Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce http://wxpr.org en Millions $$$$ From Country Festival Visitors http://wxpr.org/post/millions-country-festival-visitors <p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:47:30 +0000 Ken Krall 20801 at http://wxpr.org Millions $$$$ From Country Festival Visitors Klett Delivers $10K Marketing Check To RCOC http://wxpr.org/post/klett-delivers-10k-marketing-check-rcoc <p>The state's top tourism official dropped by the Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce Thursday with a big check to promote this year's Boom Lake Log Jam.</p><p>Tourism Secretary Stephenie Klett delivered $10,000 in Joint Effort Marketing money to promote Rhinelander's relatively new event. She says it's a competitive marketing grant and there were many groups hoping to get some of the promotion money. She says Rhinelander's application stood out....</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 21:35:45 +0000 Ken Krall 18723 at http://wxpr.org Klett Delivers $10K Marketing Check To RCOC New Chamber Director Takes the Reins http://wxpr.org/post/new-chamber-director-takes-reins <p>The new&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Executive Director for the </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chamber of Commerce had his first day on the job Monday.&nbsp; </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> native Dana </span>DeMet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he’s busy getting up to speed on upcoming events like the </span>Hodag<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Home Show.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He says one of his goals as chamber director is to help make membership a measurable benefit.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:33:39 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15078 at http://wxpr.org New Chamber Director Takes the Reins New Director At Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce http://wxpr.org/post/new-director-rhinelander-chamber-commerce <p>Late Friday Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce officials named a Harshaw resident as its new Executive Director.</p><p>Dana DeMet, comes to the chamber after he served two years as administrator and later business manager at Palantir.net, a Chicago-based web development firm.</p><p>DeMet succeeds Lara Reed who left the chamber to work for Ministry Health Care.</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 12:45:15 +0000 Ken Krall 15008 at http://wxpr.org Reed Resigns from Rhinelander Chamber http://wxpr.org/post/reed-resigns-rhinelander-chamber <p>Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new executive director.&nbsp; Lara Reed announced her resignation today.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an email to the Chamber Membership Reed said she has truly enjoyed her time and work at the Chamber.&nbsp; She has been in the position since May of 2011.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Reed will head to a position with Ministry Medical Group.&nbsp;</p><p>The Rhinelander Chamber Board says it has begun the process to fill the position.</p><p>Reed’s last day will be January 10<sup>th</sup>. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:43:06 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11953 at http://wxpr.org Grants To Rhinelander Non-Profits Promote Tourism http://wxpr.org/post/grants-rhinelander-non-profits-promote-tourism <p>The Rhinelander Tourism Marketing Committee has awarded 13 area non-profits grants to promote winter activities coming up.</p><p>Chamber of Commerce Director Lara Reed says the committee awards grants twice a year.....</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p><blockquote><p><i><u>"anybody in the Rhinelader community who is a non-profit organization who works to either host an event or has a program to draw in visitors and tourists is eligible to submit a grant application..."</u></i></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:10:42 +0000 Ken Krall 11642 at http://wxpr.org Grants To Rhinelander Non-Profits Promote Tourism Chamber Promotion Successful in keeping $$ In Area http://wxpr.org/post/chamber-promotion-successful-keeping-area <p>Local merchants are working to have customer dollars stay locally instead of going out of town via the internet or buying in another community.</p><p></p><p>That's the thrust of a Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce promotion called "Chamber Bucks". Director Lara Reed says customers come to the Chamber to buy what amounts to a gift certificate there and then can redeem the Chamber Bucks at any participating chamber businesses...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:14:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11350 at http://wxpr.org Chamber Promotion Successful in keeping $$ In Area More Than Mittens: Tourism Business Collect Warm Clothes http://wxpr.org/post/more-mittens-tourism-business-collect-warm-clothes <p>What started as a contest between the states of Michigan and Wisconsin's Tourism Departments continues as an effort to help those without warm winter clothing.</p><p>"The Big Bundle Up" finds local Chambers of Commerce and other tourism organization beginning a collection.</p><p>Rhinelander Chamber Director Lara Reed says this is the third year of the program. It all began with a public debate between the tourism department about 'which state looks more like a mitten, Wisconsin or Michigan?...."</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:35:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11052 at http://wxpr.org More Than Mittens: Tourism Business Collect Warm Clothes Oneida County Non-Profits Can Get Free Help http://wxpr.org/post/oneida-county-non-profits-can-get-free-help <p>The deadline is approaching for Oneida county non-profits to get some free volunteer help.</p><p>Each year Leadership Oneida County needs projects from non-profits. The effort is jointly sponsored by UW-Extension and Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce. This year 16 professionals are learning about the business, education, medical, media and other aspects of Oneida county life with an eye toward finding a new generation of leaders here.</p><p>Chamber Director Lara Reed says they need at least five more non-profits to submit entries to have enough for the prospects...</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:32:47 +0000 Ken Krall 10291 at http://wxpr.org Oneida County Non-Profits Can Get Free Help Rhinelander Chamber To Host ACA seminar http://wxpr.org/post/rhinelander-chamber-host-aca-seminar <p><font size="2">&nbsp;</font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">The Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar Thursday on the Affordable Care Act.</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">Director Lara Reed says many questions still exist about how the law will affect businesses and individuals...</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><blockquote><p><font face="Times New Roman"><i><u>&nbsp;&nbsp;</u></i></font></p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 22:25:00 +0000 Ken Krall 9512 at http://wxpr.org Rhinelander Chamber To Host ACA seminar