Rising Professionals Launch Event

Posted on 24. Jun, 2014 by in General

Phoenix Building

Join us July 31st

5pm - 8pm

at the Phoenix Building Rooftop Patio,

for a night of networking

live music

and giveaways!

Bring a friend $5 RP Members $15 non-Members

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Ironworks Hotel – Ribbon Cutting

Posted on 06. Jun, 2014 by in General

Ironworks Hotel Ribbon CuttingJoin us on June 13 5:30 pm - Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Champagne 4:00pm - 7:00pm - Grand Opening Celebration. Ironworks Hotel 500 Pleasant St. Beloit   Read More ....

Downtown Dash Results

Posted on 07. May, 2014 by in General

Downtown Dash 2014

Our first Downtown 5K Dash was a great success! The Results are in.

Thanks again to our Sponsors


Beloit College, Visit Beloit
Beloit Health System, Stateline Printing, Harris ACE Hardware, TRICOR Ins., and all our volunteers and participants.

Our winner with a time of 19:38.418 was David Luebke

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2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

Posted on 21. Jan, 2014 by in General, Updates

You have opportunities to become involved at every level in 2014.

Whether it’s our inspiring annual dinner, a legislative function, or the fun Golf Classic.

We invite you to get involved in our Chamber community in 2014!

Annual Dinner – Laura Schwartz – March 11

Gold: $2,500: private reception with

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Happy Holidays from GBCC

Posted on 19. Dec, 2013 by in General

The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce

wishes Happy Holidays to all our members and

their families.

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Legislative Breakfast | Senator Neal Kedzie – 11th District

Posted on 04. Dec, 2013 by in General

Join us:

December 17, 2013 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Ironworks Hotel (Beloit Inn)
500 Pleasant St. Beloit WI

$10 Members / $15 Non Members

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Beloit Regional Hospice Ribbon Cutting

Posted on 12. Nov, 2013 by in General

Beloit Regional Hospice

Thanks to the assistance of our partners at Hendricks Commercial Properties and CCI, we are celebrating the expansion of our space and 10 years as tenants in the beautiful Ironworks Building.

Wednesday November 13th

Ribbon Cutting:  5:00 p.m.
Open House: Until 6:30 p.m.

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29th Annual GBCC Golf Classic

Posted on 20. Aug, 2013 by in General

Join us this year at Glen Erin Golf Club.

Note: New this year there is an option of a 9 hole course.

$100 member/$125 nonmember for 18 ($400 for a foursome) Includes golf, cart, lunch, reception, two drink tickets, goodie bag.

$70 member/$90 nonmember for 9 ($280 for a foursome) Includes golf, cart, reception, one drink ticket, goodie bag

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Ribbon Cutting: Converse Elementary School

Posted on 16. Jul, 2013 by in General, Updates

August 19, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Converse Elementary School
1602 Townline Avenue
Beloit WI

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Ribbon Cutting: Merrill Elementary School

Posted on 15. Jul, 2013 by in General, Updates

Merrill School Beloit

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July BAH: Kerry Ingredients

Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by in General, Updates

July BAH Kerry Ingredients

Join us for an evening of socializing with the Chamber community while learning about Kerry and indulging in delectable appetizers prepared by Chef Danny Bruns, Kerry’s Director of Culinary Innovation.

Wednesday, July 17 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Please note, start time is 5:30 p.m.)

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Wegner CPAs

Posted on 06. Jun, 2013 by in Accountant, General

Wegner CPAs


101 E. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 425
Janesville, WI 53546
Phone: 608-756-4020
Website: www.wegnercpas.com


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June BAH: DuPont!

Posted on 05. Jun, 2013 by in General

Vision Beloit Building | GBCC Offices | Mark Preuschl

Join us at DuPont for our June BAH!

June 12th 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ever wondered what goes on at DuPont Biosciences? Now’s your chance to find out at this month’s Business After Hours. DuPont will host a “Backyard BBQ BAH” complete with tents, grills and yard games! Take

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Tri-State Alliance Set

Posted on 26. Apr, 2013 by in General

Vision Beloit Building | GBCC Offices | Mark Preuschl

Illinois, Iowa & Wisconsin Team Up

The 6th Annual Tri-State Alliance is set for Friday, May 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Eclipse Center,  1701 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit.
This year's Tri-State Alliance Summit will feature Wisconsin and Illinois Transportation Secretaries Mark Gottlieb and Ann Schneider. Kelly O'Brien, Chicagoland Chamber, also will present on the Chicago Regional Competitive Analysis and the Role for Alliance and Regional Development.
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Bridging Our Communities with LDA

Posted on 08. Apr, 2013 by in General, Updates


Show Your Support to Connect Beloit & Janesville Trails

Using the old railroad bridge abutments, a Leadership Development Academy group is looking to install a  30' long and 15' wide bridge over Goose Creek at the entrance to Big Hill Park in order to connect Janesville and Beloit through the hiking, biking and recreational trail.

