New London Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
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Mike and Candy Janke
1406 Handschke Dr.
New London, WI 54961
(920) 250-5012
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May 2014

2014 Chamber Golf Outing


Thursday, July 10th, 2014

At Shamrock Heights



$75 per Golfer / $300 per Foursome

(members of Shamrock Heights pay $57.50 per golfer)

Includes: Cookout, 18-holes Golf with Cart, Tee Events and Prizes, Raffles, Silent Auction, Dinner and Door Prizes



10 - 11 a.m. - Golfers Check - In 

10 - 11 a.m. - Cookout

11 a.m. - Shotgun Start

5:30 p.m. - Dinner (Non-Golfers $20)


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Network Health
Monthly Education Opportunity
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

7:30 - 9 a.m.

St. Joseph Residence,  

107 E.  Beckert Rd.

Please park on Beckert Rd.  


"Bad Check - Now What?" - join us for this interactive presentation by New London Police Officer, Ben Schmidt. 


Officer Schmidt will discuss New London Police Department's policy on worthless checks and will explain the paperwork and process used when "filing a worthless check complaint."


He will also discuss the information necessary to prosecute worthless checks as well as discuss some of the scams that they are seeing in our area.  There will be time for question and answers.


Please call the Chamber office at (920) 982-5822 or e-mail to confirm your attendance. 

Monthly Business Briefing / Networking Session

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014   

 ** 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 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 e-mail will be sent out to everyone on our e-mail distribution lists on Monday the week of the sessions. If you are not on our e-mail 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

Mark Your Calendar Tourism Commission's
2014 Concerts in Taft Park 

For years joint efforts of the New London Area Chamber of Commerce and the New London Tourism Commission have resulted in a summer concert series in Taft Park.  The park is located at 400 N. Water St. adjoining the Wolf River.  

Initially the concerts had been held the third Thursday in June, July and August.  In 2014 the Tourism Commission is planning to expand the series by holding a concert every Thursday in the summer months.

Bring your chair and join us at 6 p.m. each week to enjoy a wide variety of musical entertainment.  In the event of inclement weather the performance will be moved to a pre-determined indoor location.

A variety of family friendly entertainers are currently being booked for the 2014 season.  Types of music include; big band, bluegrass, classic rock, country (current and old time), folk, gospel and praise songs.

If you are interested in performing or would like to make a recommendation please contact the New London Area Chamber of Commerce office at (920) 982-5822.

These events are coordinated / funded by the New London Tourism Commission.  Please call (920) 982-5822 with any questions.  We hope to see you there! 
Affinity Medical Group in New London
Now offering Walk - In Care 

Evelyn Ruppel - Independent Consultant

to host Skin Care Demo 
Thursday, May 1st

On Thursday, May 1st, Evelyn Ruppel, L'BRI Independent Consultant, will be hosting a Skin Care Demo at the AmericInn Lodge & Suites starting a 6 p.m.  This is an open invitation for the public to experience the wonders of L'BRI PURE n' NATURAL skin care, health and beauty products.  Come for an evening of fun and relaxation, all the while learning how you can have a lifetime of beautiful skin.  Prizes and light refreshments will be served.  Plan now - you don't want to miss this amazing opportunity!  For additional information visit

VFW #2732 and VFW Auxiliary
Brat Fry - Friday, May
VFW Hall - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

The VFW Post #2732 and the VFW Auxiliary will be holding a brat fry at the VFW Hall, 305 E. Beckert Rd., from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  For additional information call the VFW at (920) 982-9971. 

Back Again Furniture & Home Decor
Relocates to 110 W. North Water St.
Opening - May 6
The relocation of Back Again Furniture & Home Decor to it's new store at 110 W. North Water St. is progressing well.  To see our progress, click here to visit us on Facebook.

We will be opening for business on May 6th from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Stop by to visit "the store with the friendly personality" and see what is new.

We thank all of our current customers and potential new customers for their patience as we relocate to W. North Water St.  
New London Festival Foods
Partnering With
Goodwill Industries

Starting in May through September, 2014 Goodwill Industries will be accepting donations via a truck parked in the Festival Foods parking lot every Saturday through Monday.  Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day.  The truck will be staffed to assist with donation drop offs.

For additional information, call Festival Foods at (920) 982-9869.
Spring Is Here!
Saturday, May
3rd is New London's
Spring City Wide Rummage Day
The Chamber Board of Directors is thrilled with the growth of our annual City Wide Rummage Sale over the years. In efforts to meet the needs of current participants and attendees, as well as the possibility of additional participants, we  are happy that the Buyers' Guide continues handling all details of the event.

