Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce

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...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:06am
Sparta's annual Fall Fest celebration will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12, with activities planned throughout the day and in several venues around the city. The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, Sparta Downtown Cooperative, Save Second Base, Sparta Young Professionals, and the Sparta Half Marathon...
Edna Olson and Dan Maack, of Illinois were selected as the 2019 Sparta Honorary Citizens by members of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. Contributed photos.
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:43am
There were a number of past Sparta Honorary Citizens who visited Sparta on Friday to join the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors in welcoming this year’s Honorary Citizens, Edna Olson and Dan Maack, who both reside in the Illinois Valley area.   Olson and Maack are now both retired,...
Freelance artist Julie Freyholt (on the lift) and her assistant/mother Ginny Vornholt, make progress on a downtown Sparta mural being painted on the wall of the former Denton's Hobby Shop. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:32am
With the first of three planned murals almost finished on a downtown building, Sparta is looking more and more like the Bicycling Capital of America. Julie Freyholt, a freelance artist from Madison, and her assistant/mother, Ginny Vornholt of Danville, Ind., were well on their way Wednesday to...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:02am
On Saturday, August 3 Hanson Scrap Metal Service will host Scrap It Day, their annual pop-up recycling center, in the east parking lot of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, 111 Milwaukee Street, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Most metallic items may be dropped off without cost, however items containing...
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:26am
BikeSparta and the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will host a community bike ride on Sunday, July 28, from 3-5 p.m. in downtown Sparta. Titled “Cyclists and Superheroes” participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero. Participants will bike in a one kilometer loop around the...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:10am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Cracker Barrel Legislative Breakfast at 7 a.m., Monday, July, 29 at the Sparta Family Restaurant located at 741 Avon Rd., Sparta. This is an opportunity for constituents to hear about area legislators' plans and priorities and to ask questions...


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1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
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