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    Governor Evers just announced Phase 2 of the We're All In grant program. The program will provide $5,000 grants to at least 10,000 Wisconsin small businesses.  Wisconsin's small businesses are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the grants will help small businesses with the costs of health and safety improvements, wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and more.
     
    The We're All In Small Business Grant application portal on the Department of Revenues website opens 8:00am on Monday, October 19th and ends at 11:59pm on November 2.  The application will be live on the Department of Revenue's website on Monday, October 19
     
    Here is a summary of the program:
     
    A business may apply for the We're All In Small Business Grant if it:
    ·         The business started operating prior to January 1, 2020 and operated in 2020;
    ·         Is Wisconsin-based and for-profit;
    ·         Employs 50 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, including the owner; and
    ·         Has more than $0 but less than $1 million in annual revenues.
     
    Businesses will not be eligible for the grants if they are:
    ·         Part of a national chain, unless the business is a third-party franchise;
    ·         The business must not be a governmental unit or primarily engaged in any of the following North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes beginning with:
    o    111XXX - Crop Production
    o    112XXX - Animal Production or Aquaculture
    o    5311XX - Lessors of Real Estate
    o    813XXX - Nonprofit Organizations
     
    To prepare for the application process, businesses should be ready to input information from their 2019 taxes into the Department of Revenue application:
    ·         Has filed their 2019 federal and Wisconsin taxes.
    ·         Identify the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code: This information may be included in a business's tax return, or through the NAICS website: https://www.naics.com/naics-code-description/.  
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    Welcome to the “Only Waunakee in the World.” We appreciate all the support the community has given our small businesses during these challenging times. While the new normal is ever changing and routines continue to evolve for everyone, your local small businesses owners continue to be here for you and all your needs. Dining out may look a little different, but the friendly service and flavors are still the same. Shopping experiences with your comfort level in mind are available everywhere:

    in-person, online or contactless curbside pick-up. 

    Businesses and service-providers are open with updated safety and sanitation protocols to continue keeping our community safe. You and your loved ones can feel confident getting out to try everything in Waunakee knowing businesses are doing their part to ensure all necessary precautions are in place to protect the community from the spread of Covid-19.

     

    We can’t wait to see what you will get out and try in Waunakee.

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    Dining Local: Info and Updates from our Restaurants           

             Click Here for a Handy Print Out of entire list  (8/11/2020)


    During COVID Outbreak, Keep our Local Restaurants Busy! List includes Village of Waunakee establishments, plus those who are outside the Village but members of the Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce If we are missing anyone or updates are needed, please contact Laurie Gerner at the Waunakee Chamber office - 849-5977 / office@waunakeechamber.com 

    Boston's Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar is TEMPORARILY CLOSED, check their FB page for updates


    St. Johns Drive-Thru Taproom
    Menu Collecting donations for the Waunakee Food Pantry!
    Wednesday, September 3, 2020, 3-6pm
     
    Credit/debit cards only. We ask that everyone stay in their cars and follow our staff's instructions to queue in the parking lot. We will hand you a menu (single use) and take payment through your window. Then, we will load the food and drinks into the trunk of your vehicle. Entrances to the parking lot will be off South St. and Short St. The exit will be out 3rd St.

     


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  • Welcome To Waunakee, WI!

    Waunakee: Top-Ranked Schools, Proximity to Madison Strengthen Community

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    Just five miles north of the state capital of Madison, WI, a fair and pleasant valley known as the 'only Waunakee in the world' exists with a superior quality of life enjoyed by residents and businesses.

    Waunakee was recently named the second Safest City in Wisconsin for 2018 by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. For the full article and more information on the study, Click Here 

    The Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce has been engaged in our fine community since 1979. Business and service groups unite together to make our community and the greater Dane County area a better place to live and work. We offer a unified voice for the business community on issues critical to their success and are a clearinghouse for plans affecting the future of Waunakee.

    The Chamber is a goal-setting organization dedicated to helping the Waunakee area reach its full potential in growth and prosperity!

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    Read about Waunakee's 'Return To Glory' 


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