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Sen. Ron Johnson to visit Beloit

Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by in General, Updates

Ron Johnson

Sen. Johnson will give us an update on the status of our national economy and other important issues facing our country today.

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Ho-Chunk Nation

Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by in Amusement & Entertainment, Business / Management Consultant, General

Ho Chunk Nation


W9814 Airport Road PO Box 667
Black River Fall, WI 54615
Phone: 800-726-7509

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Adult Spelling Bee!

Posted on 12. Mar, 2013 by in General, Updates

Adult Spelling Bee Logo

It’s an adult spelling bee! (That’s right, A-D-U-L-T-S Only!)

Thursday, April 4
Suds O’
435 E. Grand Ave., Beloit
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Come avenge your childhood spelling errors (we may or may not have spelled out on the word “alderman” in the state spelling bee. Just saying.)

Teams of three

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Annual Dinner Is On!

Posted on 04. Mar, 2013 by in General

Worried about the snow emergency for our annual dinner tomorrow? Don’t be. Eclipse Center will be continually plowed for us, our speaker gets in early this evening, & we’ll even have extra snow mats! Cocktail hour from 5-6, dinner & program from 6-8 p.m. (and not a minute later!)


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2013 Annual Dinner

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in General, Updates

Join us at our 86th Annual Dinner on Tuesday, March 5 at Eclipse Center.

Cocktail hour is 5-6 p.m. with dinner & program from 6-8 p.m.

Donovan Rypkema, principal of PlaceEconomics, will discuss downtown and neighborhood district revitalization and the reuse of historic structures. Donovan was recently awarded the 2012

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2012 Ambassador of the Year Is…

Posted on 09. Dec, 2012 by in General, Updates

2012 Ambassador of the Year

Congratulations to our GBCC Ambassador Nicole Morgan! She was awarded with the 2012 Ambassador of the Year Award during the Ambassador holiday party. Nicole is with Beloit Regional Hospice, and we appreciate her dedication and hard work to the Ambassador Club. Interested in learning more, or joining? Check out our

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2013 Sponsorship Opportunities

Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by in General, Updates

2013 GBCC Sponsorships

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Meet Our Ambassadors: Cheri Adair

Posted on 08. Nov, 2012 by in General, Updates

Cheri Adair

Name: Cheri Adair

Company: Independent Investment Professional – which means that I work with clients with their 401k, mutual funds, annuities, stock, bonds, life insurance and long term care insurance.

I have always worked in the banking industry.  In 1997 I began working in the Investment area and have been

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Social Media-Phobes Anonymous!

Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by in General, Updates

Calling all social media-phobes! You won’t want to miss this free seminar from Type A Images owner Amanda Reseberg.

Amanda has built a massive online following in the short time she has owned her photography company, and it shows. Amanda will walk you through the various social media tools that

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Meet Our Ambassadors: Tara Dunn

Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by in General, Updates

GBCC Ambassadors

Name:  Tara Dun

Company:  Visit Beloit

Position: Office Manager/Finance Assistant

A bit about you: I have worked the past 5 years at Visit Beloit. I’m married to Mr. Tracy Dunn. I have a 19-year old daughter in her second year of college at Alabama A&M. I have a miniature Jack

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BAH: Budweiser Motors

Posted on 01. Oct, 2012 by in General, Updates

Our next Business After Hours is set for Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Budweiser Motors from 5-7 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, drinks and door prizes at the dealership. $5 for GBCC members; $10 for non-members.

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CEO Series: Tim Storm

Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by in General

Vision Beloit Building | GBCC Offices | Mark Preuschl

We’re launching a brand new series and you’re invited! Join us for our inaugural CEO Series: Leadership Today. Tim Storm, founder and former CEO of FatWallet, will be our speaker.

  • Thursday, Sept. 27
  • 4:30-6 p.m.
  • at Vision Beloit
  • $15 for GBCC members; $25 for non-members.

This is a

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28th Annual Golf Classic Set

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by in General

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Fore! We’re getting closer to a beautiful day on the golf course at our 28th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 10 at Country Club of Beloit.


10:30 a.m. Registration & Practice
11 a.m. Boxed lunch
11:30 a.m. Shotgun start
4:30 p.m. Putt for cash, cocktails & networking

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Meet Our Ambassadors: Shannon Ahrens

Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by in General, Updates

Shannon Ahrens

Name:  Shannon Ahrens

Company:  American Family Insurance

Position: Agent/Owner

Favorite Quote:  “You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don’t take.”  –Michael Jordan

Shannon has been an agent with American Family since July 2005 and loves her job.  “Every day brings a new challenge and another opportunity to

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Meet Our Ambassadors: Dave Peltier

Posted on 15. Jul, 2012 by in General, Updates

Meet Our Ambassadors: Dave Peltier

Name: Dave Peltier

Company: Broaster Company (retired 2002)

Position: Director of Export/Government Sales

Favorite food: Sweet corn/fried clams (He comes from the Mass. coast, whaddya expect?)

First car: A 1947 Chevy (I was a junior in high school) (pretty cool, huh?)

Family: A daughter Camille (51)

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