Best Bet Business Events for the week of July 21

Posted on Jul 20, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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Tuesday, July 22: The Fox Cities Chamber is hosting its July Business Connection at Stone Cellar at Riverview Gardens, 1101 S. Oneida Street, Appleton from 5-7 p.m. Registration:

Tuesday, July 29: The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) and the Chambers of Green Bay, Oshkosh and the Fox Cities will host a private breakfast and discussion of American diplomacy and the impact on Wisconsin’s economy. The event is from 7:30-9 a.m. at Bemis Center at St. Norbert College, Rm 20ABCD and will feature USGLC’s Senior Policy Director John K. Glenn. Information:

Thursday, July 31: The Fox Cities Chamber will be hosting its Accelerate event at UW-Oshkosh MBA-Exec Center, 2323 E. Capitol Dr., Appleton from 4:30-6 p.m. Accelerate connects small businesses with Chamber resources. Information: (920) 734-7101.

Friday, Aug. 1: The Sheboygan County Chamber will host Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb at its First Friday Forum at the Bull at Pinehurst Farms, 1 Long Dr., Sheboygan Falls. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with a buffet lunch served at 11:45 a.m. The presentation will begin at noon and conclude at 1:15 p.m. Registration is $17 for members of any Chamber in Sheboygan County and $35 for general admission. Registration:

Friday, Aug. 1: Door County Chef Terri Milligan will be offering a Cooking with Lavender Demonstration Class at 10 a.m., 11:30am and 1 p.m. at Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop, 1350 Airport Road Washington Island. The cost for the 45 minute class is $19.50 per person and includes a copy of all recipes plus samples of the prepared items. Information, reservations:, [email protected].

Monday, Aug. 4: The Chamber’s Government Issues Council will host a candidate forum for the five Republicans vying for the 55th Assembly District seat at Whiting Boat House, 98 5th Street, Neenah at 12 p.m. The forum will discuss issues important to local business and hear what these candidates have to say. Confirmed guests include: Steve Gillespe, John Lehman, Ryan Pheifer, Mike Rohrkaste and Jay Schroeder. Registration: [email protected].

Tuesday, Aug. 5: The City of New Holstein is working with Stadtmueller & Associates and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to create a master plan for the former Tecumseh manufacturing site. The public is invited to attend a community workshop from 6-8 p.m. at the Community Center, 1725 Silver Moon Lane to explore ideas for revitalizing the former Tecumseh property.

The Fond du Lac Association of Commerce has the following Ribbon Cuttings:

Tuesday, August 5: Worthington Remodel & Repair, 207 N Main Street, Fond du Lac, 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, August 7: Personal Finance Company, 459 W Johnson Street, Suite D, Fond du Lac, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, August 26: We Are HOPE, Inc. is hosting its Year in Review Luncheon at Stone Harbor Resort & Conference Center 107 North First Avenue Sturgeon Bay from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Seats are $35.00 per person or $500.00 for a Corporate Sponsor table. Registration, information:,

Aug.: The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay is a partner in presenting “Marketing Made Lean,” a four-part, 16-hour workshop series for small businesses. Each of the weekly workshops is four hours long and will build on the previous week’s session. The cost is $249. Information, registration:, (920) 498-7124.

Aug.: The Fox Cities Chamber will accept nominations for its Celebrating Business Awards program. The awards celebrate individuals with achievements in operating businesses as well as leadership in the community. Award categories and nomination form: