Herzing University Scholarships for Adult Learners

Since 2017, Herzing University has generously partnered with the Kenosha Chamber of Commerce to award scholarships to prospective students chosen by the Chamber’s scholarship committee. Scholarship recipients can enroll in any of the HerzingUniversity programs offered on campus or online including degrees at the associates, bachelors or masters level. For 2018, the Chamber and Herzing plan to award two scholarships to adult learners. The scholarship is intended to be a “debt-free full-ride”, which means the cost of all tuition, fees, and books will be covered in full after federal, state, institutional, and other grants or scholarships are applied for and accepted by the student, when eligible.

The scholarship is open to all of our Chamber Members and their employees. The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships to individuals that display positive character, leadership skills, community involvement, and future aspirations. The due date for applications is May 25, 2018. Apply today!

Herzing University invites you to a night of casual networking at their Campus Mixer! Current Herzing students, alumni, employers and the public are welcome to attend this networking event at the Casa Capri, April 25th from 6-8 pm. Contact Kristen Hoffman at Krihoffman@herzing.edu with any questions.

Firestone Complete Auto Care Grand Opening

We had the honor today of helping Firestone Complete Auto Care kick off their Grand Opening celebration weekend in Somers. They donated $1,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha and encourage an atmosphere of giving. Last year they raised over $4,000,000 from customers rounding up their transactions to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Firestone Complete Auto Care plans an entire weekend of festivities with free food and gifts, a chance to win a flat screen TV or Tablet, and special pricing on tires and service. Plus, they’ll have The Original Monster Truck Bigfoot on display for photos all weekend.

With 90 years of tire and auto service, Firestone Complete Auto Care is your local source for oil changes, brakes, wheel alignment, car batteries, and tires of course.

Firestone Complete Auto Care
3190 Market Lane
Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 657-3390

Classic Violins Grand Opening

Today we welcomed Classic Violins to Kenosha. Classic Violins Corp. offers fine violins, violas, cellos, and bows and specializes in orchestral instrument sales, rentals, repairs, and restorations. They have several levels of instrument rentals to fit the playing level and budget of every student and they work with school orchestra sales, rentals, repairs, and maintenance. Violin, viola, and cello lessons are also offered on site.

Classic Violins Corp.
4003 80th Street, Suite 103
Kenosha WI 53142
(262) 577-5488

Leadership Kenosha — March 2018

On March 21, 2018 the Leadership Kenosha group came together for their 7th class at the Gateway Horizon Center on 88th Avenue in Kenosha.  The group began the day with an excellent overview given by Zina Haywood, Executive Vice President.  Zina described Gateway College and the education they provide that builds our community.  She gave the group a tour of the facility which has an automotive and technology focus.  The group was impressed by their automotive education center which taught not only on cars and trucks but also diesel engines and even airplanes. They have an excellent simulation lab that allows students to have a real life look and feel when learning how to fly a plane! (more…)

Do You Work At The Best Place in Kenosha?

The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the eleventh annual Kenosha County “Best Place to Work” Award. This award is intended tohighlight an outstanding Kenosha County employer, as nominated by its employees. Any Chamber member in good standing with a location in Kenosha County is eligible for the award.

Download the Nomination form or stop by the Chamber to pick one up and tell us about the environment at your place of work. Explain how they have helped you, inspired you, developed a sense of family or community, or aided you or other employees in your time of need.

The employers who have won the Kenosha County Best Place To Workaward in the past are Odd Job Larry, Partners in Design Architects, Aurora Health Care, Camosy Construction, Tecomet, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Hair Unlimited, Cordeck, Landmark Title Corporation, Dental Associates, Johnson Bank and Platinum Systems.

The winner of the Kenosha County Best Place to Work Award will be recognized at the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting on July 31. The Annual Meeting will also feature the Chairman’s Award, scholarship awards, Ambassador of the Year, the approval of the Board of Directors, and a keynote address. Nominations are due by May 11, 2018!