Thursday, September 24, 2020

Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce

Pictured from left to right:   Greta Gasner, Christin Gasner, Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Director Heidi Prestwood, KEPS owner Jake Jeager and her daughter, Ember.  Contributed photo
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:00am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce has a winner for its recent patch/sticker redesign contest. A congratulations goes out to Christin Gasner of Sparta. All entries went through two different groups to determine the top three. Due to a tie, the top four were put on Facebook to let the public decide...
The four final patches are now available for viewing on the chamber’s Facebook page and members of the public are encouraged to cast a vote for their favorite design. Contributed photos.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:04am
Earlier this summer, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce began an exciting contest seeking original designs for a new Sparta patch/sticker. The chamber received a good response and has now narrowed the competition down to four finalists from all of the entries.  Each of the designs needed to...
Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Heidi Prestwood spends some time fishing in the La Crosse River at Evans Bosshard Park in Sparta. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:10am
Over 450 rainbow trout were released into the La Crosse River at Sparta's Evans-Bosshard Park on June 8, of which 100 were tagged as part of the Sparta Chamber’s summer-long fishing derby.  The trout, which were raised by Herold Trout Farm out of Stoddard, were released as part of a cooperative...
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:21am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce has announced it will move forward with the 2020 Summer Concerts in the Park series. In response to the current COVID19 pandemic, there will be some recommendations for concert goers to be aware of. Originally slated to begin on Wednesday, May 29, the series’...
Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Heidi Prestwood has officially stepped into her role. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:23am
Heidi Prestwood, the new executive director at the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce is settling into her new role nicely. Prestwood began in late May, replacing John Hendricks who had been with the Chamber since June 2017.  At first, Prestwood had concerns about coming into the position due to the...
Former Sparta Chamber Director John Hendricks released trout into the La Crosse River Monday for the city’s summer-long fishing derby. A couple of kayakers also were caught in the photo, demonstrating what a great multi-recreational resource the river is. Contributed photo
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 9:18am
Fishing in Sparta just got even better. In a cooperative effort between the City of Sparta, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, BikeSparta (Sparta’s Tourism Council), Southwest ITBEC, and the Sparta Rotary Club, rainbow trout were released into the La Crosse River at Sparta's Evans-Bosshard Park...
Heidi Prestwood
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:04am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors approved Heidi Prestwood to become the organization’s next executive director.  Prestwood will begin employment with the Chamber on May 26, replacing John Hendricks who will be leaving the position on June 5. Hendricks has been leading the...
John Hendricks
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 9:41am
John Hendricks, Executive Director of Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, speaking to Sparta Kiwanis Club members at their weekly Tuesday meeting May 12, described scaled-down Sparta area activities affected by the pandemic. The good news, said Hendricks, is that the Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail is open,...
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:10am
In support of the Sparta Downtown Cooperative, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its first annual Sparta Spring Showcase of Fashion on Friday, March 20 at Wesco Home Furnishings.  “We have several businesses participating in the fashion show to showcase their spring fashion trends...
The evening’s award recipients pictured, front row, from left, are Todd Page, Kristen Clark, Logan Everson, Heidi Prestwood. Back row, from left, Andy Kuen, Tim Krauss, Lance Hauser and Morgan Farmer. Contributed photo.
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:41am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 79th Annual Meeting and Banquet Jan. 16 at Jake’s Northwoods Restaurant in Sparta. In total 140 chamber members and guests attended the event.   During the business meeting, the 2020 Chamber Board of Directors were introduced and given the Chamber oath...

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