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Business Minute Video

Check out this week's Business Minute Video with Kristin Stoeger of Manitowoc Public Library!
Member News Releases






Upcoming Events

Monday, March 5
12:00 - 1:30pm
COUNTY EXECUTIVE CANDIDATES FORUM
Holiday Inn - Manitowoc
4601 Calumet Ave.

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April 20-28
YP WEEK


Weekly 
Friday, February 9, 2018


Calendar of Events

CLICK HERE  for a printable version of our events calendar.


Sponsored by:


Tuesday, February 13, 8:00 - 11:00am
REALITY STORE
Valders High School
201 W. Wilson St., Valders




Thursday, February 15, 12:00 - 1:00pm
GRAND RE-OPENING OF THURSDAYS RIBBON CUTTING
Manitowoc Public Library
707 Quay St., Manitowoc




Wednesday, February 21, 7:15 - 8:30am
KINECT
The Chamber of Manitowoc County
1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc





Tuesday, February 27, 7:30 - 9:00am
CHAMBER SEMINAR
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Fox Hills Resort
250 W. Church St., Mishicot





Saturday, March 3, 7:00 - 10:00pm
EVENING TO WINE DOWN
Chamber Ambassadors' Scholarship Fundraiser
Twin Fountains
7330 English Lake Rd., Manitowoc

Chamber Members honored at 101st Annual Dinner

The Chamber of Manitowoc County honored some great local businesses, organizations and individuals at their 101st Annual Dinner & Meeting Tuesday evening at Holiday Inn - Manitowoc.
Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!
Title Sponsors:


Silver Sponsors:
A.C.E. Building Service, Inc.
Seehafer Broadcasting Corporation
And the winners are...
Chamber Champion of the Year
Jeremiah Novak

Jeremiah Novak, middle left, receives the Chamber Champion of the Year award presented by Scott Hansen, Sandy Hardrath and Tim Nelligan of Ansay & Associates, LLC, award sponsor.

(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)

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Cooperation Award
Manitowoc Youth Sports Complex

Dr. Robert Callahan of Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, award sponsor, presents the Cooperation Award to the Manitowoc Youth Sports Complex board.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Small Business of the Year
Modern by Megean Contemporary Jewelry
 
Megean Lauson and Rachel Beck receive the Small Business of the Year award from Kenlyn Gretz, Americollect, award sponsor.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Non-Profit Organization of the Year
Hope House of Manitowoc County
 
Katie Koenig and Linda Beyer (middle) of Hope House are presented with the Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award from Amy Fricke-Weigel and Bill Fricke of Fricke Printing Service, Inc., award sponsor.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Large Business/Industry of the Year
Americollect

Lynn Flynn-Gretz, Kenlyn Gretz and Tonia Gibeault of Americollect are presented with the Large Business/Industry of the Year award by Dr. Paul Carlsen (right) of Lakeshore Technical College, award sponsor.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Safety, Health & Wellness Organization of the Year
Parker Hannifin HPD

Kyle Schleucher, Derrick O'Dell and Dan Ortscheid of Parker Hannifin HPD receive the Safety, Health & Wellness Organization of the Year award from Jane Curran-Meuli of Holy Family Memorial, award sponsor.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Young Professional of the Year
Terry Stevenson

Terry Stevenson, Seehafer Broadcasting Corporation, is presented with the Young Professional of the Year award by Josh Neeb of Associated Bank, award sponsor.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Education Impact
Sara Greenwood

Sara Greenwood (left), School District of Mishicot, accepts the Education Impact award presented by Cathie Kocourek, Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County, award sponsor.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Athena
Judy Corrado

Judy Corrado accepts the Athena award presented by (from left) Michelle Birschbach, Steimle Birschbach, 2016 Athena Award Winner; Amy Fricke-Weigel, Fricke Printing Service, Inc.; Christine Kornely, The Tower Company; and Bob Pietroske, Pietroske GM.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
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Joseph P. Schmitt "Speak Up"
David Diedrich

David Diedrich, Investors Community Bank, receives the Joseph P. Schmitt "Speak Up" award from Randy Heinzen, 2016 Joseph P. Schmitt "Speak Up" Award Winner.
(Photo: Joshua Clark, Josh Clark/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
Heavy Metal Bus Tour

The Heavy Metal Bus Tour provides Manitowoc County high school students with the opportunity to hear from industry professionals about the great careers available in manufacturing.
On Friday, students toured four manufacturing facilities: GKN Sinter Metals, Formrite, The Cawley Company and Parker Hannifin HPD.



Chamber Notebook:
Progress Lakeshore

Progress Lakeshore, Inc., is a private-public partnership economic development organization that accelerates business success for existing and new businesses in Manitowoc County that has brought together government and business growth to the local economy for more than 15 years. 
Progress Lakeshore has continued to grow to meet the ever-changing needs of our business community by operating through its "Retain, Grow and Attract" strategy: Retain businesses and needed workforce, grow the existing businesses, the start-ups that will be the businesses of tomorrow, our talent pool, and attract new businesses and talent to our area.
Progress Lakeshore staff left to right:  Peter Wills, Executive Director;
Lorinda Tulachka, Economic Development Specialist;
Lindsey Krause, Workforce Development Coordinator/Human Resources Specialist; Derek Braun, Marketing and Communications Specialist.

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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


Meet the Bruckschen Family (left to right: Jesse, Aubrey, Cameron and Megan)!
"We couldn't have made a better decision in choosing a place where we are raising our children, Cameron and Aubrey. Manitowoc offers a safe, fun-filled, family-friendly lifestyle."

Read the story.