New London Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
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Brianne Krake - Owner
905 W. Jennings St.
New London, WI 54961
(920) 257-6152
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Troy Dunsirn - Owner
Craig Cummings - Contact
W6416 Greenville Dr.
Greenville, WI 54942
(920) 843-0365
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Elizabeth and Ashley Struck - Owner
1315 W. Beckert Rd.
New London, WI  54961
(920) 472-4466
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Passing Time Too
Heather Jensen and Peter Kuehl -
112 W. North Water St.
New London, WI  54961
(715) 252-2053
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August 2016

Thank you to those who participated in and volunteered at the successful Chamber Golf Outing that took place on Thursday, July 14th, at Shamrock Heights Golf*Eat*Drink*Banquet*Cater.  The weather was awesome and all the golfers in attendance had a great time. 
We had several lucky raffle winners who left with great prizes.  A big "Thank You" to all our members who donated an item for either the numerous raffles or the outstanding door prizes.  
Chamber Ambassador, Julie Hert - Valley VNA Senior Services did a fantastic job of capturing the day in photos.  To view a variety of pictures from the day, go to Scroll to the link on the bottom center of the page for a link to the complete photo gallery. 
In addition, thank you to James Kelley of Yo DJ Entertainment who provided the outstanding music for the day.
And last, but not least, a big "Thank You" to Corey Feller, Cory Kluge and the staff of Shamrock Heights for assisting us with all of our requests throughout the day always with a smile.  

Wheels on Water Street
Car & Cycle Cruise
 Friday, September 9th  
Downtown New London
5 - 9 p.m. 
 Food / Beverages / DJ 
 No Carry Ins / No Pets Allowed
For more details go to

2016 Cheese & Sausage 
Downtown New London 
Saturday, September 10th 
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hosted by New London Area Chamber of Commerce 
and Community First Credit Union

Fall Crafts, Farmer's Market, Live Entertainment All Day Including "Stage of Praise," Food, Beverages, Kid's Games and Craft Area, Face Painting, Interactive Reptile Exhibit, Randy Peterson Children's Performer, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament and more! 
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2016 Concerts in Taft Park

Due To Construction
The concerts will be moved to 
Riverside Park in New London
1215 W. Wolf River Ave.
(located just west of Johnny's Little Shop of Bait near the pavilion)  
Bring your chair and join us at 6 p.m. each week to enjoy a wide variety of family friendly musical entertainment.  

We have booked entertainers with featured music including; big band, bluegrass, classic rock, country (current and old time), folk, gospel, praise songs and contemporary hits.

In the event of inclement weather we will place a sign in Riverside park to indicate that the event has been moved indoors. Be sure to listen to the Frog Radio station at 92.3 FM and watch the Chamber's Facebook page for inclement weather announcements.

These events are coordinated / funded by the New London Tourism Commission (the last concert of each month is coordinated / funded by His Way Events).  

Click here for the 2016 schedule.  Please call (920) 982-5822 with any questions.  We hope to see you there!

Walgreens Senior Discount Day on August 2nd

If you are 55 years of age or older (proof of age may be required) you may be eligible for discounts at Walgreens o n August 2nd
All regular - price merchandise receives a 20% discount.
The following rules apply...
Discounts not valid on prescriptions, cigarettes, dairy products, liquor, liquor department items, phone cards, newspapers, magazines, stamps, gift cards, items or services submitted to insurance for reimbursement or where otherwise limited by law.
The offer is only valid with Balance Rewards card and is available to all AARP members with valid AARP card.  Valid in Walgreens and Duane Reade stores on select "Seniors Days."
Also not valid toward Prescription Savings Club membership fee.  Not all products are available in all locations. AARP receives a royalty for the use of its intellectual property.  Amounts paid are used for the general purposes of AARP and its members.
New London Heritage Historical Society present
Heritage Days & Rail Fest
Lumberjack Show
Saturday, Aug. 6th and Sunday, Aug 7th


Bike to The Beat
Jones Park, Appleton
Saturday, Aug. 6th
This collaborative community event coincides with Mile of Music weekend. 6 food stops with original Mile of Music artists performing along the way!  Bike to the Beat is for all abilities from the experienced, recreational, to beginner and families. PEDAL TO THE BEAT OF MUSIC!

$20 per adult (18+)
$10 per child (6-17)
$40 per family (up to 6 participants)
Participants will receive a bib number and event t-shirt with their registration.
*Register early. Prices increase closer to the event. Stick around after to enjoy music and a finishers party back at Jones Park! VALET BIKE PARKING AVAILABLE August 4th - 7th. Bike to the Beat benefits myTEAM TRIUMPH - Wisconsin Chapter, as they so wonderfully enrich the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities by fostering lasting, authentic relationships through the teamwork environment of endurance athletics.

