow each year!

The Young Professionals of Manitowoc County have a great lineup of events scheduled for the week. For more information on upcoming events, visit www.ypmanitowoccounty.org.


2018 YPWeek Supporters:

A.C.E. Building Service, Inc.
Bank First National
Investors Community Bank
Schenck SC

The Chamber Notebook:
Take Note Studio
Manitowoc's Take Note Studio earns Kindermusik International honors
Take Note Studio, a Manitowoc-based music lesson studio, has been named a Maestro Producer and a Maestro in Outreach by Kindermusik International, the world's leading publisher of music and movement programs for children ages 0-7.
Jessica Hanson, director, is an early childhood specialist at Take Note Studio and provides Kindermusik classes in Manitowoc and Kohler. The Maestro Producer award recognizes excellence in the top 5 percent of growing studios worldwide. The Maestro in Outreach award is given to only 20 educators who provide music classes and therapy to at-risk children.
"The Kindermusik Maestro has a mission: helping children become better learners and helping parents understand how to help them reach their highest potential," said Scott Kinsey, CEO at Kindermusik International.
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Every Sunday in the Herald Times Reporter, The Chamber of Manitowoc County features members in "The Chamber Notebook" located on the front page of the Business section. This exposure is just another value-added opportunity in your Chamber membership. 

For available dates, call our office at 920.684.5575 or email laura@chambermanitowoccounty.org to schedule your Chamber Notebook article. 


Think.Love.Play.
Manitowoc County
Pictured front row left to right:  Stefanie Lighthall, Schenck SC; Lindsey Krause, Progress Lakeshore; Ashley Armstrong, Manitowoc Public School District; Bonnie Proszenyak, Manitowoc Public School District; Steve Proszenyak, Manitowoc Public School District.

Back row left to right:  Kim Kowieski, Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center; Scott Stuckman, Schenck SC; Lorinda Tulachka, Progress Lakeshore; Derek Braun, Progress Lakeshore/Leede Research.


Meet some of the Young Professionals of Manitowoc County!

Why do Young Professionals of Manitowoc County choose Manitowoc County to live, work and play?
Manitowoc County offers many amenities a young professional may need and want in a community to live, work and play! To live in Manitowoc County, the cost of living is very affordable, a very attractive component when one is looking to start a career or family.

Manitowoc County is continuing to grow and offer attractive careers for young professionals. Manufacturing and Healthcare are huge industry sectors in our area and have been leading our community for many years with new and innovative jobs!

The summer waves coming off of Lake Michigan has to be a favorite of Manitowoc County YPs. It's simply beautiful and the sunrises are to die for! We also have tons of festivals, especially in the summer. There is always something to do with family and friends!

Learn more about the YPs' #thinkloveplay story.
If you are interested in being featured on Think.Love.Play., please email info@chambermanitowoccounty.org.