Author: Brad Conrad

Building Facade Improvements The America's Best Communities (ABC) grant award that Portage received as a quarter-finalist has supported some nice programs and projects in our community. The latest product of the ABC grant award, a matching loans funds program, now exists for the purpose of upgrading and improving the exterior front,...

Looking for businesses to Inspire  It is no secret that employers have been having a tough time finding workers. Looking to put a stop to that trend, Adrian Crabb, Director of Community Engagement-Inspire Madison Region, addressed a group of Chamber members at Rayovac on March 1. Crabb,...

[caption id="attachment_17747" align="alignright" width="350"] The Portage Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a mayoral forum on Feb. 10 at Portage Center for the Arts featuring the four candidates running for the position. Pictured from left, Alderperson Rick Dodd, Alderperson Rita Maass, John Morauski, and Mayor Bill...

From the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Governor Scott Walker Delivers Remarks at Portage Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Portage – Governor Scott Walker delivered remarks today (February 4) at the annual Portage Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, which was hosted at the Best Western Resort Hotel...

A press release from Discover Wisconsin: DISCOVER WISCONSIN HIGHLIGHTS PORTAGE FEB. 6-7 Discover Wisconsin declares Portage a 2016 Choice Destination Portage is getting its turn on the silver screen soon. The nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, Discover Wisconsin, and its hosts, Mariah Haberman and Jake Zimmermann, are showcasing...