Bliss Hot Yoga & Wellness Ribbon Cutting

We had the honor of welcoming Bliss Hot Yoga & Wellness to Kenosha yesterday with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Their Grand Opening celebration will be held this Sunday, August 1st, from 12pm to 4pm. Enjoy free food, raffles, games, music, studio tours, and more! The first fifteen guests at the Grand Opening will receive a goody bag and special promotions on packages.

Bliss is a HOT yoga studio with an aim to provide an accessible safe space to all. They inspire and empower each individual through yoga and physical fitness; guiding them on a path of wellness, both internally and externally. Bliss Hot Yoga Studio provides the tools and coping mechanisms for each student to live every day in their healthiest physical and mental state; the journey to experience BLISS. If you are new to yoga or a seasoned vet, Bliss welcomes you!

Bliss Hot Yoga & Wellness
1316 80th Street, Suite B
Kenosha, WI 53143
(262) 914-9323

Network at the Herzing University Business After 5!

The whole business community is invited to join us for open, social networking hosted by Herzing University. They have planned a fun experience with free wine and beer, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a live band at this outdoor event. They will also have tours of their Downtown Kenosha campus.

Entry is $5 for Chamber Members and $10 for non-members.

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Herzing University
5800 7th Avenue, Kenosha
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce 2021 Scholarships!

We are honored to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients for three different scholarship types: the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarships to graduating High School Seniors, Herzing University Adult Learner Scholarships, and Tempo Kenosha Scholarships. The Chamber extends their gratitude to the dedicated Scholarship Committees who read through the submissions, interviewed, and decided scholarships.

The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship Committee was chaired by Renee Young-Trego of University of Wisconsin-Parkside and included Peter Valeri of Valeri Agency, Amanda Blommel of David Insurance, and Cathy Savaglio of SecurityNational Mortgage Corporation. They chose recipients of four $2,500 scholarships. The 2021 Scholarship recipients are:

  • Jack Binder of Indian Trial High School through Chamber Member Oakfire
  • Meira Domash of Tremper High School through Chamber Member Gateway Technical College
  • Lauren Noble of Indian Trial High School through Chamber Member Kenosha Area Business Alliance
  • Katie Peltz of Tremper High School through Chamber Member Kenosha County

Through the generosity of Herzing University, two “debt-free full-ride” Adult Learner Scholarships will be awarded this year. The Herzing University Scholarship Committee was co-chaired by Trisha Camosy of Camosy Construction and Amanda Blommel of David Insurance, a Vizance Company.The 2021 Herzing University Adult Learner Scholarship recipients are:

  • Kaitlyn Dyer through Chamber Member House of Gerhard
  • Rachael Mandrell through Chamber Member Froedtert Kenosha Hospital

Herzing University, an accredited private nonprofit institution, was founded in Milwaukee in 1965, and offers career-focused, convenient and caring education for master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, diplomas and continuing education in the fields of nursing, technology, business, healthcare and public safety.

Through the generosity of Tempo Kenosha, three $1,500 Scholarships will be awarded to adult learners this year to pursue higher education. The Tempo Kenosha Board of Directors served as the scholarship committee to choose the 2021 Tempo Kenosha Scholarship recipients:

  • Kierra Coleman through Chamber Member Shalom Center
  • Sara Cornelius through Chamber Member Southern Lakes Credit Union
  • Rachel Drosen through Chamber Member Dooley & Associates.

TEMPO Kenosha is a group of diverse, accomplished women in business, public service, education and the arts, who have demonstrated excellence and community leadership. The chapter holds luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of every month, where speakers present diverse topics with both professional and personal development themes. Busy, pressured women can expand and enrich their community relationships with other like-minded women and together support, mentor and empower women in our community.

All Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Chamber Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at The Club at Strawberry Creek.

Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating over 105 years of service to the business community, with a mission to provide opportunities to engage and connect our Members with the greater community and promote a culture where people and business succeed.

Do you work at the best place in Kenosha?

The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the fourteenth annual Kenosha County “Best Place to Work” Award. This award is intended to highlight 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 Work award in the past are Specialized Accounting Services, David Insurance, Fulmer Dentistry, 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 October 20th. 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 August 27, 2021!

Download Nomination Form (PDF)