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RIBBAGE TOURNAMENT
Linen Sale
Discover Wisconsin
Heart Valve Disease
ALL-STATE HONORS CHOIRS
Chamber Calendar
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2014 Chamber Officers
It looks like winter is coming to an end and spring is just around the corner. The forecast for near 50 degree temperatures on the weekend and a winter blast in a few days seems to be the normal for this year.
As many of you are patiently waiting for warmer weather, the Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce has been planning some very exciting events for this summer. So mark your calendar and spread the word about what will be happening in Oconto Falls in 2016!
 
Run For The Trails - Saturday June 4, 2016. This event is back! Thank goodness the road construction is complete. The 10k Run, 5k Run/Walk and ½ mile Kids Fun Run will start and end on the new track at the school sports complex. This event will coincide with the Health and Safety Fair which is held at the ambulance garage behind the hospital. There will be more details soon.
 
2016 Sunset Concert Series, Music By The River. The Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will host three free concerts at the East Side Beach this summer. The music will play from 6-9 pm. Bring your lawn chairs and relax while you listen to live music by the river. We will be serving food and refreshments. Our featured bands and dates are:
 
Friday June 24 - The Cougars band
Friday July 22 - Big Mouth
Friday August 26 - Johnny Wad Band dba Bazooka Joe
 
We will see you at the beach!!
 
Welcome New Members! We would like to welcome the newest members to the Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce!
 
First American Lutheran Church -511 Madison Street, Oconto
Image Apparel -1038 Main Street, Oconto
O'Harrow's Family Farm LLC - 6401 Company Lake Road, Oconto Falls
Grace Lutheran Church - 501 South Main Street, Oconto Falls
 
Become an Oconto Falls Area Chamber Member.
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month. The location and time of the meetings will vary. Please check the Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce website at www.ocontofallschamber.com for details. We encourage businesses, non-profit organizations, and Individuals to become members of the Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. Membership is at a discounted rate for individuals, churches, service groups and civic clubs.

Build a stronger local economy by shopping locally.
 
Sincerely,
Gail Yatso
CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT

COME KICK OFF AN EXCITING NEW YEAR AT RIVER ISLAND BY JOINING US FOR OUR THIRD
ANNUAL CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT. GRAB A PARTNER AND TEST YOUR SKILLS FOR A CHANCE
TO WIN SOME CASH

Linen Sale
 
Due to popular request, the HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a Linen Sale again this year.
In March of 2015 the Auxiliary hosted its first ever Linen Sale. The sale is open to the public and shoppers are welcome anytime from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8.

Details Here
Premier of Oconto County's Discover Wisconsin Episode
Premier of Oconto County's Discover Wisconsin Episode
Sneak peek of the Discover Wisconsin broadcast featuring Oconto County

Residents from across Wisconsin and beyond will soon discover Oconto County! The episode "Oconto County - a place for you" follows hosts Mariah Haberman and Eric Paulsen from Discover Wisconsin around the county for endless opportunities of adventure! 

Details Here
Free Presentation on Heart Valve Disease
Community seniors are invited to a free presentation on heart valve disease hosted by HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health on March 10.
Heart valve disease is any disease affecting one or more of the four valves of the heart.
 

Details Here
Oconto Falls High School was well-represented as five singers were selected to perform in the All-State Honors Choir organized by the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association.

The students were recommended by their high school choral director and selected for this honor based on their outstanding musicianship and character. 


Details Here
Make sure to check out our Calendar on the website for other upcomming events. Don't forget about chamber elections 
Follow the Chamber on Facebook
If you haven't done so already, take a moment and like the chamber on Facebook. You will get the latest updates, news and happenings as they occur. This is great for businesses, community and visitors.

Click here to like us now.

Make sure to invite your Facebook friends to like our page as well. This is both a community and visitor page with the most up to date information.
 
Member Benefits
The Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is expanding its way for members to promote themselves and gain more exposure. Through the use of our website's news engine, Facebook and newsletters, we want to encourage members to submit information regarding their local events.

We will also consider posting articles which people find entertaining and/or educational which highlight your business.

This is a huge benefit offered to our chamber members. The only catch is that you need to supply us with the information you want to get out. So please, be involved and send us your information.

Click here for more details
There are many excellent reasons for being a chamber member:

*    Your business will be listed in the Oconto County Discovery Guide.
*    Ribbon cutting ceremony and media attention for your new business.
*    Educational and networking opportunities.
*    Involvement in community projects.
*    Your issues brought to elected officials.
*    Your business listed on and linked to the chamber website at www.ocontofallschamber.com and Facebook.
*    Window cling showing your support and encouraging local businesses to do business locally.

If you want more information about OFACC, please call 920-846-8306 or email ocontofallschamber@gmail.com.  Someone from the chamber will be happy to schedule a meeting with you.  

Let's keep shopping locally!

 

Sincerely,

 

Gail Yatso

President