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One Master of Business Administration Degree. Two Paths. Professional and Executive. Choose the path that fits your level of experience, career goals and time commitment. Visit uwosh.educobgraduate, call 920 4243199 or call us tollfree at 800 6331430 for more information. Stephen Nunn, MBA Student, Graduating 14 Operations Manager, KimberlyClark Corporation, Neenah, Wis.

NewsWave PresidentCEO John Casper Editor Kari Cassidy karioshkoshchamber.com Layout Megan Kok meganoshkoshchamber.com Cover Photography Hillary Quella Hillary Quella Photography Advertising Kari Cassidy Find NewsWave online at www.oshkoshchamber.comnews. NewsWave USPS 020309 is published bimonthly at a subscription of 25 by the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce, 120 Jackson Street Oshkosh, WI 54901 www.oshkoshchamber.com Periodical postage paid at Oshkosh, WI. Postmaster Send address changes to the Os

Chairmans Message Reflecting on the years solid progression Reflecting back on the past year, I am amazed by the progress the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce has made. It has been my pleasure to serve as the chairman and help contribute to the growth of the community. Our goal of strengthening Economic Development continues to be one of the most important areas of focus for the Chamber. The Chamber Board of Directors spearheaded the strategic planning process this year. We reached out to members thr

KNOWLEDGE POWERS OSHKOSH By Alex Hummel, UW Oshkosh The physical and program transformations at UW Oshkosh are only a part of the story of how the states thirdlargest institution is powering Wisconsin. The University is also helping transform the community beyond the campus borders and, in the process, moving the needle on economic development. Wisconsin communities with UWs in their backyards or front yards, for that matter know it well. Oshkosh, in particular, sees it and gets it. The city and

central mission, said UW Oshkosh Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Lane Earns. Meanwhile, its hard to ignore the campus and communitys physical metamorphosis, a collaborative process long in the works and bearing fruit like never before in 2013. Our UW Oshkosh Foundation, staff and faculty have collaborated to purchase and revive Oshkoshs downtowns conventioncenterconnected hotel, UW Oshkosh Foundation President Arthur Rathjen said. We continue to share the engineering vision and

Rosendale Dairy, the states largest dairy farm with more than 8,000 cows, will involve UW Oshkoshs largest biodigester collaboration. Two cylindrical anaerobic digestion reactors built by Viessmann Group and its subsidiary BIOFerm Energy Systems of Madison will each have a 1milliongallon capacity. Methane generated by the digestion process of livestock manure will be combusted in engines on the site. The digester units will produce up to 1.4 megawatts of electricity enough electricity to power

The BSCs staff and student employees assisted 94 companies and organizations in the region in 201112, helping connect external business and enterprise with University faculty and staff knowledge, talent and resources. Companies, nonprofits and economic development agencies have benefitted from BSCcollaborative surveys gauging regional manufacturers hiring expectations to strategic planning development to crashcourses on social media Facebook and Twitter, for example and those tools value in keep

Discover Northern Ireland with the Oshkosh Chamber 10day trip provides experiences of Northern Ireland Fox World Travel and the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce invite you to embark on a breathtaking cultural immersion into Northern Ireland September 26 to October 5, 2014. This trip is open to the public and will take you from the towering walls of Derry to the scenic views of the Causeway Coast and the Victorian architecture of Belfast. Upon booking the trip, Fox World Travel will donate 100 to the

Oshkosh Chamber Ranks 1 in Social Media The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce ranked in the Top 100, and 1 in Wisconsin, of the Most Social Media Friendly Chambers of Commerce in the U.S. by OnlineMBApage.com. To determine this ranking, the staff at OnlineMBApage.com searched the most popular social media sites and recorded the number of followers, likes, etc. for approximately 550 chambers of commerce, out of the 7,000 U.S. chambers, that met the minimum requirements for consideration. Points were th

Chamber Clips Save the Date 2013 Annual Meeting The 106th Oshkosh Chamber Annual Meeting will take place Monday, October 28th, 2013, at the EAA Aviation Center. It will begin at 500 p.m. with a cocktail and hors doeuvres reception. The Annual Meeting program will begin at 630. Governor Scott Walker has been invited to speak. It is 25 per person or 200 for a corporate table of 10 to attend. You can register by going to www.oshkoshchamber.com and click on the Annual Meeting on the events page. At

Ribbon Cuttings Outlet Shoppes 3001 S Washburn St Photo by Megan Kok Horicon Bank 1821 Witzel Ave Photo by Megan Kok Right at Home 2100 Omro Road, Ste. H Photo by Megan Kok Fleur Couture 428 N. Main Street Photo by Megan Kok World Relief 115 Washington Ave Photo by Megan Kok NewsWave www.oshkoshchamber.com 13

