Your Success is Our Business
Our mission is to proactively promote business and community well-being in Verona by providing effective networking venues, programs, community projects and legislative advocacy. We are a partnership of businesses and professional people working together to build a healthy Verona economy and continually improve the quality of life in our community.
"The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce proactively promotes, supports and enhances economic growth and community well-being."
The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce is recognized as the advocate of business and tourism, proactively promoting supporting and enhancing economic growth, tourism and community well-being.
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Promote† Advance your business through the Chamber. Our goal is to promote† the welfare of our member businesses and contribute to the vitality of a diverse business community.
AdvocateBe assured the Chamber's Legislative Committee IS advocating for your business and a healthy business environment in Verona at the city, state and federal levels.
Connect your business by joining a committee - help the Chamber achieve its goals, get connected with what is happening, and build lifelong relationships.
Engage Your Business by keeping up with the latest Chamber news through our e-blasts, surveys. & newsletters. We provide opportunities & invitations encouraging members to engage in the Chamber & events.
3/6/14 - Big News! The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce "Explore Play Stay" Billboard Campaign was awarded a silver ADDY in the direct marketing-campaign category at the American Advertising Federation-Madison Awards Ceremony in January. Thanks to our friends at Adams Outdoor Advertising for helping us put this winning campaign together.
3/4/14 - Our Annual Meeting & Casino Night was a smashing success, in no small part thanks to our volunteers and contributors. Thanks go out to everyone involved!
Donna of the Verona Press deliberating her next move.
Congratulations to Mary Falke for winning the"Beer for a Year" from Wisconsin Brewing Company!
Congratulations to Jennifer Tiedemann of Agrace Hospice Care for winning the big prize of the evening, a 32 inch Toshiba LED TV!
1/15/14 - The Chamber's first "Chamber Happy Hour" proved to be a rousing success. Thank you to our hosts, Wisconsin Brewing Co., our sponsors Naviant, our food providers AJ's Pizzeria and L&L Foods, and the more than 60 Chamber member who attended last night's Chamber Happy Hour. We look forward to many more events like this in the future!
12/12/13 - *WARNING* MGE would like to let everyone know about a utility payment scam they've been encountering recently. The scammer contacts a business owner and poses as a representative from MGE. They attempt to collect money claiming past-due accounts and/or upgrades or repairs to utility meters. The scammers give instructions to pay with a prepaid debit card or with a wire transfer, and often threaten immediate disconnection. Click here for more details.
12/10/13 - Congratulations to Amber Kleijwegt, a junior at VAHS, who won this year's Junior Career Days Promotional Poster Design Contest. Amber received a new laptop donated by TDS for her winning entry, which is hanging on the wall behind her. The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce business/education committee, TDS Telecom, and Culver's of Verona are proud to help sponsor Junior Career Days at Verona Area High School each year.
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Chamber Member News
Neckerman Insurance Celebrates 100 years!
This year, Neckerman Insurance Services celebrates 100 years in business, a milestone that many companies never reach. Neckerman Insurance has stood the test of time by providing superior service, comprehensive protection and financial security to our policyholders.
Neckerman Insurance reached this milestone due to the ongoing support of customers and partnering insurance carriers, as well as the loyalty and hard work of our employees. Our agency was founded on a commitment to a strong work ethic and community involvement, which remain firmly rooted in our culture today.
Throughout 2014 we will celebrate our past achievements and look forward to a future of success. Thank you to the businesses and families from Madison and its surrounding communities for trusting The Neckerman Agency to Insure Your Success for 100 years.
Culvers of Verona Wins Prestigious Excellence Award
Culver’s of Verona, 430 E Verona Ave. has received a prestigious Commitment to Excellence award by the restaurant chain.† The award recognizes restaurants for consistently maintaining a high standard in restaurant operations, guest experiences, community relationships, and team development. The award was presented at Culver’s annual convention in Milwaukee, WI.
"The restaurant is thrilled to receive this award", says John Faber, Culver’s of Verona.† "However, the award really belongs to the outstanding team members for their dedication to taking care of our guests every single day by providing great food and hospitality. I really appreciate their efforts", says Faber.†††
"Every day this restaurant takes Culver’s commitment seriously to doing it right for each guest.† I am so proud of their accomplishment", says Craig Culver, co-founder of the chain.
VASD Future Schools Committee
The Verona Area School District is looking for District residents / parents / business owners to serve on the Future Schools Committee. This ad hoc committee of the Board of Education is forming as our District begins to prepare for the possibility of building additional schools to serve our school-age children.
If you are interested in being considered for this committee, please complete the short survey found at the link below. If you have any questions about this committee, please contact:
Edelweiss Cheese and Beer Tastings
Friday, March 28 - Gray's Brewing Company. †Fred Gray will be pouring beer and telling stories about beer! We will be serving Butterkase, Havarti, Muenster and Lacy Swiss cheese which are featured in sandwiches at the Tied House.†Both events are from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
†Cost is $10.00 per person
†Call for a reservation (608) 845-9005