What's Going on in Jackson County January 9, 2020
Jackson County ATV/UTV Trail Update

 Trails will re-open on Friday, January 10 at 7:00pm!


Trucks are currently hauling on the trails and this is the reason for the 7:00pm opening.

Enjoy the weekend!

Visit the Chamber office to pick up an ATV trail map or call us and we will send one to you!

2020 Chamber Members
We want to continue to support you and your business. Our brochure racks and business card racks are running low on information. If you have any information you would like to be handed out (what your business does, promotions, services offered, pricing) please bring them to us to display in our office!
Business After 5
This is a great networking opportunity. Join fellow Chamber Members at Pine View Care Center for an evening of food, fun and door prizes!
Remember, any employee of a Chamber Business is welcome to attend! We hope to see you there!
2nd Annual Karaoke Challenge
This Saturday at Lake Wazee Recreational Area
Special Announcements
Three Bears Resort STAY 2 NIGHTS, GET THE 3RD NIGHT FREE! This offer INCLUDES water park passes! Three consecutive night minimum stay. Valid 12/3/19 – 1/31/20. Offer is based on a Standard Double Queen Room with an occupancy of four guests. Other resort rooms are available for an upcharge. Must have one individual 21 years of age or older staying in each resort room. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotional offers. Offer is not redeemable for cash. Other restrictions may apply. Offer expires 1/31/20. To book your stay click here !

Network For Youth is doing a collection of backpacks for homeless. Donna asks that backpacks are unfilled (easier for storage) and supplies grouped in items that fit together. Some ideas of helpful bag fillers include: wet wipes, deodorant, antibacterial hand gel, the little $1 rain ponchos, hand warmers, chap sticks, band aids, Tylenol/Ibuprofen, sanitary items for women, Kleenex packs, tooth brush/paste, socks, and snacks. Also, every Saturday, Donna makes a soup meal that is available all day for those in need of warm meal. She has started using the Bear Paw Soup Mix from the store. If you wish to drop off supplies, you can do so at Network For Youth, 21 S. 2nd Street, BRF.
Advertising Opportunity
Throughout the year, we put together goody bags for races, new teachers, hockey tournaments and other events. We are asking for businesses to donate goody bag items.
If you have pens, magnets, key chains, etc. that you would like to donate please give us a call. 
We are also looking for any coupons
 ( % discounts, buy 1, get 1 offers, etc.) that can be included in these bags.  

This is a great opportunity to advertise & promote your business!
Educational Opportunities
Member and Community Events
1-31             Lunda Community Virtual Classes for $1. Free for members. 715-670-0790

6-Feb 2       “Walking Buddies Challenge” @ Lunda Community Center. 28 days to complete a combined total of 55 miles. 715-670-0790.

9                  Intro to the Fitness Center @ Lunda Community Center. 9 am to 10:15 am. An overview of the different areas of the Fitness Center. Learn how to use the machines and see how it can benefit you. Free for members. $6 for non-members. 715-670-0790.

10                Black River Falls Public Library   Story Time at 10:15 am.

10                Black River Falls Public Library   Lego II for grades 4-6 after school.

10                High Voltage Entertainmen t presents the 2nd Annual Karaoke Challenge @ Rozario’s. Contact them on FB for more information.

10                PIGTOWN FLING @ SAND CREEK BREWERY. Live music from 7 to 10 pm.

11                Black River Falls Public Library   BRF Writers Group meeting at 10 am.

11                Tigers Cub Jamboree Hockey Tournament. www.blackriveryouthhockey.com .

11                High Voltage Entertainment presents the 2nd Annual Karaoke Challenge @ Sand Creek Brewery. Contact them on FB for more information.

11                Coffee & Cards @ Revolution BRF 10 am to pm. Feeling crafty? Come on down and make a special Stampin Up Card! Join Heather in stamping your very own handmade greeting cards! We will have 6 different designs available. You choose which cards and how many of each you want to make. Cost is $2 per card or 6/$10. Bring your own adhesive. There will be adhesive for purchase from Heather. All pieces are pre-cut and ready for stamping and assembling. No experience necessary! Everyone is welcome to join! Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent at all times.

11                LOVIN' COUNTRY Live Music @ Ho-Chunk Gaming BRF. Free Entertainment Performed on the Bar Stage from 8 pm to midnight.

