The Mosinee Area Chamber of Commerce is a working partnership of leading business and professional persons and interested citizens in the community. While it represents business and the professions, it is essentially an organization of people — people who know the wisdom of coordinating their efforts under effective leadership for the civic, industrial and commercial advancement of Central Wisconsin.
The Mosinee Area Chamber of Commerce benefits both businesses and the community by offering many opportunities to get involved.
- Business Events & Services.
- Community Events & Involvement. We organize or help with many events so our residents, friends and neighbors can enjoy local activities.
Our Staff and Board of Directors are here to help you with your needs, please let us know how we can be of assistance to you.
Serving and representing area communities while supporting business development.
Chamber Member Appreciation Open House
The Mosinee Area Chamber of Commerce invites our members and their employees to our 2017 Membership Appreciation Open House:
January 26, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Two Sisters Chapel
131 Steeple Road, Moon WI
Enjoy appetizers, desserts, beverages, and raffle items! Meet new members and catch-up with old friends. We hope to see your there! There is no charge for this event.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 715.693.4330.
Thank you for your support of the Mosinee Area Chamber of Commerce!
Mosinee Silverblades Figure Skating Club Needs Donations
The Mosinee Silverblades Figure Skating Club will again host the Badger State Winter Games Figure Skating competition at the Mosinee Rec Center Jan 26-29, 2017. This is the largest ice skating competition in the state and brings nearly 500 skaters and 20 volunteer judges from around the nation to Mosinee to compete. Our Welcome Bag Committee is seeking support for items which will be placed in the “welcome packet” that each skater will receive upon their arrival to the event.
They are asking for your help in support of their initiative. Click here to read more.
S.C. Swiderski, LLC Expands Architectural Design Department
Mosinee, WI – S.C. Swiderski, LLC, a construction and real estate investment company, is excited to announce two additions to the Architectural Design Department. Paul Cassem has joined the company as a senior architect and Karina Griesbach as an architectural designer. The two hires add further depth to the company’s expanding team of professionals.
Paul Cassem, AIA, is a Senior Architect and will oversee the company’s design projects. He studied at Dakota County Technical College and the University of Minnesota. Paul brings over 30 years of architectural experience; he has designed a wide range of projects from industrial, military, multi-family, retail and commercial. Recently he worked at ADG Architects in Eau Claire. Paul’s wide scope of knowledge including construction administration will be utilized in his new role.
Karina Griesbach has a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture and urbanism from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil and was a licensed architect there prior to relocating to the US. She has 6 years of architectural and interior design experience. She has worked for Garon Foods and HJ Martin. Karina’s passion and talent for urban design is an asset for the company as they move into larger scale multi-family developments in 2017.
S.C. Swiderski Director of Operations Fay Harder said, “We are pleased to bring Paul and Karina on board as we expand our real estate portfolio. We are fortunate to find this caliber of talent and experience and know they will quickly make an impact as we introduce new building designs in 2017.”
App Security – Advice from Cellcom
Despite ongoing review and efforts to keep fake apps out of popular app stores, fraudulent apps still pop up and it’s up to users to keep a watchful eye. Apps remain the most common way your phone and data stored in it can be compromised, so it is important to be discerning and responsible with the apps you choose to download.
Why fake an app? There are a variety of motives. Some apps are simply knock-offs of hit apps or games that are trying to compete for downloads with the popular apps. Other apps appear to be from a popular brand, but there purpose is to simply serve ads (which is usually apparent upon opening the ad). Unfortunately, there other fake apps with malicious intent to infect your device, convince you to enter your credit card number or attempt to steal your personal information.
While there is no fool-proof method for avoiding malicious apps, here are some tips to help keep your device and personal information safe.
- Be leery of paid apps being available for free from an outside website — App developers do occasionally discount the price of their app, but usually do so within the official app store. A free app offer on an outside website should be a red flag that the app is not legitimate and is probably malicious in nature.
- Check the downloads and reviews — Use the additional feedback given by fellow consumers to see if an application is living up to the developer’s intentions. An app with a lot of downloads, high ratings and positive reviews will usually indicate an app is meeting expectations. An app with fewer downloads, low ratings and complaints can signal a questionable app.
- Review permissions — Be aware of what parts of the phone you are giving the application access to and make sure you are comfortable with granting the access. If something doesn’t seem right, don’t download it. Your smartphone contains a lot of sensitive information; it’s important to be proactive and protect that information.
Watch for other red flags, as well, including misspellings or bad grammar in the app description, multiple apps appearing to be from the same brand with different developers or apps featuring deals that are too good to be true. App stores continue to work to weed out the bad apples, but taking a second look remains an important step to protect your smartphone and ultimately your personal information.