September 25, 2018
Tuesday Tidbits
Join the Y during our PAY THE DAY promotion from October 1st-15th, and your membership Joiner Fee is adjusted according to the day you join. On October 1st you pay $1 Joiner Fee... October 2nd you pay $2 Joiner Fee... and so on. The earlier you join, the more you save! For more information or to join call (920) 682-0341.
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City of Two Rivers: Fall is here and Pickleball will begin Sundays from 4:00-6:00pm, October 14th, 2018-April 14th, 2019, or Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30pm, October 3rd, 2018-April 17th, 2019. Rocheleau Gymnasium of the J.E. Hamilton Community House in Two Rivers. All Pickleball games are drop-in sessions, $20 Resident/$30 Non-Resident (Punch Card*) 10 sessions per punch card. Sign up as an individual. Team pairing TBD weekly. Bring: Your own paddle, ball is provided and you can get punch cards at the Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department.
Lakeland University is developing innovative ways to better prepare students for the workforce needs of Sheboygan and Manitowoc Counties. We have established a comprehensive cooperative education program that requires students to work with area businesses. With our exciting enrollment growth, we are looking for the support of area employers to provide valuable work experiences as early as January 2019. We invite all businesses, both big and small, to attend an informative session on Thursday, October 18th, at 8:30am, at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum - 75 Maritime Dr., Manitowoc, to learn about the creative ways this could benefit your organization and how you can develop a partnership with Lakeland University. For more information visit our website .
City of Manitowoc: You and/or a representative of your business are invited to attend the 8th Annual Mayor's Business Roundtable Discussion. This event will begin with a brief update on current city issues an will continue with an open discussion on any questions, comments, or concerns that you or your business have in the City of Manitowoc. All Department Heads in city government will be in attendance to help answer any questions and to personally hear your ideas or concerns. Breakfast items will be provided at no charge. Please see attachment for additional details. Please share this invitation with members of your board and local professional groups as well! RSVP by October 1st to or (920) 686-6980. When you RSVP, please provide an email address to assist the City in being more cost efficient when notifying you or your representative of future events. Thank you for your assistance and we look forward to seeing you at the Roundtable!
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: The Smoke wagon is in full swing and will be setting up at the Farmers' Market Saturday morning in Manitowoc. Stop by and have some of your Favorite Smokehouse Foods. We have the best Authentic Southern BBQ. Check out our daily specials at the Smokehouse as well as appetizers and adult beverages. Brian offers several customized catering packages for your parties, reunions and Summer get-togethers too. Call Brian at (920) 374-4185, if no one answers call (920) 794-4600. Certificates available!
L'BRI Pure n' Nautral; Emily Howe Manager: The 2018 Holiday Gift Giving Holiday Collection will be available October 1st. With Christmas only about 12 weeks away now is the time to start thinking about those special gifts you need to purchase for teachers, babysitters and the special people in your lives. This year's collection offers something for everyone on your list. Contact Emily Howe Manager at (920) 242-3110 or email for more details. All your favorite products are available to purchase on our website .
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Join us September 28th-30th for Restaurant Weekend! $5 cheese heads, $6 1/2 nacho camacho, $7 dozen wings, and $8 spinach and artichoke dip all weekend! Now booking Holiday Parties! Call us today at (920) 686-1380.
Mike Howe Builders: Mike Howe Builders and his team appreciate all your favorable comments from this year's Parade of Homes. Our team is ready to start working with you to build or remodel your current home. We take pride in making your dreams a reality. We will help design your project and find the right products/materials to meet your needs and stay on budget. Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders (920) 242-3111 or email to schedule a time to meet.
Mishicot Area Growth & Improvement Committee (M.A.G.I.C.): The Mishicot Farmers' Market ends this Wednesday, September 26th, at 11:00am. They will be back for Pumpkinfest on October 20th!
Manitowoc County Historical Society: Join the Manitowoc County Historical Society for a spooky, sometimes scary, event as we celebrate the legends that were brought to Wisconsin and the folklore we created here at home. "All Hallow's Eve", will be held Saturday, October 13th, from 1:00-4:00pm. Visitors are encouraged to dress in costume and "trick or treat". All Hallow's Eve is made possible by A.C.E. Building Service, Inc.
The Medicine Shoppe: Historically, only 20% of people aged 18-64 in Manitowoc County receive a flu shot. In an effort to increase this number The Medicine Shoppe is implementing an onsite flu shot clinic program. For those interested in helping protect their employees and decreasing workdays lost from the flu, we are willing to come to your business and provide the vaccine onsite for only the cost of the shots. There is no additional fee associated with the program. Please call (920) 794-1225 or email to sign up.
