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Mon Aug, 10

Hamilton Teacher Completes SBE Professional Development

August 5, 2020 Hamilton High School business education teacher Amanda Fields completed six hours of professional development related to School Based Enterprises (SBE) in July. The training was sponsored by the Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Marketing Education Association and WiseLearn.   2020 Virtual SBE Academy participants collaborated and learned about creating an SBE, best [Read more]


Tue Jul, 14

Templeton Students Conduct Successful Book Drive

July 14, 2020 Templeton Students Conduct Successful Book Drive Templeton Middle School students celebrated Read Across America Week by teaming up with Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club to collect 389 new and gently-used books for children in Milwaukee. The book drive benefited Next Door Milwaukee, an award-winning early education provider that focuses on improving literacy and [Read more]


Mon Jun, 8

Hamilton Announces April Students of the Month

June 3, 2020 Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for April. They are: Christian Dockery, applied engineering and technology; Emma Hartman, art; Madelyn Gorgen, business education; Sydney Lex, communication arts; Sara Harder, family and consumer sciences; Grace Stefaniak, fitness education; Abby Hubbell, mathematics; Madeline Ullrick, music; [Read more]


Wed May, 27

An important message from Chamber President, Joel Potter

COVID-19 has hit many businesses, individuals and communities. Your Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce is no exception. We engage our members and the community with various events such as PEAK, Cocktails & Connections and many other events and correspondence. The pandemic has eliminated our ability to do scheduled events. We were unable to help host [Read more]


Thu May, 14

COVID-19 Guidance – A lesson from Sussex IM

Take a look at how one Sussex business is handling the pandemic:   At Sussex IM, we are fortunate to be considered an “essential supplier” during this pandemic. We take the health and safety of the employees very seriously.  As a company, we are taking all measures possible, as recommended by the Centers for Disease [Read more]


Mon Mar, 9

What does “ideal health” look like? What is a normal, healthy part of aging versus what is common, but not healthy? Do you have health concerns that you are stuck with for the rest of your life? Could there be something wrong despite the fact that your doctor says your labs are all normal? At [Read more]


Wed Jan, 29

A MESSAGE FROM INCOMING CHAMBER PRESIDENT: JOEL POTTER, WAUKESHA STATE BANK

Greetings, Welcome to a new decade with new enthusiasm for the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce! I am honored to be your Chamber president for the next two years. I have worked in banking for 19 years, and currently I am the Sussex branch manager for Waukesha State Bank. A graduate of the University of [Read more]


Mon Jun, 24

All of these new people are killing our company culture!

By Jason Kayzar, VP Sales & Service, Power Test   Your company is growing, revenues are through the roof and there never seems to be enough time in the day. Everything should smell like roses, but instead it smells like… well, not roses. What the heck happened?   You used to love coming to work. [Read more]


Mon Mar, 11

Thu Mar, 7

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside Written by: Megan Tzanoukakis Vice President of Supply Chain – Sussex IM With the unemployment rate in Waukesha county at historic lows, it can be especially challenging to find and retain the best talent. Many seasoned employees are nearing retirement, and new positions are being created due [Read more]


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