Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce
         
MARCH 2019    
Grafton Chamber of Commerce Newsletter


May 1, 2019
OED Outreach Event 
  
May 22, 2019
 Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner 
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Click on the link below to read  the Village Planning & Development Newsletter to be in the know!

The Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce  is proud to once again offer $5,000 in Scholarship Awards to Grafton Students this year!

Applications are available now available at the GHS Guidance Office.
or CLICK HERE to Download and Print.

Deadline for submission is Friday, March 29th.
 
If you know a Grafton High School Senior entering  college,  please encourage them to apply!
 
(Continuing Education Scholarship  Applications will be available in May)
 Seeking Nominees!      
2018 Winners included
MIDAS-Outstanding Business Mike Cibulka-Outstanding Business Person
Dr. Wilma Bonaparte-Outstanding Business Partner








Each year the Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes a Member Business and/or Individual for their outstanding achievements and contributions for our local community.
Please consider nominating a Business or Individual who deserves special recognition.
A few minutes of your time is all it takes!


ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 5th, 2019.
Don't delay - Nominate today!

Recipients will be honored at the Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner on May 22nd
at the brand new event space, the Barn at the Bog!  


Please RSVP Directly to  Lisa@Grafton-wi.org. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please SHARE this invitation with 
Young Professionals you work with! 

Ozaukee County truly is a hidden gem tourism destination in the great state of Wisconsin. 
Stay up to date on tourism-related information within Grafton by following us on our new 
VISIT GRAFTON FACEBOOK PAGE
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WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
 


Financial Solutions Group
Contact: Paul Brokenshire
9000 W. Chester Street, Suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53214
414-615-4860
Preparing for that next step in life isn't always easy. My combination of experience, professionalism and access to a wide variety of products and services can help you meet your financial goals, estate strategies and insurance needs. Whether your goals include preparing for milestone life events like retirement or college, or whether you're simply looking for life, disability income or long-term care insurance protection, I promise you a new level of attention, insight and capability. Contact me to discuss your financial future.

New Fortune Asian Cuisine
Contact: Jimmy Phoa
W62N547 Washington Ave
Cedarburg, WI 53012
262-376-0198
Voted #1 in the 2018 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Choice Awards, New Fortune Asian Cuisine Restaurant will surely sweep you off your feet. Featuring classic Chinese-American dishes including the sweet and savory Sesame Chicken and our famous Crab Rangoon to our Gluten-Free and Kid's Menus, New Fortune has something for everyone. Make it your own. Any dish can be customized to what you're craving as every dish is made from scratch every time. We look forward to serving you!


Pawsitively Purrfect
Contact: Lindsay Bucholz
1316 12th Ave
Grafton, WI  53024
262-685-8031
We are a local, f ull-service, eco-friendly pet grooming salon with an emphasis on animal safety and comfort. our specialties include creative grooming, cats, and snuggles. Open 9am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday.
 

H APPY 1st ANNIVERSARY to 
Ozaukee Cross Fit and NSeven!
Don't miss the Village of Grafton EGG HUNT! 
Saturday, MARCH 23rd, 2019
12:30 - Meet the Easter Bunny
1:00pm (sharp!) - Easter Egg Hunt
 
Centennial Park (1370 17th Ave)

Bring your Easter Basket!

FROM OUR CHAMBER MEMBERS


Atlas BBQ
Atlas BBQ presents Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner  on Tuesday, March 5th at 6:00pm. There are ONLY 25 seats available to don't miss this opportunity! $35 per person.   Call for more info and reservations:   (262) 618-2181 and don't forget about our fabulous Friday Fish Fry!     1304 12th Ave in Paramount Plaza.



All My Friends  will be hosting CASINO NIGHT on March 30th at Fire Ridge Golf Club (2241 Cty Hwy W). Join us for Food * FUN * Silent & Live Auctions * Cash Bar and MORE! All proceeds benefit the All My Friends Playground at Centennial Park in Grafton. $15 Ticket is tax  deductible     or visit   www.allmyfriendsplayground.org 



SAVE THE DATE - Friday, August 16, 2019. Join us as we raise funds to support Women's Health at the  Aurora Medical Center in Grafton . Proceeds will benefit programs and services that help transform lives and allow local women to thrive. Guests will enjoy a casual atmosphere, sample local flavors at interactive Live Well Stations, and experience a three-course dinner. There will also be a silent auction and live entertainment.  For more information, visit give.aurora.org/livewellozaukee or contact Abby Leverenz at abby.leverenz@aurora.org or call 262-235-9504.  CLICK HERE for the flyer with all details.



Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ozaukee County
is calling all groupies! Everyone knows that music le gends have an extraordinary capability to get followers and have strong motivational abilities. You can be legendary too at this year's Bowl for Kids' Sake. Gather your team and register by calling 262-377-0784 or visit www.bbbsoz.org.  The event runs Fridays in March (2, 9, 16 & 23).   CLICK HERE to view the flyer with details and registration form.



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Carter's Salon and the 024 Taproom are teaming up for a fundraiser on March 17th at 6pm. Come watch Carter Prinsen (Carter's Salon) SHAVE Paul Alexander's head (owner of 024 Taproom) to raise money for the St. Baldbrick's Foundation. Paul IS a HERO for kids with cancer! Come enjoy craft beers, free samples, product coupons and more!  Click HERE for details visit Carter's and 024 Taproom Facebook Pages for more! 

 

There is so much going on at the Cedarburg Cultural Center in March! Join us for family-friendly First Fridays (sponsored by US Bank) TONIGHT featuring Comfort Shag and don't miss your chance to perform at Open Mic Night (sponsored by Cornerstone Community Bank) on Wednesday, March 6th.  We will be celebrating Irish Eve on Friday, March 15th with the  Trinity Irish Dancers, Leahy's Luck and much more! Find out more by visiting our website www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org!



March Gladness is here! Please join us at  Connect Cell (An authorized US Cellular agent) for Customer Appreciation Days Thursday-Sunday, march 7-10 . Stop by to save - Stay for the fun!  HUGE SALE on Smartphones & Accessories and more! CLICK HERE to view our flyer and visit us at our NEW location: 1510 Port Washington Road in Grafton.


costco color logo COSTCO invites you to a Special Event now through March 17th - weekdays 10am-8:30pm , Saturday 9:30-6pm, Sunday 10-6pm. Join us for exclusive offers and experience all Costco has to offer!   CLICK HERE to view our flyer with details!


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SAVE THE DATE - S aturday, June 15th, 2019 for the  40 th Annual Worm Burner Open Saturday at Fire Ridge. Signup early and SAVE!!!! CLICK HERE to view the Flyer and Registration Form



The Grafton Parks & Recreation Department is excited to partner with Freedom Physical Therapy Services to offer a class in Managing Chronic Pain: TMJ, Neck and Headache. Please join us on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 12:00-1:00pm at the Robert P. Zaun Pavillion in Lime Kiln Park. Mike Verplancke, DPT,CSCS, CMTPT,CFC will be instructing. The fee is only $12. Register at   www.QualityLIfeGrafton.com or call 262-375-5310.



Interested in learning more about Grafton's rich history? Would you like to share and help preserve history and stories passed down through your family? You're invited to become a member of the Grafton Historical Society! Join us for our next meeting  Thursday, March 7 at 6:00pm at the Grafton Public Library (lower level meeting room).   Call 262-377-6244 with any questions. Be a part of preserving the history of Grafton!

  

Have you heard?  Grafton Orthodontics, S.C. is now i n our NEW location next to Fiddlehead's in downtown Grafton,  1505 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 130 We are sharing our excitement with the community with ou r Grand Opening Special! Mention the Grand Opening Special and receive 10% off of Comprehensive Treatment at Grafton Orthodontics. This offer cannot be combined with other offers or promotions. Please stop by and check out the new space - we are excited to show it off! Visit our website or call us and see how we can help you!  (262)377-8950  www.graftonortho.com 

 
Mel's Charities mission is to provide Great Times for Great Causes, supporting non-profit organizations in Ozaukee County. We have a strong emphasis in special needs, human services and memorial scholarships. CLICK HERE to read our Newsletter and Save the Date for our future events!



