Welcome to the Merrill Area Chamber & Information Center website!
Welcome to Merrill, Wisconsin! We are located in North Central Wisconsin in Lincoln County where the four seasons come alive with picturesque beauty and natural year-round outdoor recreational activities. Nature's gifts are abundant here with cranberry bogs, maple syrup production and a world renowned evergreen industry. Our motto is Location, Nature, People.
Come experience for yourself - Location. Nature. People. And why we say Visit Merrill..."a reason for every season" !
The Merrill Chamber is proud to be working with UW-Stevens Point Small Business Development Center. We will be holding four workshops throughout 2019. All workshops will be held at the Chamber office. These workshops are free to Chamber Members. If you would like to attend any of these workshops, please contact the Chamber office at 715-536-9474 or email email@example.com
2019 Workshop Series
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center – UWSP
Business Planning for Existing Businesses February 14 – 8:00 to 9:30 AM Discover the importance of early exit and succession planning and how to use a business plan, financial planning and business valuation to appropriately plan for your future. Talent Attraction and Retention Tools for Businesses May 9 – 8:00 to 9:30 AM Learn how to use digital and traditional marketing tools to gather job applicants and also how to attract them to work for your company.
Call the Chamber today to Register!! 715-536-9474
Financial Analysis with QuickBooks July 11- 8:00 to 9:30 AM Understand how financial reports from QuickBooks can help you view the current and future state of your businesses by learning what the reports mean and how to analyze them.
Increasing the Likelihood of Getting your Business Funded
Find out what it takes to get your business funded by doing your due diligence and planning before you approach a lender.
Merrill Chamber's Core Values:
* Promote Community * Support businesses * Be a resource * Integrity * Advocacy * Networking * Professional development * Credibility * Visibility * Honesty * Thorough * Professional * Friendly/approachable * Innovative * Enthusiastic * Resourceful * Solution driven
Wisconsin Sate Representative Mary Felzkowski spent the day in Merrill in February 2019. Rep Felzkowski had the chance to visit Agra Industries, the Fab Lab at the High School and Bell Tower Residence. To view the video, click HERE.
It is that time of year as we gear up for Pork in the Park Ribfest on September 14, 2019 at the Merrill Festival Grounds. This year we will be starting at 2pm to 6pm (or sold out). If you are interested in becoming a rib cook, click here for the application
Along with Ribfest, there will be a Gun Show over in the Merrill Enrichment Center. Plus, we will have the Craft Vendors in the grass over by the cooks. Something for everyone. Remember we will have ribbon fries, corn on the cob and chicken sandwiches. Ed and Sharon's will be selling their cheese curds.
Turn your vote in for People's Choice of the Best Ribs!
Lincoln County Fair 2019
Don't miss out on the Fair!!
Friday August 16 -
6:30pm M.A.S.S. Show & Sale in Stock Pavilion Rotunda
7:00pm - ATV Pulls Admission $5.00 5 and under Free
8:00pm - Stetsin & Lace Featuring Geoff Landon in Entertainment Tent
Saturday August 17 -
8:00am - Dog Show
12-5pm - Wristbands Rides $25
1:00pm Cats, Junior
1:00pm Small Pets, Junior
2:00pm Domesticated Exotic Animals, Junior
2:00pm Domesticated Exotic Animals, Open
2:00pm Goats, Junior
2:00pm Goats, Open
3:30pm Butter Carving Contest
5-10pm - Wristband Rides $25
6:00pm - LCFA Demo Derby Ages 6-11: $5, Ages 12+: $12
8:00pm - Jason Pritchett Entertainment Tent
Sunday August 18
10am - Church service with Pastor Paul Hohman
12-5pm Wristbands Rides $25
12:00pm - Dizzy D Balloons
4:00pm Small Animal Market Sale
4:30-5:30pm - Pre-Show Meet & Greet All Star Monster Trucks
6:00pm All Star Monster Trucks - Ages 6-11: $5, Ages 12+: $15 Ear protection is suggested for small children
For the Love of Merrill
First Street Coffee Station East (Pine Ridge Ave) - did you know that the every second and fourth Saturday, they offer Strings and Things from 6-8pm. Come out and show your talents, whether it is singing, playing an instrument, reading or anything else.
Courtside Furniture - have purchased the old Thelma building. Stop in and see the changes they are making.
Merrill Foto News/Courier - Congratulations on your new location, 921 E. Main St.
Merrill Sheet Metal Works - Congratulations on being naming Bryant Circle of Champions
Merrill Culver's was received the prestigious Commitment to Excellence.
Kimmons Roofing - Congratulations on winning the Master Contractor Award & Century Award from Duro-Last.
Klug's Country Gold - Stop in and wish Dale a Happy Semi Retirement.
Northwoods Veterans Post - is coming along. If you would like to donate, please visit their website: www.northwoodsveteranpost.org
Do you have something you would like listed For the Love of Merrill? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the information.