All Access Ads, LLC: "Text services are a great way to reach your employees in an emergency." - Emergency Services Director Travis Waack, at a recent Chamber Lunch & Learn - "Businesses In Disaster." To make texting part of your emergency plan, call (920) 686-3747 or text (920) 973-1766. Click here view the link.
The Manitowoc Public Library (MPL): Everyone that attends the Manhattan Short Film Festival at MPL - Friday, September 28th, from 6:30-9:00pm (a special after-hours program) or Saturday, September 29th, from 12:00-2:30pm - will get to vote for their favorite film and actor. That's right - you help choose who wins! Not to mention that all nine short films are Academy Award eligible, which means you may be seeing an Oscar winner months before most people even hear about it! Admission is FREE and if that isn't enough, so is the popcorn!
Sepia Chapel: Sepia has opened their doors to the public every Wednesday and Thursday, from 4:00-10:00pm for WINE NIGHTS! We are inviting the community in to enjoy our unparalleled atmosphere, while sipping a glass of wine next to the indoor waterfall. This week we're featuring carafe's of Sangria! It's a secret recipe acquired while on a train tour through Spain a few years ago! Jump on Facebook and like our page at Olde Chapel Wine Room. Free to play WINE-O Bingo begins at 7:00pm every Thursday!
River's Bend Health Services: Are you or a loved one having joint replacement surgery soon? River's Bend Health Services can help you on the road to recovery. Stop in pre-surgery to visit our therapists and learn more about our rehabilitation program. Our therapists will design a rehabilitation program specifically to meet your individual needs so that you can return home quickly and safely. River's Bend also provides skilled nursing, long-term care, hospice suites and respite care. Call Patti at (920) 684-0144 for a tour today.
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay: Professional development workshops are offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. The workshop "Leading with Emotional Intelligence" is scheduled for Thursday, October 4th, from 8:30am-3:30pm, at the Advance Bus. & Mfg. Ctr., 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Cost of each workshop includes instructions, material, morning refreshments and lunch. For more information on registration, visit our website at , email , or call (920) 496-2117.
Lakeshore Rise Indoor Hitting & Training Facility: Lakeshore Rise is starting an All-Star Cheer Program for Novice Division ages 3-5 year olds and 5-13 year olds. This cheer program is especially designed for those athletes looking to try cheer for the first time. Teams perform a 2 1/2 minute routine with music to choreography that includes jumps, stunts and tumbling and compete against other cheer squads. Lakeshore Rise's All-Star Cheer program focuses on having FUN and developing self-confidence, poise and self-esteem. There will be an informational meeting on September 25th, at 7:15pm, at 2614 Williams St., Two Rivers.
Friends of the Two Rivers Senior Center: We need you! We have volunteer opportunities for TRUST Car Drivers and Front Desk Receptionists. These positions are either regularly scheduled morning or afternoon, or, we can always use subs. Call Rebeccah at (920) 793-5596 for more information. We still have 2 spots open on our New York Trip, November 8th-15th. Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial, 2 Broadway shows and so much more! Please call (920) 793-5596 for more information or to sign up! Anyone 21 or older is invited!
Wisconsin Maritime Museum: Our 2018 Fall Programs are as listed: Sunrise Rooftop Yoga with Balance on Buffalo will go from September 5th-October 10th, Wednesdays, from 7:00-8:00am, $66 for the series or $12 a session. Dialogue-Building Anti-Racist Educators will take place September 29th, October 20th and November 17th, from 9:30-11:00am, and are free facilitated discussions. Smithsonian Saturdays, October 6th, October 13th, October 20th, October 27th, November 3rd, November 17th, November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, December 15th, and December 29th, from 10:00-11:00am. Included with admission. Visit our website for more details.
Lakeshore Technical College (LTC): Learn how birth order influences you as an adult at LTC's new Understanding Birth Order class. Discover more about first-borns, middle children, babies, the only child, and what makes them tick. There are strengths and challenges in each position and understanding these can lead to better relationships, parenting, and professional interactions. Join us Thursday, October 11th, from 5:30-8:00pm, at the Manitowoc Public Library . Cost is $17.92. Learn more and register at .
