Chilton Chamber of Commerce
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2020 Chilton Holiday Parade of Lights Cancelled

We are sorry to announce that the Chilton Chamber Of Commerce Parade Of Lights scheduled for Saturday, December 5th at 5:30 pm has been cancelled. Entrants who were signed up for the parade have been invited to join the Delightfully Calumet Light Show on Saturday, December 5th at the Calumet County Fairgrounds. Delightfully Calumet is…

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Chilton’s Thanksgiving Day Express Cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Todd Weber or Steve Mueller 920-698-6573 or 920-418-0098 tw4144@yahoo.com Chilton’s Thanksgiving Day Express Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic Chilton, WI – October 27, 2020 – With the health and safety of individuals receiving meals, volunteers, and the community as the top priority, organizers of the Thanksgiving Day Express have made the…

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Ray York Small Business Development Center Counselor

Calumet County Business Assistance

Source: Focus On Calumet e-Newsletter 10/19/20 (shared with permission) Calumet County has long promoted business assistance to existing and start-up businesses throughout the county, and that tradition continues. The following is a reminder of the extensive list of services available from Ray York, Small Business Development Center business specialist, at no cost. Ray’s goal is…

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Aebi Schmidt North America to expand M-B Companies, Inc. Chilton Facility

Press Release August 21, 2020 Aebi Schmidt North America announces the expansion of their M-B Companies, Inc. manufacturing facility and offices in Chilton, Wisconsin. The ground breaking will mark the historic expansion that will increase capacity by 70,000 square feet for existing product lines, as well as, additional Aebi Schmidt products and office facilities. Advanced…

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Chilton Crafty Apple Festival September in Wisconsin

Crafty Apple Festival 2020 Cancelled

From the Crafty Apple Festival Committee: 2020 has certainly been a challenging year to say the least. With so many public events up in the air or being canceled, the Chilton Chamber of Commerce has been cautiously optimistic about holding our 18th Annual Crafty Apple Fest on Sept. 12. For 17 years Crafty Apple Fest…

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Community Blood Center Appleton, Little Chute & Oshkosh Wisconsin

The Community Blood Center Will Conduct Antibody Testing for Coronavirus

PRESS RELEASE from Rachel Sonnentag Marketing & Communications Manager The Community Blood Center APPLETON, Wis. (May 21, 2020) – The Community Blood Center (CBC) continues to contribute to the fight against the novel coronavirus by making convalescent plasma available for transfusion to patients suffering from severe cases of COVID-19. Today, CBC announces it has the…

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Chamber Members Open for Business During Safer At Home Order

Updated 5/13/20 Many local businesses are exempt from the Safer At Home order and are open for business, some with limited hours or access. This list of Chilton Chamber members who are open for business is updated as of the date above. The printable PDF includes a live link to each member’s website. If you…

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Free Small Business Survival Coaching

Provided by Mary Kohrell Community Economic Development Director Calumet County There’s a new, free technical assistance service available through Calumet County Economic Development that might be of interest called Small Business Survival Coaching. Calumet County has partnered with the Rural Ideas Network, based in Dubuque, IA, to offer small businesses located in the county free…

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COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Source: Focus On Calumet e-Newsletter 4/9/20 (shared with permission) It goes without saying (but we’ll say it anyway) that human health and safety are the most important concern at this time, and businesses are encouraged to stay up to date with Wisconsin’s most current health guidance available from the WI Department of Health Services to keep…

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Working Capital Disaster Loans Available in Wisconsin Counties

Source: Focus On Calumet e-Newsletter 2/24/20 (shared with permission) The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that Working Capital Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations located in Wisconsin as a result of rainfall and excessive moisture on January 1 through August 15,…

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