October 2019
President's Message
It is with great pleasure that I announce the newest members of the Middleton Chamber staff. I took a few minutes to sit down with Kristen Parent, our new Program and Events Manager and Lisa Quam, our new Membership Development Manager. Please take a moment to watch the video to learn more about them. Welcome, Kristen and Lisa!
- Sara Campagna, Board President
Member Announcements
SVA Earned Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified Company in 2019

SVA announced that it is certified as a Great Place to Work®. Certification is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work’s rigorous, data-driven methodology, certification confirms 7 out of 10 employees have a consistently positive experience at SVA.
The Little Gym Celebrates 15 Years!

The Little Gym of Middleton celebrates 15 years of Serious Fun! Owners Bob and Cindy Joers began their journey by going head over heels to open a children’s motor skill development small business. On September 13,  2004  the Joers opened their doors to the first franchise of its kind in the state of Wisconsin. 

Burse Surveying and Engineering, Inc., celebrates 20 years

When Michelle Burse attended the UW College of Engineering in the mid-1980s, she was one of about five female students in the civil engineering program. In 1999, Burse founded her own company: Burse Surveying and Engineering, Inc. The company provides services in construction, engineering, and land surveying to public- and private-sector clients in southern Wisconsin.
Light & Sound Therapy

Middleton Chamber Member,  Life Center Wisconsin , made the news with WISC! As our focus on mental health becomes increasingly important, see how lives are being changed through Light & Sound Therapy. It has been said to fight Alzheimer's, calm cancer patients symptoms and flush the body of toxins. This therapy can help you using just light and sound.
EZ Office Products Recognized as a "Green Professional"

The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC) supports sustainability efforts for local businesses. The Green Masters Program is a well-regarded recognition and assessment program for Wisconsin businesses interested in improving and being recognized for their sustainability initiatives. Congratulations to EZ Office Products on this recognition.
October is
Manufacturing Month! 

The Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce – Wisconsin’s Chamber, along with M3 Insurance, will host multiple stops around the state in October to celebrate Manufacturing Month. The Manufacturing Tour will highlight the state’s number one industry, which employs more than 470,000 people and creates nearly $60 billion in economic output. Each stop will highlight Wisconsin’s need for skilled workers, the economic impact of manufacturing in Wisconsin and a variety of other topics.

The tour will take place in Madison on October 23. Please click here to Register.
There is no cost to attend, although RSVP is required!
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Serendipity Labs celebrated its new M adison facility with tours at their ribbon cutting ceremony on September 19.
Serendipity Labs  offers upscale shared workplaces for every work style. Full-time & part-time coworking spaces, private offices, team rooms & meeting space.
Middleton Board & Brush celebrated its opening with snacks and drinks while exploring the studio to find the project you want to create in an upcoming workshop. Their DIY workshops teach you how to make custom wood signs that you can use for creating décor pieces for your home.
AMPED Association Management celebrated its new state-of-the-art facility with tours at their ribbon cutting ceremony on September 26.
AMPED is a full-service association management company working with associations across the globe. They work in partnership with boards of directors to provide high energy leadership and operational management.
October Chamber Events
October 1, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM  Information
Ribbon Cutting
River Valley Bank to Incredible Bank

October 3, 7:30 AM-9:00 AM Register
Get Moving Middleton
Hilton Garden Inn

October 3, 4:00 PM-6:30 PM Register
Business Social Hour
Gilda's Club

October 9, 11:45 AM-1:00 PM Register
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: LinkedIn Selling
Middleton Chamber of Commerce

October 10, 7:45 AM-9:00 AM Register
Ask the Expert: Year-End Tax Planning/Issues and Strategies for Individuals and Small Businesses
Middleton Chamber of Commerce

October 16, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Register
Economic Development Briefing
Wisconsin Bank & Trust - Lower Level

October 17, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Register
Behind the Scenes Trolley Tour
Keva Sports Center

October 29, 11:45 AM-1:00 PM Register
Lunch & Learn: Dementia Friendly Middleton
Monona Bank - Middleton
Now Hiring
New Members
iHeartMedi a - Madison
(608) 663-7222
20 Years
Summers Christmas Tree Farm

15 Years
TAS Consulting Group, Inc.

10 Years
Academy for Little Learners
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
NARI of Madison, Inc.

5 Years
Gruno's Diamonds
T. Wall Enterprises Mgt., LLC

Thank you for your continued support!
Member Events
First Friday of the Month
6 Steps: To a Better Business
ActionCOACH of Madison
October 4
MMoCA Gallery Night
The Regal Find - Middleton
October 5
2019 Madison Heart Walk & 5K
American Heart Association - Madison
October 5
Tapestry, the Carole King Songbook
Friends of Middleton Performing Arts Center
October 6
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's Association of Wisconsin
October 9
Webinar: Financial Planning Before and After a Divorce
SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C.
October 10
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Madison
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Madison
October 19
Farmhouse Retreat - Happiness First
Kalsow Coaching & Consulting, LLC
October 30
Creating Workforce Resilience
MRA - The Management Association
October 30
The Four Phases of Retirement
SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C.
November 1
Wisconsin Parkinson's Symposium
American Parkinson Disease Association - Wisconsin Chapter
November 2
An Evening in Red & Blue Gala
7427 Elmwood Avenue - Middleton