What's Going on in Jackson County November 29, 2018

2019 Business After 5

We are looking for a host for January and February! Call our office at 715-284-4658 to schedule. This is a great networking opportunity. Join fellow chamber members for an evening of drinks, food and door prizes!

Election Ballots Due Friday December 7th

Reminder to Chamber Member Businesses - 2019 election ballots
are due soon. If you need a ballot please contact out office.

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. Call Three Bears to get yours!

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.
10th Annual Christkindle Festival
 is this Weekend!
Business After 5
Chamber Member Job Postings
Pine View Care Center: Now hiring CNA's and Professional Licensed Nursing team members. Apply in person or fax resume to 715-284-1502.

Atrium Post Acute Care is under new management and hiring full -time RN PM Shift, Part-Time CNA days and PM's. Apply in person.

Boys and Girls Club: Part Time Youth Development Specialist
The Boys & Girls Club – Lunda Center is seeking a dynamic individual to work with youth in our after-school program approx. 20 hours a week Monday-Friday, 3 pm-7 pm during the school year (hours change in summer) Responsibilities include but not limited to supervising youth, planning and implementing programs, and being a good mentor. Applicants must be 18 to apply. Applications available at Club front desk or send resume to Kelly at  klabar@cvclubs.org
Call 715-284-4005 for more information.

Stein Counseling: Part Time Office Assistant, 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/

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

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

The Banner Journal: Immediate opening for full and part time Reporter/Photographer Position. Send resumes to kathy@bannerjournal.com or mail to News Publishing Company, 409 E. Main Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615.

Jackson County Department of Health and Human Services : Children and Family Social Worker I/II. Apply at www.co.jackson.wi.us.

Black River Memorial Hospital : Physical Therapist, Medical Laboratory Techinican Or Medical Technologsit (full-time, afternoon shift, 80 hours per pay period, benefited), Medical Laboratroy Technician or Medical Technologist (full-time, night shift, 72 hours per pay period, benefited), Patient Care Technician. Apply at www.brmh.net.

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/.

Three Bears Resort: Housekeeping, Lifegaurds, an Servers. Stop in at the resort to apply.

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.

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

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 11 am-2 pm at the Purpose Financial in BRF. This event will include pizza from Pizza Hut and Rosario’s as well as chips and refreshments.
29        Black River Memorial Hospital: Evergreen Memorial Service. A time to pause and remember family and loved ones who have passed away this past year. Join the in the Dorothy Halvorson Conference Room at 7 pm. Refreshments will be served after the service. RSVP by calling 715-284-3662. Please bring a Holiday ornament to place on our Evergreen Tree in remembrance of your loved one.
30         Black River Falls Public Library : Story Time at 10:15 am.
30         Revolution BRF - Wine & Brush x-mas ornaments. Come and relax while creating a family keepsake! Paint an ornament, have a drink and appetizers. 25.00- limited seats available, please reserve in advance. Call (715) 670-0707 for more information. 


1          Rainbow Rock REIKI: Warm up and Shop during the Christkindl Event! Prizes, Great Sales, and Fun from 10 am-4 pm.
1          Gathering Grounds: Holiday Open House. Come check out our Holiday Open House! We will have free hot chocolate, a make your own ornament station, which you can put on our tree or bring home!, 25% off all Christmas and 10% off all other merchandise! We hope to see you there!
1-14      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 11 am-2 pm at the Purpose Financial in BRF. This event will include pizza from Pizza Hut and Rosario’s as well as chips and refreshments.
1            Sample Sand Creek Brewing Company beer at The Mocha Mouse, BRF noon-2 pm.
1        The Wright Place: Breakfast with Santa. Come out to Downtown Black River Falls for the Christkindl Festival and joy a wonderful breakfast with Santa. Kids Eat Free!
7 am-11 am.
1         Black River Country Bank: BRF Santa Visits & Pics! Come visit Santa and the Black River Country Bank and get your 2018 commemorative (and COMPLIMENTARY!) photo taken! Mrs. Klaus’ Bake Shop will also be open for business in the lobby from 9-11 am. Hosted by the Lincoln Music Department students traveling to Chicago! All proceeds go to a great cause!
1             Brambleberry Holiday Open House , noon-4 pm. Come enjoy Christmas treats, mulled wine, and wine tastings. There’s holiday gifts for sale & the Country Inn is decorated for the holidays too!
1         Christkindl Festival downtown Black River Falls.
1         Jackson County Human Society Fundraising: Christkindl Festival. We will have animals attend this event, so we will need animal helpers!
1        Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls: Matthew Teague will be at the casino from 4-7 pm.
1         Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls : Sell Out Stereo will be on the Casino Stage from 8 pm-midnight.
1            Santa Run/Walk . When: 8:00 a.m. (Register by 11/22 to guarantee a long sleeve race shirt) Where: Black River Falls Chamber of Commerce Who: Kids, adults - any human. What: ½ mile, 1 mile, or 5k. *Cookies and hot cocoa after:-)
Details: 5k Fun Run - Out and back on the Foundation Trail - all ages 
Kids Run/Walk - Kids (of any age) can choose between a half mile or full mile out and back course on the Foundation Trail
1            Levis Mound Global FatBike Day.
3            Western Technical College: Introduction to Facebook the Basics. Getting the best experiences possible with Facebook and keep in contact with friends and family. This will be held in Room 131 at the BRF Campus. Sign up at the BRF location front desk or call 715-284-2253.
3            Black River Falls Public Library: Library Book Club at 10 am.
3            Lunda Community Center: Hands Only CPR/Save A Life course will be taught by Steve Collins from 6-7 pm. Participants will NOT be certified from this course; however they will leave feeling confident assisting a victim if an emergency were to arise.
3            Rainbow Rock REIKI: Join us for a “Time to Heal” at 6 pm. Janelle is going to use her wonderful life coaching skills to help us learn how to maintain our emotional state during the “ups” and “downs” for life.
4            Black River Public Library: Santa! The event starts at 5 pm with refreshments in the in the library’s Internet Cafe. There will be a project for the children to make, and Santa will read a couple of his favorite books! Be sure to bring a camera if you want photos.
4            Friends of the Black River invites the public to a showing of the newly released “Decoding the Drift less,” a documentary about the state’s Drift less Region. The movie will be shown Tuesday, Dec 4 starting at 6:30 pm in the Black River Falls Middle Schools Large Group Instruction Room. A social with refreshments will be held before the movie presentation at 6 pm. Admission is $10/person. For more information, email info_fbr@yahoo.com.
4-5          Rainbow Rock REIKI: Joe “The Rock Guy” does healings using these abilities and a mix of other energy modalities consisting of Reiki, pranic, healing and healing touch by drawing on the natural energies of the planet. Joe is giving 1 hour Healing Sessions and Lisa, his wife, is selling her Beautiful Hand-Made Jewelry and Crystals. If interested, contact Sue Haag to schedule your time at 715-299-7462.
5            Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls: Rhythm Playboys Polka will be in the Bingo Hall from 4-7 pm.
5            Black River Falls Public Library : Traditional Rug Hooking Presentation: Patterns & Color Planning at 11 am.
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