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    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 28, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce sponsors Heavy Metal Tour WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce is proud to be among the sponsors of the 2016 Heavy Metal Tour . The Heavy Metal Tour offers eighth grade students in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic now offers patient comments on website First in central Wisconsin to share patient experience survey data Benefits renewal season is upon us. As consumers look to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 26, 2016
    Mosinee, WI – S.C. Swiderski, LLC is pleased to announce Jason Czech has joined the company as the Purchasing and Estimating Manager. He has 12 years of experience with purchasing and a background in construction including 7 years of architectural design, estimating, project management, and sales. Most recently he worked as a Buyer at AIG. In this newly created role at S.C. Swiderski, he ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Monday, September 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Katie Hermsen Green Bay Packers 920/569-7218 hermsenk@packers.com Rachel Petri-Rose and family saluted for Operation Fan Mail GREEN BAY, Wis.—Sept. 25, 2016— The Green Bay Packers and WPS Health Solutions paid special tribute to Capt. Rachel Petri-Rose and her family during Sunday’s Packers-Lions game for Operation Fan Mail. Petri-Rose, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Sept. 26, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Ned Wolf named chief administrative officer for Marshfield hospital Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) has appointed Edward (Ned) Wolf chief administrative officer (CAO) for its Marshfield ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 26, 2016
    Date: September 26, 2016 For Immediate Release Rose DeHut Executive Director Center for the Visual Arts 427 North 4th Street Wausau, WI 54403 715-842-4545 www.cvawausau.org Ancestral Women: Elders from Wisconsin's 12 Tribes by Mary Burns, award winning jacquard weaver Wausau, WI - The Center for the Visual Arts will present Ancestral Women: Elders from Wisconsin's 12 Tribes by Mary Burns, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    Wausau, WI - The Boson Company, Inc. headquartered in Marshfield, WI, has named Jodi Nelson-Claeys as Business Development Manager. Jodi has joined Jim Parilek, Senior Project Manager, in their downtown Wausau office. (City Square Office Center, 500 N 3 rd St Ste 321) Jodi’s experience in business development, as well as marketing and sales accomplishments will broaden The Boson ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    History becomes personal when the Marathon County Historical Society hosts Dorothy Swazee at 2 pm on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. Her story spans the past century, including the Great Depression, World War II, Vietnam, and up through current times. At age 100, Dorothy Swazee of Rothschild has a perspective on life that not many people can ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    The Marathon County Historical Society will present “Genealogy 101: Beginning Your Family History Search” as its next History Speaks topic at 2 pm Sunday, October 2, 2016, at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. Gary Gisselman will lead participants in the first steps of researching their family histories. The search for your ancestors can be fun and rewarding. This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/21/16 Media Relations Contact: Janel Thoune Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager 715.847.4069, janel.thoune@bankpeoples.com Local Lender Receives USDA Rural Development Award Peoples State Bank Named Million Dollar Lender Wausau, Wis. – September 21, 2016 – USDA Rural Development State Director, Stan Gruszynski, named Peoples State Bank as a recipient of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    The Wausau School District Board of Education recognized teachers as Professional Learning Academy graduates. Congratulations to ?Jason Smogoleski, John Muir Middle School, Curriculum Writing Teacher Leader Academy; and Christine Giebel, Lincoln Elementary School, Curriculum Writing Teacher Leader Academy & Professional Learning Community Teacher Leader Academy. From left: Smogoleski, Giebel, ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Amber Weldon , 715-358-1320, weldon.amber@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic: New advanced imaging to improve breast cancer detection New breast imaging technology now ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    Mosinee, WI – S.C. Swiderski, LLC is pleased to announce that Amber Anderson has joined the company as Senior Accountant in its Mosinee headquarters. In this role she assists with the financial management of the company including audits, budgets, accounts payable and receivable, corporate income taxes and draws to ensure accurate projections for projects. Anderson has bachelor degrees in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    Beginning September 20, the healthcare systems of Ascension Wisconsin– Ministry Health Care (including Affinity Health System), Columbia St. Mary’s and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - will be among the first in the country to formally adopt and transition to using the Ascension name. Ascension is the largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    A Slice of Marathon County: Tours of Marathon Park The whole family will enjoy a walk through the historic buildings at Marathon Park and a visit to The Little Red Schoolhouse when the Marathon County Historical Society hosts “A Slice of Marathon County: Tours of Marathon Park.” The event will run from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Marathon Park off Stewart Avenue on ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 15, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 14, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Finalists named for Chamber’s first Manufacturing Excellence Awards WAUSAU – Twelve finalists have been named for the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce's first annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards . The Chamber will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, September 15, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 15, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Chamber’s Annual Meeting to highlight new vision for the organization WAUSAU –The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce will hold its 104th Annual Meeting on September 22, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at City Grill: An ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Community
