May 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:

Bank First National
Oshkosh Defense
Quill Creative, LLC   
Shea Electric & 

Menominee Nation Arena
Oshkosh Area United Way
Appleton International Airport
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc

Business After Hours
Bare Bones Brewery - May 31
Group Travel Survey

The Oshkosh Chamber would like to start the tradition of group travel up again. When you travel with a group you always have someone to explore with, all the details are taken care of, and you get to see things you might not get to see on your own.We'd appreciate a moment of your time to take a short survey about potential group travel through the Oshkosh Chamber.

Oshkosh Corporation and Bank First
Oshkosh Chamber Open  August 13 
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Job Fair
May 8
Contact:  (920) 231-3661
Been in operation for 61 years!

We're a  third-generation  family owned business. We perform full automotive repair and maintenance on all makes and models of vehicles. A s an independently owned Napa Care Facility we 're  able to  give  each customer the personal attention of a smaller shop but with the nationwide network, warranty, and technology of the Napa brand.   

Propel Young Professionals 
YPWeek 2018 has officially wrapped up across Wisconsin. The Oshkosh group organized seven events this past week. YPWeek is a week long platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter among young professionals in Wisconsin.

Organized in 2003, Propel Oshkosh, an affiliate group of the Oshkosh Chamber, is a development and networking group for young professionals. Propel aims to attract and retain young individuals for local businesses in the Oshkosh area.  Propel hosts events in the categories of creating, networking and philanthropy. To join Propel or to learn more about the organization contact Elizabeth Coleman at or Jason Krueger at

From the State Capitol
Walker Signs Bill Creating $6.8 Million Ad Campaign
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill creating a $6.8 million ad campaign designed to lure young workers to  Wisconsin .

From the U.S. Chamber
As technology and innovation continue to move our economy into the future, businesses of all sizes and sectors face a growing shortage of skilled workers to fill open positions.

From the U.S. Chamber
Here's How Tax Reform is Working for American Workers, Businesses, & Families
For Tax Day 2018 the theme was: Out with the old and in with the new.

On tables throughout the room at the U.S. Chamber sat piggy banks surrounded by shredded pieces of the tax code.

Live @ Lunch Concerts Series
Show your business off to the community!
Sponsorship Booths Available

See many of the best local artists and area businesses over the noon hour. Each day there will be a downtown restaurant catering lunch items. Shows run Wednesdays, June through August. See the schedule here. 

If you are interested in sponsoring this community event contact Amber Thiel at or (920) 303-2265 ext. 16
Oshkosh Chamber Monthly Events & Educational Seminars
Ribbon Cuttings
Amplify Oshkosh Celebration

Register for the Amplify Celebration Event

Leadership Oshkosh Graduation

Class of 2018 Graduation
Thursday, May 24, 2018 @  The Waters, 1393 Washington Ave.
Social - 5 pm,  Dinner - 6 pm,  Program - 7:15 pm

R.S.V.P. by May 18th
2018 Class: please email or call 920-303-2265 ext. 10  Guests are invited at a charge of $25 and must Register Online.

OC Connection Breakfast: May 8 - Sponsored by Spectrum Reach with Bouquets of flowers from our special guest, Pick N Save Oshkosh.

A.M. Oshkosh at Oshkosh Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Business After Hours at Bare Bones Brewery: May 31

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Educational  Seminars and Classes:

Social Hub: May 2
Leveraging Instagram for Business 
Presented by BConnected LLC

Breakfast Briefing:  May 1
The Unemployment Compensation Process and How to Successfully Win Against a Claim
Presented by von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Presented by Ryan Albers: Partner & Art Director - Quill Creative, Doug Dobbe: President - Strategies, LTD., and Jim Dobinski: Managing Director - Stellar Blue Technologies

Presented  by Jeffrey Sachse, Founder of Rawley Point Economic Advising and former Economist with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Current Faculty Associate,University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Social Hub: May 29 - SEO Strategies
Presented by Nicole Hurd, Stellar Blue Technologies
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Ribbon Cuttings:

Check out our May Ribbon Cutting photos!
805 N. Main St., Oshkosh 

In This Issue
Upcoming Events

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Or call (920) 303-2266. 
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New Members

2nd Chance Goods LLC
1605 S. Main Street, Oshkosh
(920) 385-1308
Main Contacts: Kirt and Laurie Schmidt

Clear View Productions LLC
1028 Grove Street, Oshkosh
(262) 844-2212
Main Contact: Nate Lehne

Easy Street Tattoo
392 Forest View Road, Oshkosh
(917) 974-8530
Main Contact: Shelly Zander-Donin

Fun Pros Corporate Events
(920) 886-3594
Main Contact: Wayne Nolden

Guided Problem Solving (GPS) Training & Consulting
1025 W. 20th Avenue #3944, Oshkosh
(301) 919-2712
Main Contact: Dr. Lorinda Lewis PhD

Harnitz Law Office, LLC
404 N. Main Street, Ste. 819, Oshkosh
(920) 456-9933
Main Contact: Bruce Harnitz

JET Functional Fitness
2325 State Road 44, Oshkosh
(920) 279-5333
Main Contact: Jeff Ehrike

Pieper Electric, Inc.
2400 Industrial Drive, Neenah
(920) 486-3712
Main Contact: Cole Burich

Rushford Meadery & Winery, LLC
8389 Liberty School Road, Omro
(920) 468-6323
Main Contact: Shane Coombs

Strategies, Ltd.
2315 E. Newberry Street, Appleton
(920) 731-2000
Main Contact: Douglas Dobbe

Tommy Hilfiger
Oshkosh Outlet 
3001 S. Washburn Street, Ste. A40 -
In The Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh
(920) 231-8858
Main Contact: Kelly Zoellick

Weathertite Insulation
341 Overland Trail, Oshkosh
Main Contact: Robert Sawitski


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


The Oshkosh Chamber has partnered with MRA to offer members the opportunity to contribute data that will directly empower your decision making. We are very excited about the comprehensive data we can offer our members with this partnership. Members of MRA and Non-members can participate in the upcoming surveys and we encourage your participation. Learn more here.