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September 2013
3rd Annual
Wheels on Water Street
Car & Cycle Cruise

Friday, September 13th
Downtown New London
5 - 9 p.m.
Food / Beverages / DJ begins at 4 p.m.
No Carry Ins / No Pets Allowed


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2013 Cheese & Sausage

Downtown New London
Saturday, September 14th
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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Educational Opportunity

The class scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24th entitled "How Can the Government Help Your Business?" has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 from 7:30 - 9 a.m.

There will be no Educational Opportunity class in September.
Monthly Business Briefing / Networking Session

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013   

 ** 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

Network Health
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Wisconsin Residents 
Affected by Severe Storms and Tornadoes

Wisconsin residents and businesses affected by severe storms and tornadoes on August 6-7 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills announced today.


Administrator Mills made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Scott Walker on Aug. 20, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. The declaration covers Outagamie County and the adjacent counties of Brown, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca, and Winnebago in Wisconsin.  See More... 

Business Share Plan Now Available


Cellcom has launched a new plan that offers shareable data for business customers. The Business Share Plan lets employees share data with up to 100 devices within the same business account. Cellcom's Business Share Plan includes:

  • Unlimited nationwide talk and unlimited messaging
  • Mobile hotspot, basic or visual voicemail, caller ID, call waiting and three-way calling
  • Shareable data for all devices on an account on the same plan.


To build a Business Share Plan, businesses first select up to 100 devices and pay a monthly line charge for each device. The cost ranges from $20 to $40 depending on the type of device. Then the business chooses up to two data buckets ranging from 500MB to 100GB. Depending on the amount of data selected, each data bucket can be shared with a maximum of 10, 25 or 50 devices.  See More...

Thank you...

null Thank you to the UCC Praise Band members for the awesome concert in Taft Park that was held on Thursday, August 22nd.  They raised $740 through free will offerings for our local food pantry.


This concert was one of the four summer concerts organized and sponsored by the New London Tourism Commission.

New London Public Library - Resuming weekend hours

The library will resume weekend hours after Labor Day. Starting September 3rd, hours will be Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find the New London Public Library on Facebook to learn more about programs for children and adults, and the New London Public Library TAG for teen programs.


Tina Bettin of ThedaCare Physicians - Manawa Earns Honor

Tina Bettin, a nurse practitioner at ThedaCare Physicians-Manawa, received the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2013 State Award of Excellence at a recent national convention.  See More...  


Pictured left to right is: Jeanette Kalupa, DNP, FNP, Wisconsin AANP Representative; Tina Bettin DNP, FNP-BC, award winner; Angela Golden, RN, FNP, President of AANP 

Kwik Trip Grand Opening

On Wednesday, Sept. 4th, Kwik Trip, located at 1500 Mill St. is holding a Grand Opening celebration from 9 - 11 a.m.  They will be having a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m.  For additional information contact Kwik Trip at (920) 982-7530.
Jernegan's Health Mart Pharmacy Celebrates 25th Anniversary

On Wednesday, Sept. 11th, Jernegan's Health Mart Pharmacy is holding a 25th Anniversary celebration from 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Mad Dog & Merrill will be cooking lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Jernegan's will cover the costs of lunch.  They will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for next 25 years in business at 12:30 p.m.  Stop by anytime for in - house giveaways, all day long specials and register for prize drawings.  For additional information contact Jernegan's at (920) 982-7670.


Do You Have a Strategy for Your Affordable Health Plan?

If you're an entrepreneur, business or non-profit with fewer than 50 employees you won't want to miss out on this very informative seminar. Get answers to your Affordable Health Care Act questions.


The new healthcare laws may be confusing when 2014 comes, for example what will be the maximum deductible on a small group policy; what are the essential health benefits? These questions and many more will be answered so you know what to expect.


Please join the Fox Communities Credit Union [in] Focus series and Dean Raasch of K&K Benefit Solutions for a healthcare reform update and an overview of the insurance exchange market plan ready to launch on October 1. Listed below are the dates and locations of the upcoming event. Space is limited, so sign up today!


Tuesday, September 17     7:30am - 9:00am
Urban Hope Entrepreneur Center

439 S. Jackson St.


Thursday, September 19    7:30am - 9:00am
Fox Communities Credit Union

3401 E. Calumet St.


Register by calling Becky at 920-993-3757 or on our website:

Annual Gala to Support Online Patient Resource

The Wolf River Area Healthcare Foundation's 10th Annual Gala Dinner will help raise money to support patient care improvements.

Proceeds from the Casino Royale Night on September 17th will benefit MyThedaCare, a popular online portal for New London area patients that allows them to communicate with doctors and check their test results and health history. This provides patients with more access and interaction with their doctors and medical providers "ThedaCare Physicians New London call group was selected because of our providers engagement with change" said Cheryl Seelig, practice administrator at ThedaCare Physicians-New London. "The size of our group is also manageable with the hospital to accommodate these type of changes." See More...

In efforts to better serve the community...

In efforts to better serve the community, Multi Media Channels, publishers of the County Post East and the local Buyers' Guides, have re-positioned Nick Ferrito as the exclusive New London advertising and marketing representative. Nick has been with the County Post East / Buyers' Guides for the past two years and looks forward to an expanded role as your full service community advertising representative. Nick can be reached by phone: (715) 223-7234 or by e - mail: 

Storm Season Is Upon Us!


In the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 7, 2013, a series of "super-storms", including 6 confirmed tornadoes, took aim at Northeast Wisconsin, leaving behind a path of destruction that affected many families and businesses. In the small rural community of Greenleaf, WI, Complete Auto Body owners, Tim Trudell and Chad Gehrke, arrived at work to find half of their building destroyed.


Their immediate concern was that the business they built around delivering timely services and a pleasant customer experience would continue to operate without disruption.   See More...  

Trolley Seek and Find

Need some help finding five of the eight trolleys hidden around town? Well, here are a few hints to help: Need a car part? This trolley hiding spot has a "Bumper" crop for all your car care needs. Phones, computers, help and more; this trolley hiding space has all your technology needs. This trolley will help you "Pig" out on fresh deli items, produce and other groceries.


For more hints, pick up a trolley seek and find entry form. Then go out and find five of the eight trolleys hidden around town, return the completed form to the museum by September 9th and be entered to win a great prize. The contest is part of the New London Public Museum's summer exhibit and New London Remembered Trolley Tour DVD launch. Winners will be notified by September 13th. Prizes must be picked up at the museum. Prizes include the New London Remembered Trolley Tour DVD, a basket full of spa goodies including a gift certificate from Wholistic Spa, a great "Preserve Your Family History" kit, and a fantastic Mad Dog & Merrill picnic basket! Don't forget to pick up a copy of the New London Remembered Trolley Tour DVD when you turn in your form. The DVD is $7 and includes a booklet with even more information.

 Jolly Rogers Pizzeria - 20 Year Anniversary Special
Beginning Sunday, Sept. 1st through Monday, Sept. 30th, Jolly Rogers Pizzeria is celebrating their 20 year anniversary by offering a free pitcher of soda or Bud Light with every XL pizza purchased at regular menu price, dine in only.  For additional information contact Jolly Rogers Pizzeria at (920) 982-2333.


The 2013 Packers Dream Draft Sweepstakes will launch
on Sept 5th on Facebook page

It's the most wonderful time of the year: Packers season! And we've got a sweepstakes sure to make you smile. Here are the details.  


Between September 5, 2013 and October 27, 2013 enter to win the ultimate game day experience at Lambeau field in Green Bay. Two winners will be randomly selected, one to receive each of the following:


Grand Prize

  • 4 club seats and sideline passes to the Falcons game on 12/8
  • $200 total food and beverage credit
  • Autographed helmet
  • $50 in gift cards for the Packers Pro Shop
  • An overnight stay at the Hampton Inn Green Bay

First Prize

  • 10 tickets for the Miller Lite Lounge, including all-inclusive tailgate fare, good for the 11/24 Vikings game

Want to better your odds? Share the sweeps with your friends and family for up to five extra entries. After all, if they win, they can take you, right? Better start buttering them up now!


To enter, visit our Facebook page. There will also be exposure on TravelWisconsin.comRules and exclusions apply. They will be available on and our Facebook page.

Tired of the same old fundraisers over and over?
Why not try a Scentsy Family Fundraiser?

You have 3 choices so that you can earn the most money possible for your group / team.

Scentsy Fragrance offers over 80 scents and over 50 warmers in styles and fragrances that will match anyone's home decor and tastes. We also have matching bath and body products and laundry care in your favorite scents as well. Scentsy Fragrance is safe for the whole family and makes a wonderful gift.

Velata Kitchen Systems offers amazing Belgium chocolates and Wisconsin cheese that is fun and easy to use every day. Our chocolates and cheeses are nut free and gluten free. Our fondue system is easy and fun to use at home for an after school snack or while watching your favorite team play. Velata also makes a wonderful gift.

Grace Adele, fashion made easy! Create your own look with just a few key pieces and add accessories to match your look or mood. Fun styles that match what is being shown on the runway today. No matter if you work in an office in professional attire, are going out on a night on the town or a jeans and t-shirt kind of gal (or anything in-between) we have you covered.

All 3 brands are backed by Scentsy Family's amazing warranties and are fun and refreshing sales for your team / group. Why not try something new this year. Contact me for more information on getting your Scentsy Family fundraiser set up and selling for you.

Elizabeth Struck 
Independent Scentsy Family Director 
(920) 229-8939

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(Submitted by Members)

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Brooke Denu
New London Area Chamber of Commerce