11                Family Snowshoe Day will be held at Lake Wazee Recreation Area starting at 8:30am. Enjoy FREE park admission, FREE snow shoes to use (first come first serve!), FREE hot chocolate and coffee. Event will be cancelled in the event of subzero temperatures or freezing rain. No pets please! There will be three route options – Short (1 mile), Medium (1.5 miles), Long (3 miles). Questions? Contact 715-284-9851 ext 5308 or jacksoninaction12@gmail.com .

13                Intro to the Fitness Center @ Lunda Community Center. 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm. An overview of the different areas of the Fitness Center. Learn how to use the machines and see how it can benefit you. Free for members. $6 for non-members. 715-670-0790.

13                Black River Falls Public Library   Lego I for grades K-3 after school to 4 pm.

13                Black River Falls Public Library   Book Club @ the Library Meeting at 5:30 pm.

13                The Republican Party of Jackson County invite you to Meet the Candidates for Congress. 6 to 8 pm. Meet candidates for Congress for Wisconsin 7th and 3rd districts, as well as candidates for local races in Jackson County. Keynote speaker is the Republican Party of Wisconsin State Chairman, Andrew Hitt. 6p-6:30p Social. 6:30p-7:30p Keynote & Candidate Speakers. 7:30p-? Social Time. Public parking in municipal lot across the street.

14                Black River Falls Public Library   Ho-Chunk Gra Headstart Story time at 11 am.

15                Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital will have a Blood Drive from 12pm-5:30pm at Comofrt Inn & Suites. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: BR Falls.

16                Lunda Community Center – Learn how to Play Pickleball. Despite its funny name, Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America and is catching on worldwide. You will learn the basics to get started in this fun sport. Free to members. Non-members must purchase a day pass. Starts at 6:00pm.
Chamber Member Job Postings
Boys and Girls Club- Lunda Community Center: Youth Development Specialist. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Daily program planning and implementation, Supervision of all youth and daily paperwork such as program schedules and program attendance rosters. Apply in person.

School District of Black River Falls:In School Suspension Room Supervisor and a Self Regulation Room Facilitator. The School District is seeking trustworthy individuals who are interested in working with students in the above positions. Experience with student behavior management is a plus. Applicants need to have the ability to work independently and maintain student confidentiality. Applicants can view the position details and apply under "Support Staff" by logging into https://wecan.education.widc.edu or contact Marti Herzberg at 301 N. Fourth Street or by phone at 715-284-4357 ext 1002.

The City of Black River Falls / Black River Falls Fire Department/ EMS Division is seeking a Full-Time Emergency Medical Technician. A full job description with a list of qualifications is available at the Black River Falls Fire Department. Resumes may be mailed or dropped off: Black River Falls Fire Department/ EMS Division, 30 South Water Street, P.O. Box 455, Black River Falls, WI 54615, Attention: EMS Division Chief Stoker. Resumes must be received by January 17 ,2019.

Black River Memorial Hospital: Certified Medical Assistant, Clinic Medical Director, Custodial Maintenance/Security, Emergency Room RN (night shit, 36 hours per pay period, non-benefited), Emergency Room RN (afternoon & night shift, 48 hours per pay period, benefited), Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Mental Healthy Nurse Practitioner, and Social Worker. To view the job postings and to apply, visit www.brmh.net.

Regal Black River Falls: Has a few split shift (9:30am-6:00pm) positions available in the Winding Department. Stop in M-F from 8am-4pm to fill out an application.

Land O' Lakes: Administrative Coordinator. This position requires strong office administrative skills; proficiency with computers, computer software application including MS Office, primarily Excel, Word and Outlook; strong interpersonal, organizational and team work skills. To be considered, apply to requisition #R-10203 online at www.landolakesinc.com

Children Learning Village Montessori Academy: We are looking for candidates that are as passionate about the growth and development of the children in our care as we are! Currently looking for Teachers, Substitute Teachers, and Teacher Aides. Must be 18 years of age and must have flexible hours. Stop in and pick up an application.

