CHAMBER Chatter Monthly Newsletter aug 2019 August is National Back to School Month August is the national month of several celebrations...but we sure think that all of the kids heading back to school make it appropriate to celebrate National Back to School Month with our teachers, school administrators, school staff and the students! There is a lot to do! Parents are out purchasing supplies and new clothes for the kids, teachers are preparing for in-services and getting their classrooms ready, admininistration is making sure everything is in order and the transportation department is reviewing routes and schedules for hundreds of kids. With all of this also comes other outstanding groups throughout the community who are supporting our educators and students. For example: Timberwood Bank is going to award five lucky teachers with $200 to help with their classroom supplies; Tomah Lions are teaming up with Timberwood Bank and Express Employment to help “Stuff the Bus” at the Tomah Wal-Mart; and RIA Federal Credit Students ham it up for the camera at the Back to School BBQ Union is a drop off point for school supplies they will take to area schools. Many other organizations are also getting in on Left: LINK Students grill up brats and hotdogs for the 2018 Back to School BBQ. Above: Families fill their plates. helping out! That is what makes this community so incredible. We support each other! On August 22, the Tomah Chamber and Visitors Center is holding the Back to School BBQ , sponsored by 1st Community Credit Union, CCF Bank, Culligan, RIA Federal Credit Union and Timberwood Bank. This event will take place at Fireman’s Park at 5:00pm. Everyone is invited to meet new and existing staff members of both public and parochial schools in the Tomah area. We encourage everyone to enjoy a free picnic and celebrate Families enjoy a meal with area the five lucky teachers and school staff. teachers who will be awarded the classroom supply money from Timberwood Bank.