Calendar of Events Network Health Seminar Series 2013 September Sales Club 730 a.m. September 10 Oshkosh Chamber building Business After Hours 500 p.m. to 700 p.m. September 10 Fratellos Waterfront Brewery RestaurantSupple Restaurant 1501 Arboretum Drive Social Hub Facebook 730 a.m. September 12 Oshkosh Chamber building A.M. Oshkosh 745 a.m. to 900 a.m. September 17 ReBath of Central Wisconsin 230 N. Koeller Street October Sales Club 730 a.m. October 8 Oshkosh Chamber building Social Hub 73

A.M. Oshkosh Credit Card, ATM and POS Processing Services SMART BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Check Scanner ReBath of Central Wisconsin 230 N. Koeller Street Tuesday, September 17 745900 a.m. Sponsored by Remember when honesty, integrity and service were everything We never forgot. We strive to provide the highest quality, lowest cost solution while maintaining that personal touch unrivaled by larger companies. Terminal with Printer Retail and Hospitality POS Coming Up Next Month Friday, October 25

Business Briefs McClone was announced as one of the three winners for the 2013 Family Business First Awards of Northeast Wisconsin at an awards celebration held at Butte des Morts country club located in Appleton, WI. The Family Business First Awards recognize businesses located in Northeast Wisconsin that excel in terms of sales, innovation, economic impact, profits, employment, and giving back to their community. Other recipients of the 2013 Family Business First Awards of Northeast Wisconsin

Business After Hours September 10 500 700 p.m. Fratellos Waterfront Brewery Restaurant Supple Restaurant Pepsi Beverages Company and Wisconsin Distributors Admission Fees 6 preregistered, 7 at the door Register by 1 p.m. the day of the event to receive the 6 rate Stay in touch with new connections on Twitter OshBAH Next Business After Hours Thursday, October 10 Register for Business After Hours Phone 920 3032266 Online www.oshkoshchamber. comeventcalendar 500 p.m. 700 p.m. Legends Sports Bar

Bank First Oshkosh Chamber More than 150 golfers showed off their skills at the Bank FirstOshkosh Chamber Golf Outing on August 12 at Lake Breeze Golf Club. This was the first year the outing was held at Lake Breeze and it was a huge success. The Chamber saw the biggest field of golfers theyve seen in years. Thanks to everyone at Lake Breeze Golf Club for all their hard work before and during the event. The outing was successful thanks to the many sponsors, especially our title sponsor, Bank Fi

New Members AlliedBarton Security Services Security Control EquipmentSystems 1018 W. South Park Avenue, Oshkosh Phone 920 2330042 Contact Mr. Derek Gessler CrossFit Oshkosh Health Clubs 2909 Green Hill Court, Unit G, Oshkosh Phone 920 3850315 Contact Mr. Austin Phillips Elite Auto Automobile Dealers 2944 Jackson Street, Oshkosh Phone 920 6517600 Contact Mr. Mike Bennett Enchanting Decor Gifts, LLC Furniture Retail P.O. Box 2843, Oshkosh 031 Oregon Street, Oshkosh Phone 920 6513490 Contact Ms.

Leadership Oshkosh About to Begin The Leadership Oshkosh Class of 2014 is set to begin in September. 38 people were chosen from businesses and organizations around Oshkosh. The ninemonth program provides current and emerging leaders with information about the communitys opportunities and challenges. Leadership Oshkosh is celebrating a big miletone as well. The Class of 2014 will be the 25th class to graduate from the program. The upcoming Youth Leadership Class of 2014 will begin on September 11

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Around the Town September Tough Mudder September 7 EAA AirVenture Grounds Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market September 7 Cooking Demo featuring Chef Bob Wolfie Wolf of The Roxy and John Junior Arps of Primo 830 a.m. Downtown Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra Remembering 911 September 7 600 p.m. Leach Amphitheater Gallery Walk September 7 600 p.m. 400 Block N Main St Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market September 14 830 a.m. Downtown Five By Design Live from the Ultra Lounge September 19 730 p.m. Grand Opera H

Member Spotlight Bright future ahead for 27 year old family business J. Stadler Machine, Inc. 2661 W. 20th Avenue Oshkosh, WI 54904 J. Stadler Machine, Inc. has been in Oshkosh for 27 years, providing CNC machined parts to a wide range of customers all over the world. Their genuine, personable connection to the community sets them apart from others of their kind. The business was started in 1986 by Jim and Corinne Stadler. When it was created, the company was located on 7th Street, but in 1991

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