Northport Snowriders Open
3rd Annual Golf Outing
Saturday, Aug. 6th

NLPM and the Grand team up to offer another vintage movie
Saturday, Aug. 6th
T he New London Public Museum and the Grand Cinema Theater team up to bring another family fun experience to New London. Join us on Saturday, August 6th and enjoy fan favorite, the 1971 movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory on the big screen. The movie starts at 7 p.m., tickets are only $2 per person and are on sale now at the museum. Come to the theater early and enter to win a number of different prizes. Then buy some popcorn and enjoy the movie!
Filmed in 1971, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, is based on the beloved children's book by Roald Dahl. The story follows five lucky golden ticket winners as they tour through a strange and thrilling chocolate factory.
  Mosquito Hill Endurance Runs
Sunday, August 7th

New London Chamber of Commerce
Educational Opportunity
"Rolling Down the Windows - Getting Personal on Facebook" 
Tuesday, Aug. 9th
7:30 - 9 a.m.
On Tuesday, Aug. 9th, the New London Chamber of Commerce is holding their monthly educational opportunity entitled, "Rolling Down the Windows - Getting Personal on Facebook", from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at St. Joseph Chapel (please park on road).

Time to get some fresh air and get personal. Many people choose to keep their personal Facebook profile completely separate from their business/work life. This workshop will touch on some strategies that you can use to optimize your personal profile and use it to help you engage with people who are interested in your products and services.
This class will be presented by Rose Fields with Social Web Dzine.  Rose is offering a FREE social media review for your businesses to prepare for the workshops.

Please call the Chamber office at (920) 982-5822 or e - mail to confirm your attendance. 
New London Parks and Recreation Department
Annual Kid's Day and Touch a Truck
Wednesday, Aug. 10th
On Wednesday, Aug. 10th, the New London Parks and Recreation Department will be holding their Annual Kid's Day at the Hatten Park Courtyard from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.  

There will be free carnival games, face painting, a visit from Fang from the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and much more!
  We will also have our Touch a Truck Display on the ball diamond with several different vehicles from the cities departments as well as from Wood's Excavating and Plach Automotive.  

For additional information click contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (920) 982-8521.

Chicago Museums Motorcoach Tour
Friday, Aug. 12th

50 Ways to Save in 50 Minutes 
Tuesday, Aug. 16th
Wednesday, Aug. 17th

Monthly Business Briefing / Networking Session

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
** St. Joseph Residence Chapel **
Please Park on Road


Please be sure to attend this exciting educational and networking opportunity for Chamber members.  On the third Wednesday of each month from 8 - 9:15 a.m. join the Chamber in the St. Joseph Residence Chapel (please park on the road) for our monthly business briefing / networking session.  


St. Joseph Residence will provide coffee and snacks for each session. Come join us and learn what's happening with the Chamber and each other.  Each of you will be given the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business and share something about your business that you want others to know.  Use this opportunity to promote and educate yourself with the offerings of other Chamber members.  In addition, we encourage you to invite either an existing Chamber Member, a prospective Chamber Member or a public service person to the meeting. We will have a great prize drawing and a lot of networking opportunities.


A monthly reminder will be sent out to everyone on our distribution lists on Monday the week of the sessions.  If you are not on our listing and would like to be added let us know.  We hope you can join us! If you have any questions please call the Chamber office at (920) 982-5822 between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or visit  

Rawhide Boys Ranch
Friday Fish Fry Schedule

   Harbor House Warrior Princess Mud Run
Mosquito Hill Nature Center
Saturday, August 20th
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Caregiver Support Program
Mosquito Hill Nature Preserve
4th Wednesday of every month
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Join us at the Wolf River Market Place...
The Forward New London group is proud to introduce "The Wolf River Market Place".  It is an outdoor shopping experience located in Bucky's Restaurant parking lot.  The Market Place will be open weekly on Saturdays, from June 4th through Oct. 29th from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  The market is open to produce vendors, flea market vendors, artists, antiques, non-profits, cottage industries, small businesses etc.  The cost is $5.00 per Saturday or $25.00 for six weeks.  To register or to get more information please call Rita at (920) 810-4480.
Customize Your Keyboard
It's a feature of your phone that you use every day, but probably don't often think about - your keyboard. Both Android and iOS offer you the option to download third - party keyboard apps to customize your typing experience. And like any app category, there are a lot to choose from.  See More...

