Muskego Chamber of Commerce President Gerald S. Boisits, along with Mayor Kathy Chiaverotti, praise local merchants and volunteers for their role in Jammin' on Janesville.
Muskego Chamber Of Commerce
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Cash Mob scheduled to help Island Ice Cream on July 28
Muskego is about to get its first ever “cash mob.” A cash mob is a concept that originated with the Occupy Wall Street Movement and is modeled after “flash mobs.” National Public Radio, in a recent story, described a flash mob as being when “a mass of people invade a public space to make a scene.” A cash mob is similar. It's “where large crowds of consumers show up at small businesses to spend money.” The goal is to help small businesses. Cash mobs have occurred in Milwaukee and across the nation. And now the owner of the new ice cream shop at Idle Isle Park is bringing it here. Kristin Formolo, owner of Idle Isle Ice Cream, has organized the first cash mob for her shop. And she’d like Muskego to expand the concept to other small …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Find ways to give back to the community through the United Way in Waukesha County's volunteer center.
Here's a list of the volunteer opportunities in our city as well as throughout the county: Muskego Acres of Hope and Aspirations - volunteers and donations are always welcome to assist with their creatures of rehab and around the 5-acre grounds Muskego Senior Taxi - drivers are always needed for this vital service to the elderly in our community Muskego Chamber of Commerce needs member volunteers for the Muskego Community Festival Waukesha County To sign up for any of these volunteer opportunities or to learn more about volunteering, check out the United Way Volunteer Center. The following volunteer opportunities are available through the United Way of Waukesha County: Volunteer Receptionist, La Casa de Esperanza in Waukesha La Casa de …
Monday, April 30, 2012
If you haven't seen it on our events page, Patch offers businesses and organizations a hands on training on how to make the most of Facebook, Twitter and our website to help promote and reach a bigger audience.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
A decision on Tess Corners Drive trail, a new business and lots of new voices were all a part of what made the front page on Muskego Patch.
If you're like most people, you spend most of your weekend catching up on what you missed while you were working during the week. Here's a list of the stories that made the news in Muskego, as well as a few new voices from Muskego who are our new bloggers:
Monday, January 2, 2012
Meeting provides opportunity for businesses to hear new plans for the summer event.
Excitement is high for the Jammin’ on Janesville kick-off meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Muskego Public Library. About 125 local business people have already registered to attend to hear the plans for the three days of activities this summer. Jammin’ on Janesville will be the first Fridays of June, July and August, from 5 to 9 p.m., and is intended to showcase the city of Muskego and its businesses in a “fun, personal, interactive manner, creating a lively and engaging event for the community,” according its mission statement. Some of the buzz for the meeting, the first for this year’s event, is generated by Jammin’ on Janesville’s new coordinators, who bring new ideas and energy to the community event. Cassandra Wurster, …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Muskego High School students take a tour of Muskego businesses to foster interest in various fields and showcasing what's right here in their backyard.
What is hoped to be the first of regular 'field trips' for Muskego High School seniors to introduce them to business fields, especially those right here in the city, was sponsored by the Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism on Friday, Nov. 4. About 80 students toured Muskego's Business Park and Walmart, Waukesha State Bank (where 12 different professionals came to speak to the students) and Holiday Inn Express. Reactions from the day were positive, with Chamber Executive Director Tina Weiss saying that "many students got to see what careers are out there, and they were surprised to see what companies are right here in the city." Nucleic Resources was one such stop, where students and other chamber members found out how the company…
Thursday, June 2, 2011
East to west, more than 60 businesses in Muskego are participating in the 'Jam', capitalizing on new ways to market themselves.
The eastern edge of Janesville Road in Muskego will come alive this Friday night as nearby businesses participate in the Jammin’ on Janesville kick-off festivities from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Lincoln Park Shopping Center. The site, located at Janesville Road and College Ave., will showcase many Muskego businesses located outside of Janesville Road reconstruction zones. “We’d like to increase awareness of our locations, gain business, make friends and meet new people,” said Christi Pryor of Callen Construction. The Jammin’ on Janesville program was initially introduced by the Muskego Chamber of Commerce to help businesses prepare for upcoming Janesville Road construction through awareness and loyalty marketing efforts. Over 60 local businesses…
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Food, music and fun are headliners at Firestone’s Jammin’ on Janesville kick-off party.
An outdoor fish fry and live blues/rock music are just two of the items on the menu this Friday night from 5 to 9 p.m. at Firestone Tire and Auto on Janesville Road in Muskego. Firestone is partnering with more than 60 other local businesses to help build public awareness of Janesville Road reconstruction and increase customer loyalty before road work begins, said Firestone owner Keith Hammitt. Work on the road starts in late August of 2011 and will take two years to complete, Hammitt said. “We want to help people plan and get ready for road construction, because it’s what’s best for the community,” said Hammitt, who is participating in the loyalty marketing program designed by Muskego’s Chamber of Commerce. Hammitt hopes the evening …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Inaugural events downtown hope to help businesses, and while road remains open, foot traffic means extra vigilance for motorists.
The first of three summer outdoor events focusing on businesses along the Janesville Road corridor is this Friday, June 3. While "Jammin' on Janesville" will keep festivities off of the roadway, Muskego police advise caution when driving downtown. "Whether you do some Jammin’ on Janesville or not, you will need to keep in mind that, from 5-9pm on June 3, there is going to be a lot of foot traffic along Janesville Road., and if you are driving through the area, you will need to be aware and watch for pedestrians," Lt Dave Constantineau said. "This is an event sponsored by the Muskego Chamber of Commerce and Muskego area businesses, designed to thank patrons for their continued support as the reconstruction of Janesville Rd. goes forward…