The Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 5th Annual Business Expo on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Bond Community Center. There were about 60 businesses and organizations that hosted a booth. The Chamber sponsored a networking hour before the general public arrived so vendors could meet one another.
Hydrant Pizza gave out samples of their pizza. Mortell Studio and Digital Office Solutions offered a free business portrait to vendors. The Oconto Youth Center was the recipient of the admission fees this year. A basket at its booth was raffled off and won by Robyn LaValley.
The Chamber wishes to thank all those that donated to the raffle basket: In addition to the Chamber, Citizen’s Bank, Image Apparel, Oconto County Reporter, Patsy Bake, Avon Rep; Oconto Pharmacy, Unlimited Services, Vital Signs, Delicious Dishes, Sue Dombrowski, Miche Rep; Century Link,. Becky Dolata, Mary Kay Rep; WOCO and Mortell Studio. The Easter Duck Race took place at 4:00 P.M. in the Bond Center Pool.
The following won a $25 gift certificates to any 2012 Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce business: Kathy McDougal, Al Rasmussen, Dave Honish and Hunter Thompson. The Chamber wishes to thank the Bond Community Center and Oconto Hospital especially Connie Parkovich, Laura Cormier, John & Joni Hubacher and all their staff that helped to make this event a success.
Thanks also goes to all the Chamber volunteers that came to set up the event and also those who stayed to take down the event. Finally, thank you to the general public who attended because without you this event would not be successful.