Volume XX | April 2019
April 2019 Chamber Newsletter
Welcome New Chamber Members in 2019!
American Family Insurance, Reece Agency - Alicia Ripp
CBD American Shaman, DeForest - Shane Dorn
Hair Inspirations Salon & Spa - Angela Haug
Moving On Wisconsin Realty, LLC - Russell Wallace
Milz Health Group - Mike Mathweg
The Nail Bar - Peggy Hanner
Midwest Financial Group
Terra Firma Realty
Costco Wholesale
Waunakee Remodeling
Learn more about the April 2nd referendum and VOTE!
On April 2, DeForest Area School District residents will be asked to vote on two referendum questions. This referendum is the result of extensive planning, study, and community engagement. It reflects input from the 40+ residents serving on the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) and from the 1,300 responses to a community-wide survey.

Visit  www.DASDreferendum.org  for:
  • A video of the March 13 Public Information Session, where Superintendent Eric Runez explains the needs and proposed plan 
  • Short videos about some of the facility needs
  • Answers to nearly 45 frequently asked questions
  • Election ballot language 
  • Estimated tax calculator
  • Two newsletters sent to DASD households
  • Details of the work done by the Community Advisory Committee 


April Chamber Luncheon
Tuesday, April 2nd, from 11:30am-1:00pm at the DeForest Area Community and Senior Center,
505 N. Main Street, DeForest

Junior Achievement has been empowering young people to own their economic success since 1919 - 100 years!

Roxanne Van Loon, the South Central Regional Director, will explain how the Junior Achievement program works and how you can get involved by volunteering you time and knowledge to help motivate, inspire and prepare students to succeed!

DeForest Windsor Area Chamber 2019 Community Expo
A terrific opportunity to showcase your business or organization to the community! The event will be advertised and promoted around our area communities through social media and marketing, digital billboards, newspaper, with reminder postcards distributed at local events and locations! Thank you to Jump Around Gymnastics, the Village of DeForest Parks and Recreation Department and the Village of Windsor for providing activities for kids to enjoy throughout the event!

Thank you to all of our sponsors!

Silver Level Sponsors:
Madison Family Dental Associates
Parkside Village
TKS Window Cleaning and Powerwashing
Village of DeForest

Gold Level Sponsors
Chamber Golf Classic
Remember to get your team registered for the Chamber Golf Classic on Thursday, June 13th at Lake Windsor Country Club!

Sponsorships are still available!

Business Spotlight:
Essential Family Vision Care, S.C.
The annual Easter Egg Scramble sponsored by Essential Family Vision Care, S.C., is on Sunday, April 14th, at Lake Windsor Country Club!

Dr. Eakin started the fabulous Easter Egg Scramble over seven years ago and has seen the event grow in popularity with an estimated 200 children out hunting for eggs! She has a dedicated team of egg fillers that work diligently to fill the eggs with delicious goodies and three special eggs will have a golden ticket inside for special prizes!
Something new and exciting this year is that they will have real bunnies at the event! There will be French Lops, a Netherland Dwarf, and a Holland Lop.

The scramble begins at 1:00 pm! Don't forget to bring your basket!

DeForest Area Public Library Open House
Sunday, April 7th, from 2-4 pm at
203 Library Street, DeForest

Take a Peek Behind the Scenes!
Go on a Scavenger Hunt!
There will be crafts, games and demonstrations!
Refreshments served too!

Event Essentials is having a
Warehouse SALE!

Saturday, April 6th from
9:00am - 12:00pm!

Stop in a check out all of the deals!



6485 Blanchar's Crossing, Windsor

Event Essentials Purple Palooza!
Open House on Tuesday, April 23rd
Event Essentials,
6485 Blanchar's Crossing, Windsor from 4-7PM

Come to the Open House and enjoy drinks, food, tours and be inspired!

Please RSVP to Jen@eventessentials.com by April 16th!

Chamber Networking Opportunities

Join us for a Chamber Networking Event at Parkside Assisted Living, a Senior Lifestyle Community!

Thursday, April 11th
5:00 - 6:30PM
6902 Parkside Circle, DeForest

Mix and Mingle with other Chamber business members!
Meet residents, staff and take a tour the facility!
Drinks and appetizers provided!


Thank you Parkside Assisted Living, a Senior Lifestyle Community for hosting a Chamber Networking Event!

Chatter with the Chambers! Networking Event for the Area Chambers!

Friday, April 26th
from 8:30 - 10AM
2850 Hoepker Road,
Sun Prairie

Join us at Costco Wholesale in Sun Prairie for a chance to learn more about Costco and its role in the community, enjoy refreshments, tours of the warehouse, opportunity for current members to shop BEFORE we open, as well as earn incentives for signing up for a NEW membership!