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P O Box 81, Arcadia WI  54612   (608) 323-2319      Email Us

Chamber Office Hours:  Monday and Wednesday from 9 am to 2 pm

Mission Statement

To promote a healthy environment for the Arcadia area business community through a planned manner where Chamber members can be actively involved in making Arcadia an excellent place to visit, live and do business.

Board of Directors

President Denise Larson, Larson Agri Service
Vice President Terry Madden, Kostner, Koslo and Brovold Law
Treasurer Lynelle Bawek, Waumandee State Bank
Executive Secretary Carol Berklund
Director Keith Witte/ State Bank of Arcadia
Director Jason Lockington, Ashley Furniture
Director Butch Halama, WHTL
Director Darlene Feltes/ Franciscan Skemp Healthcare

Sub-Committee Chairpersons

Development/Tourism Michael Schroeder & Lynnelle Bawek
Ag Day Bruce Salzmann
Easter Egg Hunt Lyn Putz 
Holiday Fair Tanya Kosinski
Arcadia Avenue of Lights Project Nancy Boehm/Carol Berklund
Arcadia Memorial Ride Franciscan Skemp Healthcare

2008 Accomplishments

  • Promoted a positive business environment
    Web Site Enhancements/Updates/Promotions/Calendar of Events
  • Promoted Tourism by:
    a. Distributing brochures
    b. Trempealeau County Motor Coach Tours
    c. Web site promotions
    d. Vacation Guides
  • Sponsored:
    a. The 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    b. 21st Annual Ag Day Celebration
    c. 14th Annual Holiday Fair held the first Sunday in November
    d. Christmas decorating contest
    e. Arcadia’s Avenue of Lights
    f. Arcadia Memorial Bike Ride
    g. Night Golf
  • Sponsored Air National Guard Bank
  • Published a monthly newsletter to member businesses.
  • Provided timely topics with speakers at the monthly chamber meetings.
  • Annual Community recognition awards.
  • Business After 5 Events
  • Partnered with the Arcadia Historical Society to maintain office services for Chamber activities.
  • Translated the relocation packet into English/Spanish
  • Worked with the Newcomers Group
  • Collaborated with other groups to provide summer entertainment
  • Hometown Heroes participation.

2009 Goals

Continue to sponsor seasonal special events:
  • Ag Day

  • 1st Dollar Awards

  • New Business Ribbons Cuttings

  • Easter Egg Hunt

  • Arcadia Memorial Ride

  • Golf Outing

  • Home/Business Christmas Decorating Contest 

  • Arcadia Avenue of Lights

  • Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

Promote, monitor and develop use of the Community Activity Sign outside City Hall along with News Leader articles and the "Arcadia is More" signs, to coordinate the activities of all civic groups in Arcadia.
Promote, monitor and develop enhancements to arcadiawi.org and provide Chamber members the opportunity to be part of the Arcadia web site.
Increase Chamber visibility in the community:
  • Broiler Dairy Days Bike Ride
  • Business Grand Opening Policy 
  • News Releases
  • Publish Monthly Newsletter
  • Conduct Monthly Informative Meetings 
  • Business After Hours
  • Annual Community Recognition Awards
Continue to promote Arcadia Area Tourism through:
  • Trempealeau County Motor Coach Tours
  • City Bike Trails
  • Trempealeau County Tourism Council Membership
  • Continue to provide support for retail promotions.
  • Regenerate new business development and tourism committee
Continue the P.R. Task Force:
  • Continue to work with Newcomeers Group
  • Coordinate promotional materials for the new information center
  • Participate with City and DOT in Arcadia's Smart Growth Plans Program
  • Promote the Memorial Park Brochure 
  • Work toward the planned growth of the Arcadia Community
  • Commercial and Industrial Development
  • Continue the Community Development Task Force
Maintain office services for Chamber activities
Explore alternative sources of funding to promote Arcadia Commerce.


Policies and Procedures


The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce will participate in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for any Arcadia Trade Area Business.  The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce will contact the new business in regard to the ribbon cutting and to let the business know that we offer as a Chamber.

The Arcadia Chamber will provide the following items to assist in this event

  • Provide a pair of shears
  • Provide 8 feet of red ribbon
  • Provide a copy of the picture for a Newsleader article
Participating in these promotional activities helps our member businesses create an awareness of their business in our community and it also helps the chamber keep a high "positive" profile among our members and the overall community.

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