Activity Timeline

2014

  • Began partnership with the Marinette & Oconto Youth Apprenticeship Team
  • Shop Local Campaign to be kicked off at Annual Banquet
  • 11th Annual area rummage sale, organized by the Village of Coleman
  • Member advertisement on placemats in restaurants
  • Radio ad campaign continued
  • Career Day event for Coleman High School students
  • Business Showcase / Craft Fair held at Coleman High School for the public
  • Sign committee – South Welcome Sign erected

2013

  • 10th Annual area rummage sale, organized by the Village of Coleman
  • Ribbon cuttings held for – Cheers and WI Pay Specialists
  • Sign committee – North Welcome Sign erected
  • Shop Local Campaign radio advertisements aired
  • Scholarships awarded to Mason Mergener
  • Member advertisement on placemats in restaurants

2012

  • Sign committee – South Welcome Sign Erected
  • CCBA sponsored 64 – 141 overpass meetings with Wisconsin DOT
  • Member advertisement on placemats in restaurants
  • 9th Annual area rummage sale, organized by the Village of Coleman
  • Scholarships awarded to Sara Naegeli

2011

  • Scholarships awarded to Thomas Geimer & Kip Kostrazak
  • 3rd Annual “Pound the Pavement” Walk/Run – Donated proceeds to Library
  • Member advertisement on placemats in restarurants
  • Open house at Station House
  • 8th Annual area rummage sale

2010

  • 2010 Scholarship awarded to Jacob Michalski
  • 6th Annual Fundraiser  (2/11/10)
  • 7th Annual Area Wide Spring Sale
  • 2nd Annual “Pound the Pavement” Walk/Run – Donated proceeds to Library

2009

  • 2009 scholarship winner Cody Nasgovitz
  • 5th Annual Fundraiser  (2/7/09)
  • Design chosen & construction started on highway signage
  • 6th Annual Area Wide Spring Sale
  • 3rd Annual Garden Show
  • 1st Annual Pound the Pavement Walk/Run

2008

  • 2008 scholarship winner Jerri Noll
  • 2nd Annual Garden Show
  • 4th Annual Fundraiser
  • 5th Annual Area Wide Spring Sale
  • Participation in the local Food Drive
  • Continued to work on highway signage

2007

  • 2007 scholarship winner Bryce Gusick
  • 1st Annual Garden Show
  • 3th Annual Fundraiser
  • 4th Annual Area Wide Spring Sale
  • Participation in the local Food Drive
  • Website redevelopment
  • Continued to work on highway signage

2006

  • 1st scholarship awarded to Tess Kerr.
  • 2nd Annual Fundraiser
  • 3rd Annual Spring Sale
  • Working with W.D.O.T. and County regarding signage.
  • Redeveloped the CCBA website.
  • Renaming State Hwy 141 to Business 141.

2005

  • 1st Annual CCBA Fundraiser
  • 2nd Annual Spring Sale
  • The Unification Committee was formed with two representatives from the CCBA, Town of Beaver, Town of Pound, Village of Coleman, and Village of Pound
  • First Impression Tour was conducted with the Village of Wittenberg.  They left us with two thoughts:
  1. “Sell the community to ourselves first”
  2. “People go where they are invited and welcome”
  • Website developer John Krause was hired to create our website
  • A letter was draft and sent to W.D.O.T. regarding the renaming of Hwy. 141 : Cty. C-P vs Business 141
  • Scholarship Program developed – to start in 2006

2004

  • First Impression Tour researched & discussed – working with UW Extension
  • Presented CCBA Proposed Business Plan
  • 1st Annual Spring Sale
  • Fundraiser / Banquet discussed & organized
  • Business Directory developed & created
  • Professor BaBa & Brian Peot were contracted to do a comprehensive study of the existing Hwy. 141 after the new Hwy. is complete

2003

  • CCBA was formed with the first formal meeting held on June 19, 2003
  • Officers were elected, By-laws voted in, & Mission Statement created
  • Committees were established:  Membership & Training, Market Analysis, Advertising & Promotion, Community Development
  • Meetings are quarterly with guest speakers if possible
  • Research started on the impact of the Hwy. by-pass to the community
  • Marinette County Tourism Guide – CCBA first time participating in magazine – expected participation each year
  • Logo contest conducted & winner selected

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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