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Meg Waldo - Contact
Barb Salemi - CEO
424 Washington Ave.
Oshkosh, WI  54901
(920) 236-6560
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Pastor Jose Huerta - Contact
N3302 US Hwy. 15
New London, WI  54961
(920) 250-0356
Future Site:
616 W. Wolf River Ave.
New London, WI  54961
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 Imer and Valentina (Val) Zendeli - Owners
1601 N. Shawano St.
New London, WI  54961
(920) 250-6027
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New London Press Star

September 2016

Due to popular demand
Hillbilly Bob's Bar B Q will be back at
Northport Convenience Center for Labor Day weekend

Hillbilly Bob's Bar B Q will be back at Northport Convenience Center for Labor Day weekend!

They will be serving September 2nd thru September 5th.

Hope to see you all there.


No September Board of Directors or Ambassadors Meeting
Chamber office Closed on Labor Day
There will be no board of directors or ambassador meeting in September due to holiday week and Wheels on Water / Cheese & Sausage, Fall Family Fest.

The chamber office will also be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.

FREE Movies start THIS Friday, September 2nd - Visit for movies and showtimes!


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! 
For more details go to 
Cheese and Sausage Fall Family Fest 5K 
Run  / Walk-Bulldog Character Dash
*Corporate Pricing Available*
The New London Parks and Recreation Department is once again offering you a way to get your work out in before you start sampling all of the yummy cheese and sausages available at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Downtown event!
The Run / Walk starts at the Bernegger River Walk on Saturday, September 10th at 8:30 a.m. and proceeds to finish at the River Trail, south west of the Shawano St. Bridge, by the NL flower bed. Registration for the event is available online at, by calling the office at (920) 982-8521 or by stopping by our office, or mailing in a form to 215 N. Shawano St. New London, WI 54961. Registration is $15 per person until August 29, after that it will go up to $20 and t-shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis at that time as well, so register asap! A long-sleeve t-shirt, post-race refreshments and a participant's medal is included in the 5K Run / Walk registration fee.
The Bulldog Character Dash will also be back this year. That children's run is sponsored by the Bulldog's of Character.  For complete details click here.  For a registration form click here.
They are also offering a corporate discount to any businesses that would like to register with a team.  When registering with a team the fee is $10 per person.  For a corporate registration form click here.

17th Annual Stage of Praise
Saturday, September 10th
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

New London Chamber of Commerce
Educational Opportunity
"Staying in Touch E - Mail Marketing"
Tuesday, Sept. 13th
7:30 - 9 a.m.
On Tuesday,Sept. 13th, the New London Chamber of Commerce is holding their monthly educational opportunity entitled, "Staying in Touch E - Mail Marketing", from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at St. Joseph Chapel (please park on road).

E-mail marketing can be a simple, effective and affordable way to stay in touch with your customer or potential customers. This workshop will focus on 7 steps to launching your email marketing campaign.
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. 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology
Tuesday, Sept. 13th, 12:15 p.m.
Your presence is requested for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology on Tuesday, Sept. 13th at 12:15 p.m.   Please join other chamber members, ambassadors and local media to welcome this new business.  Dr. Conkright, who is a physician with the New London location, will be in attendance for a brief welcome to all in attendance.    
They will also be holding an open house from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., tours of the facility will be given.  Guests can enjoy snacks and refreshments.
To learn more about this business visit their website by clicking here
1370 N Shawano St E
Suite A
New London, WI 54961 
Phone: (920) 249-7171

Fox Communities Credit Union

Home Buying Event
Tuesday, September 13th
6 - 7:30 p.m.

Rawhide Boys Ranch
Friday Fish Fry Schedule

  Vintage Market at the Vineyard
Presented by Simply Repurposed
Sunday, Sept. 18th
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mosquito Hill Nature Center
Honey Sunday
Sunday, Sept. 18th
1 - 4 p.m.
On Sunday, Sept. 18th, Mosquito Hill Nature Center presents their "Honey Sunday" from 1 - 4 p.m.  Come and help us celebrate the honeybee and the gentle art of beekeeping during this annual event co-sponsored with the Waupaca County Beekeepers' Association. Watch honey being extracted from the hive, beeswax candle dipping and take in some short informational sessions including: What's Inside a Beehive and What A Beekeeper Does. Of course, don't miss out on our delicious honey baked goods and honey sundaes.

Bring your family and friends out for some sweet sensations.
  The cost for this event is $8 / car.  For additional information, click here or call (920) 779-6433. 

