BAH: Beloit Regional Hospice

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by in Updates

We’re celebrating 30 years of service with Beloit Regional Hospice at this month’s BAH: Wednesday, Sept 19 from 5-7 p.m. 

Enjoy light appetizers, door prizes and view the annual memorial quilts. $5 for GBCC members; $10 for non-members.

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Meet Our Ambassadors: Nicole Morgan

Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by in Updates

Greater Beloit Chamber Ambassadors act as voluntary liaisons between the Chamber and its membership, particularly at ribbon cuttings, Business After Hours and other networking events. Our Ambassadors are definitely a highlight within the Chamber community, and we want you to get to know them! Next up is Ambassador Nicole Morgan.

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Ribbon Cutting: Merrill and Houston’s Steak Joint

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by in Updates

Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint with a ribbon cutting and open house!

Ribbon cutting will take place at 7 p.m., followed by live music and wine tastings.

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Tri-Chamber Lunch & Expo

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by in Updates

Join the Beloit, Rockton and Roscoe chambers on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Country Club of Beloit for the Working Women’s Wednesday Tri-Chamber Lunch and Expo!

Guest speaker is Gloria Peterson, author of “The Powerful Three.” She’ll share her insight on:

  • Fashion and Style in Business
  • Discovering the approach that
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August YP: It’s a BBQ!

Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by in Updates

<p>Enjoy a drink around a firepit</p>

We’re heading to Prairie Avenue Concrete/Terra Yard Creations for a JOINT YP event with Greater Beloit Young Professionals and Rock County Young Professionals

Thursday, Aug. 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

This is a perfect halfway point to meet up for a “backyard BBQ” in celebration of football season. Terra Yard Creations

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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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Congressional District Debates

Posted on 26. Jul, 2012 by in Updates

The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters of Beloit are co-hosting a debate in Beloit on the evening of August 1 between the four candidates in the Democratic Primary election for the 2nd Congressional District.  The current incumbent in the 2nd Congressional District,

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Legislative event: Justice Roggensack

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by in Updates

Justice Roggensack

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack will be in Beloit on Friday, Aug. 3 to meet with area community leaders and business representatives.

  • Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave. 
  • 7:30-9 a.m.
  • $10 (members only)

Justice Roggensack, who was elected to the Supreme Court in 2003, is up for re-election in April

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August: BAH with Patch Products

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by in Updates

Join us for this exciting Business After Hours at Patch Products! We’ll be in the cafeteria and the patio playing all sorts of games. Don’t forget your business cards because there will be some great giveaways! As always, $5 for GBCC members; $10 for non-members.

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Business Education Summit

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by in Updates

Vision Beloit Building | GBCC Offices | Mark Preuschl

The 6th Annual Business Education Summit will take place at the Eclipse Center from 7:30 a.m. – noon on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. This year’s theme is “Developing Our Future Workforce through Volunteering & Community Service.”

The summit is meant to bring local business representatives and teachers together to discuss

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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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Downtown Beloit Criterium Bike Races

Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by in Updates

Downtown Beloit Criterium Bike Races

Beloit will be a host city for an International Cycling Classic and Super Week Pro Tour professional bicycle races in downtown Beloit on Thursday, July 12. The seventeen-day, thirteen-city race series attracts bikers from around the world. There are expected to be more than 500 participants in the 17-day

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BAH with Jagger Bay

Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by in Updates

Vision Beloit Building | GBCC Offices | Mark Preuschl

Meet us at Jagger Bay for July’s hot BAH! Cost is $5 for GBCC members and $10 for non-members. Bring your business cards…

  • Wednesday, July 11
  • Jagger Bay, 822 Broad St., Beloit
  • 5-7 p.m.
  • Giveaways!

2012 is all full for Business After Hours, but 2013 is open. Check out our

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Next Ribbon Cutting: Fairfield Inn

Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by in General, Updates

Join us for our next ribbon cutting at Fairfield Inn & Suites! The Fairfield Inn has undergone major renovations to their suites, and invite the public to check it out.

Ribbon cutting is set for 10:30 a.m. We’ll see you there!

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BAH | Win Free Hotel Stays!

Posted on 14. Jun, 2012 by in General, Updates

June’s Business After Hours (BAH) is at Fairfield Inn, 2784 Milwaukee Road:

  • Wednesday, June 13
  • 5-7 p.m.
  • $5 GBCC members; $10 non-members

Bring those business cards, because we’ve got some great giveaways planned; including free hotel stays and network ads! We’re expecting gorgeous weather and you’ll get to see the

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Meet Our Ambassadors: Aileen Maeltzer

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

<p>Check out that sweet Catalina!</p>

Greater Beloit Chamber Ambassadors act as voluntary liaisons between the Chamber and its membership, particularly at ribbon cuttings, Business After Hours and other networking events. Our Ambassadors are definitely a highlight within the Chamber community, and we want you to get to know them! Next up is our 2012 Ambassador

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“Turn Marketing Dollars Into Gold”

Posted on 31. May, 2012 by in Updates

Sign up for our final free seminar: Target Marketing

For our last seminar in our series, we will welcome Ann Roe, Marketing and Business Communications Professor at UW-Whitewater. Ann will discuss target marketing and how your business can benefit from identifying proper target markets.

