Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter September Newsletter 2017

In This Issue • • • • • Marketing & Event News Chamber Updates Membership News From Fort McCoy Community Events September 2017 The Sparta Ambassador It’s A Wrap! We have had one heck of a season for Concerts in the Park! For a majority of the season the Wednesday night concerts battled against Mother Nature’s desire to storm and even flood, at the same time as our concerts started! We are incredibly thankful to the American Legion, who graciously accommodated us at a moment’s notice, several times this summer. Even while battling nature, this series of concerts was still a wonderful addition to our community events. I’d like to share a few things I’ve personally witnessed this year. First, the nonprofit groups and community organizations that have come out to support the concerts by sponsoring concession stands are a blessing. Their hard work to ensure that the concert goers have food options at the concerts was such a blessing to families who would come right from work to the concert. I’ve seen healing happen, people fall in love, family reunions, and perhaps most importantly people connect and build relationships at concerts in the park. From the bottom of our hearts here at the Chamber we thank our community for supporting these concerts and our sponsors for donating and believing in us to put on these concerts. Holly Carlson