May 2 - May 12 (Reception: Thursday, May 5 from 4 -7pm) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at The Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. The Heyde Center for the Arts is committed to collaboration with area schools to promote arts education. During the month of May, art from the Chippewa Falls elementary schools, middle school and high school will abound at the Center when it hosts the 2016 Student Art Show. An exciting exhibit that enables the children to receive recognition for their talents and allow the entire community to enjoy.
The Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley will be hosting an informational session at the Chippewa Falls Chamber Visitor Center, located at 1 . Bridge Street. The session will be noon to 1pm with a light lunch and beverages provided. The Chamber Young Professinals is a personal and professional development program of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce, that encourages young business people ages 21-39 to interact socially, exchange ideas and engage in the commmunity's future. If you or someone you know lives/works in Chippewa Falls and are interested in learning more at this session please RSVP by emailing Nikki@chippewachamber.org, walk-ins welcomed.
Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Chippewa Falls Fire Station 2
Join us for a ground breaking from 11:30 AM-12:00 PM. The new fire station location is from the downtown follow 124 S to business 29 E. Turn left on Chippewa Crossing Blvd.
The Past Passed Here
A special event featuring hands-on activities highlighting the historic sights and sounds of early Chippewa Falls. Visitors to the historical encampment will experience camp skill competitions, 1800’s style food, traders row and live entertainment. Located at Allen Park in Chippewa Falls.
On May 12th, the Open Door Clinic will host its annual Meet to Eat for the Free Clinic event, which features local restaurants that donate 25 percent of their sales on that day to the clinic. Sponsors, restaurants and hungry patrons are coming together to support the free clinic. Each restaurant will donate a portion of its sales to continue the Clinic’s mission of providing health care to those in our community without health insurance. Restaurants participating are: Chippewa Family Restaurant, Deb’s Café, Harms Way Bar & Grill, High Shores Supper Club, Horizons Lounge, Lucy’s Deli, Old Abe’s Supper Club, The Lodge, The SandBar & Grill, Xpeditions Coffee Company & Market. Community members can participate by eating out at one of the participating restaurants on May 12th. Additionally, patrons can enter into a drawing. The grand prizes are 2 two-day passes to the Eaux Claires festival, a half-day pontoon boat rental from Lake Wissota Pontoon Rentals at The Edge and 2 one-day tickets for either Rock Fest or Country Fest.
For more information call Mary Meyers at the Open Door Clinic at 715-720-1443
food drive, run by the National Association of Letter Carriers, asks individuals to leave nonperishable food donations at their mail boxes. These are collected and delivered to local food pantries at a critical time when needs increase because free school lunch programs are not available during the summer.• United Way is recruiting volunteers to drive out to postal routes and collect food at residences in both Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. Volunteers can contact James Peters at 715-834-5043 for more info.
Join Alex & Cora of Today's Waxx 104.5 for a great day at Irvine Park at the Main Pavilion with other individuals and families that also strive to find better treatments and a cure for Neurofibromatosis (NF).
Neurofibromatosis is a common neurological genetic disorder that has no cure. It can cause tumors to form on the nerves anywhere in the body at any time.
Registration starts at 10am and walk starts at 11am with lunch to follow.
At the Heyde Center for the Arts,3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls,WI.Wonders of the Rainforest will showcase live animals and products from the rainforest around the world and talk about their survival, natural history, geography, natural behaviors and conservation education. The intent is to promote awareness and enthusiasm for wildlife conservation education, both at the grass roots community level and on a national scale. Each presentation will feature live 5 6 animal ambassadors from the rainforests around the world. The following animal list is subject to change due to individual state and federal regulations: Honey Bear, Hornbill, This Mutual of Omaha, award-winning, highly entertaining and educational show will allow the students to meet some Brazilian Badger, Macaw, Rainforest Reptiles, Rainforest Arthropods, Rainforest Amphibians, Iguana, or Snake.
5:30-9pm at Menomonie Market Co-Op Classroom located 814 Main St E, Menomonie. Ready for the next step in your nutrition?? We are ready to help you! Join Rachel & Happee School at the Menomonie Market Food Co-Op, as we explore the organic side of eating, meal planning continuation, food feeling and understanding clean eating. We will round out the night with an amazing organic grocery store tour! Appetizers and Fun Gift Included! Contact Rachel Funk-Johnson.
Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation 21st Annual Meeting and Business of the Year Awards
7:30am to 9:30am at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire. Breakfast, awards, keynote speaker: the networking of the year event for all businesses in the area! $25.00 pp before April 16th, $30.00 pp after April 15th.
Registrations close May 17th.
The Chippewa County Economic Development Corportation 2016 Chippewa Charity Classic Golf Outing benefitting Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. This will be held at Lake Hallie Golf, 10:45am shotgun start, 4 person, 18 Hole Best Ball. For more information call Jerilyn at 715-723-7150.
2nd Annual Parkview Elementary Community Color Run
Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Parkview Elementary Community Color Run, hosted by the Parkview PTO. All money raised from this fun and healthy event will be used to fund extra activities, projects and field trips not covered by school budgets. Register before April 1st to get $5 off! Online registration includes a free t-shirt and color pack! After the event, there will be a Color Blast After Party with music and Big Blasts of Color! See you there!
Each year, the Partners of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital hosts THE event of the season— the annual Charity Ball! Known for bringing together the finest dining with premier entertainment, the Charity Ball celebrates community.
The Charity Ball is an elegant evening fundraiser supports local health care in a special and fun way. Service programs at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital that enhance the well-being of the patients and community have been made possible with the support of people who have attended the Partners of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Charity ball throughout the 42 years. Those programs include the Emergency Service Area renovation, six scholarships per year to local residents, Birth Center Service Area renovation, mobile clinic purchase, new mammography equipment purchased, pediatric security system purchased, ICU beds purchased and a Lifeline System upgrade.
The theme of the annual Charity Ball is always as unique as it is elegant, this years being A New Orleans Inspired Evening.Guests are sure to enjoy one of Chippewa's finest dining establishments, the Avalon Hotel and Conference Center, transformed into another place in time or to another part of the world.
The 2nd Annual Parkview Elementary Community Color Run, hosted by the Parkview PTO is at At the Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds starting at 9am. The event is a 3K and 5K route. All money raised from this fun and healthy event will be used to fund extra activities, projects and field trips not covered by school budgets. Registration is online, $30 per person. After the event, there will be a Color Blast After Party with music and Big Blasts of Color!
Do you want to see what All Star Cheer is? Come to our Cheerleading Clinic at Ultimate Performance Gymnastics & Cheer from 5pm-7pm to see if Chippewa Valley Spirit is the right fit for you! Open to ages 5-18 of all skill levels. Come out for a fun, new adventure!
5-6:30pm at Whitel's Wildwood Retreat located at 18059 Cty Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls. Co-sponsor is KP Katering. Business After Hours are regularly scheduled Chamber networking events open to all Chamber members business people and their employees. Cost is $5/member or $35 for an annual pass.
SQL Introduction at UW-Eau Claire Campus
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Schneider Hall 204. As the amount of information we collect and store increases so does the need to efficiently manage this information. Understanding SQL can help you find the answers to valuable questions about your customers, prospects, finances and more. This course will provide an introduction to relational databases and the Structured Query Language (SQL) used to retrieve data from relational databases. Cost: $250 includes instructional materials, refreshments and lunch
Fries Financial Group Open House and Ribbon Cutting
You are invited to an Open House and Ribbon Cutting at Fries Financial Group Raymond James building located at 11 E. Central Street downtown Chippewa Falls. The open house will be from 2-6pm with a ribbon cutting at 4pm. Come see this beautiful renovated building in our great downtown.
The celebration includes a carnival, parade, bands, co-ed softball tournament, car show, food and much more. Located at Lotz Park in Boyd. Parade is on Sunday at 1pm at Lotz Park. For more information call 715-667-3420.
The Oz Run
The Oz Run is at the Northern Wisconsin State fairgrounds, Chippewa Falls. Race Times are 8:00am for the 1/2 Marathon and 8:30 am for the 5K. The Oz Run will help raise money to benefit Irvine Park, as well as a 4H Club of Chippewa County.
Parade downtown Chippewa Falls, starts at Willow and Bridge Street at approx. 10:15am to Courthouse (to place a Wreath) proceed to Duncan Creek Bridge (by Leinie Lodge (to place a wreath) proceed to Irvine Park for Program which will start at approximately 11:15am.