The Portage Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us at our Annual Chamber Meeting and Awards. Be part of this Business Breakfast Event of the Year and network and get to know your fellow Chamber members while we recognize some of the activities of exceptional businesses and people whose service or performance positively contributes to the quality of life in the Portage community.
Location: Dino's Restaurant
Time: 7:30AM Breakfast with program to follow.
Cost: $25 per person
Call the Chamber office at 608-742-6242 to make your reservation for the dinner or register online by clicking the Register Online box at the top of the screen. Hope to see you there and be part of all the fun!
John Koskinen, Chief Economist of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue
John will talking with us about the Wisconsin Economy and how it is the best we have seen in 18 years.
He has served as the Chief Economist of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, in the administrations of both Governor Scott Walker and Governor Jim Doyle. He has been cited as a commentator on Wisconsin's economy in the press, radio and television throughout the state. Mr. Koskinen has taught continuing education classes for the Government Finance Officers' Association and UW-Green Bay's Master Academy for Local Government Officials. Prior to joining the Department of Revenue in 2007, he served as the Staff Economist for the Governor's Budget Office, Wisconsin Department of Administration, from 1979 to 2007. He started his professional career at the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau, moved on to the Department of Commerce, then back to graduate school before settling in at the Department of Administration.
We need your nominations!
Please nominate a member business or person(s) you feel deserves some recognition for their dedication to the Portage Community. From all the applications submitted, a finalist in each category will be selected and awards given out.