The Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored its 9th Annual “Spring Business Expo” at the Bond Community Center on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Over 42 vendors displayed their products and services. Vendors and attendees were able to purchase delicious food items from Brothers 3, Wayne’s Family Restaurant and the Oconto Legion Golf Club. The Chamber would like to thank the Bond Community Center for hosting this event once again. The admission to the Expo and the money from the raffle items will go to Farnsworth Public Library. The Chamber wishes to thank all the businesses that contributed a gift item for the raffle items. The following businesses and organizations exhibited: Abrams Spotlight Productions, Americare Senior Services, Avon Products by Patsy Bake, Bay Impressions, Bellin Health, Bond Community Center, Brothers 3, Butler & Co. Main Street Health, City of Oconto Park & Rec , Police and Fire Dept., Cottages at Meadowlands. Farnsworth Public Library, First Presbyterian Church, H & R Block, Image Apparel, Koehne Chevy, Buick, GMC, Machickanee Players, Mortell Studio, NEW Credit Union, NEW View Industries, Nsight Telservices. Oconto Copperfest, Oconto County Historical Society, Oconto Legion Golf Club, Peterson Chiropractic, Porterfield Country, Prevea Allergy, Family Medicine, Orthopedic & Footcare and Vision, Ruins Adventure Mini Golf, Thrivent Financial, Unity Hospice, Wayne’s Family Restaurant, Van’s Refrigeration, and WOCO. Also the Chamber would like to thank the Oconto County Reporter for the great ad and WOCO for their continued coverage of our event before and during the Expo. See the Chamber’s ad for Restaurant Week April 17-23. Try a new dining experience in our local restaurants and bars and vote for the “Chamber Food Establishment of the Year 2016.” Last year’s “Restaurant of the Year” Wise Guy’s Riverside Bar. Also it is time to pick up applications for Miss Copperfest 2016 at Oconto High School, Image Apparel or look for it in the Oconto County Reporter. The deadline to submit applications for Miss Copperfest is May 20, 2016.