2023 Chamber Wrapped: A Year of Connecting

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As we reflect on the journey of 2023, the Osseo Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates a year of formation, growth, and numerous community events that brought us all together. From the initial groundwork to the grandeur of events, let’s revisit the highlights and accomplishments and get a sneak peek into what’s on the horizon for 2024.

 

2023 Summary:

  • January 2023: First Meeting to establish Osseo Area Chamber Board
  • April 3rd, 2023: Chamber Connection at the Condensary featuring Superintendent Lori Whalen and Mayor Josh Petis as speakers.
  • May 8th, 2023: Launched the NEW Osseo Area Chamber website with a business directory, community guide, community calendar and much more to come.
  • June 5th, 2023: Wellness Connection at Osseo Golf Club featuring local health and wellness providers and speakers.
  • June 6th, 2023: Osseo Area Chamber Mini Golf Fundraiser at Stoney Creek RV Resort
  • June 29th, 2023: Osseo Area Chamber Golf Scramble at Osseo Golf Course
  • July 18th, 2023: Sponsored Circus at Merchant’s Field
  • August 7th, 2023: Hosted a Job Fair at Music in the Park for local businesses to showcase the job opportunities available
  • October 2nd, 2023: Tech Connect at the Osseo-Fairchild Tech Center featuring local technology speakers and resources for area businesses looking to expand their digital footprint.
  • October 29th, 2023: Osseo Fall Fest- Cancelled due to weather but coming back in 2024!
  • November 24th, 2023: 36th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade & kick-off of Small Business BINGO
  • December 6th, 2023: Grant Connection at City Hall featuring speakers from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority, Trempealeau County Economic Development Manager, and some local business owners who received grants.

 

2024 Sneak Peek: 

  • February 2oth, 2024: Financial Connection will be an educational session with local finance experts – more details coming soon
  • April 9th, 2024: Chamber Connection – It’s been a year; let’s have a party to celebrate and connect with each other! Join us at the Condensary to hear about the Osseo Area Chamber, the City of Osseo, and the OFSD School District and for a social hour and Osseo Open house (all Osseo Area Members are welcome to a booth to showcase their business/organization).
  • June 2024: Business after 5 – A fun networking opportunity for local businesses, organizations, and individuals- details coming soon
  • June 20th, 2024: Osseo Area Chamber 2nd Annual Mini Golf Tournament at Stoney Creek RV Resort – Open to the public
  • June 27th, 2024: Osseo Area Chamber Golf Scramble at the Osseo Golf Club
  • August, 2024: Job Connection & Osseo Area Open House at Music in the Park (Central Park, Osseo)- showcase your business/organization and all the opportunities available
  • October 7th, 2024: Tech Connect at the OFSD Tech Center will be an educational featuring local tech experts with resources to help your small businesses grow online.
  • October 19th, 2024: Osseo Fall Fest – details to come, want to be involved? Contact Curt Nelson (Osseo Nickle) or reach out to us at the Chamber directly (osseoareachamber@gmail.com)
  • November 29th: 37th Annual Christmas Parade & Small Business Season Kick-Off – We are looking for volunteers to help with the Christmas parade, if interested please contact Jack Vold or reach out to us at the Chamber directly (osseoareachamber@gmail.com)
  • December 2024: Business after 5 – A fun networking opportunity for local businesses, organizations, and individuals- details coming soon

 

As we step into 2024, we are excited about our upcoming events, educations sessions, and fundraisers. However, our ambitions don’t stop there. We have a long list of ideas but are hoping to focus on our Hands in Action Volunteer Network, an Osseo Area Tourist Guide, and initiatives in Grant Writing and Housing in 2024. But we need more hands to help turn these visions into reality. If you’re eager to make a meaningful contribution, join us!

Joining the Osseo Area Chamber of Commerce is an investment in the growth and prosperity of our vibrant community. As a member, you become part of a dynamic network of local businesses, each contributing to the collective success of the Osseo area. Membership offers opportunities for networking, collaboration, and exposure. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting, the Osseo Area Chamber provides a supportive platform to connect with like-minded individuals, gain visibility, and access valuable resources. Our events, educational sessions, and community initiatives are tailored to foster business development while contributing to the overall well-being of Osseo. Please consider joining the Osseo Area Chamber of Commerce and be part of the driving force that makes the Osseo area a great place to live, work, and play.

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