The Onalaska Area Business Association is proud to announce our March program speaker, Misty Lown! Misty is the founder, president and energized force behind More Than Just Great Dancing™ - A licensed dance studio affiliation program that has a positive impact on over 120,000 dance students around the globe each week. We welcome this powerhouse to share a little information about her Foundation, as well as how some of the changes from COVID turned into practices the group continues to implement. Always turning a negative into a positive! Be sure […]
Join us for the Onalaska Area Business Association Annual Meeting & Banquet! Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at the Cedar Creek Country Club, starting with a social hour at 5:30 pm, the annual meeting gives everyone a chance to get together and enjoy a fantastic keynote speaker! This year's itinerary: 5:30 pm - Social Hour (Cash bar, soda on the house) 6:00 pm - Dinner Served 6:45 pm - Program - Annual Meeting & Awards 7:15 pm - Keynote Speaker - Kelly Krieg-Sigman will speak about "Leadership, Management, and the Power of Chocolate." […]
Blain’s Farm & Fleet is celebrating the groundbreaking of the latest addition to the La Crosse store. Jolene Schindler, Store Manager, and additional Blain’s Farm & Fleet associates will be in attendance, as well as notable members of the City and Chamber, to celebrate the 6400 sq ft addition. Join us and support your fellow OABA Member, Thursday May 26, 2022, 12PM at Blain’s Farm & Fleet 9438 State Road 16, Onalaska WI 54650! ITINERARY: Opening comments/Welcome Jolene Schindler, La Crosse Store Manager Local Representatives (Mayor, Chamber, OABA) […]
The Onalaska Area Business Association is proud to announce our June program speaker, Dave Ring! Dave is the Community Relations Manager for Kwik Trip since 2010 and his experience lends for some great conversation. Be sure to RSVP early, as this speaker is one you won't want to miss! We look forward to seeing you Tuesday, June 14th at Noon at Cedar Creek!
The Onalaska Area Business Association is proud to announce our August program speaker, Peter Speckman! Peter is an Energy Advisor with Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency program. He works with commercial and industrial customers regarding their energy efficiency projects and the incentives available to them through Focus on Energy. Prior to this, Peter worked for the Eau Claire Health Department as an Environmental Health Specialist specifically working with the city housing code. He attended college at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where he graduated with a major in […]
Please note, we've had a speaker change for the September luncheon! The OABA Board is pleased to present Neal Zygarlicke, CEO - La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce, as our guest speaker for the September 13th Program and Luncheon! Join us as Neal presents information on "Keys to Changing Workplace Culture." Please RSVP for this event no later than Tuesday, September 6th and we'll see you all at Cedar Creek!
On Tuesday, October 11th, OABA welcomes Todd Antony (Superintendent of Schools) from the Onalaska School District. We look forward to hearing his updates on the school Referendum and what that means for students in our community! Be sure to RSVP before Tuesday, October 4th for October Program and Lunchen by clicking here!
https://youtu.be/wVw2w6oSpc8 The Onalaska School district asked OABA, as a community partner, to share this informational YouTube video link, as well as this reference guide in an effort to provide education surrounding the upcoming tax Referendum. If you are a member in the Onalaska School District or resident of the City, please be sure to take a peek! The above video link is specific to the Capital Referendum. The below, for the Operational Referendum. https://youtu.be/_gb-w-8u_iA
The Onalaska Area Business Association welcomes a representative of the newly opened Hy-Vee! They will share the opening process and explain what Hy-Vee offers our community in terms of unique dining, shopping, and employment opportunities! Please join us by registering no later than Tuesday, Nov 1st and remember, if you're unable to attend personally, send another with a note in your RSVP via email!