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ADDRESS:
1515 Memorial Dr.
Manitowoc, WI  54220  
  
PHONE:
(920) 684-5575
  
EMAIL:
inCourage (formerly Manitowoc County Domestic Violence Center)
Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County
Advanced Family Chiropractic
1632 N. 18th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists of Manitowoc
4801 Expo Dr.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 684-4429
Prevea Health
2710 Executive Drive
Green Bay, WI 54304
(920) 405-1460
Thursday, November 10
SAIL ANNUAL BANQUET
Knox's Silver Valley Bar & Banquet Hall
1222 S. Alverno Rd., Manitowoc
Wednesday, November 16
FACING OUR FUTURE 
Manitowoc County's Business and Education
Priorities - Partnerships -Progression - Be part of the solution
Holiday Inn
4601 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc
Monthly Edition
September 2016 
4th Annual Lakeshore
Worker's Compensation Symposium

The Chamber of Manitowoc County Safety, Health & Wellness Council presents the 4th Annual Lakeshore Worker's Compensation Symposium on Wednesday, September 14th, at Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland.  This symposium will include presentations from all sides of a workers compensation case.  Human Resource Professionals, Safety Representatives, Rehab Therapists, Wellness Representatives, Supervisors, Occupational Health Nurses, Risk Managers, Workers Compensation Claims Adjusters, and other health care professionals are all welcome to attend. Certificate of Attendance will be available to all attendees. 
 
Presentations and topics slated for the morning include:
 
8:05am - 9:05am:
"Integrating Health, Wellness and Workers Compensation to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity" presented by Marty Malloy, Account Executive -M3 Insurance and Cindy Van Asten, Senior Account Executive, Partner - M3 Insurance
 
9:15am - 10:15am:
"Work Comp Look-a-Likes & Work Comp in Disguise: Things an IME Can Help Identify" presented by Brian Harrison, MD, FACOEM, CIME - Authentic Occupational Medicine
 
10:25am - 11:25am:
"An Update on ADA & FMLA including Case Studies" presented by Denise Greathouse, Attorney - Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
 
Click here for more information and to register!

 
Email Marketing Checklist
From The Chamber's Marketing Committee
Written by: Ken Ivey, Living Water Digital

Email marketing is one of the most effective and efficient methods to connect with your audience on a consistent and personal level. This checklist will help you create a productive email marketing strategy.  (note:  not all of these action steps will apply to every situation)
 
#1 I've identified my goal for my email marketing strategy and each message sent to subscribers. I'm
  • Motivating affiliate sales
  • Driving traffic to a sales page
  • Driving traffic to my blog/website
  • Selling/promoting a product
  • Other:______________
#2 I've researched and identified the autoresponder technology that will help me create an effective and efficient email marketing system. For example, AWeber. I've created an account and/or set up my account with the service provider, including: Read More...
Future 15 Applications Due Tomorrow!

Future 15 nomination applications have been sent out and are due tomorrow, August 26.  If you received a letter notifying you that you were nominated, please return your completed application and essay.  If you were a nominator, please encourage your nominee to return their application. All applications may be dropped off at The Chamber, 1515 Memorial Drive, Manitowoc, emailed to sail@chambermanitowoccounty.org or faxed to (920) 684-1915.
 
Sail will be honoring the Future 15 of Manitowoc County at their Annual Banquet being held Thursday, November 10, at Knox's Silver Valley Bar & Banquet Hall, Manitowoc.

Can You Qualify for Greater Manufacturing Tax Deductions?
Written by: Donna Holm, Senior Tax Manager, Sensiba San Filippo

Reducing taxes is always a topic of interest among US businesses. If you're a manufacturing company, make sure you take advantage of the Internal Revenue Code Section 199 Domestic Production Activities Deduction (DPAD.)  DPAD's generous tax deductions make it an appealing option for American manufacturers looking to maximize their income.

What is DPAD?

In 2004, Congress enacted the DPAD as a way to provide tax relief for manufacturers in the U.S., no matter where the goods are sold, and to ensure jobs remained onshore. Subject to certain limitations, manufacturers are allowed a deduction equal to the lesser of: 
 Chamber Notebook Spotlights
Every Sunday in the Herald Times Reporter, The Chamber of Manitowoc County features members in The Chamber Notebook located on the front page of the Business Section.

