Chamber News August 26, 2019
Welcome New Members!
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
Conveniently located at the intersection of Highway 26 Bypass and Highway 12, the Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson, Ft. Atkinson is the ideal home base for your Jefferson County adventures.  

Featuring 83 modern rooms and suites with microwaves and mini-fridges, complimentary hot breakfast, business center, indoor pool and outdoor fire pit. Visit The “R” Bar for after work socializing. Our Allen Room configures into 3 smaller rooms. We can accommodate your meeting or event from 20-250. Planning a wedding? Have your reception up to 250 guests and they can spend the night right here!

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information .
Camp Joy: Joy Baptist Camp and Conference Center
Camp Joy was founded in 1962 on Whitewater Lake. It is owned by a group of Baptist churches in Wisconsin and Illinois. Our new director - John Moore - arrived from his previous work in Africa four years ago. We operate year round and draw campers local, national, and international. 

Summer camp is focused on youth (who do not bring their cell phones with them for a life-changing week). The rest of the year features a national PTSD Wounded Warrior week, a national deaf ladies week, men, women, couples, youth, and other specialty groups. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram .
Fairfield Inn & Suites Whitewater
Scheduled to open January 2020, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Whitewater will boast 83 rooms, indoor pool, business center, outdoor fire pit and the "R" Bar. Their website is now live: . In-person and phone reservations will be taken for the first 90 days; online reservations will be accepted for bookings starting in April 2020.
Networking at Night
Are you ready for some networking? Fort Community Credit Union is providing the food, beer, and fun - all you need to do is show up (in your favorite tailgating gear, of course)! We will also have some amazing raffle prizes up for grabs (hint, hint: football tickets and a certain haunted tour--so don't forget to bring some spending money). RSVP here .
Spirit Tour: Tickets now available online!
Mark your calendars for October 11 & 12, this year's Spirit Tour! Tickets can now be purchased online. For Friday's event, click here . For Saturday, click here . Learn all about Whitewater's spooky past through this on/off bus tour. Stops include Whitewater cemeteries, the Witches Tower, Masonic Lodge, Dade & Penwell Law Office, and more! Tickets sold out last year, so reserve your spot now by going to
Looking to Hire UW-Whitewater Students?
Are you looking to connect with UW-Whitewater students or graduates? You can post your available job opportunities on Handshake, UWW’s online job board. Part-time local job opportunities, internships, and full-time degree-required positions for UWW students and alumni are all welcome. 

You can sign up for an account at . For questions or instructions on how to sign up, please email or 262-472-1472. 

If you’d like to talk with someone about recruiting UW-Whitewater students for internships and jobs, please contact Ron Buchholz, Director of the Career and Leadership Development office at , or call 262-472-1498. We’re happy to help!
Customer-Service Training Event Recap
We are happy to say that the Customer Service Training with the Wisconsin Dept. of Tourism last Monday was a success! It was great to see so many people show up and offer their input and ideas. Thank you to Lacey at the SweetSpot and Wisconsin DOT's Regional Tourism Specialist, David Spiegelberg, for a great event. If you're interested in received handouts and additional supplementary information from the event, please email the Chamber at
Member News
Binning & Dickens Receive Purple Angel
We would like to congratulate Chamber member Binning and Dickens Insurance Services on their Purple Angel recognition by The Whitewater Dementia Friendly Community Initiative (WDFCI). The Purple Angel shows that the staff have received dementia awareness training and are sensitive to customers and community members who have been affected by dementia.
RiverStone to host Dueling Pianos
Check out the newly opened RiverStone Restaurant as they once again host Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos on September 14th from 8pm-11pm. You can order tickets online now to dance the night away --better hurry, they sold out last time!
New Director and Opening Night at Young Auditorium
With the 2019-2020 season around the corner, Shannon Dozoryst has been named as the new director of the Young Auditorium. Shannon has already served 13 years at Young Auditorium, and is looking forward to strengthening their partnerships within the community. Best wishes to Shannon!

Don't miss opening night on Sept. 20--Young Auditorium members get an exclusive pre-concert party with food and refreshments in the outdoor courtyard. Then dance along as Derek Byrne and Paddygrass headline for this academic year!
Resources Available at UW-Whitewater's University Center
UC Information Services provides an easy-to-use texting service for students and the
campus community. Any questions that you may have can be answered within minutes during our regular business hours. The Information staff can help you answer questions about lost and found, mailing, housing, and more! Text us today at (262) 458-4382.

Lost and Found
UC Information Services is the main hub for campus Lost and Found! We are the central
location for lost and found, meaning all departments bring their lost and found to the Information Desk. If you ever lose an item, stop by the Information Desk on the main floor of the University Center to check if it was turned in. If we do not have your item, we can also take down your contact information just in case it gets turned in, we will contact you.

UC Information Services is making it easier than ever for members of the campus community to mail items! Located on the main level of the University Center, Information
Services provides all your mailing needs including envelopes, boxes, and domestic and
international stamps. We also provide USPS Priority Mailers for another mailing option.
Interdepartmental mail drop-offs are by the Information Desk as well. Already have your items packaged up and ready to go? Information Services can take your USPS and UPS letters and packages, picked up every weekday at 9:30 AM and 2:15 PM.
Job Postings
Marketing Director
Mortgage Loan Processor
Indirect Loan Officer

Full & Part Time Caregivers
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