As the sale is being held on May 3rd, the April 28th edition of the Buyer's Guide will include all of the registered rummage sales and will be available online at or click here for a listing. If you have additional questions or concerns, feel free to contact the Buyer's Guide at (920) 982-2511.
New London Boy Scout Troop
Brat Fry - Saturday, May
Bucky's Restaurant Parking Lot
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

The New London Boy Scout Troop will be selling brats and hotdogs this Saturday during the citywide rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the south side of the Bucky's parking lot.


At the conclusion of their brat fry, the boy scouts will be helping unload everyone's rummage and loading the Goodwill trailer located in the Festival Foods parking lot from 3 - 6 p.m.

Synergy Fit Club NEW 24 Fit Challenge
Begins Saturday May,

Stop into Synergy Fit Club anytime from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 3rd for orientation.   


This is going to be the most unbelievable, so incredible and it WILL change your life. If there ever was a time, now is the time, summer will be here before we know it. Take the step to hit your goals and help us make New London have the biggest fit Challenge EVER.

Green Apple Hosts Open Stage

Green Apple Folk Music Society will host a Peter Seeger tribute on Saturday, May 10th at Harmony Cafe, Appleton. The music begins at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend but a free-will offering and beverage purchases are appreciated.


This event is the finale of the Green Apple 2013 - 2014 season and will feature local musicians performing the music of Pete Seeger. Barbara Hoffman, event coordinator explained, We're looking for people to present songs that were written by and / or performed by Seeger, especially songs that involve the audience and convey the spirit of community that his music always did so well.


Musicians interested in performing should contact Hoffman at (920) 730-1917 or inquire on the Green Apple Facebook page:  

Morford to Retire After 32 Years

With Lawton Family Dentistry

Stop by Lawton Family Dentistry, located at 105 Northridge Drive, during office hours Wednesday, May 27th through Thursday, May 29th to say goodbye to Jeane Morford as she prepares for retirement.

Jeane has worked for Lawton Family Dentistry for over 32 years as their office manager.  


Stop in, wish Jeane well and sample locally sponsored sweet treats. 

Mosquito Hill Nature Center  

to hold Saturday Morning Walks 

Beginning May 3rd Mosquito Hill Nature Center is holding Saturday morning walks from 7 - 10 a.m.  Join us for any or all of these Saturday morning walks. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), field guides, waterproof boots and dress for the weather.  Hikes will be cancelled during inclement weather.  There is no charge for this event.  For details call MHNC at (920) 779-6433.  Program schedules are subject to change, so please call MHNC in advance or e-mail them at 


The New London Public Museum continues our new family science series with Messy Science! On Saturday, May 10th, get messy at the New London Public Museum.  Put on your old clothes and stop by the museum for demonstrations and hands-on science experiments in the green space beside the museum, weather permitting. If it rains, we will just move inside.  Get the entire family involved as we play with science. Drop-in anytime 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  The program is free and great for ages 6 and up.  Reservations are recommended but not required.  The first 25 to register win a prize.  Call the museum today at (920) 982-8520 to sign up.

Kids Bowl Free  this summer at New London Lanes 

Register your child for a Summer Fun Bowling pass and receive 2 (two) free games of bowling a day all summer.  Click here for additional information or call New London Lanes at (920) 982-4982. 

New London Fish & Game Club Summer Trap League 

On Tuesday, May 6th, the New London Fish & Game Club Summer Trap League will begin. If you are interested in shooting come out to the club that evening, located at N5433 Old Hwy 45, New London. New Shooters are always welcome.  


For additional information call Dale Sternhagen (920) 779-6346.   

Old Glory Honor Flight of NE Wisconsin
Veteran Flight - Thursday, May 8th

On Thursday, May 8th, Old Glory Honor Flight of NE Wisconsin will have a flight of veterans going to Washington DC to visit the war memorials.  Old Glory Honor Flight of NE Wisconsin is dedicated to transporting our local WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor.  Their mission is to offer local World War II veterans a memorable, safe and rewarding tour of honor to our nation's capital. They invite the public to come to Outagamie County Regional Airport in Greenville at 7:30 p.m. for the Welcome Home.  The plane arrives around 8:15 p.m.  Free parking is available to all those who come to welcome home the flights.  Click here for additional information on Old Glory Honor Flight of NE Wisconsin.  


New London Wolf River Ice Out Records

The New London Fish & Game Club, the New London Museum and the Chamber office have the Wolf River ice out records if you ever need to refer to them.  Click here for Ice Out Records.   