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 14, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be held at Aurora Community Services SCHOFIELD - Aurora Community Services will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new vocational day center location on Thursday, September 29. The new center ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 13, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce sponsors science and engineering festival WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce is proud to be among the sponsors of a science and engineering festival to be held on Saturday, October ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    EO Johnson Business Technologies is pleased to announce that Jason Morris has joined the company as Account Executive in the Wausau office. In his new position, he will focus on EO Johnson copier/printer customers, introducing EO Johnson’s complete product offerings and assuring their business technologies needs are met. He will cover the Wausau, Minocqua, Eagle River, Rhinelander, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 13, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors WAUSAU – The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has been named for 2016-2017. The Board of Directors represents the entire membership of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Join us for the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School OPEN HOUSE - Celebrating Our New Addition! Thursday, September 15, 2016 · 5:00pm-6:30pm Brief Program at 6:00pm in the Cafeteria 500 West Randolph Street, Wausau WI 54401 wausauschools.org Principal - Cathy Prozanski 4K Principal & Early Childhood Coordinator - Kara Rakowski Project included a new 4K Learning Academy (four 4K ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, September 12, 2016
    Press Release Contact: Leanna Holzem Midwest Communications, Inc. 557 Scott Street Wausau, WI 54403 Phone: 715 842 1672 Fax: 715 848 3158 Email: leanna.holzem@mwcradio.com 95.5 WIFC Runners Cure Cancer: Calling All Runner/Walker Enthusiasts and Volunteers! In the spirit of Disco Cures Cancer, WIFC is teaming up with Wausau Homes of Wausau and Übr Water to continue to raise funds for local ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 12, 2016
    Maria Contreras-Sweet , head of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the voice of small business on President Obama’s Cabinet, will be joined by Wausau city officials for a visit with small businesses to highlight economic opportunities for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Following a meeting with the mayor and “Main Street” tour, she will host a roundtable ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, September 12, 2016
    F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E DATE: Sept. 12, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic to host ‘Empower Me’ event, focuses on healthy lifestyle management MARSHFIELD – We all have busy lives and could use a few tips and reminders how to better take care of ourselves. Why not start now? Empower Me – Cultured ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, September 09, 2016
    Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc., a Wausau based Engineering firm, announces the addition of Laura Lee, Operations Coordinator. Lee, a Michigan native, has a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science degree in Construction Management from Eastern Michigan University. Bringing 20 years’ experience in the construction industry to her role at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 8, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to be held at EXIT Greater Realty WAUSAU – EXIT Greater Realty and Glenn Mohs, broker and owner, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, September 16, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Community
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 8, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Ribbon cutting ceremony to be held at Lamb’s Fresh Market WAUSAU – Lamb’s Fresh Market will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 730 East Wausau Avenue. The event, marking a name ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Chamber, General News Article
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: September 8, 2016 Kari Seefeldt 920.236.2319 kseefeldt@omnigp.com Omni Glass & Paint, Inc. Part of Cloverbelt Credit Union’s New Corporate Headquarters OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN – Omni Glass & Paint, Inc. is pleased to announce its commercial glass division will be part of Cloverbelt Credit Union’s new Corporate Headquarters in Wausau. The 21,000 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    River Valley Bank Presents “The Art of Healing” Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT Register online: Eventbrite.com Friends of The Women’s Community: Please join us for our 8 th Annual “Art of Healing” event! • Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments • Silent auction of many great items, including art creations from local artists • Access ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 07, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 