Wausau Pilot & Overview
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This week’s featured enterprise is Wausau Occasions, a corporation that strives to create group by occasions by offering over 40 days of top quality, inexpensive occasions all year long. They create and handle a sequence of occasions that carry leisure, cultural, instructional, and financial impacts to residents, guests, and the enterprise group. As a non-profit, Wausau Occasions builds and sustains relationships with native companies, organizations, and volunteers to make sure each occasion is enjoyable, builds group and reaches a big numerous viewers.
Wausau Occasions, previously often called “Wausau Space Occasions,” was beforehand part of the Wausau Chamber of Commerce, planning occasions and fundraising efforts for his or her group. Throughout that point, Wausau Space Occasions helped within the fundraising efforts to carry many massive occasions to the native space together with the Gus Macker Event and the Badger State Video games.
In 1989, the non-profit “Wausau Space Occasions” was established by a small committee of group members, in partnership with the Metropolis of Wausau, after separation from the Wausau Chamber of Commerce. This allowed each Wausau Space Occasions and the Wausau Chamber of Commerce to concentrate on their core missions. On July 1, 1991, Wausau Space Occasions opened their doorways at 426 N 3rd St. in Wausau, subsequent to the Mint Café.
Throughout that point, the workload grew to become an excessive amount of for one group. Subsequently, Wausau Space Occasions assisted with the creation of the Central Wisconsin Conference and Guests Bureau and the Wausau River District based mostly on the group want for these organizations. Within the early years, the Board of Administrators was shared for each Wausau Space Occasions and the Wausau River District. A number of years later, Wausau Space Occasions went by a reputation change to turn out to be “Wausau Occasions” as all of the group’s occasions happen within the Metropolis of Wausau. The group additionally moved with their sister group, the Wausau River District, to their present area at 316 Scott Road.
The Board of Administrators could be very concerned with every occasion hosted by Wausau Occasions, and so they volunteer many hours to the success of the group.
The present Board of Administrators for Wausau Occasions consists of Amanda Ley (President), Pete Valiska (Vice President), MaryAnne Groat (Treasurer), Sara Valiska (Secretary), Elizabeth Knight, Terry Geurink, Terry Sturm, Joani Lashua, Steve Busha, Lindsey Lewitzke, Joe Mella, Ann Werth and John King. The present Government Director for Wausau Occasions is Alissandra Aderholdt.
Wausau Occasions is happy with growing many “conventional” occasions for the group all through the years, together with the Concert events on the Sq. Collection, Chalkfest, Large Bull Falls Blues Fest, Harvest Fest and the annual Vacation Parade. These occasions wouldn’t be potential with out the sponsors, volunteers and group members that help this group.
Wausau Occasions is proud to serve the Metropolis of Wausau and appears ahead to offering high-quality occasions for the group all through the rest of 2021 and for years to come back.
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Wausau Occasions, 316 Scott St., Wausau
Cellphone Quantity: 715-297-9531
Web site: www.wausauevents.org