Cellcom Partners with Telcare to Offer

Diabetes Management Solution

Cellcom has teamed up with Telcare, Inc. to offer an integrated wireless solution that enables people with diabetes, their families, and their care team to better manage the condition. The world's first cellular-enabled blood glucose meter, manufactured by Telcare, is now available throughout the state of Wisconsin from Cellcom. The initiative was led by Patrick D. Riordan, Cellcom's president and CEO, and John R. Dwyer, Jr., Telcare's chairman and a native of Appleton, Wis.  See More...   

Jolly Rogers Pizzeria Hometown Pride Special 

Jolly Rogers Pizzeria is giving a free fountain soda to any New London athlete dining-in in their current sports uniform.  

Mosquito Hill Nature Center
Growing Green Event -
Saturday, May 10th 

On Saturday, May 10th, Mosquito Hill Nature Center (MHNC) will be holding the Third Annual Growing Green event from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Make plans to attend this event that encourages healthier living through gardening, eating well, learning and more. Vendors will share resources and sell healthy and sustainable products. Sit in on a variety of learning sessions throughout the day regarding gardening, attracting wildlife to your yard, healthy eating, and more. Learn how to start your own vegetable, herb or flower garden, no matter how much or how little land you have available. You'll get the basics on what to plant, when to plant and how to plant depending on your skill level, ambition and accessible space. Purchase native prairie or vegetable plants. Get a veggie sandwich at the concessions stand and have your kids make a garden-themed craft. Don't miss the raffle to win a hand-painted rain barrel. There is no charge for this event.  For details call MHNC at (920) 779-6433.  Program schedules are subject to change, so please call MHNC in advance or e-mail them at 

Mother's Day is May 11th- Let The Lily Pad Help  

Mother's Day is just around the corner and The Lily Pad is here to assist you with your fun flower needs. Fresh flowers / great designs, green plants, blooming plants and patio plants are arriving special for Mother's Day. Stop in and take a peak, they are beautiful. Carry out or Delivery available. The Lily Pad is here to help say, "Thanks MOM, I love you!". For additional information call The Lily Pad at (920) 982-5800. 


New London Youth Baseball 

Opening Weekend Celebration  

On Friday, May 16th through Sunday, May 20th, New London Youth Baseball (NLYB) will be hosting an opening weekend celebration at Pfeifer Park.  The event includes each player's first game of the season, team photos, a cookout, Amvets ice cream, raffles and DJ entertainment.  Approximately 380 children will participate in the opening weekend celebration.  NLYB invites the entire community to join them in this celebration of the beginning of the baseball season.  For additional information contact Jeff Muskevitsch at (920) 915-8092.


Wisconsin Deadline to Apply

for Working Capital Disaster Loans is May 21

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Wisconsin that working capital disaster loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations affected by severe storms and tornadoes on Aug. 6 - 7, 2013.  See More... 

Memorial Day Observance
Taft Park - May

On Monday, May 26th, a Memorial Day Observance will be held in Taft Park beginning at 9 a.m.  This year's observance will not include a parade, just the program in Taft Park.  Following the program in Taft Park a brief Memorial Day ceremony will be held at Floral Hill Cemetery (weather permitting).  Participants and guests are also invited to attend this ceremony.  In the event of inclement weather the ceremonies will be held at the Legion Post 263 Home located at 840 E. North Water St. in New London.  For additional information, contact Don Schmoll at (920) 572-0158.



Two Local Figures Join Board of Trustees

The Wolf River Area Health Foundation welcomes two new members to its Board of Trustees.  


Kathleen Gwidt is the District Administrator for the School District of New London.

Mike Morse is Vice President of Business Banking Manager for First State Bank in New London.


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Fox Communities Credit Union
Welcomes David LeGreve 

Fox Communities Credit Union is pleased to welcome David LeGreve to our staff as a Loan Officer.  David will be working out of our new Military Avenue branch in Green Bay, assisting our new and existing members with Mortgage, auto, home equity and personal loan needs.  David brings over 15 years of lending experience and is a member of the Moose Lodge and involved with the March of Dimes.

Waupaca County Highways
Seasonal Weight Restrictions 
Waupaca County Highway will be putting on seasonal weight restrictions starting Wednesday, March 26, 2014 for posted COUNTY Highways. A map of posted highways as well as permit information can be found at Any questions can be directed to our office at (715) 258-7152.

Save the Date: MUNCH! 

Friends of the New London Public Museum (FNLPM) is once again hosting MUNCH! on Friday, May 9th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chamber Members and their employees are invited to explore the Museum during their lunch hour. Lunch will be available for purchase at the Museum during the event. Participants can also take part in a Museum scavenger hunt. Watch for more details or contact FNLPM for more information at (920) 982-8520 or via e-mail at

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(Submitted by Members)

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