What's Going on in Jackson County November 21, 2018

Goody Bag Items Needed! 

Throughout  the year we put together gift bags for races, new teachers, hockey events and other requests. We are asking for businesses to donate goody bag items.   If you have pens, magnets, key chains, etc. and 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!
Special Announcements
Western Dairyland Connects project provides individuals in rural Buffalo, Trempealeau, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Chippewa and Dunn Counties with long-term access to HP laptops and mobile hotspots from Verizon at no cost. For more information or to request one, go to www.SuccessfulBusiness.org or email karman.briggs@wdeoc.org.

Three Bears Resort holiday gift certificate special! Only $99.95 per certificate (up to 60% savings!) which includes one night overnight stay in a double queen room and up to four waterpark passes. Available through November 30 OR until gift certificates are gone.

Three Bears Resort: enjoy a fabulous fall getaway! Resort special weekend rates start at $109.95 with promo code: TB8184. Get 35% off all villas with promo code: TB9109. Call 608-378-2500 to make a reservation, be sure to tell them the code! Offer valid through December 2, 2018.

The Mocha Mouse is offering Employee Appreciation Gift Boxes! Celebrate your employees this year with a local gift box personalized by you. Catering and gift certificates are always available as well.
Business After 5
2019 Business After 5

Call our office at 715-284-4658 to schedule your Business After 5. We have openings in 2019! This is a great networking opportunity. Join fellow chamber members for an evening of drinks, food and door prizes!


Chamber Member Job Postings
The Wright Place Breakfast Line Cook and Evening Prep Cook. Stop in or email thewrightplace@gmail.com

Black River Memorial Hospital Physical Therapist, Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist (Full-Time, Afternoon Shift, 80 hours, Benefited), Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist (Full-Time, Night Shift, 72 hours, Benefited), Home-care/Hospice Registered Nurse, Patient Care Technician. Apply at brmh.net.

The Print Shop: Finishing Equipment Operator. Resumes can be mailed or email to mindy@theprintshopbrf.com.

Childrens Learning Village Montessori Academy: Teachers, Substitute Teachers, and Teachers Aides. Stop in to pick up an application.

Stein Counseling: Office Assistant (BRF), Outpatient Therapists, AODA Counselor (BRF), Parent Educations Lacrosse, Monroe and Jackson Counties. To view job descriptions and to apply, visit https://effectivebehavior.com/about/employment/

Aptiv: Employment Trainer - Part Time and Community Living - Youth Service Associate - Part Time. We offer competitive pay, flexible working schedule, retirement option, medical, dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability, continuing education support, and a friendly fun environment. To view full job descriptions and to apply, visit aptiv.applicantpro.com/jobs/.

American Red Cross: Disaster Action Team Member. Click here for details.

Comfort Inn: Housekeeper. Good wages, flexible schedule and sign on bonus! Contact them for more information.

AmericInn Housekeeping and Front Desk. Apply in person.

Black Creek Lodge All positions. Apply in person.

Stein Counseling Outpatient Therapists, BRF AODA Counselor, Transcriptions, Parent Educators La Crosse, Monroe, Jackson Counties, and In-Home Counselor positions available. To view job descriptions and to apply, visit https://effectivebehavior.com/about/employment/

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.
Jackson County ATV/UTV Trails

Trails will re-open for the winter riding season on December 15.
Weather permitting.


 Visit the Chamber office to pick up an ATV trail map, Snowmobile map or call us and we will send one to you!
This Weeks Member Events
NOVEMBER
19-31      Purpose Financial Hosts Annual Clothing Drive for Local Communities. During the drive, we will be collecting supplies for the Jackson County Department of Human Services including new and gently used coats, jackets, and other winter related clothing items. Everyone in the community is invited to join the Purpose Financial’s Clothing Drive lunch that will take place on December 14 from 11am-2pm at the Purpose Financial in BRF. This event will include pizza from Pizza Hut and Rosario’s as well as chips and refreshments.
21           Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls: Taylor Williamson (AGT) Comedy. Cost is $10 with $10 in Rewards Play. This will be in the Bingo Hall at 7pm.
22           Jackson in Action Gobbler Giveback Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk. More information to come.
22-23      Black River Falls Public Library: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday. No Story Time on Friday.
24           Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls: Matthew Teague will be at the casino from 4-7pm.
24           Sunset Tavern: The Toner Band will play starting at 8pm.
24           Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls: Marshall Star will be on the Casino Stage from 8pm-midnight.
24           Jackson County WINTER Farms Market! The indoor market will be the Lunda Center Field House. The hours will be 10am-1pm and will offer a variety of baked goods, soaps, craft items, jellies, pickles, salsa, meat, cheese, and seasonal product will be available as well.
25           Black River Area Community Band Holiday Concert at 2pm in the Lunda Theatre. Refreshments, door prizes, and holiday music! Admission is $5.
26           Black River Falls Public Library : Lego II (for grades 4-6) 330-430pm.
27           Black River Falls Public Library: Dance Story Time at 1015am.
27           Black River Falls Public Library: Tech Tuesday with Cell-Plus at 530pm.
28           5 th Annual Thanksgiving Day Walk/Run! Sponsored by Jackson in Action and KC Fitness. Gobbler Giveback! Donations collected will by for Project Christmas, Jackson County Animal Shelter, and Jackson in Action. Starts at 8am SHARP! Meet the Chamber of Commerce and run the Foundation Trail. *This is an unofficial event. For more information, contact Kathleen Clemons at 715-299-0870 or Louise Voss at 715-379-4920.
28           Black River Falls Public Library: Free Group Life Coaching with Lori Jayne Carlson at 530pm. For more information, visit lorijaynecarlson.com.
28           Jackson County Human Society Fundraising: Gobbler Giveback! Jackson County Animal Shelter will be one of the benefited organizations. 

