November 2019
Executive Director's Message
Curt Fuszard, Interim Executive Director for the Middleton Chamber of Commerce, is at the site of Sip, Sample & Socialize - our annual celebration. Learn more about that event, sponsorship opportunities, and education platforms for 2020 through this month's Executive Director message.
What is included in your membership with the Middleton Chamber?
W e often get asked..."What is included with membership?" The short answer is ..."a lot.” Whether you are a newer member or a company who has been a member for a very long time, we want to highlight membership benefits in our monthly newsletter. 
Did you know you can:
  • Post Jobs - We have a job board on our website where you can post open positions for your company.

  • Member News - You can post press releases and other news about your organization on our website. This is a great way to spread the word about the awesome things you are doing!

  • Member Events & Promotions - Do you have an upcoming event you want to share with other Chamber members? Or are you running a promotion that is available to the public? Post it on our site for greater exposure.
Items can be posted by logging in to your account OR by sending your information to Lisa . If you’d like to post but aren’t sure if you have a login for our site or want support in uploading items, please email Lisa or call the Chamber office at 608-827-5797; we are here to help. 
Chamber Micro (Small) Groups
Micro Groups were started from the desire of Chamber members to have small group opportunities to connect, share, and learn from each other. A current Micro Group list is below. If you lead a Micro Group and don’t see yours in the list, please contact the Chamber office. If you are interested in a topic that you don’t see below, start a new Micro Group.

Social Media: This group meets the 3 rd Tuesday of the month at Community Co-Works. For more information or to join, contact Kristi Warriner ( ).

Emerging Leaders: This group meets the 2 nd Wednesday of the month from noon-1PM in the Middleton Chamber of Commerce conference room. They focus on supporting those new to leadership roles as well as those who have been in leadership roles for years through connecting, networking and an open discussion. For more information or to join, contact Mike Ursin ( ).  

Challenges and Opportunities for Small Businesses : This group meets the 1 st Wednesday of the month at the Middleton Chamber of Commerce Conference room from 8-9AM. They have discussed how to bring your best self to work, and time management among other things. For more information or to join, contact Tom Dahl ( ) or Terri Buechner ( )

Effective Leadership: Networking for Impact:  Meets 2 nd Tuesday from 7:30 – 8:30AM. This group talks about leading within business, how can you attract employees, and leadership roles. For more information or to join, contact Cherie Gon ( )

Wellness: Employee Engagement/Health in the Workplace:  This group meets the 2 nd Thursday of the month at Barrique’s. For more information, contact Alyssa Ninneman ( ) or Kamen Blau ( ).

Women, Power & Money:  This group meets the 2 nd Wednesday of the month from 7– 9AM at the Villa at Middleton Village. Topics have ranged from the new tax law changes, to the differences in how the generations view money and career to insurance and long term care planning. For more information or to join, contact Terri Buechner ( ).

City of Middleton : This group meets the 2 nd Thursday of the month at 8AM at City Hall, Room B. Email Mike Davis ( ) to join or for more information.

Joy in Leadership:  This is a new micro group; the first meeting will be held on November 20 th from 8-9:30AM at the Middleton Chamber of Commerce conference room. This group will explore the characteristics of strong leaders and discuss positive ways to maximize enthusiasm, engagement, and success in the workplace. To join, please email Lisa Quam ( ). 
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Formerly  River Valley Bank , IncredibleBank celebrated its name change on Tuesday, October 1 with a Ribbon Cutting and Open House. They pride themselves on service and the experience of each customer, which makes their new name very fitting.
T. Wall Enterprises celebrated the opening of their phase 2 development in downtown Middleton. Guests enjoyed complimentary beverages and food and took tours of their new spaces.
JT Klein Company hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their Stagecoach Trail Apartments, located at 6620 Century Avenue in Middleton.
November Chamber Events
November 6, 11:45 AM Registration; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Program  Register
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
Disrupting Leadership-How to be a Great Leader & Your Authentic Self at the Same Time

November 12, 7:45 AM Registration; 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Program  Register
Ask the Expert
Better Business Bureau Resources

November 13, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Register
Business Social Hour

November 14, 7:30 AM-9:00 AM Register
Get Moving Middleton
Hilton Garden Inn

November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Information
Ribbon Cutting
Urban Air Madison

November 19, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Information
Ribbon Cutting & Open House
Johnson Block & Company, Inc.

November 20, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Register
Economic Development Briefing
Wisconsin Bank & Trust - Lower Level

November 21, 3:00 PM-6:00 PM Information
Ribbon Cutting
Hy Cite Enterprises
Now Hiring
Capital Newspapers

Connect Search

Elements Massage

The UPS Stores of Middleton & Shorewood Hills

Wilson Law Group, LLC

Urban Air Madison
2020 Education Programs

Each year we strive to deliver educational programming that offers our members the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. 

We look for content that is relevant to our members to give them the skills they need to succeed. If there is a specific topic or speaker that you would enjoy learning about, please email Kristen at

In addition, we are putting together a 2020 Education Committee. This committee will meet several times through the end of January to put together our schedule of topics and speakers. If this is of interest, please reach out to Kristen.
New Members
(608) 422-4111
35 Years
Harbor Athletic Club
Top Promotions

15 Years
Neckerman Insurance Services

10 Years
Bunbury & Associates Realtors
Michael A Dubis Financial Planning
Milio's Sandwiches

5 Years
Apel Associates, Inc.
True North Consultants, Inc.
Member Events
November 8
Training Test Drive
MRA-The Management Association
November 13
What's New in Office 365
Successful Organizing Solutions (S.O.S.)
November 23
Downtown Tree Lighting
City of Middleton
December 10
What is Microsoft Teams?
Successful Organizing Solutions (S.O.S.)
December 13
6 Steps: To a Better Business
ActionCOACH of Madison
7427 Elmwood Avenue - Middleton