Join us: Tuesday, June 26

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Unveiling at the Fairbanks Flats

Posted on 29. May, 2012 by in Updates

The Fairbanks Flats/Shore Drive Neighborhood Revitalization Group will unveil the first historic marker to memorialize the lives of workers who re-located to Beloit during “The Great Migration.” The unveiling ceremony will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 31 at the Fairbanks Flats on Shore Drive.

The Fairbanks Flats, built

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GBCC Scholarship Winners

Posted on 22. May, 2012 by in Updates

GBCC Scholarship winners 2012

This year’s scholarship winners are Emily Olszewski and Margo Grover, seniors at Beloit Memorial High School. They each received $750 scholarships for the school of their choice.
These scholarships are awarded each May at the annual Stateline Community Foundation’s Scholarship Luncheon.

“We recognize the importance of a trained workforce to

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Multiple Generations in the Workplace

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by in Updates

Successfully Managing Multiple Generations at the Workplace

Join us on Thursday, June 7 at Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave., when Jennifer Burdick, CMK Associates, LLC, will discuss multiple generations in the workplace. The program will be from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Cost is $10 for GBCC members and

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8 Ways to Build Your Brand

Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by in General, Updates

Our second seminar in our Business & Marketing Series is set: “8 Ways to Build Your Brand.” Join us:

  • Tuesday, May 22
  • Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave.
  • 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Paula Hahn, of Paula Hahn strategic communications, will focus on ways in which to build your brand. “Your brand is

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May’s Business After Hours

Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by in Updates

Our next Business After Hours is Wednesday, May 9! We’ll be at the SandCastle in South Beloit, 201 S. 8th St.

From 5-7 p.m., you’ll enjoy networking and a “Taste of South Beloit.”

Cost is customary $5 for GBCC members, and $10 for non-members. Bring a business card; we’re trying

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Farmers Insurance Ribbon Cutting

Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by in Events, Ribbon Cuttings, Updates

The Redieske Agency Farmers Insurance

418 Pleasant St., Beloit WI 53511

Ribbon Cutting: April 19, 2012

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State Collection Service Ribbon Cutting

Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by in Events, Ribbon Cuttings, Updates

State Collection Service

655 Third St., Suite 302 Beloit, WI 53511

Ribbon Cutting: April 10, 2012

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Business and Marketing Series

Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by in General, Updates

Join Us for the Three-Part Series

The first seminar in our Business & Marketing Series kicks off on Thursday, April 26 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave. We’re welcoming Rick McGrath & Ana Kelly from Resonate Web Marketing to discuss social media content & usage (particularly Facebook
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Meet Our Ambassadors: Lois Howe

Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 by in General, Updates

Greater Beloit Chamber Ambassadors act as voluntary liaisons between the Chamber and its membership, particularly at ribbon cuttings, Business After Hours and other networking events. Our Ambassadors are definitely a highlight within the Chamber community, and we want you to get to know them! First up is our 2011 Ambassador

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Legislative Breakfast

Posted on 11. Apr, 2012 by in Updates

Secretary of Revenue Richard Chandler to speak

Join us at our next legislative breakfast, Friday, April 20 from 7:30-9 a.m. at Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave. 

Secretary of Revenue Richard Chandler will be on hand to discuss new tax changes, present an overview of the Department of Revenue, and talk

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“Overcoming Adversity through Zumba”

Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by in Media Archives, Updates

We recently welcomed FitPro Services owner Heidi McLain to share her inspiring entrepreneurial story with our Working Women’s group.

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GBCC Endorses 2012 Referendum

Posted on 29. Mar, 2012 by in Updates

GBCC Endorses 2012 Referendum

GBCC board vote unanimous

The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors adopted a resolution to support the 2012 School District of Beloit Referendum during its meeting held Thursday, March 8.

The referendum goes to voters in the City of Beloit on Tuesday, April 3.

Greater Beloit Chamber of

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Ribbon Cutting: State Collection Service

Posted on 27. Mar, 2012 by in Updates

Come see State Collection Service’s new offices

Ribbon Cutting set for Tuesday, April 10

Join us at the newly renovated State Collection Service’s office at 655 Fourth St., Suite 302 in the IronWorks building at 4:30 on Tuesday, April 10.

State Collection Service was established in the State of Wisconsin

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