7, 2016 Contact: Sara Guild, Workforce Dev. Director Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5940 | sguild@wausauchamber.com Young Entrepreneurs Academy to host Info Night next week WAUSAU – Parents, students and representatives of local businesses are invited to learn more about the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program at an Info Night ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, September 07, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: September 7, 2016 Kari Seefeldt 920.236.2319 kseefeldt@omnigp.com Omni Glass & Paint, Inc. Announces Glass Project at Ho-Chunk Casino in Wittenberg OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN – Omni Glass & Paint, Inc. is pleased to announce its commercial glass division will be part of the expansion at the Ho-Chunk Casino in Wittenberg, WI. The Wittenberg expansion includes ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, September 02, 2016
    For Immediate Release – September 2, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Finalists for 2016 ATHENA Leadership Awards ® announced WAUSAU – The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the organization’s 2016 ATHENA Leadership Award ® and 2016 ATHENA Young ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 02, 2016
    F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org , Maree Stewart , 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic Legacy Week to celebrate enriching lives for generations Special 100th anniversary events to take place Oct. 10-14 Marshfield – Marshfield Clinic’s 100th anniversary ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 01, 2016
    (MERRILL) – Merrill Sheet Metal Works Inc. has teamed up with Bryant to celebrate every day heroes in our community. The Bryant Community Heroes Program honors ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their community. A Bryant Community Hero could be your neighbor, co-worker, friend, or anyone you see making a positive impact in your community. Nominating someone is easy. Simply click ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    Wausau School District--Christine Kadonsky, Wausau West High School Social Studies teacher, participated in the National Endowment for the Humanities "The Legacy of the Civil War: Changing Memories Over Time" workshop at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She also studied "Martha Washington and the Women of the 18th Century" at Mount Vernon, home of George and ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016
    For Immediate Release – August 30, 2016 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Demo Day for The Branch highlights first cohort’s efforts WAUSAU — The Branch hosted its first Demo Day on Friday, August 19 in the Information Technology Entrepreneurial Center (iTEC) at Northcentral Technical College in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 29, 2016
    Wausau School District: Senior students from Zhangjiagang, China, will attend school this year at Wausau West through the District's new Wausau International Student Program. The students plan to graduate in June before returning home to China for the summer. They hope to return to the United States the following year and enroll in one of the UW system colleges.
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    History Speaks *On the Road*: C uba and Change – Possibilities and Dangers The Marathon County Historical Society and the Marathon County Public Library will present “Cuba and Change: Possibilities and Dangers” in two special History Speaks: On the Road talks. Rick Lohr will lead these discussions about Cuba, first at the Wausau Headquarters library at 6:30 pm on Monday, Oct. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Political, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, June 10, 2016
    Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc., announces the addition of Jed Mattmiller, EIT, as a 3D Design Engineer. Jed will be providing Civil 3D CAD, modeling, and technology development for the company. Mattmiller, a Central Wisconsin native, recently received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University. Jed was a seasonal intern for the company throughout his ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, June 10, 2016
    Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce that Chad Grundemann, PE; has accepted the position of Project Manager in the Transportation Service Area. Chad, a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, joined the company in 2010. Chad has demonstrated his ability to build solid relationships with clients and will lead in highway ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, June 10, 2016
    Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce the promotion of Karl Kemper, EIT, to Project Engineer in the Airport Service Area. Mr. Kemper joined the company in 2013, graduating from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. Karl is a design and construction engineer, focusing on airport projects throughout Wisconsin. In May 2016, he ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    The Woodson YMCA announces the hiring of Head Swim Team Coach, Jon Wilson. He will lead the Wausau Area Y Swim Team (WAYS). Wilson was most recently the head coach of swimming at Oshkosh North High School. He was head men's and women's swimming and diving coach at Ripon College, women's head swimming and diving coach at Northern Michigan University and comes to us after coaching ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 06, 2016
    Kevin Hermening, CEO of Hermening Financial Group, has accepted a five-year appointment to the First Allied Securities, Inc. Chairman’s Emeritus Council. Kevin and his fellow council members will provide advice to First Allied executive management on a wide variety of topics. The council also is responsible for helping define Representative Advisory Council objectives and provides oversight ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release