Lester Public Library: Two Rivers BizStarts is at 6:00pm, Wednesday, you may have heard Simon Sinek's popular TED Talk about the Golden Circle and how great business leaders think, act and communicate. Guest speaker Heather Schroeder talks about "Getting to WHY" and ways you can be more inspiring and influential. To RSVP, visit or call the Help Desk at (920) 793-7114. Next Tuesday, October 2nd, is a hands-on resume creation workshop presented by Job Center of Wisconsin at 1:00pm and Building a Sustainable Diet at 6:00pm.
Restaurant & Culinary Week|END 2018 is this weekend, September 28th-30th. The Chamber of Manitowoc County and the Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau (MAVCB) have parntered on this event to not only allow our local restaurants to feature their unique specials, but also allow Manitowoc County to host special culinary activities and events. This is an opportunity for locals and tourists to check out some of the finest cuisine and dishes and locations Manitowoc County has to offer. Check out the  dine  and  experience  pages to see what will be offered over the weekend!
Two Rivers Optimist Club along with Point Beach Concessions and Point Beach State Park will be having "Autumn Breakfast In The Park" on Sunday, October 7th, from 8:00am-12:00pm. Please join us for a buffet breakfast with beverage at the Main Lodge at Point Beach State Park. NO PARK STICKER REQUIRED. Cost is $9.00 in advance/ $10.00 the day of and $5.00 for children under 10. Advance tickets available at Two Rivers Recreation Department or at the Point Beach Check In building. Raffle baskets will also be available. Any questions please call Ann Plansky at (920) 553-4797 or email .
Manufacturing Rocks Tour: This is the month when manufacturers around the county open their doors to show community members that manufacturing careers are alive and well. Here's your opportunity to tour some of Manitowoc County's manufacturing facilities to learn about the company itself and learn about potential jobs. All tours will be 60 minutes in duration and be limited to 20 people per tour. The event is open to the public and will include special invitations to our local business leaders, school administrators, counselors, teachers and students. Following are time slots for each tour and the type of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required. Safety glasses and ear plugs will be available at each facility. Please wear closed toe shoes to each tour. Register here .
Felician Village: If your loved one needs more assistance at home than you are able to provide, it may be time to learn about assisted living. Join Lisa Voda, Assisted Living Manager at Felician Village, on Wednesday, September 26th, for Lunch & Learn with Lisa. Lunch will be served at 11:45am, followed by a presentation about memory issues and what to look for in a group home setting, then a tour of The Villa. Seating is limited so RSVP now at or by calling (920) 684-7171, ext. 329.
The Manitowoc County Youth Hockey Association will be hosting Blade Bash, a fundraising event open to the public, on Saturday, September 29th, from 6:00-11:30pm, at the Manitowoc county Ice Center. This adult event will feature the band Oil Can Harry, hamburgers/brats from Griffin Meats, ice cold beverages as well as chances to win cash prizes and raffle baskets. Entrance fee is $10, with one free burger or brat and one beverage received with each admission ticket. See you at the rink!
Downtown Manitowoc: Fall kicks off with Harvest Fest, in downtown Manitowoc, Saturday, September 29th! Starting at 8:00am, sidewalk sales, Farmers' Market as well as an Antique Vehicle display closing down Quay Street east of 8th Street. There will be a Library Used Book Sale from 9:00am-1:00pm, Family Story Time & Crafts at 10:00am and the Manhatten Short Film Festival from 12:00-2:30pm. Horse and wagon rides from 10:00am-2:00pm, pick up at S. 8th and Jay Street. Many restaurants will be offering Fall Food and Drink Specials as well for Restaurant & Culinary Week|END 2018! For more details visit: or find us on Facebook.
Manitowoc Trophy: Need a little cheese with your wine? Stop in and check out our cheese cutting board and tool set! Our Bamboo cutting board with metal cheese cutter is $29.00 and our 8X8 Bamboo cheese set with 4 tools is $50.00. We also have a variety of wine accessories such as, wine boxes, glasses, collars, wine tools and more! Prices do include engraving! Stop in or call today! Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for updates on new items and projects! .
Forst Inn Arts Collective: Looking for a great place for your next company event? Bring your group out to the Forst Inn for a fun evening of entertainment and socializing. Currently playing the musical comedy, Do Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? Your Ticket includes intimate table seating, a generous appetizer buffet before the show, and dessert served at intermission. Tickets are available at or by calling (920) 310-7228. Call us for group rates!
L akeshore Humane Society (LHS): Shaggy Shuffle 5K Run/2 Mile Walk to benefit animals of Lakeshore Humane Society is Friday, October 19th, at 7:00pm. The race headquarters will be LHS. The course will run along Manitowoc city streets and partially through and around Lincoln Park. All runners and walkers are welcome to attend! Bib chip timing. Overall and age group awards. Adult registration is $35. Purchase an LHS doggie bandana or LHS glow arm band for $5 during registration too. To sign up click here .
