Family Sharing
Please bring an item to Friendsgiving to place in the donation bin!
Help Us Stock The Family Sharing Food Pantry!
Family Sharing could use a hand stocking their shelves with supplies for Thanksgiving Dinners for local families. Here's a list of items the Pantry needs in November:
  • Boxed dessert mixes (like cake or brownies)
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Turkey gravy
  • Crackers (for a cheese try) 
Promote your business this holiday season through our annual shop-local adverting flier!
Our in-home mailers will go out to more than 16,000 homes and businesses in Grafton and Cedarburg on Friday, November 12 th 2019!
Reach out to Annalise at the Chamber to reserve your ad space today by calling 262-377-1650.

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Grafton Planning & Development Newsletter
CLICK HERE to read the October issue of the Village's Planning and Development Newsletter .
12th Avenue Closure
12 th Avenue between STH60 (Washington St) and Bridge Street will be closed starting Monday 11/4 at 7 a.m. for several days.  Emergency vehicles will not be able to pass through the construction (at least for the first day or two). A contractor will be coming in to complete an emergency storm sewer project. The concrete roadway will be removed at the project location and the road will not be re-opened until concrete has been replaced and cured. 
A detour will be set up.
Welcome New Members
Gathering on the Green Specializes in providing memorable experiences through top musical entertainment. We serve the students, families, and business community members of greater Ozaukee county. While best known for our July concert series, we also provide customized music experiences including concerts, educational sessions with music industry experts, and music therapy events to serve our community. We strive to provide experiences that would otherwise not be accessible with the goal of bridging communities through music.

Rob Kos
11124 North Cedarburg Road, Suite 290
Mequon, WI 53092

SkyScout Media is an aerial photography and videography business specializing in real estate, landscape, building inspections and events. Our goal is to build long-lasting customer relationships by providing high quality work for affordable prices.

Gianni Giorgi
1029 6 th Avenue
Grafton, WI 53024

From Our Chamber Members
Bank First i s inviting the public to a showing of "Dawn of the Red Arrow," which features oral histories of Red Arrow soldiers, photos and actual footage from WWI. The film is produced by the Wisconsin National Guard to mark the centennial of the Red Arrow Division returning in June of 1919 at the end of WWI. The film is being shown on Sunday, Nov. 10th at noon at the Rivoli Theatre. Click HERE to view the poster and learn more about this special showing.
COPE Services is hosting a training for new volunteers in January. COPE staff and experts from the community will provide information and skills to new listeners in the areas of metal illness, suicide prevention and crisis intervention. Find out more on how to get involved by clicking HERE to view their informational flyer.
Family Sharing
Family Sharing is excited to host its 8th annual Empty Bowls to benefit Family Sharing's food pantry. The luncheon is happening from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 7 th at the Ozaukee County Pavilion. Look at the flier for the event to learn more and to grab your tickets!
First Bank Financial Center will be granting holiday wishes this season! Check out THIS FLYER to learn more about how to nominate yourself or someone you love to receive a special gift during the First Bank Financial Center Holi-Days of Giving.
Grafton Lions Club is holding its annual Gourmet Nut Sale. All of the profits go to Graftonn Lions Charities. Orders are due by November 25 th and pickup will be held on Dec. 11 th at the Investment Center of Grafton. CLICK HERE to view the order from and to read directions on how to place your order.
Grafton School District invites the public to "The Truth About Vaping, Juuling and Your Child," a program open to all community members and parents including students from 6 th to 12 th grade. Check out the flyer for the event, which is being held on Wednesday, Nov. 13 th from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Grafton High School Commons.
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Hotel Grafton Apartments has apartments available for a stylish living experience. There are three unique apartments available. You can live, work and play car-free in the Village of Grafton's vibrant urban setting. To learn more about the units that are available, check out this flyer.
Kapco is the proud presenting sponsor of the 56th Annual Milwaukee Veterans Day of Honor being held on Saturday, November 16 th at the War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, in Milwaukee. Experience a personal salute to our veterans and a special World War II 75 th anniversary commemoration. View the flier for the event HERE.
Ozaukee Family Services
Understanding Anxiety
Wednesday, November 6, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Focusing on anxiety in elementary and middle school age kids. Gain an understanding of how to recognize symptoms and manage them in day-to-day life. How can we as parents, caregivers and teachers support someone who is struggling with anxiety? Learn strategies and tools that can help kids recognize and regulate their own symptoms. Presented by Dr. Elliot Broch from North Shore Center LLC, a clinic that offers a blend of adult and child diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative behavioral health services. FREE and limited free childcare available. To register, call 262-376-7774 or go to

Calming Strategies Café
Wednesday, November 13, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Learn a wide variety of techniques that can be used to help children and adults with self-calming, anxiety and stress relief. These coping techniques will be featured in three hands-on breakout areas that will include art therapy, mindfulness & yoga, and the use of fidgets and sensory processing strategies. These strategies can be used at school, home, or on the go. The breakouts will be facilitated by Michael Boelman, OFS staff, Angela Miller, LPC at North Shore Center LLC, and Christina Scheer, OT from Grafton School District. FREE and limited free childcare available. To register, call 262-376-7774 or go to
Riveredge Nature Center invites you to join them at The Fermentorium on Friday, November 8th between 4 and 10 p.m. for the official release of “Watershed Moments,” a Golden Ale celebrating our local connections to the Milwaukee River and the communities it meanders through. $1 of every full pour of Watershed Moments and $2 of every 4-pack sold at the event will directly support environmental education and conservation at Riveredge Nature Center. Support your local nature center while enjoying your favorite Fermentorium brews. Cheers! 
River Room on the Milwaukee Book your holiday party at River Room on the Milwaukee! River Room is a beautiful private event venue located in downtown Grafton along the Milwaukee River. The perfect venue for any celebration! Offering seating for up to 175 guests, open catering and full bar service. Contact us at (262) 501-4430 or .  
Sahale Ale Works is hosting a Fall Beer Pairing Dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13th that will include five different courses. Check out the flier for food and beer details and to find out how to purchase tickets to this tasty event.

SEEK Careers/Staffing and Portal, inc. are helping to coordinate a community forum and breakfast entitled "Finding Workforce Solutions" from 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 14 th at the River Room on the Milwaukee. The event will have a community conversation about how to hire people with disabilities and how to help our community become more diverse, inclusive and welcoming for people with disabilities.
Village Pointe Commons is hosting a h\Holiday Gift Market and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 2 nd that will be free to attend. The event will feature local artisans, hand-crafted gifts, baked goods and a wrapping station.