First State Bank to Make Donation to Local Schools
for Each New Checking Account Opened

First State Bank announced that it will donate $10 to local schools for every new checking account it opens through August 12th. Each of the bank's offices in New London, Clintonville, Dale, Manawa, Cecil and Waupaca will have a list of area schools to which the customer opening the checking account can direct the donation.
"With the new school year just around the corner, we thought this would be an extra little incentive for community members who have been considering opening accounts with us," said Brenda Hansen, vice president of marketing. "We have no idea how much money will be raised by each of our offices, but we hope it will be a lot!"
The $10 donation to local schools by First State Bank is in addition to the free thank you gift that new checking account customers receive. The bank's current thank you gift is a MokeĀ® Backpack. For more information, call (800) 994-2500 or visit .
Free Frame Sale
Select Clearance Frames
Excludes Silhouette

HawkPoint Technologies, (formerly Operon Systems) established in 2003, hires Craig Cummings and Scott Rupnow as Account Executives to assist with the growth of the company.
As Account Executives of HawkPoint Technologies, Craig Cummings and Scott Rupnow will be responsible for promoting their IT services to businesses. These services include IT Management, IT Consulting, Disaster Recovery, and Data Backup.
Cummings has a Bachelor of Science degree from the UWO and has over 19 years of B2B sales, customer service and sales management experience. He is an active member of Junior Achievement of WI and the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals.
Rupnow holds a Bachelors of Administration and Marketing Degree from Lakeland College and was previously the Branch Manager at BMO Harris in Oshkosh. Prior to that he was also a Government Agency Representative at JJ Keller & Associates.
HawkPoint Technologies LLC is an innovative software system and IT services company. Their professional experts bring more than 100 years of manufacturing and IT experience to help customers track their operations and move their business forward with ongoing data, network and application (DNA) IT support.
HawkPoint Technologies helps converting and label customers nationwide streamline workflow, manage inventory, reduce waste and increase profit margins by integrating their Shop Floor, MRP II and Reporting Dashboard software systems. HawkPoint also offers unmatched IT Services and Support to companies in various industries. Offerings include but are not limited to Disaster Recovery, 24x7 support and managed services.
All of their software packages can be purchased separately or bundled together. Their fully integrated software suite is designed to perform effectively within manufacturing environments helping to control costs, reduce downtime and increase productivity. For more information call 800-882-0253 or visit

Head Start Enrollment is Underway in New London 
CAP Services' New London Head Start program is now accepting applications for the 2016 - 2017 school year.
Head Start is a quality early childhood and family development program for families with children ages 3 to 4. The program also serves children with disabilities ages 3 to 4. Head Start provides educational, health, nutritional, social and emotional services for each child and offers support and family development services to all family members.
The New London Head Start program collaborates with the New London School District to provide Head Start and 4 year - old kindergarten services at one site.
The program offers both center - based and home - based program options for children ages 3 to 4. A home - based Early Head Start option for pregnant mothers and children ages 0 to 3 is also available.
Parents are encouraged to call for an appointment to apply as soon as possible as enrollment is limited. They should call the New London Head Start Center at (920) 982-7677, Monday through Friday.
Applications are currently being accepted for children from the New London and Manawa areas at the United Methodist Church, 709 West Pine St., New London. An appointment is necessary.
Families must meet federally established income guidelines and are asked to bring income verification to their appointment.  Families whose children have a documented disability are also encouraged to apply. Every effort is made to provide transportation but do to special circumstances; this may not always be possible. 

Hoffman Heating & Cooling
Community Heroes
Hoffman Heating & Cooling along with Bryant is proud to present Community Heroes.  

Hoffman Heating & Cooling has been selected to install a free furnace for a deserving hometown hero.   Now through  November 1st, 2016 they are looking for nominations.  If you know of a deserving person in this area, please nominate them at  It can be your neighbor, colleague, friend or someone you see that is making a positive impact.  
For general entry rules and guidelines click here  or contact Hoffman Heating & Cooling at (920) 982-6565.  To nominate a hero click  here .
New London Aquatic and Fitness Center
August Calendar

Pomp's Hankook Double Header

Thedacare CHOSEN for complex care initiative
System is One of Six to Participate in National Program
ThedaCare is one of six organizations selected to participate in Transforming Complex Care (TCC), a multi - site program aimed at refining and spreading effective care that address the complex medical and social needs of high - need, high - cost patients.   See More...

 WDUX Radio Celebrates 60 Years

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New London Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (920) 982-5822