April 2018
Chamber Member Happenings
Every day things change within a Chamber business. The Chamber Member Happenings section provides members a way to keep up to date about what is happening with their neighbors and at other businesses in Oshkosh and throughout the area.  This month check out news from:

Schenck SC
Oshkosh Corporation      
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel
Oshkosh Area School District
Beiser Realty, LLC
WI Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
Valley VNA Senior Care
Fox World Travel
ADVOCAP YouthBuild Oshkosh
Menominee Nation Arena
Oshkosh Area United Way
The Grand Oshkosh
Appleton International Airport
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc
Woodward Radio Group

2018 Spring Elections 

Elections for Oshkosh City Council and Oshkosh Area School District Board of Education. 

Also, on the ballot for April 3rd you'll be asked to vote for:
Justice of the Supreme Court
Winnebago County Circuit Court Judge Branch 1
Winnebago County Circuit Court Judge Branch 4
Elimination of state treasurer
Polling locations are open until 8 p.m.
Business After Hours
Hilton Garden Inn - April 12
Oshkosh Corporation and Bank First
Oshkosh Chamber Open
August 13th - Looking for Raffle Items

  • Tickets: to sporting events, concerts, theme parks, and performance and theater events 
  • Gift certificates and gift baskets: restaurants, shopping, rounds of golf, spa packages, wine/beer, etc.
  • Other items needed are...
Live @ Lunch Concerts Series
Sponsorship Announcement

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce will bring back the  Live at Lunch  series for 2018! This year marks the 16th year of bringing the community downtown for a free family friendly event showcasing some of our best local artists over the noon hour. Each day there will be a downtown restaurant catering lunch items. Shows run Wednesdays, June through August.

If you are interested in sponsoring this community event or being a food sponsor contact Amber Thiel at Amber@oshkoshchamber.com or (920) 303-2265 ext. 16

From the State Capitol
Foxconn Technology Group has selected some key companies to begin building its massive flat screen manufacturing complex in Racine County. Construction-related companies in northeastern Wisconsin that want to learn more...

From the U.S. Chamber
Nearly 70% of business executives surveyed said the economy improved in the first quarter of 2018.

From the U.S. Chamber
On Tariffs, Don't Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
The U.S. economy faces one real policy threat in 2018, and that's a trade war.

Member Spotlight: 
Big Rig Chrome Shop
Big Rig Chrome Shop President Tony Welnicke started the business in 2004, in Manitowoc, WI selling a select number of aftermarket parts and accessories for semi-trucks. Since our inception 14 years ago, we have moved to Oshkosh, WI right off of Highway 41. We now have a 33,000 square foot facility, which is home to thousands of parts ready to ship to customers across the world.  Read More.

Propel Young Professionals 
YP Week 2018: 
April 21st:  Feed the Need at Saint Vincent de Paul, 
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

April 26th: Propel Alumni Leadership Breakfast  Sponsored by LaSure's! 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

April 23rd: Wellness Wednesday at the Oshkosh YMCA

April 26th: Propel YPWeek: Propel Alumni Leadership Breakfast Sponsored by LaSure's!

April 27th: Propel YPWeek: Pick Up Trash & Kick Back

April 28th: Propel YPWeek Volunteer at WineFeast
7:30am-10:00am OR 7:00pm-11:00pm

Oshkosh Chamber Monthly Events & Educational Seminars
Respond by 4:30 p.m. today to joan@oshkoshchamber.com

OC Connection Breakfast: April 10

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Educational  Seminars and Classes:

Participants will leave with tools and techniques they can use to begin more effectively managing projects. 

Creating Social Strategies: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Pinterest Presented by BConnected LLC

Presented by Dr. John Newman MD, FACS
President, Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh and Chief Medical Officer, Oshkosh/Fond du Lac patient service area.
The Very Latest in Providing Reasonable Accomodations under the ADA and WFEA

This series of briefings targets the leaders of small to medium sized businesses to improve organization performance. Presented by Joe Thompson and Vicki Updike of Differentiating  Strategies.

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Ribbon Cuttings:
*No registration required to attend Ribbon Cuttings

When:   April 19 @ 4 p.m.
W here:  SBG Financial - NEW LOCATION!
805 N. Main Street,  Oshkosh 


Check out our March Ribbon Cuttings photos!
(From Top to Bottom: Physical Achievement Center,
Safeway Pest Management, Inc., Independence Financial


Save with Network Health

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce has recognized Network Health for providing high-quality and cost-effective health plan solutions to Oshkosh-area employers. 
Learn More!
MRA Surveys

In lieu of our regular wage and salary survey, The Oshkosh Chamber has partnered with MRA to offer members the opportunity to contribute data that will directly empower your decision making. 

In This Issue
Upcoming Events

April 11 - Social Hub: Storytelling in Social Media

April 12 - Business After Hours: Hilton Garden Inn

April 19 -   Breakfast Briefing: Legal Staffing Options in a Full Employment Economy 

April 19 -  Ribbon Cutting: 4 p.m. @ SBG Financial

April 21 - YP Week: Feed the Need at St. Vincent de Paul

April 24 -  A.M Oshkosh: Fox Valley Metrology  

April 24 - Leading from the Top: Critical Thinking

April 28 - Propel YP Week: Volunteer at Winefeast for Boys and Girls Club 

Register now by clicking on the links above!  
Or call (920) 303-2266. 
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New Members
Autotelic Visions
215 Center St., North Fond du lac
Contact: Lucky Cha, (920) 251-8430

CMD Therapy
2337A Jackson St., Oshkosh 
Contact: Chris Dunn, (920) 376-6389

Cook- Fuller Post #70, American Legion, Dept. of WI
1332 Spruce St., Oshkosh
Contact: Roy Helms, (920) 235-7007

Country Financial
2267 Westowne Ave., Oshkosh
Contact: Philip Karsnia, (920) 232-3564

1150 Springhurst Dr., Ste. 201, Green Bay
Contact: Kurt Barnard, (920) 410-7492

Promotional Pieces, LLC
N1909 Winchester Rd., Hortonville
Contact: Lisa Coenen, (920) 470-3631

SOAR Fox Cities
211 E. Franklin St., Ste. A, Appleton
Contact: Erin Schultz, (920) 731-9831

Stewart Title
1000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 7, Appleton
Contact: Cindy Budiac, (920) 716-1074

The Digital Garden
317 E. Parkway Ave,. Oshkosh
Contact: Tiffany Reichenberger, 
(920) 960-8395

Travel Leaders - Discovery World Travel
1045 Pennsylvania Ave., Sheboygan
Contact local agent: Jody Piotter, 
(920) 420-0764

Variant Productions
1011 Delanglade St., Kaukauna
Contact: Mike Damro, (920) 843-6170

Village Pub Pizza Company LLC
Facebook Page
Contact Justin Dlugolenski, 
(920) 279-9619

Waterstone Mortgage
459A N. Washburn St., Oshkosh
Contact: Pam Schubert, (920) 410-2646


The Oshkosh Chamber together with 
the Northeast Wisconsin Regional Economic Partnership (NEWREP) is now offering free export counseling. Our International Business  Consultant, Greg Miller,  has 17+ years working in both international trade and economic development. To set up a meeting please contact:

Rob Kleman, Senior Vice President, Economic Development 
(920) 303-2265 ext. 14 Rob@oshkoshchamber.com.