February 2020
DWACC Newsletter February 2020
Gala, State of the Chamber, Community Guide, Ribbon Cuttings and Events happening in February!
2019 Chamber Awards
New Venture of the Year:
Wisconsin Dental Wellness
Non-Profit of the Year:
American Legion Olson-Grinde Post 348
Volunteer of the Year:
Vern Meier
Chamber Member of the Year:
Renewable Energy Group Madison, LLC
Most Distinguished Business:
DMB Community Bank
Business Friend of Education:
PiP Seeds
Thank you to our Gala Sponsors!
Thank You to these wonderful sponsors for one amazing evening of awards, food and murder mystery!
I didn't realize how many talented actors we have among us!
State of the Chamber Breakfast
A lot of great information was presented at the State of the Chamber breakfast on Tuesday, January 28th.

Thank you Judd, Jamie, Eric and Eric I.

2020 DeForest Windsor Area Chamber Community Guide
The Community Guide is the most distributed informational publication of our communities!
It is given to new residents in their welcome basket and it is sent to future residents and visitors coming to our area.
Please login to your Chamber Master account and make sure your website, address & phone numbers are correct!

Please have your 2020 Chamber membership paid by February 15th, 2020 to be included in the Chamber Directory listing.

If you would like to advertise, please contact Lisa Kueter-Anderson at 608-575-6808 or lkanderson@hngnews.com

Chamber Luncheon:
Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at the DeForest Area Community & Senior Center
Come and learn about the benefits of hiring students with disabilities! Representatives from the DeForest Area School District's Transition Program will be at the Feb. 4th luncheon to discuss their program, which trains students on the important skills needed to be successful employees.

Program Coordinator Melissa Volz will discuss the services provided for students. In addition, she will discuss the benefits and programs available to employers in our community, including paid internships that are at no cost to employers and tax breaks. You will also hear directly from students and employers currently in the program.  

Welcome to the Chamber and our Communities!
Fisher Family Dental
Welcome Maggie Fisher and the Fisher Family Dental Team on Thursday, February 6th from
4:00-7:00 PM! Ribbon cutting around 4:30 PM at 308 N. Main Street, DeForest
True Wellness Chiropractic
Welcome Dr. Jamey King and True Wellness Chiropractic on Thursday, February 13th from
4:00-6:00 PM with the ribbon cutting around 4:30 PM at
619A S. Main Street, DeForest
Affordable Office Interiors
Shirley Block
Aflac
Ricky Thaden
Edward Jones Financial Adviser
Jacob Vehring
Fifty One Self Storage
Tony Forrest
ServPro of Madison
Sarah Pope & Tammy Wilkinson
Spherion DeForest
Julie Larson & Heather Nelson
The Legacy of DeForest
Katie Rasmussen

Welcome Back to the Chamber!

Town Planner
Steve Strobel
Got Wood Tree Service
Mike Moore
Business After 4 Combined Networking Mixer
DeForest Windsor Area and Waunakee Chamber members are invited to come together and mingle on Tuesday, February 18th from 4-6:30 PM at Rodeside Grill for our first combined networking event of the year! Enjoy some complimentary appetizers, a cash bar and create new business contacts!

WMC Business Day in Madison
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
The WMC has made changes to the format of the conference this year to include a visit to the Capitol to meet with legislators, and have a Cabinet Secretaries breakout session to allow guests to interact with top decision-makers from Governor Evers' Administration.

Attached are the WMC Business Day in Madison 2020 program agenda and speaker profiles for your review. Governor Evers will be added to the agenda upon confirmation from his scheduling staff.

Please contact Heike if you are interested in attending, possibly having a DeForest Windsor Area table in representation. Thank you.
 
Community Expo 2020
We are looking for a host site for the 2020 Community Expo!
Do you have a large open space at your facility that could host the Community Expo with about 50 vendors? Please contact Heike if you would be interested in hosting the Community Expo 2020 in April.

Valentines Day Event
Make this Valentines Day memorable! RSVP for the Lake Windsor Country Club Murder Mystery Dinner & Show at 6:00 PM on Friday, February 14, 2020.

Calendar of Events
For More Events and Information Visit:

DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce: February Chamber Calendar
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center: DeForest Center News
DeForest Area Public Library: Library
DeForest Area School District: DASD
Town of Burke: Burke
Town of Leeds: Leeds
Town of Vienna: Vienna
Village of DeForest: DeForest
Village of Windsor: Windsor