Ambassador Highlights – April Hannon

April Hannon is a Mother of one whose work focus is Business Development for Mechanical Contractors. She creates and maintains industry relationships, including new and existing clients, over a very wide territory.

In addition to serving as a Chamber Ambassador, April volunteers with the Waukesha County Business Alliance, Pleasant Prairie RecPlex Ice Arena, Board Member of Building Healthy Hearts (a subsidiary of the American Heart Association), and is an active Member of CARW, IFMA, IREM, AFE, and MMAC.

We are always looking for people with a passion to serve the greater business community. If you, or someone you know, would like to join our Ambassadors, contact Emily at the Chamber at (262) 654-1234 or any one of our Ambassadors.

Ambassador Highlights – Thomas E. Ogilvie

Thomas E. Ogilvie is the owner of two successful businesses: EZ Pack N Ship Etc, Inc for the last 25 years and Power Fill Ink & Toner for the last 12 years. While running two businesses takes a fair amount of his time, Tom manages to be involved in quite a lot. Through his store, he participates in fundraisers for area nonprofit organizations, like the cheese scarf sales for the Shalom Center.

Tom’s family and friends are very important to him and the source of his inspiration. He loves what he does and that shows in his long-term success. He has been an Ambassador with our Chamber for the past five years and been very involved with the festival planning. Most importantly, he has led the Lighthouse Networking Group, a free Chamber networking group, for the past 10 years. If you are interested in joining the Lighthouse Networking Group, or any Chamber networking group, reach out to Tom at EZ Pack N Ship Etc.

We are always looking for people with a passion to serve the greater business community. If you, or someone you know, would like to join our Ambassadors, contact Emily at the Chamber at (262) 654-1234 or any one of our Ambassadors.

Ambassador Highlights – Wendy Gauss

Wendy Gauss is a Buyer’s Agent on the Volkmar Team at RE/MAX Newport Elite. She enjoys her job and loves helping families find their ideal home in our community. She is a mother of three with two active teenage boys at home. She loves spending time with her family, 4-wheeling with her family, and reading when her busy life allows.

A Kenosha native, Wendy has always been very involved in the community. She has served on the Board at Kenosha Women’s Network, the Susan B Anthony Board, charity events for Southshore Realtors Association, and been very involved as an Ambassador for our Chamber. Wendy is currently the Vice-Chair of the Ambassadors, serving on several committees. Right now she is the Chair of the Great Kenosha Raffle Committee and collecting raffle baskets and donations. If you have a donation, please contact Wendy!

We are always looking for people with a passion to serve the greater business community. If you, or someone you know, would like to join our Ambassadors, contact Emily at the Chamber at (262) 654-1234 or any one of our Ambassadors.

Kenosha County Emergency Alerts

Kenosha County Office of Emergency Management offers a free emergency alert system through AlertSense. This system is ideal for businesses that have switched to a web-based phone system. In the event of a local emergency, this voluntary system acts like a reverse 911 and automated alert calls and texts are sent out regarding the emergency in your area.

The Kenosha County Office of Emergency Management ‘s monthly Public/Private Partnership sessions cover a great deal of information about preparing businesses for disaster. They’re always looking for businesses big and small to participate in the monthly sessions. If you’re interested in attending next month, or want more information about the sessions, reach out to Cheryl McCrary.

Ambassador Highlights – Laura Cox

This week we are highlighting Ambassador, Laura E. Cox, Practitioner and Owner of Acupuncture & Wellness of Wisconsin. Laura is an infinite learner and always evolving through diligent study, classes and workshops, to apply the most current knowledge available. Through her practice at Acupuncture & Wellness of Wisconsin, she offers comprehensive natural health care solutions utilizing natural functional medicine, acupuncture, nutrition, wellness and lifestyle coaching, classes and workshops, and more. Check out Acupuncture & Wellness of Wisconsin on Facebook for tips, tricks, and ideas that you can easily incorporate into your everyday life to help you better live well, choose well, and be well.

Laura has a strong history of service in our community and is the past president of Kenosha Women’s Network, Susan B Anthony Women of Influence award committee member, Introduction Leader and coach for Landmark Worldwide, and an Ambassador with our Chamber for the past year. While she is very passionate about connecting to the community and empowering people in their lives, she also enjoys creating art, music, and learning to kiteboard in the wild winds of Lake Michigan.

We are always looking for people with a passion to serve the greater business community. If you, or someone you know, would like to join our Ambassadors, contact Emily at the Chamber at (262) 654-1234 or any one of our Ambassadors.