Best Bet Business Events for the week of June 16

Posted on Jun 15, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Tuesday, June 17: The Chamber of Manitowoc County Wellness Council will be hosting an Awareness Lunch, Carefully Crafting your Wellness Operating Plan, presented by Jennifer Raddemann, BS, CHES, Executive Director of the Wellness Council of Wisconsin from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, 2406 S. Alverno Rd., Franciscan Music Center, Room 115, Manitowoc. Registration is $10 for Chamber and Sail members and $25 for non-Chamber and non-Sail members. Lunch will be included. Registration, information: (920) 684-5575 or [email protected].

Wednesday, June 18: A panel of local entrepreneurs will share their success stories at the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce focal point event The Secret Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs from 7-9 a.m. at the Chamber office, 621 S. 8th Street, Sheboygan. The panel includes: Jeff Leismer, VibeTech Global; Mary Pitsch, Embrace Care Management; Jim Kregel, Surgical Site Solutions; and Caitlin Brotz, Olivu426. A light breakfast will be served before the presentation begins at 7:30. This event is $15 for general admission and $5 for Sheboygan County Chamber members. Registration, information: (920) 395-8707 or

Wednesday, June 18: Progress Lakeshore is hosting a Financial Management Boot Camp from 5-8 p.m. This three-hour Boot Camp will provide participants with basic financial management skills. Tuesday, June 24 Progress Lakeshore is hosting a Be Entrepreneurial Junior Boot Camp June 24-26 from 5-7:30 p.m. This three-day Boot Camp challenges students to start entrepreneurial ventures while still in school. Both camps are located at Progress Lakeshore, 202 N. 8th Street, Suite 101, Manitowoc, free of charge and open to anyone age 16 or older. Registration, information: (920) 482-0540.

Saturday, June 21: Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop of Washington Island announces the Grand Opening of its new 21-acre farm and 2,000 Sq. Ft. retail store from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1350 Airport Road, Washington Island. Guest speakers include Jon Bartz, Regional Director, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and Joel Gunnlaugsson, Town Chairman, Washington Island. Information: (920) 737-5064.

Saturday, June 21: Brown County is participating in the United Way Day of Action with over 10 projects and multiple collection drives. Contact [email protected],or [email protected] if you are interested in running a drive at your organization.

Sunday, June 22: Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce will hold its Business World program at St. Norbert College in De Pere from June 22-25. High school students from across the state will be given hands-on business experience and taught about the challenges facing business. Information: (608) 239-4866.

Wednesday, June 25: The De Pere Rotary Club will host the 2014 Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet from 6-10 p.m. at the Swan Club, 875 Heritage Road, De Pere. Drew Nowak, offensive guard for the Jacksonville Jaguars has been selected as the 2014 Lee Remmel Sports Awards Professional Achievement recipient, and the 2014 Superior Achievement Award will go to retired Green Bay Packer defensive standout Johnnie Gray. Reservations, information: (920) 336-1531.

Wednesday, June 25: The Women’s Fund of Door County is asking for artists to submit an image that evokes the importance, influence and vitality of women and girls in the community. This image will be used for the cover of the 2014 Tribute Book and may be used for publicity for the Celebrate Women! Luncheon on August 13th. Please e-mail a jpeg sized 4” x 6” 600 dpi to [email protected] and include the artist’s name, contact information, artwork title and medium. The entry deadline is June 25, 2014 and the cover will be selected by committee. The artist will be given full image credit. Information:

Friday, July 11: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its Government Relations Roundtable Group Meeting from 8-9 a.m. at 101 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Kaukauna. Eric W. Fowle, Executive Director, East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission will give an update on the Oshkosh Region Defense Industry Diversification Initiative. This initiative focuses on the worker and supply chain affected by Oshkosh Corporation layoffs. Reservations, information: (920) 766-1616.

Friday, August 15: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will accept nominations for its 2014 Athena Award, given to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to their professions, serving their communities and the advancement of women. Nominations are available until August 15 at