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center: Last week we officially opened our Wisconsin Cafè! Stop in anytime from 8:00am-2:30pm to enjoy a delicious Wisconsin-sourced breakfast or lunch. View the menu here .
David's House of Travel announces their Apple Big Sale is running now through October 4th. This is the perfect time to plan your Winter Getaway at great prices! These specials will include such destinations as Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii and Costa Rica! Departures from Milwaukee, Chicago and Rockford! Call (920) 684-6117 to start making plans or to schedule an appointment with one of our Vacation Consultants. Our address is 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc. The snow and cold will be here sooner than you expect.
Nichols Electric Inc.: Providing top-quality electrical service to Manitowoc and the surrounding area for over 20 years. We specialize in all types of electrical work including residential, commercial and industrial. No job is too big or too small with new owners, Lynn Eaton and Kirt Carviou. We offer competitive rates and great customer service. Contact us today for a free estimate at (920) 682-1161 or email . Voted HTR's Best of the Lakeshore - Electrician 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.
Town Money Saver: Drive more TRAFFIC to your business! Town Money Saver's focus is: Shop Locally / Save Locally. A recent study shows that 82% of internet users trust PRINT more than any other medium when making a buying decision. Advertising with us is affordable, reliable and relevant; reaching 15,000 homes in Manitowoc. For more information, contact: or call (920) 287-1163. October deadline is September 28th.
InCourage Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center in Manitowoc will host a program to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 1st at InCourage. There will be guest speakers, and a recognition of all those who lost their lives to domestic violence in Wisconsin in 2017. The program runs from 3:00-4:00pm.
Midstar Printing and Marketing Services: Looking for a fun, inexpensive way to promote your brand? Want to leave a lasting impression on clients? Ask Midstar Printing and Marketing Services about our promotional product services! Midstar Printing and Marketing Services offers a wide range of promotional products for your company! From pens, apparel, household items, and beyond; the possibilities are endless! Have an idea? We can promote it! Need an idea, we can help with that too! Check out our website at or contact Chris at .
Lakeshore Community Health Care: Sign up today for a family-friendly 5K on Sunday, October 7th at Cherney Maribel Caves Park! The Caveman Adventure Run has obstacles, both natural and man-made, mud and caves! Race begins at 8:00am with a special 1/2 mile run for kids. Stay and enjoy the scenery and food after the race. Bag check in and water provided to rinse off after the run. Proceeds benefit Lakeshore Community Health Care. Visit for more information or register online at .
What the Lock?: We are a family business with an extreme PASSION for what we do. We decided to pursue our love for this industry by playing and realizing the important skills and factors fit for what we wanted to portray and share. We believe in the skills you use. The ability to work with a team to accomplish a set goal. Being able to communicate well when distractions and focus try to get the better of us. Time management ticking us down to our deadlines. Paying attention to the things that may be minor details in life but can get us far if we choose to look at them. We didn't start this to "own a business". We didn't start this because we believed it would be easy. We LOVE what we do. Every bit of the hardships and questions that come with figuring out the business pieces.
Lakeshore CAP: (CASA and Family Support programs) Join the holiday magic with a trolley ride from Manitwooc Coffee to the Holiday Inn (North Pole). At the North Pole, there will be crafts, refreshment, entertainment, storytelling and Santa! Happneing December 7th and 8th. Get tickets soon before they sell out! Tickets include: Magical Trolley Ride, Visit and Photo with Santa, cookie decorating and hot chocolate, crafts and games, face painting and more! Children's tickets include a Holiday themed book. For details and tickets click here or call (920) 682-3737.
Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Beef or Chicken Stir Fry (no potato)...$6.95, Shrimp Stir-Fry (no potato)...$7.10, Broasted Chicken with Broasted Potatoes...$7.25. Served everyday from 11:00am-8:00pm. Stop in for our "Packer Omelets" and "Badger Bagels" served everyday. Yummy! 2604 Custer St., Manitowoc.
This week's CHAMBER SAVINGS CARD offer:

The Espresso Connection at Holy Family Memorial
10% off of a drink or bakery item.
2 locations: 2300 Western Ave., Manitowoc (Medical Center) or 1650 S. 41st St., Manitowoc
 (Harbor Town Campus)

Click here for a printable listing of the
2018 CHAMBER SAVINGS CARD offerings.