We gathered on the third floor of the County Administration building on 56th Street, a grand room with arched ceilings and intricately carved decorations. I sat in the seat of a County Board Supervisor, complete with personal lamp and microphone, looking at walls hung with photographs of past chairmen, imagining all the past business that had been conducted in the stately room… And then we learned from Joe Potente’s presentation that the building was built to be the Moose Lodge for Kenosha and served the Moose until bankruptcy during the Depression forced a sale. Later it housed the UAW, and the large upper room was a roller-skating rink! My image of the high seriousness of the space took a hit, but it was still inspiring to sit ‘in the room where it happens’ and learn about the different chapters of its history. We heard from four different elected officials, serving city, county, town, and village governments. I was surprised to learn how low the stipend is for officials in Kenosha County, and my admiration for these civil servants grew as I heard their stories of their vision and their work. (more…)
Registration is under way for our 29th Annual Kenosha Expo! Exhibitor spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis. Visit the Expo website to view the floorplan or download a registration form. Earlybird pricing is in effect until the new year, so sign up before December 31st and save!
Interested in getting your business promoted to thousands of people locally? The 2020 Kenosha Expo Health & Home Show is seeking sponsors. This exciting, two-day event draws over 5,000 people annually. Sponsors are featured in marketing materials, the kenoshaexpo.com website and on signs at the Expo. To see what best fits your budget, visit the Expo website.
The 2020 Kenosha Expo – Health & Home Show is a family-friendly, fun and informative opportunity to meet the many businesses and organizations that make the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce such a strong association and is an excellent opportunity for you to connect with thousands of consumers in a single day. Plus, exhibitors have free WiFi to process credit card payments on site and connect to your website.
February 29 – March 1, 2020
10:00am – 4:00pm daily
UW-Parkside Frank J. Petretti Fieldhouse
900 Wood Road, Kenosha
Duke’s Country Saloon, Southeast Wisconsin’s hottest Country bar, celebrated new ownership today. They have specials running all week as part of the celebration. Stop on by!
2324 18th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Today we celebrated Superb Grill’s new physical location. A longtime favorite at Kenosha HarborMarket, Superb Grill is a veteran owned business. As part of their celebration, they’re offering their famous Rib Tips for only $5. Stop on by!
“Can you Smell what the Grill is cooking?” Superb Grill is blowing smoke! Their delectable meats are an experience! Grilled and smoked and finger lickin’ good food! Follow that delicious smell to 4433 22nd Avenue for take-out today and call them to cater your corporate party or private event like birthdays, graduations, promotions, weddings, and family days.
4433 22nd Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
Thanks to all of the great businesses that participated in the 2019 Business To Business Expo yesterday and to everyone who visited to learn more. Special thanks to our sponsors! Platinum Systems, DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasant Prairie Kenosha, Rode’s Camera & Photo Supplies, Computer Technologies, Inc., Debbie Solbrig at Farmers Insurance, Educators Credit Union, Gordon J. Maier & Company, LLP, and Visit Pleasant Prairie. To view event photos and contact the participating businesses, visit our Facebook page.