Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:39am
The Sparta High School DECA Chapter is hoping to spread some holiday cheer and bring the community together in welcoming Santa Claus to Sparta this holiday season. The initiative began with the idea to provide bells to area students to ring out greetings of joy and hope to Santa. DECA members are...
Sparta Kiwanian Skip Frazee mans one of the booths at the Kriskindlmarkt in Sparta last year. The  traditional outdoor European-style market in downtown Sparta opens Friday. Contributed photo
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 9:11am
The magic of the Holiday season comes to life with the 6th annual Kriskindlmarkt, a traditional outdoor European-style market, occurring in downtown Sparta for three consecutive weekends.  This year’s dates are Nov.27 and 28, Dec. 4 and 5, and Dec. 11 and 12.  Friday hours are 4-8 p.m.; Saturday...
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:32am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with Sparta’s Small Business Cooperative, encourages everyone to participate in the 2020 Shop Small Saturday event being held on November 28 throughout and around Sparta.  Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday celebrates...
Participating businesses will place this orange sign in their storefronts to indicate they are open for trick-or-treaters during Sparta Business Trick-or-Treat.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 11:02am
 The ugly beast that is COVID-19 has prevented so many organizations from hosting events, fundraisers and activities all year long, but it won’t stop Halloween from coming.    On Halloween night, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce and numerous Sparta businesses will partake in Business Trick-or-...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:22am
Next week, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be observing Make a Difference Week from October 19-24. Make a Difference Day is an unofficial secular holiday or observance that emphasizes community service and volunteerism. It has been celebrated on the fourth Saturday of October since 1992....
Pictured left to right are Jason Lindahl, Jon Pauley, Jerry Kast and Jim Cook as they prepare for Saturday’s Fall Fest in downtown Sparta. Herald photo by Kyle Evans.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 11:03am
Sparta’s annual Fall Fest celebration will take place this weekend on October 10 with several fun activities planned throughout the day and in several venues around the city.  The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, Sparta Small Business Cooperative and the Sparta Area Young Professionals are hosting...
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’...

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