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Parking Ordinance

ALL NIGHT PARKING PROHIBITED (Am. Ord. #784). No person, except physicians on emergency calls, shall park any vehicle for longer than 30 minutes between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. on any City street from November 1st to March 31st.

Chamber Members Offering Snowplowing and Shoveling Services
If you are looking for a service to handle your plowing and / or shoveling needs, please consider contacting the following Chamber member businesses. Click here for local Snow Removal Listing.

November 2013


New London Area Chamber of Commerce

81st Annual Meeting


Thursday, November 14th, 2013


Crystal Falls Banquets & Catering

5 p.m. - Business Meeting
5:30 p.m. - Cocktails
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
7:30 p.m. - Program


Entertainment - "One for the Road"

Click here to learn more about our Entertainment 


  Meet the 2013 Chamber Board and Officers

Bid on Auction Items

Enjoy Dinner and Program

Holiday of Wonder


Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th  


Join us for the Holiday of Wonder in New London!


Be sure to enjoy the...

  • Reindeer Walk / Run  
  • Kid's Holiday Dance 
  • View the gingerbread house creations
  • Observe the live Nativity
  • Watch the Holiday of Wonder parade (with Santa and Mrs. Claus)
  • Have the kids photo taken with Santa
  • Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides

We are busy finalizing the event details and will bring them to you as soon as all dates, times and locations are set.


You can stay at home and still get the finest care anywhere

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Get more peace of mind.  Stay at home where you belong.

You. First. Just as it should be. You've always had great healthcare from ThedaCare. Now, it's even better. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, ThedaCare has joined forces with Mayo Clinic to give you more peace of mind. When complex medical issues arise, our care team can connect with Mayo Clinic about your care and share their expertise with you, here, with the goal of keeping you at home. For you, that could mean no tension-filled road trips. No lugging of medical records. No waiting on pins and needles. And, more time with your friends and family.


Click here for full advertisement. 

Network Health
Monthly Business Briefing / Networking Session

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013   

 ** St. Joseph Residence Chapel **
Please Park on Road


Please be sure to attend this exciting educational and networking opportunity for Chamber members. On the third  Wednesday of each month from 8 - 9:15 a.m. join the Chamber in the St. Joseph Residence Chapel (please park on road) for our monthly business briefing / networking session.  


St. Joseph Residence will provide coffee and snacks for each session. Come join us and learn what's happening with the Chamber and each other. Each of you will be given the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business and share something about your business that you want others to know. Use this opportunity to promote and educate yourself with the offerings of other Chamber members. In addition, we encourage you to invite either an existing Chamber Member, a prospective Chamber Member or a public service person to the meeting. We will have a great prize drawing and a lot of networking opportunities.


A monthly reminder e-mail will be sent out to everyone on our e-mail distribution lists on Monday the week of the sessions. If you are not on our e-mail listing and would like to be added let us know. We hope you can join us! If you have any questions please call the Chamber office at (920) 982-5822  between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or visit


2013 Fall Fling a Huge Success

The New London Area Chamber of Commerce's 2nd Annual Fall Fling is in the history books and by all accounts it was a huge success.


On Thursday, Oct. 10th New London's north side businesses rolled out the red carpet between the hours of 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. for their regular customers as well as those participating in the Fall Fling. The Chamber would like to thank the 18 participating businesses and 13 participating vendors who provided facility tours, information, one-day specials and a variety of delicious snacks and lunch options to hundreds of participants. We would also like to thank all of the businesses and organizations that donated prizes for the event. You all contributed to the success of this event.


After participants had a fun day of visiting our local businesses and organizations they gathered at Crystal Falls Banquets & Catering from 6 - 7 p.m. for the Fall Fling Chili Cook Off.  This year it wasn't quite chili weather; therefore, there weren't as many entries, but the variety was still outstanding.  Thank you to the six (6) people who brought their best bucket of chili for this 2nd time event. The chili was enjoyed by all of those in attendance.  Everyone who participated in the chili tasting was asked to cast a ballot for his or her favorite chili.  Following were the winners:


1st Place - Robin Joy Ernst        $50.00 in Chamber Bucks

2nd Place - Judy McDaniels        $35.00 in Chamber Bucks

3rd Place - Cindy Berkhahn         $20.00 in Chamber Bucks


Once again, Bill Flease and his staff at Crystal Falls Banquets & Catering provided excellent service.  Thank you for registering the chili cook-off contestants, heating and serving the chili.


At 7 p.m. the Chamber and the Fall Fling participants gave away over $6,000 of fabulous prizes, which were either donated by or purchased from New London businesses. To view pictures from the Fall Fling, please click on the following links:


Click here to view the Fall Fling events page

Click here for a photo journal of the day's events

Click here for a the prize recipient listing


The New London Chamber holds three "Fling" events per year. Our first is the "Spring Fling" featuring New London's south side businesses. The date for the 2014 "Spring Fling" will be Friday, April 25th.  Our second is the "Summer Fling" featuring New London's central businesses. The date for the 2014 "Summer Fling" will be Thursday, June 26th.   Our third is the "Fall Fling" featuring New London's north side businesses.  The date for the 2014 "Fall Fling" will be Thursday, Oct. 23rd.