Jackson County Forestry & Parks: Parks and Trails Laborer. This position is responsible for the park and campground operations, assisting in the maintenance of the ATV and Snowmobile Trail System, and the operation of heavy equipment to complete projects in the Parks and Trails Program. Applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays during the summer. The position may at times act as a department leader directing work crews from other agencies. To view the full job description and to apply, visit the Career Opportunities page at www.co.jackson.wi.us. Deadline to apply is January 9, 2020.

Co-op Credit Union: C urrently hiring for a variety of Member Service Representative and Member Contact Agent positions in our Black River Falls and Melrose locations. Full time and part-time positions available. If you are great at working with people and are looking to make an impact in the lives of others, CCU could be the right fit for you! For full job descriptions and application instructions visit:  https://www.coopcu.com/about-us/careers .

Stein Counseling:  Part-Time Peer Support Worker/Specialist, Parent Educators-Lacrosse, Monroe, and Jackson Counties, Outpatient Therapist, Black River Falls Outpatient Counselor, and In-Home Counselor. To view job descriptions and to apply, visit https://effectivebehavior.com/about/employment/

Black Creek Lodge: All positions. Apply in person at S13182 County Road H, Fairchild, Wisconsin 54741.

Department of Corrections - Jackson County View job openings and apply at  http://wisc.jobs/public/index.asp .

D&S Manufacturing: We encourage you to explore our current job openings. If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at this company, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 715-284-5376 or contact us at   bdolesy@dsmfg.com

Ho-Chunk Nation/Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls: We have many jobs open weekly; all the jobs within the Ho-Chunk Nation and its Gaming Facilities can be found by going to:  www.ho-chunknation.com/employment

Need Employment Assistance?

The Department of Workforce Development and the Black River Falls Public Library are collaborating to offer employment-related services. Contact the Library at 715-284-4112 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
New Members

2020 New Members

Black River Housing, LLC - 521 N 8th Street & 145 Rye Bluff Road, Black River Falls, WI 54615- Phone: 715-284-4235- http://blackriverhousing.com/
Black River Housing brings you affordable apartment living in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Our apartments offer great locations with easy access to amenities and the surrounding area. Please contact us if you have questions about our facilities and availability.

Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home – 128 S. Hoffman Street, Hixton, WI 54635- Phone: 715-963-2311- https://www.jensenmodjeskifh.com/
When you have experienced the loss of a loved one, you can trust us to guide you through the arrangements necessary to create a meaningful ceremony that celebrates the unique life being honored. Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality care and service in your time of need, and we take pride in our responsibility to lighten your burden as you take the first steps toward healing.

Schiefelbein Funeral Home - 13507 7th Street, Osseo, WI 54758- Phone: 715-597-3711- https://www.schiefelbeinfh.com/
When you have experienced the loss of a loved one, you can trust us to guide you through the arrangements necessary to create a meaningful ceremony that celebrates the unique life being honored. Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality care and service in your time of need, and we take pride in our responsibility to lighten your burden as you take the first steps toward healing.

R&R Cottages – N424 Oakwood Place, Merrillan, WI 54754- Phone: 612-369-2300 - http://rnrcottages.com/
Family Lake home located in Hatfield that sleeps up to 10. This 4 bedroom, 2 bath Lodge is located right on Lake Arbutus and the ATV Trail. 

Millston Area Museum- W6665 Berry Street, Millston, WI 54643- Phone: 715-299-2414 - http://www.millstonareamuseum.com/
We are a non-profit entity dedicated to preserving the history of the Millston, Township of Knapp, Shamrock and Township of Manchester areas. We are currently housed inside the Millston Community Center and are staffed by Volunteers.

The Highground Veteran’s Memorial Park & Museum – W7031 Ridge Road, Neillsville, WI 54456- Phone: 715-743-4636 - http://www.thehighground.us
The Highground is a 155 acre Memorial Park that pays tribute to the dead, and honors the survivors, their service, and their sacrifices. It also pays tribute to the people who supported them when they were away and upon their return. The Highground has a Dove Effigy Mound, a Meditation Garden, a developmental forest with 4 miles of hiking trails, and a Museum. We have now added a 300 acre camp just 20 minutes north of The Highground, which will be used to host Veteran Retreats and other Highground events. We continue to pursue our mission of healing and education through added tours, Educational Days, and various expos. We are a 501(c)3 grass-roots effort, with no ongoing federal or state funding. Volunteers and contributors are the Heart of The Highground.