May 3rd, 2021
DWACC May 2021 Newsletter
Welcome New Members, Upcoming Chamber Events, PHMDC Order #16, SBA Relief, Upcoming Zooms & Other Information, Educator Appreciation Week, NHS & United Way Promote Volunteerism, FFA Plant Sale, Mother's Day, Food Carts, Dragon Arts and more...
Upcoming Chamber Events
State of the Chamber and Community Breakfast

Tuesday, May 11th, from 8AM-10AM
at Lake Windsor Country Club
Please join us for annual Chamber Breakfast on Tuesday, May 11th, from 8-10AM at Lake Windsor Country Club. We will introduce our 2021 Board of Directors, recap the affects of 2020 on the Chamber and our local businesses, and provide opportunities to become more involved in our Chamber business community and events planned for 2021.

Superintendent, Eric Runez, will give updates on the DeForest Area School District referendum/construction projects and highlights from the School District's Annual Report.

In addition, there will be presentations from the Village of Windsor President, Bob Wipperfurth and the Village of DeForest President, Jane Cahill-Wolfgram, on the highlights of 2020, and a glimpse into plans for 2021 and how those will impact our communities, businesses and organizations.

Following the presentations, we will honor our 2020 Chamber Award recipients for

Most Distinguished Business
Chamber Member of the Year
Non-Profit of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
New Venture of the Year

Save the Dates for the 2021 Chamber Golf Classics!
Thursday, June 10th at Cherokee Country Club

Thursday, September 9th at Lake Windsor Country Club

Sponsorship Information:

Golfer Registration:

Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) issued Emergency Order #16, which significantly increases limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings and raises the indoor capacity for restaurants, taverns and other businesses. The new order goes into effect Wednesday, May 5, at 12:01AM

Read the full order here.
Upcoming Zoom Meetings & Information!
Monday, May 3rd at 10:00AM

We're excited to have Senator Melissa Agard join us during tomorrow morning's 'Small Business Update' at 10am CST.

Senator Agard will discuss why she feels legalizing cannabis is good for Wisconsin and how it may actually help Wisconsin's small businesses!

Join the conversation on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 821 9493 9324
Phone: 312 626 6799
Join us on May 5th starting at 8:30am. Wake Up Waunakee will have a Dane County Executive Update with Joe Parisi. Joe will discuss upcoming programs and initiatives including Covid response, Human Services, Mental Health, Homelessness, Clean Lakes and Air, Safe Roads and Livable Communities, and quality of life. As a local business person or resident, you will not want to miss this casual listening session which will include an opportunity for Q&A!.

**Email for the Zoom Link.

On Wednesday, May 5, at 12:15pm, the Greater Madison Chamber, will welcome leaders from PHMDC for their next Lunch(UP)date, presented by Perkins Coie.

This timely conversation will focus on answering questions about how the new order may impact your business.

Register here for this free program. Submit in advance any questions you may have for Public Health or the Chamber at
The DeForest Hometown Pharmacy is planning to set up a community vaccination clinic and was wondering if you or any of your employees would be interested in getting the Pfizer two-dose vaccination. The clinic would be held at the DeForest Area Community & Senior Center, mid-May. 

Pharmacy Manager, Birpaul Bhander, is asking for an approximate number of people interested, to order the vaccines for the DeForest Pharmacy. 

If you or any your employees are interested in participating in the vaccination clinic, please contact: Birpaul Bhander 

Questions: Please contact Hometown Pharmacy
Phone#: 608-846-4736
DeForest Area High School National Honor Society (NHS) is partnering with United Way of Dane County (UWDC) to promote volunteerism in our community. NHS members have designed t-shirts for sale in DeForest and Windsor to support this mission. Every shirt sold will provide One Act of Volunteer Service in our community.
2021 FFA Plant sale will have all virtual buying opportunities with an in-person sale Saturday, May 8th from 8:00 AM -1:00 PM

The sale opens virtually on Tuesday, May 4th, and runs until Friday, May 7th @ 11:59 PM
Pick-up times of virtual purchases ARE REQUIRED to pick up your order. Selection of a pick-up time can be found on the webstore before checkout. See 'How To Video' for details.

Mother's Day Brunch

All Mom’s receive ONE FREE SLICE of PIE with the purchase of any in-house or To Go order menu item!

DEFOREST – 608-842-3378
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Upcoming Events and Information

If you have an event that you would like on the Chamber Event Calendar, please go to Chamber Master and fill out an event listing and we will post it on the Chamber website!
DeForest Windsor Area Chamber
Signature Sponsor