Chamber Notebook Article:
In an incredibly noisy world, there is a place where hope and joy live in abundance. It’s a place where hurting kids find hope in partnership with an equine friend and a trusted adult. It’s a place where brokenness finds healing and new life begins.
It doesn’t take long to understand the calming effects of the ranch, home to many “angels in horse hair”, our equine partners who give of themselves to many youths who come to Crossfire Ranch with a broken heart. Unplugged in an environment that grounds and helps work through layers from the inside out and the outside in….
Chamber Notebook Article:
Skip the big-box stores. Go local and go American-made this holiday season. Swing into Eis Implement for a gift that is “hard to wrap and easy to give”. Maybe a new battery-powered leaf blower so you don’t have to shovel those light dusting snowfalls. Or grab a new chainsaw to cut down this year’s Christmas tree in style…
Chamber Notebook Article:
The Haven of Manitowoc County
In the United States, men make-up more than two-thirds of the homeless population, but are twice as likely to be unsheltered. The Haven of Manitowoc County aims to reduce that statistic by not only sheltering homeless men in our community, but also giving them the resources they need to achieve self-sufficiency. Anyone can make sure someone has a roof over their head for one night. It is the overall program, rather than just the bed, that makes for successful outcomes…
Chamber Notebook Article: Roncalli International Food Fair
Roncalli Catholic Schools invites the public to tempt their tastebuds and attend the International Food Fair on Saturday, Nov. 5. The event, for adults only, will take place at Roncalli High School, 2000 Mirro Drive in Manitowoc, beginning at 5 p.m.
Featuring a variety of cuisine, the evening will be a recipe for a good time! The food, including many delicious desserts which will satisfy your sweet tooth, will be prepared by local restaurants and Roncalli Catholic Schools families….
Chamber Notebook Article: Manitowoc County’s COAD
(Community Organizations Active in Disaster)
WHAT IS COAD?
Manitowoc County’s Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) was formed in October 2019. The COAD is a partnership of local organizations led by United Way Manitowoc County to coordinate disaster response education and timely dissemination of critical information and resources. Participants consist of nonprofits, faith-based organizations, businesses, schools, and other community organizations who can play an active role in times of crisis…
Chamber Notebook Article: Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair
Become the Next Fairest of the Fair
The Manitowoc County Fair is accepting applications now for the 2023 Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair!
The Fairest of the Fair is the official ambassador of the Manitowoc County Fair and promotes the fair and advocates for the agriculture industry….
Chamber Notebook Article: Advocate Aurora Health – Become a Volunteer
All it takes is a big heart, a little time and a giving spirit.
The Value of Volunteering
When you become a hospice volunteer with Aurora Health at Home, you help to make every day count by bringing joy, decreasing anxiety and enhancing the patient and family’s quality of life. You’ll also benefit by:
– Impacting the lives of others
– Developing new skills
– Meeting the needs of others…
Chamber Notebook Article: 38th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction
Join Roncalli Catholic Schools for the 38th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction. The event will be twice the fun this year as it will be held both in person and online!
The in-person event will take place Saturday, April 30 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Roncalli High School, 2000 Mirro Drive in Manitowoc. Admission to the event is free. Parking will be available in the Fine Arts Center lot with overflow parking in the Skana Aluminum Company lot. Shuttle service will be provided from the Skana lot courtesy of Brandt Buses, Inc. from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Attendees should enter through the Fine Arts Center as well. Food, desserts, water, soda, hard seltzer, beer, wine and Jet Fuel, a specialty drink, will be available for purchase in addition to the items up for bid in both the silent auction areas and oral auction. A coat check also will be available….
Chamber Notebook Article: Miss Harbor Cities Organization, Inc.
The Miss Harbor Cities Scholarship Organization was formed in 2014 as a local preliminary scholarship competition to Miss Wisconsin and Miss America. The Miss America Organization is the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually in cash awards and in-kind scholarships.
Each year, young women ages 13-26 from across the state of Wisconsin come to Manitowoc to compete in this competition for the titles of Miss Harbor Cities and Miss Harbor Cities’ Outstanding Teen. In 2020 & 2022, the title of Miss Maritime Bay’s Outstanding teen was also added! The winners not only receive scholarships to continue their education, but also go on to…
Chamber Notebook Article: The Masquers
All Together Now!, a musical revue created by Music Theatre International, is going to take the stage at the Capitol Civic Centre this weekend. The Masquers, in collaboration with Treehouse Theater, will be joining with over 2,500 other theater groups worldwide to celebrate the return of local theater following nearly two years of little or no live performances.
All Together Now! features songs from MTI’s beloved catalogue of musicals including Sister Act, Come From Away, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Newsies, Les Misérables, Into the Woods, Once on This Island, Rent and many more!…
Chamber Notebook Article: Kohler Credit Union
Kohler Credit Union’s mission is indicative of the values that helped shape our vision for over 80 years, and today we are proud to say we work to fulfill that mission every day, for every member.
This month, we are excited to celebrate our 1-year anniversary of our Manitowoc branch, located in Meijer. Although it was a year like no other, Kohler Credit Union remained dedicated to our members, their financial wellbeing and the communities we serve…
Chamber Notebook Article: Ascend Services, Inc.
Are you having trouble with staffing? You’re not alone. Demand is through the roof for employees in all sectors, but don’t give up just yet. Ascend Services, Inc. (formerly known as Holiday House) is ready to help your company with an out of the box, creative strategy to assist with filling vacant positions and solving business challenges…
Chamber Notebook Article: Lakeland Care
When someone asks you about yourself, what do you say? In most cases, what you do for a living probably comes up as a topic. Employment is one of the most commonplace ways all of us participate in our community. A person with a disability is no different. The members Lakeland Care serves offer a wide range of skills and abilities to share with the workforce. At Lakeland Care we focus on individual’s strengths and the skills they can contribute…
Chamber Notebook Article: Lakeshore Wind Ensemble Association (LWEA)
The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble Association (LWEA) was formed in 1987 to support the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble (LWE) and Lakeshore Big Band (LBB). The LWEA consists of volunteer board members and two paid support staff, which support the day-to-day operations of the band. The LWEA raises money and provides funds for guest soloists, concert operations, and scholarships to talented young musicians in both the LWE and LBB…
Chamber Notebook Article: 37th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction
Join Roncalli Catholic Schools for the 37th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction as it goes online and virtual again this year!
Registration for the auction is now open at roncalliauction.givesmart.com. Bidding begins Monday, April 19 with silent auction items, and premium auction items will go live on Wednesday, April 21…
Chamber Notebook Article: WBD, Inc.
Founded in 1981, WBD (formerly Wisconsin Business Development) is a non-profit with a mission to grow businesses, create jobs and build communities. You are probably already thinking great, but what the heck is it that WBD actually does?…
Chamber Notebook Article: Burger Boat Company
Come Build a Dream
Work with and become one of the finest craftspeople in yachting. In this community, shipbuilding runs in our blood. At Burger Boat Company, you have the opportunity to build dreams and become a master in your craft…