Educational Opportunities
Advertising Opportunities

Every week the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce sends out a weekly e-newsletterabout events, activities and news that reaches almost 5,000 email addresses! Be a part of this weekly update with your advertisement for just $25 a week. Email a PDF or JPG of your ad to chamber@blackrivercountry.net and let us know which week you'd like us to run it. We will also include it in the monthly e-newsletter at no additional charge. For more information, give us a call at 715-284-4658.
New Members
  • WKBT-TV | Phase 3 Digital – 141 6th Street S, La Crosse, WI 54601- Phone: 608-782-4678- https://www.news8000.com/ We are a CBS affiliate providing news and information on live television nearly 27 hours a week as well as a full service digital agency. You can find continuous news updates, programming and on-air and online advertising solutions at www.News8000.com. 

  • Millie J’s – 34 Main Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615 – Phone: 715-284-2034 - http://milliejsbrf.com/ Offering a one-of-a-kind collection of Misses and young women’s clothing. Show off your personal style with brands you won’t find in other stores. Millie J’s, in Black River Falls, WI, is the area’s premier clothing store serving Black River Falls and surrounding areas. We offer clothing, tuxedo rentals, shoes, accessories, local artist jewelry and much more! For your next shopping trip, visit Millie J’s in Black River Falls.

  • Black River Tattoo – 28 Main Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615 – Phone: 715-284-8282 - https://blackrivertattoo.com/home.html Stop in and check Black River Tattoo right on Main Street in Black River Falls, WI. No price quotes via phone or messenger. It is in your best interest when seeking quality tattoos that you stop in, check out the shop and meet the artists.

  • The Wright Place Saloon – 44 Main Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615 – Phone: 715-670-0004 - https://www.facebook.com/thewrightplacesaloon/ The Wright Place Saloon & Grill provides its guests with delicious American style food with a western twist, BIG FLAVOR, great cocktails & lots of fun!

  • Resolute Business Partners, LLC – N5852 Moss Hill Road, Black River Falls, WI – Phone: 715-284-0868 – https://resolutebusinesspartners.com/ Resolute Business Partners is a B2B consulting firm filling outsourced services. In human resources, occupational/industrial safety, employee health and wellness, as well as branding, design and more! Our firm consists of a group of professionals that can offer your business many of those services that the larger corporations have. Resolute Business Partners will analyze your business needs and collaborate to create an action plan optimizing your business performance, compliance and resource utilization. Contact us today to learn how our team can save your business both time and money.


  • North Country Christmas Greens - 1374 Van Buren Street, Black River Falls, WI – 715-284-2000 – Northcountrycg@gmail.com North Country Christmas Greens supplies fresh greenery for the Christmas season; traditional wreaths, garland, centerpieces and specialty wreaths. North Country Christmas Greens has been in business for over 25 years. Located in Black River Falls, WI. Our customers consist of various organizations including school music and Athletic Departments, churches, scout troops and sports organizations. These organizations sell our Christmas greens in order to raise funds for their various expenses and endeavors. Any organization, club or group seeking a profitable fundraiser will absolutely benefit from our program. We also provide Cemeteries with wreaths and greens and Municipalities Holiday greenery with which to decorate their community.

  • Northwood Vet Service - 310 County Highway A, Black River Falls, WI 54615 - Phone: 844-284-8387 - http://northwoodvet.com/


Ho-Chunk Gaming of Black River Falls
Millers Antique & Auction Co
Gross Motors of Black River Falls
Community Dental
Black River Area Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. Water Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615