Tomah Chamber & Visitors Center Newsletter August 2018

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER CHAMBER CHATTER August 2018 MUSIC ON MILWAUKEE BACK TO SCHOOL BBQ Fun times are right around the corner! Join us on August 11th on Milwaukee Street for great music and even better people! Music will start at 3:30 with local musician Duncan Peterson opening the afternoon. Greg Hall and The Wrecking Ball will be on stage following Peterson and Minneapolis native Tim Sigler Band will close out the evening. Come one, come all! Families in the Tomah Area School District are encouraged to join the community for an end of summer, Back to School BBQ evening! We’ll be at Fireman’s Park on Tuesday, August 21st starting at 5:00 PM. The first 300 people will be provided with dinner. Activities will be provided and families will have a chance to meet some of the new and existing teachers entering the Tomah Area School District. Finish summer and greet the school year with a bang! Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the gate. Beer, seltzer and hard water beverages will be for sale by the Tomah Lions Club, while soft drinks and water will be available for purchase at the two food vendors that will be on site. Tickets are on sale at tomahwisconsin. com. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own sunscreen and a chair. (Must be 21 or older to attend.) MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF’S FORUM Hear directly from the candidates running for Monroe County Sheriff at the Sheriff’s Forum on Tuesday, August 7th at the Tomah High School Auditorium at 7:00 PM. The Forum will last about 90 minutes. Each candidate will have the opportunity to answer every question in round robin style. Candidates will have no knowledge of the questions prior to hearing them on stage. This is your opportunity to be an informed voter before the primary election on August 14th. All voters in Monroe County are welcomed to attend. Timberwood Bank will also be awarding 5 teachers with $200 to go towards the needs of their classrooms. The public is encouraged to nominate a deserving teacher to Timberwood Bank by August 10th. *Email nominations to:; or Message the Timberwood Bank Facebook page; or Mail to/drop off: Timberwood Bank, Attn. Nominate a Teacher, 110 W Veterans St, Tomah WI 54660. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY Are you looking for professional growth and development opportunities for your staff, or even yourself? Studies show that employees value professional development and offering these opportunities increases employee engagement and retention. For this reason, we are offering a Professional Development Day on September 13 from 9am-2pm at Ground Round. Topics that will be covered include: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Basics of Customer Service, Time Management, Leadership & Getting the People Side Right, and Workforce Recruitment & Retention. To find out more information and register please visit: We hope you can join us! 1