February 28, 2023
The Pandemic Caused Wisconsin Manufacturers to Shore Up Domestic Supply Chains 
Pandemic-induced supply chain hurdles caused many of Wisconsin’s manufacturers to reevaluate where they are getting materials, and industry consultants expect that trend to continue. Some companies already moved some of their supply chains back to North America, but future geopolitical pressures could force manufacturers to accelerate plans. 
U.S. Retail Sales Rebounded Sharply in January 
The consumer roared back last month with a 3% increase in retail spending that was the largest monthly gain in nearly two years, adding to evidence that U.S. economic growth picked up at the start of the year. The seasonally adjusted jump in U.S. retail sales in January from December, which the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday, followed declines in the final two months of 2022 as shoppers spent more on vehicles, furniture, clothing and dining out.
RSM US Middle Market Business Index Workforce Special Report
“In a labor market with millions of open jobs, we have seen middle market businesses ramping up incentives to attract and retain talent including flexibility in work hours, remote work options, education and training, childcare benefits, and more,” said Jenna Shrove, Chamber Senior Director of Strategic Advocacy, on the release of the RSM US Middle Market Business Index Workforce Special Report.
Local Meetings
City of Menomonie

March 6, 2023 at 7:00 PM

March 20, 2023 at 7:00 PM

March 27, 2023 at 7:00 PM

April 3, 2023 at 7:00 PM
Dunn County

March 13, 2023 at 8:30 AM

March 14, 2023 at 4:30 PM

March 22, 2023 at 6:30 PM

March 27, 2023 at 8:30 AM
Past Meetings

City of Menomonie Council Meeting February 6, 2023

City of Menomonie Council Meeting February 20, 2023
Upcoming Events

You're invited to a Ribbon Cutting for Oaklawn Inn!

There is a new owner at Oaklawn Inn, and they are now taking reservations for overnight stays! This bed & breakfast is a historic Victorian farmhouse, built by lumber baron Andrew Tainter with four guest rooms.

Schedule for event:
3:00 PM - Meet Stephanie Perry, Owner/Operator with a tour!
3:30 PM - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Friday, March 3, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

According to the Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the US needs blood. You can make a difference with your donation! Sign up today!

Directions: Click the link below, enter 54751 zip code, scroll to March 8th St. Joseph Catholic Church to make your appointment.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Business After Hours is a great opportunity to make connections and develop your business in a casual environment.

Join us for Business After Hours at Govin's Farm in March!


On-site registration available

Monday, March 20, 2023
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center
1125 N Broadway St, Ste 3, Menomonie, WI
(715) 235-9087