Scholarships for High School Graduates

Since 1994, college scholarships have been awarded to Kenosha County High School students that display positive character, leadership skills, academic excellence, community involvement, and future aspirations. These scholarship opportunities are open to all students who have a parent or guardian employed by a Chamber Member. Scholarships will be formally awarded at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on July 30th. In 2019, the Foundation plans to award a minimum of four $2,500 scholarships.

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Scholarship applications are due March 27, 2019.

Joint Chamber Business & Education Blender

The business community is invited to join the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce and Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce for a free evening of social networking. Learn about our region’s higher education opportunities for adults, while enjoying good conversation, refreshments, and informal tours of Carthage’s Science Center facilities and planetarium. Parking is available in the North and South lots at Carthage College and free shuttles will run from the South parking lots to the event.

Joint Chamber Business & Education Blender is presented by Carthage, Concordia University, Gateway Technical College, Herzing University, and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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February 20, 2019
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Carthage College Science Center
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences
2001 Alford Park Drive, Kenosha

Kenosha Restaurant Week Begins This Saturday!

Kenosha Restaurant Week, a nine-day celebration of our community’s delicious dining scene, begins this Saturday!. Enjoy a culinary adventure as you dine around the greater Kenosha Area, exploring a diverse selection of local restaurants offering delicious multi-course meals at tasty savings. Grab your Restaurant Week menus and enjoy everything from retro diners, cafes and burger joints to swanky bistros, supper clubs, and ethnic eateries. You’ll find plenty of places to please your palate.

The talented chefs behind Kenosha’s most popular restaurants have cooked up special fixed-price menus that you’ll only find during Restaurant Week. Get the best Restaurant Week deals when you dine in Kenosha during this amazing food event. Enjoy multi-course meals for Breakfast or Brunch ($10), Lunch ($10), and Dinner ($20 and $30). No tickets, passes or coupons are required. Your favorite places to eat in Kenosha are serving up something special for this event, so don’t miss out! Just visit any participating restaurant and ask for the special Restaurant Week menu!

Kenosha Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to try a new restaurant, indulge in delicious food, or find new things to love at an old favorite. So, gather your friends and family and make plans to join us in Kenosha for this most tasteful event!

Nothing Bundt Cakes Grand Opening Celebrations

Today we celebrating the official opening of Nothing Bundt Cakes! 20% of all sales today will be donated to Safe Harbor Humane Society. Tomorrow at 10am the celebration will continue with Free Bundtlets for a Year to the first 50 guests. Then from 12pm to 2pm, bring the kids to enjoy their FAMILY FUN EVENT and enjoy face painting, balloon art and a‘bundt’ant samples of their delicious cakes!

Celebrate all of life’s special moments with moist, delicious bundt cakes, all adorned with the Nothing Bundt Cakes signature frosting. They use only the purest ingredients, including fresh eggs, butter and cream cheese. You can also add a charming gift from their ‘bundtique’ that is sure to compliment any special celebration.

Nothing Bundt Cakes
9740 76th Street, Suite 108
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
(262) 299-5570

Leadership Kenosha — January 2019

“What are we doing here…?” was the theme of conversation on January 16thas the 2019 Leadership Kenosha group emptied their pockets, removed smart watches and unfasted belts to proceed through the metal detectors at the Kenosha County Detention Center. The group would spend the rest of the day venturing behind bars to reveal a world unfamiliar to us all.

Our day began with Leadership Kenosha participant, Louis Rawley, discussing Leadership Truth #7 – Challenge is the Crucible for Greatness from our Truth About Leadership text. Louis led a hearty discussion covering figurative brick walls, resilience, grit and learning through failure. (more…)