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The Odd Couple
11th Annual Spring Fling Gala
free car seat check
Run for the Trailsat State
Re-Opening of the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower
OFHS Music Students Excel at State
Chamber Calendar
2014 Chamber Officers
The warmer weather is moving in and that means that our calendars start filling in with an abundance of events. The Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce would like to help you add to that fun filled calendar!
We would also like to invite you to help make these events successful. How can you help?
  • Attend the event - Come on out and get to know your neighbors.
  • Spread the word - Share the event with family and friends.
  • Volunteer - It takes volunteers to keep events running smoothly.  
  • Financially support - Even the smallest of donations helps to offset costs.
Let's continue to help our community grow and maintain the success of our local events. Your contributions of time, talent and treasure are always greatly appreciated.
Here are some of the major events in our area this summer.
The Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting:
Run For The Trails - Saturday June 4, 2016. The 10k Run, 5k Run/Walk and ½ mile Kids Fun Run will start and end on the new track at ST Paper Stadium. This event will coincide with the Safety and Health Fair which is held at the ambulance garage behind HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital.
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 & the Power Horns
Friday, August 26 - Johnny Wad Band dba Bazooka Joe
Chamber member events:
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital 11th Annual Spring Fling Gala, Green Bay Botanical Garden. Friday May 20th
Memorial Day Celebration, Oconto Falls. Friday May 27th -May 30th
Dash O.F. Color, Oconto Falls. Saturday May 28th
Safety/Health Fair, Oconto Falls. Saturday June 4th
Oconto County Breakfast on the Farm, Oconto. Sunday June 12th
The 30th Annual Oconto Falls Fest, Oconto Falls. August 11-13th
6Th Annual Little Hearts For Life Corn Roast, Oconto Falls. August 14th
Oconto County Youth Fair, Gillett. August 18th - 21st
Visit the Chamber calendar at www, for details of these events and more!

Build a stronger local economy by shopping locally.
Gail Yatso
Auditions for "The Odd Couple" - Abrams Theater
 Abrams Spotlight Productions, Inc. will holding open auditions for their next play, The Odd Couple (Book by Neil Simon) on May 18 & 19, 2016 - 6:00pm-8:00pm at The Byng Community Theater, 5852 Maple Street, Abrams.
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital
11th Annual Spring Fling Gala
Friday May 20, 2016
Green Bay Botanical Garden
Hosted by HSHS St. Clare Foundation
All funds raised at the Gala are to benefit HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital to advance and support extraordinary patient care.
Join us for an elegant evening of food and entertainment!

Peterson Ford
300 North Main Street, Oconto Falls
Saturday, May 21st, 2016  
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

A Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician will:
* check your child's car seat for proper installation
* check car seats for recalls
* answer questions
* help with correct installation of child car seats

Details Here

Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)
Oconto Falls
Memorial Field
Oconto Falls, WI 54154
Dash O.F. Color is a non-timed 5K run/walk that is fun for the entire family! People of all ages will enjoy a stroll through town while they get covered with color!

  Details Here
Re-Opening of the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower
Re-Opening of the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower
Mountain, June 10, 2016: We are pleased to invite you to a re-opening ceremony of the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower on the Lakewood Ranger District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.

Details Here
OFHS Music Students Excel at State

Oconto Falls High School Choir and Band students were well-represented at the State Solo and Ensemble Festival on Saturday, May 7 at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

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 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  Someone from the chamber will be happy to schedule a meeting with you.  

Let's keep shopping locally!




Gail Yatso