Chamber Celebrating 100 Years of Service

Chamber 100th LogoThe Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated 100 years of service to the Kenosha area business community with an Anniversary Gala on October 1, 2016. We highlighted the Chamber’s history, area history, and recognized Member businesses as well as the people who have leant their time and talents to serve and lead the business community over the last 100 years.

We offer sincere thanks to our sponsors who made this event possible. Our presenting sponsor was Kenosha News and the event was further sponsored by Bane Nelson, Inc., LaMacchia Travel Agency and Funjet Vacations, Platinum Systems, Inc., Snap-On, Incorporated, Kenosha Beef, Palmen Motor Group, Partners in Design Architects, Southport Bank, BMO Harris Bank, Camosy Construction, DMI Digital Media Imaging, Educators Credit Union, Kenosha Lumber, Uline, and United Hospital System, Inc. (more…)

Clark Dietz, Inc. Celebration

Clark Dietz, Inc.This week we had the privilege to attend the Ribbon Cutting and Open House celebration for Clark Dietz, Inc. They renovated two floors in the historic National Bank building downtown and moved their Kenosha location there. Clark Dietz, Inc. specializes in planning, design, and construction management. They are a recognized leader in transportation, civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering with over 110 professional staff in regional offices in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

625 57th Street, 6th Floor
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-1550

Our Grill Games Festival Thanks

We wish to offer our thanks everyone who attended the Grill Games festival this weekend and to our festival partner, Kenosha YMCA. A big THANK YOU to our presenting sponsors, Festival Foods, Kenosha News, and Magnum Media, as well as all of the sponsors who made the event possible: Gordie Boucher Ford, Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C., Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, C.J.W., Inc., ULINE, Snap-on Inc., Lou Perrine’s Gas And Grocery, Ocean Spray, Aurora Health Care, Bane Nelson, Champion Windows & Sunrooms, Costco, Crown Trophy, Gruber Law Office, James Hardie Building Products, Kenosha Nissan, Snap-on Inc., and U.S. Cellular.

Special thanks to the businesses who donated goods and services to help staff and our volunteers! They include Otto Nelson Moving & Storage who expertly moved us there and made a seperate trip to pick up the water donated for our volunteers, Niagra Bottling, LLC who donated the water for our volunteers, Meijer, Inc. who donated soda for the volunteers, Birchwood Foods who donated hamburgers for the volunteers, and ULINE who donated all of the cleaning supplies from which everyone benefited.

We are thankful to live and work in a great community filled with wonderful volunteers without whom the festival would not be possible. We wish to extend our warmest thanks to our Ambassadors and all of the friends, families, businesses, and organizations who return year after year to volunteer. Some of those extraordinairy volunteers who Captained an area and went above and beyond include Kenosha Police Department Officer Tyler Cochran and the Police Explorers, Patti Molitor of Snap-On, Inc., Dennis DuChene of Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Todd Jacobs, Noel Boots of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Tom Ogilvie of EZ Pack n’ Ship, Rantell Ramirez – Realtor, Lisa Quarino of ULINE, Sarah Severson of ULINE, Alexa Ramirez who learned to facepaint just to bring smiles to children at the festival, Naziear Harvey who came to volunteer for 2 hours and stayed for 12 doing the heaviest job because he could see he was needed, and the wonderful volunteers from RSVP who have been assisting and volunteering for our Chamber for many years. All of their efforts are so greatly appreciated.



Familia Dental Grand Opening

Familia Dental Ribbon CuttingJoin us in welcoming Familia Dental to Kenosha!  We had the honor of attending their Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening this past weekend.  Familia Dental offers quality, affordable dentistry and orthodontics to children and adults with various forms of insurance, Medicaid, as well as those without dental insurance. Familia Dental also provides mobile dental clinics and oral health education programs through partnerships with local schools and organizations.

Familia Dental
3460 Green Bay Road, #112
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 653-3980

Scale Up Milwaukee Seeking Southeastern Wisconsin Participants


Scale Up Milwaukee has opened the application for the fourth cohort of our Scalerator program. This six-month, seven-session training program teaches business owners the practical skills to inject growth into their ventures, and thus the community. So far, 45 local businesses have graduated from the program, and now average 42% projected revenue growth. Scalerator graduates have experienced tremendous growth, such as… (more…)