Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Chamber News for September 2011 (Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce)

September Member Luncheon - September 22nd

Featured topic: Legislative Update

Presented by Jason Culotta, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce


• Tort Reform: review of 2011 Wisconsin Act 2 and subsequent proposals
• Regulatory Reform: discuss new process for administrative rules under Act 21/other changes
• Tax Reform: changes from state budget and additional measures needed to improve our business climate
• Reforming the Dept. of Revenue: WMC’s proposal on auditing process

Place: Prairie Lanes, 430 Clarmar Drive
Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
RSVP: Tuesday, September 20th
Time: 12:00 noon
Menu: Buffet of: pizza, salad/dressing, breadsticks/sauces & beverages
Cost: $8.50 per person

September Member Mixer - September 27th

The September Mixer will be hosted by Hallman Lindsay Quality Paints.
• Date: Tuesday, Sept 27th
• Location: 1717 N. Bristol Street
• Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Appetizers and beverages are served. This is a great opportunity to meet other chamber members.

Reservations are appreciated so adequate refreshments are available.

RSVP to the Chamber office at 837-4547 by Friday, September 23rd.

Community Expo - November 3rd

Join us for our third annual Community Expo! November 3rd, 3-7 pm at Wisconsin Distributors. The event will feature booth space for Chamber Members and opportunities to network with other Chamber Members and promote your product or service to the general public.

Leadership Sun Prairie Announces 2011-2012 Class 15

Angie Bohling, Bank of Sun Prairie
Angie Franke, Buck & Honey’s
Renee Gabel, Beans ‘n Cream
Kevin Henry, Eustice, Laffey, Sebranek & Auby, S.C.
Jean Hull, Access Community Health Centers
Aimee Joutras, Celerity Staffing Solutions
Jason Lefeber, City of Sun Prairie Police
Clark Luessman, Sun Prairie Area School
District—Patrick Marsh Middle School
Sarah Menihan, UW Credit Union
Rose Schulze, Sun Prairie Utilities
Ashley Simon, Anytime Fitness
Shawnn Teske, Frontier Communications
Steven Vera, Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Community Business Leader Award Nominations Sought

The Chamber is accepting nominations through October 15th.

Nominees must:
• be employed by a business (not a government employee)
• be active in the community (not solely a financial contributor)
• person or business must be a Chamber member

A $200 donation will be made to the winner’s chosen non-profit organization in their name. A plaque bearing the winner’s name will be displayed at the Chamber of Commerce.

The award will be presented at the annual Business Appreciation Luncheon in November. Nomination forms are available at the Chamber Office and website.

Blogger's Note: For more information on these programs and other resources at the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce, call 608-837-4547, email, or visit the website at

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