SOMERSET, WISCONSIN COMMUNITY QUARTERLY E-NEWSLETTER
SPRING 2019
WELCOME!

I'm excited to introduce to you The SOURCE, our new quarterly community e-newsletter. I hope you will find it is full of valuable information about our wonderful Somerset, WI community. We'll also share some other things with you in each new edition. Please encourage your friends, family, and neighbors to subscribe and contribute.

Happy Spring, Enjoy!
Beckah Whitlock
Executive Director, Somerset Chamber of Commerce
Editor, The SOURCE
COMMUNITY CALENDAR
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you know of community events the community should know about?
Click below to add them to the Community Calendar.
MAY 2019

8 - Career Fair
10 - Celebrate Small Business Week (@ Bass Lake Cheese Factory)
11 - School Bus Races
12 - MOTHER'S DAY
17 - Coffee & Conversation
18 - Rosebuds Garden Club's Annual Plant Sale (@ Royal Credit Union)
27 - MEMORIAL DAY
28 - Lion's Club BINGO
31 - Heavy Metal Tour II - #6

** NO AMBASSADORS Meeting in May **
JUNE 2019

6-9 - PEA SOUP DAYS
8 - Lion's Club BINGO @ PSDs
11 - Lion's Club BINGO
15 - Apple River Community Day (June 14-16)
16 - FATHER'S DAY
17 - Chamber BOD - Combined June/July Mtg.
19 - Movies In The Village #1
20 - Somerset Farmers Market (June 20 - October 3)
21 - Coffee & Conversation (JUNE HOST: The Yellow Rose Farm)
24 - Ambassadors Mtg
25 - Lion's Club BINGO
WHO'S WHO IN SOMERSET
Do You Know Who Your Community Leaders Are?
Meet Them Here...
SOMERSET CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Connecting Commerce & Community
TO OUR NEWEST CHAMBER MEMBERS


TOTAL MEMBERSHIP (as of 5/1/19): 119
Join more than 118 businesses and community organizations that make up the Somerset Chamber of Commerce.

for more info or to join.

Try us out!
Join us for networking on May 17th @ OSI Physical Therapy or June 21st @ The Yellow Rose Farm.

For more info contact beckah@somersetchamber.org
S U M M E R F U N A W A I T S !
Don't miss all the excitement and events of 2019 Pea Soup Days!!

Movies In The Village is back
for a 4th year!
See you at the Movies!
SOMERSET COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
ANNOUNCING!
SCF 2019 Competitive Grants
The Board of Directors of the Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) is pleased to announce they are now accepting grant applications for arts, education, the environment, human services and wellness programs and projects. Grants are awarded to nonprofit programs, projects and organizations that improve the quality of life in Somerset and the surrounding area.
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET
Who's On The Village Board?

When Do They Meet?
Click the park icon above to view the Village's public park presentation (December 2018).
Somerset Library raises over $2500 during giveBIG event in April. Stay up to date with the expansion project! THANK YOU!

Check out the new Pickleball courts at Veteran's Park!! The lines are marked on the tennis courts - play tennis or Pickleball, you choose!

What is Pickleball, you ask?
TOWN OF SOMERSET
Contact Information
P.O. Box 248
748 HWY 35
Somerset, WI 54025
Phone: (715) 247-3470

Office Hours
Monday – Friday | 9am – 4:30pm
Check out the Town's New Website!

Who's On the Town Board?

When Do They Meet?
SOMERSET SCHOOL DISTRICT
2019 Referendum Info
Support Your School Board
Attend a Meeting!
2019 GRADUATION
Sunday, June 2nd @ 1-2 p.m.
Somerset High School

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2019!!
Somerset Community Education
Somerset School District's
2017-2022 Strategic Plan
Somerset's WI State Report Card
JOB OPENINGS
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
PLACE YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE SOURCE!
Contact Beckah Whitlock for more information, beckah@somersetchamber.org
Annual Plant Sale - The Buds Garden Club
Saturday, May 19th @ 8:00 - 12/Noon
Location: RCU  | 115 Parent Street | Somerset, WI | 54025

Trees, Ferns, Flowers and Veggies will be available for purchase at The Buds' Garden Club Annual Plant Sale!

Generally speaking, proceeds support community beautification projects, local scholarships and garden lectures for members but this year we are supporting the Somerset Public Library.

Join the Buds Garden Club anytime!
Membership costs $10.
Call Ruth Steiner @ (715) 247-2686 for more information or to join!
LION'S CLUB BINGO
6:30-9:00 PM
(suggested arrival @ 6pm)
American Legion Post III
464 County Rd V V, Somerset, WI 54025

2019 BINGO DATES
May 28
June 11 & 25
July 9 & 23
August 6 & 20
September 3 &17
October 1, 15 & 29
November 12 & 26
December 3 & 17
January 7, 2020

OTHER DATES
June 8th @ 2pm
Village Park - Spring Street
During Pea Soup Days
OPENING THIS SPRING / SUMMER!
Follow Us On Facebook @somersetescaperooms for updates & official opening information!!
JUNE 10-21, 2019 FNCB MEDALLION HUNT
The hunt will be on for the FNCB 100 year medallion and the winner will win $1,919!
Details and clues to follow closer to the event...
SOMERSET FARMERS MARKET
June 20 - October 3, 2019
Thursdays @ 3-6PM
Located @ 520 Main Street (Somerset)

There are a limited number of vendors who are already setting up and selling some of their goods but the market doesn't officially open until June 20th. The Somerset Farmers Market is currently located in the parking lot next to Apple River Liquor.

MARKET MANAGER CONTACT INFO
If you or someone you know would like to sell something at the Somerset Farmer's Market please contact:
SFM Manager, Tom Peterson (715) 781-0931.
REGIONAL & STATE NEWS
... Connecting You To What's Happening Around Us
GET INVOLVED - OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE!
The St. Croix Bike & Pedestrian Trails Coalition is looking for people interested in the development of local and regional trails to help the organization with its initiatives.

Several positions are available:
  • 1 board member seat
  • 2 board alternate positions
  • 1 communications committee alternate position

If you're interested in joining this collegial group working on trail opportunities, please send an email to the contact information below. Please include the reasons you'd like to be a part of our organization and some details about how you would see yourself participating in the initiatives of the group.

Warm Regards,

SUSAN HEUISER, St. Croix Bike & Pedestrian Trails Coaltion
SOMERSET CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
242 Main Street (side entrance) | Somerset, WI | 54025
(715) 247-3366 | somerset.wi.chamber@gmail.com | www.somersetchamber.org
PLEASE NOTE, BY LAW WE CANNOT HOLD REGULAR OFFICE HOURS YET. PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ME VIA EMAIL DURING THE FOLLOWING HOURS FOR A MEETING.

** BY APPOINTMENT ONLY **

Monday       8:30am - 2:00pm
Tuesday       8:30am - 2:00pm
Wednesday  8:30am - 2:00pm
Thursday     8:30am - 2:00pm
Friday         8:30am - 2:00pm