Program schedules are subject to change, so please call MHNC in advance or e - mail them at
Monthly Business Briefing / Networking Session

Wednesday, September 21st, 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  

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.
Veterans Memorial Foundation
 Pig Roast
SAT., October 1, 2016
2 - 10 p.m.
THE MUSTARD SEEDS (from 5 to 7 p.m.)
LOCATION: Bean City Bar and Grill, N2505 Bean City Rd., New London WI
Ticket prices: $10 per person and includes: Sandwich, beans and potato

Tickets ON SALE NOW at Festival Foods in New London, Bean City Bar and Grill and New London Chamber of Commerce or call (920) 982-5822 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Sponsored by: New London Veterans Memorial Foundation .

Proceeds will used for construction of a veterans memorial in New London.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE VETS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, PLEASE CALL 982-3060, (920) 460-1403, 982-5781. 

Water Street Vintage
Bus Trip to Nellie's
Friday, Oct. 7th

New London Office Moving effective
Thursday, Sept. 1st

If you know of anyone that saves pop tabs please let Bank Mutual know, or drop them off at the New London Location. They are collecting them for the Ronald McDonald house and will be sending them down early September. It is for a great cause.  For additional information contact Bill Bishop at (920) 982-4701.

CAP Services names new Director of Talent
Rebecca Lerol, Town of Knowlton, has been named CAP Services' new Director of Talent.
Lerol is based out of CAP's Stevens Point corporate headquarters and is responsible for oversight of CAP's human resources and talent development functions.
"Rebecca is a wonderful addition to our team," said Mary Patoka, CAP president and CEO. "Her diverse professional background, which includes human resources as well as nonprofit and direct service experience, has prepared her well for this role with our agency."
Lerol's work experience includes five years in human resource and managerial roles at Pro Staff and Nature's Pathways in Appleton, and the Bush Foundation and Robert Half International in St. Paul, Minn. Additionally, Lerol has two years' experience as a bilingual community case worker for Portico Healthnet in St. Paul. Prior to that, she spent a summer in Iowa doing pesticide safety training for migrant farm workers and assisting with migrant farmworker health clinics.
Lerol holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish Language from Iowa State University and studied global environmental health at the graduate level at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She is certified in Personal and Workplace Leadership by Fox Valley Technical College. Lerol also served in an elected role on the Basic Needs Giving Partnership with the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, which directs funding to programs aimed at addressing the root causes of poverty in the Fox Valley region.
First State Bank to Acquire
Farmers and Merchants Bank in Rudolph
First State Bancshares, Inc., parent company of First State Bank, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Rudolph Bancshares, parent company of Farmers and Merchants Bank in Rudolph, Wisconsin.
Pending regulatory approval, the purchase is expected to close by the end of this year. First State Bancshares, Inc. will acquire 100% of the outstanding common stock of Rudolph Bancshares, Inc. Farmers and Merchants Bank will subsequently merge with First State Bank and operate under the First State Bank name.
Bob Van Asten, president and CEO of First State Bank, stated, "Like Farmers and Merchants Bank, we've enjoyed great success in serving families and businesses in rural communities. We look forward to working with the Rudolph staff to make this transition as seamless as possible for customers and to capitalize on our mutually strong community bank philosophy."
"Our two organizations share a common philosophy and approach as community banks," said Jim Judd, president of Farmers and Merchants Bank. "I think this is a real positive for our customers, employees, and community. We are excited for the new opportunities we will have to serve our customers with expanded products and services, while continuing to support our local Rudolph community."
Edelman & Co., Ltd. served as financial advisor for First State Bank on the transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Free Frame Sale
Select Clearance Frames
Excludes Silhouette

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 .

Iglesia de Cristo Ministerios Elim
Needs Your Help with Remodel Supplies 
If anyone would like to donate to our cause, we have a list of remodeling needs. Whatever one thinks could be used for the remodeling - or even monetary donations - will be accepted.  Thank you.
2 x 4 lumber
Metal for roof
Drywall / sheetrock
Plaster / primer
Insulation - foam type
Heating ducts
2 furnaces / 2 air conditioners
Lights for ceiling
Commercial ceiling fans
Bathroom sinks, toilets
Carpet / tile
Landscape bricks
Fruit trees from Wisconsin
Playground equipment
Basketball hoops

As of September 5th, we will be located at 1819 N Shawano St., inside the Touch N Tan building!
Office hours will remain........
Monday 12 noon to 6 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends by appointment
Be sure to stop in and visit our new location and learn about our current travel specials.
We are excited to partner with Touch N Tan and will be offering some great package deals - watch for details.
New London Aquatic and Fitness Center
September Calendar

New London Public Library

Adult Coloring Club

Pomp's Hankook Double Header

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