Volume 12 | Issue 3
Chamber Connection
Marion Body Works is now accepting applications for the 2021 Summer Internship Program! Students enrolled in an accredited university, apply today for the opportunity to ignite your career path in our Accounting, Human Resources, Purchasing, Engineering, or IT department. Apply HERE.
Members of the Marion Caring Committee and Local Union 2-790 presented $2,080 to each of the three local food pantries in Marion, Clintonville, and Tigerton. It is a privilege to present these donations to the food pantries that tirelessly serve our community!
Thank you to those that participated in the holiday raffle ticket fundraiser which was 100% matched by Marion and 50% matched by The Union. We could not have done it without your generosity and support!
Pictured Left to Right:
Scott Wedemayer (Union), Katie Brown (Union), Cindy Mueller (Tigerton Food Pantry), Audrey Kessen (Tigerton Food Pantry), Molly Groh (Marion Caring Committee), Kevin Ignacio (Marion Caring Committee)
Pictured Left to Right:
Scott Wedemayer (Union), Katie Brown (Union), Dave Schmidt (Clintonville Food Pantry), Kevin Ignacio (Marion Caring Committee), Taylor Gut (Marion Caring Committee), Kylee Berg (Marion Caring Committee)
Pictured Left to Right:
Scott Wedemayer (Union), Katie Brown (Union), Pat Leech (Marion Food Pantry), Kevin Ignacio (Marion Caring Committee), Cassidy Wudstrack (Marion Caring Committee)
Partnership Pays: $105 million of profits going back to GreenStone members in patronage; $20,000 in donations to local organizations
 
GreenStone Farm Credit Service’s Patronage Program is the result of the cooperative’s and members’ shared success and a reflection of the great things accomplished together. This year’s record breaking $105 million, nearly half of GreenStone’s 2020 profits, is going back to its 27,000 members in March 2021, because #PartnershipPays! View the full press release here.
Financial Advisor Mandy Kriesel of Edward Jones Receives
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) Certification

Financial Advisor Mandy Kriesel of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Clintonville has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the certification mark CFP®.
Kriesel successfully completed the CFP Board's initial certification requirements, which include completion of financial planning coursework and passing a comprehensive examination.
Individuals who hold CFP® certification must agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and uphold the CFP Board's Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Financial Planning Practice Standards.
This advanced training offers investment professionals the hands-on information needed to provide comprehensive financial services. Study topics include the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits and estate planning. CFP professionals must also meet ongoing continuing education requirements and uphold the CFP Board's Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Financial Planning Practice Standards
Edward Jones, its employees and financial advisors are not estate planners and cannot provide tax or legal advice. You should consult your estate-planning attorney or qualified tax advisor regarding your situation.
Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the investments offered to the location of branch offices, caters to individual investors. The firm's 19,000-plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients with a total of $1.5 trillion in client assets under care. Visit edwardjones.com or the recruiting website at careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.
"17...that’s right, I said 17! That is the amount of years this beautiful lady has been walking thru the door at 40 South Main. Colleen (Roberts) you are an amazing person, employee and friend. Your hard work and extreme dedication show thru every day to not only me but our customers. Team Trebus is lucky to have such an amazing lady. Cheers to 17 years and many more!!" - Kelly Trebus

Congratulations Colleen! To many more!
Growing organizations are continuously faced with employee and human resource challenges. Recruiting new employees, retaining current employees, developing effective policies and procedures, and engaging employees in workplace culture are all instrumental steps in sustainable organizational growth and success. 
 
At KerberRose, we believe curating a group of solid, valuable employees is critical to implementing strategy, executing operations, and working with clients. We are committed to helping your organization develop its employees and leaders in virtually any area related to human capital, human resources, and/or talent management. KerberRose now offers Human Resources Consulting services designed for your organization’s success.

To learn more about Human Resources & Leadership Development, visit their website.
We are excited to offer access to Initiate, our online business resource portal to all clients and our partners! Please reach out for access to the portal and share the attached flyer with your network!
Funding available to Small Business Owners in Our Area
 
  • WWBIC is proud to partner with KIVA, which can assist small business owners in raising money towards additional business goals from lending resources offering a 0% interest rate, attached is a flyer for more information!
 
  • Attached is a Grant Opportunity in the Northeast Wisconsin Region. The COVID-19 Rural Business Revival Grants Program in the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin aims to assist single mothers who are racial and ethnic minorities who own micro and small businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 economic crisis. View grant information here. 

We are saddened to hear of the loss of Doug Rogers, long time radio voice of sports broadcasting and The Breakfast Club, from our Chamber Member Results Broadcasting (WTCH). Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this time. A benefit has been set up for Doug's family on March 27th, 2021.
Share some love! If you are looking for ways to help, please visit our website for how to donate or if looking to volunteer, fill out the volunteer application on our forms page!
The Library will be allowing patrons in the building via appointment for computer use and browsing of the collection. Masks are required to enter and, at this time, we are only allowing adults over 18 in the building. Appointments for the computer are 1 hour, while browsing appointments will be 30 minutes. Give us a call on today to set up an appointment!
Click the business logo to view more information and apply, unless otherwise instructed below.
Applications available at A&W.
Questions can be directed to Dena Peters @ 715-823-7215 x2605 or dpeters@clintonville.k12.wi.us.
Information available at www.clintonville.k12.wi.us
Thank you to our March Booster Members!
We are so LUCKY to have you!

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