The Ale House in Grafton welcomes all of your private events! From wedding ceremonies and receptions, bridal and baby showers to business luncheons and funerals.... we've got you covered.  Groups from 20-200.  We don't charge a room fee and beautiful views of the Milwaukee River are included! Enjoy delicious, from scratch food, craft beer, and refreshing cocktails on the private patio with your guests! Learn more by c ontacting Sue Dowling at 262-384-0225 or 262-375-BEER sue@alehousegrafton.com.


CONGRATULATIONS to Linda Pigeon who was awarded the Christine Mattingly Award for her significant contributions to Ozaukee Family Services Ozaukee Family Services is offering the following FREE classes/workshops . Free limited childcare is also available.
 
Let's Play to Learn  Let's Get Messy!  -   Tuesday, March 26, 10:00-11:00 am 
Picky Eaters -  Thursday, March 7, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Understanding Anxiety in Your (Middle & HS) - Monday, March 11, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Brushing Up on Dental Health for All Ages -  Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 - 8:00pm
The Incredible Years -  Mondays, March 18 - May 6 (NO class on April 15), 6:00 - 8:00pm
  Call 376-7774 to  register or click the link: 




Chamber members Portal, inc. and John's Pizzeria have partnered on another Dine For Portal event on Wednesday, March 6th from 4:30-8:30pm. 10% of sales will be donated to Portal, inc.  




You're invited to a house party! Pyramax Bank is holding a FREE Home buyer Seminar on Wednesday, March 13th from 5:30-7:00pm at the Grafton Public Library. We'll teach you what you need to know to prepare to buy a home, what you can afford, what to look for, how to make an offer and MUCH MORE!!! CLICK HERE to view our flyer. Please RSVP by March 6th to Demmer@pyramaxbank.com or dluedcke@pyramaxbank.com or call 262-618-4952.


At Riveredge Nature Center, we like to call Maple Syrup Season our 5th season of the year. Join us to celebrate the sappiest and sweetest of seasons during our Maple Sugarin' Festival on Saturday, March 23 and our Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 6 - which also includes the dedication of our brand new Sugarbush House!  Visit our website for all the details:



  River Room on the Milwaukee is an intimate and elegant special event venue available for any of your private event needs. Every celebration is our specialty...from weddings, bridal/baby showers, retirement parties, graduations, to celebration of life and corporate events. We can accommodate up to 175 guests. River Room provides full bar service, customized to fit your event. Open catering allows you to select the caterer that best meets your food preferences and budget. Contact Tina Gotter at 262-501-4430 or  info@riverroomevents.com and visit our website   www.riverroomevents.com  


American Legion
SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, may 18, 2019 for Sweat4Vets Post to Post Legion walk.  Early Bird Registration  by May 1 $20. Register after May 1  $25.  Day of Event - $30.  Veterans - Free (Includes T-Shirt)  Kids 12 & Under - Free ($10 for T-Shirt).  CLICK HERE to Register Today!



St. Joseph Fish Fry's are on! Dine-in or carry-out ALL Fridays in March: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th from 4:30-7:45 in the Parish Hall. Baked or beer-battered Cod, Lake Perch, Jumbo Fried Shrimp,Walleye and traditional potato pancakes. Jackpot Drawing  on March 16th  for over $8000 in cash! 21 chances to in!!!  We are the B EST LENTEN FRIDAY FISH FRY AROUND!!!
Saint Josephs

St. Joseph Parish School is now enrolling for the 2019-20 school year for K3-8th grade. Contact us at 262-375-6505 for more information and to schedule a tour of our wonderful school!   www.stjosephgrafton.org/school 



Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail members are pleased to announce their 5th Annual Fiber Arts Trail Tour in the Cedarburg-Grafton-Thiensville area of southeastern Wisconsin.  Seven award-winning fiber artists, a national Top-10 quilt shop, a Milwaukee news-poll favorite art gallery and the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA) will offer a  variety of activities including exhibits, workshops, studio tours, artist demos, woolen mill tours, and make & take opportunities during this two-day tribute to fiber arts.  The 14 members of the Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail will host their annual studio tour on March 15 - 16, 2019.  Friday & Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm.  Visit our website for details: wiquiltmuseum.com