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Oct. 3, 2016 -  Vendors Wanted for Expanded Christmas in Florence Event - The Florence County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting craft and product vendor applications for the 7th Annual Christmas in Florence event on Saturday, December 3rd from 10am until 3pm. The event has been moved to a larger venue. A 6ft x 8ft space costs $20. An additional space is $15. Tables cost $5: first come first serve. Florence County Chamber members get a $10 discount. Register soon, spaces go fast.
Sep. 29, 2016 -  Referendum Open Houses 10/18 and 11/3 - Please learn more detail about the upcoming building referendum vote, why it is needed, why now is a good time and what the estimated tax impact is. Tours of the buildings will be available at the high school main entrance from 5:30 until 7pm on Tuesday, October 18th and Thursday, November 3rd.
Sep. 27, 2016 -  Start Right the First Time NWTC Free Business Workshop - Free workshop on Tuesday, November 1st from 6pm-9pm to help you start or grow your business right the first time.
Sep. 21, 2016 -  Florence County Waterfall Photo Contest - Do you like to take outdoor pictures especially during the fall color season? Grab your camera or phone and hike to a Florence County Waterfall to take pictures for the Fall Waterfall Photo Contest. There are two categories to enter: best “Selfie by a Waterfall” and best “Waterfall Scenery” picture. You may submit as many entries as you’d like for a chance to win prizes. The deadline is October 24th. Like “Florence County” on facebook and message your pictures to us making sure to tell us which waterfall you captured in each picture. Winners will be announced on facebook by October 28th.
Sep. 18, 2016 -  6 Wisconsin Supper Clubs for Adventurous Eaters - We expect Friday fish fry and Saturday prime rib specials at Wisconsin supper clubs, but beyond all the luscious steaks and succulent seafood is wiggle room for unique signature foods, authentic ethnic cooking, creative dishes that address dietary concerns and gourmet flair that resembles fine dining.

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El Capitan – Florence

Time to get acquainted with Alfredo, Rossini, linguini and fettuccini. Home cooking includes Italian sauces, pastas, sausage and meatballs at this Florence County supper club that the Fontecchio family began in 1959.

A taste of Capistrano doesn’t mean sacrificing thick chops, golden-brown fish or other traditional supper club fare. But expect spaghetti or gnocchi as side choices in addition to baked potatoes and fries. Save room for house-made tiramisu at the third-generation business.

(for other outstanding supper clubs in Florence County go to the Dining Guide section on this website)
Aug. 10, 2016 -  Free online Social Media and Google Webinars for business owners - Learn more about how to help your business most efficiently with Social Media and get your business Online with Google
July 28, 2016 -  Local Producers Group Meeting - Do you make things to sell; would you like to sell more? Florence County Economic Development is hosting a meeting at 6pm on August 10th for local producers of food or non-food items to get together to discuss ways to collectively sell more products on a common website or in a local store. This informal meeting at the Florence Community Center will include information on a variety of options and best practices that have worked in other areas.
July 27, 2016 -  County Road “N” Closed due to Bridge Maintenance 8/1-8/3 - The Pine River Bridge on County Road “N” in Florence County will be closed Monday August 1st and will reopen sometime on Wednesday August 3rd or when the work is completed, whichever comes first.

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