Each event that the Chamber organizes can be found on their website If you would like to be added to an e-mail notification listing for future events please e-mail Laurie Shaw at
Congratulations to Advanced Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine


Advanced Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine is the 2013 Recipient of the Jayne L. Snyder Private Practice of the Year award ~ American Physical Therapy Association.  They will receive this award at the National conference in New Orleans in the first week of November

FNLPM Grants Museum Funds to Purchase Glengarry Hat

Hat Becomes Part of Museum's Native American Collection

Friends of the New London Public Museum (FNLPM) recently granted the New London Public Museum $300 to purchase a Glengarry hat for its Native American collection. The Museum's noteworthy collection includes hundreds of pre-historic stone and copper artifacts as well as numerous historical items representing a variety of North American tribes. See More...  
Anytime Fitness is Still Accepting Donations for
Two Local Children Battling Cancer 


The "Train the Business Man" event held by Anytime Fitness New London has raised over $2000 for two local children battling cancer.  Anytime owner, Chris Polanco says that their goal is to raise $5000 by November 10th so that they can present each family with a check for $2500.  Participating business men who "worked out" for donations included Ted Coppersmith - Festival Foods, Terry Hilbert - Hilby's Restaurant & Sports Bar, Joe Green - School Principle and Dan Plach - Plach Automotive.


Contributions towards this effort can be dropped off at the following local businesses until Sunday, November 10th; Anytime Fitness, Festival Foods, Hilby's Restaurant & Sports Bar, Parkview Elementary School and Plach Automotive.


Any questions can be directed to Anytime Fitness at (920) 982-9922.

Red-Bellied Woodpecker to be restored

The New London Public Museum announces another Save the Birds sponsor! A group of ladies on a sisters' weekend visit decided to sponsor the Red-Bellied Woodpecker in the museum's collection. Cynthia Bullard, Sue Clark and Ann Hilt, all from Tennessee, donated money to have the woodpecker cleaned and preserved. This makes it the seventh bird in 2013 and the fifteenth bird overall to be saved in NLPM's unique fundraising campaign. See More...
The Bulk-Priced Food Shoppe Opens Second Location
The Bulk-Priced Food Shoppe has opened a second location at 790 Hansen Rd., Ashwaubenon.  It is a half-size version of her Greenville store, having the same packaged goods minus the refrigerated section.  Click here for the Post Crescent article. 
2013 Scouting for Food Results
The Boy Scout Troop 59, Cub Scout Pack 3049, Cub Scout Pack 3249 and several friends and siblings were able to help us accomplish a collection of 1,425 items.  There exceeded last year's number of approximately 960 items.  We would like to thank our wonderful community, both residents and businesses, who took that extra step to support our Community Cupboard.
Avoiding Scams

The first step to keeping your personal information safe is being aware that there are a lot of types of scams out there. You may have heard of phishing scams before, but you should also add vishing and smishing to your vocabulary list. Each of these is a type of scam that attempts to acquire your personal information for potential misuse.

  • Phishing is the act of trying to acquire personal information by impersonating a trustworthy source in an email or instant message.
  • Vishing is the telephone version of phishing (or voice phishing) where scammers attempt to acquire personal information through an often computer-generated phone call.
  • Smishing is the text message version of phishing (or SMS phishing) when a text, often containing a fraudulent URL or phone number, is sent in an attempt to acquire personal information.  See More...

Community Invited to Donate Toys Starting November 1st

Bank's "Share the Joy" Program Benefits Area Families in Need

First State Bank is once again partnering with community members and local organizations to collect and distribute toys and gifts for families in need. The bank announced that its Share the Joy Holiday Giving Program begins Friday, Nov. 1st, and runs through early December. Gifts are needed for toddlers and younger children all the way through teenagers.  See More... 

John Hammond Joins Office Outfitters

Office Outfitters is pleased to announce that John Hammond has joined the company in the position of Account Executive. John worked for WDUX as an Account Executive as well as an on-air announcer during the past 7 years. In his new capacity with Office Outfitters, John will be working with current customers as well as developing new business in Waupaca, Outagamie, Waushara and Portage Counties.


New London United Methodist Church

Please join us:

Thursday  evenings: 6:30 p.m. for a casual evening of fellowship and contemporary Christian music featuring our Praise Band.  Hear God's word in a relaxed, friendly setting.

Sunday Mornings: 9 a.m. for our Sunday School classes.  We offer programs for every age group from 4 year old through adults. Our adult bible studies offers 2 groups, a traditional and a contemporary issues program.
Sunday Mornings: 10:15 a.m. for a traditional family friendly service with prayer, music, Bible Teaching and fellowship.
Fox Communities Credit Union  Anniversaries

15 Years

Brian Hobbs

Christina Poad

Jennifer Hoffmann


10 Years

Lindsay Beyer

Susan Feest

Click here for Additional November Event Flyers 
(Submitted by Members)

Click here for Complete Community Events Calendar
Brooke Denu
New London Area Chamber of Commerce