This exposure is just another value-added opportunity in your Chamber membership.  Not only will your article reach Chamber Members, but also community wide!  Current dates are available; if you would like to snatch one up, email info@chambermanitowoccounty.org.

View the most recent Notebook features below:
Celebrating Another Year of Chamber Membership 

Associated Bank
Baymont Inn & Suites Manitowoc
   Lakefront
Bitter Neumann Appliance - TV -
   Furniture
Blue Moon Studio Inc.
Brennan RE & Development DBA
   RE/MAX Port Cities
Capitol Civic Centre, Inc.
Community First Credit Union
Curative Connections
Extreme Audio
The Eye Care Place
First Business Bank, Northeast
   Region
First Chrysler
Hayden's Batten Disease
   Foundation, Inc.
Insight Publications, LLC
Investors Community Bank
Kiel Area Chamber of Commerce
Lakeshore Community Health Care
Lakeshore Humane Society, Inc.
Late's
Manitowoc County Farm Bureau
Manitowoc County Historical Society
Manitowoc County Kennel Club
McDonalds of Manitowoc & Two
   Rivers
Modern by Megean Contemporary
   Jewelry
MxMegastore
Officemax Inc.
Parker Hannifin Parflex Division
Pine River Mini Marts, Incorporated
Rising Star Stables
Robert A. Gahl, M.D.
Rob's Family Market
Schroeder's Department Store
T. A. Motorsports Grand Rental
T.A. Motorsports, Inc.
Valders Dental Associates, S.C.
Watson's Vending & Foodservice

September Calendar of Events

Friday, August 26, 7:15 - 8:30am
KINECT
The Chamber of Manitowoc County
1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc



Wednesday, August 31, 4:00 - 4:30pm
RIBBON CUTTING - JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY'S GREEN SPACE
1415 Division St., Manitowoc


Wednesday, August 31, 5:00 - 7:00pm
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS HOSTED BY RADDATZ & ASSOCIATES, AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL
980 Maritime Dr., Suite 2, Manitowoc


Friday, September 9, 7:15 - 8:30am
KINECT
The Chamber of Manitowoc County
1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc




Monday, September 12, 12:00 - 1:30pm
BUSINESS CONNECTS WITH GOVERNMENT LUNCHEON
Presented by: Katie Mnuk, Lakeland Care District
Manitowoc Public Library
Balkansky Room A & B
707 Quay St., Manitowoc
REGISTER ONLINE



Tuesday, September 13, 12:30 - 3:30pm
NONPROFIT BOARD EDUCATION SERIES - SESSION 1
"Pursuing Nonprofit Sustainability"
Lakeshore Technical College
1290 North Ave., Cleveland
Room Location: Lakeshore Conference Room



Wednesday, September 14, 7:30am - 12:00pm
4TH ANNUAL LAKESHORE WORKER'S COMPENSATION SYMPOSIUM
Lakeshore Technical College
Centennial Hall in the Lakeshore Building Lower Level
1290 North Ave., Cleveland
$25 per person



Friday, September 16, 6:15 - 9:00pm
GLOW GOLF WITH SAIL YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
Seven Lakes Golf Course 1420 County Road S, Cato
Registration at 6:15pm, Pizza Buffet at 6:30pm, Golf at 7:30pm
$40 per person


Friday, September 23, 7:15 - 8:30am
KINECT
The Chamber of Manitowoc County
1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc



Tuesday, September 27, 1:30 - 3:30pm
NONPROFIT BOARD EDUCATION SERIES - SESSION 2
"Role of the Board in Strategic Planning"
Lakeshore Technical College
1290 North Ave., Cleveland
Room Location: Lakeshore Conference Room



Thursday, September 29, 4:30 - 7:00pm
GRAND RE-OPENING RIBBON CUTTING - LAKESHORE HUMANE SOCIETY
1551 N. 8th St., Manitowoc


Friday, September 30, 4:00 - 5:00pm
RIBBON CUTTING - VAGABOND VISUAL CONCEPTS
702 York St., Manitowoc