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.
Call the Chamber today to Register!! 715-536-9474
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.
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.
41st Merrill Chamber Golf Classic
It is that time of year again, and Merrill Chamber is holding our Annual Golf Classic on June 3rd at the Merrill Golf Course. If you would like to sponsor the event or sign your team up, click on the link for the form.
Here is a fun day to get out and network with other Chamber Members. Enjoy lunch at the turn, games on the course, meet the new Golf Pro- Paul Bjerke, awards, raffles and dinner.
Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo
The Rodeo is back!! Mark your calendars for Friday June 7, Saturday June 8 and Sunday June 9. Show times for Friday and Saturday at 7pm. Sunday is 1pm. Tickets are available here at the Chamber office. Don't miss out on Barrel racing, team roping, bronc riding, kids events, bull riding and so much more. Every show is different - different riders, different animals and different acts.
Tickets are Adults: $12 in advance, $17 at the Gate. Child (6-12) $10 in advance, $12 at the Gate. Group package (2 adults & 3 children): $40 Advance ONLY. Weekend passes: $30 Advance tickets sales end on Wednesday June 5th. The Rodeo goes on rain or shine!
Don't forget that Saturday there is a free Tractor Pull to come and watch. Food and other vendors on site. Music on Friday and Saturday night after the rodeo.
For the Love of Merrill
Community Wide Garage Sale - mark your calendars for May 18th. Get your ideas together to sell or get a list of what you will be looking for.
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.
Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital - will be holding a free Community Health Fair on May 4th from 9am to 1pm
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.
Dorinda's Dance Studio - Good Luck on the upcoming show on May 4 & 5. Get your tickets by calling the studio, 715-536-4411
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.