October 2017
Executive Director Update

Executive Director, Van Nutt, is back for your October Executive Director Update.  He looks ahead at Q4 and 2018 and reminds you to "hire" the Chamber to help your business succeed.

Sit back and view this month's update.    

Have a great month,
Upcoming Chamber Events
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October 5, 7:30am
Get Moving Middleton - Register
Hilton Garden Inn
October 5, 4-7pm
Open House & Ribbon Cutting
Brownpoint Reserve (8860 Blackhawk Rd)
October 9, 11:30am
Ambassador Committee
Gilda's Club

October 10, 11:45am
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Dementia Friendly - Register
Chamber Office

October 12, 8am
Ask the Expert: Fostering a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace - Register
Edgewood College - Deming Way Campus
October 12, 4pm
'Behind the Scenes' Trolley Tour - Register
Fiskars & Frank Beverage Group

October 18, 10am-4:30pm
In Business Expo - Come visit our "A-List Lounge" booth! - Register
Alliant Energy Center

October 18, 12pm
Economic Development Briefing: Arch Virtual - Register
Wisconsin Bank & Trust
October 23, 12pm
Annual Celebration Committee - Join the Committee 
Chamber Office 
October 24, 11:45am
Lunch & Learn: How to Recruit Great Employees, Now! - Register
Monona Bank

October 25, 5-7pm
Business Social Hour - Register
Capitol Bank

October 26, 5pm
Ribbon Cutting
Stone Concepts - 2111 Eagle Drive

New Members

Edible Arrangements
2850 University Ave
(608) 441-3535 

Exact Accounting Services
8383 Greenway Blvd, Suite 600
(608) 237-6060 

Frostwood Farms Kitchen 
8225 Greenway Blvd., Ste 100
(608) 829-1700   

Longtable Beer Café
7545 Hubbard Avenue
(608) 255-8500 
Lupus Foundation of America, WI Chapter
2600 N Mayfair Road, Ste 320, Milwaukee
(414) 443-6400  

Pizza Brutta
6712 Frank Lloyd Wright Avenue
(608) 841-1882  

Stone Concepts, LLC
2111 Eagle Drive
(608) 770-1540  

Strategic Resources Services & Supply
2222 Pleasant View Road, Ste 6  
(608) 640-7928  

The Chicken Run
6401 University Avenue
(608) 819-8258  

Members on the Move
Announcements|Awards|Hires & Promotions
Capitols Happy to Call Middleton Home, The Madison Capitols moved to Bob Suter's Capitol Ice Arena for the 2017-18 season.

Broadway's 'Best Musical' Makes Madison Debut, The Tony-winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play eight performances at Overture Center in October.

UW Madison Business Student Projects for Fall 2017, The Small Business Development Center and the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Wisconsin School of Business have a limited opportunity for you to obtain free student assistance through course project teams.

Rhyme Acquires Shadow Fax, Rhyme has acquired Shadow Fax of Madison.

Easter Seals Wisconsin Unveils Revitalized Brand, National Easterseals is launching the organization's most significant brand initiative in more than 50 years.

Agrace to Offer Orientation for Volunteers in October, Volunteering for Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care can be a very rewarding experience.

HotelRED Expanding, There will be exciting changes happening at HotelRED in 2018, we're expanding.

3,150 SF Retail Leased in DeForest, ALTUS Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce that Chris Loshaw has completed the lease of retail space to NewLife Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine.

Studio 262 Salon Adds Esthetician, Studio 262 Salon would like to introduce Heidi Pabst, our newest staff member.
Swartzendruber Joins Greenleaf, Sara Swarzendruber joins Greenleaf Media as Communications Manager, creating effective brand messaging and communication strategy for key clients.
Hemb Joins Hemb Insurance Group, Brent Hemb is the newest member of Hemb Insurance Group as a Client Advocate. 
Smith & Gesteland Named Best Places to Work, Madison Magazine's Best Places to Work survey features 35 companies across a variety of industry sectors that range in employment base.

Ace Hardware - Cashier  
Ace Hardware - Sales Associate 
McDonalds - Team Member
Sprecher's Restaurant & Pub - Servers, Hosts, Bartenders
The Chicken Run - All Positions
Ultrazone Laser Tag - Game Master 
Member Events

Biggest Sale of the Year, Anytime Fitness

Middleton PD Coffee with a Cop, Starbucks Allen Blvd

BizSmart Training for Entrepreneurs, UW Small Business Dev Center

Funding Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs, SCORE

Jazz Benefit for Pheasant Branch Conservancy, Prairie Cafe
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Charity Cut-A-Thon, Be Inspired Salon

Walk to End Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Association

Future Technology Night, Fearing's Audio Video Security
More Info

Making Smart, Ethical Business Decisions, SCORE

Art Show & Auction for Middleton Outreach, FCI
More Info

Gilda's Run, Gilda's Club

The Real Value of Your Business, Renaissance Executive Forums

Click-Or-Treat, Becky McKenzie Photography

September Member Renewals
Aberdean Consulting

ActionCOACH Business Coaching, Madison

Arneson's Auto Repair, Inc.


Caribou Property Management


Closets by Techline

Coldwell Banker Success - Frank

Coldwell Banker Success -

Dale Carnegie Training

Death's Door Spirits, LLC

Easy Mortgage, Inc.

Enterprise Systems Group

Fairfield Inn & Suites -
Madison West/Middleton

Fiskars Brands, Inc.

Gammex Inc.

Gary Brink & Associates, Inc.

Gilda's Club Madison

Hallman Lindsay Quality Paints

Home Health United

JML II Team at Merrill Lynch

Liberty Professional Services

Middleton Youth Hockey

MK Accounting & Tax LLC

NARI of Madison, Inc.

Paradigm Franchise Group

Park Towne

Pauls Design & Construction LLC

Photography by Sean Lamb



Restaino & Associates -
Melissa LeGrand

Restoring Hope Transplant House

Reynolds Urethane Recycling

Sam's Club

See Change Management

Sofra Family Bistro

Standard Imaging, Inc.

Stark Company Realtors - Bidwell

Summers Christmas Tree Farm

T. Wall Enterprises Mgt, LLC

Thill Design

Tingalls Graphic Design, LLC

Top Promotions

Two Men And A Truck

Z.Bella Boutique
5 Years
Heritage Middleton
Stark Company Realtors - Katherine Bidwell
Thill Design
Tingalls Graphic Design

10 Years
Gilda's Club Madison
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

25 Years
Reynolds Urethane Recycling

30 Years
Dale Carnegie Training

Thank You for your continued support!